Memorial: M5205

Memorial in Ripon Cathedral to Commander John Elliott RN d. 1834

Location

Cathedral, Ripon, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE JOHN ELLIOTT, ESQ. OF ELLIOT HOUSE, NEAR RIPON, COMMANDER R.N., / HAVING ENTERED THE NAVAL SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY EARLY IN LIFE, HE CIRCUMNAVIGATED / THE GLOBE AS A MIDSHIPMAN IN THE RESOLUTION, UNDER THE COMMAND OF THE CELEBRATED / CAPT. COOK; HE SUBSEQUENTLY SERVED AS A LIEUT. OF THE AJAX OF 74 GUNS, AND WAS PRESENT IN / LORD RODNEY'S GLORIOUS ACTION OF THE 12TH OF APRIL 1782, IN WHICH HE WAS SEVERELY WOUNDED; / HE RESIDED AT ELLIOTT HOUSE MANY YEARS, GREATLY RESPECTED FOR HIS STRICT INTEGRITY AND / UPRIGHTNESS IN ALL THE RELATIONS OF LIFE; HE WAS BORN JANY. 11TH 1759, AND DIED SEPTEMBER 17TH 1834; / ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF ISABELLA ELLIOTT, HIS BELOVED WIFE, WHO WAS BORN NOV. 22ND 1762, / AND DIED JULY 9TH 1841; GENERALLY RESPECTED FOR HER AMIABILITY AND DOMESTIC VIRTUES. / LIKEWISE TO THE MEMORY OF OF THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE. / CHARLES FREDERICK ELLIOTT, BORN MAY 17TH 1790; AND DIED JANUARY 4TH 1791. / GILBERT ELLIOTT, BORN FEBRUARY 15TH 1795; AND DIED MAY 17TH 1795. MARIA ELLIOTT, BORN NOVEMBER 14TH 1797; / AND DIED SEPTEMBER 5TH 1800; / CHARLES BOWES ELLIOTT, BORN JULY 25TH 1791; AND DIED AT DURHAM, NOVEMBER 2ND 1801/ CHARLOTTE ELEANOR ELLIOTT, BORN NOVEMBER 4TH 1803; AND DIED APRIL 17TH 1812; / FREDERICK EDMUND ELLIOTT, BORN NOVEMBER 1ST 1808; AND DIED JUNE 18TH 1821; / ANNA MARIA, THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE REV. WILLIAM HOUGH, INCUMBENT OF HAMBLETON, IN / THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER, BORN OCTOBER 18TH 1802; AND DIED DEEPLY LAMENTED, NOVR, 18TH 1844. / SIBELLA, BORN JUNE 28TH 1789; AND DIED MAY 17TH 1850.'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Materials: Marble

Event

Battle of the Saintes

Event Date

1782

Event Category

1775-1783 American Revolutionary War

People

Elliott, John
Age: 77
Date of Death: 17/9/1834
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: The Arts Society (NADFAS)