NDEX OF PERSONAL NAMES
Hymns Ancient and Modern, 206
INDEX OF PLACES, OCCUPATIONS, ETC.
Brick House, 4,56-57,60
Brick House Farm, 61
Cornhill Cop, 15,21
Heath House, 60
Horkesley House, 22
Manor Farm, 56
Much Cowarne, 8,54
Old Radnor, 83
Pauncefort Court, 8
Paunsford Court, 60,68-69
Prosperine Cemetery, 60
Rowden Abbey, 54
Stagbatch House, 59
Stoke Prior, 60
Upper Wall End, 58
Wall End, 59
Waterloo Mill, 93,96
[..]arden W[...], 40
DATE OF EARLIEST REGISTER: 1592
INCUMBENT: Reverend Gareth Jones.
Team office address: The Priory Office, Church Street,
Leominster, HR6 8NH.
telephone: 0568 612 124
RECORDING DATES: May - September 1993.
CUT OFF DATE: 1935.
RECORDER & TYPIST: Alec Whitfield, who also checked the typescript against the
COPIES DEPOSITED WITH: Hereford Record Office, Hereford City Library,
Incumbent, Hereford's Deputy Diocesan Secretary, Society of Genealogists,
Herefordshire Family History Society.
DESCRIPTIONS: The following descriptions are used throughout:
Type of Stone (D in front of the monument type indicates a double grave.)
A = Altar Tomb H = Headstone P = Pedestal
B = Open Book K = Kerbstones T = Table Tomb
C = Coffin Stone L = Ledgerstone X = Cross
F = Footstone O = Obelisk W = Window
WT = Wall Tablet FS = Floor Stone
Condition of Monument
CO = Collapsed N = Flaking V = Overgrown
E = Leaning SD = Sound but displaced
FA = Falling Apart SS = Sound, in Situ
Condition of Inscription
CW = Clear but worn I = Illegible M = Mint
D = Destroyed J = Traces MD = MainlyDecipherable
G = Granite MA = Marble R = Brass
LS = Local Sandstone ?? = No material listed
When some words or letters are followed by "[sic]", itdenotes the spelling is
as written on the memorial.
IN THE CHURCH YARD:
1 H, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: PUGH
In Loving Memory of / EMMA, / The beloved wife of / JOSEPH BROOKES, / Who
died October 10th 1907, / Aged 65 Years. / "Her bright smile filled our home
with gladness" / Also of / JOSEPH BROOKES, who died June 7th 1909, / Aged 85
2 X&P&DK, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: PUGH.
[Kerb] "God grant them eternal rest." [East Side, Top Step] In Loving Memory
of / TRACEY HULL, [Middle Step] (Of this Parish) / Who Died January 14TH
1907, / Aged 46 Years. [Bottom Step] Also of CATHERINE MARY, / Wife of the
above, and daughter of the late / THOMAS PUDGE, (CHOLSTREY) who died /
January 15TH 1907, Aged 43 years. [North Side, Top Step] Also of / SAMUEL
HULL, [Middle Step] Who Died January 13TH / 1907, / Aged 53 Years. [Bottom
Step] Also of SARAH JANE HULL, / their sister, / Who Died December 31ST 1907
/ Aged 52 Years.
3 H, SS, CW lead, MA.
IHS / In Loving Memory of / BEATRICE, / The dear wife of / RICHARD FLETCHER,
/ who died Oct. 14. 1904. / Aged 58. / Also of / RICHARD FLETCHER, / who
died Novr 29th 1913 / aged 83. / "Thy will be done."
4 H&K, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: H.PUGH / LEOMINSTER
In / Loving Remembrance of / JOHN FLETCHER LEWIS, / BRICK HOUSE, MONKLAND,
/ who died Dec. 12TH 1891. / Aged 54 years. / Also of / SUSANNA LEWIS, /
wife of the above, / who died Dec. 8TH 1905, / Aged 71 years. / Also of /
OLIVE MARJORIE HOLLAND / grand-daughter of the above / who died August 3RD
1908, / Aged 5 years & 6 months. / Also the ashes of MARY GRACE LEWIS, / who
died Jan. 9TH 1925, / Aged 54 years. / Also the ashes of / HERBERT LEWIS,
/ who died April 5TH 1934, Aged 71 years.
5 X(2)&L&DK, SD, CW lead, MA. Mason: J. WATKINS. LEO.
[North Cross, Top Step] In loving memory / of [Next Step] THOMAS DOWNES
EDWARDS, / of this parish, / eldest son of the late [Next Step] THOMAS
EDWARDS of BROADWARD, LEOMINSTER, / who died March 17TH 1901, / aged 81
years. [Bottom Step] and of MARY MARGARET, his wife, / who died February 14TH
1917, aged 90 years. [South Cross, on Cross] "Thy kingdom come." [Top Step]
OLIVE ADA / the dearly loved child / of [Middle Step] RONALD FREDERICK
GODOLPHIN / and ADA ELIZABETH JOHNSON, / born Jan 16. 1890, / died May 29.
1891. [Bottom Step] "In heaven the angels do always behold the face / of my
father which is in heaven." Mat.18.10. [Small Ledger] In loving memory of /
MARY EDWARDS / who died Dec. 2. 1943. / aged 83. / and of / MARGARET DOWNES
EDWARDS / who died Jan. 6. 1944. / aged 81. / daughters of / THOMAS DOWNES
EDWARDS / and MARY MARGARET, his wife. / R.I.P.
6 H, SS, M, LS. Mason: PUGH [Identical to No.7]
In loving memory of / EMMA, / wife of GEORGE LEWIS, / who passed into rest.
/ SepR 8TH 1917. aged 58.
7 H, SS, M, LS. Mason: PUGH [Identical to No. 6]
In memory of / MARY ANN HARRISON / who departed this life / FebY 22ND 1916.
8 PILLAR &P&K, SS, M, G.
[Pedestal, East Side] In / loving memory / of / JOHN MICHAEL BEARD, / the
beloved husband of / EVA J. PERRY, / and eldest son of the late / WILLIAM
PERRY of MONKLAND, / formerly of PAUNCEFORT [sic] COURT / MUCH COWARNE, / who
passed away Dec. 30. / 1910. / aged 32 years. [See No.60] [North Side] also
/ in loving memory / of / EVA JANE, / beloved wife of / JOHN M. B. PERRY, /
who passed away Sept. 4 / 1948. / aged 74 years.
9 X&K, SS, CW lead, LS.
In / loving memory of / WILLIAM JAMES SMITH, / of GATTERTOP / born July 7.
1840, / died April 20. 1896. / also to the memory of / the beloved wife of
the above / died Nov 13. 1928
10 X&P, SS, CW lead, LS.
[East Side, Top Step] Here lieth the body of / HENRY WILLIAMS BAKER Bart /
son of Henry L Baker Bart / of RICHMOND SURREY [Middle Step] For 25 years
vicar of this parish who fell / asleep on February 12 AD 1877 aged [..]
years / Lord all pitying Jesus blest / grant him thine eternal rest [Bottom
Step] Here lieth the body of JESSEY BAKER / daughter of HENRY LORRAINE BAKER,
Bart. / of RICHMOND, SURREY, / who entered into her rest May 5. 1907 aged
81. / May the Lord grant her a joyful resurrection. [North Side, Middle Step]
The King of love my shepherd is / Whose goodness faileth never / I nothing
lack if I am His / And He is mine for ever
11 X&P&K, SS, M lead, MA. Mason H.PUGH. LEOMR.
[Top Step] In / loving memory / of [Middle Step] GEORGE LEWIS, / Born April
20th 1837, / Died May 25th 1902. [Bottom Step] Also of ANN, wife of the above
/ Born August 5th 1834, / Died March 31st 1904.
12 C, SS, M lead, MA.
[North Face] JANE, the beloved wife / of JOHN PADFIELD, vicar of this
parish. / Died Oct. 2. 1902. / R.I.P. [East Face] Jesu Mercy [South Face: no
13 X, SS, CW, MA. Mason: J.JAY, / LEO:
Jesu Mercy / In Loving Memory of / GEORGE, / son of THOMAS & ELIZA WOODHOUSE
/ who died June 30TH 1885, / aged 21 years. / "Yea though I walk through the
valley of / the shadow of death, I will fear no evil / for thou art with me.
Thy rod and thy / staff they comfort me."
14 H, SS, MD, LS.
In Loving Memory of / SUSAN, / wife of THOMAS PLEVEY, / who died SepT 6TH
1889, / aged 78 years. / She has gone and the grave hath received her / It
was Jesus that called her away, / She has gone to the Lord who redeemed her,
/ From night to the splendour of day. / Oh yes it was at the last
separation, / To part with the wife that loved me so true / The home and this
heart feels a wide desolation / At bidding the dearly beloved one adieu.
15 X, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: PUGH LEO.
IHS / In / Loving Memory / of / ETHEL MARGARET DENT, / of CORNHILL COP, /
Who Died Sepr 3rd 1884, / Aged 10 Months. / "He shall gather the Lambs in His
16 X, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: WATKINS LEOR
In / loving memory / of / ELIZABETH, / the beloved wife of / HENRY G. LUCAS,
/ who died June 18, / 1887, / aged 30 years. / "Her end was peace."
17 X, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: PUGH.
In / Loving Memory / of / ETHEL MARJORIE PARTRIDGE, / who died at BUCKFIELD,
/ LEOMINSTER, Nov. 26. 1892 / aged 1 year & 11 months.
18 SCROLL &P&K, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: PUGH
[Scroll] In Loving Memory of / GRACE KATHLEEN, / daughter of / J.R. & K.
HOLLAND, / (of STAGBATCH,) / who died Decr 9th 1918, / aged 24 years.
[Pedestal] Also of JOHN JAMES, / their beloved eldest son / who died Jan.
13th 1935. / aged 37 years.
19 H&K, SS, M, LS. Mason: TUNKS. / EBNAL
In / Loving Memory / of / BENJAMIN JOHN / MILLICHIP / Who Died Jan. 8th 1927
/ Aged 64 Years. / Also SARAH ANN / beloved wife of above / Who Died May 30th
1944 / Aged 76 Years. / Peace, Perfect Peace.
20 X&P&K, SS, CW lead, MA.
[Top Step] In Loving Memory / of / ERIC HARLEY, [Bottom Step] Son of / HARLEY
& FLORENCE NOTT, / Born FebY 20TH 1906. / Died March 22ND 1907.
21 C& IRON RAILS, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: [...] / LEOR
[North Face] In Loving Memory of / MARY JANE, / widow of ROBERT J. DENT, /
late of CORNHILL. / Died Jan. 16th 1945. / Aged 91 Years. [South Face] In
Loving Memory of / ROBERT JOHN DENT, / (of CORNHILL COP, LEOMINSTER,) / Who
passed away, Sunday, March 29th 1903, / Aged 56 years.
22 C, SS, CW lead, MA.
[North Face] Also of / ANNIE MARY his beloved wife / who passed on March 17.
1927 / Aged 72 Years. / Thy will be done [South Face] In Loving Memory of /
THOMAS POWELL LYKE / HORKESLEY HOUSE / who passed away March 25. 1925 aged
82 years. / "His end was peace." [South Pedestal] also of LENA HAMMOND SHEEN
their beloved daughter, who passed on Jan. 26. 1930, aged 52 years.
23 X, NS, MD, LS. Mason: J.JAY / LEOR [Identical to No.24]
Jesu Mercy / In / affectionate / remembrance / of / MARY MATTHEWS, / who
departed this life June 9TH 1879, / aged 77 years. / "Thy will be done." /
Also [....]leaton, / [.......]
24 X, SS, M, LS. Mason: J.JAY / LEOR [Identical to No.23]
Jesu Mercy / In / affectionate / remembrance / of / JAMES MATTHEWS, /
deceased October 18TH A.D. 1872. / aged 80 years.
25 H, SS, M, LS.
In Memory of / EDWARD WATKINS, / who died FebY 19TH 1874, / aged 72 years.
25a Advised by relative. No marker, but burried somewhere along this side
of the church.
JOHN WILLIAM JAMES WAKELING, born 26 October 1858, NEWINGTON, SURREY. Died
28 June 1930. ANNIE WAKELING (née PREECE), born [24 December 1860],
Leominster. Died 21 February 1944. JOHN WILLIAM ROBERT WAKELING (son of the
above), burried 21 January 1928 age 28.
