Memorial plaques from Markyate Methodist Church

The final service was held at Markyate Methodist Church on 1st May 2022. The following plaques and artifacts were photographed by Peter Wickett, West Herts and Borders Circuit Bursar, on 11th November 2022.

Table in memory of Herbert Horace Neale 1880-1948. A Faithful Worker and a Friend of all.

Picture in entrance hall. Dedication of reconstructed building in May 1993

The exterior porch and patio were built to the glory of God in memory of their parents by Elsie Groom (Neale) Cecelia Hall (Sharman) and Ruby Mead (Wright). the work was carried out by Gordon S Mead in memory of his father Ernest William Mead. Dedicated 29th May 1993


Plaque in memory of Frank Woodward Pearce, Sunday School Superintendent, Society Steward and Local Preacher. Loyal Servant to the Lord and to Markyate Methodist Church from 1939 to 1999

Plaques in memory of William and Beatrice Tate

Bible stand -In loving memory of Olive Elizabeth Flitton 1908-2001

In loving memory of Maurice and Amy Hawes and their daughter Connie. Donated by Clarence, Marjorie, Hadyn and families

Bible Stand on Communion Table

Plaque ‘In Loving memory of Violet M Cutler, died 31st January 1979. ( Not clear if this relates to a specific item)

Marble font and marble-topped table in memory of Alfred Clayton and Albert Hawkins

Plaque in memory of Beatrice (Beat) Flitton. A loyal member, friend and benefactress of this church 1911-1989

In memory of Dorothy Margaret (Dot) Rayner. Methodist Ladies Group secretary for many years. Loved by all who knew her. Died November 30th 1990. Remembered always.

In memory of Vera Shaw. A member and friend of this church 1924-2005

In memory of Frederick Partridge, Trust Steward 1884-1900

In memory of Matthew Neale, Caretaker 1859-1918

Inscribed: Frederick Partridge and Matthew Neale

Comments about this page

  • It is lovely to see the Communion chair inscribed in memory to my great great grandfather Matthew Neale, and the table in memory of his son Herbert Horace Neale. Thanks for sharing the photos.

    By Alastair (15/01/2024)
  • this page is very moving indeed…..and also thought provoking…..’sic transit gloria mundi’…..such powerful items…now passing slowly into oblivion ……thankfully there is a photographich record at least…..

    By christopher (22/11/2023)

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