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Western Gazette 6 Jan 1933 Tintinhull the late Mrs Ellen Jane Creed Pinney. Mrs Pinney, an old and much esteemed inhabitant, passed away at her residence on new year's day. The Deceased was a native of Yeovil Marsh, and the daughter of the late Mr Edward Indoe, a farmer, of that place. She married Mr Cornelius Pinney, a farmer and hay and corn merchant, who pre-Deceased her 36 years. The funeral took place on Wednesday in the parish churchyard. The chief mourners were: - Mrs Crocker (daughter), Messrs Edward Pinney, Charles Pinney, William Pinney and Imbert Pinney (sons), Mr and Mrs Thomas Francis, Mr and Mrs Joseph Hayne, Mr and Mrs Holt (nephew and nieces), Messrs Joseph Francis, Jack Holt, Arthur Hayne, (nephew), Miss Lilian Holt (niece) - also Messrs C Pullen, Reg Hayne, Andrew Rice, Frank Pearce, A Tavener. The vicar conducted the ceremony. The coffin, which was of elm, with brass fittings, bore the inscription: - 'Ellen J C Pinney, d January 1st 1933, aged 78 years'. There were - nice floral tributes from relatives and friends.
Shepton Mallet Journal 21 Dec 1973 p4 William Charles Britten d Hillbury Compton road age 97 was Vice-President of Mid Somerset Agricultural Society. He started farming at Dungeon Farm, Croscombe. Father Charles Britten of Tadhill Farm, Leigh-on-Mendip. Left 4 children, 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Widow and V J Butler unable to attend funeral. Had been married 64 years. Leslie: WM, PN, Mrs G E Allward (all married); Madge: John, E, D (all married); Betty: Mr R Baber (m), Robert, Valerie, Helen; Jack: Wendy and Patricia Britten (adopted). Brothers and sisters in law: Ernest Wilkins, Albert Wilkins, Maurice Wilkins, Mr and Mrs Richard Williams, Mr and Mrs Harold Wilkins, Mrs H Wilkins, Doris and Bert Huntley; D Bishop (cousins). Collins nephews: L (m), W, R. also C and O Boyce (Messrs and Mrs), W G Norman and family
Mid Somerset Gazette 9 Sep 1982 Wilfrid William Godfrey previously of Alderhey, Wookey Hole Road, age 99 left 3 sons, 2 daus; service at URC Wells, bur (with wife) Wells Cemetery; children Mr and Mrs H P Godfrey; Mrs Joyce Sweetingham; Mr and Mrs E C Godfrey; Mr and Mrs S A Godfrey; Mrs G Burbury in New Zealand was unable to attend - as were G Padfield WsM, Mr and Mrs A Lukehurst, Kingsley Padfield; nephew L Gould, niece Mrs A Thomas, Mr and Mrs G Chamberlain (Godfrey side); granddaughters: Mr and Mrs P T Look, Mr and Mrs A J Antill, Mrs P Dyke; Joyce: Mr and Mrs C Sweetingham, Mr and Mrs Ian Hall, Helen, Roger (Chicago); also Mr J Godfrey, Mrs D Godfrey, Mr and Mrs De Vere, Rachel
Western Gazette 12 Oct 1945 p3 Tintinhull - Edward John Beaton Pinney. Mr E B Pinney Crate Farm age 68. Funeral Tintinhull parish church was Monday. Mourners: Messrs William Pinney, Imbert Pinney (brothers); Cousins: T Francis, J Francis, G W Francis, Cecil Hayne; D Stagg (employee) 'and Young'. Also Messrs E Gaylard, C Pullen, A Purchase, R Hayne; Mrs G Williams, C Hayne - by T Allen of Tintinhull
Mid Somerset Gazette (Wells) 25 Nov 1982 Marion Annie Denman Miell d hospital Wincanton age 83. born Prestleigh daughter of Mr and Mrs 'H' Davis. Married 1922 Pilton church, buried Pilton Church, lived Manor Farm East Compton until husband's death 1965, thereafter Station Road; Mr and Mrs W H Davis (brother) and nephew Mr J Davis; Children: Mr G F Miell; Miss M E Miell, Mrs A Powell, Mrs E Allen, Mrs D Tibbs, Mrs R Loxton (Mr and Mrs …?). Mrs F Miell (dau-in-law); Grandchildren: P Powell (m), Mr and Mrs J Churchouse, S Tibbs (m), M Tibbs, N Tibbs, Miss H Powell, S Miell, G Miell, Miss S Miell, A Loxton, M Loxton, Miss R Loxton, Miss T Miell, Mr P Miell, Miss S Miell
Central Somerset Gazette 22 Aug 1952 p5 Albert Alexander Baily. Capt. A A Baily, married in Australia where he was then based to an Australian Miss Alice Millear and lived Wallingham House Burnham Somerset, returned to Australia after the war [i.e. 1914-8] where she died. Married 1930 UK, Joan, Mrs Baily living in the home counties until 1939 - when he came to Glastonbury, moving to Havyatt shortly before his death. Left 15 year old twin sons by second Marriage. Took over from brother Major E M Baily at family business, who was injured in the war (ww2). Madge Peppin and daughter Geraldine attended the funeral.
Central Somerset Gazette 18 Jun 1981 Hubert Ernest Claude Trippick. Mr H E C Trippick. Left son Mr R Trippick (one son master A, one daughter), dau m Mr J Davis (1 son, 1 daughter) - Married Margaret Candy 1930. one granddaughter (Miss B Davis) engaged to Mr R Brake; Grandfather Mr Treasure of Park Farm Oakhill. Sister in law Mrs Weeden. Bought Harridge Farm 1937 from the Ashwick Estate. Attended Oakhill Wesleyan church. [The newspaper finishes in 1981]
Wells Journal, West of England Advertiser 1 Jun 1899 HOLCOMBE Mrs Susannah Padfield, relict of the late Mr Benjamin Padfield, of Manor Farm, Holcombe, died on the 19th ult, and the funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon in the old churchyard. By the death of Mrs Padfield, Wesleyan Methodism has lost probably its eldest member, for Mrs Padfield joined the Wesleyan Society in 1825. the mourners were - Messrs Joseph, James and W Padfield (sons), Mrs Creed (daughter), Messrs J Bryant and Hoddinott (sons-in-law), Mrs W H Padfield (daughter-in-law), Mr Haine of Stone (nephew), Messrs Haine, Padfield, Creed, J Bryant, C Padfield (grandsons) and Miss A Padfield (granddaughter). A memorial service conducted by the rev b cooper was held in the Wesleyan chapel previous to the departure to the churchyard. Many wreaths were sent. Mrs Padfield was 87 years of age.
Central Somerset Gazette (Glastonbury) 11 Oct 1912 p5 Arthur William Shore Baily. A W S Baily, with picture, buried Glastonbury cemetery. Sorrowing wife, Bertie and Alice, 'his little daughter and Ted', Fritz and Isabel, Clifford, Edward, Reginald and Elsie, Hughie (grandson); Miss Nellie Hobbs, Mrs Millear, Mrs Peppin and Misses Millear. T J Pickford, Mr and Mrs Lovell Pickford, Millie, Georgie, Lizzie, Mr and Mrs L Grove. chief mourners: Messrs A A, F W, Clifford, E M Baily. Mr J P Pickford 3rd carriage
Western Gazette (flying post) 15 Jun 1894 p6 Whatley. Suicide of Martha Field, husband was farm bailiff to Alfred Creed
Wells Journal 28 Nov 1958 (Fri) p7 Henry Frank Sweetingham age 89 d Saturday. Wife d Dec 1950, arrived 1912 Wells from Southampton as tailor (Monelle). One son. United church; Wells Journal 5 Dec 1958 funeral of H F Sweetingham by Wicks and sons - Mr W W Godfrey attended.
