Some Memorial Inscriptions - Boddington, Gloucestershire
St Mary Magdalene's Churchyard

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.
A1. CWG
Flt Lt, Reuben Michael NOBLSTON,
R.A.F. 1908 - 2 March 1940
died of wounds received during a Flying Battle

A2. CWG
2071990 A.C.W. 2nd Class,
Peggy SMITH, Women's Auxiliary Air Force,
13 July 1944, 20

A3. Pte 27653 Leonard BICK,
16th Bn Royal War[wic]kshire Regt,
Killed on Active Service at Arras, France,
13 March 1918, 21, s/o John & Caroline,
of Church Farm, Staverton,
Caroline BICK, 17 Oct 1956, 96
John BICKS, 18 Nov 1943, 82

A4. Thomas PURNELL,
Vicar of Staverton with Boddington,
7 May 1892, 78
Ann, w, 14 Dec 1874, 49
Also their infant children,
Mabel Margaret Ellen 26 June 1861, 11 months
Agnes Isabel, 4 April 1864, 22 days

A5. Robert Hughes Wilkinson PURNELL,
Vicar of Staverton cum Boddington, 1892 - 1898
Eldest s/o the Revd Thomas PURNELL,
30 May 1848 - 8 August 1920

A6. Agnes St Clair PURNELL,
Eldest child of the late Revd, Thomas PURNELL,
19 June 1923, 77

A7. Alice Mary, w/o Thomas MARSTON,
27 March 1920, 49
also their children,
Elsie, Daisy, William, James,
Thomas, above, 9 Feb 1949, 86
Nancy, d, 2 June 1993, 86

A8. Walter WESTON, 3 Nov 1924, 64

A9. Rosemary Beatrice NEWTON, 9 April 1979, 36

A10. Margaret Annie NEWTON,
Of Staverton Court Farm, formerly of
Carrington, Cheshire, 1909 - 1994
William Harold, h, 28 Oct 1997, 93

A11. Solomon STAFFORD, 28 Feb 1882, 73

A12. Frank Henry ARKELL,
Elder s/o Henry & Elsie of Butlers Court,
20 June 1919 - 6 Sept 1994

A13. Henry ARKELL 17 Oct 1885 - 13 Oct 1960

A14. Ann, w/o Henry ARKELL, 24 April 1903, 47
Henry, above, 29 Oct 1916, 62
Dorothy DRUMMOND, died in Vancouver,
16 June 1976 in her 90th years., youngest daughter,
Mary Elizabeth NOTT 2nd d, of Butler's Court,
25 Oct 1963, 81
Annie Rosa, eldest d, 21 July 1969, 88
John Stanton NOTT, 15 Dec 1968, 82, h/o Mary Elizabeth,

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Mary SIMPSON, d/o John & Mary, 31 Oct 1997

A15. Thomas LEA,
Of this parish, 18 Feb 1882, 73
Diana, w, 8 Nov 1882, 67

A16. Thomas MANN,
Formerly of Cheltenham,
Died at Hayden, 13 Aug 1871, 58
Ann, w/o above, 2 April 1890, 79

A17. Joanna, w/o David BAYLISS, 5 Jan 1853, 59

A18. John BLAGDON, Esq, 18 Sept 1853

A19. John, s/o Richard & Elizabeth SMITH,
4 Nov 1834, 4yrs
Philip, s, died in infancy

A20. Michael Cook, s/o William & Ann LONG,
22 April 1809, **
Francis William, s/o Francis & Ann GARRETT,
Of Cheltenham, 9 Oct 1818, 8 months

A21. George LONG, 14 April 1835, 33
Lucy, w, 19 August 1834, 29

A22. Charles John CHAPMAN, 1910 - 2001
Winifred Florence, w, 1913 - 1990

A23. Phyllis Mary JONES 1915 - 1990
Leslie J.T. JONES 1913 - 1997

A24. Philip Storer PEBERDY 8 Aug 1990, 82

A25. Sarah Annie (Sadie) JONES 1912 - 1992

A26. Jeffrey George COOMBES 5 Sept 1992, 65
Lewis Hubert COOMBES 16 June 1999, 51

A27. James O'KEEFE 3 Nov 1992, 69
May O'KEEFE, 17 Feb 1994, 73

A28. Doreen Ann HODGKINS 7 April 1993, 89
Alfred Richardson HODGKINS, 30 Nov 1977, 85
Both of Staverton Lea Farm

A29. John Louis BOULDEN, 21 Oct 1941 - 8 July 1993
Much loved dad & granddad

A30. Esther, youngest, d/o Thomas & Joanna BUCKLE,
30 Nov 1900, 48

A31. Jack Charles GOULD, 5 April 1990, 42

A32. Walter, s/o Thomas & Joanna BUCKLE,
Of Grovefield, 18 Feb 1880, 31

A33. John BUCKLE,
Late of Witheybridge in this parish,
11 Jan 1850, 87
Ann, w, 6 Feb 1848, 80

A34. Ann, d/o John & Ann BUCKLE,
Of Witheybridge, this parish, 12 Jan 1835, 38
Edith, d, 5 May 1842, 37

A35. Roy Joseph LATHAM 1908 - 1988
Rosetta Emily, w, 1905 - 1989

A36. Daisy Margaret MATTHEWS 17 Oct 1984, 70
Frederick William, h, 3 Dec 1992, 89

A37. Steven Lewis COOMBES,
Passed away suddenly 16 May 1979, 19

A38. Thomas Gibbins BICK,
Of Haydon, 16 June 1895, 30
George Finch BICK,
27 Sept 1889, 38
Anne, his wife, 11 April 1897, 30

A39. Williamina WALTON June 1914 - April 1979
Joseph, h, Jan 1915 - July 1995

A40. Harold John WILES 7 Sept 1915 - 12 April 1979
Jean Ethel, w, 19 May 1925 - 27 Nov 2002

A41. Harold HOLLIS, 24 Feb 1979, 80
Elizabeth Annie, his beloved and
devoted wife for 50 years, 11 May 1979, 80

A42. Ernest F.G. SMITH 'Chers'
30 Oct 1905 - 13 Jan 1979
Olive 'Nan', w, 25 Sept 1906 - 29 April 1995

A43. Oliver William MASON, 22 June 1978, 83
Alice Gertrude, 13 Feb 1986, 88

A44. Charles Henry Craig ADAMS,
Lt Cdr, Royal Navy,
of Barn Close, Hayden Hill, 1913 - 1978

A45. Emily Ann WASLEY,
Of Haydon Farm, 24 Oct 1901, 32
Ann WASLEY, 19 July 1927, 88

A46. George WILKINS, 14 July 1974, 84
Norah, w, 15 Feb 1993, 95

A47. Edward John HERBERT 1894 - 1974
Elizabeth Margery, 1904 - 1994

A48. Maud Elizabeth TOVEY, 15 May 1975, 79

A49. John PHILLIPS 9 Nov 1891, 79
Matilda Sarah, w, 10 Jan 1894, 73

A50. William BUCKLE,
Of White Hall, 9 Feb 1895, 89
Esther Hartelbury, w, 20 March 1904, 84

A51. Walter, 2nd s/o William & Esther Hartelbury BUCKLE,
Of Whitehall, Boddington, 8 Feb 1890, 37

A52. Mary Ann, w/o James SPIRE,
of The Planes, Innsworth, Glos,
26 March 1907, 69

A53. William George ROGERS,
12 April 1976, 65
Susan Margaret, w, 13 Aug 1994, 82

A54. Albert Joseph MEALING 1905 - 1980
Mabel, w, 1916 - 1991

A55. Loved wife & mother,
Barbara Christine PROSSER 1936 - 1982

A56. Thomas Noel NEWTON,
Of Staverton Court Farm, 21 June 1982, 74

A57. Gladys Vera WILLIAMS (STEPHENS)
20.6.15 - 12.4.00
James Frank Henry, h, 24.7.12 - 12.9.00
Late of G.A.C (Gloster Aircraft Company)

A58. Kenneth John FISHER 28 Jan 1996, 87
Freeman of the Borough of Cheltenham

A59. Clara DAVIS 24 April 1950, 79
Harry, h, 15 Dec 1967, 96

A60. Francis Lett BLAKEWAY 25 Feb 1949, 48
Bernice Miranda, w, 8 April 1949, 50
Her ashes scattered in the Garden of Remembrance, Cheltenham

A61. Mary Elizabeth WINTER, 19.12.1896 - 2.12.1951
Alice Elizabeth CYPHUS, 8.9.1922 - 11.8.1972
Lionel Wilfred CYPHUS, 4.7.1916 - 22.5.1985
Albert George WINTER, 7.2.1919 - 20.11.2003

A62. Millicent BERRIMAN,
Sister of Dora FISHER, 26 May 1973, 84

A63. John Charles FISHER, 5 Jan 1944, 67
Dora, w, 1 August 1972, 87

A64. Beatrice Annie POOLE, 2 Feb 1946,

A65. Ernest STRAWFORD 1 Feb 1952
Minnie, w, 6 April 1957

A66. Mother & Grandmother,
Enid May GILDER, 2 May 1997, 73

A67. Basil John HERBERT, 10 July 1996, 73
Laddie Megan, w, 23 Feb 1997, 72

A68. Violet May DREW, 14 March 1957, 64
Edgar George, h, 8 March 1978, 85
Both of Hayden

A69. Sarah Jane SKIRTEN, 8 Oct 1960, 85
Joseph, w, 29 Jan 1923
Also their sons,
Raymond William & Frederick

A70. Husband & Father,
Richard Edward GODWIN,
17 July 1960, 38

A71. Louisa Jane BEE 14 Feb 1965

A72. Frank URSELL 18 June 1892 - 7 March 1966
Annie Amelia, 1883 - 1969

A73. Henry Arthur JONES,
10 April 1910 - 24 March 1966

A74. John Meldred DANIELS 7 Aug 1967, 56
Daisy Muriel, w, 14 Aug 1995, 84

A75. May Elizabeth GLADMAN, 28 April 1906 - 18 April 1970
Ernest Gordon, h, 26 May 1903 - 20 Dec 1990

A76. Ernest BIRD 14 Jan 1969
Alice May, w, 2 Dec 1979, 76

A77. Wilfred Samuel BICK 1901 - 1968
Ruby nee HEWER 1902 - 1995
Yeoman of Northfield Farm

A78. Joseph George BONE 1 June 1970, 72

A79. Lilian Josephine WILMOT-WARE 1904 - 1994
Emily LEAKE, 1876 - 1971

A80. Wing Commander Dudley LLOYD-EVANS,
M.C., D.F.C., and Bar, 20 March 1972, 77
Margaret Ralston LLOYD-EVANS,
8.2.1902 - 21.4.1993

A81. Reginald Henry REASON,
8 March 1908 - 2 June 1972

A82. Richard Edward SADLER,
Of Staverton Court 1 Aug 1948,
Florence, w, 2 Jan 1973

A83. Dennis Harold BATES, 1922 - 1998
Clerk of Works Cheltenham Ladies College,
Jessie May, w, 1920 - 1999

A84. John M.W. BAYLEY,
18 April 1962 - 7 July 1996

A85. A dear wife, grandmother & great grandmother,
Violet TAYLOR, 20.08.21 - 15.12.98

A86. William Joseph HATHAWAY 1914 - 1999
Jennie, w, 1919 - 1983

A87. Michael Colin O'BRIAN, 16 May 2000, 74

A88. Emma ILIFFE 5 Jan 1945, 63
Frederick Thomas, h, 12 Nov 1951, 73

A89. William BUCKLE,
Of Whitehall, 1 May 1944, 87
Harry BUCKLE 22 May 1945, 86

A90. Robert HYETT. A.R.A.M,
26 May 1870 - 28 April 1940

A91. Ethel Geraldine BURROUGHS,
25 Feb 1941
Richmond Alfred, h, 11 May 1965, 78

A92. John William THREADINGHAM., M.B.E, DL,
1919 - 2004

A93. Alan INGHAM, R.N. (Rtd) 1932 - 2002

A94. Winifred Temple HILL, 27 May 1938
Wife of Colonel, Claude Hardinge HILL,
Of the Royal Canadian Regt,
Claud[e] Hardinge, above, 14 June 1960
And who was the dearest friend of
Eileen Stewart BAKER

A95. William DAVIES,
Late of Boddington House,
19 May 1938, 86
Anne, w, 23 June 1940, 84
Hugh Price DAVIES 25 Oct 1950, 58

A96. Alice ANSON,
3rd youngest d/o Lt Col Herbert GALL,
14th Light Dragoons, and Mary MOLESWORTH, w,
8 June 1855 - 11 Oct 1859
Hindley Malcolm, infant son, 13 June 1857 - 10 Aug 1857

A97. George STRATFORD 10 June 1879, 37
Ellen, d, 14 April 1880, 4yrs
Thomas James, s, 7 Feb 1898, 23
James McCOY, 31 Jan 1904, 60

A98. Sophia, w/o Henry ARKELL, 20 May 1884, 73
Sophia, d/o 17 Oct 1941, 91
Henry, above, at Butlers Court, 3 Oct 1878, 75

A99. Robert & Elizabeth HITCHINS,
All is well
Robert Richard HITCHINS, Jan 1915 - May 2001
Ada Elizabeth HITCHINS, April 1916 - July 1997

A100. James BALLINGER, 9 Aug 1799, 81
William his son by Ann his wife, died in infancy,
Ann, w, 19 March 1814, 75

A101. John LANE, 5 May 1780, 27

A102. George, s/o George & Mary LONG,
Of this parish 20 Jan 1824, 27
Elizabeth, d, 30 Aug 1837, 28

A103. John HYETT, 11 Dec 1865, 68
John Edward, only s, 18 Jan 1873, 37
Sarah HYETT, 24 April 1879, 89
Ann HYETT, 13 March 1939, 90

A104. Elizabeth HARRIS, 20 Sept 1874, 40

A105. Ann, w/o George WEAVER, 21 Nov 1848, 74

A106. William LONG,
Of Rowenfield House, Cheltenham, 9 June 1875, 83
Mary, w, of Rowenfield House, 1 Dec 1868, 73

A107. Albinia NEALE 16 May 1845, 55

A108. John CLIFT, 15 April 1893, 57

A109. Emily BALLINGER, 19 Dec 1893, 15

A110. George SPIRE 27 Aug 1872, 70
Julianna, d, 28 Aug 1884, 60

A111. Thomas SPIRE, 22 Feb 1902, 68

A112. Sarah, w/o Thomas PIFF,
Of this parish, 20 March 1887, 59
Mary JEFFRIES, mother, 6 Dec 1889, 89
Thomas, *** [stone has sunk]

A113. John PEAD, 6 Nov 1921, 72
Elizabeth PEAD, 15 July 1933, 80

A114. Isaac PEARCE, 14 Dec 1911, 89
Harriet, w, 2 April 1924, 76

A115. Neighbour TOMBS 26 August 1885, 72
Ann, w, of this parish, 20 March 1890, 63

A116. Henry TOMBS, 16 April 1931, 79
Annie Agnes TOMBS, 26 Dec 1947, 88

A117. Emily, w/o George TOMBS, 28 May 1925
George, above 15 Dec 1931

A118. Florence Gladys PHIPPS, mother of Elizabeth

A119. Teresa Joan TOMBS nee MEAD 1918 - 1996

A120. John Usker TOMBS 1917 -1991
Yeoman of Northfield Farm, late of Badgeworth

A121. Henry FREEMAN 11 July 1875, 81
Edith, w, 4 March 1861, 45

A122. Fred MASON 21 July 1930, 50

A123. Fanny Clara PRICE, 17 March 1929, 63
Thomas John PRICE, 2 April 1930, 62

A124. Hester Adelaide, d/o Rev'd Thomas PURNELL,
30 Oct 1867 - 25 Dec 1949
Emily Nora PURNELL, 5 May 1911

A125. Frederick G. JONES, 27 May 1954, 55
Florence E. JONES, 15 May 1973, 75

A126. James John PEAD 20 April 1955, 72

A127. Mary Lilian HAYDON, 1 June 1955, 29

A128. Frank W. PREEN, * April 1946, 68
Beatrice Tandy PREEN, sister, 2 March 1976, 93

A129. Bena, w/o Commander Hugh COBDEN,
Staverton Lea, 19 June 1945, 60

A130. Violet SEELEY, d/o J.S, GIBBONS,
23 Sept 1885 - 10 Jan 1938
Isabel Maud 17 Dec 1969, 57
Rowan Ernest Grice HUTCHINSON was her husband

A131. Diana BUCKLE,
Of Orchard House, Staverton, 12 Jan 1904 - 31 May 1967
d/o Lt Col, A.W. Bently BUCKLE,

A132. Major Cyril STACY,
XIV, Kings Hussars, 10 Jan 1944, 76
Edith Constance, w, & d/o J.S. GIBBONS,
8 July 1962, 84

A133. Thomas LEA, 8 April 1937, 50
Sarah Charlotte LEA, 8 Feb 1973, 87

A134. Walter COLES, 1904 - 1988
Beatrice May, w, 1897 - 1990

A135. Ada Matilda Bruce TROTMAN 29 Oct 1934, at rest
Charles Frederick Bruce NICHOLAS 9 Feb 1941, 78
Memory of Ada Eleanor Bruce LAWRENCE,
6 March 1959, 69

A136. C.F. STEWART BAKER, M.INSD, C.E,
Director of Irrigation Ceylon, 12 July 1934
Our dear mother,
Eileen Mary STEWART BAKER, 30.12.1977

A137. Memorial at Lych Gate
Constance Sarah, w/o John Skipworth GIBBONS,
Of Boddington Manor 26 March 1927, 73

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