Monday, 13 January 2020

Plague victims in East Coker

Between June and September 1645 seventy villagers in East Coker, including Archdeacon Helyar and the Vicar, died of plague. They were buried in a communal grave just outside the churchyard in East Coker.  In 2003 a gravestone was erected in their memory.

Memorial to the plague victims of East Coker

Plague burial site and memorial

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