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Flushing has a Fitzroy Barometer which was originally placed by the RNLI. You will find it at the end of the fixed to the side of the first house in Pitick Terrace. The Barometer was restored recently by the Parish Council.

Rear Admiral Fitzroy was the captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin’s famous voyage.  He was a pioneer meteorologist and weather forecaster. You can read more about Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN here