Memorial: M5555

Memorial at St Mary’s Church, Merton commemorating Rear-Admiral Isaac Smith d. 1831

Location

St Mary's Church, Merton, London, England

Transcript

'IN THE VAULT BENEATH / ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF / CHARLES SMITH ESQR / LATE OF MERTON ABBEY IN THIS PARISH / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE / THE 6TH SEPTR 1827 AGED 72 / ALSO / THE REMAINS OF / ISAAC SMITH ESQR / REAR ADMIRAL IN HIS MAJESTY'S NAVY / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 2ND JULY 1831 / AGED 78 / ALSO/THE REMAINS OF ISAAC CRAGG SMITH ESQR. / THEIR NEPHEW, / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE / THE 7TH DECR 1831 AGED 38 / ALSO / THE REMAINS OF / CAROLINE CRAGG SMITH HIS WIFE / WHO DIED IN CHILDBED, /T HE 4TH DECR 1823 AGED 30, / WHO WITH HER INFANT WAS REMOVED / FROM BUNHILL FIELDS BURIAL GROUND / AND DEPOSITED IN THIS VAULT / THE DAY PREVIOUS TO HER HUSBANDS BURIAL / DECEMBER 1831'

Details

Type: Vault
Position: Churchyard

People

Smith, Isaac
Age: 78
Date of Death: 2/7/1831
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Isaac Smith was a Midshipman in 'Endeavour'. He was the cousin of Captain Cook's wife Elizabeth.