HASELOR CHURCHYARD SURVEY

 
 

A complete record of all the the inscriptions on the the gravestones in Haselor Churchyard,

and the memorial plaques in the church.

August 2010

 

 

HASELOR CHURCHYARD SURVEY

AREA

NUM

DETAIL

SURNAME

INSCRIPTION DETAILS

 

 

 

 

 

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23

Headstone

ALLEN

Sacred to the memory of …………... also Sarah ALLEN, who died April 5th 1829 aged 63 years. Lost no tear grant reader one request, Go learn of Christ the way to endless rest.

H

95

Headstone

BAKER

Philip James BAKER, 1908-1967. With love from his wife & children.

J

1

Headstone & kerbstone surround

BASELEY

In sweetest memory of Anthony BASELEY, born July 17th 1942, died July 28th 1942. Every little pilgrim shall rest eternally.

D

55

Headstone

BASELEY

In loving memory of Ada, wife of Thomas King BASELEY, who died October 12. 1915 aged 45 years. Peace perfect peace.

H

103

Stone tablet

BASELEY

In memory of our parents, Albert Edward BASELEY, died Jan 17th 1961. Alice BASELEY, died Feb 1st 1975. At rest.

H

 

Headstone

BASELEY

In loving memory of Edward John BASELEY, born 10th March 1922, Cider Mill, Walcote, died 24th June 1995. Also of his wife, Joan, born 27th September 1924, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, died 21st November 1996.

F

77

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

BOMFORD

In memory of Theophilus BOMFORD, died Aug. 1910 aged 59 years. Also Mary Ann, his wife, died March 20. 1924 aged 80 years. Interred in Arrow Churchyard. Sm. Clifford, Stratford.

A

 

Headstone

BRADDON

To the memory of Joseph Henry James BRADDON, 1908 – 1993. Raymond Leslie WILKES, 1936 – 1997. Father and grandfather. Rest in peace.

D

56

Headstone & kerbstone surround

BREAKSPEAR

In loving memory of Joseph BREAKSPEAR, of Haselor, who fell asleep in Jesus, September 28. 1910 aged 80 years. Peace perfect peace. Also Elizabeth, his loving wife, who enters into rest, January 2. 1927 aged 93 years. Rest sweet rest. Sm. Clifford, Stratford.

J

 

Stone tablet

BROGAN

Ronald Timothy BROGAN, died June 30th 2001 aged 77 years, and loving wife Nell, died 26. 2. 2003 aged 75 years.

J

 

Stone tablet

BROOKES

In loving memory of Frederick William BROOKES, died 8th January 1999 aged 70 years.

J

 

Stone tablet

BROOKES

In loving memory of David William BROOKES, 21.8.1951 - 6.11.2008. Sadly missed by all.

A

14

Small iron cross

BRYAN

In loving memory of Derek BRYAN, died 25th Nov 1967 aged 17 years.

A

 

Headstone

BRYAN

In loving memory of Frederick William BRYAN, died Oct 1st 1972 aged 63 years. Also his dear wife, Mary Evelyn, died Dec. 12th 1993 aged 82 years.

J

 

Stone tablet

BUGGINS

Mollie BUGGINS, née BASELEY, 1922 – 2006. Back home to rest.

H

104

Headstone & kerbstone surround

BULLOCK

In loving memory of John Draper BULLOCK, who died March 25th 1937 aged 79 years. ”I heard the voice of Jesus say, Come unto me and rest”. And of his beloved wife, Agnes Ellen, who died July 26th 1942 aged 69 years. Peace perfect peace.

A

 

Headstone

CASELEY

Ronald Vivian CASELEY, 1909 – 1981, Muriel Clara, 1914 – 1996. Much loved parents and grandparents. Remembered always.

D

39

Headstone & footstones

CHATTAWAY

William CHATTAWAY, died June 1815 aged 68. Also Mary, his wife died 4th August 1816 aged 70. Also Francis, their son who died 19th Febr 1792 aged 9. Also John, their son who died 30th July 1802 aged 17. Also Mary, their daughter who died 6th April 1805 aged 38. Also Thomas, their son who died 18th April 1809 aged 24. Also Robert, their son who died 7th Octr 1813 aged 33. Also Richard, their son who died 21st Decr 1813 aged 44.

 

 

Plaque near the pulpit

CHEAPE

In affectionate memory of Maude Mary CHEAPE, the Squire of Bentley & Haselor, by whom the east window in this church was erected. Born Dec. 21st 1853, died Nov. 21st 1919, at Bentley Manor. A just and good woman, A kind and generous friend.

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76

Headstone & kerbstone surround

CONEY

In loving memory of Herbert CONEY, who died May the 29th 1895, in the 52nd year of his age. Also of Mary Elizabeth, the loved wife of Herbert CONEY, of Haselor House, who died December the 19th 1885, in the 47th year of her age. Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Isaiah. XXVI. 3. Also of Arnold Joseph, youngest child of above, died January the 14th 1886 aged five years. Suffer the little children to come unto me, And forbid them not. St. Mark. X. 14.

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76A

Footstone

CONEY

In loving memory of Gerald Scott, R.N.R. 2nd son of the above, lost at sea, Octr 30th 1895 aged 20.

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91

Headstone with sarcophagus type

COWLEY

In loving remembrance of William-Tunnicliff COWLEY, [of Haselor] who died March 24th 1874 aged 42 years. “In the midst of life, We are in death.” …In loving remembrance of Rosa Matilda, widow of William-Tunnicliff COWLEY, who died June 7th 1889 aged 52 years. “He that believeth in me shall never die.” Sm. Davis, Bidford.

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62

Headstone & footstone

CULL

William CULL, died June 9.1844 aged 14.

J

3

Stone block vase

DALBY

Nora DALBY 1910 – 2001, mother to Louis and John, grandmother to Richard, grand-daughter of Louis and Emily.           (Stone block vase on Louis LITHERLAND grave.)

A

 

Stone tablet

DINHAM

Always remembered, Mary A A DINHAM, 13th Sept 1914  - 16th Nov 1990. William "Bill" DINHAM, 7th April 1905 - 14th April 1999. Beloved parents of Ruth and Joan.

