Memorial: M6561

Wall tablet dedicated to Rear-Admiral Robert Swanton d. 1765, in St Nicholas of Myra’s Church, Brighton and Hove.


St Nicholas of Myra's Church, Brighton and Hove, England


Type: Wall tablet
Position: Tower, south wall
Vessel: HMS Vanguard


Siege of Louisbourg, Battle of Neuville

Event Date

1758, 1760

Event Category

1756-1763 Seven Years War


Swanton, Robert
Age: unknown
Date of Death: 11/7/1765
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Rear-Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Also his widow Emma d. 18 July 1822 aged 84 and their daughter Mrs Frances Swanton d. 21 February 1841.
Bibliography: Nigel Llewellyn 'East Sussex Church Monuments 1530-1830' (Sussex Record Society, 2011)