Robert Fitzroy is buried in Upper Norwood Cemetery (photographs)

Grave of Vice-Admiral Robert Fitzroy, Upper Norwood, London
Grave of Vice-Admiral Robert Fitzroy, Upper Norwood, London

Robert Fitzroy (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) is buried in the church yard of All Saints Church, Upper Norwood, London (site). The memorial was restored in 1997. At the time of his death, Fitzroy lived at 140 Church Road. This is near the church, and the site has historical markers from Croydon to mark the fact Fitzroy lived in this house. Church Road connects Upper Norwood and Crystal Palace. 

Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) was an English officer of the Royal Navy and a scientist. He achieved lasting fame as the Captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin‘s famous voyage, FitzRoy’s second expedition to Tierra del Fuego and the Southern Cone. (Wikipedia)

Fitzroy grave site and historical marker on house

Photographs by Professor Joe Cain.

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