William Penn ODELL

Forename(s): William Penn

Surname: ODELL

   Mariner

Date of birth: 1861 (approx., calculated)

Date of death: 23 Apr 1885

Date of burial: 6 May 1885

Age at death: 24 years

Address: Sea Street, Parish of Newport

Section: E  Consecrated - Cemetery map

Plot No: 471  Section map of plots

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Burial Register entry: Newport   1897


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Also on this marker:

   William Thomas ODELL

Newport Cemetery

William Penn ODELL

Image by: Tony Barton



Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM THOMAS ODELL.
AGED 50 YEARS.
AND
WILLIAM PENN ODELL.
AGED 24 YEARS.
(FATHER AND SON WHO WERE DROWNED AT SEA
THROUGH A COLLISION OFF BEACHY HEAD.)

ON THURSDAY APRIL 23RD 1885.
THE FOLLOWING WERE ALSO DROWNED
HENRY WOODFORD.
AGED 17 YEARS.
JOHN EDMUND KEARLEY.
AGED 36 YEARS.
ERNEST HENRY ADAMS.
AGED 17(?) YEARS.
A SUDDEN CHANGE AT GOD'S COMMAND THEY DIED,
THEY HAD NOT TIME TO BID THEIR FRIENDS FAREWELL.
DEATH CAME WITHOUT A WARNING GIVEN,
AND BID THEM MEET THEIR GOD IN HEAVEN.

Transcription by: Tony Barton