HUXTABLES IN CHARLES, EAST BUCKLAND,
FILLEIGH, HIGH BRAY, SWIMBRIDGE AND
WEST BUCKLAND CEMETERIES
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Sacred to the memory of John Huxtable (#10003) of this Parish who died the 19th of September 1828? aged ? years.
ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH
In hope of Joyful resurrection to Eternal life, the body of William Huxtable (#9995), late of Goosberry?, in this Parish, who departed this Life, the 11th Day of March, in the year of our Lord 1815, aged 67 years,
also Eleanor (#9996), wife of the above, who departed this life the 12th day of April in the year of our Lord 1822, aged 82 years,
Also Susan (#9997), Daughter of the above William and Eleanor Huxtable, who was buried the 17th day of October, in the year of our Lord 1802, aged 23 years,
Also John (#9998), son of the above William and Eleanor Huxtable, who was buried the 27th day of April in the year of our Lord 1806, aged 22 years.
'Here lieth four lo fast asleep will ? Christ shall come to rise the dead, Then all that are in the grave, shall hear his Voice and shall come forth, they that have done good shall go into Life everlasting and they that have done evil shall be cast out into outer darkness, there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Then shall be said to the righteousness once ? thou into the joy of thy Lord'
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH
JANE DUNN (nee Huxtable)
Sacred to the memory of Jane Dunn (#2),
who died April 30th 1870, aged 61 yrs,
'As for me I will behold thy face in
'I shall be satisfied when I wake with thy likeness'
PSALMS XVII 15
Erected by her son Jerry (#9)
Sacred to the memory of Anthony Huxtable (#9980), who died the 8th July 1818, aged 66,
Also John Corelli Huxtable (#9981), who died
the 22nd of May 1823, aged 38,
Also William Huxtable (#9982), who died the 22nd of July 1829, aged 40,
Also Sarah Huxtable (#9983), who died the 25th of February 1839, aged 77.
Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Huxtable (#9984), who died the 20th of October 1835, aged 35,
Also Hester Huxtable (#9985), who died the 23rd of December 1835, aged 38, also Sarah Huxtable (#9986), who died the 20th of May 1845, aged 52.
In loving memory of a beloved husband and father Walter Edward Thomas Huxtable (#10245) who passed away 1st November 1993 aged 52 years.
'Till we meet again.'
HIGH BRAY CHURCH
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
Ann (#10005), the beloved wife of William Huxtable (#10004) of Brayford, who departed this life on 4 January 1885, aged 63 years, also the above William Huxtable, who departed this life, 16 November 1889, aged 83 years.
Anthony (#10009), son of Anthony (#10006) and Ann (#10007) Huxtable of Arlington, who died 22 October 1874, aged 3 years 7 months, also Mary Ann (#10008), daughter of the above, who died 21 June 1877, aged 15 or 16 years.
(This headstone was hard up against a tree)
John Huxtable (#10010) died 5 December 1888 aged 51? years,
also Elizabeth (#10011), his wife, in 1895 aged 76? years.
William Huxtable (#10012), died 12 September 1869, aged 47 years.
NOTE:- Frank C. Dennis provided me with the following information:-
Mary Dennis has a stone in the churchyard close to the south door. It is believed she was born Mary Huxtable at High Bray, Married John Dennis in 1860 and died in childbirth at Ashford in 1869.
ST. JAMES THE APOSTLE CHURCH
Rector Rev. Peter Bowles,
Ann (#1776), the beloved wife of Peter Huxtable (#1770) of Chuggaton, who died 19th December 1892, aged 67 years.
Also the above Peter Huxtable (#1770), who died 15th December 1905, aged 79 years.
Also of Gertrude (#10458), daughter of the above, who died 15th April, 1942, aged 74 years.
In loving memory of Edwin Huxtable (#10459), who died at Warkleigh, 1st October 1903, aged 70 years.
"Thy will be done"
Also of Eliza Huxtable (#10460), widow of the above who died at Warkleigh, April 12th, 1912, aged 74 years.
This next headstone is adjacent to the above one for Edwin and Eliza Huxtable:-
In memory of John Huxtable (#10461, also see #9877), who died 27 January 1881, aged 57 years.
"For I know whom I have believed."
Also of Alice (#10462), wife of the above who died October 6th 1884, aged 60 years.
This next headstone is immediately behind the above one for John and Alice Huxtable:-
Sacred to the memory of Minnie (#10465), the beloved daughter of Edwin (#10463) and Eliza (#10464) Huxtable, who died February 14th 1881, aged 7 months.
In loving memory of Cecil George Huxtable (#10471), who passed away March 5th, 1969, aged 64 years.
In loving memory of William Huxtable (#10528, also see #9799) of this parish, Born January 13th 1812, Died October 30th 1893,
Also Mary (#10529), wife of the above and daughter of William (#10530) and Dorothy (#10531) Powell, Born July 4th 1817, Died November 19th 1893.
Sacred to the memory of Mary Huxtable (#10533), wife of Wm. Huxtable (#10532), who departed this life on 20 April 1845, aged 57 years,
Also to the memory of William Huxtable (#10532), who departed this life the 26th day of June in the year of our Lord 1852, aged 76 years.
Sacred to the memory of William Huxtable (#10536) of Wrimstone in this Parish, who departed this life January 9th 1853, aged 75 years,
Also Maria Huxtable (#10537), relict of the above who died at Shirwell, August 26th 1869, aged 86 years.
Sacred to the memory of William Prideaux (#10539), son of Thomas (#10538) and Maria Whale (#10539), late of Great Hurdon in the Parish of Alternon in the County of Cornwall, who died December 21st 1827, aged 12 years,
Also John Frederick Alfred (#9812), son of William (#9809, see also # 10536) and Maria Huxtable (#9810, see also #10536), who died October 1st 1829 aged 4 months.
At Rest, In loving memory of a dear husband and daddy, Walter Huxtable (#10541), who died April 15th 1957, aged 46 years.
"Till we meet again"
Also Else (#10542), wife of the above and a dear mother, sacrestan? of this church, who died 23rd March 1976, aged 72 years.
ST. PETER'S CHURCH
Rector, Rev'd Peters Bowers,
THE LAST OF THE HUXTABLES IN LEARY
The Huxtable Family The Parish Church of St. Peters, West Buckland, has a memorial to the Huxtable family located near the front door to the church. The Huxtables were well known in North Devon particularly and on Exmoor for many centuries. The memorial stone reads as follows:
'This stone is inscribed to perpetuate the memory of the last of the Huxtables of Leary in the Parish of Chittlehampton who have been landowners of part of Leary before the days of Oliver Cromwell, the later part of whose life was devoted wholly to the service of his Saviour. His end was peace.'
The reverse side of the stone lists:-
'In memory of Betty (#10256), daughter of John (#10254) and Betty (#9625) Huxtable of the Parish of Chittlehampton, who departed this life on the 7th day of March, 1806, aged 1 year,
Also Elizabeth (#10257), daughter of the above John and Betty Huxtable, who departed this life the 18th day of December 1808, aged 9 months,
Also Richard (#10255), son of John and Betty Huxtable abovesaid, who departed this life on the 25th day of April 1801?, aged 2 months.
Also in memory of Betty (#9625), wife of the above John Huxtable, who departed this life on the 25th day of September 1836, aged 58 years.
Also in the memory of John Huxtable (#10254), husband of the above Betty Huxtable, who departed this life the 13th day of October 1851, in the 84th year of his age."
In affectionate rememberance of Thomas Huxtable (# 9990), of this Parish, who died May 3, 1887, aged 64 years.
'Thy will be done'
Also Charles Huxtable (#9991), son of the above, who died in America, September 9th, 1887, aged 23 years.
Also Elizabeth Huxtable (# 9992), wife of the above Thomas Huxtable who died September 10th, 1912, aged 88 years.
I'd like to thank Frank C. Dennis for his assistance with this web page.
© Peter Dunn 2006
This page first produced 12 April 1997
This page last updated 08 December 2007