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Memorial Inscriptions in St John's Churchyard

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Plan of Section B and overview

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Area B Burial Plots 450 to 708

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

450 Sacred to the memory of ELIZABETH the beloved wife of JOHN GEE of Bollington who died July 18th 1869 aged 33 years and of LIZZIE ETHEL daughter of the above who departed this life September 21st 1867 aged 14 weeks EDWIN CRAIG son of JOHN & JANE GEE who died August 9th 1872 aged 5 weeks HARIETTE-EMMA daughter of JOHN & JANE GEE who died November 14th 1875 aged 2 years

Memorial now at V12/1

455 In memory of NANCY LOMAS of Bollington who died May 24th 1869 aged 55 years also MARY wife of GEORGE JEPSON of Whaley Bridge and daughter of JOSEPH & HANNAH HILL of Bollington who died September 13th 1878 in her 32nd year "Her end was peace" also SARAH LOMAS sister of the above named NANCY LOMAS who departed this life March 19th 1881 in the 74th year of her age also HANNAH Wife, of JOSEPH HILL who died June 27th 1885 aged 82 years also MARY his 2nd wife who died October 12th 1890 aged 57 years.

Memorial now at H6/2

457 In loving memory of HANNAH ELIZABETH beloved wife of JAMES GALLIMORE who died November 10th 1891 aged 35 years also JOHN JAMES and GILBERT their sons who died in infancy also JAMES GALLIMORE who died June 15th 1917 aged 35 years Also MARY wife of the above who died January 29th 1936 aged 79 years "Rest in the Lord"

Memorial now at V9/1

458 HUGH MAYERS died November 22nd 1884 aged 40 years also LUCY wife of the above died August 18th 1930 aged 83 years also ANNIE daughter of the above died June 27th 1935 aged 57 years "Resting where no shadows fall".

Memorial now at V10/5

460 Loving memories FRED the devoted husband of ANN CHADWICK born September 27th 1875 died August 28th 1933 "Heavens morning breaks"

461 In loving memory of ISAAC HODKINSON of Bollington born September 18th 1824 died April 9th 1886 also HANNAH the beloved wife of the above who died March 11th 1891 aged 65 years also MARY ANN daughter of the above who died February 9th 1895 aged 51 years

464 In memory of JOSEPH WILLIAM BROWN who died June 16th 1891 aged 61 years also HANNAH BROWN the beloved wife of the above who died June 2nd 1906 aged 74 years "At rest" also MARTHA HANNAH WRIGHT daughter of the above who died December 10th 1920 in her 63rd year "At rest".

465 In loving remembrance of JAMES son of JOHN & ELIZABETH MOTTERSHEAD died February 6th 1873 aged 3 years also ELIZABETH ANN their daughter died June 15th 1889 aged 10 years (verse) also MURIEL CONSTANCE daughter of JOHN & MARTHA ROYLE of Hyde who died January 6th 1900 aged 4 months also ELIZABETH wife of JOHN MOTTERSHEAD died October 4th 1902 aged 58 years also the above JOHN MOTTERSHEAD who died August 18th 1910 aged 66 years "Thy will be done" also ALICE their daughter who died March 2nd 1929 aged 60 years "At rest"

memorial fallen with inscription to ground

466 In loving memory of the late HARRIET wife of WILLIAM BURTON of Macclesfield who departed this life July 31st 1888 aged 67 years "In the midst of life we are in death" also the above WILLIAM BURTON who died January 24th 1897 aged 73 years.

468 In affectionate remembrance of JAMES P. SNAPE who departed this life January 8th 1894 aged 72 years also HENRY HAVELOCK son of JAMES & SARAH SNAPE of Adlington Road Bollington who died June 7th 1878 aged 17 years "Fret not my friends so dear, I am not dead so never fear, but I sleep in Jesus"

Memorial now at H7/2

469 In affectionate remembrance of GEORGE FURNESS of Bollington who departed this life February 21st 1878 aged 70 years "In the midst of life we are in death" also HANNAH wife of the above who departed this life November 7th 1886 aged 79 years also EDNA FURNESS who departed this life June 14th 1882 aged 17 years granddaughter of the above also HANNAH MOSS wife of JOHN THOMAS MOSS born July 22nd 1869 died January 18th 1945 "At rest" also DAVID son of THOMAS CYRIL and JOAN MOSS who died February 13th 1950 aged 2 weeks also JOHN THOMAS MOSS Snr. born June 25th 1867 died March 17th 1964 Bellringer & Conductor for 70 years. (small flat stone):- also EDITH wife of J. T. MOSS Jnr. born June 18th 1896 died October 6th 1958 also JOHN MOSS born September 13th 1952 died October 4th 1952 son of CYRIL & JOAN MOSS JOHN THOMAS MOSS 1892-1979

Memorial now at V9/4

472 In loving memory of ELIZABETH the beloved wife of THOMAS WATSON of Bollington born July 1st 1844 died May 18th 1889 also FREDERICK their son born June 13th 1880 died September 26th 1881 also HILDA OLDHAM their daughter born February 10th 1889 died June 21st 1895 "Asleep in Jesus" also the above THOMAS WATSON who died July 7th 1920 aged 78 years "Thy will be done" also MARGARET wife of the above who died April 17th 1936 aged 93 years.

Memorial now at V9/2 Hilda Oldham Watson

473 In affectionate remembrance of JOHN PLANT of Bollington who died November 10th 1881 aged 43 years "Death did to me short notice give, therefore be careful how you live; prepare in time do not delay, for I was quickly called away" WILLIAM son of the above who died in infancy also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died June 13th 1916 aged 72 years "Into thy hands O Lord, into thy hands" also FLORENCE the beloved daughter of the above who died July 7th 1910 aged 40 years.

Memorial now at V9/3 Elizabeth Plant married Joseph Payne 1885 and Florence Plant married George Henry Morris 1891

478 LH side:- In memory of JAMES TRUEMAN of Bollington who died October 3rd 1891 aged 52 years also JANE his wife who died July 10th 1904 aged 68 years. RH side:- In loving memory of MARY ANN daughter of JAMES & JANE TRUEMAN of Bollington who died March 10th 1889 aged 20 years also SARAH WRIGHT who died February 24th 1915 aged 73 years.

481 In affectionate remembrance of FLORENCE JANE the beloved wife of THOMAS SWINDELLS of Bollington who died June 5th 1892 aged 39 years also the above THOMAS SWINDELLS who died November 29th 1905 aged 50 years "Thy will be done" also ELIZABETH HANNAH MARSDEN died October 31st 1926 aged 63 years "Peace perfect peace".

483 In memory of LOT son of LOT and SOPHIA WORTH of Bollington who died December 20th 1889 aged 21 years "He died in peace" also SARAH ANN their granddaughter who died October 2nd 1890 aged 4 years "Suffer little children to come unto me" also JAMES their son who died October 25th 1893 aged 50 years "Thy will be done".

484 In affectionate remembrance of JAMES HORSFIELD of Bollington who died May 13th 1881 in his 74th year "Whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth" also MARY wife of the above who died March 22nd 1892 aged 77 years also JAMES son of the above who died March 4th 1894 aged 53 years (at bottom) also STEPHEN BARTON who died July 19th 1889 aged 25 years also SARAH JANE his wife who died September 20th 1889 aged 24 years.

Memorial now at V6/7

486 In affectionate remembrance of JOHN SHUFFLEBOTHAM of Kerridge who departed this life December 15th 1878 aged 40 years (verse) also EDNA beloved wife of the above who died January 16th 1912 aged 74 years also HENRY WETTON SHUFFLEBOTHAM grandson of the above who died October 18th 1895 aged 2 years & 8 months. Also MARY HANNAH their granddaughter 13.4.1909-15.10-1996 a dear mother and beloved wife of STANLEY BERRY 1.7.1906-15.6.1991 beloved husband of Mary and father of DAVID

The original upright memorial is now at V9/5. A flat stone with the same inscription has been placed on the original burial plot.

487 In affectionate remembrance of ANN BRADBURY of Bollington who departed this life December 11th 1881 aged 65 years also PETER BRADBURY son of the above who departed this life January 27th 1897 aged 59 years also RACHEL BRADBURY wife of the above who departed this life March 29th 1897 aged 62 years (verse) also CHARLOTTE EDITH grand-daughter of the above and daughter of ALFRED and HANNAH BERRY who departed this life October 11th 1901 aged 2 years & 2 months "Gone but not forgotten" also the above named ALFRED BERRY who died February 2nd 1936 aged 73 years "At rest".

Memorial now at H7/1

488 In loving memory of SAMUEL WRIGHT who died February 10th 1882 aged 29 years "In the midst of life we are in death" also HANNAH wife of the above who died November 19th 1920 aged 64 years "Peace perfect peace" also ANN HOUGH who died August 10th 1932 aged 77 years "Just asleep"

Memorial now at V10/1

490 In loving memory of ELIZABETH wife of BENJAMIN RICHARDS of Bollington who departed this life June 17th 1882 aged 40 years also the above BENJAMIN RICHARDS who departed this life March 25th 1911 aged 72 years also EVE wife of the above who died March 4th 1929 aged 83 years

Memorial now at V10/2

494 In memory of SAMUEL beloved son of WILLIAM T & MARY DAVIES who died January 31st 1898 aged 17 years "For ever with the Lord"

495 In loving memory of MARY ELLEN the beloved wife of JOHN COPE died 1890 aged 21 years also MARY ANN wife of JOHN COPE died 1946 aged 79 years also JOHN COPE died 1950 aged 83 years also HERBERT BROOKES died 1958 aged 59 years also MARTHA wife of HERBERT BROOKES died 1991 aged 91 years

New memorial since 1987 survey. The original inscription gave death dates: Mary Ellen August 8th 1890; Mary Ann October 26th 1946; John February 6th 1950; Herbert August 17th 1958

496 In loving memory of HENRY the much beloved son of JOHN & HANNAH JOHNSON who was drowned in the canal at Bollington through sliding on December 27th 1890 aged 11 years also EVA daughter of the above who died June 14th 1890 aged 18 days also JOHN JAMES son of the above who died Nov. 3rd 1876 aged 4 months also NOAH son of the above who died May 27th 1892 aged 10 months s (verse) also ALICE daughter of the above who died August 22nd 1895 aged 2 years 4 months also ALBERT son of the above who died January 18th 1897 aged 7 months also ARTHUR son of the above who died February 17th 1900 aged 19 years and was interred at Blackburn Cemetery February 20th 1900 also the above HANNAH ELIZABETH JOHNSON who died September 24th 1926 aged 70 years (verse) also the above JOHN THOMAS JOHNSON died May 3rd 1935 aged 78 years (verse)

497 In loving memory of JOHN MASON who died June 8th 1890 aged 35 years.

499 In loving memory of ELIZABETH BULLEN of Bollington who fell asleep in Jesus February 21st 1890 aged 78 years also JAMES BULLEN son of the above born November 19th 1841 died June 16th 1908 (verse) also MARTHA wife of the above born February 15th 1846 who fell asleep October 20th 1925 (verse) also ANN CHADWICK widow of FRED CHADWICK daughter of the above who died December 28th 1952 aged 80 years

501 In loving memory of GEORGE ANKERS who fell asleep in Jesus February 13th 1882 aged 57 years "Thy will be done" also MARY wife of the above went into rest June 11th 1897 aged 71 years "The weary are at rest" also JAMES HARRY son of the above went into rest January 21st 1897 aged 45 years "Simply to Thy cross I cling" also RACHEL AMELIA daughter of GEORGE & MARY ANKERS who died February 2nd 1929 aged 71 years.

