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Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith
Headstone of Thomas Smith

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The tools of his trade - dividers saw axe and ‘thrift’ for sharpening millstones are beautifully laid out around the millstone. Wiveton Post windmill stood to the southwest of the church. In 1722, three years before his death, Thomas Smith, the millwright of Wiveton, granted his son, John, on his marriage all of Thomas's cattle, corn, working tools and personal estate.
Title

Headstone of Thomas Smith

Date

1725

Medium

stone

Measurements

H 66 x W 64 x D (?) cm

Accession number

NR25_RHT_S808

Work type

Sign or marker

Owner

St Mary's Parochial Church Council

Custodian

St Mary's Parochial Church Council

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

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Located at

St Mary's Church, Blakeney Road, Wiveton

NR25 7TL

In the churchyard, 10 metres north of the tower.