Memorial: M6360

Chest tomb at Llandaff Cathedral commemorating Robert Snowdon Osborn d. 1916 in the loss of the ‘Reindeer’


Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales


'In / loving memory / of/ Robert Snowdon Osbon / Master Mariner / who lost his life through / the / foundering of the S.S. Reindeer / on the 19th November 1916 / Aged 64 years / Pax Domini Sit Semper Vobiscum/ And of his daughter / Blanche / beloved wife of / Ivor J Thomas / Died September 23rd 1954 / Requiescant in Pace / Also in loved memory of / Ivor John Thomas / beloved husband of / Blanche Thomas / who died January 18th 1959 / Aged 69 years / May they have found peace and / happiness together.'


Description: A design of a sinking ship on the side of the tomb, and an anchor at the foot.
Type: Chest tomb
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: SS 'Reindeer'


Osborn, Robert Snowdon
Age: 64
Date of Death: 19/11/1916
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master mariner