Memorial: M2787

Memorial commemoration Captain Sir William Cunningham Cavendish Dalyell RN d. 1865 and Commander Osborne William Dalyell RN d. 1862

Location

Parish Church, Abercorn, West Lothian, Scotland

Transcript

‘IN MEMORY OF / SIR WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM CAVENDISH DALYELL BART. / CAPTAIN ROYAL NAVY DIED 14TH FEBY. 1865, AGED 80 YEARS / AND / DAME MARIA, HIS WIFE, DIED 20TH OCT. 1871 AGED 72 YEARS / ALSO OF THEIR CHILDREN / OSBORNE WILLIAM, COMMANDER ROYAL NAVY, KNIGHT / OF THE LEGION OF HONOR ETC DIED 22ND DECR. 1862, AGED 28 YEARS / AND / MARIA CHRISTINA, WIFE OF COLONEL CHARLES TAYLOR DU PLAT / ROYAL ARTILLERY, EQUERRY TO THE QUEEN / DIED 7TH APRIL 1867 AGED 41 YEARS / AND / SIR ROBERT ALEXANDER OSBORNE DALYELL BART. / DIED 21ST JANUARY 1886 AGED 64 YEARS’

Details

Description: Marble wall monument, the full family arms and motto 'RIGHT AND REASON' carved above a granite inscription tablet in a gothic surround.
Type: Wall monument
Position: Interior
Materials: Marble, granite

Event

Crimea War

Event Date

1853-56

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

People

Dalyell, Frederick William Cunningham Cavendish
Age: 80
Date of Death: 14/2/1865
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy
Dalyell, Osborne William
Age: 28
Date of Death: 22/12/1862
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Commander
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Osborn William Dalyell gazetted for services in the Crimea War.