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Memorial Inscriptions in St Mary's Churchyard, Sarnesfield, Herefordshire

MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS

INDEX OF PERSONAL NAMES

Abel;24

Allen;72

Amos;78

B;521

Baker;18;520

Berington;105;106

Biggs;112

Black;61

Blunt;62

Bowen;63

Brick;72

Brown;83;515

Bury;77

B.,W.;513

Carter;54

Clark;26

Davies;38;39;65

D.,H.;512

Dudley;45

Dykes;112

E;509

Edwards;76

Ensoll;54

Evans;9;40;41;43

Eyles;59

Farrar;505

Ferrar;32;504

George;1;7;8

Hall;11;21;22;35;73;81;514;520

Havard;4

Hornyold;106

Howells;58

Hughes;68

Jackson;60

James;2

Jenkins;82

Jenner;69

Jones;21;35;47;48;508

King;3;7;8;38;39;72

Lewis;44;117

Lloyd;3;57

Mapp;46

Mar...;107

Marshall;74;75;110;112;113;114;115

Meadows;116

Meredith;17

Merrick;12;13;14;15

Mills;71

Milton;79

Monington;101;102;103;108;109

Mordaunt;73

Morgan;506

Morris;5

Mossford;70;71

Oakes;15

Osborne;112

Phillips;28;37;56

Poole;107

Powell;64;66;518;519

Preece;510

Price;16;80;507

P.,S.;517

Pugh;15

Rice;56a

Ricketts;20;26;503;504

S,.A.;53

S,BM;111

S.,I;516

Skyrme;47;48;49;50;51

S.,R.;52

Stephens;27;31;70;501;502;505

Storr-Barber;5;82

Symonds;109

Taylor;511

Thomas;13

Tippens;19

Ursell;59

Virgo;4;28;40;43;56;60;68;78;80

Watkins;14;67

Weston;108

Williams;6;12

W-W,J;111

W-W,M;111







INDEX OF PLACES.



Aberystwyth;45

Almeley;22;35

Bailleul Road;115

Bedford;115

Birches Farm;38;39

Blackmore Park;106

Blangy by Arras;115

Brecon;32

Broxwood Court Farm;508

Bruges;108

Deverux-Wooton;105;106

Dilwyn;57

Dorset;44

East St Laurent;115

Farney Common;81

Flanders;108

Francis Convent;108

George Hotel;508

Green Lane;76

Hereford;3;4;28;39;40;43;56;60;63;68;70;71;78;80;109

Hereford Co.;106;110

Herefordshire;508

High Moors;7

Hope under Dinmore;46

Hopleys Green Farm;35

Huntingdon;6

Hurstley;7

Hurstley Court;51

Hyard;70

Hyatt;1

Hyatt Sarnesfield;14

Kings Pyon;13

Kington;21;27;47

Kinnersley;51

Leasbrook;73

Leominster;5;15;82

Llanthew Court;32

London;76;112

Lower Hurst Farm;66

Lyonshall;518

Mahollam;27

Monmouth;73

Norton Cannon;14

Norton Canon;14

Portway;12

Pylle;73

Riddox;70

Ross-on-Wye;59

Sarnesfield;1;26;70;76;503;504

Sarnesfield Court;74;108;109;110;112;113;114

Sarnsfield;70

Somersetshire;73

Swansea;508

Townsend House;57

Upper Broxwood;56

Walthamstow;76

Walton;73

Warwickshire;73

Weobley;39;66

Winchester;108

Winsley;105;106

Woodmanton;31;48;49;50;502

Woodmanton Farm;47

Woodmington;31

Woonton Almeley;22

Worcester Co.;106

Wotton Fitzpaine;44






DATE OF EARLIEST REGISTER: 1558



INCUMBENT:   Revd. Richard Birt, M.A.

     address:   The Vicarage, Church Road, Weobley, Hereford.
     telephone: (01544) 318415



RECORDING DATES: May - July 1995.



CUT OFF DATE: July 1995. All memorials have been included to facilitate
identification.



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.

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 = Mainly Decipherable



Material

     G  = Granite          MA = Marble          R  = Brass

     LS = Local Sandstone                       ?? = No material listed



When some words or letters are followed by "[sic]", it denotes the spelling
is as written on the memorial.

The following inscriptions include information from an offprint of an article
in the Hereford Record Office (AA17/69) titled "Monumental Inscriptions at
Sarnesfield, Co. Hereford.". The source and date are unknown, but it is from
the George Marshall Papers. The initials G.W.M. appear at the foot.  Errors
indicate it is a proof copy.

Text in square brackets [] is from this article, and is illegible on the
monument.  Where the article and the monument differ, the alternative text
from the article is shown: [GWM...].



IN THE CHURCH YARD:



1     H, SS, CW lead, MA.

In / Loving Memory / of / ROSANNAH, / youngest daughter of / WILLIAM and ELIZA
MARIA / GEORGE, / (of HYATT, [sic] SARNESFIELD) / who died Decer 12th 1916.
/ Aged 29. / For five years organist of this / Church. / "The redeemed of the
Lord shall / return and come with singing unto / Zion.  They shall obtain
gladness and / joy and sorrow and mourning shall / flee away." / Also of Her
Mother / ELIZA M. GEORGE, / who died Nover 3rd 1924. / Aged 70. / Rest in
Peace.



2     H, SS, CW, LS.

In / loving memory / of / EMILY, beloved wife of / DAVID JAMES, / died April
20, 1916 aged 56. / ROSANNA / daughter of the above / died July 16, 1927 aged
29 / Thy will be done / also DAVID JAMES / died Aug 2, 1931, aged 77.



3     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: KING'S / T.A.KING & Co. / HEREFORD Tel.
(0432)270270

In / Loving Memory / of / FLORENCE MABLE / LLOYD / died 27TH Feb. 1987 / aged
73 years



4     H Small, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD
272713

SOPHIE CLARE / HAVARD / aged 3 weeks



5     H, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: STORR-BARBER. LEO.


Here / lies the body of / MICHAEL MORRIS, / who departed this life / the 31st
day of December / 1910. / Aged 67.



6     H, SN, MD, LS.

In memory of / JOHN son of JOHN and / ELIZABETH WILLIAMS of / HUNTINGTON
Parish who / died April 6th 1856. / aged 27 years. / When God cuts of the
[-----]ead of life / Then fatal [-----] parts [-----] and [---] / Repent in
ti[---] for li[----] known / how soon [-----] may be your own / May all
[-----] this solomn call / The sil[----]leth for us all. [GWM]



7     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: KING

In / loving memory of /ERNEST CORNELIUS GEORGE / HIGH MOORS, HURSTLEY. / who
died 2ND April 1965 / aged 76 years.



8     H, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: KING & C0.

In loving memory of / WILLIAM GEORGE, / died Dec. 24TH 1944. / aged 76. / also
of his wife / ANNIE LOUISA, / died Sept. 7TH 1957, / aged 88. / at rest.



9     H, SS, MD, LS.

Here / Lieth the / Body of JONE / ye wife of DAVID / EVANS [-------]th /
Auguft [-----] / 1742 Aged / 55  [GWM]



10     Group of small stone set vertically in the ground.  No discernable
inscriptions.



11     H, E, MD, LS.

ELIANER the wife of / THOMAS HALL Senr /  Died Decembr the 3rd / 1763 aged 70
/ ANNIE ye wife of THO / HALL Junr died Octbr ye / 5 1763 Aged 36  [GWM]



12     H, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: W.A.WILLIAMS / PORTWAY.

In / Loving Memory / of / WILLIAM TAYLOR MERRICK / son of EDWARD MERRICK / who
died Feby 24  1896 / Aged 41 Years / In the midst of life [----] are in death.



13     H, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: G.H.THOMAS   KINGS PYON

In Affectionate Remembrance / of / EDWARD / eldest son of / THOMAS and ANN
MERRICK. / He died the 17 of October 1884 / aged 57 years. / His end was
peace. / also / THOMAS Second Son of / THOMAS and ANN MERRICK / He died the
2 of February 1886. / aged 56 years. / Thy will be done.  [GWM]



14     DH, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: Watkins [----]

[Left Side] Sacred / to the Memory of / THOMAS MERRICK / (of HYATT SARNESFIELD
/ in the Parish of NORTON / CANON) who departed / this life the 11th day / of
February 1852 / Aged 54 Years

[Right Side] Also of / ANN / his beloved wife, / who died / October 9TH 1873,
/ Aged 83 Years.

[Below Both] "Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted."  [GWM]



15     H, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: PUGH / LEOMR

In / Loving Memory / of / ELLEN MARIA MERRICK, / Who died FebY 10TH 1904, /
Aged 78 Years. / Also in loving memory of / MARY ANN OAKES, / Niece of the
above / Who Departed This Life / January 31ST 1913 / Aged 60 Years.



16     DH, N, J, LS.

[LeftSide] -I.H.S. / [In] Memory [of] / [R]OWLAND th[e son] / of FRANCIS
[PRICE] / by BRIDGET [h---] / /Wh[o died---1775. Aged -- Requiescat (in
pace).]

[RightSide] No inscription. [GWM]



17     H, E, CW, LS.

Here lieth the Body / of ELIZABETH MEREDITH / Spinfter who died ye / 2d day
of December / 1710 Aged 29 Years / IHS  [GWM]



18     DH, CO, MD, LS.

[Left Side] In / Memory of / RANDOLPH BAKER / He Departed / this Life the /
25[GWM27] April 17[52] / Aged 85[GWM87]

[Right Side] Alfo / In Memory of / WILLIAM BAKER / He Departed / this Life the
/ 11 Decbr 1774 / Aged 46

[Below Both] Our [glass] is [rund] our work is done / Here lie the Father And
the Son  [GWM]



19     H, SS, M, Slate.

To the / memory of / BERT TIPPENS / 1906-1990 / his sisters AMY / NELL and
ALICE / his brother WILL / and his parents / GEORGE and / MARY.

[This headstone is an outstanding example of modern lettering on stone]



20     DH, SS, CW, LS.

[Left Side] In / Memory of / JOHN RICKETTS / of this Parish / who Died Janry
/ 30th 1827 Aged / 84 Years.

[Right Side] also / ELIZABETH Wife / of JOHN RICKETTS / who died January 7 /
1871 / Aged 80 Years.

[Below Both] Plain in his form but rich he was in mind / Religious quiet
honest meek and kind  [GWM]



21     H, SS, CW, LS.  Mason: JONES / KINGTON

In affectionate remembrance / of  / ELEANOR HALL, / who departed this life /
December 14 1876. / Aged 68 years. / "Be ye therefore ready also for / the Son
of man cometh at an / hour when ye think not."  [GWM]



22     A, FA, J, LS.

[South Panel] [In]Memory of / [John] HALL / [of WOONTON ALMELEY who departed
this life Nov. 11, 1831,] / Aged 59 years

[North Panel] A[lso ANNE] / Relict of the [afore]said / [J]OH[N HA]LL / w[ho
d]epa[rt]ed this life / August 16 1857 / Aged 73[GWM75] years  [GWM]



23     H, EN, J, LS.

V[or W][----] / of[--]is[--] / lat[-----] / pari[----] / who d[-----] /
ag[----]



24     A, SS, CW, LS.  [Restored]

[On the Lid] This craggy stone a covering / (is for an Architect's bed) / That
lofty buildings raised high / (yet now lies low his head) / His line and rule,
so death con / (cludes, are locked up in store) / Build they who list or they
who / (wist, for he can build no more.) / His house of clay could hold no
longer, / May heaven's joy frame him for a stranger. / In Memory of / JOHN
ABEL (Architect) / who died in the year of 1694 / in the 97th year of his age
/ viveu vivasin vitam aeter nam / Restored by subscription in the year / 1858

[On the South Side] Restored again in / the year 1886 by / the National
Society / for Preserving the / Memorials of the Dead.

[GWM notes "Its curious inscription has been frequently prnted; lastly in
Notes and Queries, 8 Series, vol. iv, pp. 203, 437"]



25     A, CO, D, LS.



26     A, SS, MD, LS.  Mason: J CLARK

Here lieth the Body / of EMMA RICKETTS. / Daughter of WILLIAM / and ANN
RICKETTS / of S[arn]effield who died / 19th[?][GWM13th] Jan 18[0]1 Aged 28.
/ R.I.P.  [GWM]



27     DH&K, SS, M lead, MA.

In loving memory of / JOHN HUTCHESON STEPHENS / late of MAHOLLAM, KINGTON, /
who died Dec. 30. 1946. / aged 81. / also his sister / JANE ELIZABETH STEPHENS
/ who died Sept. 5. 1947. / aged 80. / at rest.



28     H&K, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.J.VIRGO / HEREFORD

In loving memory of / a dear husband and father / EDWIN FRANK PHILLIPS / died
20th April 1961 / aged 78 years. / a dear wife and mother / LILLIAN JANE
PHILLIPS / died 12th September 1984 / aged 97 years. / re-united.



29     A, SN, D, LS.



30     H, SN, D, LS.



31     DH, SN, J, LS.

[Left Side] [In Memory of RICHARD STEPHENS late of WOODMINGTON [ie
WOODMANTON]in this p]arifh, / [who died] Jany 29th 1795 / [Aged] 59 Years /
A Hufband kind, a Father dear, / -[-] faithful Friend, lies buried here. /
[-]hort was the warning that Death gave / When I waas summons'd to my Grave.

[Right Side] [In Memory] of / [ELDANOR [ELEANOR in Parish Register] t]he Wife
of / [RICHARD ST]EPHENS, / [who departed] this Life / [Sept. 30th 1817.] Aged
72 / A regular Woman free from Pride, / Honeft fhe lived, beloved fhe died,
/ Great is the Lofs, that we fusftain, / In Heaven we hope to meet again.
[GWM]



32     H, SS, M, LS.

In / memory of  ELEANOR, / the beloved wife, / of THOMAS FERRAR, / late of 
LLANTHEW-COURT, / near BRECON, who died / March 30TH 1860, / aged 75 years.
/ Thou art gone to the grave / but we will not deplore thee. / Though sorrows
and darkness / encompass the tomb: / The Saviour has pass'd through / its
portals before thee: / And the lamp of his love is thy / guide through the
gloom.  [GWM]



33     DH, SN, D, LS.



34     H, SN, J, LS.



In Memory of / AN[N dau]ghter of / [SA]M[UEL & SARAH F]ARRAR / [She died May
ye 1st 17]8[4. Aged 13 months.] [GWM]



35     H, EN, MD, LS  Mason: JAS JONES

Prepare for death / In memory of / SAMUEL / CAROLINE / CATHERINE / SARAH / and
JAMES HALL / the beloved c[hildren]ren of JOHN and AN[NE] HALL / most of whom
[died]/ in infancy / at HOPLEYSGREEN FARM / ALMELEY.  [GWM]



36     H, SN, D, LS.



37     Vase, SS, M, MA.

GEORGE B. PHILLIPS / aged 9 weeks / Never forgotten.



38     H&K, SS, M, LS.  Mason: KING & CO

In loving memory of / ROBERT PERCY DAVIES, / BIRCHES FARM, / who died Sep.
28TH 1958, aged 37 years. / And so, after he had patiently endured, / he
obtained the promise.



39     F&K, SS, M lead, MA.  Mason: KING CO / HEREFORD.

In loving memory of / SARAH ELIZABETH DAVIES / BIRCHES FARM, WEOBLEY / who
died 28TH July 1954 / in her 69TH year. / Like falling leaves the years roll
by, / but memories of you will never die.



40     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

In Memory of / JACK EVANS / Died 9th Feb. 1993 / Aged 83 Years / At Rest



41     H, SS, M, LS.

In / memory of / GEORGE EVANS / who died 30TH Aug. 1983 / aged 67 years / at
rest. / and brother / SAM EVANS / July 4TH 1992 / aged 78 years



42     Vase, SS, -, LS.  No inscription.



43     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

In memory of HARRY EVANS / a beloved husband / and father / 13 April 1963 aged
55



44     X&P&K, SS, CW, MA.

[Top Step] In loving remembrance / of the / Revd FORSTER LEWIS MA

[Middle Step] For 31 years Rector of / WOTTON FITZPAINE, / in the county of
DORSET, / and late Rector of this parish / who died 1ST February 1897,

[Bottom Step]aged 64 years. / "Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind
is stayed on thee."



45     O&P, SS, MD, LS.

[West Plinth] In memory of / AGNES and MARGARET, / the beloved daughters of
/ the Revd JOSEPH DUDLEY / rector of this parish, / AGNES died July 8TH 1865,
/ aged 20. / MARGARET died [Fe]b 19TH 1866 / [aged 16.]

[South Plinth] In loving memory of / ELIZA JANE, / wife of the Revd JOSEPH
DUDLEY, / entered into rest Dec. 30TH 1888, / aged 74. / and of the Revd
JOSEPH DUDLEY, / Rector of this parish, / who fell asleep at ABERYSTWYTH, /
Sept 28TH 1894, / aged 85.  [GWM]



46     H, SS, MD, LS.

In memory [of] / ANN daughter of WILLIAM / and SUSANN[sic] MAPP of / HOPE
UNDER DINMORE, who / died August 21ST 1862, / aged 18 years. [GWM]



47     DH, SS, MD, LS.  Mason: JONES / KINGTON.

[Left Side] In memory of / ANN, / the beloved wife of / RICHARD SKYRME, / of
WOODMANTON FARM / in this parish / who died June 3: / 1875, / aged 77 years.
/ Weep not for me, my / children dear, / nor for me shed a tear / for I am
gone but just / before / to my sweet saviour / dear.

[Right Side] In memory of / RICHARD SKYRME, / of WOODMANTON FARM / in this
parish / who died March 6: / 1876, / aged 85 years. / No more we see him in
/ our midst, / no more his voice we / hear; / for death has been and / stole
away: / the one we loved so dear.  [See 52 & 53] [GWM]



48     H, SS, CW, LS.

To the memory of / ELIZABETH SUSANNA / JONES / died April 24, 1869, / aged 18
years. / also ANN ELIZABETH / wife of WILLIAM JONES, / and daughter of /
RICHARD & ANN SKYRME, / of WOODMANTON, / died Jan. 16. 1880, / aged 60 years. 
[GWM]



49     X, SS, CW, LS.

IHS / In / memory / of / JOHN SKYRME / of WOODMANTON / in this parish / who
died Jany 2ND 1873 / Aged 49 Years./ The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken
away.  [See 55] [GWM]



50     H&K, SS, CW, MA.

In Loving Memory / Of / JOSEPH SKYRME, / (WOODMANTON) / who died 10TH October
1923 / aged 84 years. / "Thy will be done." / also in memory of / HARRIETT
SKYRME, / beloved wife of the above / who departed this life / 17TH August
1930 / aged 81 years. / Peace, perfect peace.



