St. Mary and St. Benedict Graveyard Memorial Inscriptions

The graveyard of St. Mary and St. Benedict is the resting place of Anglicans, Methodists and formerly of Bible Christians, from the parish. For additional information see also the Gravestone Photographic Resource website. The grid reference for this churchyard is SS41910 20900. What follows in an index of all the accessible memorials in the churchyard, inside the church and on the adjacent war memorial. We have photographs of almost all the surviving stones. Please contact us for copies if required.

Old picture of Church

Surnames

An index of all the surnames that appear on the stones, either as the deceased, a relative, or a stonemason can be found here. Alternatively, please use the ‘edit – find on this page (Control F)’ facility. Whilst doing so, please be aware that the gravestone may record a spelling variant of the surname you are seeking.

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BBW.01-BBW.71:- These stones can be found along the wall starting at the left of the lych gate. It is understood that these stones relate to burials that were to the left of the path from the lych gate to the church. The letters A and B in this section indicate that the stones are stacked behind the stone of the same number. Every effort has been made to read the stones that are stacked behind other stones but this has not always been possible. On no account should these stones be moved to attempt access to those that are stacked in this way.

BBW.01 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of William Johns of this parish who died on the 1st of January AD 1865 aged 75 years From infancy to hoary age My God has been my guide His mercies followed thro’ each stage His love my wants supplied And will he in the grave forsake The work of “His own hand?” No! at His word this dust shall wake And in His likeness stand

BBW.02 Sacred to the memory of Mary Jane daughter of Wm & Elizth Johns of this parish who died January 27 AD 1851 aged 20 See her now in glory shining Brighter than the noon day sun On her Saviours breast reclining She eternal life hath won

BBW.03 Sacred to the memory of John Ward of the parish of Parkham he departed this life the 4th day of Sepr in the year of our Lord 1833 and in the 35 year of his age Mourn not for me dear wife and child for we shall meet again Mourn not for me your lost {sic} is great but my eternal gain Also in memory of Thos Ward senr of this parish he departed this life 19 day of Octr in the year of our Lord 1833 aged 70

BBW.04 Sacred to the memory of Sarah Cock daughter of William and Mary Cock of this parish who died on the 1st of October 1840 in the 22nd year of her age also of Andrew brother to the above named Sarah Cock who departed this life Jany 6 1841 aged 21 years In the midst of life we are in death

BBW.05 Sacred to the memory of William Cock of this parish who departed this life Febr 7th 1836 aged 63 years Our life hangs by a single thread Which soon is cut and we are dead Then boast not reader of thy might Alive at noon and dead at night

BBW.06 Sacred to the memory of Harriet Bishop daughter of John and Joanna Norman of Frains in this parish who died Feb 22nd 1849 aged 38 years also to the memory of William Henry Norman brother of the above who died at Hong Kong China Decr 6th 1840 aged 25

BBW.07 In memory of William son of John and Grace Ley of this parish who died the 28th day of January AD 1869 Aged 25 years He weakened my strength in the way He shortened my day Psalm 102 verse 23

BBW.08 Sacred to the memory of Willm Wilton Davey eldest son of John & Eliza Davey of Bearah in  this parish who departed this life October 10th 1863 in the 5th year of his age The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away Blessed be the name of the Lord Job 1.21

BBW.09 Sacred to the memory of Charles Davey second son of John and Eliza Davey of Bearah in this parish who died Novr 7th 1866 aged 3 years It is the Lord let him do what seemeth him good 1 Sam Chap III verse 18

BBW.10 Erected to perpetuate the memory of Philip Fry (yeoman) who died at Braiford in the parish of Witheridge on the 13 day of March 1829 aged 55 years

BBW.11 Sacred to the memory of Joanna the beloved wife of John Norman of Frains in this parish who departed this life the 28th of May 1855 aged 75 years Our fleeting lives are like a breath of air all things around us cry aloud Prepare!

BBW.12 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of James Hamlyn of this parish who departed this life the 6th day of July 1860 aged 81 years also the above named James Hamlyn who departed this life July 17th 1865 aged 85 years

BBW.13 Beneath this stone are deposited the mortal remains of Susanna wife of Philip Fry of the parish of Buckland Filleigh Yeoman and the daughter of Ann and the late Samuel Norman of this parish who departed this life the 16th day of October in the year of our Lord 1817 and in the 42nd year of her age A tender husband I’ve left behind likewise seven childen {sic} both dutiful and kind All is there lost but I hope to gain To be with Christ in heaven to reign

BBW.14 Sacred to the memory of John Rockett of this parish who died December the 19th 1869 aged 60 years (Mason: Sanders)

BBW.15 In memory of Dorothy Heal relict of Robert Heal of this parish who departed this life the 9th of Decr 1834 aged 88 years All you my friends as you pass by Behold the place where I do lie From all my griefs and troubles free Prepare yourselves and follow me

BBW.16 Sacred to the memory of Mary Heal wife of Robert Heal (of this parish) who departed this life on the 8th of November in the year of our Lord 1825 Aged 35 years

BBW.17 Sacred to the memory of Dorothy daughter of Laurence and Mary Heal of this parish who departed this life on the 6th of August in the year of our Lord 1828 in the 21st year of her age

BBW.18 Sacred to the memory of Richard Dennis of this parish who departed this life Januray 5th anno dom 1866 aged 69 years It is the Lord let him do what seemeth Him good I Sam 3.18

BBW.19 Sacred to the memory of Sarah Dennis wife of Richard Dennis of this parish who died Novr 5 Anno Dom 1862 aged 65 years I waited patiently for the Lord

BBW.20 Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann daughter of William and Mary Trathen of this parish who departed this life the 18th of Decr 1840 aged 2 years 3 months Fond parents cease the falling tears refrain cease to lament her and cease to complain Amongst the saints of heaven she blest with endless joy and everlasting rest

BBW.21 In memory of John Trathen of the parish of Woolfardisworthy who was buried in his father’s grave November 1st in the year of our Lord 1829 aged 80 Reader dost thou enquire how just my life has been Look to thyself hast thou liv’d free from sin ———- In Christ like me for pardon thou must go or also forever ———– prepare to meet thy God and follow me And thy ——–shall thou be

BBW.22 Sacred to the memory of Mary widow of George Shute of this parish who died 7th June 1865 aged 84 years.

BBW.23 In loving memory of Philip Rook who died Feby 25th 1854 aged 47 years. Thy will be done Also of Jane daughter of the above who died April 22nd 1840 aged 2 years Also of Joshua son of the above who died June 12th 1840 aged 5 months also of William son of the above who died Decr 26th 1841 aged 5 years (Mason: Short Bideford)

BBW.24 To the memory of Robert Sanders who departed this life the 28th of November 1825 aged 49 years

BBW.25 In beloved memory of Jane daughter of John and Mary Ann Martin of this parish who died on the 18th of October 1838 aged 2 years and 6 months

BBW.26 Sacred to the memory of William Mathews of this parish who died January 29th 1868 aged 88 years also Sarah Mathews his wife who died May 24th 1853 aged 77 years

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BBW.27 In hopes of a joyful resurrection through the merits of our Saviour Jesus Christ lieth the remains of Samuel the son of Samuel and Ann Norman who departed this life on the 21 day of September 1829 aged 57 years

BBW.28 In hopes of a joyful resurrection through the merits of a mediator Here rest {sic} the body of Ann Norman wife of the late Saml Norman of this parish who took her final exit on the 6th day of February in the year of our Lord 1820 aged 67 years Here I shall sleep from harm secure till I am waked by the grand summons from on high Then shall I rise and stand before God’s throne to answer for the deeds that I have done When thou o reader also must appear And all mankind their final sentance {sic} hear Gentle reader stop a wile of death be not afraid for them that live a Godly life no need to fear the dread

BBW.29 Tempus fugit sacred to the memory of Maria the daughter of Robert and Ann Clarke of this parish who departed this life on the 18th of Decr in the year of our Lord 1839 aged 8 years My days of sickness have long been and God hath my afflictions seen But Christ by death hath set me free To live with Him eternally

BBW.30 She hath given up the ghost Her sun is gone down while it was yet day Jer XV v9 sacred to the memory of Mary Clarke daughter of Robt and Ann Clarke of this village who died on the 14th of March AD 1841 aged 24 years In pain and sickness long I laid My flesh consum’d my lungs decay’d I like a flower once did bloom but now lie mouldering in this tomb (Mason: J Sanders)

BBW.31 In memory of Henry the dearly beloved son of Robert and Ann Clark {sic} of this parish who was called to Jesus on the 13 December 1834 aged 15 months This lovely bud so young and fair called hence by early doom Just came to show how sweet the flower in paradise would bloom

BBW.32 Sacred to the memory of Robert Clarke of this village who died July 10th 1857 aged 72 years

BBW.33 Sacred to the memory of Ann Clarke widow of the late Robert Clarke of this parish who died 22nd of Decr 1865 aged 69ys Her end was peace

BBW.34 Sacred to the memory of Ann Dennis daughter of the late Willm and Hannah Dennis of this parish who was called to the blissful realms of eternal day on the 2nd day of August 1830 aged 23 years Weep not for me my mother dear to grieve it is in vain Christ is my hope you need not fear ——–

BBW.35 Thy will be done Sacred to the memory of Amelia Ann daughter of Joshua and Ann Page who died 22nd July 1859 aged 3 years also Leah eldest daughter of the above who died 18th March 1860 aged 6 years

BBW.36 Sacred to the memory of Margaret the wife of Mr Hugh Prouse of this parish who fell a victim to death on the 15th day of Jan 1841 aged 69 years In vain physicians strive to save In vain we count the doctors art To ward off death’s unnerving dart For as death came by Adam’s fall so it must be the lot of all

BBW.37 Sacred to the memory of Samuel Fry of Great Torrington who departed this life the 22nd September 1872 Aged 64 years

BBW.38 Sacred to the memory of Mary Sanders widow of the late Nicholas Sanders died August 24th 1860 aged 67 God is love

BBW.39 Sacred to the memory of Nicholas Sanders 43 years parish clerk who died July 24th 1855 aged 63 Thy will be done

BBW.40 Sacred to the beloved memory of Elizabeth wife of Robert Hutchings of this parish who departed this life on the 18th July in the year of our Lord 1826 aged 27 years A virtuous loving wife a tender parent A sincere and humane friend —–

BBW.41 Sacred to the memory of Mary daughter of John and Ann Mathews of this parish who died Septr 17th 1826 aged 2 years also Grace daughter of the above who died April 15th 1830 aged 10 months Ann daughter of the above died Novr 28th 1839 aged 3 years (Mason: J Sanders)

BBW.42 Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord The days of our —- and ten Psalm 90 ver 10 Sacred to the memory of William Tucker yeoman of Silkland in this parish who died on the 5th day June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred & twenty eight aged seventy years

BBW.43 There remaineth a rest to the people of God Heb chapt LV ver 9 Sacred to the memory of Joanna Tucker widow of the late Wm Tucker of this parish who departed this life the 23rd day of Jany in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty eight aged seventy nine years

BBW.44 Sacred to the memory of Elizth Hopgood of this parish who departed this life March 21st 1850 aged 65

BBW.45 Awake tho that light Sacred to the memory of Ann wife of Thomas Lake of this parish who departed this life October 24th in the year of our Lord 1839 aged 49 years My husband and four children dear I left behind unto God’s care with them I hope God will remain until in heaven we meet again Thomas  Rowe Lake son of the above died Nov 18th 1865 aged 38 years

BBW.45A In memory of William Glover…. 12th July

BBW.46 Reader learn the silent lecture of mortality from this fresh monument of the frailty of nature and the end of time Sacred to the memory of John Glover of this parish who after a lingering and painful sickness borne with Christian fortitude and resignation calmly resigned his life in the truth faith of Jesus the only supreme eternal God Feb 14th 1842 aged 22 years he died with hopes full of a blessed immortality My sun is set and I am at rest on Canaan’s happy sure soaring in light in glory bright with Christ to part no more (Mason: J Sanders)

BBW.46A Here Lieth the remains of William Martin of this parish who departed this life  — Oct in the year of our Lord 1787 56 years of age

BBW.47 Her sun is gone down while it was yet day Sacred to the memory of Louisa wife of William Lake of this village who died July 25th A Dom Aged 28 Anne Louisa daughter of the above died June 23rd 1857 aged 11 months Looking unto Jesus

BBW.47A Here lie the remains of Emmanuel Gifford of this parish who departed this life14th April in the year of our Lord 1793 aged 34 years also ——–

BBW.48 Sacred to the memory of John Fulford of this parish who departed this life April 3rd 1863 aged 80 We spend our years as a tale that is told Psalm 90 v 9

BBW.49 In memory of William Moyse of this parish who died on the 15th of October in the year of our Lord 1842 aged 67 years In memory of Prudence daughter of the said Wm Moyse by Ann his wife who died May 9th 1805 aged 12 years also to the memory of Ann Moyse widow of the late Wm Moyse of this parish who departed this life the 5th day of July in the year of our Lord 1853 aged 86 years

BBW.49A Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth relict of the late Saml Shapton of Hole in this parish

BBW.50 Sacred to the memory of James Abbott of Cornwood in this parish who died on the 22nd day of September 1872 in the 62nd year of his age

BBW.51 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth relict of the late William Stapledon of this parish who died on the 5th day of July 1872 In the 92nd year of her age Her end was peace

BBW.52 Sacred to the memory of Saml Tithecot of this village who departed this life February 16th Anno Dni 1855 Aged 40 years

BBW.53 Sacred to the memory of Grace wife of John Fulford of this village who died on the 24th of Jany 1858 Aged 74

BBW.54 Underneath this tomb is deposited the remains of Samuel Norman sen of this parish who exchanged his mortal life for immortality on the 14th of December 1800 aged 52 years His character as a husband a father and a friend was most exemplary while living he was universally respected and his death sincerely regretted …. of body …..

BBW.55 In memory of John Avery of this parish who died … February 1790 aged 47 years Also of Mary wife of the above John Avery who departed this life February 13th in the year of our Lord 1823 Aged 80 years Weep not for me my children dear To …. it is in vain Christ is our hope you need not fear We all shall meet again ……..of love and affection

BBW.56 Here lyeth the body ………….. son of John and …… Avery of this parish who departed this life the 6th day of August A.D. 1721 in the 34th year of his age Spectators all which do pass by on this tomb pray cast an eye under neath here he doth lye that in his youth feared not to die But unto God resigned his breath and willingly consents to death Few like him there are left behind few his parents was so kind (Joseph Avery according to burial register)

BBW.57 Sacred to the memory of Jane Lake late wife of Thomas Lake of this parish who exchanged this mortality for immortality the 19 day November in the year of our Lord 1821 Aged 74

BBW.58 In memory of John Fulford (yeoman) of this parish who died at Buckland Mills July 22nd 1841 aged 84 years

BBW.58A (On the reverse of BBW.58) Here lies in hopes of the joyful …… the body of Grace the wife of ….. Fulford of this parish aged 89 years

BBW.58B (Inaccessible)

BBW.59 Sweetly departed John Ni… And in the morning

BBW.60 Sacred to the memory of James Downing of the parish of East Putford who was here buried February 22nd 1809 Aged 93 years

BBW.60A In memory of Martha Moase whose buried on the 2nd day of January in the year of our Lord 1830 Aged 74

BBW.61 In dutiful remembrance of John Sanders who was reading clerk of this parish 20 years died on the 14th March in the year 1814 ae 62 years This stone is erected by Nicholas Sanders to perpetuate the memory of an affectionate uncle In beloved memory of Peter Sanders of this parish who departed this life March 21st 1829 aged 64 years Praises on tombs triffles {sic} vainly spent A mans good name is his own monument

BBW.61A In memory of Dorothy daughter of Philip and Elizabeth Paddon who died the 5th day of June 1803 Aged 12 years

BBW.62 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of John Tallamy (of this parish) who died July 7th 1842 Aged 67 years

BBW.63 Sacred to the memory of Rebecca wife of Wm Johns of this parish who departed this life the 2nd day of January in the year of our Lord 1844 aged 57 years

BBW.63A In memory of Christian wife of John Judd of this parish who died October the 9th 1849 aged 53 years  Re…..ider know to live and learn to die

BBW.64 Here lyeth the body of Ann Blinch of this parish who departed this life 18th day of April AD 1733 in the 70th year of her age

BBW.65 Here lies the remains of Susanna Shapton widow of John Shapton late of this parish who departed this life the 5th of August in the year of our Lord 1790 aged 76

BBW.66 In remembrance of Philip Paddon son of Philip and Elizth Paddon of this parish who fell victim unto death on the 3rd day July in the year of our Lord 1827 aged 27 years Reader stand and spend …..

BBW.67 Sacred to the memory of Margery the wife of John Pidler of Biber in the parish of Frithlestock who was buried here the 20th day of Oct in the year of our Lord 1821 and in the 82nd year of her age

BBW.68 Sacred to the memory of Margeret Cole who departed this life on the 13th day of May in the year of our Lord 1805 aged 76 years

BBW.69 Sacred to the memory of Amelia Ann daughter of David and Ann Boys who died March 4th 1853 aged 5 months The great Jehovah from above the messenger did send to call our little …….

BBW.70  Here lieth in the hope of a joyful resurrection the body of Mary wife of John Trick of this parish who departed this life the 7th day of February in the year of our Lord 1762 in the 67th year of her life

BBW.71 (lying down) Sacred to the memory of Mary the daughter of Charles and Sarah Walter of this parish she died 25th July 1806 in the smallpox  aged 7 months Quick did the wings of innocence convey her sprightly soul an immortal day Let not her friends lament her early fate Shes gone with Christ a most blessed state

BBW.72-BBW.121: Behind the church starting at the kissing gate into Northwood Lane and working leftwards towards the road (Tower Hill). NB BBW.97-BBW.110 are stacked and may not be in this exact order. You are advised not to try to move them.

BBW.72 Sacred to the memory of Sarah wife of William Narraway of this parish She was here buried the 28th day of July 1799 aged 38 years This funeral motto was put here by James & Will’m Narraway her sons in tender and dutyful regard for their mother

BBW.73 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth beloved wife of Joshua Squire who died June 1st 1853 aged 46 years Also of Anne Alice their daughter who died Jany 30th 1844 aged 16 months Also of Clara their daughter who died June 26th 1853 aged 5 months and are buried on the north side of this grave (Mason: Gabriel B-D)

BBW.74 In loving memory of John Ingle Dredge born June 10th 1818 entered into rest December 19th 1897 Vicar of this parish 1873 – 1897 Also of Eliza wife of the above born May 25th 1811 entered into rest February 24th 1898 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BBW.75 THS Fanny Stapledon wife of Joseph Stapledon of this parish died the 12th day of March 1853 aged 64 years Joseph Stapledon died March 13th 1853 aged 68 years As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive Cor. Chap 15 Ver 21 (Mason: Sanders)

BBW.76 Sacred to the memory of John Norman (yeoman) of this parish who departed this life (August 30th 1851) aged 35 years In the midst of life we are in death

BBW.77 Brethren Farewel Be Perfect Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of John Glover of this parish who died of a consumption Septr 25th AD 1842 aged 33 years A pale consumption gave the fatal blow the stroke was certain tho the effect was slow With wasting pain death found her long opprest piti’d her sighs & kindly brought her rest In earth’s dark womb a lifeless corpse must lie until the great and awful judgement day The trump will sound & then a voice is heard arise ye dead come forth to meet the Lord (Mason: J Sanders engraver)

BBW.78 Here lie buried in their mothers grave ye bodies of Mrs Jane and Mrs Elizabeth Lambe both of this parish Mrs Elizabeth was buried ye 28th of Febry Anno Dom 1731 Aetatis 38 Mrs Jane was buried ye 8th of Novemr 1732 Aetatis 45 These sisters lived a pious godly life they envied none they strangers were to strife But neither of them ever was a wife These virgins pure defyed deaths poisonous sting Being always fit to meet their heavenly king Then whole desire were fix’d in heaven above with angels to enjoy

BBW.79 Here lie the remains of Jane Palmer wife of William Palmer of Coombe in the parish of Frithelstock Yeoman who died the 2nd of March in the year of our Lord 1800 in the 56th year of her age Her was a careful an affectionate wife, a tender mother and above all a good christian Grieving for her irreparable loss her afflicted husband and daughter have caused this tomb to be erected to her memory By duty prompted by affection led o’er the sad grave our mingled tears we shed Taught by religion we the will obey That tore the mother and the wife away

BBW.80 Sacred to the memory of Esther wife of Fredk Smale of this village who died Novr 30th 1860 aged 35 He weakened my strength in the way he shortened my days Psalm 102 23

BBW.81 Sacred to the memory of William Palmer of Coombe in the parish of Frithelstock who departed this life the 9th day of October in the year of our Lord 1807 aged 83 years Vain world farewell! I’ve seen enough of thee I careless am of what thou sayest of me Thy smiles I never court nor frowns did fear My glass is run my head rests quiet here What faults in me you saw take care to shun and look at home enough is to be done I was and am not ask no more of me It’s all I am and all that thou shalt be

BBW.82 Sacred to the memory of Harriet wife of Ambrose Galsworthy of this parish who died May 3rd 1844 aged 32 years Also John son of the above who departed this life Feb 25th 1844 aged 11 months

BBW.83 Here lies the body of William Parkhouse Junr of this parish who departed this life the 21st day of March in the year of our Lord 1768 in the 30th year of his age What mortal can but shed a tear upon the dust that lieth here Repent betime prepare to follow You see all Lord’s the grave doth swallow

BBW.84 In memory of Elizabeth wife of John Perkin of this parish who died August 1st 1832 aged 77 years

BBW.85 In memory of Kate daughter of John and Prudence Norman of this parish who died the 9th day of March 1854 aged 5 yrs & 9 months In sorrow for her early doom let none in silence sigh For hope that points beyond the tomb bids ev’ry tear be dry

BBW.86 Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann wife of John Lashbrook of Lynch in this parish who was called into eternity the 31st day of Jany in the year of our Lord 1844 aged 35 years Whilst here I sleep pray do not weep that death did call so soon You must submit when God thinks fit, it may be in your bloom Prepare prepare lest unaware that monster death come your life to seize though now in ease and snatch you to the tomb

BBW.87 Sacred to the memory of John son of Robert & Fanny Tucker of Burrow in this parish who departed this life July 12th in the year of our Lord 1848 aged 21 years

BBW.88 Sacred to the memory of Samuel Norman who died at Ash in the parish of Parkham on the 26th of May 1863 aged 73 years

BBW.89 Sacred to the memory of George Evins son of Willm and Jane Evins of this parish who departed this life 28th of January in the year of our Lord 1820 aged 25 years

BBW.90 Erected in memory of John Philips yeoman of this parish who died Sept 4th 1834 AEt 64 years The best of husbands A most indulgent parent And a true friend Here rests in death from pain and strife a quiet friendly man through life and now he’s gone (we hope) to bliss to share rewards of righteousness My loving wife and children dear prepare to come unto me here Be wise take heed and watch and pray for no one knows his dying day

BBW.91 Sacred to the memory of Mary Pince widow of the late John Pince of Bilsford in this parish who departed this life October 7th Anno Domini 1839 aged 67 years O Israel trust thou in God. Ps CXV V9

BBW.92 Sacred to the memory of Ann daughter of John and Mary Courtice of this parish who took it’s flight to the blissful regions of eternal day on the 13th of July 1831 in the 28th year of her age Let me die the death of the righteous and let my last end be like his

BBW.93 Here lie the remains of Joseph Lewis of this parish who departed this life the 9 day of December in the year of our Lord 1797 aged 68 years In memory of Ann Avery who was buried here August 24th 1824 aged 89 years

BBW.94 In beloved memory of Robert Littlejohns son of James & Mary Littlejohns who died June 18th in the year of our Lord 1826 in the third year of his age

BBW.95 Sacred to the memory of John son of Samuel & Ann Pasker died July 7th 1820 aged 1 y Elizabeth died April 2nd 1838 aged 17 Richard died Octr 30th 1838 aged 2 Ann died April 27th 1839 aged 22

BBW.96 In memory of Ann Wife of Moses Cole of this parish who departed this life Novr 22nd AD 1850 aged 78 years (Mason: Sanders)

BBW.97 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Lucy daughter of Robert & Lucy Wannell who departed this life July 19th Anno Domini 1854 aged 11 years This lovely bud so young and fair call’d hence by early doom came just to show how sweet a flower in paradise would bloom

BBW.98 In memory of Thomas Marshall of this village who departed this life July 31st A Dm 1852 aged 31 ys

BBW.99 Sacred to the memory of Jane widow of the late W Lashbrook of Thorn in this parish departed this life June 18th 1844 aged 66 years You that have longer here to stay repent in time make no delay short notice to you may be giv’n, therefore prepare your souls for heav’n

BBW.100 Sacred to the memory of Jane wife of William Evans of this parish who departed this life on the 1st day of June in the year of our Lord 1829 aged 68 years

BBW.101 Sacred to the memory of Ann Norman wife of Samuel Norman of the parish of Parkham who was called to eternity on the 14th day of May in the year of our Lord 1828 in the 40th year of her age

BBW.102 Sacred to the memory of Sarah Squire wife of Joshua Squire of this parish who died on the 27th of April in the year of our Lord 1827 in the 25th year of her age

BBW.103 Sacred to the memory of John Seldon of this parish who was buried March 29th in the year of our Lord 1838 aged 46 years Also Samuel son of the above who died on the 7th February 1838 aged one year Watch, therefore, for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. Matt XXIV V42

BBW.104 Here lieth the remains of Richard Ward of this parish who departed this life the 16th day of Septemr in the year of our Lord 1783 in the 52nd year of his age

BBW.105 To the memory of John Pasmore of this parish who died the 28th day of Feby 1843 aged 68 years

BBW.106 Here lieth the body of James Lane of this parish who departed this life the 26th day of April in the year of our Lord 1767 in the 50th year of his age My wife and all my friends so dear remember I was buried here my debt is paid my grave you see prepare your selves to follow me

BBW.107 Sacred to the memory of Ann the wife of Robt Easterbrook of this parish who died the 7th of August Anno Dom 1841 aged 53 years Leaving a husband and six children to lament their loss

BBW.108 In memory of William Marshall of this parish who died March 28th 1870 aged 51 years Harriet his wife who died August 1st 1855 aged 39 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Baker)

BBW.109 In memory of John Norman son of Thomas and Mary Abbott of Gorwood in this parish who died June 27th 1855 aged 11 weeks A moment he breath’d on earth just to rest on his heavenly road then sprang impatiently forth to Heaven his place of abode

BBW.110 Sacred to the memory of Richard Hockin of this parish who died 15th Septr 1824 aged 27 years In remembrance of Harriot daughter of William and Ann Hockin (of this parish) who was buried January 6th 1827 aged 22 years

BBW.111 Erected to the memory of John Sanders son of Peter and Joanna Sanders of this parish who died July 12th in the year of our Lord 1833 aged 34 Leaving behind him three children to lament the loss of an affectionate father

BBW.112 Sacred to the memory of Harriot wife of Bartw Fulford of this village who departed this life Feby 20th 1842 in the 34th year of her age leaving a husband and seven children to deplore their loss I know that my redeemer lives He lives and on the earth shall stand and though to worms my flesh he gives my dust lies numbered in his hand In this reanimated day I surely shall behold him near Shall see him in the latter day in all his majesty appear

BBW.113 In memory of Hannah the wife of John Squire of this parish who departed this life October the 7th 1843 in the 63rd year of her age Also in memory of the above named John Squire who departed this life Decr 23rd 1846 aged 85 ys

BBW.114 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of Wm Bowden of this parish who departed this life August 14th 1844 aged 60 ys You that have longer here to stay repent in time make no delay short notice to you may be giv’n therefore prepare your souls for heav’n (Mason: Sanders)

BBW.115 Sacred to the memory of Ann Clemett wife of Cr Clemett of this parish who departed this life on the 27th day of March 1844 aged 74 years Weep not for me my children dear I am not dead but sleeping here When this you see remember me and think on death and follow me

BBW.116 Sacred to the memory of William Prouse who died at Bilsford in this parish on the 29th day of January in the year of our Lord 1841 aged 60 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord Rev chap XIV verse 13

BBW.117 In memory of Mary Jenkin widow of the late W Jenkin who departed this life July 7th 1858 aged 80 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints Ps 116 15

BBW.118 Sacred to the memory of William Jenkin of Ley in this parish who died Decr 17th 1854 aged 86 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BBW.119 (stone broken Ann Tucker according to burial register) ?? Tucker ?? Tucker of ?? in this parish who departed this life Septr 29th in the year of our Lord 1842 aged 82 years. Blessed are the saints that sleep in Christ

BBW.120 (stone broken John Rowcliffe according to burial register) this parish who departed this life July 15th AD 1842 aged 85 years. Prepare to meet thy God

BBW.121 Here lieth the body of Stephen Northcott of this parish who departed this life ye 8th day of November 1714 aged 40 years And also his son died ye same day and was buried with him

BBW122-BBW125 can be found outside the church round the door to the tower

BBW.122 Sacred to the memory of John Tucker of Bulkworthy who died May 17th AD 1854 aged 69 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BBW.123 Sacred to the memory of William Lashbrook (yeoman) of Thorn in this parish who was buried on the 2nd Novembr 1832 aged 62 years Be ye therefore ready also for the son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not therefore Watch

BBW.124 Sacred to the memory of John Pince of this parish who died on the 21th day of August in the year of our Lord 1835 in the 76th year of his age How lov’d how valued once avail’d thee not to whom related or by whom begot, a heap of dust alone remains of thee Tis all thou art and all the proud can be (Mason: N Sanders)

BBW.125 Erected to perpetuate the memory of John Williams (yeoman) of this parish who died June 14 in the year of our Lord 1829 in the 73rd year of his age (Mason: N Sanders)

Row 1 commences at the hedge, furthest away from the main road. Number one is in the corner diagonally opposite the lych gate – nearest to the church. Additional plots, without headstones, are identified in the burial plan, which accounts for the inclusion of As and Bs.

BB01.01 Rev Henry C A Townsend B.A. B.D. 1870- 1937

BB01.02 In loving memory of Emily beloved wife of Harold W Leverton who passed peacefully away July 23rd 1941 aged 50 years In God’s keeping Also of Harold Wallace beloved husband of the above who died 18th Oct 1967 aged 79 years Re-united

BB01.03 In loving memory of a dear husband and father George Lewis who passed away March 23rd 1968 aged 83 years In God’s keeping Also of Edith Lewis beloved wife of the above died Aug 11th 1981 aged 97 years Reunited

BB01.04 In loving memory of Alice Isabella Heale of Town Tenement who fell asleep January 10th 1942 aged 64 years I heard the voice of Jesus say come unto me and rest Also of John beloved husband of the above who died July 10th 1962 aged 83 years

BB01.04A No headstone – burial plan says Miss Ferret

BB01.04B No headstone – burial plan says Charles Ferret

BB01.04C No headstone – burial plan says Shinmen

BB01.05 In loving memory of Wreford John Airey loved son of Walter & Everard Lake of Buckland Mill who fell asleep Jan 11th 1948 aged 28 years We loved him but God loved him best and took him home with him to rest

BB01.06 In loving memory of Walter William loved husband of Everard Lake of Buckland Mill who fell asleep Nov 19th 1949 aged 59 years There is a land of pure delight Also his beloved wife Everard who fell asleep Feb 2nd 1953 aged 72 years  Jesu lover of my soul

BB01.07 In loving memory of Frances Annie beloved daughter of John & Elizabeth Harris who died Sept 27th 1939 aged 50 years Sweet is the fragrance of remembrance (Mason: Edyvean)

BB01.08 In loving memory of May Elizabeth wife of the late Frank Andrew died 3rd December 1985 aged 90 years

BB01.09 In ever loving memory of Frank loving husband of May Andrew who passed away June 2nd 1948 aged 71 years Forever with the Lord.

