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Monument record MDR4136 - Plague burial ground, Curbar

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Full Description

[Name SK 25667434] BURIAL GROUND [G.T.] (1) Applies to an old burial ground, the date 1632 marked on one of the slabs. (2) There are 5 graves in the small area published on 25" at SK 2558 7435. All are marked by recumbent, rough-hewn slabs with carved initials, the last letter "C" in every case. An adjacent plaque, erected 1960, states "... these are the graves of a family, victims in 1632 of the plague". (3) (4) Gravestones set in boggy ground with inscriptions- AC OC NC and TC 1632. They belong to the Cundy's of Grislowfields Farm who died in the plague (Thomas, Ada his wife, Olive Nellie and Thomas (children)) (6, 8) Photographic record. (10)

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <1> Map: 1955. OS 6".
  • <2> Article in serial: 1919. Old Name Book Volume 7 1919. Volume 7.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 25-NOV-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Erith, S. B.. 1905. Highways and Byways. P356.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. NDAT 0264. 0264.
  • <6> Index: Fifield, P (PPJPB). Peak Park Treasures: G1. G1.
  • <7> Article in serial: PPJPB. 1976. Peak Park News Autumn 1976.
  • <8> Article in serial: Daniel, C. 1957. 'Curbar graves and the Round House', Derbyshire Life and Countryside. Vol. 22 (4), p 22.
  • <9> Photograph: PPJPB. Photo PPJPB 26/17-18.
  • <10> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 1328.1-7.



Grid reference SK 2558 7435 (point) (Centre)

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  • EDR1394

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Record last edited

Apr 13 2015 10:21AM

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