Some Memorial Inscriptions - Didbrook, Gloucestershire
St George's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 12th January 2011

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th April 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
Note: The following monuments are at the FRONT of the church. The following section lists those at the REAR of the church, and includes all which are readable.
A1. Julie Ann, 4th d/o John & Julie Ann HORLICK
10 Dec 1876, 3 months
John, above, 4 April 1892, 50
Julia Ann, widow, 17 Jan 1911, 65

A2. Jane, w/o James HORLICK
6 Nov 1861, 61
Charles, s, 11 Feb 1851, 7yrs
James, above, 12 August 1873, 70

A3. William HORLICK, 5 Oct 1856, 61

A4. Joseph HAWKES, 3 Dec 1863, 81
Elizabeth, w, 22 Jan 1877, 83
Nancy, w/o Henry TRINDER, d/o above
8 Jan 1900, 81

A5. Thomas KIRBY, 23 Dec 1875, 29
Martha, formerly wife of above but the wife
of Charles STAITE, 2 Dec 1905, 68

A6. Janet Mary, youngest d/o
Edward Jabez & Agnes HORLICK
7 March 1941, 38

A7. John Walter HORLICK, 8 August 1887, 55
Sarah, w, 8 June 1915, 78

A8. George HORLICK who died at Didbrook
6 Feb 1872, 63

A9. Sarah, w/o James HORLICK
who died suddenly, 24 August 1925, 53
James HORLICK, 25 June 1846, 81
Ann, w, 15 Nov 1840, 56

A10. In loving memory of Madeline Julie HORLICK-EVANS
8 May 1913 - 4 Dec 2003
"A romantic" loving wife of Thomas Robert Idris ROBERTS
28 November 1910 - 20 December 1964
and beloved mother to Rosemary Ann KALOGERAS
18 November 1938 - 23 June 2003
A beautiful lady in every way who touched the lives
of all who knew her

A11. Thomas HUNT, 30 Dec 1878, 62
Mary, w, 5 Feb 1879, 57

A12. John CLARE of Cheltenham, Feb -29 -1872, 54

A13. Charles GRIZZELL
Late of Stanton, 8 May 1860, 78
Mary, widow, 12 August 18**, 85

A14. Elizabeth MILLS
Of the Manor House, Stanton, 1 May 1895
The deceased was the niece of Mark ALLY of
Stanton and also of Charles & Mary GRIZZELL
of this parish

A15. Samuel MARTIN, 31 March 1915, 88
Mary Ann MARTIN 22 June 1819 - 29 Feb 1884
George Huxley MARTIN, 15 April 1879, 19
Mary Jane MARTIN, 21 March 1871, 16
Selina Louisa MARTIN, 4 Jan 1863, 1yr

A16. John WOOD, 25 Nov 1844, 56
George WOOD, s, 25 Jan 1851, 29
Elizabeth WOOD, w/o John, 3 March 1865, 65
William, s/o George WOOD, 20 July 1850, 20

A17. Alfred WALLIS, 6 March 1907, 65
Anna Maria, w, 6 March 1924, 79

A18. Henry Richard WOOD, 28 Dec 1909, 65
Sarah Ann, w, 29 Dec 1917, 67 & 11 months

A19. Jane, w/o Silveanns WEAVER
Of Pinnock Warren, 2 July 1898, 53
Adam, s, 7 Jan 1891, 11 months
Angela, d, 25 Feb 1891, 7yrs

A20. Arthur NIGHTINGALE, 18 Oct 1934, 67
Eliza Jane, w, 6 Feb 1950, 78

A21. Violet Ann NIGHTINGALE
30 April 1910 - 12 Dec 1986
James Leslie, h,
30 Nov 1911 - 5 Dec 1993

A22. David Donald, s/o Leslie & Violet NIGHTINGALE
5 Feb 1939, 7 yrs

A23. War Grave
William Grove SPENCER, R.A.F
Killed 13 June 1944, 21

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Joan LAUNCHBURY
12 Jan 1922 - 14 May 2002

A24. CWGC Headstone
Albert George GIBB, 3 June 1962
Georgette GIBB, 1903 - 1982

A25. Phoebe Ann, w/o Joseph SCARLETT
21 Feb 1906, 79
Joseph, above, 16 Nov 1912, 86

A26. William GRIZZELL
Late of Kirk Bride, Isle of Man
who died at Stratford-upon-Avon
8 August 1897, 56

A27. Mr William GRIZELL, 4 July 1892, 84
Mrs Elizabeth GRIZELL, w/o William of
Warwickshire, 4 Dec 1866, 62
Mary Elizabeth, d, 18 April 1868, 23

A28. Caleb GRIZZELL
late of Winch[c]ombe, who died at
Limstone on the Tees, Surrey, 10 Jan 1866, 56
[Ed: he was still in Winchcombe in 1861 - 29 High St; Unm Haberdasher;
transcription as 'Guzzell'. The place is probably Kingston on Thames,
his death was registered Mar 1/4 1866 Kingston 2a 166 aged 56]


A29. John PITMAN of Didbrook, 8 August 1879, 52
Eliza, relict of above, 16 March 1884, 68

A30. Stephen TEYNTON, 12 Jan 1877, 74
Zebiah, w, 13 Oct 1848, 38
Elizabeth, 2nd w, of above, 10 Dec 1899, 84

Added by Barbara Sugawara, 12th January 2010.
A31. Ann STAITE, w/o Thomas STAITE late of this parish, died 25 July 1842, 82

