United Reformed Church

Monumental Inscriptions

URC – Monumental Inscriptions 2016-10-25T14:25:04+00:00
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Burial ground In loving remembrance of JOHN ALLEN of this town who died June 14th 1911 aged 70 years.  Also of ELIZABETH his beloved wife who departed this life July 9th 1912 aged 66 years. Allen John grave
Burial Ground In loving memory of JAMES BEVAN who died November 9th 1914 aged 60 years.  In the Cross of Christ I glory.  Also ANNA MARIA wife of the above who died October 6th 1916 aged 73 years.  Bevan James grave
Burial Ground In loving memory of Corporal JEPH BOYT Royal Tank Regiment killed in action at Mareth, Tunisia March 22nd 1943 aged 23 Boyt Jeph grave
In Chapel Near this place lies the body of THOMAS SMITH CHILD of this Borough who departed this life  21st of July 1799 aged 27 years. Child Thomas Smith memorial
Burial Ground In remembrance of SARAH & AMY beloved wife and daughter of Jesse Cossham of Thornbury.  AMY died at the residence of her brother Shortwood Lodge Pucklechurch October 28th aged 17 years and SARAH COSSHAM died at Thornbury October 30th 1855 aged 53 years.  Both where buried beneath this tomb November 3rd.  Their end was peace. Read ye who run this solemn truth, a worm is the end of youth.Also of RICHARD COSSHAM of this town died March 11th 1829 aged 81 years and was buried the East side of this Chapel.Also in memory of JESSE COSSHAM born October 18th 1799 died May 20th 1887.  I am the Resurrection and the life, he that believeth though He were dead yet shall He live.  Also of ESTHER SAISE daughter of the late Thomas Saise of Bristol and niece of the above Jesse Cossham born 19 May 1838 died 22nd December 1914.  Christ all and in all.  Also of HUGH COSSHAM of this town died March 11th 1829 aged 81 years and was buried the east side of this Chapel. Cossham Jesse grave
Burial Ground In loving memory of GEORGE WHITFIELD called to higher service December 14th 1925 aged 71 years.  Also AMELIA FRANCIS his wife who entered into rest February 10th 1940 aged 85 years.  His servants shall serve Him and they shall his face.  Rev. 22.In loving memory of DOROTHY LYDIA beloved wife of Herbert William Crundell and eldest daughter of the late George Whitfield J.P.  At Rest 9th April 1958 aged 72 years. Awake in Heaven. Crundell Dorothy Lydia grave
Burial Ground THOMAS HENRY DODD born March 7th 1842 – Died July 4th 1867  “Our Friend Sleepeth” John X1.11 HENRY JAMES DODD departed this life December 5th 1885 aged 71 years. Dodd Thomas Henry grave
In Chapel In Memory of MARY the wife of THO. DYMOCK of the City of Bristol merchant and niece of Eliz. Weare.  She died the 16th of July 1753 in ye 50th year of her age & lies beneath. Dymock Mary memorial
Burial Ground In memory of ANN wife of Stephen Hignell of this town who died November 2nd 1849 aged 57 years.  ‘There remaineth a rest for the people of God’. Heb. C6 v27.  Also of the above said STEPHEN HIGNELL who died December 26th 1876 aged 86 years.In memory of SIDNEY ROBERT second son of the aforesaid Thomas Evans and Elizabeth Knapp Hignell born June 3rd 1873 died May 24th 1939.Also of MORDECAI HIGNELL of this town who died February 22nd 1837 aged 89 years.  Also of ELEANOR his wife who died January 25th 1832 aged 84 years.  Also of ELEANOR daughter of the above who died October 3rd 1874 aged 80 years.Also THOMAS EVANS HIGNELL only son of the aforesaid Stephen & Ann Hignell born July 28th 1835 died April 27th 1912. “Peace perfect peace”.  Also of ELIZABETH KNAPP HIGNELL his wife born October 5th 1843 died September 15th 1916.  Also of ROLAND G. HIGNELL their son who died September 2nd 1908 aged 27 years.Also ……….. JEFFERIS third son of ………………………beloved husband of Margaret born Sep. 22nd 1875 died Dec 12 1942 Hignell Stephen grave
Burial Ground Sacred to the memory of JOHN H. HONEYBORNE who died December 29th 1867 aged 38 years.  I shall be satisfied when I walk in his likeness.  Also of WALWIN son of John and Emma Honeyborne who died March 1st 1865 aged 2 years.Also in loving remembrance of CLARA HANNAH daughter of the aforesaid John Honeyborne who died September 21st 1882 aged 16 years.  Safe in the arms of Jesus. Honeyborne Clara grave
Inside Chapel Sacred to the memory of the Revd. WILLIAM JONES who was a pious Christian a sincere Friend and the faithful Pastor of this Church for 14 years.  He departed this life April 17th 1810 aged 54 years. Rev William Jones
Burial Ground In fondest ….. of ISABELLA MARY beloved daughter of Robert and Sarah Jordan who died on the 10th May 1863 aged 22 years.
Inside Chapel To the glory of God and in grateful memory of CHARLES KING 1828 – 1911 for 59 years Sunday School Superintendent and for 53 years Deacon in this Church.  This tablet is affectionately dedicated by the members and friends of the Church. King Charles memorial
