Some Memorial Inscriptions - Barthomley, Cheshire
St Bertoline's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 30th May 2006

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 7th November 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Henry Leslie EDEN, h/o Winnie,
Of Balterley/Baltrey. He was a gifted Organist of this Church and of All Saints, Balterley,
He fought in France for his Country
In the Great War, and lost his life in the
Minnie Pit[t] Disaster 12 Jan 1918, 23


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 30th May 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Joseph MARTIN,
Of Barthomley, 12 May 1867, 39
Robert, brother, 10 Jan 1898, 72

B2. Sarah, w/o Joseph ASHBURY,
Of Winterley Mills, 16 Dec 1873, 44
Mary, w/o above Joseph ASHBURY,
17 May 1875, 35
Joseph, above, 28 Feb 1897, 78

B3. Percy, s/o William & Dorothy IKIN,
Of Alsager Station, 30 August 1876, 3yrs & 10 months

B4. Anne, w/o Robert WHITTAKER,
Of Rudway Green, 18 April 1908, 78
Robert, above, 13 June 1912, 82

B5. Mary, w/o Robert OULTON,
Of Crewe, 14 Sept 1882, 78
Robert, above, 4 Feb 1806 - 16 May 1888
Ernest OULTON of Domvilles Farm,
23 Jan 2001, 86
Eleanor Ford, w, 28 Jan 2002, 86

B6. William BURCHALL, 31 March 1775/6, 40
To whofe memory this stone was erected
by John CREWE, Efqr, of Bolesworth Castle
who he faithfully ferved 15 years

B7. Stephen WOODWARD, 28 Sept 1856, 68
A tribute of respect to a faithful Servant

B8. Margaret, w/o William OAKES,
Of Crewe, 31 August 1829, 67
William, above, 23 Dec 1846, 87

B9. John OAKES, of Haflington [Haslington],
30 Jan 1780, 54

B10. Jane, w/o Joseph OULTON,
of Warmincham, 13 March 1884, 41
Joseph, above, 17 Oct 1909, 73
[Ed: possibly Warmingham?]

B11. Mary, w/o Richard OULTON,
Of Stapley, 26 Jan 1874, 43
Robert, 2 Feb 1861, 10 months
James, 11 March 1864, 7 months
Richard, 1 March 1890, 24
Sons of Richard & Mary OULTON

B12. Thomas LOWE,
Of Crewe, 17 July 1806, 46

B13. Ralph MADACK,
who was interred 31 March 1747
[stone has sunk]

B14. [looks like] "Judith" [Jvdeth], d/o Ralph ALSAGER,
Of Alsager, bvried the 14/15day Febrvary 1671

B15. Mary, w/o Joseph LUFKIN [LUSKIN], of Crewe,
5/6 Oct 1826, 50

B16. Eliza, w/o John TMMMIS,
Of Barthomley, 10 Jan 1837, 30
John, above, at Hassal House, 30 Jan 1888, 87

B17. James, s/o James & Mary BOFTOCK [BOSTOCK] of Allfager [Allsager],
1 May 1744, 6yrs
Margaret, d, May 1763, 21
Elizabeth, d, June 1763, 17

B18. Here was laid body of Ann SWAIN,
Who departed this life March the 22, 1719

B19. [stone damaged]
Her lie the remains of
** BATEMAN of Crewe, 27 Jan 1783, 80
Ann BATEMAN, 5 Sep/Dec 1792, 86

B20. Elizabeth, w/o John MEAKIN,
Only d/o the Reverend Mr WRIGHT,
4/7 April 1800, 69

B21. Rebekah w/o John DALE
of Alfager [Alsager], 28 Jan 1794, 72
John, above, of Alsager, 24 Jan 1799, 82

B22. Rever'd Thomas BAYLEY, Interr'd 22 Feb 1733

B23. Mr Henry SHUARD, late of Somerleyton,
Who in confuquence of an accident on the
North Western Railway, departed this life at
Burmingham !! [Birmingham], 10 Oct 1848, 43
[Ed: Somerleyton in Suffolk appears to be the only possibilty here!]

B24. Jemima, w/o John WILLSHAW,
Of Mill Dale, Balterley, 4 May 1928, 55
John, above, 25 Sept 1941, 70

B25. War Death
James, h/o Mary Ellen WILLSHAW,
The Villa, Hatherton, 19 Feb 1926, 62
William James, s, killed in France, 1 Oct 1916, 19
James WILLSHAW, of Mill Dale, Balterley, 27 April 1898, 74
Mary, his wife, 17 April 1915, 82
Mary Ellen WILLSHAW, 16 June 1953, 87

B26. Sarah, w/o William BIRCHALL,
Of Barthomley, 30 April 1891, 58
William, above, 3/8 June 1901, 70

B27. John BOURNE,
Of Sydney House, Haslington, 10 July 1890, 64
Ann, w, 20 April 1905, 82

B28. Maria, w/o James WHITTAKER,
Of Warmingham, died Sunday, 30 Nov 1890, 42
James, above, 2 August 1900, 50
James Henry, s, & h/o Hylda WHITTAKER,
Of Elton, 10 March 1919, 36

B29. Joseph BARROW of Buddylee,
s/o Benjamin BARROW of Silverdale,
13 Jan 1907, 65
Jane MANLEY of Buddylee,
d/o Thomas Rowe & Hannah MANLEY,
Of Crewe, 13 Jan 1907, 60
[Ed: Buddylee (Buddileigh) is in Betley, county Stafford]

B30. Elizabeth HUNT,
Of Doddlespool, 3 July 1898, 80
Thomas EDWARDS, grandson of above,
Of Snape Farm, 30 May 1893, 31

B31. Elizabeth FARMER, of Oakhunger Moss,
3 Nov 1898, 78

B32. Mary, w/o Richard SHERRATT,
Of Barthomley, 23 March 1932, 69
Richard, above, 10 Dec 1910, 83
Frances, w/o 19 March 1867, 38
Frances, d, 29 August 1895, 28
Richard, [looks like] (6 Dec 1945, **)

B33. Charlotte, w/o Charles Herbert JOHNSON,
9 May 1900/1936, 29
Charlotte, w/o John CADMAN, and mother of above,
3/5 Jan 1903, 71
John CADMAN, 7/17 March 1904, 74

B34. Harriet, w/o John Somner BILLINGTON,
Of Balterley Hall, Staffs, 13 April 1855 - 10 June 1889
John Willis, s, 20 Oct 1881 - 12 April 1894
Catherine Elizabeth, w/o John Somner BILLINGTON,
11 July 1854 - 13 April 1910
John Somner, above, 31 Oct 1847 - 5 April 1921

B35. John CLIFFE,
Of Macclesfield, 5 March 1892, 74
Joseph CLIFFE of Liverpool, 19 Oct 1892, 63

B36. Anne, widow of Samuel FITTON,
Of Macclesfield, 15 Oct 1904, 90
Thomas CLIFFE of Wedgewood Villa, Crewe,
16 August 1903/1908, 84/87

B37. William HUNT,
Of Rose Hill, Wolstanton, 25 Feb 1914, 72
Ann Hassells HUNT, w, 17 Jan 1914, 66

B38. War Death
Archibald, h/o Margaret ANGELBECK,
Of Sandhills, Barthomley, 30 Oct 1889 - 1 May 1922
Margaret, w, 29 May 1978, 89
"At the going down of the sun and in the morning
we will remember him"
Doris, w/o John ANGELBECK, 26 July 1987, 65

B39. Beneath are the remains of
Thomas TAIT of Hallawood, Gent, 1 Oct 1824, 39
Sacred to the memory of
George TAIT, Surgeon of Audley
in the County of Stafford,
9 August 1848, 36

B40. In a Vault beneath are interr'd the remains of
William KELSALL of Hallawood, Gent, died 11 April 1802, 58
Also Elizabeth relict of the faid William KELFALL [KELSALL]
and d/o Francis & Elizabeth SPENCER,
of Little Haywood, 25 Feb 1876, 73

B41. Beneath this stone are Charlotte & Joseph,
d & s/o George & Sarah FORD,
Of Barthomley. She died 16 Jan 1795, an infant
He died 20 July 1807, 27

