Category Archives: Fishing

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Edward Neale d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'EDWARD NEALE aged 24 Native of GT Bromley lost in the Smack 'Conquest' in the North Sea March 6 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Conquest

People

Neale, Edward
Age: 24
Date of Death: 6/3/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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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 Clements d. 1888

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'Edward Clements Aged 29 drowned from smack 'Two Sisters' through collision off Woolwich Nov 27 1888 and buried in Wickham Cemetery'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Two Sisters

People

Clements, Edward
Age: 29
Date of Death: 27/11/1888
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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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 Brasted d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'WILLIAM R BRASTED aged 54 Master of the trawler 'Susannnah' lost off Whitehaven Sept 26 1883 and interred at Whitehaven'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Susannah

People

Brasted, William R.
Age:
Date of Death: 26/9/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

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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 Joseph Thomas Marshall d. 1895

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JOSEPH THOMAS MARSHALL aged 39 Lost in the smack 'Neddy Campbell' In the North Sea December 1895'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Neddy Campbell

People

Marshall, Joseph Thomas
Age: 39
Date of Death: 12/1895
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation: Thomas Campbell, Grimsby

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

Grimsby Central Hall, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Plaque at Grimsby Central Hall commemorating William Marshall d. 1941 in the loss of the trawler ‘Hopton’

Location

Grimsby Central Hall, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'WILLIAM MARSHALL / BORN 15TH APRIL 1913 / BELOVED HUSBAND OF LILLIA / AND FATHER OF PAMELA. / LOST AT SEA ON THE / TRAWLER "HOPTON" / JUNE 8TH 1941'

Details

Type: Plaque
Position: Fisherman's and Seaman's Memorial Chapel
Materials: Brass
Vessel: Hopton

People

Marshall, William
Age: 28
Date of Death: 8/6/1941
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Trawlerman
Organisation:

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Notes: 'Hopton' LT317 lost off Iceland presumed mined 8 June 1941.

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Ernest W. Pells d. 1885

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'Ernest W Pells aged 21 killed by fall down ship's hold at Newhaven Sept 10 1885 and buried at Newhaven'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Prince

People

Pells, Ernest W.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 10/9/1885
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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Notes: Pells belonged to the smack 'Prince', but fell into the hold of the Norwegian barque 'Grimso' when crossing the vessel in the dark.
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 Fred Plummer d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'FRED S PLUMMER aged 20 Lost from the smack 'Gemini 'off Dover 11 November 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Gemini

People

Plummer, Frederick S.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 11/11/1891
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

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

Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England

Gravestone at Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, commemorating William Paddison d. 1882

Location

Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'In remembrance of William Paddison who was drowned off the Smack 'ELIZA' on the Norfolk coast 24 Oct 1882 aged 63 years. '

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: 'Eliza'

People

Paddison, William
Age: 63
Date of Death: 24/10/1882
Cause of Death: maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Unknown

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All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Luther Martin d. 1905

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'LUTHER MARTIN aged 36 Lost from Smack 'Excellent' off Dover December 12 1905'.

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Excellent

People

Martin, Luther
Age: 38
Date of Death: 12/12/1905
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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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 Joseph Dobson d. 1884

Location

Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'In loving memory of Joseph Dobson who was drowned off the smack 'Topsy' on the Dogger bank 23 Jan 1884 Age 23 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Topsy

People

Dobson, Joseph
Age: 23
Date of Death: 23/1/1884
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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