Memorial: M2991

Memorial at St Mary’s Church, Tenby commemorating Elias Fletcher d. 1801


St Mary's Church, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales


'TO THE MEMORY / of ELIAS FLETCHER of Dublin / in the Kingdom of Ireland / Ship Broker / whose remains are here inter'd / he died the 20th day of Septemb. 1801 / AGED 40 Years / Death levels all on equal terms, / And gives an Alien Banquet to the worms / Who rudely gnaw in undistinguished graves / The flesh of Emperors and the flesh of slaves'


Description: Tomb with slate top.
Type: Tomb
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Slate
Artists: J & D Lloyd, Tenby Green


Fletcher, Elias
Age: 40
Date of Death: 9/1801
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Shipbroker
Organisation: Unknown


Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2018