Memorial: M2879

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

Location

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

Transcript

'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'

Details

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

Event

First Fleet 1788

Event Category

British Colonization of Australia

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *