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Memorial Inscriptions in St John's Churchyard

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Plan of Section E East and overview

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Area E East Burial Plots 1051 to 1381

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

1051 No inscription.

1060 In Loving Memory of JOHN THOMAS CLAYTON of Bollington who died July 11th 1918 in his 62nd year Also ALICE ANN beloved wife of the above who died March 27th 1928 Also PERCY EVERALL CLAYTON born March 17th 1886 died April 6th 1936.

1062 "Love remembered" EMILY WILSON 14.8.1891-31.12.1953 age 62 ERNEST WILSON 15.3.1891-1.3.1955 age 64 THOMAS HUDSON 3.3.1920-27.4.1978 age 58 LAURA HUDSON 22.9.1923-26.10.2002 aged 79

1063 In Loving Memory of a dear husband and father GEORGE C. LOMAS Died 28th April 1970 aged 70 years Also his wife HILDA 1900 - 1979 Also WILLIAM GREEN 1866 - 1918 Also MARY HANNAH his wife 1867 - 1952.

1065 In Loving Memory of SARAH wife of W. H. BARLOW who died September 23rd 1918 aged 73 years. Also WILLIAM H. BARLOW beloved husband of the above died November 23rd 1936 aged 92 years. Also JAMES SNAPE son-in-law of the above died December 30th 1934 aged 50 years.

1066 In Loving Memory of EDWARD GREY KEAN only son of EDWARD & ADA KEAN died October 28th 1918 aged 25 years. ADA KEAN died May 16th 1931 aged 61 years. EDWARD KEAN died November 5th 1949 aged 84 years.

1067 Australian Imperial Forces. 2868 Pte. A. WRIGHT 4th Battn. Australian Inf. 3rd November 1918 Aged 27

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1077 In Loving Memory of BERTHA ELLEN beloved wife of HARRY HULME of Bollington who died December 14th 1914 aged 40 years. Also HARRY beloved husband of the above who died May 13th 1953 aged 75 years. Also MARY STAFFORD who died October 11th 1984 aged 79 years. Also FRANK GOODWIN beloved husband of DORIS died August 17th 1964 aged 64 years. also the above DORIS GOODWIN died March 4th 1992 aged 81 years.

1079 In Loving Memory of HARRY PEARSON of Bollington who died February 21st 1915 aged 27 years. Also SARAH beloved wife of the above who passed away September 14th 1954 aged 68 years.

1080 In Memory Of CHARLES HENRY HAIGH who died March 15th 1915 aged 60 years Also ALICE CLARA wife of CHARLES HENRY HAIGH who died August 21st 1916 aged 60 years.

1081 "A token of love." In remembrance of ISABELLA the beloved wife of SIMEON GOODWIN who died February 20th 1915 aged 60 years also the same SIMEON GOODWIN who died December 24th 1923 aged 69 years.

1082 In Loving Memory of JOHN THOMAS BUNTING who died April 9th 1915 aged 52 years. Also SARAH ANN his beloved wife died March 26th 1944 aged 83 years and BENJAMIN their son beloved husband of MARY C. BUNTING died September 5th 1945 aged 56 years. Gunner THOS. HALLAM BUNTING R.F.A. son of the above who died of wounds received in action at Arras on April 27th 1917 aged 24 years and is buried at Ouisans.

1084 ELLEN beloved wife of WILLIAM JONES who died April 27th 1915 aged 65 years. WILLIAM JONES who died October 23rd 1921 aged 72 years.

memorial no longer visible

1086 In Loving Memory of HANNAH wife of JOHN BARLOW who died April 13th 1928 aged 73 years PHYLLIS MARY HAMMOND aged 14 months DAISY DAVIES aged 12 months, granddaughters of the above JOHN BARLOW who died March 24th 1935 aged 81 years.

1087 In Loving Remembrance of JESSIE only child of NORMAN & NELLIE MATTHEWS born July 11th 1914 died June 15th 1915

1093 A tribute of respect to ALBERT STRINGER from his fellow workers employed at the Bollington Printing Co. NELLIE STRINGER May 18th 1965 aged 68 years WRIGHT STRINGER died May 30th 1954 aged 63 years Also MARY ANN MILLS who died December 24th 1930 aged 71 years.

Mary Ann Mills = sister in law of Albert Stringer

1094 In loving memory of MINNIE beloved daughter of WILLIAM & HANNAH WHITEHURST of Bolllngton who died August 30th 1915 aged 39 years also the above HANNAH WHITEHURST who died August 15th 1924 aged 72 years also the above WILLIAM WHITEHURST who died November 22nd 1934 aged 85 years also DOROTHY beloved daughter of WALTER & ANNIE WHITEHURST died July 13th 1918 aged 5 weeks.

1095 In loving memory of WILLIAM LEIGH of Rainow Mill who died October 3rd 1915 aged 63 years MARY ELIZABETH wife of the above who died November 27th 1920 aged 69 years also JOHN HOBSON son-in-law of the above who died January 15th 1954 also CHARLOTTE EDITH wife of the above who died November 10th 1969 aged 86 years.

1097 In loving memory of ELIZABETH WALTON died 7th December 1943 aged 54 years FRED WALTON died 20th November 1973 aged 86 years and ELSIE their daughter died April 1916 aged 4 1/2 years.

1098 In loving memory of THOMAS ALLEN HEALD died 30th April 1916 aged 43 years also MARY ELIZABETH beloved wife of the above died 5th April 1932 aged 59 years.

Thomas's death date apparently wrongly inscribed

1099 In loving memory of JOHN JAMES BEARD of Nab Farm Bollington who died April 7th 1916 aged 53 years Also LEAH wife of the above who died April 25th 1944 aged 81 years also ALLAN son of the above who died September 26th 1943 aged 40 years

1102 In loving memory of MARY ANN HOBSON born September 23rd 1858 died February 10th 1913 also RICHARD HOBSON husband of the above born July 24th 1859 died May 19th 1919 also WALTER WESLEY WOOD who died May 7th 1935 aged 47 years also HARRIETT HOBSON who died September 26th 1958 aged 76 years also ALICE WOOD wife of the above WALTER WOOD who died June 29th 1966 aged 76 years

1103 3391133 Trooper F. BEARDMORE 144th Regt. R.A.C. Lately 8th Bttn. E. Lancs Regt 20th September 1943 aged 28. stone flower holder:- In memory of FRED & ABRAM BEARDMORE. (no dates given)

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In view of date and plot location, it is unlikely that Frederick's burial is the first in this plot. It is possible that his baby sister Rena was buried here first, then their father Abraham

1104 In loving memory of WILLIAM BURGESS of Kerridge who died July 23rd 1913 aged 67 years also SARAH BURGESS wife of the above who died July 23rd 1919 aged 76 years also REBECCA KIRKHAM daughter of the above who died June 3rd 1958 aged 78 years also CHARLES KIRKHAM husband of the above who died August 6th 1960 aged 76 years.

1107 To the memory of GLADYS EILEEN beloved daughter of CHARLES & DEELEY of Bollington, died 2nd November 1913 aged 9 years "The flower fadeth but the word of our God shall stand for ever" also MARY ELIZABETH DEELEY died May 14th 1952 aged 77 years.

1110 In loving memory of JAMES TRUEMAN who died April 11th 1914 aged 46 years Pte HERBERT TRUEMAN killed in action in France September 3rd 1915 aged 20 years RIP ELSIE DOREEN infant daughter of WRIGHT & ELSIE TRUEMAN aged 14 days Also SARAH ELSIE beloved wife of WRIGHT TRUEMAN died November 11th 1963 aged 68 years also WRIGHT TRUEMAN who died April 25th 1967 aged 75 years.

1112 In ever loving memory of THOMAS HENRY beloved husband of EMMA FURNESS of Bollington died March 26th 1919 aged 34 years (RH side):- also COLIN their son died July 8th 1914 aged 17 months (LH side):- also ETHEL PRATT their daughter died April 22nd 1975 aged 66 years.

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Gunner T H Furness 379th Battery Royal Field Artillery 159663

1113 In loving memory of LAVINIA the beloved wife of JOSEPH BETTANY who died January 8th 1930 aged 70 years also JOSEPH BETTANY who died January 23rd 1934 aged 79 years HANNAH BETTANY who died July 13th 1914 aged 50 years also STANLEY son of the above who died January 4th 1941 aged 50 years (on LH curb) also SARAH ELLEN BETTANY the beloved wife of STANLEY who died October 17th 1951 aged 64 years.

1114 In loving memory of WILLIAM COE died June 2nd 1943 aged 63 years ANNIE beloved wife of WILLIAM COE born July 1st 1882 died July 16th 1914. (LH side):- also ANNIE their daughter died April 24th 1912 aged 8 (RH side):- also ADA wife of WILLIAM COE died April 30th 1927 aged 48 years

1116 In loving memory of JAMES COPE of Bollington who died July 13th 1914 aged 79 years also MARY JANE wife of the above who died May 9th 1925 aged 79 years.

Jane Cope married John Oldfield 1916

1119 In loving memory of JAMES BLOWER who died January 21st 1911 aged 58 years Also SARAH his wife who died May 23rd 1923 aged 72 years

1121 In loving memory of HARRY the beloved husband of SARAH ANN THOMPSON who died May 6th 1950 also SARAH ANN THOMPSON who died December 20th 1957.

1122 In loving memory of CHARLOTTE the beloved wife of HEDLEY SNAPE who died April 30th 1924 aged 59 years also HEDLEY VICARS SNAPE who died March 15th 1930 aged 66 years.

1125 In loving memory of WILLIAM ERNEST GREEN born 7th February 1903 died 30th October 1916 also SYDNEY MERVIN REGINALD GREEN 7th Chesh. Regt. died of wounds 9th June 1915 aged 17 years. and CHARLES HAROLD GREEN 2nd Gren. Gds. killed in action 14th September 1916 aged 20 years sons of Sgt. Mjr. JOHN & MARY JANE GREEN also the above named JOHN GREEN Sgt. Major Ches. Regt. born 19th July 1866 died 21st February 1930 also MARY JANE beloved wife of the above born December 18th 1870 died April 11th 1947.

1130 In Loving Memory of WALTER HUTCHINSON who died August 11th 1904 aged 57 years (verse) Also MARY wife of WALTER HUTCHINSON who died November 15th 1935 aged 89 years (verse) Also SELINA HENRY who died June 18th 1964 aged 76 years (verse)

1134 In Loving Memory of FLORENCE the beloved daughter of GEORGE AND HANNAH GOODWIN of Bollington who died April 8th 1906 aged 17 years Also the above GEORGE GOODWIN who died January 23rd 1908 aged 61 years Also HANNAH GOODWIN wife of the above who died July 11th 1937 aged 77 years also MARY ALICE daughter of the above GEORGE & HANNAH GOODWIN who died March 3rd 1962 aged 75 years.

