Memorial: M5399

Gravestone at Kirk Maughold, Isle of Man commemorating  William Christian d. 1876 and Robert Edward Christian d. 1890


St Maughold's Church, Kirk Maughold, Isle of Man


'In affectionate remembrance of / WILLIAM / Second son of / Captain ROBERT EDWARD CHRISTIAN / of Balldromma / third officer of the ship Beechwood / of Liverpool / who was washed overboard in the / South Pacific Ocean / on the 19th Jan 1876 / aged 19 years / also / ROBERT EDWARD / brother of the above / late Captain of the ship PRIMERA / of Liverpool / who died May 22nd 1890 / aged 35 years / In the midst of life we are in death'


Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: Beechwood, Primera


Christian, Robert Edward
Age: 35
Date of Death: 22/5/1890
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master
Christian, William
Age: 19
Date of Death: 19/1/1876
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Third Officer