Some Memorial Inscriptions - Olveston, Gloucestershire
St Mary's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 27th January 2003

The following MIs were collected from the Graveyard by Rosemary Lockie, 20th March 1986.
A1. Sacred to the memory of Jane WATKINS, the beloved wife of Luke WATKINS
who died April 27th 1927, aged 75 years/ "At Rest"
Also of the above Luke Watkins, who died August 13th 1935, aged 87 years

A2. In loving memory of Lily Maria, daughter of Luke and Jane WATKINS
who died November 21st 1917, aged 41 years
"I know that my Redeemer Liveth" Job XIX 25


The following MIs were extracted from BIGLAND by Rosemary Lockie, 14th June 1989, and noted as being on Headstones.
B1. John MORGAN of the parish of Almondsbury 22 April 1758, 47
Sarah his widow, formerly wife of Thomas HIGNELL,
of Littleton 27 Oct 1764 70
William WATKINS, 26 Jan 1780, 32

B2. John MORGAN, of the Parish of Almondsbury, died April 22nd 1758, aged 47

The following MIs were contributed by Bruce Rayner, 20th July 1995.
C1. Robert WATKINS (1809-1889) died Nov 30.
his wife Emma died 7 Jan 1892 aged 80 years.

C2. William WATKINS, 29 Jun 1800 aged 32
Elizabeth, 17 May 1883 aged 15
Luke, 24 Nov 1904 aged 72
[Ed: The above all in the one plot. Elizabeth's age is probably
incorrect. In Alf's version below, she's aged 45, making her Luke's
wife, aged 43 in 1881. I don't know what connection they have with
William, but it seems an extraordinarily long time to maintain it!]



The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 17th April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
D1. Ellen W. CULLIMORE, 19 Apr 1952, 55, 1897
Frances Eileen CULLIMORE, 22 Dec 1996, 85, 1911
Alice CULLIMORE, 18 May 1981, 80, 1901

D2. Albert CULLIMORE, 28 June 1954, 55, 1899

D3. Thomas William YORK, 6 Mar 1981, 68, 1913
Gertrude, wife, 26 Sept 1982, 68, 1914

D4. Elsie PERROTT, 15 Feb 1958, 54, 1904
Alfred John, 10 June 1969, 62 1907

D5. Edith Mary WHITE, 15 Feb 1960, 59, 1901

D6. Irene Marjorie HALL, 30 March 1990, 61, 1929

D7. Edward TILLEY, 7 Mar 1828, 44, 1784
Emma, 20 Mar 1879, 91, 1788

D8. Frederick OAKHILL, 13 Nov 1937, 85, 1852
Eliza Jane, 8 Mar 1930, 83, 1847

D9. Mary Elizabeth PICK, of Olveston, 7 Aug 1910, 49, 1861
Archibald, 29 Sept 1928, 25, 1903
Charles, 7 Apr 1932, 85, 1847

D10. Annie GEORGE, 12 July 1914, 52, 1862
Pte Albert Henry, 2nd son, of the 1st Glosters
K in A at Ypres, 8 Nov 1914, 27, 1887
Pte William Robert, youngest son,
King[s] Shropshire Light Infantry, K in A, France,
8 Feb 1917, 25, 1892
Charles Robert GEORGE, 26 Dec 1932, 75, 1857

D11. John BRITTON, 17 Nov 1880, 79, 1801
Sarah, 17 June 1881, 80, 1801

D12. Thomas Luton MEREDITH, of Fern Hill, Woodhouse, Olveston,
24 May 1894, 45, 1849
Edward Meredith LANE, 10 Mar 1933, 48, 1885

D13. Alfred Edward LANE of Swansea,
2 Oct 1901, 50, 1851
Emily Hester, wife, [stone sunk at this point]

D14. Elizabeth CULLIMORE, 14 Feb 1927, 66, 1861
Hary, 13 Feb 1937, 76, 1861

D15. Robert TANNER, of Olveston, 27 Sept 1909, 57, 1852
Emily, wife, 28 Nov 1913, 63, 1850
Robert Bapton TANNER, eldest son,
30 Aug 1916, 38, 1878
Helen, eldest son, 2 Oct 1951, 76

D16. Frederick Cyril LIMBRICK, 22 July 1973, 67, 1906
Kathleen Mary, 20 Aug 1982, 71, 1911
Gladys WILTSHIRE, 18 Feb 1904 - 15 June 1986

D17. Louisa Jane CULLIMORE, 11 Jan 1949, 66, 1883
Frederick, 3 Dec 1954, 67, 1887

