Memorial: M527

Wall tablet in Bristol Cathedral commemorating Lieutenant Gilbert Elliott RN d. 1851.

Location

Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY / OF / WILLIAMINA, DAUGHTER OF PATRICK BARYTONE ESQRE. F.R.S. / WIFE OF GILBERT ELLIOT, D.D. DEAN OF BRISTOL, / DIED JULY 24TH 1853, / AND WAS BURIED IN THE CHANCEL OF THIS CATHEDRAL; / ALSO OF THEIR ONLY SON, GILBERT, LIEUTENANT, R.N. / LOST AT SEA 1851 _ AGED 22 YEARS. / AND OF THEIR DAUGHTERS / MARY ELIZABETH, DIED JANUARY 27TH 1847, AGED 13 YEARS / EMMA MARY, WIDOW OF MONTAGU BLACKETT ESQRE / DIED AUGUST 7TH 1887 / MARGARET ELLIOT, DIED JANUARY 11TH. 1901'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: North transept
Materials: Marble

People

Elliott, Gilbert
Age: 22
Date of Death: 1851
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: 'Early in November, lost, on the coast of Africa, in a captured slaver, Gilbert Elliott R.N., only son of the Dean of Bristol, in his 22nd year.' 'Spectator' 20 March 1852.
Recorder: David Saunders
Photographer: Pippa Lacey