Headstone & Memorial Transcriptions. (From photographs)
Mainly names connected with my Bown research, although I am planning during 2009 to visit some of the churchyards mentioned with the intention of photographing every headstone at each location. Watch this space!!!
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Last updated 7th March 2009
Anna Amelia Gent died Dec 7th 1859, aged 35
Robert Gent, infant son of the above, died Aug 5th 1858, aged 7 months.
Harriett Gent, a kind loving mother, died Nov 5th 1883, aged 49
All 4 above on the same stone
James Richards Lockyer Gent May 29th 1911 aged 59.
Margaret Hawkins 1856-1903 and her husband
Thomas Hawkins 1855-1919 also of their daughter
Margaret Lockyer 1893 – 1964 also of
Charles Lockyer 1892 – 1986 Husband of Margaret
All 4 above on the same stone
Burrowbridge (Ebeneezer Chapel)
Alfred Keirle died Dec 9th 1895 aged 65 years.
Phoebe Hurd of Hamlawn, Westonzoyland, died March 27th 1905 aged 72 years.
Also Henry Hurd, husband of the above, died Jan 28th 1906 aged 72 years.
Also Louisa Hurd, daughter of the above, died Dec 21st 1945? aged 78? Years
All 3 above on the same stone
William Callow who died Jan17th 1864 Aged 17 years. A very worn transcription.
Ditcheat (Courtesey of Tony Ethridge)
Charles Henry Butt Bown Died January 17th 1861.
James Bown Died December 14th 1889 aged 68.
Hannah Mary, Daughter of James and Martha Bown died September 19th 1876 aged 21 years.
Frederick James Bown Son of the above died June 3rd 1879 aged 19 years.
William Callow died Jan 17th 1874,
Elsie Bown 1894- 1968 and her husband
Thomas Felix Bown 1896-1952
Frank James Lockyer Dec 2nd 1931 and his wife
Francis Callow died April 23rd 1922, aged 57.
Erena Augusta Callow died May 13th 1963, aged 89.
Neatherwood A Bond died May4th 1925 aged 54 years
Dorcas Bond, wife of the above, died May 13th 1931 aged 61.
All 4 of the above on the same headstone.
George Bond, agent of the Somerset Evangelist Society. Nov 6th 1885 aged 41.
James Somers Keirle died
Mary Keirle Sept 19th 1885 aged 73
Charles Keirle Feb 18th 1893 aged 70
Charles Lockyer Oct 30th 1869 aged 75
Also Agnes Lockyer his wife d Nov 2nd 1851 aged 51
Also George Lockyer their son d Dec 26th 1860 aged 19
Also Mary Lockyer their daughter d May 26th 1887 aged 60
Also Ann Lockyer their daughter June 24th 1897 aged 63
All these on a headstone inside the church. Also contained on a broken stone in the churchyard.
John Lockyer, , of Ashcott b May 27th 1792, d March 22nd 1876 and his widow
and their eldest son Charles Lockyer who died at Pedwell June 17th 1896.
George Lockyer, youngest son of J & E Lockyer, died at Burrowbridge Feb 21st 1892.
Daughter Harriet Lockyer Dec 31st 1862
Daughter Mary Jane Lockyer Aug 12th 1870
Eldest daughter Elizabeth died at Weston Super Mare Aug 17th 1891.
Also Amelia Lockyer, daughter of J & E Lockyer diead at Pedwell June 19th 1906
Walter George Bartlett d May 11th 1911 aged 33yrs.
His wife Ann Bartlett d April 22nd 1924. aged 56
Kate Mary Anne Bown 1895 -1979
Husband Sidney Joseph Bown 1899-1985
Stoke St Gregory
John Lockyer April 5th 1900 aged 76
His wife Jane House Lockyer April 27th 1902 aged 71
Daughter Kate Mary Dec 6th 1946 aged 76
Edna Marion Bown 10th Aug 1971 aged 62
Husband Ernest Bown 20th Feb 1986 aged 84
Elizabeth Jane Keirle June 26th 1949 aged 60
Husband Robert John Keirle March 27th 1965 aged 80
???? Lockyer March 29th 1882 aged 10 daughter of Henry & Fanny A.P. Lockyer
Henry Lockyer Oct 26th 1897 aged 54
Fanny 2-8-34 aged 86
William Thomas Lockyer d May 16th 1964 aged 85
His wife Mabel Maud Lockyer d Dec 7th 1957 aged 74
Also their son William John Lockyer d June 26th 1990 aged 81.
Ambrose Lockyer March 3rd 1744 aged 47