Memorial: M3419

Ledger commemorating Admiral Sir William Cornwallis d. 1819 and Captain John Whitby d. 1806

Location

All Saints Church, Milford on Sea, Hampshire, England

Transcript

[Information plaque] 'Admiral Sir William Cornwallis GCB / 20 February 1744 - 5 July 1819 / Captain John Whitby / 7 October 1774 - 7 April 1806 / Mary Anne Theresa Whitby / 18 December 1783 - 5 August 1850 / Erected by / Milford on Sea Historical Record Society / and the 1805 Club'.

Details

Description: Ledger on brick plinth.
Type: Ledger
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Stone, brick

People

Cornwallis, William
Age: 75
Date of Death: 5/7/1819
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy
Whitby, John
Age: 32
Date of Death: 7/4/1806
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Monument to Cornwallis by Foley inside the church.
Bibliography: 'The Kedge Anchor' Autumn 2018 p. 31.

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