Wells Journal 12 Dec 1958 p8 Ashwick- William Indoe Pinney. Late Mr Pinney. The funeral has taken place of Mr William Indoe Pinney, Simpress House, Ashwick, who died at Shepton Mallet and Dist. Hospital after a long illness at the age of 73. Third son of the late Mr and Mrs Pinney, of Tintinhull, he moved to Simpress Farm, Ashwick, in his youth, and farmed there with his brother, Mr imbert Pinney, until 16 years ago, when the moved to simpress house. They continued to farm, but on a smaller scale. Mourners were: Mr Impert Pinney (brother), Miss Marsh, Mr and Mrs G Parker, Mr and Mrs G Poole, Mr C Gunning, Mr and Mrs J Brian, Mr and Mrs J Padfield, Mr M Padfield, Mrs James, Mr and Mrs D Massey, Mr and Mrs W Moon, Mr and Mrs Eric Loader, Messrs J Moon, C West et al.
Western Gazette 30 Aug 1895. Mudford - Interment of the late Mr William Indoe. The funeral of Mr William Indoe, Sock-Hill Farm, took place at Baltonsborough on Thursday in last week. The coffin, of polished oak, was covered with wreaths sent by friends and relatives, and borne on an open hearse, horse carriages followed, the principle mourners being ?miss Indoe, Mrs Worner, Miss M Indoe, Mr W I Worner, Mr and Mrs Williams, Mr and Mrs Hayne [i.e. W T Haine], ?Mrs Bishop, Mrs Spencer, Mrs W I Worner, - H Feaver. The service was read in church by the Rev G E Smith, vicar of Barton St David, and at the graveside by the Rev Mr May, Vicar of Mudford. The arrangements were carried out by Messrs R and e -son of Yeovil (not all page was filmed)
Langport Herald 28 Jun 1913 p4 Somerton. The funeral of Mrs Emma French [Worner] Warner, Hurcott, who died last week, took place on Friday. Deceased who was 60 years of age had been ill for some considerable time. Interment was made in the cemetery, the vicar the Rev G T Steacy officiating. A large number of floral tributes were received.
Western Gazette 2 Feb 1906. West Camel - William Haine. Death of Mr Haine. There passed away on Saturday, at the age of 88,one of the oldest agriculturalists in this district in the person of Mr William Haine. Deceased, who regularly attended Yeovil Market until quite recently, was known far and wide amongst farmers of the west country, and was greatly respected by all. A widow and sons and daughters survive him to mourn their loss.
Western Gazette 29 Dec 1899 p7 West Camel. Death of the Western Gazette agent. Mr Walter Banger who for many years distributed the Western Gazette in this neighbourhood, proving himself a most reliable agent, died on Tuesday quite suddenly, at the age of 43. Deceased was much respected, and his death is greatly regretted; Western Gazette 5 Jan 1900 p6 West Camel. The Western Gazette agency for this district will still be conducted for the present by Mrs Banger, widow of the late agent
Western Gazette 3 Nov 1922 Clapton - George Drew Stone. Death of G D Stone. He had been ailing for some time past, his death was a great shock. The farm had been in the family for nearly a century - he succeeded his father. Overseer parish of West Crewkerne. NFU; conservative. 3 sons and 2 daughters. Buried Wayford 2 Nov.
Shepton Mallet Journal 20 Oct 1967 p3 Ernest John Warren. E J Warren. East Pennard parish council. Farmed Sticklinch, Pennard Hill Farm (East Pennard), Hembridge. Retired 1953 to Evercreeech. Daughters K Warren, Mr and Mrs D Clapp (son A, dau M), Mr and Mrs J Broadbelt, Mr and Mrs C Ferguson. Grandson J Warren, granddau Miss A Warren. Brother and sister-in-law Mr and Mrs p Clarke, issue: Mr and Mrs B Clarke, Mr M Clarke, Mr and Mrs H Clarke (representing a Baker cousin of deceased). Mrs E Moody and G Clapp unable to attend. Cousin Mr and Mrs C Hoddinott, Mr and Mrs A Crocker. Mrs K Britten, O Creed attended (sisters nee Butler). Charles and Margaret Boyce.
Langport Herald 20 Dec 1930 p5 Somerton. Death and funeral. After a long, painful and trying illness, borne with Christian fortitude, Mr George Pittard, of 10 Taunton Road, Bridgwater, died on Thursday of last week in his 80th year. For many years Mr Pittard was a successful farmer in his native town of Somerton, where he also rendered useful and highly acceptable service at the Wesleyan church as organist, etc. the funeral took place on the following Friday, the first portion of the burial service being conducted in the Wesleyan church, Somerton, by the Rev H Kidman, superintendent minister of Bridgwater Circuit, who also read the committal sentence at the cemetery, where his body was laid to rest alongside that of his wife, who predeceased him 20 years ago. The family mourners were: Mr and Mrs A J Pittard of Langport (son and daughter-in-law), Mr and Mrs W C Perrett of Bristol (daughter and son-in-law), misses M and B Pittard (daughters), Mrs R C Clark of Long Sutton (sister), Messrs J and S Clark of Long Sutton (nephews), Mrs J Clark of Long Sutton (niece), Mr George Haines of Somerton (cousin), Mr J A Seymour and Mr F Edwards of Street; Mr J Croker of Bridgwater; Mr and Mrs H Woolf of Somerton and many other friends. Mrs Dening (sister) and Miss Pittard (daughter) of Shanklin, Isle of Wight, were unable to be present. several beautiful wreaths testified to the love that was borne towards Mr Pittard by his friends.
Langport Herald 22 Oct 1910 p8 Rosa Jane Pittard. Pittard, Rosa J d Oct 18, Sutton road, Somerton age 49
Langport Herald 5 Mar 1932. High Ham - Mr Francis 'Frank' Collins, jobbing mason, cheery disposition, wife died about six years ago, leaves only son Mr W 'Will' Collins. Brothers-in-law (Wilkins boys). Loving sympathy from White House Farm, Hilda and Will, Harold and Doris, Glad and Dick, Mrs A E Inder, Bert and Dorothy. Illness lasted about 3 days.
Wells Journal 31 Aug 1934 p1 Thomas Isaac Wicks. Thomas I Wicks age 82, sang at coronation of George V (father d age 95 sang coronation of Victoria, Edward VII, also diamond jubilee, alive 1910). Wicks established 1845. Edwin and Nell; Bertie; Elsie and Reg (R H Bennett), plus Philippa Bennett and 4 Wicks children. Tributes from: Maud, Agnes, Sybil, Dorothy, Ernest [Creighton] plus the Hills.
Wells Journal 20 Feb 1920 p4 Richard Hoddinott. Death of Mr R Hoddinott evening at his residence Woodford Farm age 65, ill health for some time, gradually sank. Frequent attendant at local Markets. Since his retirement, brother Sidney of Worminster lived with him; Wells Journal 27 Feb 1920 p3 Mr R Hoddinott. Funeral on Saturday, St Cuthbert's. left Woodford 2pm. Brothers S, C and A, sisters Lucy and Fanny. Col and Mrs Keen, John, Ernest, Hansford and eight nephews.
Wells Journal 1 Oct 1948 Well-known agriculturalist (churchwarden) Henry Clark bur Wells Cemetery 27 Sep age 86, son of the late Mr Charles Clark of North Wootton. Farmed great many years Quaish Farm, about 27 years ago retired to keward house. The deceased was of a reserved disposition, never sought public office. Widow, one son, two daughters. C H Clark, C Clark, Mrs E M Creed (step-daughter), Miss Creed, Mr and Mrs G Killen (brother-in-law and sister-in-law)
Shepton Mallet Journal 5 May 1944 p3 Edward James Candy. E J Candy 'Ted' took on West Bodden Farm, Doulting 1905 which had been in his family nearly a century. He and his wife hoped to remain there, but sadly had no abiding resting place. (West Bodden Farm farmer tribute). Wife was renowned cheesemaker, buried Doulting. Proud member of Mid Somerset Agricultural Society, W Britten attending, also - N Creighton, F Miell. Tribute from 'his four children' but six living. Died Cockmill farm, home of daughter Mrs Charley Weeden, other son-in-law Claude Trippick. Daughter-in-law Peggy.
Central Somerset Gazette 25 Feb 1910 p6 Jane Look. Coxbridge. Mrs Look bur Parbrook Wesleyan cemetery. Attending: Messrs H and G Look (sons), George Look of Lower Sutton, Robert Maby of Hawkeridge, Ernest and Edwin Haine of Yeovilton, John Haine of Stone, Charles Stride of Parbrook. Affectionate remembrances from nephews and nieces at Storridge, Hawkeridge and Catteridge [sic]. Loving memory of dear aunt from Eltie, Sallie, Edwin, Emily - Ernest and Clara. George and Anna Look and family. In loving memory of a kind friend from all at Gladstone House [West Pennard]
Central Somerset Gazette 30 Jul 1954 p1 Edward Millear Baily. Major E M Baily, former managing director of A Baily and Co Ltd. Educated All Saints Clifton and Felsted Essex. Articled to King Solicitors Bath, practising Bournemouth but not to his taste. In 1912 directorship became available at the Beckery factory later becoming managing director. Married June 1914 Caterham Valley, Violet Hobbs. Lived Coxwithy House, Coursing Batch and from 1930 St Germains, Burnham. Military service 1914-9 rose to rank of Major: India, Mesopotamia. Was Alderman and JP, Mayor 1923 and 1931. ill-health (war injuries) compelling him to resign as Alderman 1941, moving to Ashcott 1942. he had also been churchwarden St Benedicts, and Pilgrim Lodge member. (Father AWS Mayor 1888, 1902; grandfather Alexander Mayor 1869, 1878; uncle John Mayor 1899); Central Somerset Gazette 6 Aug 1954 E M Baily buried 30 jul St Benedicts. Nephews and nieces: Lt Col R P Baily; Edward and Andrew, and mother; Mrs C H T Short; Mr and Mrs C H B Barnard; Peter Hobbs; Mr E R H Harvey. Cousins: Mrs Bertram Stubbs, Mr and Mrs Christopher Baily; Mr Ken Baily. Tributes: Jean and Hugh; Peter Sheila Hugh; Phyllis Eric and family; Ken and Vincent; Kit and Pen (Chichester); Elsie; Terry Deborah Gail and Rodney; Christopher Dawn [?Blanchard] and 2 children.
Central Somerset Gazette 5 Dec 1924 p5 Baltonsborough. At the venerable age of 80, Mrs Eliza Ann Jacob passed away last week, the relict of the late Mr Daniel Jacob who passed away a generation ago. Buried Monday, Moravian churchyard Baltonsborough. Miss Jacob (dau), Arthur, Mr and Mrs Albert Jacob, Mrs Bartlett Jacob, Miss Dorothy Jacob (granddaughter), Mr Stanley Jacob (grandson), Mr and Mrs Edward Swanton (nephew and niece).
Central Somerset Gazette 8 Jul 1949 Annie Maud Turner widow of Alfred John Rashleigh Turner. Mrs Turner age 71 at East Street Farm. Expert dressmaker. With son Harden and wife. Edgar and wife. Mr and Mrs S Hoddinott (dau). Brothers and sisters. Mrs V E Turner (sister-in-law) of Mells. Cousins E C House, H House, A Gould (Pilton).
Central Somerset Gazette 8 Jul 1949 Death of Christina, wife of E E Masters (North Wootton).
Shepton Mallet Journal 26 Jul 1957 p4 Herbert Charles Lawrence Turner. Mr H Turner, after long illness age 78, frequent visitor to local Markets, name linked with cheesemaking. Native of West Pennard, farmed Alham Farm Evercreech 21 years, took Eastover Farm Pylle 1921 where they have lived since. Golden wedding Apr 1955.son Leonard and wife, Easton Hill Farm (grandchildren Gordon and Rita). Younger son Alec of Eastover farm. Daughters Miss I and M Turner. Bur pylle
Wells Journal. 12 Feb 1915 'Pattie' Flower age 45, Woodside, Chewton Mendip. Please accept this - the only intimation. Chewton Mendip - Mrs and Miss J H Flower held whist drive Friday 5 Feb - guests including Waldegraves; Wells Journal 19 Feb 1915 p8. after very bridge illness, had been doing red cross work at Gurney Court, buried parish churchyard. J H and daughter, F N Flower, E C Flower, R Hoddinott, J H Hill, Mrs haydon (cousin), also Miles, (young). Earl Waldegrave read the lesson. Son 2nd Lieut S Flower in India with his regiment, his photo on coffin as it was lowered in the grave, a poignant moment. Muffled peals. Born 19 Oct 1869.
Somerset Standard (Frome) 26 Nov 1937 George Haine age 53, well-known smallholder, very short illness, lived with sisters Mary and Edith. Served France and Silesia with RASC. Buried Woolverton, tribute from his 'chums at W'. Mr and Mrs E Maby, North Bradley (cousins), Miss Tully of Glastonbury (cousin), Mr and Mrs Board of East Pennard (cousins)
Somerset Standard (Frome) 2 Apr 1965 p12 Charlotte Minnie Turner (husband Vincent E Turner d 1937), Died at residence of daughter Mrs Cary age 73, having farmed Frige Farm Mells for many years. Issue: * Geoffrey of Frige [Finger?] farm (Geoff and Molly) - Vincent, David 'and Sandra'; * Vi (m Cecil Cary of Rookery farm) - Pamela (Eric) and Cecily both unmarried; * Ru (m Chris F Candy of Ridgeway farm, Ridgeway, Frome) - Rachel and Terence; nephew E G Turner, Philip House; cousins: Mrs Robert Creed representing Mr A; P and wife (representing Hubert and wife); Mr and Mrs E G Swanton. Tributes to aunt from: Alec, Rene, May; Edgar, Ruth and Helen; Alec and Valerie; Ken, Kath and family; Cyril and Daisy (Southwick); John, Richard, David, Elizabeth. And from Eddie and Isobel [Padfield]
Shepton Mallet Journal 28 Apr 1944 John Gould age 86 of Wellands. Retired from Perridge Farm 1934. Jessie, Ronald, Joyce, Fred, Dorothy; Ethelbert, Annie, Percy, Roy.
Western Gazette 5 Nov 1926 p5 Weston Peters Parsons. Major Weston P Parsons, Trustee Lodge of Oddfellows, interred in family vault. Grandfather George Parsons settled at the Manor House, 1815. succeeded from father 1887, and as churchwarden. Brought water to north end of parish, joined Dorset Yeomanry 1889. cousins: R M P Parsons (Misterton), W R Taylor, William Parsons, Maurice Eustace and Clement Tabor, Mr and Mrs Welchman, Messrs A and W Hole, Mr Linklater. Attending: … including Mr S Creed, Whitelackington. George and Marian, Jane and Annie, Newton and Cicely, John Betty Roger and Christopher. George was at funeral - seems to indicate that the sisters weren't.
Western Gazette 25 Nov 1887. Charlton Horethorne - Uriah Parsons. Had been out shooting with son and nephew (Hole). On the way back, in the evening, they called at the dairy house. Weston entered to fix labels to some packages, returned to the carriage, took the reins and proceeded to drive home. Uriah had entered the pony carriage at the dairy house, and seated himself beside the (loaded) guns - as they were hoping to shoot further on the journey home. Uriah turned round to ask Hole who was walking by the pony, to get address of parcels from the house, and accidentally touched the trigger, which fired shattering his arm. 'Oh what was that! I am shot in the arm. Never mind: look to the pony.' He died just before midnight from shock and loss of blood. 'My father was 64', said Weston at Saturday's inquest. The coroner ruled accidental death, and remarked on the carelessnessness of Hole for not keeping his firearms in better order.
Western Gazette 8 Jul 1892 Yeovilton - Thomas Haine. Funeral of the late Mr Haine in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends, he had been a great suffered for a considerable time, only survived the late Mrs Haine by one month. Messrs T, G, G G, G A Haine; L Bond; Jacobs; Maby; Look; Haine. Master G Haine, Miss Haine, Miss S Haine. Mrs L Bond, Mrs T Haine, Mr Haine, Mrs Maby, Mrs G Look, Miss Look, Miss Millard. Mr W Rawlings (Limington), Mr Mattock, Mr S F Harding, Edward Look, Ernest Look, Mr G Brake, W Young, S Brown, Miss Harding, Miss Brown, Mr Vaux, Mr Parsons, Mr Brown
Shepton Mallet Journal 3 Feb 1922 Pilton - Edwin Haine Padfield. Late surveyor and inspector, Rural District Council of Wells for nearly 30 years. E H Padfield had to sell Westholme, living with son Castle Cary, and latterly with son-in-law Rev C P Hunt at Wavertree Liverpool, laid to rest Pilton Methodist church. Leaves two sons, 3 daughters; Wells Journal 3 Feb 1922 identical article.
Shepton Mallet Journal 2 Jun 1933 Sidney Creed who had resided at Evercreech for the past four years, died age 88, pathetically his wife had predeceased him by only 19 days, aged 84. after her funeral he went to live with relatives at Chilcompton [Creedy Watts?]. They had over 50 years of married life, nearly all of which in Somerset: North Wootton, Wraxall, Pilton, Evercreech. Strong Methodists. Both had burial service Methodist church Evercreech, interred in the cemetery there.
Shepton Mallet Journal 25 Jun 1920 Robert John Hoskins. R J Hoskins died Thursday night at Beaumont age 70, County Councillor for Evercreech he had been a sufferer for many years. Eldest son of John Hoskins of East Compton, farmer of Ham and Beard Hill, succeeded his father as representative of Pilton for Rural District Council and Shepton Mallet Board of Guardians. He married A, youngest sister of W G Norman of Cannards Grave (now of Charlton). She died 1906. elected member of Somerset County Council August 1905, etc etc. Housekeeper Miss B Wilkins. Buried pilton. Cousins: F J Hayes, John Flower, R W Cotton. Nephews: G Tibbotts, Tom and Stephen Golledge. Brother-in-law W Mitchell. Sympathy from leaholme [Norman]; 'Westfield' Compton'; Alice and family at Marksbury, Lillie and Rowland.
Shepton Mallet Journal 6 Sep 1957 p7 Edmund Hugh Norman. E H Norman member of Shepton Mallet Urban District Council 24 years, chairman for 12 years. Married 1907 Ditcheat, Amy daughter of William Longman of Alhampton. Farming Kilkenny Farm Ditcheat. Came to Cannards Grave 1918, retiring 1939. Amy's death. Granddaughter Miss S Norman; sister Mrs B Welch (son B, dau A), Mrs A Look (Mrs K Wride, Mr and Mrs Hugh Look). Mr and Mrs G F Dyke, Cheddar … (cousins). Attending: Mr and Mrs F Miell, Mr and Mrs W L Britten, Mr W C Britten, A R Swanton (Radstock) and E G Swanton.
Somerset Guardian. Jul 1971 Dorothy, widow of Bert Champion died Midsomer Norton age 72, her residence of many years, son Allan Gerald.
Somerset Guardian 20 Sep 1918 Holcombe. William Haine Padfield. W H Padfield of Manor Farm, after a long and painful illness. Well known through business associations over a wide district, member for many years of local Wesleyan society, clerk to parish council. Conducted his duties as rates collector well and ably.
Somerset Guardian 11 Oct 1912 p4 Joseph Cox of Waterside Farm Radstock. Buried Midsomer Norton cemetery. Widow and many relatives. Lord Hylton in church. Burial by H James of Holcombe.
Somerset Guardian 11 May 1917 Inquest 9 May at The Inn of Frank Norris Flower retired farmer Cliff Farm, Ston Easton, age 66, Monday afternoon. Brother John Henry Flower saw him 5th on way to Wells Market. Returned from Farrington Gurney with Horler, farmer Chewton Mendip towards Ston Easton. At 2.45pm Frank who was walking by the horse said 'stop a minute, raymund'. Verdict: heart attack due to sudden epileptic seizure.
Central Somerset Gazette. 15 Sep 1950 p5 Arthur Henry Jacob. A H Jacob d age 80 Gilberts Corner. Retired from birthplace of Northwood Farm in 1939, buried Baltonsborough church; Central Somerset Gazette 22 Sep 1950. A H Jacob. Mourners: Mrs Banbury, Mr and Mrs H Champion, Miss N Maidment, Mr P Pinchin, housekeeper Miss Ida M Garnett; cousins Misses G and E Davis, Mrs G Dunkerton; nephew and niece Mr and Mrs Stan Jacobs of Motcombe Dorset.