26 X, SS, CW, LS. Mason: J.JAY
RIP / In / Ever Loving Memory / of / WILLIAM, / the eldest and dearly
beloved son of / HUMPHREY and MARY BYNT, / Died May 22ND 1902. / Aged 29
years. / "Not gone from memory not gone from love / but gone to his fathers
27 X&P, CO, CW, LS.
[On Cross] "Jesus called a little child / unto Him." [Upper Pedestal] the
body of HUMPHREY / the dearly loved child of / HUMPHREY & MARY BYNT [Lower
Pedestal] who fell asleep in Jesus / on March 10th 1886 / Aged 2 Years and
28a H, CO, CW, LS. Mason: PUGH LEO.
In / Memory / of / SUSAN COOPER, / of this parish, / Who Died April 6th
1877, / Aged 71 Years, / "rest in peace."
[Nos. 28 to 31 are identical headstones]
28 X, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: E.BINGHAM, / 103 FULHAM ROAD / LONDON.
Sacred / to the memory of / ANN BRADBEER, / died March 17TH 1875.
29 X, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: E.BINGHAM, / 103 FULHAM ROAD / LONDON.
Sacred / to the memory of / GEORGE PIGOTT, / died September 20TH 1873.
30 X, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: E.BINGHAM, / 103 FULHAM ROAD / LONDON.
Sacred / to the memory / of / SOPHIA WILDING, / widow of the late JOHN
WILDING, / MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, / died August 27TH 1885.
31 X, SS, CW lead, MA.
In Memory of / MARY PIGOTT, / died 9TH September 1892, / aged 83. / "The
memory of the just is blessed."
32 X, SS, CW, LS. [Identical to No.33]
[Rear] Jesu Mercy [Front] IHS / Here / rests in God till / the morning of
/ the resurrection / the body of / MARY ANN, / Daughter of / JOSEPH and
ELIZABETH COX, / Who fell asleep NovR 16TH 1889, / Aged 39 Years.
33 X, SS, CW, LS. Mason: J.JAY / LEOR [Identical to No.32]
[Rear] Jesu Mercy [Front] Here / rests in God till / the morning of / the
resurrection / the body of / ALICE, / daughter of / JOSEPH and ELIZABETH COX,
/ Died DecR 23RD 1880, / Aged 18 years.
34 X, SS, CW, LS. Mason: J.JAY.
IHS / In / Loving Memory / of / JOSEPH COX, / who fell asleep / November
28TH 1891, / aged 70 years. / also of JOHN son of / JOSEPH and ELIZABETH COX,
/ who died in KAPUNDA AUSTRALIA / March 12TH 1891, aged 30 years. /
ELIZABETH COX. / Died March 7. 1918. aged 98 years
35 H&K, SS, CW, LS. Mason: STORR BARBER, / LEO.
In / Loving Memory / of / HUMPHREY BYNT / who died Jan. 16. 1924 / aged 80
years. / "His end was peace." / Also of MARY / beloved wife of above / who
died Sep. 16. 1931 / aged 85 years. / Also of CHARLES, / beloved son of above
/ who died Dec. 18. 1911 / aged 31 years. / Interred at PANTEG.
36 F&K, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: H.PUGH.
In / loving memory of / MARGARET ANNIE BAGLEY / entered into rest / 5TH
December 1955, / Aged 65 years.
37 X, SS, MD, LS.
Here lieth the body of / ELIZABETH daughter of / GEORGE and EMMA HART / who
fell asleep on the feast of / the Transfiguration August 6 / A.D.1871. aged
30 years / Lord all pitying Jesus blest / Grant her thine eternal rest.
38 H&K, SS, CW lead, MA. Mason: H PUGH / LEOMINSTER
In Loving memory / of / CHARLES BAGLEY, / Who died Dec. 24TH 1931, / Aged 70
years. / "Thy will be done." / Also of MARGARET, / beloved wife of the above
/ who died Jan. 6TH 1951, / Aged 86 years. / At rest.
39 C, SS, CW, LS. [Identical to No. 43]
[North Side] ANN SMITH, deceased March 9. A.D. 1862, aged 71 years. [South
Side] SUSANNA DAVIES deceased June 22. A.D. 1872, aged 79 years.
40 L, SN, J, LS.
In Memory of / WILLIAM BEDFORD / of RADNOR who departed this Life / Oct
the[...]7[.]3 in the 87[?]th Year [...] / of his age / Also SARAH [...] wife
of WILLIAM / BEDFORD [....] departed this Life / March the 17 1763 Aged 68[?]
/ [....] / In [..] feet[?] [....] from this tomb are / deposited the Remains
of SARAH EDWIN / of [..]ARDEN W[...] and Daughter of the / above named
WILLIAM and SARAH / BEDFORD. She departed Life August the / 17 1799 [...] in
the 79[.] year of her age.
41 L, SN, J, LS. [Very bad flaking, and in Latin]
[...]ib hoc[....]p[.]le / [...]lun[...] Reucrandi / [...]BS BEDFORD /
[.....]din hac Lelia / [......] / ca[?]num / [.....]ner / et [....] in per
[....] / [...] qui [.....]da parentis a[.] / [...]en / [.....]ad quand /
[....]d[.....]vtii / [.....]XIII / [...]DCCXXIX
42 L, SN, J, LS.
[..........] / John[?] HOPKINS Son of / [....] HOPKINS [.]ho di[..] /
[..]S[.]ptember [....] / Aged 60 Years / [.....]
43 C, SN, MD, LS.
[North Face] In Memory of HENRY TAYLER, / who died Decr 11th 1885 Aged 95.
[South Face] In Memory of MARGARET[?] the beloved wife of / [...]RY TAYLER
died Jan[.....] Aged 60[?]
44 H, SS, M, LS. Mason: TUNKS / LEO.
In Loving Memory / of / JAMES DANIELS / Who Died Feb. 23rd 1932 / Aged 83
Years. / Also of ELIZABETH / beloved wife of the above / Who Died May 9th
1935 / Aged 84 Years. / Peace, Perfect Peace.
45 X, SS, I, IRON.
46 H, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: A.S.CARTER / LEOMR
In Loving Memory / of / ELIZABETH / the beloved wife of / JAMES JONES / late
of STRETFORD. / Who died Oct. 2. 1909 / aged 52 years. / In the midst of
life we are in death. / also of the above named / JAMES JONES / who died Nov.
21. 1929 / aged 70 years. / also of their son / Pte. ERNEST HENRY JONES /
killed in action in FRANCE / Oct. 22. 1917. aged 22 years.
47 H, SS, M, MA.
Treasured Memories / Of / a beloved wife and mother / ELSIE EBREY / (Née
PUGH) / of BIRCHER / 15 February 1912 - 22 November 1991 / Blessed are the
pure in heart.
48 X, SS, M, LS. J.JAY / LEOR.
In / Loving Memory / of / JAMES VEARNALS, / (who was for 9 years clerk of
this parish) / he died FebY 29TH 1864 / aged 43 years. / also of 2 children
/ ELIZABETH JANE, aged 6 months. / BENJAMIN, aged 2 years. / also of WILLIAM
/ son of the above / who died FebY 16TH 1880 / aged 32 years.
49 X&P&K, SS, CW, LS. Mason: PUGH.
[Top Step] Sacred / to the memory of [Middle Step] Rev. CHARLES EDWARD /
WHITCOMBE, Priest, / Late Vicar of this Parish [Bottom Step] Born FebY 6TH
1845 / died May 1ST 1921 / Jesu Mercy.
50 C, SS, MD, LS.
In Memory of / JOHN SHEWARD / who died October 21 184[?]9 / Aged 82[?] Years
51 L, N, D, LS
52 H (small), SS, M, LS.
A.A.C. / 1896 / I.J.C. / 1907 [See No.54]
53 DH, NS, MD, LS.
[Left (North) Side] Sacred / to the Memory of / JOHN ROGERS / who departed
this Life / the 11th of Septr 1838. / In the 79th Year of his Age. [Right
(South) Side] Also / SUS[....] / Wife of JOHN RO[...] / She departed this
Life / the 10th day of May 1839 / In the 85th Year of her Age. [Below Both
Sides] [....]nces this day muft be your bed. / [....]pile of all your lov'rs
/ [....] tall, the wife the rev'rend head/ [....]lie as low as ours.
54 CT, SS, CW, LS.
[North Sloping Face] In Loving Memory of / IDA JESSIE, / daughter of /
J.M.P. & SARAH CAVE, / Who Died January 12TH 1907. / Aged 15 Years. [See
No.52] [North Side, Left Panel] In Memory of JOHN MAUND, / (Formerly of
DILWYN, late of the / WALLEND, in this Parish) / who departed this life /
OctR 13TH 1862. aged 89 years. [North Side, Right Panel] also of MARY, wife
of JOHN MAUND, / (Daughter of the late WILLIAM PERRY, / of MUCH COWARNE, in
this County) / who departed this life / JanY 16TH 1865, aged 81 years. [East
Side] In Memory of JOHN CAVE, / Eldest Son of / J.M.P. & SARAH CAVE, /
Grandson of JOHN CAVE, of this / Parish. Who Died Decr 18th / 1887, Aged 9
Weeks. [South Sloping Face] In Loving Memory of WILLIAM FREDERICK, / second
surviving son of J.M.P. & SARA CAVE, / Who Died March 17TH 1909. Aged 18
Years. [See No.55] [South Side, Left Panel] In Memory of JOHN CAVE, / (WALL
END, in this Parish) / Who Died May 3rd 1894, Aged 70. / (Youngest son of the
Late EDWARD CAVE, Esq. / of ROWDEN AB
BEY BROMYARD.) [South Side, Right Panel] In memory of / ANN, / Widow of the
late JOHN CAVE, / (of this Parish) / Who Died June 25. 1901. Aged 70. [West
Side] In Loving Memory of / ADALAIDE ANN, / the dearly loved child of / JOHN
M.P. & SARA CAVE, / who died JanY 19TH 1896. / aged 2 years & 7 months.
55 H (Small), SS, M, LS.
W.F.C. / 1909 [See No.54]
56 C, SS, CW lead, MA. [Identical to No.57]
[North Face] In Loving Memory of / ALBERT RICHARD MEREDITH / BRICK HOUSE /
who died Aug. 17. 1925 / aged 41 years. / "Peace, perfect peace." [South
Face] In Loving Memory of / ALFRED PUDGE beloved husband of / VIOLET M.
MEREDITH MANOR FARM / who died Feb. 22. 1940 / Aged 51 years. / "Rest in
57 C, SS, CW lead, MA. [Identical to No.56]
[North Face] In Loving Memory of / MARY ANNE the beloved wife of ALBERT
MEREDITH / BRICK HOUSE MONKLAND / who died December 17th 1936 / Aged 82
years. / Peace,perfect peace [South Face] In Loving Memory of / ALBERT beloved
husband of MARY ANNE MEREDITH / who died Aug. 4TH 1940 / aged 94 years. /
58 H&K, SS, M, LS. Mason: PUGH
IHS / In Loving Memory / of / JOHN MAUND PERRY CAVE, / (UPPER WALL END) /
who died May 29TH 1920, / aged 60 years. / "Peace, perfect peace." / Also of
SARAH, wife of the above / who died March 25TH 1924, / aged 71 years. / "Thy
will be done."
59 H&K, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: PUGH
In / Loving Memory of / AGNES E. CAVE, / beloved wife of WILLIAM H.B. CAVE,
/ who died 18TH May 1941, / aged 77 years. / WILLIAM HENRY BROWN CAVE, /
STAGBATCH HOUSE, late of WALL END. / Born 7TH Oct. 1861. Died 28TH Jan. 1945.
60 A, SS, MD, LS.
[North Top] In loving Memory of RUPERT WILLIAM BEARD, / beloved second son
of the late WILLIAM PERRY, MONKLAND, / and REBECCA ELIZABETH MADDOX, HEATH
HOUSE, STOKE PRIOR, LEO. / who fell asleep December 31ST 1904, aged 24 years.
/ and was interred in PROSPERINE CEMETERY, QUEENSLAND. / January 1ST 1905.
/ "Thy will be done." / In loving memory of CATHERINE MARY, wife of / THOMAS
PUDGE, of CHOLESTREY [sic], / who died May 28TH 1892, aged 58 years. / "Thy
will be done." [North Side] Here lieth ELIZABETH, wife of JOHN PERRY, / of
PAUNSFORD COURT, in this county, / who deceased June 9TH A.D. 1854, aged 52
years. / also MARY, daughter of JOHN and ELIZH PERRY, / who deceased Feb.
