Memorial formerly at Hessle Road Cemetery, Hull commemorating Robert Pickering d. 1869
Hessle Road Cemetery, Hull, England
''Robert Pickering, who was / Drowned from the smack 'Satisfaction' / on the Dutch Coast, May 7, 1869 / Aged 18 years / The wates flowed on every side / No chance was there to save; / At last compelled, he bowed and died / And found a watery grave'
Date of Death: 7/5/1869
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Bibliography: William Andrews 'Curious epitaphs: collected and edited with notes' (London, 1899) p. 71.