Central Somerset Gazette 22 Sep 1950 p4 Ernest Edwin Masters d 12 Sep Thornton House, Pilton age 65. wife died about a year previously. Son of late john Masters of Glastonbury. Went USA when young, but came back due to father's illness (mother d 12 Sep 1892), arriving on day of funeral. Took on Redlake Farm, North Wootton when he married Miss Corp of Redlake Farm, in business 36 years, to son George on retirement, buried North Wootton. Leaves brother and sister (Canada), sister (New Zealand), brother Mr and Mrs Bernal Masters farming ancestral home in Glastonbury, Counsell cousins. One son, 3 daughters (M = R Payne, M = W Tibbs, Miss Masters), 5 grandchildren. Mr R Corp, Mrs F Kemp, Mr M and Mrs A Keen (brother and sister-in-laws). H R Sweetingham attended. Nephews and nieces: Mr and Mrs J Browning, Mr J Masters, Mr and Mrs H Osborne, Mr Wilf Norris (representing Mrs B Norris), Mrs V Killen, Mr C S Clifford, Mrs C Higgins, Mr and Mrs G H H Porch, Mrs D Pipe
Central Somerset Gazette 18 Dec 1931 John Rugg age 57, Woodlands Farm, West Pennard. Inquest. On Nov 20th 16 year-old worker testified cow bit Rugg's little finger while trying to remove Swede lodged in the throat. Carried on milking for weeks not noticing the bite. Went to hospital with septicaemia. Coroner wanted to stress cow or horse bite could be more serious than a dogbite. Cousins: Messrs W and J Rugg, L Rugg, Miss E A Rugg, Messrs Bert, H and J Maidment, Messrs and C Giblett. Widow 'wife and baby Eric'. brother and sisters in law- Mr N Drake, Mrs W Rugg, Mrs Old, nephew W Rugg 'all at Barren Down'. Lizzie and Jem; the Cedars Lovington; 2 Chilkwell Street Glastonbury; Everett and Harold; Evelyn and Morley (Martock); Norman and Effie; Tom and Eva; all at Middle Farm Hornblotton; all at Gladstone House [West Pennard]. Attending: Messrs B Norris, E Gibbons, H Creed, J and W Norris, A and E House, F Maidment, S Hawkins, H Green, A Turner, R Cotton &c. [The Cedars could be the Wyndhams of Cedar Farm Lovington. Middle Farm Hornblotton was the Golledges]
Central Somerset Gazette 23 Sep 1938 p5 George Thomas Look. G T Look a familiar figure at Glastonbury Markets died on Wednesday morning after a painful and prolonged illness age 72. A native of Coxbridge, lived there all his life. Of reserved and likeable disposition, lived with his sister till her death in March. Staunch member of Parbrook Methodist chapel. Brother died in America [Canada] some years ago.
Somerset Standard 22 Jan 1965 p11 Arthur Bertram House. Arthur House died Mells Down, home of daughter Mrs Lock age 75. spent early life and start of farming in West Pennard, went 1928 to Mells Down, retiring 1950 to Chilcompton. Buried Mells parish church. Son Philip of Manor Farm Cloford, shorthorn breeder and exhibitor. Daughter Mrs Morgan of Wedmore.
Langport Herald 21 Nov 1925. High Ham. Funeral of Mrs Frank Collins took place on Tuesday at High Ham cemetery, daughter of Mr Wilkins of White House Farm, Henley. Husband and Son; Miss Wilkins, Mrs Britten, Mrs Dick Williams (sisters); Ernest, Bert, Harold, Douglas, Maurice (brothers); Aunties Percy and Emmie. Floral tributes: 'father, sister and brothers at home'; Hilda and Will; Ern. and Edda; Bert and Dorothy; Harold and Doris; Glad and Dick; Auntie Percy, Emmie and Uncle Harry; Mrs M ??Chapple and family; [Ethel E Collins d Q4 1925 Langport RD age '43']
Aldershot News 14 Apr 1939 p7 Eva Brothers to Stanley Gibbs. Miss E Brothers to Mr S Gibbs, Easter Monday, Grosvenor Road Methodist Church. Photo Gale & Polden Ltd, Aldershot. EMB only dau of Mr and Mrs WJ Brothers, Luxor, 34 Park Road. Cream floral satin gown, headress pink carnations, lillies of the valley. WJB Aldershot Borough School Attendance Officer. SCHG elder son of Mr and Mrs SW Gibbs, 21 Station Road, well-known local footballer. Hon Sec Aldershot Shops Football Club, played for Hampshire. Brother W Gibbs was best man. Revs E Bright SCF, T A Bailey. Mrs E Ponsford played hymns and organ music. Bridesmaids: Misses A Snowden, P Gibbs (niece), M Wood (cousin). Two girls H Gibbs (niece), E Williams. Reception Aldershot Parish Hall, honeymoon Torquay [photograph]
Aldershot News 15 Apr 1938 p1 Theodora Wood. Death, Saturday, Mrs A T Wood aged 78 at residence of son-in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs W Brothers, 34 Park Road. Funeral Tues pm service Ash Road Methodist Chapel by Rev T A Bailey, interment husband's grave at Frimley
Aldershot News 6 Mar 1925 p6 Fanny Ann Edwards. Beloved wife of James died 27 Feb 1925 Homecroft, Ash Road, Aldershot. P5 column. We regret to report the death on Friday night after a short illness of Mrs Edwards, 68 years of age. She took no part in public life, was a devoted member of Grosvenor Road Church, for many years one of its most active workers- won many friends in the church and town. Funeral Tuesday, Grosvenor Road Church, interred Town Cemetery. Alderman Edwards (H Ainger, FA Darracott, F Darracott, N Solomon) 8 members of his staff. Moonlight Sonata, Beethoven. Now the labourer's task is over. Tribute Rev R Wormwell- in early life she had the unspeakable advantage of being reared in a spiritual atmosphere; her father was an honoured local preacher – her close association with local preachers; sympathetic to their work. Some time Junior leader of Church. In character unassuming, unostentatious, extremely conscientious; filled with a high sense of duty, and persisting in doing her duty, even when to some extent physically unfit. In ever-loving Memory of Mum, from Dad and Children; Mr and Mrs Wood and Eva; Miss E Jacob; Mr and Mrs T K Ponsford (Wiveliscombe); Audrey and Dorothy. Marshall, ?Killock. Mr and Mrs G Edwards [also Vera and George). Panmure Masonic Lodge 723. Staff 103 Victoria Road, 128 Ash Road. All at 139 Ash Road. Mayor moved letter of condolence sent to Alderman Edwards and family, Borough Council Meeting Wednesday. Bur Aldershot Cemetery
Chatham Standard 5 May 1964. Worman – On 27 Apr, at 112a Balmoral Road, Millie, beloved mother of Dorothy, Derrick, Roy and Raymond, passed peacefully away after a short and sudden illness. – United with Pop. Acknowledgement: The Sons and Dau of the late Mrs Worman wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for floral tributes sent and sympathy shown in their recent bereavement
Derbyshire Times 14 Jul 1906 p8 George Wall age 75 d Sat (7 Jul), highly respected resident of Riber. Has notworked for nearly 20 years, when he broke his leg. For 50 years+ member of Matlock Oddfellows. Private funeral St Giles Matlock. Widow, George Wall, Mr and Mrs Marriott (Starkholmes), Wm Wall (Pope Carr), J Wall (Matlock Green), Mrs F Taylor (Riber), R Wall (Lumsdale), Miss Wall, Sarah Wall, Pollie Wall (Riber), Mrs J Wall (Matlock Green), Frank Taylor (Riber). Bearers inc George Statham, John and G Wall, Jos Merchant, Wm Bowler. Wm Farnsworth (sec), Wilfred Farnsworth, Louis Wall (Oddfellows). Sorrowing wife and dau Eliza, George and Zilla. Will and Emily. Dick and Becky, Nell and Dew, Annie and Jim, Polly and Frank; Florrie Louis and May (grandchildren). Mrs Wignal, Mrs Fortune, Mr and Mrs Redfern
Derbyshire Times 21 Jul 1906 p7 William Whild Farnsworth at Sutton Scarsdale (also acknowledgements from Mrs Farnsworth)
Dorset Daily Echo and Weymouth Dispatch 16 Jun 1954 p6 Misline Bishop. Weymouth Crematorium. Son Arthur, dau, brother, Mrs L Gibbs sister-in-law. Cousins Mrs W Britten, Mrs J Pickford, W Baber, J Masters, R Woollacott. Connie, Arthur, Grandma's little Marilyn; Doris. Sis- Brother Will. Leslie, Veron; Betty, Walter; Jack, Eva and daughters. Hilda and Will
Grantham Journal 10 Mar 1923 Reeve. On 28 Feb, at 42 H Road, Grantham, after a short illness, Beatrice Alice, beloved wife of T G Reeve, aged 49 years. Mr Reeve and Son wish to thank all friends for their great kindness in their sad bereavement
Grantham Journal 15 Jan 1916 Richard Arthur Bowgen d 12 Jan; the only intimation. Bur Grantham Cemetery Monday, age 61 of 78 Westgate
Grantham Journal 22 Apr 1916 p4 Florrie Panther. At Fulbeck on 12th, Florrie, beloved wife of Wm, daughter of late R A Bowgen, aged 28 years. Mr Panther, Mrs Reeve and Sisters wish to thank all friends for their kindness and sympathy in their sad and sudden bereavement, also for flowers sent.
