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Latitude: 55.1853 / 55°11'7"N
Longitude: -1.5025 / 1°30'8"W
OS Eastings: 431777
OS Northings: 588001
OS Grid: NZ317880
Mapcode National: GBR K8YH.J0
Mapcode Global: WHC2M.WXQR
Entry Name: Redford Headstone 10 Metres South of Porch of Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 18 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041371
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235961
Location: Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland, NE64
Civil Parish: Newbiggin by the Sea
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Woodhorn with Newbiggin
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NEWBIGGIN-BY-THE-SEA HIGH STREET
NZ 38 NW (East end, off)
3/91 10 metres south
of porch of
Church of St.
Headstone, 1805. Sandstone. Relief carving of anchor, arrow and scythe within
cable moulding, flanked by sailing ship and above overturned boat, on billows
with heads of drowning persons.
Sacred to the Memory
of Robert Redford of North Blyth
taken to the Mercy of God
being drowned (with three other Pilots)
while employed in the duty of his Calling
on the 14th day of January 1805
Aged 36 years
He left a widow and seven small children
to bewail his loss.
Weep for yourselves, for me lament no more
I'm safely landed on a peaceful shore
My Home's in Him whose word proclaimeth this
I am the Way to everlasting Bliss.
For two of the other pilots,see Hedley headstone at Bedlington and Watts
headstone at Blyth.
Listing NGR: NZ3177788001
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