Goathill, St Peter

Note:- Goathill parish was transferred from Somerset to Dorset with effect from 31 March 1896 for civil purposes;
although ecclesiastically it has always been part of the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
From 1603 until 1695 the rectors of Goathill were also rectors of Purse Caundle.
From 1864 until 1931 the rectorship of Goathill was held by the vicar of Haydon.

This is an abbreviated list of the details transcribed from all the memorials in the burial ground. Memorials commemorating deaths less than 30 years old have not been included to avoid upsetting any relatives of the recently bereaved, details are available on request. Full details of all memorials are available by contacting the MI Coordinator (see contacts page). Please quote the MI reference number, the parish, the burial ground and the surname on all requests. Researchers are asked to please bear in mind that weathering of the stone and lichen growth can make transcription difficult and incomplete or even impossible in some cases.

Everything is transcribed exactly as is, but without capitalisation other than for all surnames.
Items in blue are not actually transcribed on the monument but are deduced and included to allow
sorting and searching by surname. * indicates unreadable information.

7 BAILEY Maria 1887 aged 67 years
8 CUTLER Sarah 1938 aged 83 years
8 CUTLER William 1921 aged 60 years
6 DAVIS Emily 1940 aged 69
6 DAVIS Gwendoline Marguerite 1918
6 DAVIS Ivor Franklin Sellick 1916 in his 20th year
6 DAVIS Jess Frank 1917 in his  20th year
3 GILLARD John 1863 Aged 60
3 GILLARD Martha 1885 Aged 72
5 LANE Ivy May 1923 Aged 25 years
5 LANE Victoria Maud Elizabeth 1907 aged 7 years
5 LANE Benjamin 1939 aged 67 years
5 LANE Rose Ann 1948 aged 81 years
9 SHEPHERD Jesse 1875 aged 53 years
11 WARREN Mary Ann 1901 aged 82 years
11 WARREN William 1882 aged 63 years
1 YOUNG James John 1912 *


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