Some Memorial Inscriptions - Malpas, Cheshire
St Oswald's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 24th April 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Mary ASTON late of Carden, 25 October 1842, 54

A2. Martha HUXLEY d/o
Joseph & Mary HUXLEY of this town
2 September 1846, 16
Ann, d, 25 July 1852, 20
Joseph HUXLEY, above, 20 April 1862, 79

A3. [this stone is weather damaged]
Margaret, d/o John & Abingale BARLOW
18 October 1825, 20
John BARLOW August 1834, 42
John BARLOW, above, 21 December 183*, 68
[Auth: Abingale's inscription is unreadable]

A4. [stone badly eroded]
William, s/o Henry & Ann FOX, 22 May 1868, 26

A5. Joseph PRICE late of Broad Oak
7 March 1824, 67
Mary, w/o Joseph PRICE, above
20 December 1826, 67

A6. Robert HUXLEY, s/o John & Audrea HUXLEY
of Cuddington, 5 December 1851, 23
John HUXLEY, above, 4 May 1864, 65
Audrea, above, 9 January 1866, 61

A7. James CLUTTON of Chorlton
11 March 1828, 79
Ann, w, 3 August 1830, 77
Martha CLUTTON, d, 23 September 1842, 60
William, s, 19 February 1843, 66
Randle, s, 16 November 1850, 60

A8. Mary, w/o Charles HUXLEY of Cuddington
15 February 1867, 35

A9. [[stone weather damaged]]
Thomas PARBETT, 1 September 1838, 46
James PERBETT, father of above
[looks like] 19 February 1814, 51

A10. Mary PARBETT, w/o James 1 August 1842, 94

A11. John NICKFON [NICKSON] s/o Richard & Samatha
[looks like] 2 March 1777, 68

A12. [stone badly weather damaged]
Sarah, w/o John [looks like HASSEY]
of Chorlton, December, [remainder has eroded away]

A13. Jane WILLIAMS w/o Charles WILLIAMS
Late of Malpas, 2 June 1822, 53
Also on the same day Henry, s, age 19

A14. John RAVENSCROFT of Edge
1 August 1810, 61
Mary, w/o George RAVENSCROFT of Edge
15 July 1866, 82
George RAVENSCROFT, 15 October 1867, 80

A15. Thomas BURROUGHS, 13 March 1825, 79
Mabel BURROUGHS, 21 September 1837, 81
Martha HOLLAND of Wigland, d/o John & Sarah HOLLAND
27 March 1869, [looks like] 5 yrs

A16. Elizabeth BATEMAN 8 December 1844, 52
Richard BATEMAN, s/o John & Ann BATEMAN
of Halghton, 24 April 1856, 4yrs
Thomas BATEMAN, s, 24 April 1856, 2yrs
Mary Martha BATEMAN, d, 2* September 1856, 3 months

A17. [stone badly weather damaged]
Sarah, w/o Charles [looks like GREEN] of Chiddington 20 February 1789, 61
James, s, [unable to read any more]
[Ed: I can't find a place called 'Chiddington' -
perhaps Cuddington, an adjacent parish?]


A18. Frances LOYD 28 September 1730, 58

A19. Mary Rebecca TOMKIN 12 March 1871, 18

A20. Double-sided Stone
Side 1
Elizabeth, d/o Samuel HOPLEY of Duckington
25 July 1741, 10yrs & 6 months
Mary, d/o John & Mary HOPLEY of Duckington
9 May 1771, in her infancy

Side 2
Samuel HOPLEY, Poet, late of Duckington
11 September 1769, 66
John, s/o Samuel HOPLEY of Duckington
[looks like] 6 November 1791, [unable to read his age]

A21. Thomas DODD of Hampton
23 November 1850, 81
Mary, w, 14 April 1866, 87

A22. Hannah, w/o William THELWALL
Of Hampton Hall, 29 January 1806, 7*
William THELWALL, above, 27 January 1808, 69
John, s, 28 April 1845, 80
Susannah, w/o above John THELWALL
1 February 1859, 90

A23. William THELWALL of Malpas, 22 June 1869, 61
Elizabeth THELWALL, widow of above of Malpas
17 June 1880, 65
Sarah HUGHES, d, 15 November 1867, 29
Charles THELWALL, 13 March 1871, [looks like] 24