D18. George Charles PULLIN, 5 Feb 1924, 60, 1858

D19. Harriet PEARCE, of Whitehall, Pilning
5 Oct 1923, 76, 1847
Henry, husband, 27 Aug 1925, 80, 1845

D20. Martin William TANNER, 15 Dec 1938, 74, 1864
Lucy Elizabeth, wife, 11 May 1911, 45, 1866

D21. Lucy PULLIN of Tockington, 18 June 1901, 76, 1825
George, husband, 29 Nov 1910, 84, 1826
28 years Church Warden of this parish
Catherine, daughter, 20 Aug 1925, 70, 1855


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 27th January 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
E1. Joseph BAKER, late of
Pen Park, this parish,
20 Nov 1809, 39

E2. Rachel, w/o Richard RUSSELL,
10 May 1799, 53
Richard ****** [stone eroded]

E3. Richard SEAGAR of Hazel, Yeoman,
13 Feb 1663, 63
Ann, w, 3 Jan 1662, 55

E4. Ann Elizabeth TORRINGTON,
31 July 1967, 74
Nancy, d, & w/o
Arthur WILKLIAMS,
24 Feb 1966, 53

E5. Elizabeth, w/o W.R. WILLIAMS,
of Northwick,
31 March 1910, 76

E6. Mabel HILLMAN,
18 Jan 1939, 61,
w/o W.J. (Harry) HILLMAN,
interred at Trivandrum, India,
d/o the late Arthur & Sarah PITCHER

E7. Lilly Maria, d/o
Luke & Jane WATKINS,
21 Nov 1917, 41

E8. Henry SMITH,
of Bilson Farm, Northwick,
8 March 1935, 88
Mary Elizabeth,
7 Dec 1920, 60

E9. Robert Stephens OLIVE,
10 Jan 1942
Frances Mary OLIVE, sister,
19 March 1958, 80
Elizabeth STEVENS, w/o Robert,
6 Dec 1992, 97

E10. Frederick George LOWE,
Vicar of this parish 1942 - 1952,
9 April 1888 - 8 May 1952
Ethel Maud,
1 July 1888- 31 Dec 1961

E11. Elizabeth Jane Sissie PANES,
12 Nov 1946, 65
Benjamin, h, 3 July 1955, 78
Churchwarden of this parish,
1921 - 1947
Bet ROBERTS, d,
11.7.1923 - 9.5.1996

E12. Albert John Higdon SHUTE,
7 June 1954, 65
Elizabeth Louise, w,
14 March 1966, 83

E13. Mary Marsden MILLER, w/o John
She was the Administrator
for the General Address
18 June 1837 - 14 Aug 1916

E14. Joan Clara POULTON, aged 11
Pamela Lucy POULTON, aged 89

E15. Annie Florence CROSSMAN,
20 Aug 1787 - 8 Feb 1871
Thomas, h,
1 Oct 1796 - 5 June 1873

E16. George GINGELL,
12 June 1947, 62
Gertrude Mabel, w,
30 Dec 1948, 61

E17. Joseph, s/o Joseph & Ester BRITTON,
26 Jan 1825, 3yrs & 8 months

E18. Joseph WILLIAMS,
of this Parish, 30 July 1787, 19
Joseph William, s/o
Joseph & Ann WILLIAMS,
Of this parish,
18 July 1812, 52
Joseph William, s/o
Joseph & Mary his wife,
31 May 1810, 13
Ann, w/o Joseph WILLIAMS,
23 May 1803, 71
Ann, w/o William PARKER,
of Patchway, d/o Joseph &
Mary WILLIAMS,
21 Nov 1823, 29
Thomas, s, died in infancy

E19. Mary WILLIAMS,
5 March 1840, 17

E20. Elizabeth w/o John BWYE

of this parish, d/o Daniel & Sarah
MORETON of the parish of
Almondsbury, 16 Sept 1783, 28
Mary & Daniel two of their children
who died in infancy

E21. Richard WILLIAMS,
3 July 1848, 46
Hester, w, 28 Nov 1871, 69
Robert Alway, infant
John, s, 3 March 1847, 5yrs & 11 months
Richard, s, 2 June 1887, 21
Mary Ann, d, 10 Feb 1905, 71

E22. Mary WILLIAMS, 11 Nov 185*, 81
Thomas WILLIAMS, s, 18 Oct 1851, 62
Thomas, s/o Thomas & Ann WILLIAMS,
22 Nov 1865, 21

E23. Joseph WILLIAMS (Snr) of this parish,
10 July 1794, 83
Elizabeth, w/o Richard WILLIAMS,
18 April 1812, 78
Richard WILLIAMS,
11 Nov 1817, 61

E24. Mark WILLIAMS,
of Wallend, this parish,
6 Feb 1845, 67
Mary, w, 13 Jan 1834, 54
[Ed: this same inscription also appears in the Alveston list!]

E25. Annie BENNETT,
31 March 1957, 82
William Bryant BENNETT,
9 March 1963, 84

E26. William, s/o Mapson & Grace
THOMAS of this parish,
9 Feb 1771, 25
Grace, d/o William & Rachel,
THOMAS, died in infancy
William, 30 July 1802, 78

E27. Mary Ann ADAMS,
8 July 1916, 81
Luke Pope, s,
22 Feb 1951, 81

E28. George DAVIS, 21 May 1875, 72

E29. Hannah, w/o John BOULTON &
Richard WILLIAMS of the parish of
Henbury, May 1749, 60
Also 1 son and 1 daughter
Richard & Hester BOULTON,
Richard, 31 May 1760, 1yr
Hester **1762

E30. Elizabeth Andrews, w/o Robert STEVENS,
26 Feb 1858, 65
Robert STEVENS of Lee Hay,
10 March 1806 - 22 Feb 1884

E31. John ADDIS,
For 46 years Clerk of this church,
18 June 1863, 72
Mary, w, 11 Dec 1826, 33
Sarah, 2nd wife, 25 Dec 1853, 47
John 3rd son, June 1904,
died at Ipohperak Straits Settlements
Lancelot (Laud) Walter WILLIS-STOVOLD,
25 March 1995, 72
Beryl Joan, d, 11 March 1951, 10

E32. Arthur MITCHELL, 3 Feb 1954, 60
Matt MITCHELL, 12 March 1967, 75

E33. Ann, w/o Cornelius HART of this
Parish, 25 Sept 1788, 38
**er, May 1785, 9yrs & 1 month
Cornelius, Dec 1794

E34. William, s/o John & Sarah HART,
18 Nov 1803, 9yrs

E35. Ann, d/o John & Hannah COLE,
of this parish, 16 April 1820, 18
Sarah, d, 4 July 1825, 17
William, s, 23 Dec 1825, 21

E36. William WARD of Upper Hazel this
Parish, s/o Richard & Bridget &
d/o William DANVERS formerly of
the same place, 5 Dec 1801, 56
also 2 children of Danvers WARD,
of Bristol, brother of the above, William,
died in infancy
William James, s/o James & Florence WARD,
25 Dec 1852

E37. Thomas DAVIES of this parish,
22 Aug 1820, 65

E38. Ellen W. CULLIMORE, 9 April 1952, 55
Alice CULLIMORE,
18 May 1981, 80
Frances Eileen CULLIMORE,
22 Dec 1996, 85

E39. F.D 1820 H.D. 1845

E40. Eliza ROSSER, w/o Henry &
Youngest d/o late John HOWARD,
farmer of Ham & Stone,
26 Oct 1901, 87
Henry ROSSER,
16 Feb 1907, 87
John, George, Frederick and Catherine,
children of the above all died in infancy

E41. Julia HILLMAN,
7 March 1940, 89
Alice Maud, d,
25 July 1915, 32

E42. John CHURCHILL,
16 Feb 1826, 71
Elizabeth, w,
25 Nov 1883, 77
Elizabeth, d/o John Upton CHURCHILL,
2 Jan 1847, 31

E43. Mark Colston WATKINS,
7 Nov 1882, 67
Elizabeth, d, 5 Feb 1878, 30
Fred s, 24 Jan 1915, 61
Emma, d, 12 Aug 1915, 70
Alice Maud Mary WATKINS,
widow of Fred, 22 Aug 1936, 75
Henry Herbert Watkins WATKINS,
21 Dec 1892 - 30 Nov 1958
Brenda Florence,
1897 - 1985 Australia

E44. James WATKINS, late of this
parish, 26 Nov 1836, 57
Mary, w, 22 March 1854, 53
Harry Colston WATKINS, s,
died at Cotsford St,
16 March **, 2yrs & 10 months

E45. Hannah TAYLOR,
of Coatin, this parish,
26 Oct 1770, 29
Jane, w/o John TAYLOR,
19 Feb 1771, 32

E46. Robert WILCOX, late of Olveston,
13 Oct 1822, 67
Elizabeth, w, 15 April 1840, 68
Hester DODD, d, 7 April 1871, 58
Hesther Hannah DODD, granddaughter,
1 Dec 1864, 19

E47. George FISHER, Yeoman of this parish,
3 Feb 1837, 79
Rebecca, w, 17 June 1860, 94

E48. William FISHER of this parish,
18 March 1846, 32
Mary, w, 2 May 1830, 60

E49. Henry WILLIAMS of this parish,
9 March 1853, 68
Sarah Lydia, w,
25 June 1883, 92

E50. S.F, 1792 W.F. 1787
(could be FISHER)

E51. Ann FISHER, late of Green Farm,
this parish, 24 March 1833, 72
Henry, h, late of Green Farm,
12 Oct 1838, 82
George, s, 14 Nov 1856, 68
Abel FISHER of Green Farm,
2 Sept 1886, 64
Matilda, w/o Abel, of Green Farm,
13 April 1900, 82

E52. Ann FISHER, 20 April 1811, 9 months
Henry FISHER, 23 Aug 1813, 12
Eliza OSBOURNE, w/o John OSBOURNE,
30 Aug 1822, 85
Henry FISHER, 10 Feb 1862, 73
Mary, w, 26 Dec 1864, 74

E53. Samuel FISHER (Snr) of this parish,
26 **** 1792, 66
Sarah, w, 6 May 1808, 86

E54. Robert Cam WILLCOX,
of Nailsea Court, Somerset,
3 Nov 1833, 41
Elizabeth, w, 11 May 1865, 73

E55. James CAM of this parish,
2 Oct 1769, 30
Maud, d, ****

E56. Elizabeth, d/o Richard & Comfort TYLER,
of this parish, 8 May 1799, 11 months
John, s, 16 May 1809, 9yrs
Comfort TYLER, 16 Feb 1814, 56
Richard, 14 March 1832, 85

E57. Mary Ann GREENER of Olveston,
25 April 1879, 44

E58. Sarah, w/o George PHILLIMORE,
of this parish, Carpenter, 15 July 1796, 40
George, 27 Aug 1798, 41

E59. Rachel CUTHBERT, widow of the
Rev Andrew CUTHBERT, late of the town of
Monmouth and 2nd d/o William POWELL late of
Pool Hall, County Monmouthshire, 22 May 1767, 70
Rachel, w/o William TURTON of this place, a Gent,
and only child of Andrew & Rachel CUTHBERT,
24 Feb 1775, 41
William TURTON, 12 Dec 1802, 71
William, s/o William & Rachel TURTON,
21 April 1757, 3 months,
and buried at Monmouthshire
Henry, s, 20 Aug 1766, 2yrs
Henerietta, d, 9 March 1769, 9 days
Cutherbert, s, 4 March 1773, 12 yrs
Mary, relict of Joseph TURTON, Gent,
eldest d and coheiress of William WHITEHEAD, Esq,
13 Sept 1751, 42
Joseph TURTON, s/o William & Rachel TURTON,
18 Feb 1811, 48
[Ed: I'm unable to find a Pool Hall in Monmouthshire]

E60. Thomas HAWKINS, 28 May 1864, 56
Charles, s, 30 Oct 1883, 31
Sophia, d, 10 Jan 1885, 22
Priscilla, w, 11 Sept 1905, 78

E61. George BALL of this parish, Yeoman,
14 Dec 1860, 73
Sarah, w, 23 Feb 1873, 72

E62. John SHILL, 19 Dec 1979, 58
Lilly, w, ***

E63. John PARRY, 2 Jan 1859, 69
Hannah, w, 27 Aug 1870, 70
Amelia S. SHARLAND,
26 May 1859, 13
Ann Jane PARRY,
25 Dec 1916, 81
Fanny Mary PARRY,
27 May 1930, 94
John STOWER,
30 Jan 1885, 83
Diana, his wife,
9 Feb 1885, 90

E64. Elizabeth COSSHAM, 11 March 1886, 57
John, h, 5 March 1905, 83

E65. Jesse COSSHAM, 9 May 1927, 35

E66. Thomas HIRON, h/o Ada Mary,
8 April 1923, 63
Alfred Charles, s, fell in action,
1918

E67. James FISHER, died at Kingweston,
22 March 1857, 72
Jane, w, 22 July 1864, 63
Peter, s, 17yrs

E68. Jennifer FOWLER, 13 April 1803, 71
Hannah FISHER, 8 July 1821, 64

E69. Sarah RUSSELL of this parish,
18 April 1881, 59
Alice RUSSELL, 2nd d,
10 Aug 1864, 13

E70. James VINICOMBE, late of this
parish, 24 Sept 1867, 53

E71. Percy DYER, 9 Sept 1937, 65
Beatrice Alice, 15 May 1964, 76

E72. Ann OAKHILL, w/o Thomas
of Tockington, 2 June ****, 61
Thomas, 12 April 1861 61

E73. Mary Ann, d/o William & Eliza OAKHILL,
of Tockington, 8 Sept 1877, 19
William, s, 14 Feb 1858, 4yrs
[unable to read any more]

E74. Keziah, w/o Henry ATWELL of Pilning,
11 Jan 1894, 74
Henry, 24 Dec 1913, 79

E75. William WATKINS of this parish,
9 June 1800, 32
Elizabeth WATKINS, 17 May 1883, 45
Luke WATKINS, 24 Nov 1904, 72

E76. William, s/o John & Mary TAYLOR,
of Little[ton] upon Severn,
17 Sept 1803, 15
Joseph TAYLOR, s,
3 Nov 1835, 39
John, 5 Dec 1854, 73

E77. Thomas, s/o John & Mary ADAMS,
6 Nov 1798, 30

E78. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas JONES of this parish,
30 May 1782, 44
Thomas, 10 Nov 1793, 15
also 4 children
Thomas, 13 June 1793, 10 weeks & 6 days
William, 17 June 1793, 11 weeks & 2 days
Charity, 15 Sept 1797, 2yrs & 11 months
Eliza, 5 Dec 1797

E79. Thomas JONES, 20 Feb 1810, 73
William, s, 11 Dec 1895, 28
Thomas, s/o William JONES died an infant
also 2 children, Richard & Elizabeth,
who died in their infancy
William WILLIAMS, 14 April 1810, 43
Mary, w/o William, 7 June 1839, 74
Richard MASON of this parish,
27 Jan 1841, 80
Elizabeth, his wife, 9 March 1858, 82

E80. Amelia, w/o Richard ADAMS of this parish,
20 March 1840, 29
Richard, 27 Dec 1854, 50
Elizabeth Mary, d, 21 April 1852, 18
Amelia, d, 7 Jan 1853, 14

E81. William MORGAN of this parish,
1 Oct 1866, 36
Eliza, w, 19 April 1865, 30

E82. William ORCHARD of this parish,
18 April 1756, 59
Edith, w/o John ORCHARD,
27 June 1787, 50
John, 19 June 18*3

E83. Ann, d/o John & Ann BAKER,
of this parish. 7 June 1760, **

E84. Thomas GEORGE of this parish,
4 Feb 1767, 10
John GEORGE
17 Aug 1767, 2yrs & 5 months
Temperance GEORGE,
4 Jan 1771, 27
Ann GEORGE,
7 April 1771, 18

E85. Thomas MEACHIN, of Tockington,
11 Feb 1871, 84
Sarah, w, 3 March 1875, 85

E86. Eliza, w/o Edward GUY,
31 March 1874, 21
George LIVALL, brother of above,
20 Oct 1863, 8yrs

E87. Wooden Cross
Capt F.M.C.L. MITCHELL, MC of the 18th Hussars
2nd Lt, K.L. TURNER, 325233
E. RICHARDSON, Worcestershire Yeomanry,
KiA, 2.5.1918

E88. William Ronald, 5 April 1915, 2yrs & 6 months
Godfrey Leonard, 15 Nov 1936, 26
Interred at Whitchurch, Glamorgan
Francis Leonard & Edna Elizabeth BENNETT,
Francis Leonard, 13 May 1948, 72
Edna Elizabeth, 11 Dec 1976, 90

E89. George Edward WHITE,
15 Dec 1940, 64
Mary Ann, w,
14 July 1958, 80

E90. Nora FROST, 13 May 1935, 44
Harry FROST, 22 June 1981, 85

E91. Henry William COLE,
14 Oct 1937, 63
Ann, w, 3 Oct 1940, 60
Infant granddaughter,
Christine Carol WILLIAMS,
9 Jan 1949

E92. Rosa Ethel LANSDOWN,
6 May 1936, 56
Reginald Percy, h,
18 Dec 1960, 76

E93. Edward WALKER,
28 Dec 1933, 65
Martha, 6 May 1950, 76
Florence Elizabeth, d,
17 Oct 1992, 87
Leonard Samuel, s,
27 March 1994, 80

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