Some Memorial Inscriptions - Yanworth, Gloucestershire
St Michael's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 5th July 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Joseph POWELL 10 July 1863, 8*
Ann, w, 12 April 1861, 80
And of their children
Nicholas 1 June 1815 1yr & 11 months
Louisa, 24 July 1827, 16

A2. Edward George WELLS of the parish of Cheltenham
19 October 1849, 35
William POWELL who died at Fairford 22 July 1868, 68

A3. William FRY 20 January 1901, 75
Ellen, 3 April 1900, 64

Separate Memorial same Grave
Walter BOWLES 7 August 1899 - 9 April 1987
Dorothy BOWLES 5 January 1901 - 4 August 1988

A4. Charles MUSTOE who died suddenly
2 January 1903, 38

A5. Mary Ann, w/o William Thomas PARROTT
23 January 1926, 77
William Thomas PARROTT
24 November 1930, 82

A6. Charles HOLYOAK who died at Stowell Park Gardens
30 August 1921, 76
Charlotte, w, 20 May 1931, 85

A7. Thomas CLAPTON 23 July 1938, 82
Mary Ann CLAPTON, w, 17 May 1940, 67

A8. Mabel Annie HART 2 January 1937, 54

A9. Edwin SANSOM of Stowell 30 June 1915, 88
Mary, w, [stone has sunk]

A10. Malcolm Victor GAUNTLETT
20 May 1942 - 31 March 2003

A11. Kate HOLLAND 20 April 1962, 82
John HOLLAND 3 January 1966, 90

A12. Kathleen Sheila d/o Elsie & Edwin HOLLAND
15 June 1933, 14 months

A13. Daniel CUMMINGS 10 June 1928, 73
Priscilla, w, 1 November 1930, 77

A14. Pauline Honor VARNEY 1935 - 1990

A15. My dear husband
Dennis James LEACH 26 December 1990, 69

A16. Harold Leslie HANKS 22 October 2001, 76

A17. Kenneth William HIGGINS 19 September 2003, 81

A18. Clive Ian DODGE 12 April 2006, 75

A19. Bruno WISNIEWSKI 5 February 1999, 85

A20. Albert Leslie NORTON 4 September 1968, 50

A21. William Edwin LEGG 7 April 1960, 71
Agnes Alice, w, 1 February 1982, 89

A22. Emily Kate NORTON 6 March 1949, 73
John William NORTON 17 January 1955, 82

A23. Francis William Henry BIRD 16 May 1966, 71
Ethel Muriel BIRD 12 November 1973, 75
Reginald NORTON, her brother, 14 July 1942, 40

A24. War Death/grave
William PAISH 26 April 1934, 87
Sarah, w, 24 December 1938, 88
Sgt John PAISH killed in action 2 June 1918, 36

A25. War Death [VESTEY Plot]
Grave 1
The Hon William VESTEY, Capt, Scots Guards
h/o Pamela, only s/o Lord & Lady Vestey of Stowell Park
24 April 1912, Killed in action near Lake Transimeno 26 June 1944

Grave 2
The Rt Hon Samuel, 2nd Baron Vestey
Of Stowell Park. Born Christmas Day 1882 died 4 May 1954
And h/o Frances, born 19 September 1883, died 17 January 1969

Grave 3
Joan Frances SHEDDEN, M.B.E., 17.7.14 - 30.10.91
Adored w/o John SHEDDEN, mother of Christopher Paine
wonderful friend to Fiona-Louisa and Charles LAIDLAW-SMITH

Grave 4
Muriel Primrose JEFFREYS 13.4.1890 - 5.10.1972
Adored mother of John, Sheila, Richard and Peggy SHEDDEN

Grave 5
John Richard CRIGHTON died at Chedworth 8.9.1972, 60
3rd s/o Capt & Mrs R.L. CRIGHTON of Bedhampton, Hants
Dear and life long friend of the family

Grave 6
Kathleen Sarah EYKYN 28 May 1909 - 27 June 1983

A26. [this grave is not in the VESTEY plot but is near by]
Dorothy d/o the late Samuel VESTEY of Liverpool
by his 2nd marriage to Elizabeth ALKER
9 April 1887 - 15 September 1951

A27. Harold Stanley HOWARTH 10 April 1890 - 11 February 1943
Gladys Ida, w, 17 March 1953

A28. George Nesbitt ARMSTRONG 16 October 1883 - 28 July 1971
Evelyn Mary DOYLE, w, 6 January 1973, of Coombe Cottage
Coldstream, Australia

A29. [Nellie] Ellen MORSE beloved friend of
the HOLLAND's of Yanworth Mill, 2 March 1983, 87

