Wild flowers are a feature of the churchyard. In the spring the area round the church is a mass of primroses and other spring flowers. Later in the year there are many summer flowers such as cowslips, moon daisies and knapweed, especially in the lower churchyard.
Burials in the churchyard are restricted to those who have lived in the parish, or who had strong connections with the parish. Full guidance as to the maintenance of graves can be found in the porch.
The Village History Group has surveyed and recorded every grave in the churchyard. The results have been collected in a book, with photographs of all the graves. This should be a considerable help to family history researchers - see contact below.
The churchyard was recently featured in the BBC Countryfile series and the podcast can be reached through the following link;
Burials and Funerals Please contact the church office in Thornbury 01454 281900 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Meg Adnams 01454 416080.
Martin Fardell 01454 412486
(More help always welcome!)