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Monumental Inscriptions in the old churchyard of All Saints Church, Allhallows recorded
                                                                              
             by D. E. Williams September 2011

Introduction

All Saints church lies in the centre of the old village on high ground overlooking the junction of the Rivers Thames and Medway. Most of the old village has been replaced by modern housing. The churchyard seems to have been full by the late 19th century, when a new burial ground was established a short distance to the south.
   The churchyard has a lot of empty spaces, and I doubt if there were ever many more monuments here.
   I have laid out the inscriptions, line for line, as on the originals, any eroded lines or lines reconstructed from the Registers or other sources are bracketed, thus, [   ]

Section A, is bounded on the west and south by the churchyard wall, and by the path from Binney Road
                        on the east.
Section B, is bounded on the west by the above path, the south wall of the church and the east and
                        south walls of the churchyard.

Section C, almost empty, is east of the chancel.

Section D, is the area north of the church.

Section E, is the area west of the church to the west wall

1.   Ledger on Stone Base, once Railed (Section A)

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
WILLIAM BALDOCK
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 24th OF MAY 1866
AGED 59 YEARS
ALSO OF SUANNAH
RELICT OF THE ABOVE
WILLIAM BALDOCK
WHO DIED AUGUST 1st 1872
AGED 55 YEARS

William Baldock, Farmer at Court Sole Farm, Cliffe in 1861, with father in law Thomas Knight (Census)

2.   Headstone, Body Stone and Foot Stone (Section A)

[IN MEMORY OF]
Mr JOHN BELL OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 27th 1812
AGED [   ] YEARS
ALSO OF
ELIZABETH DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED ON THE [  ]
AGED [   ] YEARS
[Eroded Verses]

John Bell, of Allhallows, Farmer, Rochester Court Will, dated 21st April 1812
   His share of freehold farm and land where he now lives, and other freehold and leasehold lands to wife Elizabeth and John Bills of Allhallows, Farmer, Upon Trust, to carry on farming business for benefit of wife for life and for maintenance of children, until 21.Then valuation to be made, son James to take over at the valuation made. He to secure amount by mortgage.
   If James declines then trustees to sell whole of real and personal estate, the proceeds shared equally between children, John, Ann, Mary, Margaret and James, subject to payment to wife of 300,
(if she has remarried she gets only 100), daughter Sarah gets 50, she to have no further claim due to "her indiscretion and expenses she has lately put me to"
   Residue to rest of children, equally.
   Wife, Elizabeth and John Bills, Executors.
   Signs with mark.
Witnesses:William Lloyd Williams, Curate, St. Mary's, George Bills and Jno. Prall, Junior.
Proved 19th August 1814,Value not more than 300
Power reserved for John Bills

3.   Double Headstone and Foot Stone (Section A)

[IN] [IN]
[MEMORY OF] [MEMORY OF]
JOHN BELL SARAH FELL
OF THIS PARISH THE WIFE OF ANDREW FELL
[WHO DIED] JAN. 7th ? 1823 OF THIS PARISH
AGED [30] YEARS WHO DIED APRIL 4th ? 1824
AGED 35 YEARS

4.   Fallen Headstone, Badly Eroded (Section A)

[   ]
WILLIAM BELL
SON OF
[   ]
[   ]
SARAH
SISTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED ON THE 19th OF MAY 1848
[AGED 3 WEEKS]

5.   Headstone (Section A)

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
MARGARET
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
GEORGE WILLAM BELL
WHO DIED 18th NOVEMBER 1878
AGED 74 YEARS
"An Affectionate Wife and
Devoted Mother"
"Her End was Peace"
ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED
GEORGE WILLIAM BELL
WHO DIED 19th MAY 1883
AGED 70 YEARS
"Satisfied and that Forever,
How Profound thy Bliss must be,
Weep for thee, Oh no we can not,
Fare thee well thy toils
Are ended, would [   ],
At Rest with [   ]"

6.   Pedestal and Cross (Section A)

South Side

JOHN BELL
1847 1910

North Side

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
ELIZA
THE DEAR WIFE OF
JOHN BELL
LATE M.A.A., R.N.
DIED OCT 16th 1904
AGED 55 YEARS

7.   Small Headstone and Cross (Section A)

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
JOHN DUNCAN
THE BELOVED SON OF
JOHN AND ELIZA BELL
WHO DIED 9th JULY 1884
AGED 4 YEARS
"And Jesus called a
Little Child unto him"

