Some Memorial Inscriptions - Cranham, Gloucestershire
St James the Great's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 19th September 2005

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st April 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Caroline, w/o William WIGGALL,
Duck Farm, 10 Sept 1886, 61

A2. Edward MEEK, 6 March 1926, 91
Alice, w, 24 April 1927, 82

A3. Edward MEEK, s/o Late Edward MEEK,
27 July 1927, 58

A4. Rachel, w/o Thomas HUNT,
This parish, 19 Jan 1882, 71
Thomas, 8 Aug 1891, 83

A5. Sarah VOICE, 15 May 1867, 66

A6. Thomas VOICE, 22 Sept 1879, 80

A7. William, youngest son of the
late John & Elizabeth COATES,
This parish, 12 May 1889, 52
Sarah Ann Jane, w/o Alfred Millington ROBERTS,
And d/o John COATES, 26 Aug 1898, 82
Elizabeth Ann COATES, 10 Dec 1904, 75

A8. John COATES of this parish
** Dec ****, [unable to read any more]

A9. Joseph LOVEGROVE, Esq,
Died at Elgears, 18 Jan 1883,
Was interred here 6 Feb 1883
[Ed: perhaps Algiers?]

A10. Hannah, w/o William VERRINDER,
10 Jan 1806, 48
William, above, 10 Sept 1819, 62

A11. Hannah, w/o John PRESTON,
4 Jan 1842, 65
John, 22 April 1853, 87
Elizabeth, d, 28 Nov 1865, 46
Ann, d, 10 Jan 1890, 78

A12. Elizabeth, w/o Frederick SMITHE,
16 Jan 1883
Reverend Frederick SMITHE, LLD,
42 years Vicar of Churchdown,
9 Dec 1900

A13. Samuel LOVEGROVE,
Of Down Hatherley, 6 May 1881, 69
George Cuff LOVEGROVE,
s/o John & Mary Ellen LOVEGROVE,
28 April 1862, 24
Henry Theodore LOVEGROVE,
7 Jan 1887, 40
Margaret LOVEGROVE, ne DU-PRE,
w/o Joseph LOVEGROVE, of Gloster, Solicitor,
25 Dec 1878, 55
Joseph LOVEGROVE,
26 June 1857, 77
Elizabeth, w/o Joseph, 24 Aug 1862, 72

A14. William HALL, parish of Nealman,
11 June 1853, 83
Elizabeth, w, 20 Jan 1858, 76
David, s, 15 Aug 1869, 65
[Ed: the 1851 Census records William
(by profession) as a 'Mealman'!]


A15. Samuel EDWARDS,
6 March 1847, 55
Hester, w, 15 July 1853, 74

A16. Maria PRESCOTT,
3 Feb 1882, 72

A17. Frank West FRANKIS,
1 April 1925, 73

A18. Ralph Joseph FRANKIS,
9 April 1902, 65

A19. James REYNOLDS,
28 April 1868, 58

A20. Emma FRANKIS,
27 April 1880, 68

A21. Joseph FRANKIS,
4 May 1870, 69
Sarah, w, 17 April 1885, 71

A22. Ann FRANKIS,
22 July 1808, 50

A23. Joseph COX, 15 July 1868, 49

A24. John COX, of Cranham Mill,
14 Jan 1852, 76
Sarah Cox, 27 Feb 1863, 79
Peter, s, 21 July 1850, 39

A25. Elizabeth BAILEY,
3 Aug 1855, 39
John Cox, s, 7 Feb 1862, 39

A26. William KEEN of this parish,
20 Aug 1794, 66
Sarah, w, 24 Aug 1796, 67

A27. James DERRETT of this parish, YEOMAN,
25 March 1830, 67
Mary, w, 7 Mar 1844, 77

A28. Mary his w, 21 Oct 1818, 34
Nathaniel, April 1773, 56
Ann, w, 7 Feb 1778, 70
Elizabeth, d, 13 May 1757, 23
Mary HINTON,
d/o William & Elizabeth HINTON,
25 Aug 1792, 19
Mary, w/o Thomas REYNOLDS,
13 March 1852, 49
William HINTON, s/o William & Elizabeth,
4 June 1812, 49

A29. Joseph Alexander HORLICKS, JP
19 June 1813 - 20 July 1889


Latest Additions New
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.
B1. CWG
Lieutenant A.A. HOFFMAN, R.N
H.M.S. "Fulmar", 12 March 1947, 21

B2. Eric Leslie HOFFMAN, 7 Feb 1930, 36
Mary Estelle HOFFMAN, 10 Jan 1945, 50

B3. Rex HOFFMAN, 1891 - 1959
Kathleen Elizabeth, w, 1899 - 1972

B4. Geoffrey HOFFMAN, 1889 - 1949
Mary HOFFMAN, 1889 - 1974

B5. Frederick Every LEGGATT,
7 April 1867 - 19 June 1927

B6. Samuel PINCHING,
Of this parish, 9 July 1848, 72

B7. Mary GALSON,
Late of the City of Gloucester,
13 Jan 1817, 67

B8. Stephen, s/o Philip & Rachel WIGGALL,
Of the parish, 28 Jan 1834, 2 years
Ann, d, 3 Jan 1853, 35
Job, s, 1 Feb 1853, 33
Joseph, s, 2 March 1853, 38
Mary, d, 27 Sept 1853 19

B9. Mary Ann FISHER,
nee PRATT-BARNFIELD,
1868-1949,
Loving mother and granny

B10. William BARNFIELD, 14 Jan 1916, 83
Phebe, w, 19 Nov 1928, 84
Ernest s, died in infancy

B11. Annie, w/o Gregory DANCER,
Of Climperwell, 25 Aug 1876, 24
George, child, 25 April 1876, 9 months
Gregory, above, of Temple Guiting,
26 Dec 1893, 58

B12. Ann, w/o John DANCER,
Late of Overtown Farm, 16 Jan 1881, 42
John, above, died at Withington, 15 Dec 1908, 73

B13. Hannah, w/o John PRESTON,
4 Jan 1842, 65
John, above, 22 April 1853, 87
Elizabeth, d, 28 Nov 1865, 46

B14. Annie Sylvia Blannin MINCHIN,
17 March 1880 - 8 March 1971

B15. Kitty SAY,
19 Dec 1898 - 24 Aug 1965
Oliver, h, 1 Dec 1902 - 23 Aug 1993

B16. Thomas Henry HEMMING,
17 Aug 1883 - 23 Dec 1951
Mary, w, 13 Feb 1886 - 30 Nov 1971

B17. Amy Selina, w/o Edwin SAVAGAR,
13 Nov 1942, 76
Edwin, above, 27 March 1949, 83

B18. Henry Stephen CLASH,
Late of the Glos Regt of Bristol,
29 Nov 1942, 64
Agnes Elizabeth, w, 28 Dec 1975, 87

B19. George TROTMAN, 10 Nov 1874, 80
Sarah Lovesy BRADSHAW, his sister,
Died at Cranham, 6 Jan 1876, 75
Emma Lavinia BRADSHAW,
8 Nov 1896, 37
George BRADSHAW, h/o Emma,
6 Jan 1921, 85

B20. Richard TAYLOR,
Late of Westwood, 2 April 1882, 75

B21. Ellen Sarah, w/o Richard TAYLOR,
Of Hawling, late of Westwood in this County,
30 April 1880, 48

B22. Jane, w/o John Henry TAYLOR,
28 May 1866, 43

B23. Mary Ann, d/o George & Sarah TAYLOR,
30 July 1860, 24
Sarah Jane, d, 13 Dec 1866, 27

B24. Samuel Pinching TAYLOR,
19 June 1876, 42
Elizabeth, w, 8 Dec 1907, 76

B25. George TAYLOR,
Of Symonds Farm, Cranham,
17 June 1876, 78
Sarah, w, 13 May 1883, 85
Samuel, s, 19 June 1876, 42

B26. Edwin FISHER, 10 Feb 1894, 65
Elizabeth, w, 6 Nov 1906, 73
Also Grandson of above,
Stoker 1st Cl, George Edward FISHER Royal Navy,
H.M.S. Submarine D.3 who gave his life for his Country,
March 1918, 24
s/o Eli & Frances E, Suttons Mill, Cranham,

B27. Colonel J.P. CARNE, V.C.D.S.O,
(Gloucestershire Regiment),
1906 - 1986
Jean CARNE, w, 1909 - 1992
[We have a Photograph of Col. CARNE's Gravestone.
He was the CO of the 1st Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment]

B28. Edward, s/o late Edward MEEK,
27 July 1927, 58

B29. Thomas VOICE, 22 Sept 1879, 80

B30. Sarah VOICE, 15 May 1877, 66

B31. Sarah MUSTOE, 24 March 1872, 56
Robert J.K. MUSTOE, 14 Feb 1883, 72

B32. William Edward, s/o
Edward & Mary MOULTON,
5 April 1870, 2yrs & 7 months
Susan Kate CRITCHLEY, sister,
7 Aug 1950, 85
Harry Herbert CRITCHLEY, h,
31 Aug 1941, 72
[Ed: Edward MOULTON is known to have been a
former owner of Cranham Pottery - information
supplied by one of his gt*2 grandsons]

B33. Anna, w/o Edwin GASTRELL,
8 March 1885, 55

B34. John Verly, h/o Lucy LANCELOTT,
15 Oct 1898, 26

B35. George TAYLOR,
Late of Simmonds Farm,
18 Dec 1899, 72
Louisa, w/o above, 26 July 1906, 75
Emma Lavinia, d, 28 Nov 1890, 37

B36. Eliza Esther HILL, w/o Frederick HILL,
Of Manor Abbey, Halesowen, 11 Aug 1933
And d/o Samuel PINCHING of this parish,
Frederick HILL, 16 Jan 1940

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