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Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Memorial wall tablet in Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk commemorating William Clowes,

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Transcript

’S.M. / of THOMAS CLOWES Esqr. / many years an inhabitant of this Parish / of Caister / who died March 1st 1857. Aged 84 Years. / Also of / HANNAH his beloved wife / who died Nov 23rd 1827. Aged 49 Years. / and / of their four children / WILLIAM / who was lost on a voyage to China / Aged 18 Years / EDWARD CHURCH / who died June 21st 1829. Aged 21 Years. / EMMA / who died Septr. 8th 1840. Aged 27 Years / GEORGE ANSON. / who died at Calcutta Augt 13th 1842 / Aged 24 Years. / / He that hath the son hath life. / He that hath not the son of God hath no life. / 1 John V.12.'

Details

Description: Wall tablet
Type: Wall tablet
Materials: Marble

People

Clowes, William
Age: 18
Date of Death: Unknown
Cause of Death: Lost at sea
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Photographer: Pippa Lacey

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Memorial cross at Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk commemorating Gerald Hilliard, RN, d. 1915

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Details

Position: Lady Chapel
Materials: Brass

Event

World War I

Event Date

1915

People

Hilliard, Gerald William
Age: 30
Date of Death: 8/9/1915
Cause of Death: War Casulty
Rank / Occupation: Flight Sub-Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Photographer: Pippa Lacey

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Memorial window at Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk dedicated to Reverend Edward Robson, RN, d. 1914

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Transcript

‘The Window and Altar of the Lady Chapel / were presented in memory of / Edward Gleadhill Uphill Robson / Chaplain / who perished in H.M.S. Aboukir when sunk / by enemy submarines on Sept 22nd 1914. / By relations and friends / R.I.P.'

Details

Type: Window and plaque
Position: Lady Chapel
Materials: Glass, wood
Vessel: HMS Aboukir

Event

World War I

Event Date

1914

People

Robson, Edward Gleadhill Uphill
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 22/9/1914
Cause of Death: War Casulty
Rank / Occupation: Chaplain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: It is not clear which window the plaque refers to. The window above the Lady Chapel altar has an image of Christ with a lamb on his shoulders. This window inscription reads: ‘I lay down my life for the sheep.’ Below is a dedication: ‘To the Glory of God and in memory of Thomas Fairfax Uphill Robson, Record and Patron. Died 1956.’

Photographer: Pippa Lacey

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Transcript

‘The figure of OUR LADY and CHILD / in this Chapel was Presented / in Memory of / CHARLES JOHN BROWN / who perished in H.M. Trawler ’Thomas Stratten’ / which was struck by a mine on Oct. 20th 1917, / By his Mother ALICE MARY BROWN / R.I.P.'

Details

Description: Wood plaque
Type: Plaque
Position: On wall outside Lady Chapel
Materials: Wood
Vessel: Thomas Stratten

Event

World War I

Event Date

1917

People

Brown, Charles John
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 20/10/1917
Cause of Death: War Casulty
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Photographer: Pippa Lacey

Caister Cemetery, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Memorial at Caister Cemetery, Caister-on-Sea commemorating Charles Stanley Woodhouse, d. 1922

Location

Caister Cemetery, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Transcript

‘In Loving Memory of / CHARLES STANLEY WOODHOUSE / the dearly loved husband of / ALICE WOODHOUSE / who was lost at sea / from the G.Y. Trawler Freesia / Jan 1st 1922. Aged 24 Years / Also of / CHARLES WILLIAM / the dearly loved child of the above / who died Sept 24th 1920 / Aged 9 1/2 Months. / We wait in hope on the promise given / We shall meet again, on our home in Heaven.'

Details

Vessel: Freesia

People

Woodhouse, Charles Stanley
Age: 24
Date of Death: 1/1/1922
Cause of Death: Lost at sea
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Photographer: Pippa Lacey

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Memorial window at Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, dedicated to the nine lifeboat men of the Beauchamp, who died on 14th November 1901.

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Transcript

‘To the glory / of GOD & in memory / of nine brave men / Novr 14 1901'

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Custom House Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Memorial Calder Fountain at Custom House Square, Belfast, commemorating Commander Frances Anderson Calder, RN d. 1855

Location

Custom House Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Transcript

‘Erected by Public Subscription / As a Memorial of the labours of / FRANCIS ANDERSON CALDER, COMMANDER. R.N., / In the cause of humanity / and to whom is mainly to be attributed the erection, between the / years of 1843 and 1855 of ten water-troughs for the use of Cattle in / BELFAST. / AD 1859 "The Righteous man regardeth the life of his beast.’
‘Erected by Public Subscription / In commemoration of / FRANCIS ANDERSON CALDER, COMMANDER. R.N., / Founder of the Belfast Society for the Prevention of Cruelty / to Animals, and for twenty years its active Honorary Secretary. / AD 1859 “Blessed are the merciful.”

Details

Description: A rectangular stone water fountain for both animals and people. A stone water trough of each long side for cattle. A smaller water basin at each of the shorter sides for people.

Vessel: Merlin; Tremendous

Event

Napoleonic Wars

People

Calder, Francis Anderson
Age: 68
Date of Death: 11/1855
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Calder joined the Navy in 1803 as a midshipman. He became a Lieutenant in 1811, during the Napoleon Wars. In 1815, when the wars ended, Calder’s navy career was cut short. He was promoted to Commander in 1853.

Calder was a passionate promoter of animals rights and founded what is now the USPCA.
Photographer: Pippa Lacey

St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Memorial plaque at St Nicholas’ Church, Blakeney, Norfolk commemorating Lieutenant Pirie Monement, RN, d. 1923

Location

St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Transcript

'TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF / PIRIE RONALDSON WILLIAM MONEMENT, LIEUT RN / THIS WINDOW IS GIVEN BY HIS AUNTS MARGARET J PERRY / AND ETHEL G BOLITHO. / I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.'

Details

Description: Brass plaque referring to the stained glass window M1343.
Vessel: HMS Invincible; HMS Irresistible

People

Monement, Pirie Ronaldson William
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/07/1923
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy

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St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Memorial window in St Nicholas’ Church, Blakeney, Norfolk dedicated to Lieutenant Pirie Monement, RN, d. 1923

Location

St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Transcript

Left-hand window: '27th JULY 1898' Central window: 'PIRIE R W MONEMENT RN' Right-hand window: '23 DEC 1923'

Lower left-hand roundel: 'Upon the face of the waters, the spirit of God moved'

Lower right-hand roundel: 'And there was no more sea'

Details

Description: Stained-glass window with three lights. The central upper light shows Christ talking to the fishermen. In the central lower light Christ walks on the water, his right hand pointing towards four disciples who are in their fishing boat on rough seas. Christ reassures them not be afraid. Two seagull fly nearby. Above the scene is the Christogram IHS.

The upper left-hand light features St Margaret of Antioch and the upper right-hand light depicts St Nicholas. In the lower left-hand light is a roundel representing the holy spirit as a white dove. The lower right-hand roundel features a ship sailing at night. Also emblems of HMS Irresistible and HMS Inflexible.


Vessel: HMS Irresistible; HMS Invincible

People

Monement, Pirie Ronaldson William
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/07/1923
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Below the window is a brass plaque with dedication to Lieutenant Monement, see M6480

Photographer: Pippa Lacey

St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Memorial plaque at St Nicholas’ Church, Blakeney, Norfolk, commemorating William E King, RN, d. 1914 and George A King, RN d. 1917

Location

St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk

Transcript

'Sacred to the memory of / Warrant Officer WILLIAM E KING, R.N. / killed on board H.M.S. Bulwark / 26th Nov 1914. Age 39 Years / Also his brother / Warrant Officer GEORGE A KING, R.N. / Drowned from HM Destroyer 'Crusader' / Dover Patrol 21st Jan. 1917. Age 32 Years. / Their Duty Nobly Done.'

Details

Vessel: HMS Bulwark, HM Destroyer Crusader

Event

World War I

People

King, William E
Age: 39
Date of Death: 26/11/1914
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Warrant Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy
King, George A
Age: 39
Date of Death: 21/01/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Warrant Officer
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Photographer: Pippa Lacey