Some Memorial Inscriptions - Blakeney, Gloucestershire
Baptist Church & Blakeney Cemetery

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 1st November 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
BLAKENEY BAPTIST CHURCH
A1. Annie, w/o Richard COTTON of Lydney
18 January 1897, 58
Richard COTTON, above, 14 July 1904, 68

A2. James ASTON, 19 January 1940, 76
also their Francis, 1895
Esther ASTON, w, 12 May 1950, 88
Annie, d, 1980

A3. Margaret PETHERAM, 8 January 1936, 77
Joseph Edmund PETHERAM, 24 April 1943, 83
Bernard, s, 28 March 1946, 55
Freda, w/o J. HOUGH, 5 May 1958, 64

A4. Robert CARNELL, 7 August 1873, 63
William, s, 22 February 1865, 20
Also of
[Auth: The remaining inscription has eroded]

A5. Mary Ann, w/o Thomas HAWKINS
4 March 18*8, 25

A6. Eliza, d/o Joseph & Hannah THORN
25 November 1843, 8yrs
Joseph THORN, 27 September 1863, 63
Hannah THORN, 20 April 1876, 80
Emily BEACH, d, 20 April 1871, 46

A7. Henry WILLIAMS 25 May 1882, 66

A8. William REYNOLDS 13 February 1860, 19
Captain John REYNOLDS, 57
Thomas REYNOLDS, 17 and Charles 15
who were drowned in the Bristol Channel
25 June 1861
James REYNOLDS, 23yrs, who was drowned at Gloster
4 June 1865
Elizabeth REYNOLDS 25 March 1867, 58
widow of the above John REYNOLDS

A9. Charles VIRGO 18 January 1876, 68
Sarah Ann, d, 10 March 1887, 47

A10. Mary Ann, w/o John HAMBLIN
of Ayleford, 20 March 1882, 36
John HAMBLIN, 15 October 1927, 67

A11. Eva, d/o Joseph & Harriet VIRGO
12 May 1887, **

A12. Mary VIRGO, w/o George VIRGO
15 October 1903, 53
George VIRGO, above, 23 July 1908, 52

A13. Frances, w/o Frederick HAYMAN
17 January 1912, 39
Frederick HAYMAN
20 February 1942, 70
Interred at the Congregational Burial Ground

A14. War Death
James FREEMAN 13 March 1917, 66
Ralph, s, killed in action in France
28 June 1918, 28

A15. Alfred LOWE, 6 May 1884, 55
Elizabeth Mary Rose, w, 26 July 1896, 62
Albert, eldest son, 26 December 1867, 8yrs
Frank, 2nd son, 17 December 1867, 5yrs & 10 months
Emily, 2nd daughter, 24 October 1866, 10 weeks

A16. Ann BEDDIS, w/o Edward BEDDIS
6 December 1864, 58
Frances Sarah Collins BEDDIS, d,
4 November 1835 - 2 September 1865, 29

A17. Abel BEARD, s/o William & Elizabeth BEARD
of Ruspidge, 9 December 1861, 18

A18. Sophia, w/o Thomas LEWIS, 28 May 1879, 27
John LEWIS, 22 August 1868, 43

A19. Eunice, w/o Isaac WOOD
of Brains Green, 28 January 1869, 36
Anne, who is buried at Worcester
d/o above, 20 November [[looks like] 1870], 20

A20. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas Robert COOMBES
2nd d/o M Dan*en SIMS of Mount Pleasant
Near Blakeney, 20 November 18*0, 44

A21. Ann PHELPS 4 March 1880, 78

A22. William VIRGO 20 August 1880, 83
Lois, w, 17 January 1887, 85
Samuel VIRGO, s, 8 December 1859, 18

A23. Henry CLAYFIELD
28 February 1841 - 8 April 1887
Mariann, widow of the late Henry CLAYFIELD
15 August 1893, 67

A24. John COTTON of Bullopill
24 January 1846, 62
Charles, d/o John & Elizabeth COTTON
30 May 1849, 10
Elizabeth, w/o above John COTTON
12 November 1875, 79
Elizabeth Cotton THOMAS, d, & w/o
Rev, Reuben THOMAS. D.D.
15 September 189*

A25. William COTTON 17 June 1860, 33
Mary Ann Elizabeth, d
17 February 1850, 2yrs
Anne, w/o above William COTTON
21 September 1892, 59

A26. Samuel CHARLEY
19 October 1834 - 9 July 1884
Taken from life of great usefulness
after six weeks of illness
Hannah, widow of Samuel CHARLEY
Afterwards w/o Rev G.R. TANSWELL
19 October 1903, 68
Also G.R. TANSWELL 29 September 1930
Interred at Semley Wilts

A27. Mary, w/o William TRAFFORD of this parish
2 May 1859, 74
William TRAFFORD who died at Gatcombe
9 February 1871, 80

A28. Charles, h/o Hannah SHAW
of Gatcombe in this parish, 21 February 1876, 59
Christine Mary, d, 2 June 1876, 11

A29. Amy PENN 24 November 1840, 75
Elizabeth Mary, w/o William VERINDER
& d/o above Thomas & Amy PENN
24 October 1849, 45
Thomas PENN, 11 August 1841, 68
William PENN, s, 6 April 1858, 61
Emma Maria, d, 14 February 1869, 27
Maria, w/o William PENN
4 March 1875, 72

A30. William SHAW, h/o Sarah SHAW
who died at Gatcombe, 13 August 1873, 59
Sarah, above, 3 July 1876, 57

A31. Thomas PENN of Bullopill
9 August [looks like 1886, 87]
Sarah, w, 23 April 1873, 70

A32. Elizabeth, w/o Richard SHAW
of this parish, 6 August 1834, 22
Elizabeth, d, died in infancy

A33. Mary, w/o Philip JAMES of this parish
12 March 1844, 83
Ann, d, 1 June 1880, 80

A34. William PROUT of Gatcombe
4 January 1854, 32
Hannah SHAW of Gatcombe, widow,
first of the above and then of Charles SHAW
10 April 1878, [not sure if her age -
54, 57 or 74 - it has been over inscribed]


A35. [inscription is very faint]
Margaret Sarah, d/o James & Sarah JAMES
of Gatcombe in this parish
[looks like] 15 December 1839, 54
Captain James JAMES who was drowned
at Cork, 28 December 1847, 44
Sarah, w, 28 October 1863, 61


BLAKENEY CEMETERY
B1. Susan Emma, youngest d/o
Richard & Susan PENN, 16 July 1897, 27
Richard Morse PENN
11 October 1901, 71
Susan, w/o above, 17 January 1914, 81

B2. Henry Charles HARRISON, 7 August 1892, 52
Mary Ann, w, 17 February 1916, 87

B3. William HEFULETT 17 October 1892, 70
Esher, w, 2 April 1866, 37 interred at Taynton

B4. Emily, w/o William HADDON
17 June 1896, 27
William John HADDON
19 February 1900, 28

B5. John JAY, 28 July 1898, 76
James JAY, s, 5 April 1899, 28
Lucy JAY, w/o John JAY
21 March 1914, 80
Mary HAWKINS, d, 6 March [looks like 1907, 40]
Interred at Plumstead

B6. Lucy TURLEY 3 August 1935, 77
Adam TURLEY 5 July 1939, 84

B7. Dorcus STUBBS 3 March 1895, 37
Charles STUBBS, 1 August 1855 - 15 February 1922
Caroline BEVAN, 19 December 1903, 67
Agnes Ellen, 2nd w/o Charles STUBBS
18 January 1871 - 7 December 1965

B8. Alfred TAYLOR of Brains Green
3 March 1895, 44

B9. James DAVIS 22 June 1895, 61
Sarah Ann DAVIS, w
18 November 1836 - 7 February 1906
Sarah Annie, only d/o Alfred & Rebecca DAVIS
and granddaughter of above 2 June 1902, 11 months

B10. E -t, d/o James & Ann POLVILL
27 June 1896, 21
Charles Thomas, s, & h/o H-nnie POLVILL
27 July 1921, 42

B11. Hannah, w/o Henry HAMBLIN
20 September 1895, 38
Henry HAMBLIN, above
30 August 1904, 84

B12. Maria, w/o John Shepperd SEABORN
24 May 1902, 73
John Shepperd SEABORN, above
8 August 1910, 72

B13. James MORRIS 4 may 1898, 69
Emma, w, [looks like 10th] December 1924, 84

B14. William GARN 15 May 1820 -17 August 1899
Ann GARN, for over 50 years his faithful wife
16 March 1815 - 11 March 1902

B15. James LANE 5 September 1905, 59
Eliza LANE, 17 January 1925, 75

B16. Robert Skinner PIDSLEY
26 September 1905, 74
Elizabeth, w, 2 September 1910, 40

B17. Boer War Death
Edwin only child of
Edward & Emily CUMPLEN
31 July 1902, 5 months
Edward James CUMPLEN, h/o above
5 July 1903, 24
Interred in Newcastle Cemetery, South Africa

B18. Mabel Violet JONES 31 January 1904, 15

B19. Stephen Parsley BEARD
28 March 1937, 70
Eliza BEARD, 1 October 1946, 83

B20. Thomas JONES Ex Sgt, 25 February 1911, 50
Tryphena Ann, w, 15 August 1919, 55
Fred, youngest s, 2 October 1918, 19

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