John Wordsworth (1772 – 1805)

Visitors: Emily B. Stanback
Photographer: Emily B. Stanback
Date: August 12, 2009
Location: St Oswald’s Church, Grasmere

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IN MEMORY OF
JOHN WORDSWORTH
BROTHER OF WILLIAM AND DOROTHY
“A SILENT POET” A “CHERISHED VISITANT”
AND LOVER OF THIS VALLEY.  BORN 4 DEC:
1772 HE DIED AT HIS POST AS COMMANDER
OF THE EARL OF ABERGAVENNY WHICH
WAS WRECKED IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL
5 FEBRUARY 1805.  HE WAS BURIED AT
WYKE REGIS

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