Memorial: M6538

Memorial in  Holy Trinity Church, Ilfracombe, Devon dedicated to Simon Gage Britton d. 1856

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

Transcript

'Here lie the mortal remains of Mary widow of the Revd. Thomas Hopkins Rector of Donyatt and Earnshill who died the 8th March 1843 aged 80 years and of Jane the only child of the Revd. Thos. and Mary Hopkins and wife of Simon Gage Britton M.D. of Newport near Barnstaple who died Jun 12th 1850 aged 69 years and of Simon Gage Britton of Newport Barnstaple who died Mar 6th 1856 aged 73 years.'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: HMS Pickle

Event

Battle of Trafalgar

Event Date

1805

Event Category

1803-1815 Napoleonic War

People

Britton, Simon Gage
Age: 73
Date of Death: 6/3/1856
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Surgeon
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: In MS ledger recording the family histories of the Savours, Mathew, Hopkins and others. The gravestone may no longer be extant.
Recorder: Ann Shirley