The Restored Grave of George Alexander Gratton AKA The Spotted Boy
This morning we were able to unveil our conservation works completed by Matthew Beasley at GEM Conservation. A short ceremony officiated by Bishop Brooks & Bishop Tapfumaneyi in attendance with H E Cenio Lewis, High Commissioner for St.Vincent & the Grenadines, Cllr. Richard Scott Marlow Town Mayor and Chairman of Bucks Council, along with a restricted number of representatives from Wycombe and Marlow Communities.
The unveiling was jointly conducted by Marlow Town Mayor & Chairman of SV2G.
SV2G thanks the All Saints Church and Chairman’s at Marlow Society and Marlow Museum for their attendance at this historic occasion and for their continued support throughout this Heritage Fund UK.
George’s tragic story, as an enslaved African child in St. Vincent that was bought to England in 1809, can be found on a dedicated website to his legacy www.georgealexandergratton.org.uk
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