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87

Headstone & footstone

DUNNING

Sacred to the memory of Ann DUNNING, of Walcot Villa, Haselor, who died September. 21st 1875 aged 66 years. Her end was peace. Sm. Davis, Bidford.

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63

Headstone & kerbstone surround

ELLIS

In loving memory of Elias ELLIS, who died February 21st 1880 aged 62 years. Also of Maria, wife of the above, who died December 19th 1879 aged 66 years. Blessed are Christ’s departed, For they rest in peace, And from all their labours, Now and for ever cease. Sm. Davis, Bidford.

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22

Headstone & footstone

FIELD

Sacred to the memory of John Russell FIELD, who departed this life, May 29th 1848 aged 75 tears. Also of Sarah FIELD, wife of above, who died Novr 11th 1827 aged 49 years. Also of Sarah FIELD, daughter of above, who died at, 1. Cambridge Villa, New Hampton, Midx. on April 22nd 1885 aged 75 years.

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87A

Headstone

FIELD

In loving memory of Charles FIELD, who died Sep6th 1892 aged 80 years. Also of Maria, wife of the above, who died Novr 25th 1884 aged 74 years. They shall see his face.

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Headstone by fence

FIELD

In memory of …..wife…..FIELD Senr, who departed this life 29th of July 17?8 aged 86 years. Also in memory of William, son of Thos and Ann, he departed this life the 19th of November 1779 aged 11 years and a 11 months. Blooming youth and old age lieth… the righteous judge doth appear prepare to die make n… youth and old age will both die.

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66

Headstone & kerbstone surround

FINNEMORE

In loving memory of Edward FINNEMORE, born May 1st 1866, died September 7. 1927. Blessed are the pure in heart. Also of his wife, Elsie Mary, born Aug. 20th 1873 - died May 20th 1951.

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66

Stone tablet

FINNEMORE

In loving memory of Philip Trevor FINNEMORE, died 2nd March 1994 aged 86 years. Also his wife, Ellen Mary, died 26th March 2000 aged 88 years.

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29

Headstone with a pair of sarcophagi types & footstone

FOSBROOK

Henrietta & Sarah Matilda FOSBROOK, died as infants. Daughters of Thomas & Mary Ann FOSBROOK, of Bidford.

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81

Long curved stone

FRENCH

In memory of William FRENCH, son of Joseph and Elizabeth FRENCH, of Coventry, who died June 28.1858 aged 42 years.

J

5

Headstone

GALE

In loving memory of Margaret GALE, nee GOULBOURNE, died May 26th 1966 aged 75 years.

H

 

Stone tablet

GERMANY

In memory of Ronald Frederick GERMANY, 10 June 1915 - 27 November 2004.

C

30

Headstone

GIBBS

John GIBBS, died June 19th 1778 aged 80 years. Wife, Mary, died July 18th 1766 aged 68 years.

J

4

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

GOULBOURNE

In loving memory of Alfred GOULBOURNE, who died Jan 1st 1930 aged 73 years. Also of his beloved wife, Mary, who died March 1st 1935 aged 83 years. Re-united. Peace perfect peace.

J

11

Headstone

GOULBOURNE

In loving memory of David GOULBOURNE, died May 5th 1967 aged 73 years. Also his beloved wife Maud Eliza, died March 23rd 1975 aged 86 years. Cecil David GOULBOURNE, died May 18th 1998 aged 79 years. Sm. Clifford, Stratford.

J

 

Headstone

GOULBOURNE

In loving memory of Eric Aubrey GOULBOURNE, died 18th July 2008 aged 84 years.

D

60

Headstone & footstone

GREEN

Charles GREEN died August 27th 1841, aged 49 years.

G

 

Stone on outside wall opposite pump

GRIFFIN

Stone on outside wall with a single word “GRIFFIN”. Inside the church a plaque. Within this Vault lies the Body of Cornelius GRIFFIN. 21 years Vicar of this Parish who departed this life January 3rd 1867 aged 73 years.

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Window with  stone inscription and 3 plaques

GRIFFIN

This north facing window known as ”The Griffin Window”,  shows on the outside of the church, the names of, H. GRIFFIN, C. GRIFFIN & S. GRIFFIN. They are the names of Cornelius GRIFFIN, and two sisters, Henrietta & Sarah GRIFFIN. Inside the church are three plaques painted on the window. 1. In affectionate remembrance of Henrietta GRIFFIN, of Portsea, Hants, who died 6th March 1848 aged 65 years. Interred at St Peters, Bishopton, Warwickshire. 2. This Mortuary Chapel and Monument were erected by  Cornelius GRIFFIN, Vicar of this Parish since 1846 to record and perpetuate the Remembrance of two excellent Sisters who were his best earthly comforts in lifes weary pilgrimage. 3. A memorial of Esteem and regard to Sarah GRIFFIN, of Portsea, Hants, who died 6th August 1836 aged 59 years. Interred at St Peters, Walworth, Surrey.

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88

Iron railing enclosure with 3 plaques

GROVES

(Centre shield.) In memory of William GROVES, who died June …1925 aged 72 years. Also Temperance, his wife who died May 9th 1926 aged 83 years. (Right shield.) Moses SPIERS, who died December 3rd 1878 aged 62. Wife, Sarah. ……. (Left shield.) Elizabeth …….

H

 

Stone tablet

HALLAM

Nola, née BASELEY, 1910 – 1983, wife of Robert HALLAM, 1906 – 1977.

J

 

Stone tablet

HANCOCKS

In loving memory of a devoted husband father and grandfather, Kenneth Herbert HANCOCKS, died 9th November 2005 aged 80 years. Will always be in our thoughts.

J

6

Headstone & kerbstone surround

HANSON

In loving memory of Daniel HANSON, died June 12th 1953 aged 61, and of Hilda, his wife, died October 10th 1979 aged 89. Per ardua ad alta.

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17

Headstone

HARRIS

In loving memory of Cyril Walter HARRIS, born 28. December 1897, died 16. June 1964. The Lord is my shepherd. Also his wife, Rhoda Kathleen, "Katie" born 9. September 1899, died 16. April 1996.

