Some Memorial Inscriptions - St Briavels, Gloucestershire
St Mary the Virgin's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 3rd October 2007

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. Joseph Grimes KEAR,
26 Sept 1842 - 2 Sept 1889
Annie, w, 13 Jan 1898, 54

A2. Sarah Jane, w/o George H. BEACH,
Of Hill Farm, in this parish,
9 Feb 1915, 60
George H, above, 2 Dec 1933, 65

A3. CWG
54294 Pte L.E. MOULTON,
Gloucestershire Regt, 30 Oct 1918, 32

A4. George, s/o Thomas & Louisa MILES,
19 Aug 1873, 5yrs & 6 months
Samuel Palmer, s, 25 Oct 1879, 13

A5. Jane Morris PAGE, 18 Feb 1868, 53
John PAGE, 9 Feb 1868, 58

A6. George MILES,
Of this parish, 30 Jan 1886, 66
George, s, 16 Nov 1897, 51
Sarah, w/o above George, Snr,
7 April 1906, 87
Florence, d, 19 Jan 1918, 65

A7. Harriet, w/o Charles BAGGUS,
14 March 1893, 63
Charles, above, 13 April 1903, 72

A8. Prima, w/o George HULIN, (Stone Mason)
12 Aug 1894, 71

A9. Hannah Watkins, w/o James TOWNSEND,
10 May 1840 - 7 May 1903
James, above, 5 Sept 1905, 73

A10. Mary, w/o William HUNT,
21 March 1895, 55
William, above, 15 Sept 1903, 65

A11. Charles, s/o John & Margaret HAYES,
6 March 184*, 1yr

A12. Edmund, s/o Edmund & Ann DIBDON,
Of Hewelsfield, 13 July 1808, 18

A13. William HULIN, 25 May 1839, 35
Christopher HULIN, father,
7 Feb 1844, 76
Clara HARRIS, granddaughter of the above,
2 April 1840, 13


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 9th March 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Jane, w/o John WORGAN
28 July 1852, 72

B2. William HOLT, 7 July 1776, 55
Mary, d/o William & Jane, 30 August 1776, 12
Jane. above, 28 August 1798, 72

B3. Mary w/o George MORRIS
6 Sept 1825, 72
George, above, 8 Oct 1827, 75

B4. Teogwin HOFKINSON [HOSKINSON] Jnr
Late of Stowe Grange, 18 April 1743 **
Richard, of Stowe Grange, 10 August 1756, 83

B5. John SMITH
Of this parish, 16 August 1852, 68
Mary, 22 July 1866, 82

B6. Ann, w/o John Grant ROSSITER
18 April 1869, 34
John Grant, above, 13 March 1930, 91

B7. Cornelius Lyms GRINDELL
s/o Hales & Charlotte GRINDELL
22 April 1851, 30

B8. John PAGE
Late of this parish, died suddenly
29 Oct 1815, 77
Ann, w, 22 May 1814, 68
Joseph, s, 13 Feb 1849, 97

B9. Isaac HOWEL
Of The Roads in this parish
29 June 1838, 65
[looks like] Elizabeth, w, age 73

B10. Elizabeth BUTLER
d/o John WORGAN of this parish
deceased and wife to Mathew BUTLER
of City of Westminster 5 Jan 1638 age 50

B11. William GOODWIN, Yeoman
Of St Briavels Common 19 June 1840, 70
Ann, w, 2 Feb 1848, 100

B12. Roth EVANS 23 April 1834, *9
Rebecca, w, 17 Sept 1843, 26

B13. George MILLES
Of this parish 26 May 1831, 65
Thomas MILES 1 July 1851, 67

B14. Joseph WILLIAMS
Of this parish, Mariner, 28 May 1774, 58
[stone has sunk]

B15. Henry WOOD, 19 Jan 1785, 59
Mary, w, 24 May 1822, 87

B16. Thomas, s/o Thomas BERROW
17 June 1702, 25

B17. Martha, w/o Frederick WILLIAMS
2 Nov 1798, 42

B18. Elizabeth, w/o Harry BURTON
26 Sept 1815, 41
Elizabeth, d, 20 Sept 1848, 15
Henry, s, 29 March 1824 or 44, 10

B19. John ADDES 3 Jan 1817, 67

B20. Edmond s/o Edmond & Ann TIBDON
Of the parish of Hewlesfield, 13 July 1808, 18

B21. Richard THORNE 8 Feb 1822, 68
Martha, w, 2 June 1847, 79

B22. Charles, s/o John & Margaret HAYNES
6 May 1846, 1yr

B23. Ann d/o Philip & Mary ASTON
22 Sept 1793, infant
Philip, above, 21 June 1821, 56

B24. John HOOD, 6 Jan 1833, 65
Elizabeth, w, 3 May 1869, 49

B25. Edward MADDOX
Late of this parish, 10 Sept 1838, 36

B26. William JENKINS, 28 Dec 1834, 72
Thomas, grandson, 26 Feb 1829 age, [stone has sunk]

B27. War Grave
Beloved parents of Doris & Violet
Of Hilgay, Brockweir
John Z. EDMONDS 19 June 1945, 75
Harriett Annie, 3 Sept 1967, 94
Also their brother William Henry EDMUNDS
Surgeon, Royal Navy, 4 Oct 1916, 24
[CWGC information for William: H.M.S. "Pembroke"
buried in Kingswood Chapelyard Worcester]

B28. Richard BURTON, 13 July 1863, 48
John, s, 19 May 1876, 36

B29. John TEAGUE, 31 March 1878, 76

B30. James BRACHER
Born at Bowerchalke,Wiltshire
Born at 3 Dec 1796.
Died at St Briavels 16 March 1880

B31. Elizabeth FOLLETT
28 Dec 1881, 80
John BEACH of Upfields Farm 12 May 1886, 42

B32. Edith Margaret, w/o John BEACH
Of Upfield Farm, 12 Nov 1899, 60

B33. Joseph REALI
Oh Hoar Abbey, Cashel, Ireland
14 March 1852 9 July 1885

B34. Isabel Mercedes Francisca w/o Joseph Vickers NEWBERY
d/o James WHITEHEAD of Brockhill House,
Broadclyst, Devon, Born at Walearaiso [Valparaiso] 12 Oct 1840
Died at Brockweir House 17 July 1878
Elizabeth Mary, d/o J. & G. NEWBERY
Born at Ottery St Mary, 10 Feb 1868
Died at Santa Cruze Tenersie [Tenerife?], 12 Oct 1889
Charles Augustine Vicker, infant s/o 24 August 1871
Joseph Vickers NEWBERY, of Wood Lane, St Brivales
Was sometime Church Warden of this parish,
29 Nov 1829 - 1 March 1905
[Ed: according to the 1871 Census for Ottery St Mary, DEV,
Isabel was born in Valparaiso, 'Chili', and a British Subject]


B35. Near this stone lies the remains of
Ann w/o Richard MILSON, 1 May 1823, 81
William MILSON, s, age 29
He was a Lieutenant in H.M.S. Minotaur
which was lost of[f] the Texel 22 Dec 1810
with the Captain, 5 Lieutenants and upwards
500 of the crew (The ship was classed as a British Frigate)
Richard MILSON 22 April 1809, 70
Elizabeth, Hannah & Richard, children of Richard
And Ann MILSON died in their infancy
[Ed: Texel is an island belonging to the Netherlands]

B36. War Death
George s/o Lewis & Sarah TROTMAN
Of Pool Cottage, St Briavels Common, 29 Nov 1917, 27
Fred, s, killed in action in Ypres, 29 Oct 1914, 27

B37. Clara Matilda BEARD, w/o Thomas
Of Mork Farm, 25 August 1926, 58

B38. Lucy BUTLER, 2 Nov 1938, 64
George, h, 13 April 1950, 81

B39. Godfrey William Musgrove PAGE
Of Patchworth House, St Briavels
13 August 1938, 63
Hubert James, brother, 28 Sept 1946, 73
Annie PAGE, sister, 30 Oct 1949, 79


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 3rd October 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. Eleanor Catherine DAVIS
7 October 1899 - 28 March 1972
Alfred Henry, h,
6 November 1885 - 29 December 1974

C2. Charlotte, w/o William LEWIS
of St Briavels Common
15 November 1832, 39
Sarah, d, 13 February 1935, 17
Ann, d, 1 July 1851, [looks like 31]
Shadrach, s, who died in Bermuda
2 April 1855, 27
William LEWIS, above, 5 May 1870, 83

C3. Charlotte, d/o James & Charlotte GRINDESL
August 1823
Thomas, s, 18 December 1823, both in infancy

C4. Sarah, d/o William & Amelia TAYLOR
Of this parish, 8 February 1856, 1yr & 8 months

C5. William TAYLOR, 6 November 1872, 55
Amelia, w, 15 March 1898, 83

C6. William JAMES of Highfield
in this parish, 16 March 1853, 71
Kate, w, 15 may 1854, 71

C7. [most of this inscription has flaked off]
Eliza, d/o William & Kate JONES
6 June 1847, 25
[the other inscription have flaked of except for . . .]
A, March 1818
B. September 1818, 43

C8. Ann, w/o John WORGAN who after a long
and painful illness which she bore with
patience and resignation died 9 January 1819, 43
Also in memory of two of her infant children
Also, John WORGAN, 12 June 1853, 74

C9. Sarah, w/o Thomas BARROW
3 May 1794, 35
Thomas, above, 7 March 1834, 77
Elizabeth, d, died in infancy
Thomas, s, January 1843, 32

C10. William HULIN, 25 May 1839, 35
Christopher HULIN, father, 7 February 1844, 76
Clara HARRIS, granddaughter 2 April 1840, 13
Eliza HARRIS died in infancy

C11. Thomas MILES, 1 July 1854, 67
Eleanor, w, 3 February 1868, 75
Alfred, s, 14 February 1860, 28
Salisbury, s, 30 September 1917, 81

C12. Martha, d/o James & Mary LEE
10 September 1779, 1yr
John LEE, grand father of the above child
17 November 1786, 63

C13. Edmund James WEBB, 18 November 1945, 95
A star gazer, He telleth the number of the stars and
calleth them all by their names
Katharine, w, 15 October 1952, 90

C14. James BURLEY, 26 June 1824, 46

C15. War Death
William WARD, 10 March 1817, 61
John WARD, s, who died in his Majesty's
Service, 1840 age 34
Jane, w/o William, above, 3 February 1840, 78

C16. John EVANS of this parish
30 May 1777, 69
Sufanna [Susanna], w, 11 January 1813, 85
John, s, 29 June 1779, in his infancy

C17. Richard, s/o Henry & Elizabeth BARROW
6 May 1765, 3yrs & 7 months
Thomas, s, died in infancy
Henry, s, died in infancy

C18. Sarah, d/o John and Sarah CLOFS [CLOSS]
3 January 1807, 45
Hannah CLOFS [CLOSS], sister, 16 July 1817, 56

C19. Bernard Thomas NUNNS, 21 February 1941
Eva Emmeline, 15 November 1957, 80

C20. Edith Eleanor Clara ELLIS
14 September 1877 - 14 October 1947

C21. Harriet Eveline De MONTMORENCY
d/o 5th Viscount Mountmorres
3 October 1867 - 11 February 1942
also the eldest daughter, Victoria De MONTMORENCY
22 April 1953, 86

C22. War Death
In memory of the beloved parents of Doris & Violet
Of Hilgay, Brockweir,
John Z. EDMUNDS, 19 June 1945, 75
His dear wife
Harriette Annie, 3 September 1967, 94
Also their brother
William Henry EDMUNDS, Surgeon, Royal Navy
Died 4 October 1916, 24

C23. Joseph Grimes KEAR
26 September 1842 - 2 September 1889
Annie, w, 13 January 1898, 54

C24. Sarah Jane & George H. BEACH
Of Hill Farm in this parish
9 February 1915, age 60
George H, above, 2 December 1933, 69

C25. John WHITTINGTON
Who died at Coleford, 11 November 1904, 67
Charlotte, w, 28 December 1922, 83
Thomas of Monk, 29 April 1878, 70
Caroline, his wife, 11 September 1878, 60

C26. Simeon JENKINS of Brockweir
5 May 1906, 64
Ruth, d, 8 May 1901, 17
Mary, d, 19 May 1946, 75

C27. William COOPER, 1 February 1888, 75

C28. Eliza Sait, infant d/o Harry & Rosaline DEE
1853, 11 months

C29. Tom TAYLOR, s/o William & Amelia
31 October 1833, 32
Henry, s, 28 April 1831, 31

C30. John Dunnell GARRETT
Born at Leiston, Suffolk
20 February 1831 - 20 October 1900

C31. Mary, w/o William HUNT
21 March 1895, 55
William, above, 15 September 1903, 65

C32. Isaac HULIN, 20 October 1901, 61
Leah, w, 28 October 1924, 80

C33. Phyllis Emma, d/o John & Sarah CHURCH
12 June 1902, 7 months

C34. Hannah Watkins w/o James TOWNSEND
19 May 1840 - 7 May 1903
James, above, 15 September 1905, 83

C35. William HUNT, eldest s/o Thomas & Mary
2 January 1892, 60
Timothy, 2nd s, 27 January 1914, 85

C36. William Fisher MUDWAY
2 May 1895, 78
Isabel, w, 26 January 1903, 75

C37. Ann JOHNSON, 23 June 1882, 78
John COMER, 9 October 1883, [looks like 57]
Myra, w/o John COMER, 9 December 1899, 74

C38. Charles James KEEDWELL
24 December 1878, 55
Caroline, w, 15 January 1890, 66

C39. Jane, w/o John REYNOLDS
6 June 1913, 61
Mary Jane, d, 31 July 1907, 26
John, above, 21 April 1920, 78

C40. War Death
Lieutenant Richard. Douglas. PRYCE-JENKINS, 6th South Wales Borderers
Born 29 July 1894, killed in action at Restubert [Festubert], France, 31 December 1914
Magdalena Mercedes Augusta PRICE-JENKINS, w/o
Richard John, PRYCE-JENKINS, J.P. of Willsbrook, Raglan in the county of
Monmouth and 2nd d/o Joseph Vickers NEWBERY late of this parish
Born 19 March 1871 and died 27 Sept 1971
Richard John PRYCE-JENKINS, J.P in the county of Monmouth
Born, 18 January 1869 - died 14 February 1951 at Raglan age 82

C41. War Death
Octavius William ANDREWS, Commander of the most excellent
Order of the British Empire, Officer of the Legion of Honour.
Awarded the Italian Military Medal for valour.
Surgeon Capt, Royal Navy who served his country with distinction
and honour. Born 13 May 1863 and died 13 March 1986
he was the 2nd son of H.C. & L.A. ANDREWS of Rockward
and nephew of Charles, Lord Denton who was generous benefactor
to this parish.
Florence Augusta Howard, w/o G.W. ANDREWS of St Briavels House
younger d/o A.M. FERRAR, D.L., J.P., of Belfast. 6 July 1873-5 July 1961
Christopher Charles Onslow, s/o O.W and F.A.H. ANDREWS of St Briavels
17 January 1897 - 26 August 1905
Gyles Anthony Owen ANDREWS, Lt Commander (E) Royal Navy
13 February 1909, s/o O.W & F.A.H . ANDREWS of St Briavels
who lost his life together with the Captain, 55 Officers, & 812 men
when H.M.S. Barham was torpedoed and sunk by enemy action
off Sollum on the 25 November 1941

C42. George JONES of St Briavels Common
15 March 1910, 69
Sarah, w, 23 February 1918, 78

C43. Charlotte BAKER, 15 December 1919, 71
Edwin BAKER, 16 March 1934, 82

C44. William MARRIOTT, 12 November 1919, 77
Mary, d, & w/o Walter PARRY
20 November 1937, 63
Walter PARRY, died at Fairview, Hangerberry
Lydbrook, 7 June 1957, 85

C45. Emily, w/o Richard LEWIS
29 November 1919, 60
Thomas James LEWIS
July 1922, 38
Richard, above, 30 January 1924, 67

