SJ9399 : Th' Likeness Of A Gradely Mon

taken 4 years ago, near to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Great Britain

Th' Likeness Of A Gradely Mon
Th' Likeness Of A Gradely Mon
Bronze plaque set into the wall of SJ9399 : Ashton-Under-Lyne Town Hall.

TH’ LIKENESS OF A GRADELY MON
JOHN CASSIDY
1902 - 1982

contains a relief portrait by sculptor Kenneth Potts, dated 1984
and words by local dialect poet Harvey Kershaw.

Gradely is a Lancashire dialect word meaning "properly formed"; when used to describe a person, decent, well-meaning, respectable. "A gradely mon" implies that the man was "a right good fellow".
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Wednesday, 9 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 10 October, 2013
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9388 9922 [10m precision]
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