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Bailey, Douglas Albert Henry

Register: B725 Died: 10-Jun-1973 Aged: 72
In grave of entry B703
In loving memory of a dear wife and mother, Mildred Agnes Bailey. passed away 18th Aug 1969, aged 76 years. Also of her husband Douglas A H Bailey, passed away 10th June 1973, aged 71 years.

Bailey, Mavis Doreen

Register: B854 Plot: 764 Born: 02-Jun-2029 Buried (ashes): 30-Jan-1991 Aged: 61
Died 1990
Mavis Bailey 2.6.1929 - 23.1.1991. "At rest"

Bailey, Mildred Agnes

Register: B702 Plot: 325a Died: 18-Aug-1969 Buried (ashes): 22-Aug-1969 Aged: 76
Died in Milford Chest Hospital. North of Harrison (plot 325)
In loving memory of a dear wife and mother, Mildred Agnes Bailey. passed away 18th Aug 1969, aged 76 years. Also of her husband Douglas A H Bailey, passed away 10th June 1973, aged 71 years.

Barker, Susan Jennifer

Register: B958 Plot: 940 Born: 05-Nov-1646 Died: 27-May-2004 Buried (ashes): 06-Jul-2004 Aged: 57
North wall between Hislop/Magee
In loving memory of Susan J Barker 5.11.1946 - 27.5.2004

Baverstock, Percival John

Register: X0002 Died: 02-May-1941 Aged: 23
Commemorated: St James' War Memorial and Portsmouth Navy Memorial.
P/JX 178838, H.M.S. Jersey, Royal Navy who died age 23 on 2nd May 1941. Son of Walter Henry and Edith Mary Baverstock, of Abinger, Surrey.Ordinary Seaman Percival John Baverstock

Bayley, Charles Leicester

Register: X0080 Plot: 177 Died: 12-Jan-1853 Aged: 29
Buried 17 Jan aged 30(sic).Burial record lost.
Charles Leicester Bayley died January X11th AD MDCCCLXIII aged XXIX. Frances Carleton Bayley died Dec XV AD MDCCCLXIV aged LXXII. Here also rest in humble hope of a joyful resurrection to eternal life the mortal remains of the Revd John Welstead Sharp Powell of Kingston on Thames From 1850 to 1977 Rector of this parish Rural Dean died February the 25th 1881.

Bayley, Charlotte Emma Florence

Register: B159 Plot: 176 Died: 11-May-1899 Aged: 54
Nee Bailie-Hamilton, widow of Col F N Bayley. Lectern destroyed 1944. Link
To the dear memory of my husband Nathaniel Frederick Bayley Colonel in HM Indian Army born the 10th of March 1827 died the 16th of September 1877. "The Lord watch between me and thee When we are absent one from the other Until the day break and the shadows fire away". Also to the beloved memory of Walter Ker Bayley our dearly loved son born at Rangoon Jan 13th 1875 entered the Cape Mounted Rifles August 1895 and fell in action in the Langgerg Bechuanaland May 9th 1897. Also sacred to the precious memory of Florence our sister and widow of Nathaniel Bayley who entered into rest Ascension Day May 11th 1899.

Memorial: The lectern was dedicated in this church 8 Oct 1899 to the Glory of God and the beloved memories of Florence Bayley and Walter Ker her only son who fell in action May 1897 aged 22. Given by her daughter and sisters AD 1899. "Thy word is lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path".

Bayley, Frances Carleton

Register: X0098 Plot: 177 Died: 15-Dec-1864 Aged: 72
Burial record lost. Link
Charles Leicester Bayley died January X11th AD MDCCCLXIII aged XXIX. Frances Carleton Bayley died Dec XV AD MDCCCLXIV aged LXXII. Here also rest in humble hope of a joyful resurrection to eternal life the mortal remains of the Revd John Welstead Sharp Powell of Kingston on Thames From 1850 to 1977 Rector of this parish Rural Dean died February the 25th 1881.

Memorial: To the beloved memory of Frances Carleton Bayley died Dec XV AD MDCCCLXIV aged LXXII years. "In peace".

Bayley, Frederick

Register: B001 Plot: 176 Born: 16-Sep-1877 Died: 21-Sep-1877 Aged: 50
To the dear memory of my husband Nathaniel Frederick Bayley Colonel in HM Indian Army born the 10th of March 1827 died the 16th of September 1877. "The Lord watch between me and thee When we are absent one from the other Until the day break and the shadows fire away". Also to the beloved memory of Walter Ker Bayley our dearly loved son born at Rangoon Jan 13th 1875 entered the Cape Mounted Rifles August 1895 and fell in action in the Langgerg Bechuanaland May 9th 1897. Also sacred to the precious memory of Florence our sister and widow of Nathaniel Bayley who entered into rest Ascension Day May 11th 1899.

Beamish, Isaac

Register: B305 Plot: 239 Aged: 80
In loving memory of Isaac Beamish died 1920 aged 80 years.

Beddington-Behrens, Edward

Register: B698 Plot: 318 Born: 07-Feb-1997 Died: 28-Nov-1968 Aged: 71
Next Thomson
In ever loving memory of my beloved husband Edward Beddington-Behrens Kt CMG MC 7-2-1897 - 23-1-1968 "A star danced and under it was born". Irene Adela (Renee) 3-11-1906 - 28-5-1989.

Bedingfield, Anna Maria

Register: A1002 Died: 22-Jun-1708
Bedingfeild in register. Buried in North Chancel. Link
Memorial: Here lyeth the body of Anna-Maria Bedingfield daughter of Mr Thomas Bedingfield deceased June the 22 1708.

Bedingfield, Mary

Register: A1015 Died: 12-May-1710
Bedinfeild in register.
Memorial: Here lyeth the bdy of Mrs Mary Bedingfield wife of Mr Thomas Bedingfield deceased May ye 12th 1710. here lyeth also the body of their daughter Mary deceased March ye 12 1721.

Beeney, Arthur John

Register: B151 Plot: 188 Died: 16-May-1898 Aged: 2 days
In loving memory of Eva the darling wife of Arthur Beeney who fell asleep in Jesus May 15th 1898. Also of her precious babe Arthur John who died May 16th aged 2 days. Also of John Coe father of the above named Eva who died March 10th 1903 aged 69 years. "They that were ready went in and the door was shut". Also of Bessie wife of Arthur Beeney who enetered into life July 1936 aged 63 years.

Beeney, Bessie

Register: B425 Plot: 182 Buried (ashes): 04-Jun-1936 Aged: 62
In loving memory of Eva the darling wife of Arthur Beeney who fell asleep in Jesus May 15th 1898. Also of her precious babe Arthur John who died May 16th aged 2 days. Also of John Coe father of the above named Eva who died March 10th 1903 aged 69 years. "They that were ready went in and the door was shut". Also of Bessie wife of Arthur Beeney who entered into life July 1936 aged 63 years?.

Beeney, Evangeline

Register: B150 Plot: 182 Aged: 27
In loving memory of Eva the darling wife of Arthur Beeney who fell asleep in Jesus May 15th 1898. Also of her precious babe Arthur John who died May 16th aged 2 days. Also of John Coe father of the above named Eva who died March 10th 1903 aged 69 years. "They that were ready went in and the door was shut". Also of Bessie wife of Arthur Beeney who enetered into life July 1936 aged 63 years.

Bicknell, Ann

Register: X0078 Plot: 78 Died: 17-Aug-1853 Aged: 23
Burial record lost.
Sacred to the memory of Ann Bicknell who died August 17 1853 aged 23 years. "The mouldering dust shall here repose in peace, till that great day when time itself shall cease, the Spirit is with God and this its plea, my Saviour liv'd my Saviour died for me."

Bidwell, Mary Ann

Register: X0083 Plot: 11 Died: 25-Aug-1856 Aged: 67
Burial record lost.
Sacred to the memory of May Ann Bidwell only daughter of Mary Ann Royston died August XXV MDCCCLVI in the LXVIIIth year of her age.

Bigham, Frances Leonora

Register: B350 Plot: 335 Born: 17-May-1927 Died: 10-Jan-1927 Buried (ashes): 11-Jan-1927 Aged: 53
Died at 3 Durham Place, Chelsea
Frances Leonara Bigham born May 17 1873 died Jan 10 1927

Bigland, Sophie Victoria

Register: B726 Plot: 780 Died: 18-Jun-1973 Aged: 3
West of entry 697
Sophie Victoria Bigland darling daughter of Robert and Caroline ... Emma and Edward ... July 1969 to 18 June 1973

Binfield, Arthur John

Register: B431 Plot: 198 Died: 27-Feb-1937 Aged: 59
In loving memory of a dear husband and father Arthur John Binfield who fell asleep Feb 27th 1937 in his 57th year. "RIP". Also of his wife Emma Elizabeth who passed away February 9th 19 aged 68 years.

Binfield, Emma Elizabeth

Register: B520 Died: 09-Feb-1949 Aged: 68
In loving memory of a dear husband and father Arthur John Binfield who fell asleep Feb 27th 1937 in his 57th year. "RIP". Also of his wife Emma Elizabeth who passed away February 9th 19 aged 68 years.

Blackmore, Ada Louise

Register: B852 Plot: 606 Died: 04-Jan-1991 Buried (ashes): 12-Jan-1991 Aged: 93
North of Staples, entry B851
In loving memory of Ada Louise Blackmore 1st Sept 1897 4th Jan 1991. Beloved and devoted mother, gandmother and greate-grandmother.