9TH A.D. 1847 aged 9 years. [East Side] In memory of / ELIZABETH, daughter of
/ JOHN & ELIZH PERRY, / who died June 5th A.D. 1862, / aged 32 years. / Also
of JOHN PERRY PUDGE, / grandson of JOHN & ELIZH PERRY, / who died March 16TH
A.D. 1861, / aged 4 months. [South Top] In loving memory of THOMAS PUDGE of
CHOLSTREY, / who
died August 12TH 1892, aged 68 years. / "His end was peace." [South Side]
Here lieth JOHN PERRY, / late of this parish, / formerly of PAUNSFORD COURT,
/ who deceased April 25TH 1876, / aged 86 years. / also of CHARLES PUDGE,
grandson of the above / who died SeptR 5TH 1876, aged 4 years. [West Side]
In affectionate remembrance of / WILLIAM PERRY, / who died October 17TH 1883,
/ aged 44 years. / (of the BRICK HOUSE in this parish), / only son of / JOHN
and ELIZABETH PERRY, / of PAUNSFORD COURT. [See No.8]
61 L, SS, M, MA.
[North Edge] In loving memory of VIOLET MAY MEREDITH, beloved wife of ALFRED
PUDGE MEREDITH, [West Edge] of BRICK HOUSE FARM MONKLAND, [South Edge] who
departed this life January 19TH 1957, aged 58. [East Edge] Rest in peace.
62 X&P&K, SS, M, MA.
[East, Top Step] GERTRUDE MOODY / daughter of [Mid Step] Major General
R.C.MOODY R.E. / Born May 20th 1867, / Died April 23rd 1913. [North, Top
Step] Also in loving / memory of / her nephew [Mid Step] LieuT THOMAS
L.V.MOODY, / "THE BUFFS." killed fighting / gallantly in France, / March
21ST 1918. aged 21. [West, Top Step] Also in loving / memory of / her brother
[Mid Step, Top Face] and father of / Lieu:T. L.V. MOODY [Mid Step, Vertical
Face] Colonel R.S.MOODY C.B. / "The Buffs", and military / Knight of Windsor,
/ Died March 11TH 1930. [South Side. No inscription]
63 C, SS, MD, LS.
[North Side] ELIZA WEYMAN, / died May 22ND 1869, / aged 80 years, [See
No.65] / ANN WEYMAN,/ Died March 18TH 1882, / aged 80 years. [South Side. No
64 A, SS, MD, LS.
[North Side] Sacred to the Memory of / ELIZABETH Relict of / THOS WEYMAN,
/ She departed this Life 1ST of April 1827, / Aged 67 Years. / Also to the
Memory of ELIZA, / Daughter of THOMAS & ELIZH WEYMAN, / Deceased May 22nd
A.D. 1869, / Aged 80 Years. [See No.63] [East Side] Also to the Memory of /
ANNE, daughter of / THOS & ELIZAH WEYMAN, / Who died March 18th 1882, / Aged
80 Years. [See No.63] [South Side] Sacred to the Memory of / THOMAS WEYMAN,
/ who departed this Life 27th Decr 1816, / Aged 58 Years. / Also to the
Memory of his Daughter, / MARY WEYMAN,/ who departed this Life 10th Febry
1817, / Aged 32 Years. [See No.65] [West Side] Also to the Memory of /
CHARLOTTE, Daughter of / THOS & ELIZH WEYMAN, / who departed this Life / the
21st of April 1853,/ Aged 57 Years. [See No.65]
65 C, SS, MD, LS.
[North Side. No inscription] [South Side] MARY WEYMAN, / died February 10TH
1817, / aged 32 years. / CHARLOTTE WEYMAN, / died April 21ST 1853, / aged
57 years. [See No.64]
66 L, SS, MD, LS.
The Vault of / JOHN PERRY / JUNR
67 A, SS, MD, LS.
[North Side] In Memory of / JOHN PERRY, / he died May 25th, / 1813, Aged 58.
/ Sober, tho' liberal, and tho' prudent, just, / Trusty, tho' cautious whom
he ought to trust; / He pafs'd through Life respected and admir'd, / To that
blest Kingdom so much desired. [East Side. No inscription] [South Side] Also
/ SARAH. Relict of / JOHN PERRY SENr / who died Sepr 26th 1846, / Aged 72
years. [West Side] In a Vault / near this place / lie the Remains / of JOHN,
/ son of JOHN PERRY, / (late[?] of CHOLSTREY) / who departed this Life / the
2[..] Day of April 18[..] / Aged 26 Years.
68 Casket, SS, M, LS [North Side] Sacred / to the Memory of /
CATHERINE MARY, Wife of / WILLIAM PERRY, / who died 3rd of Decr 1842, / Aged
88 Years. / Also ANN, their Daughter / who was buried at KINGSLAND / June
12th 1787, / Aged 5 Years. [East Side] In Memory of / CATHERINE, Wife of /
THOMAS DAVIES / who died June 10th 1851. / aged 71 years. [South Side]
Sacred / to the Memory of / WILLIAM PERRY, / late of PAUNSFORD COURT, / in
this County, / He died 10th of May 1828, / in the 85th Year / of his Age.
[West Side] In memory of / WILLIAM PERRY / (late of CHOLSTREY) / who died
SeptR 10TH / A.D. 1866. / aged 80.
69 C, SS, MD, LS
[North Side] In memory of ELIZABETH relict of / the late EDWARD CAVE of
ROWDEN, / and daughter of WILLIAM PERRY of PAUNSFORD COURT, / died Jan. 31ST
1871 aged 82 years. [South Side] In memory of ALFRED HENRY, / third son of
RICHARD and MARY CATHERINE HANKINS / who died June 8TH A.D. 1863 aged 4 years
and 8 months. [West Border] Here lieth WILLIAM [South Border] son of EDWARD
AND ELIZABETH CAVE, who deceased June 2[?]0TH A.D. 1832, aged 30.
