The following is a transcription of the burial record book kept by ministers and officials at burials at The Baptist Church, St. Peters, Broadstairs, England. The graveyard was closed in 1937, part of it having already been built over in 1894. The gravestones were removed to the surrounding walls in the early 1960′s, but a record was maintained of their positions at that time. The diagram of locations and associated documentation is repeated in this document. Many of the limestone headstones are now in a poor state, and there are a number of broken stones. The headstones have been recorded by the Kent Family History Society and the record is available.
Childrens graves are to be five feet deep.
Adult graves are to be six feet deep.
Extra depth one sixth per foot.
Interment under 6 years 5/-
under 14 7/6 above 10/- common
Steaned ,2/10 reopened ,1.5/- child 15/-
Tomb stones ,1/1
Fresh inscription 5/-
digging 4 feet 3/- opening vaults 3/- steaned graves 3/-
child’s 3 feet one sixth, two thirds extra per foot.
Steaned grave six feet one sixth: two thirds extra per foot
Bier ,6. 1/-
January 27th 1870 May 19th 70 Covel
Selina Pettmann Bradley Sept. 5th 70
Interment 15/- vault ,2.00 Vaults ,3
Digging 5/- Sexton 3/- Sexton 3/-
D keeper 1/- D. keeper 1/- D keeper 1/-
Rev: J.C Rev J.C
1860 (no date or age supplied)
Mr. (or Mrs.) Peter Broad interred in common grave John Brook, minister.
was interred the body of William Brockman, child of Jacob Brockman of Broadstairs mills age 10 months. John Brook.
Oct. 6th was interred the body of Rosannor Brockman daughter of Jacob Brockman of Broadstairs next to Mr. Cramp’s tomb by me, age 42 years. James Crofts.
October 9th Henry Laurence was interred aged 79 years in the grave in which his wife (no Christian name supplied) Laurence was interred. A-4 plan. James Crofts.
1862 Feb 28th
John Kingsford of Ramsgate was interred aged 59 in the grave marked C.4 on plan. James Crofts. New grave 9 feet.
1862 August 31st/62
Henry Edwin Pettman was interred age 16 years in the grave marked H..2. on the plan. (signature unrecognisable) Ramsgate.
1863 Jan 7th 1863
George Pearce Pettman was interred aged 9 years in the grave marked H..2.. On the plan. James Crofts.
1863 May 22
Robert Dawson Cock was interred in the steaned grave marked 4.2. on plan age 23 years. James Crofts (the third in the grave).
1863 June 5th
Catherine Millar of St. Peter’s was interred aged 65 years in the grave marked C. 4. on the plan being the second in that grave. James Crofts.
1864 Jan 23rd
Mrs. Frances Cramp of St. Peter’s was interred in Mr. Cramp’s tomb age 97 years by Mr. D. Pledge. James Crofts
1864 May 28th
John Brook age 53 years of Broadstairs – A dissenting Minister was interred in grave space marked 6-4- on plan aged 53 years. George Taylor minister. Steaned grave first.
1864 June 11th
Joseph Culmer age 9 months was in interred in the grave space marked 3-J- on the plan J. Crofts.
1864 June 22
Sarah Dawson of Broadstairs age 54 years was interred in the grave space marked 1.H.-2- on plan. James Crofts (steaned grave first)
1864 June 26th
Hewett of Ramsgate age (no age or Christian name given) years was interred in grave spaces marked 2J- 2- on plan by Daniel Pledge. Family common.
1864 (no date or age)
M. A. Dawson daughter of John Dawson age (not given) months was interred in grave space marked (unspecified). James Crofts.
1864 Oct 20/64
W. H. M. Dawson son of John Dawson Dumpton aged eight years was interred in grave space marked (unspecified) on plan J. Crofts (family grave)
1864 Dec 17th
Mary Ann Dawson wife of John Dawson Dumpton 40 years of age was interred in grave space (unspecified) marked on plan. James Crofts (family grave 1st adult).
1865 January (no date).
John Arnold Kocher of Broadstairs late of London (unspecified) age was interred in grave space 3- G- on plan. Family grave 1st interment. James Crofts.
1866 June 12
Alexander Jn Dawson of Dumpton from the Union (?) age 12 was interred in the grave space (unspecified) on the plan. James Crofts.
1866 June 16th
Walter Charles Hewett of Ramsgate age 2 years 10 months was interred in the grave space marked 2.J- 2 on plan by me. James Crofts.
1866 August 17th
Jane Knock of Broadstairs age 59 years was interred in the vault No. 4 James Crofts.
1866 Oct 27th
Elizabeth Clara Parker from Ramsgate age 7 weeks was interred in grave space (unspecified). James Crofts.
1867 Jan 31st
George John Whitehead from Broadstairs age 6 months was interred in grave space (unspecified). James Crofts.
1867 March 15
George Dawson from Union son of John Dawson age 4 years was interred in grave space (unspecified).
