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Deaths by drowning

no.full nameburial
year
agenotescountrystate / province / countycity / town /villagecemeteryGPR ref
1Robert George 186919Drowned at Firth of Balbrogie. A grandson of Isabella McKenzieScotlandPerthshireCoupar AngusAbbey Church394556
2Adam Adamson180054Mariner_drowned in the TeesEnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin246965
3James Allen187557Drowned off Bamburgh Castle.EnglandNorthumberlandHoly IslandSt Mary the Virgin366952
4James Allen187533Drowned off Bamburgh Castle.EnglandNorthumberlandHoly IslandSt Mary the Virgin366952
5John Allen187524Drowned off Bamburgh Castle.EnglandNorthumberlandHoly IslandSt Mary the Virgin366952
6Thomas Allen187569Drowned off Bamburgh Castle.EnglandNorthumberlandHoly IslandSt Mary the Virgin366951
7James Rennie Anderson190015Accidentally Drowned At Uphall PondScotlandLothianMid CalderKirk of Calder (section 2)306037
8William Phillipson Anningson189940Drowned off HarwichEnglandLincolnshireBradleySt George283516
9T ArcherDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252430
10J ArmstrongDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252431
11Charles Baker189025Who was drowned at BlakeneyEnglandNorfolkStiffkeySt John the Baptist222828
12John Baker188956Who was drowned at BlakeneyEnglandNorfolkStiffkeySt John the Baptist222828
13James Richard Balaam187922Drowned in SalernoEnglandSuffolkIpswichOld Municipal Section H296887
14William John Balfre191717drowned at seaEnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity295583
15Tom John Barker191431of New Delaval accidentally drowned whilst bathing on Blyth SandsEnglandNorthumberlandHortonSt Mary the Virgin289425
16William Barker191426of New Delaval accidentally drowned whilst bathing on Blyth SandsEnglandNorthumberlandHortonSt Mary the Virgin289424
17William Barnes194829
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Died 25th Dec 1948.These 2 brothers drowned in the same incident that claimed the life of Eileen Beddington who is also buried in this section (image 9576). See http://trove.nla.gov.au
AustraliaQueenslandBrisbaneBalmoral (section 19)370676
18Edmund Richard Barnett1928Supposedly died by drowning.EnglandSurreyWalton-on-ThamesMunicipal53317
19J BarrettDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252432
20John Barrett17d 17??? - Drowned off WhitbyEnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin246894
21William Nathan Barron1917Drowned at seaEnglandLincolnshireGrimsbyScartho Road (49-52 57-60)374721
22John Henry Baskcomb188424drowned at Kurzemoor DenmarkEnglandLincolnshireCleethorpesBlock F-G East239966
23James Bastian186035Drowned in Falmouth HarbourEnglandCornwallSt KeverneSt Keverne293027
24Richmond Curle Bateman1874Drowned off the coast of YokohamaEnglandLondonKensington and ChelseaKensal Green (pt 2)337458
25Richmond Curle Bateman1874Drowned off the coast of YokohamaEnglandLondonKensington and ChelseaKensal Green (pt 2)345962
26Thomas Batty1864Drowned while bathing at ? Damaged stoneEnglandDurhamSunderlandGrangetown315422
27Annie Emma Beale188114Who were accidentally drowned in River Brue July 15 1881EnglandSomersetBurnham on SeaSt Andrew393372
28George Beaumont1817Drowned off Shetland. DoD indistinct.EnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin246995
29Emily Beazley1914aged 7m accidentally drowned HokiangaNew ZealandAucklandAvondaleGeorge Maxwell Memorial205919
30Rose Beazley191420
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Accidentally drowned Hokianga Auckland weekly News - BEAZLEY Hokianga Harbour near Rawene - Monday morning Mrs Frederick BEAZLEY aged 20 yrs and her 1 year old child drowned when the punt they were in swamped Three others were rescued
New ZealandAucklandAvondaleGeorge Maxwell Memorial205919
31William Joseph Beckwith183925master mariner drowned at seaEnglandEssexColchesterSt Leonard at the Hythe290354
32Eileen Bedington194824
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Accidentally drowned. 25th Dec 1948. This was the same incident that took the lives of two brothers (Barnes) also buried in this section (image 9810). See http://trove.nla.gov.au
AustraliaQueenslandBrisbaneBalmoral (section 19)370644
33Lancelot Edward Bell188643drowned in R OrwellEnglandSuffolkIpswichOld Municipal Section J229549
34T BellinghamDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252433
35Arthur Bemrose192834Accidentally drownedEnglandLincolnshireEast HaltonParish328702
36Ella Mary Bennett191449Drowned in the “Empress of Ireland”EnglandNorfolkBlofieldSt Andrew and St Peter286328
37William Hooper Benoke187025drowned was the grandson of Elizabeth and William Challacombe.EnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity298496
38J Berry194330Petty officer Royal Navy no D/KX.80971. Drowned in the sinking of HMS Charybdis.FranceCotes d'ArmorSt BrieucOuest356910
39Hugh Arthur Bishop190667Drowned off Blakeney Bar This stone was erected by a few friendsEnglandNorfolkCley-next-the-seaSt Margaret183144
40Thomas Bishop88
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In Memory of Thos. Bishop who was drownded Nov 11th 1807, Aged 33 Years Please note - the age is 33, not 88. This is the same Thomas Bishop who is commemorated, on the Sheringham Memorial to Fishermen lost at sea. Two boats capsized within a few yards of the shore in the Great Storm of Nov 11th 1807. Five other men were lost in the same disaster. He was born in Feb 1775 and was married.
