Wall tablet of Vice-Admiral Arthur Phillip RN, d. 1814 in Bathampton, Bath.
St Nicholas Church, Bathampton, Bath and N E Somerset, England
'Near this Tablet are the remains / of ARTHUR PHILLIP Esqr. / Admiral of the Blue / First Governor and Founder of the Colony / of NEW SOUTH WALES / who died on the 31st August 1814 / in the 74th Year of his Age'.
Type: Wall tablet
British colonization of Australia
Date of Death: 31/8/1814
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Vice Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy
Founded the penal colony that later became Sydney.
Bibliography: 'Dictionary of National Biography'.