Memorial: M1877

Tablet in Churchstoke, Powys, dedicated to William Kyffin Lloyd d. 1893 in the wreck of the ‘Earl of Shaftesbury’


St Nicholas Church, Churchstoke, Powys, Wales


'William KYFFIN LLOYD, Born at MELLINGSTON HALL Sept 18th 1872, twin son of the late George Lloyd MD. of Edgebaston, Birmingham and Grandson of T B Brown Esq. drowned May 8th 1893 in the wreck of the Earl of Shaftesbury near Point de Galle, Ceylon when serving as second officer'


Type: Tablet
Position: Sanctuary, south wall
Materials: Brass
Vessel: Earl of Shaftesbury


Lloyd, William Kyffin
Date of Death: 8/5/1893
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Second Officer


Notes: The 'Earl of Shaftesbury' was a British cargo sailing vessel. She ran aground on the 8th May, 1893 and was wrecked at Amblangoda, Sri Lanka.
Bibliography: Credit to Allen Tony for the additional information.