Memorial: M5394

Gravestone at Kirk Braddan, Isle of Man commemorating Captain Joseph Skillicorn d. 1877, Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Location

Old Church, Kirk Braddan, Isle of Man

Transcript

'In affectionate remembrance / of / CAPTAIN JOSEPH SKILLICORN / who died April 14th 1877 / aged 66 years / For many years in the service of the / Isle of Man Steam Packet Company / Here at anchor I do lay / with many of our fleet / In hope again forth to set sail / Our Admiral Christ to meet / Also of ISABELLA wife of the above / who died October 20th 1883 / aged 73 years / All the pain and griefs are over / every restless tossing passed / Perfect joy and peace for ever / safely home in heaven at last / Also in memory of EMILY CAIN / youngest daughter of / CAPT JOSEPH SKILLICORN and of Jane his wife / who died in London Oct 16th 1884 / aged 32 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard

People

Skillicorn, Joseph
Age: 66
Date of Death: 14/4/1877
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Isle of Man Steam Packet Co

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