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Seaford Cemetery

Memorial Inscriptions

Section C, Block 8

Memorials are listed by Section, Block and Plot number
Block C1 ~ Block C2 ~ Block C3 ~ Block C4 ~ Block C5 ~ Block C6 ~ Block C7 ~ Block C8 ~ Block Plan
Footnote references are to section block & plot.   Click on icons for pictures.

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Looking North: Blocks C1 (left) & C8 (right) up to Section G.
THORNBERYCROSBYSHARPE
HENRY LANE THORNBERY
Died 13TH June 1941
Aged 78 years
In Dear Memory
I thank my God upon
Every remembrance of you

Also
EDITH THORNBERY
His Widow
Died 25TH February 1955
Aged 86 years

[ C8-824 ]
In Loving Memory of
CHARLES GILIS CROSBY,
Of the City of Chester,
1891 – 1978

And of MABEL (née MASSEY)
His Dearly Loved Wife
1890 – 1979
God's providence is mine inheritance

[ C8-825
Inscription on 9 Watergate St, Chester; also
the motto of the Earls of Cork. Origin unknown. ]
R. I. P.
Dr. GEORGE A. SHARPE
5TH October 1908 – 6TH March 1987

CICELY J. SHARPE
31ST August 1904 – 1ST February 1996

[ C8-826 ]
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C8-824. Henry and Edith Thornbery.
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C8-825. Charles and Mabel Crosby.
 

SMITHPAULMONICO / VENESS
In Loving Memory
of our Dear Son and Brother
ADRIAN PAUL SMITH
Died 11THNovember 1986
Aged 12 years.

His smile spoke more
than a thousand words.

[ C8-827 ]
In Loving Memory of
DANIEL LESLIE PAUL,
Farmer of Chyngton Farm,
13TH March 1980, aged 85 years.
Sadly missed by all.

CATHERINE PAUL, née WYNNIATT,
Wife of Daniel
1904 – 1992 died August 7TH
Much loved Mother and Grandmother
Who will be sadly missed


[ C8-828 ]
PETER MONICO
1914 – 1985

KAY VENESS
1925 – 2015

Together again and always in our thoughts

[ C8-829 ]
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C8-829. Peter Monico and Kay Veness.

MOLLOYSHEPPARDBRITTEN
In Loving Memory of
VERNON O'BRIEN MOLLOY
Precious Husband and Dad
15TH April 1979, aged 79 years.

And
DAISY WILHELMINA MOLLOY
Loving Wife and Mother
8TH November 1989, aged 82.

V O'B. MOLLOY
Died 15.4.79
Aged 79

[ C8-830 ]
In Loving Memory of
CHARLES V. F. SHEPPARD
Died 13TH March 1986
Aged 72
He loved us in life
Let us never forget


EMILY ESTHER SHEPPERD
Died 25TH July 2002
Aged 72
For as the sun is daily new and old
So is my love still telling what is told
*

[ C8-831
* Shakespeare, Sonnet 76 ]
R.I.P.
VALENTINE MARY RACHEL
BRITTEN

14TH February 1903
to
1ST March 1986

Vale Val Darling
Now safe in God's keeping

[ C8-832 ]
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C8-831. The Shepperd Memorial.
 

O'FLYNNSMITHBAYLIS
PATRICK O'FLYNN
5. Aug. 1917 – 21. Feb. 1985
Remembering with love a very
special Husband and Father

Oh I have slipped the surly bonds
Of Earth and while with silent
Lifting mind I've trod put out my
Hand and touched the face of God


IREEN FRANCES
O'FLYNN

Aug 2018

[ C8-833. Ireen: new interment.
Lines selected from the John Gillespie Magee
sonnet "High Flight", 1941 ]
In Loving Memory of
MADGE SMITH
Born 15TH November 1901
Died 16TH July 1985

And her Dear Husband
JACK
Born 12TH November 1896
Died 11TH November 1975
Much loved and sadly missed
Resting elsewhere

[ C8-834 ]
In Loving Memory
of
MICHAEL BAYLIS
27TH December 1984

[ C8-835 ]
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C8-833. Patrick O'Flynn.
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C8-835. Michael Baylis.

CURTISADAMSTHOMSON
In Loving Memory of
My Dear Wife
MARGARET CURTIS
Who died 16. 5. 84
"All my Love" – Charlie
R.I.P

Also her Husband
THOMAS
(Charlie)
Who died 10. 1. 97
Together again

[ C8-836 ]
In Loving Memory of
KATE ADAMS
Died 14 January 1944 aged 89.

ELIZABETH (LILY) ADAMS
Who died 18TH Sept. 1941.

