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Baldry, Charlotte Sacred to the memory of Charlotte Baldry spinster? (late of Laxfield and formerly of Wilby in this county) who died July 22nd 1844 aged 71 years
The Baldrys were well documented in the Ubbeston area as far back as the beginning of the 18th century at least. On the Baldry Family History Society website, the earliest records of the family are in Cratfield in the early 17th century.
Baldry James? (no photo)
There was a James Baldry baptised 6/4/1776 and buried in Ubbeston in 1826.
Baldry, Joanna Here resteth the body of Joanna, wife of Simon Baldry of Ubbeston, who was a diligent and faithful servant, a dutiful and loving wife and at all times to the sick compassionate and to the poor charitable. She departed this life in hopes of a better on the 28th day of December in the year of Our Lord 1731 of her age 70
Joanne Clark married Simon Baldry 5/10/1706 at Ubbeston.
Baldry, Simon Here lieth the body of Simon Baldry late of Ubbeston yeoman. He lived in this parish above 56 years being ever ready to relieve the poor and needy and to be assistant to his friends and neighbours. He departed this life the 20th day of November in the year of Our Lord 1739 and of his age 75
Baldry, Simon & Elizabeth Sacred to the memory of Simon Baldry who departed this life 11th of May 1811 aged 68 years. Also Elizabeth his wife who departed this life 14th February 1819 aged 73 years
Simon Baldry was baptised in Ubbeston 6/1/1742.
Barnes ...1927 (no photo)
Sarah? Wife of John Branth? ...July 16th 1771 aged 90?
… John Branth? … May 177- aged 71 (no photo)
Bell, Sarah In memory of Sarah Bell wife of Thomas Bell who died June 8th 1770 aged 72 years
Bell, Thomas In memory of Thomas Bell who died October 5th 178- [sic] aged 75 years
Booty, Hannah In memory of Hannah wife of William Booty who departed this life December 2nd 1778 aged 48 years
Bullock, William & Elizabeth Sacred to the in memory of William Bullock who [died] December 3rd 1871 aged 53 years. Also of Elizabeth his daughter who died May 9th 1868 aged 16 years Blessed are the dead which lie...
On the 1871 census, William is listed as a farmer of 65 acres, born in Cratfield and now partially blind. His wife is Elizabeth, 38, born in St James South Elham. Their son, William is 22, born Ipswich. The second son, Benjamin, born Cratfield, is 21. There is a second daughter, Louisa, (Elizabeth having died in 1868) who is 17 and born in Cratfield. Another son is listed, also called William! He is 7 and born Ubbeston.
Burgess, John & Amelia Emely In memory of John Burgess who died October 30th 1864 aged 30 years. Boast not thyself of tomorrow for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Also Amelia Emely his daughter died Nov. 19th 1865?
On the 1861 census John Burgess junior, miller is listed as being born in Cratfield in 1834. He is married to Ellen who is a dressmaker. They live in Ubbeston Green, at the Mill House? His father, John Burgess senior is from Stradbroke and is a cattle dealer. His mother, Maria, is from Norfolk.
Calver, Eleanor Into thine hand I commit my spirit. In loving memory of Eleanor Calver late of this parish who died Sept 3rd 1916 aged 83 years
Calver, Walter Edward In memory of Walter Edward son of George and Eleanor Calver who died Jan 6th 1876? aged 14? weeks. Suffer the little children to come unto me
Canham, Elizabeth Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth daughter of James and Elizabeth Canham of this parish who departed this life April 14th 1834 aged 18 years. To thee tis given to die. To thee tis given to live. Alas one moment sets us even. Marks how impartial is the will of Heaven. Who builds on less than an immortal? base. Fond as he seems condemns his joy to death
Canham, Elizabeth & James Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth wife of James Canham who died Feb. 4th 1844 aged 75 years. James Canham who died Dec 20th 1845 aged 73 years
The Tithe Apportionment and the 1841 census show James Canham, farmer and his wife, Elizabeth living at Green Farm, on Lord Huntingfield's land with son?, James (25) and a servant
The 1851 census shows James Canham born 1809 farmer of 87 acres (Green Farm?) with wife, Harriet born Badingham in 1816. They have 4 children: Eliza (9), James (7), Thomas (5), Anne (3). One house servant.
Cole, Henry John In loving memory of Henry John Cole dearly beloved husband of L. [appears to be Louisa - see Smith below] Cole who died Feb. 23rd 1901 aged 38 years. There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. And when at last we fall asleep. Nor heart shall throb nor eye shall weep. Then Blessed Saviour let it be. That Thou shalt write They rest in me
Cole, Joshua In loving memory of Joshua Cole who died Dec. 17th 1889. We all do …..
Cull Bennett, Rev. G.T … Vicar of St John's London, died in Ubbeston ...1911. George Thomas Cull Bennett was also vicar of Ubbeston
Edwards, Walter In affectionate remembrance of Walter son of Benjamin Edwards of Ubbeston Hall who departed this life after … illness … 1870 aged 26 years
Benjamin is shown on the 1871 census living at Ubbeston Hall and farming 810 acres. He is 62 and born in Fressingfield. His wife, Emma, is 44 and from Shimpling in Norfolk. Samuel G., their son, is 25 and his brother, James is 18. Both born in Shimpling. Daughter, Elizabeth A., 14 , and son, Charles W., 13, are both from Friston.
Garford, Ernest Bertram & Ada May In loving memory of Ernest Bertram Garford who died 7th Dec 1966 aged 75 years. Also Ada May Garford who died 8th Nov 1967 aged 74 years. Reunited
On the 1911 census Ernest Bertram appears as Bertram Ernest. He is 19, single and a farmer's son working on the farm. (Hill Farm - see below)
Garford, Francis Joseph & Lydia In ever loving memory of Francis Joseph Garford died July 31st 1935 aged 70 years. Also of his loving wife Lydia Garford who died December 23rd 1951 aged 88 years
Francis, 47, and Lydia, 48, appear on the 1911 census. They live with their 3 sons (Bertram Ernest, 19, Francis Joseph, 21, Wilfred, 16) and daughter (Lydia known as Lily) at Hill Farm, now divided into 2 cottages. Francis is a fruit grower and farmer. The whole family is listed as being born in Wisbech, Cambridge.
Gilbert, Mary? Ann ...1816 aged 23 years.There is an Elizabeth Gilbert, widow, born 1772 in Fressingfield and listed on the 1851 census as head of the household. Is this Mary's mother? (no photo)
Hart, James & Adelaide In loving memory of James Hart [died] August 31st 1909 aged 77 years. Also [of] Adelaide wife of the above [died] June 7th 1910 [aged] 80 years. Their toil...And they are fully blest. They fought the fight vic[toriously]. And entered into rest
James Hart, senior, is shown on the Tithe Apportionment to be living in a cottage owned by Lord Huntingfield. (201b on the Tithe Map) (Allen's Farm/Ubbeston Lodge site?)
James Hart, son of James and Sarah Hart, is 16 on the 1851 census and an agricultural labourer as is his father. By 1861 he is married to Adelaide born in Cratfield in 1832. They have 2 children: son Asaph born1858 and daughter Julia born 1860. Another son, George, is 19 by the 1891 census and living with his parents, James and Adelaide 'Nr the church'. Asaph is married by the 1981 census. He has one daughter and two sons born in Ubbeston. Their address is The Green. He is a wheelwright.
Another James Hart, 50, born Heveningham is found on the 1911 census. Presumably son of the above James? He's married to Emma, 59, born Chediston. They have a daughter, Harry? and four sons: George, Teddy, Leonard and Arthur. All the children were born in Ubbeston. James and Emma had 12 children, 3 of whom died.
Hooke, Douglas E W In loving memory of my dear husband Douglas FW Hooke died Dec 11th 1953 aged 40 years
Henry Huson … 1865 (no photo)
Ann wife of Henry Huson late of … Norfolk who died Nov.1 1836 aged 43 (no photo)
Huson/Pierson, John (no photo)
Huson, John Julians To [the memory of] John Julians Huson of Laxfield only son of Robert and Harriet Huson of this parish who died Dec. 21 1819 aged 34 years
Huson, Robert To the memory of Robert Huson of this parish who died March 25th 1883 aged 67 years
The Tithe Apportionment shows Robert Huson owning just over 53 acres which he rented to Samuel Stopher and George Cracknell (Lodge Farm now known as Blackberry Farm).
The 1851 census shows a Robert Huson widower and farmer of 54 acres (presumably Lodge Farm). He was born in Ubbeston in 1785. In 1829 he is Church Warden. Possibly this is Robert's father? A William Huson was the blacksmith in 1815 and an overseer according to the parish register. The second Ubbeston Town Book shows a John Huson as overseer in 1789.
Huson, Robert GoodwingSecond son of John and Cecelia Huson who died in India of cholera April 14th 1868 aged 25 years. Interred at Chinsurah
James, Chester Charles & Ethel Maud ... 23rd June 1952 aged 69? years. Also his beloved wife Ethel Maud died 4th Dec. 1956 aged 57 (no photo)
James, William In memory of William James? (no photo)
Johnson, Mary Maria In loving memory of Mary Maria Johnson died April 12th 1931 in her 79th year. At rest
Kemp, Charles & Margaret In memory of Charles Kemp died March 10th 1794 aged 86 year. Also of Margaret his wife who died December 26th 1793 aged 84 years. Time and industry filled? their life . And 61 years they lived man and wife. On the … of this stone
Mouser, Jonathan & Emma (no photo) In loving memory of Jonathan Mouser who died August 17th 1917 aged 84 years. Also of Emma his wife who died Jan. 14th 1910 aged 75 years
Jonathan is listed on the 1851 census as being 18, unmarried and a farm labourer born in Ubbeston. His father John was also born in Ubbeston. By the 1861 census he is married to Emma, born in Cratfield in 1837. They have 2 sons: George born 1857 and Antony born 1859
Mumford, Edward & Florence Ada In loving memory of Edward Mumford died 20th Feb 1956 aged 79 years. Also his wife Florence Ada died 15th Nov 1971 aged 86 years
The Mumfords lived at Lodge Farm (now Blackberry Farm)
Muttick, John In memory of John Muttick who died July 16th 1888 aged 65 years
There is a John Mattock, 46, listed on 1871 census. Born at Bulchamp (workhouse?)
Neave, John & Anne Louisa In affectionate remembrance of John Neave [son of] William and Mary Louise Neave who died July 2nd 1870 aged 1 year and 6 months. Also of Anne Louisa their daughter who died May 18th 1874 aged 6 months. Weep not for us though we are gone. To rest within this hallowed tomb. It was the will of God that we. Shall not sorrow and … see. For now we dwell in heaven above. Where all is peace and perfect love
William and Mary appear on the 1871 census, both born in Norfolk. William is a farmer of 93 acres (Lodge Farm?). He is 27 and his wife, 26. Henry, their son, is 2 and born in Ubbeston. Their baby son, William, also born in Ubbeston, is 10 months old.
R.R. 1806 (no photo)
Randall, Richard & Martha [In memory] of Richard Randall who died 27th August 1808 aged 72 years. Also Martha his wife who died 27th October 1808 aged 69 years
There is a 'Randall's piece' on the Tithe Map (no. 105) It was farmed by William Skeet and owned by Rt Honorable John Hookham Frere. Randall's meadow (No. 104) was farmed by Fisher Garnham and owned by William Adair Esq
Roberts, Mary Ann & Am In memory of Mary Ann wife of John Roberts who died Oct 30th 1807 aged 55? years. Also Amy their daughter died 17th March 1808? aged 28 years
Rose Wife of ...Rose? Who departed this life Dec 12 1769 aged 52 (no photo)
HS & NS is this Hannah Skeet and Nicholas Skeet? H:S 1768 N:S 1782
Simpson, Arthur In loving remembrance of Arthur Simpson who died August 2nd 1883 aged 4 years 9 months. And He took them up in His arms put His hand upon them and blessed them
Simpson, David In loving memory of David Simpson the beloved husband of Harriet Simpson who died May 27th 1898 aged 56 years
The 1861 census lists David, born in Ubbeston 1843, a Miller's Servant, living in Ubbeston Green.
