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St Peter and St Paul, Kedington, Suffolk

Memorial wall tablet in St Peter and St Paul, Kedington, Suffolk, commemorating Captain Thomas Legge Barnardiston, RN d.1912

Location

St Peter and St Paul, Kedington, Suffolk

Transcript

In Memory of / Nathaniel Walter Barnardiston. Born 1858 Died 1919 / Major-General. Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath / Member of the Royal Victoria Order / South African War 1899 - 1902 The Great War 1914-1918 / Thomas Legge Barnardiston. Born 1866 Died 1912 / Captain Royal Navy / Bombardment of Alexandria 1882 / Samuel John Barrington Barnardiston. Born 1875 Died 1924 / Lieutenant Colonel. Member of the Distinguished Service Order / South African War 1899 - 1902 The Great War 1914 - 1918 / Sons of Colonel Nathaniel Barnardiston / of The Ryes, Sudbury Suffolk / and of his wife Lady Florence Barndardiston / daughter of the 4th Earl of Dartmouth

Details

Description: White marble tablet with green surround. Topped by family crest.
Materials: marble

People


Age: c. 46 years
Date of Death: 1912
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

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British Cemetery, Salvadore, Bahia, Brazil

Memorial at All Saints Bay, Salvador, Brazil commemorating  Commander William Frederick Fead  RN d. 1853

Location

British Cemetery, Salvadore, Bahia, Brazil

Details

Description: Low tomb with carved cocked hat and naval sword on top.
Type: Tomb
Materials: Stone
Vessel: HMS Express

People

Fead, William Frederick
Age: 44
Date of Death: 14/5/1853
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: 'Navy News' (March 1994) p. 8.

St Michael's Church, Rudbaxton, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Wall tablet at St Michael’s Church, Rudbaxton commemorating General William Picton d. 1811

Location

St Michael's Church, Rudbaxton, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Transcript

‘In a Vault / belonging to the Parish Church / of St George’s Hanover Square / in the County of Middlesex / rest the remains of GENL WM. PICTON / who departed this Life the 14th Day of / October 1811, in the 87th year of his Age / having actually served / in Flanders, in Germany and at the Seige / of Gibraltar, against the combined Force / of France & Spain / and at the destruction of the battering Ships / on the 13th September 1782 / It was his earnest injunction to have it recorded / that he was duly impressed / to his latest moment / with the deepest sense of Gratitude and Veneration / for the Royal Protection / his most benevolent and beneficent Sovereign / most graciously and spontaneously / pleased to honor him with / in consideration of his Services.’

Details

Description: Plain wall tablet with black frame, family arms above.
Type: Wall tablet
Materials: mable

Event

Siege of Gibraltar

Event Date

1782

Event Category

1775-1783 American Revolutionary War

People

Picton, William
Age: 87
Date of Death: 14/10/1811
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: General
Organisation: British Army

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St Peter’s Church, Dalwood, Devon

Gravestone in St Peter’s Church, Dalwood, Devon commemorating William Burnham Adamson d. 1912

Location

St Peter’s Church, Dalwood, Devon

Transcript

'In loving memory of / William / Burnham Adamson, / who fell asleep / May 6th 1912, / aged 67 years / also of his beloved wife / Sarah Ann, / who fell asleep April 24th 1901, / aged 56 (?) years' / Interred at Dundonald, Belfast / ‘Safe Home, Safe Home in Port’.

Details

Description: Cross and anchor.
Type: Gravestone

People

Adamson, William Burnham
Age: 67
Date of Death: 6/5/1912
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Ship Surveyor
Organisation: Board of Trade

Extra

Recorder: Pippa Lacey
Photographer: Helen Lunnon

The Cloister, Watts Mortuary Chapel, Compton, Surrey, England

Wall plaque in the Cloister, Watts Mortuary Chapel, Compton, Surrey commemorating Lieutenant Commander Wilfred Clayton, RN d. 1932

Location

The Cloister, Watts Mortuary Chapel, Compton, Surrey, England

Transcript

'TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND THE DEAR MEMORY OF / WILFRED HENRY CLAYTON / LIEUT-COMMDR ROYAL NAVY (RETIRED) / JULY 17TH 1897 - DECEMBER 14TH 1932 / "JESUS CHRIST DIED FOR US THAT / WHETHER WE WAKE OR SLEEP / WE SHALL LIVE TOGETHER / WITH HIM"'

