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St. Mary's Churchyard
« on: September 14, 2002, 01:29:04 am »
I was recently given  a photo of my great grandparent's gravestone, i.e., William and Margaret Jane KNIGHT.  The photo was taken in the 1930's.   I have been told the grave is in St. Mary's Churchyard.  Is there a listing of those buried at St Mary's?

My great grandparents lived in at Dixon Hill in 1901 and later lived at  Church Cottage, North Mymms Park, which I believe is very close to the church.  My great grandfather, William, worked as a joiner or carpenter on the estate.  My grandmother [Emma KNIGHT nee Cooper] returned to England to ensure her son/my father was born 'an Englishman' in 1915.  She was the daughter of Thomas Cooper who was the head gamekeeper at North Mymms Park for many years [about 1912 through the 1920's], living at The Kennels.  I believe his son, Arthur William Cooper, later became head gamekeeper in the 1930's.  

I would welcome any ideas or suggestions on how to find the gravestone, perhaps get a recent photo, and, of course, any information on the day-to-day works of the staff of North Mymms Park.

Bill Knight
Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA

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Re: St. Mary's Churchyard
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2002, 01:55:53 am »
Hi Bill, we will have a look round the churchyard for you with the digital camera and see what we can come up with.
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Re: St. Mary's Churchyard
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2002, 10:36:53 pm »
Hi Bill,
I will try to track down the Churchyard list.  There was one made by one of the local research associations about five years ago I think the church has a copy.