Memorial: M2125

Headstone at St Mary’s Church, Old Town, Isles of Scilly commemorating Captain J.C.F. Ahrl d. 1870

Location

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

Transcript

‘IHS / IN MEMORY / OF / CAPTAIN J.C.F. AHRL / OF THE BERGERMEISTER HA[G]ER / OF ROSTOCK / DROWNED BY THE UPSETTING / OF A LIFEBOAT / ON THE 24TH OF OCTOBER 1870 / AGED 31 YEARS / RESPECTED IN LIFE / LAMENTED IN DEATH’

Details

Description: Plain gothic headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Stone
Vessel: Bergermeister

People

Ahrl, J.C.F.
Age: 31
Date of Death: 24/10/1870
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: unknown

Extra

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