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Headstone

HARRIS

In loving memory of a dearly beloved wife, and mother, Emily Marjorie HARRIS, born 20th Jan. 1927, died 31st July 1984. God bless you and keep you in eternal peace. Also Leslie David HARRIS, husband of Emily, and much loved father and grandfather, born 27th Sept. 1928, died 25th Aug. 1995. Who will be fondly remembered.

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97

Headstone & kerbstone

HARRIS

In remembrance of George HARRIS, died at Haselor, April 2nd 1881 aged 63 years. His end was peace.

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83

Stone cross & footstone

HAWKES

In loving memory of William HAWKES, who departed this life, March 8th 1883 aged 56 years. Also of Mary, his beloved wife of the above, who died May 19th 1898 aged 65 years. Peace perfect peace. Loved in life, lamented in death.

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28

Headstone

HAYNES

George HAYNES, died April 29 1742 aged 14. In Wealth nor Worth nor Friends nor Parts, Can rescue from Death killing Darts. Then mind thy Doom and passing by, (last line illegible).

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32

Tabletop

HAYNES

In memory of John HAYNES Gent, who died Oct. 23rd 1808, in the 74th year of his age. In memory of Elizabeth, wife of John HAYNES Gent, who died Nov. 17th 1785, in the 50th year of her age. In memory of Mary, wife of John HAYNES Gent, who died Dec. 9th 1802 in the 38th year of her age. In memory of Mary, reliot of John HAYNES Gent, who died June 24th 1834, in the 77th year of her age.

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34

Headstone & footstone

HAYNES

Reader prepare to meet thy God. In memory of John Jordan HAYNES, who died Sepr 29th 1820 aged 59 years. Also his wife Maria Rebecca HAYNES, who died April 17th 1855 (at Stoke in the county of Worcester) aged 72 years. An affectionate father and mother. William HAYNES, son of the aforesaid, died March 23rd 1839 (at Ilmington in this county) aged 24 years. Also Emma TAYLOR, daughter of the aforesaid, died February 12th 1843 (at Studley in this county) aged 33 years. They are not dead but………. "This stone erected by their sons." Sm. Lewis, Bromsgrove.

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37

Headstone & footstone

HAYNES

Ellen HAYNES, eldest daughter of John Benton & Sarah HAYNES, died Oct .12 1830 aged 17. Ann Elizabeth, infant.

 

 

Stone under the east window

HEMING

To the Glory of God & loving memory of Richard HEMING, of Bentley Manor, born 10 Mar 1810, died 9 Oct 1891. His eldest daughter Maude CHEAPE, erected this window AD 1893.

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48

Headstone & footstone

HEMING

Sacred to the memory of Samuel HEMING, who departed this life, February 14th 1828 aged 73 years. Also Ann, who departed this life, November 4th 1837 aged 75 years.

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49

Headstone & footstone

HEMING

Sacred to the memory of Ann HEMlNG, who died Decr 4th 1842 aged 53. Also of Mary HEMING, sister of the above, who died Novr 6th 1873 aged 82 years. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Sm. J. Wilkes.

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50

Headstone & footstone

HEMING

In affectionate remembrance of John HEMlNG, who died May 17th 1874 aged 86 years. The wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Sm. Davis SC, Bidford.

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51

Sarcophagus type

HEMING

In affectionate remembrance of Amy, wife of Samuel HEMING, who departed this life, March 3rd 1886 aged 75 years. Surely he hath borne our griefs, And carried our sorrows. Isaiah. LIII. 4. In affectionate remembrance of Samuel HEMING, of Haselor Grounds, who departed this life, March 13th 1862 aged 66 years. Sm. E. Wilkes.

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52

Sarcophagus type

HEMING

Sacred to the memory of Ann, daughter of Samuel and Amy HEMING, who died Sepr 24th 1848 aged 5 years and 10 months. Also Samuel, who died in infancy. Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not for of such is the kingdom of God. Sm. E. Wilkes, Grafton.

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53

Sarcophagus type

HEMING

In affectionate remembrance of John HEMING, who died March 3rd 1894 aged 49 years. As many as I love I rebuke and chasten. Rev 3rd 19th verse. Sm. E. Wilkes, Grafton.

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Stone block vase

HITCHMAN

Emily HITCHMAN, mother of Emily Marjorie (HARRIS), died 26th Jan 1927.

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73

Headstone & footstone

HOWSE

In Affectionate Remembrance of Ann Maria HOWSE, who died at Aston Cantlow June 21st 1880. “Not lost ……….” Sm. Wilkins Bros, Sutton.

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2

Headstone & kerbstone surround

HUBAND

In ever loving memory of Richard HUBAND, who died April 22nd 1933 aged 68 years. Abide with me. Also his wife, Annie Elizabeth HUBAND, passed on to him, June 7th 1943 aged 78 years. There's peace and rest in Paradise.

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67

Headstone & kerbstone surround

JOHNSON

In loving memory of Eliza, wife of James JOHNSON, who died June 18. 1924 aged 82 years. “To-day shalt thou be with Me in Paradise.” Sill Taylor & Son, Evesham Road, Stratford.

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89

Headstone & kerbstone surround

JONES

In loving memory of Lucy, widow of George JONES, of Mottisfont, who died July 31st 1900 aged 63 years. “Until the day break and the shadows flee away.” Sm. Davis, Bidford.

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102

Headstone & kerbstone surround

JONES

To the memory of Arthur James JONES, died February 18th 1960 aged 84. Rest in peace.

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Stone tablet

KENNETT

Patricia A. KENNETT, 28. 2. 51 - 30. 8. 89. Loved always.

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47

Headstone

KNIGHT

Loving Remembrance of Ann KNIGHT, who passed peacefully away, October19. 1908 in her 80th year. Sunset and Evening Star, One clear call for me.

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Headstone

LAMB

Leonard LAMB, - see Barrie Sydney SMITH.

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Headstone

LAMB

Ruby Kathleen LAMB, - see Barrie Sydney SMITH.

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24

Headstone

LANE

In memory of John LANE Gent, who departed this life, the 2nd of Augst 1820 aged 75 years. Also in memory of Ann his wife, who departed this life, the 30th June 1827 aged 69 years. Heaven has confirmed the great decree, That Adams race must die, We living men the tomb survey, Where you must shortly lie.

