Tuesday 12 July 2022

Felkirk St Peter's Church - John Fraser Hoyland memorial plaque

Memorial Plaque to Captain John Fraser Hoyland

 Photographed by Wayne Bywater in July 2022


War Memorials Register listing

War Memorials Online listing

St Peter's Church, Finsthwaite, War Memorial (on War Memorials Online)
On the above page it notes that there is also a memorial bell for Captain John Fraser Hoyland in the church at Finsthwaite. 

Clock and Bells at St Peter's Church, Finsthwaite (on the IWM's War Memorials Register)


In Ever Honoured Memory Of / John Fraser Hoyland / Captain 4th Batt Lancashire / Fusiliers Only Child of Clement / Edward & Louisa Eddie Hoyland / of Stock Park Finsthwaite Co / Lancs & Only Grandchild of  / John & Mary Anne Hoyland / of Brierley

He Fell in Action at Mocquet / Farm Thiepval France on / Sept 26 1916 aged 21 Years

Dominus Dedit Dominus Abstulit / Sit Nomen Domini Benedictum*

Where further information has been discovered for this man it will be linked to another page on this site or to an external site (look for a blue link).  In this way we try to avoid duplication and encroaching on the research of other groups and individuals.

John Fraser Hoyland

Captain Hoyland is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial in France, and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  

Malvern College First World War Casualty - Captain John Fraser Hoyland

John Fraser Hoyland on the Wakefield Family History Sharing Blog


*The Latin text translates as, 'The Lord has given, the Lord has taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord'. (according to Google Translate)


Felkirk Churchyard - Edwin Kemp


Kemp family gravestone in Felkirk Churchyard

Enlarged inscription to Edwin Kemp (click for larger image)


War Memorials Register listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Find A Grave

Photograph by Wayne Bywater on 10 July 2022

Monumental Inscription:

In Loving Memory of / Benjamin / The Beloved Husband of / Bridget Agnes Kemp, / of South Hiendley,  / Who died August 6th 1900 / Aged 31 years. / Gone But Not Forgotten.
Also the Above Named, / Bridget Agnes Kemp,  / Who Died August 13th 1902 / Aged 35 years. / Our Loved Ones Have Passed Away.
Also Henry Kemp, / The Beloved Son of the Above / Who Died March 4th 1911, / Aged 17 years. / Better Now.
Also Pte. Edwin Kemp, / The Beloved Son of the Above, / Who Died of Wounds Received in Action / December 7th 1917, aged ? Years.

Grave Location:
Go through the Lychgate and there is a holly bush ten yards in front of you on the right hand side of the path. The grave is to the right of the holly bush.

Private Edwin Kemp is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 

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