St Petroc's Church, South Brent, Devon, England

Memorial at St Petroc’s Church, South Brent, Devon, England commemorating Admiral William Cuming d. 1824

Memorial: M6619
Female figure mourning over an urn on a plinth, a laurel branch behind. The inscription on carved draped cloth below.

Maritime related cause of death Executed Exposure Infectious disease Killed by indigenous people Killed in a duel Vessel loss Maritime accident Murdered Scurvy Struck by lightning Sunstroke War casualty Event 1584-1604 Conflict between England and Spain 1672-1674 Third Anglo-Dutch War 1701-1714 War of the Spanish Succession 1714-1738 Inter-War Period 1739-1748 War of the Austrian Succession … Continue reading Browse the Memorials


St George's Church, Benenden, Kent, England

Memorial at St George’s Church, Benenden, Kent commemorating Sir John Norris, RN, Admiral of the Fleet & Vice Admiral of England d. 1749

Memorial: M1312
A portrait bust with cropped hair, open shirt and draperies above the inscription tablet, the Norris arms and crest below.