Smelt Memorial

Smelt MemorialMemorial to Cornelius Smelt, Lieutentant Governor, 1795-1832 and friend of Manx interests against the Athols. Commonly referred to as 'the candlestick'. Designed by John Welch - intended to act as a base for an urn though Sir Wm Hillary wanted a statue (by Mr Welch senior) but insufficient funds were available.


Centenary of Erection of Smelt Memorial J. Manx Museum III #53 pp229/233 Dec 1937


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