Memorial: M1443

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Ernest W. Pells d. 1885

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'Ernest W Pells aged 21 killed by fall down ship's hold at Newhaven Sept 10 1885 and buried at Newhaven'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Prince

People

Pells, Ernest W.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 10/9/1885
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Pells belonged to the smack 'Prince', but fell into the hold of the Norwegian barque 'Grimso' when crossing the vessel in the dark.
Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

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