70 H, SS, MD, JS. Mason: J.JAY LEOR.
In loving memory of / HENRY MASON, / the beloved husband of MARY MASON, /
of this parish / who died January 9TH 1895, / aged 54 years. / "Thy will be
done on earth as it is in / Heaven". / also MARY MASON, beloved wife / of
the above who died March 4TH 1908 / aged 65 years. / "not gone from memory,
not gone from love, / but gone to our father's home above."
71 HS, SD, J, LS.
[.....] / CATHARIN[....] / who died 27th F[.....] / in the 54th Year / of
her age. / Also of REBECCA WILLIAM[.] / Mother of the above, / who deceased
Decr 19th A.D. [...] / [...] 94[?] Year [....]
72 H, SS, M, LS.
In Memory of / JOSEPH PERKS, / who died Septer 10th 1836, / Aged 81. /
MILBOROUGH PERKS, / died April 1857, / aged 59.
73 H, NS, J, LS.
In M[...]y of / THOM[...]ERKS, who died [...] 11TH 1848, / Aged [...]ars.
74 H, SS, M, LS. Mason: J.WALKINS / LEOR.
In Loving Remembrance of / THOMAS PERKS, / Born Oct. 20. 1821, / Died March.
5. 1884. / Also of JOSEPH PERKS, / Born Dec. 3. 1837, / Died 1857, in
75 H(small), SD, MD, LS.
A.H.H. / 1863
76 A, SN, MD, LS.
[North Side. Indecipherable] [East Side. No inscription] [South Side] In
Memory of / THOMAS BEARD, / who died Dec 4,1834, / aged 57. / Also in memory
of / REBECCA SKYRME, / who died June 2, 1874. / aged 72. / "Her end was
peace." [West Side] to the [....] / of / MARY MAY / daughter of / MICl & MARY
BE[...] / She died 3rd June / 1822, / Aged 43 Years. / [....] her reward /
[....] in Heaven.
77 H, SS, MD, LS.
In Memory of / THOMAS HOLLAND / who died March 18. 1837, / Aged 75. /
RICHARD, Son of / THOS AND ELIZH HOLLAND, / died an Infant. / also of
ELIZABETH, / second wife of / THOMAS HOLLAND, / who deceased November 1ST /
A.D. 1858, aged 83 years.
78 DH, FA, J, LS.
[Left Side] Memory [..] / WILLIA[....] / [...]ARTON w[..] / [...]ed Dec 19th
[....] / Aged [..] [Right Side] In Memory / of HANNA[....] / Wife of [....]
/ [.]HARTON [...] / [...]d Ianry 2[...] / 1762 Aged 3[...]
79 H, DV, I, LS.
80 H, DV, I, LS.
81 H, SD, MD, LS.
In Memory of ELIZABETH, / Daughter of THOS & ELIZABETH SMITH, / She died
Augst 8th 1805, Aged 7 Weeks. / Also of MARTHA their Daughter, / She died
Septr 18th 1806, / Aged 3 Years & 6 Months. /And also of THOMAS their Son,
/ He died April 24th 1821, Aged 17 Years. / I take thee little lambs said
Christ, / and lay them in my Breast / Protection they shall find in me, / And
be for ever blest.
82 H&K, SS, M, LS Mason: STORR-BARBER HFD.
In / loving / memory / my dear husband / THOMAS JAMES / VICKERSTAFF, / died
MCH 17. 1932. aged 82. / Peace, perfect peace. / also of / MARY SOPHIA /
wife of the above / died Feb. 22. 1934. / aged 78. / Blessed are the poor in
83 H, SS, MD, LS.
To the memory / of / HANNAH PHILLIPS / wife of THOS PHILLIPS / Late of the
Parish of OLD RADNOR / Who Died May 22nd 1830. / Aged 85 Years.
84 X, SS, MD, L Mason: HILL. / BODENHAM
Blessed are the dead / which die in the Lord. / ELIZABETH SMITH / died /
November 27TH / A.D. 1854 / aged 73 years.
85 DH, ND, MD, LS.
[Left Side] In memory of / ANN Wife of / FRANCIS OSTLER, / who died July
17th 1841, / [....] Years. [Right Side] In memory of / FRANCIS OSTLER / who
died July 25th 1841 / Aged 78 Years.
86 H, ND, I, LS
87 X, SS, MD, LS. [Similar to No.91a]
IHS / In / Memory / of / ANN, Wife of / ALLAN WILLIAMS, / Who died April
18th 1876, / Aged 72. / "Unto you which believe, / he is precious."
88 H, ND, I, LS.
89 X&P, SS, MD lead, MA.
[North, Top Step] Also of [Middle Step] WILLIAM JAMES MASON / who died March
16. 1951. / Aged 80 years. / R.I.P. [East, Top Step] In / Loving Memory of
/ SARAH, [Middle Step] beloved wife of / WILLIAM MASON, / who died March 12TH
1930. / aged 52 years. [Bottom Step] "Peace Perfect Peace." [South & West no
90 H, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: PUGH
In / Loving Memory / of / MARY, / the beloved wife of / WILLIAM EVANS, / (of
this Parish,) / who died March 1ST 1918, / aged 78 years. / Also of /
WILLIAM EVANS, / who died April 2ND 1919, / aged 78 years. / He giveth his
91 DH, ND, J, LS.
[Left Side] In Memory / of WILLIAM VALE / who died April / ye 17th 1801 /
Aged 56 [Right Side] Als[......] / [........] / A[........] / wh[..........]
/ [......] [Below Both Sides] [...]liction fore lon[....] /
[....]ficians[......] / [...] God was pleafed my grief to eafe / to free me
from my pain.
91a X, SD, MD, LS. [Similar to No.87]
IHS / In / Memory / of / ALLAN WILLIAMS, / who died Augst 2nd 1866 / Aged
67. / "There remaineth a rest to the / people of God."
92 DH, ND, MD, LS.
[Left Side] In / Memory of / JOHN FLETCHER, / who died Septr 16th / 1823,
Aged / 71. [Right Side] Alfo / of ANN, Wife of / JOHN FLETCH[..] / who died
Feby [..] / 1815 Aged / 50 [Below Both Sides] [...] PREECE died Aug. / [...]
1806 Aged 84. / As God together did us join, / So did he part us for a time,
/ But now we near together lies, / Till Chrift shall call us to arife.
