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Memorial Inscriptions in St John's Churchyard

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Plan of Section A and overview.

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Area A Burial Plots 1 to 449

128 inscriptions listed below. Plot numbers in red refer to the plan above.

1 In loving remembrance of JOSEPH HILL of Bollington who departed this life July 26th 1897 "He being dead yet speaketh" Also SARAH his daughter who died July 18th 1923 aged 79 years.

Memorial now at V4/6

4 In ever loving memory of MARGARET wife of THOMAS TURNER born February 14th 1842 died May 15th 1902 "Blest are the departed who in the Lord are sleeping" Also the above THOMAS TURNER born June 6th 1834 died January 2nd 1910 Also MARGARET ALICE TURNER youngest daughter of THOMAS & MARGARET TURNER born November 4th 1870 died December 2nd 1951 "The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God."

Memorial now at V7/6

9 In loving memory of ESTHER the beloved wife of WILLIAM PERCIVAL who died July 3rd 1899 aged 78 years "Her end was peace" Also the above WILLIAM PERCIVAL who died December 26th 1901 aged 81 years "For ever with the Lord"

Memorial now at V2/6

16 In loving memory of ELIZABETH beloved wife of WILLIAM WORSENCROFT of Bollington who died June 25th 1895 aged 58 years Also MARY HANNAH beloved wife of SAMUEL COOKE of Adlington who died May 2nd 1911 aged 47 years "Peace perfect peace" Also ARTHUR son of the above SAMUEL COOKE who died July 7th 1918 aged 24 years Also SAMUEL COOKE who died May 10th 1949 aged 86 years "At rest"

Commonwealth War Grave
Private Arthur Cooke 3rd Battalion Cheshire Regiment 77097

41 In Memoriam JOSEPH HAMSON of Bollington who died March 16th 1883 in his 71st year Also JANE wife of the above named who died July 8th 1874 in her 67th year Also ALFRED son of the above who died March 2nd 1898 in his 61st year Also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died March 20th 1935 in her 91st year Also JOSEPH son of the above ALFRED HAMSON who died July 2nd 1913 in his 46th year Also MARY MARIA his beloved wife who died August 24st 1940 in her 76th year Also FRANK the beloved husband of DOROTHY HAMSON died June 25th 1960 aged 55 years "At rest" Also DOROTHY the beloved wife of FRANK died April 2nd 1989 aged 83 years Also in memory of ALFRED son of JOSEPH & MARY MARIA HAMSON who died in infancy

Elizabeth Hamson married William Hammond 1903

43 In affectionate remembrance of JOHN TURNER who died November 6th 1881 aged 73 years SARAH wife of JOHN TURNER who died December 11th 1869 aged 61 years Also JOHN son of the above and the beloved husband of FANNY TURNER who died September 19th 1873 aged 38 years "Short was my stay, long is my rest; God called for me when he thought best"

Memorial now at H7/4

45 In loving memory of EMMA beloved wife of EDWARD SIGLEY of Bollington who died May 24th 1886 aged 39 years Also the above EDWARD SIGLEY who died March 17th 1921 aged 72 years Also JOHN RATCLIFFE their son who died December 4th 1914 aged 36 years "Peace perfect peace" Also SARAH ANN their daughter who died February 13th 1922 aged 50 years "Sleeping" Also WILLIAM their son who died February 1st 1928 aged 54 years "Thy will be done"

Memorial now at V12/2

46 In affectionate remembrance of JAMES JACKSON of Bollington who entered into rest December 7th 1886 aged 73 years Also ANN wife of the above who entered into rest 21st December 1886 aged 72(?)

Memorial now at V3/5

66 In loving memory of ALFRED CLARK of Bollington who died March 13th 1890 age 39 years "Blessed are they which die in the Lord" Also of their children HERBERT who died August 1st 1889 aged 6 weeks WILFRED who died August 12th 1889 aged 7 weeks JENNIE who died August 28th 1913 aged 26 years; [on cross & pedestal] in loving memory of JENNIE CLARKE died August 28th 1913. "From her fellow workers at Pool St Mill, Macclesfield" ANNIE who died May 19th 1915 aged 32 years "Thy will be done"

Memorial now at H5/1

68 "Thy will be done." In loving remembrance of THOMAS KNOWLES who died July 4th 1900 age 75 years ANNE MARY the beloved wife of THOMAS KNOWLES of Bollington Cross who died March 21st 1890 aged 57 years "Eternal Love"

Memorial now at V6/4

71 In loving memory of ANN the beloved wife of __SIAH RAVENSDALE___1891 aged 62__ ___Also EMMA ANN daughter ___ Who entered into rest July 10th___ Aged 35 years "Called Home"

Memorial now at V6/5

74 In loving memory of ELIZABETH GOODWIN of Bollington who died April 3rd 1891 aged 74 years "At rest" Also ANN GOODWIN who died February 28th 1908 aged 52 years "Gone but not forgotten" Also ELIZABETH HANDFORTH the beloved wife of NATHAN HANDFORTH who departed this life June 11th 1913 aged 60 years "Her end was peace" Also NATHAN HANDFORTH who died April 8th 1921 aged 71 years

Memorial now at V7/1

83 In loving memory of JOHN STEWART of Bollington formerly of Liverpool who entered into rest March 1st 1892 aged 69 years. "His end was peace" Also SUSAN STEWART wife of the above who died May 15th 1902 aged 84 years MARY wife of THOMAS GIBSON and daughter of JAMES & SUSAN OTTLEY died January 16th 1883 aged 54 years Also BERTHA GIBSON granddaughter of the above, died January 15th 1882 aged 1 year 11 months. "She is gone the one we love so dear to her eternal rest; She is gone to Heaven we have no fear she is forever blest"

Memorial now at V8/6

84 Affectionately remembered MARY wife of WILLIAM CHADWICK born December 17th 1811 died suddenly March 16th 1880. "Waiting" Also ANNE daughter of THOMAS & MARGARET TURNER and granddaughter of WILLIAM CHADWICK born November 1st 1863 died June 17th 1900 Also JOHN eldest son of WILLIAM CHADWICK who died at Brooklyn New York June 3rd 1893 aged 48 years. "Affectionately remembered" WILLIAM CHADWICK born April 17th 1815 died April 22nd 1894. "Patient in affliction" Also ANNIE daughter of WILLIAM & MARY CHADWICK born May 27th 1854 died December 18th 1939

Memorial now at H6/4

85 In loving memory of ESTHER wife of JAMES GOODWIN of Bollington who died May 14th 1885 aged 59 years

Memorial now at V12/3

97 In affectionate remembrance of JOHN the beloved son of HENRY & ELIZABETH BERRY of Bollington who died September 29th 1887 in his 21st year Also the above named HENRY BERRY who died July 31st 1897 in his 60th year. "Thy will be done" Also ELIZABETH wife of the above HENRY BERRY who departed this life June 7th 1903 aged 62 years Also WILLIAM BERRY who died July 17th 1905 aged 3 years. "Gone but not forgotten."

Memorial now at V2/8

98 In loving memory of MARY ANN GATENBY of Bollington born July 25th 1806 died December 9th 1886 Also JOSEPH GATENBY who died May 21st 1904 aged 85 years

Memorial now at H2/3

99 "Thy will be done." In loving memory of ISAAC WORTHINGTON who died November 20th 1892 aged 70 years Also ANN the beloved wife of lSAAC WORTHINGTON who died July 25th 1887 aged 68 years Also GEORGE WORTHINGTON who died March 14th 1920 aged 74 years

Memorial now at V4/2

114 In loving memory of MARY HARRIET beloved daughter of EDWARD & HANNAH BROOKES who entered into rest October 14th 1888 aged 13 years also the above EDWARD BROOKES who d__4 years Also___ above ___ died___years

Memorial now at V7/2

115 In loving memory of ANNIE the beloved daughter of HENRY & MARGARET JACKSON who died October 11th 1890 aged 5 years. "We cannot Lord Thy purpose see, Yet all is well that's done by Thee" Also the above HENRY JACKSON who died September 12th 1897 aged 32 years Also MARGARET wife of the above who died April 6th 1942 aged 78 years.

Memorial now at V7/3 Margaret Jackson married Joseph Bunting 1899, then Joseph Sutcliffe 1906

116 NO INSCRIPTION REMAINING

Memorial now at V7/4

117 In loving memory of WALTER BLAIR of Bollington who departed this life February 10th 1889 aged 62 years. "His end was peace" Also RUTH wife of the above who died February 28th 1915 aged 79 years. "At rest" Also ADA WOOD___ granddaughter who died August 10th 1915 aged 6 years. "Asleep in Jesus."

Memorial now at H5/2

122 In memory of NATHANIEL SHATWELL of Bollington who died December 16th 1868 aged 64 years Also MARGARET wife of the above who died April 27th 1881 aged 74 years Also ANN wife of FREDERICK GIBSON who died August 1st 1869 aged 24 years. "They rest in peace" Also LYDIA ANN HOYLE daughter of the above named who died November 18th 1869 aged 37 years

Memorial now near gateway

123 "Thy will be done." In memory of JANE HELEN WORTH of Bollington who died April 1st 1878 aged 46 years

Memorial now at V9/6

124 In remembrance of JOSEPH WAINWRIGHT of Manchester who departed this life January 14th 1886 aged 51 years. Also BERTHA JANE WAINWRIGHT of Manchester who departed this life January 8th 1871 aged 7 months Also DORA ELIZA WAINWRIGHT who departed this life August 30th 1872 aged 4 months Also JOSEPH HERBERT WAINWRIGHT who departed this life February 11th 1874 aged 6 months Also GEORGE WILLIAM WAINWRIGHT who departed this life January 15th 1892 aged 28 years Also ELIZA wife of the above JOSEPH WAINWRIGHT who died December 18th 1906 aged 77 years and was interred at the Southern Cemetery

Memorial now at H4/5

126 In memory of MARY AGNES WAINWRIGHT who departed this life March 13th 1895 aged 63 years. "To be with Christ which is far better" Also JOHN WAINWRIGHT husband of the above born December 19th 1832 died March __th 1899

Memorial now at V2/6

128 In affectionate remembrance of RICHARD STUBBS of Sowcar farm Rainow died January 1st 1933 aged 42 years. MARY ELLEN daughter of ROBERT and MARY TURNER of Manchester who died in infancy July 30th 1884 also JAMES STUBBS who died March 17th 1946 aged 60 years.

Memorial now at V2/5

131 in memory of WILLIAM DUDSON of Kerridge who died May 5th 1886 aged 58 years Also ANN beloved wife of the above who died January 19th 1909 aged 71 years Also SARAH ANN BRADLEY of Kerridge who died September 20th 1893 aged 46 years

Memorial now at V2/4 Ann Dudson married John Moss 1892

134 In loving memory of DAVID HULME of Bollington who entered into rest June 24th 1884 aged 79 years. "Thy will be done" Also HANNAH wife of the above who entered into rest December 29th 1886 aged 81 years

Memorial now at V3/4

135 In loving memory of FRANCIS WATSON of Bollington who died December 29th 1884 aged 51 years. "His end was peace" Also PETER LEIGH who died January 23rd 1934 aged 78 years Also ELIZABETH WATSON who died July 31st 1895 aged 73 years Also ELIZA wife of PETER LEIGH died December 30th 1934 aged 77 years

Memorial now at V8/4

137 all inscriptions fallen off

Memorial now at V4/3

161 To the memory of WILLIAM KIRKHAM Grimshaw Lane Bollington who died January 11th 1867 aged 67 years ANN KIRKHAM wife of the above WILLIAM died October 21st 1867 aged 67 years JOHN KIRKHAM son of the above who died May 14th 1908 aged 76 years MARY JANE KIRKHAM wife of JOHN KIRKHAM of Grimshaw Lane Bollington who died April 11th 1901 aged 68 years JOHN the beloved and only son of JOHN & MARY JANE KIRKHAM born March 24th 1876 died September 1st 1879. "In the midst of life, we are in death"

