St Peter's Church, Leckhampton (Evans Memorial)

Recent Photograph of St Peter's Church (Evans Memorial) (Leckhampton)

The Inscription reads:

Frances Money EVANS
aged XXVI [26] years. /
Fanny Rolande / aged II [2] years.
Frederick Lloyd Gambier / aged IX months.
Wife and Children of / Henry Lloyd EVANS
Major XVIIth Regiment / Bombay Infantry
All died together June XXth A.D. MDCCCLVII
at Cawnpoor / being Crushed
by the fall of the Roof of the Barracks
struck down by Cannon Shot
on the XVIth day of the Siege:
Thus by God's Mercy
they were rescued from / the final Massacre
her brother Charles Henry Fitz Roy GAMBIER
Lieutenant XXXVIIIth Regt, Bengal Infantry
Mortally wounded in the assault of Delhi:
Died XVIIIth Septr. A.D. MDCCCLVII aged XXIII years
In Spe Resurrectionis.

(Transcription provided by Alf Beard)

Image contributed by Alf Beard on 25th November 2008.
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