Some Memorial Inscriptions - Charfield, Gloucestershire
St James's Churchyard and Charfield Congregational Church

Latest Additions New 23 Apr 2004

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 8th January 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
ST JAMES'S CHURCHYARD, CHURCH END
A1. Joseph LIMBRICK, of Church End Farm, Charfield, 2 Jul 1896, 76, 1820
Sarah, wife, 25 Sep 1887, 67, 1820

A2. Sarah Ann, wife of James FLUCK and 2nd daughter of
Joseph & Sarah LIMBRICK 14 Oct 1894, 30, 1864
Ruth, youngest daughter, 9 Mar 1885, 27, 1853

A3. Thomas LIMBRICK, 2 Jan 1836, 35, 1801

A4. William H. PULLIN, of Charfield Hall, 26 May 1907, 85, 1822
Ann, wife, 9 Jan 1913, 82, 1831
Isaac Charles, son of above, 18 Feb 1953, 87, 1866
Joseph PULLIN, 17 Aug 1885, 62, 1823
The Cup was Bitter the Sting Severe to part with him we lov'ed so dear.
Our loss is great we'll not complain but trust in christ to we meet again
Hannah Maria PULLIN 26 Apr 1952, 93, 1859
Thomas, 17 Mar 1951, 89,

A5. James HART, 20 Dec 1781, 1yr & 4 months, 1780
Mary, 17 Nov 1783, 1 yr 6 months
Children of James & Martha Hart

A6. Richard LIMBRICK, Yeoman, 5 Oct 1851, 77, 1774
Sarah, 10 Dec 1856, 79, 1777

A7. John LIMBRICK, youngest son of Joseph,
died at Church End Farm, Charfield, 23 May 1926, 64, 1862

A8. Morris Joseph LIMBRICK, died at Church End Farm,
12 Jan 1913, 53, 1860

A9. Wilfred GAZARD, 5.3.1990, 77, 1913
Hilda, 10.3.1993, 76, 1917

A10. Elizabeth SUTTON, 2 Oct 1942, 82, 1860
Henry Charles, 16 Sep 1949, 92, 1857

A11. William John SPILL, 8 Nov 1963, 70, 1893
Elsie Ella, 26 Feb 1968, 72, 1896

A12. Michael William HEAVEN, 13 Nov 1993, 58, 1935

A13. Reginald J.T. PEGLAR, 22 Apr 1983, 1918

A14. William Henry Pincott WEBB, 18 Jul 1954, 62, 1892
Mabel, 20 Jun 1948, 62, 1886

A15. George GAZARD, 30 Apr 1956, 72, 1884
Isabel, 28 Oct 1971, 87, 1884

A16. John WITCHELL, of Charfield 16 Jun 1751, 55 1696
Ann, 26 Mar 1764, 59, 1705
John, 30 Sep 1757, 23, 1734

A17. John Mitchelle Hicks HOPKINS, of Southend Farm, Charfield 20 Jul 1840, 42, 1798
William, 8 Sep 1804, 43, 1761. Yeoman
Ann, wife of William Thomas, 2 Mar 1836, 69, 1867

A18. Thomas HEAVEN, Yeoman, of Charfield 10 Nov 1840, 70, 1770
Patience, 4 Feb 1844, 79, 1765

A19. Mary FOWLER, 15 Mar 1875, 77, 1798
John FOWLER, of Woodchester, 8 Apr 1870, 66, 1804

A20. William EXCELL, 24 Nov 1890, 65, 1825
Elizabeth, of Charfield, 24 Apr 1872, 59, 1813

A21. John Pratt GROVES, 23 May 1891, 67, 1824


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 11th January 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
ST JAMES'S CHURCHYARD
B1. Mary Annie Lucy STINCHCOMBE, of Pound Farm, Charfield,
10 Jan 1925, 63, 1862
William John STINCHCOMBE, 17 Feb 1947, 87, 1860

B2. Evylen Mary STINCHCOMBE, of Wadsley, Charfield,
20 Feb 1951, 64, 1888
Percy Arthur, 2 Jun 1963, 79, 1884

B3. Monument to those who lost their lives in a
Railway Accident at Charfield, 13 October 1928

Mrs Clara Annie JOHNSON, 46, Sheffield
Mrs Millicent Sarah RADFORD, 47, Derby
John Henry PINKNEY, 27, Gloster
Walter TOVEY, 36, Derby
Richard WHITEHEAD, 57, Leicester
Mrs Ester Matilda WHITEHEAD, 60, Leicester
Miss Florence Hylda CROSS, 36, Belper
William LAWTON, 59, Torpoint, Plymouth
Mrs Sheila LAWTON, 49, Torpoint, Plymouth
Goodwin Philip JENKINS, 22, Milverton, Somerset
and two unknowns
Erected by the London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co
[Ed: See below, entries collected from the Burial Register]


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 17th August 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
ST JAMES'S CHURCHYARD
C1. Catherine BARROW, 2 Nov 1912, 66
James Vowles BARROW, 9 Dec 1928, 77

C2. Louise Mary WORKMAN, 28 Oct 1927, 60
George, husband, 6 Dec 1959, 91
Gwendoline Louise HARRISON, 1899 - 1999
Donald George HARRISON, 1897 - 1964

C3. Carole F. NORTH, 20.10.1980, 80
Eileen M. NORTH, 27.12.1986, 80

C4. Molly W. UPTON, 16.3.1983, 76

C5. Edwin G. WOODLANDS,
28 July 1983, 81
Gwendoline C. WOODLANDS,
15 May 1995, 95

C6. Winifred THORNELL, 22.8.1983, 79
Arthur C. THORNELL, 16.3.2000, 91

C7. Maria Y. BUTCHER, 31.7.1986, 51
John E. BUTCHER, 12.8.1987, 52
Cyril AYRES, 2.3.1988, 80
Lucy UPTON, 21.4.1989

C8. Nora May McCLUNG, 14.11.1989, 81
Clarence Edward, 31.7.1990, 83

C9. Roma (Romes) ARNOLD, 1930 - 1999

C10. Annie BLACKHURST, 7 March 1990, 75
Thomas, husband, 16 Aug 1992, 78

C11. Doreen ORTON, 8.2.1992, 70
Ernie, 26.9.1996, 83

C12. Oliver ROBERTS, 17.3.1992, 73

C13. Frederick PRICE, 4.11.1992, 65

C14. Hilda Maria Maud HARVEY
6.5.1906 - 8.10.1993
Tony JONES, 23.10.1933, 53

C15. Sybil Grace CLARK, 20.3.1916 - 30.11.1994

C16. John George WALKER, 8 Jan 1995, 66

C17. Douglas Charles (Bill) RAMSAY, 2.5.1919 - 6.1.1998

C18. Harriet MARKLOVE, died at Charfield,
18 June 1890, 61

C19. Edward HATHWAY, 19 Feb 1891, 64
Sarah, wife, died at Tockington, 30 March 1899, 62

C20. Thomas DANIELL, of Charfield, late of Old Sodbury,
1 Dec 1828 - 15 March 1904
Eliza, widow, 15 Dec 1840 - 15 Dec 1908

C21. Charles WOODWARD of this parish,
16 Sept 1878, 49
Mary, wife, 19 March 1870, 48

C22. Isaac WOODWARD, 16 April 1876, 73
Bellah (Bella), wife, 21 Jan 1889, 81

C23. Thomas HEAVEN, 4 Jan 1896, 81
Sarah, 3 Feb 1896, 81

C24. Emily, daughter of Thomas & Sarah Ann HEAVEN,
1 Jan 1903, 35

C25. Elizabeth WILLIAMS, 15 Aug 1904, 47
Albert David WILLIAMS, husband, 24 Feb 1921, 65