Details

Description: Circular green wreath encircling the inscription. Words incised into white tile with the background highlighted in green.
Type: Wall plaque
Position: Rear wall of the Cloister
Materials: Glazed terracotta

People

Clayton, Wilfred Henry
Age: 35
Date of Death: 14/12/1932
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: P Lacey 2018

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ingestre, Staffordshire, England

Monument at St Mary’s Church, Ingestre commemorating Rear-Admiral Henry John Chetwynd Talbot d. 1868

Location

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ingestre, Staffordshire, England

Transcript

'HENRY . JOHN . CHETWYND . TALBOT . 18TH . EARL . OF . SHREWSBURY / AND . WATERFORD . AND 3RD . EARL . TALBOT . HEREDITARY . LORD / HIGH . STEWARD . OF . IRELAND . REAR . ADMIRAL . IN . THE / ROYAL . NAVY . A . PRIVY . COUNCELLOR . C.B. K.S.L. K.S.A. K.R. / BORN . NOVEMBER . 8TH . 1803 . DIED . JUNE . 4TH . 1868 / HE . MARRIED . NOV . 8TH . 1828 . LADY . SARAH . ELIZABETH . BERESFORD / DAUGHTER . OF . HENRY . SECOND . MARQUIS . OF . WATERFORD / HE . COMMANDED . H . M. S . PHILOMEL . AT . THE . BATTLE / OF . NAVARINO . HE . WAS . KNIGHT . OF . THE SHIRE / FOR . THE . COUNTY . OF . THE . SHIRE / FOR . THE . COUNTY . OF . STAFFORD . FROM . 1837 . TO . 1849/ IN . HIS . PERSON . WERE . UNITED . THE . ELDER . AND / YOUNGER . BRANCHES . OF . THE HOUSE . OF . TALBOT . / BLESSED . ARE . THE . PURE . IN . HEART . FOR . THEY . SHALL . SEE . GOD / BLESSED . ARE . THE . MERCIFUL . FOR . THEY . SHALL . OBTAIN . MERCY / BLESSED . THAT . HUNGER . AND . THIRST / AFTER . RIGHTEOUSNESS . FOR . THEY . SHALL . BE . FILLED / TO . HIS . LOVED . MEMORY . THIS . MONUMENT . IS . ERECTED . BY . HIS . WIDOW.'

Details

Description: White marble tomb chest with recumbant effigy of the Earl in peer's robes. Shields of arms on either side of the inscription tablet on the base.
Type: Tomb with effigy
Position: Chancel
Materials: Marble
Artists: John Steel
Vessel: HMS Philomel

Event

Battle of Navarino

Event Date

1827

Event Category

1821-1828 War of Greek Independence

People

Talbot, Henry John Chetwynd
Age:
Date of Death: 4/6/1868
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich, Staffordshire, England

Memorial at St Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich commemorating Lieutenant William Victor Horatio Anson RN d. 1856 and other members of the Anson family

Location

St Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich, Staffordshire, England

