CAN YOU HELP US TO NAME THE CREW

co-operator

WE HAVE THE NAMES BUT WISH TO PUT THE FACE TO THE NAME - CAN YOU HELP?

NUMBERED CREW

The crew are:- Coxswain W. H. Barbeary, Second Coxwain William Tucker, John Tucker, Richard Souch, Richard Lovering, Daniel Lovering (father and son), Charles Buckingham, Thomas Rudd, Roderick Brooks, John Comer, George Comer, John Bushen and Bowman Samuel Ley.

IF YOU KNOW ANY PLEASE E MAIL ME THE NAME AND THE NUMBER OF THEIR POSITION IN THE BOAT
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J.G. Naish
painter and Hon Sec of local RNLI committee
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probably William Barbeary
Coxswain of Co-op2 1871 -1886
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probably Capt C.L. Primandaye
RNLI district inspector

CAN YOU HELP FILL IN THE BLANKS ????

IN PARTICULAR I AM TRYING TO DISCOVER WHICH IS CHARLES BUCKINGHAM FOR ONE OF HIS DESCENDANTS
CHARLES WAS DROWNED WHEN THE YACHT MONARCH SANK OF TUNNEL BEACH 26th AUGUST 1887
His Gravestone is in our Church yard

charles buckingham gravestone

His wife Elizabeth was one of the daughters of the Davie Family that occupied the house on Lantern hill

My thanks to our wonderful Ilfracombe Museum for much of this information - you should pay them a visit - it is WELL worth the trip

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