In Memory donations

In memory donations

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Memories last forever

Essex Wildlife Trust would be honoured if you wanted to celebrate the life of a loved one who was passionate about wildlife and the natural world by leaving a donation in their memory to help support our work to protect local wildlife.

If you would like to make a donation in memory of someone special, please complete the form below.

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In Memory donations

bumble bee

Penny Frith

In memory of Abbie Elizabeth Roach

23/09/2021 - £705.00 

Money raised from an afternoon tea party in memory of Abbie.
Thank you to the Alen family for hosting and Academy Theatre School for all your support x x

hare

David Tipling

In memory of Helen Steel

23/09/2021 - £30.00 + Gift Aid

So many happy memories of Helen - dancing the night away, laughing as we bounced along in her Citroen Diane, her special ratatouille.

Love always, Gina x

kenneth morris

In memory of Kenneth Morris

24/09/2021 £30.00 + Gift Aid 

Ken had a universal love of nature and the wild, especially for Essex where he lived. He is missed.

Joseph Morris 

gatekeeper butterfly

Les Binns

In memory of Kenneth Morris 

18/09/2021 - £20.00 + Gift Aid

In memory of Kenneth Morris - Joe's dad.

Love, Natasha Choolun & family X

 

abberton

Peter Bowden

In memory of Kenneth Morris

16/09/2021 - £20.00 + Gift Aid

In memory of Ken and his fondness for wildlife.

Anusha and Kyle

egret

Gary Cox

In memory of Kenneth Morris

16/09/2021 - £100.00 + Gift Aid

To Kenny, father of Joey. Lover of birds and all things wild. Dearly loved and dearly missed.

Deb Forsythe

jan haley

In memory of Jan Haley

13/09/2021 - £295.00 + Gift Aid

Jan loved hosting open gardens for Essex Wildlife Trust and her cakes and scones were legendary.

Eddie Haley

 

Rainbow at Abbotts Hall Farm - Photo: Terry Whittaker

Terry Whittaker

In memory of Des and Anne Thorne

06/09/2021 - £1000.00 + gift aid

Who walked here with their family for 50 years.

Dr Matthew Thorne

Hanningfield Bluebells

Bluebells at Hanningfield Reservoir

In memory of Andrew White   

02/09/2021 - £135 + gift aid

Andrew really enjoyed being an active member of Hanningfield Wednesday Work Party for 10 years. This donation was from some of his friends at his funeral.

Margaret White  

Green winged orchid - Photo: Lianne de Mello

Lianne de Mello

In memory of Jackie Whitelaw

01/09/2021 - £25 + gift aid

With fond memories of happy times,

Lisa Russell

swallows

Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

In memory of Helen Steele

21/08/2021 - £20.00 + Gift Aid

Many happy memories of a good friend to both me and my family. We’ll always remember her Morris Minor and her love of life and wildlife.

Gill Thomas

hedgehog

Amy Lewis

In memory of Abbie Roach

09/08/2021 - £900.00 + Gift Aid

Abbie was a bright, vibrant lovely young girl who was part of the Academy Theatre School family. Abbie is deeply missed by us all xxx

Claire Harvey and friends of the Academy Theatre School

black tailed skimmer

Chris Lawrence

In memory of Jackie Whitelaw

05/08/2021 - £20.00 + Gift Aid

To a wonderful friend who embraced life with such vitality, humour and enjoyment. Happy memories of walking the open sands at Woolacombe.

From Becky Kilsby

wood anenome

Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

In memory of Jackie Whitelaw

02/08/2021 - £30.00 + Gift Aid

In loving memory of Jackie Whitelaw.

From Matt Shepherd

 

For Jackie Whitelaw

In memory of Jackie Whitelaw

04/08/21 £30.00 + Gift Aid

Remembering a happy and successful friend, passing unexpectedly and far too soon.

From Liz Land 

Jackie IMO

In memory of Jackie Whitelaw 

04/08/2021 - £111.00

Jackie - For your love of flowers - your friends and neighbours in Chelmer Road give a tribute in honour of you x good night - god bless xx

Susan Vaus, friends and neighbours

 

water vole

In memory of Edna Clarke

22/07/2021 - £20.00

Donation in memory of Edna Clarke of Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, who died recently.

From Paula, Steve and Heather Clarke

tawny owl

In memory of Joan Clarke

05/07/2021 - £250.00

In memory of my mother Joan Clarke nee Lakey in appreciation of her enjoyment of visits to EWTs Abberton and Fingringhoe reserves.

Ian Clarke

pansy

In memory of Pam Veats

23/06/2021 - £25.00

Dear Pam, you were so loved and appreciated by all who came into contact with you and will be remembered as a kind, gentle soul who cared about nature. From Sheila Bartlett

bee

In memory of Edna Clarke

30/06/2021 - £60.00

Fond memories of dear Edna, who was in our lives in so many ways, Never to be forgotten, RIP xx

From Joyce, Karen, Rosie, Jennie and Steve across the road xxx

Small tortoiseshell butterfly - Photo Amy Lewis

In memory of Edna Clarke

17/06/2021  - £30.00

Such a dear lady. She and her husband Brian supported EWT for many, many years and both are sadly missed.

Michael Barker

nightingale

In memory of Liz Boyson

09/06/2021  - £100.00

Every blade in the field, every leaf in the forest, lays down its life in its season as beautifully as it was taken up —Henry David Thoreau.

From Scott & Regan

tree

In memory of Pam Veats 

23/05/2021 - £20.00 + Gift Aid

In memory of a dear friend

From Bob Rowe

tree

In memory of Pam Veats 

23/05/2021 - £20.00 

This donation is in memory of Miss Pam Veats.

Shelagh Sacre

badger

In memory of Doreen Smith

19/05/2021 - £30.00

In loving memory of Doreen Smith.

With love and affection from Lindsey, Sergio, Christian, Joy and Norman xxx

swans

In memory of Doreen Smith

13/05/2021 - £30.00 + Gift Aid

With all our love

Helen Elliott & Rhianna xxx

stitchwort

In memory of Doreen Smith

11/05/2021 - £50.00 + Gift Aid

In loving memory of Doreen Smith. My friend of over 50 years - always kind, loving and loyal.

Love and affection Marion

damselfly

In memory of Doreen Smith

11/05/2021 - £50.00 + Gift Aid

In loving memory of Doreen Smith who I have known for over forty years. Thank you for your kindness and laughter.

All my love, Nicki and family xxx

fox

In memory of Colin O’Halloran  

07/05/2021 £500 + Gift Aid

In loving memory of Colin O’Halloran. His love of wildlife was endless. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Wendy Milbourn on behalf of Hullbridge Residents

buff tailed bumblebee

In memory of Doreen Smith  

30/04/2021 - £80.00 + Gift Aid

In loving memory of our Church Street neighbour, with fond regards and affection.

Roz, Guin, Sylvia and Cherie xxxx

 

 

kits pond fingringhoe

In memory of Arnold Beardwell

29/04/2021 - £50.00 + Gift Aid

In memory of my Uncle. Birdwatching and wildlife, particularly at Fingringhoe were a huge part of his life and he would be pleased with such a tribute.

Hilary Hurst

howlands marsh

In memory of Doreen Smith

29/04/2021  - £50.00 + Gift Aid

You are now with the angels. Rest in peace Auntie Doreen. Lots of love from Yvonne and Family xxxx

Yvonne Villers

barn owl

In memory of Doreen Smith 

28/04/2021 - £50.00 + Gift Aid

In loving memory of Doreen Smith

David Thomas

bank vole

In memory of Mr and Mrs Beech

24/03/2021 - £200.36 + Gift Aid

My parents were members but have both passed away. They were members for a number of years. I thought it would be a good idea to make a donation in their memory. Stephen Beech

ladybird

In memory of Bryan Dabber Jordan

26/03/2021 - £25.00 + Gift Aid 

To a fine fellow and friend

Nick & Ann Jackson

 

bluebells hanningfield

In memory of Bryan Jordan

11/03/2021 - £25.00 + Gift Aid 

From Keith West

otter

In memory of Bryan Jordan

03/03/2021 - £25.00 + Gift aid 

From John and Pat Dowie 

lions gorge

In memory of Bryan (Dabber) Jordan

27/02/2021 - £30.00 + gift aid

From Roger Davison 

toad

In memory of Ray Stone 

02/03/2021 - £50.00 + gift aid

In memory of a special man. Your smile is going to be sadly missed.

Lots of love from Ivan, Val and all the family xx

 

 

hedgehog

In memory of Bryan (Dabber) Jordan

28/02/2021 - £50.00 + Gift aid

In fond memory of Bryan (Dabber) Jordan, a very special neighbour who will be dearly missed.

From John Benjamin

 

snowdrops

In memory of Bryan (Dabber) Jordan

23/02/2021  - £50.00 + gift aid

This donation is in memory of Bryan (Dabber) Jordan.

From Brian Rose

 

gatekeeper butterfly

In memory of Ray Stone

16/02/2021 - £40.00 + gift aid

My donation is in respect of Ray Stone who sadly passed away recently. I understand he was a member of your Trust and it was his request that we remember him by supporting you.

Graham Johnson

 

Wildflowers at Abberton

Photo: Peter Bowden

In memory of Ray Stone

15/02/2021 - £15.00

This is a gift in remembrance of our relative, Ray Stone, who recently passed away. He loved wildlife and lived in Southend for the past few decades. He will be greatly missed.

Love Jeff & Miranda

turtle dove

In memory of Ray Stone

13/02/2021 - £25.00 + gift aid

This donation is being made in loving memory of our friend, Ray Stone, who sadly passed away recently.

From Trevor, Annette & family.

lapwing

In memory of Ray Stone

12/02/2021 - £20.00

From Brigitte Ahier

kestrel

In memory of Ray Stone

10/02/2021 - £15.00 + gift aid

In memoriam of Ray Stone, a wildlife lover

Ian Smith

deer

In memory of Ray Stone

09/02/2021 - £100 + gift aid

In memory of Ray, a very special man.

Anonymous

fox

In memory of Ray Stone

09/02/2021 - £25 + gift aid

In loving memory of Ray Stone, a funny, kind and gentle nature lover. Always remembered with a smile. Rest in peace dear friend.

Love Jen, Ray and family

 

badger

In memory of Ray Stone

08/02/2021 - £25.00 + gift aid

In memory of our friend Ray Stone who we sadly lost to cancer on 14th January.

Chris Emmings

Male goldeneye

Photo: Fergus Gill/2020VISION

In memory of Martin Rawlings

27/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

In memory of a fellow Esthameian. Always smiling.

Stephen Bennett

Rabbit - Robin Lowry

Photo - Robin Lowry

In memory of Ray Stone

19/01/2021 - £20.00

Ray, you were such a very special man who cared about all. May part of your love and life live on through these donations. Xxx

Nina Taylor

Hanningfield Butterfly

In memory of Pamela Cawood

17/01/2021 - £25.00 + gift aid

We love you Nan.

Matthew Reece-Ford

 

mouse on flower

In memory of Martin Rawlings

07/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

Thank you Martin for being ever cheerful.

Punchie

Kingfishers Photo: Jon Hawkins Surrey Hills Photography

Kingfishers Photo: Jon Hawkins Surrey Hills Photography

In memory of Martin Rawlings

05/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

One of my old schoolmates from the 60s. Always smiling, you will be missed at our reunions

Dave Higgins

 

magpie

Amy Lewis

In memory of Martin Rawlings

04/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

Farewell Martin. The world will be a sadder place without your cheerful demeanour and ready smile,
You will be missed by everyone who knew you.

Michael Rust

magpie on deer

Jon Hawkins

In memory of Martin Rawlings

04/01/2021 - £25.00 + gift aid

Fond memories of Martin's smiling face from school days and latterly at our 'Magpie' reunions.

Paul Elliott

House Sparrow in bird bath

Image: Margaret Holland

In memory of Martin Rawlings

04/01/2021 - £10.00 + gift aid

I’ll always remember Martin and someone with a smile on his face and a cheerful personality. Sadly missed.

John Ward

Rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, young rabbit,

In memory of Martin Rawlings

04/01/2021 - £20 + gift aid 

One of the best from our school days and reunions.

We will miss you.

Alan Carter

Barn Owl

WildNet - Margaret Holland

In memory of Martin Rawlings

04/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

We thought Martin had the gift of eternal youth, but sadly it wasn't to be. We all miss his smile & infectious good nature.

Stephen Brown
 

water vole

Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

In memory of Martin Rawlings

01/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

I will always remember Martin as a happy, gentle and unassuming man, and someone I was glad to have known.

Stephen Kitchen

Buff-tailed bumble bee and poppy

Photo: Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

In memory of Martin Rawlings

01/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

Always a happy go lucky man. So sad to go in the way he did - just like my brother.

A good friend

Alan Stack

Swans in flight - Wildnet / Danny Green

Swans in flight - Wildnet / Danny Green

In memory of Martin Rawlings 

01/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

Martin always had a smile on his face and will be sorely missed by everyone

Dave Warren. EHGS.

Blue tit

Adam Jones

In memory of Martin Rawlings

01/01/2021 - £30.00 + gift aid

Martin loved walking especially on the EWT sites - we'd like to think he still will walk this Essex landscape.

Malcolm Brown

Sandy Miller - Wilder Essex

Sandy Miller - Wilder Essex

In memory of Martin Rawlings

01/01/2021 - £10.00 + gift aid 

To an old school friend. We will miss you.

Jeffery Wilmore

Yellowhammer - Wildnet / Chris Gomersall

Yellowhammer - Wildnet / Chris Gomersall

In memory of Martin Rawlings

01/01/2021 £20.00 + gift aid 

Will always remember your happy smiling face at our reunions - Martin you will be sorely missed.

Eddie Ostwald

 

Buff-tailed bumble bee - Wildnet / Chris Gomersall

Buff-tailed bumble bee - Wildnet / Chris Gomersall

In memory of Martin Rawlings

01/01/2021 - £20.00 + gift aid

In memory of an eternally happy and smiling person. From an old school friend.

Keith Roberts 

Contact Us

If you have a query regarding an In Memory donation, please contact 
Rosalyn Leclercq - Senior Legacy Officer
Telephone: 01621 862987 
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sparrow

Chris Speller

In memory of Ken Morris 

24/09/2021 - £20.00

A man who loved wildlife and birds especially. Also a good neighbour.

Sue & David Rose