Memorial now at V11/4 Rachel Amelia Ankers married George Charles Pollitt 1886

502 In loving memory of OLIVER KENYON of Bollington who died March 18th 1882 in the 61st year of his age also BETTY wife of the above who died February 8th 1884 aged 63 years also JAMES THOMAS their son who died February 23rd 1885 aged 37 years also BESSIE their granddaughter who died April 28th 1892 aged 2 years

Memorial now at V5/6

503 In affectionate remembrance of JOSEPH BRACEGIRDLE who died April 12th 1892 age 86 years MARY the beloved wife of JOSEPH BRACEGIRDLE of Shrigley Road Bollington who died July 18th 1882 aged 75 years also HARRIET wife of JOHN PETER WILLIAMSON who died April 23rd 1909 aged 69 years also MARY VERE who died August 13th 1941 aged 82 years grand-daughter of the above.

Memorial now at V10/3

504 In loving memory of ETHEL daughter of THOMAS & ELIZABETH GLEAVE of Bollington born September 18th 1881 died August 7th 1882 also the above THOMAS GLEAVE who died March 16th 1925 aged 79 years also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died December 6th 1930 aged 85 Also SARAH ELIZABETH daughter of the above who died March 30th 1940 aged 71 years

Memorial now at V10/4 Sarah Elizabeth Gleave married Henry Hibbert 1893

505 In loving remembrance JOSEPH BRICKELL of Bollington who died December 7th 1882 aged 52 years "In the midst of life we are in death" REBECCA BRICKELL wife of the above who died August 8th 1887 aged 55 years "He giveth His beloved sleep" JOHN ALLMAN of Bollington who died May 5th 1890 aged 55 years.

Memorial now at V11/1

506 In affectionate remembrance of CHARLES JACKSON of Kerridge who died February 4th 1883 aged 55 years "In the midst of life we are in death" also MARGARET wife of the above who died June 2nd 1902 aged 72 years "Peace perfect peace."

Memorial now at V11/2

507 In affectionate remembrance of BENJAMIN BUNTING of Bollington who died June 8th 1885 aged 49 years also MARY wife of the above who died September 8th 1917 aged 81 years also BENJAMIN & ELIZABETH son & daughter of the above who died in infancy also ELIZABETH ALICE daughter of the above who died March 9th 1924 aged 48 years "At rest"

Memorial now at V11/3 Infants Benjamin and Elizabeth probably not buried in this plot in view of dates of death

508 In affectionate remembrance of JAMES POTTS who died March 12th 1894 aged 78 years MARY wife of JAMES POTTS of Bollington who died April 14th 1886 aged 74 years (verse) also SARAH ANN their daughter the beloved wife of JOHN OTTLEY who died March 9th 1906 aged 61 years (verse)

511 In loving memory of FRANKLIN the beloved son of JOSEPH R. and SARAH E. BULLOCK of Bollington who died May 14th 1887 aged 16 months also the above JOSEPH R. BULLOCK who died July 27th 1930 aged 69 years also SARAH ELLEN wife of the above who died December 6th 1939 in her 78th year.

521 In affectionate remembrance of WILLIAM SHUFFLEBOTHAM of Kerridge who died May 20th 1887 aged 25 years.

525 In loving memory of ANN MASSEY who died April 15th 1888 aged 65 years also FRANCES wife of the late PHILIP DAVENPORT who died April 2nd 1900 aged 83 years also ELSIE the beloved daughter of HARRY MASSEY and MARY JANE DAVENPORT who died September 22nd 1901 aged 4 years also MARY JANE the beloved wife of HARRY MASSEY DAVENPORT who died November 21st 1944 aged 81 years also HARRY MASSEY DAVENPORT husband of the above who died April 2nd 1947 aged 82 years

528 In loving memory of ALICE beloved wife of HARRY CROMPTON BROOKES died July 8th 1918 aged 56 years also HARRY CROMPTON BROOKES died April 1st 1928 aged 66 years also JOHN their son died December 28th 1891 in his 3rd year also EVA their daughter died August 6th 1895 aged 4 years . (LH side):- Also ARTHUR BEARD who died April 20th 1942 aged 59 years (RH side):- Also FRANK son of ALFRED and ADA HOUGH died February 26th 1907 aged 2 years

529 In loving memory of JOHN DAVENPORT of Lower House Bollington who died May 30th 1894 aged 74 years also MARY wife of the above who died February 18th 1898 aged 79 years also JOSEPH DAVENPORT son of the above who died March 24th 1873 aged 26 years also SARAH MITCHELL wife of JAMES MITCHELL who died October 9th 1908 aged 59 years also JAMES MITCHELL died February 4th 1914 aged 68 years.

531 In loving memory of MARY the wife of REGINALD ROBINSON who died November 26th 1890 aged 56 years also REGINALD ROBINSON who died January 11th 1891 aged 50 years also ARTHUR MOSS who died May 1st 1937 aged 71 years.

memorial fallen with inscription to ground
Arthur's death date may be wrongly inscribed?

537 In memory of RACHEL SMITH of Bollington who died September 26th 1893 aged 62 years WALTER BOWERS who died August 8th 1887 aged 25 years also ROBERT DRABBLE who died September 15th 1908 aged 52 years also AILSIE wife of ROBERT DRABBLE who died April 1st 1930 aged 73 years.

538 In loving remembrance of JOHN THOMAS BOOTH of Henshall Road Bollington born June 2nd 1846 died August 19th 1887 also ALBERT son of the above born April 21st 1879 died December 6th 1911.

541 In loving memory of CHARLES PILLING of Lower House Bollington who died May 14th 1888 aged 22 years also ANN wife of the above who died March 28th 1894 aged 79 years also HANNAH daughter of the above who died February 26th 1927 aged 82 years

544 In loving memory of LOUISA daughter of DAVID & EMMA HOLT who died January 7th 1891 aged 17 years also HERBERT their grandson who died March 4th 1891 aged 8 years also the above EMMA HOLT who died January 23rd 1920 aged 88 years.