C26. William DANCOCK, 8 Feb 1921, 42
Jane Rose, 5 July 1961, 92

C27. Charles WHITE, 25 June 1921, 81
Jane, wife, 14 Jan 1929, 90

C28. Walter Herbert BROWNING, 5 June 1921, 64
Elizabeth Maud, wife, 27 Feb 1952, 82

C29. Kate Cordelia PHILPOT, 19 April 1924, 73
John Frederick, husband, 23 Aug 1931, 65

C30. Dorothy AYERS, 10 Sept 1990, 95

C31. Stanley Albert MUSSELL, 1.1.1992, 66
Eleanor Louise KAYE, 7.7.1946 - 31.12.1999

C32. George William SMITH, 8 Feb 1993, 68

C33. Caroline Helen CLIFFORD, 17.11.1993, 84
George Elijah, 31 Dec 1950, 46

C34. Myra Ann BURNEY, 14 Feb 1996, 53

C35. Hayden REES, 3.5.1990, 67

C36. Dennis B.C. CLADDING, 14 Sept 1989, 50
James R. ATKINS, 8 Sept 1989, 69

C37. Mabel MORGAN, 15 Feb 1989, 87
Frederick, husband, 8 Sept 1967, 62

C38. Alice Winifred COLEMAN, 1901 - 1989
Charles Robert MOORE, husband, 1908 - 1997

C39. Frederick George BARTON, 7 Dec 1988, 83
Ruby Joyce BARTON, 8 Aug 1998, 87

C40. Cyril William BUTCHER, 15.12.1987, 79
Ruth, wife, 30.3.1996, 87

C41. Herbert John CREW, 20 Nov 1987, 86

C42. Martin ASHFORD, 1961 - 11 July 1975
Janet ASHFORD, 30 July 1938, 2 March 1991

C43. Gordon Victor MOSS, 9 April 1980, 63
Cecila Emily MOSS, 26 Dec 1989, 70

C44. Grace Eileen Martha MORGAN, 7 July 1987, 60

C45. Violet Hope FRANKHAM,
31 July 1982, 72
William, husband, 4 Sept 1994, 86

C46. Greta Elizabeth GIBBS, 1934 - 1983

C47. Sidney Henry OAKHILL, 30 Jan 1984, 72

C48. Agnes Ada SPARKES, 28 Sept 1984, 83
Lewis SPARKES, 11 May 1991, 85

C49. Ernest Herbert NASH, 5 Jan 1985, 63

C50. Derick Percy STARKEY,
25.2.1986, 29

C51. Sidney Gilbert COOK, 28 March 1964, 74
Florence Valerie, 10 Oct 1972, 89

C52. Arthur James GRAHAM, 10 Oct 1978, 57

C53. Lilian Margaret STANTON (PAYNE),
5.11.1932 - 1.5.1978
Alfred William, 27.8.1919 - 4.5.1985
Rosina Kate TURNER, 29 Jan 1963, 87

C54. Tom WINTEL, 20 Feb 1961, 79

C55. Violet Alfreda MERRETT, 11 Sept 1974, 77
Dorothy May, 17 Dec 1991, 80

C56. William J. FREEMAN, 13 April 1960, 69
Nellie Louisa, 14 July 1975, 87

C57. Eliza Ann PHELPS, 1 June 1960, 76
William (Bill), 8.1.1917 - 8.1.1996

C58. Horace GRAHAM, 1884 - 1949
Alice Louise, 1886 - 1979

C59. John Henry SHEPPARD, 16 June 1973, 70
Emily Lilian, 25 July 1990, 84

C60. Mary LOOK, 9 Nov 1969, 50
Walter, 21 March 1977, 61

C61. Percy COLBORN, 27 Feb 1952, 59
Emily Kate, wife, 17 Aug 1967, 78
Percy, son, who died a Prisoner of War,
11 Sept 1943, 24

C62. Frank COLBORN, 1890 - 1963
Lilly May, nee BIDWELL, 1886 - 1987

C63. Robert James COOPER, 4 July 1994, 77

C64. Ernest Simeon Thomas CLARK,
11 April 1939, 66
Annie Alice, wife, 27 July 1949, 75

