Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain

East Midlands

Church Street  
(St. Mary & the Holy Rood Church)

Matthew Flinders

Captain Matthew Flinders RN
Donington 1774 - London 1814
English navigator and cartographer, who was the first to circumnavigate Australia and identify it as a continent
Arthur Fleischmann

Donington /  Matthew Flinders   Donington /  Matthew Flinders


Bronze bust of Flinders in the church.

Donington / Matthew Flinders Donington / Matthew Flinders

Information Sign

matthew flinders
by Arthur Fleischmann
on loan from
south holland district council


St Marys church in Donington hosts a display dedicated to Matthew Flinders. It includes a stained glass window, a bust and a first edition of A Voyage to Terra Australis.



Location (N 52°54'26" - W 0°12'17")

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