Elm, Cambridgeshire - Monumental Inscriptions

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Elm Parish Churchyard - Selected Monumental Inscriptions

1866 Joseph Blackborn AVELING 7
1886 Rebecca AVELING 6
1859 Mary M. BRADLEY 14
1852 Richard BRADLEY 15
1875 William BRADLEY 10
1827 Joseph CATLING 4
1888 Robert Charles CATLING 5
1785 Mary CHAPMAN 18
1846 Mary CHAPMAN 17
1804 Tho. CHAPMAN 17
1833 Thomas CHAPMAN 20
1762 Tho's CHAPMAN 18
1903 Ann Esther LINES 1
1888 Herbert William LINES 8
1913 Joseph LINES 1
1782 Tho's MARSHALL 16
1886 Harriet Ann MELTON 9
1835 Eliz. REED 3
1812 J'n REED 2
1670 or76? Thomas SQUIER 21
1788 John WATSON 19
1765 or1794? William WATTON 13
1825 Mary WHATTEN 12
1820 William WHATTEN 12
183? John WHATTON 11
1756 William YATES 11

Elm Parish Churchyard - Selected Monumental Inscriptions

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1 In loving memory of/ Ann Esther/ the Beloved wife of/ Joseph Lines/ who died May 18th 1903/ aged 65 years. Also in Memory of/ Joseph Lines/ who died April 22nd 1913/ in the 78th year of his age/ not dead but sleepeth*
 

near the church door, double stone:*

 
2 In Memory of/ Jn Reed/ who died/ June 4th 1812/ Aged 49 years
 
3 Also/ Eliz Reed/ widow of the said/ Jn Reed/ who died/ November 12th 1835/ in the 92 year of her age
 
4 SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ JOSEPH CATLING/ WHO DIED AUG 21 1827/ AGED 19 YEARS*
 

four sided marker on right side of churchyard with cross on top and surround round plot: 

 

on front facing road: 

 
5 ROBERT CHARLES CATLING JP DL/ of NEEDHAM HALL/ High Sheriff of Cambs and Hunts 1880/ born October 24th 1812/ Died October 13th 1888 
 

left side: 

 
6 REBECCA AVELING/ Daughter of Ralph and/ Mary AVELING/ born April 12 1805/ Died Sept 7th 1886 
 

rear side blank, right side:

 
7 JOSEPH BLACKBORN AVELING/ son of/ JAMES THOMAS and/ MARY EMMA AVELING/ born Dec 17 1865/ Died Jan 8th 1866
 

to left side of Catling cross: 

 
8 IN/ LOVING MEMORY/HERBERT WILLIAM/ THE BELOVED SON OF/ JOSEPH AND ANN LINES/ BORN JUNE 5th 1866/ DIED JUNE 6th 1888/ also ?? other children in their infancy/so he giveth his sleep unto the day/ break and shadows flee away.
 

on right of Catling cross:

 
9 In/ Loving memory of/ Harriet Ann/ the beloved daughter of William/ and Elizabeth Melton/ who died Sept 26th 1886/ Aged 25 years/ remember thy creator in the days/ of my youth.
 

Elm at rear of church on right boundary:

 
10 WILLIAM BRADLEY/ died Jun 18, 1875/ aged 74 years
 

left of front door of church:

 
11 In Memory of/ WILLIAM YATES/ WHO DIED JULY 1st 1756/ AGED 57 YEARS/ Also JOHN WHATTON/ WHO DIED FEB 26 183 If AGED 72 YEARS
 

on left of Yates (hard to read):

 
12 In Memory of/ WILLIAM WHATTEN/ who died April 20 1820/ Aged 74 years/ Also MARY his wife/ who died May 24 1825/ Aged 75 years
 

on left of above:

 
13 WILLIAM WATTON/ who died 1765/1794??
 

at left of church:

 
14 In/ Memory/ of/ MARY M. BRADLEY/ THE WIFE OF/ RICHARD BRADLEY/ WHO DIED AUGUST 2nd/ 1859/ AGED 68 YEARS
 

beside above.

 
15 In/ Memory/ of/ RICHARD BRADLEY/ WHO DIED SEPT 18th/ 1852/ AGED 42 YEARS
 

by left side of path:

 
16 In Memory of/ Thos MARSHALL/ Son of Jn & ANN MARSHALL/ who departed this life/ the 21st of November 1782/ Aged 25 years
 

On left of front door in front of Yates:

 

four stones far left of four: 

 
17 Sacred/ to the Memory of/ Tho CHAPMAN/ who died April 12th 1804/ Aged 42 years/ And of/ Mary his WIFE/ who died Jan 10 1846/ Aged 87or81 YEARS??
 

3rd of 4 stones: 

 
18 In Memory/ of Thos CHAPMAN/ and Mary his wife/ who died Mar 22nd 1762/ Aged 32 YEARS/ She died Oct 5? 1785/ Aged 55 years
 

2nd of 4 stones:

 
19 In Memory/ of/ JOHN WATSON/ who dep this life/ the 12th Mar 1788/ Aged 74 years
 

1st of 4 stones (nearest path)

 
20 In Memory of/ Thomas Chapman/ who died July 7 1833/ Aged 10 years
 

Elm church inside on chancel:

 
21 Thomas Squier filius-/ Thomas Squier et Margarita-/ Sepulcrus fiut Decembus/ Anna g Domini 1670?6

 

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