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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Kerrier
Town
Mylor Churchtown
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69481
Current location

On South Wall
directly east of the entrance door
St Mylor's Church
Mylor Churchtown
Kerrier
Cornwall
TR11 5UE
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 82038 35242
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square off White Marble Memorial surmounted by (it is presumed) the family crest, set on an oval shaped piece of light grey marble, itself set on a rectangular piece of dark grey marble.
Inscription
Sacred/to the Memory of/EDWARD BAYNTUM YESCOMBE Esq/late Commander of/the King George Lisbon Packet/who was alike distinguished for/His Manners as a Gentleman/His Conduct as an Officer/and/His Benevolence as a Christian/A Man of strict Integrity/worthy of Imitation/in his public Capacity/and in his domestic Life/honoured and beloved/He lost his Life/in bravely defending his Ship/against the Enemy/He died August 12 1803 Aged 35/His Widow erected this Marble/as a Testimony of Her Esteem/and affection
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Yescombe, Edward Bayntun
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, Christian Names, Rank, Date and manner of death, Relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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