Some Memorial Inscriptions - Newnham, Gloucestershire
St Peter's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st July 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. LUCAS Tomb Stone
To the memory of
John LUCAS of this town,
7 April 1783
Elizabeth, d, 25 Dec 1794, 31
William, s, who was lost by shipwreck
In 1795, 24
Elizabeth, w/o John LUCAS,
24 March 1842, 74
Sacred memory of
Thomas LUCAS, Solicitor
Of this town, 10 Oct 1827, 62
Sarah, w, 16 Nov 1861, 93
Sarah Maria, d, 2 July 1867, 37
And is interred at Mitcheldean
In memory of
John LUCAS of this town, Solicitor,
s/o late Thomas LUCAS, 9 Aug 1858, 50
Anne, widow Thomas LUCAS (brother of above)
12 July 1893
Sacred memory of
William, 2nd s/o Thomas LUCAS, Captain
In H.M. 86th Regt, who died on board
The Ship "Stag" near the island of
Mauritius, 19 Dec 1844, 33
Thomas 3rd youngest s, Thomas LUCAS,
2 Jan 1892, 78

A2. Walter WELLINGTON, 9 Oct 1872, 24
Francis Willie WELLINGTON, 1 March 1875, 17
s/o Henry & Mary Ann WELLINGTON of this town,
Edwin Henry, 30 Aug 1878, 33
Also four sons died in infancy

A3. Stephen HOLDER, 24 April 1836, 39
Elizabeth, d, 25 June 1857, 27
John, s, 5 Feb 1863, 30
Ann, w/o Stephen, 20 July 1877, 78

A4. William JAMES 15 Nov 1852, 61

A5. John HILL,
Of this town 29 Sept 1848, 50
Hannah, d, John & Ann HILL,
26 Nov 1821, 4yrs
Joseph, s, 15 Dec 1844, 30
Ann, w, 26 Feb 186*

A6. John PALMER, 1 Oct 1886, 82
Sarah, w, 18 Sept 1886, 78

A7. Charles, Emma, Jane & Ellen BAILEY,
Children of Charles & Elizabeth,
who died in their infancy
Charles, above, 14 June 1893, 76
Eliza, above, 23 March 1911, 91

A8. Esther JONES, 14 Sept 1885, 69
Frederick JONES, Master Mariner,
24 Sept 1904, 82

A9. George PARSONS, 13 July 1878, 55
Annie, d, 1 July 1872, 6yrs
Hannah, w, 5 April 1886, 68

A10. John WELLINGTON, of this parish,
21 Sept 1808 - 27 April 1876
Mary, w, 14 Nov 1810 - 13 Dec 1880

A11. Helen, w/o James MILLER,
Of Broadoak House, 1 July 1886, 65
James, above, * Dec 1890, 72
James, eldest s, 18 Aug 1895, 46
Annie, widow of James (jnr)
8 June 1899, 51

A12. Annie, w/o George THORNE,
Of Stroud Villa, Broad Oak,
7 March 1900
George, above, who died at North Nibley,
14 July 1904, as was interred here

A13. Maria LOCK, 20 May 1911, 88
John Palmer, h, 7 Jan 1916, 82

A14. James SYMONDS, 22 Feb 1880, 43
Sophia DEE, 1 Nov 1892, 55

A15. Philip HATTON, 20 Feb 1873, 67
Esther, w, 29 July 1862, 52

A16. James KING of this town,
1 June 1862, 77

A17. J. Baxter ELLIS, Pilot Officer, R.A.F.
Killed on active service, 28 Sept 1939, 22
his twin brother
Henry M. ELLIS (Peter)
D.S.C and Bar D.E.C
Lieutenant Commander, CAER.N,
Killed on active service, 6 March 1945, 27
also Mary w/o Peter 1919 - 1986
Ida Beatrice, w/o Harry ELLIS,
22 July 1945, 59
Harry ELLIS, 21 June 1881 - 23 April 1967

A18. Margaret Anne HADINGHAM,
Of The Old House, Newnham,
20 April 1940, 80
Stephen Wallace HADINGHAM, J.P, h,
1 Dec 1851, 97
her youngest son, Roy Matthew HADINGHAM,
Lieut, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regt,
Who was Killed in Action at Levantie, France,
26 June 1916, 21
Edward Wallace HADINGHAM,
Died in Durban, South Africa,
15 April 1967, 74

Separate Headstone, on same Grave
Gabrielle HADINGHAM, 1900 - 1990
Ronald Guy HADINGHAM, 1918 - 1994

A19. Edwin SHERMER, 4 March 1890, 67
Sally, w, 21 June 1906, 76
William Henry, s, 1 Oct 1901, 36

A20. Thomas Sydney THOMSON,
9 March 1848, 76
and in the adjoining Vault are the remains
of Ann, w, 23 April 1865, 83
Ann, d/o Thomas & Ann THOMSON,
22 Feb 1825, 16
Caroline THOMSON, 28 July 1837, 23
Frances THOMSON, 13 August 1838, 22
Denzil THOMSON, 23 March 1844, 26

A21. Harold Cyril STEPHENS, 18.1.08 - 14.8.88
Joseph Ronald STEPHENS, Cadet R.A.F,
killed on active service, 18 Nov 1941, 19
Leonard STEPHENS, 22 Sept 1935, 51

A22. Henry William MORSE, aged 71 yrs
Frances, wife, aged 77 yrs
They passed their eternal rest
November 22nd 1921
And December 10th 1922

A23. George E.S. TROTMAN,
25 April 1921, 64
Mary A. w, 14 Dec 1943, 85

A24. Oliver Charles KING, 5 Nov 1926, 62
Walter James (Jimmy) youngest s/o above,
19 March 1926, 12
Emma KING, 10 Feb 1940, 71
Thomas Francis, Killed in Action,
5 March 1917, 19
Interred in Bray Military Cemetery
William Albert KING, 22 Nov 1967, 73
Wilfred Henry KING, 3 Feb 1992, 84

A25. Oliver BOUGHTON, 28 March 1935, 72
Emily, w, 19 Aug 1945, 80
Robert Henry BOUGHTON, son,
Who was killed in France, 31 Jan 1917, 18
Oliver BOUGHTON of Arles Farm, Elton,
14 Jan 1958, 53

A26. William Henry BENNETT,
30 April 1914, 58
Alfred James, s, who was killed
in action in France, 22 March 1918, 23
Hilda Mary, 3 Jan 1891, 4 months
Frank, 5 May 1902, 2yrs

A27. Elizabeth, w/o Henry WATKINS,
9 Jan 1899, 54
Henry, above, 3 June 1934, 89

A28. Mary Emily, eldest d/o
Henry & Emily A. DOWDING,
24 July 1893, 14
Henry, above, late of Cowles Farm,
21 April 1917, 71
Emily Annie, w, 6 Oct 1923, 77

A29. George HYETT, 28 April 1893, 62
Charles, s, 1 Nov 1897, 48

A30. CWG
4486 Pte A.J. WARREN,
Gloucestershire Regt, 28 April 1918, 25

A31. CWG
36570 Pte A.A. TROTT,
Somerset Light Infantry, 13 Dec 1918, 38

A32. CWG
80611 Driver M.A. WINTLE,
Royal Engineers, 5 March 1915

A33. Lilian, d/o late
Charles & Lucy DOWDING, 29 Nov 1958, 76
Kate Esther, d, 15 June 1981, 94

A34. Ernest William, s/o late
Charles & Lucy DOWDING,
3 Jan 1959, 82
Margaret Annie, d, Born 15 August 1885
Died 14 February 1976

A35. Ann, w/o Benjamin COLEMAN,
25 Aug 1821, 67
Benjamin, son, 2 May 1822, 28

A36. John CLIFFORD,
Of Northwood Green, 27 July 1878, 56
Also 3 children who died in infancy
Harriett, w, 24 August 1880, 61

A37. Thomas COOK,
Of this parish 24 Dec 1840, 73
Mary, w, June 1844, 79

A38. Alice Maud Mary WINTLE,
13 November 1916, 68
John, h, of Rodley,
7 May 1922, 90

A39. Caroline, d/o Samuel & Maria WINTLE,
12 Nov 1896, 60
Ann, sister, 24 Feb 1897, 61

A40. Fanny Gertrude, w/o Alfred T. ALLEN,
28 April 1934, 69
Alfred Thomas, above, 7 Jan 1943, 77
Frank James, s, died serving his Country,
9 May 1915, 21

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