Memorial: M526

Wall tablet in Bristol Cathedral, dedicated to Captain John Sanderson RN d. 1859.

Location

Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY OF / MY BELOVED HUSBAND / JOHN SANDERSON, / A CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL NAVY, / WHO DIED WHILE ON ACTIVE / SERVICE IN COMMAND OF / HER MAJESTY'S SHIP 'ARCHER' / OFF THE CONGO RIVER, SOUTH / AFRICA, JUNE 27TH 1859 AND / WAS BURIED AT LOANGO' [On ribbon at the top] 'DEPRESSA RESURGO', 'COELUM PATRIA CHRISTUS VIA'[Below] 'BLESSED ARE THE / PURE IN HEART FOR / THEY SHALL SEE GOD. / WHAT I DO THOU KNOW / EST NOT NOW, BUT / THOU SHALT KNOW / HEREAFTER'

Details

Description: Engraved with crests, a flag and an anchor.


Type: Wall tablet
Position: North transept
Materials: Brass
Vessel: HMS Archer

People

Sanderson, John
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 27/6/1859
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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