Some Memorial Inscriptions - Ashchurch, Gloucestershire
St Nicholas's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 25th April 2007

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 26th April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
A1. Thomas BROK, 13 Nov 1726, 49
Mary, wife, 28 July 1741, 63

A2. Thomas HOBBS, of Tiddington, 21 Jan 1855, 69
Sussannah, daughter, 7 July 1855, 18
Hannah, 15 Dec 1870, 71

Separate Grave
Henry, son, of Tiddington,
27 April 1850, 15
Edwin, 19 May 1852, 23
[Auth: on stone, location is spelt "Fliddington" -
in which case it may be intended for 'Fiddington' - Ed]


A3. William Hawler, 9 Sept 1832, 58, 1779

A4. Leslie J. WEBB, 3 Oct 1946, 46
Selina, 2 June 1948, 83

A5. Joseph BULLOCK, 2 May 1937, 72
Eliza Matilda, 22 Nov 1936, 71

A6. Ivy Ethel SHORT, 3 June 1978, 74

A7. George Henry WEBB, 12 May 1958, 89, 1868
Emily, 1943, 73,

A8. Jack BUTLER, 5 Oct 1987, 63

A9. Edward George BUTLER, 1925 - 1989
Laura CLU, 1921 - 1998.


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th April 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Samuel BAYLIS, late of Northway
22 August 1816, 59
Elizabeth, w, 15 March 1827, 69
John, s/o John & Mary BAYLISS
Grandson of above died 186* [this area had flaked off]

B2. Betty WOOD
Spinster, 2 Jan 1857, 80

B3. Thomas GREENING
Late of Northway, 29 Dec 1851, 81
Ann, w, 2 Feb 1856, 84

B4. Francis MAYALL, 20 Nov 1803, 73
Elizabeth, w, 3 August 1787, 42

B5. William DOBBINGS
Late of Cowfield Mill, formerly
Of Alderton, 14 Oct 1836, 29

B6. James MAYALL
Of Cowfield Mill in this parish
15 Jan 1832, 57
Ann, w, 13 July 1851, 76

B7. Elizabeth, w/o William RUSSELL
Of Aston-on-Carrant and for 30 years a
Faithful and esteemed Servant in the family of the
Late Richard BALDWYN, 24 Sept 1865, 58

B8. Thomas HOBBS
Late of Fiddington, 21 Jan 1855, 69
Susannah, d, 7 July 1855, 18
Hannah, w, 15 Dec 1870, 71

B9. Henry s/o Thomas & Hannah HOBBS
Of Fiddington, 27 April 1850, 15
Edwin, s, 1 May 1852, 23

B10. George LONG
Late of Fiddington House, in this parish
22 August 1846, 64

B11. Priscilla, w/o Henry Long PEART
Of Fiddington House in this parish
30 Sept 1863, 38
Henry Long, above, 8 Dec 1878, 57

B12. William HAWKER, 9 Sept 1837, 58

B13. Ann, w/o Abed ATTWOOD
22 Sept 1844, 33
John, s, 8 Nov 1860, 46

B14. Elizabeth BUMPASS
Late of Ashton under Hill
25 Nov 1845, 29
Elizabeth NEW, 6 Feb 1860, 73

B15. Eleanor, w/o John GREENING
Of Northway, 1 Nov 1873, 57
John, above, of Northway, 16 May 1901, 97
Alfred, only son, 17 Jan 1926, 74
Emily Maud, w/o Alfred GREENING
7 Sept 1933, 67
William GREENING, 27 Oct 1886, 76

B16. William WALKER, 30 Nov 1882, 78
Jane, w, 5 July 1882, 73

B17. Catherine, d/o Henry & Frances BASSANO
1 July 1890, 17

B18. Charlotte SANDFORD
Late of Fiddington in this parish
26 April 1887, 69
John SANDFORD late of Fiddington
8 June 1888, 80

B19. Henry FORD, 26 Oct 1887, 63
Mary Ann, w, 21 Dec 1907, 87

B20. James WASLEY
Who for a period of over fifty years faithfully
Discharged the duties of Clerk & Sexton in this parish
And died at the age of 86 being buried on Christmas Day 1893
This stone is erected by a number of parishioners and friends

B21. Mary Ann WILKINS
Died at Fiddington, 14 Dec 1889, 69
George, h, 16 March 1892, **

B22. Elizabeth Ann PENROSE, 20 June 1892, 26
Albert Bertie, eldest son, fell asleep at Fiddington
14 Nov 1895, 7 yrs

B23. Daisy, d/o Charles & Emily MEADOWS
13 Jan 1890, ? 4 [stone weather worn]

