Memorial: M1967

Wall tablet in St Michael’s Church, Berechurch, Essex commemorating Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson d. 1847

Location

St Michael's Church, Berechurch, Essex, England

Transcript

‘Sacred / TO THE MEMORY OF / NICHOLAS TOMLINSON ESQ. / VICE-ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE / WHO DIED MARCH 6TH 1847 / AGED 82 YEARS / FOR SEVENTY YEARS AN OFFICER / IN THE ROYAL NAVY, / GREAT PART WHEREOF INCLUDED A PERIOD / MOST EVENTFUL IN THE ANNALS OF THIS COUNTRY / HE SERVED IT / WITH THE COURAGE, FIDELITY AND ZEAL, / OF ONE WHOSE HEART WAS / IN HIS WORK. / ALSO OF ELIZABETH, / DAUGHTER AND COHEIRESS OF RALPH WARD ESQ. / OF WIMPOLE STREET, LONDON, / AND OF FOXBURROWS, IN THE ADJOINING PARISH / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, / 19TH JULY 1839 / AGED 74 YEARS / THEIR REMAINS ARE DEPOSITED IN AN ADJOINING VAULT / IN THIS CHURCHYARD / Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might. ECC. IX:10 / THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF / THEIR BELOVED PARENTS BY THEIR CHILDREN‘

Details

Description: Gothic wall tablet, family arms at the base, a cross at the top.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Inteior
Materials: Stone
Artists: J. Browne, London 1849

People

Tomlinson, Nicholas
Age: 82
Date of Death: 6/3/1847
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Rear-Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Professor Norman Hammond & Dr J. L. Wilson 2019
Photographer: Professor Norman Hammond