Norham Churchyard Section A Row 4 – 8 – Nicholson
Sacred to the memory of Mary wife of Ralph NICHOLSON of Thornton who departed this life July 10th 1828 aged 42 years
And of Ralph NICHOLSON of Thornton late Lieut. H.M. 31st & 17th Regiment of Foot who after having suffered severely from wounds received in the battles of Albuera and Jubbulpore died 17th August 1853 aged 63 years.
Elizabeth Wood NICHOLSON eldest daughter of the above born May 20th 1821 died May 19th 1901.
The Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was a battle during the Peninsular War. A mixed British, Spanish and Portuguese corps engaged elements of the French Armée du Midi (Army of the South) at the small Spanish village of Albuera, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the frontier fortress-town of Badajoz, Spain.