Sites of memory and neglect: John Thelwall and the art of dying quietly

By Steve Poole

Issue 13, Summer 2005 pp 29-32

‘The burial fields around St Swithin’s Church at the top of Walcot in Bath contain some pretty impressive mortal remains. There’s Fanny Burney for instance, and Jane Austen’s dad. And Sir Edward Berry, one of Nelson’s captain’s, a veteran of the Nile and Trafalgar. These three eminent visitors to Bath all have more in common than approximation in death however, for their monuments are also the subject of expensive recent face-lifts’.

Only Associate Members of the Regional History Centre can access full articles.

Please log in to access the article

Leave a Reply