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The Reverend John Jukes
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The Reverend John Jukes

The monument commemorates The Revd. John Jukes (and his wife Sarah Jukes). He was born in Frome, Somerset, and was Pastor of the Bunyan Meeting Church, Mill Street, Bedford from 1840 to 1866. The present...

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03 Jul 2017
Lieutenant John Algernon Leventhorpe
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Lieutenant John Algernon Leventhorpe

Lieutenant Leventhorpe was born 20th April 1893, at Jubbulpore, Central Provinces, India, the son of Mr John Bonfoy Leventhorpe, of the Public Works Department, Government of India, and Mrs Leventhorpe, of 18, St Andrews Road,...

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02 Jul 2017
Sergeant William George Gibbs
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Sergeant William George Gibbs

312181 - 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge’s Own). By John Gibbons. In the years immediately prior to the partition of Ireland, during the Irish War of Independence, the British Army maintained garrisons in many Irish towns One...

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30 Jun 2017
The Wyatt Tombs
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The Wyatt Tombs

Back in the Autumn of 2007 it was agreed that the Wyatt Tomb endowment and responsibility for its application, should be transferred to the Friends of Foster Hill Road from the Bedford Society. This arrangement...

John & Thomas Bull
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John & Thomas Bull

John Bull was born in 1803, at Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire. As a young man, as well as in later life, he travelled abroad and saw a good deal of the world. In 1855-1859, he lived near...

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25 Jan 2017