Memorial: M527

Wall tablet dedicated to Gilbert Elliott RN d. 1851 in Bristol Cathedral.

Location

Cathedral, Bristol, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY / OF WILLIAMINA, DAUGHTER OF GILBERT ELLIOTT, 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 ELLIOTT, 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/None
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

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