1135 In Loving Memory of HENRY CROWDER who died November 16th 1906 aged 69 years (verse) Also ANN beloved wife of the above who died December 19th 1909 aged 67 years (verse) also HERBERT beloved son of the above who died March 9th 1928 aged 53 years (verse) also REBECCA beloved daughter of the above who died March 21st 1928 aged 63 years (verse)

1136 Inscribed "B"

1137 In Loving Memory of SARAH the beloved wife of JOHN ALLEN who died June 26th 1912 aged 66 years (verse) Also JOHN ALLEN who died February 8th 1919 aged 72 years (verse) also GERTRUDE ALLEN daughter of the above who died January 21st 1952 aged 70 years (verse)

1140 In Loving Memory of THOMAS HULME who died September 12th 1907 aged 52 years (verse) Also LUCY wife of the above who died February 22nd 1916 aged 62 years In Loving Memory of FRANK HULME husband of EVA who died September 28th 1968 (verse)

1141 T/360819 Lance Corporal JW REDFERN Royal Army Service Corps 7th July 1920

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John William Redfern
also known as George Redfern (so named in burial register and General Record Office list of deaths)

1142 In Affectionate Remembrance of JOHN JOHNSON of Lower House born 2nd June 1849 died May 17th 1908 (verse) Also NANCY beloved wife of the above born January 4th 1860 died March 13th 1938 (verse)

1143 In loving memory of HILDA McCAHILL born 28.10.1919 went to sleep 3.2.1996 "We love you"

1145 In Loving Memory of JANE the beloved wife of GEORGE MAYERS of Kerridge who died September 24th 1909 aged 33 years also the above GEORGE MAYERS who died April 16th 1940 aged 64 years also ALICE MAYERS who died July 31st 1968 aged 67 years.

1146 In Loving Memory of JANE ANN wife of ANDREW WORRALL who died March 11th 1910 aged 70 years (verse) Also ANDREW WORRALL who died September 6th 1912 aged 76 years (verse)

1147 In Loving Memory of ELIZABETH ANN the beloved wife of WILLIAM DAVENPORT who died June 14th 1912 aged 59 years Also FLORENCE MAY granddaughter of the above who entered into rest May 18th 1922 aged 1 year & 10 months (verse) Also WILLIAM DAVENPORT husband of the above who died May 3rd 1932 aged 83 years (verse) also C RAMSDEN who died July 15th 1911 aged 78 years

1148 In Loving Memory of ANNIE MARIA ANKERS who died November 21st 1925 aged 74 years also her son Pte. GEORGE ANKERS 2nd BATT. CHESHIRE REGT. killed whilst on active service in France June 11th 1918 aged 35 years.

1152 In Loving Memory of FRANK TAYLOR died December 20th 1922 aged 25 years MARY HANNAH TAYLOR died May 2nd 1942 aged 79 years WILLIAM HENRY TAYLOR died November 11th 1952 aged 47 years HUGH TAYLOR died January 29th 1972 aged 75 years.

1155 In Loving Memory of FREDERICK BEARD died May 17th 1915 aged 62 years also MARIA BEARD his wife who died December 2nd 1932 aged 77 years also MAY STUART their daughter who died February 18th 1935 aged 42 years Also ANN CRITCHLOW died April 24th 1904 aged 84 years

1156 In Loving Memory of WILLIAM COOKE born February 1st 1851 died June 24th 1904 (verse) Also ELIZABETH A. COOKE wife of the above born July 16th 1850 died Jan. 11th 1911 Also JOHN WILLIAM COOKE died March 27th 1946 aged 67 years (verse) Also ELIZA ANN COOKE died August 22nd 1957 aged 80 years (verse)

1157 In Loving Memory of JAMES CUMBERBIRCH who died September 3rd 1904 aged 67 years also MARY ANN beloved wife of the above who died November 11th 1910 aged 73 years. JOHN JAMES CUMBERBIRCH died June 12th 1964 aged 88 years HAROLD CUMBERBIRCH died August 14th 1963 aged 85 years HEDLEY WILKINSON CUMBERBIRCH died December 26th 1956 aged 82 years. Also ARTHUR JAMES son of HAROLD & FANNY CUMBERBIRCH born June 18th 1911 died July 4th 1911

1163 In loving memory of GEORGE DUFFIELD died June 10th 1907 aged 60 years Also JANE ANN DUFFIELD wife of the above died March 9th 1916 aged 69 years also MARY ANN GASKELL daughter of the above who died in Canada April 18th 1925 aged 40 years "At rest" Also THOMAS HALL died January 28th 1948 aged 80 years also ELLEN HALL died September 18th 1957 aged 79 years. (Surround):- also MARTHA TIGHE died September 11th 1968 aged 87 years cremated (vase):- To mother from SARAH Mizpah memories of a dear dad God Bless and her husband WILLIAM TIGHE died March 21st 1976 aged 94 years cremated SARAH ANN TIGHE their daughter died November 8th 1976 aged 69 years cremated

1166 In loving memory of HANNAH WARREN who died March 3rd 1911 aged 60 years "At rest" also ANN wife of JOSEPH WARREN who died June 18th 1921 aged 36 years "Thy will be done" also JOSEPH WARREN who died October 25th 1951 aged 67 years and EMMA WARREN who died May 21st 1965 aged 77 years

1167 In loving memory of ARTHUR the beloved son of HENRY & ELIZABETH WHITTLE who died August 30th 1907 aged 26 years "At rest" also the above ELIZABETH WHITTLE who died May 29th 1911 aged 59 years

1169 In loving memory of ELLEN wife of WILLIAM SIGLEY of Stockport who passed away January 7th 1940 aged 65 years Also NELLIE daughter of the above who passed away January 22nd 1922 aged 1 year and 6 months also JOSEPH son of the above who departed this life May 27th 1908 aged 10 months also WILLIAM SIGLEY died December 31st 1945 aged 77 years.

1170 In loving memory of JAMES LEIGHTON born December 19th 1822 died September 30th 1908 "Father in thy gracious keeping leave we now thy servant sleeping" MARY LEIGHTON wife of the above died March 16th 1919 ___

1172 In loving memory of JOSHUA WOOD who died June 8th 1918 aged 70 years "His end was Peace" EMMA the beloved wife of JOSHUA WOOD of Bollington Cross who departed this life November 3rd 1909 aged 56 years "Thy Will be done."

1176 No inscription.

1178 66708 Private A JACKSON 17th Bn Kings Liverpool Rgt 14th March 1917 age 23

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1182 In loving memory of HERBERT HATTON of Bollington Cross who died November 24th 1924 aged 58 years Also ELIZA HATTON wife of the above who died December 19th 1946 aged 76 years "Peace perfect peace" Also BERTRAM son of the above and dearly loved husband of LILY who died November 18th 1961 aged 66 years.

1183 In loving memory of WILFRED the beloved son of WILLIAM & ELIZABETH LOMAS died May 30th 1904 aged 18 years "Life was desired but God did see eternal life was best for thee" Also the above WILLIAM LOMAS died December 10th 1916 aged 66 years "He giveth His beloved sleep" Also ELIZABETH wife of the above died September 17th 1922 aged 71 years "Her end was peace" SARAH ANN LOMAS died March 30th 1964 aged 88 years

1186 In loving memory of ANN RAVENSDALE who died October 7th 1905 aged 62 years "Thy Will be done" also MARY RAVENSDALE who died May 25th 1922 aged 75 years "Awaiting the resurrection morn."

1187 ISAAC ANSON who died March 10th 1906 Also JANE his wife who died 16th February 1910 in her 93rd year

memorial has sunk into the ground and inscription not now visible

1189 "Gone but not forgotten" In loving memory of JAMES the beloved son of JAMES & LOUISA BOWKER who died January 5th 1907 aged 22 years also LOUISA wife of JAMES BOWKER who died November 1st 1925 aged 73 years. "At rest." Also JAMES BOWKER who died in Canada May 20th 1936 aged 88 years "He fell asleep." Also HARRY WHITTLE who died August 26th 1923 aged 49 years. "Thy Will be done"

1191 In loving memory of WILLIAM GOODWIN born June 18th 1858 died March 22nd 1912 RACHEL wife of the above who departed this life December 19th 1937 in her 79th year.

Rachel Goodwin married James C Buxton 1929

1193 307445 Private A BIRCH Lancashire Fusiliers 24th February 1921 age 24

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1194 In loving memory of PHILIP HALL HOCKENHULL died August 26th 1907 aged 58 years also SARAH KATE his wife died November 17th 1924 aged 72 years also GERTRUDE their daughter buried at Hathersage.

1196 "In peace" MARY ELIZABETH wife of JOHN T. FURNESS born October 31st 1835 died June 27th 1908 also RACHEL WARREN died January 27th 1965 aged 87 years

1200 In everlasting memory of MARY the beloved wife of JOSEPH BRADBURY of Bollington who died February 8th 1910 aged 56 years also the above JOSEPH BRADBURY who died September 25th aged 75 years also ARTHUR HENRY son of the above who died March 23rd 1948 aged 54 years also MARY ALICE BRADBURY Daughter of the above who died November 8th 1960 aged 71 years.

memorial fallen with inscription facing ground

1201 In loving memory of GEORGE BIGGAR who fell asleep June 2nd 1962 aged 63 years. A token of respect from his fellow workers.

Unlikely to be the first burial in this location - possibly his parents' grave?

1202 (LH Side):- Also NANCY wife of the above who died November 7th 1925 aged 64 years
In affectionate remembrance of HAROLD WOOD who died February 9th 1954 aged 56 years also DORIS his wife who died April 3rd 1969 aged 69 years
JESSIE L. BRADLEY born 1905 died 1981
OSWALD BRADLEY born 1897 died 1981

The ashes of SAMUEL and ALICE MAUD WRIGHT were interred in this plot.

1203 In loving memory of JOSEPH TRUEMAN died 21st July 1950 aged 46 yearsalso GWENDOLINE his dear wife died 7th December 1972 aged 67 years also ARTHUR TRUEMAN died 21st March 1917 aged 20 yearsalso ALWYN McGOWAN died 9th September 1952 aged 19 years. (vase):- inscribed ALWYN (and FLORRIE on reverse side)also FLORENCE McGOWAN died March 1993 aged 83 years. (vase):- inscribed ALWYN (and FLORRIE on reverse side)(rear of stone):- In loving memory of JOHN THOMAS JACKSON died 9 June 2001 aged 72 years.

