Memorial: M4975

Memorial windows at St Andrew’s Mission Church, Gravesend, Kent, dedicated to the crews of HMS ‘Erebus’ and ‘Terror’, lost during the ill-fated expedition of Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN  in 1845-1848.

Location

St Andrew's Mission Church, Gravesend, Kent, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY OF / PETTY OFFICERS / BROWN : SAMUEL / JOHNSON : THOMAS / RIGDEN : JAMES / WILSON : JOHN / MATE : REUBEN / REDDINGTON : PHILIP / ARTHUR : DANIEL / BELL : WILLIAM / DOWNING : JOHN / KENLEY : JOHN / MCDONALD : DAVID / RHODES : WILLIAM / FARR : THOMAS / SULLIVAN : JOHN / PEGLAR : HENRY / SINCLAIR : ROBERT / ANDREWS : JOSEPH / GODDARD : WILLIAM / HART : JAMES / MURRAY : JOHN / WATSON : THOMAS / WILSON : ALEXANDER / BROWN : JAMES W. / DARLINGTON : THOMAS / HONEY : SAMUEL / SMITH WILLIAM / DUNN : FRANCIS / HICKEY : CORNELIUS / DIGGLE : JOHN / WALL : RICHARD / FOWLER : WILLIAM / GEORGE : EDWARD / HOAR : EDMUND / JOPSON : THOMAS / A:B'S &CT / ARMITAGE : THOMAS / AYLMORE : RICHARD / BAILEY : JOHN / BATE : JOHN / BERRY : ALEXANDER / BEST : CHARLES / BRIDGENS : JOHN / CANN : GEORGE / CHAMBERS : GEORGE / CLOSSAM : WILLIAM / COOMBES : CHARLES / COWIE : JOHN / CRISPE : SAMUEL / EVANS : THOMAS / FERRIER : ROBERT / GEATER : JAMES / GIBSON : WILLIAM / GOLDING : ROBERT / HANDFORD : JOHN / HARTNELL : THOMAS / JERRY : WILLIAM / JOHNS : ROBERT / JOHNSON : CHALRES / JOHNSON : WILLIAM / KINNAIRD : GEORGE / LAWRENCE : EDWIN / LEYS : DAVID / LLOYD : HENRY / MANSON : MAGNUS / MCCONVEY : THOMAS / MARK : WILLIAM / MORFIN : JOHN / ORREN : WILLIAM / PLATER : THOMAS / POCOCK : FRANCIS / SAIT : HENRY / SEELEY : ABRAHAM / SHANKS : WILLIAM / SINCLAIR : WILLIAM / SMITH : LUKE / STRICKLAND : JOHN / STRONG : WILLIAM / TADMAN : THOMAS / THOMPSON : GEORGE / TIMMS : DAVID / WALKER : JAMES / WENTZALL : WILLIAM / WILLIAMS : GEORGE / WORK : THOMAS / YOUNG : DAVID / ROYAL MARINES &C / BRYANT : DANIEL / TOZER : SOLOMON / HEDGES : WILLIAM / PATERSON : ALEXANDER / DALY : JAMES / HAMMOND : JOHN / HEALY : JOSEPH / HEATHER : WILLIAM / HOPCROFT : ROBERT / PILKINGTON : WILLIAM / REED : WILLIAM / WILKS : HENRY / THE BRAVE CREWS OF H.M.S. EREBUS & TERROR WHO SAILED FROM THE THAMES MAY MDCCCXLV / AND SHARED THE SAD BUT NOT INGLORIOUS FATE OF THEIR COMMANDER / SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. / THESE 3 WINDOWS ARE DEDICATED BY HIS WIDOW WHO PLACED THEM IN THIS MISSION / CHURCH FOR SEAMEN ERECTED IN MEMORY OF R:ADMIRAL SIR F:BEAUFORT K:C:B: / WHO WAS THE FAITHFUL FRIEND OF HER HUSBAND THE UNWEARIED ADVOCATE OF / THE SEARCH FOR THE LOST SHIPS AND HER WISEST COUNSELLOR'

Details

Description: The windows depict Christ, St Andrew and St Peter.
Type: Memorial; windows
Materials: Brass
Artists: Clayton & Bell
Vessel: HMS 'Erebus', HMS 'Terror'

