Chale : St Andrew's Church


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Parish War Memorial
& Hymn Board
For full details see Chale Parish War Memorial (Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight)




Chale School War Memorial
For full details see Chale School War Memorial (Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight)

Originally in the School; moved to the Church on the closure of the school in 2010.




40 Royal Marine Commando Memorial
For full details see 40 RM Commando Memorial (Memorials and Monuments on the Isle of Wight)




BURLEIGH, Richard
BURLEIGH, Lydia
Near this
place rest ye Remains
of RICHARD BURLEIGH,
Rector of Chale
and Brown-Candover,
who died August 10th
1734, Aged 63.
And also of
LYDIA his wife, who
died Nov 11 1717,
Aged 40.




GOTHER, Andrew William
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ANDREW WILLIAM GOTHER
BORN NOV 20TH 1804 DIED
[...] 1862
AND HIS WIFE
ANNE
BORN FEB 17 1805 DIED JAN 15 1865

Deaths : On the 15th inst., at The Lawn, Sandown, Anne, the widow of the late Rev. A.W. Gother, late rector of Chale, and second daughter of the Rev. Thomas Bowerman, formerly rector of Brooke. (Isle of Wight Observer, 21 Jan 1865)




GROVES, Joseph
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH GROVES B.A., M.B., L.R.C.P., LONDON,
OF CARISBROOKE, I.W.,
MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH FOR THE
RURAL DISTRICT OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT,
1883 - 1907,
WHO DIED 23 MAY 1907,
AGED 67 YEARS.
----
REMEMBERING WITHOUT CEASING YOUR WORK OF
FAITH, AND LABOUR OF LOVE. I Thessalonians I.3.




HAWTHORN, Doris Eleanor Toye
(lower plaque)
To the Glory of God
and in loving memory of
Doris Eleanor Toye Hawthorn
who entered into rest
28th June 1929.




HEALD, Charles William
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
CHARLES WILLIAM HEALD.

THIS LAMP WAS GIVEN BY HIS PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS
AS AN EXPRESSION OF GRATITUDE TO ALMIGHTLY GOD
FOR THE DEVOTED MINISTRY OF THEIR FAITHFUL RECTOR,
PASTOR AND FRIEND FOR FORTY-ONE YEARS, 1885 - 1926.

CHARLES WILLIAM HEALD AT THE CLOSE OF HIS MINISTRY
BEQUEATHED THE LIVING TO KEBLE COLLEGE, OXFORD,
AND THEN RETIRED TO AWAIT HIS CALL FROM GOD
WHICH WAS GIVEN HIM ON APRIL 9th 1930.

REST ETERNAL GRANT TO HIM O LORD, AND LET
LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HIM.





HEALD, Charlotte
AS A MEMORIAL TO
CHARLOTTE HEALD,
WIFE OF REV. C.W. HEALD, RECTOR OF CHALE,
WHO PASSED AWAY
NOVEMBER 27 1924,
THIS TABLET
IS ERECTED BY THE
PARISHIONERS
AS A TOKEN OF THEIR
REGARD FOR HER
UNWEARIED EFFORTS
FOR THE GOOD OF
THE PARISH.




HEALD, William Margetson
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY
OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM
MARGETSON HEALD
R.A.M.C.
ONLY SON OF THE REV. C.W.
AND MRS HEALD OF CHALE
RECTORY WHO WAS WOUNDED
AT HIS AID POST ON THE
SOMME ON 23RD AUG 1918
WHILE ATTACHED TO THE
16TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS

HE DIED IN No 2 RED CROSS
HOSPITAL AT ROUEN ON
SEP 8TH AND WAS LAID TO
REST IN THE ST SEVERS
CEMETERY AGED 24 YEARS

"Greater love hath no man than
this, that a man lay down his life
for his friends"





HEARN, George Arnold
Pray ye for the good estate of George Arnold Hearn
who at his own charges caused the windows
to be dedicated in this Church of St Andrew of
Chale, and two bells to be hung in its Tower;
and who being a native of the United States
of America hath desired thus to commemorate
two former Rectors of this Church, his ancestors,
and to show his pious reverence for the same,
and the unity of spirit existing in the Church
at home and abroad, Anno Domini 1898





HEARN, James Arnold
We pray you remember in the Lord
James Arnold Hearn who was born
in the Isle of Wight, November 5th
1810, and died at New York, in the
United States of America, January
3rd 1886, to whose honoured
memory this window is dedicated.




HEARN, James Arnold
We pray you remember in the Lord
James Arnold Hearn who was born in the
Isle of Wight, November 5th 1810 and died
at New York, in the United States of
America, January 3rd 1886, to whose honoured
memory this window is dedicated.




HEARN, James Arnold
We pray you remember in the Lord
James Arnold Hearn who was born in the
Isle of Wight, November 5th 1810 and died
at New York, in the United States of
America, January 3rd 1886, to whose honoured
memory this window is dedicated.




HEARN, James Arnold
We pray you remember in the Lord
James Arnold Hearn who was born in the
Isle of Wight, November 5th 1810 and died
at New York, in the United States of
America, January 3rd 1886, to whose honoured
memory this window is dedicated.




RHODES, William
In honour of St Michael and all Angels
and in loving memory of William Rhodes
who put off the burden of the flesh, Novr
15th 1884, this window is dedicated.





STRUGNELL, Harold Frederick Harrison
(upper plaque)
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
HAROLD FREDERICK HARRISON STRUGNELL
MAJOR R.M.L.I.
BORN 7 JUNE 1882,
DIED 21 MARCH 1919.





TROWER, Gerald
The Chandeliers are placed in this Sanctuary
to the Glory of God
and in loving memory of
Gerald Trower,
sometime Bishop of Likoma and
North West Australia. Also Rector of this Parish
June 1927 to August 1928. R.I.P.





WATERWORTH, Thomas Lawrence
WATERWORTH, Frances
WATERWORTH, Thomas Jolliffe
WATERWORTH, Albert
WATERWORTH, Medina
WATERWORTH, Edward Henry
WATERWORTH, George
WATERWORTH, Frances
WATERWORTH, John
IN REMEMBRANCE OF
T.L. WATERWORTH ESQ. SURGEON,
LATE OF NEWPORT,
WHO DIED JUNE 27 1840, AGED 72 YEARS
FRANCES, WIFE OF T.L. WATERWORTH
DIED OCTOBER 25 1837, AGED 71 YEARS
AND SEVEN OF THEIR CHILDREN:
THOMAS-JOLLIFFE OF THE ROYAL NAVY
DIED AT JAMAICA DECR 15 1819, AGED 24 YEARS
ALBERT OF THE HON. E.I.C. MARINES DIED
AT DERISTAN IN THE PERSIAN GULF JULY 23 1821, AGED 18 YEARS
MEDINA DIED AUGUST 1 1824, AGED 18 YEARS
EDWARD HENRY, SURGEON, DIED
DECEMBER 25 1828, AGED 32 YEARS
GEORGE DIED AT HONDA, SOUTH AMERICA
JANUARY 4 1830, AGED 29 YEARS
FRANCES DIED JUNE 14 1837, AGED 25 YEARS
JOHN DIED IN HIS INFANCY MAY 7 1807.

John Waterworth died aged 2 years 6 months and is buried at Brading




WAY, Henry
WAY, Christina Isabella
WAY, Leslie Ferguson
IN MEMORIAM
HENRY WAY ESQUIRE OF PYLE
CHALE 1855 - 1936 PEOPLE'S WAR-
DEN IN THIS CHURCH FOR 54 YEARS
CHRISTINA ISABELLA, HIS WIFE 1856 - 1955
ALSO THEIR ONLY SON LESLIE FERGUSON
KENNEDY WAY, DSO, LT.COL. R.A.M.C.(RETD.)
1885 - 1958 WHO WAS BORN AND DIED AT PYLE.





WHEELER, Grace Arnold Hearn
THIS ORGAN IS ERECTED BY GEORGE A. HEARN OF NEW YORK, USA,
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN LOVING MEMORY OF GRACE ARNOLD HEARN WHEELER,
WIFE OF GEORGE BAILEY WHEELER
AND DAUGHTER OF GEORGE A. & LAURA F. HEARN,
BORN AUGUST 27 1873, MARRIED NOV 27 1899, DIED NOV 30 1899,
IN TESTIMONY OF HER LOVING REGARD FOR
ST. ANDREWS CHURCH, CHALE.




WORSLEY, Henrietta Jane
HENRIETTA JANE WORSLEY
BORN 8TH MARCH 1769, DIED 29TH JAN 1861




WORSLEY, Sir Henry
TO
THE MEMORY OF
MAJOR GENERAL
SIR HENRY WORSLEY
OF THE BENGAL ARMY,
G.C.B.,
DIED AT SHIDE ISLE OF WIGHT,
ON THE 17TH OF JANUARY 1841,
AGED 73 YEARS.
AT THE EARLY AGE OF THIRTEEN
HE CARRIED ARMS IN THE CADET COMPANY
AT FORT ST GEORGE, MADRAS,
AND FOR MANY YEARS HELD THE SITUATION OF
ADJUTANT GENERAL IN BENGAL
WITH HONOR, ZEAL AND ABILITY
DISTINGUISHED IN NUMEROUS
BRILLIANT ENGAGEMENTS.
MUNIFICENT IN DONATIONS
TO PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS,
CHARITABLE, GENEROUS, UNOSTENTATIOUS,
HE WAS EVER READY TO RELIEVE THE AFFLICTED
TO COMFORT THE ORPHAN AND THE WIDOW.
IN HIM THE POOR
LAMENT THE DEATH OF A BENEFACTOR
AND THE INDIAN ARMY MOURNS THE LOSS OF
ONE OF ITS BRIGHTEST ORNAMENTS.

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THOSE
WHO AFFECTIONATELY ESTEEM HIS VIRTUES,
HIS FRIENDSHIP AND HIS WORTH.


Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan