Memorial: M5165

Memorial t Tower Hamlets Cemetery, London commemorating Captain James and Louise Price d. 1877 in the loss of the ‘Sorata’ with five of their children

Location

Tower Hamlets Cemetery, Bow, London, England

Transcript

'[Inscribed beneath memorials to other members of the Gandy family of Old Ford - William (1770-1853), Martha (1769-1844), Hannah (1839-1845) and George William (1846-1848), a poem by George Whitefield and a line from Psalm 90]. 'ALSO IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF / LOUISA / GRANDDAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE / WHO WITH HER HUSBAND CAPTn JAMES J PRICE / COMMANDER OF THE SORATA BOUND FOR / JAMAICA AND FIVE OF THEIR CHILDREN / WERE LOST OFF RAMSGATE IN THE STORM / OF SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11th 1877'

Details

Description: Tall white headstone, triangular at the top, with carved scrolls at the sides. Semi-cylindrical base stone and small foot stone.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Grave No.283 Square 57
Vessel: Sorata

People

Price, Louise
Age:
Date of Death: 11/11/1877
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Price, James
Age:
Date of Death: 11/11/1877
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: The inscription is now difficult to decipher due to erosion, but was accurately recorded by a family member about 50 years ago.