BB01.10 F Church Chief Ordnance Artificer D/M 35756 Royal Navy 13th June 1944 aged 43 My dear husband served his country nobly loved & respected by all Sleep on beloved

BB01.11 In loving memory of Florence beloved wife of Cecil Dunn and darling mother of Christine who fell asleep in Jesus at Holmacott March 30th 1946 aged 31 years Rest ye my beloved in God’s holy keeping

BB01.12 In loving memory of our parents Frederick Nicholls who died August 1943 aged 51 years and Mabel Nicholls who died January 1972 aged 77 years

BB01.12A No headstone – burial plan says William Cudmore

BB01.12B No headstone – burial plan says W Jewell

BB01.12C No headstone – burial plan says Miss Neale

BB01.12D No headstone – burial plan says Mrs Jewel

BB01.13 In affectionate remembrance of William Parish of Greenings who passed away April 7th 1955 aged 71 years a loving husband & devoted father Also of his beloved wife Sophy called to rest January 15th 1975 aged 86 years Safe in the arms of Jesus

BB01.14 In loving memory of a dear sister Mary Parish of Greenings who passed away June 22nd 1955 aged 75 years Resting where no shadows fall

BB01.15 In ever loving memory of Frank Mills of Southwood beloved husband of Annie who was called to rest 4th Aug 1956 aged 69 years Also of his beloved wife Annie who passed away 3rd April 1972 aged 87 years Resting where no shadows fall  Remembering also their son Eric George Mills who died by enemy action at Lenham in Kent 24th June 1944 aged 30 years and is interred there

BB01.16 In loving memory of our dear parents Annie Prance called to rest January 31 1958 aged 78 years  Arthur Thomas Prance passed away October 16 1961 aged 86 years Re-united in God’s keeping

BB01.16A No headstone – burial plan says ashes of Reginald Prance

BB01.17 In memory of a devoted husband and father Marcus Frank Shaxton who fell asleep December 15 1960 aged 68 years  Till we meet again from his wife and children Also his beloved wife Margaret Ann Lewis Shaxton who passed away September 23rd 1977 aged 88 years

BB01.18 In loving memory of Mary Edith the beloved wife of Samuel John Brown of West Hele born Jan 17th 1916 died Oct 30th 1992 One more step along the world I go

BB01.18A No headstone – burial plan says reserved

BB01.19 Susanna Christina Fellowes born 25th May 1966 died 9th January 1993 beloved daughter, sister, companion and friend Though here at journey’s end I lie in darkness buried deep beyond all mountains strong and high beyond all caverns deep above all shadows rides the sun and stars forever dwell I will not say the day is done nor bid the stars farewell.

BB01.19A No headstone – burial plan says reserved

BB01.20 In loving memory of Doris Mabel Rosalie McLennan of South Yeo 16th June 1908 – 8th October 1995 beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother The fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, long- suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith

BB01.20A No headstone – burial plan says reserved for Beard

BB02.01 To the dear memory of Esther Bath widow of Edward Henry Bath of Alltyferin in the County of Carmarthen. Died March 23rd 1924 Aged 72 Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning

BB02.02 In ever loving memory of Mary Jane dearly beloved wife of James Leverton who died Nov 11th 1931 Aged 71 years Dear mother rest thy work is o’er Thy loving hands shall toil no more Also of James beloved husband of the above who died March 16th 1941 Aged 81 years Re- united

BB02.03 In loving memory of John beloved husband of Annie Gorrell who died Dec 25th 1932 Aged 74 years Also of Pte Frank Rowe who died at Constantinople Nov 3rd 1919 Aged 30 years Until the day break (Mason: Edyvean)

BB02.03A No headstone – burial plan says T Gorrell

BB02.03B No headstone – burial plan says S Gorrell

BB02.04 In loving memory of Doris May beloved wife of Frank M Harris who died July 16th 1929 Aged 29 years Her memory ever dear Also of her beloved husband Frank who died March 1st 1985 Aged 87 years Re- united (Mason: Morris)

BB02.05 In loving memory of Ethel Jane beloved daughter of John & Elizabeth Harris who died March 15th 1925 Aged 31 years Gone but not forgotten (Mason: Morris)

BB02.06 In loving memory of my dear husband John Harris who died May 25th 1928 Aged 76 years Worthy of everlasting love from those he left behind Also of Elizabeth beloved wife of the above who died Jan 28th 1933 Aged 72 years At rest (Mason: Morris)

BB02.07 Peace In loving memory of Norman Brock who died Oct 16th 1933 Aged 69 years Also of Sarah beloved wife of the above who died June 15th 1945 Aged 80 years Peace perfect peace

BB02.07A No headstone – burial plan says S Colwill

BB02.08 In loving memory of our dear parents Sarah Maude Fulford of Glendale, Milton Damerel who passed away 13th May 1963 Aged 75 years And Richard Norman who passed away 27th January 1969 Aged 79 years Rest in peace

BB02.08A No headstone – burial plan says Fred Nicholls

BB02.09 In loving memory of Catherine Ashton who entered into rest March 8th 1960 Aged 80 years I know that my redeemer liveth

BB02.09A No headstone – burial plan says Mrs M Hill

BB02.10 In loving memory of Charles Whitton beloved husband of Jane Whitton who died Jan 30th 1948 Aged 83 years At rest Also of Jane beloved wife of the above who died March 13th 1962 Aged 87 years He giveth his beloved sleep

BB02.11 In loving memory of our dear sister Annie Parish late of North Tamerton who died Dec 29th 1950 Aged 65 years Forever with the Lord

BB02.12 In loving memory of Arthur Parish beloved husband of Annie and devoted father of George and John USA who died Oct 27th 1951 Aged 73 years In God’s keeping

BB02.13 In loving memory of a dear husband and father John Brock who passed away April 18th 1954 Aged 62 years. Peace perfect peace Also his beloved wife Florence Annie Re-united July 7th 1981 Aged 82 years.

BB02.14 Treasured memories of a dear wife and mother Emily Colwill who died March 18 1959 Aged 64 years Also her beloved husband George Henry Re-united January 28 1979 Aged 84 years

BB02.14A No headstone – burial plan says Miss W Blight

BB02.14B No headstone – burial plan says George Horrel

BB02.14C No headstone – burial plan says Mrs Horrel wife of George and their daughter + ashes of Clifford Dennis Pengilly and his wife Freda Mary Pengilly

BB02.15 In loving memory of Ruby Jane Andrew who died 10th May 1989 Aged 76 years Beloved wife of Cyril Allin Andrew who died 1st April 1992 Aged 83 years Re-united

BB02.16 Nora Grace Beresford of Hembury Castle beloved wife, mother and grandmother who died 25th October 1989 Aged 85 years

BB02.16A No headstone – burial plan says reserved for Beresford

BB02.17 In loving memory of a dear husband and father Dennis James Sawl 9th August 1942 – 10th January 1995 In the garden

BB02.18 In loving memory of dear husband and father Clifford Wheatley Adams died 20th May 1997 Aged 84 years and his dear wife Gladys Rosalind née Padfield died 5th Sept 2002 Aged 94 years

BB02.19 In loving memory of my dear husband Geoffrey James Miskin who died 21st February 1999 Aged 79 years At peace Burial plan says also reserved for Mrs Miskin

BB03.01A No headstone – burial plan says C Ferret

BB03.01 In loving memory of Gertrude the dearly loved and only daughter of Edwin & Lily Mills of Cleave, Buckland Brewer who fell asleep in Jesus November 9th 1918 Aged 15 years We think of her in silence now I can see our grief but treasured in our hearts her memory still we keep. Thy will be done

BB03.02 In everlasting memory of Edwin Mills who fell asleep February 27th 1945 Aged 62 years Also of his wife Lily who entered into rest October 16th 1946 Aged 65 years Love’s last gift – remembrance

BB03.03 In memory of William Henry Smale died Feb 24th 1929 Aged 80 years Also of his wife Kate died May 20th 1916 Aged 67 years

BB03.04 In loving memory of Elizabeth Grace the beloved wife of William Nancekivell of Thorne in this parish who died April 23rd 1916 Aged 64 years Lord thou knowest best. Help us to say thy will be done

BB03.05 In loving memory of William Nancekivell of Thorne, Buckland Brewer who passed away September 14th 1937 Aged 86 years Life’s race well run. Life’s work well done. 

BB03.05A No headstone – burial plan says Gorrel

BB03.06 In memoriam Bessie Bell 1868 – 1918 Also Thomas John Bell passed away in Leeds Oct 20th 1951 Aged 84

BB03.07 In loving memory of Ellen Hockin Lee beloved wife of John Hockin Lee of Buckland Brewer who died April 7th 1926 Aged 69 years Gone but not forgotten Also of John beloved husband of the above who died Dec 31st 1943 Aged 87 years Peace perfect peace (Mason: Edyvean Torrington)

BB03.08 In loving memory of Norah the beloved daughter of Henry & Mary Heale of this parish who entered into rest December 11th 1918 aged 51 years Peace perfect Peace (Mason: Morris)

BB03.09 In loving memory of Mary Heale beloved wife of Henry Heale of this parish who entered into rest September 6th 1919 aged 82 years At evening time it shall be light (Mason: Morris)

BB03.10 In loving memory of Henry Heale late of Beara who died Nov 14th 1923 Aged 91 years His end was peace (Mason: Morris)

BB03.10A No headstone – burial plan says female Shaxton

BB03.11 In loving memory of Frederick the beloved husband of Fanny Prouse of this parish who died May 5th 1937 aged 73 years Peace perfect Peace Also of Fanny beloved wife of the above who passed peacefully away Nov 28th 1947 Aged 79 years At rest

BB03.12 In loving memory of Bessie the beloved daughter of Fanny Prouse and the late Frederick Prouse who passed peacefully away June 16th 1939 Aged 46 years Peace perfect peace

BB03.13 In treasured memory of my dear husband John Shute Ashton of Thorne Buckland Brewer called to rest July 31 1948 Aged 60 years The day Thou gavest Lord is ended Also his beloved wife Ellen who died Aug 1st 1971 Aged 86 years Re-united in God’s keeping

BB03.14 To the memory of Nellie beloved wife of John Pawlyn Cleverdon late of Great Gorwood who passed peacefully away October 26th 1953 Aged 72 years Also of John Pawlyn Cleverdon who passed away December 6th 1964 Aged 82 years In heavenly love abiding

BB03.15 In loving memory of Beatrice Mary beloved wife of Alfred Blight who passed peacefully away February 9th 1955 Aged 67 years Peace perfect peace Also of Alfred John Blight Re-united November 1st 1963 Aged 73 years

BB03.16 In loving memory of Thomas Martin Blight passed away September 4th 1992 Aged 67 years Also of his wife Barbara Mary Blight passed away January 27th 2010 Aged 83 years Together again

BB03.17 Treasured memories of a dear husband Redvers James Harris who fell asleep Nov 8 1958 Aged 52 years Goodnight but not farewell Also of his beloved wife Mabel Ella who died July 15 1979 Aged 80 years Re-united

BB03.18 In loving memory of Arthur Ambrose Harding 1894 – 1957 and Elizabeth Jane Harding 1894 – 1990 Peace perfect peace

BB03.19 In loving memory of Mary Parkhouse called to higher service April 15 1960 Aged 75 years At evening time there shall be light

BB03.19A No headstone – burial plan says Emily Pearson

BB03.20 In loving memory of my dear wife Carrie Glover who passed away 24th February 1970 Aged 78 years God’s hand touched her and she slept Also her beloved husband Edward John who died 14th December 1975 Aged 86 years Re-united

BB03.21 Sadly missed a dear wife and mother Nellie Louisa Short who died 17th February 1983 Aged 68 years Rest in peace Also a devoted husband and father Percy Short who died 21st November 1984 Aged 73 years Re- united

BB03.21A No headstone – burial plan says not allocated

BB03.22 Peace perfect peace in cherished memory of Frank Glover much loved husband, father and grandfather who departed this life 2nd Sept 1989 Aged 81 Also of his beloved wife Gertrude Mary a dear mother and grandmother who departed this life 18th Jan 1991 Aged 91 Reunited (Mason: R Gist & Son)

BB03.23 Ronald Thomas Glover Loving husband, father and grandfather 17.1.1930 – 13.5.1998 He lived for those he loved and those he loved remember

BB04.01 In loving memory of Olive beloved child of Tho & Fanny Ellen Hedden of Howley, Parkham who fell asleep Feb 15th 1910 Aged 6 years 8 months Lost awhile out treasured love gained forever safe above (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB04.02 In loving memory of Annie beloved wife of Frederick Pennington who fell asleep Jan 16th 1915 Aged 35 years She is gone from pain and sorrow, she is gone from toil and care she is gone to be with Jesus and we hope to meet her there Thy will be done Also her beloved husband Frederick and dearly loved husband of Alice May Pennington who died Oct 4th 1945 Aged 75 years Peace perfect peace 

BB04.03 In loving memory of Emma Jane the beloved wife of John Hedden of Halsbury Barton who fell asleep Oct 29 1918 Aged 61 years She suffered patiently and long her hope was bright her faith was strong. The peace of Jesus filled her breast and in his arms she sank to rest. Also of the above named John Hedden who fell asleep Jan 31st 1930 Aged 78 years Re- united in heaven (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB04.04 In loving memory of William Walters who died April 22nd 1918 Aged 87 years At rest (Mason: Morris)

BB04.05 George Swift born April 6th 1854 died January 31st 1929

BB04.06 In loving memory of Edward Richard (Eddie) the beloved son of Walter William Cole of Buckland Mill who fell asleep Oct 24th 1914 Aged 8½  years Not dead to those who love him not lost but gone before he lives with us in memory still and shall forevermore

BB04.07 In loving memory of William beloved husband of Alice Ede who passed to the higher life on Sept 12th 1949 in his 83rd year The day thou gavest Lord is ended

B04.07A no headstone – burial plan says Mrs Ede

BB04.08 In loving memory of Caroline daughter of William & Lilian Evely who died Dec 16th 1927 Aged 35 years Also of Albert George infant son of Frank & Edith Evely who died Aug 16th 1929 Aged 6 months Until the day break (Mason: Morris)

BB04.09 In loving memory of Lilian beloved wife of William Evely who died Dec 8th 1915 Aged 55 years At rest (Mason: Morris)

BB04.09A No headstone – burial plan says William Evely

BB04.10 In loving memory of Dorothy May the beloved child of John & Amelia Cann who fell asleep June 30th 1913 Aged 1 year & 6 months Jesus called a little child unto him (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB04.11 In loving memory of Gertrude Alice the dearly beloved child of Frederick & Charlotte Babb who fell asleep in Jesus Feb 21st 1913 Aged 4 years & 5 months Sweetest of songs is Gods gracious decree suffer little children to come unto me The flowers we place upon her grave both wither and decay, but the love for her who lives beneath will never fade away

BB04.12 In treasured memory of a devoted husband & father Frederick John Babb called to higher service January 7 1955 Aged 68 years Loved and remembered every day deep in our hearts he will always stay Also his beloved wife Charlotte re-united December 25 1965 Aged 87 years

BB04.12A No headstone – burial plan says Cyril Babb See BBA1.24

BB04.12B No headstone – burial plan says Peggy Babb

BB04.13 In loving memory of a dear husband & father Alfred James Prance of Castle called to rest Nov 8 1955 Aged 69 years The day thou gavest Lord is ended Also his beloved wife Alice who died Oct 27 1964 Aged 76 years

BB04.14 Cherished memories of Alfred Raymond Prance who fell asleep Feb 22nd 1922 Aged 2 years and 10 months Little flower plucked by the hand of God for his garden in heaven

BB04.14A No headstone – burial plan says Ernest Johns

BB04.14B No headstone – burial plan says Ronald Johns

BB04.14C No headstone – burial plan says Ede

BB04.14D No headstone – burial plan says Rhebuen Blight

BB04.14E No headstone – burial plan says Mary Blight

BB04.15 In loving memory of Francis James Tucker who died November 4 1951 Aged 68 years Also his beloved wife Louisa Beatrice who died November 28th 1966 Aged 89 years Peace perfect peace

BB04.16 In Gods keeping John Henry beloved husband of Amelia Cann called to rest Oct 24 1947 Also his beloved wife Amelia Cann who died May 6th 1968 Re-united

BB04.17 Under the shadow of the cross rests Montague Boundy who fell asleep Feb 12th 1946 Aged 68 years Also of Annie Boundy his wife who entered into rest Feb 5th 1948 Aged 86 years Out of the stress of the doing into the peace of the done

BB04.17A No headstone – burial plan says Anne Tucker

BB04.18 In loving memory of John Tucker who died Dec 24th 1931 Aged 83 years Also of his beloved wife Grace who died Feb 7th 1934 Aged 89 years

BB04.19 In memory of Lucy Emma Abbott died November 20th 1956 Aged 79 years widow of the late John Abbott At rest

BB04.20 In loving memory of Harry Parr In loving memory of Sarah Parr

BB04.21 In loving memory of a dear wife and mother Lilian Rose Dennis who fell asleep on Nov 6th 1979 Aged 51 years Rest in peace Also a beloved husband and father Walter Ronald Dennis who died June 5th 1994 Aged 68 years Re-united

BB04.22 Treasured memories of my dear husband Reginald Short who passed away January 28th 1980 Aged 67 Rest in peace Also of his wife Winifred Rose who passed away January 7th 1997 Aged 78 Re-united

BB04.23 Marker Rhoada Gander

BB04.23A No headstone – burial plan says Les Gander

 BB05.01 Resting in peace Charles R H Bruce of The Glen Buckland Brewer the beloved husband of Gladys C Bruce born Jan 19 1860 died Aug 12th 1919 The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God Also of the above Gladys Caroline Bruce who died May 10 1949

BB05.02 In ever loving memory of Robert Tucker of Burrough died March 9th 1932 Aged 70 years Also his beloved wife May died Sept 3rd 1944 Aged 76 years Re-united

BB05.03 In affectionate remembrance of John elder son of the late Thomas & Jane Tucker of Burrough in this parish who died Nov 12th 1903 Aged 50 years Thou will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee: because he trusteth in Thee Isaiah xxvi c. 3 v. (JT 1903 grave cover and foot stone) (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.04 In loving memory of May only daughter of Robert & May Tucker of Burrough in this parish who died Octr 20th 1924 Aged 21 years Until the day break

BB05.05 In everloving memory of William Henry Sanders of Orleigh Mills beloved husband of Mary J H Sanders who died June 16th 1940 Aged 66 years The memory of the just is blessed Also his beloved wife Mary Jane Holman Sanders who passed away January 19th 1954 Aged 74 years At rest

BB05.06 In loving remembrance of Richard Sanders of Orleigh Mills who departed this life March 10th 1903 Aged 55 years Also of Clara (Lizzie) the dearly loved wife of the above who entered into rest February 10th 1902 Aged 49 years Father in thy gracious keeping leave we now thy servants sleeping

BB05.07 In loving memory of Mary Jane Harris of Frains in this parish who fell asleep Octr 4th 1908 Aged 71 years Father not thy will but mine be done

BB05.08 In loving memory of Robert Harris of Frains Farm in this parish who died July 7th 1906 Aged 74 years In the midst of life we are in death

BB05.08A No headstone – burial plan says Shaxton

BB05.09 In loving memory of Ethel Caroline the beloved daughter of Thomas & Mary Shaxton who died April 19th 1910 Aged 23 years Thy will be done (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.10 In loving memory of Emily the beloved wife of Alfred Gilbert who departed this life June 17th 1903 Aged 43 years For of such is the kingdom of heaven Also of Percy Edwin youngest beloved son of the above who died July 3rd 1916 Aged 16 years. RIP Interred at Streatham Cemetery (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.11 In loving memory of (God is our refuge and strength) Francis William the beloved son of Francis & Ellen Ashton of Thorne in this parish who died April 6th 1911 Aged 34 years The voyage of life’s at an end the mortal affliction is past The age that in heaven he spends for ever and ever shall last (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.12 In loving memory of Ellen the beloved wife of Francis Ashton who passed peacefully away April 17th 1924 Aged 72 years Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.13 In loving memory of Francis Ashton of Thorne in this parish who passed peacefully away October 4th 1915 Aged 67 years Prepare to meet thy God for in such an hour as ye think not the son of man cometh (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.14 In loving memory of Thomas Shaxton who died July 9th 1933 Aged 78 years Peace perfect peace Also of Mary beloved wife of the above who died Sept 21st 1940 Aged 79 years. At rest (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB05.14A No headstone – burial plan says Gordon Lash

BB05.14B No headstone – burial plan says Mrs Gordon Lash

BB05.14C No headstone – burial plan says Beer

BB05.15 For ever with the Lord Our dear brother Edwin Cole who fell asleep November 28th 1946

BB05.16 In loving memory of Mary Branch who passed away July 18 1942 Aged 76 years Also her beloved husband William Henry who passed away March 7 1950 Aged 88 years Re-united

BB05.17 In loving memory of Octavius Bond of Craneham, Buckland Brewer who fell peacefully asleep March 5th 1949 Aged 91 years To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die

BB05.18 In loving memory of John Prance beloved husband of Berthanna Prance of Ashtons, Buckland Brewer who fell asleep December 22nd 1930 Aged 67 years Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God Also of Berthanna beloved wife of the above who passed peacefully away June 19th 1942 Aged 87 years Thine eyes shall see the King in his beauty they shall behold the land that is a far off

BB05.19 In loving memory of James T Bond the beloved son of Samuel & Elizabeth Bond late of Craneham who died at Buckland Brewer September 8th 1929 Aged 66 years In the midst of life we are in death

BB05.19A No headstone – burial plan says Henry Braund

BB05.19B No headstone – burial plan says Mrs Braund

BB05.20 In loving memory of Reginald Andrew Pennington dearly loved husband of Mary who died July 16th 1954 Aged 34 years Also of his wife Agnes Mary Pennington who died November 15th 1995 Aged 73 years and their daughter Rosemary Elaine Pennington who died July 28th 1967 Aged 12 years A family reunited

BB05.21 In loving memory of Mabel Annie Pennington who passed away 10th October 1959 Aged 78 years beloved wife of Andrew Pennington who died 3rd August 1966 Aged 83 years Re-united

BB05.22 In loving memory of Mary Westcott 1887-1960 In loving memory of William Westcott 1890-1967

BB05.23 In loving memory of William John Littlejohns killed by enemy action in France 1917 Also his wife Jane Elizabeth 1893-1967 Also son-in-law Philip Branch 1905-1998

BB05.23A No headstone – burial plan says Arthur Ernest Westcott There is an unnamed pot in this position

BB05.23B No headstone – burial plan says Marjorie Annie Westcott

BB06.01 In loving memory of Dad Frederick Horrell who fell asleep July 27 1964 Aged 61 years God moves in a mysterious way Also of Mum Blanche Horrell who passed peacefully away June 25 1965 Aged 61 years Forever with the Lord

BB06.02 In affectionate remembrance of William Kelly who died Novr 9th 1909 Aged 75 years Sleep thy last sleep free from care and sorrow/rest where none weep till the eternal morrow/tho’ dark waves roll o’er the silent river/thy fainting soul Jesus can deliver Also of Sarah Jane beloved wife of the above who died Feby 24th 1922 Aged 90 years Until the day dawn (Mason: Short Bideford) {separate stone same plot} In loving memory of Frederick Richard Kelly 22 June 1873 – 19 January 1961 and Ethel Josephine Maude Kelly 19 January 1879 – 31 July 1966 Their son Richard William Kelly OBE 12 May 1908 – 24 February 1996 Eldest daughter Constance Dorothy Payne formerly Baker 13 April 1905 – 26 May 2000 And their youngest daughter Josephine Grace Land-Reeves 12 Nov 1913 – 2 August 2005

BB06.03 In loving memory of John Heal of Greatwood, Merton (late of Stone) Parkham who died March 26th 1899 Aged 74 years Thy will be done Also of Mary Ann widow of the above who died Feby 14th 1912 Aged 88 years Her end was peace (Mason: Gabriel B-D)

BB06.04 In loving memory of Betsy Ann the beloved wife of George Bealey of Hele Farm who died Jany 31st 1897 Aged 38 years Whither I go ye know and the way ye know  A mother kind and wife most dear/ and to the end she was sincere/though great the loss we all sustain/ we hope in heaven to meet again (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB06.05 In loving memory of George Bealey of East Hele Farm who died Nov 30th 1930 Aged 76 years Gone but not forgotten (Mason: Edyvean)

BB06.06 In loving memory of Stanley the beloved son of Thomas & Jane Heal of West Hele Farm Buckland Brewer who died Feby 9th 1911 Aged 31 years Be ye also ready for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB06.07 In loving memory of Lucy Bealey passed away July 11th 1935 Aged 51 years  Peace perfect peace

BB06.08 In loving memory of William Ackland son of William & Mary Ann Lang of this parish who died March 27th 1896 Aged 16 months This lovely bud so young & fair cut off by earthly doom Just gone to see how sweet a flower in paradise will bloom

BB06.09 In loving memory of Jane the beloved wife of Thomas Fry Heal of West Hele who died April 13th 1914 Aged 62 years A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband and her children shall rise up and call her blessed (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB06.10 In loving memory of Thomas Fry Heal of West Hele Farm Buckland Brewer who died March 31st 1911 Aged 61 years Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB06.11 In loving memory of John the beloved husband of Elizabeth Kent of this parish who died Jany 18th 1933 Aged 68 years Also of George Albert son of the above who died Decr 6th 1916 Aged 22 years Also of Olive May daughter of the above who died April 1905 Aged 14 months Peace perfect peace (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB06.12 In loving memory of James the beloved husband of Ann Kent who died Septr 3rd 1903 Aged 60 years Thy will be done Also of Ann beloved wife of the above who died Jan 21st 1922 Aged 84 years Rest in the Lord (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB06.13 In loving memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of John Kent who died Decr 12th 1933 Aged 67 years Rest in the Lord (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB06.13A No headstone – burial plan says E M Brend

BB06.14 In loving memory of Emily Jane Scoynes who died Nov 1st 1931 Aged 62 years Not gone from memory not gone from love but gone to her Father’s home above Erected by her children (Mason: Edyvean)

BB06.15 In loving remembrance of Richard Henry the beloved husband of Mary Alma Metherall who died April 25th 1936 Aged 69 years Thy will be done Also of Mary Alma wife of the above who died Nov 27th 1955 Aged 81 years Reunited (Mason: Edyvean)

BB06.16 In loving memory of Frank the beloved husband of Eva Kathleen Bealey late of this parish who entered into rest Oct 11th 1939 Aged 52 years In God’s keeping Also of his beloved wife Eva Kathleen of Burwood Torrington who died Aug 4th 1962 Aged 66 years Reunited with the Lord with cherished memories of a dear mum & dad

BB06.17 In loving memory of George Henry Bealey of East Hele who died Jan 12th 1955 Aged 64 years He leadeth me beside the still waters Also of his beloved wife Emma who died April 1st 1976 Aged 83 years Reunited

BB06.18 In memory of Montague Braund died 24 Jan 1952 Aged 73 Also his wife Anne died 30th June 1968 Aged 89

BB06.19 In loving memory of Mary Ellen Smale died 8th Oct 1925 Aged 57 Also Charles Smale died 1st June 1940 Aged 75

BB06.19A No headstone – burial plan says Mr Farley junior

BB06.19B No headstone – burial plan says Mr Farley senior

BB06.20 In loving memory of Thomas William Johns 1943 – 1955 Also of his father Walter James Johns 1895-1978 And his mother Annie Louisa Johns 1911-1997 Love can never lose it’s own (Mason: Youings & Son Barnstaple)

BB06.20A No headstone – burial plan says T Brimacombe see 06.22

BB06.21 In loving memory of Emily Ann Smale who died 11th Dec 1962 Aged 63 years At rest Also her beloved husband Charles Andrew Smale who died 10th July 1988 Aged 83 years Re-united

BB06.22 In loving memory of William Thomas Brimacombe who died 10th October 1964 Aged 80 years At rest

BB06.23 Edith Mary Brimacombe Aged 84 years RIP Bella Nicholls 1918-2007 Aged 89 years RIP Eddy Brimacombe 1916-1986 Aged 69 years Reunited

BB07.01 In memoriam Gertrude Lewis Rogers died Decr 23rd 1899 Aged 78 years

Thomas Rogers died Jan 10th 1910 Aged 87 years Capt. Thomas Rogers Devonshire Regt buried at Shaldon Feb 10th 1940 Aged 35 years

Flight Lieut. Richard Rogers RAF died March 18th 1944 Aged 38 years William Henry Rogers died Aug 6th 1944 Aged 76 years Beatrice Gertrude Rogers died Feb 24th 1948 Aged 87 years Bessie Rosamund Rogers died March 17th 1951 Aged 75 years

BB07.02 In loving remembrance of Charlie Sanders who died 31st January 1889 Aged 30 years We loved him yes no tongue can tell how much we loved him and how well Christ loved him too and thought it best to take him home with him to rest (Mason: Morris)

BB07.03 In loving memory of Amelia Ann widow of Enoch Fulford of this village who fell asleep in Jesus June 15th 1922 Aged 66 years Peace perfect peace with loved ones far away in Jesus keeping we are safe and they (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB07.04 In loving memory of Ann the beloved wife of Bryan Reed who died August 12th 1895 Aged 53 years Thy will be done Also of the above named Bryan Reed who died Jany 15th 1931 Aged 90 years At rest (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB07.05 In loving memory of Mary Jane the beloved wife of Thomas Hookway of Great Eckworthy Farm in this parish who died Sep 3rd 1908 Aged 58 years In thy presence is fulness of joy (Mason: Parnacott Torrington)

BB07.06 In loving memory of Thomas Hookway of Great Eckworthy Farm in this parish who fell asleep in Jesus April 26th 1917 Aged 71 years And they shall be mine saith the Lord of hosts in that day when I make up my jewels Farewell dear children/my life is past may you and I unite at last grieve not for me nor sorrow take but love your Saviour for my sake (Mason: Parnacott & Son)

BB07.07 In loving memory of Mary wife of Thomas Pasmore of this parish who died June 1st 1902 Aged 74 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BB07.08 In loving memory of Thomas Pasmore who died Novr 3rd 1902 Aged 74 years Thy will be done (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB07.09 In loving memory of Mary Ann Hockin Squire who died Sept 24 1905 Aged 71 years Gone but not forgotten

BB07.10 In loving memory of Lydia Squire who died Oct 12th 1926 Aged 76 years Also William Squire brother of the above who died Aug 22nd 1909 aged 75 years Also Mary Ann Joy wife of the above who died Feb 1st 1876 Aged 41 years Rest in the Lord (Mason: Edyvean)

BB07.11 In loving memory of Elizabeth the beloved daughter of Henry & Jane Phillips late of Eckworthy in this parish who died Nov 4th 1923 Aged 58 years With Christ which is far better (Mason: Morris)

BB07.12 In loving memory of Thomas Pennington who died March 16th 1913 Aged 68 years Also of Caroline beloved wife of the above who died April 25th 1913 Aged 62 years Thy will be done (Mason: Morris)

BB07.13 In loving memory of William Gay of this parish who died Decr 5th 1903 Aged 78 years Thy will be done Also of Sarah beloved wife of the above who died Decr 11 1913 Aged 85 years Peace perfect peace (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB07.14 In loving memory of our dear father & mother Alfred Cole who died April 18th 1899 Aged 60 years Not my will but thine be done Eliza Anne Cole who died May 15th 1917 Aged 75 years But a woman that feareth the Lord she shall be praised (Mason: Rogers Tavk)

BB07.15 In affectionate remembrance of Lucy Cole who fell asleep in Jesus December 14th 1916 Aged 83 years At evening time it shall be light (Mason: Rogers Tavk)

BB07.16 In loving memory of William Henry Gay of this parish who died May 18th 1918 Aged 60 years Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints Also of Alice beloved wife of the above who died Dec 8th 1926 Aged 64 years At rest (Mason: Morris)

BB07.17 In loving memory of Annie Elizabeth Palmer who fell asleep 11th April 1938 Aged 64 years At rest

BB07.18 In loving memory of James the beloved husband of Emily Stoneman who passed away at Alwington 3rd March 1943 Aged 65 years Not our will O Lord but thine be done Also of the above Emily Stoneman who died 27th January 1947 Aged 66 years Peace perfect peace

BB07.19 In loving memory of James Stoneman who died April 10th 1930 Aged 82 years Also of Harriet beloved wife of the above who died Feb 25th 1929 Aged 79 years At evening time it shall be light (Mason: Morris)

BB07.19A No headstone – burial plan says Charles Sanders

BB07.20 In loving memory of William Hookway Ellis who died Jany 8th 1926 Aged 70 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord Also of James Ellis brother of the above who died Jany 30th 1949 Aged 87 years Thy will be done (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB07.21 {Single stone with left and right panels} In loving memory of Rose (L) & John Meredith (R) of the Post Office Buckland Brewer died June 11 1956 Aged 81 (L)  died Jan 10 1958 Aged 82 (R) God’s finger touched them and they slept

BB07.22 In loving memory of a devoted husband and father William Thomas Jeffery who died 3rd April 1958 Aged 41 years

BB07.23 Walter Dennis died Sept 9 1960 Aged 72 Edith Dennis died 30 Nov 1967

BB07.23A No headstone – burial plan says Dennis Ede

BB07.24 In loving memory of a dear wife and mother Annie Colwill called to rest July 28th 1962 Aged 62 yearsWorthy of remembrance Also her beloved husband Walter Ronald who died May 31st 1985 Aged 79 years Re-united

BB07.25 Peace In loving remembrance of my dear husband Cyril Squire passed away 5 Sept 1979 Aged 54 years Forever with the Lord

BB08.01 Per Ardua ad Astra Flight Lieutenant R. Rogers Royal Air Force 18th March 1944

BB08.02 In loving memory of a dear husband & father Frederick Brock who died November 6th 1965 Aged 77 years Peace perfect peace Also of his beloved wife Florence May who died January 29th 1980 Aged 90 years Reunited

BB08.03 Sacred to the memory of William Withecombe of this parish who departed this life December 31st 1887 Aged 80 years Return unto thy rest O my soul (Mason: Baker)

BB08.04 Sacred to the memory of Frances Withecombe widow of the late William Withecombe who departed this life April 11th 1890 Aged 81 years Absent from the body present with the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB08.05 Sacred to the memory of Ann the beloved wife of Robert Withecombe of this parish who died December 21st 1899 Aged 64 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB08.06 Sacred to the memory of Robert Withecombe of The Barton in this parish who died January 9th 1913 Aged 81 years Thy will be done (Mason: Morris)

BB08.07 In loving memory of Fanny Ellen beloved wife of Frederick William Steer of “The Barton” who passed away March 24th 1930 Aged 67 years To dwell with Christ is better life John Roberts Chipman 1894-1967

BB08.08 In memory of Lewis Dennis of this parish who died March 7th 1888 Aged 77 years His end was peace

BB08.09 Sacred to the memory of John Ley Buckland Brewer who died Jany 6th 1892 Aged 88 His last words were “I give up all for Christ” (Mason: Gabriel B-D)

BB08.10 In affectionate remembrance of John Prouse of this parish who sweetly fell asleep in Jesus on the 3rd day of May 1893 Aged 69 years As for me I will behold thy face in righteousness I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness Also of Mary Jane beloved wife of the above who fell asleep May 28 1932 Aged 79 years There is a link death cannot sever Fond remembrance lasts forever

BB08.11 In loving memory of Thomas Metherall who died July 22nd 1915 Aged 83 years Rest perfect rest (Mason: Morris)

BB08.12 In loving memory of Mary wife of Thomas Metherall of this parish who died Febry 13th 1897 Aged 63 years “She is not dead but sleepeth” (Mason: Morris)

BB08.13 In loving memory of Richard Steer of Town Tenement Buckland Br who fell asleep in Jesus December 31st 1913 Aged 61 years Rock of ages cleft for me

BB08.14 Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann Steer of this parish who died July 25th 1901 Aged 82 years Absent from the body present with the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB08.15 Sacred to the memory of John Steer of this parish who died May 30th 1897 Aged 75 years Therefore be ye also ready for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh (Mason: Morris)

BB08.16 Sacred to the memory of Frederick W. Steer of the Barton in this parish who died October 28th 1897 Aged 34 years In the midst of life we are in death (Mason: Morris)

BB08.17 In loving memory of Ann Holman the beloved wife of Thomas Braddon who entered into rest December 31st 1897 Aged 54 years Not gone from memory not gone from love but gone to her father’s home above

BB08.18 In loving memory of Emily the beloved wife of John Cock of Gorwood who died August 9th 1904 Aged 40 years God is love Let him do what seemeth him good Also of James son of the above who fell in action in France Nov 23rd 1917, buried in Bourlon Wood Also William John son of Emily & John who died April 9th 1996 Aged 95 Buried at Timmins Ontario Canada

BB08.19 In loving memory of William infant son of John & Emily Cock died May 20th 1899 Aged 9 weeks Jesus calleth the little child to come unto him

BB08.20 In loving memory of John Cock of Gorwood who died April 8th 1931 Aged 65 years Sweet is the fragrance of remembrance Also of his wife Maria Cock who died Jan 4th 1957 Aged 80 years Their souls shall triumph in the Lord glory and joy are their reward (Mason: Edyvean)

BB08.21 In loving memory of William Mules who crossed the bar August 28th 1935 Aged 72 years. Organist of Arlington and of this church for 40 years And of Matilda Mules his beloved wife who followed on February 16th 1947 Aged 82 years Re-united Theirs is the glory {Not mentioned on stone but burial plan includes Herbert Mules}

BB08.22 In loving memory of Fanny Ellen Steer of Rolles Terrace who fell asleep December 16th 1936 Aged 70 years And Jesus called her to heaven’s perfect peace

BB08.23 In loving memory of Clara the beloved wife of Charles Hookway formerly of this parish who passed peacefully away April 27th 1943 Aged 76 years Sweet is the fragrance of remembrance Also of Charles Hookway who fell asleep July 6th 1951 Aged 81 years Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God

BB08.24 In loving remembrance of William Steer late of The Barton Buckland Brewer who passed away August 19th 1948 Aged 56 years He hath done what he could

BB08.25 Treasured memories of our dearly loved and loving parents John and Emily Heal who were called “home” February 1951 Aged 82 and 77 years respectively And Jesus called them to heaven’s perfect peace Also of their daughter Mary loving wife of John Steer of Barcott 1899-1968 John Steer 1897-1983 Reunited

BB08.26 In loving memory of Frederick Pratt 1893-1963 In loving memory Precious memories of a much loved mother (Mason: Morris Bideford)

BB08.26A No headstone burial plan says W Branch

BB08.26B No headstone burial plan says E Slater

BB08.27 In loving memory of Frederick John Rowland who died 5th January 1970 Aged 61

BB08.28 In loving memory of Ivy Kathleen Rowland who died 2nd July 1981 Aged 73

BB08.29 {not in a row – set behind BB08.27 and BB08.28} In loving memory of Philip James Lane who died 17th June 1978 aged 76 years A devoted husband and father And Elizabeth Mary Kitley re-united 12th December 1992 aged 88 years A beloved wife and mother (Mason: Morris Bideford, Holsworthy & Stratton)

BB09.01 In loving memory of John the beloved husband of Lucy Abbott of South Green, Buckland Br who died July 17th 1930 aged 75 years In the midst of life we are in death (Mason: Morris)

BB09.02 In affectionate remembrance of William Stapledon of Gorwood who died June 8th 1900 aged 87 years With Christ which is far better (Mason: Morris)

BB09.03 In loving memory of Elizabeth Abbott relict of the late James Abbott Gorwood Buckland who died February 5th 1887 aged 70 years She’s gone from us on earth gone at her saviours call gone to join her loved ones in heaven to meet them all “Our spirits too shall quickly join with those to glory gone” (Mason: Morris B D)

BB09.04 In loving memory of my dear sisters Elizabeth Abbott who passed peacefully away September 14th 1928 aged 75 years Also of Mary Ellen Abbott February 6th 1929 aged 78 years Both of South Green Buckland Br “With Christ which is far better” (Mason: Morris)

BB09.05 In loving memory of John Prance of this parish entered into rest May 4th 1919 aged 83 years “Thy will be done” Also of Ann beloved wife of the above who departed this life July 23rd 1924 aged 89 years The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB09.06 In loving memory of Bessie Ann the beloved wife of William James Scoynes and daughter of James & Ann Kent of this parish who died April 21st 1896 aged 29 years Meek was her temper modest was her life a tender mother and a loving wife she lived in peace she died in love in hopes to reign with Christ above We can’t Lord thy purpose see but all is well that’s done by thee (Mason: Morris B D)

BB09.07 To the memory of Frederick Smale of Brendon who died Jan 21st 1888 aged 68 years Also of Mary Ann wife of the above who died Feb 18th 1890 aged 70 years At rest (Mason: Edyvean)

BB09.08 In loving memory of Humphrey Wickett of this parish who died March 26th 1915 aged 66 years In the midst of life we are in death

BB09.09 In loving memory of Fanny Gertrude sixth daughter of John & Eliza Davey of this parish who departed this life Oct 29th 1899 aged 27 years From glory unto glory though tribulation fall it cannot touch our treasure when Christ is all in all Whatever lies before us there can be nought to fear for what are pain and sorrow when Jesus Christ is near (Mason: Morris)

BB09.10 In loving memory of our dear father & mother John Davey of this parish who died December 13th 1910 aged 76 years Also of Eliza beloved wife of the above who died April 26th 1908 aged 71 years O rest in the Lord, wait patiently for him (Mason: Morris)

BB09.11 In loving memory of John Littlejohns of Buckland Brewer who died March 23rd 1919 aged 74 years Also of Ann beloved wife of the above who died June 25th 1904 aged 59 years Also of Isabella beloved second wife of the above who died Feby 19th 1918 aged 58 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB09.12 In loving memory of Ida Lily beloved daughter of John & Elizabeth Harris who died March 25th 1907 aged 7 years Jesus called a little child unto him (Mason: Edyvean)

BB09.12A no headstone burial plan says Susan Glover

BB09.13 In remembrance James Richards who passed away May 18th 1924 aged 73 Elizabeth Richards wife of the above died Dec 16th 1923 aged 75 (Mason: Morris)

BB09.14 In loving memory of Ann Maria Coffin who departed this life September 7th 1928 aged 84 years For ever with the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB09.15 In loving memory of a dear husband and father Cyril Alan Metherell died 21st Dec 1966 aged 32 years In the midst of life we are in death

BB09.15A No headstone burial plan says Edward James Worth infant

BB09.16 In loving memory of Beatrice Maud Harris who died 14th November 1972 aged 74 years The beloved wife of Thomas who died 1st September 1975 aged 81 years Re-united

BB09.17 Treasured memories of Gertrude Florence Adams died Decr 25th 1973 aged 62 years At rest Also her beloved husband Sydney George Adams passed peacefully away June 10th 1988 aged 80 years Re-united (Mason: Short)

BB09.18 In loving memory of Edgar John Humphrey Bradney died 28th March 1975 aged 70 years Deus eum beneficat And his dear wife Dorothy Alice died 13-9-1993 aged 91 RIP (Mason: Short)

BB10.01 In affectionate remembrance of Margaret Jenkin of Bilsford in this parish who fell asleep in Jesus on the 20th day of Feby 1881 aged 68 years Also in memory of Uriah Jenkin brother of the above who departed this life on the 22nd day of Feby 1881 aged 62 years They were lovely and pleasant in their lives and in their deaths they were not divided

BB10.02 In affectionate remembrance of Amelia Jenkin who died March 12th 1907 aged 55 years Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints Psalm CXVI .15 Also of James Jenkin who died March 21st 1915 aged 89 years The memory of the just is blessed (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB10.03 In loving memory of Mary the beloved wife of the late John Rockett of this parish who died September 17th 1891 aged 76 years In the midst of life we are in death (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB10.04 In loving memory of James Hamlyn of this parish the beloved husband of Dorcas Hamlyn who fell asleep in Jesus February 25th 1894 aged 86 years I waited patiently for the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB10.05 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Smith

BB10.06 In loving memory of Enoch Fulford of this parish who died December 27th 1907 aged 77 years Do I forget? Oh no! For memory’s golden chain still binds my heart to yours below till we meet and touch again (Mason: Morris B D)

BB10.07 Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann wife of Enoch Fulford of this parish who died January 5th 1885 aged 64 years

BB10.08 Sacred to the memory of Richard Fulford son of Enoch Fulford of this parish who died June 15th 1889 aged 38 years Do I forget? Oh no! For memory’s golden chain still binds my heart to yours below till we meet and touch again (Mason: Morris)

BB10.09 To the memory of Araunah Overington Robins of this parish who died Aug 31st 1889 aged 41 years Araunah Overington Robins buried March 18th 1882 aged 18 days Erected by the workmen in the Western division of the Rolle Estate over which for 12 years preceding his death he was clerk of works and by the heads of department on other parts of the property in North Devon. In sincere regard for a departed friend Also of Mary Frances wife of the above who died Nov 10th 1913 aged 65 years Ever loving ever loved

BB10.10 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of Richard Lake of Buckland Brewer Mills who died Sept 26th 1885 aged 61 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Crossman)

BB10.11 In affectionate remembrance of Richard Lake of Buckland Brewer Mills who died Sept 18th 1901 aged 77 years His end was peace (Mason: Parnacott)

BB10.12 In loving memory of Mary Ann the beloved child of Robert & Elizabeth Vodden who died Feb 24 1886 in her 7th year No-one knows how much we miss her none but aching hearts can tell Earth has lost her heaven has gained her Jesus hath done all things well (Mason: Parnacott Torrington)

BB10.13 {stone now broken and removed} Florence May Blake Born Sep 30 1885 Died Oct – 1886 Thy will be done