LOUISA ADAMS,
Who departed this life 14TH Jan. 1932

[ C8-840 ]
HUGH WILLIAM THOMSON
1907 – 1980
Beloved

[ C8-841 ]
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C8-836. Margaret & Thomas Curtis.
  
Note: 837, 838 & 839 are out of order, between 859 & 860

FLETCHERCOLEMANPIERCY-FOX
In Loving Memory of
HORACE FLETCHER
18. 7. 1913 – 5. 8. 1981

LEONORA LIZZIE
FLETCHER

18. 11. 1914 – 8. 3. 1988

[ C8-842 ]
In
Loving Remembrance of
CICELY N. COLEMAN
1904 – 1980.

Also her daughter
BARBARA
(Resting at Bedford)
1928 – 1944.

LLEWELLYN C. COLEMAN
1906 – 1987
(Husband and Father)

Re-united

[ C8-843 ]
In
Loving Memory of
CATHERINE MARY MARGARET
PIERCY-FOX

Who died 30TH June 1983
Aged 80 years
Beloved Wife of the late
Dr. E. V. Piercy-Fox
M.A., F.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.
Resting at Keston, Kent
R.I.P

[ C8-844 ]
   

WHITECRICHTONFUNNELL
In Loving Memory of
CHARLES L. C. WHITE, 1901 – 1980

HELEN T. WHITE, 1904 – 1995.

[ C8-845 ]
In Loving Memory of
THOMAS CRICHTON,
Who died 30TH December 1959
Aged 75 years.

Also MARION DORCAS his Wife
Who died 8TH December 1961
Aged 87 years.

Both of Plymouth, Devonshire.

[ C8-846 ]
In Loving Memory
of
My Dearly Loved Husband
THOMAS FUNNELL
Who passed away March 4TH 1955
Aged 86.
At rest

Also his Beloved Wife
ELLEN GEORGINA FUNNELL
Who passed away April 4TH 1957
Re-united
Aged 84.

[ C8-847 ]
   

BARFORDBARFORDSENIOR
In Loving Memory of
LOUISA BARFORD
Who died 21ST May 1963
Aged 77 years.

[ C8-848 ]
In Loving Memory of
WILLIAM BARFORD,
At rest October 24TH 1941, aged 79 years.

Also his Wife ADA ELIZABETH BARFORD,
Aged 77 years re-united November 28TH 1942.

[ C8-849 ]
In
Loving Memory
of
WALTER NASSAU SENIOR,
Who passed over 20TH October 1933,
Aged 83 years.

Also MABEL BARBARA SENIOR, his Wife
Who followed 19TH March 1943,
Aged 78 years.

[ C8-851 ]
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C8-851. Walter and Mabel Senior.

SANDERSHAWKE
Happy Memories
PERCY RICHARD SANDERS
Major, M.C., T.D., R.E.
1876 – 1937.
Daybreak.

[ C8-852
TD: Territorial Decoration ]
In
Loving Memory
of
HENRY EDMONDS HAWKE
JanRY 21ST 1863 – FebRY 25TH 1940.
At rest.

Also his Wife
MINNIE ELIZA
DecR 4TH 1872 – AugST 8TH 1956.
"The Lord is my Shepherd."

[ C8-853 ]
MURIEL DOROTHY HAWKE,
Died 20TH March 1976,
"Peace at the last."

Also her much loved Sister
GLADYS MINNIE HAWKE,
18TH April 1980,
Aged 84 years.

Also their beloved Sister
HILDA EDITH HAWKE,
28TH April 1980,
Aged 78 years.
"Reunited."

[ C8-854 ]
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C8-852. Percy R Sanders.
  

JEWELLPOWERDUNNING
In
Loving Memory
of
RICHARD JEWELL
Died
13TH August 1940
Aged 79 years.
Also
of his Wife
AGNES AUGUSTA
Died
20TH November 1945
Aged 80 years.
"Our time is but a shadow which passeth away."
[ C8-855
After Wisdom of Solomon 2:5 ]
MICHAEL SANDIFORD
POWER

1945 – 1983

A carefree spirit and the kind
Compassionate gentleness
That mends another's hurt.

[ C8-857 ]
In
Affectionate Remembrance
of
JANET CRAWFORD
DUNNING

Who entered into rest
July 1ST 1950 aged 88.

[ C8-858 ]
   

ADAMSCASEYHEGARTY
In Loving Memory of
CHARLES ADAMS
Who fell asleep 15THDecember 1942
In his 94THyear.

Also EMILY FRANCES his Wife
Who entered into her rest
-7TH June 1948 aged 94 years.

