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Memorial
Title
Capt T Buckston
Images
Setting Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Main St
 or Mill La
Bradbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 1PA

NGR:
SK 20798 52754
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
On the west wall of the south aisle.
Type
Overall type: Tablet


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A white marble tablet on a slate backboard. The tablet has a plain bordered pediment and quadrants over a moulded cornice at the head, and a rebated base. The inscription is in upright roman capital lettering coloured black. The painted slate backboard has a shallow triangular arch top and similar inverted lower edge, and bears a white marble coat of arms at the foot.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet White marble 850 680 50 Good
Backboard Slate 1100 790 50 Good
Detail White marble 115 125 20 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Tablet: IN A VAULT IN THIS CHURCH YARD,
ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF
THOMAS BUCKSTON ESQR.,
WHO DIED IN THE YEAR 1811, AGED 87.
MANY YEARS CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL MARINES:
DURING WHICH PERIOD,
HE SERVED IN MANY ENGAGEMENTS:
LIVED TO BE ONE OF THE OLDEST OFFICERS
IN HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE.
HE WAS FORMERLY A LIEUTENANT IN THE
30TH. REGIMENT OF FOOT.
AND WAS AT THE BATTLE OF CULLODEN IN 1745.
A MAN WARMLY ATTACHED TO HIS FAMILY
AND FRIENDS.
CHARITABLE, AND RELIGIOUS IN HIS PRINCIPLES
AND CONDUCT.
ELIZABETH, HIS WIFE, DIED AUGUST 27TH. 1810,
AGED 75.

Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict Jacobite Rising (1745-1746)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 1
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: -

Local authorities:
After WW1: Bradbourne Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Bradbourne Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
13th September, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1109479.

7th June, 2011: Surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. The black paint applied to the slate backboard was flaking off.
References
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson