Memorial: M1197

Tomb with effigy in Holy Trinity Church, Arrow commemorating Admiral of the Fleet, Sir George Francis Seymour d. 1870


Holy Trinity Church, Arrow, Warwickshire, England


[Front of plinth] 'Admiral of the Fleet, / Sir George Francis Seymour G.C.B., G.C.H. / Born Septr. 17th 1787, / eldest son of Vice Admiral Lord Hugh Conway-Seymour / and Lady Horatia Seymour, / married Georgiana Mary daughter of Admiral Honble George Berkeley G.C.B. / Born Feby 26 1811 / and died Jany 20th 1870.' [Top edge of plinth] 'This monument was erected by his son Francis H.G. 5th Marquis of Hertford and executed by his son in law Count Gleichen, Prince Victor of Hohenlohe Langenburg Capt. R.N.'


Description: Full-length, recumbent figure of Seymour in uniform, wrapped in a cloak. the figure lies on a straw mattress with the head on a pillow. The tomb chest below is in a darker marble, with armorial shields flanking the inscription.
Type: Effigy
Materials: Marble
Date Erected: 1872
Artists: Victor Gleichen


Seymour, George Francis
Date of Death: 20/1/1870
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the Fleet
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Plaster version in the entrance to the chapel of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich see PRO ADM169-70.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson