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Monumental Inscriptions of Strood Cemetery, Cuxton Rd, Rochester ME2 2NJ
                                                                                  
 - recorded by D. E. Williams 2009

Part 1 - Sections D and E - Initial burials 1883 to 1913

SECTION D  (Rows east to west, graves north to south)

ROW 2

158.   [   ]   Headstone

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE
OF
RICHARD MUXWORTHY
DIED NOVEMBER 24th 1886
AGED 82 YEARS
"Though lost to sight to memory ever dear"
ALSO
SARAH WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED JANUARY 7th 1887
AGED 73 YEARS
"She is gone, she is gone to the region of light,
She was with us today she is in heaven tonight,
Though to part with her was trial severe,
Yet ‘tis better that she be yonder than here"

ROW 4

159.   [   ]   Low headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
SARAH HODGE KIERNAN
DIED 26th NOV. 1913 AGED 83
ALSO GEORGE STREETER
REPORTED MISSING 26th SEPT. 1915 AGED 26
ALSO HENRY JOSEPH STREETER
DIED 13th APRIL 1940 AGED 79
ALSO CATHERINE MARY STREETER
DIED 1st NOV. 1949 AGED 83
"Re-united"

ROW 5

160.   [1]   Fallen low headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ALICE MAUD BRADLEY
WHO DIED 9th SEPTEMBER 1912
AGED 52 YEARS
ALSO
WILLIAM FREDERICK HER HUSBAND
WHO DIED 16th JANUARY 1942
AGED 70 YEARS
ALSO FREDERICK JOHN THEIR SON
WHO DIED 6th AUGUST 1935
AGED 47 YEARS
"Reunited"

161.   [2]   Curbs

South Side
HENRY RICHARD TESTER WHO PASSED AWAY 12th FEBRUARY 1935 AGED 68 YEARS
ALSO ELLEN REBECCA WIFE OF THE ABOVE WHO PASSED AWAY 6th MARCH 1946 AGED 75 YEARS (one line)

North Side
ALSO HENRY RICHARD THEIR SON WHO PASSED AWAY 28th MARCH 1913 AGED 21 YEARS

ROW 6

162.   [1]   Low headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM C. OLIVER
WHO DIED 27th APRIL 1912
AGED 53 YEARS
ALSO HIS WIFE ANN SAFFELL OLIVER
WHO DIED 17th FEB. 1930
AGED 66 YEARS
ALSO PERCY W. S. OLIVER
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED IN BERMUDA 26th NOV. 1927
AGED 36 YEARS

163.   [2]   Headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
FREDERICK PRENTICE
WHO DIED 27th NOVEMBER 1911
AGED 55 YEARS
"A bitter grief, a shock severe,
To part with one we loved so dear,
Our loss is great, we’ll not complain,
But hope in heaven to meet again"

164.   [3]   Curbs

North Side
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOMAS KELLY WHO DIED NOVEMBER 9th 1911 AGED 73 YEARS "At Rest" (one line)

South Side
ALSO ROSINA KELLY WHO DIED OCTOBER 18th 1929 AGED 92 YEARS

165.   [4]   Wooden cross

ROBERT HENRY PATTERSON
BORN CORNWALL 1869
DIED 19th DECEMBER 1910
AGED 41

166.   [5]   Derelict, jumbled curbs

FLORENCE SPASHETT DIED SEPT. 13th 1908

ALSO JAMES HER HUSBAND DIED JAN 3rd 1922
AGED 75 YEARS

ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER FLORENCE DIED JULY 12th 1909
AGED 22 YEARS

AND MARY DIED NOV. 14th 1909
AGED 33 YEARS

167.   [6]   Small headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SUSANNAH CHAPMAN
DIED NOV. 10th 1910 AGED 65
ALSO GEORGE HER BELOVED HUSBAND
DIED JAN 30th 1916 AGED 70
ALSO MARY ELIZABETH, DAUGHTER
DIED FEB. 22nd 1910 AGED 22
ALSO STEPHEN THOMAS, SON
DIED JAN 13th 1923 AGED 42
WHO WAS INTERRED AT NORWOOD CEMETERY
AND ARTHUR HENRY, SON
DIED FEB. 13th 1939 AGED 55
"Each gave of their best, until
at rest"

ROW 7

168.   [1]   Low headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
NATHANIEL TURNER
DIED JULY 7th 1911 AGED 63
ALSO ELLEN ESTHER HIS WIFE
DIED JAN 30th 1938 AGED 88
AND BERT THEIR SON
DIED IN ACTION OCT. 30th 1917 AGED 28
ALSO OF LOTTIE CLARA ARMES
DIED AUG. 22nd 1955 AGED 81

169.   [2]   Curbs

North Side

IN LOVING MEMORY OF GEORGE WILLIAM FARRELL WHO DIED 23rd MAY 1911 AGED 42 YEARS (one line)

South Side
ALSO MERCY FARRELL WHO DIED 17th MAY 1915 AGED 45 YEARS

170.   [3]   Curbs

CHARLES DENNESS WHO DIED 24th JANUARY 1911 AGED 70 YEARS
ALSO MARY HIS WIFE WHO DIED 3rd OCTOBER 1909 AGED 70 YEARS

171.   [4]   Curbs

South Side
JOHN PURSER BORN 13.11.1867 DIED 9.8.1909

North Side
CAROLINE PURSER BORN 12.11.1863 DIED 14.5.1959

ROW 8

172.   [   ]Headstone, extremely eroded

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
AGNES VICKERS
[      ] 1886
[Rest eroded]

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SECTION E  (Rows east to west, graves south to north)

ROW 6

173.   [1]   Curbs

North Side
HARRIETT RING WHO DIED 31st AUGUST 1913 AGED 69 YEARS

South Side
ALSO JOHN RING WHO DIED 20th NOVEMBER 1933 AGED 84 YEARS

174.   [2]   Pedestals and cross

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
BERTRAM ERNEST HALES
BORN OCTOBER 24th 1880
DIED JULY 22nd 1901
"Until the day breaks and the shadows flee"

ROW 7

175.   [   ]   Headstone

ABERY THEOPHILUS YEO
(OF TAUNTON)
WHO DIED SEPT. 20th 1901
AGED 21 YEARS
"For a while we must be parted
Till the graves their dead restore,
Father, brother, sisters, mother
Meet once more"

ROW 13

176.   [1]   Pedestals, fallen cross

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
OUR DEAR MOTHER
PHOEBE FARROW
WHO DIED 15th APRIL 1915
AGED 63 YEARS
ALSO GEORGE ALONZO FARROW
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 5th OCTOBER 1903
AGED 23 YEARS

177.   [2]   Pedestals, fallen cross

[IN]
[LOVING MEMORY OF]
HENRY SHERSBY
WHO DIED JUNE 26th 1904
AGED 51 YEARS
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE MARGARET JANE
WHO DIED JULY 18th 1903 AGED 43 YEARS
"Peace, perfect Peace"
R.I.P.

178.   [3]   Pedestals, fallen cross

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
MY DEAR WIFE
MARY BROAD
WHO FELL ASLEEP
8th OCTOBER 1913 AGED 33 YEARS
"Peace, perfect Peace"

179.   [4]   Curbs

RICHARD BAMBER THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF HELEN JESSIE ROWLEY WHO ENTERED INTO REST AUGUST 6th 1903 AGED 37 YEARS (one line)

ROW 14

179.   [   ]   Curbs

North Side
WILLIAM BONNEWELL AND EMILY HIS WIFE
DIED FEBY. 1st 1904 AGED 63 DIED DEC. 18th 1903 AGED 63?

South Side
ELIZABETH ALICE RING
DIED 11th MARCH 1960 AGED 77 YEARS

ROW 15

180.   [1]   Headstone

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM HENRY EDMUNDS
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 8th 1904
AGED 59 YEARS
ALSO
ELIZA EDMUNDS
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED DECEMBER 19th 1916
AGED 73 YEARS
"Gone from us but not forgotten,
Never shall thy memory fade,
Sweetest thoughts shall ever linger,
Round the spot where thou art laid"

181.   [2]   Pedestals, cross and small tablet

East Side
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LESTER
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JAMES STEPHEN CHAPMAN
WHO DIED AUGUST 25th 1910 AGED 60 YEARS
"Rest in Peace"

South Side
ALSO
JAMES STEPHEN CHAPMAN
WHO DIED MARCH 14th 1943
AGED 85 YEARS

North Side
ALFRED JOHN CHAPMAN
WHO DIED DECEMBER 31st 1938
AGED 83 YEARS

Tablet

ALSO MARGARET SMITH
(NEE CHAPMAN)
WHO DIED 27th APRIL 1941
AGED 50 YEARS
INTERRED ELSEWHERE

182.   [3]   Pedestals and cross

East Side
(On cross)
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR DAD
HENRY THOMAS CHAPMAN
WHO DIED APRIL 15th 1929
AGED 77
"At Rest"

Pedestal
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
HENRY THOMAS
THE BELOVED SON OF
HENRY THOMAS & EMMA JANE
CHAPMAN
WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED AT WOULDHAM
ON SEPTEMBER 9th 1911
AGED 20 YEARS
"The feeling of our loss will ne’er be old"

North Side
ALSO OF
EMMA J. CHAPMAN
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 5th 1919
AGED 61 YEARS

South Side
ALSO OF
THEIR DAUGHTER
ETHEL CURTIS
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
ALBERT THOMAS CURTIS
WHO DIED OCTOBER 4th 1912
AGED 23 YEARS

YOUNG BARGEMAN DROWNED IN SIGHT OF HIS BROTHER
Kent Messenger, 16th September 1911
   A distressing fatality occurred in the Medway off Wouldham, on Saturday, a young bargeman, Henry T. Chapman, who was mate with his father in the barge, "Ninety-One", being drowned in sight of his young brother, who was unable to assist him.
   The unfortunate man who was 20 years of age, and resided with his parents at Cliffe Road, Strood, appears to have slipped and fallen overboard, and was not seen after he had once disappeared.

ROW 16

183   [   ]   Headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FREDERICK CHARLES RELF
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS JUNE 22nd 1909
IN HIS 20th YEAR
"Peace, perfect Peace"
ALSO
FREDERICK WALTER RELF
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS MARCH 12th 1942
AGED 83 YEARS
"I am he that liveth"
AND
MARY ANN RELF
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS MAY 4th 1948
AGED 85 YEARS
"Now the Saviour’s called me,
I have gone,
To meet him in the Promised Land"

ROW 17

184.   [1]   Headstone and curbs

Headstone
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY ANN CURTIS
FELL ASLEEP MAY 6th 1911 AGED 74
ALSO EDWARD HER HUSBAND
FELL ASLEEP DEC. 15th 1916 AGED 78
"Until the Dawn"

North Curb
ALSO EDWARD, SON DIED MAR. 1st 1905 AGED 28

South Curb
ALSO ALFRED, SON DIED IN INDIA JAN 4th 1899 AGED 28

185.   [2]   Curbs

North Side
IN LOVING MEMORY OF GEORGE BAKER DIED MARCH 10th 1908 AGED 43

South Side
ALSO FREDERICK BAKER DIED JULY 14th 1924 AGED 56

ROW 18

186.   [   ]   "Book" tablet and curbs

North Curb
GEORGE W. H. THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF EMMA ANDERSON WHO DIED 7th SEPT. 1907 AGED 60 YEARS "At Rest" (one line)

South Curb
ALSO OF THEIR SON AMBROSE ANDERSON WHO FELL IN FRANCE 9th APRIL 1917 AGED 35 YEARS (one line)

187.   [   ]   Tablet

ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR MOTHER
EMMA ANDERSON
WHO PASSED AWAY
25th MARCH 1934
AGED 80 YEARS
"There is a link death
cannot sever,
Love and Remembrance,
Live forever"

ROW 19

188.   [   ]   Headstone

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ANN
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN BENJAMIN SAWYER
WHO DIED MAY 10th 1906
AGED 64 YEARS
"Gone but not forgotten"
ALSO THE ABOVE
JOHN BENJAMIN SAWYER
DIED JUNE 24th 1916
AGED 72 YEARS

ROW 20

189.   [   ]   Curbs

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF FRANK CLARKE BORN DEC. 19th 1878 DIED DEC. 11th 1911
"At Rest" (one line)

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