Memorial: M3938

Gravestone at St Rhuddlad’s Church, Porth Swtan, Wales commemorating passengers and crew of ‘Green Linnet’ wrecked in 1811

Location

St Rhuddlad's Church, Porth Swtan, Anglesey, Wales

Transcript

[Not exact] 'In memory of three sailors who drowned 15 Novemeber 1811 near this place in the wreck of the Green Linnet of Beaumaris on their passage from Dublin and were interred here 1 December 1811 viz Captain John Griffiths husband of Mary Griffiths of Limerick and for Owen Griffiths and Mary his wife aged 21 years and Owen son of the above named Owen Griffiths aged 20 years and Samuel Hughes aged 17 years'

Details

Description: A gravestone lying flat
Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Green Linnet

People

Griffiths, John
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 15/11/1811
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Unknown
Griffiths, Owen
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 15/11/1811
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Unknown
Griffiths, Mary
Age: 21
Date of Death: 15/11/1811
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation: Unknown
Griffiths, Owen
Age: 20
Date of Death: 15/11/1811
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Unknown
Hughes, Samuel
Age: 17
Date of Death: 15/11/1811
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Recorder: David Saunders 1994