TQ1873 : St Peter's Churchyard, Petersham

taken 7 years ago, near to Ham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

St Peter's Churchyard, Petersham
St Peter's Churchyard, Petersham
The attractive little church of St Peter's lies down a lane, just off the very busy Petersham Road. In the pleasant churchyard alongside the wall seen here is the grave of Captain George Vancouver who was born in 1757 and died in 1798. He sailed with Captain Cook to Antarctica and was with him on his last voyage to the Pacific. Captain Vancouver discovered Vancouver Island in British Columbia, which was named after him.
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TQ1873, 206 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1818 7330 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.7820N 0:18.0486W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1815 7330
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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