Brighstone St. Mary's Church - Memorial Inscriptions



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Roll of Honour, First World War
 
For full details see Brighstone Roll of Honour (Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight website)




KEN, Thomas
WILBERFORCE, Samuel
MOBERLY, George
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THREE FORMER RECTORS
OF BRIGHSTONE WHO AFTERWARDS
RAISED TO THE EPISCOPATE
SERVED THE CHURCH TO THE
GLORY OF GOD & WERE GREATLY
HONOURED IN THEIR GENERATIONS
THOMAS KEN
1667-1669 RECTOR
BISHOP OF BATH & WELLS
ONE OF THE SEVEN BISHOPS
PUT IN THE TOWER
A saintly poet
SAMUEL WILBERFORCE
1830-1840 RECTOR
BISHOP FIRST OF OXFORD
LATER OF WINCHESTER
SON OF WILLIAM WILBERFORCE
THE CHAMPION OF THE SLAVES
A Bishop supremely gifted
GEORGE MOBERLEY
1867-1869 RECTOR
BISHOP OF SALISBURY
HEAD MASTER OF WINCHESTER 1835-66
A Great Head Master




ATTRILL, Ann Ellen
THE WAYTES COURT CHAPEL WAS RESTORED BY
MAURICE JOHN ATTRILL AND LILY AGNES ATTRILL
IN LOVING MEMORY OF THEIR BELOVED DAUGHTER
ANN ELLEN ATTRILL AS A TRIBUTE TO HER
LOVE AND CARE FOR HER CHURCH
BORN 19TH AUGUST 1929 DIED 9TH AUGUST 1980.

Death registered in Reading & Wokingham. Maurice John Attrill died in 1984, Lily Agnes Attrill died in 1985. 




AYLWARD, Mary Maria Harriet
In memory of Mary Maria Harriet Aylward
Daughter of James Blair Preston
who entered into Rest on September 10th 1917

Death registered in Salisbury.




CHARLTON, Ralph Hedley
CHARLTON, Barbara
PRAISE GOD FOR THE FAITHFUL MINISTRY OF
RALPH HEDLEY CHARLTON
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH 1945 - 1972
AND OF BARBARA HIS MUCH LOVED WIFE.




CHIPP, Jane
CHIPP, Henry
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
A BROTHER AND SISTER
WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS LIE
SIDE BY SIDE BENEATH THIS SPOT.
JANE CHIPP
DEPARTED THIS LIFE FEBRUARY 24TH 1850,
AGED 29.
HENRY CHIPP
NOVEMBER 3RD 1851, AGED 20.




GRINDON, Arthur William Harvey
IN MEMORY OF
ARTHUR WILLIAM HARVEY GRINDON
M.A., MUS. BAC.
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH
1934 - 1945

Death registered in Portsmouth, 1947, aged 73.




HEYGATE, Bernard
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
BERNARD HEYGATE
COLONEL OF THE
ARMY SERVICE CORPS
BORN MAY 12 1854
DIED DECEMBER 11 1898
FROM THE EFFECTS OF
AN ACCIDENT
THIS MEMORIAL IS
PLACED HERE IN HIS
FATHER'S CHURCH BY HIS
BROTHER OFFICERS
AS A MARK OF THEIR
RESPECT AND LOVE AD 1899.

Son of the Rev. William Edward Heygate

The medals represented are : (l-r) South Africa Medal (1877), Egypt Medal with Suakin 1884 clasp, and the Khedive's Star.




HEYGATE, Peter Heylyn
IN MEMORY OF FLIGHT LIEUT.
PETER HEYLYN HEYGATE R.A.F.
LOST FLYING AT SEA 12 SEP 1936
AGE 24 - loving greatly, greatly loved.

Son of Charles Basil Heygate, and Nellie Francis Heygate (née Berrow), birth registered 1911 South Stoneham. Grandson of the Rev. William Edward Heygate.




HEYGATE, William Edward
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM EDWARD
HEYGATE
HON CANON OF WINCHESTER
BORN 11 AUGUST 1816
DIED 12 DECEMBER 1902
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH
FROM 1869 TO 1902
THIS TABLET IS PLACED
HERE BY HIS WIFE
AND CHILDREN
SO HE BRINGETH THEM
UNTO THE HAVEN WHERE
THEY WOULD BE.




HOLLIS, Henry
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
HENRY HOLLIS A.B.
AGED 21 OF LIMERSTON WHO
WAS KILLED ON 23 APRIL 1918
IN THE ATTACK MADE UPON
ZEEBRUGGE WHILST SERVING
UPON H.M.S. IRIS II

"Theirs not to reason why
Theirs but to do and die."

Memorial details (Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight website)




JUDKINS, Anna Margaret
+ in memory of
Anna Margaret
daur. of Canon W.E. Heygate
rector of this parish
wife of the rev. E Judkins V of S Denys
nat fest S John Bapt AD 1856
obt 3 Feb 1896
R in P

Death registered in South Stoneham. 




LAMBERT, William Jonah
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
W.J. LAMBERT, ESQ., M.D.
OF SOWERBY, THIRSK, YORKSHIRE
WHO DIED IN THIS VILLAGE
NOV 9 1853, AGED 36 YEARS.
AFTER A RESIDENCE OF A BRIEF DURATION
BUT SUFFICIENTLY LONG TO WIN THE
AFFECTION OF THOSE AROUND HIM,
BY HIS UNIFORM KINDNESS TO ALL, AND
HIS GRATUITOUS ATTENTIONS TO THE POOR.
A PHYSICIAN BELOVED.




McALL, Edward
McALL, Elizabeth
To the Glory of God and the
endeared memory of the
Revd Edward McAll 26 years
rector of this parish and
of Elizabeth his wife
This window is erected
by Frances Waldron and
a few old friends.

Edward McAll appears as Rector of Brighstone in the Census returns of 1841, 1851 and 1861. Edward McAll died in 1866 aged 60; Elizabeth McAll died in 1896 aged 90.




PARSONS, George
PARSONS, Jane
To the Glory of God
and in Grateful memory of
GEORGE PARSONS
for nearly 40 years Master of the
Brighstone National School 1860-99
Also of JANE his wife for many
years Mistress in the School
Revered and Beloved.
"HE BEING DEAD YET SPEAKETH"
This tablet was erected by their
former Scholars & Fellow-Parishioners




PRESTON, George Francis
SYNNOT, Robert Harry Inglis
Ad majm. DEI glor. et in memorm.
GEORGE FRANCIS PRESTON
obdt. June 30th ADG 1869
ROBT H. INGLIS SYNNOT
obdt. Aprl. 12th ADG 1872

Robert H I Synnot :- death registered in Marylebone, aged 34.




ROACH, Walter Douglas
TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF
WALTER DOUGLAS ROACH
MASTER MARINER
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 25TH 1952
AGED 66 YEARS




SILVER, Ernest Wollaston
TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF
ERNEST WOLLASTON SILVER
RECTOR OF THIS PARISH
1903-1933.

Death registered in Ryde sub-district, 1935, aged 72.




WALLER, Mary Elizabeth
+ In Memoriam
Mary Elizabeth Waller
Eldest daughter
of W.E. Heygate
Rector of this Parish
Wife of
Major Gen W.N. Waller
died Nov 13th 1884
aged 35 years.

Death registered in Sherborne, Dorset.




WAVELL, Francis
WAVELL, Thomas
FRANCIS, SON OF
THOMAS WAVELL
AND FRANCES HIS
WIFE DEPARTED
THIS LIFE ON THE
22D DAY OF MAY 1718
IN THE 5TH YEAR
OF HIS AGE

This is in Remem
brance of Thomas
Wavell, gent, Who
Departed this
Life on the 5th of
November in the
Year of our Lord
1718 in the 63d
Year of his age.