Memorial: M5683

Gravestone in Paul, Cornwall commemorating Henry Wright d. 1874

Location

St Paulinus Church, Paul, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / HENRY WRIGHT / OF MOUSEHOLE MASTER MARINER / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY 23RD / 1874 / AGED 73 YEARS / BE YE ALSO READY FOR SUCH AN HOUR / AS YE THINK NOT THE SON OF MAN COMETH / ALSO OF REBECCA; HIS WIFE / WHO DIED DECR.16TH / 1877 / AGED 74 YEARS; / ALSO OF RICHARD TREEEVE / SON OF THE ABOVE / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCTR / 23RD / 1847 / AGED 21 YEARS / ALSO OF / HENRY WRIGHT SON OF THE ABOVE / WHO WAS DROWNED WITH FIVE OTHER BY THE LOSS OF / THE BRIG ICARUS ON THE COAST OF SPAIN / FEBRUARY 4TH 1855 / AGED 19 YEARS / THIS STONE IS ERECTED BY J.H. WRIGHT SOLE SURVIVING SON / AS A TRIBUTE OF AFFECTION'

Details

Description: Foul anchor carved in high relief at the top. Letters inlaid in lead.

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Marble
Artists: Pascoe
Vessel: Icarus

People

Wright, Henry
Age: 73
Date of Death: 23/5/1874
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master Mariner
Organisation:
Wright, Henry
Age: 19
Date of Death: 4/2/1855
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson
Photographer: B. Tomlinson