St Gwithian, Gwithian, Cornwall
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The church and relics of St Gwithian or Gocianus, built in 490, were uncovered from the beach and dunes during the early part of the 19th century, but were then allowed to be reclaimed by the shifting sands. Gwithian is the patron saint of good fortune on the sea.
Daniel Grant (47) and his son John (14) were both drowned when the brig "Neptune" sank in a severe NW gale during a voyage from Liverpool to Rotterdam.