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2 Added researched notes are in square brackets.

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BADCOCK In loving memory of Ann widow of the late James Badcock who sweetly fell asleep March 28 1887 in the 84th year of her age. BADHAM In loving memory of Florence Beatrice Badham died 19 March 1940 age 56. BAKER In memory of Doreen Baker 1932-1941. Also of Cecil G Baker 1903-1975 and his wife Beatrice Jane 1907-1998. In loving memory of Catherine Mary Silver.[1934-2001] BANKS In loving memory of James son of William & Elizabeth Banks who died 14th Dec 1893 aged 35 years. BARNES In loving memory of Emily and Mary Barnes. BARNETT In loving memory of Rose Barnett died Aug 6th 1936 age 30. BEBBINGTON In loving memory of Adelaide Lilly the only daughter of Samuel and Lucy Bebbington who died 7th April 1914 aged 33 years. BEBBINGTON In loving memory of my beloved husband Samuel Harvey Bebbington who was called home on Feb 22nd 1942 aged 67. Also his wife Jessie Lucy died Feb 21st 1969 aged 88. BEBBINGTON In loving memory of Samuel Bebbington who fell asleep in Jesus November 23rd 1893 aged 45 years. Also of Lucy wife of the above who died August 3rd 1912 aged 78 years. BLEI Edith Mary Blei 1927-1995. A loving Mother, Grandmother and dear sister sadly missed. Treasured memories of Gerald Blei 1950-1952. BORN [Richard Born] who died at Ledbury 12th September 1900 aged 82 years. Note: front of stone unreadable, loose section gives the above information. BOUNDS In loving memory of Adam Allan Bounds died March 21st 1941 aged 63. Also of Florence Maud Bounds died July 1st 1913 aged 35. BOYD In loving memory of James Boyd (Veterinary Surgeon) who died 18th February 1913 aged 75 years. Also of Emma Checketts wife of the above who died 11th October 1917 aged 81 years. Lovingly remembered Janet Millar eldest daughter of James and Emma Boyd died Dec 1886 aged 13 years. NB Janet Millar Boyd is recorded a second time under separate headstone BRADLEY ...memory of Edwin Bradley who died Feb...1865 aged 51 years. BRAY In loving memory of Hubert Bray who died 16th January 1919 aged 72 years. Also of his wife Rebecca who died 16th May 1943 aged 94 years. BRAY In memoriam John Bray born August 2nd 1810 died May 27th 1895. R Footstone: JB 1895. BRAY In loving memory of John Thomas Bray who died Jul 26th 1915. Also of Mary Sims Bray his wife who died May 12th 1928. BRAY See Bunn BROMLEY In loving memory of Lucy Bromley who died June 1 1955 aged 79 years. Also of her husband Albert Edward who died April 9 1959 aged 81 years. BRUORTON In memory of Harriet Bruorton late of Upton on Severn who died Oct 6th 1890 aged 72 years. BRUTON In loving memory of Winifred Marion Bruton who died 3rd September 1991 aged 85 years sister to Horace and Olive, elder daughter of the late Mr and Mrs P. W. Bruton. BRUTON In loving memory of Peter William husband of Marian Bruton who died April 20th 1938 aged 73 years. Also of Marian his wife who died Nov 16th 1952 aged 79 years. BUNN In affectionate remembrance of Ann the beloved wife William Bunn of....who fell asleep in Jesus Nov... 1879 aged 71years Also in loving remembrance of William Bunn who departed this life July 28th 1883 in the 76th year of his life. Sarah Ann beloved wife of Hubert BRAY born ..1841 died Nov 22 1897. In loving memory of Sarah Annie (Tottie) eldest daughter of Hubert & Sarah Ann Bray who fell asleep in Jesus Nov 3 1880 aged 6 years. BURDEN In memory of John Burden for nearly 70 years a resident of Ledbury who died September 9th 1872 in his 96th year. Also of Mary his wife who died October 29th 1856 in her 70th year whose remains with those of several of their children lie in Ledbury churchyard. Footstone: J.B. BURDEN In loving memory of James Burden who fell asleep December 20th 1889 aged 76 years. Also of Sarah Ann Burden youngest daughter of the late John Burden senior of Ledbury who fell asleep October 26th 1909 aged 78 years. Footstone: JB 1889 SAB 1909. BURDEN Remembrance of Frederick Burden who died at Almora Cheltenham 27th September 1916 in his 91st year. And of Elizabeth Burden who fell asleep 3rd October 1934 in her 83rd year. Also of Churchyard Chippenham Wilts. BURDEN In loving memory of John Burden Jnr who died 9th March 1877 aged 67. And of John Alfred Burden who died at Victoria (West) South Africa 1st August 1866 aged 25. Also of Stephen Burden who fell asleep Feb 20th 1848 aged 10 months. Also of Maria Roberts Relict of the above J. Burden who died Dec 21 1883 aged 77. Footstone: J.B. M.R.B. BURDEN See Tanner.

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CALE In memory of Robert Cale 1912-1936. CALE In loving memory of Joseph Joey Robert Cale aged 3 yrs [died 1981]. Also his beloved sister Josephine Emily NAYLOR aged 41 years. At rest. CHECKETTS [Sa]muel Checketts [D]ied April 11th 1868 aged 74 years. [M]atilda Henton Checketts relict of the above ...Dec 7th 1871 [A]ged 75 years. COLVILLE Dame Frances Elinor Colville wife of the Rt Honble Sir James William Colville of Ochiltree and Crombie. Daughter of Sir John Peter Grant of Rothiemurchus GCMG KCB born 16th May 1838. Died 10th December 1919. COOKE In affectionate remembrance of John Cooke of Wallhills who died July 23rd 1882 [aged 80]. Also of Henry Cooke brother of the above who died July 10th 1889 [aged 86].

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DAFFURN In loving memory of William Daffurn who died 2nd June 1896 aged 50 years. Also of Elizabeth, wife of the above, who died 27th May 1901 aged 60 years. DAVIS Sacred to the memory of James Davis who fell asleep December 1915 aged 75 years. Also of Mary Davis his widow who entered into rest 10th February 1925 aged 74 years. DEW In loving memory of Sarah Dew second daughter of the late John Dew of Kempley Born 17th May 1828 Died 15th January 1888. Also of Thomas Dew brother of the above Born 16th November 1831 Died 23rd March 1903. Also of Caroline wife of the above died 24th Nov 1916 aged 81 years. DRINKWATER In fond remembrance of Frances Jeannie Drinkwater died 27th May 1922 aged 66 years. DUTHIE In loving memory of Rev James Duthie Wesleyan Minister who entered into rest March 9th 1912 in his 62nd year. Also of Harriet Emily widow of the above who died Sep 5th 1933 age 83.

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EDWARDS On map, headstone face down EDWARDS In loving memory of Charles Edwards who departed to be with Christ June 2nd 1885 aged 74 years. Also of Sophia his wife who fell asleep Feb 26th 1904 in her 84th year. And of beloved son William Henry who also fell asleep Oct 31st 1864 aged 18 years. Footstone CE 1885 SE 1904 WHE 1864 EVANS Unreadable

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GARDINER In loving memory of my dear husband James John Gardiner died Nov 28th 1958 aged 90 years. Also his wife Clara Phoebe aged 95 years 7.5.1968. GARDINER In pure loving memory of our dear mother Harriette M Gardiner who fell asleep 15th November 1906 aged 68 years. GORIN (On Headstone) In ever loving memory of Archie Harold son of Harold and Francis Gorin. Born 24th May 1917. Died 6th April 1918. ( On surface tablet) In loving memory of Archie Harold Gorin 24th May 1917 6th April 1918. GRIFFITHS In loving memory of Tressie Griffiths who died 26th Oct 1918 aged 28 years. Also of Doris beloved daughter who died 22nd October 1918 aged 8 years.

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HABBITS In memory of Ethel Ruby Habbits. HAMPTON In memory of Florence Hampton died Oct 27 1892 age 8. Also of her sister Nellie Dorothy Hampton 1892 1971. [Died in Bournemouth] HAMPTON On Headstone: In loving memory of our parents William Hampton died 21st April 1918 age 76. Also of Eliza Hampton died 27 March 1937 age 86. On ground plaque: In loving memory of their son Sidney Arthur died July 15th 1978 aged 87. And of his wife Dorothy Clara died June 29th 1977 aged 82. HAMPTON In memory of John Robert Hampton died April 28 1903 age 7. Also Ida Mary Hampton died Feb 6 1919 age 23. HAMPTON In memory of William Hampton died Oct 21 1894 aged 77. Also Esther Hampton died Feb 3 1907 aged 89 and John Hampton died March 9 1874 age 21. HAMPTON In memory of Alfred J Hampton died March 27 1890 age 14. HAMPTON In memory of Ada Hampton died March 9 1878 age 8 days. HARRIS In loving memory of Thomas Harris died Jan 18 1921 age 75. Also of Emma his wife died June 15 1937 age 84. HARTLAND Sacred to the memory of Jane Blanche Hartland who departed this life Aug 25th 1869 aged 5 years and 10 months. She was the eldest daughter of Henry Francis Hartland. HATFIELD In loving memory of Margaret wife of John Hatfield who died June 15th 1896 aged 73 years. HICKS Sacred to the memory of William Hicks who departed this life Sep 17 1887 aged 85 years. Also of Mary Nichols (niece of the above) who departed this life January 4th 1892 aged 76 years. HILL George William son of George & Mary Jane Hill born Nov 3rd 1882 Died Feb 25th 1885. Hill See Scattergood. HODGES In loving memory of Ben Hodges born 30 May 1901 died 28 November 1903. Also of William Hodges born 25 Dec 1896 died 14 June 1973. HODGES In loving memory of Michael Hodges who died 26th Sep 1937 age 76. Also of Julia C A Hodges his wife Oct 12th 1938 age 76. HODGES In loving memory of Eliza Jane Hodges died March 3rd 1878 aged 35. HODGES In loving memory of Martha Hodges (of this town) who died 12th April 1900 aged 67 years. Also of John Hodges husband of the above who died 22nd July 1908 aged 76 years. HODGES In loving memory of William Hodges who died May 14th 1900 aged 47 years. Also Caroline Hodges wife of the above who died Sep 1st 1934 aged 76 years. HODGES In loving memory of William Andrew Hodges died 13th July 1907 aged 76 years. Also of Elizabeth wife of the above who died 22nd April 1911 aged 76 years. HUNT In loving memory of Samuel Capper Hunt who died 1st March 1913 aged 35 years. Also his wife Rosa Nellie who died 24th Nov 1965 aged 90 years.

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JENKINS In affectionate remembrance of Benjamin Jenkins (of this Parish) who deprtaed this life Nov 28th 1880 aged 85 years. Also of Hannah his wife who departed this life May 12th 1881 aged 81 years. JONES Loving memory of Arthur Banner Jones son of Revd J Hugh and Mrs Jones who died March 17 1893 aged 9 years. Also of Percy who died November 5 1889 aged 2 months. JONES In loving memory of Henry Thomas Jones (late of Ross) who died August 17th 1884 aged 38 years. JONES In memory of Mary Anne the beloved wife of Amos Jones who died January 9th 1899 aged 87 years. Also (after an interval of 7 weeks) of Amos Jones who died February 25th 1899 aged 77 years. Footstone: M.A.J. A.J. JONES In loving memory of Rhoda Nellie daughter of Lewis and Elizabeth Jones died 3rd October 1899. Also of their oldest daughter Edith Harriet died 27th August 1900 aged 31 years. Also of Bess, mother of the above and the beloved wife of Lewis Jones who died 18th September 1908 aged 60 years. JONES In loving memory of John William Jones who died Oct 2nd 1936 aged 84. Also of Elizabeth his wife who died Dec 5th 1945 aged 91. Mary Ann FARLEY who died Feb 12 1916 aged 82. JONES In affectionate remembrance of John Jones Esq JP of Upper Wall Hills Ledbury who died January 29th 1870 aged 96 years. Also of Mary POWELL niece of the above who died Oct 24th 1876 aged 70. Also of Mary POOLE sister of the above John Jones who died January 1850 aged 82 and lies in the graveyard of the Parish Church. JONES In loving memory of Mary Jones died Aug 9 1934 aged 18 years. Till he comes. JUCKES In loving memory of Francis W Juckes who died July 18th 1885 aged 59.

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KEMISH In memory of Reuben Kemish who died Oct 3rd 1870 aged 85 years. Also of Ann Kemish daughter of the above who died Jan 11th 1885 aged 76.

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LAMBERT Benjamin Lambert who departed this life Jan 17th 1883 aged 50 years. LANE In loving memory of Thomas J Lane 15 Nov 1945 aged 58. Also of Thomas Edward son of the above died March 1915 aged 1 year 10 months. LEWIS In loving memory of Daniel M. Lewis eldest son of Michael & Susannah Lewis who died April 27th 1898 aged 30 years. Also of Ernest James their youngest son who died October 12th 1902 aged 19 years. LEWIS In loving memory Annie Ethel daughter of Michael and Susannah Lewis who died 30th July 1909 aged 24 years. Also of Norah Alice their youngest daughter who died 10th January 1911 aged 21 years. Also of Michael their beloved Father who died 13th December 1923 aged 82 years. Also of Susannah Lewis his beloved wife who died 9th Sept 1930 aged 85 years. LISSIMAN Sacred to the memory of Thomas Lissiman who died Sep 19th 1862 aged 50 years. LOCKWOOD In loving memory of Edith Lucy dearly beloved wife of Rev Arthur Lockwood Methodist Minister who died at Ledbury March 24 1937. Also of Arthur Lockwood who died March 8 1950. LOMAS In loving memory of Ada the beloved wife of Samuel Lomas who died on 3rd January 1906 aged 44 years. LOVELL In memory of Ellen wife of John Lovell who died....Feb 1873 aged 31 years. Also of Ellen Jane, John Mason, and Florence their children who died in infancy. LOVERIDGE In most loving memory of Mary Elizabeth the beloved wife of John Loveridge of....... who was sent home to be with the Lord December 1st 1874 in the 24th year of her age.

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MADDOX In memory of Richard Maddox who died November 6th 1889 aged 65 years. Also Priscilla Maddox relict of the above who died March 10th 1874 aged 73. MADDOX In affectionate memory of Richard Maddox who died July 28th 1888 aged 57 years Also of Mary daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Maddox who died July 23rd 1883 aged 7 months. MATTHEWS? T.M. 1879 [Probably Thomas Matthews died 1879 age 76] MAYO In loving memory of William Mayo died Nov 6 1931 age 76. MAYO In loving memory of Charlotte Mayo died July 4 1924 age 71. MOORE In memory of William Lissiman Moore who died ...[1865 aged 28] MORGAN On map, headstone face down on the ground. MORRIS In loving memory of my dear husband Sydney Morris who died 16th April 1906 aged 69 years. Also of Emma Morris wife of the above who died 24th December 1930 aged 91 years.

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NAYLOR See Cale (2) NICHOLAS In loving memory of Isabella Nicholas passed away 15th March 1940 aged 53. NICHOLLS In loving memory of Martha Nicholls wife of Samual Nicholls who died March 14th 1880 aged 77. Also of Mary daughter of the above who died Feb 29th 1892 aged 57.

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OAKLEY In memory of Mary Oakley who died Feb 14th 1878 aged 82. Also of Richard Oakley who died April 11th 1885 aged 76.

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PALMER In loving memory of my dear husband Charles Palmer who died 23rd November 1924 aged 71 years. Also of Clara wife of the above who died 13th June 1944 aged 85 years. PARR In loving memory of John Parr born at Powderham Devon 20th July 1821 died at Ledbury 17th March 1899. Also of John F Parr eldest son of the above who died 21st Dec 1904 aged 50 years. PARRY Denise Parry died June 29 1954 aged 2 mths. PARRY In loving memory of William Parry died 1914. Also Albert E Parry died 1908. Also in loving memory of Elizabeth Hannah Parry died 1952. PARRY In loving memory of Annie Parry died 1st Feb 1939 aged 82. PARSONS In loving memory of Rosina the beloved wife of Rev W J Parsons who was suddenly called home July 27 1913 aged 37. PITT Sacred to the memory of Martha the beloved wife of William Pitt who departed this life April 20th 1874 aged 73. Also the above named William Pitt who died Dec 16th 1882 aged 74. PLAYER (On Headstone): Garden of Remembrance. Mum and Dad Gilbert Jack and Mabel. (On stone vase): A token of love Gilbert Anthony Player died in France Jan 3 1918 aged 22. POOLE See Jones (6) POTTS In loving memory of Sarah Sarjeant wife of Rev Edmund Potts Wesleyan Minister died May 10 1898 aged 42. POTTS In memory of Cuthbert Young Potts Pastor of the Congregational Church in this Town who entered into rest May 11th 1909 aged 85 years. This stone was raised as a tribute to his worth a Christian Minister and as a life long advocate of temperance purity and righteousness. Footstone 1909. POWELL On map, headstone face down on the ground. POWELL In loving memory of Mary Powell who departed this life Feb 6th 1888 aged 67 years. Also of George Powell husband of the above who departed this life Sep 17th 1900 aged 85 years. POWELL See Jones (6) PROBERT Lewis Probert who died March ? 1887 aged 68.

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RAYNER Loving memory of Henry Rayner who died 7th April 1915 aged 74 years. Also of Eliza wife of the above fell asleep 8th March 1909 aged 70 years. Also of Emmeline their beloved youngest daughter died 8th April 1899 age 18. RICHARDS In loving memory of Jane wife of John Richards who died Feb 10 1878 aged 53 years. And of John Richards, formerly of Woolhope, who died at Ledbury June 24 1892 aged 85 years. Also of John Theodore eldest son of the above died Feb 15 1915 aged 55 years. RIDLEY Sacred to the memory of William Ridley of New Town Ledbury who died Dec 18th 1874 aged 69 years. Also of Mary, widow of the above, who died Jan 18th 1898 aged 80 years. ROBERTS In loving memory of Allan James Roberts who died Feb 22nd 1932 aged 63 years. Also of Harriet his wife who died Dec 24th 1951 aged 79 years. ROBERTS In loving memory of James Roberts of this town who entered his eternal home on February 6th 1892 aged 58 years. Also of Emma Roberts wife of the late James Roberts who fell asleep 6th July 1924 aged 90 years. In loving memory of James son of J and E Roberts who died Nov 29th 1863 aged 1 year. Also Mary Jane daughter of the above who died May 6th 1871 aged 11 years. Also of Annie Elizabeth daughter of J and E Roberts who entered into rest 3rd February 1926. ROGERS In loving memory of Thomas Rogers who entered into rest Dec 9th 1893 aged 61 years. Also of Mary Rogers wife of the above who entered into rest November 7th 1913 aged 79.

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SANDFORD In loving memory of Ann Relict of John Sandford Blackawton Devon who died in this parish July 12th 1875 in the 86th year of her age. SCATTERGOOD In loving memory of Emily Mary only and beloved child of William and Mary Scattergood who died March 25th 1878 aged 23. In loving memory of Mary Ann Elizabeth HILL who died Jan 5th 1943 aged 91 years. In loving memory of Mary Elizabeth Scattergood who died January 25th 1891 aged 70 years. In loving memory of William Scattergood (of this town) who died 5th Oct 1912 aged 87 years. SELLEY In loving memory of Benjamin Selley died Feb 16 1927 aged 87 years. Also of Frances Selley died Oct 31st 1926 aged 79 years. SHAW Martha Shaw 1888. SILVER See Baker. SKINNER In loving memory of William Skinner who died 18th February 1920 aged 69 years. Also of Elizabeth his wife who died 19th July 1915 aged 60 years. SMART In memory of Minnie the beloved wife of Charles Smart died 30th Oct 1928 aged 59. . SMART In memory of the Dearest Mother and Dad A&T Smart. SMITH In loving memory of Elizabeth wife of Frederick Smith who died March 6th 1903 aged 71 years. Also of Fredk Smith husband of the above who died October 22nd 1912 aged 81 years. SMITH In loving memory of John loving husband of Eliza Smith diedJuly 23rd 1911 aged 50 years. Also of Eliza his wife died May 16th 1960 aged 90 years. SMITH In loving memory of David Smith who departed this life Sep 17 1883 aged 55 years. Also of Elizabeth wife of the above who fell asleep October 23rd 1898 aged 73 years. SMITH In loving memory of Edwin Smith who departed this life May 21st 1886 aged 51 years. Also Elizabeth beloved wife of the above who died suddenly February 9th 1894 aged 57 years. SPENCER In loving memory of Sophia the beloved wife of G C Spencer who entered into rest December 5th 1910 aged 67 years. Also of George Clement Spencer who died May 22nd 1924 aged 75 years. STEPHENS In loving memory of John Stephens of this town (Honmonod?) who departed this life January 19th 1875 aged 68. SUMMERS In affectionate remembrance of William Bailey Summers who died August 24th 1874 aged 69 years. SUMMERS Affectionate remembrance of Ann wife of Robert Summers who died May 24th 1890 aged 62 years. Also of the above Robert Summers who died Dec 5th 1891 aged 79 years. SUTER In loving memory of Elizabeth Relict of G.P. Suter (late of East Retford) who died at Ledbury May 30th 1877 in the 80th year of her age. SWANCOTT Judith Margaret Swancott born 25th August 1950. Died 8th February 1952. SWIFT In loving memory of Mildred Elizabeth Swift beloved daughter of Francis and Rosa Swift 5.6.1910 - 19.8.1911. SWIFT Merv[r?]yn Frances May [Hill] sister to Mildred 1.12.1908 - 30.10.2004.

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TANNER Loving memory of Eliza Roberts Tanner eldest daughter of John and Maria Burden and relict of Thomas H. Tanner of Bournemouth who died august 8th 1876 aged 39. Also of Gertrude Marion their daughter who died in infancy Jan 18th 1869. Footstone: E.R.T. TAYLOR In loving memory of Mary Louisa Taylor died March 17 1947 aged 81. THOMAS Sacred to the memory of Mr Charles Thomas of the Wild House in this parish the faithful and valued Steward and Bailiff to the Biddulph family in whose service he spent his life and of whom he lived to know five generations. He died on 16th day of October 1872 aged 75 years. Universally beloved and respected. Also of Mr Charles Lewis Thomas son of the above who died September 16th 1871 aged 32 years. Also of Emelia widow of the above Mr Charles Thomas who died Nov 2nd 1897 aged 86 years. TILLEY In loving memory of Alice Maud Tilley third child of Luke and Mary Tilley of Ledbury died Nov 13th 1886 aged 3 years. TRANTER In affectionate remembrance of Ann the beloved wife of John Tranter of this town who departed this life on the 4th day of June 1874 aged 83 years. In affectionate remembrance of John Tranter of Ledbury who departed this life on the 12th day of Sep 1875 aged 83 years. TUSTIN In loving memory of Martha Elizabeth wife of Charles Tustin of Ledbury died 6th July 1910 aged 53 years. TUSTIN In loving remembrance. John Tustin who died December 1st 1878 in the 67th year of his life. Also Maria wife of the above who died Feb 22nd 1893 in the 81st year of her life.

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UNWIN In memory of Eliza Unwin who died Aug 28th 1938 aged 82.

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VAUGHAN To the dear memory of Thomas Vaughan (Founder of the Ledbury Reporter) who fell asleep Nov 30th 1911 aged 56 years.

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WARD In loving memory of Leonard James son of Francis and Mary Jane Ward Fair Tree Ledbury who fell asleep in Jesus Tuesday May 22 1877 aged 18 months. WARD In loving memory of Richard Ward who died Jan 6th 1892 aged 58 years. Also of Ursula wife of the above who died Dec 24th 1920 aged 87 years. WARREN In loving memory of Charles Dennis second son of Andrew and Olivia Warren who was mortally wounded while on active service with His Majesty's Troops at the Dardanelles November 1915 aged 20. Interred at Gallipoli. Also of Andrew Warren who entered into rest Aug 1st 1930 aged 69. Also his beloved wife Olivia died Jan 15th 1947 aged 85. WARREN To the beloved memory of Herbert Thomas Warren who was called home 21st May 1920 aged 27 years. WILLIAMS Erected by their children. Loving memory of Thomas son of James Williams of Ledbury who died August 19th 1870 aged 17 years. WILLIAMS In loving memory of Edward Williams who fell asleep in Jesus 20th January 1870 aged 40 years. Also of Edward (Adam) son of the above who fell asleep 3rd April 1865 aged 1 year.

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