31 August 2014

2014. The places Fred visited.

We recently saw 'Dear Mother's grave', so often referred to and visited by visited by Fred. Here are more photos taken in the immediate area. Photos and captions by two readers of this blog, Sean & Nora Galvin.

1. The 12th century gateway to the Merton Priory guesthouse, in the church grounds. 
2. The grave of John Innes, local property developer, philanthropist, anti-slavery campaigner, driving force behind creation of Merton Park, funded renowned horticultural institute, hence the potting compost - quite a few mentions in Fred's diary.  
3. The old school building, opposite the churchyard (now converted into apartments).
4. Dedication plaque.

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