Emma's death date apparently wrongly inscribed

550 In loving memory of BENJAMIN son of GEORGE PREST & MARTHA BRAY who died January 7th 1891 aged 20 years "Behold come quickly" also their daughter ANN who died September 2nd 1894 aged 22 years "Her end was peace" also the above GEORGE PREST BRAY who died October 21st 1894 aged 53 years also MARTHA wife of the above who died January 10th 1913 aged 70 years. "Peace perfect peace"

566 In loving memory of WILLIAM SIDEBOTHAM of Bollington who died November 12th 1892 aged 67 years also MARGARET wife of the above who died March 21st 1899 aged 81 years also BETSY the beloved daughter of JOSEPH & MATILDA SIDEBOTHAM of Kerridge who died December 24th 1901 aged 27 years.

569 In memorium THOMAS STANLEY MELLOR born 7th June 1878 died 3rd August 1878

571 To the memory of JANE wife of JOSEPH DOWNES of Kerridge who died January 26th 1869 aged 64 years also the above named JOSEPH DOWNES who died July 22nd 1879 aged 71 years

575 In loving memory of JOHN BEARD of Bollington born May 7th 1835 died June 6th 1891 also ELIZABETH BEARD wife of the above born December 21st 1835 died Jan. 8th 1901 "Until the day breaks and the shadows fly away" MARY BEARD born March 26th 1861 died April 15th 1912

577 In loving memory of OLIVER KENYON born June 26th 1855 died July 20th 1919 and of MARY JANE KENYON wife of the above born June 16th 1861 died November 7th 1931 "The memory of the just is blessed" (RH side):- BESSIE daughter of OLIVER & MARY JANE KENYON born October 5th 1889 died April 28th 1892 "Suffer little children to come unto me" (LH side):- OLIVER SWINBURN only son of OLIVER & MARY J. KENYON born April 26th 1892 died May 19th 1894 "For such is the Kingdom of Heaven".

578 In loving memory of JOHN KNOWLES of Bollington who died May 17th 1890 aged 54 years "I came to Jesus as I was" also MARY the beloved wife of the above who died October 19th 1901 aged 67 years "Thy way not mine O Lord" also ELIZABETH ANN KNOWLES who died February 3rd 1923 aged 84 years.

memorial damaged, part of inscription missing

580 In loving memory of MAUD daughter of SAMUEL & MARY ANN UNWIN who died March 14th 1890 aged 2 months also WALTER their son who died March 3rd 1895 aged 17 years also the above SAMUEL UNWIN who died April 23rd 1924 aged 73 years also JAMES their son who died October 9th 1926 aged 50 years also LILY daughter of the above SAMUEL UNWIN who died September 9th 1932 aged 47 years also MARY ANN UNWIN who died August 13th 1936 aged 81 years also MARY ANN LUCKMAN who died December 10th 1961 aged 80 years also ARTHUR C. G. LUCKMAN who died January 30th 1965 aged 73 years.

582 In loving memory of MARY wife of WILLIAM TRUEMAN died 21st November 1890 aged 64 years WILLIAM TRUEMAN died 26th January 1912 aged 81 years SARAH TRUEMAN died 23rd July 1901 aged 75 years WILLIAM WALTER TRUEMAN died 21st July 1921 aged 68 years LYDIA TRUEMAN died 10th March 1933 aged 66 years

584 In loving memory of THOMAS WALTON of Bollington who entered into rest December 6th 1892 aged 67 years also ANN wife of the above who died June 11th 1857 aged 25 years also SARAH his wife who died March 31st 1889 aged 67 years also SUSANNAH his wife who died October 28th 1899 aged 63 years also HERBERT grandson of the above THOMAS WALTON who died June 26th 1907 aged 31 years "Gone but not forgotten" " In the midst of life we are in death".

585 "Until the day break" In remembrance of DOROTHY MARY daughter of FREDERICK & ELEANOR MARIA JACKSON who died December 3rd 1892 aged 4 months also FREDERICK JACKSON of Stockport, formerly of Bollington who died May 10th 1913 aged 51 years also ELEANOR MARIA JACKSON wife of the above who died April 30th 1945 aged 79 years.

Frederick's death date should perhaps be later

586 In memory of THOMAS BENNETT of Bollington who died February 5th 1873 aged 54 years also THOMAS WILLIAM BENNETT son of the above who was suddenly called to his rest on November 15th 1878 in the 35th year of his age "thy will be done" also WALTER son of WALTER & MARY BENNETT of Bollington who died June 29th 1878 aged 14 months JOSEPH FROST of Bollington who departed this life February 20th 1855 aged 67 years HANNAH FROST wife of JOSEPH FROST of Bollington who departed this life August 23rd 1852 aged 74 years ELIZABETH BENNETT who departed this life November 11th 1849 aged 61 years.

588 In memory of ABRAHAM son of JOSEPH & JANE DOWNES of Kerridge who died October 31st 1865 aged 1 year also LAVINIA their daughter who died August 31st 1867 aged 1 month also ELLEN their daughter who died October 15th 1873 aged 2 years 5 months also JANE wife of JOSEPH DOWNES who died November 22nd 1906 aged 73 years "Asleep in Jesus" also the above JOSEPH DOWNES who died May 16th 1911 aged 75 years "In the midst of life we are in death"

Abraham's death year should read 1864

589 Sacred to the memory of THOMAS STUBBS of Bollington who departed this life January 5th 1863 aged 31 years also ROBERT STUBBS of Bollington who died October 29th 1876 aged 81 years also SARAH wife of the above who died November 6th 1877 aged 75 years "They rest in peace".

