Memorial: M1648

Wall tablet in St Olave’s Church, City of London commemorating Sir William Osborne d. 1734 Elder Brother of Trinity House

Location

St Olave's Church, Hart Street, City of London, England

Transcript

'Near this / Place Lyeth the Body / of Sr WILLIAM OGBORNE Knt / who dyed October 13th 1734. Aged 72 / He was Master Carpenter to the / Office of Ordnance 35 Years. / Sherriff of this City: / Colonel of the Militia: / An Elder Brother of the Trinity House: / And one of his Majesty's Justices &c: / A most tender Husband, loving Parent / Sincere & kind Friend, a Man of great / Piety and Virtue mix'd / with much Candor and Humanity / Endued with a Noble and / Generous Disposition / Always ready to Comfort / And relieve the Poor / and in every Circumstance / of Life worthy imitation. / Also the LADY JOYCE / Relict of Sr. Wm. OGBORNE Kt. / who Departed this Life / Augt. 4th 1744.'

Details

Description: Rococo cartouche, arms above (blank) and scallop shell below.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Marble

People

Ogborne, William
Age: 72
Date of Death: 13/10/1734
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Elder Brother
Organisation: Trinity House

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018
Photographer: B. Tomlinson

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