Memorial: M1017

Ledger at St Mary’s Church. Tenby commemorating Commander Thomas Hammond RN d. 1759


St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales


'To the / Memory of / THOMAS HAMMOND / Esq. and Master & Commander / Late Royal Navy, he rose to this rank / through the strength of his own Personal Merits... / He dyed March 4, 1759 in the 41st year / [of] his Age much esteem'd & lamented / He was a fond Husband, a tender / Parent & a Sincere Friend / Here also are the Remains of / JOSEPH son of the above THOMAS HAMMOND by ELIZABETH his / wife Born March ye 20 1755 Dyed Feb...'


Type: Ledger
Position: Floor, north aisle
Materials: Black limestone


Hammond, Thomas
Age: 41
Date of Death: 4/3/1759
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Master and Commmander
Organisation: Royal Navy


Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018