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 Old, or Mission Church, Calcutta

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Date transcribed2009-08-22
Transcribed byPeter Bailey
CommentMIs erected up to 1851 in the Church or Churchyard of this Church.

Surname  Shalespear    
Forename(s)  Henry Davenport    
Year of Death  1838    
Inscription  To the Memory of Henry Davenport Shakespear, who after thirty-five years of useful and honorable service, Died on the 20th day of March 1838, A member of the Council of India. In token of respect for his public conduct, which was conscientious, just, moderate and humane; of admiration, of the modesty, gentleness, sincerity and piety, which adorned his private life; and in grateful remembrance of long and unbroken kindness, this Monument is erected by the friends who lament his loss, and cherish the recollection of his virtues.    
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MIs transcribed from "Bengal Obituary" Dedicated by Holmes & Co., Calcutta
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