East Cowes : St James's Church

These inscriptions record the memorials within St James's Church. There are a further 2 memorial plaques on the organ case (not yet recorded)

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Brading, William Henry
And the Grace of God was upon Him
To the Glory of God and in loving
memory of William Henry Brading
47 years Churchwarden of this Church
Died March 16th 1928. Aged 86 years.

Fox, John
This Tablet
was placed here by subscription
in affectionate remembrance
who died April 23, 1911
aged 79 years.
For over 60 years a Sunday
School Teacher and for
21 years a sidesman of
this Church.

John Fox was the grandfather of Uffa Fox.

Fox, Uffa
In loving memory of
Uffa Fox
C.B.E. R.D.I.
1898 - 1972
World famous as the
designer, builder, and helmsman
of small boats whose performances
were astounding to all.
The airborne lifeboat of
World War II was his most
satisfying achievement as many
lives were saved.

Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan