Wall tablet in Lymington, Hampshire, commemorating Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale d. 1840
Church of St Thomas the Apostle, Lymington, Hampshire, England
'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / SIR HARRY BURRARD NEALE, BARONET, / OF WALHAMPTON, / ADMIRAL OF THE WHITE, / KNIGHT GRAND CROSS OF THE BATH, / AND OF THE ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST. GEORGE. / HE REPRESENTED THE BOROUGH OF LYMINGTON / IN PARLIAMENT FOR THE SPACE OF 40 YEARS, / AND DIED AT BRIGHTON / ON THE 7TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1840, / IN THE 75TH YEAR OF HIS AGE. / WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS / REST BLESSEDLY, NEAR THIS MARBLE. / UNDER THE SURE AND CERTAIN PROMISE OF / THE RESTORATION TO ETERNAL LIFE, / THROUGH OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, / WHO SHALL CHANGE OUR VILE BODY, / THAT IT MAY BE LIKE UNTO HIS GLORIOUS BODY, / ACCORDING TO THE MIGHTY WORKING, / WHEREBY HE IS ABLE TO SUBDUE / ALL THINGS TO HIMSELF. / I heard a voice from heaven saying unto / me, Write, from henceforth blessed are the dead / which die in the LORD, even so saith the Spirit, / for they rest from their labours, and their Works / do follow them. REV.C.14 V.13'
Position: Sanctuary, north wall
Materials: Black and white marble
Vessel: HMS San Fiorenzo
Spithead and Nore mutinies
1793-1802 French Revolutionary War
Date of Death: 7/2/1840
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the White
Organisation: Royal Navy
Admiral Burrard-Neale distinguished himself during the Spithead and Nore mutinies 1797 while in command of HMS San Fiorenzo.
Bibliography: J. K. Laughton, ‘Neale, Sir Harry Burrard, second baronet (1765–1840)’, rev. Andrew Lambert, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/19822, accessed 7 June 2017]
Recorder: The Arts Society (NADFAS) 1994