Holy Rood Church, in the High Street, is now itself a memorial to the Merchant Navy, but also contains other memorials:
Two memorials to 22 people who died trying to put out a fire in the parish in 1837:
A tablet in memory of Sir Frederick Perkins and Richard Hopkins Perkins. Sir Frederick restored the quarterjacks in 1897.
Drinking fountain commemmorating the crew of the Titanic:
A memorial to Charles Partridge, a Merchant Navy sailor who is buried in the war cemetery on Orkney:
A tablet commemmorating the service of the Merchant Navy in the Falklands War:
A memorial to Sidney Raymond Mattingley, another Merchant Navy sailor who died in 2003 (image ).
Southampton’s Holy Rood: The Church of the Sailors, by Andy Russel et al. (HS/j)
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