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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   James Baverstock
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   22 January 1944
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   93 Old Newtown Road, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 250
Record number: 11599
Official at burial:
   A S Higson
Source of information:
  Burial Register

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  James Baverstock
  19 January 1944
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James Baverstock
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    20 January 1944
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News






The death took place early yesterday (Wednesday), morning, of Mr. James Baverstock, of “Roselyn”, Old Newtown-road, Newbury, who was 74 years of age. He had been confined to his home for some time.


Mr. Baverstock, who was a general merchant was a familiar figure about the town for many years. He was a staunch Methodist, and a local preacher for nearly half-a-century. He was also a Rechabite and had been District Chief Ruler.


He leaves a widow, three sons and four daughters.


Newbury Weekly News 20 January 1944

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James Baverstock
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    27 January 1944
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News


The funeral of Mr. J. Baverstock took place at the Methodist Church, Northbrook street on Saturday.  The service was conducted by the Circuit Ministers and the following local preachers: Messrs. T. Potter, F.H. Hardham, and G.G. Green.  The family mourners were: Messrs S. Baverstock, J.H. Baverstock, and R. Baverstock (sons), Mrs. Dean, Miss Gladys Baverstock and Mrs. Cheeseman (daughters), Mr. E.C. Cheeseman (son-in-law), Mrs. S. Baverstock and Mrs. R. Baverstock (daughters-in-law), Squadron Leader Basil Green (grandson).
The widow was unable to be present owing to indisposition.
Wreaths were sent from: His Wife;  Steve, May and Mollie;  Elsie and Davi;  John, Kitty and the children; Vie and Eric; Brenda and Tom; Reg and Peggy; Davis and Dorothy; grandchildren at 81, Bartholomew street; Gladys, Olive and sister Bess;  Trustees Methodist Church (Northbrook street); Directors and Staff, Jacksons Ltd, Reading;  All at Bexhill-on-sea;  Gertie, Jim and family;  Bill, Ann and the children;  All at Lilac Cottage;  the Edward family;  Mrs Banaister, Cissie and Kath;  Mr. and Mrs. Tennant;  Mr. and Mrs. Spokes; Kathleen;  Staff N.C.H. and O. Sanatorium, Harpenden; Children and Staff, Open Air School, Harpenden; Mr. and Mrs. Robins; Mr. Whiteman and daughter;  Tom and Nobby.
in his book Newbury: Road by Road, R.B. Tubb has a James Baverstock living at 93 Old Newtown Road, and gives an account (on page 205) of him being in trouble with the Borough Council in 1933 for encroaching onto the highway.
(Sarah Jane died 12th April 1950 aged 79)
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James Baverstock
James in the regalia of the District Chief Ruler of the Berks, Bucks and Oxon in 1936
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James Baverstock


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