BB10.14 In loving memory of Alice the beloved wife of Humphrey Daymond Wickett of this parish who died 27th August 1907 aged 61 years A light is from our household gone a voice we lov’d is still’d a place is vacant in our home which never can be fill’d Also in memory of Minnie Leous Wickett daughter of the above born 17th August 1882 died 31st December 1886 (Mason: F Westaway)

BB10.15 In loving memory of William the beloved son of C & M Withecombe who died July 21st 1903 aged 4 years Suffer the little children to come unto me (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB10.16 In loving memory of Elizabeth Ann wife of Samuel Bond of Craneham Farm in this parish who died 3rd July 1907 aged 78 years Farewell my husband and children dear it was God’s will to take me here Fifty six years we lived together in peace and love In hopes to meet in heaven above (Mason: T Westaway)

BB10.17 In loving memory of Samuel Bond of Cranham Farm in the parish who died 27th March 1916 aged 94 years His trouble o’er his work is done and he is truly blest He has fought the fight, the victory won and entered into rest (Mason: Robt Westaway & Son)

BB10.18 In loving memory of Arthur Lewis Vanstone died 20th July 1991 aged 66 years In God’s keeping (Mason: Short)

BB10.19 In loving memory of Charles Vanstone dear husband of Florence died 6th February 1984 aged 89 years (Mason: Short)

BB10.20 In loving memory of Florence Vanstone who passed away 28th May 1975 aged 75 years

BB10.21 Sacred to the memory of a dear husband and father Albert William Dymond called to rest 2nd September 1974 aged 78 years Also his beloved wife and a dear mother Esther Eveline Dymond called to rest 25th May 1976 aged 79 years Loving grandparents {Back of same stone} To the memory of a dear wife and mother Ruby Lydia Dymond called to rest 1st April 1997 aged 75 years Also her devoted husband Dennis Aubrey Dymond re-united 9th February 1998 aged 75 years whose ashes are buried here Youngest son of Albert and Esther Devoted parents of Wendy, Derek, Sally and Jane

BB10.22 With love we remember a devoted husband & father Albert James Nicholls who died 3rd March 1978 aged 56 years

BB10.22A No headstone burial plan says Mrs Nicholls

BB10.23 With love we remember a devoted wife and mother Olive Irene Blight who died 15th May 1978 aged 59 years Rest peacefully (Mason: Morris Bideford, Holsworthy & Stratton)

BB11.01 In affectionate memory of Mary the dearly beloved wife of Hugh Oxenham of Gustland in this parish who died 29th July 1882 aged 29 years Not gone from memory not gone from love but gone to her father’s home above And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me Write blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: yea saith the spirit that they may rest from their labours and their works do follow them Rev C.14 V.13

BB11.02 In affectionate remembrance of Mary eldest daughter of Thos & Jane Tucker of this parish who died Dec 6 1868 aged 13 years Her sun is gone down while it was yet day Jer. X V9

BB11.03 Sacred to the memory of Thomas Tucker of Burrow in this parish who departed this life January 20th AD 1869 aged 41 years Behold thou hast made my days as an handbreadth and mine age is as nothing. Ps. 39.6

BB11.04 Sacred to the memory of Jane Tucker wife of the late Thomas Tucker of Burrow in this parish who died August 20th 1896 aged 71 years For he hath made him to be sin for us who knew no sin that we might be made the righteous of God in him Cor 5 21 (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB11.05 Sacred to the memory of Robert Tucker of this parish who departed this life August 17th AD 1869 aged 70 years When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers

BB11.06 Sacred to the memory of Fanny Tucker wife of the late Robert Tucker of this parish who died July 14th 1880 aged 76 years

Our days upon the earth are as a shadow there is none abiding 1st Chronicles 29 Chap 15 Ver (Mason: Crossman)

BB11.07 In affectionate remembrance of Minnie Ann daughter of William W & Jane Lake of this parish who died at Cheltenham on the 29th day of Septr 1877 aged 15 years The days of her youth hadst thou shortened Ps 89 V 45 (Mason: E Westaway & C Barfett)

BB11.08 Sacred to the memory of William Wreford Lake of this parish who died on the 10th of July 1875 aged 51 years In the midst of life we are in death (Mason: M Westaway & Son)

BB11.09 In loving memory of Fanny Blanch youngest daughter of the late William Wreford & Jane Lake who died Septr 3rd 1908 aged 41 years We loved her and no tongue can tell how much we loved her and how well God loved her too and thought it best to take her to his heavenly rest (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB11.10 In loving memory of William son of James and Mary Parsons of this parish who died October 22nd 1876 aged 22 years He weakened my strength in the way he shortened my days. Psalm 102 23 Also of James Parsons father of the above who died July 22nd 1914 aged 78 years Not gone from memory or from love but gone to this father’s home above (Mason: Squire B-D)

BB11.11 In loving memory Mary the beloved wife of James Parsons who departed this life March 20th 1894 aged 72 years

BB11.12 Sacred to the memory of Samuel Walter Trathen son of Wm Trathen of Castle in this parish who died June 1st 1875 aged 28 years His end was peace (Mason: Baker)

BB11.13 Sacred to the memory of William Trathen Senr of Castle in this parish who died November 6th 1876 aged 85 years (Mason: Baker)

BB11.14 In affectionate remembrance of James Shackson late of this parish who fell asleep in Jesus on the 28th day of May 1878 aged 57 years Also of Susanna wife of the above who fell asleep in Jesus on the 23rd day of Decr 1875 aged 54 years Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from henceforth Yea, saith the spirit that they may rest from their labours and their works do follow them There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God (Mason: E Westaway & C Barfett)

BB11.15 In loving memory of Richard Harris who died Octr 7th 1896 aged 94 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB11.16 In loving memory of Samuel Richards who died July 26th 1907 aged 58 years Affectionate tribute here we raise ’tis all that we can do till death shall close our earthly eyes our friendship to renew.

BB11.17 In loving memory of Ellen Tithecott of this parish who died Sept 26th 1911 aged 62 years Well done thy good and faithful servant (Morris B-D)

BB11.18 In loving memory of William Harding of this parish who died July 3rd 1910 aged 63 years Also of Elizabeth beloved wife of the above who died Decr 23rd 1910 aged 63 years Thy will be done (Morris B-D)

BB11.19 Vi Elsie Erlam who died 25th March 1991 aged 76 years We will always remember a dear wife, a caring mother and a loving grandma Heaven’s morning breaks and earth’s vain shadows fall George Barnes Erlam a dear husband and father a much loved grandad who died 22nd July 1996 aged 82 years Together at peace

BB11.20 Nick Barnes Erlam who died 28th October 1990 aged 43 years A much missed son brother & friend Hold thou thy cross before my closing eyes

BB11.21 In loving memory of Mum and Dad Mary Dorothy Hare born 17th September 1919 died 17th November 1996 Owen Fred Hare born 1st October 1916 died 27th January 1998

BB11.22 In loving memory of a dear husband George Lester Ferritt died 17th April 1981 aged 63 years Rest in peace

BB11.22A No headstone – burial plan says Mrs Ferritt

BB11.23 With love we remember a devoted husband and dad Percy John Squire who died 25th June 1978 aged 69 years. Also his beloved wife Daisy Caroline May dear mum nan and great-nan who died 7th August 2004 aged 90 years Reunited

BB11.24 In loving memory of Florrie Poole died 29th Feb 1980 aged 59 years Abide with me Also of her husband Wilfred Henry Poole died 16th April 1988 aged 70 years

BB11.25 In loving memory of a dear husband and dad Albert May died 15th July 1980 aged 66 years Also a beloved wife and mother Olive Mary died 28th May 1993 aged 73 years Re-united

BB12.01 Sacred to the memory of Rosa the beloved wife of Henry Heal late of Stone Farm in the parish of Parkham who suddenly departed this life on the 22nd day of Janry in the year of our Lord 1868 aged 35 years Reader Boast not thyself of tomorrow for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth (Mason: M Westaway & Son)

BB12.02 Sacred to the memory of Mary Pasmore wife of George Pasmore of this village who departed this life January 2nd AD 1868 aged 65 years Also in memory of Audley Fulford son of Robert & Elizth Fulford and grandson of the above who died Jan 2nd 1868 aged 5 weeks

BB12.03 Sacred to the memory of George Pasmore of this village who departed this life on the 17th day of June 1879 aged 76 years Thy will be done

BB12.04 Sacred to the memory of Richard Hockin of this parish who departed this life on the 19th day of June 1875 aged 42 years When a few years are come then I shall go the way whence I shall not return Job C16 V22 (M Westaway & Son)

BB12.05 In memory of Thomas Arnold Caddy who died June 1 1884 aged 60 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God Hebrews 4 9

BB12.06 In memory of Susanna Spettigue Caddy daughter of the late John Caddy born July 1 1826 who died February 6 1882 Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest Matthew 11 28

BB12.07 Caroline Arnold Caddy died December 18 1868 Fear thou not for I am with thee be not dismayed for I am thy God. Isaiah 41.10

BB12.08 Mary Arnold Caddy born September 20 1815 died March 5 1886 Lord I have loved the habitation of Thine house and thy place where Thine honour dwelleth Psalm 26.8

BB12.09 In loving memory of Martha Ann the beloved wife of Frank Andrew who departed this life May 19th 1908 aged 32 years We know that we have passed from death unto life We miss the hand clasp miss the loving smile our hearts are broken but a little while And we shall pass within the golden gate God comfort us God help us while we wait (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB12.10 In loving memory of Annie Mary the dearly-loved child of F & M A Andrew of Buckland Brewer who fell asleep in Jesus May 6th 1907 aged 1 year & 9 months Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not for of such is the kingdom of heaven (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB12.11 In loving memory of John the beloved child of George & Bessie Bealey who died Jany 5th 1895 aged 2 years & 2 months Also dear little William who died Jany 15th 1895 aged 6 months He shall gather the lambs with his arms and carry them in his bosom Isaiah XL 11 (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB12.12 Sacred to the memory of John Bealey of East Hele in this parish who died January 14th 1874 aged 59 years

BB12.13 Sacred to the memory of Phoebe Bealey wife of the late John Bealey of East Hele in this parish who died May 28th 1889 aged 75 years

BB12.14 Sacred to the memory of Philip Fulford of North Hele Farm in this parish who died October 28th 1877 aged 82 years Also Ann Fulford wife of the above who died May 1st 1874 aged 70 years Thy will be done (Mason: Crossman)

BB12.15 Sacred to the memory of Richard Phillips of this parish who departed this life May 31st 1876 aged 74 years Till he come (Mason: Pethrick Hatherleigh)

BB12.16  Sacred to the memory of Thomas Phillips of Eakworthy in this parish who died on the 12th day of Septr 1876 aged 77 years Into thine hand I commit my spirit

BB12.17 In affectionate remembrance of Sarah Ellen the beloved daughter of John & Mary Ann Steer who departed this life 26th day of June 1879 aged 29 years Absent from the body present with the Lord

BB12.18 In affectionate remembrance of Frances the beloved wife of George Sanders and loving daughter of John & Mary Ann Steer who fell asleep in Jesus December 16th 1886 aged 32 years We cannot Lord thy purpose see but all is well that’s done by thee (Mason: Squire B-D)

BB12.19 In memory of William Squire of this parish who departed this life October the 8th 1878 age 74 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord (Mason: Crossman)

BB12.20 In loving memory of Caleb Squire the beloved husband of Mary Jane Squire of this parish  who died April 10th 1907 aged 65 years Thy will be done (Mason: Morris)

BB12.20A No headstone – burial plan says Madge Colwill

BB12.20B No headstone – burial plan says Tom Glover

BB12.20C No headstone – burial plan says Bessie Sines

BB12.20D No headstone – burial plan says Billy Sines

BB12.20E No headstone – burial plan says Gus Sines

BB12.21 In loving memory of Ellen the beloved wife of Charles Sines who died July 17th 1904 aged 52 years Let me die the death of the righteous and let my last end be like his (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB12.22 Royal Devon Yeomanry Artillery 879571 Gunner F A Sines Royal Devon Yeomanry Artillery 13th March 1941 age 21 Faithful unto death (CWGC)

BB12.22A No headstone – burial plan says Charlie Sines

BB12.23 Fondest memories of a beloved husband and father John Robert Cleverdon born 2nd August 1947 passed away 1st December 1999 As waves make towards the pebbled shore so our minutes hasten to their end

BB12.24 At peace Charles Matthew Littlejohns died 25th March 1984 aged 18 years dearly loved son and devoted brother All the worlds a stage and the men and women merely players WS

BB12.25 In loving memory of John David Graham Hewitt of Wallop School Weybridge Surrey who died 28th Feb 1985 aged 58 years

BB13.01 Sacred to the memory of William Norman of this parish who died April 7th 1863 aged 81 years Also in memory of Elizabeth wife of the above who died August 30th 1865 aged 84 years Thy will be done (Mason: Sanders)

BB13.02 Sacred to the memory of Samuel Norman of Ash in the parish of Parkham who departed this life 26th day of March 1879 aged 57 years (Mason: Baker)

BB13.03 Sacred to the memory of Betsy the beloved wife of John Heal of Stone in the parish of Parkham who died on the 12th day of December 1881 aged 82 years Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints

BB13.04 The memory of the just is blessed Sacred to the memory of John Heal of Stone Farm in the parish of Parkham who died April 12 1866 aged 76 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 Ps 23 Ver 4 (Mason: Sanders)

BB13.05 Sacred to the memory of Anne Hole wife of Lewis Southcomb Hole who died Sep 29 1868 aged 73 Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God

BB13.06 Sacred to the memory of Lewis Southcomb Hole of Dotheridge, Alwington who departed this life Sep 17 1865 aged 65 Watch therefore for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come

BB13.07 In loving memory of Elizabeth Jane beloved wife of the late Alfred Andrew of Winslade East Putford who fell asleep in Jesus Septr 6th 1918 aged 67 years She suffered patiently and long her hope was bright, her faith was strong The peace of Jesus filled her breast and in his arms she sank to rest (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB13.08 In loving memory of Alfred Andrew of Winslade, East Putford who passed away Jany 4th 1914 aged 64 years I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day II Timothy I 12

BB13.09 Francis William Drake MA Clerk —— Died 4th March AD 1867 aged 38 years

BB13.10 In loving memory of James Short born March 14th 1825 died March 30th 1904 Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God (Mason: Baker B-D)

BB13.11 Sacred to the memory of William son of George & Phillipa Phillips of the parish of Huntshaw and 20 years coach proprietor of Bristol who died April 6th 1867 aged 69 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BB13.12 Sacred to the memory of Mary the beloved wife of Joshua Sanders who departed this life February 3rd 1880 aged 60 years Therefore be ye also ready for in such an hour as ye think not the son of man cometh Matt XXIV 44 (Mason: Baker)

BB13.13 Sacred to the memory of Christian Fulford daughter of Joshua & Mary Sanders of this parish who died on the 31st day of October 1872 aged 15 years Thy will be done

BB13.14 In affectionate remembrance of Caleb Squire a native of this village who died at Bideford on Sunday March 31st 1912 in the 63rd year of his age

BB13.15 In affectionate remembrance of Mary Elizabeth daughter of John & Elizabeth Squire of the parish of Parkham who died August 11th 1872 aged 15 years (Mason: Squire B-D)

BB13.16 Sacred to the memory of Joshua Squire of this village born August 4th 1801 died March 5th 1892 Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee (Mason: Gabriel B-D)

BB13.17 Sacred to the memory of Matilda Jane the beloved and only daughter of Joseph & Mary Jane Buckingham who died Nov 16 1870 aged 11 years It is the Lord let him do what seemeth him good I Samuel III 18

BB13.18 In affectionate remembrance of Florence daughter of William and Emma Carpenter of this parish who died December 5th 1882 aged 6 years Suffer little children to come unto me (Mason: Baker)

