Memorial: M3121

Gravestone in Mawnan, Cornwall dedicated to those of the Barnes family who lost their lives at sea. d. 1845

Location

Church of St Maunanus and St Stephen, Mawnan, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'In the midst of life we are in death / Beneath this stone are deposited in 1 grave the mortal remains of 5 persons who were drowned (near Swanpool) on their return from Falmouth to Durgan in a boat on 14 May 1845 / GEORGE BARNES late of Mousehold, Chief Boatman in her Majesty's C.G. Service stationed at Durgan, aged 57 also 3 of his sons, / Henry aged 22 / Thomas aged 16 / Stephen aged 13 / Ellen daughter of George and Grace RETALLIC of Durgan, aged 13 / THE LORD ON HIGH IS MIGHTIER THAN THE NOISE OF MANY WATERS, / YEA THAN THE MIGHTY WAVES OF THE SEA. Ps 93 v.4.'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Artists: M. Clemens

People

Barnes, George
Age: 57
Date of Death: 14/5/1845
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Chief boatman
Organisation: HM Coast Guard Service
Barnes, Henry
Age: 22
Date of Death: 14/5/1845
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:
Barnes, Thomas
Age: 16
Date of Death: 14/5/1845
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:
Barnes, Stephen
Age: 13
Date of Death: 14/5/1845
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:
Retallic, Ellen
Age: 13
Date of Death: 14/5/1845
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
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