Some Memorial Inscriptions - Twyning, Gloucestershire
St Mary Magdalene's Churchyard and War Memorial

War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th September 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Thomas WALKER,
Churchwarden of this Parish, 1905 - 1935
26 Jan 1846 - 16 Feb 1935
Emily, w, 18 Aug 1942, 84

A2. Samuel THOMAS, 27 March 1961, 73

A3. Emily Ann, w/o Owen THOMAS,
Of Rose Villa, Twyning, 6 July 1916, 54
[Auth: age is correct, as inscribed]

A4. Lilian Margaret, eldest d/o
Owen THOMAS,
Of Rose Villa, Twyning, 31 Oct 1916, 79
[Auth: age is correct, as inscribed]

A5. Harry MILTON, 22 July 1977, 89

A6. Albert Israel MILTON, 6 Jan 1971, 79
Annie Elizabeth, w, 1 Oct 1975, 79

A7. Katherine Etheldreda (Audrey) BERNARD,
nee WIGAN, 1896 - 1978
Brig, Roland Playfair Stangent BERNARD. D.S.O M.C,
1898 - 1943

A8. James Michael BERNARD 20 Sept 1925 - 9 July 2001

A9. Philippa Mary Deloraine WIGAN 1911 - 1980

A10. Guy Davis Henslowe WIGAN,
8 June 1906 - 12 April 1907

A11. Ralph George SMYTH 1.12.1864 - 19.12.1951
A dear friend of the WIGAN Family,
Thomas Henslowe WIGAN,
24.1.1900 - 1.5.1952. Buried in Brazil

A12. Francis William Wigan BERNARD,
5 June 1924 - 12 May 1999

A13. Ruth Damaris WIGAN,
12 Jan 1898 - 1 July 1971

A14. Catherine Frances Mary WIGAN,
12 June 1875 - 14 June 1948
Percy Frederick WIGAN, Priest,
6 Nov 1867 - 15 Nov 1949

A15. My dear husband,
Walter PATES, 8 April 1877 - 23 Feb 1964

A16. "BALE Tomb"
The occupants,
Alfred Ernest HEALING 21 June 1867 - 23 March 1937
Sarah Grace Donne HEALING, 25 June 1939
[We have a Photograph of the BALE Tomb]

A17. Laura E. HAWKES, 25 Dec 1948, 79
T Frederick, h, 6 June 1963, 90
Frederick S, s, 4 Dec 1970, 63
Elsie Mabel, his wife, 3 May 2003, 94

A18. Fredrick Charles GRIFFITHS,
7 July 1939, 54
Florence Elizabeth, w, 27 April 1959,
Cremated at Cheltenham

A19. Elizabeth GREEN, 20 March 1940, 53
Bert Wilkes, h, 15 Oct 1959, 74

A20. Emily Ellen GLOVER, 12 Feb 1929, 83
Charles, h, 23 Dec 1931, 83
William Henry, s, 29 April 1929, 42

A21. William WAKEFIELD, 3 April 1941, 58
Elizabeth Priscilla, w, 26 Dec 1950, 69

A22. Evelyn, d/o James & Monica BROOKSBANK,
6 April 1918 - 15 May 1938, 20
Monica Grace, above, 15 Dec 1976, 88

A23. Mary Jane, w/o Thomas SPRY,
19 Dec 1936, 74
Thomas, above, 9 March 1947, 89

A24. Dear husband & father,
Brian George William PRICE,
5.1.1929 - 29.6.1990
Alice, his mother, 1894 - 1938

A25. James Edward (Jimmy) son of, A.G. & B. MOORE,
Killed returning home from school, 1 June 1938, 13

A26. Joseph PENDRY, 10 Jan 1940, 36
Beatrice Violet, w, 1903 - 1995
Violet Alice Collett, d, 1930 - 2001

A27. Frederick Thomas Alfred FLOWERS,
Signalling Sgt, 10th Glos Regt, 15 Sept 1934, 60

A28. William Thomas, h/o Florence ROBERTS,
20 Feb 1943, 66
Florence Louisa, above, 6 Nov 1950, 69
Francis John, s, 7 Aug 1943, 38

A29. Annie Augusta FARBROTHER,
19 Oct 1912, 59
Thomas, h, 23 Nov 1909, 59

A30. William, h/o Sarah LITTLE, 9 Oct 1907, 74

A31. Helen Eliza, w/o James William DEE,
Of Woollas Hill, Longton, 18 August 1908, 57
James William, above, 6 Nov 1922, 73
[Ed: Woollas Hill is within the parish of Eckington]

A32. Elizabeth Jane ASTEN, 13 July 1915, 89

A33. Elizabeth DALE, 16 Jan 1917, 76
Isaac, h, 29 July 1922, 78

A34. Eliza, widow of William ESSEX,
Formerly of Bransford near Worcester,
10 Oct 1919, 84

A35. Florence MERRICK, 10 June 1939, 47
George MERRICK, 9 June 1948, 57
Cyril George, s, 17 June 1980, 61

A36. Sarah Ann, w/o Richard GLOVER,
Of Hillend, Twyning, 9 April 1892, 65
Richard, above, 5 June 1904, 83

A37. Eileen Clifford, widow of
John Percival FITZGERALD,
28 June 1966, 88

A38. George, h/o Mary ROBERTS,
23 June 1897, 63
Mary, above, 29 March 1906, 64

A39. John HOPKINS of this parifh,
12 Jan 1789, 74

A40. Alfred James HOLBOURNE,
Major, (Late) Royal Artillery,
22 Dec 1890, 61

A41. Florence Anne ROBERTS,
10 Dec 1981, 77
William Ernest, h, 10 Jan 1994, 90

A42. Mary Ann BENNETT, 2 Nov 1943, 78
James, h, 27 Feb 1944, 80

A43. William YOUNG XX Oct MDCCLXX, LIV,
20 Oct 1870, 56
Elizabeth, w, L[I]V Feb MDCCCLXXX, LXVII,
15th Feb 1880, 67
[Auth: The stonemason inscribed Elizabeth's day-date as 'LV']

A44. Joseph Jesse William SCRIVENS,
26 Dec 1903, 42
Verina, w, 11 Nov 1911, 50

A45. George William SCRIVENS 14 Jan 1927, 32
49421 L/Cpl Walter Vincent SCRIVENS,
North Staffs Regt, drowned in France 13 May 1919, 21
s/o Joseph & Verina of Twyning,
Emma CHAMBERLAIN, Aunt 22 April 1921, 85

A46. Francis MINETT, late of this parifh,
Buried 21 May 1761, 40
Ann, w, buried, 18 Oct 1756, 56
Mary, d, 24 May 1756, 4yrs
The stone was erected by Jonathan,
s/o Francis & Ann MINETT

A47. Esther HALE, 6 Jan 1852, 64

A48. Frederick Hallett HOWELL,
Schoolmaster of Twyning School and
Vicar's Warden, 22 Dec 1966, 69
Doris Marjorie, w, Native of Oxford,
Who after many years of Blindness
And suffering passed away peacefully, 1970, 66

A49. Raymond JEYNES, 17 August 1968, 54
Myrtle, w, 16 August 1992, 79

A50. Ernest PATES, 27 Nov 1888 - 4 Oct 1970

A51. Jane, w/o John HUDMAN, 1870 - 1948
Lucy May, d, 1897 - 1959
Also her husband Frederick STEW, 1892 - 1966

A52. Gladys GREENING, 20 March 1962, 65
Alfred, h, 12 Oct 1980, 81

A53. Flora Emily CUMBERLIN, 27 Nov 1968, 77
William James, h, 29 July 1973, 78

A54. Samuel NASH of this parish,
24 Sept 1833, 61
Elizabeth, w, 19 Jan 1850, 78
Charlotte, w/o William BAYLIS & d/o above,
8 May 1860, 63

