Some Memorial Inscriptions - Amberley, Gloucestershire
Holy Trinity Churchyard

Latest Additions New 19th September 2005

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 2nd August 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Daniel SMITH,
Of Nailsworth, 23 June 1846, 71
Martha, w, 7 Oct 1857, 76
Francis Henry SMITH,
29 June 1849, 27
Albert Daniel SMITH,
19 Nov 1852, 27
Elizabeth SMITH,
25 Oct 1853, 45
William SMITH, Solicitor,
29 Sept 1861, 53
Mary Playne SMITH,
1 July 1877, 61
George Birt SMITH,
2 Feb 1892, 78
Sarah Playne SMITH,
4 Sept 1894, 74
Martha Playne SMITH,
2 Oct 1894, 56
Sarah BIRT,
19 June 1878, 75

A2. Frederick BURROWS,
14 Nov 1884, 38

A3. Thomas BURROWS,
Of this village, a Mason,
24 Nov 1879, 73
Mary, w, 6 July 1888, 84

A4. Charlotte, w/o Job VEVERS,
Of Mountpleasant, Woodchester,
8 Dec 187*, 63
Job, died aged 75
[the remainder of this
stone has been destroyed]


A5. Devereux BOWLEY, Esq,
8 Oct 1848, 55

A6. John James GUILD, 6 April 1850, 1 yr
Ann GUILD, 6 Sept 1858, 90
James GUILD, 3 April 1875, 62
Jane, w/o the above, 25 Jan 1887, 74
Jane J. GUILD, 6 Aug 1912, 61

A7. Ann HEAVEN,
Of this parish, 31 Dec 1847, 81
William, h, 4 March 1850, 80

A8. Thomas SMITH,
Of Holy Grove, Nailsworth,
5 March 1832 - 12 April 1896
Caroline, widow, 17 April 1915, 72

A9. Joseph MARSH, 10 Feb 1886, 63
Maria MARSH, 3 March 1896, 73

A10. Eli EVANS, 3 Jan 1883, 64
Martha, w, 12 Feb 1903, 84

A11. Selina Urena, w/o William LANGLEY-SMITH,
Of Wotton Hill House, Gloucester and
Empools, Amberley, 17 March 1894, 39
Martha Ann, 2nd w/o of the above,
21 Jan 1928, 73
Gordon Wilfred LANGLEY-SMITH,
15 March 1986
W.H.H. LANGLEY-SMITH,
15 Feb 1961
B.H. LANGLEY-SMITH,
29 Jan 1963
Nelson Humphries 4th s/o
Selina Urena & William LANGLEY-SMITH,
Who died in Shanghai, China, 19 Feb 1924, 31
William Humphries 3rd, s/o Selina & William,
15 Feb 1959, 49

A12. Edward SMITH, 17 Sept 1908, 72
Mary Ann, w, 27 May 1908, 72

A13. Sarah Ann, w/o Samuel FURLEY,
Of Houndscroft, 1 Sept 1908, 76

A14. Annie d/o Edward & Mary Ann SMITH,
22 May 1910, 34
Mary Ann, sister, 22 Dec 1930, 69

A15. Alfred COLLETT, 24 Oct 1900, 63
Marie COLLETT, 19 Feb 1930, 88

A16. Lucy RUSSELL, w/o Richard,
5 April 1902, 77
Richard RUSSELL, of Box,
17 Feb 1912, 80

A17. Jacob SMITH, 28 April 1908, 87
Sarah, w, 15 June 1908, 89

A18. Jemima BENJAMIN, 1 Feb 1907, 80

A19. Thomas HARON, 7 April 1910, 47
Caroline CARTER, w/o the above,
10 Jan 1927, 79

A20. Annie GOODROPE, 25 Dec 1940, 79
Amy Jane HORSTMANN, 6 Feb 1961, 66

A21. Lewis SMITH, h/o Mary, 18 Jan 1941, 64

A22. Emily BENJAMIN, w/o G.A. BENJAMIN,
19 April 1939, 70
George Alfred, h, 22 Oct 1949, 88

A23. Hilda, w/o Sidney H. SMITH,
6 July 1929, 48
Sidney Howard, 27 March 1947, 75

A24. Margaret Barton SMITH, 1945
Austin Barton SMITH,

A25. Elizabeth Nicholls, THORNTON,
29 Aug 1904, 46
w/o Henry John THORNTON, L.R.C.P. London,
M.R.C.S. England, Acton, London
Henry John THORNTON, J.P. M.D.,
7 March 1921

A26. Ruth RHODES, 25 May 1917, 84
May Alexander HOLMES, d/o
The above, 22 Aug 1864 - 10 June 1927

A27. Maria Dyneaty, w/o C.R. DAYUES, Esq,
of The Lammaus, Minchinhampton, 22 Feb 1809 - 3 June 1878
Charles Robert DAYUES, 5 Dec 1809 - 26 Feb 1899

A28. Ebenezer FYFFE, h/o Martha Wathen FYFFE,
1 Sept 1882, 57, Buried at Wimbledon,
Martha Wathen, w, of Brocks, 24 May 1867, 37

A29. Thomas DOWDESWELL,
Of Littleworth, 21 Aug 1885, 67
Esther Ann, sister, 17 Oct 1894, 79

A30. John FRENCH, 19 Feb 1890, 85
Ann, w, 16 July 1888, 85
Helen, d, 14 Jan 1855, 18
Mary FRENCH, 28 Sept 1908, 79

A31. Anne CHAMBERS, 7 July 1896, 93

A32. John MORTON, 26 July 1864, 83
Jean CHALMERS, 20 May 1864, 75
Catherine & Ann lie at their feet,
Awaiting with them

A33. Elizabeth CHAMBERS, 24 Oct 1880, 67

A34. Catherine MORTON, 1 May 1845,
Ann MORTON, 1 Jan 1876

A35. Jacob FRANKLIN, 18 Dec 1879, 59
Jane, widow, 12 Jan 1893, 71
William, s, who died in Sydney, Australia,
2 March 1887, 33
Emery & Julia, children of the above,
died in infancy

A36. Peter EVANS,
Died at Inchbrook Farm,
29 Oct 1890, 73
Charlotte, w, 5 April 1891, 70

A37. Charlotte, d/o Luke & Elizabeth DAY,
Of Culver-Hill Farm, 5 June 1850, 25
Luke, 3 April 1854, 63
Elizabeth DAY, 15 Feb 1855, 70

A38. Mary Jane, d/o Peter & Mary PLAYNE,
26 June 1870, 22

A39. Edith Lucy, d/o Peter & Mary PLAYNE,
22 Nov 1871, 18

A40. Mary, w/o Peter PLAYNE,
21 Dec 1878, 63
Peter, 20 Sept 188, 74

A41. Rosamond Mary PLAYNE,
24 July 1871, 11 yrs

A42. Charles PLAYNE,
24 Feb 1821 - 19 March 1904
Lucy Ellen, w, 18 Sept 1823 -23 Jan 1911

A43. Eleanor (Ronie) WALLINGFORD,
29 Nov 1884
Mary Georgina Steuart Corry HOCKIN,
26 June 1893

A44. Thomas Henry PENDRY,
4 Oct 1888, 42

A45. George Ely WATTS, 30 Nov 1891, 59
Mary. H. WATTS, w, 13 Feb 1904, 69

A46. James Henry WELLS, 5 Jan 1891, 79
William Henry, s, 29 Aug 1846, 8 months
Alfred, s, 30 Dec 1850, 2yrs & 6 months
John, s, 19 June 1891, 48
Jane, widow of James Henry, 20 Jan 1903, 83

A47. Mary Jane, w/o Philip J. BRYME,
3 June 1894, 32

A48. John BENJAMIN, 10 Feb 1895, 70
J.W. s, 17 Sept 1852, 2yrs & 10 months

A49. Rose PERKINS, 16 July 1828 - 7 July 1888

A50. Charles Henry PRATT,
21 March 1880, 10
only s/o James PRATT, D.D.
& Eliza Warren PRATT

A51. George CLARK,
Killed at St Pancras Station, London,
2 Aug 1889 in 22 year of his age


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th September 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. CWG and Family Grave
Flight Lieutenant James Ronald FOSTER,
Royal Air Force, 9 Sept 1945
(1894-1945)

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Marjorie his wife, 17 July 1971, 66

B2. Richard Owen Paddison PADDISON,
of Bownham House, 9 July 1853 - 27 Sept 1942
A lover of Animals and Men
He prayeth well who loveth well
Both man and bird and beast
He prayeth best who loveth best
All things both great and small
For the dear God who loveth us
He made and loveth all

