Memorial: M5779

Window in St Thomas’s Church, Sydney, Australia dedicated to Commodore James Graham Goodenough RN d. 1875


St Thomas's Church, Sydney, Australia, Rest of the World


'Worthy is the lamb that was slain','To the Glory of God and in memory of James Graham Goodenough, who died August 20th, 1875, from wounds received in the Island of Santa Cruz, this window was erected by his friends in Australia.'


Description: Depicts the adoration of the lamb by the universal church, with the saints St Sebastian, St George, St Nicholas, St Christopher.
Type: Window
Artists: Clayton and Bell


Goodenough, James Graham
Age: 44
Date of Death: 10/8/1875
Cause of Death: Killed by indigenous people
Rank / Occupation: Commodore RN
Organisation: Royal Navy


Bibliography: Jane Samson 'Hero, fool or martyr, The many deaths of Commodore Goodenough', 'Journal of Maritime Research' (February, 2008)