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Robert Hopcroft

Categories: Exploring, Tragedy

Robert Hopcroft

Role on the lost expedition: Royal marine on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.

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Robert Hopcroft

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John Franklin statue

{On the front of the plinth:} To the great arctic navigator and his brave co...

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David Livingstone

David Livingstone

Explorer, missionary, writer and medic. Born at Blantyre, just south of Glasgow. Qualified as a doctor in order to go as a medical missionary to China. Got the source of the Nile wrong and failed t...

Person, Exploring, Religion, Seriously Famous, Africa, Scotland

2 memorials
Captain, Sir John Franklin

Captain, Sir John Franklin

Born Lincolnshire. Royal Navy. Governor of Tasmania 1836-43. where there is also a statue. Left England in 1845 leading an expedition of 2 ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, to voyage the last unnav...

Person, Exploring, Tragedy, Arctic & Antarctic, Australia

3 memorials
Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh

Courtier, explorer, author and puddle-coverer.  Born Devon.  Became a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I and explored Virginia, America, for her, enabling its colonisation.  Briefly imprisoned in the T...

Person, Exploring, Poetry, Politics & Administration, Seriously Famous, USA

2 memorials
George H. Hodgson

George H. Hodgson

Role on the lost expedition: Officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial
William Goddard

William Goddard

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial