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Gravestone Inscriptions (Part I)

Gravestones and Inscriptions in St. Kenelm’s Churchyard, Romsley, Worcestershire

Gravestones in the Oldest Part of the Churchyard

1. HEADSTONE. Sandstone, some damage. (See Introduction)

“SEEK
Ye the LORD while
HE may be found”
Isai 55 6

In MEMORY
of
JOHN READ
who died Sep, 11th, 1857
AGED 77

This stone marks the first burial
in this churchyard

ANN
WIFE of the above
died May 29th 1862
AGED 87


2. HEADSTONE. Sandstone, partly worn. Leaning.

SACRED
to the Memory of
JOSIAH SOUTHWELL
of Romsley Hill
who died January --
1861


3. HEADSTONE. Slate with pattern round edge. Leaning.

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF

JOSEPH MUMFORD
WHO DIED SEPTR. 14th. 1858:
AGED 19 YEARS.
Thy father sorroweth for thee, say
ing, what shall I do for my son.
1 SAMUEL 10c. 2v.


4. FOOTSTONE. Leaning. At base of yew tree.

O. P.

1870


5. HEADSTONE. Stone, decorated with a circle with cross in middle. Leaning.

IN MEMORY
OF
ANN SHORTHOUSE
who died Oct. 1st. 1857.
AGED 81 YEARS
----
Believe on the LORD JESUS CHRIST, and
thou shalt be saved
Acts.16.31.
---
This stone is erected by her
surviving daughter.


6. HEADSTONE. Sandstone, corroded and leaning.

IN
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
CLARA POTTER
..........................
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 15th
.....................1870
IN THE ..... YEAR OF HER LIFE
ALSO
..................POTTER
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 28th...

(Four line inscription – illegible)

ALSO
ELIZABETH POTTER
MOTHER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE
.... OF JUNE 1875
AGED 56 YEARS
SHE IS NOT DEAD BUT SLEEPETH


7. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble.

H
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN W. HADEN
A DEVOTED HUSBAND & DAD
DIED 6th JUNE 1987 AGED 72 YEARS.
ALSO
A BELOVED WIFE & MOM
CISSIE HILDA HADEN
DIED 27th DEC. 1989, AGED 73 YEARS.
REUNITED IN GOD’S CARE

R.I.P.


8. HEADSTONE ON BOX SLAB. Marble with marble flower holder. (See Introduction)

TREASURED MEMORIES
OF
STANLEY FRANK HADEN
BELOVED HUSBAND OF
IRIS.
18th APRIL 1917 - 12th AUGUST 1980

As we loved him
             so we miss him.


9. HEADSTONE. Marble.

+
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
JOHN ERNEST PARKER
BORN 10th APRIL 1903
DIED 1st NOV 1982
R.I.P.

ALSO HIS DEAR WIFE
EMILY RUTH
NEE HADEN
BORN 8th APRIL 1913
DIED 7th APRIL 1989
TOGETHER AGAIN.


10. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble. Ornate carving on headstone. Crosses on small pillars at corners.

THY
WILL
BE
DONE

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH BALL.
WHO DIED MARCH 23rd 1903.
AGED 63 YEARS.
‘BE YE ALSO READY’ FOR IN SUCH AN
HOUR AS YE THINK NOT THE SON OF
MAN COMETH
ALSO CECIL
BELOVED HUSBAND OF
MARY BALL,
AND YOUNGEST SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO FELL ASLEEP APRIL 25 1936
AGED 54 YEARS.
DEATH IS THE GATE TO LIFE.
ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF
GERTRUDE MARY BALL
BELOVED AND DEVOTED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
BORN 18th JUNE 1884. DIED 5th MAY 1959
SHE HATH AWAKENED FROM THE DREAM OF LIFE


11. HEADSTONE. Badly corroded sandstone. Inscription completely missing.


12. HEADSTONE. Sandstone. Leaning. Hand pointing upwards with inscription “GONE” on wrist. Elaborate headstone with carved decoration.

In
Affectionate Remembrance of
JOHN eldest son of
JOHN AND ELIZABETH CATTELL
AND GRANDSON OF
JOHN AND MARY CATTELL.
Who departed this Life
September 12th 1874,
Aged 3 years & 11 months
-
SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN TO COME UNTO ME,
AND FORBID THEM NOT

ALSO OF
SARAH   JANE C

W. HIBBERT
61 GOODWIN ST  B’HAM


13. HEADSTONE. Sandstone, badly corroded. Inscribed cross in rounded “head”. Inscription mostly missing.

THOM.....


14. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete. Leaning, some damage. Small decoration at head. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SARAH
WIFE OF DANIEL STEVENS
OF OFFMORE
WHO DIED JANUARY 26. 1882
AGED 66 YEARS.
ALSO OF
DANIEL STEVENS
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 23 1896
AGED 86 YEARS


15. HEADSTONE. Marble. Leaning. Decorative cross carved into headstone.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
EDMUND SMITH,
OF ROMSLEY
WHO DIED OCTOBER 7th 1869
AGED 62 YEARS.
ALSO HANNAH, HIS WIFE
WHO DIED JANUARY 16th. 1887
IN HER SEVENTY-SIXTH YEAR.
“ON WHOSE SOUL SWEET JESUS HAVE MERCY.”


16. HEADSTONE WITH FOOTSTONE. Sandstone. Leaning, some damage.

IN
MEMORY
OF
JOHN CHESSHIRE
SON OF
DANIEL & ANN CHESSHIRE
(OF BEAUDESERT WARWICKSHIRE)
WHO DIED JAN 8th 1862
AGED 58 YEARS
ALSO OF ANN HIS WIFE
DAUGHTER OF
JAMES AND ANN LOUD
(OF MAXSTOKE MILL WARWICKSHIRE)
WHO DIED NOVR 13th 1867
AGED 54 YEARS

Footstone:

J. C.
1862.
A. C.
1867


17. HEADSTONE WITH FOOTSTONE. Sandstone with some damage.

SACRED
to the memory of
MARY ANN, the beloved wife of
JAMES CLULEE,
who departed this life
AUGUST 13th, 1864
Aged 68 years
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
JAMES CLULEE,
who departed this life
December 7th 1876
Aged 82 years
ALSO OF
ELIZA HOLLOWAY,
their daughter who died
OCT 26th, 1892, aged 71 YEARS
INTERRED AT ST PAULS, KNOWBURY
CLEE HILLS.

Footstone:

M.A.C.
1864
J. C.
1876


18. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Sandstone with fossils visible. Leaning and some damage. Ivy leaf pattern at top.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE SMITH,
OF ROMSLEY,
WHO DIED MAY 15, 1884
AGED 71 YEARS.
ALSO OF CATHERINE, HIS WIFE,
WHO DIED MARCH 28, 1903,
AGED 80 YEARS.
“UNTIL THE DAY BREAK, AND THE SHADOWS
FLEE AWAY.              CANT. 2. 17
-
ALSO OF GEORGE SMITH THEIR SON
WHO DIED JUNE 18, 1916, AGED 72 YEARS.
“HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP.”


19. SLAB WITH KERB. Sandstone, No markings visible.


20. CROSS ON STEPS WITH KERB. Concrete.

On step:

WILLIAM EDMUND
DOWNING
DIED.....1939
AND
HANNAH HIS WIFE
WHO DIED IN HER 87th YEAR


21. HEADSTONE. Sandstone. Leaning, some damage.

IN
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
JOHN SMITH
WHO DIED OCTOBER 3rd 1866.
AGED 48 YEARS
----
ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
LETITIA BEVAN
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED ON ... 29th 1864
AGED .. YEARS


22. HEADSTONE WITH FOOTSTONES. Sandstone, some corrosion. Leaning. (See Introduction)

BE YE ALSO READY

IN
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
GEORGE LEACROFT PROUD,
THE YOUNGEST SON OF SAMUEL PROUD, ESQ.
OF BILSTON,
HE DIED DECEMBER 3rd 1862,
AGED 65 YEARS.
ALSO
ARAM.........
DIE......OCTO.......

Footstones:

..P
18..

G.L.P.
18..


23. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete with some damage. Patterned down both sides of headstone. Concrete flower vase. Green chippings.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR WIFE
FLORENCE BEATRICE BYNG
DIED NOV. 17th 1956
AGED 63 YEARS
HER LIFE A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY
HER ABSENCE A SILENT GRIEF.
ALSO OF JOSEPH BYNG
WHO DIED DEC. 29, 1959
AGED 69 YEARS
REUNITED
ALSO OF THEIR SON
HARRY WILLIAM BYNG
WHO DIED SEPT. 3rd 1970
AGED 44 YEARS


24. KERB. Concrete with some damage.

On right kerb:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF PERCY HENRY BURTON
WHO FELL ASLEEP 14th DEC. 1956 AGED 78 YEARS
ABSENT FROM THE BODY PRESENT WITH THE LORD


25. KERB WITH SLAB AT FOOT. Concrete, with flower container.

TREASURED MEMORIES OF
OUR DARLING DAUGHTER
SUSAN JANE GADD,
CALLED TO JESUS 14th AUGUST, 1960
AGED 6 MONTHS
A BUD ON EARTH A FLOWER
IN HEAVEN


26. CROSS ON PLINTH. Sandstone.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARC VERRIOUR
VINCENT
BORN SEPT 7th 1900
DIED DEC 13th 1958.
RESURGAM


27. HEADSTONE. Damaged inscription.

IN MEMORY OF
MARY ANN
WIFE OF
WILLIAM JOSEPH HARRIS
...............
THOM...... ARY...........SH
...............


28. HEADSTONE. Sandstone. Carved leaves at top. Leaning.

HERE HAVE WE NO CONTINUING CITY

IN
Affectionate Remembrance
OF
PHILIP LASHFORD,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
OCTOBER 8th 1873,
AGED 57 YEARS.
FAREWELL MY FRIENDS AND CHILDREN DEAR,
FOR I MUST DIE AND LEAVE YOU HERE,
THIS WARNING NOW FROM ME PRAY TAKE,
AND LOVE MY CHILDREN FOR MY SAKE.
ERECTED BY HIS YOUNGEST SON, GEORGE.

OLD HILL


29. HEADSTONE WITH KERB AND CARVED PLINTH WITHIN KERB. Carved wreath on headstone.

In Loving Remembrance of
William Darby
OF DOVE HOUSE FIELDS HALESOWEN
DIED MARCH 15th 1880
AGED 55 YEARS
NOT LOST TO MEMORY NOT LOST TO LOVE
BUT COME TO HIS FATHERS HOME ABOVE
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
EMMA
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED DEC 10th 1896
AGED 69 YEARS
“HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP”.
ALSO HARRY THE SON OF THE ABOVE
DIED OCT 19th 1865 AGED 7 MONTHS
ALSO SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ELIZABETH HENRIETTA DARBY
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED SEPT 5th 1949 AGED 96 YEARS

DAVID HILL

On plinth:

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
EMILY
YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF
WILLIAM & EMMA
DARBY
DIED APRIL 28th 1883
AGED 19 YEARS
READER PREPARE TO
MEET THY GOD


30. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete. Rustic headstone shaped as a tree trunk with three thinner trunks as kerbs. (See Introduction)

TO THE
VERY DEAR MEMORY OF
ARTHUR BAYLIS,
OF THE HOLLIES FARM,
DIED APRIL 8. 1937.
AGED 72 YEARS

ALSO OF HIS WIFE
FLORENCE KATE.
DIED JULY 29 1943.
AGED 71 YEARS
AT EVENTIDE
THERE SHALL BE LIGHT.

On kerb at foot:

ALSO OF THEIR ELDEST DAUGHTER LUCY MAY PRICE
DIED NOV 26. 1951, AGED 58 YEARS.


31. CROSS ON PLINTH. Sandstone. Some damage.

On cross:

R.I.P.

On plinth:

TO THE LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM LESLIE FREER
HARRIS
WHO DIED AUGUST 22nd 1956,
AGED 60 YEARS,
ALSO OF HIS WIFE
LUCY PENELOPE HARRIS
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 25th 1976
AGED 73 YEARS.


32. HEADSTONE. Sandstone, badly worn. Leaning.

...............rance of
MARY ANN
....... of     TIMMINS
......d...............
AGED 24 YEA
AL..........MAY PRE   THEY ....
ONE.......OF HIS LOVE......
THE.......................
LIVE......................
LET.......................
TH..................


33. PLINTH WITH KERB. Concrete. Raised blocks at side. Flower holder at head. White chippings. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
A DEAR HUSBAND AND FATHER
ALBERT HENRY COWAN
WHO DIED 13th SEPT. 1957
AGED 75 YEARS
AT REST

ALSO FLORENCE.
A DEAR WIFE AND MOTHER
WHO DIED 6th SEPT. 1965
AGED 86 YEARS.

REUNITED.


34. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Black marble with two black marble flower vases. Pattern down sides of headstone. White marble chippings. (See Introduction)

TREASURED MEMORIES OF
DAVID JOHN BENDALL
WHO FELL ASLEEP
AUGUST 17th, 1957
AGED 7 YEARS
WILLIAM ERIC
JACKSON BARLOW
BORN JULY 2nd, 1894
DIED NOVEMBER 17th, 1971
ETHEL KATE BARLOW
BORN JUNE 2nd, 1894
DIED APRIL 10th, 1984

On kerb:

ANTHONY HENRY LESLIE BARLOW
BORN NOVEMBER 28th, 1923  DIED JULY 2nd, 1972


35. HEADSTONE WITH FOOTSTONE. Sandstone. Carved flowers. Leaning. (See Introduction)

IN
AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE
OF
SAMUEL LUCOCK,
WHO DIED JANY 29th 1881,
AGED 77 YEARS.