B3. George WEDEL, 28 Dec 1942, 70
Margaret, w, 17 Dec 1951, 77

B4. Ann HEAVEN of this parish,
31 Dec 1847, 84
William, h, 1 March 1850, 80

B5. Caroline Catherine MORTIMER,
23 Jan 1858, 32
James MORTIMER, 2 March 1867, 68

B6. Thomas James MORTIMER,
10 May 1855, 22
Elizabeth, w/o James MORTIMER,
21 Dec 1836, 58

B7. John James GUILD, 6 April 1850, 1yr
Ann GUILD, 6 Sept 1858, 90
James GUILD, 3 April 1875, 62
Jane, w/o the above, 25 Jan 1887, 74
Janet J. GUILD, 6 Aug 1912, 61

B8. Elizabeth, d/o John & Eunice ELLIOTT,
Of this parish, 26 March 1860, 19
Mary Ann, d, 17 June 1861, 12
Thomas, s, 15 Nov 1863, 15

B9. Henry BROWNE, 29 March 1890, 51

B10. Thomas Henry PENDRY, 4 Oct 1888, 42

B11. James Henry WELLS, 5 June 1891, 79
Also three sons,
William Henry, 29 August 1846, 8 months
Alfred, 30 Dec 1850, 2yrs & 6 months
John, 19 June 1891, 48
Jane WELLS, widow of James Henry WELLS,
20 Jan 1903, 83

B12. Harriet, d/o Luke & Elizabeth DAY,
Of Culver-Hill Farm, 5 June 1850, 25
Luke, above, 3 April 1854, 63
Elizabeth, above, 15 Feb 1855, 70

B13. Sarah Ann, w/o Samuel FURLEY,
Of Houndscroft, 1 Sept 1908, 76

B14. Lucy, w/o Richard RUSSELL,
5 April 1902, 77
Richard, above, of Box,
17 Feb 1912, 80

B15. Eric Elwin EARLE, 11 April 1897 - 25 Feb 1919
His two cousins,
Leading Seaman Clyd. Z/73 Laurence Offord WARE,
Royal Navy, Nelson Bn R.N.D.V, died at Gallipoli 3 May 1915
2nd Lt Bertram Knight WARE,
London Regt (Prince of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles),
who fell in action 19 Sept 1916, 30
Sons of John Offord & Jessie Elizabeth WARE,
1 Eliot Vale, Blackheath, London

B16. CWG, Family Memorial
James Travers BLOUNT-DINWIDDIE,
Capt 1st Batt, The Border Regt.
Born in Dumfries 25 April 1891
Died 13 Sept 1915 of wounds received at
Gallipoli on August 21st 1915.
Mentioned in Dispatches

B17. Jemima, w/o John BRISTOW,
22 Dec 1930, 63
of Windsor Ash, Nailsworth,
also our dear sons,
Pte 15856 Harry BRISTOW,
Dorsetshire Regt, KiA in France, 5 May 1916, 22
William, 16 August 1917, 17

B18. Emily, w/o Henry HOOPER,
21 Dec 1945, 63
Frederick Henry HOOPER, youngest son,
Coldstream Guards, KiA, Italy, Aug 1944, 23
Henry, above, 8 Dec 1947, 66

B19. Anne BARLOW of Greenways, Amberley,
2 Sept 1863 - 6 Dec 1948

B20. Edith Adelaide KIMMINS,
16 Nov 1907 - 29 Dec 1969
Edward James KIMMINS,
13 May 1909 - 28 Jan 1989

B21. Alfred James GARDNER,
17 July 1873 - 4 Jan 1949

B22. Imperial War Graves Commission Head-stone
Major General Sir Fabian WARE,
KCVO., KBE., CB., CMG., LLD,
28 April 1949, 79
his wife, Anna Margaret WARE,
3 Oct 1952, 81
[We have a Photograph of the WARE Gravestone.
He was the founder of the CWGC, formerly the Imperial War Graves Commission]

B23. Alexander Inglis MACDONALD,
Capt: 129429, The King's Regt, (Liverpool)
Killed in Action in Burma, March 1943, 23
s/o Dr Alexander Tulloh Inglis M.D &
Lucy Kate of Bootle, Lancs
Lucy Kate, w/o A. MACDONALD M.D
Of Liverpool & Thrupp, 23 May 1955

B24. Sarah Ann, w/o Charles MARSH
11 Oct 1924, 77
Charles, above, 16 June 1925, 73
L/Cpl 13654 Wallace Charles MARSH, son
8th Gloucesters who gave his life for
his country at La Boisselle, France,
3 July 1916, 30

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