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St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Wall monument at St Olave’s Church, City of London commemorating Sir James Deane d. 1608

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Transcript

[Above] ‘DEO TRIN. OPT. MAX. GLORIA’ [Below] ‘HIC IVXTA IN CHORO SITVS EST JACOBVS DEANE EQVES AVRATVS / VIR BONVS ET IN OPERIBVS CHARITATIS LONGE PRAESTANS QVI PRIMO / SVSSANNAM FILIAM CHOFRI BVMSTED GEN VXOREM HABVIT EX QVA VNICVM SVSCEPIT FILIORVM POSTEA ELIZAB. FILIAM HVGON OFLEY / ARMIGERI ALDERMN. LONDON DEINDE ELIZAB. FILIAM RICHARDI THORN / HILL ARMIGERI ET VIDVAM CHROFRI WEBBE ARMIGERI DVXIT CONIV / GEM EX QVA DVAS GENVIT FILIOLAS NVLLAM TAMEN RELINQVENS / PROLEM NE MORIENTE SVPERSTITEM ANNO AETATIS LXIII XV DIE / MAII 1608 IN DOMINO OBDORMIVIT’

Details

Description: Painted wall monument with pillars depicting the kneeling figures of Deane and his three wives. His coat of arms above, below it is shown impaling the arms of his three wives - Offlet, Bumsted and Thornhill.
Type: Monument
Position: Over vestry door
Materials: Stone

People

Deane, James
Age: 63
Date of Death: 15/5/1608
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Merchant
Organisation: Honourable East India Company

Extra

Notes: Deane traded to India, China and the Spice Islands.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Wall tablet in St Olave’s Church, City of London commemorating Sir William Osborne d. 1734 Elder Brother of Trinity House

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Transcript

'Near this / Place Lyeth the Body / of Sr WILLIAM OGBORNE Knt / who dyed October 13th 1734. Aged 72 / He was Master Carpenter to the / Office of Ordnance 35 Years. / Sherriff of this City: / Colonel of the Militia: / An Elder Brother of the Trinity House: / And one of his Majesty's Justices &c: / A most tender Husband, loving Parent / Sincere & kind Friend, a Man of great / Piety and Virtue mix'd / with much Candor and Humanity / Endued with a Noble and / Generous Disposition / Always ready to Comfort / And relieve the Poor / and in every Circumstance / of Life worthy imitation. / Also the LADY JOYCE / Relict of Sr. Wm. OGBORNE Kt. / who Departed this Life / Augt. 4th 1744.'

Details

Description: Rococo cartouche, arms above (blank) and scallop shell below.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Marble

People

Ogborne, William
Age: 72
Date of Death: 13/10/1734
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Elder Brother
Organisation: Trinity House

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

 

Monument in St Olave’s Church, City of London commemorating Vice-Admiral Sir John Mennes d. 1671

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Transcript

'HEIC SITVS EST / DS JOHANNES MENNESIVS EQ AVR / SANDOVICI CANTIANVS / ANDREAE MENNES AR (MATTHAEI FILII) FILIVS / EX IANA IOHIS BLECHENDEN AR FILIA / VIR PROBVS FORTIS BENIGNVS PIVS / REI MEDICAE CHYMICAE POETICAE GNARVS / OMNIVM QVIBVS NOTVS DELICIAE / VIX ADVLTVS ORBIS OMNES FERE ORAS APPVLIT / SITVS REGIMINIS COMMERCII MORVM EXPLORATVR / TERRA MARIQVE IN HOSTES ET PERDVEILES / IACOBO CAROLO PRIMO ET SECVNDO REGIBVS / HYPARCHVS STRATIGVS HYPOTHASSIARCHA / REI CLASSIARIAE INSPECTOR SVMMVS / VARIIS ET ARDVIS CONFECTVS / CLARAE PROSAPIAE DECVS NOMINIS VLTIMVS / NATVS MARTII 1598 / 18TH FEBR: 1670 DENATVS'

Details

Description: Curved inscription tablet, flanked by Corinthian columns, a broken pediment above, acanthus leaves below. In coloured marble, gilded.
Type: Monument
Position: Chancel
Materials: Marble

People

Mennes, John
Age: 71
Date of Death: 18/2/1671
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Vice Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Comptroller of the Navy.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Tablet at St Olave’s Church, City of London commemorating Captain Sir Herbert Acton Blake RNR d. 1926, Elder Brother of Trinity House

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Transcript

'Olaced by the Corporation of Trinity / House in memory of Captn. Sir Herbert / Acton Blake. KCMG. KCVD. Elder Brother of the / Trinity House, 1900, Deputy Master 1910-1920 / who died at sea 7th March 1926 / And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.'

Details

Description: Wall tablet with arms of Trinity House.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Stone
Vessel: Arundel Castle

People

Blake, Herbert Acton
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 7/3/1926
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Naval Reserve

Extra

Notes: Died on a voyage to South Africa on board the 'Arundel Castle' following a serious illness.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson

Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, England

Memorial window at Worcester Cathedral commemorating Engineer Lieutenant Ernest Grant Ede d. 1917

Location

Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / ERNEST GRANT EDE / ENGINEER LIEUT. RN / KILLED on H.M.S. PELLEW / WHEN IN ACTION IN THE / NORTH SEA DEC: 12TH / 1917.'

Details

Description: The Royal Navy cap badge above the inscription.
Type: Window
Position: Cloisters
Vessel: HMS Pellew

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Ede, Ernest Grant
Age: 35
Date of Death: 12/12/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Engineer Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Wall tablet at St Mary’s, Tenby commemorating James Hungerford Morgan Lieutenant, Royal Marines d. 1851

Location

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Transcript

'NEAR THIS SPOT ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF / JAMES HUNGERFORD MORGAN LIEUT. R.M. / AGED 63 / DURING MANY YEARS HE WAS A HIGHLY RESPECTED / MEMBER OF THE CORPORATION OF THIS BOROUGH. / OF WHICH HE WAS TREASURER AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH / APRIL 15TH 1851 / ALSO MARY MORGAN, (SISTER OF THE ABOVE) / WHO DIED AT TENBY JANRY. 28TH 1852 / AGED 62 / SHE FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS, AND REST IN / SURE AND CERTAIN HOPE OF A JOYFUL RESURRECTION'

Details

Description: Wall tablet, marble inscription on a slate base, an urn in relief above.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Slate, marble

People

Morgan, James Hungerford
Age: 63
Date of Death: 15/4/1851
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Marines

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Gravestone at St Mary’s Tenby commemorating James Rees d. 1837

Location

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Transcript

'SACRED / to the memory / JAMES REES Late master of / [the] smack BETSEY who departed / [this] life in the 36th year of his age / [born] in London Octr. 16th 1801 / Having / met a Severe Injury on his right leg / Jan 9th 1837 which Caused immediate amputation and Consequently he /brea / thed his last at Bristol on the 25th / and intered here on the 29th / of the same Month / the LORD gave and the LORD hath / taken away blessed be the name of the LORD JOB. 1. 21'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Vessel: Betsey

People

Rees, James
Age: 34
Date of Death: 25/1/1837
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Memorial at St Mary’s Church, Tenby commemorating Elias Fletcher d. 1801

Location

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY / of ELIAS FLETCHER of Dublin / in the Kingdom of Ireland / Ship Broker / whose remains are here inter'd / he died the 20th day of Septemb. 1801 / AGED 40 Years / Death levels all on equal terms, / And gives an Alien Banquet to the worms / Who rudely gnaw in undistinguished graves / The flesh of Emperors and the flesh of slaves'

Details

Description: Tomb with slate top.
Type: Tomb
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Artists: J & D Lloyd, Tenby Green

People

Fletcher, Elias
Age: 40
Date of Death: 9/1801
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Shipbroker
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Headstone at St David’s Cathedral commemorating Thomas Williams d. 1859

Location

St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Transcript

'Sacred / to the Memory of / MARY wife of / THOMAS WILLIAMS / Mariner of St Davids / who departed this life / 7th of November 1857 / aged 26 years [Biblical quotation and verse] / Also of the above / THOMAS WILLIAMS / who was drowned at Little Haven / October 28th 1859 / Aged 34 years'

Details

Type: Headstone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate

People

Williams, Thomas
Age: 34
Date of Death: 28/10/1859
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Mariner
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Ledger at St Mary’s Church. Tenby commemorating Commander Thomas Hammond RN d. 1759

Location

St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Transcript

'To the / Memory of / THOMAS HAMMOND / Esq. and Master & Commander / Late Royal Navy, he rose to this rank / through the strength of his own Personal Merits... / He dyed March 4, 1759 in the 41st year / [of] his Age much esteem'd & lamented / He was a fond Husband, a tender / Parent & a Sincere Friend / Here also are the Remains of / JOSEPH son of the above THOMAS HAMMOND by ELIZABETH his / wife Born March ye 20 1755 Dyed Feb...'

Details

Type: Ledger
Position: Floor, north aisle
Materials: Black limestone

People

Hammond, Thomas
Age: 41
Date of Death: 4/3/1759
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Master and Commmander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018