Memorial: M2877

Location

St Andrew's Parish Church, Kingston Jamaica

Transcript

'Under this stone are deposited the bodies of Thomas George Shortland Esquire who was Port Captain in and the Commissioner of His Majesty's Navy resident at Port Royal and died on the 23rd day of November 1827. His daughter also Elizabeth Shortland who died on 25th day of the same month aged 25'

Details

Type: Wall monument

Event

First Fleet 1788

People

Shortland, Thomas George
Age: 57
Date of Death: 23/11/1827
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Arms: Sable, an orle gules and in chief three martlets. Impaling, Azure an eagle displayed argent. Crest: A martlet? Motto: Nec Sorte Nec Facto. Officer in First Fleet to Australia 1788.

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