A55. William WATTS,
6 years Master of the National School of
this Parish, 26 Nov 1858, 47

A56. Brigadier David MORRIS, O.B.E,
Late Royal Engineers,
1 March 1896 - 8 Jan 1959
Ann Katharine Florence, wife,
22 Oct 1986,
Lt 273464 Edward Henry MORRIS,
Royal Engineers 8 Sept 1923
Killed on Active Service 2 April 1946
Buried in Japan

A57. Stephen PRICE,
28 Jan 1868 - 10 Dec 1950
Margaret Priscilla, 6 April 1957

A58. Anthony Gilbert GAZE,
11 August 1962, 78
Lilian, w, 27 Dec 1993, 94

A59. Archibald Ernest BROOKES,
30 April 1967, 74
Rose Florence, w, 16 Feb 1969, 76

A60. Arthur Richard DARKE,
27 June 1962, 79
Clara Mary, w, 13 Jan 1972, 88

A61. Sidney Harold VALLENDER,
22 April 1946, 61
Marion Beatrice, w, 24 July 1977, 90

A62. Loving husband, father & grandfather,
Arthur John DARKE,
10 Feb 1912 - 26 Dec 1996

A63. Alfred John Emmanuel,
S/o Alfred and Mary DARKE,
The Thatch, Twyning, 22 May 1954, 50

A64. Alfred Francis DARKE,
3 August 1873 - 9 Nov 1949
Mary Holbrook, w,
3 May 1875 - 23 Dec 1959

A65. John DARKE,
Of Twyning, 19 Aug 1899, 53
Harriet, w, 28 May 1923, 75
Alice Mary, eldest d, 15 May 1895, 18

A66. Harold Ewart PAGE,
Of Sion House, Churchend, Twyning,
16 Jan 1899 - 29 Nov 1973
Alice Muriel PAGE, d/o Alfred & Mary DARKE,
26 Feb 1903 - 29 Jan 1978

A67. William HALLING, 17 Dec 1964, 74
Alice, w, 12 Dec 1985, 94

A68. Sarah, w/o William PENDRY,
of this parifh, 31 July 1774, 47
William, above, 4 Oct 1782, 70

A69. John JEYNES,
Late of this parifh, 5 Jan 1786, 62

A70. Harriet, w/o John STEIGHT,
And d/o Thomas & Anne TAYLOR,
Of Beckford in this County, 8 Aug 1843, 22

A71. John Williams MARTIN, Esq,
Of Snowborough, 13 Jan 1859, 63
Sophia BASHFORD, relict of above,
And w/o Lieut Col, W.F. CORMACK,
12 Dec 1887, 78
Charles Stanhope MARTIN,
s/o John Williams MARTIN & Sophia BASHFORD,
His wife, 24 August 1886

A72. Ellen BLACK, 1867 - 1953

A73. Mary Frances BLACK 1890 - 1966

A74. Florence Louisa HANCLIFF 1884 - 1953

A75. Ruth Hickling MAYALL, 24 Nov 1958, 51

A76. Gladys May NEWMAN, 23 June 1960, 80
Richard NEWMAN 13 Oct 1970, 81
[Auth: stone very weather worn]

A77. Walter James DARKE,
30 March 1886 - 20 March 1954
Susan, w, 6 Nov 1883 - 26 April 1958

A78. John, h/o Mary LONG, 3 Nov 1879, 42

A79. George LONG, 8 Dec 1878, 70
Mary, w, 18 April 1888, 77

A80. Mary, w/o Joseph MASON,
Of this parish, 12 Aug 1874, 74

A81. James PASSEY, 18 Jan 1876, 70
Hannah, w, 19 Dec 1882, 81

A82. Edwin Wilson PASSEY,
h/o Doris, 9 March 1984, 81

A83. Colin Ernest PASSEY,
20 March 1983, 74

A84. Arthur Ernest PASSEY,
Churchwarden of this parish for 27 years,
4 Feb 1871 - 26 Feb 1949
Jessie Zilla, w, 9 Oct 1871 - 23 Jan 1957

A85. Edwin PASSEY,
Of Brockerhice Farm, Twyning,
15 August 1880, 41
Elizabeth, w, 20 June 1880, 42
Ann FLETCHER her mother,
5 August 1880, 86
Ellen Louise, d, 29 Sept 1895, 21

A86. Helen Mary Jessie PASSEY,
15 March 1904 - 3 March 1985
Edith Dorothy PASSEY, 19 Dec 1988, 77

A87. Ann POUNTNEY, 26 Nov 1882, 73
Edward, h, 19 Sept 1885, 73

A88. Eliza, w/o Charles MERRICK,
d/o Samuel & Elizabeth NASH,
of this parish, 31 Dec 1862, 43
Caroline, w/o George NASH,
of this parish, 22 Jan 1860, 48
[Auth: The stonemason had made a mistake
when he inscribed "George", now it looks like a jumble
of letters, and I can only assume that it is George]


A89. Elizabeth WENTWORTH, widow,
Late of Oxford, XIVth Dec MDCCCLXIV, LXVI yrs
(14 Dec 1864, 64)
Elizabeth Ann GRIFFITHS, d, 4 July 1879, 36

A90. Jane, 4th d/o John & Elizabeth BRISCOE,
9 March 1857, 8yrs

A91. Walter James, s/o James & Harriet DUDFIELD,
of Towbury Farm, Twyning, 7 Aug 1871, ** [look like 73]
Noah Samson, s, 21 Dec 1873, 88

A92. James DUDFIELD,
Late of Towbury Farm, this parish,
14 Oct 1858, 64
Harriet, w, 25 July 1882, 79

A93. Deborah, w/o W.A.L. CARTRIDGE,
16 Feb 1887, 41

A94. Charlotte, w/o James Turner GREEN,
Of Churchend, Twyning, 26 Nov 190*, [*look like a 4], 70
James Turner, above, 7 July 1917, 86

A95. Hannah Court, w/o Francis GREEN,
Of this parish, 10 March 1885, 24
Francis, above, 28 Feb 1939, 80

A96. William James, s/o
James Turner & Charlotte GREEN,
of this parish, 14 Sept 1879, 19

A97. Mary, w/o George Rawson NOKES,
11 August 1876, 43

A98. Ann Louisa, 2nd w/o George Rawson NOKES,
2 August 1888, 44

A99. William JEYNES, 31 May 1882, 65

A100. Margaret McNeil L'ESTRANGE,
w/o Percival Hasting, 25 Nov 1873 - 28 June 1943

A101. Percival Hasting L'ESTRANGE,
29 July 1871 - 30 Oct 1941

A102. William SUTTON,
of Bradley's Farm, Tewkesbury,
14 Oct 1885, 73
Ann, w, 11 March 1887, 75

A103. William SUTTON,
Of Shuthonser [Shuthonger], 26 May 1925, 75

A104. Fred BAYLISS 2 July 2000, 83
Rose, w, 5 August 2003, 84

A105. Mary-Ann WEEB, d/o William & Jane WEEB,
30 July 1800, 2 yrs

A106. William HERMAN of this parish,
1 June 1853, 79
Ann, w, 12 May 1852, 58
Hannah, d, 2 Feb 1832, 16
William BARNES, son-in-law,
1 March 1838, 36
Mary, w, 23 Oct 1865, 43

A107. Mary, child of
William Henry & Sarah Ann PERRY,
22 Dec 1872, 5 months

A108. Richard DEE,
Late of Bredons Hardwick, 14 June 1839, 47
William, s, 24 Oct 1830, 4yrs

A109. William WEAVER, 28 Feb 1843, 65
Ann, w, 12 Nov 1836, 58

A110. Noble, d/o James & Noble DANIEL,
Od Sandhurst, this County, 12 Sept 1830, **

A111. Richard CASTLE, 17 Sept 1873, 65
Elizabeth, w, 20 Oct 1880, 67
James, s, June 187*, 36

A112. Thomas PATRICK, 2 Nov 1864, 69
Ann, w, 1 Feb 1852, 56
Lucy, d, 6 Sept 1834, 29

A113. Thomas PATRICK of this parish,
16 May 1839, 25

A114. William CALDWELL, 26 Nov 1841, 83
Samuel, s, 29 Jan 1844, 42
Sarah, w/o William CALDWELL,
25 Oct 1844, 76
Mary, d, 22 Feb 1882, 76

A115. Martha, w/o William DEE,
Of this parish, 1 Sept 1857, 52
Ellen, w/o William DEE, 13 March 1866, 62
William DEE, 3 Nov 1867, 56

A116. To the memory of six children of
Richard & Elizabeth BETTERIDGE,
of Arle in the parish of Cheltenham,
Isaac, 30 Sept 1813, 3yrs
Ee[l]izabeth, 22 Oct 1818, 3yrs
John, 16 Jan 1835, 7yrs
Richard, 29 Feb 1836, 19
Joseph, 23 May 1837, 28
Judith, 17 March 1847, 22
Also the above named
Elizabeth, 23 Oct 1862, 76
Richard (Sen) of Arle, 13 Sept 1870, 93
Mary, d, 17 Jan 1883, 70
Elizabeth, d, 23 March 1891, 70

A117. Thomas PARKER,
Late of this parish, 13 Feb 1839, 80
Maria PARKER, 6 Jan 1866, 85

A118. Olive Irene BOOTH 1919 - 1979
John Frederick BOOTH 1917 - 1989

A119. Louisa Jane CAPEWELL, 1900 - 1981
George William Herbert, h, 1899 - 1960
John Leonard, 1934 - 1949

A120. Frederick Arthur PARKE,
13 June 1910 - 9 Nov 1981
Margaret, w, 23 May 1917 - 9 Oct 1986

A121. Pat PEARCE, 7 May 1982, 89

A122. Arthur HARTELL, 31 Oct 1978, 69
Muriel Gladys, w, 29 May 1983, 68

A123. Douglas LONG, 1902 - 1981

A124. Reginald J.W. CLEMENTS, 1915 - 1986

A125. Harry Thurston MARSHALL,
8 Aug 1978, 69
Gwen Pugh, w, 28 Aug 1983, 68

A126. John DAVIS, 1899 - 1934

A127. Gwendoline Anne WARNER,
23 Nov 1979, 78
Sidney Charles, h, 21 Feb 1995, 94

A128. Doris Matilda YOUNG,
9 Jan 1986, 75
Sydney (Tom) H, 23 Feb 1996, 92

A129. Violet Mary JEYNES,
11 July 1974, 63
John, h, 24 Jan 1991, 84

A130. Ian Malcolm JARVIS,
3 Nov 1974, 7yrs

A131. Maud HINKS, 12 Jan 1976, 81
William Thomas, h, 10 June 1984, 85

A132. Charles Frederick WARNER,
16 Oct 1979, 83
Alice Mary, w, 9 May 1983, 86

A133. Lucy Matilda STEVENSON, 12 March 1969
Ellen STOKER, her sister 19 Sept 1971

A134. Charles, s/o John & Elizabeth TERREL,
Of this parish, 30 June 1856, 21
Susannah, w/o Andrew LITTLE,
30 June 1850, 79
[Auth: TERREL, inscribed with only 1 "L"]