B42. Daniel FORD,
Of Barthomley, 31 Jan 1789, ** [ **look like 81]
Ann, w, 25 Feb 1763, 52

B43. Sarah, w/o George FORD of Barthomley,
9 Dec 1814, 59
George, above, 5 August 1820, 65

B44. Ann or Jane WITHINFHAW [WITHINSHAW] of Crewe,
Died 16 April and was interred 20th, 1759, 25

B45. Double Headstone
Thomas MOUNTFORD,
Of Balterley Hall, Farmer 12 Jan 1763/5, 52
William, s, was interr'd 3 July 1751, 3 yrs
James, s/o Adam & Mary MOUNTFORD,
20 Auguft 1789, 13

Next Inscription
Mary, w/o Thomas MOUNTFORD,
Of Balterley Hall, 25 July 1779, 70
Elizabeth, w/o Joseph MOUNTFORD,
Late of Balterley, 24 July 1848, 52
Joseph MOUNTFORD, 13/15 August 1851/1857, 71
George MOUNTFORD, 14 March 1861, 34
Mary MOUNTFORD, 20 May 1863, 32

B46. William MOOR, born in the parifh,
Departed, 26 Sept 1774, 80
Mary JONES, sifter to the above,
5 Jan 1786, 92

B47. Joseph RIDLEY,
Of Balterley, 11 June 1788, 62
Also his wife ?, 22 March 1805, 79

B48. George STEELE of Buddeley, 29 Dec 1722, 51
Joseph STEELE of Buddylee Farm, 23 Oct 1857, 89
Elizabeth, 30 April 1862, ** [** looks like] (78)
Emma, eldest d, Feb, 18**, 89
[Note: we have a Photograph of the STEELE Family Gravestone.
There is a Skull & Crossbones carved in the middle of the inscription]

B49. Thomas, s/o Henry BLACKHURFT [BLACKHURST],
Of Balterley, 17 Feb 1755, 23

B50. John, s/o Ralph & Sarah SHERWIN,
Of Alfsager [Alssager], 21 May 1729, 29

B51. Rev'd Edward HINCHLIFFE,
Formerly Rector of the Parish,
Born at Barthomley 29 Nov 1800
Died at Leamington, 22 Dec 1878
Mary, w, born at Barthomley, 2 April 1822
Died at Sheepy Rectory, Leicestershire, 15 Jan 1913

B52. Thomas Maddocks STEELE,
Of Buddylee Farm, 4 June 1880, 60
Ann STEELE, sister of above, 5 March 1886, 79
John STEELE, younger brother, 10 April 1906, 75

B53. Samuel, s/o John & Mary HARDING,
Of Weston, 6 July 1826, 32
John, s/o above Samuel HARDING, 17 March 1832, 9yrs
[Auth: The stonemason has inscribed 47th March and 4832
which has not been corrected. 1826 is correct]


B54. John COLE, late of Balterley, 2 Feb 1747, 65

B55. Sarah, d/o Ralph & Mary NODEN, April 1819, 84
Mary, above, of Brereton, 1 April 1795, 87
Ralph, husband to the above sade Mary NODEN,
Of Brereton, 7 Nov 1796, 85

B56. Thomas TWEMLOW, 25 May 1769, 76
George TWEMLOW, Feb 1804, 25
Ann TWEMLOW, 27 May 1806, 57
Thomas TWEMLOW, nephew of above Thomas, 4 Dec 1816, 7yrs
John, s/o Thomas & Jane TWEMLOW, 4 Jan 1827, 55
Margaret, relict of John TWEMLOW, 20 March 1849, 75

B57. James, s/o James & Mary MARTIN,
of Bank Farm, Crewe, 2 March 1848, 37
Sarah MARTIN, widow of above, 7 April 1894, 78

B58. Jane, w/o George HOLLINSHEAD,
Of Barthomley, 24 Feb 1899, 25
George, s, and h/o Winifred Maud HOLLINSHEAD,
Bank Top Farm, 13 May 1969, 74
Winifred Maud, 23 Nov 1980, 85

