Memorial: M2151

Rear Admiral Sir Charles Cunningham d. 1834
Rear Admiral Sir Charles Cunningham d. 1834

Location

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Eye, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'REAR ADMIRAL SIR CHARLES CUNNINGHAM, K.G.H. / DIED 11 FEBRUARY 1834 AGED 79 YEARS. / COMMANDER OF THE 'CLYDE' AT THE MUTINY OF THE NORE. / HIS ADDRESS IN FIRST DETACHING HIS SHIP FROM THE DISAFFECTED FLEET, / MAINLY CONTRIBUTED TO DISSOLVE THAT DANGEROUS CONFEDERACY. / FTER A LONG AND BRILLIENT PROFESSIONAL CAREER / MARKED BY REPEATED ACTS / OF SIMILAR ENERGY GALLANTRY AND DEVOTEDNESS, / HE WAS APPOINTED IN 1803 COMMISSIONER OF THE VICTUALLING BOARD / AND SUBSEQUENTLY RESIDENT COMMISSIONER AT DEPTFORD AND WOOLWICH / AND FINALLY AT CHATHAM. / ALSO CHARLOTTE DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE, WHO DIED 15 MAY 1835 IN THE 33RD YEAR OF HER AGE’

Details

Materials: Marble
Date Erected: 1835
Artists: J. E. Thomas
Vessel: HMS Clyde

Event

Mutiny of the Nore 1797

People

Cunningham, Charles
Age: 79
Date of Death: 11/2/1834
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Andria Cunningham
Photographer: Andria Cunningham's family

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