C65. Gertrude Mary SWEENEY, 18 Jan 1940, 67
Ella H.M. Hannah FRY, sister,
20 Jan 1957, 77

C66. Henry EDDLES, 23 Feb 1949, 83
Elizabeth Mary Catherine, 8 Nov 1959, 82

C67. Alfred William Lollar COOKSLEY,
5 May 1956, 66
Gladys Rose, wife, 1 June 1980, 83

C68. Albert Frank MUSSELL, 21 July 1955, 65
Florence Emily, 18 Jan 1979, 89

C69. Amy Louise MERRETT, 11 May 1955, 81
Lotan HANCOCK, 22 Oct 1961, 92
William WOR!!!, 27 Feb 1969, 74

C70. Frank FACE, 22 March 1955, 73
Rosina, 2 Oct 1969, 87

C71. Elizabeth SAVAGE, 3 Nov 1938, 60
Thomas, husband, 10 April 1950, 69

C72. Anthony Edward ALLEN, 9 Jan 1929, 3yrs
Alfred ALLEN, 2 Sept 1939, 44
Elsie, 15 Jan 1979, 80

C73. Margaret Morgan, 5 May 1938, 6yrs

C74. John LEVIOURS, 22 March 1938, 65
Emily Elizabeth, wife, 13 July 1943, 61

C75. Andrew WHITE, 6 March 1954
Susan, wife, May 1923
Charles, son, Feb 1929

C76. Mary BULLIN, 13 March 1938, 83
William Henry, 27 March 1918, 66

C77. Thomas HIGNELL, 3 Sept 1937, 73
Rosa Matilda, 6 Aug 1956, 91

C78. Deborah RICHARDS, 1 Jan 1951, 88

C79. Robina PAGETT, 11 June 1976
Reginald Charles, 1 Dec 1966

C80. Maurice Anthony MARKLOVE, 25.12.1943, 77
Annie Louise, 6.1.1945, 71
David Ronald, 4.10.1998, 67

C81. 626837, Warrant Officer H.P. DAVIS
Wireless Operator, R.A.F.
17 Dec 1943, 25

C82. William PERRETT, 21 Aug 1982, 88
Edith, wife, 14 Feb 1959, 76
Albert Edward HARDING, 1879 - 1974
Sybil Adelaide, 1880 - 1954

C83. James LUCAS, 2 April 1954, 72
Mabel Ann, 4 April 1958, 75

C84. Frederick James DURHAM, 31 Oct 1964, 68
Lucy May, 6 June 1999, 97
Edward Francis Thomas, 19 May 2000, 73

C85. Louise Ann ELLIS
25 Dec 1875 - 1 Jan 1965
Edith, 23 April 1900 - 3 Oct 1966

C86. William HARDING, 5 Feb 1966, 84

C87. Jesse James Eliakim CARTER, 24 April 1965, 60
Olive Margery, 18 Feb 1977, 72

C88. Edgar Moses FRANKHAM, accidentally killed,
20 Dec 1965, 34

C89. Ralph JONES, 14 March 1966, 70
Lilian Hilda JONES, 21 July 1977, 79

C90. Albert Henry Ivor WEAVER, 24 Nov 1966, 62
Leila Helen, 21 April 1986

C91. Charlie KINGSCOTE, 1902 - 1967
Kathleen, 1902 - 1990

C92. Dennis Lewis SPILL, 14 Feb 1967, 72
Lavina May, 9 Nov 1983, 87

C93. Rose Ellen SITFORD, 21 March 1967, 83

C94. Thomas Wait WILLIAMSON,
13 March 1924, 64

C95. George ROSEBLADE, 6 Dec 1926, 66

C96. Decimus GAZARD of Park Farm, Charfield,
9 April 1927, 57
Maria, wife, 13 Jan 1949, 81

