Some Memorial Inscriptions - Longney, Gloucestershire
St Lawrence's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th August 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Leonard HAWKINS
Late of Church End Farm, Longney
28 May 1889, 49
Henry, youngest s, 28 October 1890, 17
Willie, 2nd s, 29 January 1894, 28
Sushannah, widow of Leonard HAWKINS
2 November 1900, 67

A2. Thomas SINCLAIR
Who died Christmas Day 1906, 53

A3. Leonard GARDNER, 7 October 1872, 27
William GARDNER, 31 December 1886, 64
Ann, w, 16 January 1905, 83

A4. Philip A. POCKETT, 12 August 1959, 80
Kate, widow, 7 February 1971, 87

A5. [stone nearly face down on the ground]
Elizabeth Jane MILLS, 18 February 1957, 86
Her sister, Hannah Louisa MATTHEWS
8 December 1943, 70

A6. William SMITH
Of Patierell Farm, 3 November 1926, 59
Rosetta, w, 1 September 1946, 82

A7. William MORGAN, 1 September 1935, 74
Elsie Maud, w/o Charles W. HILL
19 February 1940, 60

A8. Celia POCKETT, 17 February 1955, 84
John POCKETT, w, 11 February 1967, 96

A9. Alice, w/o George H. MEADOWS
19 April 1936, 76
George H., above, 30 August 1944, 92

A10. Sidney BOYCE, 27 August 1933, 78
Margaret Ann, w, 18 August 1935, 79
Erected by their children

A11. Vesta Mary, eldest d/o Charles James &
Edith Mary SILVEY, 22 December 1941, 22

Two Separate Memorials, same Grave
Charles J. SILVEY, 12 December 1976, 90
Edith M. SILVEY, 22 June 1977, 84

A12. Mary, w/o Frederick Charles DURRETT
30 May 1943, 65
Martha, sister of above, and w/o
Charles Arthur WELCHMAN
5 December 1943, 65

A13. Ernest John LONGNEY, November 1938, 68
Eliza Mary, w, January 1969, 101

A14. Walter John LONGNEY
of Downend Farm, 30 August 1963, 72
Emily, w, 8 June 1972, 82

A15. Wilfred George, s/o Ernest John &
Eliza Mary LONGNEY, accidentally shot
19 December 1904, 5yrs & 6 months

A16. War Death
Frederick John LONGNEY
of Drews House, Longney, 16 February 1914, 76
Graham John, youngest son of above, and Eliza his wife
Who made the supreme sacrifice in France, 1918, 36
Eliza, widow of Frederick 4 December 1929, 85
[Addition information for Graham extracted from the C.W.G.C. database
Pte 64538, 2nd New Zealand Entrenching Bn, N.Z.E.F
Killed 16.4.1918 age 36. Buried in Meteren Military Cemetery, France]

A17. Albert LONGNEY, 7 September 1898, 57

A18. Eli, youngest s/o William LONGNEY
of Bellamy's Farm, Longney, 28 October 1918, 70

A19. Ann, w/o Henry HAWKINS
Of this parish, Yeoman, 5 June 1869, 32
Henry HAWKINS of Longney
12 May 1879, 44

A20. Sydney SOUL, 13 February 1897, 51

A21. Joseph ELLIS of Water End, Longney
6 February 1920, 91
Mary Elizabeth, w, 5 February 1881, 33
Louise Mary ELLIS, widow of Joseph
26 November 1938, 91

A22. Fred ELLIS of Castle End
10 April 1934, 80

A23. Mary Ann, widow of Alfred ELLIS
Of Castle End, Longney, 8 January 1917, 92

A24. Laura, widow of the late A.H. MAYO
of Westbury upon Severn, 26 March 1939, 73

A25. Alfred ELLIS, Castle End, Longney
26 March 1915, 91

A26. William Albert, s/o Alfred & Mary Ann ELLIS
of Castle End Farm, 19 July 1892, 29

A27. Fanny, widow of Thomas Harding HOPKINS
of Avening in this county, 12 December 1902, 65

