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Matthew Rosamond VC - Great North Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 12.943 W 000° 17.364
30U E 685171 N 5788494
Quick Description: This blue plaque commemorates Matthew Rosamond VC in Eaton Socon.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/14/2011 1:15:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMAQTD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque reads:

'Eatons Community Association

Matthew Rosamond VC

On 4th June 1857 Matthew Rosamond,
a relative of the Rosamond bakers on this
site, won the Victoria Cross during the Indian
Mutiny. He died on the Red Sea on 14th July
1866 and was buried at sea.
This building was built by Budd's Bakers
as a new bakehouse around 1930,
replacing a much older timber
framed property.

A Local Heritage Initiative Project'
Blue Plaque managing agency: Eatons Community Association

Individual Recognized: Matthew Rosamond VC

Physical Address:
Great North Road
Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom


Web Address: [Web Link]

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