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Description: Grave of Emily Davison Approx 100 Yards North-West of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238721
OS Grid Reference: NZ1962485130
OS Grid Coordinates: 419624, 585130
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1601, -1.6935
MORPETH HIGH CHURCH
24/355 Grave of Emily
Davison approx 100
of Church of St.Mary
Gravestone of Emily Davison, 1913; also various family members and dates 1866-
1918. White marble. Moulded square base and tall tapering block. Multi-
moulded top bearing a cross. .
Inscribed: Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life
for his friends. EMILY WILDING DAVISON
Born Oct. 11th 1872
Died June 8th 1913
"DEEDS NOT WORDS"
Emily Davison was the suffragette who threw herself in front of the King's
horse on Derby day 1913.
Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1962485130
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Source: English Heritage
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