Memorial: M2480

Memorial at St Andrew’s Church, Hamble, Hampshire, commemorating Rear-Admiral James Bradby d. 1809 and Captain Matthew Barton Bradby RN d. 1831


St Andrew's Church, Hamble, Hampshire, England


'Near this Place are deposited the remains of James Bradby Esq. Rear Admiral of his Majesty's Navy, who departed this life on the 3rd of August 1809, aged 72 years. Also Mary, wife of the above Rear Admiral Bradby who died on the 20th of April 1808 aged 63 yrs. Also Matthew Barton Bradby Esq their son Captain in the Royal Navy who was unfortunately drowned on the 5th May 1831 aged 51 yrs. Catherine H Bradby widow of the above died June 17th 1873 aged 89 years'



Bradby, James
Age: 72
Date of Death: 3/8/1809
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bradby, Matthew Barton
Age: 51
Date of Death: 5/5/1831
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Matthew Barton Bradby was lost in the yacht 'Catherine' with Admiral Sir Joseph Sidney Yorke. The vessel was struck by lightning and capsized.