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Grave of Jean-Baptiste Francois Graux De la Bruyere (1739-1787) Windleshaw Chantry.
Windle, 2020
Credit: Philip Wilkinson
Buried at Windleshaw Chantry.
Inscription:
Here
lie the remains
of
Jno Bap't Fran'c Graux de la Bruyere.
He was the first,
Who brought to perfection.
A Work of very considerable Magnitude
And importance.
To the Commercial Interest of the British Nation.
The Cast Plate Glass Manufactory.
In memory of the Distinguished Abilities
Of so deserving a man.
These lines are
Inscribed.
He was born in St Gobain in Picardie in France
He died in Ravenhead on December 5th 1787
In the 48th year of his age.
Item added : 23rd August 2020
by Philip Wilkinson
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