Henry Thomas Selwyn

Male 1788 - 1831  (43 years)


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  • Name Henry Thomas Selwyn 
    Born 28 Jul 1788 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1831  Rothesay Castle(ship) off Anglesey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Beaumaris Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0317  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father Rev. John Selwyn,   b. 3 May 1753, Blockley Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1823  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Bridget Dyer,   b. 1753,   d. 3 Aug 1823  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1777  Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriette Catherine Langton,   b. 9 May 1791,   d. 17 Aug 1831, Rothesay Castle(ship) off Anglesey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1814 
    Family ID F231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1831 - Rothesay Castle(ship) off Anglesey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Beaumaris Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Memorial to Henry Thomas and Harriette Selwyn in Beaumaris Church
    Memorial to Henry Thomas and Harriette Selwyn in Beaumaris Church

  • Notes  Buried:
    • Inscription on his tomb reads :-

      Here lieth interred the remains of Henry Selwyn, Esq., of Church-street, Bathwick, Bath, and Harriette Catharine, his wife. They unhappily perished amongst the sufferers on board the Rothsay Castle, lost near this place, on the 18th August, 1831.
    • Memorial in Beaumaris church reads:-

      To the memory of Henry and Harriette Selwyn, who were passengers on board the Rothsay Castle, and perished during the night of the 17th August, 1831. Their earthly remains rest together in the adjoining Church-yard.

    Died:


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