Some Memorial Inscriptions - Hill, Gloucestershire
St Michael the Archangel's Churchyard

Note: All readable MIs in situ are now recorded for this Churchyard.

Latest Additions New 17th August 2002

The following MIs were extracted from BIGLAND by Rosemary Lockie, 4/6th February 1987.
A1. On Flat Stone Round the Verge
Here Lyeth the Body of, Mary, the Daughter of William QUINTON
who died the 6 of June 1631
And the first that was buried in this Chancel

A2. On a Tomb
In Memory of Edward PEARCE of Hill, Yeoman
who was buried the 2d. Day of March 1728 aged 41 Years
Also in Memory of Elizabeth his Wife
who was buried the 25 Day of February 1728 aged 40 Years
Also in Memory of Thomas his Son,
who was buried the 5 Day of March, 1728 aged 6 Years


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 2nd April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
B1. Leonard Charles FORD, 2 Jan 1982, 58, 1924
Eldwyth Jean, 4 Aug 1998, 66, 1932

B2. Edith Frances PRITCHARD, 29 May 1934, 69, 1865
Thomas John, died in Australia, May 1934

B3. Helen Mary Anna GLOVER,
26.6.1868 - 28.5.1959
mother of Florence JENNER-FUST

B4. William Henry KING, 2 Feb 1963, 58, 1905
Olive, 28 Aug 1996, 87, 1909

B5. John Voss CLARKE,
4.2.1934 - 28.7.1986

B6. David Richard CLARK,
6.29.1940 - 13.1.1995

B7. Stanley WEEKS,
9.12.1911 - 26.12.1993
Louisa WEEKS,
30.3.1911 - 5.9.2000

B8. Evan Arthur SAVAGE,
5.2.1905 - 28.1.1997

B9. Caroline SMITH, 13 Jan 1904, 76, 1828
John, husband, 7 Apr 1905, 80, 1825
Mary Jane, 11 Apr 1865, 6 months, 1864

B10. John Daniel CREWE, 15 Jul 1923, 56, 1867
Jane, 12 Jan 1929, 83, 1846

B11. Martha PARTRIDGE, 31 Mar 1886, 14, 1871
Fanny, 22 Nov 1894, 16, 1878
John, 7 Jan 1903, 74, 1829

B12. Thomas Edward NELMS, 13 Jan 1917, 67, 1850
Annis, 30 Nov 1923, 73, 1850

B13. Theophilus THOMAS of Hill, 25 Jan 1912, 69, 1843
Jane, 25 Dec 1910, 68, 1842

B14. Charles WITTS, of Hill, 1859 - 1916
Annie 1876 - 1956

B15. Daniel FORD of Hill, 6 Apr 1816, 60, 1756

B16. Mary Ann HOBBY, who died suddenly,
16 Feb 1878, 39, 1839

B17. Elizabeth HOBBY, 10 Mar 1785, 87, 1698
Thomas, husband, 10 Jun 1798, 48, 1750
John, son, 24 Dec 1769, 11 yrs, 1758

B18. Sarah NELMS, wife of Thomas, of Shipperdine,
And lived in Rockhampton, and daughter of
Edward & Elizabeth PEARCE, 7 May 1768, 49, 1719

B19. Edward REAVES, 27 Jan 1756, 44, 1712
Mary, 10 Jul 1801, 88, 1713

B20. Thomas COLE,
1 Aug 1808, 72, 1736
Jane, 4 Jul 1898, 68, 1830

B21. William SMITH, Clerk of this parish
For 29 years, 27 Apr 1873, 78, 1795
Elizabeth, 5 Jul 1883, 79, 1804

B22. George PALMER, 21 Dec 1870, 59, 1811

B23. Andrew WATCHAM, Game Keeper for many
Years, valued Servant at Hill Court,
3 Jan 1880, 100, years old, 1780
Jane, wife, 27 Dec 1877, 66, 1811

B24. George MILLER, for 40 years valued Servant
To the family of Herbert JENNER-FUST, Esq
Of Hill Court, 1 Feb 1890, 70, 1820

B25. George BARTON, of Hill, 23 Sept 1850, 32, 1818
Mary, sister, 22 Dec 1857, 34, 1823
John, son, of John & Sarah, 17 Jan
Sarah, 20 Jan 1869, 78, 1791
John, 18 Nov 1871, 83, 1788

B26. Hilary Ann HITCHINGS,
12 May 1941, 1 yr


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.
C1. Gordon E. MILLS, 1928 - 1996
As a boy he played in these fields
As a man he saw the world

C2. Roland Herbert FORD, 29 Dec 1996, 74, 1922

C3. Brian Murley RICHARDS, 1909 - 1995
Canon Emeritus of Gloucester Cathedral,
Vicar of Hill, 1946 - 1956

C4. Diana JENNER-FUST, 1915 - 1995
Daughter of Denton & Florence

Separate Grave
Florence JENNER-FUST, 1893 - 1986
Denton JENNER-FUST, Vicar of Hill, 1915 - 1938

C5. Diana Ruth BUTCHER, 2.2.1933 - 12.9.1988

C6. Robert George ALLEN, 6 Jan 1982, 82, 1900
Kathleen, 11 Sept 1983, 84, 1899

C7. Gladys NELMES, 4 Nov 1899 - 9 Dec 1989
Winifred NELMES, 28 Apr 1908 - 28 Jan 1983
Children of Ruben & Ann NELMES

C8. Eileen Joy FORD, 13 Nov 1983, 61, 1922
Geoffrey William, 14 Mar 1993, 78, 1915

C9. Celia TAYLOR, 2 Dec 1985, 72, 1913

C10. William NELMES, 4 July 1902 - 5 Jan 1993
Lilian Lucy, 16 Nov 1976, 80, 1896

C11. Thomas HOBBY, 1854
Eleanor MACHEN, 1868 nee HOBBY
H. (Henry) HOBBY, 1885

C12. Sarah TANNER, 1815


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 17th August 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
INSIDE THE CHURCH (complete listing of all MIs)
D1. To the memory of Thomas HOBBY, the
only son of Thomas & Mary HOBBY of
Ham in the parish of Berkeley (Glos), who
Died the 6th December 1781, 55.
This Monument was erected by his parents
in testimony of his worth and their affection
also Thomas HOBBY Snr, who died
19 Aug 1785, 67, also Mary HOBBY, relict
of the above Thomas, who died 18 June 1788, 75

D2. Edwin, son of John WETMORE,
of this parish, Yeoman, 21 May 1831, 16
John WETMORE, 25 Sept 1839, 64
Hannah, 13 Aug 1846, 65

D3. Dame Ellen Cotton COLT, wife of
Reverend, Sir Edward Harry Vaughn COLT,
6th Baronet, 30 April 1870, 60
Rev, Sir Edward Harry Vaughn COLT,
45 years Vicar of this parish
15 Oct 1882, 75

D4. Sarah, wife of John JONES of this parish,
17 Jan 1812, 57

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