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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1380182
English Heritage Legacy ID: 479815
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW10
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
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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