Category Archives: Fishing

St Mary's Church, Martham, Norfolk, England

Gravestone at St Mary’s Church, Martham, Norfolk commemorating Henry Brown d. 1882

Location

St Mary's Church, Martham, Norfolk, England

Transcript

'IN AFFECTIONATE / REMEMBRANCE OF / HENRY / THE BELOVED SON OF / JAMES AND ELIZABETH / BROWN / WHO WAS KILLED AT SEA ON BOARD / THE SMACK WILLIAM AND SUSANNAH / JUNE 15TH 1882'

Details

Description: Carving of smack above inscription
Type: Headstone
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: William and Susannah

People

Brown, Henry
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 15/6/1882
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Recorder: B B T, 22/4/1982

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating George March d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'GEORGE MARCH aged 20 Lost from the smack 'Gemini' off Dover November 11 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Gemini

People

March, George
Age: 20
Date of Death: 11/11/1891
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 Jack Baker d. 1925

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JACK BAKER aged 23 lost from the smack 'Hilda' in the English Channel March 3 1925 Buried at Etaples, France'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Hilda

People

Baker, Jack
Age: 23
Date of Death: 3/3/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

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

Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Gravestone at Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby commemorating Thomas Kingston d. 1886

Location

Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'In memory of Thomas Kingston who was drowned at sea off the smack 'Amateurs', January 7th 1886. Aged 42 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Amateurs

People

Kingston, Thomas
Age: 46
Date of Death: 7/1/1886
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Albert Bines d. 1895

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'ALBERT BINES aged 32 Lost in the Smack 'Oyster Girl' in the North Sea December 1895'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Oyster Girl

People

Bines, Albert
Age: 32
Date of Death: 12/1895
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

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

Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England

Gravestone at Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes commemorating William Newton d. 1892 in the loss of the ‘Albion’

Location

Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'In loving memory of William Newton lost at sea with the whole of the crew in the steam trawler 'Albion' of Grimsby Jan 1892 aged 30 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Albion

People

Newton, William
Age: 30
Date of Death: 1/1892
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Memorial at Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough commemorating Robert Heritage d. 1915 in the loss of S.T. ‘Condor’

Location

Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'ROBERT HERITAGE Skipper of the S.T. Condor who was drowned May 29 1915 aged 44 years'

Details

Vessel: Condor

Event Category

1914 - 1918 First World War

People

Heritage, Robert
Age: 44
Date of Death: 29/5/1915
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: ST 'Condor' sank after hitting a mine.

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Charles Barber d. 1884

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'CHARLES BARBER aged 46 perished with his Smack 'Greyhound' in the Swin. Sept. 3 1884 and buried in his churchyard'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Greyhound

People

Barber, Charles
Age: 46
Date of Death: 3/9/1884
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
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 Riddett d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'WILLIAM RIDDETT aged 46 Master of the the Smack 'Pride' lost in the North Sea Dec 12 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Pride

People

Riddett, William
Age: 46
Date of Death: 12/12/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

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

Lowestoft Cemetery, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

Memorial at Lowestoft Cemetery, Lowestoft, Suffolk commemorating Charles Willgoss, d. 1907 in the loss of the smack ‘Ivanhoe’

Location

Lowestoft Cemetery, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'CHARLES WILLGOSS husband of HANNAH who was drowned in the smack 'Ivanhoe' which was run down by the 'S.S. Tanfield' of London on Jan 14th 1907 aged 57. Also of his wife HANNAH HARRIET WILLGOSS died July 21st 1933 aged 70 also of FREDERICK JAMES WILLGOSS who was killed in action May 6th 1915 aged 21'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Plot 18
Vessel: Ivanhoe, SS Tanfield

People

Willgoss, Charles
Age: 57
Date of Death: 14/1/1907
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Crew
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Notes: 'Ivanhoe' 61 tons built at Rye, 1891. Lost with two of her crew after a collision, three miles east of Southwold in a light S.W. wind.