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Monumental Inscriptions at
The Friends Meeting House, Woburn Sands

from the burial ground behind the Friends Meeting House, Hogsty End (Woburn Sands)
Generously provided by Bedfordshire Family History Society

An inscription on front wall of Woburn Sands Library reads: “FRIENDS MEETINGS HAVE BEEN HELD IN THIS PARISH FROM ABOUT 1659.  THE BURIAL GROUND WAS PURCHASED 1674. HOGSTY END FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE STOOD HERE 1675 - 1901.”

MARY ANN INWOOD / Born March 14th 1825 / Died April 8th 1900
CHARLES INWOOD / Born Oct.13th 1827 / Died May 1st 1876
TYETH A. T. SPENCER / Born 11th of 10th Mo 1866 / Died 2nd of 6th Mo 1951
ELLENA SPENCER / Born 3rd of 2nd Mo 1878 / Died 18th of 1st Mo 1954
JOHN HENRY WALKER / of Aspley Guise / Late of Cockermouth / Died XII 3rd Month 1910 / Aged 39 years.
HENRY EDWARD GRACE / Born Feb XXVII 1856 / Died Dec XXX 1940
HENRIETTA AMELIA GRACE / Born Feb XXIII 1855 / Died Dec VII 1950
WILLIAM CHARLES WHITEMAN / Born March XI 1864 / Died May XVIII 1936
HANNAH HALL / Beloved Wife of ARTHUR HALL / Christmas Day 1948
ARTHUR HALL / Born May XX 1858 / Died Feb.! 1929
ABRAHAM WHITEHEAD / Born 10 V 1778 / Died 13 II 1829 (or 3 II 1829)
JOHN WIFFEN / Born 17 IX 1761 / Died 13 VII 1802
JOSEPHINE WALKER / of Aspley Guise / Late of Cockermouth / Died 7 III 1918 / Aged 44 years
JOHN JOICE WIFFEN / Born 3 II 1801 / Died 19 III 1802
JEREMIAH H WIFFEN / Born 30 XII 1792 / Died 2 V 1836
ELIZABETH WIFFEN / Born 1 XIII 1761 / Died 20 VI 1840 (or 1841)
MARY WIFFEN / Born 23 II 1791 / Died 21 IX 1849
SOPHIA E WIFFEN / Born 24 X 1796 / Died 16 I 1864
BENJAMIN B WIFFEN / born 28 X 1794 / Died 18 III 1867
JOSEPH GRIMES / Born 3 Month 8 1847 / Died 11 Month 21 1909
MARY WHITE / Born .......00 / [Remainder Unreadable]
RICHARD EDWARD WHITE / Born 6 XI 1799 / Died 17 XII 1879
MARIA WHITE / Born ....  1830 / Died IV 4 1922
MARY FRANCES WHITE / Born ... 1843 / Died XVIII 4 1921
In Memory of / MARIA THORPE / Died 19 XI 1895 / Aged 85 years
JOHN MARSHALL / Born 25 VI 1802 / Died 21 VIII 1864
MARY CHANTLER / Born 8 VIII 1810 / Died 27 X 1868
WILLIAM CHANTLER / Born 4 Month 6 1805 / Died 1 Month 4 1892
LOUISA LUCAS / Born 3 Month 14 1840 / Died 12 Month 31 1908
THOMAS GRIMES / Born 7 VII 1799 / Died 4 V 1869
RICHARD HAYLLAR / Born 10 II 1822 / Died 26 XI 1890
JANE HAYLLAR / Born 2 XII 1825 / Died 1 V 1902
GEORGE HENRY BIZZELL / Born 8 IV 1860 / Died 8 VI 1908
WILHELMINA C. E. BIZZELL / Born 21 IV [Remainder Unreadable]
RICHARD HOW / Born 9 VI 1727 / Died 8 VI 1801
RICHARD T. HOW / Born 24 IV 1765 / Died 12 XII 1835

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