EnglandNorfolkBeeston RegisAll Saints220840
41William Edward Black187831
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Third son of Dr Patrick Black Navy officer drowned in the shipwreck of HMS Eurydice off the Isle of Wight
EnglandLondonKensington and ChelseaBrompton (pt1)219746
42Jacob Blackburn178734Drowned near Black Tar; HaverfordwestEnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin246907
43Walter Blackmore191015drowned in R TorridgeEnglandDevonBidefordEast the Water 3203615
44William Blank185130Drowned at Adelaide; South AustraliaEnglandDevonSouth HuishSt Andrew276713
45George Blick188918drownedNew ZealandMarlboroughRapauraCommunity Church313296
46Sidney T Booker188918Drowned in the wreck of the Billaport off Iquique; Peru.EnglandSurreyOxtedSt Mary338312
47W BoswellDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252434
48Frederick George Bowen185618who drowned off SouthendEnglandKentMilton next GravesendSt Peter and St Paul241003
49David Boyd195430drowned in Buenos AiresScotlandLanarkshireBlantyreHigh Blantyre245512
50Rupert Ainsley Boyd1927Served with the 17th Lancers. Drowned in Palermo; Sicily.FranceAlpes-MaritimesNiceSte Marguerite Anglo American (pt 3)330540
51Richard Cutcliffe Boyle187519drownedEnglandDevonCombe MartinSt Peter ad Vincula 2324170
52G BradleyDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252435
53Richard Braund187941Drowned in ilfracombeEnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity295349
54Wiliam Bristow55
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Those whose names are here recorded were accidentally drowned in the river Ouse whilst returning from singing the praises of their Saviour in the neighbouring townships; on December 26th 1923. Gods Will Be Done. As a tribute of respect to the memory of the sufferers; and of deep compassion for their sorrowing families; their common landlord; Beilby Thompson of Escrick Park has errected this monument. William Bristow; Parish Clerk.
EnglandYorkshireStillingfleetSt Helen 2357691
55John Brodie191532Accidentally drowned at Grandmere; QuebeckScotlandPerthshireCoupar AngusAbbey Church393990
56Henry Jasper Brook183519Accidently drowned at AppledoreEnglandDevonAbbotshamSt Helen264514
57Frederick Thomas Brown194144DrownedEnglandLincolnshireGrimsbyScartho Road (97-102)364532
58James Maggs Brown191541accidentally drowned in Ipswich dock whilst working on HMS Submarine D4EnglandSuffolkIpswichOld Municipal Section L230117
59Kenneth Brown1917236th R. War. Regt. Drowned on duty at BlythEnglandNorthumberlandHortonSt Mary the Virgin289440
60Samuel Brumstead187618The latter was drowned while bathing in the river WensumEnglandNorfolkTaverhamSt Edmund317556
61James Buchanan28born Cir 1871, died 8 May 1899 drowned in Kirkliston Distillery ReservoirScotlandWest LothianKirklistonMunicipal49832
62Charles Lowe Buckingham188745
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drowned after the monarch capsized; the captain of the yacht was william rice rumson who is also buried in this churchyard
EnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity296263
63Edmund Alfred Buckingham185812drownedEnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity298490
64Henry Alexandra Buckingham186126drownedEnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity298490
65James Thomas Buckingham185323drownedEnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity298490
66William Burman187739drownedEnglandDevonGeorgehamSt George263694
67James Burn184438Drowned in the River Esk. Age indistinct.EnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin247006
68James Burn14Drowned in the river EskEnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary352794
69John Burn184035Drowned in the St Lawrence river. Age indistinct.EnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin247006