BELL see CLIFFORD

9.   Headstone, Mostly Eroded, (Section B)

[JAMES] BELL
[JANUARY 1872]
[AGED 82 YEARS]
[SARAH BELL]
[AUGUST 1873]
[AGED 75 YEARS]
ALSO SARAH
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE AND WIFE OF
HENRY COLTER
DIED JUNE 18th 1890 AGED 60 YEARS
INTERRED AT C[ ]NT ?
ALSO JAMES BELL SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED DEC. 9th 1893 AGED 61 YEARS

10.   Headstone (Section B)

IN
MEMORY OF ELIZABETH
WIFE OF JOHN BENNETT OF THE PARISH OF
STOKE WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
[   ] JANUARY 1808 AGED [   ] YEARS
ALSO SARAH THEIR DAUGHTER WHO DIED
[   ] [AGED] [   ] YEARS AND [   ] MONTHS
LIKEWISE EDWARD THEIR SON WHO DIED
[   ] APRIL 1808 AGED 10 MONTHS
LEFT ISSUE ONE ? SON AND [   ] DAUGHTERS

11.   Headstone and Body Stone (Section B)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
Mr JOHN BENNETT OF THE PARISH
OF STOKE WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
[   ] OF AUGUST 1810 AGED [   ] YEARS
[Eroded Verses]

12.   Headstone, Body Stone and Foot Stone (Section A)

IN MEMORY
OF SARAH WIFE OF JOHN BILLS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE DEC [   ] 178[9]
AGED 44 YEARS
ALSO ROBERT THEIR SON DEPARTED
THIS LIFE NOVEMBER THE 17th ? 1769 ?
AGED [   ] MONTHS
ALSO OF ROBERT THEIR SECOND SON
DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY ? THE 28th ? 178[0] ?
AGED 10 ? YEARS

13.   Headstone, Body Stone and Foot Stone (Section A)

IN MEMORY OF
Mr JOHN BILLS
OF THIS PARISH, YEOMAN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE SEPT 28th 1797
AGED 58 YEARS
"Long have I Laboured to obtain
The Rest that I enjoy,
For in my Life no ease I had,
Pain did my Health Destroy,
But now the Lord hath set me Free,
From Grief and Care Oppressed,
Within the Arms of Righteousness,
Through Faith my Soul shall Rest"

14.   Headstone and Body Stone on Stone Slab (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN BILLS
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 15th DAY OF AUGUST 1822
AGED 54 YEARS
ALSO OF
MARY BILLS
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 15th DAY OF JANUARY 1854
AGED 86 YEARS

Mary Bills, a Farmer at Slough Farm, with son James (1841 Census)

BILLS see STEEL

15.   Coped Stone (Section B)

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
ROBERT BILLS
DEAPARTED THIS LIFE AT ALLHALLOWS
JUNE 10th 1873 AGED 70 YEARS

Robert Bills, an Agricultural Labourer of Wind Hill Cottages (1861 Census)

16.   Coped Stone (Section B)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SUSAN BILLS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
APRIL 19th 1874 AGED 60 YEARS
"Her End was Peace"

17.   Headstone (Section E)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THOMAS BRADLEY
WHO DIED OCTOBER 7th 1891
AGED 52 YEARS
"I heard the Voice of Jesus say,
Come unto Me and Rest,
Lay down thou Weary One , lay down,
Thy Head upon my Breast"

Thomas Bradley, a Labourer at St. Mary's in 1891(Census)

18.   Headstone (Section E)

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
WILLIAM LEVI BRADLEY
WHO DIED APRIL 7th 1898
AGED 29 YEARS
"Afflicted sore long time he bore,
Physicians were in vain,
Till Christ his Heavenly Message sent,
And eased him of his pain"
"Not gone from memory, not gone from love,
But gone to our Father's Home above"

William Bradley, Shoemaker of St. Mary's, son of above (1891 Census)

19.   Headstone, Was Face Down (Section A)

(Anchor)
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
REUBEN BRADLEY
THE BELOVED SON OF
WILLIAM & ELIZA RACHEL BRADLEY
WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY
DROWNED JANUARY 9th 1905
AGED 21 YEARS
"He is Gone to the Saviour who Called him Away,
To his Heavenly Home in the Sky,
We can Never Forget the Sweet Smile on his Face,
When his Last Words to us was Goodbye"

