Some Memorial Inscriptions - Pauntley, Gloucestershire
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard

Note: this is the church where the Whittington family, and notably a certain Richard [Dick] Whittington, would have worshipped in the 1300s.

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 15th November 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. George Richard NEWMAN, Priest
11 November 1968, 78
Dorothy, w, 6 April 1985

A2. Eric Keith LEIGHTON
21 August 1933 - 22 January 1946
Doris LEIGHTON, 18 January 1978, 84

A3. Reginald St Clair BATTINE
Lt, Col, 21st Cavalry, Indian Army, retired
of Pauntley Place in this parish
14 October 1869 - 12 October 1942

A4. Ronald Joshua SMITH, 28 December 1940, 15
Joshua Mark SMITH, father of above, 9.2.67, age 81
Buried in Aspley, Australia

A5. John COWMEADOW, 28 December 1863, 51
Caroline, w, late of Rylehouse in this parish
25 November 1868, 65

A6. John REEVES, 15 November 1780, 88

A7. Elizabeth LEECH, 28 March 1732, 26

A8. Ann, w/o James GREEN
25 December 1721, 49

A9. [most of the inscription has flaked off]
William REEVES, s/o John and Ann
18 November 1795, 43
Sophia, w, 27 February 1827, 73
Also of 3 children
James Richard, Richard and [stone has sunk]

A10. John BUTLER of Pauntley Court
21 January 1893, 78
Ann Emily, w, 7 May 1900, 82
John James BUTLER, 2, of Pauntley Court
11 March 1887, 37

A11. Julia Fanny HEGLER, 3 May 1879, 21

A12. Frederick Charles HENGLER
7 May 1889, 33

A13. Emily SELWYN, 2nd February 1948, 71
William Henry, 5th October 1948, 71
Doris Sidonia SELWYN, d, [no other information]

A14. Maria DAVIES, 4 August 1884, 82

A15. War Death
Edwin SAVAGAR
29 September 1916, 24
Elizabeth SAVAGAR
20 June 1917, 28
Alice Mabel SAVAGAR
25 October 1917, 30
Cpl, J.S. SAVAGAR, killed in action
In Belgium, 29 September 1918, 21
Holder of the Military Medal
[Additional information courtesy of the
CWGC. Cpl 30513 James Stephen SAVAGAR
4th Worcestershire Regt, M.M.
Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium]

A16. Walter John HIGGINS, 24 August 1908, 62
Julia Hannah, w, 27 June 1935, 89
Edmund Ernest, s, & h/o Annie E. HIGGINS
3 March 1921, 52

A17. Elizabeth BURLOW, 27 July 1857, 47
George BURLOW, 4 July 1887, 77
David LEIGHTON, grandson, 6 May 1877, 10 months

A18. Thomas BAYLEY, 27 March 1805, 75

A19. Emma JOHNSON, d/o A & S. JOHNSON of
Pool Hill, 2 August 1886, 22

A20. Esther, w/o William HARTLAND and d/o
Thomas & Elizabeth HALL, 4 July 1832, [looks like] 50
Elizabeth, w/o Thomas HALL, late of Compton Green Farm
In the parish of Newent, 12 November 1829, 75
Thomas HALL, above [inscription has eroded] age [looks like] 78

A21. War Death
Pte A.A. BOWKETT, Gloucestershire Regt
Killed in action 4 November 1916, 27
Also his father, A A BOWKETT
1 July 1944, 79
also his wife, Clara BOWKETT
1 December 1954, 87

Separate Memorial, same Grave
William FENCOTT, 15 December 1976
[Additional information, courtesy of the CWGC
Pte 4813 Albert Allen BOWKETT, 1/5th Gloucestershire Regt
Buried at Warlencourt British Cemetery, France]

A22. Margaret, w/o Pauncefoot HALL
19 October 1800, [looks like] 76

A23. Pauncefoot HALL, 12 February 1782, 53

A24. William FARMER
Faithful for many years in the service of
Rev'd C.P. LITTLE, Vicar of this parish
He was born to die May 1794
He died to live 1 January 1870, 77
Annie, w/o William FARMER
Faithful in the same service, 2 August 1874, 76

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