Some Memorial Inscriptions - Newland, Gloucestershire
All Saints Churchyard

Note: the headstones in All Saints Churchyard have been moved from their original positions and are laid flat on the ground - as can be seen in the accompanying photograph.

Latest Additions New 13th May 2009

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Hazel, 28th March 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
A1. Agnes Martha BURGHAM wife of Oliver Arthur BURGHAM
of Inglewood, Redbrook d. 18-11-1934 [18 Nov 1934] aged 70

A2. Elizabeth WILLCOX wife of Richard d. 28-1-1861 aged 50
Adah their daut. d. 1844 aged 1 yr.
also Ann d. 23-4-1846 [23 Apr 1846] aged 15 mths.
and Fanny d. 15-6-1866 [15 Jun 1866] aged 18

A3. Henry WILLCOX d. 2-2-1853 [2 Feb 1853] aged 53
also David, son of Henry & Charlotte WILLCOX
d. 16-5-1836 [16 May 1836] aged 7 yrs.
Edwin d. 19-5-1836 [19 May 1836] aged 5 yrs
Hubert d. 23-8-1843 [23 Aug 1843] aged 6 mths.
John WILLCOX d. 28-5-1851 [28 May 1851] aged 16 yrs
Agnes d. 16-5-1854 [16 May 1854] aged 14 yrs
Asenatt d. 3-9-1854 [3 Sep 1854] aged 9 yrs.
Hanerea d. 28-7-1855 [28 Jul 1855] aged 12 yrs

A4. Thomas BURGHAM d. 5-7-1931 [5 Jul 1931] aged 88 (of Redbrook)
also his wife Mary A. BURGHAM d. 9-7-1943 [9 Jul 1943] aged 91

A5. Sydney Henry Howard FOX d. 17-6-1978 [17 Jun 1978] aged 58 also
wife Gladys Maud FOX d. 1-4-1996 [1 Apr 1996] aged 76


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 28th October 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Pte Marc Jon SYMONDS,
Soldier and beloved son died
Helping others in a Foreign Land,
7 Nov 1997

B2. CWG
1026799 Aircraftman 1st Cl E.H. GUEST,
Royal Air Force, 29 Jan 1944, 23

B3. George, h/o Alice PREECE,
29 July 1925, 59
Frederick J. PREECE, son,
Who was killed in action at the
Dardanelles, 10 Aug 1915, 19
Elsie, d, 8 Feb 1928, 27
Alice, above, 25 Feb 1959, 90


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 9th March 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. Arthur WATKINS,
Of Pool Way, 5 Jan 1734, 85

C2. Martha, w/o James POWELL
Of the town of Coleford, Grocer
9 April 1822, 49
James, above, 16 June 1832, 63
William TAYLOR, of Coleford
Relieving Officer 13 July 1844, 45
James, s/o James & Martha POWELL
1 August 18**, 12

C3. Ann, d/o Thomas & Maria PHIPPS
19 June 1820, 2yrs & 7 months
Ann, w/o William DAVIS of this parish
30 May 1838, 69

C4. Martha, w/o William JENKINS
Of Crossway 21 April 1862, 46
Ruben, s, 24 April 1862, 4yrs
Ann, d, 1 May 1862, 8yrs
William, above, 21 Nov 1898, 81

C5. Richard MORGAN
Of this parish, 21 Dec 1867, 75
Sarah, w, 6 May 1872, 80

C6. Elizabeth, w/o Nicholas BROOKSHAW
Of this parish, 21 June 1816, 31

C7. Sarah, w/o James HOWE
Of Coleford, 4 June 1808, 39
James, s, 10 July 1804, 6yrs
Elizabeth, d, died in infancy

C8. Henry, s/o Thomas & Margaret HOWLES
Of Lower Redbrook, 23 Feb 1832, 1yr
John, s, 31 Oct 1834, 9yrs

C9. Thomas HOWELLS
Late of Lower Redbrook, 23 Feb 1831, 59

C10. William MORRIS
Of Redland 4 Oct 1912, 42

C11. Mary COOMBES, 20 March 1901, 83

C12. War Death
James ADAMS of Redbrook
6 May 1896, 53
William, s, Pte 2nd South Wales Borderers
who was awarded the DCM for inconspi[cu]ous bravery at
Festh and was killed 5/8/1915 [5 Aug 1915] age 45
And is Buried in the Dardanelles

C13. Tom FLETCHER
Of Redbrook, 15 Feb 1930, 77
Emma, w, 13 April 1938, 78

C14. Henrietta w/o Thomas HAYWARD
Of Redbrook 14 Feb 1821 - 25 May 1899
Thomas, 4 July 1903, 84
Joseph RUDGE, son-in-law
11 April 1900, 49

C15. Henry FERNYHOUGH
17 Feb 1923, 76
Matilda, w, 27 April 1924, 79

C16. Eliza, youngest d/o John & Temperance HILL
29 Jan 1889, 18

C17. Thomas HUDSON, 8 Feb 1890, 78
Elizabeth, granddaughter, 19 Oct 1888, 5yrs

C18. James B HUDSON, 15 Nov 1925, 75
Ann, w, 13 Nov 1919, 65

C19. William HUDSON, age 55yrs,
And his stepson Harold aged 12
Who were accidentally drowned at
Redbrook, 4 Dec 1909

C20. Alfred HUDSON, h/o Emma
Of Redbrook, 26 Jan 1925, 65

C21. Phoebe HAWKINS
Of Redbrook, 26 July 1842 - 15 Jan 1913

C22. Sidney WEARE
Died at Redbrook, 28 Nov 1906, 57

C23. Joseph GREEN 24 Oct 1921, 69

C24. Joseph Frederick DAVIES
27 April 1940, 54
Elsie Henrietta, w, 2 Oct 1962, 70

C25. Cyril DAVIES 22 June 1916 - 5 August 1987
Dorothy Emma DAVIES 29 August 1912 - 7 Jan 1994

C26. Wilfred William, h/o Maud WEBB
of Redbrook, 28 July 1889 - 27 Jan 1936

C27. Henry WILCOX
Late of Caolway Lane, 2 Feb 1853, 53
David, s/o Henry & Charlotte WILCOX
16 May 1836, 7yrs
Edwin, s, 19 May 1836, 5yrs
Hubert, s, 23 August 1843, 6 months
John, s, 28 May 1851, 16
Mary, d, 3 April 1852, 5yrs
Agnes, d, 16 May 1854, 14
Asenath, d, 3 Sept 1854, 9yrs
Hanorea, d, 28 July 1855, 12
Kezia, d, 26 August 1856, 18

C28. Sarah, w/o Thomas MATHEWS
Of White Cliffe, 18 July 18*7, 54

C29. John HARRIS 15 Sept 1923, 74
Sarah Ann, w, 10 April 1926, 79

C30. Thomas FITZGERALD
11 Nov 1840 - 19 Oct 1861
Thomas FITZGERALD, Snr
Died at Brynmawr 9 April 1866, 59
Elizabeth, w, 1 August 1807 - 8 June 1900
[Ed: this is understood to be Brynmawr, MON,
a nearby Coal Mining area where many Forest
of Dean Miners moved to in the 19th century]


C31. George BEARD, 30 April 1868,
Elizabeth BEARD, 9 ***1870,

C32. James BEARD
Of Redbrook, 13 March 1895, 67

C33. Margaret Ann, d/o James & Ann BEARD
Died at Redbrook, 28 June 1876, 18

C34. Caroline, w/o William ROGERS
Of this parish, 15 Jan 1870, 62
William ROGERS, 25 May 1893, 88

C35. Edwin BEARD, 24 Feb 1909, 69
Dinah, w, 7 May 1930, 84

C36. John, h/o Mary BEARD
Of Redbrook, 15 July 1923, 48
Bern adopted s/o above, h/o Winnie BEARD
Of Redbrook, 21 July 1949, 42

C37. George HALFORD, s/o George & Ann,
Of the parish of Newland, 7 Dec 1832, 62

C38. Eliza Hampton
w/o Thomas COURTEEN of Redbrook
died Sunday 1 Feb 1858, 30
Ellen, d, 20 April 1858, 5 months
George Percy COURTEEN
Died at Milwaukee, U.S.A. 10 Dec 1895, 25
Margaret Alice, w/o Frederick William TEAGUE
Of Southport 2nd d/o Thomas COURTEEN
Of Redbrook, by his 1st wife, Elizabeth Hampton HEMMING
Born at Redbrook 14 May 1855 Died at Southport, 3 Nov 1905
Annie NURSE, widow of late David NURSE
Of Redbrook, eldest child of the late Thomas COURTEEN
Of Redbrook, died at Weston super Mare, 30 April 1920. 66

C39. William CAMP, 27 1824, 28

C40. Nancy, w/o George HALFORD
9 August 1835, 78
Edwin, s/o John & Hannah HALFORD
5 August 1838, 9yrs

C41. Ann, d/o George & Martha HARRIS
Of Redbrook, 6 Nov 1838, 3yrs & 9 months
Martha, d, 10 Dec 1841, 4yrs & 6 months

C42. Ann, d/o Thomas & Sarah SKINN
Of this parish, 19 April 1817, 4yrs
Hannah, d, 15 Sept 1817, 9yrs
Thomas SKINN, 28 April 1847, 86

C43. John, s/o Richard & Eleanor PROTHERO
Late of Redbrook, 19 June 1824, 2yrs
Thomas, s, 14 March 1824, 2yrs & 3 months
Thomas, s, 20 May 1827, 16 months
Richard, above, 27 Nov 1846, 72
Eleanor, above, June 1867, 86

C44. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas BEARD
18 August 1831, 27
Thomas BEARD of Conbury Farm
7 July 1878, 80

C45. Thomas BEARD
Late of Redbrook, this county
6 Oct 1833, 62
Allen William, s/o James & Ann BEARD
Who was drowned at Redbrook,
6 Nov 1860, 4yrs & 10 months

C46. Mary COURT 24 July 1820, 77

C47. A devoted and honest man
John Weir WALKINSHAW. C.E.
Died at Coldford, 2 April 1863, 77

C48. John PARTRIDGE, s/o Daniel & Mary
20 August 1837, 69
Sarah PARTRIDGE, w/o John
3 April 1841, 83

C49. Mary, w/o William WILCOX
Of Coleford, 26 Dec 1838, 72
William, above, 26 June 1841, 67

C50. John PARTRIDGE
s/o John & Sarah, 19 July 1865, 67
Mary Ann, w/o John, 28 Jan 1838, 38

C51. Elizabeth, w/o James BUTT
Salesman of the town of Coleford
27 July 1829, 36
James BUTT, 12 Oct 1843, 66

C52. War & Service Death
William GUNTER
Who died suddenly 4 March 1905, 47
Harry Mitchell s, who was killed in action
In France, 13 Oct 1918, 24
William Henry, s/o W.J. & S. GUNTER
Abel, H.M.S. Destroyer "Lightening"
who was drowned at sea while doing his
duty 24 July 1909, 21
Sarah Ann, w/o William GUNTER
7 Dec 1847, 90

C53. Ann, w/o John BEARD
And youngest d/o James & Martha WILTON
18 Jan 1832, 27
John BEARD [unable to read the inscription]

C54. Kendrick , s/o Thomas Whitehead READ
Merchant of London, and Mary his wife
1 Feb 1852, 55

C55. John KEAR
Of Breams Gate !!, 18 April 1775, 107
Mary w, 20 1765, 81
Thomas, 8 June 1771, 59
George, s, 3 Dec 1783, 68
Samuel, s, 24 June 1775, 59

C56. Henry Davis WORGAN
Who died at Buemosayeres Argentina
23 Sept 1904
Thomas Davis late of Cinderford
2 Feb 1857, 84
Ellinor, w, 19 April 1856, 82

C57. Esther MACKLIN, 9 Feb 1889, 94

C58. Stephen s/o Stephen & Mary BLANCH
3 May 1815, 22
Joseph, s, who died the same day aged 20
Stephen BLANCH, father, 1 July 1817, 71

C59. Hannah, d/o Stephen & Mary BLANCH
9 April 1809, 6yrs

C60. Richard TAYLOR
Stone Merchant of Ellwood
25 Dec 1852, 39
Richard, s/o Richard & Mary TAYLOR
Of Ellwood, West Dean, 23 April 1857, 30

C61. Elizabeth & Hannah, d/o Thomas NEWMAN, Gent
Elizabeth, 20 August 1765, 38
Hannah, 28 July 1771
Mary, d/o Elizabeth 3 August 1784

C62. Hannah, d/o John & Elizabeth WATTS
Of Whitecliffe parish who died of Consumption
18 Jan 1841, 25

C63. Thomas PROCTOR, 5 April 1796, 54
Betty, relict of Thomas PROCTOR
1 March 1803, 54


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 3rd October 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
D1. John HEATH, 1 September 1859, 65
Sarah, w, 15 January 1857, 62

D2. John Jewell WILLIAMS
Cadoxton House, Cadoxton-Barry, 1 June 1912
Louisa, w, died at Oak House, Newland
30 July 19*0

D3. War Death
[stone is weather damaged, with a very large
square of inscription which has flaked off]

James ADAMS, of Redbrook, 6 May 1896, 53
Son, William, Pte, 2nd S.W.B, awarded the D.C.M
For conspicuous bravery at Festival, Dardanelles
who was killed 5/8/1915 [5 Aug 1915] age 45
Harriet, w/o James ADAMS, 23 December 1924
[Additional information for William taken from the C.W.G.C. database
Pte 13208, 2nd South Wales Borderers. Buried at
Twelve Trees Copse, Turkey, Sp Mem A.41]

D4. War Death
George PREECE, h/o Alice, 23 July 1925, 59
Frederick John, s, killed in action at the Dardanelles
10 August 1915, 19,
"Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay
down his life for his friends"
Elsie, d, 8 February 1928, 27
Alice, above, 26 February 1959, 90

Separate Memorial, same Grave
In memory of son and daughter of the late
Herbert and Alice PREECE
Edmund Frank, 1936 - 1996
Sheila Alice STEAD nee PREECE, 1931 - 1996
widow of Douglas Allen Edwin STEAD
[Additional information for Frederick taken from the
C.W.G.C.database. Pte 17016, 9th Worcestershire Regt
Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey]

D5. Mary, w/o Thomas ROSSER
of Redbrook, (Glos) 11 July 1903, 73
Thomas, above, 23 December 1904, 71

D6. William HUDSON, h/o Frances of Redbrook
11 June 1929, 50

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Nora Kathleen GILL, mother & grandmother
11 October 1998, 90
Frances Emily, w/o above William, 18 December 1938, 58
Alfred John JONES, 9th January 1956, 44

D7. War Grave
Aircraftman 1st Class, 1026799 E H GUEST,
Royal Air Force, died 29 January 1944, 23

D8. William WHITEHEAD, 6 January 1884, 49
Ann, w, 18 April 1889, 48

D9. James BEARD of Redbrook 8 March 1895, 67

D10. George BEARD, 30 April 1868
Elizabeth, w, 9 February 1870, *8

D11. Margaret Ann, d/o James & Ann BEARD
Who died at Redbrook, 28 June 1876, 18

D12. Double Plot
Edwin BEARD, 24 February 1909, 69   Grave 1
Dina, w, 7 May 1930, 84

John, h/o Mary BEARD of Redbrook   Grave 2
15 July 1823, 48
Also Bery the adopted son and h/o Winnie
of Redbrook died 21 July 1949, 42

D13. Double Plot
Elizabeth, w/o Thomas BEARD   Grave 1
18 August 1831, 27
Thomas, above, 11 July 1878, 80

Thomas BEARD of Redbrook   Grave 2
6 October 1883, 62
Allen William, s/o James & Ann BEARD
who was drowned at Redbrook, 6 November 1860
4yrs and 10 months

D14. Ann, w/o John BEARD
Youngest d/o James & Martha WILTON
18 January 1832, 27

D15. In Memory of a devout and honest man
John Weir WALKINSHAW. C.E
Who died at Coleford, 1 April 1863, 77

D16. War Death
William H. HUILKER, 4 March 1935, 47
Harry Michael HUILKER ?? 3rd son killed in action
In France 13 Oct 1918, age 24
Buried in Maurois Cemetery, France


INSIDE THE CHURCH [ All plaques ]
E1. Lucy, d/o Rev'd CROSSMAN L.L.D
and w/o P.J. DUCAREL of Newland, Esqr
30 July 1785 - 27 June 1846
Philip John DUCAREL, Esqr, 16 December 1855, 77

E2. Sophia, d/o Richard DALTON Esqr of Knaith in the
County of Lincoln and wife of Edmund PROBYN Esqr
by whom she had six son and five daughters died aged 70
December 25th 1802
Edmund PROBYN, Esqr, of this place died 18 April 1819, 81
and lies buried in the chancel near the remains of his deceased wife.

E3. In memory of the Very Rev'd John PROBYN late of the Manor House
of Longhope. Archdeacon and Dean of Llandaff. Son and Heir of the
above Edmund PROBYN Esqr late of Newland House who lies buried
in this church. The above Very Rev'd John PROBYN and his wife, Ann,
are interred in the family vault beneath the chancel of Longhope church
in this county.
Also in memory of their three sons
John PROBYN, J.P., late of Manor House, Longhope, 14 June 1863, 77
The Rev'd Edmund PROBYN, late Vicar of Longhope and Abenhall
Died 9 March 1837, 48
Captain, Thomas PROBYN late of The Honourable East India Company
Service, died, 16 October 1871, 73

E4. Sir Edmund PROBYN, Knight
Lord Chief Baron of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer
Died 17 May 1742.
Dame, Elizabeth PROBYN, widow and relict of Sir Edmund PROBYN
The daughter of Sir John BLENCOWE, Knight, one of the Justices
of the Common Pleas at Westminster. Died 22 October 1749

E5. William PROBYN of Newland, Gent and Elizabeth his wife.
He was son and heir of Edmund PROBYN of Newland, Gent
by Mary his wife, ye daughter of Thomas SYMONDS of
Clewerwall, gent and Grand Son, Heir of John PROBYN
of Newland, Gent by Mary his wife one of ye daughters of
Christopher HALL of High Meadow, Esq. He died ye 11th day
of February 1702 age 85 and lyes buried in ye middle [a]isle of this
Church. She was ye eldest daughter of Edmund BOND of Walford
in ye county of Hereford, Gent has iffue [issue] by her said husband
five daughters, Mary, Sarah, Hannah, Frances and Blanche and two sons.
Edmund PROBYN now of ye Middle Temple, London Barrifter [Barrister] att Law
and William PROBYN, a Captain of one of his Majeftyes Ships of Warr
She died ye 19th day of December 1714 age 74 and lyes buried in this Chancel

E6. John HOWELL, Efqr [Esqr] died 24 August 1778, 91 years of his age
drew his last breath without a groan and crowned a long and well spent life
by death of peace To whofe memory this was erected by his grandfon
Edmund PROBYN Efqr, of this place
Whofe eldest son Edmund PROBYN Efqr Junr died 21 September 1793, 34

E7. Richard DIGHTON of Newland died Christmas Eve 1937
"Radiant and Inseparable" W.H

E8. John PROBYN, Nephew and Heir to Sir Edmund PROBYN
Died 22 March 1773, 76
Ann his wife, daughter of John HOWELL Esfr
died 18 November 1784, 72
They left one son and one daughter.
Edmund and Eliza Anne


Latest Additions New
The following MI was kindly contributed by Mike Ward, 28th May 2009. This is a full transcription of the memorial.
F1. In Memory of / William WARD
Blacksmith of this place 30 years:
who after a severe illness which he bore with Christian fortitude
departed this life
27th October 1821 aged 47 years
Also of / Christopher WARD
brother of the above Blacksmith and fifty years Gravedigger of this place:
Who died November 23rd 1871 aged 83 years
[Note: memorial is of the submitter's 4*gt-grandfather.
The headstone is one of those laid flat in the grass
in the churchyard, and is adjacent to the Cross. It
was felt appropriate to have Christopher included on
a list some of which entries were his "life's work"!]


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