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25

Headstone

LANE

In memory of John LANE, he died Sepr 25th 1781 aged 69. Also in memory of Mary, wife of John LANE, she died June 22d 1776 aged 59. Here lies asleep Both man and Wife, Now joined in Death as well as Life, But now they are gone in hopes to Rest, In Heaven above for ever Blest.

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59

Headstone & footstones

LANE

In loving memory of Sarah, wife of Samuel LANE, who fell asleep at Wilmcote, Jan. 13. 1908 aged 69 years. “Her end was peace.” Also of Samuel LANE, who died May 29. 1919 aged 85 years. “At rest.” Sm. Clifford, Stratford.

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Stone tablet

LANE

Frederick George LANE, 9. 10. 1929 – 28. 5. 1998.

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Stone tablet

LATHAM

Sheila LATHAM, née Spencer, 1934 – 2007. Grandma we miss you.

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Headstone

LAWRENCE

In loving memory of Sir William LAWRENCE 4th Bt., born 14th July 1913, died 3rd November 1986.

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105

Headstone

LEACH

In loving memory of our dear parents, Oliver Laurance LEACH, died Dec. 21st 1909 aged 41 years, and Rhoda LEACH, died March 9th 1945 aged 80 years. Thou art missed because thy seat is empty.

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82

Headstone & kerbstone surround

LEEK

In loving memory of Annie LEEK, who fell asleep May 26th 1931 aged 54 years. Thy will be done. Sm. White and Sons, South Yardley.

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Stone tablet

LEGG

Peter Bryan Cheetham LEGG, 1911 – 1983, also his wife, Margaret Ethel Bickers, 1922 – 2004.

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3

Headstone & kerbstone surround

LITHERLAND

In loving memory of Louis LITHERLAND, who died March 24th 1933 aged 75 years. At rest. Also Emily LITHERLAND, died Oct. 7th 1946 aged 92 years. See also DALBY & GWYNNE.

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68

Stone tablet

LORD

Also of Violet Mary LORD, died July 4th 1980 aged 72, dear wife of The Revd Charles James LORD, grandson of Hermon & Catherine PRICE. See also PRICE.

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68

Stone tablet

LORD

Revd Charles James LORD, 1912-1993, Iste Conatus.

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68

Stone tablet

LORD

Hester Mary LORD, 1907-1990, Magistra Venerata.

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Headstone

LOWDEN-MUNRO

Izobelle Naomi LOWDEN-MUNRO, 27th Aug. 2008 - 24th Sept. 2008. Our little angel now and forever. Nite Nite Love always. Mummy & Daddy xxxx.

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Headstone

McDOUGALL

In loving memory of a dear husband & father Arthur McDOUGALL, died 20th September 1978 aged 52 years. Rest in peace.

J

9

Kerbstone surround

MCKEOWN

In memory of Robert James Gerald MCKEOWN, of Astmoor House, Haselor, died April 11th 1960 aged 63 years. Winifred Helen MCKEOWN, died July 6th 1967 aged 74 years.

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46

Headstone & footstone

MANDER

William MANDER, died March 15 1815 aged 64.

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93

Headstone & kerbstone surround

MORRIS

In loving memory of Richard Tomkins MORRIS, died May 6th 1882 aged 47 years. Also of his widow, Lucy (Nanums), died March 17th 1927 aged 93 years. Very dear friend and devoted nurse of Gladys ELGOOD, Edith & Jack BROADBENT by whom this stone is erected. Faithful until death. Sm. Smith & Wyatt, Redditch.

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98

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

MORRIS

In loving memory of Joseph Tomkins M0RRIS, of Hoo Mill, who died July 17th 1925 aged 75 years. And his beloved wife, Jane, died Aug 5th 1932 aged 84 years. Until the day break and the shadows flee, The Lord shall give thee rest.

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99

Headstone & kerbstone surround

MORRIS

In affectionate remembrance of Sarah Edith MORRIS, died Oct 1st 1944 aged 71years. At rest.

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Headstone & kerbstone surround

MOWBRAY

In memory of Adela, beloved wife of Harold Ravensdale MOWBRAY, who died on the July 25th 1951 aged 52.

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Headstone

O'DELL

Sacred to the memory of a beloved husband and father, John Gordon O'DELL, died 11th July 2006 aged 61 years.

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84

Headstone

O'DELL

In loving memory of Christina Jane O'DELL, died 18. April 1965 aged 59. Also her husband Reginald Harry O'DELL, died 21 June 1984 aged 78. Reunited.

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Headstone

PALMER

In loving memory of a dear husband and father, Leslie Charles PALMER, died 1st August 1973 aged 57 years, and his dear wife Barbara Louisa, died 8th June 1989 aged 66 years.

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Headstone

PALMER

In loving memory of our dearly loved son, Vivian Leslie PALMER, died 25th November 1967 aged 22 years.

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PATERSON-MORGAN

Mary Seymour PATERSON-MORGAN, – see John Heath SYKES.

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Headstone

PATERSON-MORGAN

Francis David PATERSON-MORGAN, 1914 - 1990. Let us all meet again with the Lord caught up in the clouds and the air.

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Headstone & footstone

PERKS

Sacred, to the memory of Thomas PERKS, who departed this life, January 5th 1863 aged 40 years. Also of Susan Mary, wife of the above, who departed this life, May 29th 1856 aged 31 years. Also of two children, who died in their infancy. The dust shall return to the earth as, It was and the spirit shall return to God who gave it. Sm. Read, Stratford.

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Headstone & footstone

PERKS

In loving remembrance of Susan PERKS, [daughter of the late, Thomas and Susan Mary PERKS, of this Parish], who died 9th November 1879 aged 27 years. “Them also which sleep in Jesus, will God bring with him.” Sm. Sill Davis, Bidford.

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Headstone & footstone

PERKS

In loving memory of Mary Tomkins, the beloved wife of Thomas PERKS, who fell asleep April 6th 1921 aged 78 years. And willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. Also of Thomas PERKS, died April 12th 1937 aged 82 years. Sm. Smith & Wyatt, Alcester.

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Headstone & footstones

PERKS

In Affectionate Remembrance of John Smith PERKS, who died March 18th 1890 aged 62 years. “In the midst of life we are in death”. Also of Ellen Maria PERKS, wife of above, who died Feby 6th 1921 aged 88 years. I know that my redeemer liveth. Also Frank PERKS, who died August 9th 1906 aged 39 years. “And now Lord. What is my hope, Truly my hope is even in thee.” Sm. Berridge, Alcester.

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Headstone & kerbstone surround

PERKS

In affectionate remembrance of George PERKS, of Great Alne, who died January 6th 1932 aged 76 years. Lead kindly light. Also of Fred PERKS, who departed this life Nov.13th 1932 aged 74 years. Sm. Smith & Wyatt, Redditch.

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Headstone & footstone

PERKS

In loving memory, William PERKS, who died November 28th 1933 aged 73 years. Also of John PERKS, who died August 2nd 1933 aged 69 years, Interred at Dunmore Cemetery, U.S.A. Here have we no continuing city, But we seek one to come.

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Headstone & kerbstone surround

PERKS

In loving memory of Harry PERKS, who died November 29th 1937, in his 76th year. “Until the day break.” Sm. Clifford & Son, Stratford.

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Stone tablet

PHIPPS

Michael Frederick PHIPPS, 3. January 1943 – 12. March 2006, beloved husband of Katherine Mary PHIPPS (née Lord.) Love is Stronger than Death.

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Headstone & kerbstone surround

PRICE

In loving memory, Catherine PRICE, who passed away, June 5th 1925 aged 78 years. “I hope to see my Pilot face to face, When I have crossed the bar”. Also of Hermon PRICE, husband of above aged 33 years. Interred Burton-on-Trent Cemetery. See also LORD.

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Headstone

PRICE

In ever loving memory of Minnie, dearly loved wife of Ernest PRICE, passed away, April 5th 1953 aged 68. ‘Rest in peace.’ Also of Ernest PRICE, died July 19th 1957 aged 75. Sm. Lidster, Worksop, Notts.

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Headstone

READ

Wallace READ, 15.5.1940. - 11.4.1957. A dear son and brother.

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Headstone

READ

Benjamin READ, 21.5.1902 - 23.1.1968. Gladys Sarah READ, 1.6.1907 - 14.4.1961.  Dearly beloved parents.

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Stone tablet

REED

In loving memory of Barbara Lilian REED, died 18th Feb 1998 aged 75 years.

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Stone tablet

REDDAWAY

Loving memory of Michael Arthur REDDAWAY, 26. 5. 37 - 27. 9. 96.

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Headstone

REDDING

In loving memory of Albert Victor REDDING, born 26.2.1914, died 5.2.2005

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Stone tablet

RICE

In loving memory of John RICE, born 4–12–1934, died 25–8–1997. Good night God bless.

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Headstone

ROBERTS

In loving memory of our parents, Cyril ROBERTS, 1896–1948, and Marjorie, (Village Postmistress), 1905 -1984. Stand and be faithful.

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Stone block vase

ROBERTS

George ROBERTS, 1867 ~ 1943. (The stone block vase date is incorrect. It should say, 1868 ~ 1943). Sophia ROBERTS, 1870 ~ 1943.

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Small iron cross

ROBERTS

In loving memory of Joseph and Jane ROBERTS. R.I.P.

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Small iron cross

ROBERTS

In loving memory of William George ROBERTS. R.I.P.

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Stone block vase

RYMAN

Betty RYMAN (née ROBERTS), 1927 - 1997.

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Headstone broken off & footstone

SALE

………..died 1726. Grieve not my father and my mother dear, I'm (gone) to rest you have no cause to fear, My race was short I could no longer stay, My dear Redeemer hath called me away. (Bloom gives John son of Brace SALE, died July 12th 1726 aged 11). (Most of this entry is from an earlier record.)

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Headstone

SALE

Read and pray. Sacred, to the memory of James SALE, of this Parish, who departed this life, April 24th …. aged 45? Sm. H. Edkins, Henley.

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Headstone & kerbstone surround

SALE

In loving memory of Frederick SALE, died 15th Dec.15th 1963 aged 71 years. Peace perfect peace. Sm. F. Underhill, Warwick.

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Headstone & footstone

SALT

Sacred, to the memory of Anthony SALT, who departed this life, July XIII, MDCCCXXXIX aged LIII. All you that do my grave pass by, As you are now so once was I, As I am now so you must be, Prepare with speed to follow me.

G

92

Base of cross & kerbstone surround

SEWELL

In loving memory of James SEWELL, who died Oct 21st 1914 aged 76 years. Also of Anne Mould, wife of above, who died June 21st 1924 aged 78 years.

C

31

Headstone

SHAYLER

Thomas SHAYLER, died March 25 1798 aged 59, of Oversley Park. Mary, died … 7 …., Sarah, died….., Mary, daughter of John & Mary GIBBS, first married to, Thomas WOODS, Gent of Feckenham, by whom she had two sons and two daughters and secondly to Thomas SHAYLER, Gent, late of Oversley Park, by whom she left no issue. She died Dec. 7 1805 aged 74. Also Sarah, daughter of above, died in infancy.

 

 

Plaque in vestry

SMITH

In Memory of Sarah, the only Daughter & Heiress of John SMITH, who Married with Henry HEMMING, and Afterwards with Willm SPIERS, both of this Parish. She Died June 3rd 1786. Aged 60 Years. Set your Affections on things above, And not on things on the Earth.

A

16

Headstone

SMITH

In loving memory of Ruth SMITH, born Sept. 3rd 1904, died Jan. 13th 1969. And of her sisters Rachel SMITH, born Nov. 30th 1902, died Oct. 3rd 1993. Joan SMITH, born Oct. 12th 1909, died March 19th 2010.

F

72

Headstone & footstone

SMITH

Sacred to the memory of Joseph SMITH, farmer of this place, who died January 23rd 1858 aged 77 years. An affectionate husband and father dear, a sincere friend lies buried here. Also Ann SMITH, daughter of the above, who died July 4th 1844 aged 28 years.