BB13.19 {Set behind BB13.16} Sacred to the memory of Ann the beloved wife of Joshua Page who died October 11th 1899 aged 69 years Thy will be done (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB13.20 Sacred to the memory of Joshua Page of this village who died December 3rd 1882 aged 59 years His end was peace (Mason: Crossman)

BB13.21 Sacred to the memory of Harriet the beloved wife of Thomas Cleverdon of Little Gorwood in this parish who departed this life on the 11th day of January 1873 aged 57 years We shall not all sleep but we shall all be changed 1 Cor chap 15 ver 51 (Mason M Westaway)

BB13.22 Sacred to the memory of Thomas Cleverdon of Little Gorwood in this parish who departed this life on the 23rd day of April 1878 aged 52 years Boast not thyself of tomorrow for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth And what I say unto you I say unto all Watch (M Westaway & Son)

BB13.23 In loving memory of Uriah Frain who died July 16th 1880 aged 54 years In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths Also of Lucretia Sabina wife of the above died Sept 19th 1899 aged 72 years A light is from our household gone a voice we loved is stilled A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled (Mason: Morris B-D)

BB13.24 In loving memory of John Easterbrook who died June 25th 1884 aged 61 years Also of Mary beloved wife of the above who died July 22nd 1911 aged 75 years Gone forever to be with the Lord (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB13.25 In loving memory of William Parkhouse of this parish who died Oct 17th 1928 aged 66 years Also of Lucy beloved wife of the above who died July 15th 1903 aged 40 years Also of Thomas beloved son of the above who was killed in Mesopotamia Febry 3rd 1917 aged 23 years Peace perfect peace (Mason: Morris)

BB13.26 In loving memory of Martha the beloved wife of George Hearn of Gorwood who entered into rest February 2nd 1939 aged 76 years Safe in the arms of Jesus Also her beloved husband George who died January 27th 1958 aged 90 years And of their dear daughter Mary Stoneman who died January 1st 1947 aged 51 years Re-united (Mason: Baker)

BB13.26A No headstone – burial plan says James Prance and Susan Prance see BB14.02

BB13.27 In loving memory of a dear husband dad and grandad William Thomas Vanstone died 4th February 1998 aged 60 (Mason: Short & Son Bideford)

BB13.28 In loving memory if Thomas Hugh Brown born Nov 21st 1918 died Feb 9th 2000 Forever with the Lord also his beloved wife Margaret Olive Brown born Oct 16 1920 died Jan 5th 2007 Just as I am Reunited.

BB13.29 Nathan Robert Patt James Antony Patt RIP

BB13.30 In everloving memory of Leonard Percival Blight died 2nd March 1992 aged 77 years At rest Also his dear wife Beryl Joyce died 30th August 2003 aged 84 years Happy in thy precious love (Mason: J Short & Son Bideford R Gist & Son Torrington)

{Rows 14 & 15 are short rows and do not start at the hedge}

BB14.01 Somewhere over the rainbow In loving memory of Dorothy Beryl Prance     14.11.19-20.06.14 special mother and grandma always with us

BB14.02 In loving memory of Ernest Prance who fell asleep June 26th 2000 aged 86 years At rest

BB14.03 In loving memory of Susan the beloved wife of James Prance who died Octr 7th 1907 aged 45 years Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest Mat II 28 Also of the above named James Prance who died July 15th 1949 aged 87 years At rest (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB14.04 Margaret Rose Cole died 10th July 1999 aged 63 years

BB14.05 In loving memory of Stanley James Hancock a loving husband and dad who passed away 27th May 1994 aged 71 years At rest (Mason: R Gist & Son Torrington)

BB15.01 In loving memory of Ann Ley the beloved wife of James Ley of this parish who died August 18th 1891 aged 73 years Gone but not forgotten Also of James Ley husband of the above who died Decr 28th 1896 aged 72 years (Mason: Morris)

BB15.02 Sacred to the memory of George Hancock of this parish who fell asleep in Jesus Sept 11 1881 aged 69 years Thro’ months and years in pain and tears through troubled paths I trod my saviours voice bid me rejoice and call’d my soul to God

BB15.03 In loving remembrance of Elizabeth Ann the beloved wife of Henry Geen who departed this life August 18 1887 aged 31 years In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths (Mason: Parnacott Torrington)

BB15.04 In loving memory of Jane widow of the late Joseph Jewell who died 2nd February 1889 aged 75 years Her end was peace (Mason: T Westaway)

BB15.05 In loving memory of William Friendship of this parish who died 19th September 1890 aged 58 years Boast not of thyself of to morrow for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth (Mason: T Westaway)

BB15.06 In loving memory of Percy F Watts beloved husband of Annie J Watts of Fore St Milton-Damerel who died Oct 11th 1944 aged 49 years Until the day break and the shadows flee away

{BB15.07-15.10 are set behind the other stones in row 15.}

BB15.07 In loving memory of Sarah wife of John Harris who died October 16th 1889 aged 67 years Gone but not forgotten (Mason: Morris B-D)

BB15.08 In loving memory of Eliza Harris of this parish who died June 18th 1912 aged 75 years Thy will be done

BB15.09 In loving memory of Herbert Edwin Watts born Jan 8th 1886 died May 19 1889 Not dead but sleepeth

BB15.10 In loving memory of Edwin Watts who died Jany 7th 1899 aged 39 years Also of Emma beloved wife of the above who died July 18th 1916 aged 57 years In the midst of life we are in death (Mason: Short Bideford)

BB15.11 In loving memory of Joe Van Praag 18.2.1922 – 29.11.2003 and Gwen Van Praag 1.7.1923 – 24.6.2005 A very special mum and dad nana and grandad You filled our hearts with enough love to last our lifetime and that love will keep us strong Goodnight God bless (Mason: R Gist & Son Torrington)

BB15.12 In loving memory of a dear husband and dad Michael John Tucker passed away 24th May 2003 aged 55 years (Mason: J Short & Son)

BB15.13 In loving memory of a dear husband, dad and grandad Norman James Tucker who fell asleep 16th March 2003 aged 79 years Forever in our thoughts (Mason: J Short & Son)

BB15.14 In loving memory of Wendy May Metherell dear wife of Tommy who passed away 14th September 2000 aged 54 years God’s finger touched her and she slept (Mason: R Gist & Son Torrington)

BB16.01 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of John Stoneman who died June 11 1865 aged 59 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BB16.02 In loving memory of Robert Norman of Ash Parkham who died 25th December 1899 aged 81 years We laid him in the hallowed grave with hope in him who died to save (Maosn: T Westaway)

BB16.03 Sacred to the memory of John Norman of Ash Parkham who died January 25th 1896 aged 78 years For here have we no continuing city but we seek one to come Heb XIII 14 (Mason: Baker)

BB16.04 In loving memory of Jane the beloved wife of Henry Phillips of Eckworthy Farm Buckland Brewer who passed away April 24th 1897 aged 85 years The Lord gave and the Lord hath taketh away Blessed be the name of the Lord (Mason: Morris)

BB16.05 In loving memory of Henry Phillips late of Eckworthy in this parish who died June 5th 1924 aged 83 years Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season (Mason: Morris)

BB16.06 In loving memory of John Phillips of West Eckworthy Buckland Br who died October 31st 1907 aged 78 years Therefore being justified by faith we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (Mason: Morris)

BB16.07 Sacred to the memory of Jane the beloved wife of Titus Fulford of this parish who departed this life December 3rd 1879 aged 56 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BB16.08 In loving memory of Elizabeth Jane wife of Richard Steer and daughter of Titus & Jane Fulford of this parish who died April 14th 1893 aged 40 years Also Agneta Eliza sister of the above who died April 13th 1865 aged 18 months Be ye therefore ready also (Mason: Morris B-D)

BB16.09 In loving memory of John Squire of Parkham who died Octr 5th 1897 aged 66 years Also of Elizabeth Squire wife of the above who died April 26th 1912 aged 79 years (Mason: Gabriel Bideford)

BB16.10 Sacred to the memory of William Ridecliffe of this parish who departed this life on the 2nd day of Novr 1866 aged 83 years Also of Elizabeth wife of the above who died on the 11th day of Novr 1866 aged 76 years Thy will be done (Mason: M Westaway)

BB16.11 In loving memory of Christiana the beloved wife of James Short born March 24th 1829 died July 19th 1882 Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him (Mason: Baker B-D)

BB16.12 In memory of Frederick Turner obit Sep 28 1868 aged 32 13 years a faithful servant of Cap Archdall RA Orleigh Court by whom this tomb is erected

BB16.13 Sacred to the memory of Ann Veal wife of Edmund Veal who departed this life March 19 1870 aged 48 ys Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BB16.14 Sacred to the memory of Edmund Veal of Barton in this parish who departed this life on the 15th day of Feby 1868 aged 59 ys Then shall the body return to the earth as it was and the spirit return unto God who gave it (Mason: Sanders)

BB16.15 Sacred to the memory of John Sanders of this parish who departed this life October 20th 1895 aged 75 years Behold he taketh away who can hinder him who will say unto him what doest thou Job 9 12

BB16.16 In loving memory of Elizabeth widow of John Sanders of this parish who died March 17th 1904 aged 85 years Lord I await thy pleasure thy time and ways are best I’m wasted worn and weary my father bid me rest (Mason: Morris)

BB16.17 Sacred to the memory of Mary Shopland daughter of the late Jno & Prudce Norman of this parish who died the 15th of January AD 1867 aged 18 years In the midst of life we are in death

BB16.18 In affectionate remembrance of George son of George and Agnes Hustwaite of the Board School in this village who died Octr 30th 1878 aged 2 years Nipt by the wind’s unkindly blast parched by the sun’s directer ray the momemtary  glories past the short-lived beauties die away (Mason: Crossman)

BB16.19 Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann Sanders the beloved wife of John Sanders of this parish who departed this life April 18th 1867 aged 20 years Leaving her husband and child to mourn their loss

BB16.20 In memory of William Eastabrook who died May 15th 1875 aged 35 years The sun went down upon him at noonday

BB16.21 In loving memory of Joseph Eastabrook of this parish who died 16th October 1889 aged 83 years Also in memory of Elizabeth wife of the above who died 20th April 1889 aged 85 years Our rest together is in the dust T Westaway

BB16.22 Valerie Prouse

BB16.23 Albert Byron always in our thoughts

BB16.24 In loving memory of Shirley Bennett 19.12.1934- 11.12.2013

BB16.25 In loving memory of Thomas Cecil Watson (Tom) 16th June 1924 – 10th March 2008 At rest and Hilda Watson (Mason: R Gist & Son)

BB16.26 Stanley Burt

BB16.27 In loving memory of William John Tucker – Bill – devoted husband dad and grandad died 4th November 2008 aged 89 years Rest in peace Also of a loving wife mum and gran Barbara Mary Tucker died 22nd May 2010 aged 77 years Reunited (Mason: J Short & Son)

BB16.28 In loving memory of Ann Webber widow of the late William Webber who departed this life November 18th 1896 aged 69 years Peace perfect peace with loved ones far away In Jesus keeping we are safe and they (Mason: Baker)

BB16.26 In memory of William Webber who died September 12th 1883 aged 60 He was 21 years the faithful and trusted servant of Captain A M Archdale (late of Orleigh Court) by whom this stone is erected Also Edwin Meredith son of the above who died April 4th 1869 aged 18 months(Mason: Baker)

BB17.01 Sacred to the memory of Herbert John the beloved son of Jas & Christina Short of this village who died April 1 Anno Dom 1863 aged 3 years Our darling child is gone to rest above a world of woe In angel land where all are blest where we thro’ Christ may go

BB17.02 Sacred to the memory of John son of Samuel and Tammy Shapton of Howley in this parish who died the 11th day of September 1880 aged 28 years I know that my redeemer liveth (Mason: Crossman)

BB17.03 Sacred to the memory of Tammy Shapton wife of Samuel Shapton of Holly in this parish who died July 18th AD 1858 aged 37 years He weakened my strength in the way; he shortened my days Psalm 102 23

BB17.04 Sacred to the memory of Emma Shapton daughter of Samuel & Tammy Shapton who fell a victim to death January 9th 1859 aged 15 years Behold thou hast made my days as an handbreadth Psalm 39 v5 (Mason: Short Bideford )

BB17.05 Sacred to the memory of Mary the beloved wife of Thomas Abbott (yeoman) of Great Gorwood in this parish who died on the 28th day of January in the year of our Lord 1877 aged 61 years The path of the just is as the shining light that shineth more and more unto the perfect day

BB17.06 Sacred to the memory of Thomas Abbott yeoman of Great Gorwood in this parish who died on the 26th day of December in the year of our Lord 1882 aged 79 years (Mason: Baker)

BB17.07 Sacred to the memory of Thomas son of Thomas & Mary Abbott of Gorwood in this parish qui obiit June 29 1859 aged 14 Snatch’d in his dawn how swift our blessings fly here the fond hopes of grieving parents lie But cease to weep look up ye mournful pair. Behold your son a shining seraph there

BB17.08 Sarcophogus – unknown

BB17.09 Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth daughter of the late Samuel & Mary Shapton of Holly in this parish who departed this life September 22nd 1853 aged 36 years

BB17.10 To the memory of Samuel Shapton (yeoman) of Holly in this parish qui obiit December 2nd 1837 aged 45 years

BB17.11 Sacred to the memory of Mary widow of the late Saml Shapton of Holly in this parish who died September 17th 1848 aged 56 years

BB17.12 Brethren farewell I waited patiently for the Lord and he inclined unto me and heard me Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of Richard Bailey (yeoman) of Kerswell in the parish of Parkham who to the ineffable grief of her acquaintance was called to the blissful realm of eternity on the 1st day of Feb Anno Domini 1841 aged 32 years In sorrow’s school and by affliction’s rod her soul was disciplin’d for heav’n and God till ripe for glory she resign’d her breath and slept in Jesus’ arms the sleep of death

BB17.13 Sacred to the memory of John Norman Shapton son of John & Catherine Shapton of Merthyr Tidvil South Wales who died May 6th 1852 aged 4 years 8 months Suffer little children to come unto me

BB17.14 Luke II verse 29 Lord now letteth thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy word Sacred to the memory of Grace Norman wife of John Norman yeoman of Bearah in this parish who after a lingering illness (which she bore with christian fortitude) fell a victim to death on the 31st of Decr in the year of our Lord 1840 aged 57 years Meek was her temper modest was her life a tender mother and a loving wife She liv’d in peace and dy’d in love in hopes to live with Christ above

BB17.15 Mark the perfect man and behold the upright the end of that man is peace Sacred to the memory of John Norman (yeoman) late of Bearah in this parish who departed this life the 6th day of June Anno Dom 1865 aged 81 years I am the resurrection and the life sayeth the Lord he that believeth in me though he were dead yet shall he live St John XI 25 (Mason: Sanders)

BB17.16 Sacred to the memory of Susanna Caddy daughter of John and Rebecca Caddy of this parish who departed this life March 9 1849 aged 71 years (Mason: Sanders sculpt.)

BBA Ashes Plots. These are to be found by the church, starting with the row closest to the church working left to right from the porch.

BBA1.01 In loving memory of William Charles Evely 6.3.1925-16.12.1980

BBA1.02 In loving memory of Richard John Cleverdon late of Great Gorwood 1914-1984

BBA1.03 In loving memory of Frederick Brady 1916-1986

BBA1.04 In loving memory of Reginald Thomas Prance who died March 28th 1975 aged 74 years The beloved husband of Eveline who died April 1st1989 aged 97 years Sweet memories

BBA1.05 In loving memory of Dennis Charles Brady 1920-1989

BBA1.06 In loving memory of Percy Mills died 28th Aug 1989 aged 77 years Also his dear wife Marguerite died 15th Nov 2003 aged 83 years Rest in peace

BBA1.07 In loving memory of Thomas Cock died May 17th 1990 aged 79 Also his wife Frances Ellen died April 11th 1999 aged 87

BBA1.08 In loving memory of Robert Vodden Bond 1896- 1982 Also Phyllis Emily Bond 1907-1990 Re-united

BBA1.09 In loving memory of Wilson Prance died 25th May 1981 aged 67 years and beloved wife Olive died 31st March 2011 aged 85 years

BBA1.10 In loving memory of Leonard George Prance 1911-1991 beloved husband of Ethel May 1918-1998 Re-united

BBA1.11 In loving memory of Frederick Lloyd Prance who died 18th May 1992 aged 76 years

BBA1.12 In loving memory of Winifred May Hill who died 28th April 1994 aged 80 years Also her husband Gordon who died 11th May 2001 aged 91 years At rest

BBA1.13 In loving memory of David Jenkin Evans 1930-1995

BBA1.14 In loving memory of Stanley Alfred Brimacombe 1914-1996 At peace

Gertrude Mary 1909-2002 Re-united

BBA1.15 Robert Roberts died 23-7-96 aged 56 Lives on in our hearts Pauline Jane & Ruth Pauline Roberts died 12-5-00 aged 55 A beloved daughter mother and wife

BBA1.16 Much loved never forgotten Ron English 9.1.29-7.2.97

BBA1.17 In loving memory Paul George Sexton who fell asleep 13-1-97 aged 54 years

BBA1.18 Walter John Jennings 1925-1998

BBA1.19 In loving memory of Bill Brown 1905-1999 and his wife Eva 1905-1996 whose ashes are scattered in Eltham

BBA1.20 Francis & Eileen Bosher 1913-1999 Remembered with love by their family

BBA1.21 In loving memory of Herbert Heal 1918-1999  Born at West Hele

BBA1.22 In loving memory of perfect parents Olive & Arthur Brown whose ashes are at Thorne Farm R.I.P. 1994

BBA2.01 Here lie the ashes of O. Peggy Morris died 28th July 2003 aged 81 years A much loved mother & angel on earth

BBA2.02 Norman Edward Waight 1911-2004 Remembered always with love And his wife Muriel Vera nee Richardson 1914-2007

BBA2.03 In remembrance of Frederick Alan Wright 29th March 1942 16th September 2005 A beloved husband, dad & granddad

BBA2.04 In loving memory of Thomas Leslie French (Tom) 1921-2005 and his devoted wife Mary 1923-2015 reunited

BBA2.05 Margaret Wilson née Cleverdon died 2nd January 2006 aged 92

BBA2.06 John William Hatfield 8.3.1925-19.2.2005 Forever in our hearts Charlotte Hatfield 29.7.1929-12.10.2008 Together again

BBA2.07 To a loving and beautiful lady Elizabeth Eileen Sanders who died 22nd November 2007 beloved wife of John Philip Sanders who died 19th April 2008 Reunited

BBA2.08 In memory of Les Loates 5.2.1943-31.8.2007 Loving husband & father

BBA2.09 Wynford William (Bill) Green 30.10.1924-3.11.2008 A beloved husband greatly missed  Rest in peace

BBA2.10 In loving memory Sarah Martha (Sally) West died 16th April 2008 Safe in the arms of Jesus God bless you

BBA2.11 Frederick William Ellis 22.7.1918-12.7.2009 A devoted husband Rest in peace

BBA2.12 In loving memory of Roy Blight M.B.E. 25th Aug 1916-13th Feb 2010 and Winifred Mary Blight 20th Dec 1920-29th Sept 2010 United in Heaven

BBA2.13 In memory of Reg Babb 17.5.1929-1.10.2010

BBA2.14 Marjorie Babb 6.5.1903-2.8.1989 Theodore Babb 26.6.1899-29.4.1996

BBA2.15 Horace Ralph Mills Dec 4th 1923 Nov 20th 2011 Mary Mills June 1st 1922 Oct 2nd 2013 at peace

BBA2.16 Cherished Memories of Millie Wood 1924-2913 Loved by all

BBA3.01 BBA3.01 In loving memory of my beloved husband Ronald Birks 14.8.1931-            6.7.2012 The love of my life

BBA3.02 In loving memory of Brian Mills 3.4.1942-6.7.2012 A loving, caring and generous man. Truly Lived, truly missed

Opposite side of the path, right to left

BBA4.01 Denis Edward Bennett 1932-2002 Always remembered with love

BBA4.02 In loving memory of a devoted husband and father Cyril Babb born 1910- died 1972 At rest Also of his beloved wife Peggy a dear mother born 1914-died 1995 Re-united

BBA4.03 In loving memory of a dear sister Sheila Babb who died 13th December 2001 aged 64 years

BBA4.04 David Lloyd 1938-2014 a man of many talents beloved husband, father and grandfather

BBX.01 BBX.01A Single stones by schoolroom door, removed from the garden of Taw Cottage

BBX.01 James the son of John and Mary Fulford of this parish who was buried here Sep 22nd 1809 age 1 year and 6 months

BBX.01A LL

BBX.02 This stone is on private land and is no longer visible

BBX.02 ——————————————– At the —- end of this tomb lies the remains of Joanna Fry relict of Roger Fry buried 15 May 1808 age 81 Also in memory of Mary Jane daughter of John and Joanna Norman of Frains in this parish who died March 8th 1846 Aged 38 years

BBX.03-BBX.06 to the left of the schoolroom door

BBX.03 Sacred to the memory of Susanna Caddy daughter of John & Rebecca Caddy of this parish who departed this life March 9th 1849 aged 71 years. Sanders Sculp

BBX.04 Here lyeth the body of John Caddy of this parish Gen who departed this life the 11th day of April in the year of our Lord 1755 in the seventy seventh year of his age. Also near this place lyeth the body of William Caddy the son of John and Grace Caddy of this parish who departed this life the 8th day of April 1751 in ye 22nd year of his age. Also William and Turner Caddy grandsons of ye above John Caddy who died in there  infancy and were here buried. Our life is nothing but a winters day some only break there fasts and so away.
BBX.05 Underneath lies the body of John Caddy of this parish gent who died the 3rd day of August 1784 aged 63 years. Also the bodies of William and Catharine Caddy son and daughter of the above John Caddy. Catharine died the 22nd day of May 1784 aged 25 years. William died the 29th day of April 1787 aged 22 years. Also Elizabeth Caddy widow of the above John Caddy who died the 23rd of March 1797 aged 68 years. Also Andrew Caddy (surgeon) son of the above John and Elizth Caddy of this parish who died the 8th day of January 1820 aged 56 years. Joanna wife of the above Andrew Caddy died Sep 12th 1837 aged 70 years.
BBX.06 Sacred to the memory of John Caddy of Bowden in the parish of Parkham who departed this life April 27th 1839 aged 60. Also of Elizabeth Caddy wife of the above named John Caddy who died January 20th 1854 aged 64. And in memory of Elizabeth Barber Caddy daughter of John and Elizabeth Caddy who died February 1st 1842 aged 22. Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev 2 Ver 10     Sanders Sculp

BBV In the Vestry

BBV.01 Erected to the memory of Prudence Crispen widow of the late Jno Norman of Hele in this parish who died March 20th An Dom 1855 aged 30 years This righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance Ps 112 V 6 (Mason: Sanders)

BBV.02 Sacred to the memory of Jabez Tuplin of Tawstock who died the 2 of March 1867 aged 66 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BBV.03 To the memory of Henery the beloved son of Philip & Ann Fulford of the parish who was call’d to Jesus on the 30th Decr in the year of our Lord 1836 aged 3 years The great Jehovah from above, his Messenger did send to call my harmless child above to joys that never end

BBP In the Porch

BBP.01 Here lieth the body of Edward Oldam who died ye 26th of April 1714 aged 8?

BBWM War Memorial on the Village Green, by the lych gate

War Memorial

To our fallen heroes 1914-18

BBWM.01 James Cock RL Welsh Fusil’rs

BBWM.02 Harry  Gorrell Canadians

BBWM.03 William Hearn D.C.L.I.

BBWM.04 George Kent 2/8 Worcester’s

BBWM.05 John Littlejohns 8th Devons

BBWM.06 William Mitchell R.F.A.

BBWM.07 Thomas Parkhouse 7th Gloucesters

BBWM.08 Frank Prance Royal Berks

BBWM.09 William Shaxon 2nd Devons

BBWM.10 George Stoneman 8th Devons

World War  1939-1945

BBWM.11 Richard Rogers RAF.

BBWM.12 Victor L. C. Brown R.A.F.

BBWM.13 Eric G. Mills R.E.M.E.

BBWM.14 Frank A. Sines R.A.

BBC Inside the Church

South Wall, left to right

BBC.01 In loving memory of Rees Gwerfyl Richards B.A. 5th January 1906 – 25th June 1965 Vicar of this parish from 9th November 1963 Also his beloved wife Catherine Doris 16th November 1908 – 12th December 1985

BBC.02 Sacred to the memory of John Caddy, Gent: of this parish who died April 12th 1822 aged 70 Also of Rebecca Caddy his wife (daughter of the Revnd Wm Herring Rector of Newton St Petrock) who died Decr 17th 1823 aged 81 Also of John Caddy of Bowden eldest son of the above who died April 21st 1839, aged 60 and Elizabeth his wife who died Janry 20th 1854 aged 64.

BBC.03 Sacred to the memory of William Radford Caddy Midshipman of HMS Windsor Castle. This highly respected young officer had previously signalized himself by preserving the Lives of Three of his fellow-creatures at the imminent risk of his own; but on this occasion fell a Victim to his humanity: The ship was proceeding up the Tagus when a Man fell overboard, a Boat with Mr Caddy and a few hands was immediately forwarded, but unfortunately upset and precipitated them into the Sea: Assistance was promptly afforded but Mr Caddy being an excellent swimmer deserted the boat to push on for those at a greater distance and was in consequence unhappily drowned Dec 4 1823 in the 26. year of his age.

North Wall (from the tower towards the Orleigh Chapel)

BBC.04 Sacred to the memory of Peter Pasmore of this parish who died 8th December 1808 aged 57 years Also of Mary his wife who died 29th September 1817 aged 70 years He was pious and prudent She was discreet and virtuous. As an affectionate tribute of filial duty their only son erects this monument.

BBC.05 To the glory of God and in memory of John William Taylor Bellfounder of Loughborough, Leicestershire. Born in this parish April 6th 1827. Died at Loughborough December 20th 1906. Engraver – A C Cockshaw, Leicester

BBC.06 In memory of Edward Lee, Esq of Orleigh Court 20 years Major of the North Devon Regiment of Militia who died January 17th 1819 aged 51 years.

In the Orleigh Chapel

BBC.07 Subtus jacent Johannes et Maria Davie de Orleigh in Comitatu Devoniae Par Amantissimum. Felici olim Juncti Connubio, Nec jam Dissiti Sepulchro. Mercator ille hisce regionibus praeclarus Consiliis, Operibus, Exemplo Biddefordensibus Suis ita benefecit, Ut Commercium heic loci cum Illo Simul Et Floruisse et Cecidisse paene Videatur Charitate Plenus Optima et Diffusissima Pauperes Sustentabat Non tam Dando, quam ad utiles Labores Provocando Ipse interea factus, Opulentus Divitiis bene partis. Aderat omni tempora dilecta Conjux Maria Mater Familias Pia, Constans, Frugi, Pudica. Marito fida Curarum omnium Socia et Solamen perpetuum. Obiit: Hic Vicesimo Septimo Octobris 1710 Illa Quarto Aprilis 1709 Optimis Parentibus Monumentum Hoc, Pietatis ergo Posuit Josephus Filius et Haeres ex Patris Testimento Superstes.

BBC.08 Underneath lies the body of Juliana the wife of Joseph Davie of Orleigh Esq and daughter of Sr John Pryce of Newtown in ye county of Montgomery Bartt. Who departed this life the 3rd of Febry 1720 in the 28th year of her age in the Small Pox to the unspeakable affliction of her husband children and relations and to ye great grieff of all that knew her She was a Woman that was inbued with as much beauty virtue and goodness as ever lived or ever died in sad remembrance this small stone is erected to her memory by her unhappy but faithful partner.

BBC.09 Phillip the sonne of Phillip Vening and of Elizabeth his wife fell asleepe August 10th 1658 Pray deerest friends no more bemoane, How hope full blossomd Fruit is gone: In whom the Trees Heart much did lye, Loosing of him, the Tree would dye: Infant he was and onely Sonne Past six yeares tyme whose Glass did run. Under Age well spent and last Breath, Ecchos him happy after Death: No Stone needs hee, no Grave, no Cheast, Intomb’d who lyes in Mother’s Breast: Now for his sake, least Friends prove dumbe, Gravestone heer’s putt for tyme to come. This spotless soule did constantly aspire To reach ye place, whence first it tooke his fire: Whose matchlesse Life, on this unhappy stage Was such, as to Recount his tender Age: Would render fabulous, which to prevent Ile silent be, and rest myself content.

BBC.10 Richard Rogers 19th January 1906 – 18th March 1944 and his sister Mary Rogers 13th January 1910 – 30th October 1994

BBC.11 To the pious memorie of Anthony Dennis of Orleigh Esq. who first married Elizabeth ye daughter of Thomas Wyse of Sydenham, Esq. by whome he had 1 sonne and 2 daughters deceased. He secondly espoused Gertrud daughter to Sir Bernard Grenvill of Stowe Knt., by whome having plenteous issue left surviving only 3 daughters. He deceased June ye 19th Ao Di 1641 Aetat suae 56. Here sleeps his corps whose worth and fame shall be A living sermon to posterity Whose name shall outlive time; the future age Shall stile him loyall, loving, prudent, sage Learning’s Moecenas, wisdome’s quintiscence Whose breast contain’d a sea of eloquence He sleeps, he is not dead, he liveth for ever Pale death has got its due, but he dyes never. GertrVDa VX or Sva C ar I ss IMa str VXIt [This code reveals that the monument was probably erected in 1648]

On the floor in the Orleigh Chapel

BBC.12 In memory of Elizabeth Alston daughter of Anthony Dennys of Orleigh Esqr the wife of William Alston of Strixton in the county of Northampton Esqr who in sure and certaine assurance of a ….. life departed ye 4th June 1664

BBC.13 JC 70 1822 RC 81 1823

In the bell tower

BBC.14 To the Glory of God and for the service of his people, this peal of bells after recasting and rehanging by Messrs. J Taylor and Co. Loughborough was dedicated on November 23rd 1899. J Heywood-Waddington M.A. Vicar Robert Tucker Robert Harris Churchwardens Miss B G Rogers Hon. Treasurer The Ringers at the service of dedication were 1 W H Smale 2 Joshua Sanders 3 Henry Ley 4 T Pasmore 5 John Tucker (Post Office) 6 Job Prouse

Monuments mentioned in W H Rogers’ Buckland Brewer 1938, that are no longer visible

BBC.15 Eliza widow of _____ Caddy and wife of Philip Vining ob. April 30 1678 aet. 50

BBC.16 To the beloved memory of Samuel Shapton, senr. (of Holly on this parish) who was buried in a vault near this place on the 15th August 1825 in the 69th year of his age. Who was teacher of the singers and played the violincello in this church 50 years Draw near ye singers, pay a tribute tear, See, see where silent dust doth reposeth here, Its he who did your vocal art promote, He’s changed and you must also change your note, His glass is runned his tune is spent (twas sure But strange, it ne’er did want to stop before) He loved (who doth not) to enjoy his friend If there be a fault, reader, do thou amend.

See also gravestones at Thornhillhead Methodist Church and Eckworthy Baptist Chapel

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