Monument to soldiers of the 78th Highlanders Regiment and their families who died in the 1832 Cholera Epidemic. Photographs by Tim Willasey-Wilsey. [Click on images to enlarge them.] [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

Sacred to the Memory
Fifty Six Non-Commissioned Officers
And Privates, Two Women & One Child
of H.M. 78th Highlanders who were Carried
off by Epidemic Cholera between 12th Oct
and 7th Nov-1832 and whose remains lie in
or near this spot. This fatal and most malig-
nant disease first shewed itself on 12th Oct
but on the 23rd had attained a degree of
extreme Virulence. on that day fourteen
Men Died. on the 24th Eleven. The names
of the Sufferers are inscribed on the other
Sides of the Monument which is erected
Erected Anno Domine
APRIL 1833

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