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St Nicholas Churchyard M.I.s, Sandhurst
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Some Monumental Inscriptions in the churchyard of Sandhurst Church and Dissenters Burial Ground
                                                                               Noted by Leland L. Duncan  Typed up by Dawn French

North
1. Fred BRAZIER of Old Place died 1878 aged 35. Wife Ann died 1877 aged 29.

2. Thomas HARRIS, Wheelwright, died 1860 aged 65. Wife Martha, died 1831 aged 35.

3. Altar Tomb: Thomas Newman WARD Esquire formerly Thomas Newman COLLINS of Field Green in this Parish died at Ore in Sussex 1851 aged 62. His widow Charlotte, died 1866. Newman Ward Esquire barrister at law, only son of Thomas and Charlotte Ward, died 1898 aged 75. His wife Louise Jane died 1864 aged 38. Douglas their second son died 1858 aged 9. Leonard their third son died 1875 aged 21.

4. Joseph PAINE died 1837 aged 28.

5. Sarah HILDER died 1864 aged 28.

6. John HILDER Esquire of Old Place Farm died 1870 in his 90th Year.

7. Aaron PINYON died 1860 aged 69. His wife Sarah died 1846 aged 65. Elliss, wife of John Pinyon and daughter of William and Elliss HANSON died 1858 aged 45. Left surviving her husband, 1 sons and 4 daughters. John Pinyon died 1859 aged 47.

8. James PINYON of Boxhurst in this Parish died 1893 aged 78.

East
9. Mary wife of William STALL of Bell Farm in this Parish died 1868 aged 72.

10. Harriett wife of John CATT of this Parish died 1900 aged 72. John Catt died 1907 aged 78.

11. Charles BUSH of Old Place Farm died 1906 aged 78. His widow Martha, died 1914 aged 86.

12. Elizabeth, wife of David STAKELY died 1872 aged 53. Lewis son of above died 1875 aged 23. David Stakeley husband of above, died 1889 aged 74.

13. Charles LOCKYER of this Parish died 1881 aged 62. His wife Martha died 1881 aged 61. Also 1 son and 2 daughters of above John died 1862 aged 13. Emily 1868 aged 8. Also Martha WILSON died 1878 aged 28 buried at Forest Hill Cemetery.

14. William WHATMAN of this Parish died 1866 aged 76. His wife Phoebe died 1871 aged 77. Beky, fifth daughter died 1914 aged 86. Eleanor, youngest daughter died 1915 aged 83.

15. Harriett second daughter of William and Phoebe WHATMAN died 1849 aged 31. Mary Ann, sixth daughter, died 1903 aged 72. Sarah, fourth daughter, died 1907 aged 80.

16. Harriett only daughter of William and Phoebe POTTER of Cranbrook and granddaughter of William and Phoebe Whatman died 1859 aged 8.

17. William James WHATMAN died 1903 aged 69. His wife Elizabeth died 1912 aged 81.

South
18. Charlotte HINSHAW died 1851 aged 86.

19. Reverend William HUSSEY MA Rector of this Parish died July 27 1831.

20. Joseph ELLIOTT died 18 March 1810 aged 75. Left surviving his second wife. Also Alice wife of Joseph Elliott died June 11 1801 aged 68.

21. Grace second wife of Joseph ELLIOTT died 1819 aged 61.

22. Elizabeth second daughter of Robert and Elizabeth DUNK of this Parish died 1863 aged 12 years and 3 months.

23. John NIGHTINGALE died 1819 aged 79. Jane his wife died 1847 aged 70. Left 10 children Elizabeth, John, Jane, Samuel, Henry, Mary, Margaret, William, Emma and Sophia.

24. Cross Henry Day FRENCH, Rector of Sandhurst for one year, died 17 June 1910 aged 68.

25. Francis husband of Mary SKINNER died 1908 aged 68.

26. Emma Wilhelmina ANDERSSON died 1910 aged 74.

27. Timothy CRUTTENDEN died 1864 aged 83.

28. Cross Olivia Mabel CLELAND only daughter of Arthur and Mabel Cleland of Stormont Castle, County Down and Field Green in this Parish born 1897 died 1915.

MARTIN NOTES

SANDHURST - In the churchyard - South side.
29.  Sarah wife of Christopher Cheesman and daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Martin of Salehurst, Sussex, died 5 July 1827 aged 37. She left issue surviving 2 sons and 3 daughters. [No names given]

No. 29 is a transcription of the un-numbered pages at the end of Volume VII of Mr L.L. Duncan's notebook on the Martin Family.

In the old Dissenters Burial Ground Sandhurst

30. Here lies ye Body of Sarah the wife of Thomas MARTIN only daughter of Thomas PETTER (a servant of ye Lord Jesus Christ) and of Hannah his wife who departed this life January ye 6 1750. He left issue one daughter Sarah.

31. Next to it Here lies the Body of Thomas PETTER of this Parish and Minister of the Gospel at this Place. He was a kind husband and father, a good Master and Neighbour. He died December ye 11 1756 aged 66 years. Also Hannah his wife died 31st of January 1798 aged 92 years.

Index of Names and Places

Names Index
Andersson 26
Brazier 1
Bush 11
Catt 10
Cleland 28
Collins 3
Cruttenden 27

Dunk 22
Elliott 20 21
French 24
Hanson 7
Harris 2
Hilder 5 6
Hinshaw 18
Hussey 19
Lockyer 13
Martin 30
Nightingale 23
Paine 4
Petter 30, 31
Pinyon 7 8
Potter 16
Skinner 25
Stakeley 12
Stall 9
Ward 3
Whatman 14 15 16 17
Wilson 13

Places Index
Cranbrook 16
Forest Hill Cemetery 13
Ore, Sussex 3

Sandhurst
   Bell Farm 9
   Boxhurst 8
   Field Green 3 28
  
   Old Place 1
   Old Place Farm 6 11
Stormont Castle, 
   County Down 28
General
Barrister at law 3
Rector 19 24
Reverend 19
Wheelwright 2

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