Memorial: M4979

Memorial at Maeshyfryd Cemetery, Holyhead, Anglesea commemorating the crew of ‘Primrose Hill’ wrecked 1900

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Location

Maeshyfryd Cemetery, Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales

Transcript

[On scroll on rock] 'IN SACRED MEMORY / OF THE / SHIP / PRIMROSE HILL / WRECKED AT / PENRHOST EILW / 28 DEC 1900', '33 WERE DROWNED, ALL THE CREW EXCEPT ONE; / 27 BODIES FOUND, 12 IDENTIFIED, AND SIX NOT RECOVERED', 'THIS MEMORIAL WAS RAISED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION', 'IN THE UTTERMOST PARTS OF THE SEA; THY RIGHT HAND / SHALL HOLD ME. PSALM CXXXIX', 'HE BROUGHT DOWN MY STRENGTH IN MY YOUTH AND SHORTENED MY DAYS. PSALM CII', 'INTERRED WITHIN THIS ENCLOSURE ARE ALSO 15 BODIES / UNIDENTIFIED AND UNCLAIMED / SOMEBODY'S DARLINGS.'

Details

Description: A figure of Hope, with right arm raised, holding an anchor standing on a rock with a second anchor and chain on top of a three stepped plinth. The lettering inlaid with lead.
Type: Statue
Materials: Marble
Vessel: Primrose Hill

People

Ashdown, C.F.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Bangur, Javas
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Barnes, E.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Berg, E.R.
Age: 17
Date of Death: 28/12/1901
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Bowers, H.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Brown, D.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Burdett, W. F.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Burns, John
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Cakebread, S.O.
Age: 17
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice.
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Carlson, Julius
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Cohn, E.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Comperlie, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Crowe, J.G.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Degar, F.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Edwards, Cyril
Age: 17
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Freeze, W.T.
Age: 17
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Harding, A. D.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Harwood, Joseph
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Huggins, Herbert
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Hughes, H.
Age: 56
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Mate
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Kelson, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Lagagor, E.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Lloyd, John
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Junior officer.
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Lyahannan, C.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Cook
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Moss, Christian
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Boatswain
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Muller, A.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Partington, A.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Piliala, A.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Richards, John C.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Apprentice
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Rogenthal, F.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Wilson, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master.
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Wilson, L.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool
Wood, F.S.
Age:
Date of Death: 28/12/1900
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: W. Price, Liverpool

Extra

Notes: 'Primrose Hill' wrecked off South stack 28/12/1900.
Bibliography: David Saunders 'Maritime Memorials & Mementoes' (Yeovil, 1996) p.156. 'The Sheffield and Rotherham Independent' (31 December 1900) p.5.

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