Memorial: M2238

Memorial at All Saints Church, Beckingham, Lincolnshire commemorating Mrs Margaret Parkinson d. 1904. She was a surviver of the ‘Birkenhead’

Location

All Saints Church, Beckingham, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'SACRED TO THE MEMORY / of / MRS MARION PARKINSON / a survivor of the troopship / BIRKENHEAD / wrecked off the Cape / 26th Feby 1852 / under circumstances which / evoked the admiration of / all countries. / She was the daughter of / Drum-Major John R Darkin / of the Queen's Regt. / and died on 17th November 1904. Erected by the Officers and all Ranks / Ist Bn the Queen's Regt.'

Details

Vessel: Birkenhead

People

Parkinson, Marion
Age:
Date of Death: 17/11/1904
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: David Bevan 'Drums of the Birkenhead' (New Maldon, 1972) p. 142.