C46. Alice Maud Mary, w/o Charles Herbert DEMUTH
20 April 1928, 47
Charles Herbert, above, 17 February 1940, 70

C47. Henry John THOMAS
Of East View, 14 June 1924, 54
George H. WILLIAMS
25 April 1947, 75
Ann WILLIAMS, 4 December 1943, 77
John Aubrey WILLIAMS, their son
13 April 1954, 57

C48. Percy SELBY, 1 August 1928, 15
Arthur E. SELBY, of St Briavels 8.5.1965, 85
Kate Selina SELBY of St Briavels, 29.5.1968
Rev'd Canon, Sydney A. SELBY of St Briavels
2.2.2005 age 87

C49. Emma, w/o John BUTLER
4 April 1918, 64
John, above, 2 March 1945, 86

C50. War Death
George TROTMAN s/o Lewis & Sarah TROTMAN
of St Briavels, Cowman, 28 November 1917, 27
Frederick, s, killed in action at Ypres France
[Auth: as inscribed, Ypres is in Belgium]
23 October 1914, 27

C51. James ELTON, 16 August 1912
Elizabeth, w, 31 August 1912

C52. Paul, h/o Caroline DUFFIELD
28 October 1913, 62
Caroline, above, 23 May 1915, 81

C53. James RICHARD of The Bearse
In this parish, 7 October 1882, 81
Elizabeth, w, 9 August 1891, 89

C54. George MILES of this parish
s/o Thomas & Eleanor MILES
30 June 1886, 66
George, s, 16 November 1897, 51
Sarah, w/o George MILES Snr
7 April 1906, 87
Florence PRICE, d, 18 January 1915, 65

C55. John TYLER, 7 January 1883, 66
Elizabeth, w, 4 March 1889, 65
John, s, 16 September 1886, 26

C56. Harriet, w/o Charles BAGGUS
14 March 1893, 63
Charles, above, 13 April 1903, 72

C57. Arthur, s/o John & Mary EVANS
of St Briavels, 4 December 1894, 58
Thomas, s, 6 October 1899, 71
This stone is erected by Decima EVANS

C58. Marjorie Rachel CRESWICK
23 March 1984, 69
George CRESWICK, 10 February 1989, 91

C59. Emma, w/o William John CRESWICK
11 July 1929, 69
William John, above, 15 January 1934, 73

C60. Emma CRESWICK
28 February 1896, 1yr and 7 months

C61. Priscilla MORGAN, 10 December 1921, 78
Henry, h, 6 June 1927, 83.
Arthur, w/o Bessie MORGAN 2 August 1930, 45

C62. George Henry MORGHAN
26 February 1965, 62
Frederick MORGAN, 1881 - 1905

C63. Charles PLUMMER of The Fence
12 June 1882, 71

C64. John THOMAS, 20 January 1908, 83
Sophia, w, 12 September 1875, 38
James THOMAS, 30 September 1902, 35
Mary, w/o James THOMAS
28 November 1895, 34

C65. Hilda WILLIAMS
8 September 1883 - 16 November 1968
Ronald BOWLES
4 April 1913 - 22 January 1982
A gentle man and skilled Violinist

C66. Nancy WORGAN, 30 July 1944, 74

C67. Sarah, w/o Erasmus DREAPER
31 October 1877, 73
Eramus, above, 14 April 1886, 73

C68. Sydney Ralph WILLCOX
11 December 1933, 43
Mildred Elizabeth Annie, w,
16 December 1960, 65

C69. Emma, w/o George CRESWICK
17 December 1944, 77
Foshett, s, 3 August 1874, 27
George, above, 28 October 1911, 79

C70. Clara Matilda BEARD, w/o Thomas
On Mork Farm, 25 August 1926, 53

INSIDE THE CHURCH
D1. Slate Plaque on Wall
In memory of Vice-Admiral Alfred Francis Blakeney CARPENTER
V.C Royal Navy, 1881-1955
Awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous gallantry
At Zeebrugge between 22 & 23 April 1918.
For many years a resident of this parish

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