Title:
Monumental inscriptions at All Saints, Great Horkesley
Level: Category
Miscellaneous
Level: Fonds
MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS RECORDED BY ESSEX SOCIETY FOR FAMILY HISTORY
Scope and Content:
Monumental inscriptions in the church and churchyard, recorded 1986.
Includes notes on church, indexes of names, occupations and places in and outside Essex, and plan of church and churchyard.
Monuments in churchyard include those of Sergeant Frank Henry Baker, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, killed in action 1944; Major Roderick William Dennistoun Sword, Middlesex Regiment, killed in an air crash in Lapithos, Cyprus, 1973; Major John Alexis Story, 61st Prince of Wales' Own Pioneer Corps, Indian Army, died 1960; Robert Darrell Wylde, Royal Field Artillery, died 1954; Captain Cecil John Morley, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, died 1930; Kenneth Evers Warden, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, died 1950; Harvey Leonard Appleby, Regimental Sergeant Major Royal Scots Regiment, died 1946; Edward Ernest Tyler, killed in action 1943; Minnie Dixon, killed by enemy action 1942; Lance Corporal George William Peachey 'whose work on earth ended whilst serving his King and country', 1941; Lieutenant Colonel Henry James Lermitte, Royal Scots Fusiliers and Essex Yeomanry, died 1918; Fred Bitten on H.M.S. Hawk, 1914; Joseph Michael Connery, Captain Manchester Regiment, died 1934; Sir Charles Cunningham Watson, died 1934; Harry Gervas Wylde, 2nd Lieutenant Royal Artillery, died at Shoeburyness, 1901; Daniel Gurton, 'faithfull servant to [Mrs] Green of Breewood Hall, died 1891; Erna (nee Scholtz) and Wilhelm Preifert, born Breslau, died 1973; Sarah Newman (died 1834) 'many years the respected mistress of the National School'; Sapper Percy C. Studd, Royal Engineers, died of wounds received in action; Captain Harry Eley, King's Regiment, died 1934; Major Charles Campbell Wincheter, Royal Scots (Royal Regiment), killed in action 1940 and buried in Beuvry, France; Bishop William Ward of Sodor and Man, Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral, also rector of Great Horkesley and Alphamstone, died 1838; H. Richards, Adjutant of [?3rd] Dragoon Guards, died 1789, and son H. Richards, Lieutenant in the Dragoon [?], died 1808; William Marshall, killed by waggon in Colchester High Street 1834; war memorial for First and Second World Wars.
Monuments in church include those of cousins Everard Gordon Melville Wylde of King's African Rifles and Harry Gervas Wylde of Royal Garrison Artillery ('Having served with credit in Pagets Horse during the South African War they were appointed to Commissions'), who died respectively at Masindi, Uganda, 1902, and Shoeburyness, 1901; Corporal Thompson Allen, killed in action near Ypres serving with Essex Yeomanry, 1915; Theodore Barrington Norman Leslie, Lieutenant Grenadier Guards, grandson of Captain Kelso of 72nd Highlanders (of Horkesley Park), who died from wounds received at Battle of Belmont, Boer War, 1899; Revd John Morse, died 1747 ('He was a polite scholar An orthodox divine A constant judicious preacher and a good liver'); Second Lieutenant Arthur Herbert Page, Suffolk Regiment, killed at the Battle of the Somme, 1916 (lectern given in his honour); Anna Osborne, who died at Horkesley Park, 1890, 'many years the faithful friend and servant' of Captain Kelso of 72nd Highlanders and son Captain Kelso, Royal Navy.
Also in church are commemorations of restoration of bells 1902, porch 1918 and church 1929-1930; list of rectors.
Dates of Creation:
1986
Extent:
1 volume
Related Unit of Description:
Corrects and supersedes T/Z 151/12/1.

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Bells Great Horkesley church bells restored 1902
Subjects Boer War Everard and Harry Wylde served with Paget's Horse, Lieutenant Theodore Leslie died of wounds at Battle of Belmont, 1899, monumental inscriptions, Great Horkesley
Subjects Church building Great Horkesley parish church restored 1929-1930
Subjects Clergy Monuments in Great Horkesley church, recorded 1986, include list of rectors
Subjects First World War War memorial, Great Horkesley, recorded 1986
Subjects First World War War memorial, Great Horkesley, recorded 1986
Subjects National Schools Memorial at Great Horkesley to former schoolmistress, 1834
Subjects Second World War War memorial, Great Horkesley, recorded 1986, monumental inscription to Minnie Dixon killed by enemy action, 1942
Subjects Traffic Memorial at Great Horkesley to man killed by waggon in Colchester High Street, 1834
Subjects Waggoners Memorial at Great Horkesley to William Marshall, killed by waggon in Colchester, 1834.
Subjects War memorials Great Horkesley, First and Second World Wars, recorded 1986
Personal Names Anna
Osborne
Servant to Captains Kelso of Horkesley Park, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1890
Personal Names Charles Grigg
Tait
Pen and ink drawing of Great Horkesley church taken from The Parish Churches of North East Essex
Personal Names Daniel
Gurton
Servant to Mrs Green of Breewood Hall, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1891
Personal Names Edward Ernest
Tyler
Killed in action 1943, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Personal Names Erna
Preifert
Nee Scholtz, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1973
Personal Names Fred
Bitten
H.M.S. Hawk, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1914
Personal Names H.