Grantham Journal 22 Feb 1913 p3. Whole column Harold Edward Roscoe Banner. "Grantham Druggist's Death. Tragic Discovery – Fatal overdose of prussic acid." Drug store, 50 London Road (age 40). Secretary Grantham Licensed Victualler's Association. Rear of shop, Sat pm. RF Moresby White on behalf of family*. ER Banner, chemist, 62 Byron Street, Liverpool identified deceased as his son. Not a registered chemist. Used prussic acid as a pick-me-up. Assistant Mr Laughton for last three years. Away on errand at the time. Phone Mrs Banner, arrived followed by Mr Arthur Garland, friend, lunching at The Chequers. Mrs Bowgen: happy life. Asked him to come and carve, preside at the market ??? 12.45. Prosperous business. Mrs Banner thanks friends for kind expressions of sympathy
Halesworth Times 9 Jul 1889 It is with deep regret we record the somewhat sudden death of Mr Chipperfield, landlord of the Kings Head Hotel. About a year since, Mr Chipperfield sustained some injuries from a trap accident from which he has never entirely recovered. On Wednesday he was in his usual health but on Thursday morning he was seized with a fit which proved fatal in the evening. Great sympathy is felt for the widow and family. Charles Chipperfield, 4th inst aged 47 at Kings Head Hotel
Hendon Times 3 Jun 1904 p5 We regret to announce the sudden death of Mr W T Creed, which took palce from syncope whilst attending a matinee performance at Drury Lane Theatre last Saturday. Mr Creed will be remembered as the clerk of works under Messrs Giles, Gough and Trollop, when the Cleaveland Street Asylum was in course of erection at Collindale. For some considerable time he resided at West Hendon. Although works involving an expenditure of #90 0000 were carried out under his supervision, so satisfied were the managers of the Central London Sick Asylum District that, on the termination of building operations, he was granted a testimonial under seal of that Board
Hendon Times 5 Apr 1929 p8 Jane (Culliford) Thompson. Death of Mrs J Thompson- wife of former station master at Hendon. Much sympathy will be felt with Mr Henry Thompson, of 56 Station Road, Hendon in the death of his wife, following an accident, which occurred in Cricklewood Broadway on Thursday last. She passed away in Redhill Hospital, Edgware, on Wednesday. Mr Thompson is a familiar figure in Hendon and there are many in the district who recall the time when he served the Midland Railway in the capacity of stationmaster at Hendon. At the inquest yesterday at Hendon Town Hall by Dr Cohen, a verdict of "Accidental Death" was returned. Mr Thompson said his wife was a little deaf. The driver pulled the car up in its own length. Passenger: "I saw Mrs Thompson standing in the road. The car was only a few yards from her, and was not going fast. The driver sounded the horn, and Mrs Thompson broke into a run towards the car." Death of concussion and superficial injuries
Hereford Times 8 May 1963 mid-week "Three SAS Men die in Belvedere Helicopter Crash in Borneo Jungle" 22nd regt stationed Bradbury Lines, Hereford. Nine victims. Maj RHD Norman MBE MC (2nd-in-command) Sun pm news received, confirmed 6am Mon. Dark blue regimental flag half-mast- pictured. Ronald 43, 5 children, 84 Bullingham Lane Hereford in charge of SAS detachment Borneo last month. Distinguished military career, taking part SO's Burma behind Jap lines 1942, Suez, Malaya. The Times 7 May 1963 p10 Parachute Regt 9 died. RAF helicopter crash hillside in jungle. Major Norman MBE, MC
Isle of Wight County Press (Newport) 10 Dec 1977. Eva Moody of 18 Ward Avenue, Cowes, passed peacefully away at St Mary's Hospital, Newport on Dec 6 aged 87. Funeral will take place on Monday. Flowers to F L Lloyd, Bridge Road, Cowes
Kent and Sussex Courier 17 Jul 1903 p12 10 Jul at Hillsboro', Louisa Ellen dearly beloved wife of AT Shearman, MA. Funeral 14 Jul Biggleswade Beds
LA Times 29 Oct 1914 pt1 p12 Jacobs. At his home in Whittier, October 28, 1914, Alfred Jacobs, formerly of England, aged 59 years
Norfolk News 15 Jul 1911 p12. William Richard Bowgen: Jul 12, Wymondham, dearly loved husband of Emma aged 59. Funeral Wymondham Cemetery, Monday Jul 17th, 2.30. 22 Jul 1911 p6. Funeral took place quietly Wymondham Cemetery. Vicar officiated. Amongst chief mourners: Mrs WR Bowgen (widow), Mr and Mrs Bowgen (brother, sister). Tufts, Barham, Calver (=), Mrs Blowers, Miss M Barnard, Mrs Cranness; Messrs W Howes, Myhill, Doe, R Read, H Jarvis, R Kerrison, F Long, A Fowler, A Kerridge, HP Bowden, RA Gotts, Miss E Kiddle. Oak coffin "born 8 May 1852". Wreaths: his loving wife; Mr and Mrs Bowgen; uncle from little Dick; cousin Edie; Miss M Barnard; Mr and Mrs J W Underwood, Mr and Mrs A Kerridge, Miss M Long; Mrs Cranness, Bob & Harry; from a loving friend; Mrs Crook; Miss E Kiddle, Mrs Kiddle
Shepton Mallet Journal 14 Jul 1913 On 9 Jul 1913, 9 Brigstock Rd, Thornton Heath, Surrey, Charlotte widow of the late William Reakes, age 73. Buried Ditcheat
Shepton Mallet Journal 25 Jul 1913 p4 John Henry Pullen . Death of Mr J H Pullen. Suddenly on Thursday last, from heart failure, at one time a very prominent figure locally, a member of a widely-known Shepton family, like other members of his family he was engaged in the building trade,and also carried on a furniture store at the top of Town Street, now the Co-op. (Housing developments from 1880s brought about by him. Few were then ready to engage in new work, but the Brewery was growing into the big business it has since become.) Row of houses at Field, that on North-side of Charlton road near station, he laid out Victoria Grove. Prominent Wesleyan. The famous letter from Wesley warned to bind builders as "we have suffered so much at the hands of those rascally builders", read at Paul Street. Pullen was present. Pullen was engaged till the last, we understand, in active religious work in the community where he had resided for some time, at Handworth, nr Birmingham, and had been labouring hard to late up to Tuesday last week in finishing a new mission hall. He was taken ill on Wednesday and letters were sent to his relatives in Shepton Mallet on Thursday informing them of his serious condiiton. Before the arrival of the letters however, he had passed away. His age was 60 yrs. He leaves a widow and 2 daus, one married. The funeral took place on Mon at Handworth. (Death at 12 Westminster Rd, Handworth.)