1207 Vase inscribed :- Treasured memories of ARTHUR BROOKES died May 1st 1954 aged 71 years.

1209 (front):- In loving memory of WILFRED BOOTH the beloved son of JAMES and CICELY MOTTERSHEAD who died April 9th 1904 aged 5 years (LH side):- also JAMES MOTTERSHEAD died April 5th 1946 aged 78 years.

1210 In loving memory of JOSEPH HARPER who died May 23rd 1904 aged 53 years also FRED son of the above who died October 29th 1906 aged 28 years also ELIZABETH the beloved wife of JOSEPH HARPER who died December 17th 1910 Also ANNIE HARPER who died June 25th 1958.

1221 (front):- In loving memory of GEORGE HERBERT WALKER who died August 26th 1907 aged 23 years. (LH side):- also ROBERT LEVER who passed away November 10th 1927 aged 59 years.

1222 In loving memory of ADAM TAYLOR born December 25th 1850 died February 23rd 1908 "Abide with me" Also ELEANOR beloved wife of the above born April 27th 1852 fell asleep January 26th 1928 (RH side):- WILLIAM STANLEY WETTON born January 17th 1891 died December 10 1967

1223 In loving memory of ESTHER ANN WRIGHT eldest daughter of the late ISAAC & ELIZABETH WRIGHT of Bollington born May 19th 1848 died July 10th 1908 also BERTHA wife of JAMES RATCLIFFE and sister of the above who died December 13th 1930 aged 65 years also ELIZABETH WRIGHT who died March 8th 1935 aged 84 years also JAMES RATCLIFFE who died November 24th 1937 aged 66 years

1225 In loving memory of SARAH the beloved wife of FRANCIS PALFREYMAN who died April 10th 1909 aged 74 years also DANIEL MASSEY of Kerridge who died July 15th 1915 aged 50 years (verse) also MARY ALICE beloved wife of FRED LOMAS who fell asleep December 14th 1920 aged 29 years.

1227 In loving memory of MARY ANN HALL who died March 8th 1910 aged 63 years GEORGE GASKELL died January 19th 1938 aged 55 years also MARY ELIZABETH wife of the above died April 24th 1934 aged 50 years.

1232 In loving memory of a dear husband & father ARTHUR BROGDEN died March 4th 1971 aged 69 years also WILLIAM VARE 1865 - 1917. also MARTHA VARE 1867 - 1944 also MARY CADMAN 1844 - 1936

1238 ___ SAMUEL JONES ___who died May__aged 59 ___[Rest too damaged to read.]

memorial was recorded as damaged in 1986 with inscription as indicated. Inscription has now disappeared. Probably should read Samuel James Watson buried 3 Jun 1905 age 59

1240 In loving memory of (front):- JOSEPH FRANKLYN son of JOHN LEIGHTON and KATE COLLIS who died November 15th 1905 aged 2 years and 4 months (LH side):- JOHN LEIGHTON COLLIS died December 30th 1961 aged 88 years KATE COLLIS died March 20th 1962 aged 86 years (RH side):- also their daughter GERTRUDE COLLIS died 31 October 1996 age 83 years. (RH side surround):- HERBERT LEIGHTON COLLIS died March 1st 1960 aged 58 years.

1242 Top surround inscribed :- LAWTON.

Probably the Lawton family of 11 Turner Street

1243 Vase inscribed:- In memory of a dear mother. Cross In memory of ANN ELIZABETH POTTS aged 11 months.

Vase probably for Mary Ann Potts

1245 In loving memory of ALFRED LIVSEY who died February 9th 1912 aged 72 years also MARY ANN wife of the above who died April 4th 1922 aged 81 years also WALTER RICHARD LIVSEY son of the above who died November 18th 1937 aged 70 years also his beloved wife AMELIA BARLOW LIVSEY who died November 7th 1940 aged 70 years.

1247 In loving memory of ANN KIRKHAM of Kerridge who died 29th June 1911 aged 70 years also JOHN WILLIAMSON who died May 20th 1926 aged 68 years also MARY WILLIAMSON the beloved wife of the above who died March 7th 1925 aged 67 years also ELLEN their daughter who died November 28th 1915 aged 24 years

1248 In loving memory of HANNAH ELIZABETH the beloved wife of JOHN RAVENSDALE MASSEY who died August 23rd 1907 aged 45 years (verse) Also SARAH ELIZABETH the beloved daughter of the above who died November 21st 1907 aged 22 years "Thy will be done"

1249 In loving memory of HENRY JAMES OTTLEY born February 22nd 1850 died April 16th 1908 (verse) Also ANNIE ELIZABETH wife of the above who died January 23rd 1920 aged 68 years (verse) Also ETHEL KIRKBY daughter of the above who died April 2nd 1945 aged 54 years (verse) Also ANNIE ELIZABETH McGUIGAN died July 17th 1970 aged 82 years.

1250 In loving memory of GERALD LEIGHTON beloved son of THOMAS and ELIZABETH WOOD who died August 18th 1908 aged 6 years (verse) Also in loving memory of GUARDSMAN JOHN NORMAN WOOD Grenadier Guards who died of wounds near POPERINGHE October 14th 1917 aged 19 years (verse) Also THOMAS WOOD who died September 13th 1942 aged 80 years (verse) In loving memory of ELIZABETH WOOD wife of THOMAS WOOD who died August 19th 1930 aged 64 years (verse).