Transcript

'. SACRED . TO . THE . MEMORY . OF . / . THOMAS . WILLIAM . 1ST . EARL . OF . LICHFIELD . / . DIED . 1854 . AGED . 58 . BURIED . IN . THIS . VAULT . / . AND . OF . / . LOUSA . CATHERINE . HIS . WIFE . / . DIED . 1879 . AGED . 79 . / . BURIED . IN . THE . CHURCHYARD . OF . HAM . SURREY . / . ALSO . OF . THEIR . SONS . AND . DAUGHTERS . / . 1 . LOUISA . MAY . ANNE . B .
. 1819 . / . MARRIED . EDWARD . KING . TENNISON . / . OF . KINRONAN . CASTLE . CO . ROSCOMMON . / . D . 1882 . BURIED . AT . TRIESTE . / . 2 . ANNE . FREDERICA . B . 1823 . / . MAR'D . FRANCIS . 9TH . EARL . OF . WEMYSS . AND . MARCH . / . d . 1896 . BURIED . AT . ABERLADY . N . B . / . 3 . THOMAS . GEORGE . 2ND . EARL . OF . LICHFIELD . / . B . 1825 . D. 1892 . BURIED . AT . GREAT . HAYWOOD . / . 4 . HARRIET . FRANCIS . MARIA . B . 1827 . MARRIED . AUGUSTUS . 6TH . BARON . VERNON . / . D . 1898 . BURIED . AT . SUDBURY . DERBYSHIRE . / . 5 . WILLIAM . VICTOR . HORATIO . B . 1833 . / . LIEUT . RN . / . D . 1856 . BURIED . AT . HASLAR . HOSPITAL . CEMETERY . / . 6 . AUGUSTUS . HENRY . ARCHIBALD . B . 1835 . / . LIEUTENANT . COLONEL . V . C. / . D . 1877 . BURIED . AT . CANNES . S . FRANCE . / . IN . HOPE . / . "BLESSED . ARE . THE . DEAD . WHO . DIE . IN . THE . LORD" . / . THIS . MEMORIAL . TABLET . WAS . ERECTED . BY . / . THEIR . SURVIVING . DAUGHTER . AND . SON . / . GWENDOLINE . ISABELLA . ANNA . MARIA . / . WIFE . OF . NICHOLAS . RICHARD . POWER . OSHEE . / . OF . GARRAUNMOR . CO . WATERFORD . / . ADELBERT . JOHN . ROBERT . / . D . D . BISHOP . / . SOMETIME . OF . QU'APPELLE . CANADA . / . 1900 .'

Details

Description: Marble wall tablet with carved floral border.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Marble
Date Erected: 1900

People

Anson, William Victor Horatio
Age: 23
Date of Death: 1856
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Swaffham, Norfolk

Gravestone at St Peter and St Paul’s churchyard, Swaffham, Norfolk, commemorating Admiral Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson, VC, RN d. 1921

Location

St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Swaffham, Norfolk

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET / SIR ARTHUR KNYVET WILSON BART. / V.C., G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., D.C.L. / DIED MAY 25 1921 / AGED 79 YEARS. / 'NONE OF US LIVETH TO HIMSELF' / ROMANS XIV.7 / KATHERINE KNYVET WILSON / DIED DEC 20 1931 / AGED 86 YEARS / ‘WHETHER WE LIVE THEREFORE, OR DIE, WE ARE THE LORD’S’ / ROMANS XIV.8'

Details

Description: Gravestone with foul anchor in circle above the texts.
Type: Gravestone
Position: East graveyard
Materials: Limestone

People

Wilson, Arthur Knyvet
Age: 59
Date of Death: 25/5/1921
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Also memorial brass in the church M6343. Awarded the Victoria Cross.

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

Wall tablet at St Peter and St Paul, Fareham, Hampshire commemorating Captain Michael Everitt RN d. 1776

Location

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

Transcript

'In Memory / of Captain MICHAEL EVERITT / of the Royal NAVY / who departed this Life / the 13th of Sept. 1776 / Age 59 Years / Also ELIZABTH Wife of / Capt. MICHAEL EVERITT / who died the 25th day of / April 1798, Aged 75 Years.'

Details

Description: Plain wall tablet.
Type: Wall tablet

People

Everitt, Michael
Age: 59
Date of Death: 1776
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Sighted B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson

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

Memorial at St Peter and St Paul, Fareham commemorating Captain George Thomas Maitland Purvis RN d. circa 1870 in Japan

Location

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

Transcript

'In Loving Memory of / GEORGE THOMAS MAITLAND PURVIS, CAPTN. R.N. / ELDEST SON OF, / CAPTN. G.T.M. PURVIS, R.N. AND MARY JANE, HIS WIFE, / OF BLACKBROOK COTTAGE, FAREHAM, HANTS, / WHO DIED (AFTER AND ILLNESS OF FOUR DAYS ONLY,) / AT YOKOHAMA, JAPAN, / IN THE 51ST YEAR OF HIS AGE. / I GO HENCE LIKE THE SHADOW THAT DEPARTETH PSALM 109 VERSE 22 / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY A FEW, AMONGST MANY / THAT FONDLY LOVED HIM'

Details

Description: Plain wall tablet.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Stone

People

Purvis, George Thomas Maitland
Age: 51
Date of Death: 1870
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Born 1829.
Recorder: Sighted B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson