Appendix
Old Burial Ground, King's Road

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1927

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'Appendix: Old Burial Ground, King's Road', Survey of London: volume 11: Chelsea, part IV: The Royal Hospital (1927), pp. 99-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=98505 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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APPENDIX III: KING'S ROAD BURIAL GROUND

To the east of the centre pathway.

1. ELIZABETH . . . . . AY, 1792 ?.

A headstone with shaped head, very much worn.

ELIZABETH . . . . . AY
9 JANUARY [1792 ?]
and others after 1800.

2. . . . . . PORTER

On a platform.

. . Memory of
. . . . [PO]RTER
Daughter of . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
departed
. . . . . 1791
aged . .
And R. . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . .
. . Augu . . . . . .
. . . . . . . Year of . . . . . .
also of Henry Cox and others after 1800.

3. SAMUEL EVANS, 1788?

MARIA EVANS, 17[9.] ?

ANN EVANS, June, 179[8] ?

and others after 1800.

A headstone with shaped head nearly illegible.

. . . UEL EVANS
Died . . . 19 1788 Aged . . Mon . . .
MARIA . . ANS Died . . . 21 179.
. . . d four Mon . . .
ANN EVANS Died June . . 179[8]
Aged Two Years and . . Months.
St. Mathew Chap. XIX v. 13.14.15.
Also Mr. John Hill, Grandfather of the
above children, after 1800


KING'S ROAD BURIAL GROUND

4. JOHN WYETH, 1793

Ledger.

In Memory of
MR JOHN WYETH
who died 17 . . April 1793
Aged 63
and others after 1800.

5. ELIZABETH . . . . . . . . .

A headstone with shaped head, almost illegible, but probably before 1800.

[In Memory of]
ELIZABETH . . . . . .
Daughter of
JOHN & ELIZABETH . . . . . .
of
Hutton St . . . .
Born December the 11th . . . .

6. RICHARD PICKRING, 1792.

ELLINOR PICKRING ?

Headstone with shaped top and an urn and drapery in relief adjoining No. 4.

In Memory of
Mr RICHARD PICKRING
Late of this Parish
who departed this Life
July the 17th. 1792
Aged 66 Years
Also
Mrs ELLINOR PICKRING

7. THOMAS HILL, 1792.

Ledger adjoining No. 5.

In Memory
of Master THOMAS HILL
of this Parish
Died July 17th. 1792
Aged 17 Years
and another after 1800.

8. ANN NOTCHRIST.

Ledger date illegible, but probably before 1800, adjoining the wall of the Mortuary Chapel.

Here lies Interred
the body of
MRS ANN NOTCHRIST
Widow of
the late Reverend . . [N]OTCHRIST
. . . . . .
She died
(date illegible).

9. WILLIAM ALEXANDER 1793

Ledger.

Here lieth the Body of
WM ALEXANDER of this Parish
who died 6th December 1793
Aged 78 Years
Also JAs ALEXANDER
Son to the above
who died 17th June, 1794
Aged 34 Years.

10. ELIZABETH WALTER, 1799.

CATHARINE MICHELL, 1799.

A ledger adjoining south-west corner of Mortuary Chapel.

SACRED TO THE MEMORY
of
(fn. 1) [ELIZABETH] WALTER
wife of JOHN WALTER
of this Parish
Who died July 1st. 1799
Aged 63
And
CATHARINE MICHELL her Sister
Who died Novr 23d 1799
Aged 53
. . . . . . the Christian Faith
They [practised] its Duties
Recipr[. . . .]n Affection

Even from . . rliest Childhood
They never offended each other
To their Relations and Friends
They cheerfully attended
on the Bed of Sickness
The Poor they assisted
By medicinal and other Aids
They were admirably alike
Particularly neat
Of few Words
and affable Deportment
Contemplating these amiable
Companions of his Life
A surviving HUSBAND and FRIEND
Gratefully here records
The Summit of his Wishes
That when it shall please Almighty GOD
To call him hence
He may dwell with them
To all ETERNITY
and another after 1800.

11. WALES CLODD . . . .

A long narrow ledger adjoining the above.

MR WALES CLODD
late Master of his Ma . . . . etc.
probably earlier than 1800, several others later than that date.

12. JAMES BAKER, 1795.

A headstone, adjoining No. 9.

Here
Lyeth the Body of
Mr JAMES BAKER
who died Febry the 26
1795 aged 75 years

13. JOSEPH SUTTON, 1794.

A headstone adjacent to No. 10.

In Memory of
Mr JOSEPH SUTTON
Died January 13th. 1794
Aged 67 Years
and others after 1800

14. JANE STEBBING, 1793.

Ledger also adjoining No. 10.

. . . . . . . . .
JANE STEBBING . . . . of the
Rev: HENRY [STEBBING] D.D.
Preacher to the . . . . Society
of Grays Inn
Obiit 17 July 1793 Aetatis 73

15. JACOB FENDER, 1795.

Ledger adjoining No. 11.

In Memory of
JACOB FENDER Esqr
who Died Febry 17th 1795
Aged 6. Years

16. MARY CHAINEY, 1790.

JOHN CHAINEY, 1795.

Ledger on the eastern boundary adjoining steps into the Infirmary.

In Memory of
Mrs MARY CHAINEY
the wife of IOHN CHAINEY
of this parish who departed
This Life February 25th 1790.
Aged 56, Years
The above Mentioned the first
Buried in the New Ground

[Under]? thy balmy Wing awhile my Dear
Perhaps my Dissolution may be near
As our Souls once were joynd in nuptial love
Together let us seek the Realms above
For why should I endeavour to delay
My shorteft progress to Eternal Day
Fly on dear Spouse into that happy place
Where joys abound and pleasures never cease

Also lies the Body of
MR IOHN CHAINEY
Husband of the Above
MRS CHAINEY of this Parish
who Died March 2 1795 aged 72

17. S . . . . . HUGHES. 1797

A flatstone with a vase and pedestal standing on it.

To the Memory of
MRS S . . . . HUGHES
who died . . . . . er 21st. 1797
Aged 71 Years
Also MR EDWARD HUGHES
and another both
after 1800.

18. WILLIAM (?) FREA. IL 1797.

A fragment of a headstone adjoining the altar tomb on the eastern side of the burial ground.

In Memory of
Mr (?) WILLIAM FRE[A. IL]
Who departed this Life
. . of July 1797
Aged. Years

19. . . . . CARLETON

An altar tomb, the inscription on the slab indecipherable, those on the sides later than 1800.

20. To the south of No. 16 a small footstone with shaped top.

RD
1792
FP.

21. Ledger adjoining No. 17.

TP Esq
1799
and another after 1800.

22. SUSANNA YAPP, 1798

MARTHA YAPP, 1799

A headstone difficult to decipher but apparently dated 1798. Inscription in two colours.

In Memory of
MARTH YAPP
Daughter of
Sam and Martha Yapp
who died May 8th. 1799
Aged . . Years
and others after 1800

In Memory of
Susanna Yapp
who died Sept. 1798
Aged . . Years
and others after 1800

23. FRANCES RICHARD, 1798.

FRANCES RICHARD, 1799.

ELIZABETH RICHARD, 1799.

Ledger.

In Memory of
Mifs Frances Richard
Daughter of Mr. SAMUEL and
Mrs. Elizabeth Richard
of this Parish
who died September 24 1798
Aged 21 Years
Also of Miss FRANCES CHILD
and daughter of the above
Mr. and Mrs. RICHARD
who died March 15th. 1799
Aged 5 Months
Also the above said
MRS. ELIZABETH RICHARD
who died September 14th. 1799
Aged 59 Years
and others above 1800.

24. WILLIAM GARDINER, 1798.

Ledger.

In Memory of
MR. William Gardiner
of this Parish
late of Rayleigh Essex
who died 3 June 1798
Aged 73 Years

25. EDWARD AUGUSTUS WEST, 1795

Ledger raised on a brick base.

