Memorial: M5175

Gravestone at St Mary and St Nicholas Church, Beaumaris commemorating Simon Fox and Reverend Simon Mcarthy d. 1831 in the wreck of the SS  ‘Rothsay Castle’

Location

St Mary and St Nicholas Church, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales

Transcript

'Sacred to the Memory of / MR SIMON FOX of Milltown / near Dublin who perished in / the wreck of the Rothsay Castle / Steam Packet in Beaumaris bay / on the night of the 17th August 1831 / in the 51st year of his age leaving / a widow and a large young family / to deplore his loss / the Parishioners of Rathmines / Dublin have Erected this / monument as a token of their / Esteem for his memory / He was accompanied by his / friend the Revd. SIMON MCARTHY Roman Catholic curate of / Rathmines who also perished / in the same Wreck and whose Remains were removed to Dublin for interment / May they rest in peace'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Vessel: Rothsay Castle

People

Fox, Simon
Age: 51
Date of Death: 17/8/1831
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Macarthy, Simon
Age:
Date of Death: 17/8/1831
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Stone laid flat.

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