Richards
Father and son served in Dragoon Guards, as Adjutant and Lieutenant respectively, monumental inscriptions, Great Horkesley, 1789, 1808
Personal Names Harvey Leonard
Appleby
Regimental Sergeant Major Royal Scots Regiment, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1946
Personal Names Joseph Michael
Connery
Captian Manchester Regiment, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1934
Personal Names Kenneth Evers
Warden
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1950
Personal Names Minnie
Dixon
Killed by enemy action, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1942
Personal Names Robert Darrell
Wylde
Royal Field Artillery, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1954
Personal Names Sarah
Newman
schoolmistress, Great Horkesley, 1834
Personal Names Wilhelm
Preifert
Born in Breslau, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1973
Personal Names William
Marshall
Great Horkesley, 1834
Personal Names Captain
Cecil John
Morley
Royal Army Ordnance Corps, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1930
Personal Names Captain
Harry
Eley
The King's Regiment, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1934
Personal Names Captain
Henry Edward
Beville
Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge and Captain 5th Dragoon Guards, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1873
Personal Names Corporal
Thompson
Allen
Essex Yeomanry, killed in action near Ypres, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1915
Personal Names Lance Corporal
George William
Peachey
Killed in action, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1941
Personal Names Lieutenant
Theodore Barrington Norman
Leslie
Grenadier Guards, died from wounds received at Battle of Belmont in Boer War, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1899
Personal Names Lieutenant Colonel
Henry James
Lermitte
Royal Scots Fusiliers and Essex Yeomanry, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1918
Personal Names Major
Charles Campbell
Winchester
M.C., killed in action, 1940, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Personal Names Major
John Alexis
Story
M.C., 61st Prince of Wales' Own Pioneer Corps Indian Army, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1960
Personal Names Major
Roderick William Dennistoun
Sword
M.C., killed in an air crash at Lapithos, Cyprus, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1973
Personal Names Revd
John
Morse
Monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1747
Personal Names Right Revd
William
Ward
Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral, rector of Great Horkesley and Alphamstone, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1838
Personal Names Sapper
Percy C.
Studd
Royal Engineers, died of wounds received in action, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Personal Names Second Lieutenant
Arthur Herbert
Page
Suffolk Regiment, killed in action at the Battle of the Somme, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1916
Personal Names Second Lieutenant
Harry Gervas
Wylde
Royal Artillery, served with Paget's Horse in Boer War, monumental inscriptions, Great Horkesley, 1901
Personal Names Sergeant
Frank Henry
Baker
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, killed in action, 1944, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Personal Names Sir
Charles Cunningham
Watson
K.C.I.E.S.L., monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1934
Place Names Europe, Cyprus, Lapithos Major Roderick William Dennistoun Sword and wife Jean killed in air crash, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Place Names Church of All Saints
Great Horkesley
Monumental inscriptions in church and churchyard, recorded 1986
Place Names High Street
Colchester
Monumental inscription for man killed by waggon, 1834
Document Types Drawing Pen and ink drawing of Great Horkesley church by Charles Grigg Tait taken from The Parish Churches of North East Essex
Document Types Drawing Pen and ink drawing of Great Horkesley church by Charles Grigg Tait taken from The Parish Churches of North East Essex
Document Types Monumental inscriptions Great Horkesley, church and churchyard of All Saints, recorded 1986
Institutions 61st Prince of Wales' Own Pioneer Corps Indian Army, Major John Alexis Story M.C., monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1960
Institutions Church of England Monumental inscriptions at All Saints, Great Horkesley, recorded 1986
Institutions Dragoon Guards H. Richards, adjutant, ? 3rd Dragoon Guards, died 1789 and son H. Richards, Lieutenant, died 1808, Henry Edward Beville, Captain 5th Dragoon Gaurds, died 1873, monumental inscriptions, Great Horkesley
Institutions Essex Society for Family History Monumental inscriptions at All Saints, Great Horkesley, recorded by, 1986
Institutions Essex Yeomanry Lieutenant Colonel Henry James Lermitte, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1918
Institutions Great Britain and Ireland, Army, Grenadier Guards Lieutenant Theodore Barrington Norman Leslie died of wounds at Battle of Belmont in Boer War, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1899
Institutions Great Britain and Ireland, Army, Royal Artillery Second Lieutenant Harry Gervas Wylde died at Shoeburyness, monumental inscriptions, Great Horkesley, 1901
Institutions Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Army, King's Regiment Captain Harry Eley, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1934
Institutions Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Army, Royal Army Ordnance Corps Captain Cecil John Morley, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1930
Institutions Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Sergeant Frank Henry Baker killed in action 1944, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Institutions Great Horkesley National School Monumental inscription for mistress, 1834
Institutions H.M.S. Hawk Fred Bitten, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1914
Institutions King's African Rifles Everard Gordon Melville Wylde, died at Masindi, Uganda, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1902
Institutions King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Kenneth Evers Warden, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1950
Institutions Manchester Regiment Captain Joseph Michael Connery, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1934
Institutions Middlesex Regiment Major Roderick William Dennistoun Sword M.C., killed in an air crash at Lapithos, Cyprus, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1973
Institutions Paget's Horse Everard and Harry Wylde served in Boer War, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1901-1902
Institutions Royal Engineers Sapper Percy C. Studd, died of wounds received in action, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley
Institutions Royal Field Artillery Robert Darrell Wylde, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1954
Institutions Royal Scots Fusiliers Lieutenant Colonel Henry James Lermitte, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1918
Institutions Royal Scots Regiment Harvey Leonard Appleby, |Regimental Sergeant Major, died 1946
Institutions Suffolk Regiment Second Lieutenant Arthur Herbert Page killed at the Battle of the Somme, monumental inscription, Great Horkesley, 1916