Quay Meeting House
  Woodbridge, Suffolk
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Inscriptions on graves and memorial stones

The grave numbers are allocated as follows :-

Number
range
Location
1 - 99In the graveyard
100 - 199Inside the building

The location of the graves can be found from this map.

These records are copied as found. If information is suspect, or difficult to read then that
fact is recorded with a question mark or comment in italics within square brackets [like this].

For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.
        1 Thessalonians 4 vv16,17 NIV.         Click here to learn more.


Surname

Christian Name

Grave No.

Inscription

[Unreadable]

Pricilla

9

Pricilla [the rest is unreadable]

Amer

Francis William

62

Sacred to the memory of Francis William Amer. Born 22nd November 1875 Entered into rest 10th February 1915 ‘For now is Christ risen from the dead and is become the first fruits of them that sleep’

Amer

William

57

In loving memory of William Amer for nearly five years the beloved pastor of this church who died 5th September 189[?] aged 42 years ‘I will rejoice in thy salvation’ Psalm [9:14?]
Also of ‘’Fred’’ youngest son of above who died 25th January 1900 in his 18th year.
Also of Elizabeth Ann Amer widow of the late William Amer who died 20th November 1940 aged 89 years

Andrews

Harriet
&
Elizabeth

51

In affectionate memory of Harriet Chapman Andrews of Great Yarmouth who departed this life 9th April 1878 aged 74 years.
Near this spot also lies Elizabeth Augusta Andrews who departed this life 25th September 1871 aged 9 months.

Andrews

Henry
&
Harriet

58

In loving memory of Henry Andrews for 17 years minister of the adjoining church who died at Hitchin on the 28th May 1896 aged 63 years.
Also of Harriet Augusta his beloved wife who died 27th May 1884 aged 50 years.
“There’s light ahead”

Andrews

William

50

In loving memory of William Arthur Andrews.
Born 9th Dec 1872
Died 22nd Jan 1892.

Andrews

William
&
Harriet

47

In loving memory of William John Andrews who died 1st May 1895 aged 74 years also of Harriet Merser Andrews who died in infancy. Christ is a sufficient saviour.

Bannister

Emma

32

In affectionate memory of Emma the beloved wife of William George Bannister who fell asleep April 19 1875 aged 66

Bendall

James

6

In affectionate remembrance of James Bendall who died 28th April 1886 in his 77th year. The memory of the just is blessed.

Bendall

Mary

25

In loving memory of Mary wife of James Bendall, iron founder of this town, who died 19th July 1881 in her 88th year.

Stayed upon Jehovah,      Hearts are fully blest,
Finding, as He promised,       Perfect peace and rest.

Brickels

Harriet

7 E

Also his sister Harriet Brickels who departed this life 15th July 1907 aged 91 years.

Brickels

John

7 W

In affectionate remembrance of John Brickels who departed this life 1st September 1889[?] aged 79 years. The Lord is [my strength and my song] and will be my salvation. Psalm 118 v 14.

Brickels

Mary Ann

13

To the memory of Mary Ann wife of John Brickels. [The rest of the inscription is unreadable but records show that she died 15th Oct 1835]

Bridgman

Thomas
&
Hannah

105

In a vault in this place is buried the bodie of Mr Thomas Bridgman late of this town who died Oct 30th 1779 aged 61 years and of Mrs Hannah Bridgman his relict who died Jan 21st 1781 aged 81 years.

Brook

Elizabeth

1

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Brook [Line unreadable] James Brook [two lines unreadable] Aged 9? Years. Also the remains of George Cornell [Gent?] who died 10th March 1841 aged 85 years

Burrows

Mary

46

In memory of Mary Burrows who died 21st Oct 1877 aged 88 years.

Catchpole

John
&
Matilda

40

In loving memory of John Catchpole who died 1st March 1877 aged 84 years also of Matilda his beloved wife who died 19 Dec 1893 aged 66 years.

Catchpole

Mary

23

Sacred to the memory of Mary the beloved wife of John Catchpole who died February 15th 1862 aged 80 years.

[The following is written on the side of the monument] To the memory of [name unreadable] only son of John and Mary Catchpole.

Christopher

Rebecca

60

In memory of Rebecca daughter of William Christopher of Woodbridge who died November 15 1870 aged 67. [This grave has a footstone inscribed ‘RC 1870’.]

Clarke

William

59

In affectionate memory of Ann the beloved wife of William Clarke who died Aug 2 1871 aged 36 years

Cook

John

19

[No other information]

Deane

George

42

In memory of George Deane late of King William Street, London Bridge. Born Sep 1st 1789 Died Nov 18th 1854. [13 lines of small text follow but are unreadable]

Deane

George

104

In memory of George Deane Gent a teacher in this Sabbeth School. He died Nov 18th 1854, aged 56.
While possessing in a high degree the wisdom and piety sympathized with the minds of the young as to win their lasting love, he sought their temporal welfare but their salvation was the supreme object at which he aimed his affectionate manner, unfailing zeal and constant beneficience can never be forgotten.
His scholars assisted by friends have erected this tablet as a token of their esteem.
Be ye also ready.

Durrell

Pleasent

2

Sacred to the memory of Mary Shore widow of the late Lieutenant Shore of the 11th Royal ? Battalion. She died 15th April 1838 aged 87 years. Her remains are deposited in a vault near this tablet. Also the remains of Mrs Pleasant Durrell aged 83 years.

Ebenezer [?]

William

63

Sacred to the memory of William [surname and next line are unreadable] aged 87 years also of Elizabeth[surname is unreadable] sister of the above who died 12th [unreadable from here on]

Ellis

Jonathan

61

In affectionate remembrance of Jonathan Ellis who died March 11th 1867 in the 66th year of his age.

“be ye also ready for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh” Matt 24 Chap 44 Verse.

Also of Elizabeth his beloved wife who died [Jul 1871] aged 62 years.

Fisher

Elizabeth,
Caroline,
James

49

[ Front of memorial stone]
In memory of Elizabeth daughter of Richd and Elizth Fisher who died 27 November 1821[?] aged 20 years.
In the same grave is interred the remains of Caroline their daughter who died 24th June 1824 aged 16 years.
Thus earth receives what first it gave / We're born to molder in the grave / The sweet remembrance of the just / Shall flourish when they sleep in dust.

[ Reverse of memorial stone]
Also in the same grave lies the remains of James Fisher who died 3rd February 1836 aged 37 years.
Matilda Mumford sister of [unreadable] died 8th October 18[??] aged 31 years. [The rest of the inscription is unreadable]

Fisk

Alice

18 W

In memory of Alice Fisk second daughter of Alfred and Sarah Fisk. Born 31st January 1860 died 10 Mar 1861.

Fisk

Arthur Alfred

18 E

Also of Arthur Alfred Fisk Born 2? [The rest is unreadable].

Francis

George, Mary, Henry,

Ann

41

In memory of George Francis an [unreadable] inhabitant of Woodbridge. [Line unreadable] [September?] 16th 1860 [three lines unreadable] Mary Francis  [three lines unreadable] Henry Francis died April [??] 18??. Ann Byles Francis died [Line unreadable]

Gall

Benjamin
&
Sarah

28

In loving memory of Benjamin Gall who fell asleep 20th October 1893 aged 68 years. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Also of Sarah his dearly beloved wife who was taken home 24th August 1902 aged 73 years. Washed in the blood of the lamb.

Gosling

Sarah

29

In memory of Sarah the beloved wife of Aldis[?] Gosling who died 3 September 1861 aged 62 years also of Maria daughter of the above who died [date unreadable but records give burial on 30/7/1860] aged [unreadable but records say 29]

Hurren

Thomas & Mary

22 E

Sacred to the memory of Thomas Hurren who departed this life October 11th 1829 aged 77 years. Also Mary his beloved wife who died September 21st 1811 aged 59 years whose remains were removed to this vault at the time those of the above were deposited.

Jarrold

Samuel, Elizabeth, William, Samuel, John, Ann & Catherine

101

Sacred to the memory of Samuel Jarrold (late of Manningtree) died 1758, aged 48; leaving a widow and three sons;
Elizabeth Bramston his widow (late of Dedham) died 1788, aged 73.
William their eldest son (late of Manningtree) died 1784, aged 44; leaving 2 sons and 3 daughters by his first wife and 1 daughter by his widow, Hannah his first wife only child of Thomas and Hannah Bridgman died 1771, aged 33.
Sarah Jarrold his second wife died 1815, aged 75.
Samuel Jarrold their second son (late of St Edmunds Bury) died 1777, aged 34, leaving a widow and 3 daughters.
John Jarrold their youngest son (late of Woodbridge) died Oct 25th 1775, aged 30. He married Elizabeth daughter of Canwell Coats (late of Gainsboro') by whom he left 1 son and 4 daughters, also a son Samuel born after his decease who died in infancy. Elizabeth Jarrold his beloved wife died at Norwich Dec 21st 1785, aged 40.
Ann wife of Thomas King (of Little Bentley Hall) second daughter of John and Elizth Jarrold died Jany 28th 1819, aged 40, leaving 1 son and 2 daughters.
Hannah Coats Jarrold their third daughter (late of Woodbridge) died Feby 1st 1816, aged 45.
Catherine Jarrold their youngest daughter died April 10th 1790, aged 18.
"Having served God in their generation, they fell asleep"
"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints"
John surviving son of the above John & Elizabeth Jarrold erected this tablet in affectionate commemoration of his pious ancestors and near relatives 1832.

Lamb

George & Hannah

22 W

In this vault are interred the mortal remains of Mr George Lamb who died October 7th 1843 aged 66 years. Also of Hannah, his beloved wife, who was suddenly called to her rest October 8th 1843 aged 61 years. Whose faith follow.

Lamb

George

102

Sacred to the memory of George Lamb, for many years a deacon of this church, who died 7th Oct 1843, aged 66 years. Also of
John Jarrold, late of Norwich and formally of this town, who died 24th June 1852, aged 79.
The above in connection with Revd John Thompson, who died 9th Oct 1826, aged 72; John Abbott, who died 3rd July 1851, aged 83; and Henry Butcher, who died 31st May 1851, aged 83;
succeeded in the face of the most violent opposition in asserting the rights of religious liberty and worship, and in forming a Congregational Church of protestant dissenters at Wickham Market. The violent persecution they encountered and the defeat of Lord Sidmouth's bill, gave rise to the society for the protection of civil and religious liberty, which carried through Parliment several very important acts in extension of religious liberty, and proved a bulwark of defence against a rancorous intolerant spirit.
The wrath of man was made to praise God.
This tablet was erected by John Jarrold, June 1852, in affectionate rememberance of his beloved friends and coadjutors in the ardous struggle.

Lankester

Charles

66

See Sizer, Jacob.

Also of Charles Vertue Lankester son of Thomas and Ann Lankester of Stowmarket who died 24th June 1837 aged 9 months.

Lankester

William
&
William

48

Sacred to the memory of William Lankester who died [unreadable] 1818 aged 27 years.

Also William, an infant, who died 17th February 1818?

Lloyd

Jane

64

Jane Lloyd
George Pole
1822

London

William
Matilda
William

24

William London who died 7th September 1884 aged 82 years and of Matilda, his devoted wife, who died 4th September 1884 aged 76 years.
Not divided by death they were interred together in this grave 10th September 1884
The pure in heart shall see God. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.
Also William, only son of the above, born 30th November 1832, died 16th June 1916.

Masterson

John
&
Emma

31

In memory of John Masterson who died 29th March 1896 aged 78 years

Also of Emma his wife who died 12th November 1896 aged 75 years

Miles

Thomas, Elizabeth,

Edmund, Henry, Alfred, Eliza, Thomas, Marianne, Laura.

?

In memory of Thomas Miles late of this parish who died 21st November 184? Age 58?
Elizabeth his wife 2? November 18?? Age ??
Edmund, their first son, [unreadable] age 41.
Interred in the new [unreadable].
Henry second son 1? November 18?? Age 80.
Alfred third son ? October 1817 age 25 interred in [unreadable] London.
Eliza first daughter [unreadable].
Thomas [unreadable].
Marianne second daughter [unreadable].
Laura third daughter [unreadable].

Moss

William

8

Here lie the mortal remains of William Moss who departed this life the 11th August 1852 aged 76 years. [The rest of the inscription is unreadable]

Mumford

Matilda

49

See Fisher, Elizabeth.
Matilda Mumford sister of [unreadable] died 8th October 18[??] aged 31 years. [The rest of the inscription is unreadable]

P

C, A & J

?

CP 1828
AP 1830
JP 1834

Packer

George
&
Catherine

27

In sweet[?] affectionate memory of George Packer the beloved husband of Catherine Lucy Packer who was suddenly called to the higher service from the pastorate of thus church September 25th 1913 aged 56 years. Thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.

Also of Catherine Lucy beloved wife of the above died February 24th 1943 aged 87 years. Interred at Royston.

Parrett

EJ

19

Died 16 May 1883. Aged 17 years

Pinchbeck

Elizabeth

?

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Pinchbeck wife of Thomas Pinchbeck. [Unreadable beyond this point]

Pite

Charles & Alfred

11

Sacred to the memory of Charles Pite who died October 9th 1828 aged 22 years.
The teachers of the Sabbath School have erected this stone as a memorial [unreadable] industrious scholar, a diligent [unreadable] consistent member of this church.

Also Alfred Pite who died March 18th 1850 aged 18 years [unreadable line] James Smith Pite who [unreadable to end].