1251 In loving memory of GEORGE HENRY beloved husband of MARY E LEWIS born July 5th 1870 died February 18th 1932 Also MARY ELIZABETH wife of the above died December 16th 1941 aged 70 years Also MARION daughter of the above died December 20th 1908 aged 10 months (verse) (side) ELIZABETH PEARSON died February 26th 1921 aged 81 years.

1252 In loving memory of JOSEPH ARNOLD who died April 23rd 1909 aged 48 years Also MARIA ARNOLD died May 9th 1936 aged 73 years (verse) Also NELLIE ARNOLD their daughter died 16th January 1957 aged 61 years Also HERBERT ARNOLD died August 16th 1959 aged 69 years.

1256 In loving memory of GEORGE SHEPHARD who died April 8th 1926 aged 62 years (verse) and of SARAH his wife who entered into rest December 11th 1936 age 66 years (verse).

1259 In loving memory of SARAH E. TAYLOR died July 7th 1937 aged 64 years Also WILLIAM H. TAYLOR died January 22nd 1950 aged 78 years.

1261 In loving memory of GABRIELLA J. HARVEY died 16th October 1954 aged 62 years Also WILLIAM her beloved husband died 26th May 1975 aged 68 years. also PETER DOUGLAS their beloved son died 12 February 2001 aged 61.

1263 Loving memory of JOSEPH POTTS who entered into rest February 22nd 1931 aged 60 years. Also ANNIE POTTS died May 1st 1958 aged 85 years. (Side):- JOSEPH POTTS aged 80 years. ELIZA POTTS aged 72 years

1264 In loving memory of ARTHUR TRUEMAN who died June 1st 1956 aged 78 years Also DORA ETHEL TRUEMAN wife of the above who died April 9th 1957 aged 78 years ARTHUR & HAROLD twin sons of ARTHUR & DORA ETHEL TRUEMAN who died in infancy May 1904.

1266 In loving memory of AMELIA HEARD who died October 11th 1905 aged 6 years Also ELIZA HUGHES who died May 11th 1963 aged 83 years Also ALICE HEARD who died December 4th 1964 aged 60 years.

1267 JULIA the beloved wife of JOSEPH WEST who died March 2nd 1930 aged 66 years. Also JOSEPH WEST husband of the above who died December 14th 1943 aged 77 years Also JOSEPH LEA WEST son of the above who died January 22nd 1922 Aged 30 Also WALTER LEA WEST son of the above who departed this life May 20th, 1906 aged 21 months Also JULIA ADELINE WEST daughter of the above who died May 18th 1919 aged 16 years.

1269 In loving memory of JOSEPH HAYES the beloved son of JOSEPH & ELIZABETH HACKETT of Bollington Cross born March 22nd 1903 died March 16th 1904 (verse) (Side) Also ELIZABETH wife of JOSEPH HACKETT born March 9th 1864 died June 18th 1931 (verse)

1275 In loving memory of MARY the beloved wife of JOHN OLDFIELD who died September 10th 1907 aged 57 years Also JOHN OLDFIELD the beloved husband of the above who died May 14th 1929 aged 86 years Also JEMIMA the loving wife of JOHN OLDFIELD of Heaton Mersey born September 19th 1872. died December 20th 1915 (verse)

1276 In memory of GEORGE & PHYLLIS GASKELL dear husband & wife "Reunited."

Possibly George Gaskell buried at 1227, and possibly Phyllis Bailey who married George Gaskell in 1935. Vase may not now be in its original location?

1278 In loving memory of FREDERICK PIMLOTT who died January 7th 1909 aged 44 years (verse) Also ELIZABETH ANN beloved wife of the above died June 12th 1947 aged 80 years (Side):- Also PETER beloved second son of ALBERT WILLIAM & the late VERA PIMLOTT & grandson of the aforesaid died September 13th 1948 aged 12 years also PHYLLIS ANSON daughter of FREDERICK & ELIZABETH born 19.1.1909 died 5.7.1996

Elizabeth Ann Pimlott married Albert Downes 1917

1280 In loving memory of GEORGE PILSBURY born May 12th 1833 died April 6th 1910 (verse) Also MARY beloved wife of the above who died January 15th 1912 aged 69 years (verse).

1286 inscribed:- WARREN

Probably Mark Warren 1924, wife Sarah Ann 1917, her parents Charles Gatenby 1931 and Emma 1957

1288 In Loving Memory of MARY HANSFORD who passed away 8th January 1955 aged 78 years

1289 Treasured memories of a dear mum sister and nana ANNIE LAVINIA DALE 19.9.21-6.12.91 "God bless Mum" also grandparents JACK & ANNIE MILLS

1292 In Loving Memory of JAMES GLEN son of JAMES & ELLA DOYLE who was drowned at Mobile gulf of Mexico May 19th 1906 aged 19 years JAMES DOYLE of Bollington, Surgeon who died March 23rd 1900 aged 41 years

1294 In Loving Memory of JAMES LEIGH who died April 30th 1900 aged 75 years also ANN his wife who died April 14th 1904 aged 80 years

