View All Galleries St. John's Church, Calcutta (Kolkata)                                                                                    www.rangan-datta.info Prev Next Slideshow

a
a
a
a
a
a
a
a

Lady Canning's Memorial, St. John's Church complex, Calcutta (Kolkata)
Charlotte Canning (1817 - 1861) was the wife of Charles Canning the Governor General and Viceroy of India. She died of malaria and was burried in Barrackpore (Barrackpurthe)a memorial was also constructed in the St. John's Church graveyard.

Lady Canning name have been made immortal by the famous sweet maker Bhim Nag, who specially designed the sweet Pantua in her honor and named it Ladykeni.

Lady Canning's elaborately decorated memorial lies on the Northern corridor of the St. John's Church.