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Latitude: 51.0967 / 51°5'48"N
Longitude: -3.8771 / 3°52'37"W
OS Eastings: 268658
OS Northings: 134724
OS Grid: SS686347
Mapcode National: GBR KZ.C3MP
Mapcode Global: FRA 26R7.5CM
Entry Name: Group of 7 Headstones Approximately 1 Metre South of Brayford Baptist Church
Listing Date: 13 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107557
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98890
Location: Brayford, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Brayford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Charles St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 63 SE
3/8 Group of 7 headstones
- approximately 1 metre south of
Brayford Baptist Church
Group of 7 headstone. Early C19. Slate. William Crocker d. 1840 with scalloped
decoration to the corners. Jabez Lyle d.1829 with inscription 'If God be pleased
and his glorified Creatures be pleased who are we that we should be displeased'.
Edward Wedlake d.1829 'who was sent forth to preach the gospel by the church in this
place' Mary Winzer d.1830. Jane Cutcliffe d.1836 and William Cutcliffe d.1847 by
Philip Pile, Bratton. Mary Gould d.1826 with inscription 'she was one of the first
in this part of the Kingdom who followed the Primitive Christians in the Ordinance
of Believers Baptism'. Joseph Gould d.1817 with inscription 'He was a man of piety,
given to hospitality, a lover of the poor; but, above all, a promoter of vital
Christianity' etc. This stone was reputedly ejected from Charles parish churchyard
and remains buried here. D Thompson, 'A Book of Remembrance : Baptist Churches in
North Devon', 1885.
Listing NGR: SS6865834724
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