Memorial: M3115

Memorial in St Swithin’s Church, Martyr Worthy, Hampshire commemorating Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley d. 1808


St Swithin's Church, Martyr Worthy, Hampshire, England


'In Memory of / Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley, Baronet / Born at Craig, Dumfriesshire; died at Chilland / in this Parish and was buried in this church / AD 1808 / After long and distinguished services he commanded a / division of Lord Howe's Fleet in the victory over the / French Fleet May 29th and June 1st 1794, having his / flag in H.M.S. Bellerophon, in which battle he was / severely wounded, losing a leg. For his services he was / created a Baronet and after holding the command of / Port Admiral at Plymouth 1799-1801, retired to Chilland Cottage, where he died. / This brass is erected to his memory / by his grandson / Admiral Sir Thomas Sabine Pasley / Baronet K.C.B. [etc. etc.] 1879'


Type: Wall tablet
Position: South wall of nave
Materials: Brass
Vessel: HMS Bellerophon


Battle of the Glorious First of June

Event Date


Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War


Pasley, Thomas
Date of Death: 1808
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy


Recorder: David Saunders 1991