Some Memorial Inscriptions - Birtsmorton, Worcestershire
St Thomas of Canterbury with St Peter & St Paul's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 23rd December 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Sarah WILLIAMS, 13 April 1931, 85
Charles, h, Colour Sergeant, Rifle Brigade,
Indian Mutiny Veteran, 7 October 1933, 97

A2. Mary Ann ALLSOP, 3 October 1954, 70
James ALLSOP, 15 August 1955, 82

A3. James Innes ALLSOP, 13 May 1937, 27

A4. Harriet, w/o Arthur T. KIRK
24 December 1936, 71
Arthur T. KIRK, 4 August 1943, 77

A5. Albert E. SIMPKINS, 15 August 1944, 85

A6. Maria DRINKWATER, 26 May 1945, 61

A7. Charlotte, w/o William DRINKWATER
2 November 1910, 59

A8. William DRINKWATER, 29 December 1936, 86

A9. Allan SMITH, for many years employed at
Birtsmorton Court to which he gave loyal
and devoted service. 8 January 1875 - 15 February 1944

A10. Thomas MAYO, 26 March 1887, 70

A11. Mary Ann, w/o Thomas MAYO
of this parish, 18 November 1865, 44

A12. Thomas Lewis TIPPER of the parish
Scripture Reader, 20 December 1873, 72

A13. Gertrude Louise PADDOCK
h/o James Albert, [re-united]
[Auth: no dates given]

A14. Dear mother, nan
Olwen Sybil RHAPPS
20 November 1906 - 25 November 1993

A15. John STRONELLS, 22.7.1942 - 30.8.1997

A16. Lt Col, E.M.M. FOWLER A.R.R.C. nee McCOMISH
2.9.1912 - 12.11.2003
and of
Major, Jeffrey Birt FOWLER, 16.3.1913 - 28.3.1987
whose ashes are buried here

A17. Louisa Ellen YOUNG, 1 April 1915 - 21 July 2003

A18. Allan Ernest ALLSOPP
18.8.1923 - 18.2.2000

A19. Frederick, h/o Mabel (Mab) FREER
10 February 1950, 74
Linda Mabel, w, 17 September 1955, 68

A20. Michael Robert John POSKITT
M.B. Ch.B, Surgeon
24 March 1960 - 20 January 1987

A21. Elizabeth BEALE, late Housekeeper to
Lord Bellamount, near thirty years and
wife of Peter BEALE, Steward to the
Lord who died June 13th, 1810, 96

A22. Sidney SMITH of this parish
22 May 1896, 56

A23. Ernest Charles ALLSOPP
9 February 1964, 74
Emily Elizabeth ALLSOP
21 April 1967, 76

A24. My dear husband
Frank ALLSOP, 14 January 1965, 67

A25. Tomb stone, extremely weatherworn
The dates below are as I have read them and
may not be correct.

Panel 1
Charles PINSON of the Red House
in this parish, 11 September 1813, 61
Ann, w, February 1812, [[looks like] 38]
Hannah PINSON, d, 2 March 1851, 6yrs
Charles Woolley PINSON, eldest son
9 October 1855, 19

Panel 2
John PINSON of Red House, 22 July 1820, 87
[[looks like] Marion, w/o John PINSON of
the Red House, [remainder has eroded]

Panel 3
Ann, w/o William PAXTI, d/o Charles
And Anne PINSON, [[looks like] 1855 --- age 19

Panel 4, Blank

A26. In a Vault beneath this tomb are deposited the
remains of Edward POPE of Birstmorton [Birtsmorton] Court
in this parish, died 14 May 1843, 42
Elizabeth POPE, wife, who died at Hill ? 7 June 1888, 80
James Wallington POPE, youngest son of
Edward and Elizabeth POPE of Birtsmorton Court
in this parish, 26 November 1870, 27
Edward POPE, eldest son, 10 May 1880, 53
Mary Elizabeth Caroline, d/o William Wallington &
Elizabeth POPE of the Hill Inn in the parish of
Berrow, 14 September 1853, 11 months
John Pearce POPE, 2nd son of Edward & Elizabeth
of Birtsmorton Court in the parish, 18 August 1844, 9yrs
Ann Pearce, w/o Samuel FOWLER & d/o above Edward
and Elizabeth POPE, 19 July 1860, 29

A27. William Wallington POPE
of Pendock, 18 February 1905, 57

A28. Caroline JAKEMAN, 29 May 1938, 71
Frederick William JAKEMAN, h,
15 May 1945, 84

A29. Sarah, w/o William BEALE
of this parish, 18 July 1789, 32

A30. Charles Henry WHITE, 9 April 1928
Alec WHITE, cousin, 9 April 1930

A31. My dear husband
William J. SHEPPARD, 29 September 1948, 64

A32. Nellie, w/o Gilbert H. JAKEMAN
of Birtsmorton, 17 July 1954, 70

A33. Maria MORTON, 29 October 1910, 75

A34. James W. SMITH, 7 April 1930, 79
Emma, w, 2 November 1915, 62

A35. William Holland CARPENTER of
This parish 1862, 84

A36. John LAIGHTON of this parish
He dyd January 23rd 1720, 80
Mary, wife, she dyd, May 8th 1723, 59 and upwards

A37. Charles STEWARDS of the parish of
St Michael of Bedwardine, Worcester
2 July 1742, 60

A38. Mr Thomas WHITE late of this parish, Gent
27 July 1770, 47

A39. Jane, w/o Thomas WHITE of this parish
d/o Thomas BETTON, Gent, & Hannah his wife
5 October 1766, 34

A40. Robert JACKMAN, 28 March 1715, 48

A41. Francis Bradley BRADLEY-BIRT
25 June 1874 - 11 June 1963
Schr, B.N.C., Coll Oxon, M.A
Indian Civil Servant, Lord of Manors,
Birtsmorton & Berrow. Patron of this
benefice, who with loving perseverance
laboured to restore the Court, living there
1921 - 1963. It's preservation being his
aim and pride he had no issue
"God giveth his beloved sleep"
Erected by a friend, Capt E.A. GODSON.

A42. William PRITCHARD, late of Biddle
in this county, 21 September [[looks like] 1838] 70

A43. Robert LOADER, 7 June 1956, 86
Mabel, w, 4 July 1959, 89

A44. This stone is erected to the memory of
Ellen Amelia (Nell) the dearly loved and
devoted wife of A.H.Jasper FOWLER of
Ledbury and d/o Thomas & Eliza BIRT
of this parish who passed to her new home
12 March 1938, 55
Arthur Henry Jasper FOWLER, 6 January 1962, 78
and whose ashes are buried here

A45. Thomas BIRT, 4 November 1921, 81
Eliza, w, 3 June 1932, 96
Edith Fanny, d, 4 September 1897

A46. In a Vault beneath this Tomb
Joseph LANE, late of this parish
12 February 1812, 52
John LANE, Gent, of this parish
28 February 1830, 74
Beneath this tomb are deposited the
remains of Thomas SEVILL, late of this
parish and nephew of John LANE, Gent
30 January 1850, 75

A47. George PYE of this parish, 20 April 1855, 53

A48. Rosanna LEWIS, 21 December 1859, 76

A49. Emily Louisa PAYNE, 8 October 1854, 79

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