A30. [Ted] Edwin George HOLLAND 15 August 1976, 69
Elsie May, w, 5 January 192, 90

A31. Gordon Henry BLINCO 8 August 1981, 66
Muriel Gladys, 10 August 1976, 56
Their son
Roger Gordon, 23 February 1979, 35

A32. Cecil JAMES 31 July 1976, 63
Margery, w, 7 July 1989, 74

A33. William John KITE 30 July 1976, 63

A34. James Roberts HICKS 14 April 1900 - 30 July 1983
Margaret May, w, 23 February 1893 - 31 August 1980

A35. Christopher GEORGE 3 September 1889 - 12 November 1979

A36. William & Miriam Lydia CLARKE
[Auth: no dates inscribed]

A37. Walter MACE 24 July 1971, 64
[Kate] Catherine MACE, w, 1 February 1982, 83

A38. Amy Lorna Eileen 1906 - 1967, w/o
Oliver PEACH of Stowell Park, Gardens 1897 - 1987

A39. George Ernest PINK 7 November 1965, 77
Sissie Jane, w, 26 January 1973, 84

A40. Emily Jane PEPPER 15 July 1879 - 3 April 1963

A41. Margaret Ellen GARDNER 3 September 1896 - 3 July 1960
Frank William GARDNER, h, 11 January 1898 - 4 August 1970

A42. Elizabeth GROVES 28.7.1872 - [looks like, 16.9.1938]

A43. Peter Maurice HANKS 22 July 1989, 57

A44. Basil HANKS 20.2.1891 - 12.1.1975

A45. Alice HANKS 7.4.1893 - 7.8.1947

A46. Albert HANKS 19 December 1956
Beatrice HANKS 22 December 1981

A47. Juliet RAILSTON-BROWN
14 May 1958 - 22 November 1971

A48. Anthony William RAILSTON-BROWN
22 August 1964 - 26 August 1964

A49. William Richard KETTLE
[Auth: no date inscribed]

A50. Marcus VESTEY 30 January 1983 - 30 January 1983

A51. Sidney A. LUCKHURST 3.7.1907 - 16.1.1985
Bertha F. LUCKHURST 23.4.1906 - 20.11.1980

A52. Richard William KETTLE
Winifred Elizabeth KETTLE
[Auth: no dates inscribed]

A53. Frank Everett LANSLEY 1898 - 1968
His wife Jessie, 1907 - 1986

A54. Ernest Sidney TAYLOR 17 December 1970, 77
Dorothy Winifred TAYLOR 17 September 1970, 89

A55. Michael William SLADE 20 November 1929 - 28 May 1985

A56. William HARMSWORTH 24 August 1985, 60

A57. Phyllis J. GREENWOOD 9 January 1987, 76
W.J.R. GREENWOOD, h, 29 October 1995, 85

A58. Melissa Louise STEVENS 25 June 1982 - 31 August 1990

A59. Sarah Annie PHILLIPS 19 March 1971, 84
John PHILLIPS, h, 26 July 1971, 87

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Grace Edith WHYMAN nee PHILLIPS
31 October 1989, 71

A60. Albert Jesse NORMAN 22 December 1970, 77

A61. Beatrice Mildred COATES 1 January 1982, 82
Dennis William, h, 15 January 1989, 91

A62. Ernest GOODALL 1897 - 1980
Lillian GOODALL 1904 - 1985

The following inscription are from stones that have been removed from their graves and placed against the east boundary wall
A63. George SIMPER August 1858, [looks like 76]
Sarah Ann, d, 28 December 1834, 49

A64. Sarah Ann SIMPER 22 March 1859, [[looks like] 13yrs]
Elizabeth Ann SIMPER 8 September 1858, 6yrs
Children of Robert & Elizabeth SIMPER

A65. Thomas KNAPP 23 July 1834, 71
Furze Ann, w, 7 January 1861, 80
John, s, 13 March 1869, 66
Philip, 22 May 1874,
Elizabeth, 7 November 1874, 63

A66. Sarah, d/o Thomas & Ann POWELL
25 July [looks like 1795, 35]
[Ed: it is believed Sarah's parents were Nicholas & Ann.
Amendment submitted 10 Nov 2012]


A67. Albert James HOARE 10 February 1909, 67

A68. [very faint inscription]
Sarah, d/o John & Ann COLLETT
20 August 1800, 30

A69. John BRUNDSON late of this parish
17 August 1866, [looks like 81]

A70. Sophia, w/o Benjamin WILLIAMS
8 October 1850, 56
Benjamin WILLIAMS 8 March 1878, 84

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