Some Memorial Inscriptions - Beachley, Gloucestershire
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard and Beachley Military Cemetery

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 5th February 2009. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. James CUMPER, 14 [looks like March] 1876, 69
Hester, w, 1 August 1887, 72

A2. William SANDERS, 26 December 1866, 45
Eleanor, w, 13 December 1910, 91

A3. John WHITCHURCH, 13 May 1853, 4*
Elizabeth, w, 13 April 1892, 70

A4. Elizabeth DAVIS, 11 October 1842, 78
During which period she was an inhabitant
of this hamlet and for may years in the employment
of the family of the late Richard JENKINS, Esqr, of Beachley Lodge
By some members of whose family this memorial
of her faithful services is erected

A5. Thomas PRICKETT, 24 January 1875, 78
Elizabeth PRICKETT, w, 26 January 1883, 82

A6. Thomas TRAYHERN, 19 October 1877, 24
Charles TRAYHERN, brother, 26 July 1882, 35

A7. Harriet Jane w/o George TRAYHERN
9 May 1875, 24

A8. Ruth, w/o Thomas TRAYHERN
8 December 1879, 66
Thomas, above, 8 August 1888, 78
Same Grave, separate Memorial
William T. TRAYHERN, grandson of above
21 February 1946, 77
also their granddaughter
Clara Annie TRAYHERN, 30 July 1959, 85

Same Grave, separate Memorial
Thomas William TRAYHERN
s/o William T. TRAYHERN, 7 August 1984, 76

Same Grave, separate Memorial
Walter Edward TRAYHERN
2nd s/o William TRAYHERN, 10 May 1985,
also his wife
Bessie Evelyn TRAYHERN 24 September 1994

A9. Richard TRAYHERN, 14 December 1925, 81
Elizabeth Sophia, w, 18 October 1924, 80
Harriet Jane, d, 15 June 1873, 2yrs

A10. Ann FARR, 19 September 1867, 61
Hannah Jan FARR, d, 11 [looks like November] 1884, 46

A11. James RIMER of Beachley Farm
9 June 1843 - 10 June 1890
Susan, w, 25 November 1918, 75

A12. Archibald HENDERSON, 15 December 1945, 64
Margaret, w, 12 April 1962, 82

A13. Archibald HENDERSON, 1907 - 1992
Rose, w, 1905 - 1995

A14. Alfred Victor VENN, 1922 - 2006

A15. War Death
Robert TRAYHERN, 13 November 1946, 64
Leslie F. TRAYHERN, s, lost in H.M.Submarine, Stonehenge
20 March 1944, 25
Gertrude TRAYHERN, 20 December 1954, 63

A16. Ann, w/o David MILLER, 10 July 1909, 72
David MILLER, above, 28 February 1915, 78

A17. Tudor CASTLE of Clifton, Bristol
elder s/o Michael Hinton CASTLE
of Stapleton Grove, Bristol, 28 April 1886, 69
Ann, who died at Malvern, 25 July 1885
and was interred in the Cemetery there

A18. Louisa Jane TRAYHERN, 11 February 1935
James John, h, 21 March 1935
Jack Richard Charles, s, 29 November 1978

A19. Louis James, younger s/o
James John & Louisa Jane TRAYHERN
1935 - 2000

A20. Margaret & Thomas TAYLOR
1907-1998 1915 - 1983
ashes interred at Gloucester

A21. George SAUNDERS, 16 May 1849 - 11 July 1904

A22. Harriet Amy SNITCH, 8 April 1947, 64
George SNITCH, 20 March 1963, 78

A23. John MORGAN of Beachley
[looks like 2 June 1891, 67]
Ann, w, 28 October 189*, 89

A24. William JONES, 1 July 1888, 47
Louisa, w, 2 May 1917, 68
Walter, s, 3 October 1930, 56, interred at Tedstone
Henrietta BAKER, d/o William & Louisa JONES
late of Hanwell, 16 December 1957, 79
Interred in this grave

A25. Ruben PRICE, 22 May 1893, 71
Jane PRICE, w, 8 January 1907, 88
George James PRICE, s, 20 June 1915, 50

A26. Rev'd, E. GREEN, Vicar of Beachley
and of Eliza Louisa his wife both died January 1905
Samuel GREEN, only son, died first day of October 1894

A27. John G. PRICKETT, 13 April 1916, 36
Mary Jane, w, 8 July 1966, 86
Ethel Dorothy, d, 1 April 2000, 90

A28. Annie Maud HOARE, 3 July 1944, 64
Albert George HOARE, 20 July 1960, 85

A29. Sarah Ann, w/o Frederick JONES
5 January 1931, 68
Frederick JONES, above, 9 October 1951, 74

Same Grave, separate Memorial
Sarah Ann JONES, mother of Annie SMITH
5 January 1931, 68

A30. Charles SMITH, h/o Annie, 19 November 1936, 59
Louisa Annie, w, 19 February 1966, 78

A31. Annie PARRIS 1885 - 1944

A32. Christopher Thomas WHITEHEAD
20 February 1952, 68
Evelyn Priscilla WHITEHEAD
23 April 1978, 83

A33. Mary Ann PEARSON, 4 November 1956, 76
Thomas Allan PEARSON, w, 11 August 1960, 71
also my sister, Joan PEARSON, 1927, 3yrs & 9 months
Dorothy WOODS, d, & h/o George, 1921 - 1974

A34. Herman JONES, h/o Elsie, 14 May 1956, 68
Elsie Elizabeth, above, 31 July 1970, 81

A35. Christopher Thomas JONES
6 March 1964, 79
Harriett, w, 6 December 1958, 73

A36. Alfred DUNSTALL drowned in The Severn
28 December 1896, 43

A37. War Death
Harold Lewis MILLINER, Royal Engineers
15 July 1940, 59
Additional information courtesy of TNA
W.O.2, 6982
Annie Amelia, w, 6 June 1960, 72

A38. Walter GOODRIDGE, D.C.M., M.M.
late Yorks & Lancs and A.E.C. [Army Education College]
25 June 1933, 49

A39. Frank, 1908 - 1997
s/o Charles & Emily WORSLEY


BEACHLEY MILITARY CEMETERY

Beachley Military Cemetery is connected to St John the Evangelist's Churchyard. All the military headstones for the fallen have been photographed and names recorded by author. The following inscriptions are for family members, and of service personnel.

B1. Winifred nee HARBOUR w/o
W.O.1, A.E. DENNIS, M.M. A.E C, 1.3.1939
A devoted wife and mother
An accomplished musician
An expert needlewoman
A keen Guider, and a good companion

B2. Ernest Charles BIRMINGHAM
25 February 1931, 45

B3. In memory of our only son
Keith CHARLTON, 24 January 1950, 9yrs
Bert, Major [Rtd] H.A. CHARLTON, R.E
4 December 1984, 77
Emily Gwendoline CHARLTON
11 February 1993, 80

B4. Sgt John CRUICKSHANK, D.C.M
Middlesex Regt, 11 February 1886 - 2 September 1930
Erected by his wife

B5. Q.M.Sgt [ORs] Charles FAWCETT
[Meritorious Service Medal] Army Technical School
late Lancashire Fusiliers, 10 March 1929, age 40
Lived and died a soldier

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