Bembridge Holy Trinity Church



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Vicars of Bembridge
Vicars of Bembridge

SIR HENRY THOMPSON Bt. 1827-1836
FREDERICK MIDDLETON 1836-1848
JOHN LE MESURIER 1851-1890
EDWARD FRANCIS 1891-1906
HUGH TAPSFIELD 1907-1911
EDWARD USHERWOOD 1911-1926
C. WILFRID GWENNAP MOORE 1926-1930
HENRY HUMPHERY 1930-1948
L. TEMPLE SIMS-WILLIAMS 1949-1965
JOHN COLVER 1965-1979
DOUGLAS CLARKE 1979-1982
MATTHEW LYNN 1983-1988
ANDREW MENNISS 1989-2014
DR. AMANDA BLOOR 2015












War Memorial - World War I & Falklands Campaign


For full details see Bembridge Holy Trinity War Memorial Panels

[Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight]




War Memorial - World War II


For full details see Bembridge Holy Trinity War Memorial Panels

[Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight]


COLMAN, Seymour Martha

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE HONBLE.
SEYMOUR MARTHA COLMAN
WHO DIED SEPT 9TH 1850, AGED 80.
"BLESSED BE THE DEAD WHICH DIE
IN THE LORD." REV. XIV. 13.


COMYN-PLATT, Henriette

IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF DAME HENRIETTE COMYN-PLATT,
WHO PASSED AWAY ON THE 12TH NOVEMBER 1932.
THOSE WHO KNEW HER LOVED HER DEARLY AND WILL ALWAYS
REMEMBER THE HAPPINESS SHE BROUGHT INTO THEIR LIVES.




Portsmouth Times, 18 November 1932


DENISON, Annie Louisa

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ANNIE LOUISA
THE WIFE OF
JOSEPH BASIL DENISON,
AND DAUGHTER OF
ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL,
OF GLENDARUELL, ARGYLLSHIRE.
BORN NOV 1 1862
DIED NOV 25 1912
"BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART
FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD."


DENISON, Archibald Campbell

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL DENISON
ONLY SON OF
JOSEPH BASIL AND ANNE LOUISA DENISON
OF BALURE BEMBRIDGE
CAPTAIN 2ND BATTALION ROYAL HIGHLANDERS
THE BLACK WATCH
KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS IN FLANDERS
AND MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
FOR GALLANT AND DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT
IN THE FIELD
BORN JAN 2ND 1890
DIED SEPT 25TH 1915



For full details see Denison War Memorial Plaque

[Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight]


DENISON, Joseph

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH BASIL DENISON,
OF BALURE, BEMBRIDGE,
BORN MAY 22ND 1846
DIED NOV 30TH 1917.
"IF ANY MAN LOVE GOD, THE SAME
SHALL BE KNOWN OF HIM."


DENNETT, Jeremiah
DENNETT, Louisa


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JEREMIAH DENNETT,
WHO DIED OCTOBER 9TH 1881,
AGED 75 YEARS
---
ALSO OF LOUISA, WIDOW OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED MAY 4TH 1889,
AGED 81 YEARS.
"WHERE I AM, THERE SHALL ALSO MY SERVANT BE."
ST JOHN XII.28.




Isle of Wight County Press, 11 April 1885


DENNETT, Jeremiah

+ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO
THE DEAR AND HONOURED MEMORY OF
JEREMIAH DENNETT, THIS WINDOW IS
ERECTED BY HIS AFFECTIONATE DAUGHTER LOUISA.




Isle of Wight County Press, 11 April 1885


DENNETT, John William

+ TO THE GLORY OF GOD +
AND TO THE LOVED MEMORY OF
JOHN WILLIAM DENNETT, THIS WINDOW IS
ERECTED BY HIS AFFECTIONATE SISTER LOUISA.




Isle of Wight County Press, 11 April 1885


DENNETT, John William

IN
LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
JOHN WILLIAM,
THE DEARLY BELOVED AND ONY
SON OF
JEREMIAH & LOUISA DENNETT
BORN 27TH APRIL 1850,
AND WAS ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED
ON THE 23RD OF MARCH 1869,
ATTEMPTING TO CROSS
A LAKE ON HORSEBACK
AT HILL'S FERRY, NORTH AMERICA.
"AN HORSE IS A VAIN THING FOR SAFETY: NEITHER
SHALL HE DELIVER ANY BY HIS GREAT STRENGTH."
PSALM XXX111.17.
"BEHOLD, HE TAKETH AWAY, WHO CAN HINDER HIM?
WHO WILL SAY UNTO HIM, WHAT DOEST THOU?"
JOB IX.12.