93 X, SS, M, MA.[Similar to No.96]
In / Loving Memory of / MARY LEWIS, / wife of / the late JOHN LEWIS of
WATERLOO MILL / who died Feby. 14TH 1902. / aged 86. / "Safe home at last."
94 X, SS, J, LS.
In memory / of / ARTHUR, / fourth son of JOHN & MARY LEWIS / who fell asleep
August [.....] / Aged [..] years. / [Five further indistinct lines which
appear to be a verse]
95 X, ND, MD, LS. Mason: HILL / [..]DENHA[.]
Blessed [....] dead / which die in the Lord / Here lieth / JOHN FLETCHER,
/ who deceased May 18TH / A.D. 1854, / aged 61 years.
96 X, SS, M, MA.[Similar to No.93]
In / Loving Memory / of / JOHN LEWIS, / (WATERLOO MILL, KINGSLAND) / who
fell asleep Novbr 19th 1883, / aged 72 years. / Them also which sleep in
Jesus will God bring with him. / Father in thy gracious keeping / Leave we
now thy servant sleeping.
97 DH, ND, J, LS. Mason: J.CLARK
[Left Side] In Memory of / JAS HIGASO[.] / who died Feby [.] / 1822 Aged 85
[Right Side] [...........] / MARY, Wife of / JAS HIGASON / who died Oct 25th
/ 1818 Aged 74.
98 H, SD, MD, LS.
In Memory of / JANE the Wife of / IOHN [sic] GODSELL / she died November ye
14 / 1808 Aged 75 years. / My husband kind & Children deare / Your only
frind lyes buried heare / Thearefore no sorrow take, / [....] Children for
99 C, SS, MD, LS.
Sacred / to the memory of / TRACEY HULL. / who died Nov: 13. 1866, / aged
56 years. / May his soul rest in peace. / Also of / ELIZABETH HULL / wife
of the above / who died JanY 16TH 1886, / aged 62 years. / "Blessed are the
dead / which lie in the lord."
100 DH, SS, MD, LS.
[Left Side] In Memory of / RICHARD FLETCHER / who died Octer 9th 1850. /
Aged 55 Years. / The blooming flow'r an emblem shows / Of mortal man's decay;
/ But fades and dies away. / ANN, his Wife / Deceased Octer 22nd 1862. / Aged
70 Years. / Show thy servant the Light / of thy Countenance. [Right Side]
RICHARD, Son of / JOHN & ELIZABETH FLETCHER. / Deceased Decr 22d 1862. / Aged
4 years. / Suffer the little children to come unto / Me and forbid them not
for such / is the kingdom of God.
101 H, SD, MD, LS.
In Memory of / JAMES the Son of / JAMES and MARY / HIGGINSON. He died /
Janry 4th 1799. Aged 15 / Years / The fond, endearing and the dutious Child,
/ Who oft our Cares with artlefs Smiles beguiled / Is now no more, and in the
Lofs fevere, / Our only Solace is the flowing Tear. / Flow then ye Tears,
and mournfully exprefs, / How lov'd he was, how deep is our Distrefs. / C:
102 DH, SD, MD, LS.
[Left Side] In / Memory of / JANE the Wife of / FRANCIS HORSLER / died 4th
April / 1784 aged / 70. [Right Side] In / Memory of / FRANCIS HORSLER / He
died the 17th / of Jany 1787. / Aged 94. [Below Both Sides] With patience to
the last he did subm[...] / And murmered not at what the Lord [...] / [...]
with a Christian courage did [....] / [....] God at his appoi[....]
103 DH, NS, MD, LS.
[Left Side] In / [.]emory of / JAMES DAVIES, / Wh[.] died May 23d / 1810 [?]
in the 82d Year / [..] his Age. [Right Side] In / Memory of / MARTHA, the
Wife / of JAMES DAVIES, / who died July 2d 1818, / in the 60th Year / of her
104 H, SS, MD, LS. Mason: JAY. / LEO.
In affectionate remembrance of / MARY PARKER / widow of WILLLIAM PARKER /
of LEOMINSTER / died Dec. 26. 1896. / aged 74. / "Thy will be done."
105 H, ND, J, LS.
In Memory of / SUSANNA WILLIAMS / Daughter of the late / [.....] VALE[?] of
this Parish) / who died Augst 1. 1851[?] / Aged 82 Years.
106 H, SD, MD, LS.
In / Memory of / WILLIAM VALE / who departed this / life June ye / 29th 1801
/ Aged 88.
107 H, DS fragment, MD, LS.
Here Lieth the Body of / ELIZ PRICE who Departed / this Life Nov. the 23 /
1739 Aged 30 years.
108 X, SS, M lead, MA. Mason: POWLES & CARTER / LEOMR
[Top Step] In Ever / Loving Memory / of [Middle Step] SARAH ECKLEY / who died
Feb. 15. 1915 / aged 69 Years. / Also of [Bottom Step] THOMAS ECKLEY /
beloved husband of above / who died Feb. 26. 1924 / Aged 78 years. / "Grant
them thine eternal rest."
109 H(2)&K, CO, MD, LS.
[North Headstone] IHS / In / memory of BENJAMIN MILLICHAP. / who died DecR
17TH 1861 / aged 24 years. / The Lord's will be done. [South Headstone] In
/ Memory of / MARY MILLICHA[.] / who died NovR 20TH 187[.] / aged 70 years.
/ Jesu Lord. All pitying [....] / grant her the perpetual [...] / Also /
JOHN MILLIC[..] / Died [....] / aged [...]ars / may he [...].
110 DH, SD, M, LS.
[Above Both Sides] Reader prepare / to meet thy God. [Left Side] Sacred / to
the memory of / ESTHER, the wife of / JAMES GREEN, / (of NEWTON in the /
parish of CROFT) / who departed this life / the 11TH of August 1831 / aged
73 years. / Why should the death of Friends / cause so much pain, / Be this
our hope, we part / to meet again, / And when we meet upon / that boundless
shore, / Where Angels tread, we meet / to part no more. [Right Side] also /
JAMES GREEN, / who died Novr 21st / 1843 / Aged 81 Years. / One gentle sigh
his fetters broke, / We scarce could say he's gone, / Before his willing
spirit took, / His station near the Throne.
