Some Memorial Inscriptions - Stanway, Gloucestershire
St Peter's Churchyard

Go to Latest Additions New 12th January 2011

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th May 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Mary, only d/o George & Katharine COOK
Of this parish 6 August 1828, 22
[the remaining inscription has flaked off except for]
George, son,

A2. Katharine, w/o George COOK
Of this parish 1 February 1823, 47
George COOK, 1 December 1851, 75

A3. Lilian Mabel HOLMES, March 1887, 2yrs
Harry HOLMES, March 1895, 2days
Samuel HOLMES, March 1928, 72
Lavinia Jane HOLMES, August 1934, 75
Edith Mabel HOWARD née HOLMES, July 1993, 90
Frederick Thomas HOWARD, January 1984, 81

A4. Edward John LLOYD, 1887 - 1963
Sarah Ellen, w, 1892 - 1977

A5. Lucy, eldest s/o Charles & Jane HOPKINS
28 November 1902, 49

A6. Arthur Ernest WESTON
27 February 1871 - 3 December 1904

A7. Caleb KEYTE of Taddington
21 February 1894, 64
Hannah, widow, 25 February 1908, 76
Charles, s, 10 August 1909, 37
Herbert, 6 November 1901, 31
Interred at [looks like Sniethy]
[Ed: Herbert's death registered Dec 1/4 1901 Kings Norton]

A8. Alice, w/o William WILLIAMS
21 October 1889, 69

A9. John THOMPSON of Stanway Grounds
3 January 1895, 75
Ann, w, 9 June 1897, 79

A10. Isaac ANDREWS, 6 July 1896, 61

A11. William PRICE, born 9 August 1841
Died at Wood Stanway 18 June 1902

A12. Cicely, w/o Rev'd Oscar WORNE, 18 April 1908
Dorothy, 8 April 1918
Rev'd Oscar WORNE, 21 April 1931

A13. George MAKGILL
20 December 1812 - 21 September 1878
Harriet, w, 11 May 1812 - 7 November 1890

A14. Sarah Ann, d/o John & Fanny HOLDER
late of Paper Mill Farm, 16 April 1904, 32
Fanny, above, 2 November 1917, 89

A15. John, s/o John & Fanny HOLDER
Of Paper Mill Farm, Church Stanway
22 April 1874, 18ys & 8 months

A16. Rev'd Collins ASHWIN, Vicar of Stanway 1890 - 1904
Rector of Dumbleton, 1904 - 1932
Died 12 November 1932, 68

A17. Richard KILBY, 1 February 1886, 88

A18. Rebecca KILBY, 25 April 1877, 75

A19. Cecilia, w/o Edward Childley JONE?
3rd d/o Richard & Rebecca KILBY
of The Wadfield Farm, 23 March 1874, 37

A20. Guy Lawrence CHARTERIS
2nd s/o the 11th Earl Wemyss and March
May 1886 - September 1967
Violet CHARTERIS, 2nd wife, 1903 - 1994

A21. Charles COOK
Of Broadway late of Taddington, 27 June 1878, 78
Elizabeth, w, 15 February 1883, 81
George, s, 27 June, [looks like] 1870, 41

A22. Mark GURTON, 2 March 1904, 71
Jane Elizabeth, w, 14 August 1922, 87
Also son [looks like Joseph] who died in
Sydney, Australia.

A23. Naval Headstone, In Service
Benjamin DUDFIELD of Taddington
28 March 1916, 63
Ruby DUDFIELD
4 September 1883 - 12 September 1953
Lieutenant Alec DUDFIELD, Royal Navy Reserve
Lost at Sea, 4 September 1920, 24

A24. Joyce Baragwanth SWEET
17 February 1926 - 6 November 1999

A25. Graydon Sykott SWEET
13 December 1922 - 21 January 2002

A26. Cyprian TAYLOR
s/o Cyprian & Ann TAYLOR
of Naunton, 13 September 1854, 62

A27. Cyprian TAYLOR, 12 December 1860, 67
Anne, e 28 January 1858, 68

A28. James DRINKWATER
Of Winchcomb, 27 July 1868, 82
Charlotte, w, 19 February 1975, 82

A29. George JAMES of Gloucester
s/o late Thomas & Mary of this place
13 August 1835, 59

A30. Barbara WEIR, 7 April 1842, 24
Robert WEIR, 5 August 1845, 50
Jane, w, 19 November 1870, 72

A31. War Death
Lacy Violet-Catherine BENSON
Born, 6 April 1888, 2nd d/o 8th Duke of Rutland
Married first in 1911 to the Hon, Hugo Francis CHARTERIS
late Lord of Elcho, killed in action 1916. Married second in 1921 to
Guy Holford BENSON, died 23 December 1971
Guy Holford BENSON, born 24 May 1888, eldest s/o
Robert & Evely BENSON, 30 April 1975

A32. Martin, Lord CHARTERIS of Amisfield
C.C.B., G.C.V.O., O.B.E., P.C., 1913-1999
Soldier Courtier, Provost Sculptor

A33. Esther HALMARACK
who died at Broadway, 28 June 1891, 88
and d/o Thomas & Mary JAMES, late of Stanway


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Barbara Sugawara, 12th January 2011. Please note that stereotyped phrases such as "In loving memory" or "Sacred to the…" etc. are omitted, as are any Bible verses or other extraneous words or phrases. Abbreviations are the usual "s/o"="son of"; "d/o"="daughter of"; "w/o"="wife of" &c. Anything in square [] brackets serves as comment or explanation, and is not part of the original inscription.
B1. Mary JAMES, w/o Thomas JAMES, died Nov [can't read it]
Thomas JAMES, died 29 June 1847, aged 70 [or 79]
Susanna JAMES, died 27 June 1865, 61

B2. Isaac SIMMONS, died 19 August 1859, 53
Harriett, w/o above, died 2 August 1885, 72

B3. Isaac SIMMONS, died 9 July 1841, 67
Charlotte KENDRICK, granddaughter of above, died 19 May 1913, 76

B4. Elizabeth, widow of Isaac SIMMONS of this parish, died 19 Oct 1864, 84
Charlotte SIMMONS, d/o above, died 29 January 1897, 86
Rosa SIMMONS, granddaughter of above, died 3 February 1913 [no age]

B5. Mary Ann COLLETT, d/o Jeremiah & Ann Court, born 27 Apr 1834,
died 6[?] November 1879. [no age]
George COLLETT, husband of above, died 20 December 1886, 53

B6. Jeremiah COURT, born 30 April 1794, died 14 September 1873
Ann, his wife, born 2 February 1804, died 30 November 1882

B7. Francis William COURT,
only son of Jeremiah & Ann COURT of Wood Stanway,
died 14 June 1851, 12
Hannah Eliza, d/o of Jeremiah & Ann COURT, died 17 Nov 1858, 24

B8. Eliza, relict of John KENDRICK, late of Birmingham, died 16 Jun 1862, 62

B9. George COLLETT, died 25 February 18**, 58 [?]
Elizabeth COLLETT, w/o above, died 22 March 1851, 68

B10. David CHAMBERS (a native of Scotland) for 49 years Forester at Stanway,
[brackets are on monument]
died 7 April 1882, 82
Sarah, w/o above, died 23 August 1900, 89

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