C97. James Thomas WOODWARD, 24 Oct 1942
Sarah Louise, wife, 1 June 1934

C98. Edith Kate WOODWARD, 24 Aug 1935, 66
Albert George WOODWARD, 1 Sept 1931, 82

C99. Elizabeth WEBB, 18 April 1941

C100. George Henry Matthew ARNOLD,
20 Jan 1987, 83
Rosa, 18 Feb 1997, 91

C101. Gordon John DERHAM, 6 March 1987, 63

C102. Alice Wait WORKMAN, who died at Huntingford,
11 March 1953
Harold John, 17 April 1958

C103. Moses KNIGHT of the parish of Kingswood, Wilts (Now Glos),
30 Jan 1810, 80
Ann, wife, 18 June 1888, 80
[Ed: Kingswood and Charfield are adjoining parishes, but Kingswood
'belonged' to Wiltshire until 1844!]


C104. Sarah DREW, 1772, [no age given]

C105. John DOWNES of Warson !! in the parish
Of Kingswood, Wilts, and Hannah his wife
He; 21 March 1737, 30
She; 21 Oct 1757, [looks like] (47)
Also six of their children who died in their infancy
[Ed: Kingswood and Charfield are adjoining parishes; however Kingswood
was a detached portion of Wiltshire until 1844, which is why here it is described as in Wiltshire!]



The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 17th August 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
CHARFIELD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Note: this section provides a complete listing of all Congregational Church MIs to date.
D1. John MORTON, of Charfield, 17 Oct 1872, 35

D2. Thomas SPILL, 9 June 1883, 76
Mary, wife, 4 April 1895, 81
Lewis, son, died in London,
3 Sept 1889, 48 and interred at Finchley Cemetery

D3. Maria, wife of William MORTON,
3 Dec 1853, 24

D4. John MORTON, 26 Oct 1863, 60
Hannah, wife, 12 Jan 1894, 87
Joseph, son, 9 March 1851, 9 months
David, son, 27 Nov 1863, 3yrs

D5. Hannah, wife of John MORTON of this parish,
27 Nov 1865, 23
Joseph, son, 9 March 1851, 9yrs

D6. John BENNETT, of Charfield,
25 Jan 1886, 81

D7. John ROACH, 14 Nov 1884, 54
Ellen Elizabeth, daughter of
John & Martha Ann ROACH,
30 Dec 1886, 16
Mary Ann, 8 March 1909, 81

D8. Stephen WALTER of this parish,
30 Nov 1870, 68
Catherine, wife, 18 Feb 1881, 78

D9. Henry ALLEN, 1 Dec 1892, 79
Elizabeth, wife, 23 Sept 1886, 72

D10. George OTRIDGE, 1 Oct 1875, 57
Harriett, wife, 26 Oct 1888, 69

D11. Sarah WALKEY, wife of Daniel, 5 Oct 1855, 84

D12. Hannah, wife of Isaac SMITH, 18 Jan 1855, 55
Sarah, daughter, 30 March 1853, 22
Lydia BARSBY, granddaughter, 6 March 1855, 11yrs

D13. Charles ROBERTS, 29 Nov 1875, 67
Caroline, relict, 25 March 1891, 74

D14. Isabel PALMER, 13 Jan 1877, 80
Marian Isabel, daughter, was interred near this grave

D15. Mariam MOXHAM, 18 Sept 1851, 63


Latest Additions New
The following entries were extracted from the Charfield Burial Register by Alf Beard, 22nd April 2004.
E1. Richard WHITEHEAD and his wife, Hester Matilda WHITEHEAD
61 Dronfield Street, Leicester, buried 26 October 1928.

2 Unknown Persons, buried same day.

CROSS, buried same day

William LAWTON and his wife, Eliza Jane,
of 25 Fore Street, Torpoint, Cornwall, buried same day.

John MILLER & Others, buried same day.

"These were killed in the Charfield Railway Disaster when the Newcastle
to Bristol Express train was involved in a collision and caught fire
on 13th October at 05:20a.m."

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