Some Memorial Inscriptions - Swindon, Gloucestershire
St Lawrence's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 7th October 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Thomas CANNOCK, 9 June (or July) 1899, 55
George, s, Killed in Action, 8 Aug 1918
Eleanor, w/o T.H. CANNOCK,
28 Jan 1933, 83

A2. Hannah, w/o Charles WILSON,
8 Dec 1890, 75
Greatly lamented by a large family
And friends, having lived in this
Parish 50 years
Charles WILSON, 25 Aug 1825, 69

A3. Richard PLEYDELL, 22 Aug 1837, 75
Elizabeth, w, 8 Aug 1840, 76
Joseph, s, 13 June 1828, 32
Eliz, d, 22 Sept 1830, 32

A4. John James SMITH, 5 Feb 1907, 70
Elizabeth, w, 22 Feb 1894, 62

A5. John PLEYDELL, 30 Dec 1874, 49
Eleanor, w, 3 May 1893, **

A6. Henry YOUNG, 22 Sept 1877, 53
Mary Ann, w, 17 June 1885, 61

A7. John ACOCKS, 18 July 1879, 68
For 16 years Parish Clerk and 26
years Church Warden of this parish
Mary Ann, w, 27 Dec 1879, 73
Sarah Ann, [the rest of the inscription has eroded. Also
a point of interest: someone many years back have attempted
to replace to missing inscription from anotherADCOCKS
head-stone, (also different type of stone) because there are
partial words underneath the original inscription "Sarah Ann"
viz:] D*JEH, then NN ACOCKS, **** 18 years


A8. Joseph LITTLE, 15 April 1885, 83
Amelia, w, 4 Sep 1886, 88

A9. Charles MARCH PHILLIPPS, Esqre,
7th Lord of Garendon and Grace Dieu
Leicestershire,
28 May 1779 - 22 April 1862
Harriet MARCH PHILLIPPS,
d/o the late Thomas MARCH PHILLIPPS, Esqr,
Of Garendon Park, Leicester, 5 Sep 1859, 76
Frances Ann MARCH PHILLIPPS,
4th and last surviving daughter of the late
Thomas MARCH PHILLIPPS,
20 Sept 1786 - 9 Aug 1863
Esther MARCH PHILLIPPS
15 July 1897 - 13 May 1977

A10. William Frederick, 3rd s/o E.T. MARCH-PHILLIPPS,
Rector of Hathern, Leicestershire, 27 Sept 1901, 66

A11. Mary Ann, w/o Thomas Edward DOVEY,
(of the Parish of Cheltenham),
26 Sept 1896, 61
Thomas Edward, the above, 1 Feb 1904, 67

A12. John DOVEY, 18 July 1871, 65
Sarah, w, 14 Sept 1880, ** [stone has eroded]

A13. Charles, s/o John & Sarah DOVEY,
12 March 1858, 47
Charles, s/o the above, 21 Sept 1841, 3yrs & 9 months
Hannah DOVEY, w/o above, 2 March 1892, 88
"Rock of ages cleft for me. Let me hide myself in thee"
John DOVEY, 10 Feb 1833, 69
Sarah, w, 25 Aug 1853, 73

A14. Colonel, Robert Michael GRAZEBROOK, O.B.E. M.C,
Gloucestershire Regt,
29 July 1893 - 29 Jan 1965
Amy Ruth, w, 5 Oct 1909 - 25 June 2001

A15. Lt, Col, Norton Montresor HUGHES-HALLETT (K.S.L.I)
1895 - 1985
Stella, w, 1990

A16. Ann, Countess De BONTBEU, 20 July 1815, 8yrs

A17. Sarah HARRISON, 4 April 1899, 78
Ellen HARRISON, 20 May 1936, 78

A18. Revd, William Skillicorne FALLON, M.A,
Rector of Withington, 1897-1923
Born 21 July 1853 at 9 St James Square, Cheltenham,
Died 18 Aug 1923
Caroline, w, 20 March 1861 - 29 July 1928

A19. James MOXON, of Swindon Hall,
13 Dec 1911, 78

A20. Annie, w/o J.W. BUCKLAND,
21 Dec 1907, 68

A21. Jemima CLUTTERBUCK,
3rd d/o Late Thomas CLUTTERBUCK Esqr,
of Wattworth House, Herts, 14 May 1860, 83
Mary FORBES, niece to the above, 12 Jan 1863

A22. Anna HORRICK, 4 Oct 1864, 63

A23. Agnes, widow of John Handbury BEAUFOY, Esqr,
Late of Upton Gray, Hants, died at Cheltenham, 28 Oct 1853, 84

A24. Elizabeth Mary HUGHES,
Died at Cheltenham, 27 Nov 1857, 58

A25. James FALLAN, Barrister at Law
and Recorder for Tewkesbury, 1869-1885
19 Jan 1885, 80
Hannah Maria, widow, 4 Feb 1890, 78
James Skillcorne FALLAN,
2nd son James & Hannah Maria FALLAN,
20 Sept 1850, 5yrs & 6 months
Amy Mary Caldwell FALLAN, 14 April 1853, 8 months

A26. Eliza, w/o Charles MASTERS,
of St Marks, Cheltenham, 6 April 1902, 71

A27. Thomas WILLY,
Of Breton, county of Cheshire,
Died at Cheltenham, 25 Sept 1842, 85
[Ed: there doesn't appear to be a 'Breton'
in Cheshire - perhaps Bretton-Wood?]


A28. Sarah, w/o Thomas CLARK, Esqr,
Eldest d/o Lieutenant General Sir George Thomas NAPIER, G.C.B,
Died at Cheltenham, 29 April 1850, 36

A29. Alfred COOK, 30 June 1899, 62
Ellen, w, of Chosen View, Swindon Road,
26 Dec 1896, 57
Mary Jane COOK, 17 Feb 1943, 65
Edward COOK, h of the above
[stone has sunk]

A30. Cornwallis RICKETTS, Baronet
Admiral Royal Navy, born 1803,
died at Lorenge 1885
Caroline Augusta, d/o the 4th Duke of Newcastle,
And 2nd wife of Cornwallis RICKETTS, Bart,
Born 1818, died 3 June 1898
Mildred May, youngest d/o Caroline Augusta
& Cornwallis RICKETTS, Bart, 1862 - 1 July 1922
Heneritta, w/o Cornwallis RICKETTS, Commander Royal Navy,
Eldest s/o Sir Robert T. RICKETTS, Bart, Born 17 March 1811
And died at Florence, 13 Nov 1838
Robert, s, 6 and died 7 Nov 1835
Gertrude Charlotte Eleanor RICKETTS, 4th d/o
Caroline & Cornwallis RICKETTS, 1859 -11 April 1939

A31. Lt.Col Edward HAWKSHAW,
Late of H.M. 3rd Regt, and 7th Portuguese Chaedores,
Died at Cheltenham, 4 Aug 1858, 78
Lucy, w, 27 April 1860, [no age]
[ex. Google Books: The Royal Military Calendar, or Army Service
and Commission Book
edited by John Philippart:
"1488. Lieut.-Col. Edward HAWKSHAW.
Ensign 31st foot, 9th Oct. 1799; Lieut. 16th May, 1800;
Capt. 15th Aug. 1805; Maj. 16th Nov, 1809; and brevet
L.-Col. 4th June, 1814. This officer served in 1814, as an
Assist.-Quar.-Mast.-Gen. in Ireland; he served in Spain and
Portugal, attached to the Portuguese army, and was present at
the battle of Albuhera, for which he has received a medal."

The regiment is cited elsewhere online as "7th Cacadores"]

A32. Mary, w/o William YEATES, 15 Dec 1781, 69

A33. Michael BELCHER, Esqr, J.P,
Swindon Hall, Gloucestershire,
12 Feb 1889, 72
the monument was erected by the
affectionate widow,
Sarah Elizabeth, w/o the above,
25 March 1904, 85

A34. Emma, w/o Edward SMITH,
Of Violet Villa, this parish, 18 May 1893, 74
Edward, the above 15 Aug 1897, 68
Cecil Aubrey SMITH, grandson, 21 Sept 1898, 8months

A35. John Pumphry SMITH, 15 April 1859, 45
Anna, w, 16 April 1870, 66
Maria Bruce GIBBINS,
Granddaughter of the above, 7 Aug 1912, 36

A36. Martha Ellen SMITH, 20 Nov 1895, 63
Elizabeth Amelia SMITH, 5 Dec 1919, 74

A37. Annie M. WILSON, w/o T.W.W. LEWIS, 1845-1892

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