St John the Evangelist, Beachley

St John's was opened in 1833 and closed in 1998.
St John’s was opened in 1833 and closed in 1998.

The Jenkins family of Beachley Lodge were largely responsible for the church and the adjacent schoolroom.

2 thoughts on “St John the Evangelist, Beachley

  1. Longstaff Bruce says:

    I visited St John’s last week [5 Jul 18]. All seemed in good order with the churchyard grass recently mown. My g-mother Harriet is buried there with Geo Snitch her second husband. Next to the grave is a large ‘sarsen’ stone. Any information? The couple lived at Rose Cottage from about 1917.
    I have my uncle’s (James Christopher Longstaff] account of why the Army Apprentice College is located where it is. Could scan & circulate.
    Further family, Edwards, Johns, buried at St Luke’s Tutshill.

  2. Chris Haslam says:

    I would love a copy especially since I am an old Beachley boy.


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