B24. Tragic War Death at Sea
William BOWLES, 12 Sept 1896, 47
Margaret, d/o William & Alice BOWLES
who with her husband George A PHILLPOTT were lost
off the Irish Mail Boat, Leinster, 10 Oct 1918
This ship was torpedoed by a U Boat and sank with a loss of 501 lives,
after leaving Ireland. The ship was called the Royal Mail Ship, Leinster

B25. Mary Ann, 2nd d/o Thomas & Hannah HOBBS
Late of Rectory Farm, Fiddington in the parish of Ashchurch
30 Nov 1893, 66
Thomas, s, 5 April 1895, 75

B26. Dora, only d/o the late Foster JOBSON, Esqr
of Newcastle on Tyne, 7 Feb 1892, 62
Interred at Ashchurch, Feb 11th

B27. Walter, s/o George & M.A. WELLON
Of Aston-on-Carrant, 25 March 1894, 34
George WELLON, father of above, 11 March 1909, 89

B28. Eliza, w/o John HUMPHRIS of Hazelton
10 June 1904, 74

B29. Mary Ann, w/o John YATES, 5 Feb 1912, 83
John, above, 23 Feb 1921, 88

B30. Alice Elizabeth, w/o Vincent NEWBURY
1 Nov 1922, 56
Vincent, above, 16 April 1947, 75

B31. Harry Warry STEWARD, of Terhill, Cheltenham
Colonel, 1st South Stafford Regt, s/o Rev'd C.H. STEWARD
9 Feb 1859 - 21 Dec 1915
Captain Charles Knowles STEWARD, D.S.O., M.C
The 24th Regt, only son of Col H.W. & Elizabeth STEWARD
who is buried near this spot

B32. Captain Charles Knowles STEWARD, D.S.O., M.C
The 24th Regt, 12 Sept 1892 - 1 August 1929
Cunitta Charlotte Atwood STEWARD, wife
5 April 1893 - 20 March 1947

B33. Colonel Henry Gillum WEBB of Walton House in this parish
Formerly of the 36th Regt, and late commanding 3rd Battalion
(Milit[i]a) Worcestershire Regt, 15 Sept 1842 - 18 March 1904
Florence, w, 17 Dec 1936, 80

B34. Molline Gardner MORRIS, 22 May 1918, 81

B35. Joseph GOSLING, 26 March 1916, 69
Emma, w, 17 Sept 1932, 86

B36. John Henry ROBERTS, 23 Nov 1912
Jane, w, 2 March 1947, 88

B37. War Grave
2nd Lieut, C.F. HUTCHINGS, M.M.,
Royal Garrison Artillery 15 Jan 1919
also, Louisa age 17
Ian John HUTCHINGS, 29 Sept 1924, 68
Sarah, 1936
Annie 1938

B38. Arthur Rodney Chandos Bridges CLARK
Late M.R. Signal Inspector who died at
Rose Cottage, Bromsgrove, 15 Feb 1897, 33

B39. Mabel Rose, d/o Elizabeth and late
Sgt H.W. BYARD, 28 Sept 1945, 36

B40. War Death
Joseph HALLING, 14 March 1968, 79
And his brother William, who lost his life
in a Naval Engagement off Coponel
[Ed: probably Coronel] 1 Nov 1914, 28
[CWGC information] Able Seaman 221206
H.M.S. Monmouth, Royal Navy, s/o Thomas
& Jane of Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Glos
Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

B41. Military Burial (MOD Headstone)
Staff Sgt 7595527, R.A. HADLEY
Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 7 April 1965

B42. War Death
Fanny WHITING, 23 June 1963, 78
And of our father Paul Thomas BEVAN killed in action
1914. [No known grave]
(CWGC information) Pte 5520, 1st Gloucestershire Regt
killed 21/12/1914 age 30. Husband of Fanny of
39 Albany Street, Gloucester, Born at May Hill Glos
Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France

B43. William WALKER, 22 June 1845 - 29 March 1926
Charlotte, w, 21 April 1927, 77

B44. Richard RIMELL
Of Aston on Carrant, 29 March 1860, 71
Mary RIMELL (née PHILLIPS of Broadway), wife
15 March 1880, 87
Ellen Jane RIMELL, d, 11 May 1881, 48
Richard Edward RIMELL, eldest s/o above
8 June 1884, 50

B45. Ann, w/o Henry WARLEIGH, 21 March 1806 - 23 **** 1879

INSIDE THE CHURCH
C1. Military Brass Plaque
John Milton JAMES PASI [as transcribed], 16 Royal Warwickshire Regt
Elder s/o John & Leorna JAMES. Born at Hailes
5 May 1885, killed in action in France, 23 Jan 1916
and buried in the Citadel Cemetery, west of the village
of Carnoy, near Bray-Sur-Somme
"Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay
down his life for his friends"

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