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William Carey's Historical Wall - Carey Road, Pury End, Northamptonshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 06.259 W 000° 57.937
30U E 639329 N 5774593
Quick Description: This historical plaque appears in this special wall in Pury End.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/15/2010 2:00:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM8V98
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 1

Long Description:
Wikipedia describes this wall:
'Historically, the village is famous as the birthplace of the missionary William Carey (1761). The cottage of his birth is no longer there, but is marked by a stone memorial on Carey's Road, named after him.'

The plaque reads:
'Wm Carey D.D.
Born Aug 17. 1761
Died June 9. 1834
1854 R.L.'

Underneath another plaque reads:
'The stones which form this wall were taken from Wm Carey's cottage on its demolition May 1965.'
Type of Historic Marker: Stone and Metal Plaque

Age/Event Date: 9/6/1834

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