ST.GORAN CHURCH

GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS

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1....Here lieth the body of //// Wills of this Parish who departed this life on the ///////

day of our Lord 1774 aged 83 years

Also in memory Honor Wills wife of John Andrew and daughter of the a boy 

named Bredge Wills of this Parish who departed this life 28th day of May in the 

year of our Lord 1796 in the 24 years of her age+

 

2....Here lieth the body of William Eddy who departed this life of our Lord God

 1779 and in the 33 years of his age+

 

3...To the memory of Elizabeth wife of James Rouse of this Parish who departed

 this life October 13th, 1836 aged 30 years 

Also to the memory of James son of the above James Elizabeth Rouse  

who departed this life November 1856 aged 24 years+

 

4....In the memory of Richard Mitchell who 

died on the 17th of August 1851 aged 67 years

Afflictions sore long time

I bore Physicians was in vain.

Till God was pleased

Death should me seize and ease me of my pain+

 

5....John Cock Michell died July 1827+

 

6....The memory of Richard Oliver son of William Oliver of this Parish 

who departed this life November 11th, 1840 aged 25 years

Death has been here and torn away a brother from our side

Just in the memory of his day.

As young as he died.

Also in the memory three infant children of the above 

William and Olive Oliver Edward Joslall  and Jacob

Likewise of Susan Olive Oliver who departed this life 

November 27th 1841 aged 22 years+

 

7....In loving memory of Jacob Rickard who died February 14th 1891 aged 76 years

Sally the wife of William Cox of this Parish who departed this 

life on the 17th day of March 1801 aged 25 years+

 

8....Sacred in the memory of Johanna wife of John Stephens of this Parish 

who departed this life June 13th in the year of our Lord 1845 aged 49 years.

She is gone to be with Christ which is far better.

Here lies the humble loving wife she was the comfort of my life

She loved her husband, children dear her love to them was sincere.

But now she taken from her breast to dwell in Christ who loved her best.

Also in memory of Jane daughter of the above who 

died September 19th, 1842 aged 29 years.

There is hope in her death+

 

9....Sacred to the memory of William Williams of this Parish who departed 

this life on 19th day of February 1809 aged 43+

 

10....In loving memory of Mary James who departed this 

life September 2nd 1813 aged 78 years+

 

11....In loving memory of Emma Oliver who departed this 

life May 20th 1889 aged 63 years+

 

12....Sacred to the memory of William Oliver late of this Parish who 

departed this life May 13th, 1857 aged 82 years.

Also Olive wife of the above who departed this life March 7th 1853.

Sacred to the memory of Holas ///////// the son and daughter of ///////////////////////////

 1833 aged 21 years///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Likewise of the above mentioned James Pearce late of Trelispin in this 

parish who departed this life November 29th 1841+

 

13....This stone is reared in the memory of Jacob Eddy of this Parish who 

departed this life on the 9th of January 1850 in the 26th year of his age.

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

 Also Elizabeth widow of the above who died April 29th 1864 aged 90 years+

 

14....Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Robins the wife of James Robins  

who departed this life on the 21st June 1819 aged 49 years.

Also Ann Robins the daughter of Luios Robins of the above name.

Also in memory of Elizabeth //////////////////////////+

 

15....In memory of Stephen Robins of this Parish who departed this 

life on the 23rd day of December 1831 aged 28 years.

Also to the memory of James Robins father of the above who departed this 

life May 12th, 1847 aged 87 years+

 

16....In loving memory of Mary and Alice May daughters of 

John and Elizabeth May was born May 20th 1829 

Mary died February 11th Alice died April 17th, 1830.

Also Elizabeth wife of John May and mother of the above who 

departed this life June 28th, 1843+

 

17....In loving memory of William Kendall who died at Bodrugan 

November 4th 1903 aged 71 years.

Also Emily his wife who died May 28th, 1896 aged 69

and Emily their daughter who died in Africa aged 40 years+

 

18....Sacred to the memory of John Wade of this Parish who 

departed this life on the 16th day of December 1817 aged 61 years.

Remember to meet your God.

Also in the memory of Thomasin the wife of John Wade who 

departed this life on the 26th day of January 1831 aged 78 years.

Whom Christ who is our life shall appear them shall we also appear 

with him in Glory+

 

19....In memory of Joseph Ward who departed this 

life April 1st, 1863 aged 70 years.

Also Mary wife of the above who died June 14th, 1863 aged 77 years.

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.

Also their Great Grandson John T. Jack Ward of Melbourne Australia 

died January 3rd, 1985 aged 66 years.

The long Journey is done+

 

20....Sacred to the memory of John Key son of John and Jane Key  

of this Parish( who while attempting to land from H.M. R C FOX was 

drowned in sight of his parental dwelling) he departed this 

life January 30th 1837 aged 20 years.

A dutiful child and affectionate brother.

Then let the tempest roar and billows heave and swell

I trust to reach the peaceful shore where all the randsom'd dwell+

 

21.....Thy will be done in affectionate remembrance of Rosamond the 

beloved wife of Thomas Key of Gorran Haven who entered into the 

presence of the Lord March28th, 1894 aged 55 years.

Absent from the body present with the Lord+

 

22....Sacred in the memory of Edith Pomery the wife of John Pomery  

of this Parish who departed this 

life on the 10th day of September 1829 aged 82 years.

Also in memory of Elizabeth the daughter of the above and wife of William May  

of this Parish who departed this life on the 13th day of March 1832 aged 44 years.

She bore with patience the afflictions of the Lord+

 

23.....In memory of Thomas Rundell of this Parish 

died October Yc 1826 aged 47 years.

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord+

 

24....Sacred in the memory of Amelia wife of James Kendall who 

died at Travarrick of this Parish September 6th 1850.

Also in memory of James Kendall who departed this 

life September 24th 1864 aged 70 years+

 

25....Sacred to the memory of Eliza the wife of Edward Harvey of 

this Parish who died December 29th, 1852 aged 50 years+

 

26....Sacred to the memory of Eliza Beth the wife of Thomas Spear of this Parish

 she departed this life with a hope full of immortality on 

the 17th day of April 1842 in the 31 years of her age

Also their four children before their ////////////////////////+

 

27....Sacred to the memory of Richard Pomery son of James and Mary Pomery  

of this Parish who departed this life June of 1841 aged 25 years

To heaven I hope my husband gone

In time to him I hope to come

In love we lived in peace he died

Life was desired but God Denied

 

28....Sacred to the memory of Allice wife of William Rowe late of 

this Parish who departed this life September 14th, 1850 aged 70 years

Leaving a testimony that she is gone to be with Jesus.

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord+

 

29....Sacred to the memory of Margaret Carveth who 

died July 17th, 1832 aged 72 years

Also Stephen Carveth the husband of the above and both 

of this Parish who died July 6th, 1837 aged 78 years+

 

30....Sacred to the memory of Mary Harvey wife of William Harvey  

born September 1791 and died October 1844 aged 53 years+

 

31....John Varcoe who died at Rescassa Gorran October 27thh, 1889 aged 56 years

Also his son John Frederick who died December 7th, 1890 aged 20 years

Also of Georgina his daughter beloved wife of Robert Ford who died in

Queensland Australia November 7th, 1908 aged 34 years+

 

 32....Sacred to the memory of Mary Ann Samwell the beloved wife of 

Lieut. Samwell RN who died October 14th, 1841 aged 38 years

Also Martha Samwell their daughter who died October 28th, 1841 aged 3 months.

Also of Ann Kay mother of the former who died March 22nd, 1840 aged 67 years

These died in faith and have entered into that rest which remaineth for the 

people of God+

 

33....Loving memory of John Elvins of this Parish who 

died August 12th, 1831 aged 72 years.

Also of Anne wife of the above who died February 19th, 1873 aged 81 years+

 

34....In memory of Elizabeth daughter of John and Maria Thomas of 

this Parish who died June 11th, 1844 aged 17 years

Also Jane Hicks Thomas daughter of the above who 

died June 20th,1846 aged 25 years

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ+

 

35....Sacred to the memory of Mary the wife of William Clark of Treninick 

in this Parish who died December 24th, 1846 aged 70 years

Also in loving memory of William Clark who departed 

this life March 17th, 1865 aged 88 years+

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