Winteringham Churchyard
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Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

W Headstones in Winteringham Churchyard

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Monumental inscriptions supplied by Chris Knowles, to whom we are very grateful for his wonderful and painstaking work.

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William Waddingham, Ellen Pickersgill, Winteringham

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William Waddingham, Ellen Pickersgill, Winteringham

 In
loving memory
 of
William Waddingham
of Winteringham, mariner,
who died Nov 8th 1898,
aged 71 years.
"Behold, He taketh away; who can say
unto Him, What doest thou."
Also of
Ellen Pickersgill,
sister of the above,
who died Oct. 24th 1905,
aged 70 years.
"Thy will be done."

Hannah Ward, Winteringham

In memory
of
Hannah,
wife of Edward Ward,
and daughter of
Joseph and Hannah Nixson,
who died July 4th 1864,
aged 59 years.
"To-morrow is uncertain,
How knoweth thou that thou
shalt live to to-morrow.
 

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Sophia Watson, Walter Watson, Winteringham

In affectionate remembrance
of
the beloved children of
John and Sarah Watkin.
Sophia Elizabeth,
who died March 29th 1845,
aged 2 years.
Also
Walter John,
who died September 17th 1854,
aged 8 months.
Not lost but gone before
 

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194 250 F416 James Waddingham

In memory of
James Waddingham
who died June 8th 1856,
aged 67 years
 

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195 250 F417 Lucy Waddingham

In
memory of
Lucy, the wife of
George Waddingham,
who died August 17th 1809
aged 35 years.

 

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196 250 F418 Ann Waddingham

In loving memory of
Ann,
wife of George Waddingham,
who died September 18th 1852,
aged 69 years. Also
George Waddingham
husband of the above,
who died November 21st 1852,
aged 78 years.
Tho' lost to sight,
To memory dear

 

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197 250 F419 Ann Waddingham

In memory
of
Ann, the wife of
Thomas Waddingham,
who died September 10th 1841,
aged 79 years

 

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198 250 F420 Thomas Waddingham

In
memory of
Thomas Waddingham,
who died May 20th 1815,
aged 63 years.
 

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203 250 F406 Anthony Westoby

Sacred
to the memory of
{A}nthony Westoby,
who departed this life
September 1st 1835,
aged 7[3]. years
 Also Hannah, wife of the above
who departed this life
February 15th 1834,
aged 68 years
 

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205 250 F408 John Watkin

In loving memory of
John Watkin,
of this place
who calmly fell asleep
in Jesus October 21st 1886,
aged 69 years.
"Blessed are the dead which
die in the Lord."

 

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206 250 F409 Sarah Watkin

In loving memory of
Sarah, wife of
John Watkin,
of this place
who died February 6th 1881,
aged 70 years.
Asleep in Jesus waiting
the resurrection.
 

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212 250 F432 Hannah Watkin

In memory
of
Hannah Watkin,
of Winteringham,
who died March 12th 1912,
aged 83 years.
 "Shall not the judge of all the
earth do right."
 

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214 250 F430 Edward Westoby

Edward Westoby
born Sept 29th 1784
died Augt. 4th 1873
aged 88 years.
Requiescat in pace

 

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215 250 F429 John Westoby

John Westoby
born at Winteringham
died August 28th 1858
aged 84 years and 9 months.
Having obtained pardon from
Jesus Christ; he used his talent
to relieve the afflicted and needy.
Reader
go and do thou likewise
 

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216 250 F428 John Westoby

Here
lieth the body of John Westoby,
of this parish, gent. who died Janry 4th
1827, aged 84 years.
His charity to the poor from July 20th 1783,
to the close of his life was the result of his
devotion to God, for the sake of that which
Christ had done for his soul.
Blessed is he that considereth the poor. {The Lord}
will deliver him in time of trouble. P{salm 41 v.1}
Also
here lieth Sarah , his belo{ved wife,}
the only daughter of .............
John Scarborough of this pl{ace,}
who after a long life of u......
toward God - devotion to {?her husba}nd
and family, during 58 year{s} {?char}ity
{to the} needy, died in peace ..... ... {1}827,
in the 79th year of {her age}
Them that sleep in J{esus will God bring with} Him
The ........................
....................
Rosamond in infancy, Jane aged 21 years
Rosamond Scarborough aged 10 years
and Mary aged 39 years

 

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218 250 426 Henry Waddingham

In loving memory of
Henry,
son of George
and Ann Waddingham,
who died Nov. 1st 1845
aged 22 years.
In the midst of life we are in death.
 

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250 250 D210 George Waddingham

In affectionate remembrance
of
George Waddingham
of Winteringham,
who departed this life
February 6th 1873
aged 43 years.
Also
Caroline wife of the above
who died March 21st 1865,
aged 31 years.
In the midst of life we are in death
 

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252 205 D209 Children of John and Elizabeth Waddingham

In memory of
the children of
John and Elizabeth
Waddingham
.
 Thomas died May 9th 1848,
aged 14 years.
 Lucy died October 12th 1850,
aged 26 years.
 Blyth lost in the Baltic
November 11th 1872.
 John , died in infancy
 

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253 250 D228 Ann Wigelsworth

In memory
of
Ann, the wife of
James Wigelsworth,
who departed this life
December 26th 1844,
aged 55 years.
A sinner sav'd by grace.
 

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254 250 D227 Susanna Wigelsworth

In
memory of
Susanna, daughter of
James & Harriet Wigelsworth,
who died Novr. 17th. 1854,
aged 4 years and 9 months.
Oh! see how soon the flowers of life decay,
How soon terrestrial pleasures pass away.
This star of comfort, for a moment given,
Just rose on earth then set to rise in heaven.
Also
Albert Charles,
son of the above
James & Harriet Wigelsworth,
who died March 18th.1864,
aged 15 months.
 

Note: Albert Charles Wigelsworth died of scarlet fever. He was the third child in the village to die in this epidemic which claimed the lives of 17 village children.

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255 250 D226 Amelia Wrack

In loving memory of
Amelia Wrack,
who fell asleep on Sunday
January 7th, 1912,
aged 88 years.
Yea though I walk through the
valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil for Thou art
with me
.
 

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257 250 D224 John Williamson

In memory
of
John Williamson
son of Amelia Rack,
who died May 10th 1872,
aged 20 years.
Make then your peace with God through Christ,
Then happy you will be:
And live with him for evermore,
Through all eternity
 

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265 250 D196 Mary Waddingham

Here
lieth interred in hope of a blessed
resurrection, the body of Mary,
the wife of John Waddingham who died
the 10th day of June A.D. 1881 aged 41 years.
To my dear husband's sad surprise,
I was suddenly call'd away;
But hope to meet beyond the skies,
With him in realms of endless day,
And may my unexpected fate,
A warning to the reader prove;
To be prepared for that state,
Of endless joy and peace and love.

 

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266 250 D197 John Waddingham

In
memory of
John Waddingham,
mariner of this place
who died February 4th
1835, aged 71 years.
Also Rebecca Waddingham
relict of the above
who died December 25th
1851, aged 73 years.
Also Sarah Hannah Burkill
granddaughter of the
above who died in infancy.
 

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269 250 D199 Wright Children

Here
lieth interred the body of
Mary Ann daughter of Charles and
Mary Wright
who departed this life
March the 8th 1802 aged 27 weeks.
Also Charles the son of Charles and
Mary Wright who departed this life
March the 13th 1802 aged 2 years.
Also Joseph the son of Charles and
Mary Wright who departed this life
March the 14th 1802 aged 3 years.
We would, but cannot cease to mourn:
Each tender thought renews the smart:
The stubborn anguish will return:
And wound the much divided heart:
Who would have thought that flow'rs so fair,
Should fade so soon and disappear.

 

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