[ C8-859 ]
To the Dear Memory
of
SIDNEY ROBERT CASEY
Died 30TH June 1954 aged 58 years.

Also his Wife
ELEANOR NEIL CASEY
Died 28TH December 1970 aged 67 years.
Reunited

[ C8-837 ]
ROBERT DAVID
HEGARTY

At Rest

[ C8-838
(New family memorial pending) ]
   

HERSEY/EVANS/MOOREMOYNIHAN/SHEA/McINTYREDARBY
In Loving Memory of
GLADYS HERSEY
1896 – 1974

Also her Sister
VIOLET MARY EVANS
1899 – 1979
R.I.P
And
Our Beloved Mother
AUDREY MARGARET
MOORE

1921 – 2003
Only Daughter of Gladys
[ C8-839 ]
In Loving Memory of
ELLEN MOYNIHAN,
26TH October 1968, aged 84 years.
R.I.P

In Loving Memory of
Her Sister MARY SHEA,
Died 3TH October 1971, aged 91 years.
R.I.P

In Loving Memory of
AILEEN MARY McINTYRE,
Died 29TH August 2007, aged 88 years.
R.I.P

[ C8-860 ]
WILLIAM JOHN DARBY
Aged 68.
In Loving Memory of Dear Bill,
Husband of Olive, Father of Miriam and William,
Who left us on 11TH May 1984.
May He Rest in Peace.

And his Wife
OLIVE
14TH June 2007
Aged 90.
Dear Mother and Grandmother.

There's an open gate at the end of the road
Through which each must go alone.
And there in a light we cannot see
Our Father claims his own;
Beyond the gate.
Our loved one finds happiness and rest.
And there is comfort in the thought
That a Loving God knows best.


[ C8-865 ]
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C8-865. Bill and Olive Darby.

FENNINGSDAVISTIGHE
Peace At Last.
In Loving Memory of
ARTHUR A. FENNINGS, M.D.,
Died March 22ND 1940.

IDA A. A. FENNINGS,
Died December 1958.

[ C8-867 ]
In Loving Memory of
CHRISTOPHER JOHN
DAVIS

29TH Dec. 1942 – 11TH Jan. 1983
R.I.P

[ C8-868 ]
In Loving Memory of
DENIS WILLIAM TIGHE
1889 – 1975

Also his Wife
MARY ELLEN TIGHE
18?? - 1978

[ C8-869 ]
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C8-868. Christopher John Davis.
 

CHAPMANROPER
In Loving Memory
A. McDONOGH CHAPMAN
Feb. 8. 1874 – July 14. 1933.
He served his Country 32 years.
There is no death!
What seems so, is transition.
*

Remembering Mother
With Love
MARY JANE CHAPMAN
14. Feb. 1875 – 1. Jan. 1942
Her ways were the ways
Of gentleness.

[ C8-870
* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
See also the King's Mead memorials. ]
Spes Mea In Deo
Orate Pro Animis

ALFREDI FRANCISI ROPER
Et ISOBEL MAY (HOFFMAN)
Uxuris Ejus
Conditorum Scholae "Ladycross"
15 - 7- 1935 et 23 - 3 – 1936
Obierunt
Fiat Voluntas Tua
Requiescant In Pace


Et
CECIL ALFRED VISTARINO
Ob 30 - 7 – 1947

Et
DOROTHY MARIE GLADYS
(née AMES)
Ob 10 - 7 - 1974
ESME ANTONY FILOMENO ROPER
Born June 5. 1895
Died December 30. 1978.
"Spes Mea In Deo"
"Requiescat In Pace"



My Hope (is) in God
Pray for the Souls (of)
ALFRED FRANCIS ROPER
And his Wife
ISOBEL MAY (ROPER) (née HOFFMAN)
Former Ladycross Schoolteachers
Who died on
15 July 1935 and 23 March 1936
Thy Will Be Done
May they Rest in Peace

And
CECIL ALFRED VISTARINO (ROPER)
Who died on 30 July 1947

And
DOROTHY MARIE GLADYS (ROPER)
(née AMES)
Who died on 19 July 1974
  [ C8 – 872-873-874
OS: Alfred Roper founded Ladycross as a Roman Catholic Prep school in Sutton Avenue, Seaford in 1891.
His son, Esme Antony (Tony), was Headmaster in succession. The school closed in 1977 and was demolished in 1978.
Cecil died in Stockholm, a resident of Harlow, Essex. "Thy Will Be Done" – The Lord's Prayer. "Ob" - Latin "obiit" – died. ]
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C8-870. McDonagh & Mary Chapman.
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C8 - 872-4. The triple-size Roper family plot.

