Lewis Alexander Pope

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Lewis Alexander Pope

Birthplace: Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of George Henry Pope and Julia Annie Pope
Brother of George Edward Pope; Charles Frederick David Pope; William Ernest Pope; Julia Annie Pope; Robert Henry Pope and 2 others

Occupation: 1811 - 4;
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About Lewis Alexander Pope

Lewis 'Alexander' Pope (with two of his brothers Charles and Robert), was one of 17 men who perished in the Mary Stanford Disaster when RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661), a Liverpool-class lifeboat, which capsized in Rye Harbour in 1928. His body was washed ashore at Eastbourne three months later.

The disaster occurred on 15 November 1928 when the whole of the 17-man crew of the Mary Stanford Lifeboat were drowned, practically the whole male fishing population of the village of Rye Harbour.

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Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England UK