Memorial: M2258

Memorial at Templetrine Church of Ireland, Templetrine, County Cork, Republic of Ireland commemorating Anne Powell, d.1822

Location

Templetrine Church of Ireland, Templetrine, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Transcript

'Anne Powell, Spinster was a passenger in the ship ALBION (wrecked on this coast on the 22nd April 1822) and perished with many others but her body being recovered from the sea received from the charity of strangers, Christian burial in the cemetery of this church. In grateful memory whereof this marble is inscribed by WDP'

Details

Type: Plaque
Position: North Wall
Vessel: Albion

People

Powell, Anne
Age: 35
Date of Death: 22/4/1822
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Notes: Anne Powell was the daughter of William Drummer Powell, the chief justice of Upper Canada. Anne was among the passengers who assisted at the pumps in the effort to save the packet ship Albion when it was struck by a gale off the south coast of Ireland.

Bibliography: Chris Raible 'All for Love', 'Beaver' vol. 72, pp.32-37, (Dec/Jan 1992-3); Ruth O'Connell 'Templetrine Church, a history'.

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