Pite

Jeremiah, Mary & Eliza

10

To the memory of Jeremiah Pite who died Dec 2nd 1832 aged 71.

Also Mary his wife who died November 20th 1832? Aged 61.

Like wise Eliza their daughter who died November 15th 1832 aged 31.

Pole

George

?

Jane Lloyd
George Pole
1822

Price

Benjamin

65

Sacred to the memory of Benjamin Price [next two lines unreadable] who departed this life Sep 23 1823 aged 57 years, also [unreadable from here on]

Rumsby

Elizabeth
&
John

38

In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth widow of the late Samuel Rumsby who departed this life 22nd October 1881 aged 59 years also of John Snell Rumsby who died 15th January aged 18 months
[This grave has a footstone inscribed ‘ER 1881 JSP 1861’.]

Rumsby

Emma
&
Samuel

54

In affectionate remembrance of Emma Rumsby who departed this life 26th February 1878 aged 45 years also of Samuel Rumsby father of the above who died 1st March [records give 1873] aged 84 years

Rumsby

Samuel

56

In affectionate remembrance of Samuel Rumsby who departed this life 10th May 1880 aged 57 years
"The memory of the just is blessed"

S

H

?

HS 1826

Shimmen

William

9

In memory of William Shimmen. [The rest of the inscription is unreadable but records show that he died in April 1900 at the age of 90 years.]

Shore

Mary

2

Sacred to the memory of Mary Shore widow of the late Lieutenant Shore of the 11th Royal ? Battalion. She died 15th April 1838 aged 87 years. Her remains are deposited in a vault near this tablet. Also the remains of Mrs Pleasant Durrell aged 83 years.

Sizer

Jacob, Sarah & Ann

66

In memory of Sarah the wife of Jacob Sizer who departed this life November 27th 1821 and is buried in a vault opposite this stone. And of the said Jacob Sizer who died June 8th 1837 aged 64 years.

Also of Charles Vertue Lankester son of Thomas and Ann Lankester of Stowmarket who died 24th June 1837 aged 9 months.

Also of Ann widow of the above Jacob Sizer who died April 27th 1852 aged 69 years.

Smith

Thomas
&
Maria

43

In memory of Thomas Smith who died May 9th 1856 aged 66. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

Also of Maria his wife who died April 17th 1870 aged 69.

[This grave has a footstone inscribed ‘TS 1856’.]

Spore

Emma

12

In affectionate remembrance of Emma, the beloved daughter of Edward and Emma Spore, who died November 10th 1875 aged 34 years. Who was highly valued by the family in which she had resided 15 years.

“Therefore be ye also ready for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh”

Stuart

Hannah

33

In memory of Hannah Stuart. Widow. Formerly Hannah Vertue. 21st August 1826 aged 90 years.

T

S

?

[This gravestone is unreadable.]

[This grave has a footstone inscribed ‘ST 1858’.]

Tailer

John
&
Elizabeth

106

Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Tailer the much beloved wife of John Bayly Tailer (of this town) who departed this life July 10th 1801 aged 49 years. A real Christian.
Also in memory of the above John Bayly Tailer Gent late of Stowupland. He was an active and consistent Christian, extensively useful where he resided, aiding and relieving the necessitous, encouraging and assisting the instruction of the ignorant, a warm friend of civil and religious liberty, decided in his religious sentiments without bigotry and liberal without indifference. A tender and affectionate husband and parent and a kind and faithful friend. He died confessing his unworthiness and expressing his faith in an all sufficient Saviour to a new and immortal life in the resurrection of the dead.
He died May 1st 1817 aged 65.

Trusson

Hannah

55

Sacred to the memory of Hannah Trusson who died March 2nd 1872 aged 81 years relict of the late Thomas Trusson master mariner of this parish. She is not dead but sleepeth.

Vertue

Simon
&
Ann

103

In the adjopining vault are deposited the remains of Simon Vertue, who died March 16th 1860, aged 87 years.
Also those of Ann, his beloved wife who died Nov 29th 1852, aged 79 years.

Wilmshurst

William
&
Harriet

26

In loving remembrance of William Wilmshurst who died 25th October 1883 aged 67 years. “So he giveth his beloved sleep”.

Also of Harriet his beloved wife who died 10th September 1912 aged 90 years. “She being dead yet speaketh”.

Woodrow

James
&
Sarah

53

Sacred to the memory of James Woodrow who died 2nd June 1855 aged 73 years. Whoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die, Believest thou this?

Also of Sarah his wife who died 25th Sept 1873 aged 83 years. Her end was peace.

 


 

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