Memorial: M3922

Coffin plate at St Leonard’s Church, Chesham Bois commemorating Captain John Pittman RN d. 1742

Location

St Leonard's Church, Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire, England

Transcript

'JOHN / PITTMAN ESQR. / LATE CAPT. IN HIS / MAJESTY'S NAVY OBT. 8 MAY 1752 / AETAT 64'.

Details

Description: Decorated with shells, flowers and foliage. 35cm h x 27 cm w.
Type: Coffin plate
Position: Cupboard, church vestry
Materials: Lead

People

Pitman, John
Age: 64
Date of Death: 8/5/1752
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Not in 'Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy 1660-1815' unless J. Pitman d. 5 March 1752.
Recorder: The Arts Society (NADFAS)