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Latitude: 53.5335 / 53°32'0"N
Longitude: -1.3693 / 1°22'9"W
OS Eastings: 441901
OS Northings: 404275
OS Grid: SE419042
Mapcode National: GBR LWWL.B2
Mapcode Global: WHDCY.YG40
Entry Name: Grave of Ebenezer Elliot, Situated Approximately 40 Metres to South East of South Porch of Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 18 April 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151163
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333644
Location: Barnsley, S73
Electoral Ward/Division: Darfield
Built-Up Area: Wombwell
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Darfield All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SE40SW DARFIELD CHURCH STREET,
6/16 Grave of
40 metres to south-
east of south porch
of Church of All Saints.
Raised gravestone. c1849. Sandstone, iron-railed enclosure. Ashlar
plinth to large slab with angled top face. Enclosure has spear-headed
railings and rounded corner finials. Slab inscribed in bold letters:
'EBENEZER ELLIOT / DIED DECEMBER 1 1849 / AGED 68 YEARS
FANNY GARTSIDE / HIS WIFE / DIED DECEMBER 4 1856 / AGED 75 YEARS'.
Ebenezer Elliot was born in Masborough, Rotherham in 1781 and is
remembered as the 'Corn Law Rhymer' as a result of his literary works
including The Corn Law Rhymes, 1831,which formed part of his political
campaign to repeal the corn laws. This and other works vividly reflect
the life of the poor at the time.
Listing NGR: SE4190104275
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