Some Memorial Inscriptions - Whiteshill, Gloucestershire
Ruscombe Congregational Church

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 16th November 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
RUSCOMBE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
A1. War Grave
Pte 1617993, Reginald BASSETT
Worcestershire Regt, died 14 September 1945, 25

A2. Caroline, w/o Thomas LEWIS, formerly of this village
16 March 1870, 48
also of eleven of their children who died in infancy
Thomas LEWIS, 1877

A3. Thomas Edward WEAVING
24 February 1931, 49
Alice Maud WEAVING
26 December 1964, 85

A4. Eliza SMITH, 8 December 1879, 55
Joseph SMITH, h, 19 January 1907, 89
Joseph Walter SMITH, s,
30 March 1929, 65

A5. George CRATCHLEY
21 September 1924, 35
Winifred, w, 24 February 1968, [no age]

A6. Albert FRANKLIN, 17 November 1921, 62
Sarah Ann FRANKLIN, 11 July 1949
also an infant daughter [no name given] aged 7 months

A7. Rev, James THOMPSON
16 years Minister of this church
27 June 1898, 61
Catherine, d, 11 March 1883, 4yrs
Isabella, relict of the late Henry CORNISH
2 July 1887, 85
Mary Jane THOMPSON, relict of above
17 September 1923, 86

A8. Our dear mother
Elizabeth LEACH, 28 September 1889
Elizabeth, d, 25 October 1913
John LEACH, s, 19 March 1916
Mary Jane, w/o above, died at Callowell
26 October 1920

A9. Emily Rose TANNER, 17 January 1936, 67
also of her children
Rose Ada, 18 October 1892, 8 months
Wilfred Thomas, 16 July 1899, 13 months
Arthur TANNER, 22 April 1945, 77

A10. Thomas BROWNING, 14 March 1898, 71
Selina, w, 28 January 1901, 71
Ellen BENNETT, d, 21 January 1921, 55

A11. Albert LEWIS, 16 June 1905, 60
Ellen, w, 1 August 1908, 66

A12. Theodore BENNETT, 21 January 1936, 64
Martha Ann, w, 9 April 1951, 80

A13. William Alfred CLOSE, 19 August 1938, 69
Elizabeth, 14 January 1943, 75

A14. In loving memory of two sons of Frank & Ann SMITH
Sidney Harry, 30 May 1927, 12
Frank Charles, 7 July 1927, 19
Frank Alfred SMITH, h/o Annie SMITH
19 May 1949, 72
Annie, 7 March 1952, 71

A15. A dear wife
Lucy DAVIS, 19 May 1945, 72

A16. Ellen. w/o George COLE, 15 February 1898, 61

A17. Edwin SMITH, 26 January 1880
Lizzie his d, 28 February 1878, 11 months
Freddie, his G/S, 13 October 1891, 3yrs
Louisa, his d, 18 October 1894, 26
Elizabeth, w/o Edwin SMITH
29 December 1920, 86

A18. Maud Alice, w/o Lindsey A. BROWNING
17 October 1918, 32

A19. Minnie Eliza, w/o Hubert W. COOKE
of Whiteshill, 11 April 1921, 36

A20. Elizabeth, w/o William NORTH
18 December 1935, 62

A21. Emily HAWKINS 10 January 1874, 20
Rachael HAWKINS, 17 April 1897, 75
Charles HAWKINS, h/o above
7 January 1900, 75

A22. John DAVIS, 17 November 1914, 67
Margaret, w, 6 February 1921, 79

A23. Evelyn Winifred PAPPS, 14 January 1995, 74

A24. Fanny Louisa, w/o Thomas William NEWCOMBE
29 October 1938, 67
Thomas William NEWCOMBE, 7 January 1952, 78

A25. Joseph CHANDLER, 6 January 1887, 61
Esther, w, 1 April 1902, 73

A26. John Joseph CHANDLER
31 October 1910, 58
Sidney, s/o John Joseph & Jane CHANDLER
31 July 1913, 26
Jane, above, 13 February 1924, 74

A27. Emily Rose, w/o Arthur CHANDLER
18 June 1925, 49
Arthur CHANDLER, 30 January 1950, 73

A28. War Death
William HOGG, 1 May 1923
Julia, w, 26 April 1950
Frank, s, killed in the Battle of Loos, 1915
Joseph, s, 29 November 1918
William, s, 4 June 195*

A29. Flora May GAY, 30 April 1984, 88
Rowland GAY, 11 July 1985, 87

A30. A dear aunt & cousin
Emma Ruth HOGG
2 March 1896 - 7 May 1987, 91

A31. Elizabeth, w/o Edwin SMITH
19 November 1880, 63

A32. George William HOGG
25 March 1941, 73
Eliza Charlotte HOGG, w,
26 September 1960, 92

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Dennise George Frank HOGG, s
1 May 1976, 84

A33. Charles SMITH, 29 October 1915, 70
Johanna, w, 29 June 1934, 89
Dennis J. SMITH, s, 3 October 1888, 17
Minnie Jennett, d, 3 March 1940, 65

A34. Elizabeth, w/o Isaac SMITH
22 February 1869, 58

A35. Ernest Sidney ELEY who died from War Effects
4 June 1933, 46
Elsie Ellen ELEY, w, 10 May 1975, 84

Two separate Plaques, same Grave
Jack ALDER, 27.6.02, 81
Freda Audrey Patricia ALDER, 13.8.06, 84

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