Memorial: M3900

Wall tablet at Great Mongeham, Kent commemorating Cpatin Robert Maynard RN d. 1750

Location

St Martin's Church, Great Mongeham, Kent, England

Transcript

'The the Memory of Captain ROBERT MAYNARD, / Faithful and Experienced Commander / in the Royal Navy / Who, after he had distinguished himself / by many brave and Gallant Actions / in the service of his KING and Country/ retired to this Place / where he died on January the 1st 1750 / Aged 67'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: Exterior
Materials: Stone

People

Maynard, Robert
Age: 67
Date of Death: 1/1/1750
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: As a Lieutenant, Maynard lead the attack which killed the pirate Edward Teach (Blackbeard) in 1718.
Recorder: Mrs S. Gilbert