Memorial: M828

Memorial at St James’s Church, Liverpool commemorating Captain Thomas Hughes d. 1777


St James's Church, Liverpool, England


'Under this stone lieth the body of Capt. Thos. Hughes who departed this life 2nd June 1777 in the 45th year of his age. He was many years a Commander in the Africa Trade which office he filled with great industry and integrity. An affectionate husband and a tender father, an honest man. His soul serene he meets an angry rod and cheerfully obeyed the summons of his God'


Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard


Hughes, Thomas
Age: 44
Date of Death: 2/6/1777
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master


Notes: Another record of this stone says it is in St Nicholas Churchyard. From a MS in Liverpool Record Office.Compiled by James Gibson d.1886, vol.1, p.173.