Memorial: M6387


St Cadoc's Church, Cadoxton, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales


'In / loving / memory of Herbert David / only and beloved son of / Kate & Matthew Matthews / who lost his life at sea / through collision of the / S.S. Highgate / on February 19th 1890 / Aged 21 years / Watch therefore for he knew / not what hour your Lord doth come.'


Description: Oval wall tablet depicting a capsized ship.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Artists: L. Hooper
Vessel: SS Highgate


Matthews, Herbert David
Age: 21
Date of Death: 19/2/1890
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:


Notes: From a transcript made by Mr Brian C Luxton in 1973 and published by Glamorgan Family History Society in 1983

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