Monument list for St George Church burial ground

St George's Church burial ground, Shimpling, Norfolk, England

Monument list surnamefull namebirth
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1AlgarEthel Algar1891591950id: Shim524524901179Southeast corner of churchyard; next to Ellen Norman headstone.

2BackCorinne Back1944521996id: Shim124524391210Artist (possible connection to Monica Florence Roberts-Jones in next grave).
Kenneth William Back1944582002 Artist/tutor.

3BuxtonDavid Grant Buxton1917852002id: Shim464524731203
Diana Mildred Buxton1915902005

4CatchpoleCharles Catchpole1823811904id: Shim604524981207
Rebecca Catchpole1823641887

5CatchpoleCharles Catchpole1823811904id: Shim334524601240
Rebecca Catchpole1823641887

6CatchpoleGeorge Catchpole1824691893id: Shim594524971209Details from church plan and online sources.
Susan Catchpole1831511882

7CatchpoleHorace William Catchpole1866441910id: Shim84524351177Husband of Emma Catchpole. Died at Dickleburgh (a nearby village).

8ChattenTemperence Chatten1760801840id: Shim644525021224
Robert Chatten1760931853

9ChilversErnest Walter Chilvers1875671942id: Shim1645244312201
Gertrude May Chilvers1882771959

10CooperAnn Cooper1768291797id: Shim434524701141
Elizabeth Cooper17 Died in December 1815.
James Cooper1758731831

11CottonFrederick Cotton1891251916id: Shim504524771151WW1 - 1st Norfolk Regiment. Buried in this churchyard with CWGC headstone. visit for more about this soldier.

12CottonFrederick Cotton1891251916id: Shim1945244611591WW1 - Norfolk Regimant. Repatriated to Bournemouth Military Hospital but died of dysentery.

13CottonMay Maud Cotton1891661957id: Shim6745250511691Churchyard plan gives her name as Mary Maud Cotton. Her grave is in the foreground of the photo.

14CottonPercy Edward Cotton1882751957id: Shim4945247611811
Olive Aileen Cotton1890791969

15CullumCharles Cullum1812691881id: Shim384524651195

16DixonBarnabas Dixon1797141811id: Shim4745247411692Son of John and Elizabeth Dixon.

17DyeErnest William Dye1896841980id: Shim484524751236
Elsie Mabel Dye1884581942

18EdwardsBenjamin Edwards1809801889id: Shim694525071114

19EdwardsMary Edwards1827711898id: Shim704525081111Wife of Benjamin Edwards.

20FordCharlotte Barnes Ford1819751894id: Shim444524711203It is unclear whether her surname was Ford or Barnes Ford.
Rebecca Bramner1849311880

21FordGeorge Barnes Ford1823761899id: Shim454524721174

22GamesterJohn Gamester1858751933id: Shim574524951248All that remains now is grass but the grave is between the two leftmost (ivy covered) coffin tombs of the Green family and the distant headstone (leaning on it's footstone) of George Alfred Gorrod.
Alice Gamester1900741974 South side of church at Eastern end.

23GarnhamJohn Henry Garnham1915id: Shim504524791156WW1 - 1st Northants Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

24GarnhamJohn Herbert Garnham1916id: Shim504524781211WW1 - 9th Norfolk Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

25GinnMartin Ayland Ginn1874531927id: Shim684525061216His grave is the one with the broken cross in the foreground.

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The postcode for this burial ground is IP21 4UF - if you have a GPS this might be useful to locate this burial ground!

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