Memorial: M2879

Memorial at St Andrew’s Church, Jamaica commemorating Captain Thomas George Shortland RN d. 1827


St Andrew's Parish Church, Kingston, Jamaica, Rest of the World


'Thomas George Shortland, Esq., Post-Captain in the Navy & H.M.'s Commissioner at Port Royal, OB 23rd Novr. 1827 aet 57. Also his daughter Elizabeth SHORTLAND, OB 25th Novr., aet 25'


Description: With arms.
Type: Ledger
Position: Nave, south aisle


First Fleet 1788

Event Category

British Colonization of Australia


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


Notes: Officer in First Fleet to Australia 1788.
Bibliography: Captain J.H. Lawrence-Archer 'Monumental Inscriptions of the British West Indies' (London 1875).

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