590 In affectionate remembrance of JAMES HARRISON of Bollington who died July 25th 1864 aged 44 years also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died September 1st 1889 aged 73 years. In loving memory of EDWIN HARRISON who died May 22nd 1906 aged 62 years "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord, for they rest from their labours and their works do follow them" also RACHEL wife of the above who died September 9th 1923…(damaged) Also JAMES eldest son of the above who died September 19th 1916 aged 47 years "At rest"

591 In affectionate remembrance of ANN the beloved wife of JOHN TIGHE of Park Street Bollington who died January 25th 1866 aged 41 years also MARY the beloved wife of JAMES TIGHE who died July 17th 1893 aged 33 years "Though lost to sight, to memory dear".

593 In loving memory of ELIZA MARY beloved daughter of JOHN & SARAH HOPPER and wife of WILLIAM BROWN born November 28th 1868 died June 4th 1893. Also JOHN HOPPER who died March 25th 1928 aged 81 years Pte. HAROLD HOPPER 11th Man. Reg. who died in France February 8th 1917 aged 32 years "Semper Fideles" Also SARAH beloved wife of JOHN HOPPER born June 8th 1850 died April 26th 1912 "at rest".

594 In loving memory of GEORGE LEIGHTON of Bollington who died January 3rd 1898 aged 64 years "He giveth his beloved sleep" also SARAH ANN beloved wife of the above who died May 19th 1915 aged 76 years "After toil comes peaceful rest" also ANN their daughter who died May 13th 1926 aged 69 years "at rest" also EMILY their daughter who died March 7th 1933 aged 70 years "Peace perfect peace".

595 In loving memory of MARTHA the beloved wife of DAVID SIMPSON who departed this life November 15th 1889 in her 63rd year "Her end was peace" also the above DAVID SIMPSON who died March 7th 1900 aged 78 years "For ever with the Lord" In loving memory of Corpl. FRED COPE son of JOHN & MARY ANN COPE and grandson of the above killed in action in France September 3rd 1918 aged 22 years "We asked for life and thou hast given him eternal life" also HANNAH daughter of the above DAVID SIMPSON died December 10th 1946 aged 84 years.

596 In loving memory of WILLIAM CAVE who died January 21st 1890 aged 38 years "In the midst of life we are in death" also ESTHER MATILDA ASTON wife of JOSEPH ASTON who died October 11th 1905 aged 52 years also GEORGE CHANTREY who died May 4th 1900 aged 77 years also ELIZABETH CHANTREY wife of the above who died February 3rd 1903 aged 77 years.

597 In loving memory of MARY HANNAH the beloved wife of HENRY HARDY of Bollington who entered into rest March 17th 1890 aged 32 years "Thy will be done" also MARIA the beloved wife of HENRY HARDY who passed away April 23rd 1923 "RIP" Also LILIAN MARIA daughter of HENRY & MARIA HARDY who died December 22nd 1929 aged 25 years "Thy will be done"

598 In loving memory of JOHN JACKSON of Bollington who died March 6th 1891 aged 60 years "After toil comes peaceful rest" also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died November 28th 1911 aged 78 years "Peace perfect peace with loved ones gone before" also HERBERT son of the above who died July 1st 1895 aged 19 years also LOUISA ELLEN daughter of the above who died August 4th 1905 aged 48 years

599 In loving memory of AGNES WAINWRIGHT of Bollington who died 30th March 1891 aged 69 years also CECIL EDWARD the dearly beloved son of ELIZABETH and the late AARON ORME who died 22nd March 1931 aged 38 years also ELIZABETH ORME the beloved wife of AARON PRESTON ORME who died 24th December 1949 aged 94 years "At rest".

600 CHARLES infant son of KENNETH & MARGARET BURROWS January 11th 1932.

604 In memory of JAMES son of JAMES and MARIA BEARD of Bollington who departed this life March 5th 1848 aged 4 years and 9 months also ANN their daughter who departed this life March 8th 1848 aged 2 years 9 months also MARY their daughter who departed this life July 30th 1855 aged 22 years also the above named JAMES BEARD who died August 5th 1871 aged 79 years also MARIA BEARD his wife who died June 14th 1882 in her 78th year also WILLIAM son of JAMES and MARIA BEARD born December 16th 1839 died January 1st 1888 Also ELIZABETH wife of the above WILLIAM BEARD born November 14th 1841 died June 19th 1919 also PETER third son of WILLIAM and ELIZABETH BEARD born November 4th 1880 died April 26th 1918.

Commonwealth War Grave
Rifleman Peter Beard King's (Liverpool) Regiment 78310

605 In loving remembrance of ALFRED ARTHUR BENNETT son of THOMAS & ELIZA BENNETT of Bollington who departed this August 20th 1879 aged 22 years "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and there shall be no more death neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain, for the former things are passed away" Rev 21 4 Also FRANCES SHIRES sister of the above who departed this life February 10th 1890 aged 58 years also HERBERT BENNET their brother who died June 8th 1901 aged 47 years also ELIZA BENNETT the beloved mother of the above children who departed this life December 6th 1906 aged 86 years also MARY MATILDA daughter of the above and wife of late CHARLES HADFIELD, St. Helens who died February 9th 1936 in her 89th year " In God's hands".

607 In memory of MARY daughter of PETER and ANN HIBBERT of Bollington who departed this life March 18th 1848 aged 8 years also of WILLIAM THOMAS their son who departed this life October 6th 1849 aged 6 years also the above named ANN HIBBERT who departed this life June 23rd 1857 aged 36 years also HANNAH MARIA their daughter who died October 26th 1857 aged 1 year.

608 Sacred to the memory of ANN UNWIN wife of SAMUEL UNWIN of Bollington who departed this life July 7th 1848 aged 39 years also ELIZABETH daughter of the above who died March 21st 1849 aged 3 years & 6 months also JAMES son of SAMUEL and ELIZABETH UNWIN who died April 1st 1855 aged 10 months also ESTHER daughter of the above who died January 26th 1857 aged 9 months also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died October 16th 1871 aged 51 years also JOSEPH son of the above who died January 25th 1873 in the 23rd year of his age also ANN their daughter who died March 20th 1879 aged 26 years.

Ann married Thomas Downes in 1876, her death month should presumably read April

610 Sacred to the memory of RALPH JACKSON of Bollington who departed this life July 3rd 1868 aged 61 years MARY ANN wife of RALPH JACKSON of Bollington, who departed this life October 14th 1858 aged 46 years also ANN the second wife who departed this life May 18th 1868 aged 56 years.

624 Sacred to the memory of MARY the wife of GEORGE LOMAS of Bollington who departed this life April 13th 1841 aged 27 years also JANE the daughter of GEORGE & CHARLOTTE LOMAS who departed this life May 23rd 1848 aged 3 years also JAMES son of the above who departed this life January 1st 1855 aged 14 weeks also CHARLES their son who departed this life January 18th 1858 aged 5 years also the above named GEORGE LOMAS who departed this life April 1st 1881 aged 69 years "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord" also CHARLOTTE widow of the above GEORGE LOMAS who departed this life February 27th 1890 aged 67 years. Also MARY relict of CHARLES AINSWORTH who departed this life November 5th 1863 aged 80 years.

626 "Thy will be done" (Side) In Memory of GEORGE WILKINSON of Bollington who died January 22nd 1842 aged 34 years ANN wife of the above named who died May 5th 1873 aged 65 years (Side) In memory of ANN NEEDHAM mother of ANN WILKINSON who died January 11th 1843 aged 70 years WALTER son of JOHN & ELIZABETH BEARD who died in infancy. (End) Also RACHEL their daughter who died May 16th 1843 aged 10 months. Also MARIA their daughter who died May 26th 1841 aged 1 year 6 months.

627 Sacred to the memory of FRANCES the beloved wife of MARTIN SWINDELLS of Rockbank, Bollington who was suddenly called to her rest 4th September 1846 aged 33 years "Blessed are those servants whom the Lord when He cometh shall find watching." Luke 12.37. (End) MARTIN eldest son of MARTIN & FRANCES SWINDELLS who died in South Africa 19th July 1880 aged 44 years "Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him" Thess 4.14. (Back) Sacred to the memory of MARTIN SWINDELLS of Rockbank, Bollington who died at Cambridge 20th September 1880 aged 56 years "Thanks be to God which giveth us the victory - our Lord Jesus Christ." (End) Sacred to the memory of CHARLOTTE the second wife of MARTIN SWINDELLS died May 25th 1909 aged 84 "I shall be satisfied when I awake with Thy likeness" Psalm 17.15.

628 Sacred to the memory of MARY PIMBLOTT SHAW daughter of WILLIAM & ANN SHAW of Bollington who departed this life March 24th 1848 aged 12 years & 10 months Also WILLIAM SHAW above named whom God was pleased to call home suddenly May 24th 1849 aged 46 years "Be ye therefore ready" Luke 12-40 also WILLIAM SHAW son of the above who departed this life November 11th 1861 aged 22 years "In the midst of life we are in death" WILLIAM CRESSWELL WOODWARD son of GEORGE & RACHEL WHITTAKER/SHAW who died April 15th 1866 aged 15 months "Is it well with the child? It is well Also ANN wife of the above named WM. SHAW Senr. who died July 10th 1869 aged 73 years.

629 In memory of JOHN son of JOHN & ELIZABETH PEARSON who died April 17th 1848 aged 4 years Also the above JOHN PEARSON who died October 31st 1862 aged 51 years Also MARY PEARSON who died October 16th 1872 aged 18 years Also ELIZABETH wife of the above JOHN PEARSON who died August 4th 1882 aged 66 years Also ANNE daughter of the above who died November 24th 1910 aged 60 years "Thy will be done"

631 Sacred to the memory of the late JOHN HOLT of Bury Lancashire who died on the 1st day of December 1857 aged 46 years Also JOHN HOLT grandson of the above who died Sept 18th 1870 aged 3 months Also SUSANNAH wife of the above JOHN HOLT who died Feb 15th 1878 aged 66 years.

636 In loving memory of JOHN WILLIAMSON who departed this life September 1st 1894 aged 60 years "His end was peace" Also RUTH wife of the above who departed this life November 7th 1926 aged 80 years "Peace perfect peace" Also MARY WILLIAMSON who died March 9th 1961 aged 78 years "At Peace"

638 MARY ALICE beloved daughter of THOMAS & EMILY SLADIN of Bollington born August 3rd 1887 died May 8th 1889 "Peace perfect peace" Also the above THOMAS SLADIN died March 4th 1924 in his 83rd year "Gone but not forgotten" Also EMILY SLADIN died July 13th 1926 in her 81st year "At rest."

639 In loving memory of JOSEPH JACKSON of Kerridge who died January 20th 1884 aged 66 years Also MARY wife of the above who died February 18th 1899 aged 70 years Also MARY their daughter who died October 20th 1904 aged 34 years Also HAROLD son of WILLIAM & ELLEN JONES of Bollington who died February 10th 1890 aged 4 years Also ELLEN LUTMAN who died December 18th 1894 aged 71 years.

640 In loving memory of DANIEL son of JOHN & ELIZABETH COE of Bollington who died March 14th 1890 aged 22 years "Death did to me short notice give, Wherefore be careful how you live: Prepare in time, do not delay; For I was quickly called away" Also the above ELIZABETH COE who died December 8th 1897 aged 59 years "May she rest in peace" Also the above JOHN COE who died August 5th 1903 aged 66 years Also HAROLD WHISTON their grandson who died December 28th 1901 aged 6 years.

