Bi-centenary Souvenir, John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent, Stone,

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Date:1935

Description:Souvenir card celebrating the bi-centenary of the birth of Admiral John Jervis.

John Jervis was born in 1735 at Meaford Hall, just outside Stone. He was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1801 to 1804 and took his title Earl St. Vincent after the battle of Cape St. Vincent in 1797, which he helped to win.

Donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership.

He died in 1823 and was buried in the family vault in St. Michael's churchyard, Stone, and his monument is in St. Paul's Cathedral.


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1810s
Portrait of Admiral John Jervis, Stone,
Portrait of Admiral John Jervis, Stone,

John Jervis was born in 1735 at Meaford Hall, just outside Stone. He was First ...

1900s
Meaford Hall, Stone,
Meaford Hall, Stone,

A hall has stood on this site since the seventeenth century. Towards the end of ...

1930s
Meaford Hall, Stone
Meaford Hall, Stone

A hall has stood on this site since the seventeenth century. Towards the end of ...

1960s
Aerial View of Meaford Hall, Stone,
Aerial View of Meaford Hall, Stone,

Photograph taken from a sale catalogue. A hall has stood on this site since the ...

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Image courtesy of: Staffordshire County Records Office

Donor ref:County Record Office No., D4080/10/15, img: 1777 (18/2226)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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