Category Archives: Fishing

St Oswald's Church, Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Plaque at St Oswald’s Church, Filey commemorating local fishermen who died at sea 1901-1948

Location

St Oswald's Church, Filey, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'THIS TABLET RECORDS THE NAMES OF FILEY FISHERMAN / WHO PERISHED AT SEA & WHOSE BODIES WERE NEVER FOUND. / 1901 / RICHARD DOUGLAS / ARTHUR DOUGLAS / 1903 / JOHN WILLIS / 1908 / JOHN WHEELER CRIMLISK. / 1911 / GEORGE SCALES / JAMES HY. NEWBY JENKINSON / ROBERT HAXBY / 1916 / JOHN RICHARD CAMMISH / 1919 / MATTHEW CRIMLISK / WILFRED CRIMLISK, / THOMAS ROBERT CRIMLISK, / WILLIAM JENKINSON, / THOMAS CASTLE JENKINSON, / RICHARD BAXTER COWLING, / RICHARD CAMMISH JENKINSON, / MATTHEW CAMMISH / MORTIMER SCALES / 1925 / ROBERT HAXBY JOHNSON / NOV 1925 / JOHN ROBERT JENKINSON, / ROBERT JENKINSON / GEORGE BAXTER JENKINSON / GEORGE JOHNSON CRIMLISK, / WILLIAM CAPPLEMAN CAMMISH, / JOSEPH EDWARD COLLEY, / EDWIN CHAPMAN JENKINSON, / GEORGE JENKINSON, / 1939 / TOM ROBERT SCOTTER / 1940 / WILLIAM COLLING / 1948 / RICHARD FERGUSON CAMMISH / THY WAY IS IN THE SEA & THY PATH IN THE GREAT WATERS'

Details

Type: Plaque
Position: South aisle of nave, east end south wall
Materials: Marble

People

Cammish, John Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Cammish, Matthew
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Cammish, William Cappleman
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Cammish, Richard Ferguson
Age:
Date of Death: 1948
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Colley, Joseph Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Colling, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1940
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Cowling, Richard Baxter
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Crimlisk, Matthew
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Crimlisk, Wilfred
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Crimlisk, Thomas Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Crimlisk, John Wheeler
Age:
Date of Death: 1908
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Crimlisk, George Johnson
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Douglas, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 1901
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Douglas, Arthur
Age:
Date of Death: 1901
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Haxby, Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 1911
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Jenkinson, James Henry Newby
Age:
Date of Death: 1911
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Jenkinson, Richard Cammish
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Jenkinson, John Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Jenkinson, Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Jenkinson, George Baxter
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Jenkinson, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Jenkinson, Thomas Castle
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Jenkinson, Edwin Chapman
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Jenkinson, George
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
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Johnson, Robert Haxby
Age:
Date of Death: 1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Scales, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1911
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Scales, Mortimer
Age:
Date of Death: 1919
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Scotter, Tom Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 1939
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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Willis, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1903
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
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All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating William John White d. 1887

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'WILLIAM JOHN WHITE aged 15 a native of London lost from the Smack 'First' in the North Sea May 13 1887'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: First

People

White, William John
Age: 15
Date of Death: 13/5/1887
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Alfred Death d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'ALFRED DEATH aged 46 Lost in the Smack 'Glance' in the North Sea January 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Glance

People

Death, Alfred
Age: 46
Date of Death: 1/1891
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Thomas Death d. 1875

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'Thomas Death aged 43 lost off Yarmouth in the smack 'Honour' July 31 1875'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Honour

People

Death, Thomas
Age: 43
Date of Death: 31/7/1875
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

Abbey, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland

Memorial at Arbroath Abbey commemorating members of the Christie family

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Location

Abbey, Arbroath, Angus, Scotland

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / HELEN CHRISTIE / WHO DIED AT FORFAR / 4TH JANUARY 1897 AGED 69 YEARS / AND IS INTERRED HERE / DAUGHTER OF HELEN CRICHTON / AND HENRY CHRISTIE SHIPMASTER / ARBROATH'

Details

Description: Carving of cutter-rigged boat between two fish above.
Type: Headstone
Position: Kirkyard
Materials: Sandstone

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All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Charles Russell d. 1889

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'CHARLES RUSSELL aged 26 lost with the Smack Perseverence in the North Sea [Particulars unknown] May 1889'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Perseverance

People

Russell, Charles
Age: 26
Date of Death: 5/1889
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating William Russell d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'WILLIAM RUSSELL Aged 60 Lost in the Smack 'Glance' in the North Sea January 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Glance

People

Russell, William
Age: 60
Date of Death: 1/1891
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Arthur King d. 1894

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'ARTHUR KING aged 30 Drowned from the Smack 'Gipsy Queen' in the North Sea Feb 12 1894'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Gipsy Queen

People

King, Arthur
Age: 30
Date of Death: 12/2/1894
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

Larpool cemetery, Whitby, North Yorkshire, England

Memorial at Larpool cemetery, Whitby commemorating lifeboat coxswain Harry Freeman d. 1904

Location

Larpool cemetery, Whitby, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'HENRY FREEMAN / DIED 13TH DECEMBER 1904 / AGED 69 YEARS. / ONLY SURVIVOR OF THE / WHITBY LIFEBOAT DISASTER / 0F 1861. / COXSWAIN OF THE WHITBY LIFEBOAT / 1877 * 1899 / DURING HIS SERVICE HE HELPED TO SAVE / OVER THREE HUNDRED LIVES.'

Details

Description: A Yorkshire coble incised above the inscription.
Type: Gravestone
Materials: granite
Date Erected: 1986

People

Freeman, Henry
Age: 69
Date of Death: 13/12/1904
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboat coxswain; fisherman
Organisation: RNLI

Extra

Notes: Erected with funds raised by the pupils of Whitby school. It does not record Freeman's two wives buried in the same grave.
Bibliography: Ian Minter and Ray Shill 'Storm Warrior: The Turbulent life of Harry Freeman' (Sutton Coldfield, 1991,)p. 222.

Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Memorial at Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough commemorating Frederick Harrison d. 1945, Ernest Harrison d. 1940 and George Frederick Harrison d. 1959

Location

Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'In loving memory of FREDERICK HARRISON trawler owner Born December 6th 1877. Died August 30 1945, also his beloved wife Isabella Margaret, born June 20th 1876. Died July 26th 1949 and of ERNEST their son, Master Mariner. Born May 19th 1903. Lost at sea by enemy action January 6th 1940. Also George Frederick Harrison Trawler Owner, Born January 6th 1902. Died May 4th 1959 and his wife Bertha Madeline. Born October 7th 1900. Died March 19 1978'

Details

Event Category

1939-1945 Second World War

People

Harrison, Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 30/8/1945
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Trawler owner
Organisation:
Harrison, Ernest
Age:
Date of Death: 6/1/1940
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master mariner
Organisation:
Harrison, George Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 4/5/1959
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Trawler owner
Organisation:

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