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Description: John Leech Grave Headstone Adjacent to Porch of St Michael and All Angels' Church
Date Listed: 14 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212682
OS Grid Reference: SJ9414099010
OS Grid Coordinates: 394140, 399010
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4878, -2.0898
ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE STAMFORD STREET
SJ 99 NW (south side)
4/33 John Leech grave
to porch of
St. Michael and
All Angels' Church
Grave headstone. 1689. Stone. Inscription reads - "Here
Resteth the Body of John Leech of Hurst Buried the 16 day of
October 1689 aged 92 years whereby Anne his wife he had
issue 12 children and in his life time was Father to 12,
Grandfather to 75, Great Grandfather to 92, Great Great
Grandfather to 2, in all 181". The stone also bears the
appropriate coat of arms.
Listing NGR: SJ9414099010
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Source: English Heritage
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