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The Parish Church of Saint Andrew, Thringstone is a small cruciform structure built in 1862 from the designs of James Piers St Aubyn of London, the eminent Victorian church architect and restorer. The plan is unusual, having a broad nave with shallow transepts, a round-ended sanctuary and a round-ended vestry on its north side.
A general view of the extensive graveyard.
Charles James Booth (30 March 1840 23 November 1916) was an English social researcher and reformer. He is most famed for his innovative work on documenting working class life in London at the end of the 19th century, work that along with that of Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree influenced government intervention against poverty in the early 20th century and contributed to the creation of Old Age pensions and free school meals for the poorest children.
John Richards was killed in the Whitwick Colliery Disaster. This happened on 19 April 1898 in Whitwick Number Five Pit and resulted in the deaths of thirty five men.
Fanny Severn died on New Year's Day 1900.
Samuel Stacey was killed in the Whitwick Colliery Disaster. This happened on 19 April 1898 in Whitwick Number Five Pit and resulted in the deaths of thirty five men.
Claire Christine Nicholson and Martin Piers Nicholson - Ticklerton (Shropshire) and Daventry (Northhamptonshire), United Kingdom.
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