Memorial: M6387

Wall tablet at St Cadoc’s Church, Cadoxton, Vale of Glamorgan commemorating Herbert David Matthews d. 1890 in the loss of the SS ‘Highgate’


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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