Blunden, Elsie Emily

Register: B719 Plot: 750 Died: 10-Nov-1972 Aged: 76
North of entry B718. Shows died/buried on same day!
In memory of Elsie Emily Blunden dearly loved Mother and Gran died 10th November 1972 aged 76 years.

Bone, Alice

Register: B640 Died: 14-Feb-1960 Aged: 77
New churchyard, N of Sprigge
In loving memory of Alice Bone died 14 February 1960 aged 77 years. Also of James Henry Bone died 1st May 1962 aged 77 years.

Bone, Dorothy Rose

Register: B534 Aged: 25
In loving memory of Dorothy Rose Bone, who died Aug 8th 1950, aged 25 years. "Always in our thoughts".

Bone, Earnest Andrew

Register: B289 Plot: 35 Died: 11-Nov-1918 Buried: 17-Nov-1918 Aged: 31
War graves official model.G/228, 3rd Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)who died age 31 on 11 November 1918. Husband of Florence Bone, of 19, Glenhaven Avenue, Boreham Wood, Herts. Son of Henry & Mary E Bone. Of Fort Hill, Rochester. Link
G/228 3rd Surrey Rifles d. 11.11.1918 aged 31. Beloved husband of Florence Bone. "Gone but not forgotten."

Bone, James Henry

Register: B653 Died: 01-May-1962 Buried (ashes): 04-May-1962 Aged: 77
In grave of his wife, entry 640
In loving memory of Alice Bone died 14th February 1960 aged 77 years. Also of James Henry Bone died 1st May 1962 aged 77 years.

Bourne, Casimir Arthur

Register: B286 Plot: 343 Died: 27-Apr-1918 Buried (ashes): 30-Apr-1918 Aged: 63
Lieut. Col. Army Service Corps
"Be mindful O Lord of the souls of thy servants and handmaidens who have gone before us with the sign of faith and rest in the sleep of peace especially Casimir Arthur Bourne Lieut-Col ASC born December 20 1854 died April 27 1918. "To him O Lord and to all who rest in Christ mercifully grant a place of refreshment of light and of peace through the same Jesus Christ".,,

Bowler, Kathleen Lois

Register: B941 Died: 03-Apr-2002 Aged: 80
With entry B919
In loving memory of Michael James Bowler 18.10.1926 - 10.12.1999. Verger of St James for 58 years. "Who sweeps a room as for thy laws makes that and the action fine (The Elixir, George Herbert(). And Kathleen Bowler.

Bowler, Michael James

Register: B919 Plot: 760 Died: 10-Dec-1999 Buried (ashes): 16-Dec-1999 Aged: 73
Verger in this parish for 58 years.
In loving memory of Michael James Bowler 18.10.1926 - 10.12.1999. Verger of St James for 58 years. "Who sweeps a room as for thy laws makes that and the action fine (The Elixir, George Herbert(). And Kathleen Bowler.

Bowles, Henry James

Register: B144 Plot: 91 Aged: 23
In loving memory of Henry James dearly beloved and only son of James and Sophia Bowles who departed this life 28 April 1897 aged 23. Also of James Bowles father of the above who died 27 November 1911 aged 68. Also of Sophia wife of James Bowles who departed this life 16 November 1913 aged 76.

Bowles, James

Register: B242 Plot: 91 Aged: 68
In loving memory of Henry James dearly beloved and only son of James and Sophia Bowles who departed this life 28 April 1897 aged 23. Also of James Bowles father of the above who died 27 November 1911 aged 68. Also of Sophia wife of James Bowles who departed this life -19 November 1913 aged 76.

Bowles, Sophia

Register: B254 Plot: 91 Aged: 76
In loving memory of Henry James dearly beloved and only son of James and Sophia Bowles who departed this life 28 April 1897 aged 23. Also of James Bowles father of the above who died 27 November 1911 aged 68. Also of Sophia wife of James Bowles who departed this life -19 November 1913 aged 76.

Bowman, Louisa Elizabeth

Register: B909 Plot: 794 Born: 23-Oct-2016 Died: 05-May-1998 Aged: 81
Divorced widow of entry B665.
In loving memory of Louisa Elizabeth Bowman 23rd October 1916 - 5th May 1998. "Good night, God bless"

Boxall, Eva Maud

Register: B442 Plot: 137
Eva's grand-daughter Celia Shepperd donated the chest that Robert & Eva brought from Normandy in 1900.
In sacred memory of Robert Boxall MD, born 15 Sept 1857, died 7 Nov 1915. Eva Maud Boxall...

