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All Saints Church, Hastings, East Sussex, England

Gravestone at All Saints Church, Hastings commemorating smuggler Joseph Swaine d. 1821

Location

All Saints Church, Hastings, East Sussex, England

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard

People

Swaine, Joseph
Age:
Date of Death: 1821
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: smuggler
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Shot on the beach by an officer of the coast blockade instituted to stop smuggling.