641 In loving memory of GEORGE beloved son of JOSEPH & ELIZA CLAYTON of Bollington died March 4th 1891 aged 6 years "Dear Jesus ever at my side" Also the above JOSEPH CLAYTON who departed this life November 16th 1901 aged 55 years "His end was peace" Also ELIZA wife of the above died July 5th 1925 aged 80 years "At rest."

642 In loving memory of SARAH ANN the beloved wife of HENRY LEIGH who died November 18th 1892 aged 62 years "Sorrow vanquished, labour ended, Jordan past" Also HENRY LEIGH who died June 18th 1913 aged 83 years "Asleep in Jesus" AGNES MAUD LEIGH died October 24th 1932 aged 73 years "Peace perfect peace".

646 In memory of EDWARD son of WILLIAM & HANNAH DRABBLE of Bollington who died January 28th 1852 aged 6 years Also ANN DRABBLE mother of the above WILLIAM who died March 1st 1875 aged 79 years Also the above HANNAH who died November 21st 1882 aged 64 years Also the above WILLIAM DRABBLE who died February 7th 1903 aged 82 years Also HANNAH DRABBLE dearly beloved grand-daughter of the above who died February 13th 1927 at Sydney Australia aged 53 years.

650 Sacred to the memory of RICHARD COCKCROFT of Macclesfield who departed this life May 27th 1854 in the 38th year of his age Also JAMES COCKCROFT father of the above who departed this life May 21st 1849 aged 69 years Also ANN wife of the above JAMES COCKCROFT who departed this life February 26th 1880 aged 78 years Also JAMES COCKCROFT their son who died January 10th 1896 aged 73 years.

657 In loving memory of GEORGE DRABBLE of Kerridge who died August 14th 1885 aged 62 years "Thy will be done" Also ELIZABETH DRABBLE wife of the above who died July 16th 1900 aged 76 years Also MARY ELLEN their daughter who died March 6th 1909 aged 47 years.

659 In loving memory of JOHN JAMES the beloved son of JAMES & ELLEN GASKELL of Bollington who died May 1st 1894 aged 19 years Also GERTRUDE their daughter who died February 6th 1900 aged 22 years "Let the Lord do that which seemeth him good" Also the above JAMES GASKELL who died March 13th 1916 aged 61 years Also ELLEN wife of JAMES GASKELL who died September 7th 1935 aged 84 years Also ARTHUR dearly loved husband of CHARLOTTE GASKELL who passed away August 22nd 1944 in his 58th year "Until we meet again."

660 In loving memory of JOHN KIRKHAM who died September 24th 1908 aged 64 years Also SARAH wife of the above who died August 9th 1926 aged 77 years Also WILLIAM son of the above who died August 7th 1959 aged 81 years (RH side) MARY ELIZABETH wife of WILLIAM KIRKHAM who died October 23rd 1933 aged 47 years. (LH side) Also VICTOR son of JOHN & SARAH KIRKHAM who died June 16th 1888 aged 14 months.

Sarah's death date apparently wrongly inscribed

661 In loving memory of ARTHUR son of JONATHAN & OLIVIA ARROWSMITH who died December 6th 1888 aged 19 years "He came up like a flower & was cut down" Also the above JONATHAN ARROWSMITH who died January 1st 1896 aged 63 years "His end was peace" Also his beloved wife MARY ANN who entered the Paradise of rest February 28th 1911 aged 69 years.

662 In loving memory of JOSEPH WILKINSON of Bollington who died December 14th 1873 aged 62 years Also NANCY wife of the above who died March 24th 1890 aged 78 years Also JOHN HENRY son of the above who died November 16th 1892 aged 56 years Also HARRY son of SIMEON & ETHEL BANN who died June 13th 1907 aged 9 months Also ELLEN the beloved wife of the above JOHN HENRY WILKINSON who died February 23rd 1908 aged 69 years.

663 In loving memory of GEORGE the beloved son of THOMAS & SARAH MELLOR of Bollington who died July 24th 1890 aged 26 years Also THOMAS MELLOR father of the above who died May 6th 1891 aged 64 years.

669 In loving memory of CHARLES son of THOMAS & MARTHA CHALLENER of Bollington who died January 19th 1876 aged 4 years also MARY their daughter who died January 13th 1884 aged 14 months (verse) also ANNIE RUSHTON their daughter who died September 2nd 1890 aged 11 years also the above THOMAS who died July 11th 1927 aged 78 years also MARTHA wife of the above who died February 19th 1920 aged 68 years also MARIA beloved wife of HEDLEY GLEAVE who died September 25th 1937 (verse) also FRANK beloved husband of MARY A. CHALLENER who departed this life October 24th 1944 aged 57 years (verse).

memorial fallen with inscription to ground
ANNIE RUSHTON CHALLENER

670 In loving memory of TOM the beloved child of W O & C E PECK who died August 3rd 1880 aged 2 years & 5 months WILLIAM OSCAR PECK born April 9th 1841 died November 16th 1912 CATHERINE ELIZABETH PECK wife of the above born May 15th 1838 died May 8th 1914. "Awaiting the Resurrection".

inscription very worn

671 In loving memory of MARY the beloved wife of HENRY WHITTLE who died April 30th 1880 aged 33 years Also ANNIE daughter of the above who died January 13th 1896 aged 21 years Also HAROLD the beloved son of HENRY & ELIZABETH WHITTLE who died November 26th 1899 aged 9 years "Safe in the arms of Jesus" Also HENRY WHITTLE who died August 2nd 1919 aged 75 years.

672 In affectionate remembrance of ELI BRADLEY who died April 16th 1875 aged 49 years also ANN his wife who died May 14th 1855 aged 27 years also MARY wife of the above who died May 21st 1915 aged 89 years.

677 In affectionate remembrance of JOB WOOLLEY who departed this life October 2nd 1874 aged 67 years also HANNAH wife of the above who departed this life December 30th 1879 aged 74 years also SAMUEL son of the above who died July 12th 1899 aged 68 years also MARY his wife who died November 24th 1897 aged 66 years.

678 In loving memory of JOSEPH WILLIAM SLADIN who died October 5th 1903 aged 52 years also JOSEPH son of the above who died October 23rd 1884 aged 18 months also JANE WATTS who died October 18th 1885 aged 56 years.

679 In peace RICHARD CARLISLE of Grassington died June 15th 1885 aged 70 years also ELIZABETH wife of FRANK CARLISLE born April 15th 1877 died December 13th 1902

682 In affectionate remembrance of PETER BROSTER of Bollington who died December 7th 1885 aged 52 years ELIZA BROSTER wife of the above who died June 17th 1890 aged 63 years also WILLIAM HENRY ARNOLD who died June 20th 1930 aged 64 years.

683 Sacred to the memory of HANNAH ELIZABETH the beloved wife of HERBERT JOHN SUTTON of Bollington Cross born April 25th 1855 entered into rest December 2nd 1905 also the above HERBERT JOHN SUTTON born July 19th 1855 entered into rest February 19th 1909 also MARY HAYWARD born May 14th 1825 entered into rest December 12th 1911 also JOSEPH HENRY son of JOSEPH HAYWARD & ELIZABETH SUTTON born July 31st 1921 entered into rest May 11th 1922 grandson of the above.

684 In memory of JOHN NICHOLAS GRATTON of Bollington who died April 15th 1890 aged 64 years also MARGARET his wife who died July 8th 1890 aged 60 years.

685 In loving memory of JONATHAN ARNOLD of Bollington who died September 18th 1892 aged 84 years "His end was peace" also HANNAH daughter of the above who died March 7th 1911 aged 72 years.

690 In affectionate remembrance of GEORGE BERRY who died March 10th 1877 aged 57 years also CHARLOTTE wife of the above who died March 15th 1898 aged 75 years also MARGARET daughter of the above who died July 3rd 1846 aged 5 months also JAMES son of the above who died January 23rd 1856 aged 9 months also WILLIAM THOMAS son of the above who died April 19th 1859 aged 2 years also JOSEPH son of the above who died December 20th 1891 aged 33 years and was interred at the Church of England Cemetery Rookwood, section RRR Australia also SAMUEL VARE died October 23rd 1882 aged 1 year 11 months.

Margaret's age apparently wrongly inscribed (should read 3 months?)

692 Sacred to the memory of GEORGE WILMOTT of Bollington who died September 17th 1867 aged 82 years also CHRISTIANA the beloved wife of the above who died October 29th 1860 aged 74 years

694 In memory of THOMAS HEWITT of Bollington who departed this life December 20th 1860 aged 49 years (verse) also BRIDGET wife of the above THOMAS HEWITT who died March 18th 1892 aged 76 years also JOHN youngest son of the above THOMAS & BRIDGET HEWITT who died at Ashton-Under-Lyne May 8th 1897 aged 47 years.

memorial partly buried

696 "Thy will be done" In memory of HENRY JACKSON of Bollington who died January 23rd 1862 aged 42 years also MARGARET JACKSON wife of the above who died July 26th 1882 aged 65 years HENRY son of the above who died September 22nd 1861 aged 3 years MARY daughter of the above who died May 11th 1877 aged 21 years "Watch therefore for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come " Matt.24. 42

697 In memory of JOHN SHELDON of Bollington who departed this life May 19th 1864 aged 30 years also ELIZA SHELDON wife of the above departed this life November 2nd 1867 aged 32 years.

698 In memory of HANNAH the beloved wife of JABEZ REDFERN of Ashton-under-Lyne who died February 5th 1861 aged 25 years also the above JABEZ REDFERN who died October 17th 1861 aged 27 years "The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away" also JAMES REDFERN of Bollington brother of the above JABEZ REDFERN died December 19th 1873 aged 41 years.

699 In loving memory of ALLAN the loved husband of ETHEL COOKE died January 19th 1935 aged 50 years "Until we meet again" also WILLIAM JACKSON died May 16th 1940 aged 53 years.

Memorial is in pieces It may have been "stored" on this plot, but apparently was originally in the adjacent section F at plot 1666

701 In loving memory of ELLIS JACKSON born September 21st 1826 died Aug.1st 1895 "Blessed are the pure in heart" also ELLEN wife of the above who died October 20th 1924 aged 87 years "She hath done what she could". (RH side):- In loving memory of JOHN GARDINER their son-in-law died August 18th 1943 aged 85 years "Greatly beloved" also MARY ELIZABETH GARDINER their daughter died August 4th 1945 aged 86 years "Surely goodness & mercy have followed me all my life". (LH side):- In loving memory of ELLIS HUBERT GARDINER M.A.OXON. Lieut. 1st/7th Batt. Ches. Regt. the dearly beloved son of JOHN & MARY E. GARDINER who died of wounds at Menin October 7th 1918 and was buried at Lijssenthoek Cemetery aged 31 years "Pro Patria"

704 In loving memory of JOHN DAVENPORT of Kerridge who died January 3rd 1885 aged 45 years "Thy will be done" also ELLEN wife of the above who died September 16th 1902 aged 61 years.

ELLEN BRAY formerly DAVENPORT

705 To the memory of ARTHUR HENRY HENSTOCK of Bollington born May 26th 1854 died February 2nd 1884 also of FANNY COOKE HENSTOCK his wife who died on March 19th 1929 aged 71 years "With Christ" also HENRY ERNEST HENSTOCK their son who died May 18th 1943 aged 59 years also ANNIE ELIZABETH wife of the above who died September 9th 1978 aged 93 years.

706 In affectionate remembrance of HENRY HENSTOCK who died January 14th 1889 aged 72 years also of FANNY his wife who died April 4th 1891 aged 72 years also FANNY CUMBERBIRCH who died April 7th 1967 aged 86 years

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