20.   Headstone, Cross Broken Off (Section A)

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
MARY BUTTON
WHO DIED MARCH 29th 1881
AGED 29 YEARS
ALSO ERNEST JOHN
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED MAY 14th 1900
AGED 25 YEARS
"Gone but not Forgotten"

21.   Headstone (Section B)

IN MEMORY OF
Mr THOMAS CHAMBERS
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
APRIL THE 1st 1800 AGED 65 YEARS
HE LEFT ISSUE TWO DAUGHTERS
ELIZABETH AND MARGARET
"With Patience to the last he did Submit,
And murmured not at what the Lord thought Best,
After Grievous Illness , Smart and Pain,
When Doctors skill and Physicians were in Vain,
But with a Christian Courage did Resign,
His Soul to God at his Appointed Time"
ALSO ELIZ. CHAMBERS WIFE
OF THE ABOVE Mr THO. CHAMBERS
DIED MARCH 2nd 1801 AGED 67 YEARS
"Here Rests in Death from Pain and Strife,
A Faithful Friend and Prudent Wife,
Who with Afflictions long was Tried,
Then Gently Bow'd her Head and Died"
ALSO SARAH DAUGHTER OF
MARG. PORTER DIED 11th JANUARY
1802 AGED 2 YEARS & 6 MONTHS

Thomas Chambers, of Allhallows, Farmer, Rochester Court Will dated 7th February 1798
   Desires to be buried in churchyard of Allhallows near to his daughter, Sarah Chambers. Executors to set up a headstone and foot stone with the "usual inscription of my death and that of my wife when it may happen to be engraved upon such headstone".
   To sons in law, George Steel and William Porter, all his right and interest in farm and property where he now lives in Allhallows, also stock, seed, grain, hay farming tackle, etc., during life of his wife Elizabeth, In Trust, to carry on farming and grazing business for benefit of his wife as long as she remains his widow and unmarried. If she remarries, trustees to cease business and sell it, third of proceeds to wife, two thirds bequeathed as was personal estate.
   In executors do not carry out business in manner approved of by wife, or she remarries they to sell it, then one third of proceeds to wife, one third to daughter Elizabeth wife of George Steel, and one third to daughter Margaret, wife of William Porter, if either die, their share to their children, equally. If either died before legacies paid, then to George Steel and/or William Porter to be invested for their children.
   To wife for life, use of his household goods, furniture, etc., and rest of personal estate. After her death, shared between daughters Elizabeth and Margaret, if either died in lifetime of wife, then equally between their children.
   Wife, Elizabeth, George Steel and William Porter, Executors.
   Witnesses: Mark of William Fuller, Servant to Mr Chambers and John Gibbs, Attorney at Law, Strood.
   Proved 22nd October 1800, value not more than 600

22.   Headstone and Coped Stone ( Section B)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ELIZA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
WILLIAM CLIFFORD
OF BURHAM AND DAUGHTER OF
JAMES AND SARAH BELL
OF THIS PARISH WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 24th DAY OF NOVEMBER 1844
IN THE 21st YEAR OF HER AGE
"Boast not thyself of Tomorrow for thou
Knowest not what a day may Bring Forth"
ALSO OF EMMA GRACE
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
JAMES AND SARAH BELL
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 18th DAY OF JANUARY 1840
AGED 2 MONTHS

23.   Grey Granite Coped Stone and Four Small Eroded Body Stones (Section D)

North Side

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY
WIFE OF GEORGE COMPORT
OF DAGENHAM IN THIS PARISH
DIED AUGUST 28th 1874
AGED 60 YEARS

South Side

GEORGE COMPORT
DIED OCTOBER 1st 1907
AGED 97 YEARS
INTERRED IN NEW CHURCHYARD

Body Stones
FLORENCE
DAUGHTER OF
GEORGE & MARY
COMPORT
WHO DIED
[AUGUST 1858]
[AGED 7 MONTHS]

EMILY ?
DAUGHTER OF
GEORGE & MARY
COMPORT
WHO DIED
[MAY 1850]
[AGED 3 MONTHS]

MARY
DAUGHTER OF
GEORGE & MARY
COMPORT
WHO DIED
[ ?]

ELIZABETH /
DAUGHTER OF
GEORGE & MARY
COMPORT
WHO DIED
[1850]
[AGED ?]

George Comport, of Brickhouse Farm, Landowner (1871 Census)

24.   Headstone (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
Mr ROBERT CONSTABLE
OF THIS PARISH WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
28th OF OCTOBER 1823 AGED 55 YEARS
ALSO OF
Mrs SARAH CONSTABLE
WIFE OF THE ABOVE WHO DEPARTED
THIS LIFE THE 20th OF JUNE 1832
AGED 79 YEARS

Robert Constable, of Allhallows, Yeoman Farmer, Rochester Court Will, dated 21st May 1823
   To wife Sarah, Richard Everist, Junior of Allhallows, Yeoman and John Hills of Strood, Fisherman. His farm house and lands in St. Mary's and Allhallows occupied by William Allen, and other real estate , In Trust, for wife for life, if she remains unmarried. When she dies or remarries, Upon Trust, to sell. Conditions of sale and Trust follow.
   To Richard Everist, Junior 10 guineas, as " a small compensation for his troubles".
   All his personal estate to wife Sarah and other trustees, Upon Trust, interest to wife for life, subject to above conditions.
   Proceeds invested in Public Funds, Upon Trust, to pay brother, Samuel, 250 and to brother Thomas, 250. Interest on one tenth of residue?, for Sarah wife of John Hills, after her death, In Trust for her children at 21., equally.
   If no children reach 21 In Trust for Sarah Hills executors. In meantime after her death, income divided among her children for maintenance and education. Remaining nine tenths In Trust for Robert , Thomas, John, Ann , Sophia, Elizabeth, Christopher, Eleanor and Mary Chambers, children of Thomas Chambers, of Allhallows, Labourer, equally divided, at 21.
   Until then interest for their maintenance and education. Detailed conditions follow.
   Witnesses: George Essell, J. Bullard and G.J. Freeland.
   Proved 3rd February 1824, value not more than 300

COLTER See BELL

25.   Headstone and Body Stone (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ANN WIFE OF
SIMON DUNN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
[ON THE [   ] ] DAY OF FEBRUARY 1852
AGED 57 ? YEARS
[ALSO] THREE CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED IN THEIR INFANCY
"[   ]
[   ] Son of Man cometh"

Simon Dunn, Farmer of Avery Farm, 13 acres, employs 6 men (1841 & 1851 Census)

26.   Headstone (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
RHODA DUNN
DAUGHTER OF SIMON AND ANN DUNN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 1st ? DAY OF [AUGUST] 1849
AGED 1[5] YEARS

27.   Headstone, Body Stone and Foot Stone (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ANN THE WIFE OF
SAMUEL ELDRIDGE
WHO DIED OCT THE 3rd 1813
AGED 39 YEARS
"How Loved, how Valued once, avails thee not,
To whom related or by whom begot,
A Heap of Dust alone remains of thee,
'Tis all thou art and all the Proud shall be"
ALSO OF [    ] CHILDREN WHO DIED INFANTS
ALSO THE ABOVE SAMUEL ELDRIDGE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 31st OF
JANUARY 1816 AGED 41 YEARS
"Free from Affliction doth my body lie,
Twas God's appointed fate ? for man to die,
So God decreed thro' Christ to Rise Again,
With Hopes in Glory ever to Remain"

Samuel Eldridge, of Allhallows, Victualler, (of Rose and Crown ?) P.C.C. Will dated 22nd April 1815
   All real and personal estate, stock in trade, money, etc., to John Wain (Vain ?), of Allhallows, Farmer and Richard Everist, Junior, of Allhallows, Farmer, In Trust, to sell and invest proceeds in Public Funds. The interest to the maintenance and education of his children living at time of his death, until they are 21.
   Witnesses: Thos. Geslium?, of Linton,Grocer, James Osmotherly, of Allhallows, Farmer and Jno. Prall, Attorney at Law, Rochester

28.   Extremely Eroded Headstone, But Foot Stones in Good Condition (Section A)

[    ] ELLIS
[Rest Gone]

Foot Stones

S. E. 1818 SAMUEL ELLIS OF STOKE, MARCH 1818, AGED 49 YEARS
J. E. 1781 2 x JAMES ELLIS, one MARCH, the other OCTOBER 1781
M. E. 1785 ?

ESEBY see IZABY

FELL see BELL

FRY see SELLIS

29.   Eroded Headstone and Body Stone (Section B)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ELIZABETH WIFE OF
ARTHUR GLIDEWELL OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 4th DAY OF [JU]NE
1796 IN THE [   ] YEAR OF HER AGE
[Eroded Verses]
[ALSO ARTHUR GLIDEWELL ? SON OF ]
ARTHUR AND ELIZABETH GLIDEWELL
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE [   ] DAY OF [MARCH] [1816]
AGED 36 YEARS]
[ALSO] [   ] CHILDREN [   ] ARTHUR, JANE AND SARAH
[WHO DIED IN THEIR INFANCY ?]
ALSO THE ABOVE ARTHUR GLIDEWELL
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE [THE [   ] DAY OF FEBRUARY] 1820
AGED 77 YEARS

Arthur Glidewell, of Allhallows, Farmer, Rochester Court Will dated 27th May 1817
   To son Edmund, his right and interest in farm in Allhallows, which he holds on lease from Richard Toy, Esq., for remainder of term.
   To grandsons John Bennett and Samuel and Arthur Glidewell, (sons of late Henry Glidewell), 50 at 21. In meantime interest to be used annually for benefit of grandsons. If any died before 21, the 50 to survivor or survivors.
   All other leasehold lands and estate, household goods, furniture, etc., money and residue to friend Robert Constable of Allhallows, Yeoman and son Edmund (who are also executors) Upon Trust, to divide between son Edmund and daughter Sarah, wife of Thomas May, equally. Details of Trust conditions follow.
   To Robert Constable, 5.
   Signs with a Mark
   Witnesses: J. Gibbs, Attorney at Law, Strood and Sam. West, Clerk to Mr Gibbs.
   Proved 8th April 1820, value not more than 1,500

30.   Headstone (Section A)

TO
THE MEMORY OF
HARRY, WILLIE AND ALBERT
DEAR CHILDREN OF THE LATE
Mr AND Mrs W. R. HICKS
[No Further Details]

(WILLIAM DIED NOVEMBER 1884 AGED 5 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS
HENRY DIED JANUARY 1887 AGED 6 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS
ALBERT DIED OCTOBER 1891 AGED 3 MONTHS)

31.   Headstone, Almost Completely Eroded, and Foot Stone (Section E)

[SACRED]
[TO THE MEMORY OF]
JOHN IZABY
[DIED JULY 1823]
[AGED 70 YEARS]
[ALSO]
[ANN IZABY]
[WIFE OF THE ABOVE]
[DIED MAY 1816]
[AGED 57 YEARS]

John Izaby, the Elder, (Ezzaby in Will), of Allhallows. Rochester Will dated 9th July 1823
Money, securities, property and effects, equally to his 7 children, John Ezzaby of Wouldham, Wheelwright, Samuel Ezzaby of Halstow,Wheelwright,James Ezzaby of Frindsbury, Labourer, Timothy Ezzaby of Allhallows, Labourer, Sarah Jacobs, wife of George Jacobs of Shinglewell,Elizabeth Williams, wife of Peter Williams of Stoke and Harriett Langley wife of Robert Langley of Stoke.
   Eldest son, John, has already received 40. and Robert Langley has had 20. The 40 and 20 to be deducted from the shares which John and Harriett are entitled to.
   Desires to be buried at in Allhallows churchyard, in same grave as late wife, Ann.
   Richard Boghurst of Frindsbury, Yeoman is to be Executor.
   Signs with a Mark
   Witnesses: Richard Everist, Junior and William Allen
  
Proved 26th August 1823, value not more than 450

32.   Ledger on Ground, next to above (Section E)

HERE LIE THE REMAINS OF
Mr JOHN ESEBY *
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS 27th MARCH 1835
AGED 54 YEARS
"With Christian Fortitude he did Resign
His Soul to God at his Appointed Time,
So Reader, be like him Prepared to Die,
And to Receive the Lord's Appointed"

(* IZABY in Register)

33.   Ledger on Stone Base, Once Railed (Section A)

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
SARAH ANN
DAUGHTER OF
THOMAS & SARAH KNIGHT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 26th OF FEBRUARY 1857
AGED 44 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE
THOMAS KNIGHT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 11th OF APRIL 1864
AGED 78 YEARS

