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Basingstoke Monumental Inscriptions
to
the MAY Family

St. Michaelís Church

Sacred to the Memory of
Thomas May Esq.,
who was appointed Justice of the Peace
in the first commission granted to the
Town of Basingstoke,
and many years preceeding
a Deputy Lieutenant for the
County of Southampton.
He died the 4th of June 1846,
Aged 78 years.

St. Michaelís Church (now lost)

Here Lieth the Body of
Charles May Gent.,
late of this Towne
who departed this life
the 13th day of Sept. A.D. 1714
in the 45th year of his age.
A just husband and kind father.
A virtuous man of Christian Principles
and sincere Friend of the Poor
and he deserves to be remembered.
He married Ann
daughter of Robert Noake of Southcote
in the County of Berks, Gent.,
by whom he had issue
Ann, Mary, Elizabeth, Charles, Daniel, Christopher and Jane.
Of these, Elizabeth and Christopher died some time before their father
and the said Charles soon after viz:
the 8th day of October 1714
in the 6th year of his age.

Here Lieth interred the Body of
Christopher May
son of Charles May, Gent.,
and Ann, his wife,
born 9th October 1712,
died 3rd January 1713/4.
Also Elizabeth daughter of Charles May, Gent.,
born 14th January 1701,
died 7th April 1708.

Here, next the remains of her dear husband,
lies interred the Body of
Mrs Ann May,
above 30 years the widow of Mr Charles May.
She died 8th March 1745,
Aged 62 years.

St. Michaelís Churchyard

Sacred to the Memory of
Thomas May Esq.,
who departed this life 4th June 1843,
Aged 78 Years.

Sacred to the Memory of
Charles May Esq.,
son of Charles & Sarah May
who departed this life 11th January 1841,
Aged 40 Years.
Also Mary Anne
daughter of Charles & Mary May
who departed this life 12th January 1847,
Aged 15 Years.

Sacred to the Memory of
Charles
son of Charles & Mary May
who departed this life 24th May 1833,
Aged 5 Weeks.

Sacred to the Memory of
Charles May Esq.,
who departed this life 10th February 1844
in the 77th Year of his Age.
Also Sarah
wife of Charles May
who died 30th September 1840,
Aged 65 Years.

Old Cemetery

Sacred to the Memory of
Mary
relict of Charles May
who died 25th August 1873,
Aged 69 Years.
Also of
Charles May
son of the above
who died 29th February 1916,
Aged 80 Years
Also of
John May, V.D., J.P.
son of the first named.
Six times Mayor of Basingstoke
and a generous benefactor
of his native town.
who died 17th March 1920,
Aged 82 Years.

Sacred to the Memory of
Thomas May of Basingstoke
who died at Odiham on 17th January 1970,
Aged 40 Years.
Also Thomas
eldest son of the above
who died at Southsea on 17th May 1873,
Aged 13 Years.
Also Charles Richard
2nd son of the above
who died at Ryde on 18th September 1874,
Aged 12 Years.

 
 

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