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’

Location

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

Transcript

'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.'

Details

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

People

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

Extra

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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