Memorial: M1734

Gravestone at St Mary’s Tenby commemorating James Rees d. 1837


St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales


'SACRED / to the memory / JAMES REES Late master of / [the] smack BETSEY who departed / [this] life in the 36th year of his age / [born] in London Octr. 16th 1801 / Having / met a Severe Injury on his right leg / Jan 9th 1837 which Caused immediate amputation and Consequently he /brea / thed his last at Bristol on the 25th / and intered here on the 29th / of the same Month / the LORD gave and the LORD hath / taken away blessed be the name of the LORD JOB. 1. 21'


Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Vessel: Betsey


Rees, James
Age: 34
Date of Death: 25/1/1837
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Unknown


Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018