MONKSTHORPE BAPTIST CHURCH

List of early Ministers

George Kemp 11th April 1775 to 25th June 1781

Lawrence Clarke 15tth November 1782 to 25th July 1824 (42 years )

B J Bull 1825 to 1842

Nathan Horsley 21st June 1842 to 6th November 1850

William Bull 1851 to 1856

W E Thomsett 1857 to 1871

Thomas Newbold 1872 to 1874

W Wright 1875 to 1876

R A Huxham 1878 to 1879

James Bullen 1881 to 1886

John Dowse April 1887 to April 1890

Rev W Walker 1890 to 1891

George F Pitts 1892 to 1898

John Dowse 22nd March 1909 to 13th March 1927

Charles Harold Keyworth   1957 to 1960

Elsie Ada Keyworth  1960 to 1968

Bryan Harry Keyworth  1992 to present

 

List of inscriptions on Gravestones in the Chapel Yard

 

In Affectionate-Remembrance of SUSAN the beloved Wife of WILLIAM PEACOCK of BURGH who died April 7 1884 aged 71 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

In Loving Memory of ELLAN the beloved wife of GEORGE CLARK of Firsby who died August 23 1887 in her 50TH year Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints

In Affectionate Remembrance of JANE the beloved Wife of GEORGE TAYLOR who departed this life at Burgh Feb 22 1889 in her 84 year Trusting in the atonement Also of the above GEORGE TAYLOR of BURGH who departed this life Oct 16th 1905 in his 98th year In thee 0 Lord have I put my trust

In Affectionate Remembrance of THOS GEORGE CROW who departed this life May 3 1868 aged 28 years They wait on the Lord For by Grace are ye saved Through faith and that not of yourselves It is the gift of God

In Affectionate Remembrance of ANNE daughter of THOS GEORGE and ANNE CROW who died in infancy March 22 1865 Also of WILLIAM MAIDENS CROW who died in infancy Jan 1867

T.c.c 1868

In Affectionate Remembrance of JOSEPH the beloved son of THOMAS G and DINAH RAITHBV who died at BURGH 16th September 1881 aged 29 years All is well

In Affectionate Remembrance of THOMAS GOODRICK RAITHBY who died at BURGH 11th April 1893 aged 74 years I know thet My Redeemer liveth

In Affectionate Remembrance of DINAH the beloved wife of THOMAS GOODRICK RAITHBY who died at BURGH January 16th 1881 aged 63 years I know that My Redeemer liveth

In Loving Memory of BENJAMIN THORNALLEY who died Sept 9th 1885 aged 54 years Also of ELIZABETH ANN daughter of the above BEN and SARAH ELIZABETH THORNALLEY who died Dec 29 1879 aged 5 years

In Memory of MARTHA relict of WILLM REED. who departed this life April 22 1870 aged 75 Years For we must all appear before the Judgement Seat of Christ In memory of WILLIAM REED who departed this life Dec 30 1865 aged 73 years For we must needs die

In Memory of JOHN EDWARD & ANN ENERSON GRAY who died at Burgh Sept 14th 1878 aged 9 years Also HARRY son of THOMAS who died in infancy

 

In Loving Memory of MARY ANN sister of THOMAS GRAY who died May 19 1916 aged 71 years God is Love

In Affectionate Remembrance of CHARLES son of THOMAS & ANN EMERSON GRAY who died 19 Dec 1890 aged 26 years In the midst of life we are in death

In Memory of Charles MARSHALL late of Welton-Ie-Marsh who died October 15th 1873 aged 72 years Also of SARAH his wife who died December 15 1870 aged 72 years Also their four daughters namely HEPHZIBAH the wife of W.S.LUSBY who died December 29 1859 aged 26 years Buried at Thorpe RHODA died March 22 1862 aged 27 years LYDIA died June 9 1862 aged 23 years Buried in the Rusholme Cemetry Manchester Grave No 3548 RUTH the wife of G.T.ENGLISH who died February 3 1873 aged 36 years Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints

In Loving Memory of MARIA the beloved wife of ASHLIN CUTFORD of Orby who died Jan 26 1891 aged 72 years TAYLOR Spilsby

17. RHODA 1862

18. RUTH 1873

19. C.M. 1873

In Memory of EMMA daughter of ASHLIN & MARIA . CUTFORTH who died April 9 1858 aged 15 years The Lord gave and the Lord taketh away Blessed be the name of the Lord

In Affectionate Remembrance of JOHN HOLMES who departed this life May 3 1902 aged 81 years For ever with the Lord