B

 

Headstone by fence

SMITH

To the memory of Jeremiah SMITH, of this Parish, who died Janry the 12th 1767 aged 78.

C

 

Headstone by fence

SMITH

In memory of John SMITH, who died June the …. aged….Also in memory of Anne, the wife ……...

F

 

Stone tablet

SMITH

In memory of Baden Sydney SMITH, 26.11.1900 - 1.4.1976 and his wife Doris Mary, 11.10.1911 - 17.2.2005. Always loving, always loved.

F

 

Headstone

SMITH

Barrie Sydney SMITH, 24- 6- 1933 – 15- 5- 1956, and his sister Ruby Kathleen LAMB, 8- 8- 1932 – 4- 12- 1984. Missed by all. Leonard LAMB, 28- 5- 1931 -- 4- 2- 1996. Brian SMITH, 30- 9- 1935 -- 18- 4- 2000.

A

13

Headstone

SOUTH

Near this place lieth interred Harkilos, son of John & Sarah SOUTH, of this Parish, aged 8 weeks. Also son Thomas, died August 9 1737 aged 30 weeks. Also son John Lebbeus, died December 30 1738 aged 20 weeks. Christ Crosse my Crown I do maintain though heathen men doe disdain.

H

 

Headstone

SPENCER

In loving memory of Alfred Bertie SPENCER, born 22nd Nov. 1904, died 28 Nov. 1989, and Florence Emily SPENCER, born 5th Feb. 1904, died 18th Dec. 1991.

D

44

Headstone

SPIERS

Elizabeth SPIERS, died May 16th 1770, wife of William, of this Parish.

H

100

Headstone & kerbstone surround

STEELE

In loving memory of Amy Grace STEELE, died Nov.14th 1917 aged 37 years. Also of her husband Walter Thomas STEELE, died May 6th 1949 aged 70 years. His wish fulfilled. Only "Good night" beloved. Not farewell.

G

 

Headstone

STEPHENS

Mark William STEPHENS, In loving memory of 1900-1982. Rest in Peace. Also of Alice Mary STEPHENS, 1902-1994.

H

 

Millstone

STEWART

In loving memory of Albert Crompton STEWART, of Hoo Mill. March 23rd 1882 - July 8th 1968, and of his beloved wife, Katherine née MORRIS, July 6th 1886 - May 12th 1980.

H

 

Millstone

STEWART

In loving memory of John Morris STEWART, of Hoo Mill. Oct. 22nd 1925 - May 17th 2002. "Uncle John", Godfather & friend to so many.

F

83A

Headstone

STOCK

In loving memory of William Heming, dearly beloved child of H. R and L. S STOCK, born Aug. 6. 1907, died Feb. 5. 1908.

J

7

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

SYKES

Sacred to the memory of William SYKES, Lt Colonel 3rd (P.O.W) Dragoon Gds, born 27th Sept 1867, died 3rd March 1950, and his wife, Eleanor Mary, died 10th June 1958 aged 81 years.

J

8

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

 

SYKES

 

In loving and honoured memory of John Heath SYKES, B.A. Oxon. Vicar of this Parish from 1867–1912. He entered into life, March 26 1912 aged 78 years. Also of his devoted wife, Frances Amelia, who followed him, Nov 27 1919 aged 80 years. The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. Wisdom. III. I. Here lie the ashes of Margaret SYKES, born July 1st 1880. Entered into rest, September 9th 1958. Here rest the ashes of Mary Seymour PATERSON-MORGAN, (née SYKES), born May 14. 1879, called to higher service, June 22. 1957.

J

 

Plaque near the altar

 

SYKES To the Glory of God and the most loving memory of John Heath SYKES, B . A . Oxon. Born April 22nd 1834. Died March 26th 1912. Vicar of this Parish from 1867 to 1912: this church was restored and the Vicarage built during his Incumbency. His devoted wife and children placed this tablet here in sure and certain hope of Resurrection to eternal life through the Lord Jesus Christ. Si monumentum quaeris circumspice.

J

10

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

SYKES In Memoriam. Hugh Percival SYKES, born June 10th 1875, died October 29th 1896.

J

12

Sundial

SYKES

Erected March 21st 1914, by the Parishioners of Haselor, in affectionate remembrance of the Revd John Heath SYKES, who was the Faithfull (sic) Vicar of this Parish for 45 years. 1867 : 1912.

 

 

Window in the church by pulpit

SYKES

In memory of John Heath SYKES, Born April 23 1866, Died at Bombay, March 1 1892. Also of Hugh Percival SYKES, Born June 10 1875, Died October 29 1896. (Added note. Two sons of the Revd John Heath SYKES).

H

101

Headstone & kerbstone surround

TAYLOR

In loving memory of Ada TAYLOR, beloved wife of Samuel, died May 22nd 1956 aged 76. Forever with the Lord. Also Samuel TAYLOR, died Dec 31st 1964 aged 84. Sm. Clifford & Son, Stratford.

G

90

Sarcophagus type

TENNANT

In affectionate memory of Henry TENNANT, who died May 25th 1876 aged 62 years. The blood of Jesus Christ his son cleanseth us from all sin. 1. John 1. 7. Sm. Davis, Bidford.

D

57

Headstone & footstones

THOMAS

In loving remembrance of Jonathan THOMAS, [of Haselor], who departed this life, Feby 22nd 1869 aged 77 years. Also of Lucy, wife of the above, who died Novr 20th 1876 aged 74 years. They are gone from this valley of tears, Their toils and their cares are all o'er, They have entered the land of the blest, And are now on the golden shore. Sm. Davis, Bidford.

A

 

Headstone

THOMSON

In loving memory of Constance Lena THOMSON, died 11th March 1978 aged 84 years. "Thy word was as a lamp to my feet."

B

 

 Headstone by fence

TIMPSON

In memory of Thomas TIMPSON, who died the March ?0th 17?? aged 71 years. Also to the memory of Elisabeth, the wife of Thoms TIMPSON, who died November the …… 17?? Aged 80 years.

B

 

Headstone by fence

TOWNSEND

In Memory of Thomas TOWNSEND, who died the 3rd of July 1770 aged 73 years. Also Elizabeth, wife of Thomas TOWNSEND, who died …..1786 aged…..