Memorial now at H6/1 H6/5

163 In loving remembrance of BENJAMIN WIGLEY of Openshaw who died August 1st 1886 aged 63 years Also JANE CHARLOTTE the beloved wife of BENJAMIN WIGLEY who died November 25th 1868 aged 43 years Also BENJAMIN their son who died December 25th 1870 aged 9 years 11 months

Memorial now at V4/4

165 In loving memory of JABEZ GREEN who fell asleep in Jesus June 27th 1894 aged 55 years. "Behold God taketh away, who can hinder him"

Memorial now at V2/3

166 In affectionate remembrance of SAMUEL WHITEHURST of Bollington who died May 26th 1879 aged 56 years. "His end was peace" Also HANNAH wife of the above who died June 8th 1886 aged 66 years

Memorial now at V2/2

172 In affectionate remembrance of MARIA MOTTERSHEAD of Bollington who died April 30th 1875 aged 59 years Also HARRY MOTTERSHEAD son of the above who died November 12th 1890 aged 37 years. "Thy will be done" Also SARAH ANN beloved wife of the above who died July 13th 1916 aged 59 years. "At rest" Also ALICE daughter of HARRY & SARAH ANN MOTTERSHEAD who died January 15th 1889 aged 4 months Also MATILDA beloved daughter of the above who died January 11th 1894 aged 10 years

Memorial now at V3/3

174 "Thy will be done." In loving remembrance of CHARLES DUNN of Bollington died December 14th 1878 aged 27 years BLANCHE daughter of the above who died June 20th 1876 aged 1 year & 7 months. "Not lost but gone before." Also GEORGE DUNN brother of the above who died April 25th 1879 aged 18 years

Memorial now at V4/1

175 In memory of JOHN BRADLEY who died September 3rd 1876 aged 70 years Also THOMAS BRADLEY died November 27th 1879 aged 70 years Also ALICE GOULD the beloved daughter of THOMAS BRADLEY who died April 8th 1884 aged 29 years Also NANCY the beloved wife of THOMAS BRADLEY who died April 8th 1889 aged 69 years.

Memorial now at H3/3

179 In loving memory of HENRY son of JOHN & ANN WILLIAMSON of Kerridge who departed this life September 29th 1882 aged 32 years Also JOHN SENIOR their grandson who departed this life April 6th 1883 aged 3 years Also ADELINE wife of the above HENRY WILLIAMSON who died February 20th 1891 aged 52 years Also the above JOHN WILLIAMSON who died March 21st 1897 aged 70 years Also the above ANN WILLIAMSON who died May 13th 1897 aged 72 years

Memorial now at H7/3

180 (bottom) In loving memory of JOSEPH STEWART died January 7th 1935 aged 81 years. (LH side) GORDON AUDLEY died at Cambrai November 1917 aged 19 years. HEDLEY died at Baumont Hamel November 1916 aged 27 years. (RH side) WILLIAM AUDLEY died November 21st 1920 aged 33 years. GEORGE DOUGLAS died Nov 1897 aged 3 years.

Memorial relocated to plot 1905 in 2011

181 In affectionate remembrance of FANNY daughter of BENJAMIN & ELIZABETH OLDFIELD who died December 7th 1882 age 13 years also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died July 11th 1886 aged 62 years (verse)

Memorial now at H2/5

192 In loving memory of THOMAS ROYLE of Bollington who died August 1st 1886 aged 58 years. "His end was peace" Also JOSEPH son of the above THOMAS & MARTHA ROYLE who died December 7th 1888 aged 24 years and was interred at Valley Centre Michigan, U. S. A. "Be ye also ready; For in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh"

Memorial now at V7/5

202 In affectionate remembrance of ANN OLDROYD of Kerridge who departed this life September 1st 1885 aged 50 years "sleep until the day break" also HENRY COVERLEY born July 25th 1830 died August 27th 1891 "Time is short" also SARAH COVERLEY wife of the above died May 11th 1905 aged 90 years also JOHN GREEN of Kerridge born January 20th 1857 died November 20th 1896

Memorial now at V6/6

205 "Thy will be done." In affectionate remembrance of REECE son of WILLIAM & ANN EDWARDS who died March 16th 1874 aged 21 years "He sleeps in Jesus" also WILLIAM EDWARDS father of the above who died March 17th 1895 aged 72 years "And we shall meet again".

Memorial now at V2/1

206 In affectionate remembrance of JOHN BEELEY who died August 7th 1897 aged 82 years also REBECCA wife of JOHN BEELEY who departed this life October 22nd 1880 aged 62 years also THOMAS son of JOHN & REBECCA BEELEY who died April 25th 1872 aged 22 years also WILLIAM their son who died November 22nd 1883 aged 35 years

Memorial now at V1/9

208 In memory of WILLIAM WATSON beloved son of JOHN and SARAH WATSON who died November 17th 1873 aged 20 years "Gone home" also the above JOHN WATSON who died March 17th 1882 aged 59 years "For ever with the Lord" also of JOHN JAMES SHRIGLEY who died January 28th 1883 aged 26 years and his beloved wife MARY who died January 17th 1903 aged 51 years

Memorial now at H3/2

209 In affectionate remembrance of MARK PIERSON of Congleton who died July 23rd 1893 aged 54 years also SARAH OLDFIELD wife of the above who died November 30th 1917 aged 76 years MARY HANNAH daughter of MARK & SARAH PIERSON of Bollington Hall who died December 26th 1872 aged 7 years

Memorial now at V3/2

210 In memory of GEORGE UNWIN who died July 31st 1877 aged 67 years also HANNAH UNWIN wife of the above who died July 23rd 1886 aged 69 years ELIZA daughter of GEORGE and HANNAH UNWIN who died February 12th 1843 aged 3 years also GEORGE UNWIN grandson of the above who died February 1st 1873 aged 7 years also ALICE wife of JAMES UNWIN who died August 21st 1913 aged 71 years also the above JAMES UNWIN who died April 1st 1920 aged 77 years "Peace perfect peace"

Memorial now at V3/6

213 In affectionate remembrance of MARY ANN the beloved wife of GEORGE PILSBURY of Bollington who died January 30th 1874 aged 47 years also SARAH JANE infant daughter of GEORGE and MARY PILSBURY who died June 7th 1876 aged 6 months also CHARLES BEYLEY son of GEORGE and MARY ANN PILSBURY who died September 24th 1883 aged 22 years "His end was peace" also GEORGE their son who died August 20th 1895 aged 24 years "His end was peace".

Memorial now at V5/1

214 In affectionate remembrance of RICHARD second son of RICHARD and SARAH CURTIS who died April 16th 1874 aged 3 years and 9 months (verse)

Memorial now at V5/2

218 In affectionate remembrance of ANN the beloved wife of WILLIAM COE of Lower House Bollington who died November 28th 1874 aged 52 years. "safe in the arms of Jesus" also the above WILLIAM COE who entered into rest November 6th 1890 aged 71 years. "For ever with the Lord" also ELIZABETH daughter of the above who died August 23rd 1857 aged 10 years and 5 months (verse) also WILLIAM their son who died in infancy also JOHN THOMAS son of the above entered into rest September 24th 1909 aged 54 years (verse) also HANNAH COE wife of the above who died April 28th 1932 aged 78 years

Memorial now at H1/5 William Coe senior's age should read 65. Elizabeth probably not buried in this plot in view of date of death

219 In memory of JOHN MELLOR who died May 22nd 1888 aged 74 years SARAH the beloved wife of JOHN MELLOR of Bollington who died August 28th 1879 aged 63 years WILLIAM MELLOR of Bollington who died March 30th 1875 aged 58 years

Memorial now at H3/5

220 "Thy will be done" In affectionate remembrance of MATILDA CLAYTON of Bollington who departed this life May 9th 1875 aged 52 years also MARTHA daughter of the above died December 19th 1930 aged 75 years also PHINEAS son of the above died March 19th 1931 aged 83 years

Memorial now at V8/3

222 In affectionate remembrance of SAMUEL ROBINSON of Kerridge who died October 3rd 1879 aged 82 years also JOSEPH ROBINSON son of the above who died December 1st 1888 aged 62 years also MARY ANN wife of the above JOSEPH ROBINSON who died March 22nd 1905 aged 79 years also ELIZABETH ANN ROBINSON who died May 12th 1926 aged 73 years "At rest" also SARAH ROBINSON who died March 12th 1940 aged 82 years

Memorial now at V8/2

223 In loving memory of JOHN GASKELL who died February 25th 1903 aged 76 years also HANNAH GASKELL died October 6th 1879 aged 55 years FREDERICK WILLIAM GASKELL died July 14th 1887 aged 6 months MARGARET HANNAH LEE GASKELL died June 25th 1892 aged 4 years

225 In loving memory of MARY MCGINLAY died 6th April 1980 aged 64 years also JOHN WILSON MCGINLAY died 8 August 1999 age 87 years. (on vase) Dear Mother (on separate plinth) CHARLES GALLAGHER died 29 DECEMBER 2018 aged 87 years

228 In loving memory of SAMUEL HORSFIELD of Macclesfield died October 26th 1879 aged 36 years (verse) also EMMA SARAH HORSFIELD wife of the above who died February 8th 1920 aged 74 years (verse) also JAMES HORSFIELD son of the above died September 2nd 1916 age 44 "Peace perfect peace" also ETHEL the beloved wife of FRED HORSFIELD died October 20th 1914 in her 39th year "At rest" also the above FRED HORSFIELD died March 20th 1917 aged 43 years also JANE HORSFIELD (nee INGHAM) beloved wife of the above JAMES born August 31st 1873 died February 1st 1971 (cremated) interred at Prestbury Church

Ethel's death date should probably be later, as she was buried 3 November

237 In loving memory of JOEL MASON who died June 4th 1883 aged 69 years also SARAH wife of the above who died February 25th 1883 aged 75 years also JOHN JOEL MASON M.R.C.S. L.R.C.P. son of WILLIAM & ELIZA MASON who died November 6th 1903 aged 42 years also WILLIAM AINSWORTH MASON son of WILLIAM & ELIZA MASON who died August 11th 1880 aged 12 years.

Memorial now at V11/5

238 (side 1) In remembrance of JAMES BRADBURN of Sutton Macclesfield born November 28th 1810 died September 7th 1872 also MARIA wife of the above born May 5th 1812 died October 5th 1890 (side 2) In loving memory of MARGARET ANN BRADBURN of Macclesfield who died May 18th 1942 aged 83 years also ALBERT BRADBURN the beloved husband of the above who died November 15th 1943 aged 88 years

Memorial now at H6/3

239 Sacred to the memory of GEORGE BRADSHAW of Bollington who died December 15th 1879 aged 77 years also ELLEN the beloved wife of GEORGE BRADSHAW of Bollington who died January 12th 1872 aged 67 years "Be ye also ready"

Memorial now at H4/4

242 In affectionate remembrance of ROBERT HALL who died January 31st 1895 aged 75 years also MARIA wife of ROBERT HALL who died November 5th 1882 aged 59 years also ELIZABETH second daughter of ROBERT & MARIA HALL died April 20th 1872 aged 14 years also EMMA HELENA LAWTON died January 12th 1906 aged 40 years

Memorial now at V1/8

245 In remembrance of GEORGE HOOLEY of Bollington who departed this life July 1st 1872 aged 64 years also MARY wife of the above who departed this life May 31st 1868 aged 61 years (verse) also ISAAC son of the above who entered into rest July 24th 1887 aged 54 years also HARRIET daughter of the above who died March 15th 1906 aged 62 years also MARY HANNAH CHADDERTON who died September 27th 1935 aged 64 years "Too dearly loved to be forgotten"

Memorial now at V3/1

246 In loving memory of JAMES HULME died February 5th 1913 aged 68 years "At rest" also MARY ANN HULME wife of the above died April 12th 1927 aged 89 years also ALFRED HULME son of the above died January 24th 1873 aged 3 years

Memorial now at V8/5

251 In affectionate remembrance of_____ [Remainder of inscription illegible] Thought to be the memorial for Ann and Joseph Bradbury

Memorial now at V5/3

252 In memory of JAMES COE of Bollington who died August 2nd 1874 aged 72 years also SARAH wife of the above who died May 1st 1876 aged 64 years.

