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Holy Cross Churchyard
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Holy Cross Churchyard
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Holy Cross Churchyard
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Holy Cross Churchyard
Scopwick, Lincolnshire County, England

Church Lane, Scopwick, Lincolnshire, Eng.

Submitted by Shelley Clack, Jan 19, 2009, last edited Apr 21, 2009 [sclack@tiscali.co.uk]. Total records = 89.

Holy Cross Churchyard is located at Church Lane, Scopwick. If planning a visit take the A153 from Sleaford to Ruskington. Then take the B1198 to Scopwick.

Burials are primarily to the north and south side of the church. Though there are a few on the east and west side of the church. On the south side a lot of the stones are laid flat. Grass has been allowed to grow over them and most are very worn.

There are a few internal memorial stones, which I have included in the list. This can be identified by (Int) at the end of the details. The churchyard is well maintained.

The last burials occurred before the Second World War. However, the churchyard was not officially closed for burials until 1988. There is an area for the internment of cremated remains, which is still in use. This area does not have any memorial stones or markers.

This is a complete list of all visible gravestones and markers. It was recorded on Aug 03, 2008.

- Shelley Clack

Bagaley, Clark, d. 25 Nov 1848, age 16 yr, s/o Elizabeth and Joseph Bagaley, b/o and s/w Sarah Goy
Bagaley, Elizabeth, d. 4 Dec 1923, age 93 yrs, s/w Hannah Bagaley
Bagaley, Elizabeth, d. 6 Apr 1863, age 72 yrs, w/o and s/w Joseph Bagaley, m/o and s/w Clark Bagaley and Sarah Goy
Bagaley, Hannah, d. 21 Feb 1907, age 81 yrs, s/w Elizabeth Bagaley
Bagaley, Joseph, d. 6 Apr 186?, age 79 yrs, h/o and s/w Elizabeth Bagaley, f/o and s/w Clark Bagaley and Sarah Goy
Baker, Jane, d. 5 Jun 18?4, age ?5 yrs, w/o John Baker
Baumber, Ann, d. 30 Jun 1888, age 51 yrs, w/o and s/w James Baumber
Baumber, James, d. 20 Dec 1901, age 68 yrs, h/o and s/w Ann Baumber
Black, Elizabeth, d. 10 Apr 1909, age 77 yrs
Black, John, d. Jan 1?0?, h/o Elizabeth Black
Blunson, George Andrew, d. 24 Jul 1?19, s/w ?? ??
Booth, Harriet, d. 24 Dec 1887, age 47 yrs, w/o and s/w John Robert Booth
Booth, John Robert, d. 9 May 1906, age 69 yrs, h/o and s/w Harriet Booth
Catton, Richard, d. 1 Sep 1908, age 57 yrs, h/o Sarah A. Catton
Chambers, Mary, d. 24 May 1885, age 79 yrs, s/w ?? ??
Christian, Annie, d. 11 Nov 1919, age 69 yrs, w/o and s/w James Christian
Christian, James, d. 6 Feb 1919, age 76 yrs, h/o and s/w Annie Christian
Cooling, Sarah, d. 25 Nov 1910, w/o and s/w Thomas Cooling
Cooling, Thomas, d. 15 Sep 1887, h/o and s/w Sarah Cooling
Cox, John Joseph, d. 29 Mar 1895, s/o William and Susannah Cox
Dawson, Mary, d. 3 ??? 1836, w/o ?? Dawson
Dore, George, d. 5 Jan 1886, age 47 yrs, ‘of Deans???er, Northamptonshire, h/o Ann Dore’
Fox, Charles, d. 7 Jan 1909, age 74 yrs, h/o and s/w Mary Fox
Fox, Mary, d. 27 Dec 1913, age 79 yrs, w/o and s/w Charles Fox
Fox, Sarah Ann, b. 25 Mar 1881, d. 10 Sep 1901
Gash, Catherine, d. 18Jun 1901, age 79 yrs, w/o William Gash of Scopwick
Gash, William, d 23 Jul 1895, age 79 yrs
George, Sarah, d. 8 Aug 1870, age 67 yrs, w/o and s/w William George
George, William, d. 11 Jul 1876, age 79 yrs, h/o and s/w Sarah George
Goulson, Eleanor, d. 28 Jun 1909, age 77 yrs, s/w Thomas Goulson
Goulson, Thomas, d. 18 Feb 1917, s/w Eleanor Goulson
Goy(?), Sarah, d. 16 Aug 1904, age 80 yrs, d/o and s/w Elizabeth and Joseph Bagaley, Sister of and s/w Clark Bagaley
Hall, Arthur William, b. 26 May 1861, d. 20 Mar 1900, ‘FRSC of Durban natal, second s/o the vicar of this parish, for some years Surgeon to the Durban Light Infantry. He died of enteric fever while on active service during the Boer War. His body lies n the churchyard of Mooi River’ (Int)
Hall, Charles, d. 31 Jan 1914, age 87 yrs, ‘Priest, who after fifty years faithful ministry in this parish 1857-1907’, h/o and s/w Eleanor Hall
Hall, Eleanor, d. 30 Nov 1883, ‘of Scopwick Vicarage’, w/o and s/w Charles Hall
Hanson, James, d. 28 Dec 1895, age 84yrs, h/o and s/w Mary Hanson
Hanson, Mary, d. 21 Sep 1895, age 82 yrs, w/o and s/w James Hanson
Harrison, Jane, b. 27 Feb 1825, d. 30 Jun 185?
Harrison, Jane, d 11 Mar 1876, age 72 yrs, w/o and s/w Woodthorp Harrison
Harrison, William, d. 22 Apr 1869, age 34 yrs, ‘of Scopwick’
Harrison, Woodthorp, d. May 1847, age 52(?) yrs, h/o and s/w Jane Harrison
Hicks, Ann, b. 28 Jan 1845, d. 7 Mar 1902, w/o and s/w John Hicks
Hicks, John, d. 2 Feb 1907, h/o and s/w Ann Hicks
Hurdman, Mary Ann, d. 13 Aug 1891, age 69 yrs
Johnson, Edward, d. 7 Nov 1866, age 5 yrs, s/o Edward and Elizabeth Johnson
Mackinder, George, d. 1 Jan 1917, h/o and s/w Susanna Mackinder
Mackinder, Susanna, d. 1?33, w/o and s/w George Mackinder
Merryweather, George, d. 4 Jun 1891, age 26 yrs, Eldest s/o Graven and Jane Merryweather
Pacey, Brown, d. Feb 1???, age 77 yrs, h/o and s/w Mary Ann Pacey
Pacey, Mary Ann, d. 15 Oct 1886, age 80 yrs, w/o and s/w Brown Pacey
Pacey, Richard, d. 14 Ma? 1872, age ?0 yrs
Pear, Mary Ann, d. 6 Dec 1???, age 36(?) yrs, w/o William Pear
Pears, Ann, d. 9 May 1851, age 82 yrs, ‘of Scopwick Lodge’ s/w Thomas Pears (Int)
Pears, Thomas, d. 15 Feb 1856, age 88 yrs, s/w Ann Pears (Int)
Pears, William, d. 9 Jan 1856, age 49 yrs, Place of death His residence of Scopwick Mills (Int)
Pearson, ?nn, d. 9 May 18?1
Portas, Elizabeth Christian, d. 28 Jun 1874, age Infant
Portas, Joseph, d. 27 Nov 1877, age 61 yrs, s/w Robert Lawson Portas
Portas, Robert Lawson, d. Oct 1875, age 31 yrs, s/w Joseph Portas
Porter, Jane Helena, d. 8 Jun 1913, age 51 yrs, ‘youngest d/o Joseph and Jane Scholey of Scopwick
Rush, Ann, d. 13 Feb 1922, age 85 yrs, w/o and s/w William Rush
Rush, William, d. 4 May 1921, age 80 yrs, h/o and s/w Ann Rush
Scholey, Jane, d. 2? Oct 1892(?), age 75 yrs, w/o and s/w Joseph Scholey
Scholey, Joseph, d. 5 May 1867, age 51 yrs, h/o and s/w Jane Scholey
Sewell, (male), d. 30 Mar 1839, age ?8 yrs, ‘Gent.’
Sewell, ??, d. 1853
Sewell, Elizabeth, d. 7 Jan 1?7?, age 65(?) yrs
Sewell, John G., (Details on gravestone are not readable)
Sewell, John, d. 18 Apr 1824, age 62 yrs
Sewell, Mary, d. 9 May 1818, age 83 yrs, ‘?? of John Sewell’
Sewell, William, d. 28 Nov 1813, age 11 yrs, s/o Mary and John Sewell
Smith, Ellen, age Infant, d/o and s/w William Smith
Smith, Rebecca, d. 19 Nov 1891, age 68 yrs
Smith, William, d. 6 Ma 1862, age 47 yrs, f/o and s/w Ellen Smith
South, George, d. 14 May 1895, age 64 yrs, h/o and s/w Jane South
South, Jane, d. 25 Jan 1910, age 82 yrs, w/o and s/w George South
South, Phoebe Jane, d. 22 Dec 1901, age 37 yrs, w/o William South
Stewart, Minnie, d. 4 Mar 1912, w/o Morgan Stewart
Thorpe, George, d. 12 Oct 1913, age 83 yrs, h/o and s/w Mary Ann Thorpe
Thorpe, Mary Ann, d. 26 Nov 1905, age 71 yrs, w/o and s/w George Thorpe
Tomlinson, Ann (nee Pear), d. 26 Jul 1864, age 63 yrs, w/o John Tomlinson and d/o the late Thomas Pear ?? ??wick Lodge’
Waltham, Harriet, d. 2 Jan 1927, age 71 yrs, ‘Interred at Boston’, h/o and s/w John William Waltham
Waltham, John William, d. 29 Jan 1924, age 65 yrs, h/o and s/w Harriet Waltham
Warriner, Evelyn Kezia, d. 13 Aug 1893, age 15 wks, d/o Frederick and Betsy Warriner
Watson, John William, d. 16 Sep 1918, age 21 yrs, Place of death France, ‘Private, 6th Leicestershire Regiment, Killed in action’ (Int)
Weather, Alice, d. 2 Nov 1891, age 90 yrs, w/o and s/w George Kerry Weather
Weather, George Kerry, h/o and s/w Alice Weather
Wilson, Jane, d. 30 Aug 1912, age 72 yrs
Wilson, John, d. 13 Apr 1915, age 67 yrs, h/o and s/w Jane Wilson

Misc:
31, Details on gravestone cannot be read
??, ??, d. 1819, age 36 yrs
??, ??, d. Apr, ‘the beloved ??’, s/w George Andrew Blunson
??, ??, Gravestone dating from circa 14th century (Int)
??, ??, s/w Mary Chambers
??, Ja??, (details on gravestone cannot be read)
??, Mary, s/w ?? ??nson
??nson, ??, s/w Mary ??
??son, Charles, (details on gravestone cannot be read)
Deverill, ??, d. Apr 1?32(?)

 

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