E

61

Headstone

TRUSLOVE

In Affectionate Remembrance of John Henry TRUSLOVE, late of Oversley, who died Septr 17th 1886 aged 77 years. The master is come and calleth for thee. St. John XI. 28. Here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come. Heb. XIII. 14.

H

96

Headstone & footstone

WALDRON

In loving memory of Joseph WALDRON, died Decr 16th 1895 aged 84 years. Also Elizabeth, wife of the above, died March 24th 1898 aged 78 years. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Sm. Berridge, Alcester.

G

85

Kerbstone surround

WASHBOURNE

In loving memory of our dear father and mother, Walter WASHBOURNE, who died July 18th 1925 aged 66 years and of Mary Jane, his dearly beloved wife who died Dec. 24th 1928 aged 64 years. The day thou gavest Lord is ended.

G

86

Stone cross & kerbstone surround

WASHBOURNE

In loving memory of our darling Jim, only son of Walter & Jane WASHBOURNE, born Aug. 3. 1903, died July 15. 1914.

A

 

Stone tablet

WATTS

Celia Iris WATTS, died May 19th 1991 aged 49 years. God Bless. Little Nanny to Darren YATES-BADLEY. Firefighter 814.

B

 

Stone tablet

WHITE

Harry WHITE, 15th Aug 1915 - 6th Sept 1980.

B

27

Headstone

WHITE

In loving memory of William WHITE, who died Decr 18th 1896 aged 58 years. With Christ which is far better. Phil. 1. 23. Sm. Davis, Bidford.

A

 

Headstone

WILKES

Raymond Leslie WILKES, - see J H J BRADDON.

D

 

Headstone

WILLIAMS

Kim Gareth WILLIAMS, died 24. March 2006. God bless you. Love you.

D

41

Headstone

WILLIAMS

In memory of Henrietta Matilda, daughter of John & Ann Keziah WILLIAMS, of Alcester, who died Sepr 26th 1851 aged 6 months. Also of Charles Richard WILLIAMS, who died January 14th 1856 aged 3 years and 6 months.

D

42

Headstone & footstone

WILLIAMS

Sacred, to the memory of Jacob WILLIAMS, of Alcester, who departed this life, June 30th 1814 aged 45 years. Also Frances, wife of the above, who died Septr 25th 1855 aged 80 years.

J

 

Stone tablet

WILLIAMSON

In loving memory of Ellen WILLIAMSON, 11th March 1920 - 28th April 2008. You will always be in our thoughts. Neal, Jeannie & Diana.

D

 

Headstone

WRIGHT

In loving memory of Arthur Derrick WRIGHT, 12. 3. 1932 - 23. 7. 2003.

A

 

Stone tablet

YATES-BADLEY

First in last out, Darren Mark YATES-BADLEY, 7. 1. 83 - 2. 11. 2007 aged 24. Our hero always in our hearts for ever.

B

 

Bench seat near porch

YOUNG

In loving memory of Allen YOUNG, 1928 - 2002.

 

 

 

 

August 2010

 


 

 

West & south view before the church clock. c1914

East & north view of the church. c1900

   
   

St Mary Magdalene & All Saints, Haselor.

 Roll of Honour

 European War, 1914 - 1918.

 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down

his life for his friends.

George John Malcolm

Major

Royal Flying Corps attchd. R.F.A. July 9th 1916

Fred Woodward

 

Quebec Rifles

Edward Jones

 

Royal Warwickshire

Ralph Hammond

 

North Staffs

William Southam

 

Royal Warwicks

Arthur Jones

 

Royal Warwicks

Leslie Cheape

Captain

1st Kings Dragoon Guards

Robert Woodward

 

North Staffs

Edward Woodward

 

Royal Garrison Artillery

Hugh Gray-Cheape

Colonel

Warwickshire Yeomanry

Reginald Roberts

 

Royal Warwicks

Christopher Jones

 

Canadians

Grant them, Lord, Eternal Rest, and let light perpetual shine upon them.

 

The wording above is in a picture frame in the church, and seven of the above names, are also on the plaque in the church porch.

 

Two plaques in the church porch.

 

   
   

Remembering the people that lost their lives in the Great War.

 

Haselor Church & Clock erected as War Memorial.

 

   
 

Cornelius Griffin, Vicar of Haselor (1846-1867).

 

The arrow points to where the coffin was pushed in from outside.

GRIFFIN name on the stone.

Father’s predecessor at Haselor must have been a curious and unbalanced man, and to hear about his habits and idiosyncrasies would fill us with an astonished fascination. He lived, apparently in a room of a cottage belonging to a widow, close to where the Vicarage now stands. He shared his room with the woman’s son, but varied his habitat by living part of the time in the vestry. Here he housed his own coffin, and kept a store of food and other treasures in it.

He always expressed a wish to be buried in church, but by the time his strange ministry came to an end, a law had been passed forbidding interment in churches. However, the resourceful Griffin had made his plans, and one can see to this day the place where, according to his instructions, he was pushed in from outside through an alcove under the north window, and where his name is engraved on the stone in the wall. My eldest sister who played the organ and practised during the week declared she could always smell ‘old Griffin’ when she passed up or down the aisle. Perhaps this was not a mere flight of fancy, as my mother, soon after going to Haselor, took a Colonel and Mrs Childs to look at the church, and all exclaimed at the unpleasant smell. Upon recounting the incident to various parishioners my mother was assured that it was undoubtedly the corpse of the previous vicar making itself felt.

 

Extracts from “Life at Haselor Vicarage” by Lt Colonel William Sykes (1867-1950), 3rd son of the Rev. John Heath Sykes, Vicar of Haselor, 1867-1912.

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Two versions of the same story. 

Anthony Knight, the owner of the cider-mill, on one occasion had wandered over Church Hill and taken part in a pigeon-shooting competition at the back of the Crown.  Returning home through the churchyard in the small hours, as he rounded the east end of the church, he saw a ghost with arms outspread apparently holding him up.  With ready wit he slipped a couple of cartridges into the gun he was carrying, fired both barrels at the apparition and making a detour arrived home shaken but safely.  The following morning disclosed the fact that Anthony had well and truly peppered a white marble cross which had been erected near the pathway.  Sad to relate that the relict of the deceased demanded and obtained damages for the outrage! 