A135. John TERRELL, 31 July 1859, 57
Elizabeth, w, 24 August 1873, 68

A136. Elizabeth, w/o John BIGGS, 7 Sept 1871, 68

A137. Susan TERRELL,
At Gutton, 14 May 1887, 73
Mary TERRELL 12 Nov 1873, 69

A138. Esther ARCH, 9 Dec 1847, 42

A139. William GODWIN, 13 May 1880, 63
Edith, w, 18 March 1897, 76
Mary, d, 5 March 1891, 40
Elizabeth BRADSHAW, youngest d,
27 July ****, 2*

A140. Agnes Sarah, w, Lee GODWIN,
11 Dec 1889, 28

A141. Mary Elizabeth, youngest d/o
Richard & Mary LEACH,
of The Mythe Farm,
6 Oct 1864, *0 yrs and 6 months
[Auth: *0 looks like] ("60")

A142. Kathleen LAILEY,
14 Sept 1903 - 5 Sept 1982

A143. CWG
17660 Pte W. HUDMAN,
Gloucestershire Regt, 14 Nov 1918, 28

A144. CWG
Surgeon Commander A.W. COCKING., LRCP
Royal Navy, 29 Feb 1944, 51

A145. CWG
12778 Pte J. MEADOWS,
Gloucestershire Regt, 24 Aug 1917

A146. CWG
58333 Bombardier H.W. HANCLIFF,
Royal Field Artillery, 16 Oct 1917

A147. CWG
Captain C.F.H. WIGAN, M.A
Royal Army Service Corps,
15 July 1943, 40

A148. CWG (Family Memorial)
Pte George LITTLE
Machine Gun Guards, 29 Nov 1918, 22

INSIDE THE CHURCH
B1. Capt George MAXWELL, of the 30th Regt of Foot,
2nd s/o Hugh MAXWELL of Dalswinton,
in the County of Dumfries, North Britain, Esq,
15 June 1779, 49
Also his widow Ann MAXWELL,
Eldest daughter and Coheiress of the late
Peter HANCOCKE Esqr, Lord of the Manor
Of Twyning, 2 May 1809, 67

B2. Jane Charlotte FOWKE widow of the
Late Henry FOWKE and d/o
George & Ann MAXWELL who fell asleep
At Bath, 11 March 1839, 90

B3. Anne, widow of the late William T. YOUNG,
And eldest d/o George & Anne MAXWELL,
Of Twyning Manor House, 10 Jan 1838, 90
Helen Frances MAXWELL, 3rd d, 14 July 1838, 83

B4. War Memorial on Wall

1914 - 1918
In Honoured Memory of the Men of Twyning who gave their lives in the Great War
Francis John AKERMANWilliam Henry HUDMAN
William George BARTLETTFrank Ernest HUDMAN
Herbert Edward BAYLISSGeorge William LITTLE
William Henry BENNETTJohn MEADOWS
William Edward BLACKReginald Martin PETERS
Albert Henry CORNISHWalter Arthur PRICE
Fred DEEEdgar ROBINSON
Arthur GREENWalter Vincent SCRIVENS
Charles GRIFFITHSHubert James THOMAS
Henry Wallace HANCLIFFGeorge WHEELER
R I P

B5.
1939 - And Also of - 1945
Gunner Jack HOPTON R.H.A. H.A.C.
Sergeant ROBERT EDWARD ALLEN R.A.F.
Lieutenant EDWARD HENRY MORRIS R.E.
Petty Officer Albert HENRY HANNIS R.N.
Lance-Corporal Edwin JOHN DAVIS K.S.L.I.
Flight Sergeant Reginald Hubert BOWERS R.A.F.
Squadron Leader Donald George LONG D.F.C. A.F.C. R.A.F.
Colonel Ronald Playfair St. Vincent BERNARD D.S.O. M.C.
Captain Christopher Frederick Henslowe WIGAN R.A.S.C.
Their Name Shall Live for Evermore

[We have a Photograph of the War Memorial]

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