ALSO OF HIS WIFE
HANNAH
WHO DIED FEBY 23rd 1884
AGED 84 YEARS.

BE YE ALSO READY FOR IN
SUCH AN HOUR AS YE THINK NOT
THE SON OF MAN COMETH.

Footstone:

S. L.
H. L.


36. SLAB ON PLINTH. White marble with marble flower container.

At head:

IN LOVING MEMORY

Left side:

ALBERT VICTOR HILL
WHO DIED 18th FEB
1956, AGED 55 YEARS

Right side:

GLADYS HILL
WHO DIED 4th
APRIL 1971,
AGED 68 YEARS

At foot:

PRESENT WITH THE LORD


37. HEADSTONE WITH KERB ON RAISED STONE PLINTH. Grey marble with marble flower pot. Decorative lines on stone.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
EMILY HALL
A DEAR WIFE AND MOTHER
PASSED AWAY 8th JULY 1956 AGED 64 YEARS
ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS


38. HEADSTONE ON PLINTH. Sandstone. Collapsed face down.


39. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Black marble. Slight ornament. (See Introduction)

IN EVER LOVING MEMORY
OF
JOHN HENRY BARLOW
WHO DIED DEC. 7th 1935
IN HIS 69th YEAR.
“GOD GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP”
ALSO OF HIS WIFE
FANNY ELIZABETH
WHO DIED SEPT 8th 1960
IN HER 93rd YEAR


40. KERB WITH FOUR SMALL CORNER PILLARS. White marble.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF HENRIETTA LEGGE,
WHO DIED DECEMBER 18th 1929, IN HER 84th YEAR


41. OBELISK. Stone with flower holder.

IN MEMORY OF
PHILIP HADLEY BLOOMER
ST MARGARETS WELL HASBURY
BORN MAR 7 1841,
DIED MAY 17 1902.


42. HEADSTONE. Marble. Leaning.

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
HENRY SEYMOUR ANSELL.
WHO DIED AUGUST 1884.
AGED 79
AND OF JANE, HIS WIFE
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 1900, AGED 76.


43. KERB. Marble. Cast iron balustrade on marble plinth mounted on blue brick, by W. Willetts Old Hill. Inscriptions all on inner faces.

West end:

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF

HENRY WINDSOR WYTHES
OF DUDLEY.
DIED MARCH 19th 1891,
AGED 81 YEARS

ELIZA ANN
WIFE OF HENRY WINDSOR WYTHES,
OF DUDLEY
DIED OCTR 31st 1873,
AGED 65 YEARS

Also west end:

MARY SARAH,
WIFE OF JOHN WYTHES, OF DROITWICH,
AND DAUGHTER OF HENRY WINDSOR,
AND ELIZABETH ANN WYTHES, OF DUDLEY,
DIED JANY 7th 1895
AGED 51 YEARS

(on north kerb)

SARAH HAWARD, LATE OF
KNUTSFORD, DIED OCTR 16th 1870,
AGED 81 YEARS

East end:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN HAWARD
SON OF HENRY WINDSOR AND
ELIZA ANN WYTHES,
OF DUDLEY,
DIED OCTR 8th 1919
AGED 73.

ANN WYTHES
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF HENRY WINDSOR,
AND ELIZA ANN WYTHES, OF DUDLEY,
DIED NOV 24th 1904,


44. SLAB ON PLINTH WITH KERB. Granite. Lead lettering. (See Introduction)

On kerb at head:

TREASURED MEMORIES OF
OUR DEAR PARENTS

On south kerb:

1878 - THOMAS FREDERICK GOULD - 1941

On front kerb:

ALSO OF

On north kerb:

1876 - EDITH ELLEN - 1951


45. HEADSTONE WITH KERB AND SLAB ON PLINTH. Limestone. Broken. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
HENRY CROCKETT,
WHO PASED AWAY 5th JULY 1944,
AGED 76 YEARS.
“RESTING WHERE NO SHADOWS FALL”
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE
ANNIE CROCKETT,
WHO PASSED AWAY 16th NOVR. 1955.
AGED 85 YEARS.

REUNITED

Masons REGIS LTD.
BLACKHEATH

(A flower pedestal also marked HENRY CROCKETT)


46. KERB. Granite. Lead lettering.

On north side of kerb:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY BELOVED WIFE OF
FRANK HINTON, DIED 10th FEB, 1939, AGED 63 YEARS

On south side of kerb:

          ALSO HER HUSBAND FRANK HINTON, DEPARTED THIS LIFE
16th JULY 1940, AGED 69 YEARS

C BROWN & SONS
HAGLEY ROAD,
STOURBRIDGE


47. HEADSTONE WITH KERB AND SLAB ON PLINTH. Red marble slab. Also a flower pedestal in red granite marked “REMEMBRANCE”. (See Introduction)

Sacred
to the Memory of
ELIZABETH LOUISA DUDLEY,
BORN JUNE 29th 1869
DIED AUGUST 25th 1933
-
PEACE, PERFECT PEACE.
Also of
FREDERICK,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
EMILY ALICE DUDLEY
BORN AUG. 7th 1881 - DIED OCT 8th 1949.
-
Also of
EMILY ALICE DUDLEY
BORN AUG. 7th 1882 - DIED MARCH 2nd 1952.
RESTING

TH WILLETTS
OLD HILL


48. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Limestone. Slight ornament in form of entablature and scroll. White chippings. (See Introduction)

Sacred to the Memory of
GEORGE FREDERICK GROVE.
(HUNTINGTREE. HALESOWEN)
BORN APRIL 30th 1851.
DIED APRIL 4th 1930.
-
HE HATH DONE ALL THINGS WELL.
-
Also of
MARGARET ANN GROVE
WIFE OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED JUNE 7th 1944,
IN HER 94th YEAR.
HEAVEN IS RICHER BY ONE SWEET SOUL.

Right kerb:

ISABEL MARGARET LAMB BORN OCT 26th 1883 DIED NOV 8th 1956

DAVIS
OLD HILL


49. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Sandstone. The headstone is in the form of an open book with writing on both pages. White chippings. (See Introduction)

SACRED TO
THE MEMORY OF
FRANCIS HAROLD
GROVE
OF HALESOWEN
DIED APRIL 1st 1944
AGE 61 YEARS.
PEACE PERFECT PEACE

ALSO
LILIAN GROVE
DIED
MARCH 26th 1966
AGE 83 YEARS

DAVIS
OF OLD HILL


50. KERB. Sandstone

At foot:

ADELAIDE HACKETT,
OF ST. MARGARETS DRIVE HASBURY

REGIS


51. CROSS ON PLINTH WITH KERB. Limestone. Leaning slightly. Slight decoration on cross. Lead lettering. (See Introduction)

               RESTING     (On cross)

In Loving Memory
of
EVELINE
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
MAJOR BAKER
WHO FELL ASLEEP JULY 26th 1929
AGED 35 YEARS
PEACE PERFECT PEACE
Also of
MAJOR BAKER
WHO FELL ASLEEP 26th JUNE 1942 AGED 63 YEARS
AT REST

W.C. JONES
OLDBURY


52. KERB. Limestone. Lead lettering.

On south side kerb:

In Loving Memory of JOHN CLENCH MORTON
DIED NOV 19th 1926 AGED 62 YEARS.   THY WAY NOT MINE O LORD

On north side kerb:

ALSO MARY MORTON BELOVED WIFE OF JOHN CLENCH MORTON
DIED AUGUST 1st 1946 AGED 81 YEARS


53. HEADSTONE WITH KERB, CROSS ON PLINTH. Limestone. Leaning, cross broken off. Very slight decoration.

TO
LIVE
IN HEARTS WE LOVE IS NOT
TO DIE
Ann Elizabeth
Baker
BORN EDENBRIDGE 1834
DIED EDGBASTON 1917

AND OF HER HUSBAND
PETER WRIGHT DIED APRIL 17th 1908
AGED 83
BURIED, BALLANTRAE N.B.


54. BRICK KERB WITH PLAQUE. Small child’s grave. Metal plaque on small plinth. (See Introduction)

ROGER HARRY DAKEYNE GROVE
JUNE 13th 1945 - JANUARY 26th 1947.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF OUR DARLING ROGER
DEARLY BELOVED SON OF HARRY AND NANCY, OF PERRY BARR.
AND I WILL BE HIS GOD AND HE SHALL BE MY SON


55. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Sandstone, partially worn. Carved flowers top left and right corners.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
EDWARD THOMAS PARSONS
WHO DIED 7th JUNE 1944
AGED 69
ANNIE HIS WIFE
DIED JUNE .....1946
AGED 73


56. HEADSTONE. Limestone. Decorated with carved lily of the valley. Some damage. Leaning.

IN FOND MEMORY
OF
SUSANNAH ELSON,
WHO DIED AT BELBROUGHTON
7th APRIL 1902.
AGED 32 YEARS
“REQUIESCAT IN PACE”


57. CROSS ON PLINTH WITH STEPS AND SURROUNDING KERB. Marble. Cross, with centre decoration, has fallen off. Lead lettering. (See Introduction)

Left side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THOMAS PRICE
OF PEN ORCHARD
SON IN LAW OF
C. & H. TANDY
DIED JUNE 28th 1915
AGED 44 YEARS

Front:

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF CHARLES TANDY
WHO FELL ASLEEP JULY
12th 1903
AGED 70 YEARS
“THY WILL BE DONE”
ALSO OF HANNAH HIS WIFE
WHO FELL ASLEEP SEP, 21st 1921
IN HER 84th YEAR
RE-UNITED

Right side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ALBERT VERNON TANDY
INFANT SON OF
A. J. & I. WITHEY
AND GRANDSON OF
C. & H. TANDY
INTERRED HERE OCT. 8th 1898

On urn:

FREDERICK HANCOCK
DIED
MARCH 18th
1933


58. SLAB ON PLINTH. Cross carved in relief on slab.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
HARRY REDFERN TURNER
OF BOVEY HOUSE. BEER. DEVON.
WHO DIED 15th JUNE 1949.
---
ALSO HIS DEAR WIFE
AGNES ANNIE TURNER.
WHO DIED 27th DECEMBER 1947.


59. KERB with four raised corners. Double grave. Marble with marble chippings and flower container enclosed. Some damage. Lead lettering.

Top end:

IN LOVING MEMORY

Left side:

THOMAS GOULD
OF FOX FARM, ROMSLEY
WHO DIED NOVR 7th 1895,
AGED 57 YEARS

ALSO OF ELIZA MARTHA
HIS WIFE
WHO DIED JANY. 29th,
1931,/AGED 89 YEARS

AT REST

Bottom end:

ALSO OF AMY SELINA, DAUGHTER OF
THOMAS AND JAMES GOULD
WHO DIED JANUARY 12th 1946.
AGED 74 YEARS.

Right side:

ALSO OF HARRY PEARSON GOULD, THEIR SON
WHO DIED APRIL 5th 1919
AGED 53 YEARS


60. KERB. Granite. Flower container inscribed “KNIGHT”. White chippings.

On left side:

IN MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND HORACE HENRY KNIGHT, DIED 21th JANUARY 1951, AGED 71 YEARS
WHOM TO KNOW WAS TO LOVE.

On right side:

ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE CLARA ISABEL KNIGHT, DIED 15th NOVEMBER 1971
AGED 90 YEARS.

REUNITED


61. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble. Flower holder inset in plinth. White chippings.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ELLEN LOUISE,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN THOMAS HOWARD PARISH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON SEPT 19th 1927,
AGED 52 YEARS.
-
ALSO OF
JOHN THOMAS HOWARD PARISH
WHO FELL ASLEEP ON OCT. 15th 1938,
AGED 66 YEARS.
-
SWEET IS THE FRAGRANCE OF REMEMBRANCE.


62. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Leaning. Pillar with flower holder in centre inscribed “MOM AND DAD”. Lead lettering.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM JOHN BRYAN
WHO DIED DECEMBER 21, 1930.
AGED 64 YEARS.
RESTING IN PEACE.
ALSO OF HIS WIFE
ALICE BRYAN
WHO DIED JUNE 15, 1938 AGED 65 YEARS
REUNITED.

At foot of kerb:

MEMORIES ARE ALL THAT’S LEFT,
OF LOVED ONES WHO HAVE GONE TO REST.

E. LOXLEY


63. SLAB ON PLINTH. Marble with gilded lettering.

IN MEMORY OF
MY DEAR PARENTS
MIRIAM AND GEORGE
BRYAN
AND MY DEAR SISTERS
MABEL, ELIZABETH
AND MARGERY
ALSO
GEORGE RICHARD
BRYAN
PASSED AWAY 1st NOV 1989
ALL OF POTTERS FARM, ILLEY.


64. HEADSTONE. Sandstone. Leaning. Some damage.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
RICHARD BARLEY
OF ROMSLEY
WHO DIED AUGUST 16th 1888
AGED 44 YEARS.
THE MEMORY OF THE JUST IS BLESSED

H. D. BURGESS  OLD HILL


65. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete and concrete flower holder. Some damage.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LUCY
BELOVED WIFE OF
HARRY RICHARD BARLEY
WHO DIED 8th OCTOBER 1950 AGED 72

ALSO OF
LUCY MARION
THE BELOVED CHILD OF HARRY AND LUCY
WHO DIED 15th SEPT 1919 AGED 6

ALSO OF
HARRY RICHARD BARLEY
WHO DIED 17th JULY 1953 AGED 79


66. HEADSTONE. Granite and black marble with gold lettering. Leaning.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
A VERY DEAR UNCLE
ALFRED JOHN BRYAN
DIED 15th OCT. 1970.
AGED 69 YEARS
ALSO HIS SISTER
MARY E. BRYAN
DIED 15th JULY 1947
AGED 47 YEARS


67. HEADSTONE. Sandstone. Leaning and inscription partially unreadable.

... MEMORY
of
ADIA PARKER
... SEPT. 2.. 1902
AGED 71
... LEWIS PARKER
.........
........12 1902
AGED 77
......


