Group    From 1749  To 1869

Sailors buried in the Devonport House burial ground

Categories: Armed Forces

"Gallant officers and men of the Royal Navy and Marines to the number of about twenty thousand, formerly inmates of the Royal Hospital Greenwich, whose remains were interred in this cemetery between the years 1749 and 1869."

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Sailors buried in the Devonport House burial ground

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Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

The names on the monument are of men whose claim to immortality is their role...

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Colonel Algernon Sidney

Colonel Algernon Sidney

Opponent of King Charles II.  Born Baynard's Castle.  Exiled in Rome.  Returned in 1677 and was implicated in the Rye House Plot.  Beheaded on Tower Hill.

Person, Armed Forces, Execution, Politics & Administration, Italy

1 memorial
Sir Richard Browne

Sir Richard Browne

Parliamentarian army officer and Lord Mayor of London.  Born London (according to the ODNB though the picture source disagrees).  Died Essex.

Person, Armed Forces, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Admiral, Sir Charles Adam, KCB

Admiral, Sir Charles Adam, KCB

Naval officer.  Governor of Greenwich Hospital, July 1847 until his death.  Died at Greenwich.  

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration

1 memorial