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Memorial

The Sailing of the Mayflower St Mary the Virgin Rotherhithe

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: The Sailing of the Mayflower

Erection date: 25/11/2004

Inscription

Sailing of the Mayflower.
In 1620 the Mayflower sailed from Rotherhithe on the first stage of its epic voyage to America. In command was Captain Christopher Jones of Rotherhithe.
London Borough of Southwark - Voted by the People 

Site: St Mary the Virgin Rotherhithe (4 memorials)

SE16, St Marychurch Street, St Mary the Virgin Church

The Christopher Jones statue is on the left of the picture, and Prince Lee Boo's tomb in the centre (next to the rather incongruous children's climbing frame).

Our information comes from St Marys Rotherhithe's website.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
The Sailing of the Mayflower

Information Subjects commemorated

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The Sailing of the Mayflower

The ship that carried pilgrims from Britain to the New World. There were 102 ...

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Christopher Jones

Sailor. Born Harwich, Essex (His birth year is approximate). He moved to Roth...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
The Sailing of the Mayflower

Information Created by

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Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
The Sailing of the Mayflower

Information Also at this site

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Christopher Jones statue

The statue represents Jones looking back at England, while the child is looki...

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Prince Lee Boo's tomb

A plaque inside St Mary's church also commemorates the prince. October 2014:...

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St Mary's Church Tower

This tower, being in imminent danger of ruin owing to the weakness of the fou...

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