Mayo Family Memorial

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Reference WMO265194

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Winchester Cathedral

9 The Close

Winchester

Winchester

SO23 9LS

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • 19th Century Wars
About the memorial: Trefoil stone tablet inset into Cathedral wall with incised lettering infilled in Gold, below which is an additional brass plaque.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHARLES MAYO F.R.C.S / 3RD SON OF THE REV. JAMES MAYO VICAR OF AVEBURY, / WIMBORNE. BORN DEC 29 1788, SURGEON TO THE / ROYAL COUNTY HOSPITAL, WINCHESTER 1811 – 1871 / THRICE MAYOR OF THE CITY. AFTER A LIFE OF / UNCEASING ACTIVITY AND WARM DEVOTION TO HIS / PROFESSION. HE FELL ASLEEP NOV 27 1876. / CHARLES MAYO M.D. HIS ELDER SON FELLOW OF NEW / COLLEGE OXFORD KNIGHT OF THE HESSIAN ORDER OF / PHILIP THE GENEROUS, HE SERVED WITH DISTINCTION / IN THE AMERICAN WAR, IN THE FRANCO-PRUSSION / WAR AND DUTCH CAMPAIGN IN ATCHIN AND LASTLY HELD / THE POST OF MEDICAL OFFICER IN THE FIJI ISLANDS, / AND ABLE MUSIC AND ARCHITECT BUT CHIEFLY KNOWN / AND BELOVED FOR HIS UNSELFISH CARE OF THE SICK / AND WOUNDED HE DIED AND WAS BURIED AT SEA BETWEEN / LEVUKA AND SYDNEY JULY 15 1877 AGED 40 YEARS. / JAMES MAYO B.D. L.L.D. TRINITY COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE / HIS YOUNGER SON DIED APRIL 15 1920 AGED 79 YEARS. / AND OF HIS SONS WM. CHARLES MAYO B.A. ST CATHERINES / COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE. LIEUT 9 BATT SHERWOOD / FORRESTERS KILLED IN ACTION, SUVLA GALLIPOLI / AUGUST 9, 1915, AGED 27 YEARS, AND OF / ALEXANDER JOHN MAYO S.I.C.E. CAPT. R.A.F. KILLED / IN ACTION IN FRANCE AUGUST 9 1918 AGED 23 YEARS. / “THEY DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR” / GREATLY BELOVED BRASS PALQUE INSCRIPTION IN LOVING MEMORY OF JANE DAUGHTER / OF CHARLES MAYO F.R.C.S. 7 MARCH 1838 - / 8 OCTOBER 1884 AND MARY HIS YOUNGER / DAUGHTER 10 JULY 1839 – 26 JUNE 1939 / LIFELONG FRIENDS OF THIS CATHEDRAL / ALSO OF ANNE WIFE OF JAMES MAY B.D. L.L.D. / 12 APRIL 1857 – 19 JULY 1960 AND ROBERT / HOBART MAYO O.B.E. F.R.A.E.S. MAJOR R.F.C. / THEIR SON 25 SEPTEMBER 1890 – 26 FEBY 1957 / INVENTOR OF MAYO COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT

Charles Mayo FRCS; Charles Mayo MD; James Mayo MD LLD; William Charles Mayo BA; Alexander John Mayo;

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