Memorial: M5681

Wall tablet in Paul, Cornwall dedicated to three fishermen of this parish who died in Tierra-del-Fuego in 1850 on a missionary venture

Location

St Paulinus Church, Paul, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'[Crown] THIS TABLET / IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD, / AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / JOHN BADCOCK, JOHN BRYANT, & JOHN PEARCE. / YOUNG FISHERMEN OF THIS PARISH; WHO NOBLY / JOINED THE MISSIONARY BAND WHICH ACCOMPANIED / THE LATE CAPTN. A. GARDINER, R.N., IN HIS ENDEAVOUR / TO TAKE THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST TO THE INHABITANTS OF / TERRA-DEL-FUEGO, IN THE YEAR A.D. 1850. ONE BY ONE THEY ALL / PERISHED FROM WANT AND EXPOSURE. THEIR JOURNAL, ENDED BY / THE DYING HAND OF THE LATEST SURVIVOR, BEARS TESTIMONY TO THE / UNFLINCHING CONSTANCY WITH WHICH THEY "ALL DIED IN FAITH." / [Cross and palm branch] 'S.MATT.XIX.V.29./HEBWS.XI.X.15.16. / "GOD IS NOT ASHAMED/TO BE CALLED/THEIR GOD."

Details

Description: Diamond-shaped tablet the lettering picked out in red.


Type: Wall tablet
Position: South side of Nave
Materials: Marble

People

Badcock, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1850
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman; missionary
Organisation:
Bryant, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1850
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman; missionary
Organisation:
Pearce, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1850
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman; missionary
Organisation:

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