B59. Herbert, s/o Matthew & Ann Jane DARLINGTON,
Of Barthomley, 31 Oct 1887 - 5 Oct 1900
Matthew DARLINGTON, above, of Barthomley,
20 April 1918, 56

B60. Moses, h/o Mary MAYDEW,
Of Balterley/Baltrey, nr Crewe, 16 August 1924, 73
Mary, above, 7 Jan 1942, 92
Fanny JONES, d, 9 July 1964, 84

B61. Frederick WINDSOR of Barthomley,
3 Jan 1932, 60
Catherine Ann, w, 27 Dec 1947, 75
Gertrude Ellen CHERRY, d, 19 Oct 1971, 77

B62. Thomas, h/o Catherine BENNION,
of Cherry Cottage, Barthomley 25 June 1932, 77
Catherine, 24 March 1953, 84

B63. Hannah, w/o James KENT
of Railway Green, Barthomley 26 June 1893, 20
Joseph, s, 5 Nov 1926, 75
Louisa, d, 12 March 1932, 77

B64. War Death
Mary Ann, w/o George GLOVER,
of Balterley 23 Nov 1860, 57
George GLOVER, 5 May 1863, 64
Thomas CINDERS, Pear Tree Lake Farm,
Balterley youngest s/o John & Ann CINDERS,
late of Rose Hill, Balterley & Barthomley 6 Nov 1912, 60
Joseph Edgar 3rd s/o Thomas & Ann CINDERS,
killed in Action 14 August 1915, 30

B65. Joseph GLOVER of Balterley Hall
in the County of Stafford 5 Feb 1861, 74
Maria, w, 8 Feb 1878, 80
George GLOVER of Pear Tree Lake, Balterley,
eldest s/o Joseph & Maria,
12 Dec 1823 - 23 April 1908
Elizabeth GLOVER, w, 29 Jan 1936, 80

B66. Thomas BENNION of Barthomley 23 Oct 1906, 64
Betsy, w, 24 June 1906, 64

B67. Thomas EVANS of Smiths Green,
Barthomley 21 Nov 1925, 58
Emma, w, 15 June 1932, 60
Mary EVANS, 21 June 1888, 57
Thomas EVANS, h, 19 March 1901, 71
Joseph their son, 13 April 1874, 1yr

B68. War Death
Elizabeth BAILEY of Fuddiley [perhaps Buddiley?] 18 July 1935, 71
2nd Lt John William [BAILEY], 3rd Cheshires, son,
who was drowned at sea, at Alexandr[i]a,
30 Dec 1917, 26
Edith Alice, d, 24 August 1900, 6 months
Frank BAILEY 20 Sept 1950, 79

B69. Thomas, s/o George & Ellen STRINGER
of Barthomley 12 Nov 1892, 26
Elizabeth Ann, sister, 23 Jan 1895, 41
Mary SKERRATT, sister, 27 Oct 1914, 68
Martha WODDFINE, sister, 20 Jan 1915, 85

B70. William Stringer, s/o Henry Christopher
& Alice McVEY, 30 Oct 1913, 30
Alice McVEY, 15 Sept 1937, 81
Henry Christopher, eldest s/o Alice, 3 March 1949, 67
Eleanor Gertrude, d/o Alice McVEY, 22 Feb 1969, 83

B71. Annie LEECH, Holland Street,
Crewe, 22 Dec 1906, 41
Samuel LEECH of Oakhunger,
father of above, 29 Jan 1890, 39
Hannah, w, 23 Feb 1893, 52

B72. Ann, w/o Joseph MOUNTFORD,
of Balterley Green, 15 Jan 1892, 75
Joseph, above, 18 April 1910, 81

B73. Mary LOCKETT of Oakhunger Moss,
9 July 1895, 60

B74. Ann, w/o Joseph THORNHILL,
of Barthomley 19 April 1883, 87
Joseph, 25 Nov 1891, 81