John Dawson from Broadstairs age 50 years was interred in grave space (family steaned 2 adult) James Crofts
1867 June 8th
Sarah Lanning Whitehead from Broadstairs wife of George Whitehead age 28 was interred in grave space A/5 James Crofts.
1868 March 25
Mary Dawson from Broadstairs relict of Rt. Dawson, age 96 years was interred in grave space 2-4- James Crofts.
1868 Sept 25th
Mary Kennett from Joss wife of (no Christian name) Kennett age 65 was interred in grave space C.2. James Crofts.
1869 March 1st
Mary Cock wife of John Cock age 78 was interred in grave space 2-1 James Crofts C Hughes 1850. John Cock in 1-1/57.
1869 Sept 18th
George John Whitehead age 2 from Broadstairs was interred in grave space A-5 son of William Whitehead. 2 internments 6 inches from wall. James Crofts.
1869 Nov 6th
Harriet Impett from St. Laurence age 47 years was interred in grave space A. 4. (H. Laurence & wife) James Crofts.
1870 Jan 28th
Selina Pettman of Ramsgate age 25 years was interred in grave space H- 2 on plan family grave third internment. James Crofts.
1870 May 19th
Thomas Harvey Bradley from Alverstoke Hampshire age 36 was interred in vault No. 3. James Crofts.
1870 Sept 5th
Robert Lovell (or Covell) of Broadstairs age 90 years was interred in vault No. 4. James Crofts.
1871 Jan 26th
Ernest Clark of Kingsgate age 34 days was interred in grave space (unspecified) depth 4 feet. J. Crofts.
Sarah Hom Impett of St. Peter’s age 67 was interred in grave space (unspecified) depth 7 feet. T. Sharp. J. Crofts.
1871 Nov 22nd
Thomas Hodgeman was interred in No. 2 vault age 72from Broadstairs by D. Pledge, J Crofts.
1872 April 2nd
Arthur Henry Hogben of the Dane Margate age 23 years was interred in the new ground next A. Cramp’s 4 feet deep family James Crofts.
1872 March 22nd
John Millar of St. Peter’s age 78 was interred in grave space C. 4. James Crofts.
1872 Nov 30th
Harriet Elizabeth Chapman from St. Laurence age 56 interred in new ground space 4 in purchased ground. James Crofts.
1873 March 1st
Isaac Nowels (or Vowels) died February 20th interred in new ground 1 grave 2 space opposite Summocks (?) child’s common grave. Susannah wife of the above interred in the same grave 15th. April 1887. Dennes Minister. Grave room for one more.
1873 April 10th
Jane Francis Kennett from Broadstairs age 26 years interred in C-2- grave space. J. F. Kiddle, James Crofts.
1873 July 30th
Daniel Impett from St. Laurence late of St. Peter’s age 78 was interred in grave space 5- B- James Crofts.
1873 Sept 27th
Charles Harmen infant 3 feet next to A. Cramp’s tomb was interred age 1 year from near Sheen Mills St. Peter’s. James Crofts.
1873 Dec 20th
Charles William Denne 3 feet infant 15 months old was interred in the new ground next Russell grave. James Crofts.
Nov 14 1873
John Dawson from Broadstairs interred in family grave (now full) age 19yr closed James Crofts.
1874 Feb 17th
Sarah Maria Bradley from Sandwich was interred in vault No. 3 age 44. James Crofts.
1874 June 30th
Harry Walter Hewitt age 5 years was interred in space 2J. 2 from Ramsgate. J. Crofts.
1874 August 23rd
Isaac Burbridge St. Peter’s, age 79 was interred in the new ground space. James Crofts.
26 day of March 1892 received from Mrs H. Burbridge one pound fee for erecting head stone to family grave. A. Thomas, sexton.
1875 feb 6th (no Christian name supplied)
Kocher was interred feb 8th in space 3-G- late of London. J. J. Kiddle. Family grave 2 internment.
1875 June 5th
Walter Charles Impett son of Daniel Impett from St. Laurence age 5 weeks. J. Crofts.
1875 Dec 18th
Henry St. Harmen son of (Christian name not supplied) Harmen from the saw mills age 5 months was interred next Russell grave one before this mean it. James Crofts.
1876 Jan 23rd
Priscilla Burbridge relict of Isaac Burbridge age 84 years was interred in the new ground space same space as husband. James Crofts.
1876 Feb 23rd
Mary Jane Hewett, late Knock, from Ramsgate age 50 years was interred in grave space 2J-2 family grave. James Crofts.
1876 June 13th
William Hogbin from the Dane Margate age 17 years was interred in family grave. James Crofts.
1876 Oct 26th
David (or Daniel) Oliver of Sole St. age 66 was interred in common grave new burial ground James Crofts.
1877 June 30th
Stuart Alex Impett age 7 weeks from St. Laurence child of B. Impett James Crofts.
1877 (no date supplied)
Mary Ane Kocher from Broadstairs age 77 was interred in grave space 3-J- July 31st Josiah J. Kiddle.
1877 (No date or age)
Impett. Daniel Impett St. Laurence age months space upon the old dividing wall. James Crofts.
