Some Memorial Inscriptions - Bacton, Herefordshire
St Faith's Church and War Memorial

War Memorial

The following MIs were contributed by Rosemary Lockie, 27th September 2007. They are all from Inside the Church.
A1. Memorial on the South Wall
Sacred / to the / Memory of
Elizabeth Wife of / Walter MORGAN
she died Jany. 26, 1812 / Aged 21 Years.
The flowers that opens, with the morning sun
And fade away before its course did run
So blowd this flower, and promis'd much deli(ght)
But now is wither'd, with the shade of night.
Transplanted now, behold it ever shine -
In better soil, and with the God divine.

A2. Memorial on the West Wall
To the Glory of God and in
Ever Loving Memory of
William Bailey PARTRIDGE J.P.
High Sheriff of Herefordshire 1904
Born 30th April 1840.
Died 16th Sept. 1909.
The East Window and this Tablet
are dedicated by his wife and children
To the Glory of God and in
Ever Loving Memory of
Mary Frances Elizabeth
Wife of William Bailey PARTRIDGE,
only child of William Henry HAMP
and his wife Elizabeth Ann, of Bacton
Born Jan. 22nd 1854. Died Nov. 4th 1938.
Rest well unselfish heart.
This Tablet is erected by her children
in gratitude to a deeply loved
and wonderful mother.

A3. Memorial on the South Wall
Here lyeth the body of Alexander
STANTAR Esqvyer who married
with Rachel HOPTON dafter
of the Right Worshepfvll Ser
Arter [Arthur] HOPTON Knight whoe
Dyed the 5 Day of Jvly in the
Yeare of Ovr Lord God 1620
Here lyeth the body of Rachel
the Davgther of the R.W.
Sir Arthvr [Arthur] HOPTON Knight
first Married to Alexander
STANER Esqr. after to Lewis
THOMAS Esqr. who being 55(?)
Yeares of Age deceased the
xith Day of November in the
Year of Ovr Lord 1663
[We have a Photograph of the STANTAR Monument.
Pevsner's 'Herefordshire' records the surname as
STANTON, and as can be seen, the spelling on the
monument itself is not consistent]


A4. War Memorial
Remember in The Lord
Those who from this Parish
Died for us in The Great War
Arthur John WHEELER.   July 6th 1915.
Alfred SMITH.   Nov. 13th 1916.
Alex J.H. HILL.   Nov. 20th 1917.
Arthur G. SPREADBOROUGH.   Mar 26th 1918.
Richard C.B. PARTRIDGE.   Sept 28th 1918.
George PRITCHARD.   Oct. 23rd 1918.
Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them O Lord and
Let Light Perpetual Shine Upon Them.

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