Some Memorial Inscriptions - Rockhampton, Gloucestershire
St Oswald's Churchyard and War Memorial

Note: This page provides a complete listing of all MIs in Rockhampton Churchyard to date.

Latest Additions New 15th February 2003
War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 17th February 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
A1. William COX of Clapton (Glos), 24 May 1847, 57, 1790
Mary, 4 Aug 1850, 64, 1786

A2. Fanny ADAMS, nee FORD, wife of Henry and daughter of
John FORD of Roach, 14 Nov 1831, 42, 1789
Henry, 3 Mar 1858, 87, 1771
Ambrose, 3 Feb 1862, 1800
Lucy, 17 Apr 1868, 16.
Auth: Ambrose was the Enumerator for the
1851 census of this district (Rockhampton)]


A3. James KING of Manor Farm, Shipperdine
26 July 1888, 46, 1842

A4. Elizabeth HALL, 29 Jan 1864, 79, 1785
Martha, late of Morton, 16 Mar 1869, 78, 1791

A5. Joseph GOUGH, 22 Dec 1908, 84, 1824
Hannah, 10 Jan 1906, 79, 1827
Joseph, eldest son of Clara & Elbert and Grandson
of above, 8 Sep 1930, 15, 1915

A6. Walter FEARD, 23 Dec 1907, 36, 1871
George, son, 8 Dec 1914, 10, 1904
Bessie, wife & mother of above and 2nd wife of
E.J. LASHFORD, 22 Jan 1951, 78, 1873
Leslie Walter FEAR, son of above, 18 May 1973, 70, 1903

A7. Elizabeth Olive KNEE, child of
Malcolm & Elizabeth, 5 Aug 1899, 9, 1890

A8. Isaac MOWER of Morton, 11 Feb 1900, 61, 1839
Lydia Lenora, wife, 19 Jan 1916, 70, 1846
William, youngest son, K.I.A.
July 1916, 24, 1892

A9. Susanna RIDDERFORD of Stone (Glos)
22 Feb 1903, 66, 1837
Charles Walter, 26 Dec 1914, 63, 1851

A10. Eliza RIDDERFORD, daughter of William & Eliza
Of Morton, 18 Jun 1879, 22, 1857
William, 18 May 1901, 86, 1815
Eliza, 11 Sep 1894, 73, 1821

A11. Enoch WOODWARD, 5 Oct 1855 - 22 July 1892
Hannah, wife, 29 Sep 1855 - 18 May 1943
Eva Florence, daughter,
20 Oct 1879 - 18 Oct 1958

A12. Herbert Harris PONTING, 7 Mar 1957, 71, 1886
Celia May, 2 Jun 1962, 85, 1877

A13. Sidney Thomas WOODWARD, 3 Dec 1952, 69, 1883
Clara, 10 Jan 1957, 76, 1881

A14. Herbert Charles LIVALL, 5 Apr 1986, 57, 1929

A15. William SMITH, 10 Jan 1845, 75, 1770
Ann, 3 Oct 1849, 82, 1767

A16. Sarah Jane FORD, 27 Dec 1965, 85, 1880
William Herbert, 1 Feb 1971, 85, 1886

A17. Charles FORD of Court Farm, Hill, 2 Mar 1952, 63, 1889
Mary Barber FORD, 6 Sep 1966, 75, 1891

A18. Stella FORD, 2 Jul 1895, 80, 1815
Charles, 16 Oct 1898, 82, 1816

A19. Ann FORD, of Blue Gates Farm, Berkeley
10 Feb 1931, 79, 1852
Henry, husband, 7 Dec 1933, 80, 1853
Thomas, son, 12 Feb 1963, 73, 1890
Amy, daughter, 11 Apr 1972, 84, 1888

Separate Grave
Children of Henry & Ann FORD,
Frederick, 28 Jul 1881, 3 months
Anne 28 Dec 1855, 1yr & 3 months
Henry, 30 Dec 1885, 2yrs & 4 months
Frank, 1 Jan 1887, 3 months
Winifred, 7 Feb 1887, 4 yrs & 9 months

A20. Elizabeth HALL, 29 Jan 1864, 79, 1785
Maria HALL, late of Morton
18 Mar 1869, 78, 1791


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 2nd April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
B1. Thomas Hewitt COX, son of John Cole
And Ann COX of Nupdown, 18 Jan 1857, 2 yrs, 1855
John Cole COX, of Hill, formerly of Nupdown
8 May 1895, 75, 1820
Ann, 10 Oct 1907, 82, 1825

B2. Hannah Maria WETMORE, died at Bristol,
13 May 1877, 50, 1827
James, 4 Sept 1863, 43, 1820

B3. Royce Victor GAZZARD, 1939 - 1945

B4. Douglas WATKINS, 16 May 1979, 61, 1918

B5. John Howard FISHER (Priest) 1905 - 1992
Bridget Maureen, 1917 - 1998

B6. Irene Violet GOUGH, 1908 - 2000

B7. Reginald Arthur BALL,
27 Nov 1919 - 19 Nov 1998

B8. John FORD, 25 Sept 1861, 50, 1811
Hannah, 4 July 1881, 75, 1806

B9. Sydney J. PONTING, 21 Dec 1923, 61, 1862
George of Thornbury

B10. William ADAMS, 12 Jan 1893, 76, 1817
Mary, 27 Dec 1900, 82, 1818


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 26th April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
ST OSWALD'S CHURCHYARD
C1. William SMITH, Yeoman, 18 Jan 1845, 75, 1770
Alice, 5 Oct 1849, 82, 1767

C2. Lilian Mary CULLIMORE, 13 July 1950, 49, 1901
Jeffrey Lewin, husband, 1 Dec 1969, 76, 1893

C3. Lucy Rosina SMITH, 30 Nov 1957, 51, 1906
Victor Walter SMITH, 18 Feb 1970, 73, 1897

C4. Brian Thomas CULLIMORE, 1927 - 1997

C5. William Jenkins FORD, 15 April 1942, 85, 1857
Mary, 18 Jan 1945, 89, 1856
Mary Elizabeth NICHOLS, Granddaughter, 16 Jan 1966, 44, 1922
James Taylor NICHOLS, 7 Dec 1956, 70, 1886
Emily Mary NICHOLS, nee FORD, 15 March 1974, 87, 1887

C6. Matthew FORD of The Hackett, Thornbury,
26 Sept 1898, 77, 1821
Mary Greenwood FORD, wife, 17 Aug 1901, 75, 1826

C7. Joseph FORD, Crossways House, Rockhampton,
6 June 1891, 36, 1855, son of Matthew & Mary
Rosa, daughter, 5 Jan 1893, 21, 1872
Joseph FORD, 27 June 1883, 70, 1813
Ann, wife, 27 April 1897, 75, 1822

C8. Mary Emily FORD, 26 Oct 1950, 64, 1886
Frederick FORD, husband, 14 Feb 1968, 83, 1885


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 15th February 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
ST OSWALD'S CHURCHYARD
D1. Amy Pearce, w/o William WORDEN,
26 Nov 1827 - 21 Feb 1918
William, h, of Rockhampton,
1 Oct 1873, 51

D2. Ann COXON of Newton,
this parish, 19 April 1886, 67
Catherine COXON of Newton,
this parish, 16 Sept 1889, 72

D3. Leonard WORKMAN,
Of this parish, 4 April 1864, 63
Ann, w, 3 May 1875, 80

D4. Daniel LONG of this parish,
8 July 1863, 53
Elizabeth, w, 7 July 1874, 57

D5. Ester, w/o Charles PONTING,
of Rockhampton,
7 Dec 1858, 60

D6. John FORD of Sandhurst,
25 Sept 1861, 50
Hannah, w, 20 July 1881, 75

D7. Daniel OLDLAND,
of Newtown this parish,
26 July 1837, 63
Hannah, relict, & d/o
Abraham RIDDIFORD of Stone,
27 Sept 1845, 65
Ruth Adams, of Newton this parish,
15 Dec 1885, 72
Daniel OLDLAND of Newton,
7 July 1787, 65

D8. John OLDLAND,
23 Feb 1902, 78
Caroline, w, 27 June 1903, 76

D9. Thomas LUCE of the parish
of Hill, many years steward to
the late Sir John FUST, Bart,
his family of Hill Court, in this
County, 5 April 1790, 24

D10. William COX,
of Clapton nr Berkeley,
31 May 1817, 57
Mary, widow,
4 Aug 1850, 64

D11. George ADAMS,
Of this parish, Yeoman,
1 Sept 1788, 70

D12. Fanny ADAMS,
late of Wotton-under-Edge,
& d/o John FORD, this parish,
4 Nov 1834, 42
Henry ADAMS,
5 Nov 1852, 57
Lucy ADAMS of Newton,
17 April 1868, 16

D13. John WETMORE, 1802
Elizabeth, w, 21 April 1830, 85

D14. William JONES,
Yeoman of the parish of Hill,
24 May 1864, 84

D15. Arthur SERVESE,
of Morton, 3 July 1786, 7*

D16. Henry, s/o Henry & Ann JONES,
of Coneyger!! Farm, Alveston,
8 June 1871, 30 & was interred
at Appleby Wetmore

D17. John, s/o Charles & Mary JONES,
of Shirehampton, 27 Dec 1844, 8yrs
Mary, w/o Charles,
16 Aug 1889, 80
Charles, 27 Oct 1892, 84
Mary Ann, d, 7 Feb 1933, 93

D18. Thomas WETMORE,
24 March 1853, 42
Mary, w, 7 Oct 1895, 64

D19. Thomas WETMORE,
of this parish,
29 July 1785, 74
Sarah, w, 5 March 1754, 55

D20. William Cox JONES,
of Woodford, parish of Berkeley,
22 July 1888, 45

D21. George Nelms LEONARD,
of Browns Mill Farm, Berkeley (Ham)
8 July 1897, 75
Mary, w, 6 April 1899, 72

D22. John Henry LEONARD,
of Browns Mill, Berkeley,
10 Oct 1900, 75
Ann ANDREWS, widow of
John Henry LEONARD,
24 Aug 1902, 73

D23. Sidney James PONTING,
s/o late George PONTING,
Of Thornbury,
21 Dec 1923, 31

D24. William ADAMS,
of this parish,
12 Jan 1897, 76
Mary, widow, 22 Dec 1900, 82

D25. Susannah JONES,
12 April 1873, 67

D26. James KING,
of Manor Farm, Shipperdine,
29 July 1888, 46

D27. Maria HALL,
late of Morton,
6 March 1869, 78
Elizabeth HALL,
29 Jan 1864, 79

D28. Joseph GOUGH,
22 Dec 1908, 84
Hannah, w, 10 Jan 1906, 79
Joseph John GOUGH,
S/o Albert & Clara GOUGH,
And grandson of above,
9 Sept 1920, 15

D29. William RICHMOND, M.A.T.C.D.
For 22 yrs Rector of this parish,
28 July 1912, 68

D30. Harriet Ann COATES, w/o Rector,
And d/o Rev William Unett COATES,
Sometime Rector of Rockhampton
and late Vicar of Hill, 19 Dec 1918, 92

D31. William UNETT, of HM 43 Regt,
Formerly of Glenwood, County Hereford,
Esq, JP, DL, 26 June 1880, 84
Letitia d/o Henry UNETT, Esq,
Of Marden Court, Hereford,
18 Dec 1874, 80

D32. Ernest THOMAS,
Baptised 2 Nov 1879 and
taken at home 13 March 1880

D33. Patricia WILCOX,
4 July 1975

D34. Joan Pauline (Joanna) JOHNS,
21 April 1996, 76

D35. Margaret LUDLOW-HEWITT,
29 April 1994, 77
Henry Christopher Rainey LUDLOW-HEWITT,
29 Dec 1999, 88

D36. Philip John WATKINS,
25yrs, only s/o Lesley & John WATKINS,
24 Oct 1988

D37. Mark Robin JOHNS,
12 Dec 1983, 12

D38. Albert George CORTON,
5 Dec 1981, 71

D39. Eva Rose WOODWARD,
26 March 2000
Frederick WOODWARD (Jim)
20 June 1913 - 27 April 2000

D40. Reginald Thomas RIDDIFORD,
1920 - 1998

D41. Jean Marilyn HARRIS,
17 Oct 1997, 57

D42. Bryan SHIPP,
5 May 1997, 43

D43. Leslie Arthur BUTTON,
20.10.1928 - 26.2.1997

D44. Brian Thomas CULLIMORE,
Of Yew Tree Farm,
1927 - 1997

D45. Henry George CLARK,
Of this parish,
19 Oct 1917, 59
Rosina, w, 25 Jan 1938, 78

D46. William James CLARK,
of this parish, 20 July 1947, 63
Emily Kate, 14 June 1978, 54

D47. Dick CLARK,
1913 - 1949
Laura Beatrice CLARK,
1907 - 1997

D48. Ernest Charles GREENMAN,
7 Nov 1972, 68

D49. Edith Ada CLARK,
6 July 1973, 59

D50. Kenneth G. GLOVER,
13 May 1977, 74

D51. Herbert Amos WATKINS,
12 May 1977, 82
Freda Cicely, w,
9 Feb 1986, 86

D52. Cyril George ROSSER,
26 April 1977, 54
Godfrey Cecil ROSSER,
17 Nov 1980, 54
Winifred Ivy ROSSER,
20 Oct 1989, 60

D53. Daniel LONG, 4 Aug 1963, 57
Gladys Ada Sylvia, 19 March 1997, 100

D54. Navy Grave
C.F. CHARLESWORTH,
Stoker, Petty Officer,
K/8898. H.M.S. Mimosa,
29 Oct 1918, 26

D55. James POPE,
23 Jan 1954, 64
Ellen Mary, 2 June 1969, 79

D56. Elizabeth Olive,
youngest d/o Malcolm & Elizabeth KNEE,
5 Aug 1899, 9
Elizabeth, w, 26 May 1904, 52

D57. James KING,
Of Rockhampton Lodge,
24 June 1892, 71
Eliza, w, 17 Feb 1914, 93

D58. Mary Ann CHILD,
1 April 1796 - 11 May 1889

D59. Thomas WETMORE, 8 July 1891, 49
Hannah WETMORE, w/o Thomas,
of Newton Lodge, this parish,
27 Aug 1917, 79

D60. Moses HIGGS,
Of the parish of Old Sodbury,
14 Oct 1898, 58
Sarah, sister, 15 May 1899, 71

D61. John LIMBRICK, 19 April 1902, 63
Sarah, w, 28 Nov 1929, 91
Frederick, s, July 1896, 34, interred at Shirehampton,
Beatrice, d, Dec 1895, 25
Arthur, s, ** 1886, 97

D62. Sarah, w/o William INGRAM,
of this parish, 27 June 1908, 64
Kate Vera Mary WOODWARD,
17 Jan 1990, 80
Joseph Ernest WOODWARD, h/o Vera,
19.1.1998, 87

D63. James CHILD of Rockhampton,
7 Aug 1923, 63
Mary Adams CHILD,
3 April 1936
Benjamin SHATFORD,
26 Jan 1898

D64. Isaac MOWER, of Morton,
11 Feb 1900, 61
Lydia Leanora, w,
19 Jan ****, 70
William, youngest son,
KiA, July 1916, 24

D65. Thomas GAZARD, of Newton,
Formerly of Scotland,
6 Aug 1946, 73
Lilly Mabel, w, 30 Nov 1957

D66. Lilian Mary CULLIMORE,
18 July 1950, 49
Jeffrey Lewin CULLIMORE, h,
1 Dec 1969, 76

D67. Edith COX,
3 Nov 1934
Robert Hewitt COX,
19 Jan 1937, 76
Edward John COX,
12 Feb 1947, 83

D68. Lucy Rosina SMITH,
30 Nov 1957, 51
Victor Walter SMITH,
18 Feb 1970, 73
Hester LAWRENCE, widow of
Henry BARBER. 1 May 1932, 84
Henry BARBER, 3 Feb 1927, 85

D69. Susannah, w/o Charles Walter RIDDIFORD,
Of Stone, 22 Feb 1903, 66
Charles Walter, 6 Dec 1914, 63

D70. William RIDDIFORD,
of Morton, 18 May 1901, 86
Eliza, w, 11 Sept 1894, 73

D71. Eliza Ann, d/o
William & Eliza RIDDIFORD,
of Morton, 18 June 1879, 22

D72. Edward ALLEN,
25 Feb 1962, 63
Elsie, 21 April 1968, 76

D73. Enoch WOODWARD,
5 Oct 1855 - 22 July 1892
Hannah, w, 29 Sept 1855 - 18 May 1943
Eva Florence EAVES, eldest daughter,
29 Oct 1879 - 18 Oct 1958

D74. Arthur William PONTING,
14 April 1980, 59

D75. Florence May WITTS,
2 May 1959, 61
Raymond Henry WITTS,
29 Dec 1960, 64

D76. Richard King PONTING,
16 July 1966, 48
Herbert Harris PONTING,
7 March 1957, 71
Celia May PONTING, w,
2 June 1967, 85

D77. Elizabeth Mary KING,
17 April 1956, 79

D78. Sidney Thomas WOODWARD,
3 Dec 1952, 69
Clara, w, 20 Jan 1957, 70

D79. Algy Henry GULWELL,
30 Dec 1968, 64
Dorothy Eleanor, w,
26 July 1955, 35

D80. Herbert Charles LIVALL,
5 April 1986, 57

D81. William SMITH,
Of this parish, Yeoman,
10 Jan 1845, 75
Ann, w, 3 Oct 1849, 82

D82. Susannah COX, d/o
John & Hester of Nupdown,
24 April 1861, 68
Robert COX, of Stone, late
of Nupdown, 8 Jan 1870, 81
John COX, of Nupdown,
18 Dec 1829, 78
Hester, w, 3 Jan 1835, 80

D83. Thomas Hewitt COX, s/o
John Cole & Ann COX,
Of Nupdown, this parish,
18 Jan 1857, 2yrs & 9 months
John Cole COX, of Hill,
Formerly of Nupdown,
8 May 1895, 75
Ann, widow, 10 Oct 1907, 82

D84. James Wetmore COX,
4 Sept 1865, 43
Hannah Maria Wetmore,
died at Bristol, 13 May 1872, 50

D85. Thomas Olive SMITH,
of this parish, 21 Feb 1819, 61
Mary, widow, 28 May 18*0, 62
Mary Ann, d, 8 may 1816, 16
Thomas, s, 7 May 1820, 19yrs

D86. War Memorial
Royce Victor GAZARD, 1913 - 1945
To the Glory of God and in honoured
memory of
George CHARLESWORTH
Percy Arthur PEARCE
William James PERKINS
Harold TILEY
Richard Sully PONTING,
who died in the Great War, 1914 - 1918

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