EDWARD AUGUSTUS WEST
Obt. 23 July A.D. 1795
. . . . one Year and Four Months
IN REMEMBRANCE
of a lovely Infant born in Affliction
who with ANGELICK PATIENCE endured
the most painful Sufferings
Summoned to
HAPPIER REALMS

Grimly Death's Decrees the mightiest . . . . in . . . .
Some fall by weight of years and some by pain
The Scythe fell Emblem of that ruthless Power
Cropt in the Bud this hopeful tender flower

26. JAMES SCOTT (?), 1797.

A headstone, half buried in the ground.

. . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . .
Wife of Mr JAMES SCOTT
of this Parish
who departed this Life
March the 19 1797
Aged 66 Years
rest illegible, but probably after 1800.

27. THOMAS JONES, 1799.

A headstone adjoining the last and also half buried.

To the
memory of
Mr Thomas Jones
who died 30th. of JUNE
1799 Aged 44 Years

28. AUGUSTIN COURTAN . . 17 . .

A headstone at south-west end of centre walk with cherub's head in relief.

Here Lies the Body of
Mr AUGUSTIN COURTA[NC . .]
Died April the 19 17 . .
Aged 6. Years

29. ANN WATSON . . . .

A similar headstone but with a skull and crossbones.

Here lies the Body of M' ANN
WATSON Daughter of MR . . . .
WATSON of Thorp M . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
who Died September . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . Died . . . . . . . .
The rest of the inscriptions are below the ground-level.

30, 31, 32. Three headstones all similar in character to No. 29, probably earlier than 1800, but indecipherable.

North End of Central Walk.

33. Ledger adjoining gate at end of walk.

In Memory of
MRS C . . . . E . . N . .
died June 12 1783]

34. ELIZABETH MILWARD, 1752

WILLIAM MILWARD, 17. 4.

ELIZABETH MILWARD, 177.

Ledger adjoining No. 28.

Here Lyeth the Body of
Mrs ELIZABETH MILWARD
Late Wife of MR THOMAS MILWARD
of this Parish who Died Febr 7th
1752 Aged 73 Years
WILLIAM MILWARD Son of
MR Tho & ELIZABETH MILWARD
died Sepr. 4 17. 4 Aged . .
Years Al[so] [of]
ELIZABETH MILWARD Daughter of
MR THOMAS and ANN MILWARD
died M . . 14 177. Aged . . Years

35. ELIZABETH . . . .

Ledger almost illegible, but probably earlier than 1800.

36. MICHAEL DUFFIELD, 1761.

CATHARINE DUFFIELD, 1744.

CATHARINE BAKER, 174[9].

MARY DUFFIELD, 1763.

A handsome altar tomb close by the wall of the mortuary chapel with baluster shaped angles and molded cap and base. Inscription panels at sides and on either end. Achievement of arms on top slab.

On top slab.

In Memory of
MR MICHAEL DUFFIELD
of this Parish Gent
Died ye 24 of Sepr 1761 Aged 71
And
CATHE ye wife of the said MICHL.
Died ye 19th of May 1744 Aged . .
Also
CATHARINE the Wife of
Mr. WILLIAM BAKER Surgeon
Daughter of ye said MICHAEL
and CATHARINE DUFFIELD
Died . . of May 1743 Aged 23
Also
MRS MARY DUFFIELD Wife
of MR MICHL DUFFIELD Junr.
died Octobr 21. 1763 Aged 41.

On the east side, nearly illegible.

Also . . . . .
their child
who died June . .
1746 aged 7 mo
. . . . Octobr. 30th
. . . . aged 4 mot
. . . RY April 16th:
1750 aged 16 Yers

On the north side, almost illegible.

THE . W . . . .
ALSO . . . . . OF . . . . .
E . . . TEMBER . . . . . . 2
. . . . AGED 72.

On the west side, partly illegible.

Also to their
Children . . . died
MARY . . . .
1760 aged 5 Ye:
CHARLES. Ju 2
1774 aged 11 Mo

HENRY JUL 30
1774 aged 1 Year
. . . RE April 25
1778 aged 2½ Yea

On the south side, very much worn.

A . . . . . . Bod . . .
DUFFIELD
. . . . . . . . . .v and CATHARINE DUFFIELD
who died 9th May 1798
in the . . Year of his Age
and others after 1800.

