Memorial: M3315

Memorial at the Scotch Presbyterian church, Oldham Street, Liverpool commemorating William Riddock d. 1808


Scotch Presbyterian church, Oldham Street, Liverpool, England


'William Riddock of Colvent, Kirkudbright and late of Liverpool. Master's mate in the Zealous in the Battle of the Nile and received a silver medal as a token that he had done his duty to the satisfaction of Great Nelson died 12 February 1808 age 45'


Vessel: HMS Zealous


Battle of the Nile

Event Date


Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War


Riddock, William
Age: 45
Date of Death: 12/2/1808
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master's mate
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: From a MS in Liverpool Record Office compiled by James Gibson d. 1886, vol. 5. p. 29. Reinterred Everton Cemetery 1919. Gravestone does not survive.
Bibliography: Graham Dean and Keith Evans 'Nelson's Heroes' (Norwich, 1994) p.127.