Thomas Knight, was a Farmer of 80 acres, at Court Sole Farm, Cliffe, employing 4 men. Daughter Sarah, died 1857 was born at Stoke (1851 Census)

34.   Ledger, Once Railed (Section A)

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
SARAH WIFE OF
THOMAS KNIGHT
OF STOKE PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 15th OF APRIL 1837
AGED 58 YEARS

35.   Ledger, Once Railed (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
SARAH WIFE OF
JOHN MISKIN
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 8th OF APRIL 1843
AGED 76 YEARS
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
JOHN MISKIN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 10th OF JULY 1844
AGED 83 YEARS

John Miskin, of Allhallows, Farmer. P.C.C. Will dated 20th March 1834
   To son William of Broad Street, Horsleydown, Surrey, Surgeon, his freehold estate; several properties in Hartlip, Upchurch, (formerly one house, butcher's shop and slaughter house), 2 houses in Pool Lane, Upchurch and other freehold estate, Upon Trust, to allow wife, Sarah to receive rents and profits for life. After her death, properties to be sold, proceeds In Trust, and divided among his children at 21.There follows long and detailed Trust conditions.
   Household goods, furniture, etc., farming implements, money in funds, bonds, mortgages, etc., to Trustee William Miskin, Upon Trust, for use of wife for life. After her death, as above.
   Wife Sarah and son William, Executors.
   Witnesses: Jno. Doughney, Solicitor, 1 Horsleydown Lane, Wm. Hy. Hepburn, his Clerk and R. Marshall, Broad Street, Horsleydown
   Proved 24th November 1849, value not more than 800

36.   Ledger, Once Railed (Section A)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
HARRIET
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
EDWARD MISKIN
OF THE PARISH OF ST. MARY'S
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 24th OF JUNE 1858
AGED 56 YEARS
"A Virtuous Woman is a Crown to her
Husband, she will do him Good and no
Evil, all the Days of her Life"
LEFT ISSUE FOUR CHILDREN, VIZ.
EDWARD, HARRIET, JOHN
AND EMILY
ALSO
EDWARD MISKIN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 6th OF OCTOBER 1879
AGED 77 YEARS

37.   Small Headstone (Section A)

IN
MEMORY OF
DANIEL NUTTON
OF THE PARISH OF STOKE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 16th JANY. 1811 AGED 37 YEARS
"Whose Virtuous Deportment through
Life rendered him Serviceable to his
Neighbours round him"
"Readers, be Virtuous & leave to God the Rest,
That Man dies Happiest that Lives the Best"

38.   Fallen Headstone (Section B)

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
GEORGE PHILLIP OSMOTHERLY
WHO DIED APRIL 29th 1868
AGED 48 YEARS
"We Trust he has gone to the Realms
of the Best"
ALSO
HANNAH WIDOW OF THE ABOVE
AND WIFE OF
GEORGE WILLIAM [S]TANLEY
WHO DIED OCTOBER [ ] 1889
AGED 63 YEARS
"We Loved her and no one can tell
How much we Loved her, [but] ?
God Loved her too and [    ]
To take our Dear Mother [    ]"

George Osmotherly, an Agricultural Labourer of Norwood Corner (1861 Census)

39.   Headstone (Section A)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
CLARA ANN
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
WILLIAM OSTLER
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 7th 1892
AGED 19 YEARS
ALSO MARY
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JANUARY 30th 1891
AGED 3 DAYS
"Weep not for me my Loved Ones Dear.
I am not Dead but Sleeping here,
And now you come to my Grave to see,
Prepare yourselves to Follow Me"

40.   Headstone and Foot Stone (Section E)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LOUISE
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
EDWIN OWEN
WHO DIED AUGUST 17th 1890
AGED 25 YEARS
"Gone but not Forgotten"

PORTER see CHAMBERS

41.   Headstone (Section B)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN SELLIS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
NOVEMBER 17th 1862 AGED 42 YEARS
ALSO
MARY ANN ELIZABETH SELLIS
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH 30th
1854 AGED SIX MONTHS
ALSO FREDERICK JOHN SELLIS
SON OF THE ABOVE WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
MARCH 19th 1860 AGED SIX MONTHS
ALSO
MARY ANN WIDOW OF THE ABOVE
AND WIFE OF JONATHAN FRY
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
MARCH 5th 1894 AGED 71 YEARS
"Gone from this World of Pain in
Hopes to meet in Heaven Again"