The 1891 census shows David , 49,to be living with his family at the Wheat Sheaf. He is a beer retailer. His wife, Harriet, is 39 and born in Ubbeston too. They have 2 daughters, Harriet,17, and Daisy, 6. They also have 2 sons, Charles, 15, and William,7. All the children were born in Ubbeston.
The 1911 census shows Harriet (59, born Ubbeston), David's widow, living with her 82 year old father, Samuel Welton, who is a widower and born in Heveningham.
Simpson, Elizabeth & John In loving memory of Elizabeth Simpson who died Sept 26th 1927 aged 76 years. Also of John husband of the above who died Feb 11th 1932 aged 84? years
John Simpson, brother of David (above) was shown on the 1861 census as being born in Ubbeston in 1848 and living in Ubbeston Green
Simpson, Frederick S & George In loving memory of Frederick S Simpson who died Jan 8th 1916. Also of George H Simpson killed in action May 6th 1917. Light at eventide
Simpson, George In memory of George son of George and Elizabeth Simpson who died 4th of Nov. 1804 aged 18 years
Simpson, Robert Sacred to the memory of Robert Simpson who died September 5th 1868 aged 67 years. Affliction for long time borne Physic... Till thou did... And freed me from my pain
The 1841 census shows Robert an Agricultural Labourer living with Sarah his wife and 5 children: George (8), Harriet (6), Emma (4), Mary Ann (2) and John (0). An Elizabeth Simpson (69) possibly Robert's mother lives with them.
By the 1851 census the whole family, Robert (56), Sarah (45), George (18), Harriett (17), Emma (14), plus David (9), Charles (4) and John (3) are all in the Blything Union Workhouse [Bulcamp].
Skeet, Elizabeth & William & Georgianna Memory of Elizabeth wife of William Skeet who died January 16th 1835 aged 32 years. Though dread of death …True faith in … will. Also of William their son who died April 21st 1835 aged 9 months. And of Georgianna Skeet died May 22nd 1865 aged 20 years. To depart and be with Christ...
Elizabeth's unmarried name was George according to the christening records of William and Elizabeth's daughter, Anna, in 1829. See next entry below
We find Georgiana Skeet (6) sister to William (9) and daughter of Mary Ann, widow and farmer of 104 acreson the 1851 census. They have 5 servants. William, her father has died. (See Skeet, William & Thompson George)
William junior is head of the household in 1861. The family is farming 105 acres and employing 5 men. Mary Ann and Georgianna are living with their brother at Ubbeston White House, Sandy Lane.
Georgianna was christened on October 20th 1844 at Ubbeston Church.
Skeet, Ellen Elizabeth & Anne In memory of Ellen Elizabeth eldest daughter of William and Elizabeth Skeet who died March 15th 1831 aged 3 years and 5 months. Also of Anne their second daughter who died April 9th 1831 aged 1 year and 10? months
HS & NS is this Hannah Skeet and Nicholas Skeet? H:S 1768 N:S 1782
Skeet, John In memory of John the son of Nicholas and Hannah Skeet who died August 3rd 1744 aged 15 years
Skeet, Mary In memory of Mary wife of William Skeet who died at childbed October 14th 1778 aged 36 years. Dear Husband pray forbear to weep Whilst I in dust do soundly sleep And when the blissfull [sic] day appear May we both meet and children dear
Skeet (nee), Mary Turrel In memory of Mary the daughter of Nicholas and Hannah Skeet and wife of Robert Turrel who died December 11th 1763 aged 36 years. Though earthly friends inconstant prove Yet God is fathfulness and love
Skeet, William & Thompson George In memory of William Skeet who departed this life July 10 1847 aged 48 years. Short was my life the longest... God called him … Therefore dear Will and children... I am not lost but gone awhile before. Also of Thompson George son of William and Mary Ann Skeet died April 9 1842 aged 5 months
1841 Census William Skeet farmer and his wife Mary Ann and their 2 children Mary Ann (1) and William (0) were living at White House Farm. They had 4 servants.
Mary Ann the younger's christening record in 1839 shows the mother's maiden name as Mary Ann George.Thompson George was christened 8th November 1842
Skeet, William & Sophia In memory of William son of Nicholas and Hannah Skeet who died September 17th 1832 aged 92 years. Sophia the wife of William Skeet who died who died August 3rd 184- aged ?
Skinner, Thomas & Annie Elizabeth & Frances Evelyn In loving memory of Thomas Skinner who died November 26th 1901 aged 68. Also Annie Elizabeth and Frances Evelyn his two daughters. Oh call it not death tis a holy sleep And the precious dust the Lord doth keepAs He rose again they shall also rise From the quiet bed where now safe each lies Then cheer ye sad mourners who sadly weep For happy are they in whom Jesus sleep
Smith, Louisa Charlotte In affectionate remembrance of Louisa Charlotte the dearly beloved wife of William Smith who dies April 9th 1916 aged 46. Sudden and solemn was the call A warning voice it speaks to all Delay no more to Jesus fly For grace to live for grace to die
Louisa Smith is listed on the 1911 census. She is 41, from Denham and married to the miller and corn merchant, William Smith, 39, from Framlingham. They have 3 sons, Edward, 8, Claude, 6 and William, 4. There are 2 stepsons both 13 named Charles and Frederick Cole. We can assume their father was Louisa's first husband, Henry John Cole who was buried at Ubbeston. All 5 choldren were born in Ubbeston. They live at the Mill House, Ubbeston Green. (See Cole above)
Smyth, Charles In memory of Charles Smyth who departed this life November 21st 1847 aged 38 years
The 1841 census shows a Charles SMITH, miller living at The Mill House with Charlotte his wife and his 3daughters Elen (3), Ann (2), Pheba (1). They have one servant. There were Smiths milling in Ubbeston in the 20th century until WW2.
The Parish Council records show a Simon Smyth being paid an annual salary of £10 for the office of overseer.
Spall, Mary Ann In affectionate remembrance of Mary Ann the beloved wife of William Spall of this parish who departed this life June 2nd? 1875 aged 78 year. Come to me all who that labour and are heavy laden and I will give ye rest
Stopher, Richard Richard Stopher dyed November 23rd 1732 aged 79 years
There is a Mary Stopher living with the Ingate family (farmers) in 1841. She was born in 1796 and appears to be Hannah Ingate's mother. Was she married into the same family of Stophers?
The Tithe Apportionment shows a Samuel Stopher renting land from Robert Huson
Stopher, Thomas Here lieth the body of Thomas Stopher who dyed the 12th of August 1725 aged 73 years
Tennent, Henry [In memory of] Henry the son of the Rev Thomas Tennent vicar of Rendlesham? and Frances his wife who died in this parish July 22nd 1830 aged 2- years
Tennent, John In memory of John son of Rev Thomas Tennent vicar of Rendlesham? and Frances his wife who died in this parish July 7th 1829 aged 22 years
Warne, Elizabeth & William In loving memory of Elizabeth Warne who died February 10th 1954 aged 59 years. Also of her beloved husband William Warne who died December 2nd 1954 aged 67 years. Rest in peace
A William Warn (sic) is listed on the 1911 census. He is 23, a farm labourer born in Linstead. His sister, Jane, with whom he lives, is married to William Keable and they have a 16 month old daughter, Elvina, born Heveningham like her father.
