Some Memorial Inscriptions - Coleford, Gloucestershire
Christchurch Churchyard, Coleford Cemetery & War Graves

Latest Additions New 28th October 2005
War Graves

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Hazel, 28th March 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
COLEFORD CEMETERY
A1. Sydney, son of Richard & Elizabeth BRADLEY
of Coalway Lane End d. 8-7-1890 [8 Jul 1890] aged 19 years. Also
Mary Jane their daughter d. 22-7-1877 [22 Jul 1877] aged 4 yrs.

A2. Edwin John ASTON d. 12-10-1901 [12 Oct 1901] aged 22, also
Fanny ASTON wife of Tom ASTON who d. 2-9-1924 [2 Sep 1924] aged 81,
also Tom d. 30-11-1932 [30 Nov 1932] aged 89.

A3. Henry DOWLE of "Edenwall", d. 14-1-1900 [14 Jan 1900] aged 66 also
Zillah his wife d. 26-2-1903 [26 Feb 1903] aged 65

A4. Mary Jane wife of Charles ROSSER d. 5-11-1928 [5 Nov 1928] aged 80
also Ethel Harriet (GODFREY?) d. Nov, 1921 aged 37

A5. John PROBERT d. 1-4-1880 [1 Apr 1880] aged 65 also
wife Mary d. 26-12-1891 [26 Dec 1891] aged 84

A6. James WARD b. 5-12-1823 [5 Dec 1823] d. 19-12-1889 [19 Dec 1889] also
Harriet WARD b. 9-2-1836 [9 Feb 1836] d. 31-3-1899 [31 Mar 1899]

A7. William HALL d. ???7,
also Winifred his wife d. 8-10-1872 [8 Oct 1872], also
Gwenllian? their daughter d. 3-3-1876 [3 Mar 1876] aged 14

A8. Henry HOWELL d. 5-5-1914 [5 May 1914] aged 69

A9. Benjamin FOX d. 28-5-1917 [28 May 1917] aged 73 also
Emma his wife d. 4-12-1916 [4 Dec 1916] aged 70

A10. Wilfred Tom Pearce THOMAS of Lawnstone House,
Coleford d. 1-4-1918 [1 Apr 1918] aged 18

A11. Thomas Henry DOWLE d. 29-1-1948 [29 Jan 1948] aged 72 also
Sarah his wife d. 8-9-1963 [8 Sep 1963] aged 92.

A12. James BLAKE d. 24-11-1913 [24 Nov 1913] aged 73 also
Elizabeth d. 13-12-1920 [13 Dec 1920] aged 80

A13. Thomas ASTON husband of Mary Ann ASTON of Coalway Lane End,
killed in accident at Millend 13-9-1909 [13 Sep 1909] aged 50 also
Thomas, son of above d. 23-1-1909 [23 Jan 1909] aged 23.

A14. Thomas ASTON d. 14-4-1919 [14 Apr 1919] aged 77 also
wife Laura E.W. ASTON d. 13-12-1937 [13 Dec 1937] aged 75

A15. Rachel, wife of John WEARE d. 31-3-1870 [31 Mar 1870] aged 43 also
John WEARE d. 29-6-1904 [29 Jun 1904]

A16. Frances, wife of William TYLER
of Coleford d. 26-7-1869 [26 Jul 1869] aged 54 also
George Merrick TYLER their son d. 28-6-1875 [28 Jun 1875] aged 25
William TYLER d. 16-7-1891 [16 Jul 1891] aged 75


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st July 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
COLEFORD CEMETERY
Listed below are men who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in WW1 & WW2 and other conflicts, also those who were serving in H.M. Forces at their demise. Unless stated they are all individual C.W.G.
B1. 387396 Sapper H. BENFIELD, Royal Engineers, 20 Feb 1919, 26
B2. 114419 Pte C.J. STAITE Royal Army Service Corps, 28 Jan 1919, 22
B3. 1449 Pte B. WHITE, Monmouthshire Regt, 15 Jan 1916, 26
B4. 926 Pte A.S. BAYTON, Gloucestershire Regt, 18 June 1921
B5. Flying Officer E.R. JONES, Pilot, Royal Air Force, 31 March 1943, 19
B6. D/JX 146237 Able Seaman B. PROBERT H.M.S. "Drake 1" 12 May 1943, 24
B7. 1319795 Aircraftman 1st Cl. C.E. BOZWORTH, Royal Air Force, 2 July 1943, 22
B8. 1401887 Sergeant N. DARBY, Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, Royal Air Force, 25 July 1953, 21

B9. Richard John JONES, h/o Elizabeth
1 March 1948, 49
Ewart, son, Flying Officer F/O Fighter Pilot,
R.A.F. killed on service, 31 March 1943, 19yrs & 8 months,
And who l'es nearby


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 28th October 2005. Please note these entries were previously listed on a page for 'Forest of Dean'.
CHRISTCHURCH CHURCHYARD
C1. Pte 11408, T. SHORT, Royal Defence Corps, 7 July 1916

C2. Pte 52987, F. OLIVER, Gloucestershire Regt, 7 Nov 1918, 29

C3. Pte 24205, T. FLANNERY, Lancashire Fusiliers, 28 Aug 1919, 28

C4. Gunner 13307, S. KILBY, Royal Field Artillery, 6 Aug 1916, 31

C5. Jane AMBURY, 28 Dec 1930,
Albert AMBURY, 14 April 1938
William AMBURY, on active service, 1918
George AMBURY, 15 Jan 1966
Phyllis AMBURY, 22 March 1987

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