Category Archives: Recreation

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex commemorating William Death d. 1947

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'William Death 40 of motor yacht 'Dahalla' drowned off Zeebrugge 28th Oct 1947'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: MY Dahalla

People

Death, William
Age: 40
Date of Death: 28/10/1947
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: yacht crew
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 Ernest Walter Brown d. 1903

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'Ernest Walter Brown Aged 24 Drowned from the yacht 'Senga' in Calais Harbour June 18 1903 Buried at Calais'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Senga

People

Brown, Ernest Walter
Age: 24
Date of Death: 18/6/1903
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: yacht crew
Organisation:

Extra

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

Church of St Michel du Vale, Vale, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Commemorative window in the Church of St Michel du Vale, Vale, Guernsey commemorating Charles Henry Rew d. 1972, oarsman

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Location

Church of St Michel du Vale, Vale, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Transcript

'TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / CHARLES HENRY REW / 1898-1972 / ANGLER & OARSMAN / MUCH LOVED HUSBAND / FATHER & GRANDFATHER'

Details

Description: Depicts the calling of St Peter.
Type: Window
Position: Nave
Materials: Glass, lead

People

Rew, Charles Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 1972
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Angler; oarsman
Organisation:

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All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating William Findlay d. 1973

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'WILLIAM FINDLAY aged 41 lost overboard from the Pleasure Boat 'St Mawes Castle' May 18 1973'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: St Mawes Castle

People

Findlay, William
Age: 41
Date of Death: 18/5/1973
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

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