51     H, SS, M, MA.

In / Loving Memory / of / ALBERT EDWARD / SKYRME, / HURSTLEY COURT,
KINNERSLEY. / passed away 3rd Dec. 1968 / aged 79. / also his dear wife /
AGNES MARY / passed away 15th Dec. 1977 / aged 88 / Resting, / where no
shadows fall.



52     F, SS, M, LS.

R.S. / 1876  [Footstone for 47 Right Side.]



53     F, SE, M, LS.

A.S. / 1875  [Footstone for 47 Left Side.]



54     H, SS, MD, LS.  Mason: A.S.CARTER / Leomr

In / Affectionate Remembrance / of / SUSAN ENSOLL / who departed this life /
June 19. 1873. / aged 40 years.  [GWM]



55     F, SE, -, LS.

No inscription.  [Footstone to 49]



56a     H,SS,M,Plastic

MARGARET MARY HELEN / CECELIA RICE / RIP



56     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

With / Fond Memories of / FRANK BROMAGE / PHILLIPS / UPPER BROXWOOD / died 6th
January 1987 / aged 57 years.



57     O&P, SS, MD, LS.

[West Side] Sacred to the memory of / JANE DOROTHY, / widow of the late / Revd
REES LLOYD, / of the TOWNSEND HOUSE DILWYN, / who died July 11TH 1883, / aged
[79] years.

[South Side] Sacred to the memory of / the Revd REES LLOYD / of the TOWNSEND
/ in the parish of DIL[WYN] / in this county / who died July the 18[th] 1862
/ aged 60 years.  [GWM]



58     H, FA, MD, LS.

In / memory of / two beloved / daughters of / EVAN and MARY / HOWELLS /
ELIZABETH died May 28 / 1869 aged 16[GWM10] years. / MARY died May 31ST 1869
/ aged 15 years / Blessed are the dead / which die [----] Lord  [GWM]



59     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.W.URSELL LTD. / ROSS-ON-WYE

In / loving memory of / CHRISTINE EYLES / a devoted wife / and mother / who
passed away / 12TH January 1990 / aged 40 years / Loves last gift remembrance



60     DH, SS, M, MA. Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

[Above Both Sides] In Loving Memory of

[Left Side] A Dear / Husband / And Father / ERNEST / PRICE / JACKSON /
1905-1984

[Right Side] No Inscription.



61     H, SS, M, MA.

HAZEL BLACK / dear daughter / and sister / 28th November 1945 / 19th March
1981 / Remembered / with love



62     Vase, SS, M, MA.

WALTER / HENRY / BLUNT



63     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: KING & CO / HEREFORD

In / loving memory of a / devoted husband & father / BERT BOWEN / 1915 - 1976
/ at rest



64     C, SS, CW, LS.

[South Face] In memory of JANE, wife of / the Revd DANIEL PHILLIPS POWELL, /
Rector of this parish, / who died May 12TH 1835, aged 72 years. / also of the
above / Revd DANIEL PHILLIPS POWELL B.A, / who died September 27TH 1851, aged
86 years.

[North Face] Also to the memory of CHARLES, son of / the Revd DANIEL PHILLIPS
POWELL, / and JANE his wife, / who died December 20TH 1844, / aged 38 years. 
[GWM]



65     H, SS, M, MA.

In / loving memory of / a dear husband / and father / HENRY DAVIES / 24TH
April 1974 / dearly loved / sadly missed



66     H&P, SS, M, MA.

In / loving / memory of / our dear mother & father / VICTORIA POWELL / died
April 9TH 1971 / aged 83 years. / and her beloved husband / HERBERT POWELL /
died Aug. 20TH 1972 / aged 86 years. / Peace, perfect peace. / also their
third son / EVAN, / 1919 - 1992. / LOWER HURST FARM, WEOBLEY.



67     X, SS, M, LS.

 IHS / In memory of / a dear wife and mother / AMY LAVINIA WATKINS / died 25
June 1968 / aged 82 / also of / a dear husband & father / CHARLES WATKINS /
died 28 Aug. 1979 - aged 90



68     H, SS, M, MA.  Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

In Loving Memory / of / My Dear Parents / THOMAS LEVI HUGHES / 1895 - 1961 /
NELLIE HUGHES / 1894 - 1972 / At Rest



69     X&P, SS, M, LS.

[East Side] In ever loving / memory of / HILDA MARY / JENNER / who passed to
/ the higher life / March 18TH 1961 / Thy presence is the / fullness of joy.

[North Side] also of / her sister SYBIL / ELIZABETH / JENNER / April 19TH 1975



70     H&K, SS, M lead, MA  Mason: F.T.MOSSFORD / HEREFORD.

[Headstone] In Loving Memory / of / BRYAN ALFRED STEPHENS / late of
HYARD[sic], SARNSFIELD [sic]. / died Feb 17TH 1957 - aged 80 years. / also in
loving memory of his wife / EDITH ELLEN / died Jan. 5TH 1956 - aged 79 years.
/ "at rest."

[First Plaque] also / their second son / WALTER EVAN, / late of HYARD[sic],
SARNESFIELD / died 20TH July 1986 / aged 74 years.

[Second Plaque] also their youngest son / TREVOR EDGAR, / of the RIDDOX / 1923
- 1990 / sadly missed.

[South Kerb] GWENDOLINE ANNIE STEPHENS 27-11-1920 --- 12-9-1979

[East Kerb] also their eldest son / ALFRED JOHN, / died Jan. 19TH 1962, aged
54 years.

NorthKerb] No inscription



71     H&K, SS, M lead, MA.  Mason: F.T.MOSSFORD / HEREFORD.

To the Memory of / our beloved aunt / ALMA MILLS, / who died 29TH Dec. 1960.
/ "God's finger touched her / and she slept."



72     H&K, SS, M, LS.  Mason: KING & CO

[Headstone] In loving memory of / WILLIAM BRICK, / who died 22. Feb. 1956, /
aged 72 years. / and of / LAURA BRICK / who died 16. Oct. 1955, / aged 72
years. / Rest in peace.

[Plaque] In loving memory of / my parents / LAURA GLADYS / ALLEN / died 17
July 1979 aged 62 / and / SYDNEY ALLEN / died 10 April  1994 aged 79



73     L on P, SS, MD, LS.

[Facing South] Here lyeth the body of HUMPHREY FARRAH HALL / Priest M.A. of
LEASBROOK near MONMOUTH, sometime / rector of PYLLE in SOMERSETSHIRE and
eldest son / of  AMBROSE WILLIAM HALL Priest M.A. who departed / this life the
XIXth day of December Ao Dni MCMX [1910]

[Facing North] Here lyeth the body of MARY AUGUSTA wife of / HUMPHREY FARRAH
HALL and eldest daughter of / Sir JOHN MORDAUNT Bart. of WALTON WARWICKSHIRE
/ she departed this life the 1st day of July Ao Dni / MCMXXIV [1924].

[Facing East] Jesu peace / eternal peace.

[Top Surface of Plinth East] But the path of the just is as / the shining
light that shineth / more & more unto the perfect / day PROV IV:18 / I look
forward to the morning.



74     L, SS, CW, LS.

Here lies / the body of / WILLIAM / MARSHALL / of SARNESFIELD COURT / Rector
of this parish / 1905 - 1919 & 1928 - 1931 / born 12 Aug 1875 / died 18 June
1955



75     DL, SS, CW, LS.

Here lie / the bodies of / ALICE RUTH MARSHALL, Died 9 NovR 1870 Aged 26. /
CAROLINE EMILY MARSHALL, Died 9 JanY 1891 Aged 48. /

     [The following do not appear in GWM.  The next is GWM himself.]

     GEORGE WILLIAM MARSHALL, Died 12 SepR 1905 Aged 66. / ISAAC MARSHALL,
Died March 1916. Aged 45. / Also to the memory of / PHYLLIS RUTH MARSHALL /
daughter of WILLIAM & MARGARET ANNE MARSHALL / Born 25 JanY 1919. Died 27 NovR
1971  [GWM]



76     X&P, SS, M, LS.

[Top Step] ALFRED WILLIAM / EDWARDS

[Middle Step] born GREEN LANE SANESFIELD 1885 / fell asleep Feb. 21ST 1965 /
at WALTHAMSTOW, LONDON



77     H, SS, M, LS.

In / Loving Memory Of / IVY ELIZABETH / BURY / Died 27. July 1979 / Aged 69
Years.



78     H, SS, M, MA. Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

In / Loving Memory of / A Dear Son, Brother / And Uncle / EDWARD THOMAS
CHARLES / AMOS / born 11th August 1952 / died 28th February 1993 / Rest In
Peace



79     Temporary brass plate.

RACHEL ELEANOR MINTON



80     H, SS, M, MA. Mason: A.J.VIRGO / KYRLE STREET / tel. HEREFORD 272713

In / loving / memory of / EDWARD / THOMAS PRICE / (TED) / died 6th February
1990 / aged 80









The following headstones have been moved to the church yard wall.





81     DH, SD, MD, LS.

[Left Side] To / the Memory of / ANN the Wife / of THOMAS HALL. / of the
FARNEY COMMON / in this County / who died April 27th / 1800 / Aged 63 years.

[Right Side] Also / to the Memory / of  the Said / THOMAS HALL. / who Departed
/ this Life August / the 29th 1823 / Aged 90 Years  [GWM]



82     H, SD, MD, LS.  Mason: STORR-BARBER Sn / LEo

[--] / ever / Loving Memory / of / MARY ANN JENKINS, / beloved wife of THOMAS
JENKINS, / Born Aug. 3. 1854. Died Ap. 17. 1909. / "Thy will be done."



83     H, SD, MD, LS.

[Here] / Lieth the / body of WILLIAM / BROWN, he died / Auguft ye 7[?][GWMj]
/ 1742. Aged 52 / All you that Com[sic], my / Grave to See prepare / your
Selves to / Follow me.  [GWM]







IN THE CHURCH



101     L, SS, MD, LS.

     Here Lyeth / ye body of GAINOR / the wife of  JOHN / MONINGTON Efqr who
/ departed Mar 24th 1688-9 / Also / the Body of / EDWARD MONINGTON Efqr; / Who
died the 14th of April / 1741. Aged 49 / R.I.P. / Also / the Body of / BRIDGET
MONINGTON his Wife / Who died Febry the 11th 1754 / Aged 49 / R:I:P:  [GWM]



102     L, SS, M, LS.

     In hope / of Refurrection / to Eternal life / Here Lyeth ye body / of
THOMAS MONINGTON / Efqr who died ye 4 of / May Anno Do'ni 1709  [GWM]



103     L, Incomplete, MD, LS.

     Here / lieth the Bod[y of] / ELIZABETH MON[INGTON] / [w]ho died the /
[---F]ebruary 17[--]  [GWM]



104     L, Defaced, I, LS.



105     L, SS, CW, LS.

     Here lies the Body / of JOHN BERINGTON / of DEVERUX-WOOTON / late of
WINFLEY  Efqr. / who died Feby 2d, 1794. / Aged 87. / R.I.P.  [GWM]



106     L, ND, CW, LS.

     Here lieth the Body [of] / WINEFRID BERINGTON / Daughter of JOHN HORNYOLD
/ of BLACKMORE PARK, / in the County of WORCEFTER, Efq. / & Wife of JOHN
BERINGTON / of DEVERUX WOOTON / late of WINFLEY, / in the County of HEREFORD
Efq, / fhe died the 12th January 1791. / Aged 82. / R.I.P.  [GWM]



107     L, SS, MD, LS.

Here Lyeth the Body of MICHAEL / MAR[---] O.S.F. Who / died November the /
[The remainder of this ledger stone is beneath a large wood chest, which
cannot be moved.  GWM continues: 19th 1755. R.I.P. Also the Body of RICHARD
[Foley, "Records of the English Province S.J. General statistics," p. 610,
calls him Francis.] POOLE S.I. Who Departed this Life December the 23d 1767.
R.I.P.]  [GWM]



108     WT, SS, CW, MA.

     Sacred / to the Memory of / ANN TERESA MONINGTON. / She was born the 21st
Novr 1735, at SARNESFIELD COURT / the Seat of her Ancestors where She resided
many / Years in the exercise of every social vertue, and in / hospitality to
her neighbours and benevolence to / the Poor, surpassed by none. On the 2nd
Febry 1780, / She took the Veil in the FRANCISCAN CONVENT of / English Ladies
at BRUGES in FLANDERS - driven / from thence by the French Revolution in 1794,
/ with them retired to the Abbey-house in WINCHESTER / where She died on the
24th Novr following, / and her Remains are deposited / Through Life revered
in Death regretted. / On her embracing a Religious State She renounced / all
her Worldly possessions, and generously gave up / her Estates in this County,
to her Kinsman, / JOHN WEBB WESTON, Esqr / who in grateful remembrance, has
caused / this Tablet to be erected, / R.I.P.  [GWM]



109     WT, SS, M, MA.  Mason: T SYMONDS, HEREFORD

     Here lies the Body / of / BRIDGET MONINGTON / youngest Daughter, &
Coheirefs / of EDWARD MONINGTON Efqr, / of SARNESFIELD COURT, / who died in
the 34th year of her age / A.D. 1775. / Every pleafing endowment of Humanity
/ And every Virtue that Chriftianity infpires / Were the ornaments as well as
happinefs of her life. / Snatched away in the prime of Youth / Her lofs / Was
much lamented by all who knew her / But by no one so Severely felt, / As by
her only Surviving Sifter / ANNE MONINGTON, / Who erected this Monument / As
a Memorial of her own love / And of Her Virtues. / R.I.P.  [GWM]





110     WT, SS, M, LS.

In memory of / GEORGE WILLIAM MARSHALL / of SARNESFIELD COURT / York Herald
/ Sometime Rouge Croix Pursuivant / of Arms / M.A.: LL.D: Camb: J.P. and D.L.
/ for the County of HEREFORD / and High Sheriff in the Year 1902 / Born 19th.
April 1839 / Died 12th. September 1905.