Extracts from “Haselor Memories” by Francis (Frank) William Sykes (1864-1945), eldest son of the Rev. John Heath Sykes, Vicar of Haselor, 1867-1912.

One old man who used to live in a cottage beside the church, and furthest from the village, had to walk through the churchyard on his way back from the ‘local’. He invariably carried a loaded muzzle gun. One night he was coming home through the churchyard, and as he rounded the corner of the church by the east window, he saw a strange white spectre near the wicket gate through which he would have to pass. Up went his gun and a shot rang out on the still air. The whiten head toppled to the ground, but the sound was too substantial for the substance of a ghost. He approached with wariness the object of his marksmanship, and found that he had blown off the head-shaped top of a newly erected tombstone. For decades it has lain in the grass with the shot mark on it. 

Extracts from “Life at Haselor Vicarage” by Lt Colonel William Sykes (1867-1950), 3rd son of the Rev. John Heath Sykes, Vicar of Haselor, 1867-1912.

 

A farmer's son, Percy Tunnicliffe Cowley, expresses something of the spirit of the place in a few touching lines which I am glad to have saved from oblivion.  Here they are.
   

HASELOR 

 
   
That's where I played in childhood's happy days

In country lanes with country children's ways,
And now
Asleep together in the grave they lie.
The sun is sinking blood red in the west,
The birds are singing day's sweet lullaby

While father and mother are at rest!

There in old Haselor churchyard on the hill
Away from busy life all calm and still
They lie asleep.
Farewell old home, so careful and so kind,
Why should we sorrow, we who're left behind?
Why should we weep?
For soon we too shall seek our rest
And sleep!
   
Extracts from “Haselor Memories” by Francis (Frank) William Sykes (1864-1945), eldest son of the Rev. John Heath Sykes, Vicar of Haselor, 1867-1912.
 
 

On a gravestone in the churchyard. Where is it?

 

All you that do my grave pass by,

As you are now so once was I,

As I am now so you must be,

Prepare with speed to follow me.

 

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                                                                    ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS           HASELOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

INCUMBENTS

 

 

 

CHURCHWARDENS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATE

NAME

STYLE

 

DATE

NAME

 

Early 12C

William

Rector

 

1794-?

William Chattaway

 

c 1228

William de Southwell

Chaplain

 

1794-?

William Spiers

 

1230

Nicholas

Parson

 

1848-1849

John Hemmimg

Declared null & void by Rev. Griffin

1281

Peter de Leycester

Sub Deacon

 

1848-1849

Richard Greenhill

Declared null & void by Rev. Griffin

1282

Nicholas de Buvynton

Parson

 

1849-1851

Charles Field

 

1290

Nicholas

Parson

 

1849

Daniel T Morris

 

1298 - 1314

Nicholas Lynet

Parson

 

1850-1851

George Haines

 

c 1329

Nicholas

Rector

 

1852-1855

Charles Young

 

1332

Philip de Hambury

?

 

1852-1856,1862-69

James French

 

1345 - 1349

William de Southam

Priest

 

1855-1857

Richard Page

 

1347

John of the Broke

?

 

1856-1862

Thomas Perks

 

1349

John Guldene

Clerk

 

1857-1862

Samuel Hemming

 

1349

Robert de Overton

Presbyter

 

1862-1874

William T Cowley

 

1375-1379

Robert 

Rector

 

1869-1879

C T Greenhill

 

1400-1405

Richard Lovecock

Perp. Vicar

 

1874-1881

Joseph Heming

 

1405-1410

Wm Elys

?

 

1879-1894

Herbert Coney

 

1423

John Betley

?

 

1881-1884

James Edkins

 

1449-1472

Radolphus London

?

 

1884-1911

Theo Bomford

 

1472

Thos Grene

Dominus

 

1894-1926

Joseph T Morris

 

1500

Edmund Parr

Dominus

 

1911-1914

W Bryant

 

1523

Roger Palmer

Presbyter

 

1914-1919

Alfred Goulbourne

 

1530-1545

Rd Brugges

Vicar

 

1919-1922

Richard Huband

 

1545-1552

Th Tayler

Vicar

 

1922-1934

J D Bullock

 

Died 1571

Daniel Hyde

Vicar

 

1926-1938,1945-47

Fred T Baseley

 

1574-1586

Reynold Brooke

Vicar

 

1934-1937

Arthur J Jones

 

1586-1618

Rob Spencer

Curate

 

1937-1940

Frank Webb

 

Died 1640

Richard Such

?

 

1938-1945,1947-48

Philip T Finnemore

 

1640

Rich Flavell

?

 

1940-1950

H Mason

 

1662-1668

Brian Moore

Clerk

 

1948-1952

E F Thorneywork

 

1681-1704

Thos Langley

Vicar

 

1950-1951,1962-64

Cecil Jones

 

1705-1716

Roger Hughes

Minister

 

1951-1991

John M Stewart

 

1715-1739

Jn Clarke

Minister

 

1952-1954

W Roberts

 

1754-1777

Stephen Nason

Vicar

 

1954-1961

Robert Mckeown

 

1774-1778

Wm Williams

Minister

 

1961-1962

Douglas Taylor

 

1778-1800

John Bennett & others

Minister

 

1964-1978

P B C Legg

 

1786-1797

Variety of clergy

 

 

1978-2002

Hamish L Gray-Cheape

 

1801-1845

Rich Carles

Vicar

 

1991-

A John Parr

 

1845-1846

W H Salmon

Minister

 

2002- 2009

R Martyn Davey

 

1846-1867

Corn Griffin

Vicar

 

2009-

Christopher C Corbett

 

1867-1912

John H Sykes

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1912

F W Mason

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1912-1938

John C Spencer

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1938-1943

Allan Marr

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1945-1954

Nigel Scott

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1955-1983

Frank Wain

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1984-1987

Alan Metcalfe

Vicar

 

 

 

 

1989-2004

Stephen R Burch

Vicar

 

 

 

 

2006-

David Cooper Capron

Vicar