Some Memorial Inscriptions - Over, Cheshire
United Reformed Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 26th December 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Sarah, w/o John LIGHTFOOT
12 June 1911, 64
Elizabeth, d, 10 January 1904, 26
John, above, 20 February 1926, 83

A2. Children of Jabez & M.E. LIGHTFOOT
Edmund H., 4 August 1869 - 6 November 1870
Edith, 29 July 1871 - 11 March 1874
Priscilla, 2 December 1875 - 27 November 1877
Sidney, 20 November 1877 - 18 February 1879
Fred, 20 August 1890 - 3 August 1892
Joseph, 16 May 1885 - 13 November 1903
Also above
Mary Ellen LIGHTFOOT, 2 June 1925, 73
Jabez, 3 August 1931, 81

A3. Alice, w/o Alfred HAMLETT of Over
29 January 1877, 28
Alfred, above, 7 July 1917, 71
William SANDBACH, 4 April 1881, 68
Elsie Gwendoline, w/o George FITTON
1 October 1964, 66
George her husband, 4 March 1974, 70

A4. Thomas THOMPSON of Over
20 February 1909, 70
Frances, w, 8 March 1915, 80
Joseph, s, who was accidently killed
at the Over Cotton Mill, 10 August 1874, 17
and to whose memory his fellow workmen
erected the original of this memorial
Edward Yearsley, s, 30 December 1878, 7yrs & 6 months
Florence Nightingale GERRARD, niece of above
[looks like], 23 April 1901, 34
William THOMPSON, s, 18 January 1920, 65

A5. Ann, w/o Job HULSE
of Wharton, 23 April 1874, 79
Job, above, 9 October 1884, 88
Samuel, s, 24 January 1893, 67
[the remaining inscription has eroded,
only parts are readable]

Mary Ann, w/o Samuel, died, ----19--, 73

A6. Samuel DICKENSON of Over
16 September 1866, 53
Mary, w, 19 January 1877, 57
Samuel, s, 11 April 1904, 57
Janet, w/o Samuel, above,
28 May 1910, 60
Samuel, s, & g/s of the above,
28 February 1880, 1yr & 4 months
Samuel, g/s, & Grt, g/s, died in infancy
Janet, d, & g/d of above, 16 February 1919, 34
Edward, child of William & Jesse STONLEY
7 July 1910, 7 months

A7. Thomas KENNERLEY of Over
26 February 1885, 69
Elizabeth, w, 10 April 1886, 65
John, s, 27 March 1924, 73

A8. Louisa Charlotte, w/o George GRAHAM
16 August 1905, 71
George, above, 22 August 1910, 67
George Edward, s, & h/o Martha GRAHAM
30 May 1940, 73
Annie, d, 6 December 1949, 80
Martha GRAHAM, 19 February 1950, 80

A9. Mary, w/o Robert FINNEY
25 October 1904, 42
Robert, above, 13 October 1929, 66
Cecil, s, 10 December 1950, 57
Edith, d, 14 February 1967, 68

A10. Thomas SMITH of Over
14 November 1888, 43
Sophia, w, 27 February 1894, 47

A11. Mary, w/o Henry A. HATTON
of Wharton, 17 April 1867, 26
Joseph Astbury HATTON, died in infancy
Thomas & John, sons of above
both died 24 January 1879, aged 11yrs & 7 yrs
Miriam May HATTON died in infancy
Ann, w, 3 September 1888, 45

A12. William KENNERLEY of Over
3 November 1887, 79
Hannah, w, 12 May 1906, 88
Eliza, w/o above, 16 August 1861, 35
John, s, 6 January 1861, 6 months
Their end was peace

A13. Harriet, d/o William & Emma DAVIES
of Over, 30 December 1881, 20
William, above, 18 February 1899, 66
Emma, w, 25 November 1907, 69

A14. Ellen, w/o James LEIGH of Over
27 September 1887, 58
James LEIGH, 2 July 1909, 82
William Henry, infant s/o Christopher
and Mary CHAMBERLAIN of Wharton
13 March 1882, 10 months
Christopher, above, 22 June 1909, 60
Mary, w, 2 March 1919, 68
Edward and Mary Alice CHAMBERLAIN
son & daughter who died 19 February 1919
aged 43 & 29 respectively

A15. Sarah Ann, w/o William BAKER
of Over, 21 March 1901, 74
William, above, 17 December 1904, 81
John, s, & h/o Margaret BAKER
5 November 1930, 77
Margaret, above, 5 March 1960, 87

A16. Charles William, s/o
William & Alice BURROWS
Of Winsford, 24 July 1895, 6 months
William, 8 June 1907, 67
Alice, above, 3 July 1916, 56
Thomas Edward, s, & h/o Jessie BURROWS
27 December 1954, 61
Jessie, 10 January 1958, 61

A17. Harriet, w/o Joseph FINNEY
of Over, 13 January 1892, 46
Jane, d, 16 July 1894, 21
Joseph, above, 27 June 1926, 83
Emily, d, 29 February 1960, 81

A18. Edward HANCOCK
of Over, 15 May 1912, 86
Ellen, w, 25 May 1906, 81
Fred, s/o George & Mary PRINCE
& g/s of above, 1 April 1897, 4yrs & 10 months
George PRINCE, 15 December 1930, 68
Mary, w, 9 June 1939, 78

A19. John HAMLETT, 8 August 1888, 76
Margaret, w, 22 February 1892, 82
Mary Jane, w/o William HULSE
& d/o above, 13 April 1901, 60
William, h/o Martha HULSE
18 November 1913, 71
Martha, above, 15 January 1916, 73

A20. Samuel BRERETON, 30 April 1885, 44
Ernest, s, 7 October 1892, 23
and was interred at Winnipeg
Lizzie Shaw, w/o Arthur BRERETON
17 January 1905, 28
Ellen, w/o Samuel BRERETON
18 April 1919, 75

A21. Mary, w/o Henry HURST
of Weaver Vale, Northwich
27 September 1882, 64
Henry, above, died at Birkdale
27 September 1913, 91
Alice HURST, 17 September 1940, 80
Annie Willett HURST, d/o above
3 November 1940, 75

A22. Alfred Henry COURT, 5 March 1919, 60
Sarah Ann, w, 20 December 1916, 36
James Reginald, s, 26 June 1919, 11
Gladys Maud, d, 23 June 1901, 4 months
Alfred Henry, s, 21 August 1926, 22
John (Colin), s, & h/o Mary COURT
30 July 1959, 59
Annie M. COURT, 9 February 1977, 74

A23. John CORCORAN of Over
20 October 1870, 64
Martha, w, 11 February 1885, 77
Sarah, d, & w/o James HITCHEN
21 April 1916, 72
James, 18 February 1925, 85
Albert HITCHEN, s,
30 September 1926, 44
John Corcoran HITCHEN
12 July 1938, 78
Samuel HITCHEN, [the remaining
inscription has eroded]


A24. William MELLOR, 7 October 1846, 49
Mary, w, 26 January 1872, 72
Jane, w/o Thomas MELLOR
15 July 1902, 67
Alice, d, 7 December 1906, 34
Thomas MELLOR, above
27 December 1924, 91
Mary Eleanor (Nellie), d, 2 July 1943, 74
Sarah, d, 6 May 1835, 2yrs & 5 months
Martha, d, 15 July 1854, 26
Benjamin, s, 11 January 1868, 26

A25. War Death
John PICKSTOCK of Over
11 September 1850 - 1 October 1906
Selina, w, 18 May 1849 - 8 April 1909
Pte Ernest HOPLEY, Cheshire Regt & g/s
Of above, died of wounds in France
17 September 1917, 21
Ethel HOPLEY, g/d, 1 July 1918, 20

A26. War Death
In proud & loving memory of our dear
Son, L/Cpl, Kenneth YEARSLEY
Durham Light Infantry, fell in action in
Sicily, 5 August 1943, 24, and was buried at Catania
He died for those he loved and those he loved, remember
Edith, d, 16 August 1936, 15
Joseph, their father, 10 September 1965, 74
Emily, mother, 12 August 1969, 74

A27. War Death
In loving memory of Norman, only son
of Albert & Phyllis ELCOCK, Born 21 October 1921
killed during operations while serving with H.M. Forces
23 April 1942
"May their sacrifice not be in vain"
Albert, above, 18 March 1950, 58
Phyllis ELCOCK, 14 September 1961, 71

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