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Position Principle Name Year
Inscription
CROSS 1 S STANLEY 1900

TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF
HENRY STANLEY
ELDEST SON OF EDWARD & MARY STANLEY
OF QUANTOCK LODGE
IN THIS PARISH
[Below] NOT HERE HE LIES NOT HERE
BUT FAR AWAY IN OTHER EARTH
BY OTHER GRASS OERSPREAD
YET BY HIS HOME
THIS CROSS SHALL STAND & SAY
HE LIVES AMONG HIS OWN

CROSS 2 E    
LIEVTENANT
IN THE WEST
SOMERSET
YEOMANRY
& THE XXVTH COMPANY
IMPERIAL YEOMANRY
CROSS 3 N    
WHO FELL IN ACTION
AT HEKPOORT
SOUTH AFRICA
ON THE XVITH OF
SEPTEMBER MCM
AGED XXVII
CROSS 4 W    
AND WAS LAID
TO REST
NEAR THE FIELD
OF BATTLE
[Below] WE ASKED LIFE
OF THEE
AND THOU GAVEST HIM
A LONG LIFE EVEN
FOR EVER AND EVER
E 01 JONES  
[North]
[Mossy, illegible]

[South]
?... ROBERT JONES...?

E 02 DYER 1880
In Memory Of
WILLIAM DYER WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JUNE 23 1880
AGED 87 YEARS
MY LOVING FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS DEAR THINK ON THE DUST THAT SLEEPEST HERE
MAKE CHRIST YOUR FRIEND WHILE TIME DOTH LAST T WILL BE TOO LATE WHEN TIME IS PAST
E 03 LANSDOWNE 1930
GEORGE EDMUND LANSDOWNE J. P.
BORN NOV 11th 1853
DIED AUG 29th 1930
ELSIE EMMA LANSDOWNE
BORN JULY 3rd 1875
DIED NOV 9th 1943
E 04 LANSDOWNE 1872
[North]
ALSO IN FOND MEMORY OF
GEORGE LANSDOWN
WHO DIED MAY 18 1874 AGED 58 YEARS
I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH JOB 19 C 25 V
[South]
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
MARY
THE BELOVED WIFE OF GEORGE LANSDOWN OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED MARCH 4 1872 AGED 57 YEARS
ABSENT... THE BODY PRESENT WITH THE LORD...
[West]
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
HENRY
SON OF GEORGE AND
MARY LANSDOWN
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS
JULY 30 1875 AGED 34 YEARS
TO DIE IS TO GAIN. PHIL. 1. 21.
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
AQUILA
SON OF GEORGE AND MARY LANSDOWN.
BORN JULY 11. 1843. DIED OCT. 4. 1894
E 05 BULLER 1876
EDITH FRANCES BULLER
FELL ASLEEP SEP. 26. A.D. 1876
AGED 33 YEARS
LORD JESUS RECEIVE MY SPIRIT
E 06 BULLER 1872
[East]
JANE RUSCOMBE BULLER
FELL ASLEEP
APRIL 21 AD 1872
[West]
IN PERFECT PEACE
E 07 BULLER 1865
[West]
BY THY CROSS AND PASSION
GOOD LORD DELIVER US
[East]
ROBERT
BEADON BULLER
BORN JANUARY 1 1846
DIED JULY 17 1865
E 08 BULLER 1855
To the memory of the Reverend William Beadon Buller (M?)A
35 Years Vicar of this
Parish who died on the ?? of St Stephen’s day 1855 aged 50
E 09 HUNT 1876
[South]
??... CHARLOTTE [poss]
?? ...of GEORGE HUNT
??...UNE 17 1876
AGED 68 YEARS
[West]
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
GEORGE HUNT
OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL ASLEEP
JANUARY 31 1874
AGED 70 YEARS
E 10   1858
L. H.
1858
E 11   1858

L. H.
1858

E 12   1880
H. W. H.
1880
E 13   1880
H. W. H.
1880
E 14   1860
W. H.
1860
E 15 HELLIER 1860
In Memory of
WILLIAM HELLIER
WHO DIED AT POUNDSFORD PARK
APRIL 16TH 1860 AGED ?
ALSO LUCY HIS DAUGHTER
WHO DIED DEC28TH 1868 AGED 12
ALSO HANNAH WARFORD
RELICT OF THE ABOVE NAMED
WILLIAM HELLIER
WHO DIED SEPT 10TH 1880 AGED 71
SHE SLEEPS IN JESUS
ALSO
MARY JANE STANDFAST
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WILLIAM HELLIER
WHO DIED SEPT 10 1882 AGED ??
E 16 RICH 1861
[South]
IN MEMORY OF
THOMAS RICH OF CROSS COTTAGE OVER STOWEY
WHO DIED APRIL 17 1875 AGED 72 YEARS
IT IS APPOINTED UNTO MEN ONCE TO DIE AND AFTER THIS THE JUDGEMENT HEED

[North]
ALSO IN MEMORY OF
ANN WIFE OF THOMAS RICH
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 22 1861
AGED 59 YEARS

E 17   1861
A. R.
1861
E 18   1861
A. R.
1861
E 19 BROCK 1872
IN MEMORY OF
ANN BROCK
WIDOW OF THE LATE W. BROCK
OF STOKE POGES BUCKS
WHO DIED AT QUANTOCK LODGE
ON THE 2 DAY OF MAY 1872
AGED ?? YEARS
BLESSED ARE THE DEAD
WHO DIE IN THE LORD
E 20 RICH 1864
[South]
In Memory of
ANN
THE BELOVED WIFE OF SAMUEL RICH OF THIS PARISH
WHO ENTERED INTO HER REST AUG 17 1864 AGED 64 YEARS
LOOKING UNTO JESUS

[North]
ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SAMUEL RICH
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS. FEBRUARY 2 1886. AGED 93 YEARS
BECAUSE HE HATHSET HIS LOVE UPON ME, THEREFORE WILL I DELIVER HIM: I WILL SET HIM ON HIGH
BECAUSE HE HATH KNOWN MY NAME: WITH LONG LIFE WILL I SATISFY HIM AND SHEW HIM MY SALVATION.

E 21 BOUSIE 1887
THOMAS LOUIS BOUSIE
DIED 19 NOV 1887
AGED 12 YEARS
E 22 RICH 1892
[South]
in Loving memory of
SARAH ANN RICH of CROSS HOUSE OVER STOWEY
WHO PEACEFULLY FELL ASLEEP 30TH DECEMBER 1892
AGED 52 YEARS
MEET ME IN GLORY
WHEN THOU PASSEST THROUGH THE WATERS I WILL BE WITH THEE AND THROUGH THE RIVERS THEY SHALL NOT OVERFLOW THEE
ISIAH 42.2
[North]
ALSO OF SAMUEL RICH OF CROSS HOUSE OVER STOWEY
WHO PASSED PEACEFULLY AWAY JUNE 30TH 1912 AGED 74 YEARS
SO HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP
[Head]
IN
Loving Memory of
SAMUEL RICH
SON OF SAMUEL AND MARY A. A. RICH
OF CROSS FARM
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
IN FRANCE
APRIL. 1918.
AGED 19 YEARS
ALSO OF
MARY A. A. RICH
WIFE OF SAMUEL RICH
AND MOTHER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
SEP 8TH 1923 AGED 65 YEARS
SO HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP
E 23 LANDSEY  
IN MEMORY OF
THOMAS LANDSEY
of the Parish of
NETHER STOWEY
Who departed this life
the 12th ??
...? 18??
AGED 72 Years
E 24 WALTON 1879
IN
FOND MEMORY OF
SARAH
THE WIDOW OF
SILVESTER WALTON
OF STANDROP IN THE CO
OF DURHAM
WHO DIED AT OVER STOWEY
DEC 13 1879 AGED 82 YEARS
BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART
E 25 MOGG 1874
IN MEMORY OF
AVIS
THE BELOVED WIFE OF ANTHONY MOGG
WHO DIED JANUARY 8 1874
AGED 77 YEARS
ALSO ANTHONY HUSBAND
OF THE ABOVE WHO DIED 3 AUGUST
1888 AGED 88
BLESSED ARE THE DEAD
WHICH DIE IN THE LORD
E 26 VERNCOMB 1718
Here Lieth the
Body of Hugh Verncomb who was
buried Feb 28th 1718
E 27 SELLICK 1872
IN
MEMORY
OF
CHARLES DAVEY SELLICK
A SINGER OF THE SANCTUARY
FELL ASLEEP
MARCH 22 AD 1872 AGED 27 YEARS
ALSO JAMES SELLICK FATHER OF THE
ABOVE BORN 1806 DIED1862
E 28 PALMER 1876
IN MEMORY OF
MARY PALMER
WHO DIED DEC 19 1876
E 29   1835
J. M.
1835
E 30    
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
ANN JONES
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCTOBER 1 1856
AGED 49 YEARS
E 31   1860
P. H.
1860
E 32   1759
IN MEMORY
OF JOHN CRIDDLE
Of this Parish
Who Departed
ThisLife the 15th of April 1759
In the 54th Year of his Age
Also in Memory of
JANE CRIDDLE wife of
the above JOHN CRIDDLE
Who departed this life
22 of September 17?9
Aged 74
S 01 RICH 1842
[South]
IN MEMORY OF
EDMUND RICH OF CROSS HO DIED SEP 8 1842 AGED 81 YEARS
ALSO OF JANE WIFE OF EDMUND RICH
WHO DIED APRIL 6 1865 AGED 93 YEARS
ALSO OF JOSEPH SON OF THE ABOVE EDMUND AND JANE RICH
WHO DIED SEP 27 1854 AGED 59 YEARS
ALSO OF JAMES SON OF THE ABOVE WHO DIED JULY1 1863
AGED 54 YEARS