Skegness Mablethorpe & Alford News 17 Jul 1931 p8 A retired master mariner with experience of the old windjammer days passed away at Skegness last Friday. He was Mr Ernest Alfred Freer, of Revesby, Drummond Road, and his death occurred at that address after a comparatively lengthy illness. Mr Freer, who was 57 years of age, came to Skegness from Hull about 25 years ago on his retirement from the sea. With his wife he took The Grove, Scarborough Ave, which he carried on for many years as a boarding house. About three years ago he removed to Rayleigh, Derby Ave and transferred to Revesby last year. Singularly enough he was taken ill on his birthday May 13th this year, and he failed to make any improvement. With the exception of the widow, there are no close relatives in this part of the country. Service at St Clements last Mon pm, commital. Widow too ill to attend service. Mourners inc Mr and Mrs J Coulson, Mr and Mrs F L Coulson. Widow's tribute took form of floral harp "from his sorrowing wife". Other floral tributes from: Mr and Mrs Coulson Senr, Mr and Mrs F L Coulson, Mrs Adams (Spalding) and Nurse Vernon
Southampton Observer 1 Oct 1881 Jacobs- Jacob Haines Jacobs, age 31, at Belle-Vue Road
Southampton Times 29 May 1920 p20 Richard Hayward Woodcock . Mr R H Woodcock, for many years a well-known local boat-builder, was buried at Millbrook on Thursday. His age was 77yrs
Southend Standard 16 Sep 1926 p1 On Sept 11 at Christ Church Leigh, Ronald James second son of Mr and Mrs W T Dauncey of Westcliff to Kathleen second daughter of Mr and Mrs E H Fitch of Leigh
Southend Standard. 16 Aug 1928 p1 On 3 Aug at Ecclerigg, Leighcliff Road, Leigh, JWT Dauncey age 54. Personal p8. Interment of JWT Dauncey. The funeral took place on Wednesday week, of Mr John WT Dauncey, of Ecclerigg, Leigh Cliff Road, Leigh, who had been well-known in Leigh for the past 20 years. Mr Dauncey, who was aged 54, had been for thirty-four years in the service of the GPO, being engaged as an auditor in the telephone department. In the latter capacity, he had travelled extensively among the large towns of England and Northern Ireland. At one time, he was Chairman of the Southend Naval and Military Club, but relinquished that position on taking up his travelling duties with the GPO. He had been in failing health for some months and died on Friday week leaving a widow, two sons and a daughter. The first part of the funeral service was ?carried out at St Clements by the Rector Canon R S King, interment Sutton Road Cemetery. Mrs Dauncey (wid), Messrs MJ, RJ Dauncey (sons), Miss EM Dauncey (dau). Also present was RM ?Sayers, the deceased's old chief at the GPO
Spalding Guardian 20 Aug 1937 p7 Robert Chippett King age 70. Well-known member of St JB Church, Hawthorn Bank. 12 yrs churchwarden. Funeral today. Failing health 3yrs. Successfully carried on father's business as tea merchant, apprenticed draper Stubb/Catts, Market Place. Business Rushden Northants, fire. Returned, director Pye/White in Red Lion St, sold it was continued in Alford. Keen angler. Silver Prize Band sec, vp Consititional Club. 27 Aug 1937 p14. Bob King bur Spalding Cem. Widow, brother-in-law sister and niece. Miss Spicer. Mrs Charity, cousin. Bro/sis-law Mr B Waite and Millicent (Cottingham), Mrs Smith and Kenneth (Nailsworth, Miss Smith niece), Mr and Mrs Would (Heckington), Mr and Mrs Edgley and Cyril, Mr and Mrs Spicer and Dorothy. Harriet, Lizzie, Charlie (Lowestoft), Mrs Crabtree (Lincoln), C T Parker (Lincoln), Mrs Lowe & Mr Seaton (Lincoln), Clara ?Rd Fred and family
Sussex County Herald 17 Jun 1932 p10 Herstmonceux- Henry Harmer. Robbed Herstmonceux and district one of best-known businessmen and farmers. Born Old Brewery House 70 years ago lived all life in village, past forty years ?- Mill House, Windmill Hill corn merchant, baker, coal merchant and farmer, well-known. Farmed Mill Barn Farm, Boreham Street for many years. Health failing for last two years. Buried Herstmonceux Parish Church. Coffin conveyed on farm wagon, bearers wore smocks. Past Chairman, Wartling Fire Brigade for long time. Through all the changing scenes of life. 3sons, 1dau. RSH, Mr and Mrs EWH, Mrs Butler. Brothers W Harmer, Mr and Mrs B Harmer. Aunt Mrs Haines. Employees Hersmonceux, Wartling, Hellingly. Sisters: Mr and Mrs Stapley, Mr and Mrs Eade, Mrs Follett. Brother-in-law Mr and Mrs John Swanton. Mr and Mrs W T Butler
Sussex County Herald 28 Aug 1936 p31 John Swanton. Death has occurred former resident of Boreham Street. Well-known in district, farmed Windmill Hill, Boreham Street. Retired some years ago, later left Boreham Street for Ninfield. In poor health for some time
The Lakes Chronicle and Reporter 13 Jul 1904 Sudden Death. Thursday morning an old waller- Joshua Harrison, residing at The Ghyll, during his dinner half-hour Brookeside working for Messrs Thomas, Matthew Atkinson. Would be 66 next month. Xmas 1903 Kendal throat; wife in infirmary at Liverpool. Sensation: "choked on false teeth", death caused by heart failure. Daughter Annie Emily, wife of Ernest Alfred Freer, ship steward, Liverpool. Richard Storey of Staveley had known deceased ten years. Sitting on plank 1.45 cutting up tobacco
Times of Malta 5 Jun 1974 p8 Obituary. Cary-Grey. On June 2, Patrick Michael Reginald, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his mother, sister, relatives and friends. RIP. The funeral took place last Monday
Warminster Journal 2 Jan 1931 p6 John Henry Hooper Hillman. Death of Westbury UDC Clerk. Funeral, Westbury Parish Church by Vicar on Saturday of Mr J H H Hillman, clerk to the WUC, who died after a week's illness. He had been clerk since 1921 having served during the war as deptuy clerk. For over 50 years he was associated with the firm of Messrs Pinniger, Finch and Co, solrs, Westbury. Combined record with his father's service extended over 75 years. Native of Westbury, large attendance at his funeral including members of Council, Freemasons- significant of the esteem in which he was held. Interment Bratton Road Cemetery
Western Gazette 14 Feb 86 (p40) Edley Gibbs on 11 Feb, peacefully age 83 yrs, late of Grovelands Res. Home and Lea Close. Dearly loved father and grandfather. EW Gibbs, Yeovil Crem. column28 Feb 1986 p24. Helped his family with their travelling cinema in days of silent films. Joined Southern National Bus co, driver 38yrs, retired 1967. Born Charlton Mackrell, moved to Birmingham in childhood. Age 20 moved to Stoke sub Hambdon, later Over Stratton, Lea Close Yeovil. Wife Josephine d 5 yrs ago. Son John married Gill: Clive Cleo and Max. Sister V Taylor (Viola, Roy, Barbara and family). Nephews and nieces: Roy Curle =, Amanda Curle, F W Taylor =, M Cook=, A Crow=, Misses S, L Boyd, R McEwan=. Cousins C Hill=, F Carter?=, Mrs M Carter. Bill Cynthia and family, Jean & Michael, Margaret Alan and family