A28. Walter ELLIS, late of Manor Farm
7 November 1902, 49
Elizabeth MERRICK, 20 November 1902, 45

A29. Ann, w/o Daniel BROWNING, Jnr
26 February 1889, 29
Mary Elizabeth, d, 18 November 1923, 38
Daniel & Nellie children of above died in infancy

A30. William ELLIS of Longney
11 April 1851, 62
Harriet, w, died in 1872

A31. Corinne DYER, 1 August 1980, 28

A32. Charles E.J. SILVEY, 3.6.17 - 14.4.05

A33. Charles RAVENHILL who died at Lynch House, Longney
22 March 1870, 63
Mary, widow of Charles RAVENHILL
Of Lynch House, Longney 28 July 1881, 65
George Cooper BUBB of Frampton on Severn
16 August 1892, 62
Mary Jane, widow of George Cooper BUBB
Of Frampton on Severn, 7 January 1926, 81

A34. John HYETT of this parish
11 January 1874, 86
Mary Ann, relict of John, above, of this parish
23 February 1882, 92

A35. James STEPHENS who died in this parish
4 March 1916, 75
Agnes BODY, widow of above and wife of William BODY
Of Churchdown, Glos, 30 June 1922, 61

A36. The beloved children of Gilbert & Margaret JONES
Of Water End, of this parish.
Agnes Ellen, 25 January 1857 - 6 May 1862
Alice Elizabeth, 7 May 1855 - 2 May 1862
Pricilla Ann 31 October 1859 - 6 May 1862
Arthur, 5 August 1872, 11 yrs & 11 months

A37. Gilbert JONES, of Waterend Farm
4 June 1826 - 5 January 1885
Margaret, w, 22 November 1900, 71

A38. William FRYER, late of Barrow Hill
In the parish of Arlingham, 27 February 1843, 54
Hannah, w, 9 August 1849, 69
Elizabeth, d, 8 August 1876, 58
Her remains are in the adjoining grave

A39. [stone nearly face down on the ground]
John SLAINE late Sgt of 1st Bn Rifle Bridgade
13 September 1861, 69
George PROSSER of this parish
2 February 1883, 80
Sarah, w, 21 January 1872, 64

A40. Eva G. ROGERS passed away peacefully away
after a short illness 15 February 1928, 25

A41. Minnie Violetta, w/o W.J. LONGNEY & d/o
Daniel & Clara GOWER, 20 March 1920
W.G. GOWER, 6 February 1876
William GOWER, 2 August 1914, 90
Eleanor GOWER, 8 December 1916, 84
Clara, w/o Daniel GOWER of Highfield Sully
17 April 1929 and is interred at Sully

A42. Charles, s/o Edwin & Sarah MEADOWS.
For many years a valued servant to Sir W.V. GUISE, Bart
1 February 1870, **
[Auth: unable to read death age]

A43. Edwin MEADOWS of Longney
7 November 1870, 57
Sarah, w, 25 August 1895, 85

A44. Henry WARD, 23 November 1893, 64
Elizabeth, w, 21 June 1931, 90

A45. [stone nearly face down on the ground and eroded]
The families of the Rev'd Richard LITTLETON
Giles & Elizabeth CARTER
John & Eliza JACKSON
William WRIGHT [looks like, 23 August 1865, 52
Ann, w/o William WRIGHT, 1843
[the remaining inscriptions have eroded]

A46. Joyce Edna BROWNING
13 February 2004, 89, w/o Thomas

A47. Thomas Darrell BROWNING
4 December 1982, 65

A48. War Grave
Pte M2/077158, Hubert Emmanuel. BROWNING
Royal Army Service Corps, 12 May 1916, 20

A49. Henry Adolphus BROWNING
15 June 1943, 63
Charlotte Elizabeth, w, 11 November 1968, 84
Their Great Grandson, Wayne Simon POCKET
12 June 1969, 3 months
[Auth: they are also the parents of Hubert Emmanuel]

A50. Maria w/o Daniel BROWNING
3 December 1850, 31
Daniel, above, 21 January 1892, 71
Elizabeth MERRICK, widow of above
15 August 1896, 71

A51. Memory of the children of
Daniel & Margaret BROWNING
Gladys Effie, 6 December 1910, 14 days
Walter Henry (Peter), 14 February 1919, 4yrs & 9 months

A52. Gilbert Fryer BUTT, 1 July 1935, 43
Michael William, s, 1921 - 1979
Dorothy Margaret BUTT
30 October 1899 - 25 April 2000

A53. Janet Howard KIRKWOOD
August 1922 - January 1999
She loved and lived life to the full.
Ronald Guy Hendley Montague KIRKWOOD, h,
May 1909 - November 1974
Walter Guy Hendley, s, June 1950 - October 1988

A54. Christopher Ernest BROWNING
9 November 1900 - 21 April 1988

A55. William GODWIN, 24 January 1879, 78
Mary, relict, 20 April 1879, 78

A56. Charles POCKETT, 7 November 1988, 89
Florence Lily, 19 February 1999, 89

A57. William Jesse POCKETT, 7 February 1992, 88
Joyce Selina, w, 5 April 1998, 76

A58. Thomas ARNOLD, 16 December 1855, 77
Ann, w, 11 May 1864, 79

A59. Phoebe WOODMAN, 29 November 1852, 75

A60. Tomb Stone
Here refts ye body of Efter [Ester] YEALFE, d/o
Richard YEALFE [or perhaps YEALSE?] of this parish, Senr
Who deceafed January ye 19th, 1695, age 37
[We have a Photograph of the YEALFE Tomb]

A61. Walter LONGNEY, 1 November 1821 - 6 March 1882

A62. John ELLIS of this parish, 11 July 1861, 77
Mary, w, 18 September 1869, 84

A63. Elizabeth, w/o William JACKSON
of Rodley, formerly w/o Thomas Browning LAY
both in the parifh of Weftbury [Westbury] on Severn,
15 December 1804, 73
William BROWNING, 2 March 1823, 62
[Auth: not sure of the "LAY" it appears to be a surname,
but BROWNING could be the correct surname]


A64. Thomas BROWNING, 10 April 1767, 39
Elizabeth, w, 2* September 1767

A65. William, s/o Anfelm [Anslem] BROWNING and
Joane his wife of ye parish. 25 February 1749, 19

A66. Thomas RAVENHILL of this parish
1 January 1814, 50
Martha, died in infancy
Mary his widow, 10 June 1839, 71
William, s, 8 October 1823, 36
Charles, s, 10 July 1825, 19

A67. Nathaniel HAWKINS, of this parish, Yeoman
26 December 1849, 62
Jane, w, 8 December 1849, 64
Elizabeth, d, who died at Standish
1 December 1898, 84

A68. John HAWKINS, Yeoman
Late of Coaley in this county
31 December 1859, 70
Betty, widow, of above, 23 April 1873, 82

A69. Thomas HAWKINS, late of Brookthorpe
in this county, Yeoman, 11 October 1855, 62
Hannah, d of above and by Mary his wife
7 January 1851, 15
Mary, his widow, 24 December 1860, 62

A70. Ralph SOULE, 29 July 1899, 64
Helen, widow, 1 November 1901, 73

A71. William Michael SOULE, 10 April 1872, 65
Sarah, widow, 11 October 1882, 70

A72. John BATE of Tirley in this county
7 March 1858, 66
Edith, widow, 2 August 1875, 74

A73. Elizabeth, d/o William & Elizabeth SOULE
14 June 1844, 32
William, above, 8 April 1863, 85
Elizabeth, w, 26 February 1868, 87

A74. Martha, d/o William & Elizabeth SOULE
June 1856, 40
Harriett, d, 18 August 1876, 67

A75. Amelia NEWPORT, d/o Rev John NEWPORT
Curate of this parish, 10 August 1825, 4 months

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