1303 HARWOOD in everlasting remembrance waiting in holy stillness wrapped in sleep

1304 In Loving Memory of ETHEL COOPER daughter of JEREMIAH JAMES and MARY BROWN of Tytherington who died November 20th 1918 aged 30 years (verse) Also JEREMIAH JAMES father of the above who died September 13th 1929 aged 78 years (verse) also MARY beloved wife of the above who died November 28th 1938 aged 82 years (verse) also JEREMIAH JAMES infant son of JEREMIAH JAMES & ETHEL BROWN died October 1924 aged 3 weeks also JEAN MARY infant daughter of CHARLES & EDITH ANNIE PICKFORD died March 1925 aged 3 weeks (verse) also the above CHARLES PICKFORD who died February 9th 1953 aged 70 years also EDITH ANNIE wife of the above who died December 13th 1959 aged 76 years (verse)

1305 In Loving Memory of EDWARD WYLDE died May 15th 1930 aged 68 years Also ALICE SHARPE WYLDE Beloved wife of the above died January 26th 1939 aged 76 years also ELEANOR WYLDE died November 11th 1962 aged 70 years MARY ANN TAYLOR died May 16th 1922 aged 70 years

memorial fallen with inscription facing ground

1308

In Loving Memory of JOHN BROGDEN who died December 6th 1918 aged 31 years
also ALICE CONSTANCE wife of the above who died July 15th 1939 aged 48 years

Commonwealth War Grave
Private John Brogden Training Reserve TR/10/74396

1309 In Loving Memory of LILIAN EVELYN beloved wife of ALFRED ERNEST PRICE who fell asleep December 9th 1918 aged 29 years (verse) Also the above ALFRED ERNEST PRICE who passed away November 8th 1946 aged 61 years (verse)

1310 2 vases inscribed:- EDWARD ALLEN a token of respect from his fellow workers Dear Mother. NEW MEMORIAL: In memory of PERCY ALLEN died 26 February 1919 aged 7 years EDWARD ALLEN died 29 September 1923 aged 39 years GEORGE GOODWIN died 12 August 1952 aged 66 years EDWARD ALLEN died 26 July 1958 aged 51 years MARY GOODWIN died 29 January 1966 aged 80 years PHYLLIS ALLEN died 14 May 1979 aged 72 years

1313 In Loving Memory of JOHN THOMAS VARE who entered into rest August 15th 1902 aged 52 years Also ELIZABETH wife of the above who died October 10th 1934 aged 84 years also ARTHUR WAINWRIGHT died January 29th 1947 aged 73 years also SARAH ANN WAINWRIGHT his beloved wife who died August 30th 1966 aged 92 years Also GEORGE BERRY brother-in-law of the above who died August 21st 1897 aged 43 years.

1314 In loving memory of ARTHUR NEVILLE TURNER born 22nd July 1865 died 16th March 1906 also his wife MARY ALICE born 29 December 1866 died 16th December 1965 also their son ARTHUR LEWIS TURNER born 13th February 1894 died 13th February 1980 and his wife EDITH born 1st November 1893 died 23rd June 1980 "Re-united."

1318 In Loving Memory of WILLIAM son of ARTHUR AND MARTHA BLEASE of Bollington Cross who died October 31st 1911 aged 18 years also HERBERT their son who died May 7th 1919 aged 21 years (verse) also the above ARTHUR BLEASE who died February 23rd 1923 aged 56 years also MARTHA wife of the above ARTHUR BLEASE who died September 8th 1931 aged 62 years (verse).

1319 In Loving Memory of HENRY OLDFIELD of Bollington who died December 11th 1911 aged 52 years also HANNAH wife of the above who died March 10th 1939 aged 80 years "At Rest" BERTHA CHALLENER who died September 13th 1963 aged 77 years.

1321 In Loving Memory of GEORGE MOSELEY 1935 aged 59 LUCY MAY MOSELEY 1978 aged 84 LINDA FORDHAM 1948 2 weeks In loving memory of JACK FORDHAM 1918-2006 aged 88 DORIS FORDHAM 1921-2005 age 83 JOYCE BROWN 1949-1999 age 49 JEAN POTTS died age 60 1946-2007

1324 In Loving Memory of ALICE beloved wife of SAMUEL ARNFIELD HURST died September 11th 1924 in her 66th year also SAMUEL ARNFIELD HURST died June 26th 1925 in his 66th year (verse)

1325 In Loving Memory of WILLIAM BUTTERWORTH who died April 12th 1924 aged 70 years also JANE ANN wife of the above who died July 1st 1934 aged 78 years also RICHARD dearly loved husband of SARAH ANN HOLT and son-in-law of the above who died March 23rd 1945 aged 63 years also SARAH ANN his beloved wife who died May 23rd 1961 aged 81 years.

1326 In loving memory of EDITH the dearly beloved wife of WALTER L. OGDEN late of Didsbury died March 2nd 1924 aged 29 years also JAMES ARTHUR son of the above died February 22nd 1924 aged 13 days.

1327 In loving memory of ERNEST JOHN FARRALL who fell asleep February 26th 1924 aged 46 years (verse) also BERTHA beloved wife of the above who died January 4th 1955 aged 78 years.

1328 In loving memory of MARY ELIZABETH GIBSON who died February 14th 1924 aged 62 years also THOMAS GIBSON beloved husband of the above who died January 29th 1930 aged 73 years also JANE their daughter who died December 24th 1966 aged 74 years also ROSA, their daughter who died September 15th 1967 aged 73 years.