MACDONALD-LAWSONSNOWCOLLINS
In
Loving Memory of
PETER BENEDICT
MACDONALD-LAWSON

8TH November 1971
Aged 62 years.

And
His Beloved Wife
LUCY ALICE
21ST December 2009
Aged 94 years.

[ C8-875 ]
R.I.P
In Loving Memory of
ALIDA MARIE
JEANNE SNOW

The devoted Wife of Allan
24. 4. 14 – 2. 8. 69

And ERNEST ALLAN SNOW
14. 6. 11 – 19. 9. 73

[ C8-876 ]
In Loving Memory of
ERNEST COLLINS
20TH August 1967, aged 87 years.

Also his Wife
EDITH FRANCES COLLINS
8TH December 1969, aged 86 years.

[ C8-877 ]
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C8-875. Peter and Lucy MacDonald-Lawson.
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C8-876. Alida and Allan Snow.
 

DORMERGOODCHILDHAIGH / HOLMES
In
Loving Memory of
HARRY ALEXANDER DORMER
Died 17TH April 1948.

And of his dearly loved Wife
LAURE LEONIE
Died 26TH August 1961.

[ C8 – 878-879 ]
In
Loving Memory
of
PHYLLIS SEATON GOODCHILD
Who died 7TH February 1955
Aged 58 years

WILLIAM HENRY GOODCHILD
Who died 23RD April 1979 aged 88 years

[ C8-880 ]
In Memory of
MARGARET ANN,
The loving and devoted Wife of
Clement W. HAIGH,
Was called home Oct 18TH 1936.

"The choicest flower is taken from the
Garden of my life, sweet, fragrant and
Wonderful, beloved – Maggie."


Also ELIZA HOLMES
Sister of above died 22ND Feb. 1966,
Aged 91

[ C8-881 ]
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C8 - 878-879. Harry Alexander & Laure Leonie Dormer.
  

THORNBERYALLENGUINANE
Non Sibi Sed Mundo
In Memory of
PHOEBE BLYTH THORNBERY
Wife of John Russell Thornbery
Died 28TH August 1931 aged 72 years
LESLIE OSBORN THORNBERY
Son of John Russell Thornbery
Died 25TH July 1933 aged 44 years
JOHN RUSSELL THORNBERY
Died 19TH November 1935 aged 80 years
HAROLD TODD THORNBERY
Son of John Russell Thornbery
Died 3RD December 1945 aged 57 years
STANLEY RUSSELL THORNBERY
Son of John Russell Thornbery
Died 26TH February 1952 aged 68 years

MARGARET THORNBERY
Wife of Leslie Thornbery
Died October 1971
Aged 80 years
Ashes interred at Bisley Church
Surrey

[ C8 – 883-884-885 "Not for oneself but for the world" –
motto on family shield above inscription ]
In Loving Memory of
The beloved Husband of
Mary
And the devoted Father of Betty and Anne
Rear Admiral Sir BERTRAM COWLES ALLEN
K.C.B.   M.V.O.   R.N.
29TH November 1875 – 11TH February 1957

EDITH MARY ALLEN
Loving Wife of Bertram Allen
And beloved Mother of Betty and Anne
22ND Feb. 1885 – 17TH Jan. 1971

[ C8-887
Knight Commander, Most Honourable Order of the Bath (1929).
Member, Royal Victorian Order (1912). Sir Bertram was Navy
Paymaster Director-General 1926-29. ]
Rev. WILLIAM GUINANE
17TH September 1915
1ST August 1982
Parish Priest of Seaford
1961 - 1980.
Requiescat in Pace

[ C8-888. Priest at St Thomas More. He is
also commemorated inside St Thomas ]
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C8 - 883-885. Thornbery family plot.
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C8 - 883-885. Thornbery memorial stone.
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C8 - 883-885. Thornbery family plot.
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C8-887. Rear-Adm Sir Bertram and Lady Edith Allen.
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C8-887. Rear-Admiral Sir Bertram Allen
(National Portrait Gallery).
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C8-887. The engraving on Sir Bertram's stone shows HMS Queen Elizabeth (a Dreadnought class battleship), at sea with clouds and waves, encircled by a rope.
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C8-888. The Rev William Guinane

MEARNSLANDSTOCK
GWENDOLYN NINA MEARNS
Died 30TH May 1960.
R.I.P

[ C8-889 ]
Pray for the repose of
The Soul of
GRACE LAND
1ST November 1971
On whose Soul sweet Jesus have mercy

[ C8-890 ]
CHARLES ALBERT STOCK,
Died 12TH Sept. 1961,
Aged 72 years.
R.I.P



[ C8-891 ]
   

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