Western Gazette 7 Feb 1986 p36 William Leslie Britten. W L Britten suddenly at home Whitewood Lodge, formerly of Dungeon Farm Croscombe. Funeral Malreward parish church, bur S Bristol Crem
Westmorland Gazette 18 Apr 1914 P9 Deaths. 9th, Rockleigh, John Airey, aged 86 years. P10. Cols 2 & 3. Obituaries. John Airey, Windermere (with photo). The oldest tradesman of Windermere and one of its most esteemed residents, passed away on Thursday evening at his home, Rockleigh, Broad Street. He had been slowly sinking for more than a fortnight. He commenced business as a grocer more than half a century ago in Victoria Street, and afterwards ?removed a little higher up the street to Albert House, where he began a drapery business side by side with the grocery. The latter business has for many years been conducted by his son, Mr J G Airey, the drapery business by another son, Mr Charles Airey. Mr Airey was in his 87th year. His father and mother lived at Lindeth, outside Bowness, and the deceased attended Bowness School. For many years he was valued member of the Windermere local Board and District Council and 30 years ago his colleagues ?… Irving, A Hamilton, A H Heywood, W Harrison, J Titterington, J Garnett and E Deacon – all deceased some years ago. He had been a deacon of the Carver Memorial Congregational Church since its opening 34 years ago, and was for many years superintendent of the Sudnay School, relinquishing this position a few years ago when it was taken up by his son-in-law Mr F Croft. Previous to the erection of the Carver Memorial Chapel, he was associated with the Troutbeck Bridge Chapel, which was opened in 1867. Deceased was twice married, and leaves a widow, who, previous to her marriage to him, was the widow of Mr James Illingworth of Windermere. By his first wife he had five sons and five daughters, all these are living except one son, Mr William Airey, who died in London within the last three years. – The interment of Mr Airey's remains took place in St Mary's churchyard on the afternoon of Easter Monday. Deceased was buried beside his first wife, who died in 1881. The earlier part of the funeral service was held in the Carver Memorial Chapel (where deceased had been the senior deacon) and was conducted by the Rev J P Stephenson, pastor, together with the Rev T Parker (Troutbeck Bridge). Mr Thorpe Crackles, of Leeds, a former organist of the church, officiated at the organ, and at the commencement of the service played "O rest in the Lord". The hyms How sweet the name of Jesus sounds and Rock of Ages were sung; and as the large congregation left the building the organist played Handel's Dead March. The corted then went through the village to the churchyard, where the committal portion of the obsequies was comparatively brief. Among those present at the funeral, in addition to the relatives, were… (R Harrison, A Baldry). In the churchyard were also … T Swainson, Mrs Airey (Whitehaven), Mrs Atkinson (Thornbarrow Cottage), Mr and Mrs E C Atkinson and Miss Slater, Mrs W D Chapman, and Miss Juliana Reynolds. At the Heathwaite Institute on Sunday evening, which was conducted by Mr Robert ?Couts, a vote of condolence with the widow and family of the deceased was adopted
Westmorland Gazette 25 Sep 1901 Samuel Draycott. Calgarth Cottage age 76, the only intimation. No cards
Weston Mercury 10 May 1974 p1 Herbert Rugg House. Retired farmer dies age 100 (photo). A Former Christon farmer, Mr Herbert House, who celebrated his 100th birthday last February, has died at the Weston nursing home where he had been since retiring from farming. The grand old man of Crosby Hall (since 1968), Mayoress gave pot plant in Feb. Farmer 300 acres Christon, retired age 66. Wife Alice, moved to Banwell, Winscombe
Weston Mercury 14 Jul 1934 p5 Annie Champion . Many friends learned with regret of the death of Miss Champion, dau of late Mr and Mrs W Champion of Rhinemoor Farm Lympsham (age 57) and whose mother predeceased her only last month. Bur Lympsham on Mon, vicar. Brother William unable to attend; Miss A Champion cousin [prob Bristol]; Mr and Mrs W C Bridge; Mrs Sarel. Will & Kathleen; Harry & Ell; Cyril & Maggie; Alec Flo and Boys; all at Middle Farm Hutton; Yeolands; Appleton House Sandford
Weston Mercury 15 Feb 1947 p3 Death of Mr Herbert Frost. Winscombe Parish Councillor and Churchwarden. The funeral took place on Tuesday, Winscombe died age 83. Lived Winscombe for 54 years, and had taken a keen and practical interest in parish affairs. He was a churchwarden for twenty years, and a parish councillor and school manager up to the time of his death. He leaves a daughter and two sons (PM, HH, married). Dau Mr and Mrs H G House. Grandsons Michael, Jim Frost. Brother B Frost. Present: John Lee (JS); E C House, Misses House; ET and WG Tilley. p5 At the Lime Trees, Barton, age 83
Weston Mercury 16 Jun 1934 p4 Mrs Anne Champion age 87 after a short illness on Sun afternoon (10 June) at her residence 18 Gerard Road Weston-super-Mare. Carried on business at Rhinemoor Farm until 1920, continued by one of her sons [ie Alec]. Miss Maude unable to be present owing to illness, bur Berrow Wed. Miss Champion, Bristol (niece), sisters Mrs James House, Mrs Albert Champion. Mr and Mrs Bert House; CW Champion and family; Mrs J House and Mrs Sarel; Mrs House, Vaughan and Hilda; Mrs Wyndham; Miss H House
Weston Mercury 1956, John Lee . Age 21, farmed 57 years Bourton farm came from Rookery Farm Mark. Bred hunters, Weston Harriers, vice-president Horse Show, manager of school, expert gunshot. Judged sheepdog trials. Bernard and Ralph in New Zealand. Churchwarden until recently. Sons-in-law Bob Tilley, R Frost, Richard Tilley, JAH Tilley. Sons Hugh, Jack, Frank (=). Grandchildren Graham, Peter Cynthia Lee, Ann Wookey. Misses J, H House (Cheddar). Barbara (Huntspill and Mrs Walter), Metford (Bleadon), Harris (Blean), Jack Isgar (Whitehouse). Families of Bernard and Ralph. Jack Eunice Nigel Paul; Richard Zena; Hugh Muriel Barbara Peter Mabel; Jack Edith Ann; Frank May Naomi John; Peggy Roland Peter Sue
Weston Mercury 30 Oct 1943 Susan House age 94 yrs, Lympsham, widow of James House, d 27 Oct 1943. 17 Jul 1943. Maria Champion, age 86, widow of Albert Champion d 9 Jul 1943 24 Callincroft Rd Patchway, late of The Farm Hewish
Woolwich Herald 16 Feb 1905 p5 Death took place on Monday at 1 Park Lane Charlton of Mr Henry Edward Creed dairyman at the age of 64. The funeral will take place next Saturday at Charlton Cemetery. Messrs Bannister will have charge of the arrangements