Some Memorial Inscriptions - Little Rissington, Gloucestershire
St Peter's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th May 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Thomas BENNETT, 29 July 1814, 78

A2. John TRVBY [TRUBY]
Was buried here February the 19th, 1750, age 77

A3. [looks like] John MERNON, 10 April 1829, 69

A4. Thomas ROBERTS, 16 April 1834, 40
Elizabeth, w, 21 July 1861, 63
John & Henry, sons
Henry died in his infancy
John, 5 August 1858, 19

A5. Captain, Humfrey Greenwood HOPPER
D.S.O., Royal Navy, Croix De Guerre
R.H.S, Silver Medal & Bar
25.11.98 - 29.2.92
Velerie Beauclerk, née MAUD
23.11.23 - 6.2.89

A6. Walter Bigsby SWEETING
4th s/o the Reverend Walter Debenham SWEETING
6 May 1880 - 10 May 1960
Maria, w, 26 May 1894 - 19 May 1874

A7. Elizabeth, w/o Michael LANE
8 January 1919, 64
Michael LANE, above, 18 July 1922, 74

A8. Dorothy M. CROSS, 1897 - 1924

A9. Thomas & Hariet CROSS
Thomas, 1855 - 1936
Hariet, 1865 - 1937

A10. Elizabeth M. CROSS, 1897 - 1949

A11. David Oldfield BELLIS
16 March 1939 - 24 February 1996
Everdina Ninne, w,
22 February 1943 - 24 December 1990

A12. George BENNETT of Westcote
30 March 1865, 61

A13. George BENNETT, 20 September 1848, 75

A14. Annie, w/o John BENNETT
4 April 1883, 76
Clara, d, 5 August 1861, 14
John BENNETT of Rissington Manor
7 May 1874, 66

A15. Helena Frances Le MARCHANT
31 October 1861 - 3 January 1951

A16. Admiral, Evelyn Robert Le MARCHANT, D.S.O
25 January 1858 - 12 February 1949

A17. William Henry MARSHALL, 1848 - 1924

A18. Dora Caroline Le MARCHANT
Born at Little Rissington 10 December 1862
Died here, 15 March 1965

A19. Beatrice Eliza Le MARCHANT
8 August 1865 - 21 April 1915

A20. Ethel Maude Le MARCHANT
18 January 1872 - 8 December 1957

A21. Florence Gertrude Le MARCHANT
13 April 1864 - 3 September 1956

A22. Rev'd Robert Le MARCHANT
Rector of this parish 1862 - 1915
28 October 1819 - 12 February 1915
Eliza Catherine, w
21 February 1828 - 25 September 1907

A23. Sarah HILL, 12 February 1931, 82
Manoah Charles HILL, h, 22 April 1939, 87

A24. Charles HILL of Little Rissington
20 May 1891, 79
Elizabeth, w, 25 June 1899, 84

A25. Sarah, w/o Thomas RUCK, 25 December 1865, 81

A26. Susan, w/o William ROBERTS
26 August 1901, 52
Susan May, d, 20 May 1887, 11 months
Sidney Raymond, s, 20 January 1901, 14 months

A27. William Henry ROBERTS
23 September 1917, 69

A28. George ROSE, 8 June 1863, 29
Eliza, w, who died at Leckhampton
11 September 1908, 76

A29. David LANE, 27 November 1893, 86
Eliza, w, 20 February, [looks like] 1898, 63

A30. William LANE, 8 August 1878, 59

A31. Joseph COLLETT, 27 April 1868, 64

A32. Thomas OAKEY, 16 November 1937, 69

A33. Charlotte OAKEY, 17 August 1922, 78
Elizabeth, d, 13 June 1923, 56

A34. Henry OAKEY, 22 December 1901, 22

A35. Lena Alice, d/o Henry & Charlotte OAKEY
5 March 1912, 41

A36. Cissie, child of George & Florence OAKEY
1 August 1916, 3 yrs

A37. Harry William GANNICOTT
10 March 1974, 60
loving husband and father

A38. Kenneth HIGGS, 17 January 1973, 50

A39. William Bernard ASTON, R.F.C., R.A.F
19 October 1972, 75
Evelyn May, w, 7 October 1990, 88

A40. Claude Leon MALCOMSON, 7 September 1972
Kathleen Bridget Helena, w, 29 June 1986

A41. Graham John MILROY
A.D.O. London Fire Brigade
29 October 1958 - 26 January 2003
Beloved husband, father, and son
Born in Scotland, at rest in the Cotswolds

A42. Sandy FIRTH
Born, Napier, New Zealand
17 November 1926 - 18 April 2000
A dear husband, father and grandfather

A43. Rose Lilian SACH, 22 October 1978, 89
Born a Cockney, she enjoyed her last years
in the Cotswolds.
Sqdn Leader Jack Frederick SACH, s,
D.F.C., A.F.C., R.A.R., 1914 - 1982

