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dunsbyowl1867

Passing through Shiregreen cemetery a few weeks ago I had a closer look at this memorial which stands near the gates. As you can see it is to Leonard Hedley Burrows -the first Bishop of Sheffield and his wife.

Photo Link : http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?action=zoom&keywords=Ref_No_increment;MATCHES;%28^|%20+%29s08312%28$|%20+%29&continueUrl=ZnJvbnRlbmQucGhwPyZrZXl3b3Jkcz1hbGwlM0JNQVRDSEVTJTNCJTI4JTVFJTdDKyUyQiUyOXMwODMxMiUyOCUyNCU3QyslMkIlMjkmYWN0aW9uPXNlYXJjaCZvcGVyYXRpb249QU5E

Wikipedia reference :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Hedley_Burrows

And Picture Link of his Sheffield home

http://www.picturesheffield.com/frontend.php?action=zoom&keywords=Ref_No_increment;MATCHES;%28^|%20+%29s05688%28$|%20+%29&continueUrl=ZnJvbnRlbmQucGhwPyZrZXl3b3Jkcz1hbGwlM0JNQVRDSEVTJTNCJTI4JTVFJTdDKyUyQiUyOXMwNTY4OCUyOCUyNCU3QyslMkIlMjkmYWN0aW9uPXNlYXJjaCZvcGVyYXRpb249QU5E

Alos : Came across a reord of the the death of their son :

BURROWS

Leonard Righton

Second Lieutenant 9th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action February 1910. 15. Aged 26. Son of The Rev. Leonard, Hedley Burrows, Bishop of Sheffield and Anna Louisa Burrows of Bishopsholme near Sheffield. Buried in Larchwood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery

Credit HOVE LIBRARY WORLD WAR 1 WAR MEMORIAL

SURNAMES A-B

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information

Compiled and copyright Chris Comber 2007

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RichardB

The Right Reverend Leonard Hedley Burrows, Bishop of Sheffield.

Bishopsholme, Piper Lane, Wadsley Bridge (White's 1919)

Bishopsholme, Norwood Lane (Kelly's 1925)

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