Boxall, Robert

Register: B264 Plot: 137 Died: 07-Nov-1915 Aged: 57
T H Orpen, officiating minister
In sacred memory of Robert Boxall MD, born 15 Sept 1857, died 7 Nov 1915. Eva Maud Boxall ...

Brewer, Emma

Register: B383 Plot: 254 Died: 04-Aug-1931 Aged: 74
In loving memory of Emma Brewer who died Aug 14th 1931 aged 74 years. Also of Timothy Brewer who died April 13th 1934 aged 78 years.

Brewer, Timothy

Register: B406 Plot: 255 Aged: 78
In loving memory of Emma Brewer who died Aug 14th 1931 aged 74 years. Also of Timothy Brewer who died April 13th 1934 aged 78 years.

Britton, Wilfred

Register: B845 Plot: 796 Buried (ashes): 25-Oct-1993 Aged: 73
East of Butler, entry B827
In loving memory of Wilfred John Britton (Wilf" 1917-1990 Husband, Dad & Grandad. Elizabeth Joan Britton "Betty" 1923-2011. Wife, Mum & Nan. Greatly loved and sadly missed. Will be forever in our thoughts.

Broomer, John Alfred

Register: B748 Plot: 810 Born: 08-Feb-2025 Buried (ashes): 16-Sep-1976 Aged: 50
In loving memory of John Alfred Broomer born 8th Feb 1925 died ... Sept 1976

Browne, George Fitzherbert

Register: B418 Plot: 201 Died: 03-Aug-1935
In loving memory of Harriet wife of Major General CF Browne CB DSO and sister of Lt Colonel TH Lewin of Parkhurst Abinger died 16th October 1919. Also in the loving memory of Major General George Fitzherbert Browne CB DSO formerly Colonel of The Northamptonshire Regiment who died at Malwa, Inverness August 3rd 1935. "RIP".

Browne, Harriet

Register: B294 Plot: 201 Died: 19-Oct-1919 Aged: 74
In loving memory of Harriet wife of Major General CF Browne CB DSO and sister of Lt Colonel TH Lewin of Parkhurst Abinger died -19th October 1919. Also in the loving memory of Major General George Fitzherbert Browne CB DSO formerly Colonel of The Northamptonshire Regiment who died at Malwa, Inverness August 3rd 1935. "RIP".

Brown, Martha

Register: X0099 Plot: 145 Died: 22-Apr-1866 Aged: 38
Memorial destroyed 1944.Burial record lost.
In loving memory of Martha the beloved wife of Harvey Brown who died April 22nd 1866 aged 38 years. "Death is to me no gloomy shade since Jesus' grace I knew".

Broyd, William Edmond

Register: B757 Plot: 320 Died: 14-Feb-1978
William Edmond Broyd February 25th 1978. Winifred Marion Broyd February 14th 1981"RIP"

Broyd, Winifred Marion

Register: B776 Plot: 320 Died: 14-Feb-1981 Aged: 82
William Edmond Broyd February 25th 1978. Winifred Marion Broyd February 14th 1981 "RIP"

Buckman, Henry Earnest

Register: X0003 Died: 01-Sep-1943 Aged: 28
Commemorated: St James' War Memorial, Buried: Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.
1229779, 622 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 28 on 1st September 1943. Son of Henry and Bertha Buckman; husband of Doris Olive Buckman (nee Bevington), of Abinger Hammer, Surrey.

Burton, Sidney William

Register: X0004 Died: 28-Oct-1944 Aged: 33
Commemorated: St James' War Memorial. Buried: Geel War Cemetery.
1572781, 310 Bty.,89 (11th Bn. The Buffs Royal East Kent Regt.) Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery who died age 33 on 28th October 1944. Son of Lizzie Burton; husband of Hilda Alice Burton, of Abinger Common, Surrey.

Burt, Robert

Register: B436 Plot: 221 Died: 06-Aug-1937 Aged: 89
In loving memory of Sarah the beloved wife of Robert Burt died April 6th 1922. "Peace, perfect peace". Also of Robert Burt died August 6th 1937.

Burt, Sarah

Register: B315 Plot: 271 Died: 06-Apr-1922
In loving memory of Sarah the beloved wife of Robert Burt died April 6th 1922. "Peace, perfect peace.". Also of Robert Burt died August 6th 1937.

Butler, John

Register: B120 Plot: 154 Died: 17-Jun-1893 Aged: 75
In loving memory of my dear husband John Butler MA eldest son of the late Rev WJ Butler rector of Thwing, Yorks and St Nicholas, Nottinhgam who died June 17 1893 aged 65 years. In loving memory of my dear mother Elizabeth Crowfoot who died March 17 1891 aged 76 years.

Butler, Stanley MacLeod

Register: B827 Plot: 836 Aged: 56
North of Woods, entry 826
In ever loving memory of Stanley MacLeod Butler 1932-1988

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