Category Archives: Mutiny

Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Lymington, Hampshire, England

Wall tablet in Lymington, Hampshire, dedicated to Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale d. 1840

Location

Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Lymington, Hampshire, England

Transcript

'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / SIR HARRY BURRARD NEALE, BARONET, / OF WALHAMPTON, / ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE, / KNIGHT GRAND CROSS OF THE BATH, / AND OF THE ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE. / HE REPRESENTED THE BOROUGH OF LYMINGTON / IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE SPACE OF 40 YEARS, / AND DIED AT BRIGHTON / ON THE 7TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1840, / IN THE 75TH YEAR OF HIS AGE. / WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS / REST BLESSEDLY, NEAR THIS MARBLE. / UNDER THE SURE AND CERTAIN PROMISE OF / THE RESTORATION TO ETERNAL LIFE, / THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, / WHO SHALL CHANGE OUR VILE BODY, / THAT IT MAY BE LIKE UNTO HIS GLORIOUS BODY, / ACCORDING TO THE MIGHTY WORKING, / WHEREBY HE IS ABLE TO SUBDUE / ALL THINGS TO HIMSELF. / I heard a voice from heaven saying unto / me, Write, from henceforth blessed are the dead / which die in the LORD, even so saith the Spirit, / for they rest from their labours, and their Works / do follow them. REV.C.14 V.13'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: Sanctuary, north wall
Materials: Black and white marble
Vessel: HMS San Fiorenzo

Event

Spithead and Nore mutinies

Event Date

1797

Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War

People

Neale, Harry Burrard
Age: 74
Date of Death: 7/2/1840
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the White
Organisation: Royal Navy

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Notes: DOSSIER.

Admiral Burrard-Neale distinguished himself during the Spithead and Nore mutinies 1797 while in command of HMS San Fiorenzo.
Bibliography: J. K. Laughton, ‘Neale, Sir Harry Burrard, second baronet (1765–1840)’, rev. Andrew Lambert, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/19822, accessed 7 June 2017]

Mount Pleasant, Lymington, Hampshire, England

Obelisk at Mount Pleasant, Lymington, Hampshire, commemorating Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale d. 1840

Location

Mount Pleasant, Lymington, Hampshire, England

Transcript

[East side] 'In memory of Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale Baronet G.C.B. & G.C.M.C. of Walhampton in this county who departed this life at Brighton on the 7th February 1840 in the 75th year of his age. This Monument was erected in the 4th year of the reign of Queen Victoria by her Majesty Adelaide the Queen Dowager, Their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Gloucester and Princess August, A large circle of Distinguished professional and other friends and the inhabitants of Lymington' [South side] 'The Gallant Admiral in his long professional career honourably distinguished himself in many well fought actions. Under his Orders twenty of the Enemy's Ships of War were taken or Destroyed and the influence of his exalted character kind but undaunted, mild but determined preserved in loyalty discipline and duty the crew of H M Ship the San Fiorenzo when surrounded by disaffection and disloyalty during the critical position of the fleet at the Nore in 1797 for which he was rewarded by the friendship of the Sovereign George the III and by the thanks of the City of London' [West side] 'Sir Harry Burrard Neale represented the Borough of Lymington in many Parliaments during the space of 40 years with zeal and uprightness his anxious desire was ever to do good and to promote the prosperity of his native town' [North side - a long account of his virtues. Unrecorded]

Details

Description: A granite obelisk with inscribed plates on four sides.


Type: Obelisk
Materials: Granite
Artists: George Draper
Vessel: HMS San Fiorenzo

Event

Mutiny at the Nore

Event Date

1797

Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War

People

Neale, Harry Burrard
Age: 74
Date of Death: 7/2/1840
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

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Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London, England

Memorial at Highgate Cemetery, London commemorating Captain Peter Heywood RN d. 1831

Location

Highgate Cemetery, Highgate, London, England

Transcript

'In Memory of / FRANCIS HEYWOOD, / Widow of Captn Peter Heywood, R.N. / she died Octr. 28th, 1863, aged 81. / Also of / Captn. PETER HEYWOOD, R.N., / One of the Midshipmen on board / H.M.S. Bounty / Captn. Bligh. / He died February 10th, 1831, aged 58. / His remains are deposited in the vaults / Under the Old Church, Highgate, / Requiescat in Pace'

Details

Vessel: HMS Bounty

People

Heywood, Peter
Age: 58
Date of Death: 10/2/1831
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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Bibliography: Frederick Teague Cansick 'Epitaphs of Middlesex' (London, 1869) vol ii, p. 185.

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Eye, Suffolk, England

Rear Admiral Sir Charles Cunningham d. 1834
Rear Admiral Sir Charles Cunningham d. 1834

Location

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Eye, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'REAR ADMIRAL SIR CHARLES CUNNINGHAM, K.G.H. / DIED 11 FEBRUARY 1834 AGED 79 YEARS. / COMMANDER OF THE 'CLYDE' AT THE MUTINY OF THE NORE. / HIS ADDRESS IN FIRST DETACHING HIS SHIP FROM THE DISAFFECTED FLEET, / MAINLY CONTRIBUTED TO DISSOLVE THAT DANGEROUS CONFEDERACY. / FTER A LONG AND BRILLIENT PROFESSIONAL CAREER / MARKED BY REPEATED ACTS / OF SIMILAR ENERGY GALLANTRY AND DEVOTEDNESS, / HE WAS APPOINTED IN 1803 COMMISSIONER OF THE VICTUALLING BOARD / AND SUBSEQUENTLY RESIDENT COMMISSIONER AT DEPTFORD AND WOOLWICH / AND FINALLY AT CHATHAM. / ALSO CHARLOTTE DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE, WHO DIED 15 MAY 1835 IN THE 33RD YEAR OF HER AGE’

Details

Materials: Marble
Date Erected: 1835
Artists: J. E. Thomas
Vessel: HMS Clyde

Event

Mutiny of the Nore 1797

People

Cunningham, Charles
Age: 79
Date of Death: 11/2/1834
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

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Recorder: Andria Cunningham
Photographer: Andria Cunningham's family

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Hambledon, Hampshire, England

Wall tablet in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Hambledon, Hampshire dedicated to Admiral Erasmus Gower d. 1814

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Location

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Hambledon, Hampshire, England

Transcript

'In the centre Aisle of this Church / are deposited the Remains of / Sir ERASMUS GOWER Knt. / Admiral of the White. / To perpetuate his Memory a Monument is / also erected in the Church of his native Parish, Kilgowan PEMBROKESHIRE. / He was twice a Circumnavigator of the Globe; / In various Naval engagements / eminently Conspicuous; equal to every Emergency, / superior to every Difficulty. / He was selected for the purpose in 1798 / for subduing a mutinous Spirit then unfortunately / raging amongst the British Seamen: / His success in this Station may rightly be attributed / to the address & delicacy of his manners / united to the firmness & decision / of his Character. / In Newfoundland to which Government / he was appointed in 1804, / (the last of his public services) he exercised his extensive Power unremittingly, / and uniformly, for the benefit the Settlement / and consequently the honor of his Country. / Retiring from all publick Duties in May 1807 / exhausted by Bodily infirmity. / Universally respected in his private / as well as honor'd in his publick Character, / He departed this life June 21 1814 / Aet 72'

Details

Description: White marble on a grey marble mount, an urn in relief above.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: North side of nave
Materials: Marble

Event

Spithead Mutiny, Nore Mutiny

Event Date

1797

Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War

People

Gower, Erasmus
Age: 72
Date of Death: 21/6/1814
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the White
Organisation: Royal Navy

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