Memorial: M3892

Wall tablet in Marylebone Parish Church commemorating Captain Charles Elphinstone RN d. 1807 in the loss of HMS ‘Blenheim’


Marylebone Parish Church, London, England


In memory of Captain Charles Elphinstone R.N. son of the Hon. William Fullerton Elphinstone. He was lost in H.M.S. Blenheim 1807 in the 27th year of his age. Also of Elizabeth Elphinestone, his sister, who died 30th October 1802 in the 19th year of her age.


Description: Arms above inscription panel.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Gallery
Materials: Marble
Artists: T. Marsh [signed]
Vessel: HMS Benheim


Elphinstone, Charles
Age: 26
Date of Death: 1807
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: HMS 'Blenheim' foundered in a gale off Madagascar in early 1807.