Warne, George … March 29th 1957 aged 74? (no photo)
Warne, Samuel & Mary Anne In loving memory of Samuel beloved husband of Mary Ann Warne died March 17th 1927 aged 75 (no photo)
Warne: Henry In loving memory of Henry beloved son of Samuel and Mary Ann Warne died April 1st 1929 aged 42. Erected by his loving sisters and brothers (no photo)
Watkins, Alice June In affectionate memory of Alice June daughter of the Rev. E.A.Watkins late vicar of this parish Come ye of my Father blessed Welcome to thy Heavenly rest. Welcomed November 19th 1933 aged 75 years. Her walk was in the paths of righteousness. Beloved of God
Although Alice is buried in Ubbeston, it seems she lived in Bressingham at the end of her life.
Watkins, Ann In affectionate remembrance of Ann the loving wife of Edwin A Watkins vicar of this parish … January 28th 1888 aged 64 years
Watkins, Ellen Georgina In loving remembrance of Ellen Georgina the gentle daughter of the Rev. E.A.Watkins who entered into rest June 11th 1899 aged 37 years. God so loved the World that He gave His only Begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Watkins, Rev. Edwin Arthur Affectionate remembrance of the Reverend Edwin Arthur Watkins vicar of the parish for 31 years who entered into rest Oct 4th 1907 aged 80 years. On Earth serving the Lord with all [humility?]
By 1876 Edwin became Vicar of Ubbeston 'where he lived in a ''commodious vicarage house'' [the Old Rectory today] with seven acres of glebe land. He stayed there for the rest of his life ...His wife and daughter pre-deceased him, but his son Arthur was to become a civil & mechanical engineer in London...
Welton, Caroline & Susan In loving memory of Caroline the beloved wife of Samuel Welton who died March 10th 1911 aged 62 years Thy will be done and of Susan [his first wife?] …. aged 42 year
Welton, Samuel & Harry Garnham In loving memory of Samuel Welton died Feb 14th 1914 aged 89 years 'Peace perfect peace' . Also Harry Garnham beloved son of the above died May 14th 1912 aged 28 years
The 1851 census shows Samuel Welton, agricultural labourer, born in Heveningham 1829 living with his wife Susan born in Badingham in 1828.
By 1891 Samuel is listed as 61 and described as a labourer. His wife, Caroline (second wife) is 43 and born in Huntingfield. Her maiden name or first married name could be Mouser as there is a Florence Mouser, 20, born in Huntingfield listed as a daughter. Three further children, Emma, 9, Harry (presumably Harry Garnham), 7, and George, 4 all born Ubbeston. Another child listed as Daisy/ Welton is one and born in Linstead Magna.
On the 1911 census he is a widower again and living with his 59 year old daughter, Harriet and 24 year oldson, George Edward, born in Ubbeston.
Harry Garnham Welton is shown on the 1911 census as being 27, an agricultural labourer and newly married to Edith, 24, born Huntingfield. Son, Clifford Harry is seven months old and born in Heveningham
PARTIAL INSCRIPTIONS AND OTHER NON-PHOTOGRAPHED HEADSTONES
Also Alfred eldest son of the above who died March 31st 1866 aged 31 years
Margaret wife of John...1702
Rev. G.J....Vicar of St John's London, died in Ubbeston...1911
James Baldry? [Accordin to the Baldry Family History Society website, there was a James Baldry baptised 6/4/1776 and buried in Ubbeston in 1826.]
Sarah? Wife of John Branth?...July 16th 1771 aged 90?... John Branth?...May 177- aged 71
Mary? Ann Gilbert...1816 aged 23 years [There is an Elizabeth Gilbert, widow, born 1772 in Fressingfield and listed on the 1851 census as head of the household. Is this Mary's mother?]
Henry Huson...1865 Ann wife of Henry Huson late of... Norfolk who died Nov.1 1836 aged 43
Chester Charles James...23rd June 1952 aged 69? years. Also is beloved wife Ethel Maud died 4th Dec 1956 aged 57.
Sketch of churchyard in 1970s by Bob Carr. Fig 54 'A Survey of the Church of St Peter, Ubbeston' by kind permission of Suffolk County Council