Isle of Wight County Press, 11 April 1885


FISHER, Mary Frances Maria

IN MEMORY OF
MARIA FRANCES MARY,
DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM HENRY
AND MARIA MARY FISHER,
BORN 25TH MAY 1825,
DIED 25TH FEBY 1830.
"SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN TO COME UNTO ME, AND
FORBID THEM NOT, FOR OF SUCH IS THE KINGDOM OF GOD."


FRANCIS, Dayrell Joseph Tharkwell

To the Glory of God and memory of
Dayrell Joseph Tharkwell Francis M.D. F.R.C.P. London
of Wethersell Grange, Cranleigh, Guildford, who died
6th March 1887. The Altar Steps are given by his Wife
Madame Poelet and his Son The Rev Edward Howard
Francis M.A. Camb, Vicar of this Parish, Easter 1893.


GORDON, Isabella Mary

IN MEMORY OF
ISABELLA MARY GORDON,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF ROBERT GORDON ESQRE.
AND YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF THE LATE
REAR ADMIRAL HOOD HANWAY CHRISTIAN,
DIED AUGST 23RD 1856,
AGED 34 YEARS.


GRANT, Charles

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
CHARLES GRANT,
OF WESTER ELCHIES COUNTY OF MURRAY
NORTH BRITAIN
AND OF BEMBRIDGE LODGE IN THIS PARISH, ESQRE.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 12TH OF MAY 1828
IN THE 42ND YEAR OF HIS AGE.
HIS REMAINS ARE INTERRED
IN HIS VAULT BENEATH THIS CHURCH
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED
BY HIS AFFECTIONATE AND AFFLICTED WIDOW
ALSO SARAH HIS WIFE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE 16TH JANY 1862
AGED 81 YEARS.


GRUEBER, Herbert Appold

To the memory of
HERBERT APPOLD
GRUEBER F.S.A.
Sometime keeper of the
coins and medals of
the British Museum
Churchwarden and
Lay reader of
this Parish
Died 21 November 1927
Aged 81 Years


HUMPHERY, Henry

indistinct mention of

HENRY HUMPHERY INCUMBENT OF BEMBRIDGE



HUMPHERY, Henry Milbourn

In loving memory of
HENRY MILBOURN HUMPHERY
vicar of this parish 1930 - 1948
this tablet
and the oak supports for the altar
are given by parishioners.



JORDAN, Thomas

In loving memory of
THOMAS JORDAN,
Born June 23rd 1849,
Died March 19th 1932.
Aged 82 Years.
Churchwarden of this Parish
1893-1932.



LE MESURIER, Charlotte

CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH WIFE OF JOHN LE
MESURIER, PERPETUAL CURATE OF BEMBRIDGE
AND DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM MOUNT OF WASH
PLACE IN THE COUNTY OF BERKS. ESQ. BORN
XIV AUGUST MDCCCXXII MARRIED 11 JUNE MDCCCL DIED XII JANUARY MDCCCLIII
"ALL LIVE UNTO HIM" XX LUKE XXXVIII. V.


LE MESURIER, John

The Altar Rails are an offering of
the late Vicar The Rev. Canon Le Mesurier
to the Glory of God, and with the earnest Prayer
for His continual Blessing on the Vicar and
Parishioners of Bembridge, Easter 1893.


LYNN, Matthew

MATTHEW LYNN
Vicar of this Parish 1983 - 1988
who died suddenly 29 October 1988
Aged 62 years
A FRIEND TO ALL


MIDDLETON, Caroline Susanna

IN THE CHURCHYARD
ARE DEPOSITED THE REMAINS OF
CAROLINE SUSANNA,
WIFE OF THE
REVD FREDERICK GRAEME MIDDLETON
INCUMBENT OF THIS CHURCH;
SHE DIED MARCH 9TH 1843,
AGED 35 YEARS


MOORE, C Wilfrid Gwennap

In memory of
C. WILFRID GWENNAP MOORE,
Vicar of this Parish 1926-1930
who died suddenly on March 6th 1930,
this memorial and the figures
of St Peter and St Paul in the reredos
are given by the parishioners
in affectionate remembrance
of a faithful friend and parish Priest.


MORETON, Augustus John Francis

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
THE HONORABLE
AUGUSTUS JOHN FRANCIS MORETON
SECOND SON OF FRANCIS,
THIRD LORD DUCIE:
FORMERLY LIEUT. COLONEL
IN THE 1ST REGT OF FOOT GUARDS
OF EAST CLIFF LODGE
IN THIS PARISH.
BORN JULY 10TH 1777.
DIED JULY 15TH 1854.

MORETON

in loving memory of Norman Charles
Henry Macdonald Moreton

only son of Lieut-Col Macdonald Moreton late
Coldstream Guards of Hill Grove & Anna his wife
Born 18 July 1888 killed in action 13 Octbr 1915
Buried at Cappy in France. He served in India &
during the European War 1914-15 as Lieut in the 3rd
Battalion King's Royal Rifles Corps appointed
Temp Capt for services in the field, mentioned in
Despatches & awarded the Military Cross for
Gallantry during the 2nd Battle of Ypres

"He tried to do his Duty"


For more details see Moreton War Memorial Panel

[Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight]

PALMER, Sarah

PATIENCE

SARAH PALMER
DIED FEB 1 1886
PATIENT IN TRIBULATION


SAVILE, Robert Stewart

PRAISE GOD FOR THE DEAR MEMORY
OF ROBERT STEWART SAVILE WHO DIED
24th FEBRUARY 1945 IN HIS 83rd YEAR
SOMETIME RESIDENT IN THIS PARISH
CHURCHWARDEN FOR 16 YEARS - HIS
WIDOW & SON PLACED THIS RECORD
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with
all thy might.


SHILSON, Charles

CONSTANTINE

IN MEMORY OF THE REVD. CHARLES SHILSON BORN
AUGUST 21ST 1837 DIED SEPTEMBER 18TH 1907
SERVE THE LORD




Report of death, Isle of Wight Times, 26 September 1907

SHILSON, Fanny Elizabeth

FAITH

FANNY ELIZABETH SHILSON
DIED NOV 1899
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH


STOKES, Emily Isabella

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING
MEMORY OF EMILY ISABELLA STOKES
HER HUSBAND HAS ERECTED THIS WINDOW
+ SHE DIED MAY 1ST 1865 AGED 29 +

TABUTEAU, Moliere, & family

1964
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MOLIERE TABUTEAU
CHURCHWARDEN 1907 - 1916
AND HIS WIFE ELIZABETH HARRIET
AND OF THEIR CHILDREN
ETHEL, CLAUDE, KATHLEEN, HELEN,
REGINALD, WINIFRED, MADELEINE,
RENEE AND RUPERT.
GENEROUS BENEFACTORS TO THE CHURCH


Reginald Tabuteau was a Governor of H.M. Prison Parkhurst.

Lt. Rupert Tabuteau, Coldstream Guards, died during the Great War.

CWGC record ...

Lives of the First World War record ...


THOMAS, Claud Davenport

IN CRUCE VICTORIA
IN MAIOREM DEI GLORIAM
ET IN MEMORIAM SANCTAM
CLAUDII DAVENPORT THOMAS
DECESSIT NONIS DECEMBRIBUS
A S MDCCXCI AETAT SUEAE XVI
AETERNAM REQUIEM DA EI DOMINE
HANC CRUCEM A SUO PATRUO M THOMAS STATUTUM EST


THOMAS, Claud Davenport

The Pavement of the Sacrarium was given
to the Glory of God and in loving memory of
Claud Davenport Thomas
by his Grandmother Fanny Maria Thomas
on the Feast of S. James A.M. July 25 1893.
He was born Feb 10 1876 God called him Dec 9 1891
Requiescat in Pace


THOMAS, Davenport

HOPE

DAVENPORT THOMAS
DIED NOVEMBER 5TH 1900
CHARITY HOPETH ALL THINGS




Report of death, and his mother's death, Isle of Wight Observer, 10 November 1900

THOMAS, Fanny Maria

CHARITY

FANNY MARIA THOMAS
DIED OCT 31 1900
FRUITFUL IN EVERY GOOD WORK


THOMAS, Frederick Richard

In Memory of
FREDERICK RICHARD THOMAS,
Born 10 March 1822
Died 28 June 1896


TOTTENHAM, Francis Loftus

Francis Loftus Tottenham
Admiral
Knight Commander of the most honourable
Order of the Bath
Commander of the most excellent order of the British Empire
1880 - 1967




National Portrait Gallery image, used with permission under Creative Commons Licence.

Wikipedia biography

Lives of the First World War biography


TOWERS-CLARK / COLLINS Memorial window

In loving memory of John William Towers-Clark
Lieut. 2nd Battn. Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action
at Montauban, Somme, France, 1st July 1916, aged 20, and of
Hugh Duppa Collins, Lieut. Commr. Royal Navy. Killed in action
in H.M.S. Monmouth off Chili, Pacific Ocean, 1st Nov 1914 aged 30.


For full details see Towers-Clark / Collins War Memorial Window

[Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight]


VARNHAM, Charles
VARNHAM, Maria


SACRED TO THE MEMORY
OF
CHARLES VARNHAM ESQR.
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
OCTOBER 4TH 1847,
AGED 69 YEARS
ALSO MARIA, WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 4TH SEPT 1857,
AGED 73 YEARS


VARNHAM, Mary
VARNHAM, John


In memory of
Mary Varnham
Died 28th Jany 1865, Aged 71 Years.
Also
John Varnham,
Son of the above,
Died at Papawai Wairarapa New Zealand,
17th May 1868, Aged 49 Years.


VARNHAM, Warner
VARNHAM, Louisa Emily


IN MEMORY OF
WARNER VARNHAM ESQ
LATE OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED 26TH NOV 1881
AGED 69 YEARS
ALSO OF
LOUISA EMILY VARNHAM
HIS WIFE DAUGHTER OF THE
REVD R G RICHARDS
VICAR OF HAMBLEDON
BORN 30TH SEPT 1832
DIED 2ND APRIL 1909
R.I.P.


WATSON, Robert

IN MEMORY OF ROBERT WATSON,
LATE CHIEF BOATMAN OF BEMBRIDGE
COASTGUARD; WHO DIED MAY 15TH 1883,
AT OLD CHARLTON, KENT; AGED 66.
THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY HIS
CHIEF OFFICER AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT


WATSON, William George

SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
WILLIAM GEORGE WATSON,
WHO DIED AT LEIPZIG, SEP 6TH 1897,
AGED 28 YEARS
ALSO OF
AGNES MARIA
SISTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JULY 14TH 1883,
AGED 16 MONTHS
Peace, Perfect, Peace




Shepton Mallet Journal, 10 September 1897



WEAVER, Harry

In loving memory of
HARRY WEAVER,
Died November 5th 1943
Aged 82 Years.
Churchwarden of this Parish
1932-1940.


WESTMACOTT, Alfred

IN EVER LOVING MEMORY
OF MY HUSBAND
ALFRED WESTMACOTT
WHO PASSED AWAY AT NORCOTT,
BEMBRIDGE, 15TH OCTOBER 1936.
"UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS AND THE
SHADOWS FLEE AWAY."


WINTER, William Pelham

In Loving memory of
WILLIAM PELHAM WINTER,
COUNCILLOR OF THE BOROUGH OF PORTSMOUTH
WHO ENTERED INTO REST, MAY 29TH 1894,
AGED 63 YEARS.
"HE THAT HATH A BOUNTIFUL EYE SHALL BE BLESSED;
FOR HE GIVETH OF HIS BREAD TO THE POOR." PROV. 22.9.





Portsmouth Evening News, 4 May 1894


WISE, Amelia
WISE, Edward
MANNING, Emily Ann


In a Vault beneath
repose the remains,
of AMELIA, the beloved Wife
of EDWARD WISE Esqre.
who died November 7th 1847
AGED 55.
ALSO In Memory of
EMILY ANN, the beloved Wife of
WILLIAM MONTAGUE MANNING Esqr.
SOLICITOR GENERAL OF N.S. WALES
and Eldest Daughter of
EDWARD AND AMELIA WISE
who died at Sydney,
November 16th 1846,
AGED 30.
ALSO
in a Vault beneath repose the remains
of EDWARD WISE Esqre.
who died at Ryde deeply regretted
August 10th 1863,
AGED 77.


WOODNUTT, Mark

IN MEMORY OF
MARK WOODNUTT
1918 - 1974
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
FOR THE ISLE OF WIGHT
1959 - 1974
He served faithfully