Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Carisbrooke : St Mary's Church -
- Memorial to George Abercromby Robertson -

Location

In St Mary's Church, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SS.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Listed Grade I. Since the Memorial forms part of the fittings of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A private memorial plaque detailing Captain Robertson's Army service and death.
Memorial

Carisbrooke St Mary's : G A Robertson
 
Inscription


TO THE MEMORY OF
GEORGE ABERCROMBY ROBERTSON ESQRE.,
ELDEST SON OF THE LATE COL. GEORGE ROBERTSON,
AND MARIA CLARA, HIS WIFE,
AND LATE CAPTAIN IN H.M. 15TH HUSSARS;
WHO, AFTER UPWARDS OF 23 YEARS SERVICE
CHIEFLY AT THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE AND IN THE EAST INDIES,
WHERE HE WAS ENGAGED IN THE COORG WAR IN 1834 AND
SEVERELY WOUNDED IN STORMING A STOCKADE
AT THE HEAD OF THE GRENADIERS
OF THE 55TH REGIMENT,
DIED AT NEWPORT IN THIS ISLAND,
ON THE 26TH MAY, 1854, AGED 44 YEARS.

"BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD, EVEN SO
SAITH THE SPIRIT FOR THEY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS."

REV XIV. V. 15

T GAFFIN
REGENT ST
LONDON


 
Further Information

Memorial plaque to his father George Robertson (d. 1818)


 


 
 

 
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