Memorial: M4559

Gravestone in Ulverston, Cumbria dedicated to John MacCartney. d. 1781

Location

St Mary's Church, Ulverston, Cumbria, England

Transcript

'...Isabella Macartney, daughter of James Steuart, late of Edinburgh Esqr and widow of the late gallant Capt. MacCartney of the 'Princess Amelia' 80 guns who was killed in the action off the Dogger Bank Aug 5 1781 and whose death she survived but 15 months. She died Nov 20th 1782 and was buried by her own desire on this spot. To perpetuate her memory this monument was erected at the desire of her children 5 by their guardians.'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: HMS Princess Amelia

Event

Battle of Dogger Bank 1781

People

MacCartney, John
Age:
Date of Death: 5/8/1781
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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