Ralph Abercromby

Ralph Abercromby was memorialized with a monument at St. Paul's Cathedral and was mentioned by Wilford Woodruff when he visited the cathedral on 9 Dec. 1840 in London, Middlesex, England.


Lieutenant-General Ralph Abercromby (L679-XHW), “Family Tree,” database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Jul. 2023). Ralph Abercromby, <i>Wilford Woodruff Papers</i> (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ralph-abercromby, accessed 28 Jul. 2023). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, “Abercromby, Sir Ralph, of Tullibody,” <i>Oxford DNB</i> (https://www.oxforddnb.com, accessed 28 Jul. 2023).

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    The stone Lanthorn which takes its rise from the top of the brick cone or inner dome, is reputed to be of the enormous weight of seven hundred tons! from the whispering Gallery, the beautiful marble flooring of the church may be seen to great advantage, consisting of many thousand pieces laid chequerwise, like a draft bord black & white squares altern ately; the centr[e] of which represents a marin- er's compass, (the thirty two cardinal Points) being laid in white & red marble. In the centre is a brass Plate ...