Memorial: M2048

Headstone at St Mary’s Church, Old Town, Isles of Scilly commemorating Captain Thomas Jackson d. 1849

Location

St Mary's Church, Old Town, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, England

Transcript

'THIS STONE IS ERECTED / BY A BEREAVED AND UNHAPPY MOTHER / TO THE MEMORY OF HER SON / CAPTAIN THOS. JACKSON / OF CLEY, NORFOLK / WHO DIED OF CHOLERA OFF THIS PORT / IN THE 32ND YEAR OF HIS AGE / BELOVED AND REPRECTED / BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM / I WILL GO DOWN INTO THE GRAVE UNTO MY SON / MOURNING. GEN 37: 35'

Details

Description: Headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Stone

People

Jackson, Thomas
Age: 32
Date of Death: 15/7/1849
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Merchant service

Extra

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