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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.
lie the remains
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
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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