John Sellis, a Licensed Victualler of the "Rose and Crown" (1861 Census)

42.   Headstone (Section C)

IN
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
CHARLOTTE
WIFE OF
STEPHEN SMITH
DIED FEBRUARY 9th 1880
AGED 62 YEARS
LEAVING ISSUE 5 SONS AND 5 DAUGHTERS
SHE WAS A GOOD WIFE AND A KIND MOTHER
"Farewell Dear Husband and Children too,
I now must leave this World and You,
No more on Earth your Faces shall I see,
In Heaven I hope we all shall Happy be"
ALSO
STEPHEN SMITH
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
DIED JULY 26th 1885
AGED 71 YEARS

Stephen Smith, Farm Bailiff of Goodwin's Farm, Stoke (1871 Census)

STANLEY see OSMOTHERLY

43.   Headstone (Section B

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
SARAH
WIFE OF
GEORGE STEEL
AND DAUGHTER OF
JOHN AND MARY BILLS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 4th DAY OF JUNE 1837
AGED 44 YEARS

44.   Headstone (Section B)

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
GEORGE STEEL
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON THE 6th DAY OF JANUARY 1839
AGED 49 YEARS

45.   Fallen Broken Headstone, Was Face Down, (Section A)

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
THOMAS THOROGOOD
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 29th DAY OF JANUARY 1838
AGED [53] YEARS
ALSO CHARLOTTE
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED THE 19th OF SEPT. 1829
AGED [6] WEEKS
ALSO MARGARET
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED THE 10th NOV. 183[5]
AGED [4] MONTHS
ALSO GEORGE WILLIAM
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED THE 11th OCT. 1839
AGED 3 YEARS
"Lost on the Brink of Jehovah's ? Flood,
He Views his Father's House , his Home,
He sees the Beckons from Above,
And hears the Joyful Summons come"

46.   Fallen Headstone (Section D)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY ANN
RELICT OF
RICHARD EDWARD WENSLEY
LATE OF BATH
DECEASED ON CHRISTMAS DAY 1881
AGED 77 YEARS
ERECTED BY HER SON
THE VICAR OF THIS PARISH
ALSO OF
EDWARD BARNET WENSLEY
FOR 20 YEARS VICAR OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED AT SCHOLES CLECKHEATON,
YORKSHIRE DECEMBER 24th 1893
AGED 55 YEARS
"The Night cometh when no Man can Work"

47.   Ledger, Half Sunk in Ground (Section A)

[   ]
ANN WIFE OF
WILLIAM WEST
OF SMARDEN
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 14th OF JUNE 1833
AGED 26 YEARS
LEFT ISSUE THREE DAUGHTERS
ANN, SARAH AND MARY
ALSO KITTY
SECOND WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
THE 17th DAY OF APRIL 1844
AGED 36 YEARS
LEFT ISSUE ONE DAUGHTER
MARY
INTERRED AT SMARDEN

48.   Headstone, Completely Eroded, and Foot Stone (Section E)   (Re-construction)

[SACRED]
[TO THE MEMORY OF]
[ELIZABETH WILLIAMS]
[DAUGHTER OF JOHN IZABY]
[WIFE OF]
[PETER WILLIAMS OF STOKE]
[WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE]
[DECEMBER 1824]
[AGED 28 YEARS]
[ALSO PETER WILLIAMS]
[HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE]
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE]
[OCTOBER 1846]
[AGED 57 YEARS]

END


Index of Names arranged alphabetically - from gravestones only

Names Index
BALDOCK 1
BARNET 45
BELL 2-8
BENNETT 9, 10
BILLS 10-15
BILLS 42
BRADLEY 16-18
BUTTON 19

CHAMBERS 20
CLIFFORD 21
COLTER 8
COMPORT 22
CONSTABLE 23


DUNN 24, 25

ELDRIDGE 26
ELLIS 27
ESEBY 31
FELL 3

FRY 40

GLIDEWELL 28

HICKS 29

IZABY 30, 31
IZABY 47
KNIGHT 32, 33

MISKIN 34, 35

NUTTON 36

OSMOTHERLY 37
OSTLER 38
OWEN 39

PORTER 20


SELLIS 40
SMITH 41
STANLEY 37
STEEL 42, 43

THOROGOOD 44

WENSLEY 45
WEST 46

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