George Crabbe (1754-1832)

Memorial tablet on the north wall of the chancel
Death: 3rd February 1832
Location: Sanctuary of St. James's Church, Trowbridge, Wiltshire.
Photo taken by: Rodhullandemu
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English poet whose best known works are The Village (1783) and The Borough (1810), both lengthy poems dealing with the way of life he had experienced.
By the time of his death, he was well regarded and a friend of William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott and other major literary figures of the time.