A44. Emma STAFFORD, 28 April 1978, 60
A dearly beloved wife and mother

A45. A wonderful brother
Julian Andrew BOWLES
5 November 1954 - 27 July 1972
Justin Gareth BOWLES, January 1974 - 22 January 1974

A46. William Percy Edward SHACKLE, 1879 - 1964

A47. Florence SHACKLE, formerly MEDWIN
1888 - 1972

A48. Charles WILSON, 19 May 1958, 79
Elizabeth Lavina, 31 December 1967, 93

A49. Tom TUCKER, 19 September 1954, 66
Florence Jane TUCKER, 12 August 1964, 75

A50. Marius Gustave JOSSEVEL, 9 January 1968
Edith Alberta, w, 22 April 1978

A51. Mary Jane, w/o Edward BRADLEY
8 September 1939, 55
Edward, w, 22 September 1969, 88

A52. Florence, w/o Albert OAKEY
30 November 1947, 58
Albert, above, 26 October 1973, 88

A53. Joseph Edward BUTLER
20 January 1961, 59
Ellen Kate, w, 26 February 1988, 85

A54. Eric John LANE, 30 August 1981, 52, h/o Ellen
A treasured father and brother, also his parents
John LANE, 1889 - 1939
Emily LANE, 1891 - 1967

A55. Michael Robert FREDERICKS, M.B.E.
Lt, Col, R.E.M.E., Retired,
Dearly loved husband of Rosemary. Devoted father
to Kate, loving brother to Rod and Brian, 1949 - 2000
So much loved and missed

A56. M.O.D. Headstone
Air Marshal, Sir Ivor BROWN, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C
A.F.C., 24 January 2003, 82
Commandant Central Flying School 1968 - 1969

A57. Ann Katharine NUTTALL
9 May 1926 - 28 June 2005
Donald Joseph, h,
30 March 1922 - 28 March 1972
Buried at St Wilfred's, Mobberley

A58. Charles Henry BUNTING, 22 October 1881, 45

A59. Blanche Marian CLIFFORD, 2 May 1916, 87

Rear of stone
Blanche Marian CLIFFORD, 2 May 1916, 37
Walter William CLIFFORD, h, 13 May 1934, 60

A60. George SHAW, 21 March 1888, 84
Mary Ann, w, 3 February 1906, 93
John, s, 25 March 1883, 32
Milly, grandchild 28 November 1888

A61. Elizabeth, w/o Robert HICKS, 14 October 1884, 54

A62. Ellen ROBERTS
Who after suffering for many years, entered into rest.
12 January 1913, 58

A63. Olive Temprance SPEDDING, 1906 - 1980

A64. Charles J.H. KINGSBURY, A.F.C., R.A.F
28 June 1918 - 9 January 1998
[a single fresh white rose placed on his stone]

A65. Treasured memories of James "J.J." RICE
26 May 1924 - 6 April 2004
At peace with his fellow airmen

INSIDE THE CHURCH - Memorials on the wall
B1. In affectionate remembrance of Robert Le MARCHANT
M.D of the island of Gurnsey, 53 years Rector of this parish.
Born, 28 October 1819, Died 12 February 1915
And of Eliza Catharine his wife daughter of Daniel TAPPER, Esqr
Of Gurnsey. Born 21 February 1828, died 25 September 1907
also of three of their loved children
Edward Henry, born 30 December 1853, Lt Col, Commanding
1st Hampshire Regt, served in the Afghan War 1878 - 1780.
Shot by a fanatic at Pesh Awar, India 23 March 1899.
Louis St Gratien, Lt Col, D.S.O, Commanding 1st East Lancs Regt,
Served with the Chitral Relief Force, India 1895 and throughout the
South African War, 1899 - 1902. Born at Little Rissington,
2nd December 1866, was killed at La Ferte sous Jouarre, France
whilst leading his regiment at the Battle of the Marne, 9 September 1914
Beatrice Eliza, born at Little Rissington, 8 August 1865. She had great
Affection for the village. Died 21 April 1915

B2. In affectionate memory of sons and daughters of the Rev'd
Robert Le MARCHANT and his wife Eliza Catherine Le MARCHANT
Blanche Geraldine, 20 May 1868 - 5 August 1931
John Gaspard, 22 July 1852 - 14 January 1933
Anna Maria Eleanor, 1 May 1851 - 19 July 1941
Osmond Cecil, Major 1st Royal Sussex Regt, 25 September 1860
Died 4 February 1943. He served throughout the Egyptian War 1882
And saw further service in the Sudan and the North Western Frontier of India.
Alice Helen, 21 July 1856 - 21 August 1944
Evely Robert, Admiral, Royal Navy, 25 January 1858 - 12 February 1949
He served throughout the Great War 1914 - 1918 and was awarded the D.S.O
For Distinguished Service on many Seas.
Basil, Colonel, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 11 February 1859 - 29 July 1956

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