This is a quick index to the various stories of some of the people buried in the cemetery as we come upon them. Just click on one of the names to read more.
Albert Best …. from plumber to reservoir builder …. and social historian of Teignmouth
Georgiana Caroline Barbara Mainwaring …. the last of the lady hostages of the Kabul disaster 1842
PC Harold Ricketts ….. Bravery and a twist in the tale
Henry & Elizabeth Williams ….. bombing casualties
Janet Sarah Coke ….. foster mother of Harry Welchman
Leah Laforgue, nee Lee, ….. the source of inspiration for TS Eliot
Maurice Louis Charles Mortimore ….. only Teignmouth fireman killed in service in World War 2.
Robert Arthington ….. Philanthropist, the Millionaire Miser
Sylvia Forde ….. Musical stage actor, wife of Harry Welchman
Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt, Admiral, ….. a latter-day Indiana Jones?
William Frederick Yeames, artist, ….”And when did you last see your father?”
W R Hall Jordan and Frederick C Frost ….. and the designation of Keats House
And coming soon … Harry Welchman, Sylvia Forde, John James Galloway, William Long Wrey, Charles Bodnar ….. and more