68. CROSS ON PLINTH. Double grave with iron railings. Stone. The inscriptions are on all four sides of the plinth. (See Introduction)

East:

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
MARY
THE BELOVED WIFE OF DAVID BRIDGE
OF DOVE HOUSE FIELDS HALESOWEN
WHO DIED JUNE 10th 1892
AGED 45 YEARS
THERE REMAINETH THEREFORE A REST
TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD

South:

ALSO OF
ANNIE ELIZA
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF
JAMES AND SARAH ELLEN BRIDGE
(OF THE VINE HALESOWEN)
WHO DIED MAY 10th 1895 AGED 4 MONTHS

West:

ALSO OF
MARY HANCOX BRIDGE
DAUGHTER OF
DAVID AND MARY BRIDGE
OF DOVE HOUSE FIELDS
WHO DIED OCT 25, 1921
IN HER 45th YEAR
AT REST

North:

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
DAVID BRIDGE
WHO DIED
NOV 21st 1913
IN HIS 70th YEAR

WITH CHRIST WHICH IS FAR BETTER


69. CROSS ON PLINTH. Leaning. Lead lettering.

On cross:

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
MARY ANN PIFF,
(OF CLENT)
DIED JULY 25th, 1910
HER END WAS PEACE


70. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Double grave. Marble. Leaning. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING               MEMORY OF
[BE YE ALSO READY]
[MATT XXIV 44.]
WILLIAM MEDLICOTT DAVIES
WHO DIED/MARCH 16. 1879, AGED 45 YEARS.
+
ALSO THERESA NAOMI THEADORA,
WHO DIED/JUNE 30. 1880, AGED 15 MONTHS.
+
ALSO EMMA LOUISA
WHO DIED/FEB. 17. 1887, AGED 21 YEARS
DAUGHTERS OF THE ABOVE
+
ALSO ELIZA ELINA,
+
BELOVED WIFE OF Wm.M. DAVIES,
WHO DIED/OCT. 8. 1896. IN HER 61st YEAR
AT REST
+


71. HEADSTONE WITH FOOTSTONE. Sandstone, leaning. Badly corroded with only traces legible. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY

(flower)

JOHN LUCOCK
MARY ANN LUCOCK

(footstone)

M.A.L.   1886
J.L.     1907


72. HEADSTONE. Marble.

IN
LOVING
MEMORY
OF
GEORGE SMITH
ROYAL FARM BELBROUGHTON
WHO DIED FEBy 9th 1905.
THY WILL BE DONE

ALSO HARRIET SMITH
WHO DIED MAY 29 1918
IN HER 83rd YEAR.


73. HEADSTONE WITH KERB ON PLINTH. Marble. Broken, face down. Double grave.

J.H. WILLETS   OLD HILL


74. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble.

IN
loving memory of
AMY LOUISA
WIDOW OF THE LATE
DAVID MORRIS
CHRISTCHURCH, HANTS
WHO DIED OCT 16th 1920
AGED 55 YEARS

IN THE MIDST OF LIFE
WE ARE IN DEATH


75. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble. Collapsed, with some damage. Lead lettering.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM LAYTON
OF HAYLEY GREEN
WHO DIED 13th MARCH 1931 AGED 61 YEARS
AT REST
ALSO MARY ANN LAYTON
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 4th AUG 1930 AGED 63 YEARS
PEACE PERFECT PEACE


76. KERB. Broken. No inscription showing.


77. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete. The headstone is in the shape of an open book. Green chippings. Flower holder. Some damage to inscription. Lead lettering.

IN LOVING
MEMORY OF
ERNEST BURTON
PALMER
DIED 8th SEPT
1954   AGED 85

ALSO HIS WIFE
PHOEBE JANE
DIED 20th DEC
1955   AGED 81
REUNITED


78. HEADSTONE. Brown granite with gold lettering. (See Introduction)

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE GOODYEAR
WHO DIED 29th SEPTEMBER 1939
AGED 47 YEARS
AND OF HIS WIFE
EMMA AMELIA GOODYEAR
WHO DIED 17th MARCH 1985,
AGED 93 YEARS
AND I WILL DWELL IN THE HOUSE
OF THE LORD FOR EVER.


79. KERB with marble flower vase. Sandstone.

Left side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF BERTHA BELOVED WIFE OF ARTHUR PEACOCK
WHO DIED FEB 7th 1932 AGED 47 YEARS

Bottom end:

GODS WILL


80. CROSS ON PLINTH. Marble. Footstone in form of small cross. (See Introduction)

East facing:

On cross:

AT REST

On upper step:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ELLEN

On lower step:

WIFE OF SAMUEL LUCOCK,
WHO DIED APRIL 19th 1901,
                        AGED 54 YEARS

South facing:

On upper step:

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF

On lower step:

SAMUEL LUCOCK,
WHO DIED JULY 30th 1913
AGED 71 YEARS.
I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH.
JOB. 19. 25

Footstone:

E. L.
1901


81. PILLAR WITH CHERUB. Marble. Urn for flowers. (See Introduction)

MARY ANNIE
BARRINGER RUCKMAN
MARCH 7th 1924
AGED 47.

OUR HOME IS NOT
          THIS MORTAL CLIME;
OUR LIFE HAS NOT
          ITS BOUNDS IN TIME;
AND DEATH IS NOT A CLOUD
          THAT LIES BETWEEN
THE SOUL AND PARADISE.

GEORGE EDMUND RUCKMAN
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
WHO PASSED AWAY APRIL 19th 1939

On bottom plinth:

AGED 74 YEARS
AT REST


82. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Decorative pillars at each side of headstone. Corner stones at foot. Flower vase.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
EMMA
DEARLY BELOVED WIFE OF
SIMEON PRICE
WHO DIED MAY 5th 1926
AGED 56 YEARS
REST IN PEACE
ALSO SIMEON
OF ABOVE
DIED NOV 8th 1948
AGED 83 YEARS
REUNITED


83. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete with raised corners at foot. Decorative pillars as on No. 82. Leaning, some damage.

TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF BERTHA
WIFE OF SYDNEY GEORGE MOGFORD
AND DAUGHTER OF
SIMEON AND EMMA PRICE,
WHO ENTERED INTO REST 19th NOVR 1921
AGED 33 YEARS
-
SHE IS NOT DEAD BUT SLEEPETH
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
SYDNEY GEORGE MOGFORD
DIED MAY 22 1946
AGED 62 YEARS


84. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete. Flower urn.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
CLIFFORD PRICE
30. 10. 1959
ALSO HIS SISTER
BLANCHE
13. 3. 1920
R.I.P.


85. KERB WITH CORNER PILLARS. Broken and rather overgrown.

On left kerb, leaded letters:

MARY LOUISE KENRICK, JULY 18, 1918.   “At Rest.”


86. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Black marble. Chippings and large black flower vase inscribed W.S..

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
MARY ANN SHAW,
DIED NOV 19th 1935, AGED 67 YEARS.
EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS.
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE
MARY ANN,
DIED MARCH 14th 1954, AGED 77 YEARS.
REUNITED.
ALSO SON IN LAW
FREDERICK PRICE,
A DEAR HUSBAND AND FATHER
DIED JAN 20th 1964, AGED 56 YEARS


87. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Sandstone.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
JACK WAGSTAFF
ELDEST SON OF
HARRY & ELIZABETH WAGSTAFF
WHO FELL ASLEEP JUNE 14th 1933
AGED 16 YEARS
---
AT REST


88. CROSS ON PLINTH WITH KERB. Marble. Lead lettering.

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
CHARLES ETHERIDGE
DEARLY BELOVED HUSBAND OF
SARAH ETHERIDGE
WHO DIED JUNE 23 1922 AGED 64 YEARS
ALSO THEIR SON
CHARLES LLEWELYN ETHERIDGE
WHO DIED MAY 14 1961 AGED 82 YEARS

South side:

ALSO
HIS BELOVED WIFE
SARAH JENKINS ETHERIDGE
BORN DEC 29 1854
DIED NOV 3 1935
GONE IS THE ONE I LOVED SO DEAR
SILENT IS THE VOICE I LOVED TO HEAR
A MEMORY DEARER THAN WORDS CAN TELL
IS THE ONE I LOST AND LOVED SO WELL


89. KERB. Corrugated plastic. Metal urn with inscription almost faded away.

......
......
AGED 9


90. CROSS ON PLINTH. Marble. Fossils visible. Some decoration.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
STEPHEN STEVENS,
OF CHAPMAN’S HILL, ROMSLEY,
FORMERLY OF OLD HILL
WHO DIED 15th APRIL 1898
IN HIS 52nd YEAR

“IT IS THE LORD, LET HIM DO
WHAT SEEMETH HIM GOOD”
ALSO OF CAROLINE HIS WIFE
WHO DIED JULY 30th 1934 IN HER 88th YEAR


91. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
SARAH,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
WILLIAM HARRIS
OF HAYLEY GREEN
WHO DIED MARCH 16, 1909,
AGED 79 YEARS.
“THE MEMORY OF THE JUST
IS BLESSED,”
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
WILLIAM HARRIS,
WHO DIED OCT. 11, 1909,
AGED 79 YEARS.
IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH.


92. FLOWER VASE ONLY. Concrete. (See Introduction)

IN
MEMORY OF
OLD JIM
BICKLEY


93. KERB. Marble, raised at four corners. Flower vase with inscription “IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND ARTHUR HUNT”.

On left side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ARTHUR HUNT,
DIED MAY 2nd 1926.

On right side:

ALSO OF HIS BELOVED
WIFE ELIZA, DIED
OCT 20th 1933


94. FLOWER CONTAINER. Concrete.

IN LOVING
MEMORY OF
MY DEAR PARENTS
WILLIAM &
ELIZABETH
HUGHES


95. HEADSTONE. Leaning. Sandstone, very corroded. The missing information has been provided by their descendant, Mr. Joseph Hunt, President of the Romsley and District History Society. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH HUNT
FOX HUNT INN ROMSLEY
B. 15/7/1804  D. 6/6/1891
AND OF HIS WIFE
PHOEBE
B. 1805    D. 1884
THIS STONE WAS ERECTED
BY THEIR DAUGHTER
HANNAH

Footstone:

J. H.
...
P. H.
...


96. CROSS ON PLINTH WITH KERB. Marble. Some damage. Lead lettering.

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
EVELINE SARJENT
WIFE OF H. C. SARJENT OF HANDSWORTH
WHO DIED NOV 19 1924
AGED 33 YEARS
GOD’S WILL BE DONE.


97. KERB. Marble.

South side:

CHERISHED MEMORIES OF AUDREY CLAIRE, BELOVED DAUGHTER OF FLORENCE CLIFFORD,
DIED 12th JAN. 1954, AGED 26 YEARS.

West end:

ALSO HER BELOVED BROTHER WILLIAM,
BELOVED SON OF
THOMAS AND FLORENCE CLIFFORD

East end:

THE LIGHT OF OUR HOME
IS SHINING ABOVE

HAYES
SMETHWICK


98. KERB with four corner pillars (one broken). Concrete. Double grave. Inscription missing completely.


99. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Concrete. Headstone embellished with two small carved columns. (See Introduction)

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
RICHARD COLEY-SMITH,
OF HASBURY,
WHO DIED DEC. 31, 1909,
AGED 72 YEARS
A FATHER EVER FAITHFUL.

ALSO OF
SARAH COLEY-SMITH
BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED FEB. 12, 1917
AGED 80 YEARS.
SHE HATH DONE WHAT SHE COULD


100. KERB WITH FOOTSTONE. Stone.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM REECE
DIED 11th FEB. 1928 AGED 78
ALSO OF
MARTHA JANE REECE,
DIED 29th OCT, 1929, AGED 79
AT REST


101. RAISED KERB with flower holder. Leaded letters. (See Introduction)

Left side:

TREASURED MEMORIES OF OUR DEAR SON BILLY ROSE DIED 30. JUNE 1941, AGED 10 YEARS.
“IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH”

Right side:

HANNAH REECE, DIED 6. JAN, 1954, AGED 45 YEARS.   “RESTING”.


102. PLINTH WITH KERB. Sandstone with white chippings. Four corner pillars and commemorative flower vase.

Left hand side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF GERTRUDE FIELD, WHO PASSED AWAY 15th JAN. 1954 AGED 62.
                        MOURNED BY ALL.   NOW AT REST.

On flower holder:

IN
LOVING
MEMORY OF
MY BELOVED
SISTER
GERTRUDE.


103. KERB with four corner pillars (one broken). Sandstone. Marble flower holder.

Bottom kerb:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

Right side:

MARY JANE REECE, (OF HAYLEY GREEN) BELOVED MOTHER OF PATTY REECE,
                     WHO DIED JAN. 27, 1922, AGED 53 YEARS.  R.I.P.

Top kerb:

ERECTED BY HER
DAUGHTER PATTY

On flower holder:

FLORENCE
LILY
ROSE


104. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble with four corner pillars. Decorative carved clasped hands and leaf pattern at head of headstone. Lead lettering. (See Introduction)

IN
Loving memory of
ANNIE,
BELOVED WIFE OF
HARRY COLEY-SMITH,
WHO PASSED AWAY SEP. 16, 1920,
AGED 70 YEARS.
PEACE, PERFECT PEACE.

ALSO OF THE ABOVE
HARRY COLEY-SMITH
WHO PASSED AWAY SEP. 27. 1942,
AGED 75 YEARS.
AT REST.


105. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. White marble with four corner pillars. Double flower holder at foot. Lead lettering.