A24. Margaret EDWARDS of Hampton
9 December 1850, 35

A25. [stone weather damaged]
Samuel, s/o John HUGHS of Malpas
[looks like] 29 October 1730

A26. Joseph WILBRAHAM 21 February 1821, 22
Thomas WILBRAHAM, 12 July 1821, 25

A27. [stone weather damaged]
Frances w/o Randle PHYTHION of Edge
[looks like] September 3 1725

A28. James WOOLRICH of Duckington
18 May 1811, 83

Plaque attached to the Stone
Ebenezer ALLWOOD 2 March 1841, 67
Sarah Ann his d, 2 November 1837, 7yrs

A29. Ebenezer ALLWOOD 7 June 1836, 67
Ann ALLWOOD, w, of Duckington
6 August 1869, 82

A30. Sarah Ann, w/o Ebenezer ALLWOOD 7 June 1836, [looks like 55]
Ebenezer ALLWOOD, h, above, 2 March 1841, 67
Ann ALLWOOD w/o Ebenezer ALLWOOD
6 August 1869, 82

A31. Thomas NICKLESON of Bickley
30 January 1742, [looks like] 35

A32. George MELLOR of Bickley
13 November 1836, 72
Margarett, w, 5 December 1862, 84
A faithfull wife, a friend, sincere, a tender mother, lieth here

A33. [stone weather damaged]
Ellin, w/o Richard FAULKNER of Edge
[looks like] 7 March 1748

A34. John OVERTON of Oldcastle, 7 May 1801, 50
Thomas OVERTON, 22 June 1804, 18
Ann OVERTON, w/o John, above, 7 January 1820, 69

A35. John OVERTON of Oldcastle, 22 September 1858, 47
Sarah OVERTON, w/o John, 11 May 1868, 77

A36. [stone badly eroded]
Thomas OVERTON of Wigland, 18 June 1778, 62
Elizabeth, former w/o Thomas OVERTON
[looks like] 14 September 1768, 84

A37. [stone weather damaged]
Mary, w/o William [[looks like] FRYNEL]
of Malpas, August 1753, 49

A38. William CROFS [CROSS] 19 April 1804, 25

A39. Hannah EATON of Edge, 18 October 1850, 61
John EATON, h, 18 December 1850, 50
Richard MULLOCK, s/o Richard & Elizabeth MULLOCK
[looks like] 2 May 1861, 6 months

A40. Ann, d/o John & Sarah CLULLON of Bickley
22 January 1869, 27
John CLULLON, 15 September 1869, 51

A41. Richard, s/o Joseph GRIFFITH & Martha his wife
of Chalton 25 June 1742, 5yrs

A42. John TONER of Malpas 17 March 1744, 58
Barbara, w/o William JOHNSON of Malpas
August 1760, 82
William JOHNSON, [unable to read any more, weather damaged]

A43. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas DAVENPORT
of Cholmondeley, 31 December 1850, 68
Thomas DAVENPORT, 7 July 1864, 78

A44. Robert COLBOURN 24 January 1855, 74
Elizabeth, w, 28 September 1855, 80
Elizabeth COLBOURN, d, of Malpas
23 April 1864, 44
John COLBOURN, s, 30 November 1870, 63

A45. John CHESWORTH of Bickley
17 August 1848, 65
Ann CHESWORTH, w,
24 March 1869, 88

A46. Elizabeth, w/o John DUTTON of Normansheath
14 March 1832, 28
Mary, 2nd w, of John DUTTON
11 May 1872, 72
John DUTTON, above,
2 February 1880, 74

A47. Ernest Hawtin EATON
22 January 1871 - 21 March 1871

A48. Eliza DRAKE, 26 December 1815 - 17 January 1816
Edward DRAKE, 26 November 1818 - 11 April 1820
William DRAKE, 30 years Rector of the Lower Mediety
2 November 1852, 54
Eliza Susanna, w, died at Weston Super Mare
18 February 1841, 54
[Auth: For those who are not aware Weston Super Mare
is a seaside resort, Eliza may have been on holiday when she died]

[Ed: 'mediety' - one of two (approximately) equal parts]

A49. Charles GEORGE of Cholmondeley, 9 July 1829
Died at Torquay 7 December 1869
Susan Carol, his wife, 1829
Died at Datchett, 1891

