Some Memorial Inscriptions - Westonbirt, Gloucestershire
St Katherine's Churchyard

Note: Except for a few weather-worn stones all those in the Churchyard have been transcribed. Access to the Churchyard is via a private road to the Golf Course.

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 31st December 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Alfred BOWLEY, 7 April 1859, 1yr
Luke BOWLEY 1871, 22
[stone weather worn]
[Auth: additional information, not on the stone.
They were the children of Jasper & Eliza of Weston Birt]


A2. [stone very weather worn]
Asher BOWLEY, 20 Feb 1859, *9
Rose Anna SELWAY ****, [looks like] (1872, 44)
Sidney *****

A3. Mary Rebecca BOWLEY, 7 Dec 1858, 7yrs
Jasper BOWLEY, 28 Nov 1884, 68
Eliza, his wife, ****, [stone weather worn]

A4. War Grave
Petty Office[r] 235076 Robert JEFFERY, H.M.S. Dreadnought
Died 10.1.1918 [10 Jan 1918]

A5. War Death
Gunner 159245 Ernest J CLARK
324 Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery
died 21.3.1918 age 28
At rest in Buc[q]uoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France

A6. War Death
Pte Charles CLARK, 1918
[no other information]

A7. Mary, w/o Thomas FOULSHAM, 1 April 1910
Thomas, above, 27 Nov 1922, 75

A8. Alice Muriel, d/o James & Annie SOUTHGATE
3 March 1896 - 9 Oct 1916
Annie SOUTHGATE, 2 Jan 1927, 59

A9. Mary Jane w/o Alfred SAUNDERS
11 June 1911, 47
Ralph SAUNDERS, s, 16 Dec 1916, 27
And is interred in Mount Olivette Cemetery,
Sanfrancisco [San Francisco]
Alfred Thomas, h, 20 Dec 1938, 88

A10. Thomas RATTRAY, 16 August 1917, 75

A11. John CAREY 29 Sept 1841, 74
Mary, w, 27 Feb 1850, 84
Sarah GREEN, d/o Isaac CAREY, 4 Nov 187, 39

A12. James PIEROE, 24 Nov 1835, 62

A13. Lewis CAWSEY, 16 Feb 1835, 62

A14. Mary, w/o James GARLAND 11 June 1854, 39
And of her infant, interred with her
George William, s, 30 May 1845, 2½
James, above, 16 Feb 1879, 74

A15. Mary Ann GIBBS, 10 Feb 1840, 24

A16. To the memory of three children of
William YORKE and Maria his wife
John Hunt, 19 August 1853, 11 weeks
Eleanor, 5 Sept 1854, 4yrs & 7 months
Edward, 28 March 1860, 4yrs & 2 months

A17. Archibald Charles, s/o Arthur & Ellen Rosa CHAPMAN
24 Feb 1920, 36
Arthur CHAPMAN, above, 3 Dec 1920, 68

A18. Mary Ann, w/o Henry MOORE
Of Tetbury in this county, 31 March 1841, 36
Also several of their children that died in infancy

A19. William BANKS, 11 March 1907, 86
James BANKS 23 Oct 1853, 61
Eleanor BANKS, 18 Sept 1864

A20. Peter BASSETT, 13 Jan 1881, 84
Ann, w, 29 May 1864, 68
Also two of their children
Sarah & Peter who died in infancy

A21. Robert Stayner HOLFORD
16 March 1808 - 22 Feb 1892
Erected in loving remembrance by his three
Daughters, Margaret, Evelyn & Alice
Mary Ann HOLFORD. w
5 Feb 1829 - 13 Feb 1901

A22. David KITCAT
Rector of Weston Birt & Lasborough 1865-1905
Died 13 Nov 1913, 85
Clara Frances KITCAT, 16 April 1879, 47
[Auth: her maiden name was PAUL]

A23. Margaret PYLE, 27 Feb 1884, 43

A24. In affectionate remembrance of
Nelie, eldest and beloved child of
Frederick & Martha GODWIN
6 May 1872 - 16 Jan 1890

A25. Hannah, w/o Robert HAYWARD
19 March 1870, look like 70
Robert, above, 24 August 1875, 78

A26. Thomas LUDLOW, Gent, 5 June 1755, 69

A27. Thomas HOLBOROW
15th Coy, Royal Garrison Artillery
Served in India & South Africa
17 March 1905, 40

A28. Richard WINDOW, Snr, 24 April 1849, 68
Rachel, w, 16 April 186*, 76

A29. Richard WINDOW, Jnr, 10 Jan 1845, 24

A30. Walter J TAYLOR, 16 Feb 1909, 44

A31. Tomb stone
John COMLEY late of Conhill, 5 Sept 1790, *4
Mary COMLEY, w/o late John, of Conhill
2 August 1806, 57

A32. Ellen UZZELL, 15 March 1924, 63
George, h, 1 Nov 1940, 82

A33. War Death
Elizabeth UZZELL, 3 Nov 1899, 65
John UZZELL, h, 7 Nov 1900, 68
Sexton of Weston Birt church for 37 years
Albert John, youngest son, who fell in
Action in Salonika, 24 April 1917, 38
[Auth: Additional information about Albert from the CWGC
Pte, 26601, 7th Wiltshire Regt, killed between 22, 4 & 24.4.1917
Husband of Mary E. UZZELL of 2 Westwells, Corsham, Wilts
At rest in Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece III, B, 33

A34. James Green CLEMENTS, 11 July 1840, 22
[unable to read the next inscription]
The last one is, Mercy Eliza CLEMENTS
24 Jan 1936, 86

A35. Ann CLEMENTS, 12 Jan, [looks like] (1884, 72)
William CLEMENTS, 22 Sept 1890, 73

A36. Margaret Hume Elliot w/o James HOGG
27 August 1917, 58

A37. Elizabeth. d/o Joseph & Sarah KING
26 July 1831, 9yrs
Henry, s, 6 Feb 1832, 2yrs

A38. Rosanna, w/o Job LAMBERT
28 July 1848, 25


EXTENDED CHURCHYARD, which is beside the Golf Course
B1. Albert William MAISEY,, h/o Annie, Oct 1919 - March 1991

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Tom, s/o Albert & Annie, brother of Sally & late Betty
1935 - 2005

B2. Annie Elizabeth MAISEY dearest w/o Albert
And mother of Tom, Sally & Betty, 1909 - 1988

Separate Memorial, same Grave
My dear wife Betty THOMPSON
Mother of Delia & Tracey, 1939 - 1991

B3. Elsie Lilian HOLE, 18 Feb 1981, 83
Gordon Harry HOLE, 26 Jan 1982, 89

B4. Enid Edith EARLEY (nee MITCHELL)
30 Oct 1917 - 26 Oct 1963

B5. Clifford Harding DREWETT 1913 - 1965
Suzanne Pantoll DREWETT, w, 1916 - 1976

B6. Walter James CLARK
30 June 1893 - 3 March 1969
Edith Lena May, w,
11 March 1899 - 18 Oct 1990

B7. Edith Mary GARLAND, 13 June 1961, 79

B8. Gerard W. DAWSON "Fred", 5 Nov 1972, 60

B9. Peter Ernest s/o Marjorie Virornia & Elex PHILIPPI
27 Dec 1927 - 30 Sept 1933, Ladys Mood, Malmesbury

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Edmund Alexander PHILIPPI
4 March 1878 - 13 April 1967
Marjor Viroinca, 8 July 1906 - 28 Feb 1970

B10. John J. JONES, 16 Jan 1971, 72
My dear husband, Henry James, his brother,
4 April 1979, 74

B11. Edward Harold JONES, 23 Feb 1971

B12. Daisey MILLS, 4 April 1882 - 4 Dec 1970
Arthur Edward, h, 29 June 1975, 88

B13. Walter Charles LINDSAY, 11 March 1866 - 4 June 1929

B14. Rev'd Francis Charles TIMMIS, D.S.O
18 May 1941, 74
Emily TIMMIS, w, age 72. Of Primrose Hill, Weston Birt
A victim of an Air Raid on Bath, 26 April 1942,
when a bomb hit The Regina Hotel, Bath
Daughter of John Kynaston CLASS

B15. Dorothy May WILSON, 29 July 1960, 66
William HOWARD, h, 9 August 1973, 78

B16. Elizabeth Jane PRICE, 12 June 1879 - 13 August 1942
John, above, 14 May 1872 - 13 Dec 1957

B17. War Death
Edith BOULTER, 24 March 1938, 62
Lawrence Manfull, h, 3 April 1955, 81
Lionel, s, killed on H.M.S. Galatea, Royal Navy
15 Dec 1941, 40.
[Additional information: Lionel Edward, Gunner (T),
h/o Florenc[e] May Of Sea Grave, Leicester.
Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial]

B18. Evelyn Frances Mary, beloved aunt of
Evelyn CHAPMAN, 6 March 1937, 55

B19. War Death
Elizabeth CLARK, 14 Feb 1928, 76
Frederick Arthur, son, Pte 58761, 5th Northamptonshire Regt
Died 3 March 1919, 20.
At rest in Douai British Cemetery, Cuincy, France E.12
James, h, 31 May 1936, 82

B20. Lillian Ellen METHERELL, 15 April 1958, 78
Harry Osman, h, buried at Ovingdean, Sussex

B21. Doris, d/o Frederick & Alice EVANS
5 Feb 1945, 24
Amy, 26 March 1970, 52
Lilian, 5 July 2002, 80

B22. Frederick J. EVANS, 24 May 1946, 58
Alice Emily, w, 14 April 1962, 76

B23. Rhoda Mary TRINDER, 18 Jan 1877 - 3 June 1953

B24. Hedley Harold BAYNHAM, 29 March 1964, 65
Gertrude Anne, w, 29 July 1987, 88

B25. Margaret RATTRAY, 28 April 1966, 79
Evelyn RATTRAY, 23 March 1986, 98

B26. Aubrey Paul KITCAT, 15 May 1863 - 5 March 1943
Lina Nugent KITCAT, widow, 25 March 1874 - 14 Nov 1944

B27. Eustace Nugent KITCAT, 19 April 1897 - 8 Dec 1964
Clarice Blanche, w, 11 Oct 1908 - 5 May 1969

B28. Hugh Paul KITCAT, 10 Sept 1904 - 10 May 1985

B29. Clara Beatrice Paul KITCAT
16 Feb 1858 - 4 Nov 1939

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