CFHS code : BE41

Parish : St Bene’t

Inscription : In Loving Memory of The Rev GHD BRANSCOMBE born [—– Sidwells] Exeter June 29 1831 died at Cambridge Nov 10 1886

Monument : Stone cross

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey



George Henry Dacie Branscombe (c1831 – 10 November 1886)

George was born in Sidwell, Exeter and was the son of William and Eliza Branscombe. He was baptised on 6th April 1831.  He went to school at Exeter and then up to Trinity College, Cambridge in May 1849.  He got his BA in 1853 and was ordained as a priest in 1855.  He was Curate of Exbourne (1854-1855), Curate of Okehampton (1859-1872), Curate of Morchard-Bishop (1872-1877)  and then  Curate of Haselbury Bryan in Dorset (1877-1879). He later lived at Alresford Hampshire, and died having never married in Cambridge in 1886 at the age of 55 years.



by Claire Martinsen

George Henry Dacie Branscombe