Burial Ground In loving memory of WILLIAM LIDDIATT of Thornbury who died May 2nd 1886 aged 65 years.  I know that my redeemer liveth. Job X1X.25.  Also of MARY his beloved wife who departed this life October 24th 1906 aged 84 years.  He giveth his beloved sleep. Psalm CXXV11.2 Liddiatt William grave
Burial Ground In loving memory of WILLIAM HENRY son of Charles and Charlotte Olds of Morton in this parish who departed this life June 15th 1863 aged 4 years.  “Suffer little children to come unto Me.  Also CHARLES OLDS father of the above who fell asleep August 16th 1904 aged 73 years.  Also of the above CHARLOTTE OLDS who died November 23rd 1915 aged 84 years. Old Charles grave
Burial Ground Sacred to the memory of DANIEL PALSER of this town who died August 19th 1878 in the 90th year of his age.  Also of HARRIETT his wife who died February 27th 1831 aged 40 years.  Precious in the light of the Lord is the death of his Saints. Psalm CX11.15.Also in memory of ANN mother of Daniel Palser who died November 25th 1833 aged 76.  And of MARY his sister who died May 19th 1869 aged 78 years. Palser Ann grave
Burial Ground Sacred to the memory of THOMAS JONES who died March 22nd 1871 aged 49 years.  Labour I many years cheerfully bore until the Lord afflicted me but I know my Father has laid me to wait the meeting of my Saviour dear.Also of MARY ANN PARSLOW the beloved wife of Thomas Jones who departed this life January 27th 1872 aged 44 years.  I know that my redeemer liveth. Parslow Mary Ann grave
Burial ground In loving memory of JOHN PUTLEY passed away April 9th 1881 aged 75 years.  Thy will be done.  Also of MARTHA his wife who passed away March 10th 1885 aged ….   done what she could. Putley john grave
Burial Ground  In loving memory of JOHN RUMBOLD who died June 11th 1875 aged 68 years. Rumbold James grave
Burial Ground Sacred to the memory of HANNAH wife of William Sainsbury of Kington who departed this life October 26th 1864 aged 81 years.  Also of THOMAS their son who died October 19th 1849 aged 21 years.  Be still and that I am God. Sainsbury Hannah grave
Burial Ground In loving memory of EMMA STEVENS who departed this life  … day of April 1866 aged 33 years……. Erected by A.J. Honeyborne Stevens Emma grave
Burial ground In memory of JOHN SUMMERS of Grovesend died May 22 1882 aged 45 years.  Be ye also ready.  Also of  MARY SUMMERS beloved wife of the above died April 2 1921 aged 84 years.  Also WILLIAM son of the above died Jan. 30 1904 aged 25 years. Summers John grave
Burial ground In loving memory of NORMAN FRANCIS TAYLOR aged 20 years torpedoed while serving on H.M.S. Manistee February 24th 1940 Taylor Norman Francis grave
Burial ground In loving memory of JOHN THURSTON born Aug. 24th 1812 died April 10th 1863.  Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace who is stayed on thee. Isaiah XXV1.3. Also of SUSANNA beloved wife of the above who gently passed away at Greenhill by Willsden??? …….1891 ……………. Thurston John grave
In Chapel In memory of ELIZABETH WEARE of Thornbury widow.  She finished her earthly course 9th of July 1753 in the 77th year of her age.  Lies interred underneath this place. Weare Elizabeth memorial
In Chapel To the glory of God and in loving memory of GEORGE WHITFIELD J.P. late of Morton who for over 50 years faithfully served the Church here and at Crossways as Church Member, Superintendent of the Sunday Schools, Deacon and Secretary.  He was called to higher service on the 14th December 1925 in his 72nd year. Whitfield George memorial
In burial ground In loving remembrance  of LYDIA THOMPSON WHITFIELD of Morton Mill in this parish who departed this life April 19th 1893 aged 75 years.  Also of MARGARET LYDIA KING grand-daughter of the above who departed this life April 9th 1883 aged 10 months.  Also of MARY ELIZABETH TAYLOR of this town who died January 2nd 1913 aged 76 years. Whitfield Lydia Thompson grave
In burial ground In memory of EDWARD WILLIAMS of this town who died Sept. 25th 1861 aged 65 years.  Also of HANNAH his wife who died July 22nd 1873 aged 72 years. William Elizabeth grave
In burial ground Though lost to sight to memory dear. In loving remembrance of ELIZABETH the beloved wife of James Williams of this town who fell asleep Feb. 20th 1880 aged 71 years.  Also of the above-named JAMES WILLIAMS who followed November 21st 1889 aged 76 years. William Elizabeth grave
In burial ground In loving memory of JAMES GRIFFITH WILLIAMS born 31st January 1882 died 9th August 1883.  FREDERICK WILLIAM WILLIAMS born 10th May 1873 died 27th May 1891.  FRANCIS JAMES WILLIAMS born 5th November 1844 died 6th January 1925.  ELIZABETH WILLIAMS born 1st September 1845 died 23rd January 1927. Williams James Griffith grave
In burial ground In loving memory of MARY ANN wife of Samuel M. Wilmot who died at Alveston February 23rd 1917 aged 65 years. Also of SAMUEL MULLETT WILMOT born March 18th 1845 died October 5th 1923. Wilmot Mary Ann grave

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