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Fordington

St George's Church Monumental Inscriptions


By Rev. Richard BARTELOT MA. F.S.A (1868-1947)

Transcribed from his 4 notebooks (ref D/RGB/LL125) for OPC by Kay Kearsey June 2013
[Transcribers comments are in brackets in italics - 445 Records]

Last updated June 2013


Burial ground behind St George's Church - Fordington


Note:- The following list of Monumental Inscritions was compiled by the Rev RG Bartelot Vicar of St Georges Church (1906-1936) and has been kindly transcribed and donated to the OPC Project by Kay Kearsey

Volume 1
Copies of tombstones, Fordington Churchyard

First row S to Corner.

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of Abraham BAKER who departed this life December 13th 1831 aged 68 years. 
Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann BAKER daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth BAKER who departed this life March 23, 1821 aged 25 years. 
Sacred to the memory of Abraham BAKER late dealer in Staffordshire ware who died September 24, 1806 aged 45 years. 
Jane ABBOTT  (no further information in transcript).


2nd row

Sacred to the memory of Morgan BULLOCK Esquire who died [–] July 1832, [-] year of his age.  (Transcript of burial register entry: Morgan Bullock was buried on 1 August 1832 aged 77)
Mrs BULLOCK who died June 10th 1882 advanced in years.  Wife of M BULLOCK Esquire many years surgeon of 11th Light Dragoons.  (Transcript of Burial register gives her name as Susan)
To Memory.  John MAY who died March 19th 1797 also of Mary his wife who departed this life aged 87.
Sacred to the memory of Martha daughter of Edward and Martha DYER who departed this life September 21st 1823 aged 15 years.

3rd row

To the Memory of John FOOT who departed this life September 14th 1851 Aged 61.  Also of John Henry Gull[?] FOOT son of the above who departed this life at Newcastle-on-Tyne January 18th 1846 aged 25.  
Beneath this stone are the remains of Richard PERRLY LUKLEY[?] son of James and Mary Ann LUKLEY[?].
PITTARD(no other information on transcript)
To the memory of the beloved children of Robert and Anne SLANNE[?]
Sacred to the memory of Robert DAMON who died October 17 1836 aged 66 years.  Also of Sarah, wife of the above who died December 16th 1855 aged 85.
Beneath this stone lies the remains of Rebecca TIZARD
Sacred to the memory of Edmund DAMON who died September 16th 1855 aged 44 years.  Also of Catherine DAMON who died October 4th 1857 aged 60 years.  The above were son and daughter of Robert and Sarah DAMON.
Beneath lieth the remains of James MURRAY who departed this life 21st September 1831 aged 26 years
Sacred to the memory of Thomas COLLINS Esq. Late Lieutenant in the 2nd Queens Dragoon Guards in which corps he served for a long period of thirty seven years, the last twenty years he was Lieut. Adjutant to the Regiment, who died September 15th 1827 aged 52 years.

4th Line

Honor ELLISON died September 14th 1846 aged 63 years.
Philip ELLIOTT died 1st April 1844, aged 57. 
JT 1851 (no further information on transcript).
JHGT 1846 (no further information on transcript.)

Sacred to the memory of Samuel TAYLOR, yeoman.  He was born at Bedfield in the county of Suffolk February 6th 1796, and died in this parish November 18th 1864.  Also Mary Ann fourth daughter of the above who died October 30th 1856 aged 18 years.  Also Susan TAYLOR wife of the above.  Born at Bruisyard, Suffolk January 7th 1798 died in this parish July 17th 1881.

In memory of Elizabeth PHELPS who died February 17th 1798 aged 73.

Elizabeth PHELPS (no other information)

July 30th 1799 Robert HUNT

In memory of William TOPP aged 22 years.  His sun went down when it was yet day.  Also Sarah TOPP died September 17 1876 aged 30 years.   Also William TOPP yeoman died August 1865 aged 61 years.


5th Row

Sacred to the memory of William RAYNOLD who departed this life the 9th of February 1861 in the 86 year of his age.  Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.  Also of Jane the beloved wife of the above who departed this life December 27th 1863 aged 86 years. 

H.E. 1846 (no further information on transcript)
P.E. 1844 (no further information on transcript)
S.T.[?] 1864 (no further information on transcript)
M.A.T. 1856 (no further information on transcript)
S.T. 1881 (no further information on transcript)

To the memory of John WINHILL [?]

Sacred to the memory of Mary, wife of Edward SLADE who died March 12, 1864 aged 54 years.  Also Thomas, son of the above, who died in his infancy.  Also Edward SLADE who died July 6th 1832 aged 47 years

In memory of Thomas CON who departed this life August 30 1850[?] aged 58 years. 

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of Thomas CON.

In memory of Elizabeth wife of William WAGSTAFF who died July 11th 1832 aged 31 years.  

M.A.K. 1833 (no further information)

W. Topp (no further information)


Other side of path in triangle.

Here lieth the body of Katherine WALLIS, the wife of Owen WALLIS.

To the memory of Robert GARRETT.  Also Richard GARRETT who died.  Also Mary GARRETT who died.  Also John GARRETT husband of the above who died January 13th 1869 aged 80 years.  


1st Line

Sacred to the memory of Richard GALE who departed this life 1817 aged 65 years.

In memory of Leonard GALE who died aged 51 on the March 18th [--].  Also of Eliza who died November 28th aged 51.  Also of Sarah and ElizaSarah died September 19 1717 aged 68.  Eliza died [–] 16th 1776.  (Burial register gives a burial of an Elizabeth Gale 28 Sep 1776, Holy Trinity Parish).

To the memory of John son of William and Sarah died April 1790. (No surname included)

Sacred to the memory of William GALPIN who departed this life October 15th 1818 aged 75 years.   Also of William GALPIN who departed this life aged 15 years.

Sacred to the memory of Caleb CLOTHIER who departed this life March 1st 1791 aged 71 years.  Also Ann wife of the above who departed this life September [–] aged 73 years.  (Transcript of burial register entry Ann Clothier buried 16 September 1804).


2nd row

Sacred in memory of Mary daughter of Joseph and Martha STROUD who departed this life on 12th March 1841 aged 5 years. 

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth dearly beloved wife of Edmund SIMONS who departed this life February 15th 1846 aged 56 years.  Also of Edmund SIMONS formerly of the Coldstream Guards and 38 years Superior Barrack Serjeant of Dorchester Barracks who departed this life April 30th 1865 aged 84 years. 

In memory of John Goodall HOLLOWAY son of Henry and Phoebe HOLLOWAY who died November 18th 1845 aged 14 years.  Also of Phoebe Elizabeth daughter of the above who died November 15th 1843 aged 7 years.

To the memory of Samuel James FIPPARD eldest son of Richard and Melliscent FIPPARD who departed this life April 21 1838 aged 6 years 8 months.  Also of Richard FIPPARD father of the above who departed this life June 24 1851 aged 57.


3rd line

In memory of Margaret Ann GREEN who died October 25th 1865.

In memory of John ANSTY who died March 9 1858 aged 6[-] years.   Also Ann ANSTY wife of the above who died April 19th aged 49 years.  Also Rebecca ANSTY wife of Thomas ANSTY.  Also of Walter George.   (Burial register entry: John Ansty buried 16 April 1858 aged 69 years)


4th line

LEGG (no further information on transcript)

Sacred to the memory of Mary PEARCE daughter of Charles and Ann SALLY , wife of Philip PEARCE the younger.  Born 22nd August 1834. Died 31st December 1860.

Sacred to the memory of Ann wife of John BARTLETT who died November 30 1835 aged 64 years.  Also the above John BARTLETT who died August 19th 1836 aged 61.  Also Henry BARTLETT son of Joseph and Hanna BARTLETT who died October 20 1843.

Sacred to the memory of William STANTON, Jun. Died Nov 10 1832 aged 23 years.  Also to William STANTON senior died October 9th 1848 aged 77 years.  Also Lydia STANTON wife of William STANTON senior who died December 2nd 1857 aged 67.

To the memory of Rebecca, the wife of John CONWAY, who departed this life the 5th of August 1778 aged 20 years.  Also of William son of the above John and Rebecca who departed this life the 16th September 1778 aged 9 months.

To the memory of Grace Thresher ROPER who died October 24 1841 aged 32 years.  (Note added by RG Bartelot: Grace Roper of Parsonage Farm bur 27 Oct 1841).


5th row

To the memory of Ann LEGG

In memory of Ann GALPIN the daughter of Charles and Ann GALPIN who died Oct 30 1827 aged 11 months. Also Robert GALPIN son of the above who died March 13th 1834 aged 3 years.  Also Charles GALPIN father of the above who departed this life 1836 aged 40 years.  Also Ann GALPIN daughter of the above died October 1 1853, aged 21 years.

Sacred to the memory of Sarah Ann GALPIN.

In memory of Mary Amey BARNARD who died Jul 29 1820 aged 3 years.  Also Ann Hewstins BARNARD died Jan 28 1844 aged 20.  Also Martha Creech BARNARD died March 13 1853 aged 30 years.  Also Mary Standfield BARNARD mother of the above died Sep 8 1857 aged 62 years.

In memory of William CREECH who died May 26 1860 aged 68 years. 

In memory of Mary Anne ROWE daughter of William and Sarah ROWE who died 26th October 1860 aged 27 years. Also Hannah GARRETT beloved wife of William GARRETT and sister of the above.  Also Sarah ROWE who died [-] aged 72 years.


Along wall.

To the memory of Christopher COLLINS who departed this life December 1717. 

Next broken off.  ----ed this life 28th 1781 aged 49.  Also in memory of William CLARE who died February 10th 1795 aged 64.

In memory of Susanna Maria daughter of Robert RIDEOUT and Susann Harvey who departed this life the 12th of May 1807 aged 3 years and 6 months.

In memory of Howan, son of Edward and Elizabeth FOX who departed this life July 10th 1849 aged 8 years.

Sacred to the memory of Sarah SHORT who died October 30 1832 aged 18 years.  She departed from a world of pain and only died to live again.  Also of Elizabeth SHORT mother of the above who departed this life Jan 22 1839 aged 61 years.  Also of John SHORT who died October 31 1859 aged 90 years.  Also of Elizabeth WELLSPRING who died October 30th 1861 aged 31 years.

In memory of Elizabeth FOY who departed this life February 13th 1821 aged 5 years.

Here lieth the body of George BRICE.

Sacred to the memory of John RANDALL who departed this life March 13th 1863 aged 38 years.  Also Elizabeth wife of the above who departed this life July 9th 1864 aged 60 years. 

In memory of James FOY who departed this life July 16th 1870 aged 76 years

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth WHITE who died February 3rd 1855 aged 41 years.

In memory of Honor wife of John BROWN senior who departed this life Apr 13 1834 aged 67 years.  Also John BROWN, husband of the above who departed this life Dec 16th 1838 aged 75 years.


North

Adjoining this stone lies interred in one grave the body of Samuel and Mary the parents of John BROWN senior.  Samuel died August 4th 1794 aged 60 years.  Mary died January 22 1814 aged 90 and retained her [-] till the day of her death.

Sacred to the memory of William ENDOR [?] died January 27 1833 aged 20.   Also Sussanah, Thomas, Robert and William

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth BROWN died Sep 3 1831 aged 23 years.

In memory of Elizabeth LYDE wife of John LYDE who departed this life February the 13th 1824 aged 59 years.

Sacred to the memory of Richard FUDGE

In memory of Maria GAULTON who departed this life August 1st 1829 aged 25 years.  Also of Mary Ann WARREN who died Mar 25 1851 aged 50 years.  Also Sarah Allen GAULTON mother of the above who died June 14 1852 aged 72.    Also Marium Milbourne GAULTON.  Also Charles WARREN who died December 6th 1865 aged 26 years.  Also John WARREN who departed March 7th 1866 aged 66 years.

Sacred to the memory of William son of Henry DURDEN who died September 3 1812 aged 20 years.  Also of the above Henry DURDEN of Dorchester who died July 4th 1846 aged 39 years.  Also Ebenezer Henry son of the above Henry and Susan DURDEN who died May 20 1856 aged 44 years.

Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann daughter of John and Mary ROLLS who departed this life October 3rd 1815 aged 15 years 9 months.   Also John who died December [-].  Also of the above Mary ROLLS who died November 19 1838 aged 51 years.  Likewise of John ROLLS who died August 28 1840 aged 79 years.

To the memory of Elizabeth wife of [-] BOND who died 25 July 180[-] aged 51 years.

To the memory of W Robert PARSONS who departed this life October 12th 1836 aged 39 years.

Sacred to the memory of Sarah PRICE who departed this life Dec 24 1841 aged 31.  Also of James PRICE.

Sacred to the memory of William REASON who departed this life Apr 19th 1848 aged 77 years.  Also Emily REASON granddaughter of the above who departed this life May 28 1848 aged 9 months.  Also Elizabeth the only daughter of the above William REASON who died July 6 1858 aged 42 years.  Also Elizabeth his beloved wife who died Nov 12 1851 aged 79 years.

In memory of Thomas REASON who died July 27 1793 aged 68. 

Sacred to the memory of Mary SIMMONDS who died at Weymouth Aug 18 and of James SIMMONDS(No year given)

In memory of Thomas GREENING who died Feb 9 1757 aged 39 years.  Also Mary his wife who died Aug 7 1783 aged 64.

To the memory of James BOGGETT who departed this life March 19 1816 aged 18 years.  Also Lyaly BOGGETT . (Transcript of Burial register: Lydia Boggett buried 11 Feb 1830)

In memory of Thomas BUNN who died June 27 1792 aged 40.

In memory of John DURDEN who died June 10 1852 aged 63 years.  Also to the memory of Martha DURDEN his daughter who died Aug 25 1851 aged 29 years.  And of Frances DURDEN wife of the above who died Oct 13 1871 aged 77 years.

In memory of Francis WITT died October 1842 aged 79 years.

John TAPP died 2 May 1803 aged 30 years.

John TAPP died 23 June 1801 aged 67 years.  Dorothy his wife 23 Nov 1806 aged 65.  To the memory of Edward ELLIOTT grandson of John and Dorothy who died Apr 18 1835 aged 35 years.

In memory of Elizabeth CLARE wife of John CLARE who died Jun 26 1801 aged 23 years.  Also [-] (note added in different hand ‘second wife’) who died 23 Jan 1857 aged 77 and also the above John CLARE who died Sep 20 1837 aged 67 years.


Vol II.

Along north side of church

In memory of Thomas BEDLOE who died 16 Apr 1805 aged 62 years.  (This pencil entry is very feint)

GALPIN (no further information).

In memory of Elizabeth PALMER  Who departed this life the 25th of January 1812.  Also to John PALMER.  He died the [-] May 1829.  (Note by RGB ‘Vicar’.  Memorial in the church has 5 May for date of death)

In memory of Elizabeth Caroline wife of Joseph Thomas BEDLOE who departed this life [-] 1825 aged 28 years.  (Burial register: Elizabeth Caroline Bedloe of Winterborne Herringston, 27 December 1825 aged 28) Joseph Thomas BEDLOE died Feb 24th 1833 aged 35 years.  Also Jane BEDLOE daughter of the above died Feb 23rd 1831 aged 14 months.  Also Joseph Thomas BEDLOE son of the above died March 2 1843 aged 10 years.

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth (no surname given) who departed this life 1st August 1871 aged 96 years also Jane CARY born Oct 9th 1798 died April 19th 1884.  (Burial register entry 5 August 1871 Elizabeth BEDLOE aged 96½ of Swansea, formerly of Fordington Green).

In memory of Duncan infant son of Thomas and Catherine WILLIAMS June 30th 1838.

In memory of William CLARE who departed this life Dec 23 1805 aged 9 years.  Also of Philip CLARE who died Dec 13th 1822 aged 22 years.  Also William father of the above William and Philip Clare who died Jan 13th 1833 aged 77 years. Also Rebecca wife of the above William CLARE died March 10 1851 aged 88.

In memory of Thomas CURTIS who departed this life 3rd June 1848 aged 73 years.


Ist Row

In Memory of Mary BEDLOW daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth BEDLOW who departed this life May 1st 1830 aged 57 years.

In memory of Elisha WARR who died Sep 18 1834 aged 30 years.

Sacred to the memory of Matilda the daughter of Samuel and Isabella HARRIS died Nov 25 1843 aged 9 years.  Also Sarah daughter of the above died March 23rd 1848 aged 11 months.  Isabella daughter of the above died Sep 13th 1861 aged 22years.  Also Mary Hannah daughter of the above died October 23rd 1860 aged 23 years.

Sacred to the memory of Lydia WHITE who departed this life March 1851 aged 45 years.  Also to the memory of both her children who departed this life when of tender age.

In memory of William WELLMAN died 1844 aged 64.   Also Dinah his wife died 1850 aged 64.

Sacred to the memory of Ann LEACH wife of John LEACH supervisor of Inland Revenue of this town who died 17 May 1857 aged 43 years.  Also George LEACH son of the above Ann and John who departed this life 23rd March 1838 aged 15 years.

In memory of Stephen Perrott BRYER ob. 18th April 1806 aged 36 years.  Also Robert [-] of the above Stephen Perrott BRYER and Mary BRYER ob 3 June 1807 aged 4 years.  Also Mary wife of the above Stephen Perrott BRYER ob. 27th Jan 1823 aged 56.

Sacred to the memory of Sarah daughter of Amuneal and Sarah BRADBURY, Major of the [-] Dragoons who died on the early age of her days in October (no year)


2nd Row

In memory of John MORRIS who died June 6th 180[-].  (Transcript of Burial register entry 10 June 1801).

Sacred to the memory of George MUTFORD who died Sep 8th 1841 aged 29 years.  Also William MUTFORD who died July 1st 1845 aged 24 years. Also Jane MUTFORD who died Oct 22nd 1849 aged 30 years.  Also William MUTFORD who departed this life 27th day of November 1858 aged 46 years.  And Ann MUTFORD who departed this life 15th day of May 1839 aged 78.

Near this spot are the remains of the children of Thomas and Ann MUTFORDJames died Aug 31 1838 aged 9 weeks.  Jane Simmonds died June 9[?] 1844 aged 4 years 10 months.  Thomas died June 15 1844 aged 7 years and 10 months.  Charlotte died July 3rd 1844 aged 5 months. Thomas Henry died Sep 16 1849 aged 16 months.  Henry died Sep 20 1854 aged 3 years and 8 months.  Sarah Ann died Nov 17 1854 aged 17 months. Also of the above Thomas MUTFORD who died May 7th 1859 aged 49.  Also of the above Ann MUTFORD who died Dec 30 1878 aged 64 years.

Sacred to the memory of William MUTFORD born 9th day of November 1859. Died 1st day July 1866 aged 6 years and 8 months.

Sacred to the memory of Charles Norton BARRETT son of Charles and Leah BARRETT died June 27 1848 aged 14 months.

Sacred to the memory of Sarah Ann GALPIN wife of George GALPIN died 10th September 1841 aged 33 years.

Sacred to the memory of Mr George WAGER who died Oct 19 1849 aged 43 years.  Also John WAGER who died on the same day aged 3 years.

Sacred to the memory of Henry NASH who died Sep 5th 1849 aged 42 years.


3rd row.

Here lieth the body of Martha Deborah and Samuel BEDLOE daughter and son of Thomas and Elizabeth BEDLOE.

To the memory of John Thomas CAVE son of Edward and Edith CAVE who departed this life 15th Dec 1817 aged 19 years.  Also seven brothers and sisters who died in their infancy and of Caroline CAVE who died October 20th 1826 aged 15 years.

Sacred to the memory of Edward William CAVE who departed this life Dec 13 1821 aged 25 years.

C. CAVE (no further information)

In memory of William CAVE who departed this life May 7 1804 aged 32 years

In memory of Elizabeth CAVE wife of William CAVE who departed this life Oct 17th 1807 aged 72 years.  Also of the above William CAVE who departed this life Dec 2nd 1815 aged 76 years.

In memory of Elizabeth CAVE daughter of William and Damaris CAVE who departed this life March 24 1812. Aged 11 years. 

CAVE – no further information.

Sacred to the memory of Edward CAVE who died Mar 11 1832 aged 73 years.  Also Edith CAVE wife of the above who died Jan 17 1850 aged 80 years.

In memory of Damaris CAVE wife of William CAVE junior who died Dec 5 1826 aged 53 years.

In memory of Joseph BEDLOE who died June 14 1858 aged 64 years.

In memory of Thomas BEDLOE who died September 18th 1832 aged 25 years.

Mary Ann BEDLOE died Jan 6th 1851 aged 40 years.

In memory of Richard LACY who died 10 of Jan 1789 aged 50 years.

BEDLOE (no further information)

Here lieth the body of John WINSOR who died 1817.  Also of Martha, wife of above.

Ann Brown LOCK died 3 February 1847 aged 68 years.  Ann LOCK daughter of the above died 13 June 1848 aged 43 years.  William LOCK husband of the above Ann Brown LOCK died 9 May 1851 aged 71 years.

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth daughter of Joseph and Mary CUST who died Sep 22 1819 aged 3 years and 5 months.  Also to the memory of the above Joseph CUST who died Jan 10 1822 aged 48 years.  Also Mary CUST wife of the above who died Dec 3 1825 aged 39 years.  Also George CUST born October 1st 1809 Dieid September 14 1879.

Sacred to the memory of Mary FORD who departed this life 19th [-] 1809 aged 33 years.

To the memory of Sarah the daughter of Major J TALBOT and wife of [-] DAVIS who died [-] 1854 aged 27.  (Note added to transcript: buried 14 October 1854 aged 27.  Transcript of Burial register names her as Sarah DAVIS).

Here lieth the body of Edwin Simeon SWINHOE son of Samuel and Emily SWINHOE who died Apr [-
] 1855 aged 17 years. (Note: buried from Trinity Parish 11 Apr 1855 aged 16).  Sacred to the memory of General Samuel SWINHOE (Bengal Army) who departed this life on 18 June 1866 aged 79 years.  (Note on transcription: buried from Cheltenham Jun 22 1866). 

To the memory of Mary the wife of Moses BEDLOE who departed this life April 21 1782.   Aged 44 years.

In affectionate [-] of Alice Margaret [-]

In memory of Moses BEDLOE who died July 19 1788 in the 47th year of his age.

In memory of [-] GRANT born on the 9th day of [-] who died 17 Sep 1801 aged 56 years.  (Transcript of Burial register: James Grant Esq. Colonel 49th Regiment of Foot 23 September 1801).

Sacred to the memory of William, son of M M ELLENNEY, Carabeneer.  Obt. February 13 1830 aged 71 years.

In memory of Thomas Webb PRIDE late of Poole.  Obit. Nov 26 1826 aged 76 years.  Also Elizabeth his wife who was the daughter of [--].

Sacred to the memory of James PARSONS who died March 19 1790 aged 79.  Here also the earthly remains of Ursula PARSONS wife of the above. She died May 15 1802 aged 66.

In memory of Elizabeth wife of James PARSONS of Dorchester Obt. 11 Nov 1830 aged 58 years.  Also of Sarah Ursula PARSONS daughter of the above who died Feb 27 1822 aged 10 years.

Sacred to the memory of Anne CHOMEL.  Born Sep 26 1764. Died March 7th 1835.

Sacred to the memory of Robert Ensor son of John and Jane DAVIS who died January 22 1837 aged 7 months. 
In memory of Rebecca wife of Edward ENSOR who departed this life Jan 27 1795 aged 49 years.  Also William son of Edward ENSOR who departed this life Apr 13th 1804 aged 2 years.  Also Eliza ENSOR fell asleep in Jesus Sep 20 1827 aged 23 years.  Also Edward ENSOR who departed this life March 13 1832 aged 83 years.

BARTLETT  (no further information).

In memory of Elizabeth the wife of Thomas DAVIS who departed this life Oct 8, 1791 aged 29.

Sacred to the memory of Richard HILL who departed this life 7th May 1821 aged 48 years.  Also Richard HILL son of the above who departed this life 26 April 1824 aged 16 years.

In memory of William MANN the Quarter Master of 11th Light Dragoons who died Sep 14 1798 aged 40.

In memory of Thomas TOMKINS late Quarter Master of the 11th Light Dragoons who died Dec 11th 1798 aged 31 years.

Sacred to the memory of Anne daughter of Frederick MCDOWELL, Regimental Quarter Master of the 6th Regiment of Dragoons who departed this life June 22 1838.  Aged 19 years.

Sacred to the memory of Eleanor wife of William SADLER, Hospital Sergeant, 7th Dragoon Guard who departed this life 16th September 1832 aged 36 years.

In memory of Joseph Paul HILL, late Quarter Master of the Light Dragoons who departed this life the 20th of April 1811 aged 50 years.

Sacred to the memory of Sarah the wife of John ROBINSON, Troop Sergeant Major of the 7th Dragoon Guards who died the 6th of June 1832 Aged 38 years.

Sacred to the memory of John KEATS who departed this life [-] 31st 1821.  (Transcript of Burial register has burial of John Keats aged 21 on 2 Sep 1821).

Elnor AMEY who died Dec 8th 1833 aged 83.

In memory of Susannah DURDEN wife of Henry DURDEN who departed this life Sept 5th 1811 aged 29 years.

In memory of Giles son of Giles and Elizabeth LODER who departed this life October 27th 1810 aged 4 years and 7 months.

In memory of Giles LODER died November 10 1849 aged 72 years. Also Elizabeth his wife died June 20th 1849 aged 64 years.  Also nine of their children.  Giles LODER died October 2 1811 aged 1 year and 7 months.  Mary LODER died May 5 (transcript of burial register gives year as 1820) aged 6 years and 6 months.  Thomas LODER died Sep 9th 1821 aged 4 years.  Mary LODER died Sep 6 1828 aged 10 months.  Leah LODER died April 15th 1832 aged 4 years and 4 months.  Giles LODER died June 9th 1832 aged 20 years.  Francis LODER died June  12th 1832.

Here lieth the body of Ann CLINES who departed this life in the 76th year of her age 2nd June 1722.

Sacred to the memory of Joseph PITFIELD who died August 22nd 1852 aged 66 years.  Also Elizabeth wife of the above who died January 22nd 1855 aged 61 years.  Also Joseph.

In memory of Jane BRYER and of her faithful and diligent services in the family of Mr and Mrs Fisher during the period of 41 years. [--] 1827.  (Transcript of Burial register entry gives date of burial as 8 Feb 1827 aged 62 years).

MARDER (no further information).

In memory of Christopher Cooper son of Henry and Mary MOULE who died April 19th 1839 aged 15 months.  Also of the infant son of Henry J and Elizabeth MOULE, June 4th 1863.

In loving memory of Edith Mary infant daughter of Arthur and Agnes MOULE who died November 25th 1869 aged 13 months.

Sacred to the memory of the Rev’d. Henry THOMAS incumbent of Christ Church, West Fordington, late Chaplain HEICS [?] who departed this life 6th July 1859 aged 46 years.

To the memory of Francis BILES who died Nov 13th 1865 aged 26 years.

Sacred to the memory of John BILES who died February 27th 1817 aged 28 years. Also Betsy Ann wife of the above who died December 28th 1848 aged 60 years. Also George BILES, son of the above who died August 16th 1860 aged 45 years.

To the memory of Eliza the wife of John BILES who departed this life February the 9th 1823 aged 37 years.

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth STROUD who departed this life on the 16th September 1851 aged 33.

To the memory of Elizabeth DODOR[?] who died 14th [-] 1841 aged 5[-] years.

Sacred to the memory of Thomas LAMES who departed this life June 20th 1825 aged 25 years.

In memory of N[-] NOAK wife of Bob NOAK who died Sep 9th 1887 aged 29 years.

Sacred to the memory of Jane HAZARD also Elizabeth [-]

In memory of Betty FOSTER who departed this life December 19th 181[-] aged 35 years.

In memory of Sarah HAZARD who died September 26th 1838

William LEWIS Ob. April 24th 1826 aged 8.

Ann Deane ROWE Ob. 20 September 1829 aged 78

In memory of Rebecca wife of John JACOBS who died July 4th 1786 aged 35 years and Mary died October 27th 1789 aged 70 years.  Also John JACOBS who died December 1st 1791 aged 71 years.

To the memory of Samuel son of Thomas and Martha FISHER who died December [-] aged [-] years and Charles FISHER died November 5th 17[--] and [----].  (Transcript of burial register: Samuel Fisher buried 30 December 1790 and Charles Fisher burial on 9 November 1798)

In memory of Mary the daughter of CT and JR GRIFFIS who died 2nd Dec 18[--]

To the memory of Elizabeth wife of [-] STABLES who departed this life 17th day of [-] 1792 aged 56 years.

To the memory of Isaac SPARKS who was born 20 April 1729, died 17th June 1788.  Also of Miriam his second wife who died 28th April 1814.

In memory of John NORMAN son of John Evomy and Alice NORMAN. Born 18th Sep 1809, died 18th October 1819.  Also of Alice NORMAN born 9th April 1787 died 31st March 1860.  Also of John Evomy NORMAN born 20th January 1788, died 10th February 1880.

In memory of Nathaniel SPARKES who died in 1779 aged 66 years.   Also Nathaniel the grandson who died April 25th 1811 aged 1 year 3 months.  James of [--] and Rebecca SPARKES.

Sacred to the memory of William BONNETT son of James and Mary BONNETT who departed this life [-----].

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the beloved daughter of William HUNT departed this life July 8th 1858 aged 16 years.  Also Sarah the beloved wife of William HUNT who died June 19th 1895 aged 78 years.

Sacred to the memory of George, son of Thomas and Hester LESTER who departed this life March [-] 1821 aged 15 months.  (Burial register transcript has an entry for George LESTER son of Thomas and Hester buried 14 March 1822 aged 13 months)

To the memory of Hester wife of Thomas LESTER died Mary 15th 1833.

To the memory of John KERR who departed this life September 2nd[?] 1803 aged 25[?] years.  (Could this be a mis-transcription for John Gray buried 9 Sep 1803, information from burial register transcription)

Here lieth the body of John GRAY died 1828.  To the memory of Elizabeth wife of the above died June 6th 1843 aged 73 years.

To the memory of John GRAY who departed this life Sep 6th 1803 aged 66 years.  Also Ann GRAY wife of the above John GRAY who departed this life 6th day of December 1848 aged 78 years.

Jacob GRAY (no further information).

Sacred to the memory of William  ANDERSON who departed this life June 26 1848 aged 39 years.  Also Mary ANDERSON died May 7th 1866 aged 62 years.  Also John Robert ANDERSON son of the above died October 6 1847 aged 7 years.

Here lieth the body of Elizabeth wife of Edward WILLIAMS who departed this life 23rd August 1732 aged 72 years.

In memory of Elizabeth and Sarah SPARKS daughters of Isaac and Martha, second daughter of George STUCKEY of Langport, Somerset, merchant.  Elizabeth died 7 November 1760 aged 5 years. Sarah died 8 November 1789 aged 32 years and 5 months.

In memory of John LESTER who departed Sep 15 1827 aged [-].  Also William LESTER who departed this life Dec 28 1832.  Age [-].  Also Elizabeth LESTER wife of William LESTER Nov 18[?] aged 32.  (Burials of John and William Lester not found in transcript of burials at Fordington St George).

Here lyeth the body of William LESTER who departed this life May 10th 1724 in the 7th year of his age.

Sacred to the memory of Ann the beloved wife of Thomas COLLINS who departed this life Oct 16 1858 aged 42 years.

Here lieth the body of Catherine wife of Leonard WINZAR who departed this life Jan 14 1764 aged 37 years.

In effectionate [sic] remembrance of John WHITE who died Apr 17 1852 aged 64 years.  Also Rebecca wife of the above who died Nov 22 1853 aged 69.  Also three children of the above: Askew who died Oct 24 1825 aged ten months.  Selina who died May 11 1834 aged 4 years.  Arthur who died Jan 28 1847 aged 11 years.

To the memory of Love KEATS who died May 31st 1829 aged 78 years.  Also of John HONEYBUN who died Jan 8th 1833 aged 47 years.  This stone to memory of John HONEYBUN by Sophia RICHARDS.

In remembrance of John GULLIVER died March 4 1861 aged 43 years.  Also Emily Jane daughter of the above. Died Dec 26th 1852 aged 2 months.  Also Walter son of the above died December 2 1865 aged 11 years 7 months.

W MASTERS 1828.  (Burial of W Masters not found but transcription of burial registers has Elizabeth wife of W Masters buried 9 May 1828 aged 71 years)

In memory of Mary Florence infant daughter of Edward and Clara PEARCE who died 11 November 1856.

In memory of Mary Ann wife of Joseph FRANKLIN who died May 4th 1838 aged 24 years. Also of Joseph son of the above who died Aug 7th 1838 aged 3 months.

To the memory of Sarah LO[----] who died April 20 1811.  (Transcript of burials gives Sarah LODER wife of James who was buried 28 Apr 1811).

In memory of James BONNETT who died April 17 1749 aged 40 years.

BROOKS – no further information.

To the memory of Sarah wife of Joseph BONNETT who departed this life June 22nd [--]78 aged 57 years.  Also Joseph BONNETT who departed this life Sep 22nd 1801 aged 72 years.

Sacred to the memory of James BONNETT.  Also of Mary his wife who departed this life Jan 6th 1809[?] aged 75 years.


Volume III of Inscriptions.  Note by RG Bartelot dated 1917: “Paid an out of work lad during the war to copy these inscriptions £1 per week and his writing is illegible.”   It seems the person responsible for most of Vol I and for Vol II rewrote the inscriptions as below.

In memory of Eliza wife of W ERY who departed this life [----?] aged 31 years.

In memory of Elizabeth Georgina the dearly loved wife of Rev AB HANDLEY, Vicar of Alton Pancras, who fell asleep in Jesus July 19 1869.

In memory of Emily Elizabeth MARKS who departed this life Aug 20th 1831 aged 18 years.

Sacred to the blessed memory of Mary Mullett MOULE wife of Rev. Henry MOULE, Vicar of this Parish.  She was born Sep 17th 1801 and went to Christ Aug 21st 1877.

Henry MOULE for more than 50 years vicar of this parish.  He was born at Melksham in Wiltshire Jan 27th 1801 and died Feb 3rd 1880.

In memory of Henry Joseph MOULE, eldest son of Henry and Mary MOULE.  Born at Gillingham Sep 25th 1825, died at Dorchester March 13, 1904.  Also in memory of his beloved wife Elizabeth who died at Brighton February 14 1915 aged 81 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Eva Adeline the beloved daughter of Leonard and Sarah TILLEY, born Feb 26th 1866 died January 14th 1871.  Also of Sidney Herbert son of the above born Sep 12th 1861, died Nov. 14th 1861.  Also of Olive Blanche daughter of the above born August 18th 1880 died September 4th 1880.

In affectionate remembrance Eliza the beloved wife of William DIXON who fell asleep on Thursday Jan. 11th 1877 aged 36. 

In memory of William Henry son of Henry and Emma EDGSON who died April 26 1873 aged 17 years.

Tom L WELLMAN born Nov 24th 1852, died Aug 13th 1904.

Sarah WELLMAN born January 1st 1827, died May 1st 1883.

Thomas WELLMAN born March 15th 1826, died Sep 20th 1901.

Emily WELLMAN born Oct 30th 1844, died May 29th 1883.

In memory of Ann DAVIS who died Dec 31st 1884 aged 69 years. Also Richard DAVIS who died January 12th 1887 aged 72 years.

In memory of William BARNARD died Nov 17th 1879 aged 81 years, also John Jackson BARNARD died Jan 22nd 1888 aged 62 years.  Also in loving memory of William Standfield BARNARD after a long and lingering illness departed this life on Saturday February 9th 1889 aged 72 years.

In memory of John McDONALD of this town who died 30th Jan 1877 and his son Horace Sidney McDONALD late of Ledbury, Herefordshire who died 14th Dec 1912 aged 61.

In affectionate remembrance of James W. MARTIN who died December 3rd 1870 aged 25 years.  Also of James Sansom MARTIN father of the above who died March 10th 1898 aged 71 years.

In loving memory of James ANDERSON born Christmas Day 1833, died suddenly Sep 4th 1882.  Also of Emma Fox beloved wife of the above. Born Aug 5th 1837 died Mar 3rd 1912.

In memory of Eliza WOOD died June 23rd 1886 aged 32 years.  Also Eliza WOOD mother of the above who died Sep 12 1909 aged 94 years.

In loving memory of Harry Oswald Mitchell NORMAN who entered his rest on June 27th 1898 aged 34 years.  Also Elizabeth mother of the above and the beloved wife of Henry John NORMAN who died Oct 7 1907 aged 67 years.

Sacred to the memory of Matilda the beloved wife of Robert HUNT who died Aug 29th 1868.

Sacred to the memory of Isabella, the beloved wife of Samuel HARRIS who died October 9th 1872 aged 62 years.  John HARRIS youngest son of the above who fell asleep November 6th 1891 aged 42 years.

In loving memory of John STONE who departed this life August 19th 1889.  Also Sarah wife of the above who died March 11th 1895 aged 80 years.

In remembrance of Henry HUNT who died January 17th 1869 aged 37 years.

In loving memory of Isaac HUNT died February 28th 1874 aged 80, also of Hannah daughter of the above died December 26 1898 aged 74.

In loving memory of Jane LUSH of East Fordington born Jan 13 1815, died Nov 28 1887.

In loving remembrance of Loammi LUSH died at Fordington Jan 28 1884 aged 40 years.

In loving memory of Mary Ann BEAVIS who died Feb 5th 1893 aged 73 years, also of John BEAVIS husband of the above who died March 25th 1904 aged 87 years.

In memory of John TOPP died June 14th 1894 aged 48 years.  Also Sarah MABER died Jan 11th 1912 aged 72 years.

In memory of James EYERS born April 30th 1810, died May 26th 1884.  Also Elizabeth wife of the above died Sep 10th 1897 aged 75 years.

In loving memory of Maria EFFORD beloved wife of Louis Hil[--] who departed this life Sep 27 1890 aged 29 years.  Also of Frederick August died May 31st 1889 aged 5 months, Eva Elizabeth died Feb 22nd 1891 aged 8 months (children of the above).

In remembrance of William DAMON who departed this life June 27 1870 aged 66 years.  Also Mary Summers DAMON wife of the above who departed this life Thursday, Oct 20th 1873[?] aged 64 years.

In loving remembrance of Alice Emily daughter of HC WALLIS who died Oct 18th 1881 aged 4 years and 7 months.

In loving memory of George WALLIS who died Nov 26th 1884 aged 63 years.  Also of Sarah wife of the above who died at Long Burton Dec 16th 1893 aged 74 years.  Also of Mary BOATSWAIN sister of the above Sarah WALLIS who died Jan 6th 1891 aged 75 years.

In memory of Elizabeth Lovell DAMON born Jan 30 1804 died March 23 1878.  Also of Louisa DAMON sister of the above who died June 3 1882 aged 81 years.

In memory of Philip Wellington PEARD who died March 22 1870 aged 44 years.  Also of William Henry MEARS who died Feb 11th 1872 aged 38 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Charlotte, the beloved wife of Edward MABER who died Sep 17 1871 aged 47 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Henry BUTTEN who died Jan 18th 1877 aged 42 years.

In loving remembrance of Mary SPRACKLAND who died 4th January 1881 aged 68 years.  Also David HANHAM nephew of the above aged 2 months.

In fond remembrance of Mary Jane beloved wife of Edmund ROWE died Sep 30th 1877 aged 32 years.  Also Ann MUTFORD mother of the above who died December 30th 1878 aged 64 years.

Sacred to the memory of Ann Watts MORGAN wife of John MORGAN, yeoman died Feb 26th 1868 aged 73 years also of Sarah LOVELL only daughter of the above who died Jan 3rd 1907 aged 79 years.

Sacred to the memory of Jane beloved wife of Robert DAMON who died Apr 29 1867 aged 59 years.  Also of Nancy SHEPHERD daughter of the above and wife of Robert HUNT died Apr 30th 1893 aged 46.

Sacred to the memory of Robert DAMON who died July 3rd 1874 aged 65 years.  Also of Alfred Whetham DAMON youngest son of Robert and Jane DAMON born Aug 17th 1831, died July 8th 1881.

In loving memory of Edward PITFIELD died April 13th 1894 aged 54 years. [Note:- Edward PITFIELD (1837-1894) husband of Tamar nee COX. He was the son of Mary Ann PITFIELD bap 5th Dec 1813 daughter of Sebastian PITFIELD (1791-1859) and Mary nee BRIDLE]

Sacred to the memory of Avice SEYMER, deeply lamented wife of John Gunning SEYMER Esq of the County of Dorset.  She left this life the 11 October 1875 aged 59 years.

In memory of William HARRIS who died 5th of August 1874 in his 74th year.  Also Virtue HARRIS wife of the above who died Oct 28 1882 aged 78 years.

In loving memory of Eliza HARRIS who departed this life May 6th 1889 aged 39.

In memory of Amelia FIDLER died 6th June 1867 aged 64 years.  Also in memory of Ann SYMES who died June 1st 1871 aged 75.

Sacred to the memory of Philip PEARCE born April 10th 1794 died December 22nd 1871. Also Eliza PEARCE wife of the above born March 17th 1801, died October 1st 1879.  Also Philip PEARCE son of the above born Aug 1st 1824, died June 16th 1892.

Sacred to the memory of Alfred PEARCE born Sep 14th 1889, died Dec 9th 1908.  Also Francis William Bower PEARCE born Aug 22nd 1822 died October 17 1915.

In memory of Frances GORINGE died Oct 21 1885 aged 48 years.  Also of James GORINGE husband of the above who died Feb 9th 1905 aged 71 years.

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth BARTLETT who died April 11 1873 aged 61 years.  Erected by her nephew J BRIANT.

In memory of William KING who was accidentally killed at Tarrant Monkton May 11th 1895 aged 18 years.  Erected by his sorrowing fellow workmen.

In loving memory William Whetham MORGAN who died Aug 24 1885 aged 48 years.  Also Bessie wife of the above who died Aug 28th 1904 aged 62 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Caroline the beloved wife of Thomas BANKS who died 7 December 1876 aged 52 years.  Also of Sarah BANKS who died Aug 2nd 1886 aged 56 years.  Also Thomas BANKS husband of the above who died Oct 22nd 1898 aged 73 years.

In affectionate remembrance of George PITFIELD who died Feb 15th 1874 aged 59 years.  Also Caroline Mary wife of the above who died Nov 4th 1885 aged 65 years.  Also Rose Anne eldest daughter of the above who died Sep 30th 1876 aged 30 years.  Also Emily Elizabeth third daughter who died Feb 24 1885 aged 34 years. [Note:- George PITFIELD (1815 -1874) was the son of Joseph PITFIELD (1786-1852)]

In loving memory of Joseph POMEROY born May 17th 1827, died Nov 27th 1897 aged 70 years.  Also Mary Ann wife of the above born Jan 10th 1828, died July 21st 1811 aged 83 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth the dearly loved wife of Joseph Phillips PITCHER who fell asleep in Jesus Sep 2nd 1899 aged 71 years.  Also of Joseph Phillips beloved husband of the above who died Mary 15th 1910 aged 82 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Robert COOMBS who died March 22nd 1895 aged 54 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Eveline Flora beloved daughter of Thomas and Charlotte WALLBRIDGE who died May 14th 1870 age 6 years.  Also of Charlotte Cleal dearly loved wife of Thomas WALLBRIDGE died June 14th 1887 aged 61 years.

In loving remembrance of Thomas GREY who entered into rest February 9th 1876 aged 34.  Also John GREY father of the above who entered into rest Aug 5th 1886 aged 72 years.

In loving remembrance of Bessie Sarah the beloved child of George and Elizabeth PITFIELD who died March 18th[  1883 aged 2 years 8 months.

In loving remembrance of Charles WHITE who died Aug 9th 1884 aged 61 years.

In loving memory of Esau THOMAS died Sep 14th 1900 aged 74 years.  (Note added to this entry ‘Parish Clerk’)

In memory of Mrs Louisa Kirk who died October 28th 1874 aged 51 years.

In memory of Charles Brown RAYNOLD who died March 8th 1871 aged 40 years.  Also of Charles Edgar son of the above who died March 20 1869 aged 3 years and 10 months.

In moving memory of Emma widow of John GULLIVER who died 16th July 1876 in her 38th year.

In loving memory of Betsy SPICER who died April 7th 1897 aged 55 years.

In loving memory of John WILSON died October 10th 1891 aged 78 years.  Also Frances the beloved wife of the above who died September 20th 1898 aged 82 years.

In memory of Annie Beatrice COLE aged 11 months.  (Burial register entry for Annie Beatrice Cole on 17 Feb 1887)

In loving memory of Martha CRABTREE who died May 14th 1884 aged 74 years.

In loving memory of Mary Jane WHITE died June 7th 1879 aged 74 years.  Also James M. WHITE died February 5th 1901 aged 83 years.

In affectionate remembrance of James KEATS who departed this life February 28th 1875 aged 67 years.  Also Elizabeth wife of the above who died October 17th 1878 aged 70 years.

Henry John BAILLIE died 26th May 1894 aged 47 years.

In loving memory of William ANDREWS who was suddenly taken to his rest while on duty as an engine driver on the L&SW Railway August 7th 1888 aged 42 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of W. WITHYMAN who departed this life November 30th 1879 aged 55 years.  Also William WITHYMAN husband of the above who died March 24th 1891 aged 67.

In affectionate remembrance of David BARTLETT who departed this life March 10th 1875 aged 64 years.  Also Eliza BARTLETT wife of the above died December 3rd 1901 aged 77.

In loving memory of Ann HARDY who died at Portsmouth February 20th 1874 aged 36 years.  Also of Susan daughter of the above who died March 2nd 1878 aged 13 years.

In loving memory of Mary the beloved wife of Loftus Henry HURST who peacefully fell asleep September 8th 1894 in the 30th year of her age.

In affectionate remembrance of John PAYNE died October 23rd 1879 aged 81 years.  Also Edith wife of John PAYNE who died March 8 1875 aged 79 years.  Also their children Susannah who died September 15th 1862 aged 21 years.  James who died July 25th 1871 aged 41 years.  Julia PAYNE died September 3rd 1888 aged 65 years.

In loving memory of James OLIVER aged 44 years.   Also Eliza Ann West (late wife of the above) died November 29th 1894 aged 71 years.  Also Leah aged 18 years, Emma aged 27 years, Joseph aged 22 years, Thomas aged 43 years (children of the above).  (Possible burial register entry for a James Oliver 11 Jul 1860 aged 45 years)

In memory of Elizabeth Hurden DAVIS died December 15th 1889 aged 22 years.  Erected by the Members of the Bible Class and the Girls Friendly Society.

In affectionate remembrance of Thomas GREGG who departed this life February 28th 1880 aged 71 years.  Also Mary Ann wife of the above who died March 17th 1893 aged 84 years.

In loving memory of George PRINCE who died November 7th 1895 aged 69 years.  Also Thomas son of the above who died June 10th 1898 Aged 33 years.  Also Sophia Augusta wife of George PRINCE died October 15th 1899 aged 73 years.

In loving memory of Lillie Ethel the beloved wife of Francis Charles BAKER of Kings Lynn, Norfolk who departed this life January 24th 1897 aged 24 years.

In loving remembrance of Elizabeth Jane THOMAS died April 21st 1882 aged 25.

Sacred to the memory of James NORRIS who died November 22nd 1870 aged 51 years.

In loving memory of Percy William Charles ACUTT born April 1st 1882, died October 24th 1882.

Sydney Walter VALLENS. Born March 23rd 1880, died September 23rd 1880.

In memory of Albert Edward CROSS.  Born April 21st 1884, died February 22nd 1885.

In loving memory of Thomas Guppy BOWRING who died February 12th 1890 aged 56 years.  Also Mary wife of the above who died June 9th 1891 aged 54 years.

In loving remembrance of Frances Mary daughter of Charles and June COX who died June 23rd 1873 aged one year.

In memory of June BELBEN who died November 26th 1880, aged 59 years.  Also Ann BEVIS sister of the above who died November 30th 1873 aged 46 years.

In affectionate remembrance of John HAWKINS who died May 26th 1888 aged 56 years.  Frederick Charles HAWKINS who died November 10th 1885 aged 21 years.  Also Clara Annie HAWKINS who died Nov[--] 1885 aged 19.   (Buried 19th November according to burial register)

In affectionate remembrance of Jacob NEAL who departed this life on March 1st 1849 aged 55 years.  Also Rebecca wife of the above who died November 8th 1875 aged 73 years.

In loving memory of Edward John the beloved son of Frances BULLEN born at Umbalia, India October 20th 1878 died at Dorchester March 7th 1881.

In loving memory of Francis William FORD died March 17th 1881 aged 17 years.  Also Harry Frank FORD died April –th 1881 aged 2 years.  Mabel Alice FORD died April 8th 1881 aged 9 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Frederick the eldest son of Henry and Caroline TAYLOR who departed this life Mary 4th 1880 aged 28 years.  Also Henry second son who died in his infancy.  Also of Alfred Henry, third son, who died February 10th 1878 or 1875 aged 24 years.

In loving remembrance of John CAKE who died September 12th 1885 aged 68 years.  Also Rhoda Sophia wife of the above who died July -- 1863 aged 39 years.  (Burial register entry for 22 Jul 1863).

In loving memory of Margaret Alice NORTHOVER. Born September 26th 1869, died April 24th 1899.  For many years a teacher, St George’s Infant School.


Other side of path

In loving memory of Mary Emma beloved child of Frederick J and Emmah FANCY who died May 16th 1896 aged 1 year and 10 months.

In loving memory of Hilda Maude the beloved daughter of Arthur and Emma TAYLOR who died December 27th 1899 aged 21 months.

Sacred to the memory of John SHEPHARD who died at Cerne Abbas May 31st 1864 aged 64 years.  Also of Sarah the wife of the above died January 29th 1876 aged 74 years.  Also of George SHEPHARD nephew of the above died June 10th 1883 aged 20 years.  Also of John Gillingham SHEPHARD who died December 29th 1891 aged 56 years.

In memory of Elizabeth wife of John BROWN died November 7th 1866 aged 58.  Also Annie BROWN died September 25th 1870 aged 7 months. Also Isabel Minnie died November 18th 1873 aged 2 years and 2 months.  Also Maud Mary died August 11th 1873 aged 10 weeks. Also Rose died May 19th 1876 aged 17 days.  Children of William and Mary Jane MEADER and children of the above. Also Kate MEADER died June 22nd 1880 aged 10 years and 2 months.  (This is as transcribed).

In loving memory of Florence June beloved child of Richard and Rose THOMPSON who died May 9th 1913 aged 5 years.

In memory of Charles HEWER born March 14th 1808 died August 26th 1885 aged 77 years.

In memory of Robert DAWBNEY who died March 10th 1866 aged 7 years.

In loving memory of William Edward TUBB died January 3rd 1899 aged 1 year.

In loving memory of Thomas RIGGS who died November 20th 1879 aged 78 years.  Also of Frances wife of the above who died November 18th 1879 aged 81 years.

In memory of George TREVETT who died October 7th 1892 aged 28 years.

In loving memory of Richard George John ELSWOOD who died December 31st 1900 aged 4 years 10 months.

In memory of Robert TROWBRIDGE died April 20th 1887[?] aged 78 years.  Also of his son Thomas TROWBRIDGE of HMS Caledonia who died in the Gulf of Fieze(?)  aged 20 years.

In memory of John VINCENT who died October 11th 1868 aged 71 years. Also of Hannah wife of the above who died June 11th 1869 aged 72 years.  Also of Charlotte Hester daughter of the above who died May 11th 1862 aged 10 years.

In loving memory of William  BISHOP died June 18th 1892 aged 57 years also of Mary Jane wife of the above died January 25th 1914 aged 79 years and of Ada Elizabeth daughter of the above died June 23rd 1889 aged 19 years.

Sacred to the memory of Job CASE many years porter at the Dorset County School who died on January 30th 1884 aged 67 years.  Also Mary the beloved and faithful wife of the above who died February 26th 1883 aged 68 years. Also George son of the above who died September 5th 1893 aged 53 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth Hamilton PRENTICE the beloved wife of Sergt. PRENTICE. Who died 24th August 1888 aged 36 years.

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of James HUNE, who departed this life January 20th 1871 aged 39 years.

In loving memory of William H SYMES who died June 3rd 1885 aged 44 years.  Also of two daughters Susan SYMES who died March 19th 1883 aged 20 years, Annie Elizabeth ADAMS who died April 24th 1901 aged 30 years.

In memory of Mary Jane BAKER died March 8th 1893 aged 22 years.

In loving memory of Edward Joseph son of Joseph and Mary WYVILL who died March 31st 1908 aged 3 months.

In loving memory of Rosina Frances WATTS who died February 16th 1892 aged 12 months. Also of Eleanor Martha who died May 13th 1893 aged 4 years.

In loving memory of Mary Ann the beloved wife of Elias William MAYO who died April 24th 1893 aged 36 years.  Also Elias William MAYO who died January 1st 1897 aged 37 years.

In loving memory of Horace Frederick the beloved husband of Mary Flora MAYO who died December 24th 1899 aged 30.   Also Mary Flora the beloved daughter of the above who died June 6th 1899 aged 11 months.  Also Mary Flora the beloved wife of the above HF MAYO who died September 21st 1901 aged 33 years.

In affectionate remembrance of June LEGG died February 2nd 1870 aged 77 years.

In loving remembrance of Fanny the beloved wife of George Henry BASKETT aged 54 years.  Erected by her sorrowing son Fred.

In memory of Mary the beloved wife of David MARJORAM died July 20th 1891 aged 49 years.  Also children of David and Mary MARJORAM who died in India.  Edith died 1865, Anna died 1868, Elizabeth died 1869, Mary Jane died 1870.  Minnie who died in Woolwich 1873.  Lucy May died February 1883 and is buried here.

In loving memory of Albert FRAMPTON who died June 1894 aged 43.  Also of Fanny FRAMPTON wife of the above who died August 28th 1912 aged 60.  Also of Muriel Mary MASTERS grandchild of the above born April 19th 1912, died April 17th 1913.

In loving memory of William James NEAGUS Died January 5th 1897 aged 20 years.

In memory of Mary GARLAND died December 25th 1882 aged 82. Also her beloved daughter Mary Ann PETTS aged 65 (no year given).

In memory of Joseph LOADER who died July 5th 1872 aged 52.  Also of James LOADER who died April 23rd 1911 aged 79 years.

In memory of Alfred BANGER died September 10th 1889 aged 5 years.


OTHER CEMETERY

In affectionate remembrance of Henry TAYLOR of Loud’s Iron Works, Dorchester who departed this life September 27th 1881 aged 58 years.

In loving memory of Emma Jane the beloved wife of Frederick George GROVES who died August 23rd 1899 aged 30 years. Also the beloved children of Herbert WR and SA GROVESEdwin died July 1st 1878 aged 1 year, Edith Emily died December 2nd 1884 aged 3 years, Herbert Charles died July 9th 1896 aged 19 years.

In loving memory of Charles PITFIELD who died April 20th 1869 aged 58 years. Also his wife Phoebe PITFIELD who died February 2nd 1887 aged 72 years.  Also of Thomas PARSONS father of the latter who died June 16th 1869 aged 84 years. [Note:- Charles PITFIELD (1811 -1869 ) was the son of Samuel PITFIELD (1782-1840) & Elizabeth Bagg and married Phoebe PARSONS at F StG on 31st Jan 1836]

In loving memory of Thomas LOVELESS who died March 18th 1898 aged 51 years.  Also in loving remembrance of Edith E LOVELESS the dearly loved child of Thomas and E. LOVELESS who died August 9th 1882 aged 6 years and 10 months.

In loving memory of Mary Louisa wife of Sergt. W. PARDOE ABRHA who died April 8th 1886 aged 41.

In memory of William James HART the beloved son of H and E HART who died February 28th 1868 aged 10 months.

In loving memory of Walter SAINSBURY who died July 7th 1887 aged 22 years.

In loving memory of Arthur Ferguson the beloved child of S and E. CHURCHILL.  Born March 17th 1891. Died January 16th 1893.

Sacred to the memory of George DUFALL who departed this life October 14th 1880 aged 54.  Also of Hannah DUFALL wife of the above who fell asleep in Jesus May 3rd 1892 aged 71.

In memory of Julia SCREEN who fell asleep in Jesus July 10th 1887 aged 32 years.  Also Elizabeth SCREEN mother of the above born November 15th 1819, entered into rest November 3rd 1887.  Also of Robert SCREEN husband of the above who died December 26th 1903 aged 86 years.

In loving memory of Sarah MITCHELL born February 7th 1838, died September 24th 1884.  Also Ellen MITCHELL born October 4th 1846, died September 27th 1892.

In loving memory of Joseph George COX who was drowned by boat accident at Durdle Door, West Lulworth, Dorset. August 8th 1895 aged 25 years. 

In loving memory of Joseph DODDE who died December 28th 1890 aged 38 years.

Sacred to the memory of James WEST who died March 17th 1870 aged 63 years.  Also of George son of the above who died April 3rd 1870 aged 33 years.

In memory of Fanny RAISON who died December 9th 1874 aged 26 years. Also Ellen HANSFORD sister of the above who died November 19th 1874 aged 20 years.

In loving memory of Caroline beloved wife of William FULL who departed this life February 12th 1901 aged 62 years.  Also of Pricilla MARSH sister of the above who died February 21st 1915 aged 80 years.

In loving memory of Emma dearly beloved wife of Sergt PEARSON 73rd Battery, RA who died at Dorchester March 19th 1899 aged 39 years.

In loving memory of Job MITCHELL who fell asleep March 5th 1888 aged 65 years. Also of Martha his wife who fell asleep August 16th 1864 aged 42 years.

In loving memory of Robert WILLS who died at Fordington March 11th 1858 aged 45 years.  Also Louisa wife of the above who died at East Chelborough[?] December 15th 1852 aged 38 years.  Also their children who died at Fordington.  Eliza Andrews August 8th 1876 aged 38 years.  Elizabeth Drake, July 11th 1871 aged 27 years, George December 10th 1882 aged 30 years.

Ellen BLANDAMER November 24th 1901 aged 66 years

Mary wife of Moses BRUNT October 11th 1911 aged 63 years interred in family grave, Chingford.

In memory of Minnie Alice DIMOND who died February 20th 1894 aged 3 years and 3 months.

In loving remembrance of Bessie, the beloved wife of Henry George LESTER born November 4th 1869 died March 11th 1893.  Also Margaret POPLE sister of the above died July 11th 1912 aged 28 years.  Henry George LESTER who died Jan 16th 1913 aged 43 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Frances COX who departed this life March 24th 1874 aged 72 years. Also William John COX son of the above who died May 9th 1887 aged 42 years.  Also Henry Charles FOX  grandson of the above who died in Burmah July 23rd 1887 aged 27 years.

In every loving memory of Frank Ernest AUTHER, Gunner of the Royal Horse Artillery who died in Dorchester Barracks July 4ths 1895 in his 21st year.

Sacred to the memory of Samuel GARRETT of the 1st Dorset Militia died June 26th 1873 aged 25 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth Jane MASTERS who died May 3rd 1894 aged 58 years.

In loving memory of John HARRIS who fell asleep in Jesus April 18th 1903 aged 71 years.  Also Eliza wife of the above who was suddenly called to her rest March 23rd 1917 aged 84 years.  Also Annie daughter of the above who died September 26th 1884 aged 14 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Jane the beloved wife of Gunner William GROASS of B Battery, Royal Horse Artillery who departed this life January 12th 1872 aged 31 years.

In loving memory of John PITFIELD died January 26th 1884 aged 71 years.  Also Amy daughter of the above died May 4th 1881 aged 24 years. [Note:- John PITFIELD (1813- 1884) was the illegitimate son of Amy PITFIELD the daughter of Sebastian PITFIELD (1757-1815)]

In memory of Driver Charles Frederick KEEBLE 13th Field Battery RA who died from the effects of an accident at Dorchester August 17th 1896 aged 22 years.  This stone was erected by the Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and men of the above battery as a token of esteem and respect.
In loving memory of Winifred Emily dearly beloved child of Henry and Annie SIBLEY died April 28th 1896 aged 1 year and 11 months.

In memory of Joseph HOWARD of South Mimms, Middlesex, Quarter M. Sergeant RHA who was killed at the explosion of the magazine on March 25th 1890 in the 27th year of his age.

In affectionate remembrance of Mary Ann GIBBS who died November 29th 1878 aged 45 years.

Erected by the Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and men of A. Batt. B. Brigade, Royal Dorset Artillery in memory of Driver Joseph HARDEN? Who died 23rd March 1883 aged 30 years.

In loving memory of Samuel Perry TURNER who died June 8th 1882 aged 41 years.

Sacred to the memory of Edward SEYMOUR who died July 26th 1898 aged 20 years.  Also of three brothers who died in infancy.  John died October 6th 1877, Walter died January 14th 1893, Leonard died February 11th 1896.

In memory of Gunner George HOLLIDAY, 1st Battery, C. Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery, died at Dorchester 26th February 1882 aged 36 years.  He served in the Jowaker Afghanistan Campaign of 1878, 1879, 1880.  Erected by the Officers, non-Commissioned Officers and men of 1 Battery, C. Brigade RHA.

In loving memory of Col. Sergt. Frederick GILLARD, Dorset Regiment who died April 26th 1900 aged 35 years.  Erected by his sorrowing wife.

In loving memory of Alfred Henry ROBERTS, Sergt. MS Corps.  Born September 2nd 1852, died February 14th 1887.  Also of Lieut. C. ROBERTS, son of the above who died on service from gas poisoning Mary 2nd 1915 aged 37 years.


Vol 4

In loving memory of Susie Maud the dearly beloved child of Richard and Susan THORNE who died June 16th 1901 aged 9 years.  Also of Susan the beloved wife of Richard THORNE who died June 6th 1916 aged 60 years.

In loving memory of James DAVIS who departed this life August 7th 1901 aged 60 years. Erected by his sorrowing wife and children.  Also of Sarah the beloved wife of the above who fell asleep in Jesus April 25th 1907 aged 67 years.

Sacred to the memory of William TOOGOOD who died December 19th 1894 aged 69 years.  Also of Dorcas TOOGOOD wife of the above who died March 26th 1909 aged 64 years.

In loving memory of Marianne BURGHES.  Died October 20th 1902 aged 81 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Edward MABER who passed away November 1st 1902 aged 68 years.

In loving memory of Lucy Ann CHICK who died June 17th 1902, aged 52 years.  Also of Edward Joseph husband of the above who died March 11th 1915 aged 64 years.

In loving memory of Alfred William, eldest son of William and Jane BANKS who died December 31st 1902 aged 24 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth Jane the beloved wife of John WALLIS died August 15th 1902.

In memoriam of Arthur Edmund MANSELL born 10th April 1828, died 20th July 1905

In memoriam of Rhoda Caroline MANSEL borne 29th June 1876, died 21st February 1902.

In loving remembrance of Leonard TILLEY of the “Chestnuts”, Fordington.  Born October 28 1832, died July 29 1902.

In memory of Thomas DUNNING formerly of Huish and Cerne Abbas, yeoman, who died February 4th 1905 aged 71 years.

In loving memory of Jem FEACEY (Architect) who entered into rest August 28th 1913 aged 47 years.

In loving remembrance of Charlotte, widow of Edward COLE died 8th February 1906 aged 74 years.

In loving memory of Mary Susan the beloved wife of George THOMAS who died December 14th 1907 aged 54 years

In loving memory of Harriett ROBERTS who died December 9th 1907 aged 78 years.  Also of Henry son of the above who died June 13th 1906 aged 44 years.  Also Charles ROBERTS husband of the above who passed peacefully away March 31st 1911 aged 79 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth the dearly beloved wife of Joseph SMITH who departed this life May 25th 1904 aged 62 years.

In loving memory of John WHITE who died February 6th 1908 aged 65 years.  Also Charlotte wife of the above who died September 11th 1897 aged 54 years.

In loving memory of Robert HUNT died January 19th 1904 aged 67.

In loving memory of Daniel TAYLOR died January 21st 1915 ag3d 71 years.  Also Walter Richard youngest son of the above died December 24th 1906 aged 29 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Joseph SAINSBURY who died May 20th 1907 aged 76 years.  Also of Mary Elizabeth daughter of the above who died April 23rd 1873 aged 1 year.

In loving memory of William J. BANKS who died March 21st 1908 aged 51 years.  Also of three daughters who died in infancy.

In loving memory of Martha Marie the beloved wife of Gilbert Richard CARDELL who departed this life November 28th 1907 aged 60.  Also of John Gilbert CARDELL son of the above died November 30th 1901 aged 30.  Also of Mary Constance and Charlotte Anne daughters of the above.

In loving memory of George TAYLOR who fell asleep December 28th 1908 aged 51 years.

In loving memory of Sarah CHURCHILL who passed away June 15th 1908 aged 69 years.

In loving memory of William SPILLER who died February 28th 1909 aged 55 years.  Also of Walter John son of the above who died October 31st 1909 aged 23 years.

In loving memory of John Henry DOMINEY who died November 24th 1909 aged 47 years.

In ever loving memory of Charlie s SANSOM who died May 6th 1910 aged 5 years and 7 months.

In loving memory of William Alfred SMITHERS who died June 1st 1915 aged 54 years. Also of Emily, wife of the above who died May 30th 1917 aged 58 years.  Also of Amy Mary daughter of the above who died February 15th 1915 aged 30 years.

Sacred to the memory of Charles CLARKE who died May 3rd 1914 aged 65 years.

In loving memory of Frank the beloved husband of Carey GREENING who fell asleep April 19th 1913 aged 64 years.  Also of her dear mother Mary Burge NELCH who fell asleep February 21st 1900 aged 83 years.

In loving memory of Mary Jane LUCAS died July 29th 1916 aged 70.  Also William Charles LUCAS died August 24th 1908 aged 63.

In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth MINARDS who departed this life February 18th 1916 aged 69 years.

In ever loving memory of William John SHAVE who fell asleep February 21st 1909 aged 57 years.  Also of Mary Ann his wife who entered into rest Jan 3rd 1917 aged 58 years.

In loving memory of Frederick Louis Frampton DOBELL dearly loved eldest son of George and Elizabeth DOBELL who entered into rest July 25th 1913 aged 42 years.  Also of George DOBELL who died May 5th 1915 aged 70 years.

In loving memory of John LOCK who died April 29th 1903 aged 62 years.

In loving memory of William Nathaniel SEAL, Chief Stoker, RN who was lost on HMS Lynx August  9th 1915 aged 35 years.  Erected by his loving wife and child.  Also of Josia SEAL father of the above who died Mar 17th 1905 or 1915?? aged 65 years.

In loving memory of Sarah beloved wife of John RENDALL who died October 17th 1913 aged 68 years.  Erected by her son Will.  Also John RENDALL the beloved husband of the above who died April 2rd 1915 aged 78 years.

In affectionate remembrance of Charles WINZAR who departed this life January 18th 1914 aged 74 years.

In loving memory of William OLIVER who fell asleep March 4th 1915 aged 56 years.

In loving memory of Mary Harriett the beloved wife of William J BELLINGER who fell asleep October 20th 1916 aged 71 years.  Also of Charlotte SIMS sister of the above WJ BELLINGER who fell asleep February 7th 1916 aged 64 years.

In loving remembrance of our dear daughter Minnie HOWE who fell asleep in Jesus December 28th 1908 aged 17 years.

In loving memory of Caroline SMITH died November 8th 1913 aged 52 years.

In loving memory of Alice May Henrietta MILLS who died March 12th 1913 aged 19 years.

In loving memory of Albert Edward CLARKE who died July 4th 1916 aged 47 years.

In memory of Thomas SUMMERS who entered into rest April 14th 1911 aged 50 years.

In loving memory of Peter James the beloved husband of Eliza BISHOP 3rd Dorset Regiment who died September 24th 1915 aged 64 years.


German prisoners’ wooden crosses.

Hier ruht in Gott.  Nich Reitlinger, 6 Bayr RTR 3 Komp Amberg geb in Edelmulle-Bayern, 31 Jahre Alt gest 13 11 1916. Ruhe sanft.

Hier ruht in Gott.  Inftr. Meikner Georg, 6 Bayr TR Stromp, Ambery, geb Uronlapopenrieht Bayern, gest 27 19 1916 Dorchester. Ruhe sanft.

Hier ruht in Gott. Untoffz. Wilh. Braun, Res. Inft. Regt. 11, geb Lindringen in Wurttemberg, gest 5 12 1915, Dorchester.

Heir ruht in Gott.  Reservist Emil Drygalla, Inft Regt 35, geb. 4.6.1887 Grasdorf, gest 9 6 1916, Dorchester.

Heir ruht in Gott.  Inftr. Hummel Alfred.  FR 132. Strassburg.  Geb in Shaftesbury – Neudorf (?).  gest 11 3 1916 Dorchester.  Ruhe sanft.

Heir ruht in Gott.  Soldar Bernh. Schneider, Inft. Regt 139, geb Oelsnilzem, ?ogtland, gest 30 8 1915, Dorchester.  Heir Rhut in Gott.  Johann Holste, Res. Inf. Regt. 211. Aus selmsdorf 1. Mecklenburg, gest 18 Marz 1917, Ruhe sanft.

Heir ruht in Gott.  Landi(?) Carl Becker,  Res. Inf. Regt 11, S Comp.  Aus Bosperda Kr. Fserkigb-Westfalen. Gest 7 April 1917. Ruhe Sanft.

Heir ruhy in Gott.  Adolf Nally. Res. Inft Regt. 11, aus Kunsendorf, Kr. Hinderburg, gest 25 April 1917. Ruhe sanft.

Heir ruht in Gott.  Grenadier Johann Tischer, FR 10/123 Ulm. Aus Frochielfingen, Wurtemberg 22 Jahre.  Gest 14 6 1917. Ruhe sanft.

These are all the legible inscriptions in St George’s Churchyard.  Rev. Grosvenor Bartelot, Vicar
October 24 1917.

Copied by Kay Kearsey, 2013


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