Memorial: M3398

Wall tablet¬†St Peter’s Church, Petersham, London commemorating Captain George Vancouver RN d. 1798


St Peter's Church, Petersham, London, England


'In the cemetery adjoining this church were interred in the year 1798, the mortal Remains of Captain George Vancouver RN whose valuable and enterprizing voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and round the world during five years of laborious survey, added greatly to the geographical knowledge of his countrymen. To the Memory of that Celebrated Navigator this monumental tablet is erected by the Hudson's Bay Company'


Type: Wall tablet
Position: West wall north transept


Vancouver, George
Age: 40
Date of Death: 12/5/1798
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy


Bibliography: A.E. Daniell 'London Riverside Churches' (London, 1897).