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Parish Past

History of Weston-in-Gordano

Find out more about the history of Weston-in-Gordano, including:

 Churchyard Plan and Plot Register

The Church Burial and Plot Registers, together with the associated drawings have been completed in electronic data format (.pdf), up to 1st September 2021 and is presented here for public consumption ; a printed version will be available for visitors use, on completion of the current church interior remedial works.

The modified version to the existing churchyard layout drawing is currently in preparation to incorporate the toilet block, later graves and cremation tablets, together with identified future plots, with the documents subject to updating as necessary, with future issues being available through the parish website.

Compiled by Alan Hebden for SSPP PCC


Updated 31st October 2021

Roll of Honour WW1
Parishioners who gave their lives in The Great War

Bessant, Albert, Private, 190993, Hertfordshire Regiment & Labour Corps, 3rd Dec 1918, Age 37, Tournai communal cemetery allied extension, France.

Coombs, Herbert John (Jack), Private, 42275, Hampshire regiment, 1st Btn, 16th May 1918, Age 19, Le Vertannoy British cemetery Hinges, France.

Coombs, Walter Harry, Private, 5557, Australian Imperial Force, 19th regiment, 5th Aus. M.Gun company, 22nd Nov 1917, Age 21, Cabaret-rouge British cemetery Souchez, France.

Kitchen, Charles, Bombardier, 620032, Royal Horse Artillery, 29th Oct 1918, Age 26, Gaza War Cemetery, Israel & Palestine.

Lawson, Henry Sackville, Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery, 4th North Midland Howitzer Brigade, 5th Feb 1918, Age 41, Montescourt-Lizerolles communal cemetery, France.

Llewellyn, Henry (Harry) Angus, Private, 202258, Somerset Light Infantry (att Royal Engineers), 2/4th Btn, 24th October 1918, St. Sever cemetery extension Rouen, France.

Oldfield, Charles Augustus, Private, 19365, Dorsetshire Regiment (formerly of the Somerset Light Infantry), 5th Btn, 13th April 1917, Age 19, Valenciennes communal cemetery, France.

Oldfield, Joseph George, 202223, Private, Somerset Light Infantry, 21st Nov 1917, Age 21, Jerusalem war cemetery, Israel & Palestine.

Pearce, Albert Edwin, Private, 215597, Labour Corps, 19th November 1918, Age 35, Weston-in-Gordano church yard.

Shufflebotham, Guy Mynors, Captain, Somerset Light Infantry, 7th Btn, 3rd Sept 1916, Age 20, Guillemont road cemetery, France.

Sulley, Lionel, Private, 20603, Somerset Light Infantry, 7th Btn, 16th Sept 1916, Age 22, Guards cemetery LesBoeufs, France.

Thill, J - research ongoing


Parishioners who served in and survived the The Great War

Bessant, Albert John, Private, 155393, Royal Army Medical Corps.

Burge, Albert, Driver, 94571, Royal Horse Artillery.

Burge, John, Army Service Corps.

Hinton, James King, Sapper, 177288, Royal Engineers, "Q" Special Company.

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