Some Memorial Inscriptions - Chalford, Gloucestershire
The Tabernacle'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
14283 Pte W.G. BOUCHER,
Lancashire Fusiliers, 30 Aug 1916, 23

A2. CWG
Pilot Officer O.A. NOAH,
Royal Air Force, 10 May 1942

A3. CWG
R/98142 Sgt L.N. BROWN,
Royal Canadian Air Force,
7 April 1942, 23

A4. CWG
R/78852 Sgt J.R. PIERCE, Pilot,
Royal Canadian Air Force,
8 Feb 1942, 20

A5. CWG
R/85636 Sgt G.A. DAVIS,
Royal Canadian Air Force,
11 Feb 1942, 21

A6. CWG
Ply/X 106781 Marine E.E. HILLS,
Royal Marines, 29 Feb 1944, 21

A7. CWG (Family Memorial)
John William PEARCE,
1 Jan 1859 - 19 July 1929
Edith, w, 20 Feb 1944, 83

Marble plaque attached to stone
Reginald PEARCE,
2nd Air Mechanic, R.A.F,
who died at P.V. Hospital, Metley,
5 Feb 1918, 26
[Ed: it is not clear where Metley is -
the only one I can find is in Devon!]


A8. Elizabeth, w/o William GILLMORE,
18 June 1900
Jane Hannah GILLMORE,
4 March 1914, 64
William GILLMORE,
13 March 1924, 75

A9. Elizabeth, w/o Alfred BROWNING,
24 April 1899, 68
Maria BROWNING, 2 Dec 1916, 72
Alfred, above, 25 Feb 1921, 85

A10. Ann Jane, w/o William Coupe STAFFORD,
Of Chalford Hill, 25 Sept 1897, 77
William Coupe, above, 22 Jan 1906, 78

A11. John William, eldest s/o
Thomas & Susannah CARRINGTON,
Of Brynmoor House, Chalford,
Who died at Caerau, South Wales,
17 July 1915, 37

A12. Thomas CARRINGTON,
Of Brynmoor House, Chalford,
Who was killed in the Sapperton Short Tunnel,
3 Sept 1917, 66
Susannah, w, 27 Jan 1933, 79

A13. Frank Edward GARDINER, 1877 - 1938, 61
Edith Gertrude GARDINER, 1889 - 1967, 78

A14. John WOOD, 25 April 1929. 78
Ellen, w, 25 Dec 1935, 84
William, s, 19 Dec 1890, 17

A15. Lily Constance FOWLES,
Eldest d/o Late Thomas & Emily FOWLES,
of The Woodlands, Chalford, 25 Feb 1929, 50
Albert George, s, 24 Feb 1956, 81

A16. This Tomb was erected by the Members and
Friends of the adjoining Chapel as affectionate
Tribute of esteem to the Memory of The Revd
Richard AYERS who for 16 years was the
faithful Pastor of that place.
He died March the 13th 1871, aged 58
Elizabeth, widow of above, 10 Sept 1885, 81

A17. Elizabeth, w/o Mr Leonard MERRICKS,
Of France-Lynch, Chalford and formerly
Uckfield, Sussex, 18 April 1870, 66
Leonard, above, 17 May 1880, 82

A18. In this Vault lie the remains of
Thomas SMITH, 13 Sept 1835 - 9 Sept 1911
Mary Ann SMITH, w, 30 Oct 1835 - 2 June 1914

A19. Maria, w/o William SMART, Clothier,
22 Nov 1854, 67
William, above, 10 Jan 1860, *9 [* look like a 8]

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