Affectionate Remembrance of ANN the beloved wife of JOHN HOLMES of Burgh who departed this life April 29 1868

In Memory of ANNIE daughter of JOHN and ANN HOLMES who died March 16 1858 aged 2 years Also HENRY their son who died March 11 1859 aged 1 year He shall gather the lambs in His arms

In Affectionate Remembrance of JOHN DAWSON of Halton Holgate who departed this life April 29 1883 aged 56 years Also of JANE his widow who departed this life January 11 1907 aged 82 years Peace Perfect Peace

HENRY THO THORNALLY died Oct 21 1862

Sacred to the Memory of MARY ANN the beloved wife of ABRAHAM THORNALLEY who died August 25 1854 aged 29 years Think 0 My Soul it is so sweet on earth to sit at Jesus feet what must it be to weal a crown and sit with Jesus on His throne

In Affectionate Remembrance of HENRY CROW of Burgh who died Aug 22 1861 aged 19 years Remember Thy creator in the days of Thy youth Eclesiastes 12.1

In Affectionate Remembrance of RACHEL CROW of Burgh who died December 21 1859 aged 26 years

In Affectionate Remembrance of SAMUEL ANDREW CROW of Burgh who died Oct 23 1859 aged ~ The righteous shall have hope in His death Prov 14

In Affectionate Remembrance of GEORGE CROW of Burgh He was for several years consistent member & deacon of the Baptist Church of Burgh and Monksthorpe - Died beloved and regretted on Jan 1858 aged 46 years the memory of the just is blessed Also of three sons and one daughter EDWARD died in infancy FREDERICK died February 15 1849 aged 4 years CHARLES died February 11 1854 aged 17 years

MARY ANN died September 11 1851 aged 23 years

HAT 1854

In Memory of WILLIAM HENRY KEMP died 11th August 1977 aged 83 years

In Loving Memory of LIZZIE SALOME wife of THOMPSON EMERSON died 9th Jan 1965 aged 69 and of THOMPSON EMERSON died 29 April 1972 aged 80 reunited

In Loving Memory of EDGAR CECIL BARNETT beloved husband of RUTH died 30th Nov 1983 aged 85 years

Treasured Memories of GEORGE GRANT died 26th Nov 1948 aged 80 years also his wife SARAH ELIZABETH died 26th March 1954 aged 82 years Peace Perfect Peace

In Affectionate Remembrance of CECILY MAUD beloved wife of WALTER BLOW called home Nov 8th 1945 Sleep on beloved sleep and take thy rest We loved thee well but Jesus loved thee best Also of the above WALTER BLOW called home Dec 30th 1967 Reunited

In Memory of JOHN ASHLIN of Firsby who parted this' life Sept 1st 1832 aged 81 years in memory of AZUBAH ASHLIN his relict who departed this life Sept 21st 1867 aged 85 years The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance

CHARLES HAROLD KEYWORTH 10th July 1960 aged 60 pastor of Burgh and Monksthorpe 1957 - 1960

ELSIE ADA KEYWORTH 21st Sept 1968 aged 67 pastor of Burgh and Monksthorpe 1960 - 1968

In Loving Memory of ABIGAIL DOWSE called home May 15th 1925 aged 93 Also of JOHN DOWSE called home March 13 1927 aged'89

In Affectionate Remembrance of WILLM. KEMP who died Jan 17th 1862 aged 75 years having a desire to depart and to be with Christ Also of MARY his wife who died Jan 10th 1867 aged 59 years Though He slay me yet I trust in Him

In Memory of REBECCA BOURN of Friskney who departed this life March 30th 1852 aged 92 years Blessed is he that considereth the poor Psm. 41~1

In Memory of DANIEL ASHLIN who departed this life May 8th 1788 in the 79th year of his age

In Memory of THOMAS ASHLIN who departed this life July 17th 1761

In Memory of JOHN ASHLIN who died ? 1781 aged 78

Sacred I to the Memory of MARY the wife of EDWARD LEACHMAN ( and grandaughter of the late Mr J. CRESSWELL of Kelsey Hall) who departed this Life July 21st 1816 I aged 27 years

In Honoured Memory of JOHN GRESSWELL LEACHMAN who for 45 years was a respected tradesman at Alford and died the 3rd September 1884 aged? years

In Memory of MARK BURN who departed this life November 1st 1832 aged 47 years Also MARY ANN daughter of the above who died October 11th 1852 aged 30 years

In Memory of FRANCIS STOKER who died Sept 22nd 1778 ? aged 81

? JOHN HUNDBURY who died Jan ? 1742 ? aged 60 Also SARAH his wife who died 1707 ? aged 53