70John Burn15Drowned in the River St LawrenceEnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary352794
71John Butler189551drowned with sonEnglandDevonBrauntonSt Brannock127993
72John Pascal Butler189518drowned with fatherEnglandDevonBrauntonSt Brannock127993
73Thomas Butler187130Drowned at seaEnglandDurhamSunderlandGrangetown315481
74Charles William Buttond 18?? of Caistor; Lincolnshire. Drowned.Date concealed.EnglandCambridgeshireWisbechGeneral340129
75Joseph Bye187816drowned in the Pentland FirthEnglandSuffolkIpswichOld Municipal Section Q230581
76William John Bye188222drowned on a voyage from New Zealand to LondonEnglandSuffolkIpswichOld Municipal Section Q230583
77J ByrneDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252436
78 B______en179032Surname indistinct.Drowned in the WashEnglandYorkshireWhitbySt Mary the Virgin246814
79Henry Edward Cadell185723Drowned attempting to cross the Balonne Creek Barwan River New South WalesEnglandSomersetSampford BrettSt George140770
80Alice Came191516Drowned at PakirlNew ZealandRodneyMatakanaPublic277066
81Waverly Arthur Cameron189123
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Waverley Arthur Cameron Editor Oban Times Second Son Of Duncan Cameron Drowned On The 4th of June 1891 By The Foundering Of A Sailing Boat Off The Island Of Lismore Argyllshire Aged 23 Years To Thee The Love Of Woman Hath Gone Down Dark Flow Thy Tides O'er Manhood's Noble Head O'er Youth's Bright Locks And Beauty's Flow'ry Crown. Yet Must Thou Hear A Voice: Restore The Dead Earth Shall Reclaim Her Precious Things From Thee Restore, Restore The Dead, Thou Sea
ScotlandLothianEdinburghDean 2b75608
82Levi Capper190240DrownedEnglandCheshireBarntonChrist Church333990
83Joseph Carmichael18575Age 5 years 11 months drowned at ThorneEnglandYorkshireHullNorth Sculcoates395955
84Hillary Wilson Carr190113of Trimmingham; accidently drowned while bathing at CromerEnglandNorfolkRoughtonSt Mary294523
85M CarringtonDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252437
86George Henry Carroll194216drowned at GayndahAustraliaQueenslandGayndahMunicipal307978
87H Carson194333Royal Navy no D/JX.257519. Drowned in the sinking of HMS Charybdis.FranceCotes d'ArmorSt BrieucOuest356911
88Ellen Castle188945drownedNew ZealandAucklandAvondaleGeorge Maxwell Memorial205715
89Charles Arnold Caust190627drowned at Henley Beach while endeavoring to rescue others in perilAustraliaSouth AustraliaChain of PondsPhilptown234288
90M CellarsDrowned at the wreck of H.M.S. Birkenhead on 26th February 1852EnglandSuffolkBury St EdmundsSt Mary interior252438
91E L Chegwin1943Royal Navy no D/KX95986. Drowned in the sinking of HMS Charybdis.FranceCotes d'ArmorSt BrieucOuest356912
92George Henry Chrisp190362drowned in the Omaka RiverNew ZealandMarlboroughBlenheimOmaka New (1)224619
93Charles William Chudleigh19446Grandson. Accidentally drowned 23rd Feb 1944 (cremated)AustraliaQueenslandBrisbaneBalmoral (section 6)370237
94Catherine Clare185328Hop Picker's memorial to 30 people drowned in the River Medway. Native of Ireland.EnglandKentHadlowSt Mary287777
95John Clark185029DrownedEnglandNorthumberlandNorth SunderlandSt Paul366616
96Joseph E Clark189132drowned at lagunaEnglandDevonIlfracombeHoly Trinity295449
97John Clarke182410found drownedEnglandDevonChittlehamptonSt Hieritha262425
98William Clarke182232Mariner who was drowned near this portEnglandNorfolkCley-next-the-seaSt Margaret183139
99William Henry Clarke184428Mariner who was drowned October the 29th 1844EnglandNorfolkCley-next-the-seaSt Margaret183139
100Robert Matthew Clarkson18776Drowned at Holmsund; Umea and was interred thereEnglandDurhamSunderlandGrangetown315353

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