Plaque: The Sailing of the Mayflower
Erection date: 25/11/2004
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.
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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.