Commander John Elliott RN

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Reference WMO/266940

Address:

Ripon Cathedral

Minster Road

Ripon

Ripon

HG4 1QS

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:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Other
About the memorial: Memorial tablet commemorating Commander John Elliot who was wounded whilst serving in the Royal Navy under the command of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Rodney during the Battle of the Saintes/Battle of Dominica on 12 April 1782
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TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE JOHN ELLIOTT ESQR OF ELLIOTT HOUSE, NEAR RIPON, COMMANDER RN / HAVING ENTERED THE NAVAL SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY EARLY IN LIFE, HE CIRCUMNAVIGATED / THE GLOBE AS MIDSHIPMAN IN THE RESOLUTION, UNDER THE COMMAND OF THE CELEBRATED / CAPT COOK, HE SUBSEQUENTLY SERVED AS A LIEUT OF THE AJAX, OF 74 GUNS, AND WAS PRESENT IN / LORD RODNEY'S GLORIUS ACTION, ON THE 12TH APRIL 1782, IN WHICH HE WAS SEVERELY WOUNDED. / HE RESIDED AT ELLIOTT HOUSE MANY YEARS, GREATLY RESPECTED FOR HIS STRICT INTEGRITY AND / UPRIGHTNESS, IN ALL THE RELATIONS OF LIFE. HE WAS BORN JAN 11TH 1759, AND DIED SEPT 17TH 1834. / ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF ISABELLA ELLIOTT, HIS BELOVED WIFE, WHO WAS BORN NOV 22ND 1762 / AND DIED JULY 9TH 1841, GENERALLY RESPECTED FOR HER AMIABILITY AND DOMESTIC VIRTUES. / LIKEWISE TO THE MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE / CHARLES FREDERICK ELLIOT, BORN MAY 17TH 1790 AND DIED JANUARY 4TH 1791 / GILBERT ELLIOTT, BORN FEBRUARY 15TH 1795, AND DIED MAY 17TH 1795 / MARIA ELLIOTT BORN NOVEMBER 14TH 1797 AND DIED SEPTEMBER 5TH 1800 / CHARLES BOWES ELLIOTT BORN JULY 25TH 1791 AND DIED AT DURHAM, NOV 2ND 1801 / CHARLOTTE ELEANOR ELLIOTT, BORN OCTOBER 4TH 1803, AND DIED APRIL 17TH 1812 / FREDERICK EDMUND ELLIOTT, BORN NOVEMBER 1ST 1808, AND DIED JUNE 18TH 1821, / ANNA MARIA, THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE REV WILLIAM HOUGH, INCUMBENT OF HAMBLETON, IN / THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER, BORN OCT 18TH 1802; AND DIED DEEPLY LAMENTED, NOV 18TH 1844./ SIBBELLA BORN JUNE 28TH 1789; DIED MAY 17TH 1830

Commander John Elliott RN

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