William Wood's Murder Stone, Whaley Bridge

Recent Photograph of William Wood's Murder Stone (Whaley Bridge)

The Inscription reads:

WILLIAM WOOD
Eyam Derbyshire
Here
MURDERED
July 16th
A.D. 1823
Prepare to meet Thy
God

The story behind this Memorial - William Wood of Eyam (1791-1823) - is available on a separate webpage.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)


Image contributed by Andrew McCann on 5th March 2001.
This is a Genealogy Website
URL of this page: http://places.wishful-thinking.org.uk/DBY/Eyam/MurderStone.html
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