SK4641 : The grave of Samuel Taylor, Stanton Road, Cemetery, Ilkeston

taken 1 year ago, near to Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The grave of Samuel Taylor, Stanton Road, Cemetery, Ilkeston
The grave of Samuel Taylor, Stanton Road, Cemetery, Ilkeston
Samuel Taylor was known as the Ilkeston Giant. 7ft 4in tall, he spent his life as a fairground attraction, but expressed a wish to be buried in his home town of Ilkeston. The monument suffered neglect before being restored in the early 20th Century by the Friends of Stanton Road Cemetery. A timber statue of Samuel LinkExternal link carved from a tree can be seen in the background.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Date (from Tags)
1875 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4651 4104 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.8829N 1:18.5394W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4652 4104
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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