IN
AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF
LOUISE BEATRICE
WOODALL
WHO PASSED WAY
10th SEP. 1926.
AGED 40 YEARS
“RESTING”

Left hand side:

ALSO JOSEPH EDWARD WOODALL, WHO PASSED AWAY 14th AUG. 1956, AGED 77 YEARS


106. HEADSTONE WITH SLAB AND KERB. Grey marble with concrete slab. Two decorative crosses carved in relief on headstone (one each edge).

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
WILLIAM TIPPER
WHO DIED APRIL 20th 1936,
AGED 81 YEARS.
-.-
ALSO OF HIS BELOVED WIFE
MARY ANN ELIZABETH,
WHO DIED APRIL 5th 1938,
AGED 90 YEARS.


107. HEADSTONE. Sandstone, leaning. Round top on neck decorated with Celtic design.

IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM MALLIN
DIED 16th SEPT 1871,
AGED 49 YEARS
THE LORD GAVE AND THE LORD HATH
TAKEN AWAY, BLESSED BE THE NAME OF
THE LORD
AND OF ELIZABETH MALLIN
WIDOW OF THE ABOVE,
DIED 17th MAY 1928,
AGED 96 YEARS.


108. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble. Decorative carving on headstone. Leaning, with some damage. Leaded lettering.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
MARJORIE
THE DEARLY BELOVED WIFE OF
BERTRAM B McOWAN
DIED MARCH 9th 1928
AGED 27 YEARS


109. HEADSTONE. Grey marble. Inset metal flower holder. Headstone decorated both edges with carved pattern of flowers and birds. Gilded lettering. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
OUR DEAR PARENTS
FRANK HADEN,
DIED 4th JULY 1940,
AGED 61 YEARS.
RUTH HADEN,
DIED 22nd MARCH 1949,
AGED 75 YEARS.
REUNITED.


110. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. White marble. Top of headstone decorated with carved clasped hands and leaf pattern and edges with carved pillars. Lead lettering. (See Introduction)

In Loving Memory of
WILLIAM SOUTHWELL,
BELOVED HUSBAND OF
NANCY A. SOUTHWELL,
OF YEW TREE FARM,
HUNNINGTON,
WHO DIED JAN. 2, 1919,
AGED 88 YEARS.
ALSO OF THE ABOVE NANCY ANN SOUTHWELL,
WHO FELL ASLEEP MAY 20th 1930, AGED 90 YEARS.
THEY HAVE DONE WHAT THEY COULD.


111. HEADSTONE. Lying face down.


112. CROSS WITH STEPS ON PLINTH WITH KERB. Black marble. Leaning. A decoration of entwined letters on cross. (See Introduction)

Top step:

In
Loving
Remembrance

Middle step:

JOSEPH WOODALL
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
DECR. 21st. 1904
AGED 73 YEARS.
NOT MY WILL BUT THINE BE DONE.

Bottom step:

ALSO EMMA WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
MARCH 4th 1914.


113. HEADSTONE WITH RAISED KERB. Sandstone. Four corner pillars and carved decorative pillars at each edge of headstone. Some damage.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
SARAH ELLEN
BELOVED DAUGHTER OF
JOSEPH & EMMA WOODALL
WHO ENTERED INTO REST
MAY 23rd 1910,
AGED 34 YEARS.
PEACE PERFECT PEACE.


114 & 114A. NOTE: An original HEADSTONE WITH KERB (No. 114) was replaced (1990) by a new RAISED SLAB (No. 114A) bearing an amended inscription. Details of both are given below.

114. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Stone vase in centre. Leaning.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN PRIEST
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
ON DECr. 11th 1928
AGED 68 YEARS
AT REST
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE
POLLIE
WHO PASSED AWAY
MAY 18th 1943
IN HER 83rd YEAR

114A. SLAB. Black marble slab stepped up on two white slabs. Gilded lettering.

John Priest,
1860 – 1928

his wife
Mary Priest
1861–1943

their daughter
Doris Mary Morris
1898–1990

And her husband
David Henry Morris
1897 – 1970


115. KERB. Concrete with six small pillars, white chippings and flower holder (identical to No. 119)

Left side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR DAD
JOHN CHARLES CORBETT

|      |
|      |

WHO PASSED AWAY 23rd. NOV. 1942
AGED 60 YEARS.

Right side:

ALSO OUR DEAR MOTHER
ANNIE CORBETT,

|      |
|      |

WHO PASSED AWAY 18th. MAY 1950
AGED 65 YEARS.


116. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Marble. Inset flower holder bearing inscription “PAMELA”. Leaded lettering with some damage.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF PAMELA,
DAUGHTER OF FRED & LAURA COOKSEY.
DIED FEB. 17th. 1934.  AGED 8 YEARS.


117. HEADSTONE. Grey marble.

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
ARTHUR HARRY YOUNG
1882 - 1933
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE
ELSIE MAUD
1890 - 1978
ALSO THEIR BELOVED SON-IN-LAW
NORMAN JOHN FOX.
1918 - 1982

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD


118. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Black marble with white chippings. Black marble flower holder.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SARAH ANN,
BELOVED WIFE OF RICHARD PARKES,
(OF BLACKHEATH)
BORN MAY 2nd. 1857,
DIED NOV. 26th. 1932.
- : -
“SHE HATH DONE WHAT SHE COULD.”
ALSO RICHARD PARKES,
DIED MAY 8th. 1941,
AGED 80 YEARS.
- : -
RE-UNITED

Bottom kerb:

DALLOWS
SMETHWICK


119. KERB with six small pillars (identical to No. 115). Concrete with some damage. Inset flower holder.

Left side:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR SISTER
MARGARET MAUD CORBETT

|      |
|      |

WHO FELL ASLEEP 17th MAR. 1932,
AGED 19 YEARS

Right side:

ALSO OUR DEAR BROTHER
ALFRED GEORGE CORBETT

|      |
|      |

WHO FELL ASLEEP 23rd. SEPT. 1932,
AGED 22 YEARS

Foot:

“THY WILL BE DONE.”


120. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Black marble. Picture etched on headstone of Good Shepherd with two sheep. Black marble flower holder and white chippings. Gilded letters.

TREASURED MEMORIES OF
ALFRED
BELOVED HUSBAND OF
MARY ANN HACKETT,
(UFFMOOR ESTATE)
WHO PASSED AWAY 22nd. JAN, 1952,
AGED 62 YEARS.
ALSO HIS DEAR WIFE
MARY ANN HACKETT,
WHO PASSED AWAY 12th. APRIL 1969,
AGED 79 YEARS.
“Reunited.”

“The Lord is my shepherd.”


121. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Leaning. Concrete with iron railings. Cross in relief carving at top of headstone. (See Introduction)

IN
AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
RICHARD COOKS
OF ROMSLEY HILL
WHO DIED DECEMBER 24, 1870.
IN THE 80th YEAR OF HIS AGE.
-
“SO TEACH US TO NUMBER ALL OUR DAYS
THAT WE MAY APPLY OUR HEARTS UNTO
WISDOM.”          PSALM XC. V.XII


122. HEADSTONE WITH KERB ON PLINTH. White marble. Double grave with iron railings. Damaged. Lead lettering. (See Introduction)

(carved roses)

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
RICHARD GEORGE PROUD,
BELOVED SON OF
RICHARD AND SARAH ANN COOKS
WHO FELL ASLEEP NOVR 16th 1902,
AGED 25 YEARS.
“THY WILL BE DONE.”
ALSO OF SARAH ANN,
BELOVED WIFE OF
RICHARD COOKS OF ROMSLEY,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH 30, 1914,
AGED 78 YEARS.
ASLEEP IN JESUS.


123. KERB. Concrete with small inscribed slab enclosed.

Kind hearts are the garden
Kind thoughts are the roots
Kind words are the blossoms
Kind deeds are the fruits


124. HEADTONE WITH KERB ON PLINTH. Granite and concrete. Cross on left hand side of headstone. Grey chippings and rusty flower holder.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
CLARA CINDABY
BELOVED WIFE OF WILLIAM SIVITER,
WHO DIED 17th APRIL 1955,
AGED 69 YEARS.
-
A STEPPING STONE TO MY SAVIOUR

AND
WILLIAM SIVITER,
WHO DIED 10th FEBRUARY 1972,
AGED 86 YEARS
-
IN PEACE WITH GOD


125. FLOWER HOLDER. Concrete.

Left side:

LOUISA JANE
WHITE
BORN
MARCH 9th 1874
DIED
....

Right side:

CHARLES
WHITE,
BORN
APRIL 14th 1867,
DIED
....

Front:

“TILL THE ROLL
IS CALLED
UP YONDER.”


126. FLOWER HOLDER. Marble.

Left side:

WALTER WHITE


127. HEADSTONE. Concrete. Cross on top of headstone with flower decoration below.

OUR DAYS ON THE EARTH ARE AS A SHADOW

IN MEMORIAM
ARTHUR
THE BELOVED SON OF
ROBERT & ANN STANDEN
LATE OF SPRING HILL
DIED APRIL 21st 1875
AGED 21 YEARS

HE COMETH FORTH LIKE A FLOWER AND IS CUT DOWN

HE FLEETH ALSO AS A SHADOW AND CONTINUETH NOT

Footstone:

A. S.
1875


128. HEADSTONE WITH KERB. Black marble with etched picture on headstone of sun with cross and shadow. Black marble flower holder and white chippings. Gilded letters. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY
..OF..
JOHN GEORGE LITTLE,
RELIEVING OFFICER OF HALES OWEN,
7th. NOVEMBER 1875 - 6th. SEPTEMBER 1936
AND OF HIS DEAR WIFE
GERTRUDE FRANCES,
2nd. JUNE 1880 - 22nd. APRIL 1945.


129. SANDSTONE. Leaning and badly corroded.

IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
ANN, THE BELOVED DAUGHTER
OF............... HADLEY
WHO DIED APRIL 18th 187?
AGED .. YEARS

(Approx. fourteen illegible lines)


130. HEADSTONE AND SLAB ON PLINTH. Concrete. (See Introduction)

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
JANE ELIZABETH
BELIVED WIFE OF ERNEST WILLIAM JOYNES
WHO DIED 4th OCT. 1956. AGED 74 YEARS
“ABIDE WITH ME”
ALSO ERNEST WILLIAM JOYNES
WHO DIED 22nd NOV. 1958 AGED 73 YEARS
REUNITED

Along left side in lead letters:

ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER HILDA WHO DIED 28th Feb 1978 AGED 67 YEARS


131. HEADSTONE ON PLINTH. Concrete with concrete vase and green chippings. Some damage. Lead lettering.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY MARSHALL
WHO DIED 15th AUG 1967
AGED 76 YEARS
ALSO HER DEAR HUSBAND
JOHN HAROLD MARSHALL
WHO DIED 8th APRIL 1958
AGED 72 YEARS
REUNITED
HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED REST


132. KERB ON PLINTH WITH HEADSTONE AND FOOTSTONE. Granite with granite flower holder in centre. Marble chippings.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR DAD
ALFRED CHARLES BLIZZARD
WHO DIED 29th JUNE 1945, AGED 74 YEARS.
ALSO OUR DEAR MOTHER
LUCY BLIZZARD.
WHO DIED 20th NOV. 1950. AGED 78 YEARS.
REUNITED
ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS.


133. SLAB ON PLINTH WITH HEADSTONE AND KERB. Decorated with two daffodils at top and two at bottom of headstone. Scroll encloses writing and bottom of scroll is gilded.

IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR PARENTS
WILLIAM ALFRED BLIZZARD
1908 - 1956
ALSO
MATILDA BLIZZARD
1921 - 1982
R.I.P.

On two pillars and kerb at foot of grave:

MOM

REUNITED

DAD


134. SLAB ON PLINTH. Concrete with concrete flower vase set in top and two crosses at bottom, one each side. Some damage.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR GRANDFATHER
EDWARD JONES
WHO DIED 9th MARCH 1933 AGE 69
ALSO OUR DEAR MOTHER
EDITH MARIAN COTTON
WHO DIED 21st JAN. 1967 AGE 68


135. PLINTH WITH HEADSTONE FOOTSTONE AND KERB. Granite with granaite flower holder in centre. Green chippings.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SARAH JANE
THE BELOVED WIFE OF FREDERICK HILL
WHO DIED MAR 5th 1937 AGED 65 YEARS
WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS
ALSO FREDERICK
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED OCT 11th 1947 AGED 78 YEARS
JESUS LOVER OF MY SOUL


136. HEADSTONE. Granite. Lead lettering.

EDGAR STANSFIELD
NICHOLSON
1888 - 1949


137. PLINTH. Concrete with concrete flower vase set in head and two small crosses at foot, one each side. Some damage. Grey chippings. Newly added slab with recent inscription.

On slab at bottom:

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR GRANDMOTHER
ROSA MARY JONES
WHO DIED 19th FEB. 1940 AGE 70
ALSO OUR DEAR FATHER
HARRY COTTON
WHO DIED 24th DEC. 1973 AGE 75

On small slab:

TREASURED
MEMORIES OF
CLARICE
TAYLOR
YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF MARY
DIED 9th NOV 1989
AGED 91 YEARS

At foot:

REGIS


138. HEADSTONE WITH KERB ON PLINTH. Concrete with some moss. Green chippings and black flower vase. The headstone is in the form of an open book.

IN LOVING
MEMORY OF
A DEAR DAUGHTER
AND SISTER
MAUREEN ANN
ROSE.
BORN
23rd JUNE 1946
DIED
15th NOV. 1970.
REST IN PEACE.

AND
A DEAR SON
AND
BROTHER
DONALD CLIVE
ROSE.
BORN
25th MAY 1933.
DIED
14th MAY 1940.
REST IN PEACE.


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