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A rustic granite cross with two sandstone slabs; the curb, now largely buried, is inscribed:

William HOARE born Sept 1847 died July 22 1925
The Peacemaker
Laura HOARE born May 1850 died April 17 1929
Blessed are the pure in heart

On a flat stone

G.L.H. & A.H.
1879 - 1960 1889 - 1982
1886 - 1972

On another flat stone

Lionel Lennard HOARE
1881 - 1975
Audrey HOARE née Woodard
1881 - 1963
1909 - 1978

Burial records name Geoffery Lennard HOARE, Alma HOARE, Mary Laura HOARE

Lt.-Col. Geoffrey Lennard Hoare was the son of William Hoare. He married Lady Alma Stopford, daughter of James Walter Milles Stopford, 6th Earl of Courtown and Gertrude Mills, on 10 October 1922.1 He died on 28 February 1960. Lt.-Col. Geoffrey Lennard Hoare was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.).

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