Memorial now at V5/4

253 In loving memory of SARAH wife of ALBERT HULME who died December 26th 1911 aged 64 years. Also the above named ALBERT HULME who died June 10th 1937 aged 91 years Also ARTHUR son of the above who died October 18th 1874 aged 1 year, also EDITH WELSH daughter of the above who died November 19th 1958.

Memorial now at V5/5

264 In loving memory of HENRY BAILEY SMITH who died March 21st 1897 aged 54 years. JOHN WILLIE the third and beloved son of HENRY B. and ELLEN SMITH born August 13th 1878 died July 4th 1879

Memorial now at 264

269 In affectionate remembrance of ELIZABETH wife of JOSEPH WRIGHT who died April 2nd 1917 aged 67 years. Also JANE daughter of JOSEPH and ELIZABETH WRIGHT who died July 15th 1887 aged 10 years. Also MARTHA their daughter who died May 21st 1891 aged 12 years.

Memorial now at V8/1

270 In loving memory of WILLIAM GOODWIN who died June 16th 1931. Also ELLEN his wife who died May 30th 1894.

Memorial now at H2/6

272 In memory of JOSEPH HOLMES who died March 13th 1892 aged 83 years. CHARLOTTE the beloved wife of JOSEPH HOLMES of Rainow who died December 6th 1871 aged 64 years. Also CHARLOTTE wife of REUBEN FERN and Granddaughter of the above who died October 30th 1887 aged 30 years. Also our little WILLIAM the son of JOSEPH and MARY HOLMES who died without fault in the sight of God June 26th 1876 aged 11 months.

Memorial now at V10/6

273 In loving memory of WILLIAM MASON son of JOEL MASON who died June 4th 1911 aged 72 years. Also ELIZA MASON wife of the above who died January 25th 1879 aged 36 years. Also LUCY FLORENCE MASON wife of the above who died February 8th 1911 aged 70 years. Also SARAH JANE daughter of the above WILLIAM and ELIZA MASON who died December 12th 1889 aged 24 years.

Memorial now at V11/5

275 In affectionate remembrance of THOMAS GEE died December 5th 1919 aged 74 years also ELIZABETH beloved wife of the above THOMAS GEE who died at Woodley March 19th 1930 in her 84th year HARRIET LIZZIE infant daughter of THOMAS and ELIZABETH GEE of Bollington born February 19th 1867 died December 5th 1871 (verse) also ETHEL MARY GEE died March 20th 1874 aged 6 weeks also FRANK DAVENPORT WILLOTT died May 14th 1909 aged 4 years grandchildren of the above "Thou O Christ art all I want"

Memorial now at V1/7 Death year for Harriet Lizzie apparently wrongly inscribed

279 Sacred to the memory of WILLIAM ROYLE of Kerridge, Bollington who departed this life June 25th 1870 aged 28 years. Also SAMUEL ROYLE brother of the above who departed this life May 11th 1871 aged 25 years. Also SARAH ROYLE who died December 12th 1871 aged 35 years. In memory of JOHN GRATTON who died November 29th 1863 aged 51 years.

Memorial now at H2/2

289 In memory of JOHN GRATTON who died November 29th 1863 aged 51 years. Also ANN wife of the above who died October 28th 1874 aged 48 years. MARY REDFERN of Bollington who died April 21st 1875 aged 22 years.

291 Sacred to the memory of MIRIAM GOODWIN daughter of CHARLES and HANNAH GOODWIN of Bollington who departed this life January 8th 1876 aged 15 years Also the above CHARLES GOODWIN who died September 24th 1881 aged 50 years. Also MIRIAM CLAYTON sister-in-law of the above who died November 30th 1886 aged 58 years. Also the above HANNAH GOODWIN who died February 22nd 1909 aged 78 years.

Memorial now at V6/2

292 In affectionate remembrance of SARAH daughter of GEORGE and FRANCES FORD of Kerridge who died January 16th 1876 aged 14 years. JOHN their son who died April 24th 1876 aged 10 years. Also FRANCES the beloved wife of GEORGE FORD who died July 8th 1897 aged 68 years. Also the above GEORGE FORD who died April 25th 1905 aged 77 years.

Memorial now at V6/3

294 In memory of WILLIAM POTTS who died November 11th 1887 aged 65 years. Also ELIZABETH GASKELL POTTS who died July 27th 1876 aged 24 years. Also MARTHA wife of WILLIAM POTTS and mother of the above who died April 16th 1878 aged 56 years. Also FRANK POTTS born November 21st 1894 died March 11th 1898.

ELIZABETH GASKELL was the daughter of Martha Gaskell before she married William Potts

295 Sacred to the memory of JOHN HORSFIELD who died October 2nd 1893 aged 62 years. Also JANE HORSFIELD his wife born October 27th 1830 died November 27th 1882. Also the children of the above: EDWARD HORSFIELD born July 13th 1855 died July 29th 1876. SARAH JANE BROWN only daughter of the above and wife of ROBERT BROWN born March 17th 1865 died March 1st 1892. JOHN WILLIAM HORSFIELD born February 28th 1857 died November 16th 1890. HENRY HORSFIELD born November 6th 1862 died January 8th 1878. JOSEPH HORSFIELD born November 28th 1866, died January 12th 1891 FRANK HORSFIELD born March 21st 1872, died November 29th 1876 WALTER HORSFIELD born February 1st 1859 died April 12th 1902. Also JANE BEEVERS born May 5th 1879 died September 21st 1909 aged 30 years.

297 Sacred to the memory of JOHN RICHARDSON of Bollington who died October 23rd 1876 aged 50 years. "Asleep in Jesus" Also SARAH ELIZABETH the beloved wife of the above who died June 16th 1882 aged 54 years. "Gone home" Also MARY ELLEN GLEAVE niece of the above who died September 4th 1939 aged 77 years. Also JAMES HENRY GLEAVE husband of the above who died December 8th 1944 aged 75 years.

