Category Archives: Fishing

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating John Britton d. 1884

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JOHN BRITTON aged 26 washed overboard from the smack 'Two Sisters' in the North Sea Oct 11 1884'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Two Sisters

People

Britton, John
Age: 26
Date of Death: 11/10/1884
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Britton was swept overboard in bad weather.
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 Edward Cook d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'EDWARD COOK aged 63 of Shotley Master of the smack 'Walter & Henry' lost in the North Sea Dec 12 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Walter and Henry

People

Cook, Edward
Age: 65
Date of Death: 12/12/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
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 Tillett d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'THOMAS TILLETT aged 45, Master of the Smack 'Glance' Lost in the North Sea January 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Glance

People

Tillett, Thomas
Age: 45
Date of Death: 1/1891
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

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