B75. Elizabeth, w/o Owen WALTON,
of Barthomley 7 June 1852, 25

B76. Sarah, w/o Joseph BENNION,
of Bank Farm Crewe, 28 April 1883, 53
Joseph BENNION of Bank Farm, 7 Feb 1899, 76
Mary BENNION, d, 31 Dec 1863 - 7 July 1903
Joseph, s, 28 Sept 1896, 39
Ann, w/o Thomas BENNION of Cherry Tree
Farm, Barthomley, 3 July 1917, 55
Elizabeth Ann, w/o Joseph BENNION,
Daisy Bank Farm, 2 Feb 19*3, 78
Nellie, d/o Joseph & Elizabeth BENNION 21 Feb 1970 *

B77. Joseph PIGGOT, of Radway Green,
15 Nov 1884, 49
Hannah, widow, 5 Oct 1902, 61

B78. John, s/o John & Hannah PEDLEY,
of Crewe 30 March 1772, 19
John PEDLEY, Snr, 8 July 1782, 69
Hannah, w, 25 April 1788, 62
Thomas PEDLEY, s/o John PEDLEY,
who died at Bridge Farm, Crewe, 5 April 1840, 74
Richard PEDLEY, s/o Thomas,
who died at Winterley Cottage, 6 August 1871, 71
Richard PEDLEY, s/o Richard,
died at Winterley House, Haslington, 14 Oct 1909, 91

B79. Richard, s/o John & Ann FOX,
of Oak Honger 10 August 1790, 20
Ann, w/o John FOX, was buried 1815, 83

B80. Sarah, w/o Ralph SHAW, late of
Balterley, 12 April 1786, 49
Ralph, above, 10 July 1795, 71

B81. Richard COLLEY of Haflington [Haslington],
who was interred 25 March 1754, 80
Jane, w, 26 May 1754, 80

B82. Elizabeth DARNALL Jnr,
9 July 1725, 28yrs & 3 days
William, fon [son] of William & Elizabeth DARNALL,
of Crefivelfham [Cresivlsham], 17 July 1700
Ann, d, 24 March 1702

B83. Ralph PICKEREN of Coat Brook, Gent,
was born at Balterley 17 March 1665 - 10 Oct 1729
Margaret, w/o Richard MAIFTERFON [MAISTERSON], Gent, &
widow of Robert PICKEREN, 6 Oct 1737, 75

B84. William WILKINFON [WILKINSON] late of Copnall
27 May 1791, 70
Sarah, w, 20 April 1807, 87

B85. Here lieth the body of Mary w/o
Thomas HAFSALL [HASSALL], 27 Nov 1720, 80
Thomas HAFSALL [HASSALL] of Barethomley,
who was buried on the 25 March 1718, 78

B86. Mary relict of William KELFSALL [KELSSALL],
18 April 1729, 79

B87. Gabriel SMITH, 30 April 1743, 89
Ann, w, 22 August 1738, 83
Gabriel eldest son, 2 June 1708, 24

B88. Alice, w/o Thomas TURNER Snr,
of Barthomley, 25 Nov 1705, 86

B89. Alice, only d/o Thomas & Alice TURNER,
of Barthomley, 7 Sept 1708, 8yrs

B90. Thomas TURNER of Barthomley,
Gent, 31 July 1715, 71
Alice, w, died 29 May
and was interred 1 June 1729, 64

B91. Sarah, d/o John & Catherine STRINGER,
of Barthomley 7 June 1867, 27
John, above, 18 Feb 1873, 64
Catherine, above, 25 Feb 1876, 62
Samuel, s, 4 Sept 1838 - 22 May 1903
Ann STRINGER, d, 7 Feb 1835 - 29 May 1907

B92. Jane, w/o Benjamin DODD of Balterley 22 Dec 1878, 69
Beneath this sacred stone here
lies as much good nature as could die
A loving wife tender mother
its hard to find such another
In heaven her soul now dwells with ease
with jov to sing her makers praise
Benjamin above, of Rope, 13 June 1891, 86
Ralph DODD, s, 17 Nov 1915, 67
Death to me short warning gave
Therefore be careful how you live
Prepare in time make no delay
For who know their dying day

B93. Agnes, d/o William & Mary MOUNFIELD,
of Barthomley 29 July 1860, 13

B94. Elizabeth, w/o George BEBBINGTON,
of Oakhunger Moss 7 April 1880, 61
George, above, 29 Nov 1901, 80

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