[North spalled, fragments only]

[West]
IN MEMORY OF
MARY
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
CLEMENT RICH
OF BLINDWELL HOUSE
NETHER STOWEY WHO DIED
DEC 21 1894 AGED 73

ALSO CLEMENT HUSBAND OF
THE ABOVEWHO FELL ASLEEP
NOV 19 1893 AGED 84

Forever With the Lord

[East spalled, nothing discernable]

S 02   1854
J R
1854
S 03   1842
E R
1842
JR
1865
S 04   1863
JR
1863
S 05    
[Spalled, illegible]
S 06 COMBER 1863
[West]
IN MEMORIAM
WILLIAM COMBER
WHO DIED MAY 8 1870
AGED 63 YEARS

[South]
ALSO JANE
WIFE OF
WILLIAM COMBER
WHODIED AUG 24 1863
AGED 52 YEARS

[North]
ALSO EDWIN
SON OF
WILLIAM COMBER
WHO DIED MARCH 28 1867
AGED 33 YEARS

S 07 ASHILL 1917
In Loving Memory
of
MAY
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
WILLIAM GEORGE ASHILL
OF BRIDGWATER & DAUGHTER OF
FREDERICK & ELIZABETH COMBER
OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED SEPT 20th 1917 AGED 34 YEARS
S 08   1857
L K
1857
S 09 RICH 1825
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM RICH
WHO DIED AT PLAINSFIELD IN THIS PARISH
THE ?th DAY OF JUNE AD 1825
AGED 71 YEARS
ALSO ELIZABETH WIFE
OF THE ABOVE WILLIAM RICH
WHO DIED JANUARY 18TH 18??
S 10   1880
S P
1880
S 11 LANDSEY 1844
Sacred
To the Memory of
JOHN LANDSEY who died
August 25th 1844 Aged 76
Also SARAH wife of the
above who died May 24th 1855
aged 67 Years
S 12    
[No discernable inscription]
S 13   1849
W. R. M.
1849
S 14 MORLE 1867
[North]
IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCEOF SARAH MORLE
WHO DIED DEC 28 1867 AGED 72 YEARS
ALSO HENRY MORLE SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED AUG 20 1867 AGED 37 YEARS