1330 In loving memory of MARY JANE the beloved wife of JAMES DEVENPORT who departed this life February 3rd 1927 aged 74 years also JAMES DEVENPORT died September 17th 1938 aged 84 years

Broken memorial
May belong to plot 1283

1331 291533 Private J. H. BEARD Cheshire Regiment 22nd January 1919 aged 30.

Commonwealth War Grave

1336 In loving memory of HARRIET SARAH the beloved wife of JAMES POTTS of Kerridge who died August 30th 1897 aged 29 years. Also JOHN DAWSON who died December 29th 1905 aged 67 years. Also JANE the beloved wife of JOHN DAWSON of Kerridge and mother of the above who died June 27th 1898 aged 58 years.

1337 In loving memory of ALAN STANLEY TURNER a beloved husband and father died May 4th 1950 aged 69 years. Also CLARE ELIZABETH TURNER devoted wife and mother died December 11th 1951 aged 69 years.

New grave 1950

1344 In loving memory of EMILY BAMFORD 20.3.1889-29.3.1974

1345 In loving memory of CATHERINE wife of JOSEPH RAWLINSON of Bollington who died August 1st 1915 aged 56 years. BENJAMIN their son who was kllled in action in France May 4th 1916 aged 23 years JOSEPH RAWLINSON died September 2nd 1967 aged 76 years. and JOE RAWLINSON died 2nd September 1967 aged 76 years

1351 In loving memory of CHARLES WALKER who died May 7th 1930 aged 81 years. Also PHOEBE wife of the above who died August 2nd 1921 aged 72 years. Also ALFRED EDWARD WALKER who died May 13th 1954 aged 82 years.

1352 In loving memory of LEONORA HARDY beloved daughter of FRANK and BERTHA POTTS died January 28th 1922 aged 21 years. Also the above FRANK POTTS died June 24th 1928 aged 61 years. Also BERTHA GREGORY died June 5th 1951 aged 83 years

1355 In affectionate remembrance of ELIZA beloved wife of EDWIN McGUIGAN died May 26th 1919 in her 61st year. Also EDWIN McGUIGAN who died February 24th 1929 aged 72 years. Also JOAN daughter of JAMES HENRY & ALICE NOCKTON and granddaughter of ELIZA & EDWIN McGUIGAN who died December 17th 1921 aged 12 months.

1359 In loving memory of THOMAS FURNESS who died December 19th 1897 aged 53 years. Sometime Clerk of this Church. Also MARY ANN the beloved wife of the above who departed this life April 29th 1915 aged 68 years. Also RICHARD WARREN son-in-law of the above who died December 15th 1932 aged 52 years. Also HERBERT FURNESS son of the above who died January 26th 1943 aged 69 years. Also his wife BERTHA FURNESS died August 7th 1974 aged 100 years.

Grave digger plan and details from Derbyshire family burials indicate Herbert is buried at plot 1837. Presumably Bertha is buried with her husband.

1361 In loving memory of JAMES DUFFIELD of Kerridge who died December 9th 1897 aged 57 years. MARY DUFFIELD wife of the above who died December 24th 1915 aged 74 years.

1364 In loving memory of THOMAS WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE of Bollington who died September 27th 1903 aged 52 years also CLARISSA wife of the above who died October 30th 1917 aged 79 years also MARY E. BAINBRIDGE who died September 6th 1920 aged 44 years also ANNIE BAINBRIDGE who died January 19th 1945 aged 66 years

Clarissa's death date apparently wrongly inscribed

1366 In loving memory of SAMUEL EGERTON who entered into rest November 30th 1904 aged 79 years. Also MARY wife of the above who entered into rest January 3rd 1904 aged 79 years. Also JOHN EGERTON their son who entered into rest April 10th 1915 aged 49 years.

1368 G/30057 Pte. F.MORTON Royal Sussex Regiment 20th January 1921.

Commonwealth War Grave

1370 R.I.P. A benefactor to St.Oswalds Church. Here lieth the body of JOHN HENRY COVERLEY aged 57 years, who departed this life April 16th 1919.

1372 2358 Pte. W. WILSON Kings Own Yorkshire L.I. 2nd April 1921 aged 35.

Commonwealth War Grave

1374 WILLIAM PALFREYMAN born June 15th 1852 died July 31st 1922. Also ANN ELIZABETH PALFREYMAN his wife born November 6th 1860 died July 25th 1921. Also JOHN TURNER died 24th February 1964 aged 73 years. Also JANE HALL TURNER died 28th October 1978 aged 89 years. also MARGARET PALFREYMAN born 1895 died 1987

1376 In loving memory of DORIS beloved daughter of PETER & HANNAH UNWIN died July 31st 1922 aged 16 years. Also JACK beloved son of PETER & HANNAH UNWIN died March 4th 1969 aged 51 years. Also Hannah wife of PETER UNWIN died October 9th 1953 aged 74 years. Also PETER UNWIN died April 17th 1962 aged 86 years.

1377 In loving memory of HAROLD CHAMBERLAIN died January 11th 1964 aged 60 years. WILLIAM CHAMBERLAIN died 28th July 1919 aged 40 years. Also FRANCES his beloved wife died 9th October 1955 aged 74 years.

1379 In loving memory of JOSEPH WRIGHT died October 1919 aged 71 years also BERTHA daughter of the above died May 21st 1950 aged 58 years.

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