Robbers' Stone, Chitterne Down c.1920s

Dafnis, George Love

Robbers' Stone, Chitterne Down c.1920s
4 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm


Part of the inscription reads: This Monument is erected to record the awful end of BENJAMIN COLCLOUGH a Highway Robber who fell Dead, on this Spot, in attempting to escape his Pursuers after Robbing Mr Dean of Imber, in the Evening of Oct 21st 1839, and was buried at Chitterne without Funeral Rights. The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them. Copied from the photographer's original glass negative.

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Box 256
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Bath Central Library

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