111 DH, FD, MD, LS.
[Left Side] In Memory of / JAMES EAST, / who died May 9th 1833, / Aged 76
Years. / With sweat and toil long time I till'd the ground, / In it at last
a resting place I found. / When God thought fit that cease to toil I must,
/ He stop'd my plough and turn'd my frame to dust. / But as the purest wheat
from earth doth spring / I hope to rise again with Christ my King. [Right
Side] Also of / ELIZABETH, his Wife / who died March 26th 184[?-] / Aged 95
112 H, SS, MD, LS. Mason: S-B. / LEO.
In Loving Memory of / JOHN PARKER / died June 8. 1915 / aged 49 years. /
Also of JACK his son / died July 26 1921 / aged 14 years.
113 H, FD, MD, LS.
In memory of / JAMES / the son of / JOHN & SARAH LEWIS / who died July 3rd
1810. / Aged 15 Years.
LYCH GATE. SS, M, Wood.
[On Barge-board] I will go into thy gates with thanksgiving and into thy
courts with praise [On Lintel] In memoriam HENRICI BAKER quondam vicarii
INSIDE THE CHURCH.
201 WT, SS, CW, MA.
Sacred / to the Memory of / JOHN WEYMAN / only Son of THOS WEYMAN, / late
of this Parish. / who departed this Life, / on the 24th of April, 1824, Aged
202 WT, SS, MD, MA. [This memorial inscription is in italic script, and
difficult to decipher accurately.]
S.M. / GULIEMI NORGRAVE de MONKLAND Gen / qui cum mercib comutandis / Rem
splendidam bene fecifset / Quieti consulandum fapienter ratus / ad villam
fecefsit y[?]E dictam / Sibiqs[?] et fuis honeste vixit / Ex hac landem
mortali vita ad imotalem / felicter Emigravit / Arimam Dinno in manus
reddens / Nono Die July An. fal 1714 / Aetates Suae LXXV11
203 WT, SS, MD, MA.
H.S.S. / GUILIELMUS BEDFORD / A: M: / Hujusce Ecclesiae anis Sexagint:
duo[?]bo / Haud quaqua indignus minister / Nec non ejus Vxor Margarita /
Exantiqua et generosa familia / Ille, / XIo Decembris 1689o / Haec, / 25o
Septembris priori Ano: / Expiravit. / Et in dextram tamen inferiore locu /
Amantifsima et plurime amanda / MARGARITA eorum filia. / Vxor THO BEDFORD de
LAMBETH / Commitat SURREY armig: / Iacit / Ex hac vita Spe plenifsima
decendens Secundo die May 1690o
[William Bedford was inducted Vicar of Monkland in 1627. His successor was
inducted in 1689.]
204 W, SS, M.
To the Glory of God and in memory of EDWIN LLOYD of / LEOMINSTER who died
on the 15th day of April 1888 Aged 72.
205 WT, SS, M, MA.
1939 - 1945 / GEORGE JAMES DANIELS aged 20 years, Cpl. R.A.F. / THOMAS
ANTINGHAM LYKE aged 22 years, Sgt/Pilot R.A.F. / (Both reported missing) / "To
you from falling hands we throw / the torch be yours to hold it high."
206 FS, SS, M, MA & Brass.
[North Edge] To the Glory of God and in grateful and affectionate
remembrance of their Chairman [East Edge] HENRY WILLIAMS BAKER, Bart, for 25
years the [South Edge] faithful Vicar of this Parish this Memorial is placed
by his surviving Colleagues in the [West Edge] compilation of Hymns Ancient
and Modern. R.I.P.
207 WT, SS, M, Bronze.
In memory of / GEORGE WALTER / Vicar of this Parish / 1922 - 1959 / This
tablet and the silver wafer box / were given by his parishioners / and
208 WT, SS, M, MA.
In memory of / our beloved friend / MARY CHALLEN / who passed away suddenly
/ on Palm Sunday / March 30TH 1947 / in her 80TH year / I thank my God upon
every / remembrance of youPhil. I. III
209 WT, SS, M, MA.
In / Loving Memory of / WALTER EDWARD HOLLAND / killed in FRANCE March 27TH
/ 1918, / aged 19 years. / * / Greater love hath no man than / this that he
lay down his life / for his friends. / Placed here by his Parents. [On bronze
medallion in centre at *] He died for freedom and honour. WALTER EDWARD
210 WT, SS, M, LS.
In Memory of WILLIAM MELLING, / He died June 21st 1800, Aged 75 Years. /
Also of HANNAH his Wife / She died April 9th 1816, / Aged 75 Years. / Blessed
are those that die in the Lord, / Even so sayeth the spirit for they rest /
from their labour.
211 WT, SS, M, LS.
Near this place / lieth the body of / WILLIAM MELLING / Senior who departed
/ this life March 11th 1773, / in the 80th Year of his Age. / Alfo / RUTH,
Relict of / WILLM MELLING, / departed this Life / the 13th Jany 1786, / Aged
95. / This stone was moved from the Chancel / A.D. 1859.
212 WT, SS, CW, MA. Mason: J. YATES, Senr HEREFORD
THOMAS DAVIES, / late of STAGBATCH in the Parish of / LEOMINSTER, Gentn /
and CATHERINE his Wife, / were interred by the side of this wall,/ March the
25th 1802 and Octr 3rd 1808, / the former in the 84th / and the latter in the
75th / Years of their Age. / They were both Examples / of Christian Piety,
Honest Industry, / and disinterested Charity. / Their Son and Daughter caused
/ this monument to be erected / as a tribute to their Memory.
213 W, SS, M.
To the Glory of God and In Memory of HUMPHRY SMITH / of OVERTON near LUDLOW
who Deceased Oct 2nd 1857 Aged 78
Credits and Copyright
DATE OF EARLIEST REGISTER: 1592
INCUMBENT: Reverend Gareth Jones.
Team office address: The Priory Office, Church Street,
Leominster, HR6 8NH.
telephone: 0568 612 124
RECORDING DATES: May - September 1993.
CUT OFF DATE: 1935.
RECORDER & TYPIST: Alec Whitfield, who also checked the typescript against the memorials.
COPIES DEPOSITED WITH: Hereford Record Office, Hereford City Library, Incumbent, Hereford's Deputy Diocesan Secretary, Society of Genealogists, Herefordshire Family History Society.
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