People

Andrews, Joseph
Age: about 38
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Hold
Organisation: Royal Navy
Armitage, Thomas
Age: about 43
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Gun Room Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Arthur, Daniel
Age: about 38
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Aylmore, Richard
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Gunroom Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bailey, John
Age: about 24
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bates, John
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bell, William
Age: about 39
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Berry, Alexander
Age: about 35
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Best, Charles
Age: about 25
Date of Death: c.1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bridgens, John
Age: about 29
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Subordinate Officer's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Brown, Samuel
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Boatswain's Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Brown, James W.
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Caulker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bryant, Daniel
Age: about 34
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Sergeant
Organisation: Royal Marines
Cann, George
Age: about 26
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Chambers, George
Age: about 21
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: 1st Class boy
Organisation: Royal Navy
Clossam, William
Age: about 28
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Coombes, Charles
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Cowie, John
Age: about 35
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Crispe, Samuel
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Daly, James
Age: about 34
Date of Death: ca, 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Darlington, Thomas
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Caulker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Diggle, John
Age: about 39
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Ship's Cook
Organisation: Royal Navy
Downing, John
Age: about 37
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Dunn, Francis
Age: about 28
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Caulker's Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Evans, Thomas
Age: about 21
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: 1st Class Boy
Organisation: Royal Navy
Farr, Thomas
Age: about 35
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Maintop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Ferrier, Robert
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Fowler, William
Age: about 29
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Paymaster and Purser's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Geater, Joseph
Age: about 35
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
George, Edward
Age: about 24
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Paymaster and Purser's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Gibson, William
Age: about 25
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Subordinate Officer's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Goddard, William
Age: about 42
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknowne
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Hold
Organisation: Royal Navy
Golding, Robert
Age: about 22
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: 1st Class Boy
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hammond, John
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Handford, John
Age: about 31
Date of Death: c. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hart, James
Age: about 36
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hartwell, Thomas
Age: about 26
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Healey, Joshua
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Heather, William
Age: about 38
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Hedges, William
Age: about 34
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Corporal
Organisation: Royal Marines
Hickey, Cornelius
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Caulker's Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hoar, Edmund
Age: about 26
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Honey, Samuel
Age: about 25
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Blacksmith
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hopcraft, Robert
Age: about 41
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Jerry, William
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Johns, Robert
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Johnson, Charles
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Johnson, William
Age: about 48
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Johnson, Thomas
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Boatswain's Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Jopson, Thomas
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Kenley, John
Age: about 47
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Kinnaird, George
Age: about 26
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Lawrence, Edwin
Age: about 33
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Leys, David
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Lloyd, Henry
Age: about 29
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
MacDonald, David
Age: about 49
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Male, Reuben
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Forecastle
Organisation: Royal Navy
Manson, Magnus
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Mark, William
Age: about 36
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
McConvey, Thomas
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Morfin, John
Age: about 28
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Murray, John
Age: about 46
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Sailmaker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Orren, William
Age: about 37
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Paterson, Alexander
Age: about 34
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Corporal
Organisation: Royal Marines
Peglar, Henry
Age: about 40
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Foretop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Pilkington, William
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Plater, Thomas
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation:
Pocock, Frances
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Reddington, Philip
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Forecastle
Organisation: Royal Navy
Reed, William
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Rhodes, William
Age: about 35
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Rigden, James
Age: about 34
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain's Coxswain
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sait, Henry
Age: about 26
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Seeley, Abraham
Age: about 37
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Shanks, William
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sims, David
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sinclair, William
Age: about 33
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sinclair, Robert
Age: about 28
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Foretop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Smith, William
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Blacksmith
Organisation: Royal Navy
Smith, Luke
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Strickland, John
Age: about 27
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Strong, William
Age: about 25
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sullivan, John
Age: about 31
Date of Death: about 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Maintop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Tadman, Thomas
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Thompson, George
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Tozer, Solomon
Age: about 37
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Sergeant
Organisation: Royal Marines
Walker, James
Age: about 32
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wall, Richard
Age: about 48
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Ship's Cook
Organisation: Royal Navy
Watson, Thomas
Age: about 43
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter's Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wentzall, William
Age: about 36
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wilks, Henry
Age: about 31
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines
Williams, George
Age: about 38
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wilson, Alexander
Age: about 30
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter's Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wilson, John
Age: about 35
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain's Coxswain
Organisation: Royal Navy
Work, Thomas
Age: about 44
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Young, David
Age: about 18
Date of Death: ca. 1848
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: 1st Class Boy
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Includes list of names. Presented by Lady Franklin to the St Andrew's Waterside Mission Church.
Bibliography: 'The Builder' October 19, 1872

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