Some Memorial Inscriptions - Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire
St John the Baptist's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 9th July 2006

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 29th June 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Thomas TANNER of this parish,
22 March 1822, 67

A2. William COLE of Park Farm, was upwards
of 29 years, Churchwarden of this parish,
21 April 1871, 74
William, s/o William COLE & Emma Jane COLE,
Of Park Farm, Yeoman, 17 Nov 1871, 35
Emma Jane, w/o William COLE of Park Farm,
27 June 1871, 66

A3. James HATHERELL, Yeoman, of this parish,
12 Nov 1847, 80

A4. John BISHOP, 7 April 1862, 24

A5. John Ashley WHITE, 15 Jan 1938, 22
Katherine Mary, w, 2 Oct 1940, 26

A6. Eugen Sidney JAMES, MA,
6 March 1885, 67

A7. William MASTERS,
of Coombe End Farm, 26 Jan 1886, 62

A8. Katherine, w/o Thomas E. MORETON,
of Tatton, Cheshire, 14 March 1958
Robert, only son, 29 Aug 1911
Elizabeth PAUL, 6 Feb 1940

A9. Henry Jeffery HIGHNAM,
15 March 1816 - 17 March 1894
William HIGHNAM, brother,
2 April 1920 - 23 Aug 1895
Mary HIGHNAM, 21 Sept 1910, 81
Elizabeth Williams HIGHNAM, sister,
6 Feb 1917, 93

A10. Isaac HATHERELL,
Of Lye-Grove, 13 Oct 1868, 55
Ann, w, 24 June 1910, 84

A11. Edwin WEARE, 18 Oct 1915, 70
Matilda, w, 20 May 1904, 59
Emma, d, 24 June 1915, 44

A12. William WILLIAMS, 6 Oct 1932, 76
Mary, w, 6 March 1892, 41

A13. W.D. BROWN, 1 Aug 1876 - 2 April 1877

A14. Sarah TAYLER, 24 Nov 1864, 75

A15. Ethelbery HOLBOROW, 27 Jan 1868, 68
Elizabeth, w, 13 Jan 1875, 81
Hannah HOLBOROW, only d,
7 May 1870, 39
Ethbert HOLBOROW, s,
11 June 1873, 4yrs

A16. Annie PEACHY, youngest d/o
Francis & Mary Jane HOLBOROW,
of Old Sodbury, 8 Sept 1885, 60
Francis HOLBOROW, 18 Aug 1892, 63
Mary Jane, w, 18 Dec 1914, 84
Thomas HOLBOROW of Old Sodbury,
23 Jan 1861, 37
John HOLBOROW, twin brother of above,
17 July 1864, 40

A17. Henry WOODMAN, 21 Nov 1916, 85

A18. Harriet, w/o Henry WOODMAN,
of Todington, 18 Aug 1839 - 13 Jan 1885
Emma BROOKE, d/o Henry Stinchcombe BROOKE,
of Bath, 16 Dec 1912, 48
Henry Stinchcombe BROOKE, died at Bath,
29 March 1930, 68

A19. George SMITH of Haves Farm, this parish,
20 July 1898, 55
Mary Ann, w, 27 Feb 1921, 70
Dorothy Worthington SMITH, w/o Howard SMITH,
Daughter-in-Law of above, 22 Aug 1955, 55
Howard Lashmar SMITH, h/o Dorothy,
26 Sept 1964, 64

A20. George SMITH, of this parish,
29 April 1880, 81
Sarah, w, 16 Jan 1896, 84

A21. William COTTLE of this parish,
28 Dec 1864, 86
Elizabeth, w, 9 Jan 1853, 73

A22. John LEWIS, 23 Sept 1850, 57

A23. Charles HOCKEY, 16 Aug 1865, 62
Ruth, widow, 12 June 1896, 85

A24. Ellen Eliza, only d/o Oliver & Eliza BROOKE,
27 April 1897, 54
Hannah Mary BROOKE, d/o Thomas BROOKE,
of Dean, 29 Jan 1893, 64
Oliver BROOKE, only son of Oliver & Eliza,
of Bath, 9 June 1899, 63

A25. Elizabeth Mary, d/o Richard & Mary BARTON,
late of the parish of Sherston, 10 Jan 1852, 2yrs

A26. Robert BAILEY, Yeoman,
of Little Sodbury, 4 June 1863, 72
Hannah, w, 4 Feb 1874, 81

A27. Jane, w/o John HULANDS,
Of Old Sodbury, 12 March 1912, 72

A28. William H. BIEDERMAN, MA,
29 July 1889, 75
Jemima, w/o Rev W BIEDERMAN, MA,
Chancellor of Connor, only d/o late
Admiral J.S. CARDEN, 29 Feb 1816 - 3 Dec 1878

A29. Thomas Prior ISAAC, 24 March 1873, 45
Sarah, 19 Jan 1922, 86
Agatha, 19 Jan 1922, 88
Edward, s, 3 Jan 1943, 83
Margaret, his wife, 11 June 1946, 85

A30. Roland P. EDMONDS, served in France,
[and] at Mesopotamia, 1 Dec 1918, 19
William James EDMUNDS, father of
above, 30 Nov 1935, 63

A31. Jane, w/o Francis MATTHEWS,
9 Jan 1924, 65
Francis MATTHEWS, 19 Jan 1941, 84

A32. Ronald Arthur, s/o Edwin & Ada TOLAN,
1 Oct 1916, 5yrs

A33. John W. BATHE, 18 Feb 1883, 79
James Mason PERRETT of this parish,
29 March 1894, born at Bourne Stream,
Wotton-under-Edge, 3 June 1835
John Henry PERRETT, 8 Aug 1865 - 5 June 1949

A34. Emma INGLEBY, died at Feast of St Luke, 1911

A35. Jane, w/o Edward JAQUES, 4 Aug 1922, 93
Eleanor, h/o George EVANS, elder, d/o Edward & Jane,
23 Nov 1928, 75
Edward JAQUES, 27 Aug 1902, 79

A36. Gladys Emily GOUGH,
23.9.1900 - 18.2.1977
Harold Raymond,
30.10.1896 - 16.10.1987
Hilda G. RUSSELL, her sister,
30.8.1906 - 11.11.1977

A37. Amy Ethel, child of
Sydney & Annie RUSSELL,
24 March 1899, 4yrs

A38. William HATHERELL,
9 Jan 1911, 80
Cyril Ernest, youngest s,
4 Jan 1909, 19
Ellen, w/o above, 11 Jan 1940, 88

A39. Mary Ann, w/o John PAINTER,
of this parish, 5 Jan 1900, 73
John PAINTER, 10 June 1912, 81

A40. Edward JAQUES of King Grove,
21 April 1858 - 4 April 1925

A41. John Limbrick BENNETT,
3 Aug 1960, 78
Margaret Watkins BENNETT,
4 Feb 1979, 96
Mary L. COX, d, 14 Sept 1968
William Thomas Bertram COX, h,
30 May 1999, 85

A42. Thomas Limbrick BENNETT,
25 April 1918, 68
Louisa Kate, w, 28 March 1931, 80

A43. Thomas Witchell BENNETT,
21 Feb 1935, 55
Muriel May, 6 April 1964, 72

A44. John Wallace HARKNETT,
4 Jan 1877, 44
Coachman for 13yrs to M.A. HARTLEY

A45. Mary, w/o Henry Hill HARVEY,
Died in the City of Bristol, 23 April 1840, 75
Henry Hill HARVEY, 6 July 1852, 85
Mary, eldest d, 23 Nov 1852, 60
Charlotte HARVEY, sister, 1 Oct 1793
Died at Bristol, East(er) Day, 1870

A46. Walter HILL, late of Little Sodbury,
10 June 1756, 70
Jacob HARVEY, late of Bristol,
20 April 1767, 39
Susannah, w, 12 April 1773, 44
Jane, w, 27 March 1771, 81
William HILL of Little Sodbury,
4 Aug 1776, 53
Henry HILL, late of Marlborough, Wiltshire,
15 July 1778, 65
Elizabeth, w/o Henry, 16 Jan 1771, 72
Henry Hill HARVEY,
Died at St Demingo, 23 Feb 1819, 21
Rachel Goodwin HARVEY,
Interred at Clifton, 17 June 1821, 27
Harry Hill & Betty, s & d/o
Jacob & Susannah who died in their infancy

A47. Frances, w/o Charles BEATON,
of The Crosshand Inn, this parish,
11 Dec 1832, 8*
Charles BEATON, died at Wednesbury in Staffordshire,
15 March 1862, *7

A48. William HAYWARD of this parish,
20 Sept 1815, 37
James HAYWARD, s,
6 Feb 1817, 2yrs & 15 Weeks

A49. William James, s/o
Charles & Frances BEATON,
4 Feb 1897, 81
Elizabeth, w/o William, 13 Nov 1899, 80

A50. William ILES of this place,
4 Sept 1785, 31
James ILES, 6 July 1835, 68
Ann, relict of James ILES,
27 Feb 1846, 84

A51. Thomas MILES of this parish,
20 April 1768, 84
Alice, w, 17 March 1764, 74
Elizabeth, w/o Robert ANDREWS,
d/o Thomas & Alice MILES,
20 Dec 1789, 51
Robert ANDREWS, 1 March 1808, 87
John ANDREWS, 15 Sept 1839, 75
Ann his wife, 20 March 1847, 92

A52. Robert ANDREWS Snr of this parish,
30 Nov 1739, 32
Sarah JEANT, 20 Dec 1795, 87
Elizabeth ANDREWS of this parish,
24 May 1790, 20
Margery, d/o Robert ANDREWS,
29 April 1811, 81
Robert Pain ANDREWS,
26 Jan 1870, 78
Margery ANDREWS,
29 Sept 1878, 88

A53. John ILES of Chippen [Chipping] Sodbury,
7 Nov 1825, 31

A54. John DAVIES, 1779
Daniel Holborow Tryton DAVIES,
h/o Ann DAVIES, 1819

A55. Henry Francis HOLBOROW, s/o late
Francis & Sarah, of this parish,
29 July 1856, 60
John HOLBOROW, brother of
H.F. HOLBOROW, died at
Wotton-under-Edge, 16 June 1857, 66

A56. Charles LOMAX, died at Bath,
17 March 1807, 59
Margaret, widow, 13 July 1827, 72
Elizabeth, w/o Rev Ildid THOMAS,
10 May 1869, 58

A57. Mrs Jane LOMAX of Burcombe,
1 Oct 1827, *7, [looks like] (73)
[Ed: perhaps this is Burcombe in Wiltshire?]

A58. John PARKER, of King Grove,
This parish, 12 March 1806, 75
Elizabeth, w, 16 Jan 1809, 74

A59. Sarah HAWKINS, died at Clifton,
9 Nov 1888, 67

A60. John WATTS, 12 March 1803, 38
Hannah WATTS, d, 30 Aug 1826, 25
Jane, w/o John WATTS,
29 March 1847, 79

A61. Elias Isaac, 4 Oct 1840, *8 [looks like a 5] (58)
Mary, w, ** Oct 1804 ** [poss] (88)

A62. John HATHERELL, 7 March 1902, 68
Elizabeth OVENS, 18 July 1919, 75
Geraldine MATTHEWS, 8 Jan 1968, 93
Doris MATTHEWS, 22.9.2001
Trevor Porter JONES, 16 Jan 1979, 80

A63. Daniel PARKER of King-grove, 9 Dec 1838, 71
Sarah PARKER, w, 22 Dec 1840
Elizabeth WILLIAMS, sister of the above,
Named Daniel PARKER & w/o Theodosius WILLIAMS,
of London, 8 July 1841

A64. Hannah PARKER of King-grove,
11 Feb 1857, 59
Jane PARKER, sister, 17 Sept 1852, 82

A65. John WHITE, 20 July 1837, 5yrs & 11 months
James F. WHITE, 31 July 1857, 5yrs
Octavius William WHITE, 31 July 1837, 8yrs
Sarah J. WHITE, 18 Aug 1857, 1yr
Thomas WHITE, 5 Aug 1857, 6yrs
Children of Winchcombe W. & Jane WHITE,
Jane WHITE, 7 Nov 18**, 77
Sarah, d/o Henry WHITE, Jnr & Mary his wife,
7 July 1771, 22

A66. Henry WHITE of this parish,
22 May 1779, 69
Mary, w, 22 Dec 1772, 68

A67. Hester, w/o Arthur TANNER, Gent,
Of Chipping Sodbury, 21 July 1771, 48
Arthur TANNER, 11 May 1815, 87

A68. William HATHERWELL, 4 Nov 1791, 95
Mary, w, 8 Dec 1775, 97

A69. William LEONARD of this parish,
29 March 1845, 76
Rachel, w, 6 April 1844, 77
James, s. died in infancy
Joseph, s/o Guy & Frances LEONARD,
3 May 1838, 2yrs & 2 months

A70. Ann DOWDING, 7 Sept 1781, 20
Thomas DOWDING of this parish,
16 April 1856, 85

A71. Hannah, w/o Thomas DOWDING,
8 Sept 1807, 80

A72. Elizabeth, d/o Thomas & Ann DOWDING,
28 April 1824, 18
John DOWDING, of this parish,
9 May 1856, 46
Festus Frederick, s, died in infancy
Frances SWAN, 1790
Charity RODWAY, 15 May 1821, 90
Richard RODWAY, s, 27 Sept 1839, 85

A73. Johathan BOULTON,
late of Dodington, 26 Nov 1801, 56

A74. Mary Ann PARKER, 20 May 1841, 58
Sarah Albinia DANDO, 28 Sept 1829, 25
Theresa M.P. DANDO,
18 Feb 1829, 3yrs & 8 months
above daughter and granddaughters of
E.H. & M. PARKER of Chipping Sodbury,
Who died in infancy
Mary, w/o Edward Hancock PARKER,
Of Chipping Sodbury, 11 Sept 1843, 73
Henry PARKER who was born at
Kings-Grove, this parish,
20 Nov 1772 - 10 Dec 1857
Edward Philip PARKER, Surgeon,
s/o E. & M. PARKER, 30 Nov 1851, 46

A75. Ann, w/o John ORCHARD, 23 July 1857, 77
James ORCHARD, 9 Dec 1892, 71
John ORCHARD of this parish, 10 Dec 1864, 74

A76. Henry, w/o Mary Ann WALKER,
15 May 1904, 84
Mary Ann, 3 Dec 1916, 93

A77. Emily, w/o Henry LODGE,
25 Jan 1901, 45
Henry LODGE,
12 Jan 1856 - 9 June 191*
Elizabeth, 2nd w, 7 Nov 1858 - 23 May 1915

A78. Henry MATTHEWS, 22 Feb 1902, 49
L/Cpl, Henry MATTHEWS, killed at
Mesopotamia, 12 Oct 1918, 29
Mary Maria MATTHEWS, mother,
25 July 1931, 76
Sarah Mary MATTHEWS, d,
28 March 1968, 83

A79. Albert Ernest Francis HALL,
Accidentally killed 8 Nov 1924, 8yrs
Inez Beatrice Ellen, 5 Feb 1945, 15
Ann Elizabeth, 19 July 1940, 51
Mother of the above

A80. Beatrice Ada, w/o Walter BENNETT,
24 April 1940, 41

A81. Isaac, h/o Ann BENNETT,
20 Aug 1909, 71
Ann, 4 Dec 1930, 92

A82. Frances William BENNETT (Frances is correct)
17 Oct 1835, 72
Albert Edward BENNETT, s,
Who fell in the Great War, 10 Oct 1915, 28
Emma Ann, w, 6 Nov 1946, 79

A83. Drusilla, w/o Martin STINCHCOMBE,
of this parish, 10 Feb 1888, 44
Harry, s, 8 April 1873, 6yrs
Martin, 27 June 1901, 56

A84. Rachel BOX, 26 July 1938, *4
John, h, 13 April 1948, 84

A85. Thomas POWNEY, 6 Feb 1864, 63

A86. Charles LOCK, 21 March 1875, 43

A87. Jeremiah LOCK, 30 Dec 1901, 64
Frederick LOCK, 13 Nov 1884, 30

A88. William BUOY, 7 May 1938, 75

A89. Winifred HULBERT, sister, 24 July 1940, 39
Elsie May HARRIS, sister, 23 Jan 1961, 67
Edith Amy BLISS, sister, 25 Jan 1962, 72

A90. Annie Margaret, w/o Robert WILSON,
18 Aug 1918, 49
Robert WILSON, 8 Jan 1839, 73
Isabell COOK, d, 30 Nov 1985, 89
Robert Fining COOK, 27 Jan 1967, 74

A91. Henry John. H/o Mary Ann SLADE,
10 Jan 1915, 63
Mary Ann, 17 June 1926, 74

A92. William UZZELL, 29 April 1915, 81
Mary, w, 8 Feb 1937, 99
Elizabeth Ann, d, 2 April 1958, 94

A93. George MAIDMENT, late of Badminton,
5 May 1912, 66

A94. Elizabeth NASH, w/o Robert Seymour NASH,
Vicar of this parish, 4 May 1824 - 16 July 1896
Robert Seymour NASH, Vicar of this parish,
For 48 years, Rural Dean,
Honorary Canon of Gloucester, Justice of the
Peace, a beloved & devoted Parish Priest,
20 Jan 1822 - 26 Dec 1904

A95. James ILES, of this parish 22 Nov 1915, 66
Julia, w, 27 Jan 1921, 65
Henry, eldest s, 27 Oct 1920, 26
Edith Mary, d, 8 April 1956, 66

A96. Joseph ILES,
of Fifield Farm, Enford, Wiltshire,
3 Sept 1907, 65
Eliza ILES, sister, 10 Oct 1927, 83

A97. Albert Henry ILES,
Of Down Farm, Coderington,
19 April 1910, 51
Stela, w, 12 Oct 1919, 61

A98. Joshuah HOLLOWAY, 25 Jan 1881, 50
Sarah Ann, w, 27 Dec 1910, 72

A99. John, h/o Sarah COLE, 26 Aug 1912, 66
28yrs Gardener for the late Canon NASH
Sarah, w, 10 Dec 1923
[Ed: Robert Seymour NASH, d. 1904 - see above]

A100. Ann Barker BROWN, 2 April 1916
Francis Arthur James BROWN,
31 May 1944

A101. William Charles WILLCOX,
Of this parish, 2 April 1916, 67
Mary Jane WILLCOX, 4 Dec 1954, 94
Annie Louise BENNETT, 28 Jan 1941, 55
Frederick William BENNETT, h, 21 April 1962, 81

A102. Annie Sabina, w/o Sydney RUSSELL,
2 Feb 1948, 77
Sydney Herbert, 26 Nov 1953, 85

A103. Ellen, w/o George ELLIS of Portbury,
28 Dec 1916, 67
George ELLIS, 23 March 1984, 75

A104. Frederick Isaac HOLLOWAY, 20 Oct 1918, 58
Eliza Agnes HOLLOWAY, 23 Sept 1944

A105. Double Plot
Nancy EDGAR, 18 Aug 1970
Ian EDGAR, 22.6.1899 - 25.4.1999

Alfred Charles BROOKES, 14 March 1958
Lucy Alfreda BROOKES, 17 Oct 1978

A106. George ELLIS, 22 June 1918, 86

A107. Christina, w/o James Daunton CHAMPION,
6 Nov 1924, 72
Edith Annie LUSCOMBE, 4 June 1933, 33
Kate CHAMPION, d, 28 July 1934, 53
James Daunton CHAMPION,
7 Oct 1936, 86


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 9th July 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
INSIDE THE CHURCH
B1. In this Chancel lie interred the bodies of
Richard BROOKE (formerly of Warrick)
afterwards this parifh and Hannah
His fecund wife and alfo four of their children
Richard, died 12 Feb 1700, ' 82
Hannah died 1 April 1740, ' 66
Oliver 1st son, 5 Jan 1698
Thomas, s, 5 Oct 1769, ' 66
William, s, 14 April 1780, ' 75
Elizabeth, died young
Alfo [Also]
Mary, w/o Thomas 7 March 1770, ' 64
Elizabeth, w/o William 14 August 1796, ' 86
Likewise to of Richards children by his 1st wife
Viz, Richard & Ann

B2. Sacred to the memory of Thomas BROOKE, Efqr
late of Chipping Sodbury in this county 2 Sept 1813, 78
Alfo to the memory of Frances, relict of the above named
Thomas BROOKE Efqr and mother of the undernamed
Richard John & Frances Elizabeth BROOKE
who departed 20 Feb 1832, 79
Alfo to the memory of Richard John BROOKE
youngeft son of the above named Thomas
BROOKE Efqr who died
on his pafsage from India the 23 Nov 1806, 25
Alfo to the memory of Frances Elizabeth BROOKE, d, 25 May 1820

B3. BROOKE of Horton In memoriam
Rev Thomas BROOKE, D.C.L. Oxon,
Rector of Mangotsfield, Horton & Avening,
2nd son of the above Thomas BROOKE Esqr,
Lord of the Manor of Horton. Attorney of Chipping Sodbury,
who is buried with his ancestors
in a vault in the chancel of this church.
Baptised 30 April 1778 Died 22 Feb 1830.
Buried at St James Church, Horton. Also of
Rev Thomas Richard BROOKE, B.A. Oxon
Rector of Avening, only son of the above
Rev Thomas BROOKE D.C.L and surviving
Heir-Male of his grandfather
Born 16 June 1811 Died 14 Dec 1869.
Buried in Brompton Cemetery, London
Also Capt Edward Francis Brown BROOKE,
XLI Regt formerly ADC to Lords LAWRENCE
& MAYO as Viceroys to India, eldest son
of the above Rev Thomas Richard BROOKE.
Born 27 June 1837 Died 25 July 1901.
Buried in the Abbey Cemetery, Bath
This tablet is erected by Gilbert E. BROOKE,
only son of Capt E.F.B. BROOKE

B4. Here lyeth the remains of Edward STEPHENS,
of Little Sodbury who had all the virtues that
adorn a Gentleman, a Magistrate
and a Christian. He dyed 6thday of April MDCCXXVII

B5. Sacred to the memory of Laura Anna Matilda,
w/o Robert Ker D'ESTERRE of
Rossmanaher, in the County of Clare in Ireland Esqr
And d/o Leonard VASSALL of Brook House in this parish,
Esqr whose remains are
deposited in a vault in this church
She died on the 19th October 1834, 29yrs

B6. Elizabeth NASH, w/o the Rev Robert Seymour NASH,
Vicar of this parish 16 July 1896, 70
The reredos in this chancel is erected by their loving children

B7. In memory of Henry BEDFORD, A.M.
Rector of Little Sodbury who died July 10th 1717, '49
Elizabeth, w, 4 Sept 1701, ' 26
Likewise of Edward their son 25 Oct 1732, ' 32
Samuel COLBORNE of Stroud-Water, Gent, 11 Feb 1767, ' 69
Ann his relict and d/o the above
Henry & Elizabeth BEDFORD 23 May 1778, ' 77

B8. Near this place depofited the remains
of the Rev'd Christopher NICHOLLS,
late Vicar Of Old Sodbury,
who departed this life March 27th 1795, aged 56
Isabella, relict of the above named 7 April 1837, 92

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