Some Memorial Inscriptions - Didmarton, Gloucestershire
St Michael's & St Lawrence's Churchyards and Didmarton Congregational Church

Note: St Michael's Church, Didmarton is now a private dwelling, however the churchyard is still consecrated and access is via a footpath, which is to the left of the dwelling, following the boundary wall of the premises.

Latest Additions New 27th October 2002

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 26th February 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
ST LAWRENCE'S CHURCHYARD
A1. Raymond Monteque Evan TILL
5 Jan 1971, 61, 1910

A2. Harriet GOULD, 10 Dec 1892, 64, 1828
Louisa Elizabeth, 7 Jul 1892, 28, 1864
Robert Holbin GOULD, 15 Feb 1907, 87, 1820

A3. Cornelius ROBBINS, 1 Feb 1775, 44, 1731

A4. William ROBBINS, 25 Feb 1763, 74, 1689
Mary, 2nd wife, 25 Mar 1738, 38, 1700
Ann, 3rd wife 15 May 1740, 60, 1680
Mary, wife of Gabriel ROBBINS late of Woodchester
27 May 1738, 71, 1667


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 26th April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
DIDMARTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
B1. In loving memory of
George SHORT
One Time Farrier of this Village
His wife Annie and their children
George William, 19 Aug 1934, 23
Clarice, 8 April 1926, 17
Mytra, 20 July 1922, 12
Violet, 10 Aug 1927, 23
Pearl, 14 Jan 1923, 1yr & 11 months

Below in unmarked graves are the rest of this family.
Most of this family were struck down by T.B. [Tuberculosis]
No other families in the district were affected.

B2. Ivy Gertrude SHORT, 24 Feb 1980, 75, 1905
Myrtle Olive, 1902 - 1935, 29
Iris Maud, 1907 - 1935
Clive Sydney, 1913 - 2 March 1982, 69
Cyril Jack, 1916 - 1947, 31
Victor Edward, 1918 - 24 July 1963, 45
Vera Dorothy TUCK nee SHORT, 1919 - 1946
Also Lawrence BORHAM, husband of Ivy

B3. Edward George COX, 9 April 1965, 75, 1890
Margaret E, 14 Sept, 1962, 72, 1890

B4. Arthur P. LUCAS, of Woodway House, Didmarton
13 April 1894, 80, 1814
Ann, 13 Oct 1907, 79, 1828

B5. Herbert S. BAKER, 8 Aug 1985, 73, 1912
Dorothy M. BAKER, 14 Oct 1997, 81, 1916

B6. Harriet PRITCHARD, 11 Jan 1892, 76, 1816

B7. Isaac BICKERTON,
23 March 1903, 70, 1833
Elizabeth, wife, 6 Dec 1902, 75, 1827

B8. Hannah BICKERTON, of Didmarton,
19 Oct 1903, 76, 1827
John, husband, 15 Aug 1904, 80, 1824

B9. Arthur William RICE, 23 Jan 1968, 82, 1886
Mary Anne, 15 Jan 1930, 37, 1893
Phyllis Mary, 12 Aug 1968, 51, 1917


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 27th October 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
ST LAWRENCE'S CHURCHYARD
C1. William DIX, of this parish, native of Beverton,
12 June 1798, 53, Shepherd
Hester, w, 24 June 1809, 68

C2. Mary COWAN, spinster, of Griddleton, Wilts,
16 Oct 1802, 61

C3. Henry BENSON, who was during the period
of 22 years, a faithful Servant to the 5th & 6th
Dukes of Beaufort, he died at Worcester Lodge,
This parish, 29 Jan 1847, 59
Charles Andrew BENSON, s/o Henry & Martha,
13 Jan 1848, 14
Martha, widow, 3 May 1832, 38

C4. John MAPSON, 24 June 1810, 49
Sarah, w, 21 Nov 1833, 85

C5. Jane, w/o Able KINGSTON, 27 May 1844, 59

C6. Mary, w/o Thomas WEBB, 21 Dec 1810, 28
Henry, Margaret, & Mary, son & daughters.
Henry, 25 Nov 1815, 1yr & 4 months
Margaret, 1 Nov 1816, 8 months
Mary, 6 March 1817, 5yrs & 8 months
Thomas, 8 Feb 1847 6* [will re-check this date]

C7. Mary, d/o John & Sarah MAPSON, 4 Aug 1809, 22

C8. Ann, w/o John RODWAY, late of Edgenorton, of this county,
6 April 1821, 72
John, 31 Dec 1831, 84

C9. Margaret RICH, 30 March 1815, 6 months
Mary RICH, 12 Feb 1823, 5yrs & 6 months
John RICH, 6 May 1825, 19 weeks
Sarah KILMISTER, w/o John, 28 May 1846, 26
They were the children of Edmund William & Elizabeth RICH
Edmund RICH, 23 Dec 1863, 82
Elizabeth, 8 Feb 1862, 77

C10. Mary RICH, w/o Edmund RICH, 21 Sept 1897, 81
Edmund RICH, of Willesley, 3 Aug 1895, 84

C11. George RICH, 20 Oct 1894, 68
Mary Ann RICH, 6 Oct 1905, 70
The above son and daughter of B & W, RICH

C12. John Fitzherbert Sims BULLEN,
11 May 1897 - 21 Nov 1966
Ann, w, 8 Aug 1912 - 22 Dec 1963

C13. Nicholas Pearce JENKINS, 30 Aug 1882, 79
Mary, w, 12 Nov 1885, 82

C14. Ann COBB, spinster, of this parish,
3 Jan 1810, 40
Jane. w/o Daniel COBB, 8 April 1808, 70
Daniel COBB, 26 Aug 1822, 81


The following MIs from were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 27th October 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
ST MICHAEL'S CHURCHYARD
D1. Walter, h/o Florence CARTER, 19 May 1838, 65
Florence Beatrice, of this town, 18 Aug 1949, 80

D2. Sarah PORTLOCK, 7 Dec 1938, 71
Alfred, 30 Dec 1930 [1950?], 70

D3. Jeremiah DAVIES, Oct 1867 - March 1939

D4. Ethel May, w/o Richard Charles RODWAY, 24 March 1939, 41

D5. Charles RODWAY, 13 March 1961, 79
Church Warden of this parish for 27 years

D6. Lucy CHAPPELL, 13 Aug 1941, 54
William Frederick, 22 Jan 1962, 82

D7. Patrick PRENDERGRAST, Feb 1897
Lucy, w, 26 April 1942
Cecil, s, 23 July 1945

D8. Lena Mary, widow of Pennington CORRINCE,
20 June 1862 - 1 June 1942

D9. Francis Alfred KING, of New Farm, Nupdown,
28 Oct 1944, 70
Elizabeth, 1 May 1952, 78

D10. Henry TOMPKINS, 24 Aug 1945, 72

D11. Louis WOODMAN, 21 Sept 1945, 66
Louisa H. wife, 16 April 1970, 89

D12. Walter Claridon HALL, 25 Dec 1945, 83
Elizabeth HALL, 15 Feb 1948, 86

D13. Mary COOPER, 18 Sept 1980, 80
Lillie Susan NORRIS, 11 Feb 1963, 82

D14. Linze Veronica Jayne WILLIAMS,
16 June 1915, 22 months
Ivor Lloyd WILLIAMS, 1 July 1983, 59
William F. FARMILOE, 26 Aug 1976, 75
Florence FARMILOE, 5 Jan 1985, 79

D15. Arthur PORTER, 14 Aug 1875 - 9 Sept 1947
Florence, w, 23 July 1880 - 23 Jan 1969

D16. Edward Lawford WEAVER, killed accidentally,
4 Aug 1947, 32
mother, Sarah Ann, 21 Dec 1959, 81
Lawford Edward WEAVER, h, 26 Dec 1960, 32
Wilfred Hedges WEAVER, 1 Sept 1976, 70

D17. Fanny CHAPPELL, 21 May 1947, 72
Charles, h, 29 March 1956, 85

D18. Charles HUNTLY, 1 Dec 1960, 75
Ruby Evelyn, 26 May 1946, 61

D19. Mary E. SMITH, of Didmarton, 23 March 1946
Denis John, son and dear nephew of Edith L. LIMBRICK,
30 Jan 1956

D20. Herbert BAKER, 26 April 1958, 73
Hannah, w, 29 April 1962, 82

D21. Albert Edward TANNER, 5 Oct 1956, 80
Annie, w, 8 Oct 1965, 94

D22. Lena Elizabeth SMART, 17 July 1955, 48
Robert William SMART, 14 Feb 1982, 78

D23. Elizabeth Mary WALLINGTON, 12 March 1955
Jesse NEWENT, w, 20 Jan 1966

D24. Ernest William (Tom) NEWMAN, 28 July 1953, 76
Laurie Christine, 20 April 1961, 83

D25. Agnes JEFFERIES, 14 April 1972, 82
William Vincent JEFFERIES, 12 Dec 1952, 80

D26. George SMITH, 14 Dec 1968, 71
Nelly May SMITH, 17 June 1972, 70

D27. Rev, John S. GIBBS, MC, of Martin House,
Rural Dean of Tetbury, Canon of Gloster,
21 Nov 1879 - 30 Jan 1952
Mary Rosamond, 19 Oct 1897 - 12 Feb 1966

D28. Leslie Young KING, 1907 - 1972
Hilda Elizabeth, 1909 - 1995,
both of Avenue Farm, Nupdown

D29. Edith Mary, w/o Edward JONES, 27 March 1957, 72
John Edward, 9 March 1965, 78

D30. Vivian R STEVENS, 17 Jan 1960, 44

D31. Gerald Henry RODWAY, 14 May 1961, 73
his sister was cremated at Arnos Vale, interred
at Bristol, Emma Annie, 8 Oct 1955, 77
Florence Ethel, 21 April 1961, 78

D32. Francis G. BAKER, 18 Sept 1962, 58

D33. Charles Edward CHAPPELL, 1903 - 1987
Irene (Queenie), 1903 - 1970

D34. Richard Frederick Adrian MALLINSON, MB,
8 Oct 1918 - 24 July 1969

D35. Charles W. CLARK, 30 Dec 1962, 80
Lilly Rhoda, 4 March 1968, 75

D36. William Young RICH, h/o Vera Joan, 10 Jan 1964, 59

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