111     FS, SS. MD, LS.

MW-W. 185[-] / BMS. 1864 / JW-W. 1823 / R.I.P.



112     WT, SS, M, R.  Maker: F.OSBORNE & CO LTD LONDON.

The east window of this church is / a memorial to those whose lives / were
sacrificed in the war 1914 to 1918 / Private ERNEST RICHARD BIGGS / Private
EDWARD JAMES DYKES / 2ND. Lieut. AMBROSE MARSHALL / and / ISAAC MARSHALL,
primary donor of / SARNESFIELD COURT RED CROSS HOSPITAL.



113     WT, SS, M, R.

In memory of / MARGARET ANNE MARSHALL / wife of WILLIAM MARSHALL / of
SARNESFIELD COURT / died 28 May 1955



114     WT, SS, M, MA.

1882  1964 / In memory of / THOMAS MARSHALL / husband of MARGERY INA / and
youngest son of / GEORGE WILLIAM MARSHALL / of SARNESFIELD COURT.



115     X, SS, M, Wood & MA.

RIP / in / memoriam / 2nd LT. A. MARSHALL / 4th / BEDFORD / Regt. / killed /
in / action / April / 15TH / 1917 / This cross once / marked his grave / at
BAILLEUL ROAD / EAST ST LAURENT / BLANGY BY ARRAS



116     Small Plate, SD, CW, R. Loose on window cill.

In memory of / GEORGE MEADOWS / died May 1ST 1925 / aged 70 years.



117     Vase, SD, M, LS.  Loose on window cill.

In / memory of / LES LEWIS / died 1980.











The following inscriptions appear only in the article titled "Monumental
Inscriptions at Sarnesfield".  It is important to remember that this is a
printer's proof and is known to contain errors.





In the Churchyard.



501     In Memory of THOMAS STEPHENS who died Aug.22th[sic] 1807. Aged 48.



502     In Memory of EDWARD the Son of RICHARD and ELEAR STEPHENS of
WOODMANTON who died July 3rd 1815. Aged 44. Also In Memory of JOSEPH the Son
of RICHARD and ELEANOR STEPHENS who died Septr 17, 1816. Aged 38.



503     Here lieth the Body of  WILLIAM (?) RICKETTS of SARNESFIELD who died
...



504     Here lieth the Body of WILL. RICKETTS of SARNESFIELD who died the ...
of Jany 1818. Aged 78 years.



505     Sacred to the memory of RICHARD STEPHENS who died March 6th 1824. Aged
54 years.



506     In Memory of ELIZABETH MORGAN who died ... Apr. 1763. Aged ...



507     In Memory of [FRANCIS] PRICE who died [June the 17, 1772.] Aged 72.

          Contents of brackets [] are manuscript addition to printed document.



508     In memory of FRANCES the beloved wife of WILLIAM JONES of the GEORGE
HOTEL, SWANSEA, and late of BROXWOOD COURT FARM, HEREFORDSHIRE, who died Sepr
16th, 1873. Aged 51 years.



509     On a small stone. E+B



510     Here Lieth ye body of JAMES PREECE he died Decem ye 13, 1742.



511     C.TAYLOR. Aged 62 years. 1839.



512     On a small stone. H.D.



513      On a small stone. W.B. 1742.



514     In Memory of JOSEPH the Son of JOSEPH & MARY HALL who died 6 May,
1785. Aged 16 years.



515     Here lyeth ye body of WILLIAM BROWN, he died july ye 20 1742. Aged 24.



516,7     On small stones. IS.  S.P.





On the floor of the Nave.



518     Here lieth the Body of the Revd ROGER POWELL, Vicar of  LYONSHALL who
died  January 14th, 1816, aged 76.



519     Here lieth the Body of ANN POWELL  relict of the Revd ROGER POWELL who
died the ... day of Octr 1825. Aged 92.



520     In Memory of JOSEPH HALL who Died the ... of April, 1760. Aged ...

Credits and Copyright

DATE OF EARLIEST REGISTER: 1558

INCUMBENT: Revd. Richard Birt, M.A.

address: The Vicarage, Church Road, Weobley, Hereford.
telephone: (01544) 318415

RECORDING DATES: May - July 1995.

CUT OFF DATE: July 1995. All memorials have been included to facilitate identification.

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.