299 In affectionate remembrance of JOHN HENRY BROOME of Kerridge who died September 27th 1879, aged 23 years. ELIZABETH wife of the above who died January 22nd 1879 aged 20 years. also HANNAH BROOME mother of the above who died September 20th 1919 aged 81 years. "Rest comes at last" also WILLIAM son of HANNAH BROOME died February 17th 1942 aged 82 years

300 In loving memory of GEORGE WHITTAKER of Bollington who died May 13th 1879 aged 71 years. also ALICE wife of the above who died April 25th 1884 aged 74 years also SAMUEL RIGBY son-in-law of the above who died February 6th 1895 aged 48 years. also GEORGE his son who died May 24th 1885 aged 9 years.

302 In memory of the late PETER WRIGHT who departed this life November 2nd 1850 aged 43 years also MARY ANN WRIGHT widow of the above who departed this life April 4th 1881 aged 71 years also MARY WRIGHT daughter of the above who departed this life August 22nd 1869 aged 35 years also JOHN WRIGHT son of the above who departed this life October 5th 1879 aged 48 years

304 In loving memory of JAMES LEIGH of Bollington who died January 25th 1903 aged 74 years also MARY wife of the above who died January 5th 1882 aged 57 years also FRANK LEIGH their grandson who died October 18th 1929 aged 32 years.

305 In loving memory of THOMAS WHITEHURST who died October 30th 1886 aged 18 years also EDITH daughter of ROBERT & ELIZA DAVENPORT who died April 5th 1889 aged 2 years "Asleep in Jesus" also THOMAS HEALD who died May 10th 1902 aged 72 years also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died February 6th 1902 aged 74 years.

309 In memory of GEORGE DODD of Bollington who died October 2nd 1869 aged 81 years In loving memory of WALTER NEWLAND who departed this life September 21st 1915 aged 54 years "At Rest" JAMES WILLIAM BALL grandson of the above who passed away December 29th 1919 aged 5 years. "This stone was put down by Miss GASKELL of Ingersley Hall"

Memorial now at H7/5 James William's death date should probably read November 29th, as he was buried on 2 Dec

314 "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord" Sacred to the memory of MOSES POLLITT died January 13th 1888 aged 68 years and was interred here January 16th also PRUDENCE beloved wife of MOSES POLLITT of Bollington who departed this life March 7th 1869 aged 51 years also JAMES POLLITT died May 7th 1909 aged 64 years interred in the English Cemetery, Malaga, Spain also JOHN WILLIAM son of JAMES and NANCY POLLITT who died November 12th 1870 aged 9 months also GEORGE POLLITT born June 13th 1872 died August 27th 1873 also JAMES POLLITT born August 1st 1874 died November 17th 1874 also NANCY wife of JAMES POLLITT died April 15th 1929 aged 79 years interred at this Church

Memorial now at H3/1

321 In memory of MARY wife of SAMUEL SHANNON who died August 14th 1877 aged 22 years also PHOEBE SHORE daughter of THOMAS & BETTY BRADBURY who died July 19th 1882 aged 13 years.

Memorial now at V4/5

323 In loving memory of JOHN HOBSON of Bollington who died October 18th 1892 aged 72 years also ANKRIGHT wife of the above who died March 18th 1916 aged 91 years.

324 In memory of WILLIAM HARRISON of Shrigley Road Bollington who died April 25th 1866 aged 66 years ELIZABETH wife of the above who died August 28th 1855 aged 53 years and are both interred at Prestbury Church ANN CAROLINE second wife of the above who died April 5th 1875 aged 77 years SARAH daughter of WILLIAM & ELIZABETH HARRISON who died January 9th 1881 aged 57 years "She hath done what she could" also WILLIAM WORSENCROFT who died March 3th 1889 aged 54 years "Thy will be done".

325 Here rests the body of FRANCES the beloved wife of the Rev. WILLIAM CLARKE of Kerridge who fell asleep in Jesus February 9th 1875 aged 63 years also the above Rev. WILLIAM CLARKE who died August 9th 1877 aged 76 years also to the memory of JOEL BENNETT of Kerridge who died November 6th 1882 aged 65 years. "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"

328 In memory of CHARLES EDWARD MARSLAND who died August 23rd 1878 in the 78th year of his age also CATHERINE beloved wife of the above who died April 16th 1876 in the 78th year of her age also MARY ANN MARSLAND daughter of the above who died September 13th 1891 aged 67 years also ELIZABETH (HULME) daughter of the above who died December 15th 1900 aged 66 years.

Memorial now at H5/3

334 In loving memory of ANNIE daughter of THOMAS & MATILDA MOSS who died April 18th 1877 aged 6 years (verse) also THOMAS MOSS who died December 24th 1920 aged 86 years "His end was peace" also SARAH MOSS who died August 5th 1925 aged 52 years also MATILDA wife of the above THOMAS MOSS who died July 26th 1929 aged 90 years "Gone but not forgotten".

347 Sacred to the memory of JAMES GARRATT of Bollington who departed this life December 23rd 1873 aged 52 years also EDNA GARRATT wife of the above who entered into rest August 20th 1902 aged 79 years also MARY the beloved daughter of JAMES and ELIZABETH GARRATT who departed this life September 8th 1868 aged 23 years also the Revd. JAMES GARRATT their son who departed this life December 25th 1887 aged 36 years also MARY beloved wife of the Revd. JAMES GARRATT who died July 11th 1936 aged 83 years.

Memorial now at V1/6 Revd James Garratt was the Primitive Methodist minister

349 In remembrance of THOMAS KERSHAW of Bollington who died July 9th 1869 aged 59 years also LEAH wife of the above named THOMAS KERSHAW who died December 10th 1862 aged 48 years.

Memorial now at H2/1

352 Sacred to the memory of MARGARET CROMPTON of Stockport who died May 2nd 1869 aged 70 years.

Memorial now at H2/4

353 In memory of NEWTON son of NEWTON and MARY WRIGHT who died February 13th 1870 aged 39 years also MARY wife of NEWTON WRIGHT who died October 29th 1873 aged 64 years

Memorial now at H4/1

356 In memory of JOHN WORTHINGTON of Bollington who died June 23rd 1873 aged 87 years also MARY the beloved wife of the above who died June 29th 1878 aged 93 years.

