Memorial: M6514

Captain John Bover RN, d.1782

Location

Newcastle Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Weir, England

Transcript

NEAR / THIS PLACE LIE THE REMAINS OF / JOHN BOVER ESQR / POST CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL NAVY / WHO DIED ON THE TWENTIETH DAY OF MAY 1782 / AGED SIXTY EIGHT / HAVING FOR SEVERAL PREVIOUS YEARS FILLED / WITH THE HIGHEST CREDIT THE ARDUOUS SITUATION / OF REGULATING OFFICER OF THIS PORT / THIS TABLET / TO THE MEMORY OF A BELOVED PARENT / IS ERECTED PURSUANT / TO THE WISHES OF HIS ONLY SURVIVING SON, THE LATE GEORGE BOVER ESQUIEW OF STOCKTON LODGE / IN THE COUNTY OF CHESTER’

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: South side of the nave

People

Bover, John
Age: 68
Date of Death: 20/5/1782
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Post Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: In charge of local press gang.
Recorder: Barbara Tomlinson 2013

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