Overseas Deaths

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DEATHS OVERSEAS people with Dover connections

Henry BREWER in his 20th year, (son of Mr Samuel BREWER, Bee Hive Tavern) died Sept 1835 on board the George IV, near Bengal
(Dover Telegraph 13 Feb 1836 p.8 col.4)

Hubert DE BOOS age 20 of Dover of the barque “ Inglewood” death after accident on deck near Melbourne. (Dover Telegraph 15 August 1888)

(Sir) Philip DE VERE of Dover area died 1781 in Amercian War of Independence; dau. Allouisa was aged 5 or 6 at date of father’s death.
His wife died in childbirth about 3 years before. Her maiden name possibly MONTGOMERY. (Info via P. Barrett, Dover History Society)

Frederick A.E.P. DOWERS, 4th son of the late Captain Purser DOWERS RN,
death on Aug 29 off Cape Horn on his passage home on board the ship “Caroline”
(Kentish Gazette 12 Dec 1837)

John ENELS, (dec’d), Mariner, late of Dover (seaman, impressed & died Malta) – Notice requesting information
(Dover Telegraph 11 Apr 1846 p1 col.4)

Edward GEORGE: “GEORGE – killed in the China Seas, Edward son of Mr J. GEORGE of Sutton Near Deal, aged 25 years
(Kentish Gazette 9.11.1858)

Richard GODDEN: At Sydney, Australia, of consumption, Mr R. GODDEN, second son of Mr Thomas GODDEN, of Oxenden Street, Dover, aged 21 yrs
(Dover Telegraph 31.3.1855 p.8 death)

Anne GRANT (2nd dau of Mrs GRANT, late of Dover) died 12 Jan at St Helier, Jersey
(Dover Telegraph 23 Jan 1836 p.8 col.4)

Henry GRIGGS, pilot, aged 20 notice of death – at sea, by falling from the bowsprit
(Dover Telegraph 2 May 1846 p.8 col.4)
(living in Dover St Marys parish, Limekiln Street, 1841 with parents etc)

Robert M. GRIGGS, Commander of the “Janet Thomas” believed lost – all believed perished.
He was son of Mr R. GRIGGS, master of ticket porters at Dovor (20 line report)
(Dover Telegraph 18 March 1848 back page col.1 at bottom)

Mrs GRIMWOOD, died in Italy; last surviving dau. of the late Mr Timothy WRIGHT, Ship Hotel, Dover.
(Dover Telegraph 18 Jan 1834 p. 8 col. 3)

Wm GRUET, seaman, “in execution of his duty was accidentally killed and crushed between his vessel and the Quay of Calais Harbour on 8 Nov on steam vessel “Princess Mary” in Calais Harbour, was crushed between paddle box of said steamer and piles of Quay of the Harbour. Did instantly die. Body conveyed to Dover on 9th. Inquest on 12 Nov 1852 at the house of John LEWIS “Seven Stars” Dover (Coroner’s Inquisitions ref: Do/JCi 1, E.Kent Archives)

(Lieut) George T. HAMILTON of 24th Native Infantry. Death – killed at Moodkee, son of John HAMILTON Esq., of Clarence Lawn, Dover
(Dover Telegraph 21.3.1846 p.8 col.4)

Alfred J.J. HARE (late P.O. messenger at Dover), (PHOTO of him), has died of fever in Turkey. Grandson of Mr J.W. McKEEN.
His brothers also pictured, and father Harry HARE (Dover Express 18 May 1917)

(Mr) W. HAWKER of HM Customs aged 22, and infant son, died 8th and 13th October on passage home from (Berluce?)
(Dover Telegraph 16 Dec 1837 p.8 col.4)

John Gillett HAYWARD: (Headstone):
In memory of / John Gillett / son of / William and Mary Hayward / who died at Odessa on the coast of / the Black Sea 24th June 1835 aged 17 years / and whose remains were there interred / also of the undermentioned children of the above / William and Mary Hayward / Mary Ann, Hannah Margaret, and Sarah / who died in their infancy / also of / Elizabeth Battam Gasson / grand-daughter of the above / who died 25 May 1835 aged 18 years (Perimeter stone No.111, with plain curved top)
(From Dover St Mary Churchyard Memorial inscriptions list (on KFHS fiche)

Henry HOLMES, death in Jamaica, aged 21, third son of the late Mr Wm HOLMES, Cinque Ports Pilot of Dover
(Dover Telegraph 3 Jul 1847 p.8 col.4)

George Barnett KAY who died Feb 2 1912 aged 57, “In Memoriam” notice; Also son George James KAY died Shanghai Jan 28 1911 aged 33
(Dover Express Jan 29 1915 p.1 col.1)

Joseph KING died lately at Guernsey, youngest son of the late Thomas KING Esq. of Dover
(Dover Telegraph 21 Jan 1837 p.8 col.4)

Isaac LOVE, Engineer of HMS Packet “Ferret”: Report on his inquest, died of head injuries at sea. Accidental death. Left 5 children, arrangements were made for their care
(Dover Telegraph 9 Apr 1836 p.8 col.3)