37. ELIZABETH . . TTS ? 17 . .

Ledger.

Here Lyeth the Body of
Mrs ELIZABETH . . TTS
who Departed this Life
the 30 day of . . . 17 . .
in the . . Year of her Age.

38. ALEXANDER GRANT, 1752.

A headstone adjoining the south wall of the mortuary chapel.

Here Lyeth the Body of
ALEXANDER GRANT ESQ
who departed this life
the 14th day of January
1752
in the 56(th) Year of his Age.


Millar

Millar

39. ANDREW MILLAR, 1768.

And others of his family.

An obelisk surmounted by an urn standing upon a pedestal with molded cap and base. Inscriptions upon the sides of the lower part of the obelisk, also upon three sides of the pedestal and on the fourth or east side of this an achievement of arms and motto.

Arms: Argent a millrind cross gules.

Inscriptions upon the obelisk, on the east face.

Here lie the Remains of
Mrs MARG JOHNSTON
who departed this life
July the 30th 1757

The North face is left blank.

On the west face.

Dame JANE GRANT
Widow of
Mr ARCHIBALD GRANT
She died October . . 17 . .
Aged 81 Years
. . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . .
ANDREW MILLAR Esq.

On the south face.

Here lie the Remains of
ANDREW MILLAR Esq
who departed this Life
June the 8th 1768
Aged 61 Years

Inscriptions upon the base of the Obelisk.

On the north face.

Sacred to the Remembrance
of
ANDREW MILLAR
the fleeting joy, the lasting Grief
of those
Who dedicate this Monument
Having shewn such Goodness in this srail Life
As attracted the Love of All
He was taken to a Better . .
At Scarborough July 30. 1750
Aged five Years and six Months
Interred Here August 28th following.

Reader ! if Pity ever touch'd thy Heart
At these sad Lines a tender Thought impart
Think with what Sorrow we inscribe the Stone
That speaks us Parents and that speaks us None
.

On the west face.

Mindfull
of Death and of Life
ANDREW MILLAR
of the Strand London Bookseller
Erected This
Near the Dormitory
Intended
For Himself and his Beloved Wife
JANE MILLAR
When it shall please Divine Providence
To call them hence
As a place of Like Rem . . . .
For other near Relations
and
In Memory of
the deceafed Pledges of their love
MDCCLI

On the south face.

ROBERT MILLAR aged one Year died in 1786 Interred not far from hence

ELIZABETH MILLAR of the [same] Aged died . . . . . .
Buried in the Churchyard of St Clement's Danes

Innocent in their short years
and therefore
Happy in their Deaths
Though lost to their Humble
They live
To their Eternal Parent
.

40. CAPT. EDWARD KYFFIN, 1774.

Ledger in the centre path a little to the south of the Millar Obelisk.

In Memory of
CAPTN. EDWARD KYFFIN
of His Majesty's Marine Forces.
late of this Parish
.
who departed this Life
December the 3d. 1774
Aged 76 Years

Also FRANCES
Relict of the above
who died January 25th 1783.
Aged 65 Years.

Also Lieut EDWARD STOKES
Grandson of the above
who departed this Life
the 23rd of May 1798
Aged Twenty three Years
and others after 1800.

41. MRS. ANN WHYTE . . . .

Ledger in the centre path of the period but date indecipherable.

Here lies the Body of
MRS ANN WHYTE
daughter of DANIEL WHYTE
of the County of . . . . .
Whose Amiable . . . . . . .
Made her beloved and . . . . . by all
She died . . . . 17 . .

42. ALICE ELSMERE.

Ledger. The inscription nearly obliterated.

43. GRACE MORRIS, 177.

Ledger in centre path.

In Memory of
GRACE MORRIS late wife
OF Mr . . . . . . MORRIS
this Parish who Departed
this Life the . . . 177 .
Aged . . Years

44. HENRY JAMES MARRIOTT.

Ledger in the centre path.

[HE]NRY JAMES MARRIOTT
Son of
Mr ROBERT & MARY MARRIOTTv of this PARISH
Died July 12 1777
in the 21 Year of his Age
Here Also lieth the Body
of MRS MARY MARRIOTT
Mother of HENRY JA[S] MARRIOTT
who departed this life the 2[6] of January
1793 AGED 34 Years
and Robert M. after 1800.

45. WILLIAM PRESTON, 1792.

On a headstone with segmented top.

IN MEMORY OF
WILLIAM PRESTON
of Carisbrook Isle of Wight
Who died . . 1792 Aged. . Years
and
MARTHA PRESTON
Wife of the above
and children all
after 1800

The section of the graveyard to the west of the centre path starting from the northern end.

46. MISS MARY GRATLAND, 1794.

A headstone adjoining the railings.

In Memory of
MISS MARY GRATLAND
died August 7th. 1794
Aged 2 years
And MISS ELIZABETH GRATLAND
died Novr 22d. 1799 Aged 6 monthsv And others after 1800

47. JAMES BENNETT, 1743.

A flatstone, slightly raised, to the south of No. 46.

JAMES BENNETT Esqr.
of LONDON MERCHANT
Died the 16th MAY 1743 Aged
66 YEARS
Jane Christie
died . . . . . . . .
ANN URQUHART
. . . . . . . .

48. JOANNA BETTS, 1775.

MARY BETTS, 1779.

LOUIESA BETTS, . . . . NATHANIEL BETTS, 1792.

Ledger raised upon low brick sides.

Here lies the Body of
Miss Joanna Betts
Daughter of
MR NATHANIEL and Mary Betts
of this Parish
.
she departed this Life
on the 20th October 1775
in the 28th Year of her age
Also the Body of
MRS Mary Betts
Wife of MR Nathaniel Betts
of this Parish

who died September 24th. 1779
Aged 63 Years
Also the Body of
LOUIESA BETTS
Daughter of the above MARY BETTS
who died 27th August . . . .
Aged 22 Years
Also the Body of
Mr Nathaniel Betts
who died February the 8th 1792
Aged 77 Years
and others after 1800.

49. JOHN INNYS, 1778.

Ledger.

Sacred to the Memory of
John Innys Esqr.
of Redland Court in the County
of GLOUCESTER
who departed this Life 27 Octr:
1778 Aged 83

50. JAMES HAMILTON, 1784.

Ledger adjoining No. 49.

The following are the Children of
John & Tabitha Hamilton
of Sloane Street
JAMES died November 16th 1784
Aged 7 Months and 11 Days
the rest are after 1800.

51. MRS ELIZABETH HOWARD . . . . .

Ledger. Date indecipherable but probably before 1800.

52. JOHN COLLETT, 1771.

MRS ANNE MITCHEL, 1776.

A headstone near to the Millar Obelisk.

. . . . . . the Remains of
MR JOHN COLLETT
who Departed this Life
Janr. 17th. 1771
Aged 77 Years
And Also the Remains of
MRS ANNE MITCHEL
who died December the 4th.(?)
1776 Aged 78

53. EZEKIEL JEMMETT, 1754.

SARAH JEMMETT, 1767.

A very plain altar tomb lying to the west of the Millar Obelisk with inscription panels on sides and ends on a stone step once with railings around which have been removed.

On the left-hand panel on the south side.

IN this VAULT
in hopes of future resurrection
are deposited the Remains of
EZEKIEL JEMMETT Esq.
who departed this Life the 4th. of Febr.
AD 1754 aged 70 Years
Sacred
to the Memory of
SARAH
wife of EZEKIEL JEMMETT Esq
who died the 18th. of January A D 1767
in the 59th. [Year of her Age]
and others after 1800 or else illegible.

54. MRS ANN FORTESCUE., 1781.

A headstone adjoining No. 45, the upper part of the inscription illegible, then reading:

Also
MRS ANN FORTESCUE.
Dear Mother of the said Child
died May 18th. 1781.

55. Another plain altar tomb, similar to No. 45, with the railings still in position, the inscriptions are practically illegible but some are probably within the period.

56. Ledger, name illegible, adjoining No. 48.

of MR SAR . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . .
Died 18th. . . . 1747
Aged . . . . . .

57. Another ledger, adjoining the above, illegible except for some letters, but probably within the period.

58. E . . . . . HUMPHRY, 1765.

JAMES SPIERS, 1767.

The centre one of three headstones a little to the south of No. 48.

Here Lieth the Body of
Mrs E . . . . HUMPHRY of the
Parish of St Martin in the Fields
Died Dec ye 9th. 1763 Aged
65 Years
Also James Spiers Son of
David & Esther Spiers
of the said parish Died May
1767 Aged 19 years.

59. ANN VANDERESCH, 1757.

A ledger lying about half-way between the Millar Obelisk and the southern boundary of the graveyard.

here lieth deposited
all that was mortal of
Mrs ANN VANDERESCH
wife of
henry vanderesch esq of this parish
who died on the [10th?] day of october 1757
aged 61
exchanged this life
in hopes
of entering into that blessed one
which fadeth not away
eternal in the heavens
and others after 1800.

60. RICHARD MASON, 1745.

Another headstone with skull and crossbones in relief adjoining the above to the southward.

Richard Mason
Cork Cutter
late of the Parish of
S. Martin's in the Fields
Died 31st: Augst: 1745
in the 63d: Year of His Age.

61. IMOR NORTH, 1761.

ANN NORTH, 1761.

A perfectly plain altar tomb. Inscription on the top only.

IN THIS VAULT lie the Bodies of
Mr Imor North
of this Parish APOTHECARY
and ANN his Wife
He died June 14th. 1761 Aged 48
She September 22d. 1761 Aged 39
Also four of their Children who died
Infants
and others after 1800.

62. RICHARD NORTH, 1796.

A flatstone adjoining the last to the south.

Here lies the Body of
RICHARD NORTH Esqr.
of Westmeath Ireland
late a Captain in the Army
who Departed this Life
August 2nd. 1796 Aged 47 Years

In the railed off portion along the west and south boundaries starting on the west side

63. SAMUEL BRADSHIEL, 1780.

A headstone about the middle of the section.

Here lies Interr'd the Body
of Lieut Samuel Bradshiel
of the Volunteers of Ireland
serving in America
who departed this Life
May the 8th. 1780 Aged 21 Years

64. An illegible headstone, probably of the period, with an angel or cupid in relief in a sunk circle bearing a palm in its right hand.

65. THOMAS SHAILER, 1798.

A headstone at the southern end of this section.

In Memory of
MR THOMAS SHAILER
late of the Parish of Saint
Olives Southwark
Who Departed this Life
the 23rd. of May 1798
Aged 34 Years

Dear wife lament for me no more
Nor for me shed a tear
For I am gone but just before
To meet my Saviour Dear.

A Virtuous Husband and Faithful Friend
A Tender Husband unto his end.

On the footstone: T.S. 1798.

66. ANN HARWOOD, 1796.

WILLIAM WATSON, 1792.

An altar tomb, with plain sides. Inscription on top.

THE FAMILY VAULT OF THE LATE
Charles Harwood Esqre

In Memory of
MRS ANN HARWOOD
wife of the above
who died July 6th 1796 Aged 36 Years

A LOVING WIFE ATENDER MOTHER, AND SINCERE FRIEND
Also
CHARLES HARWOOD
Infant son of the above
Also
MR WILLIAM WATSON
Father of the above MRS ann harwood
who Died February 10th. 1792 Aged 65 Years
and others after 1800

67. ELEANOR JUMPSEN, 1796.

A flatstone adjoining the above, No. 59.

Here lies the Body of
MRS. Eleanor Jumpsen
Wife of Mr John Jumpsen
of this Parish who Departed
this Life September 22nd. 1796
In the 53rd year of her Age
and others after 1800.

68. HESTER DELACROZE, 1770.

FRANCES HAWTIN, 1777.

Another flatstone.

Here lies the Body of
MRS Hester Delacroze
Died May 15th. 1770
Aged 60 Years
Also the Body of
MRS Frances Hawtin
who Died Decemr 22d 1777
Aged 74 Years

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