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St. Thomas Church

Mr Jeremiah Coghlan (Captain RN)

Title: Mr
Forenames: Jeremiah
Surnames: Coghlan
Date of Birth: 01/01/1776
Date of Death: 04/03/1844
Age at Death Years: 68
Grave Type: Marked
Military Rank: Captain RN
Map Reference Number: RSHG St Thomas
Plot Number: St Thomas Church south aisle
Other Information: Information from Inscriptions on the Memorials in St Thomas Chapel compiled by Jack Wheeler 1975. Ann added birth year, source: Newspaper records.

Old Website Grave ID: 8784

Inscription:

IN MEMORY OF
JEREMIAH COGHLAN ESQ
A COMPANION OF THE MOST HONOURABLE MILITARY
ORDER OF THE BATH
A CAPTAIN IN THE ROYAL NAVY (1810)
AN OFFICER HIGHLY AND JUSTLY ESTEEMED
FOR HIS NUMEROUS GALLANT AND SUCCESSFUL ENCOUNTERS
WITH THE ENEMIES OF HIS COUNTRY;
HE WAS AN INTREPID AND SKILFUL SEAMAN,
AN AFFECTIONATE FRIEND AND A BENEVOLENT CHRISTIAN.
HIS LOSS IS DEEPLY LAMENTED BY A LARGE CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCES
WHO KNEW AND APPRECIATED HIS WORTH.
HE DIED ON THE 4TH DAY OF MARCH 1844
IN THE 69TH YEAR OF HIS AGE

HIS MORTAL REMAINS ARE DEPOSITED IN THE VAULT OF THIS
CHURCH

Photographs:

Carol Strong
J Coghlan
Photographer: Carol Strong

Related Documents:

PDF file: Obituary and exploit account

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