[South]
IN MEMORY OF
SIMON MORLE
WHO DIED JAN 10 1877 AGED 51 YEARS

S 15    
[Spalled, illegible]
S 16   1878
J. M.
1878
M. M.
1879
S 17 DYER 1860
IN MEMORY OF PHEBE DYER WHO DIED NOVEMBER 29th 1860 AGED 80 YEARS ALSO ROBERT DYER HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE WHO DIED JANUARY 16th 1867 AGED 87 YEARS
S 18 HILL 1871
IN MEMORY OF
SUSAN HILL
WHO FELL ASLEEP
DEC 2? AD 1871
AGED ?0 YEARS
S 19 WASHER 1830
STONE IS ERECTED AS A
TRIBUTE OF AFFECTION TO
THE MEMORY OF JOHN WASHER
WHO DEP THIS LIFE JUNE 10
1830(?) AGED 44 YEARS LEAVING
AN AFFECTIONATE WIFE AND 4
CHILDREN TO LAMENT THEIR LOSS
ALSO SARAH WHITEFIELD
WIFE OF THE ABOVE WHO DEPD
THIS LIFE JULY 19 1871
AGED 68 YEARS
THEY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS
W 01 HORSENELL 1870
IN MEMORY OF
JAMES HORSENALL
WHO LIVED 45 YEARS
IN THE SERVICE OF
P. C. LABOUCHERE
LORD TAUNTON.
DIED AT OVER STOWEY
ON THE 29TH NOV 1870
IN THE 69TH YEAR OF HIS AGE
“WE ONLY YIELD THEE WHAT IS THINE
THY WILL BE DONE”
LADY TAUNTON HAS PLACED
THIS CROSS IN MEMORY OF HIS
LONG AND FAITHFUL SERVICE
W 02 HUNT 1870
[South]
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF JAMES HUNT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 10TH 1870
AGED 64 YEARS
THY WILL BE DONE

[North]
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF ANN HUNT
THE BELOVED WIFE OF JAMES HUNT
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFEJANUARY 25TH 1892
AGED 89 YEARS
THE LORD GAVE AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY
BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD

W 03 CHEDGEY 1872
IN MEMORIAM
WILLIAM CHEDGEY
WHO DIED AUG 21 1872 AGED 61 YEARS
[Illegible line]
W 04 HUNT  
[North]
ELIZABETH
DAUGHTER ? JAMES ? ANN HUNT
WHO DIED 20 JULY 1?1?
AGED 70 YEARS
UNTIL THE DAY BREAK

[South]
IN LOVING MEMORY
MARTHA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE LATE THOMAS SULLY AND DAUGHTER OF
JAMES AND ANN HUNT OF PARSONAGE FARM OVER STOWEY
WHO DIED FEB ?...? AGED 66 YEARS
THY WILL BE DONE

W 05 HUNT 1914
INLOVING MEMORY OF GEORGE HUNT
WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS
OCT 15 1914 AGED 65 YEARS
?.. PERFECT PEACE
W 06 HUNT 1909
In Loving Memory
JAMES HUNT
WHO DIED 22ND JULY 1909
AGED 65 YEARS
IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH
W 07    
[No discernable inscription]
W 08 VENN 1875
IN
MEMORY OF
JAMES VENN
WHO DIED FEB 21 1875
AGED 62 YEARS
W 09 PARISH 1881
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
THOMAS PARISH
OF OVER STOWEY
WHO DIED APRIL 27 1881
AGED 84 YEARS.
HE HATH BORNE OUR GRIEFS
AND CARRIED OUR SORROWS

ALSO OF ANN
THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED NOVEMBER16 1890
AGED 75 YEARS
“AT REST”

W 10 HASTE 1878
IN MEMORY OF
MARY HASTE
WHO DIED JAN 9 1878
AGED 37 YEARS
W 11 PALMER 1879
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
SUSAN PALMER
DIED 15 OCT 1879. AGED 64.
ALSO
GEORGE PALMER
DIED 14 DEC 1892 AGED 74
ALSO
ROSINA, DIED 9 SEP 1848, AGED 3
ALSO
GEORGE JESSE, DIED 23 SEP 1848. AGED 5 MONTHS
ALSO
EMILY HELENA DIED 21 JULY 1862. AGED 6.
ALSO
GEORGE EDMUND, DIED IN LIVERPOOL
14 APRIL 1890. AGED 40.

ON THAT HAPPY EASTER MORNING
ALL THE GRAVES THEIR DEAD RESTORE: FATHER, SISTER, CHILD AND MOTHER.
MEET ONCE MORE

W 12    
[Illegible]
W 13 WARD  
[South]
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF THOMAS WARD
?..? 18?4 AGED ?..?

[North]
ALSO
IN MEMORY OF SARAH ANNE (?)
THE WIFE OF THOMAS WARD
[Last Line illegible]