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Grave of Emily Davison Approx 100 Yards North-West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Morpeth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1601 / 55°9'36"N

Longitude: -1.6935 / 1°41'36"W

OS Eastings: 419624

OS Northings: 585130

OS Grid: NZ196851

Mapcode National: GBR J8MS.41

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.YKQJ

Entry Name: Grave of Emily Davison Approx 100 Yards North-West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238721

Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Morpeth

Built-Up Area: Morpeth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

MORPETH HIGH CHURCH
NZ 1985

24/355 Grave of Emily
Davison approx 100
yards north-west
of Church of St.Mary

GV II


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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