Monumental Incriptions in Headley [438–502]

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Section D


Photo of the path through the 'long churchyard'

Section D is the strip on the left.

Stone Plot Section D: The strip to the west of the path through the ‘long churchyard Nos. 438–502

438

 

[left plinth] Lionel Frederick Byng STEPHENS, died 30th Sept 1943 aged 70 years / [right plinth] Cicely Mary Byng STEPHENS, 20th May 1880–20th December 1958

439

 

In affectionate memory of / Alice Mary PARRY / died 27th Jan 1951 aged 84 / for 47 years loving nanny in the O’BRIEN family

440

 

[birdbath on stone] In / loving memory of / our dear sister / Frances FREEBREY / who passed away Dec 1943 [or 1945–stone mason’s error] aged 75 / A beloved nanny for over 50 years

441

 

In / loving / memory of / Frederick William WHITE / born 2nd July 1887 / died 12th May 1943 / Resting / until the day breaks

442

 

[newish war memorial stone and an old surround–both read same] Lieutenant / A. G. DORRINGTON DCM / Royal Corps of Signals / died 30th December 1942 aged 46 / O, for the touch / of a vanished hand / and the sound of a voice / that is still! [front kerb] Peace after pain]

443

 

In memory / James DORRINGTON / died 12th February 1950 / aged 85 years / At rest / also / Isabella / wife of the above / died 16th May 1956 / aged 86 years

444

 

In / loving memory of / Hayden G. BAILEY / born Columbo, Ohio 1867 / died Headley 1944 [mason H.C. Patrick]

445

 

[headstone with clasped hands] In loving memory of / Matilda Alice HACK / died 18th March 1944 aged 39 years / Not gone from memory or from love / but to our father’s home above

446

 

[laid-down headstone] In memory / of / Elizabeth Harriet PACK-BERESFORD / 30th June 1937 / and of / Annette Louisa PACK-BERESFORD / 22nd November 1941 / Into thy hands I commend my spirit / For thou hast redeemed me, O Lord / Thou God of truth / keep innocency and take heed / into the thing that is right: / for that shall bring a man / peace at last

447

 

In ever loving memory of / Annie HILLS / who passed away on 12th May 1935 / aged 58 years / Peace perfect peace [mason H.C. Patrick]

448

 

In loving memory of / George PHARO / died 16th December 1957 / aged 84 years

449

 

[cross on 3 tiers] [top tier] In loving remembrance / of my beloved wife / Alice PHARO / [middle tier] who passed away March 20th 1935 / aged 62 years / [bottom tier] A light is from our household gone, a voice we loved is stilled / a place is vacant in our hearts, which never can be filled

450

 

[cross resting on grave] [left kerb] William Walter AYLWIN died January 22nd 1935 / [front kerb] Hold thou thy cross / [right kerb] Sarah Anne AYLWIN died January 8th 1955

451

 

[left kerb] Albert Frederick WAKEFORD died April 18th 1935 aged 53 / [ right kerb] The beloved son of Frederick and Elizabeth WAKEFORD [ plaque] Also of / Edgar George KING / died July 1960 / aged 51 years

452

 

[granite headstone] In / loving memory of / Sophia M. OGDEN / born November 22nd 1846 / fell asleep January 6th 1933 / "It is the human touch in this / world that counts" / She hath done what she could

453

 

In loving memory of / mother / Sophia BAXTER / who passed over on / 26th November 1937 / Jesus said "She hath done what she could"

454

 

[birdbath missing from 3 tiers] [top tier] Michael Fox GOSNELL / January 17th 1931 aged 6 years / [middle tier] Also in memory of / his infant brothers / Adrian July 14th 1930 / and / Christopher / November 7th 1932 [bottom tier] Major Harry Theodore GOSNELL / 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales Light Dragoons) May 15th 1954 aged 57 years

455

 

In grateful memory / of the life and work of / Dorette WILKIE / born June 14th 1867 / died Jany 19th 1930 / Founder and for 31 years / headmistress of Chelsea College of Physical Education

456

17-37

[right kerb] In loving memory of Elizabeth Mary LOE, died May 22 1928 aged 72 years [non-conformist funeral]/ [left kerb] Also George LOE, died July 26th 1937 aged 86 years

457

 

[double grave] [left kerb] Our daughter Nora Kathleen SMITH who died 3rd Feb 1932 aged 26 years / front kerb] Sweet is the fragrance of remembrance / [right kerb] also my dear wife Elizabeth PAYNE, died Feb 5th 1954 aged 76 years/ [plaque] and / Harry PAYNE / died 17th Feb 1958 / aged 82 years

458

17-41

[cross on plinth] In / loving memory of / William ALLDEN / of [Malt House] Kingsley / who died December 3rd 1927 / aged 77 / In God’s keeping / also of Elizabeth / beloved wife of the above / who died December 23rd 1930

458a

 

[grey headstone] In loving memory of / a dear husband / dad and grandad / Percy READ / Sept 1924 to Nov 28th 1991 / Forever in our thoughts

459

17-43

[cross on plinth] In loving memory of / S.G. [Samuel George] FALKNER / passed away Oct 7th 1927 / "At rest" / also his beloved wife J.E.B. FALKNER / passed away Feb 14th 1939 / [plaque being added?] Tom FALKNER

460

17-46

[large cross on plinth] To the dear memory / of / Alexander Richmond JOHNSTON / B.A.M.B. / who passed away July 29th 1926 / aged 70 years [The Pines, Headley Down]/ "At evening time it shall be light" / also of Kate Elizabeth / wife of the above / who passed away February 6th 1954 / "Until the day breaks"

461

17-45?

[left kerb–could not be read due to churchyard maintenance in 1997, but 1980 listing reads] Elsie Mabel HANDLEY / [right kerb] daughter of Frank HANDLEY of Belper Derbyshire [illegible after, but 1980 listing reads] Oct 28th 1926 / [front kerb] In newness of life [age 45, visitor, came for health]

462

 

[open book] Joan Muriel / COURTNAGE / died / 13th Feb 1942 ‘ aged 3 years / Sleeping

463

 

[cross on 3 plinths] In / loving memory / of Herbert William SMAIL / who died at Headley Down / on 28th July 1928 / aged 47 [not in register for this date?]/ also of Malcolm Knox SMAIL / who died in Australia on 1st June 1910 [1980 listing adds–age 31]

464

17-49

[cross on 3 plinths] In / loving memory / of / Joseph STEVENS / died March 11th 1924 / aged 83 years [Holly Bush Inn]/ also Elizabeth STEVENS

465

 

[nothing legible on grave in 1997, but 1980 listing reads] J.E. Oct., 15 --? 1933

466

 

[large, old English writing] Here lyeth the / body of / Arthur / Fulton SQUAREY / born 30th March 1859 / died 22nd Jan 1929 / R.I.P. / also of his wife / Clara Madeleine / born 14th Aug 1858 / died 27th Sept 1936 / The souls of the righteous / are in the hand of God [partly vandalised by 1997]

467

 

[crazy-paved with small stone at foot] Clare Marguerite / SARGEAUNT / died July 16th 1956 / aged 77

468

17-53

[very handsome cross] Sacred / to the / memory / of / [plinth] Lt. Col. Herbert SCHOFIELD / (late of the Welch Regt.) / born Sept 6th 1864 / died Oct 15th 1927

469

17-56

[marble cross with carved flowers on 3-tier plinth and kerb] In loving memory of / Frederick Arthur BLIGH, Major, R.E.A. who died serving his King & Country, 15 Nov 1915 age 54 / Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God / and his wife Mary Wentworth BLIGH, died 4 Nov 1928 [Co. Neath, Ireland]

470

17-57

[Celtic cross, 2-tier plinth and kerb] Mary Ann, widow of / Henry Seymour FRASER / who entered into rest / Nov 3 1923 age 86 [at The Chestnuts, Headley]

471

 

[headstone and kerb] In loving memory of / Harriet PARAMOR, dearly loved wife of / Walter PARAMOR who died March 19 1929 / age 67 years / Afflictions sore I long time bore / physicians were in vain / till God did please to give me ease / and free me from my pain

472

17-60

[Celtic cross and kerb] In / loving memory of / Roland Walter / CARTER, who died Nov 17 1920 / age 33 years / also Ethel Hilda his wife / who died June 9 1954 age 65 years / Nearer my God to Thee [she was postmistress in Headley for many years]

473

 

[cross and plinth, both overturned 1997 and unable to read inscription, but 1980 listing as follows] In loving memory of Henry WILKINSON, died 18 May 1931 age 78, also Martha WILKINSON who died 10 May 1954 age 86

474

17-62

[cross and 4-tier plinth] In loving memory of / Winifred SUTTON / who died Aug 5 1916 / age 15 years / Not lost but gone before / also Walter SUTTON / father of above / June 4 1930 / age 58 / [bottom tier of plinth] Martha SUTTON / wife of above / died Dec 8th 1943

475

17-63

[headstone] In loving memory of / Mary Ann STROUD / died March 23 1926 / age 66 years / God shall wipe away all tears / Rev 21.4 / also her sister / Emma Jane SUTTON / who died May 20 1941 / in her 79th year

475a

17-64

[headstone and kerb] In memory of / Lydia / beloved wife of / James William DIBLEY / born Jan 27 1860 / died Aug 27 1920 / also / James William DIBLEY / husband of above / born March 2 1865 / died Sept 6 1925 / Until the day break / and the shadows flee away

475b 17-65 [granite stone] In / loving memory / of / Bernard HARROLD / 1913-1996 / and / Judy HARROLD / 1928-2001

476

17-67

[south kerb] George WEBB who fell asleep Dec 14 1925, 1855–1925 / [east kerb] Forever with the Lord

477

 

[south kerb] William Richard RIBBENS, died Jan 7 1931 age 74 / [east kerb] Thy will be done

478

17-69/70

[scroll headstone with carved flowers] Sacred to the memory / of / Emily Bracy Lewis HICKS / died Oct 1 1926 age 75 years [Trottsford]/ A loving and devoted mother / also the following children of / above, John Lewis HICKS / died Sept 16 1916 age 25 years / Edwin Jesse HICKS / died in S. Africa / March 1900 age 28 years / Emily Jane ROBINSON / died at Bournemouth / May 20 1906 age 29 / Hilda Elizabeth GRAY / died 5 Jan 1967 age 83

479

17-71

[headstone and kerb] In / loving memory of / Ella Annie DUELL / died June 1 1919 / age 27 / Our life is but a shadow

480

17-73

[cross and plinth] In / loving memory / of / my dear wife / Alice BARNETT / who died Aug 17 1917 / age 54 / Farewell dear wife and mother dear / from this sad life of toil and care / let’s hope to meet in heaven above / and be united in God’s own love / James Thomas / BARNETT / died Dec 21 1941 / age 82 / also Bessie Eliza KING / & / Annie Eugenie BARNETT

481

17-75

[headstone and kerb] In loving memory of / John Henry SELDON / died 7 May 1920 / age 56 years [The Den, Headley South]

482

17-76

[cross on plinth and kerbstone] In / loving memory / of / Frederick MARDEN / who was carried to rest / July 22 1927 age 43 years

483

17-77

[south kerb] In loving memory of William MOORE, died Nov 24 1921 / [east kerb] In loving memory ["Wheatsheaf", Arford]

484

 

[headstone and kerb] In ever loving memory / of / my dear husband / George Hubert Rippen / REEVES / who died May 9 1931 / age 56 years

485

17-79

[south kerb] Hugh St Barbe WICKHAM, born Aug 15 1884, died at Headley Down, Nov 3 1927 [brother-in-law of Mr SMITH]

486

 

[marble cross and urn decoration— cross inscribed RIP] In loving memory of / my dear husband James RAY / who fell asleep Jan 29 1934 age 71 / also Elizabeth RAY / died May 28 1944 age 77 years

487

 

[headstone] In / loving memory of / my dear wife / Emma TIDEY / died May 20 1930 age 59 / [south kerb] also her devoted husband Robert TIDEY, died 24 Jan 1960 age 87

488

17-83

[Celtic cross, paving inside kerbstones and urn] In / ever loving memory of / Robert Benskin BURN / who died Jan 27 1924 / age 38 years / Thy will be done / and of his wife / Florence Ruth BURN / died 25 Feb 1975 age 83 years

489

 

[headstone, paving inside kerbstones] In loving memory of / Henry Beckford COTTON / born in Devonshire / 25 Aug 1868 / died 4 April 1942 / also his beloved wife / Ruth / at rest March 15 1949 / to the memory of a sweet / and dear mother / Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God

490

 

[overgrown with large bush—unable to obtain information 1997, but 1980 listing as follows] Richard John Morrisey PAINE, son of Margaret and John PAINE, 1940–1941

490a

 

[headstone and flower container] In memory / of / Arthur EVANS / 7 June 1881–5 May 1960 / his wife / Ruth Amelia / 9 Oct 1888–2 April 1980

491

 

[headstone and kerb] In / loving memory of / Harriette Kate GAIGER / loving sister? Of A.W. CHANDLER / died 15 Feb 1934 age 70 years / At rest

492

17-88

[south kerb] In loving memory of William Edward CHISNALL, late RASC, who died at Headley, 13 May 1924

493

 

[red granite kerb and flower urn] [south kerb] Wilfred Arthur EVANS, Dec 10 1910–March 23 1933

494

 

[headstone and kerb] In / loving memory of / Henry Vickery MARDEN / who fell asleep / 8 June 1938 age 58 / and also Mary Ann, his wife / who joined him / 13 Aug 1959 age 80 / [east kerb] Rest in peace

495

 

[north kerb—illegible 1997, but 1980 listing as follows] Martha, wife of Richard EVETTS, died March 13 1933 age 87

496

 

[headstone and kerb] In ever loving memory of / Louisa S. MACREADY / (late of Jersey) / who died 24 June 1933 age 73 / At rest / also her husband / Edmund Charles MACREADY / who died 25 Jan 1937 age 77

497

 

[scroll headstone and kerb] In loving memory of / Annie Eliza / beloved wife of G.F. KENNETT / who died 28 Nov 1935 / age 63 / Till the day break / also of / George Frederick KENNETT / who died 4 Feb 1946 / age 78

498

 

In / ever loving memory of / Goliath BRITTON / the beloved husband of / Caroline BRITTON / who passed away Dec 4 1949 / At rest

499

 

Ivy ROGERS who died Nov 25 1930 age 39 also of Joseph ROGERS who died March 10 1933 age 73 [from 1980 listing, not verified–plot very overgrown]

500

 

In / loving memory of / my beloved husband / Percy Arthur BLAKE / died 30 Nov 1939 age 55 / Peace after pain / and of his wife / Amy Hilda / died 25th April 1964 aged 84

501

 

Sacred to the memory of / Laura FOX who passed away / Feb 4th 1942 aged 77 / Loved by all who knew her

502

 

In / loving memory of / our dear mother and father / John RAY died 24 Sept 1946 / aged 55 years / and his wife / Rosina / died 25 June 1972 / aged 77 years Loved by all who knew them