Memorial: M2151

Memorial at Church of St Peter and St Paul, Eye, Suffolk commemorating Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Cunningham, RN 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. / AFTER A LONG AND BRILLIANT 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
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Andria Cunningham
Photographer: Andria Cunningham's family

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