A50. William ANKERS of Cholmondeley
17 February 1860, 75
Catherine ANKERS, w, 9 June 1871, 88

The following inscriptions are from stones that have been removed and placed against the perimeter wall of the churchyard.
A51. Thomas MATTHEWS of Malpas
22 October 1872, 78
He served in the 16th Lancers at Waterloo and Bhurtpore
Jane MATTHEWS, w, died at Malpas, [looks like] 4 June 1873

A52. Margaret, d/o Michael & Martha WHALEY
Of Malpas & Capenhurst, Cheshire.
21 February 1856, 19

A53. Hugh PARBART of Malpas
Sergeant of the 39th Regt of Foot
15 January 1861, 77
Ellen PARBART, w, 25 October 1862, 70

A54. Alice RANDLES of Edge, 14 January 1861, 80
Edward RANDLES, h, 11 April 1861, 80
Charles PALIN, 31 August 1863, 24

A55. Mary, w/o Robert WILLIAMS
15 September 1852, 79

A56. Madelina EGERTON 20 February 1813, 7 weeks

A57. John, s/o George & Ann MANNING of Bulckley
12 August 1829, 18
Ann MANNING, above, 30 October 1833, 63

A58. Thomas MANNING of Cholmondeley
25 June 1839, 80
Elizabeth, w/o above Thomas, 16 February 1863, 79
Joseph, s/o Thomas & Hannah MANNING
of Cholmondeley, 29 March 1865

A59. Samuel WILLIAMSON of Bukeley
10 February 1826, 77
Martha, w, 2 July 1847, 91
Richard, s, 25 July 1851, 72

A60. John READ 2 May 1826, 78
Robert READ 13 June 1850, 25
Francis, 8 August 1852,

A61. Ann ROBERTS, d/o Thomas & Susanna ROBERTS
of The Hill Farm, 8 July 1871, 11

A62. Edward WILLIAMS of Thrapwood
6 May 1851, 64
George Orton WILLIAMS, s,
16 July 1866, 28
Martha, relict of the above Edward WILLIAMS
11 February 1867, 72
likewise
Elizabeth, Martha, Robert and Thomas Orton WILLIAMS
children of the above Edward & Martha WILLIAMS

A63. John, s/o Samuel & Mary DUNN
of Tushingham, 10 February 1800 28 or 29 [the last number has been over inscribed]
Mary, w/o Samuel DUNN, 13 June 1816, 66
Samuel DUNN, 10 November 1818 [his age has been buried]

A64. [this stone has been damaged]
William TOMKIN
[the surname may be longer, part of stone is missing]
27 September 185* [looks like] 8, age 58
Elizabeth, w, 21 October 1857, 62

A65. John, s/o Jonathan & Ann GRESTY
of Grindley Brook, 26 July 1816, 3 months

A66. Ann HOLLAND 27 October 1831, 30

A67. [stone damaged]
Mary BOWDRELL of Cuddington
27 July 1827, 24
George HOPLEY of Duckington
31 October 1836, 31

A68. Joseph ASHLEWORTH of Malpas
April 1837, 41
David, s, 1 March 1851, 15

A69. Elizabeth, w/o William DEAN of Larkton
who departed life on the morning of the
8th December 1824, age 49
Elizabeth DEAN was my name
England was my nation
Larkton was my dwelling place
And Christ was my salvation
John DEAN of Malpas, 5 February 1829, 82
William DEAN, above, 19 September 1841, 71

A70. Mary, w/o Lloyd JONES late of Acden
13 December 1873, 77
Lloyd JONES, above, 14 May 1891, 84

A71. John PHILLIPS of Bickley, 10 February 1847, 74

A72. Robert DAVIES of Malpas, 10 December 1832, 38
Sam, s, 3 August 1835, 8yrs
Robert, s, 11 October 1846, 23
Margaret, w/o Robert.
[Auth: The remaining inscription has been buried]

A73. Hannah, d/o Robert & Ann HOPLEY
of the Higher-Hail, Edge
22 September 1820, 16 months
Robert, s, 23 October 1821, 4 months

A74. George KENT, 2 July 1825, 44
George, s/o George KENT, 21 April 1839, 23
Martha, d/o George KENT, 15 January 1847, 33

A75. James BELMONT, s/o James & Mary BELMONT
of Overton, 8 July 1830, 14

A76. Martha, d/o Roger & Martha BATE
16 August 1831, 21

A77. Joseph HUGHES, 12 December 1861, 72

A78. William Frederick WILLIAMS
30 August 1874, 24

A79. Mary, w/o William HARVEY
of Bickley, 28 October 1824, 57

A80. Edward OWENS of Tattenhall
23 June 1840, 54

A81. Joseph, s/o Edward & Mary OWENS
of Broxton, 4 December 1822, 25
Mary OWENS, above, 6 June 1836, 77
Edward OWENS, 26 February 1842, 85

A82. R. CLUTTON, 12 April 1790, 75

A83. Frances, w/o John WELCH
of Malpas, 9 April 1869, 39
John WELCH, h, 8 February 1875, 40

A84. Jeremiah HOOPER of Malpas
25 August 1837, 48
A truly honest man
Margaret, w/o above, 5th **** 1859

A85. William Henry HOOPER
s/o George & Caroline HOOPER
who died in his infancy 1842
John, s, 28 February 1845, 2yrs
Alfred George, s, 6 October 1848, 5 months
Caroline, w/o, above, George HOOPER, 21 January 1849, 35
Sarah Ann, w/o George HOOPER
20 March 18**, 25

A86. Esther, w/o Thomas DAVIES of Malpas
8 September 1821, 45
John, her son who died in his infancy
Thomas DAVIES, above, 2 July 1842, 51

A87. Thomas BROOM, s/o Thomas & Martha BROOM
Of Bickley, 24 June 1813, 24
Martha, above, 2 February 1822, 64
Robert BROOM, of Cholmondley
11 June 1825, 38
Benjamin BROOM of Bickley
28 January 1828, 30
Thomas BROOM, June 3rd 1830, 74
William, s/o William & Mary BROOM
of Bickley, 12 February 1838, 14
Thomas, s/o Robert BROOM
28 March 1839, [age has been buried]
[Auth: The death year for Thomas BROOM
is inscribed as 3113rd 1830]


A88. Samuel DAVIES of Malpas
24 November 1867, 66
Thomas DAVIES, s/o Samuel & Mary DAVIES
26 May 1869, 30
likewise the above Samuel
[the remaining inscription has been buried]

A89. John, s/o George & Alice WILLIAMSON
late of Edge, 8 July 1818, 11
Charles, s, 5 April 1821, 15
Alice, w/o George WILLIAMSON
22 November 1830, 47
Mary, d, 29 January 1839, 28
Elizabeth WILLIAMSON
23 January 1863, 77

A90. Mary Emily, child of Henry & Mary FAULKNER
27 October 1869, 14 weeks

A91. Mary Ann AGER, 29 September 1870, 24

A92. John MADDOCKS late of Horton
4 April 1780, 53
Martha, w, 13 April 1816, 83
Thomas MADDOCKS
20 April 1865, 60

A93. John BLOOR, s/o John & Jane BLOOR
late of Cholmondeley, 4 August 1821, 15
Edward BLOOR late of Cholmondeley
2 January 1823, 50
Robert BLOOR of Cholmondeley
[looks like] June 1831, 63

A94. Frances, w/o Thomas BECKETT
of Malpas & d/o William MORRALL, Esqr
late of Keelhandre in the county of Salop
21 December 1813, 68
Thomas BECKETT, 19 March 1821, 75
[Ed: KILHENDRE, a hamlet in the parish of Ellesmere... 4 miles
N.W. of Ellesmere, and 18 from Shrewsbury - ex. 1868 Gazetteer]


A95. George JOHNSON of Malpas
25 June 1832, 53
John JOHNSON, s, 17 April 1837, 28
Elizabeth, w/o George JOHNSON
28 January 1852, 76

A96. Catherine Emma d/o Edward Joseph & Mary Ann MORRIS
Of Malpas 17 November 185* age 15
Edward Joseph MORRIS, above, 19 March 1857, 57
Mary Ann, w, 2 January 1875, 62
[Auth: The stonemason has over inscribed the last number of
the death year for Catherine 4 times. Numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7]


A97. Margaret SMITH of Edge House
Only d/o Robert BRASSIL, Esqr late
Of Cotton Hall in this county
23 February 1844, 79

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