Memorial: M2646

Memorial dedicated to Alex Scorgie d. 1822 on Holy Island, Northumberland.

Location

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Holy Island, Northumberland, England

Transcript

'Erected by Ann Edward in memory of her husband Alex Scorgie, Master and Port-owner of the brig Granite of Aberdeen, who met with premature death by falling from his vessel while on this coast in a gale of wind on the 23rd February 1822 in the 36th year of his age, his body being afterwards cast on shore, was decently interred in this burying ground'

Details

Vessel: Granite

People

Scorgie, Alexander
Age: 35
Date of Death: 23/2/1822
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
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