Memorial: M4006


Church of St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield, London, England


'Near this place lies ye Body/of IAMES MASTER of East-Langdon in ye County/of Kent Esqre. He married Ioyce only Daughter/of Sr CHRISTOPHER TORNOR, of Milton-Ernest in ye/County of Bedford, Kt one of ye Barons of ye Court of Exchequer/in ye reign of King Charles ye 2 by whom/he had 4 Sons & 10 Daughters. He departed this Life/Aug: 9th 1702, Aged 75./ He was ye son of RICHARD MASTER of East/Langdon Esqr by Ann his Wife Daughter of/Sr IAMES OXENDEN of Dean, in ye Parish of Wingham/in ye county of Kent, by whom the said RICHD MASTER/had twelve Sons and eight Daughters. She died Ian 30th 1705/Aged 99 years and six Months and lies interred in this place./ Ye said RICHARD MASTER/was the Son of Sr EDWARD MASTER,/of the same place Kt Governour of Dover Castle,/by Audery one of ye Daughters and Coheirs of/ROBT. STREYNSHAM of Ospring in ye said County Esqre./ STREYNSHAM MASTER/the only surviving Son of IAMES MASTER Esqre/married ELIZABETH only Daughter and Heir of/RICHARD OXENDEN of Brook, in ye Parish of Wingham in ye County of Kent Esqre/and departed this life Iune 22: 1724, Aged 42 years:/being married 4 Months, and lies there interred/Leaving no Issue,/ The said STREYNSHAM MASTER/Commanded several ships in ye Royal Navy/and did in ye Year 1718,/particularly distinguish himself/in ye Engagement against ye Spaniards/On ye Coast of Sicily; by forcing/the Spanish Admiral in Chief/to Surrender to him'


Description: Below the stepped cornice is a plain frieze. The tablet rests on a moulded shelf with flanking scrolled wings at the base.
Type: Wall monument
Position: Ambulatory wall south side
Vessel: HMS Superbe


1714-1738 Inter-War Period


Master, Streynsham
Age: 43
Date of Death: 22/6/1724
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy



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