Some Memorial Inscriptions - Bentham, Gloucestershire
St Peter's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th May 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. War Grave
Mary Ann, w/o Henry W. NASH, 17 August 1926, 66
Son, Pte 1491 William Walter NASH, 1/6th Glosters, died 14 November 1918
through War Service age 28.

A2. Helen Elizabeth, w/o F.W. PALMER of Bentham
26 February 1922, 68
Francis William, above, 8 June 1928, 66
Kate Annie, d, accidentally killed in Regina, Canada
18 April 1912, 27

A3. War Death
Lewis George NOTT who died on Easter Eve
7 April 1917, 54
Kate, w, 22 February 1941, 83
Ellis George, younger s, of the 7th Glosters who died
In Mesopotamia 29 December 1916 from wounds received
in action age 24. Interred at Sheikharaad Cemetery, Turkey

A4. War Death
Howard Conway ABELL 31 July 1924, 63
Captain John Lloyd William Howard ABELL, s, 11th Cheshire Regt
Killed in the Great War, 3 July 1916 age 28
Annie, w/o Howard, 28 January 1947, 81
Cecil & Joyce's son, John Baxter ABELL, 7 January 1998, 58
Also of his son, Cecil Conway ABELL, 14 September 1997, 93
also of Cecil's wife, Joyce Ethel, 22 March 1999, 91

A5. Percy Spencer FRYER, Major, West Yorkshire Regt
12 February 1879 - 6 December 1945
Maud Harriet, w, 15 February 1880 - 13 August 1955

A6. War Grave
Pte 7723. H.J. HUNT, Gloucestershire Regt
Died 24 April 1919

A7. War Grave
Pte C.J. NEWMAN, Gloucestershire Regt, Depot
Died 21 May 1921, 36
Son of Joseph & Hannah of Be[n]tham, h/o Florence E.
Of Holly Cottage, Bangrove, Beckford, Tewkesbury, Glos

A8. Ada Cotterill, w/o Frank TREASURE
16 January 1935, 71
Frank, above [Gloucester Solicitor]
4 November 1943
[additional information, he was 80yrs at death]

A9. William Turner THISELTON-DYER
K.G.M.G., C.IE., F.R.S., D.S.C., L.L.D., M.A., J.P
Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1885 - 1905
Born at Westminster 28 July 1843
Died at Crickley Hill, 23 December 1928

A10. Florence, w/o Herbert CHAPMAN
St Andrews Street, Hertford, eldest d/o
Alfred & Adelaide CLARK, 16 July 1915, 34
Margaret CLARK, youngest d, 12 November 1917, 26

A11. George WORKMAN, his dear wife Annie and son Leslie

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Arthur Edward WORKMAN 1916 - 1984
Interred in Cheltenham Cemetery
Mary Louisa, w, 1912 - 2003

A12. Cecil George WORKMAN, 1912 - 1955
Mary Louise MATTHEWS, 1917 - 1993
Frank MATTHEWS, 1916 - 2001

A13. John TWINNING, 20 September 1943, 70
Alice, w, reunited on her 96th birthday 4 August 1971

A14. Charles Henry GILLETT, 25 April 1951, 71
Annie, w, 21 January 1977, 93

A15. William Thomas JONES, 18 October 1966, 59
Alice Maud, w, 11 June 1990, 79

A16. Benjamin Joseph DOPSON, 13 June 1969, 73
Florence Mary, w, 29 December 1974, 77

A17. Herbert Henry WOOLLEY, 27 June 1970, 67
Mary Louisa, 2 April 1980, 78

A18. Alfred John STAFFORD, 11 February 1973, 49
Hilda May STAFFORD, 30 January 1977, 52

A19. Madeline BRADLEY, 27 January 1975, 70
Edward Arthur BRADLEY, 4 February 1985, 79

A20. Joseph William GILLETT, 17 February 1975, 81
Ellen Kate, w, 4 March 1980, 85

A21. Ethel Mary GARDNER, 3 March 1975, 72
Sydney George, h, 26 April 1977, 84

A22. Fred Felix SMITH, 27 May 1975
Helen Louise Florence, w, 1 December 1984

A23. Georgina BRANCH, w/o Henry Goddard BRANCH
Bentham House, 12 March 1919

A24. Herbert Emmanuel MILLARD
31 October 1929, 71
Annie Maria, w, 23 January 1926, 68 [Buried at Plymouth]

A25. Harry WHEELER
19 April 1855 - 6 October 1933
Clara, w, 28 August 1858 - 9 February 1941

A26. Edith May WHEELER
22 March 1898 - 5 October 1978
Minnie, his sister, 5 November 1892 - 24 August 1985

A27. Cyril VICK, 21 April 1960, 69
Frances Ann, w, 7 July 1976
Son in Law, John VAUGHAN 1921 - 1986, h/o Mary

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