Memorial now at H4/3

360 In loving memory of ELIZABETH the beloved wife of SAMUEL PIMLOTT who died May 15th 1904 aged 62 years SAMUEL PIMLOTT who died September 22nd 1918 aged 73 years ELEANOR PIMLOTT their daughter who died May 2nd 1871 aged 15 months who was interred in JOHN GATENBY'S grave JOHN THOMAS PIMLOTT their son who died September 8th 1873 aged 6 years EDITH PIMLOTT their daughter who died April 19th 1879 aged 11 months AGNES PIMLOTT their daughter who died April 14th 1888 aged 8 years.

memorial fallen with inscription to ground Eleanor also Known as Helena

361 In affectionate remembrance of THOMAS PIMLOTT of Bollington who died November 12th 1880 aged 80 years also HANNAH wife of the above who died December 12th 1871 aged 68 years.

362 In loving memory of MARY ANN daughter of SYDNEY & ANN PEGG who died June 6th 1893 aged 16 years also ANN wife of SYDNEY PEGG who died December 14th 1893 aged 42 years also ELLEN wife of JAMES HORSFIELD who died September 3rd 1903 aged 83 years. also MARY HANNAH wife of SYDNEY PEGG who died April 3rd 1904 aged 53 years. Also CHARLES WILLIAM PEGG who died October 23rd 1908 aged 1 year 9 months. "Thy will be done" also the above SYDNEY PEGG who died December 28th 1916 aged 66 years

363 In loving memory of JOHN FORD of Bollington who departed this life July 20th 1883 aged 57 years. also JANE wife of the above who died February 25th 1891 aged 71 years also SARAH JANE beloved wife of HARRY ARMITT SCRAGG and daughter of the above died January 28th 1932 aged 75 years also HARRY ARMITT SCRAGG who died May 8th 1940 aged 75 years

364 In loving memory of ANN daughter of THOMAS & EVA HOUGH of Bollington who died September 5th 1884 aged 17 years also the above named EVA HOUGH who died April 7th 1898 aged 73 years also the above named THOMAS HOUGH who died October 25th 1898 aged 76 years.

365 In loving memory of CONSTANCE WILD GLEAVE aged 6 weeks.

366 In loving memory of JOHN HULME of Kerridge who died June 24th 1893 aged 45 years "We all do fade as a leaf" also MARY ELLEN wife of the above who died September 11th 1922 aged 74 years Also JOSHUA SHAW who died August 6th 1900 aged 57 years

371 In affectionate remembrance of WILLIAM MARTIN CARTER of Bollington who died September 23rd 1900 aged 68 years SARAH the beloved wife of WILLIAM MARTIN CARTER (and youngest daughter of the late JOSEPH JACKSON of Gobions, Stapleford, Herts.) who died November 3rd 1880 aged 60 years. (at foot) Also in loving remembrance of ELIZABETH CARTER wife of the above who died March 5th 1933 aged 90 years.

376 In affectionate remembrance of ELIZABETH daughter of ROBERT & SARAH FLINT of Bollington who died April 7th 1882 aged 16 years. Also the above ROBERT FLINT who died April 17th 1890 aged 55 years.

memorial partly buried

388 In affectionate remembrance of ISAAC WRIGHT of Bollington who died September 22nd 1875 in the 58th year of his age also ELLEN wife of the above who died February 10th 1895 in her 66th year also JANE ELLEN daughter of the above who died March 26th 1907 in her 46th year

Memorial now at V1/5

389 Sacred to the memory of WILLIAM ALLMAN of Bollington who died February 26th 1885 aged 52 years also ELIZA wife of the above who died December 5th 1893 aged 60 years also HERBERT son of the above WILLIAM & ELIZA ALLMAN of Bollington who died March 10th 1869 aged 1 year 5 months also ANN their daughter who died December 2nd 1870 aged 11 years 1 month also FREDERICK their son who died December 21st 1876 aged 4 years 11 months also WILLIAM their son who died January 30th 1878 aged 1 year 3 months also AMBROSE their son who died February 9th 1878 aged 3 years 6 months also FANNY their daughter who died December 6th 1879 aged 20 years

Memorial now at H3/4 There are two Ann Allman burials recorded on 6 Dec 1870, one age 5 months, the other 16 months

394 In loving memory of THOMAS ROTHWELL of Kerridge who died July 18th 1898 aged 59 years also CHARLOTTE wife of the above who died April 28th 1872 aged 34 years also ELIZA their daughter who died June 29th 1876 aged 8 years. Also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died November 28th 1919 aged 78 years.

398 In loving memory of JOHN WILD born June 26th 1808 died June 26th 1878 also SARAH the beloved wife of JOHN WILD of Bollington who died December 15th 1877 aged 64 years also in affectionate remembrance of JOHN GLEAVE who died June 26th 1913 aged 42 years In affectionate remembrance of HARVEY JOHN MILES who died September 11th 1928 aged 52 years also FANNY MILES who died December 4th 1945 aged 72 years.

memorial fallen with inscription to ground

399 In affectionate remembrance of MIRIAM wife of WIL___ PALFREYMAN ___ridge 1877 aged 82 years

stone surface badly damaged

402 In affectionate remembrance of THOMAS CHALLENER who died August 12th 1879 aged 59 years also MARY ANN the beloved wife of THOMAS CHALLENER of Bollington who died January 22nd 1878 aged 57 years also SARAH their daughter who died February 26th 1878 aged 33 years also FRANCES ELIZABETH daughter of WILLIAM & MARGARET ELIZABETH CHALLENER who died January 30th 1885 aged 1 year 7 months also CHARLES WILLIAM their son who died January 16th 1903 aged 18 years Also the above named WILLIAM CHALLENER who died February 3rd 1912 aged 64 years also MARGARET ELIZABETH wife of the above who died March 14th 1924 aged 69 years

416 Sacred to the memory of JOSEPH the son of JOHN & CHARLOTTE CUMBERBIRCH of Bollington who died 3rd January 1865 aged 22 years also the above JOHN CUMBERBIRCH who died March 25th 1897 aged 81 years also the above CHARLOTTE CUMBERBIRCH who died May 6th 1900 aged 86 years also MARTHA daughter of the above who died May 5th 1919 aged 74 years also NORMAN son of ARTHUR & SARAH ANN LEIGH born October 3rd 1910 died October 11th 1910.

Memorial now at V1/1

417 In memory of JOSEPH ARMITT of Bollington who died March 5th 1891 aged 70 years also ANN ARMITT his wife who died February 17th 1892 aged 67 years also THOMAS ARMITT their son who died February 8th 1868 aged 21 years also JOHN ARMITT their son who died in infancy.

Memorial now at H1/2

418 In loving memory of THOMAS WALKER of Bollington who died March 21st 1899 aged 64 years also MARIA WALKER his wife who died May 16th 1905 aged 58 years also FRANK WALKER their son who died December 15th 1890 aged 14 months also ELIZABETH LEONARD mother of the above MARIA WALKER who died May 23rd 1875 aged 64 years. "They rest in peace"

Memorial now at V1/2 Maria's death date apparently wrongly inscribed

419 In memory of JOSEPH HOPPER who died March 15th 1866 aged 75 years also SARAH the beloved wife of the above named who died April 3rd 1871 aged 59 years also JOSEPH son of JOHN & SARAH HOPPER & grandson of the above who died December 20th 1873 aged 3 years also MARY wife of THOMAS HOPPER who died April 5th 1894 aged 58 years

Memorial now at H1/1

420 In ever loving memory of MARY the beloved wife of THOMAS COE of Bollington born May 15th 1839 died March 19th 1911 "I know that my Redeemer liveth" also the above THOMAS COE born August 7th 1834 died November 24th 1912 "Until the day break" also ARTHUR COE son of the above born March 2nd 1866 died March 14th 1866

Memorial now at V1/3

421 In memory of ROBERT the beloved son of JOSEPH & MARY UNWIN who departed this life in peace July 16th 1868 aged 28 years.

Memorial now at H1/4

422 Sacred to the memory of MARY the beloved wife of JAMES CHATTERTON who departed this life January 6th 1867 aged 29 years also CHARLES HENRY son of JOHN & PHOEBE ANN CHATTERTON of Bollington who departed this life October 21st 1866 aged 2 years and 11 months.

Memorial now at H1/3

423 Sacred to the memory of JOHN HAYES of Bollington Cross who died February 6th 1871 aged 51 years also LYDIA wife of the above JOHN HAYES who died July 23rd 1899 aged 80 years also JOHN THOMAS son of the above who died March 23rd 1845 aged 2 years 9 months also ROBERT son of the above who died June 27th 1849 aged 1 month also ALICE DAVENPORT granddaughter of the above who died November 30th 1882 aged 1 year 7 months also CAROLINE daughter of the above who died April 11th 1883 aged 24 years.

Memorial now at V1/4 Robert's death year should read 1848

425 In remembrance of THOMAS ALLMAN of Bollington who died July 5th 1874 aged 49 years also to the memory of THOMAS son of THOMAS & ANN ALLMAN who died May 4th 1868 aged 16 years also EDWARD their son who died December 14th 1871 aged 15 years also to the memory of ANN the dearly beloved wife of THOMAS ALLMAN who died March 25th 1901 in the 75th year of her age. In memory of ALFRED GEORGE son of THOMAS & ANN ALLMAN who died January 6th 1867 aged 3 years.

Memorial now at H5/4 Ann Allman married William Hallam 1878;
Her death date is apparently wrongly inscribed

429 In affectionate remembrance of SARAH CLAYTON who departed this life July 21st 1867 aged 73 years also MARY ELIZABETH wife of JOSHUA HARRISON who died April 24th 1876 aged 31 years also JAMES the beloved son of the above who died July 26th 1876 aged 17 weeks also SARAH ELIZABETH their daughter who died February 15th 1889 aged 20 years

Memorial now at H4/2

430 In memory of MARY the beloved wife of THOMAS WILD who died September 21st 1867 aged 32 years also the above THOMAS WILD who died July 12th 1898 aged 74 years. (verse)

434 In memory of the late THOMASIN WRIGHT who departed this life November 26th 1877 aged 67 years also SARAH wife of CHARLES COPE of Bollington who died March 11th 1880 aged 72 years also ETHEL daughter of JAMES and LAURETTA COPE who died December 23rd 1887 aged 1 year and 7 months also LAURETTA beloved wife of JAMES COPE who died September 11th 1910 aged 68 years also the above JAMES COPE who died February 13th 1916 aged 71 years "Peace perfect peace".

435 Sacred to the memory of JOSEPH MERCHANT of Bollington who died May 16th 1870 aged 45 years also SARAH ANN daughter of the above who died January 19th 1871 aged 15 years "In the midst of life we are in death" also ELLEN wife of JAMES RYDER & widow of the above who died April 16th 1902 aged 70 years "Her end was peace"

436 In loving memory of ESTHER GOODWIN who died April 27th 1908 aged 68 years "She hath done what she could" also ABRAHAM GOODWIN husband of the above who died October 6th 1916 aged 77 years "His end was peace" also JAMES son of the above who died July 15th 1871 aged 8 years (LH side):- Happy memories of LAVINIA their daughter who died January 16th 1939 aged 78 years (RH side):- In loving memory of KEZIA their daughter died June 1st 1941 aged 68 years "At rest".

438 Sacred to the memory of JOHN CRAMPTON who departed this life October 6th 1871 aged 67 years

441 In memory of JOSEPH HEAPS who died November 2nd 1905 aged 77 years also SARAH wife of the above who died October 20th 1909 aged 77 years also HANNAH MARIA & FLORENCE daughters of JOSEPH & SARAH HEAPS of Bollington who died in infancy and were interred at Pott Shrigley also WALTER their son who died November 20th 1872 aged 13 months also ELIZABETH their daughter who died December 22nd 1872 aged 1 year 6 months also ALLEN their son who died August 30th 1876 aged 2 months also HAROLD the beloved son of JOSEPH WILLIAM & MARY ANN HEAPS and grandson of the above who died August 18th 1903 aged 4 months.

The memorial inscription appears to contain several errors:
Walter's death date
Elizabeth's age
Allen's death date.

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