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

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1AlgarEthel Algarfirst name on this monument1891591950id: Shim524524901075Southeast corner of churchyard; next to Ellen Norman headstone.

2BackCorinne Backfirst name on this monument1944521996id: Shim124524391083Artist (possible connection to Monica Florence Roberts-Jones in next grave).
Kenneth William Back1944582002 Artist/tutor.

3BuxtonDavid Grant Buxtonfirst name on this monument1917852002id: Shim464524731098
Diana Mildred Buxton1915902005

4CatchpoleCharles Catchpolefirst name on this monument1823811904id: Shim604524981083
Rebecca Catchpolewife of Charles Catchpole1823641887

5CatchpoleCharles Catchpolefirst name on this monument1823811904id: Shim334524601095
Rebecca Catchpolewife of Charles Catchpole1823641887

6CatchpoleGeorge Catchpolefirst name on this monument1824691893id: Shim594524971080Details from church plan and online sources.
Susan Catchpolewife of George Catchpole1831511882

7CatchpoleHorace William Catchpolefirst name on this monument1866441910id: Shim84524351083Husband of Emma Catchpole. Died at Dickleburgh (a nearby village).

8ChattenTemperence Chattenfirst name on this monument1760801840id: Shim644525021085
Robert Chattenhusband of Temperence Chatten1760931853

9ChilversErnest Walter Chilversfirst name on this monument1875671942id: Shim1645244310791
Gertrude May Chilverswife of Ernest Walter Chilvers1882771959

10CooperAnn Cooperfirst name on this monument1768291797id: Shim434524701066
Elizabeth Cooperdaughter of Ann Cooper17 Died in December 1815.
James Cooperhusband of Ann Cooper1758731831

11CottonFrederick Cottonfirst name on this monument1891251916id: Shim504524771074WW1 - 1st Norfolk Regiment. Buried in this churchyard with CWGC headstone. visit for more about this soldier.

12CottonFrederick Cottonfirst name on this monument1891251916id: Shim1945244610741WW1 - Norfolk Regimant. Repatriated to Bournemouth Military Hospital but died of dysentery.

13CottonMay Maud Cottonfirst name on this monument1891661957id: Shim674525051076Churchyard plan gives her name as Mary Maud Cotton. Her grave is in the foreground of the photo.

14CottonPercy Edward Cottonfirst name on this monument1882751957id: Shim4945247610981
Olive Aileen Cottonwife of Percy Edward Cotton1890791969

15CullumCharles Cullumfirst name on this monument1812691881id: Shim384524651075

16DixonBarnabas Dixonfirst name on this monument1797141811id: Shim4745247410752Son of John and Elizabeth Dixon.

17DyeErnest William Dyefirst name on this monument1896841980id: Shim484524751079
Elsie Mabel Dyewife of Ernest William Dye1884581942

18EdwardsBenjamin Edwardsfirst name on this monument1809801889id: Shim694525071067

19EdwardsMary Edwardsfirst name on this monument1827711898id: Shim704525081067Wife of Benjamin Edwards.

20FordCharlotte Barnes Fordfirst name on this monument1819751894id: Shim444524711080It is unclear whether her surname was Ford or Barnes Ford.
Rebecca Bramnerdaughter of Charlotte Barnes Ford1849311880

21FordGeorge Barnes Fordfirst name on this monument1823761899id: Shim454524721075

22GamesterJohn Gamesterfirst name on this monument1858751933id: Shim574524951083All 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 Gamesterwife of John Gamester1900741974 South side of church at Eastern end.

23GarnhamJohn Henry Garnhamfirst name on this monument1915id: Shim504524791074WW1 - 1st Northants Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

24GarnhamJohn Herbert Garnhamfirst name on this monument1916id: Shim504524781085WW1 - 9th Norfolk Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

25GinnMartin Ayland Ginnfirst name on this monument1874531927id: Shim684525061082His grave is the one with the broken cross in the foreground.

26GorrodGeorge Alfred Gorrodfirst name on this monument1880id: Shim514524891076South side of church towards Eastern end. Stone mostly illegible; year of death from footstone.

27GorrodMary Gorrodfirst name on this monument1828651893id: Shim374524641076Wife of Solomon Gorrod.

28GowingReginald Alfred Gladden Gowingfirst name on this monument1924721996id: Shim424524691103

29GreenAnna Greenfirst name on this monument1843311874id: Shim534524911074Daughter of Henry and Maria Green.

30GreenElizabeth Greenfirst name on this monument1849391888id: Shim564524941066Daughter of Henry and Maria Green.

31GreenHenry Greenfirst name on this monument1810741884id: Shim544524921077Husband of Maria Green.

32GreenMaria Greenfirst name on this monument1807751882id: Shim554524931076Wife of Henry Green.

33HammondEdmund Hammondfirst name on this monument1791881879id: Shim204524471077

34HammondElizabeth Hammondfirst name on this monument1791721863id: Shim214524481076Wife of Edmund Hammond.

35HammondErnest George Hammondfirst name on this monument1917id: Shim504524801069WW1 - 7th Norfolk Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

36HammondJon (athan?) Hammondfirst name on this monument1750811831id: Shim224524491076
Sarah Hammondwife of Jon (athan?) Hammond1750791829
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37HarrisHenry Harrisfirst name on this monument1809801889id: Shim724525101067
Mary Harriswife of Henry Harris1816321848

38HarrisStephen Harrisfirst name on this monument1802591861id: Shim7145250910671
Mary Harriswife of Stephen Harris1808691877

39HarrisonHenry Harrisonfirst name on this monument1797521849id: Shim34524301086

40HendersonDonald James Hendersonfirst name on this monument1936732009id: Shim64524331092
Michelle Jane Henderson1963432006

41KerrisonAmelia Kerrisonfirst name on this monument1827101837id: Shim664525041069Daughter of Richard and Mary Kerrison.
Catherine Kerrisonsister of Amelia Kerrison1823171840 Daughter of Richard and Mary Kerrison.

42LambChristopher John Lambfirst name on this monument1950592009id: Shim74524341080

43LambleyMary Lambleyfirst name on this monument1917651982id: Shim184524451077
Jack Lambleyhusband of Mary Lambley1919541973

44Le GrysAnthony Le Grysfirst name on this monument1598id: Shim14524281068Younger son of Robart Le Grys and his wife Susan. This small plate was originally from Billingford church. An inscription on the reverse is to Thomas Le Grys buried at Shimpling 1692.

45LeederSidney Leederfirst name on this monument1917id: Shim504524811067WW1 - 9th Norfolk Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

46LeederStuart John Leederfirst name on this monument1972221994id: Shim174524441089

47LockwoodHarry Lockwoodfirst name on this monument1917id: Shim504524821076WW1 - HMS Begonia. Visit for more about this sailor.

48LockwoodRobert Lockwoodfirst name on this monument1918id: Shim504524831081WW1 - 10th Hampshire Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

49MillardJeffery Turnbull Millardfirst name on this monument1917id: Shim504524841076WW1 - 4th Canadian Division Engineers. Visit for more about this soldier.

50MullengerAlfred Thomas Mullengerfirst name on this monument1909251934id: Shim344524611080This triple grave is within a larger gravelled area but a full view of the grave would make reading the stone very difficult.
Thomas Mullengerfather of Alfred Thomas Mullenger1885861971
Florence Elizabeth Mullengermother of Alfred Thomas Mullenger1885861971

51MullengerFlorence A Mullengerfirst name on this monumentid: Shim634525011068

52MullengerG W Mullengerfirst name on this monument1892981990id: Shim2345245010681

53MullengerK D Mullengerfirst name on this monument1922681990id: Shim244524511072

54MullengerMaria Mullengerfirst name on this monument1851511902id: Shim614524991071
Alfred Mullengerhusband of Maria Mullenger1845611906

55MullengerWilliam Mullengerfirst name on this monument1876241900id: Shim545243210691st Coldstream Guards. Died in South Africa.

56NormanEllen Normanfirst name on this monument1892801972id: Shim104524371066

57NormanHorace Normanfirst name on this monument1919id: Shim504524851066WW1 - 7th Royal Sussex Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

58NormanPearl Eve Normanfirst name on this monument1928581986id: Shim144524411105
Alfred Eric Normanhusband of Pearl Eve Norman1925862011

59NormanThomas Horace Normanfirst name on this monument1914661980id: Shim94524361066

60PotterCecill Potterfirst name on this monument1622701692id: Shim24524291066

61PotterReginald Robert Rush Potterfirst name on this monument1903771980id: Shim134524401069
Violet May Potterwife of Reginald Robert Rush Potter1904831987

62QuadlingElsie Mabel Quadlingfirst name on this monument1901581959id: Shim294524561068

63Roberts-JonesIvor Roberts-Jonesfirst name on this monument1913831996id: Shim114524381085Sculptor.
Monica Florence Roberts-Joneswife of Ivor Roberts-Jones1915872002 Mother of Mervin and Corinne (possible connection to Corinne Back in next grave)

64SeamanArthur Spencer D Seamanfirst name on this monument1916id: Shim504524861165WW1 - 2nd Yorkshire Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

65SeamanCharles Seamanfirst name on this monument1903881991id: Shim274524541074
Gwendoline Mary Seamanwife of Charles Seaman1909851994

66SeamanDavid E Seamanfirst name on this monument1869871956id: Shim254524521090
Hugh Valentine Seamanson of David E Seaman1905851990
Eliza Seamanwife of David E Seaman1872921964

67SeamanPeter Seamanfirst name on this monument1895311926id: Shim584524961072Churchyard grave plan gives his name as Peter Frank Seaman.

68SeamanVictor Albert Seamanfirst name on this monument1897691966id: Shim264524531073
Ida Alice Seamanwife of Victor Albert Seaman1901731974

69SeamanWalter Henry Seamanfirst name on this monument1902931995id: Shim284524551068
Lily Maud Seaman1907942001

70SnellingGeorge Clement Snellingfirst name on this monument1915id: Shim504524871067WW1 - 9th Norfolk Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

71StewartJohn Stewartfirst name on this monument1854id: Shim324524591069
Jane Stewartwife of John Stewart1788931881
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72ThorpeGeorge Thorpefirst name on this monument1836581894id: Shim364524631068Husband of Harriet Thorpe.

73ThorpeHarriet Thorpefirst name on this monument1833731906id: Shim354524621089Widow of George Thorpe.

74WarnesCharles Warnesfirst name on this monument1847281875id: Shim314524581072

75WarnesGeorge Warnesfirst name on this monument1849231872id: Shim304524571080Son of Reuben and Frances Warnes.

76WillardJeffery Watson Willardfirst name on this monument1830841914id: Shim44524311080

77WiltonCharles Wiltonfirst name on this monument1812261838id: Shim654525031069

78WiltonElizabeth Wiltonfirst name on this monument1817321849id: Shim404524671068Wife of Thomas Wilton.
Sarah Elizabeth Wiltondaughter of Elizabeth Wilton1848 Aged 17 months.

79WiltonRobert Wiltonfirst name on this monument1765771842id: Shim394524661066
Sarah Wiltonwife of Robert Wilton64 Died in November 1836.

80WiltonThomas George Wiltonfirst name on this monument1845181863id: Shim414524681074Some details from online sources.

81WitherleyHarry Stanley Witherleyfirst name on this monument1916id: Shim504524881067WW1 - 8th Norfolk Regiment. Visit for more about this soldier.

82WitherleyWilliam Witherleyfirst name on this monument1879711950id: Shim154524421076
Amy Witherleywife of William Witherley1903911994

83WytheMichael Wythefirst name on this monumentid: Shim624525001067

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