Memorial: M1197

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

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Arrow, Warwickshire, England

Transcript

[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.'

Details

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

People

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

Extra

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