1878 (No date or age supplied)
Eliza Dennis daughter of Ch. Dennis Reading Street, age ? Was interred in the new ground space 5 purchased grave by W. Carter of Broadstairs, J. Ctofts.
1878 July 3rd
Mary Ann Clark spinster of St. Peter’s age 57 years was interred in new burial ground space 3 unpurchased ground. James Crofts.
1878 August 13th
Harriet Jane Impett daughter of B. Impett St. Laurence was interred like of wall new ground 4 feet deep, age 15. James Crofts.
1878 Nov. 10th
Hannah Russell widow of St. Peter’s age 84 years was interred in Russell Grave. Headstone. James Crofts.
1878 Dec 20th
Emily Maria Denmee(?) Child of W. Denmee age 5 mo. was interred by me. James Crofts.
1879 Feb 15th
Rosa Amelia Harmen child of (Christian name not supplied) Harmen now of Ramsgate age 9 months was interred in (unspecified)… James Crofts.
1880 January 20th
William Stride Denmee child of Wm. Denmee, the Grove, St. Peter’s was interred in the fresh ground age 3 mo. James Crofts.
1880 March 13th
Mary Ann Cottem(?) Age 69 years was interred in space 6-4- (John Brook) grave steaned. James Crofts.
Mary Caroline Hodgeman relict of Thos. Hodgeman of Broadstairs was interred in common grave at the foot of the vault 2. Age 83 years by W. Carter, Broadstairs. James Crofts.
1881 August 9th
Esther Cock aged 76 years was interred in grave space 3-L. Hugh Ezekiel Crofts. St. Peters. Aug. 9/81.
1882 July 6th
William Henry Chapman aged 78 years was interred in own grave in new ground purchased 4. Ed. James Crofts, St. Peter’s July 6th.
1883 January 27th
Eliza Brook relict of John Brook minister Broadstairs age 70 years was interred in steaned grave 6-4- James Crofts.
1883 April 7th
Alice Elizabeth Langridge from Drapers was interred No. 5 unpurchased aged 77. James Crofts.
1883 June 14th
Victor John Sunock( or Swinock) age 1 year from Minster interred in W. Hogben grave J. Crofts.
1883 July 4
Elizabeth Dawson age 71 from Broadstairs was interred in the grave 1H-2 brick grave James Crofts.
1884 March 13th
Sarah Catherine Harrison wife of Wm. Harrison of Calais Grange age 43 years in No. 6 unpurchased ground was interred by me James Crofts.
1884 May 13 (1 interment)
Robert Dawson aged 78 years, from Broadstairs in new bricked grave in space next to Mrs. Harrison (next common space) Mr. Daniel Pledge minister who received the certificate.
1884 March 22nd (no Christian name or sex supplied!)
Hogbin aged 1 year 5. months from Upstreet was interred in common space between grave of William Hogbin and Cramps tomb (grave full no more room) Mr. C. Dennes Minister who received the certificate.
The Revd. James Crofts late Minister of this chapel for 23 years died on the 24th May 1884 at Nottingham at the residence of his son Henry. He resigned his ministry on February (no date specified) 1884.
January (no date) 1892 Mrs. Kiddle widow of Rev. Kiddle of Broadstairs Mr. C. Dennes officiated.
1884 July 10th 1 internment.
Elisabeth Cock of St. Peter’s aged 53 years was interred in 7 foot common grave. Mr. Carter of Broadstairs Minister who received certificate. Grave space in the 3rd row and no. 3 grave * In place of grave next the old ground is 3 small coffins which was found when the grave was open.
1887 January 3rd
1 internment of Rev. J. J. Kiddle aged 84 years from Broadstairs interred in family grave 8 feet. 4 row 3 grave Mr. C. Dennes minister who rec. certificate. Nov 21st rec of Mr. Dennes 1.1.0d for headstone.
1887 March 23
1interment. William Makins aged 18 years from Osborne Road Broadstairs grave common 9 feet. Mr. Preston, minister. Grave at foot of Mr R. Dawson.
1891 January 2
infant of Mr. Albert Hogbin in the family grave. Buddles Lane. Grave full. Mr. A. L. McKenzie minister.
1892, 7th April
infant son Albert aged 7 weeks at foot of grave of Mrs. Summocks (or Swinnocks) child. Mr A. L. MacKenzie grave full.
1927 1 internment
Elizabeth Ann Dawson was interred in family grave January 27th 1927. Rev J. T. Castle officiated. Certificate received by Walter Venner, Church secretary.
1933 23rd May
Louisa Charlotte Ellender was interred in family grave May 23rd 1933. Rev. E Milnes officiated. Certificate received by Walter Venner, Church Sec.
1936 June 7
Caroline Marie Dennis was interred Jun 7 age 78. Rev. C. V. Evans officiated. Certificate received by Water Venner, Hon, Sec.
1937 (1 interment)
Mary Sandwell Dawson was interred in family grave March 15, 1937, age 92. Rev. C. V Evans & Rev. W. Lomax MacKenzie officiated, Certificate received by W. Venner Church Secretary.