TF0920 : Church hall memorials

taken 4 years ago, near to Bourne, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Church hall memorials
Church hall memorials
The church hall behind the Baptist church (built as a school room) includes no less than 3 foundation stones, dating to 1891.

It is interesting that the town worthies are described here as 'Alderman'. The Municipal Reform Act 1835, defined that municipal borough corporations consisted of councillors and aldermen. Bourne would not have had Aldermen, but the centre stone is for William Wherry, a leading light in Bourne, who was entitled to the honorific as a county Alderman. The right hand stone is for Gilbert White, born in the town, who was an Alderman of Norwich at the time.

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Date Taken
Monday, 7 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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Monday, 7 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Public buildings and spaces  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1891 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0944 2020 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.0990N 0:22.7612W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0945 2020
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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