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Kingscott Baptist Chapel

Kingscott Baptist Chapel
Monumental Inscriptions

The Baptist Chapel at Kingscott was build by Thomas FRIEND (1823-1905) and opened on November 10, 1862. Some photographs appear courtesy of Jeannie Muller.
Gravestone Sacred
to the memory of
THOMAS ASHPLANT,
Who departed this life
The 9th day of June 1863 Aged 63 years.

"With patience to the last he did submit
And murmured not at what the Lord thought fit
He with a christian courage did resign
His soul to God at his appointed time."
Thomas ASHPLANT, the son of John ASHPLANT and Sarah FOLLAND (abt 1779-1830), was baptised at Beaford, Devon on 15 Nov 1800.
Gravestone Erected
To
The memory of
GRACE ASHPLANT
Wife of Thomas Ashplant of this
Parish. Who departed this life
On the 27th day of Octr 1867
Aged 71 years.

How quick and sudden was my call
I was taken from you all
Death does not always warning give
Therefore be careful how you live.
Grace JUDD, the daughter of George JUDD (1774-1846) and Rebecca SMITH (abt 1769-1844), was baptised at St Giles in the Wood on 6 Dec 1796. She married Thomas ASHPLANT (1800-1863), the son of John ASHPLANT and Sarah FOLLAND on 28 Oct 1822 at St Giles in the Wood.
Gravestone Sacred
To the memory of
Thomas, infant Son of
William and Elizabeth Ashplant
Died July 5th 1863
Aged 9 Days.
Thomas ASHPLANT was the son of William ASHPLANT (1834-1921) and Elizabeth (abt 1831- ?).
Gravestone In
Loving memory of
REBECCA FRIEND
Who died July 16th 1885
Aged 60 Years
Also of
THOMAS
Beloved husband of the above
Died Feb 15th 1905
Aged 80 Years
Rebecca ASHPLANT, daughter of Thomas ASHPLANT (1800-1863) and Grace JUDD (1796-1867), was baptised at St Giles in the Wood on 21 May 1826. She married Thomas Hodge FRIEND, a machinist in 1852. Thomas, the son of Philip FRIEND (1789- ?) and Grace HODGE (1788- ?) was baptised on 7 Dec 1823 at Dolton, Devon. Thomas and Rebecca occupied Strawberry Cottage in the hamlet of Kingscott.
Gravestone In loving memory
of
Elizabeth Ann
The beloved wife of
Thomas Friend
Who passed away
July 18th 1931 Aged 68
Far from the world of toil and stress
She is present with the Lord
The labours of a well spend life
End in a great reward

Also of Thomas
Beloved husband of the above
Who fell asleep
June 13th 1932
Aged 69

He bore his pain so patiently
He waited for the Lord
Elizabeth Ann WARE, the daughter of Elizabeth WARE (1833-1889), was born in St Giles in the Wood in 1864. In 1887 she married Thomas FRIEND, the son of Thomas FRIEND (1823-1905) and Rebecca ASHPLANT (1826-1885). Thomas was born in St Giles in the Wood in 1863.
Gravestone In loving memory of
LILY REBECCA,
The darling child of
Thomas and E.A. Friend
Who went to be with Jesus
Feb. 17th 1891,
Aged 2 1/2 years.
"Jesus called a little child
Unto him."
Lily Rebecca FRIEND, the oldest daughter of Thomas FRIEND (1863-1932) and Elizabeth Ann WARE (1864-1931), was born in St Giles in the Wood in 1888.
Gravestone In Affectionate Remembrance
Of
PHILIP GEORGE FOLLAND,
Who died at Kinscott, St. Giles,
Sunday Aug. 22, 1880,
Aged 22 Years.
"Having a desire to depart and to be
With Christ, which is far better."
Home at last, thy labour done,
Safe and blest, the victory won.
Jordan passed, from pain set free,
Angels now have welcomed thee.
Philip George FOLLAND, the son of George FOLLAND (1821-1886) and Ann COUCH, was born in St Giles in the Wood in 1858.
Gravestone In Loving Memory of
ARTHUR FOLLAND,
Who died Sept. 16th 1939,
Aged 75 Years.
Also of
ELIZABETH,
Beloved wife of the above
Who died Sept. 17th 1941,
Aged 70 Years.
"In God's Keeping."
Arthur FOLLAND was born in St Giles in the Wood. He married Elizabeth CLARKE, daughter of Anthony CLARKE (abt 1836-1903) and Mary Ann CROOK (abt 1840-1879) at St Giles in the Wood in 1901. Elizabeth was born in St Giles in the Wood in 1870.
Gravestone

Gravestone
In loving memory
Of
MARY FRIEND
Born March 18th 1854
Died Oct. 26 th 1932

This is a true saying and
Worthy of all men to be erected
That Christ Jesus came into
The world to save sinners
He loved me and gave himself for me

Also
ALFRED FRIEND
Beloved husband of the above
Died Oct. 31st 1947
Aged 92 years

God's greatest gift
A good Father and Mother
Alfred FRIEND, the son of Thomas FRIEND (1823-1905) and Rebecca ASHPLANT (1826-1885) was born in St Giles in the Wood in 1855. He married Mary DYMOND, daughter of Elizabeth (abt 1817- ?) in 1879. Mary was born in Great Torrington, Devon.
Gravestone In loving memory of
ELIZABETH
the beloved wife of
Thomas Clarke
who fell asleep in Jesus
November 5th1891
Aged 62 Years
Safe in the arms of Jesus
Safe on His gentle breast
There by His love o'ershaded
Sweetly my soul shall rest
Elizabeth SCOTT, daughter of John SCOTT (1801-1876) and Grace SHORT (1800-1871), was baptised at Huntshaw, Devon on 6 Jan 1828. She married Thomas CLARKE (1828- ?), son of Thomas CLARKE (1807-1865) and Mary THORN (1802-1874) in Huntshaw on 29 May 1856.

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