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Latitude: 51.4284 / 51°25'42"N
Longitude: -0.2103 / 0°12'37"W
OS Eastings: 524515
OS Northings: 171447
OS Grid: TQ245714
Mapcode National: GBR BL.RNR
Mapcode Global: VHGRB.9CNC
Entry Name: Tomb 1 Foot to South of Grosvenor Tomb in Churchyard of St Mary
Listing Date: 2 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 205150
Location: Merton, London, SW19
Electoral Ward/Division: Village
Built-Up Area: Merton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Wimbledon
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON
ST MARY'S ROAD, SW19
Tomb 1 foot to south of Grosvenor Tomb in Churchyard of St Mary
Table tomb. Circa mid C18. White marble. Rounded ends with carved crests. Panelled sides the centre of each slightly set forward with inscribed panels. Mounted slab top, rising in centre.
The plaques on either side of the tomb read: "Thomas Walker Esquire / died XXII October / MDCCXLVIII / in the eighty fourth year of his age" (North side, now missing) and "On the accession of his late Majesty K. Geo. 1st he was put in Commission of the Customs, in which he continued until the year 1732, when he was appointed Surveyor General of his Majesty's Land Revenue, which office he held to his death, and discharged both these trusts with integrity. He was an intimate friend of Sir Robert Walpole, and his portrait was introduced in picture at Strawberry Hill." (South side).
Listing NGR: TQ2451571447
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