Memorial: M2321

Monument at St Mary’s Church, Ingestre commemorating Rear-Admiral Henry John Chetwynd Talbot d. 1868

Location

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Ingestre, Staffordshire, England

Transcript

'HENRY . JOHN . CHETWYND . TALBOT . 18TH . EARL . OF . SHREWSBURY / AND . WATERFORD . AND 3RD . EARL . TALBOT . HEREDITARY . LORD / HIGH . STEWARD . OF . IRELAND . REAR . ADMIRAL . IN . THE / ROYAL . NAVY . A . PRIVY . COUNCELLOR . C.B. K.S.L. K.S.A. K.R. / BORN . NOVEMBER . 8TH . 1803 . DIED . JUNE . 4TH . 1868 / HE . MARRIED . NOV . 8TH . 1828 . LADY . SARAH . ELIZABETH . BERESFORD / DAUGHTER . OF . HENRY . SECOND . MARQUIS . OF . WATERFORD / HE . COMMANDED . H . M. S . PHILOMEL . AT . THE . BATTLE / OF . NAVARINO . HE . WAS . KNIGHT . OF . THE SHIRE / FOR . THE . COUNTY . OF . THE . SHIRE / FOR . THE . COUNTY . OF . STAFFORD . FROM . 1837 . TO . 1849/ IN . HIS . PERSON . WERE . UNITED . THE . ELDER . AND / YOUNGER . BRANCHES . OF . THE HOUSE . OF . TALBOT . / BLESSED . ARE . THE . PURE . IN . HEART . FOR . THEY . SHALL . SEE . GOD / BLESSED . ARE . THE . MERCIFUL . FOR . THEY . SHALL . OBTAIN . MERCY / BLESSED . THAT . HUNGER . AND . THIRST / AFTER . RIGHTEOUSNESS . FOR . THEY . SHALL . BE . FILLED / TO . HIS . LOVED . MEMORY . THIS . MONUMENT . IS . ERECTED . BY . HIS . WIDOW.'

Details

Description: White marble tomb chest with recumbant effigy of the Earl in peer's robes. Shields of arms on either side of the inscription tablet on the base.
Type: Tomb with effigy
Position: Chancel
Materials: Marble
Artists: John Steel
Vessel: HMS Philomel

Event

Battle of Navarino

Event Date

1827

Event Category

1821-1828 War of Greek Independence

People

Talbot, Henry John Chetwynd
Age:
Date of Death: 4/6/1868
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018

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