A32. Mary JAMES, 1806

A33. Robert REEVE, s/o of ___ REEVE, died August 1808, 3
also Ann REEVE, dau [?] of the above, died June[?] 1815, 8


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Barbara Sugawara, 12th January 2011. Please note that stereotyped phrases such as "In loving memory" or "Sacred to the…" etc. are omitted, as are any Bible verses or other extraneous words or phrases. Abbreviations are the usual "s/o"="son of"; "d/o"="daughter of"; "w/o"="wife of" &c. Not all of the monuments are readable; these are the ones Barbara could decipher. Otherwise, the following are faithfully recorded. Anything in square [] brackets serves as comment or explanation, and is not part of the original inscription.
Note: The following monuments are at the REAR of the church. The previous section lists those at the FRONT of the church.
B1. Alfred RICHARDSON, late of Lower Coscombe, only s/o Alfred & Honour
RICHARDSON of Upper Coscombe, died 15 December 1919, 83

B2. Richard, husband of Sarah JAMES, died at Vineyard Farm, 15 February 1907, 64

B3. Richard JAMES, s/o Richard & Sarah JAMES, died 17 March 1907, 37

B4. John JAMES, late of Wood Stanway, died at Orchard Place, Hidcote Boyce,
died 27 April 1912, 63

B5. Caroline, w/o John JAMES, of Wood Stanway, died 4 April 1905, 56

B6. [Memorial for War Dead]
5576 Corporal A.N. JAMES, 3rd Squad Gloster I.Y.
attached to A.V.D. Albert Noice JAMES, only child of John & Caroline JAMES of
Sudeley Lodge, died of Enteric Fever 18 May 1901, 23.
Buried at Harrismith, South Africa

B7. John KENDRICK, died at Oddborough Farm, 5 September 1901, 68

B8. Margery James KENDRICK, died at Wood Stanway, 15 February 1890, 70

B9. William, s/o John & Nancy KENDRICK, late of Toddington,
died 18 October 1856, 31

B10. Elizabeth JAMES, widow of the late Thomas JAMES of Admington,
died 5 December 1878, 68

B11. Thomas JAMES, late of Admington, fourth s/o Richard & Mary JAMES of this
parish, died 20 January 1864, 58

B12. Honour, w/o Alfred RICHARDSON, late of Coscombe and 3rd daughter of
Richard & Mary JAMES of Didbrook, died 23 June 1866, 62
[also] Alfred, husband of Honour RICHARDSON, late of Coscombe, and
youngest s/o John & Sarah RICHARDSON of ____ton, died 8 October 1866, 66

B13. Annie, w/o Richard William JAMES, late of Millhampost, youngest d/o Alfred &
Honour RICHARDSON of Coscombe. Died 6 October 1870, 28

B14. Mary, relict of Richard JAMES, & d/o James & Nancy NIND late of Toddington.
Died 9 Jan 1856, 86
[also] Richard JAMES, 3rd s/o the late Leigh JAMES of this parish,
died 21 January 1847, 87

B15. Mary Ann, d/o Leigh & Mary JAMES, born 29 May 1881, died 7 November 1881

B16. Leigh JAMES, of Farmcote, died 18 September 1894, 56

B17. Mary, widow of the late Leigh JAMES of Farmcote, died at Fiddington,
died 10 November 1915, 59

B18. Richard William JAMES, of Radbrook, 2nd s/o Richard & Mary Ann JAMES of
Hailes Farm, died 12 December 1887, 43

B19. [Headstone missing] Footstone: M A J
[this plot is next to Richard JAMES of Hailes, so is most likely his wife Mary Ann]

B20. Richard JAMES, of Hailes Farm, 2nd s/o of the late Richard & Mary JAMES of this
parish, died 21 January 1879, 78

B21. Leigh JAMES, of Wood Stanway, eldest s/o the late Richard & Mary JAMES of
this parish, died 13 February 1884, 90

B22. Mary Ann RICHARDSON, of Wood Stanway, 3rd d/o Richard & Mary JAMES of
this parish, died 26 January 1901, 98

B23. Henry RICHARDSON, of Didbrook, 3rd s/o Arthur Freeman & Hannah
RICHARDSON, died 25 July 1875, 76

B24. Sarah, w/o Richard JAMES, late of Wood Stanway, 2nd d/o of Alfred & Honor
RICHARDSON, died 12 July 1882, 42

B25. Winifred Margaret JAMES, 3rd d/o John & Zillah James,
died 17 February 1967, 72
And Olive Margery JAMES, her beloved youngest sister, died 24 June 1976, 78

B26. James Robertson BLACK, of Berwick-on-Tweed and Stratford-on-Avon,
died 27 Jan 1952, 84.
Edith May, wife of above, 2nd d/o John & Zillah JAMES,
died 20 October 1985, 95

B27. John JAMES, of Whitchurch, youngest s/o Richard & Mary Ann JAMES of Hailes,
born 14 Dec 1853, died 15 Feb 1932.

B28. Zillah Mary Leonora Day JAMES, wife of John JAMES & only child of George &
Ann COLES, died 15 January 1934, 75
Also, John Milton JAMES, s/o above Killed In Action in France, 23 January 1916

B29. George COLES, died 28 May 1908, 84
Also, Ann, wife of above, died 28 March 1913, 89

B30. Mary DAY, died 11 January 1897, 70

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