Martin Nicholson's Cemetery Project

St Andrew and St Mary, How Caple, Herefordshire

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This parish church has a 14th century chancel. The west tower, nave and south transept date from 1693-5. Further restoration and alterations were carried out in 1889 and 1910-12 and during the 1920s and 30s.

We were impressed by the horns on this rare breed of cattle grazing next to the churchyard.

The lady playing the organ is presumably the person to whom the window is dedicated.

Brigader General Noel Lee died in Malta from wounds received in the Dardanelles campaign.

Major Geoffrey Lee Compton Smith was captured by Frank Busteed as he alighted from a train in Blarney Railway Station on April 16th 1921 and was held and hidden in the Donoughmore area for some weeks. Despite a massive search by the British he was not located. He was murdered shortly after four Irish terrorists were executed by the British Authorities.

Arthur Hardy-Bishop planned and developed the electricity supply for rural villages. The apostrophes in "1950's" and "1960's" are not required!

Claire Christine Nicholson and Martin Piers Nicholson - Ticklerton (Shropshire) and Daventry (Northowcapleshire), United Kingdom.

This page was last updated on April 6th 2015.