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Tomb of Captain George Vancouver in the Churchyard of St Peter's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Richmond upon Thames, London

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Latitude: 51.4466 / 51°26'47"N

Longitude: -0.3008 / 0°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 518179

OS Northings: 173326

OS Grid: TQ181733

Mapcode National: GBR 81.LTB

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.QWVX

Entry Name: Tomb of Captain George Vancouver in the Churchyard of St Peter's Church

Listing Date: 23 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479815

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW10

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Petersham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

22/25/10118 Tomb of Captain George Vancouver in the
23-MAR-00 churchyard of St Peter's Church


Churchyard monument. Tomb to Captain George Vancouver, died 1798. Portland stone arched head and foot stone, set within replaced stone kerb. Headstone inscribed: Captain George Vancouver Died in the Year 1798 Aged 40. Foot stone bears inscription: Restored by the Native Sons of British Columbia Post No.2 (Canada) Maintained by the Late Major J.S. Matthews and the City of Vancouver B.C. (Canada). Listed for its historical associations with George Vancouver, maritime explorer. Wall monument in church, erected 1841 by Hudson's Bay Company provides fuller eulogy. (Catalogue No. 601).

St. Peter's Church, Petersham, London Borough of Richmond. Survey of Churchyard Monuments. Roger Bowdler, HART, English Heritage, August 1999.

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