Memorial: M3819

Memorial at St Helen’s Church, Sandown, Isle of Wight, commemorating Richard Matthews d. 1816

Location

St Helen's Church, Sandown, Isle of Wight, England

Details

People

Matthews, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 220/11/1816
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: smuggler
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: A smuggler shot by a revenue man at Sandown.
Bibliography: H.E. Mathews 'The Smugglers are Out' (1933); Richard J. Hutchings 'Smugglers of the Isle of Wight' (Newport, 1985).

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