In Affectionate Remembrance of JOHN CARTER who died at Burgh June 18th 1861 aged 80 years Also WELDALE CARTER his wife who died at Burgh March 23rd 1867 aged 91 years Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

In Loving Memory of JOHN WILLIAM beloved husband of REBECCA KEMP

of Candlesby who died 19th June 1939 aged 84 years The memory of the just is blessed

In Remembrance of REBECCA the beloved wife of WILLIAM JOHN KEMP who died December 23 1956 aged 97 years Absent from the body and present with the Lord

In Memory of the late? MRS LEACHMAN of Thorpe who departed this life April 12th 1852 aged 31 years

Sacred to the Memory of WILLM GRESSWELL who departed this life Sep 20th 1826 aged 52 years Also MARY his wife who died Feb 20th 1825 aged 39 for if we have been planted together in the likeness of His death we shall be also raised in the likeness of His resurrection Also 6 children who died in their infancy The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away Blessed be the name of the Lord

In Memory of JOHN GRESSWELL of Thorpe who departed this life Sep 29th 1865 aged 75 years The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance Also of MARY his wife who died April 4th 1884 aged 91 years

In Loving Memory of FRED the beloved son of ANN SORFLEET of Franklin House Spilsby born 9th Nov 1865 died 8th Sept 1888 Resting on Jesus

In Memory of SARAH the wife of ROBERT LETT: of Firsby who departed this life Jan 5 1868 aged 17 years

Sacred to the Memory of SUSAN wife of THOMAS NEWBOLD who departed this life Aug 18th 1875 aged 45 years even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit is in the sight of God of great price

In Loving Memory of MARY THOMPSON who died 19th Feb 1896 aged 75 years her end was peace

In Loving Memory of EDWARD SORFLEET of Spilsby who died Sep 5th 1892 aged 73 years I know that my redeemer liveth

30. In Loving Memory of JOHN SORFLEET who died at Toynton St Peter Aug 13th 1925 aged 77 years

In Loving Memory of KNIGHT SORFLEET who passed away Jan 9th 1906 aged 84 years Until the day break and the shadows flee away.

In affectionate remembrance of SUSAN the beloved wife of the late JOHN EDDISON of BURGH who departed this life March 26th 1866 Aged 68 years For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves it is the gift of God

In memory B(enjam)IN HARPHAM who died at STICKNEY September 20th 1865 ; Aged 78 years

In affectionate remembrance of JEMIMA the beloved wife of RICHARD WALLER who died at ALFORD April 26th 1865 Aged 39 years Gone but not lost

In affectionate remembrance of JOHN MAIDENS who died at ALFORD March 27th 1862 Aged 58 years Blessed are they which die in the Lord

In affectionate remembrance of JOHN STAFFORD HILDRED who died at ALFORD Oct 5th 1886 Aged 62 years For ever with the Lord

In memory of HANNAH daughter of L & A NUTSEY who died Nov 6th 1855 Aged 5 years Jesus called a little child unto Him

 

In affectionate remembrance of ANN the wife of ISAAC NUTSEY who died December 6th 1864 Aged 46 years two children FANNY and Also of JOHN who died in infancy Jesus said unto her. I am the resurrection and the life;

In loving memory of HEPHZIBAH widow of JOHN STAFFORD HILDRED who died at ALFORD March 17th 1902 Aged 74 years Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him

In affectionate remembrance of AZUBAH NUTSEY who died August 22nd 1855 Aged 22 years Them that sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him

In memory of HANNAH & RACHEL daughters of J & S N(UTSEY) HANNAH d(ied) ? 8th? 1866 Aged? RACHEL died May 1867 ; Aged 28 years; Why should our eyes with sorrow flow bosoms heave a sigh when Jesus calls the saint must go eternal gain to die

In affectionate remembrance of SUSANNA NUTSEY who fell asleep in Jesus on August 27th 1889 Aged 88 years For ever with the Lord;

In affectionate remembrance of JOSEPH NUTSEY died 29th April 1887 Aged 89 years A sinner saved by Grace

In loving memory of FREDERICK S GRESSWELL late of KELSEY HALL died Nov 7th 1906 ?8 years In loving memory of ELIZABETH GRESSWELL widow of the late JOHN WILLIAM GRESSWELL KELSEY HALL, GREAT STEEPING who died Dec ? 1894 Aged 75 years

In loving memory of JOHN WILLIAM GRESSWELL, KELSEY HALL, GREAT STEEPING who died August 21st 1856 Aged 46 years

In affectionate remembrance of FANNY the beloved wife of JOHN SORFLEET who departed this life? May 1891 Aged 35 years

In loving memory of JOHN the beloved husband of ANN ELIZABETH SORFLEET who died at SPILSBY 18th September 1905 Aged 48 years

In affectionate remembrance of GEORGE CUTFORTH of ORBY who departed this life Feb 26th 1867 Aged 71 years The end was peace

In affectionate remembrance of MARY ANN the beloved wife of GEORGE CUTFORTH who departed this life Jan 28th 1864 Aged 65 years Not lost but gone before

In memory of ANSELM ODLING who departed this life May 20th 1846 Aged 76 years The memory of the just is blessed Also SUSANNA his wife died Sep 20th 1872 Aged 79 years

In Loving Memory of Isabella the daughter of Anselm and Susannah Odling  Who died Dec 23rd 1852 Aged 23 years
 

In memory of GEORGE SORFLEET who died June 22nd 1861 Aged 9 months

Another SORFLEET stone unreadable

In memory of GEORGE SORFLEETI who died 10th Oct 1866 Aged 4 years

In loving memory of ANN the beloved wife of ROBERT SORFLEET who died December 2? 1901 Aged 72 years Her end was peace

The Spirit shall return unto God who gave it JANE BELL daughter of ROBERT SORFLEET died 15TH Feb 1838 Aged 77 years

In loving memory of ELIZA CUTFORD the beloved wife of THOMAS WEST of BURGH who died April 29th 1912 Aged 49 years Farewell dear husband I am gone before My love for you will be no more Grieve not for me nor sorrow take But love my child for a Mother's sake

In affectionate remembrance of RICHARD CUTFORD of ORBY who departed this life January 29th 1873 Aged 52 years Also of ELIZA widow of the above who died May 11th 1873 Aged 58 years Her end was peace

In affectionate remembrance of LUSBY MAIDENS of THORPE FEN DYKE who exchanged time for eternity July 13th 1875 Aged 48 years His record is on high

In memory of THOMAS DUNHAM who exchanged Life for eternity January 17th 1879 Aged 53 years At. Rest.

In loving memory of DINAH wife of THOMAS DUNHAM of SPILSBY who died 7th Sept 1915 in her 91st year At rest

In memory of RICHARD MAIDENS Born 12 July 1794 Died 5th August 1841 Also of ELIZABETH his widow Born 1 May 1806 Died 14th July 1871 The hope of eternal life which God that cannot lie promised before the world began

In affectionate remembrance of PARKER KEMP who departed this life January 29th 1884 Aged 85 years J Also of MARIA his wife who died October 3rd 1876

In memory of SUSANNA the beloved wife of PARKER KEMP who departed this life 7 April 13th 1852 Aged 50 A wife and affectionate mother ? ? friend Also four of her children The memory of the just is blessed

In memory of JOHN PARKINSON who fell asleep May 9th 1897 Aged 77 years

In memory of J RICHARD PARKINSON who died at BURGH May 7th 1849 Aged 27 years At Rest

In loving memory of HENRY JOHN KEMP who died January 27th 1846 Aged 84 years Because I live ye shall live also

In loving memory of JOHN KEMP who died 13th August 1916 Aged 94 years He that believeth in me though he were dead yet shall he live

In loving memory of MARY ANN the beloved wife of JOHN KEMP who died 25th February 1912 Aged 82 years I am the resurrection and the life

In loving memory of SUSAN KEMP who died 29th August 1917? Aged 88 years Absent with the body present with the Lord

In memory of THOMAS BULL July 9? 1772 Age 71? MARY his wife July 22 1768 Age. 71

Here rests in hopes of a glorious resurrection all that is mortal of JOSEPH HARPAM who departed this life Oct 16 1783 Aged 70

In affectionate remembrance of JOSEPH JOHNSON March 9th 1855 Aged 39 years I will fear no evil. Also of his daughters ELIZA Aged 21 years and of NAOMI and MARIA who died in their infancy

In remembrance of THOMAS JOHNSON of HOGSTHORPE who departed this life May 22nd 1869 Aged 71 years Jesus saith unto her. thy brother shall rise again

In affectionate remembrance of JEREMIAH JOHNSON died April 137 1862 Aged 96 years He fell who asleep in Jesus Also of ANN his wife who died Oct 19 1867 Aged 81 years I know that my redeemer liveth

E.A.T. Died 1851

S.T. Died Jan 24th 1867

C.T. Died March 10th 1875 Rest in Jesus

In memory of Derek Alan Keyworth

In memory of Kenneth Blow

Ashes scattered of Ray Wilson - in wood

Ashes scattered of Mary Herring - in wood