Memorial: M659

Memorial in the Liverpool Necropolis, commemorating Captain John Mainland and John Owens d.  1834

Location

Liverpool Necropolis, Liverpool, England

Transcript

'Captain John Mainland age 27 who came by his death on his passage from Barbados to Liverpool in the Brig Regina of which he was Captain by the accidental giving way of the ridge rope of the poop of the said vessel. By the same accident John Owens the chief officer of the said vessel, brother in law of the above, the son of Moses and Elizabeth Owens, who met with his death in the 24th year of his age.'

Details

Vessel: Regina

People

Mainland, John
Age: 27
Date of Death: 1834
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:
Owens, John
Age: 23
Date of Death: 1834
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Chief Officer
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: From a MS in Liverpool Record Office. Compiled by James Gibson d. 1886, vol. 8, p. 547. Liverpool Necropolis closed in 1898 and a public garden was later laid out on the site. John Mainland married Mary Owen on 7 October 1832.