Godshill : All Saints Church
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THIS STATUE IS GIVEN IN MEMORY
OF JOHN CAWTE, GUNNER, H.A.C.
A SERVER IN THIS CHURCH, WHO
WAS KILLED IN NORMANDY ON
27TH JUNE 1944 R.I.P.
LUNNISS, Eleanor Ann
In Loving Memory of Eleanor Ann
Lunniss Jan 28th 1933
Eleanor Ann Lunniss (née Webb, born 1875, West Wickham, Cambridgeshire) was the wife of Sydney Frederick Lunniss, a bulb grower. In the 1929 Electoral Roll
they were listed at Daffodil Valley farm, Godshill.
She was buried 31 Jan 1933 in the Churchyard.
Window is signed 'Morris & Sons, Kennington'
THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANCES S. RATCLIFFE
BY HER THREE SURVIVING CHILDREN
WENTWORTH H. RATCLIFFE, HILDA F.R. RATCLIFFE
MILDRED E. RATCLIFFE
FEB 1st 1931.
To the Glory of God
and in ever loving memory of
Frances S. Ratcliffe, widow
of the Revd. Thomas Ratcliffe
late Vicar of this Parish; who died
December 4th 1927, aged 94.
Frances Smith Ratcliffe, born 1832/3, Mylor, Cornwall.
Window is signed 'PERCY BACON, LONDON'
The East Window in the North Chancel is dedicated to the
Glory of God and in memory of Thomas Ratcliffe M.A. of
St John's College Cambridge, who was for 14 Years Curate
in Charge, and for 25 Years Vicar of this Parish and Patron
of the Living Ministry of 39 Years. Died Jan 21 1892.
This window is erected as a tribute of affection by his Friends and Parishioners.
To the Glory of God and in affectionate
remembrance of Thomas Ratcliffe M.A.
Vicar of this Parish. Died January 1892.
Thomas Ratcliffe was born in Coventry about 1824/5. The 1891 Census lists him and his wife Frances, with 3 grown up children, at the Vicarage in Godshill.
To the Memory
of MARY, the Wife of
GEORGE GILES VINCENT
One of the Daughters of
FRANCIS & ANNE WORSLEY
September the 10th
Aged 31 Years.
To the Memory
of ANNE WORSLEY
FRANCIS and ANNE WORSLEY
who was born Septemr. the 20th 1771
and died August the 9th 1788
My Flesh shall rest in Hope
Even so saith the Spirit
Relict of the Revd. FRANCIS WORSLEY
Who closed a long Life
Spent in the Conscientious discharge
of all her Duties,
on the 29th Day of January 1826
in the 86th Year of her Age.
This monument is dedicated
by her surviving Children
as a Tribute of their Gratitude
to parental Excellence,
and a Token of their Veneration
WORSLEY, Charles Henry
WORSLEY, Emily Jane
"IT IS WELL"
II KINGS CHAP 4 VER 26
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ELDEST SON OF CHARLES CORNWALL SEYMOUR AND ANNE WORSLEY,
AN ENSIGN IN THE 3RD REGIMENT NATIVE INFANTRY, HONBLE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S SERVICE
WHO FELL A SACRIFICE TO JUNGLE FEVER MARCH 28TH 1836
WHILE ENCAMPED AT GULLERY NEAR GANJAIN, IN THE GOOSMOOR COUNTRY
DURING THE DISCHARGE OF HIS PROFESSONAL DUTY,
AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE COORG WAR IN WHICH HE HAD BEEN ACTIVELY ENGAGED;
AGED 21 YEARS,
"MAN COMETH FORTH LIKE A FLOWER AND IS CUT DOWN" JOB CHAP 14 VER 2
AFAR FROM HOME AND FRIENDS WHO VAINLY MOURN
THE YOUTHFUL SOLDIER GAINED DEATH'S EARLY BOURNE
BUT THO' TO FOREIGN CLIMES HIS BONES BE GIVEN
HIS GALLANT SPIRIT IS AT HOME IN HEAVEN.
ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF EMILY JANE, HIS ELDEST SISTER
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JUNE 22ND 1831, AGED 15 YEARS.
"HER SUN IS GONE DOWN WHILE IT WAS YET DAY" JER. CHAP 15 VER 9
TENDER AS LOVE WAS HER DEPARTING BREATH
AS SUN SET GLORIOUS HER HOUR OF DEATH.
To the Memory
FRANCIS and ANNE WORSLEY
who died March 8th 1795
Aged 20 Years
whose remains were interr'd near this Place
"Sorrowing, yet not as without Hope"
caused this Monument
to be erected
as a Token of their Love
and a Tribute due
to filial Piety
"Therefore be ye also ready,
for in such an Hour as you
think not, the Son of Man
St Matt. 24th Chap. 44th Ver.
IN MEMORY OF
The Reverend FRANCIS WORSLEY
54 Years Rector of CHALE & ST LAWRENCE in this ISLAND
who died March 17th 1808 aged 78 Years
Let Actions tell what Words can ne'er impart
|Integrity of all his Steps the guide,
|| | But can a grateful Family declare
|Led by the light which Heav'n born Truth supplied:
|| | The Husband's Tenderness, the Father's Care
|His race of Duty steadfastly he ran,
|| | The pious pains through lengthened Years bestow
|In faith the Preacher, Charity the Man.
|| | To lead to Heav'n by smooth life's rugged road
|The Servant mindful of his Lord, he gave
|| | In vain, Affection pours the votive lay
|His Hand to succour, his Advice to save,
|| | Records the debt it owes, but cannot pay.
The deep memorial graven in the Heart.
Sacred to the Memory
of JAMES WORSLEY Esqr. late of Stenbury,
who died the 10th day of April 1787 Aged 62
and was interred in the North Isle of this Church
who by an exemplary Conduct in a military Capacity
Enjoyed the Regard of Those with whom He served,
Who by honest Zeal in the Administration of Justice
As a MAGISTRATE
By Sincere Affection to his Relations
By steady Attachment to his Friends
By courteous Good Will to all,
Lived among Men
remainder of inscription not transcribed, being obscured by bunting
MRS JANE WORSLEY
(Sister to James Worsley Esqr. of Stenbury;
and to The Revd. Francis Worsley of Chale)
Who dignified the Course of a Long Life
by the habitual Practice
Born the 20th of Feby. 1719,
Died the 10th of Novr. 1794.
Latin inscription not fully transcribed
OBIIT IDEM RICHARDUS 12o DIE MAII Ao DNI 1565
JOHANNES ET GEORGIUS, FILII DICTI RICHARDI
OBIERUNT, 6o DIE SEPTEMBRIS Ao DNI 1567
In hoc Conditorio
cum patre et Matre
STUART WORSLEY filius tertus JACOBI
WORSLEY de PILEWELL, Mdx. ex MARIA
Conjuge filia NICOLAI STUART Bart.
Praeclara ejus morum integritas
Summa Pietas et Ingenij excellentia
Monumentum Marmore perennius
Obt. 18o mar 1708 AEtt. 30o.
Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan