Memorial: M5583

Gravestone formerly at St Mary’s Church, Whitby commemorating Isaac Woodhouse d. 1787 and his son Andrew d. 1777 off Greenland


St Mary's Church, Whitby, North Yorkshire, England


'To / the memory of / ISAAC WOODHOUSE / Master Mariner who was interred / at Newcastle November 25th 1787 / aged 67 years / and ANNE his wife interred here / July 17th 1800 aged 77 years / also ANDREW their son who was / drowned in the Greenland seas / April 16th 1777 aged 19 years / Likewise seven children who died / in their minority / also HUTCHINSON their daughter / who died Dec 4th 1844 aged 78 years'



Woodhouse, Isaac
Age: 67
Date of Death: 25/11/1787
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master Mariner
Woodhouse, Andrew
Age: 19
Date of Death: 16/4/1777
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Whaler


Notes: Recorded in 1877 now lost through coastal erosion.