Susan LUKIS died 11 August in Bengal, wife of Captain LUKIS and the youngest dau of Richd JELL Esq. Of Dover
(Dover Telegraph 24 Nov 1838 p.8 col.4)

W.J. MACK, (Private in RAMC) (PHOTO of him), died at Alexandria, Egypt on Apr 25. Widow and 6 children at 3 Granville Cottages, Tower Hamlets Street.
His father lives at 19 De Burgh Street Dover. (Dover Express 17 May 1918 p. 4)

(Mr) Isaac MOWLE, Master RN of Dover – died 21 March on board HMS “Imogene” on returning from East India Station
(Dover Telegraph 25 Jul 1835 p.8 col.4)

Mr Isaac MOWLL, late Master of HM Ship “Imogene” – notice re estate, debts to Edw ELWIN Solicitor to the administrator of Isaac MOWLL
(Dover Telegraph 16.4.1836 p.1 col.1)
(Captain) Isaac MOWLL aged 65 – notice of death (“late of the General Steam Navigation Co”)
(Dover Telegraph 30 May 1846 p.8 col.4)

Mr Isaac PATTISON, Landlord, Cross Keys Inn, Dover, aged 42, died on 13 May at sea, aboard the twin cutter
(Dover Telegraph 22.5.1847 p.8 col.4)

Frederick PARAMOR aged 45 yrs, 5th son of the late W. PARAMOR of the Alma Inn, death March 21 shortly after leaving Rotterdam
(Dover Express 31 Mar 1882 deaths)

Mr Isaac PATTISON, Landlord, Cross Keys Inn, Dover, aged 42, died on 13 May at sea, aboard the twin cutter
(Dover Telegraph 22.5.1847 p.8 col.4)

George PHILLIPS: Jan 23 at St Kitt’s in the West Indies, on board the “James Macqueen” (one of Sir John Rae REID’s ships) George, eldest son of Mr PHILLIPS of the Salutation Inn, Dover, aged 17. He retired to rest after eating a hearty supper and in the morning was found a corpse.” (Kentish Gazette April 9 1839 p.3 deaths)

Henry RICE (Capt 72nd Highlanders) born 26 Nov 1821 baptd 30 Nov 1821, died in Barbados (yellow fever) 28 Nov 1848.
Henry was a son of Edward Royds RICE (MP for Dover) and Elizabeth of Dane Court Tilmanstone. (Tilmanstone Collection)

Thomas RICHARDS of Dover – a boy on board ship “Anthony” who committed suicide at Odessa due to ill treatment.
Report on the enquiry in London (Dover Telegraph 4.2.1837 p.8 cols 3 & 4)

Henshaw RUSSELL Esq., 32 Marine Parade, Dover – death on 8 Aug at Brussels (Dover Telegraph 14 Aug 1847 p.8 col.4)

Henshaw RUSSELL Esq., deceased of 32 Marine Parade, Dover – notice of auction of household effects (Dover Telegraph 25 Sep 1847 p.8 col.1)

Mr Edward SANDERS of Dover: his daughter, Mrs PERNET aged 28 died 23 March at Boulogne-sur-Mer
(Dover Telegraph 25 March 1837 p.8 col.4)

Mr John SAPPIE, late of Dover – aged 35 years: Death on March 12 at Sydney, New South Wales,
(Kentish Gazette 11 Aug 1863)

William SELL, at Barbadoes – death on 16 May, son of the late Mr SELL of Dover Castle (Dover Telegraph 3.7.1847 p.8 col.4)
Charles Cornwallis SKELTON aged 23, 47th N.I., died 11 May at Lucknow, Bengal; eldest son of Capt. Jones SKELTON, Clarence Lawn, Dover
(Dover Telegraph 3 Dec 1836 p.8 col.4)
SMITH (naval) family of DOVER:

Captain Cornelius SMITH Born Hythe in 1661 and whose monumental inscription in the church New Shoreham states that he died on the 26 of October 1727 aged 62 yrs. His son Captain Edward SMITH, RN died 19 Feb. 1743, he commanded a frigate at the attack on Laguira where he was severely wounded and died shortly afterwards at the Island of Antigua. (information from A.G.Belsey)

Henry TUDOR, aged 32, formerly of Dover, died 19 Aug at Madras; late Captain of the ship Sir Charles Malcolm of Bombay (Dover Telegraph 31.1.1835 p.8 col.4)

George WELTDEN, Esq. aged 61, of Dover, died 11 Aug at Schlesinig (Dover Telegraph 23 Aug 1834 p.8 col.4)

George WICKENDEN of Dover – fatal accident in Toronto (Dover Express Aug 28 1914 p.2 col.4) (also Sept 4 1914 p.4 col.6 report)

Thomas Raymond WICKES aged 19 of Dover, accidentally killed, Mesopotamia. PHOTO of him (Dover Express 25.5.1917 back page)