Some Memorial Inscriptions - Saltersford, Cheshire
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 26th December 2003

NOTE: Saltersford Free Chapel was dedicated to St John the Baptist on 26 June 1733, but was not officially consecrated until 1894, when it was re-dedicated to St John the Evangelist.
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 22nd July 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Edward LOMAS,
Of Kettleshulme,
12 June 1826 - 11 June 1867
Mary, w,
11 Nov 1825 - 13 March 1870
Arthur Edward, s,
19 March 1853 - 21 Sept 1870
George, s,
11 Feb 1855 - 5 Feb 1857
Sarah Ann, d,
7 May - 8 Dec 1867

A2. Robert Newton HUTTON,
8 June 1959, 90
Mabel Victoria HUTTON,
27 Jan 1973, 85
John, s,
7 April 1924, 2yrs

A3. Peter ETCHELLS,
Of Lyme Handley, late of
Saltersford Hall,
5 Dec 1895, 57
Sarah, w, 4 Oct 1926, 81
Mary ETCHELLS, d,
6 May 1942, 57
Elizabeth ETCHELLS, d,
17 Feb 1946, 56
Sarah ETCHELLS, d,
19 Nov 1950, 66

A4. Daniel ETCHELLS, of Rainow,
late of Saltersford Hall,
21 Sept 1895, 63
Hannah Ann, w, 2 July 1935, 77
Mary Elizabeth (Pollie), d,
4 Jan 1899, 11
Daniel Downes, s,
[Ed: Alf says: 'will recheck the inscription', but see below]


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 30th July 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Double Grave, one Head-Stone
Michael LOWE,
Of Saltersford,
9 Feb 1837, 72
Sarah, w, 29 Oct 1838, 61
Richard, s, 20 March 1826, 14
Emma, w/o James LOWE,
Of Burtons / 23 Sept 1891, 52
James LOWE the above,
10 May 1905, 62
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James LOWE,
Of Saltersford, / 3 Dec 1894, 86
Elizabeth, w 21 May 1866, 50
Joseph, s, 20 May 1869, 24
Richard, s, 18 Feb 1836
3yrs & 7 months

B2. Thomas LOMAS,
Late of Green Booth & Yearnslow,
18 Dec 1928, 84
Elizabeth Jane, w,
9 June 1937, 70

B3. Edward LOMAS,
Of Pym-Chair, Saltersford,
27 June 1932, 81
Hannah LOMAS,
Of Thorney Lee, Combs,
22 Dec 1947, 74
Hubert, h/o Hannah,
21 March 1952, 73

B4. George, s/o Peter & Anne ETCHELLS,
Of Sutton, 25, March 1829, 31 yrs
Sarah, d/o Peter & Ann ETCHELLS,
23 April 1842, 25
Peter ETCHELLS,
8 July 1846, 73
Ann, w/o Peter ETCHELLS,
11 Oct 1864, 78
John, s, of Round Knowl Farm, Harrop,
27 Feb 1881, 74
Hannah, w, 10 Nov 1886, 79
John ETCHELLS, s,
1 Dec 1902, 62

B5. Absalom MOTTERSHEAD,
28 Aug 1861, 59
Mary, w, 3 Jan 1864, 69
John, s, 22 April 1856, 17
William, s, 7 Jan 1833, 21
Mary Ann, d, 16 Nov 1839, 6yrs
Fanny, d, 15 Nov 1835, 6 weeks

B6. Double Headstone
Ellen, w/o Edward PARRY,   grave 1
Of Manchester & d/o
Ozias & Mary DALE,
Of Saltersford, 22 April 1866, 31
Hannah, sister of the above,
13 Nov 1886, 48
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Ozias DALE,   grave 2
Of Saltersford, 8 Feb 1876, 76
Mary, w, 31 Dec 1888, 90

B7. John HEATHCOTE,
20 June 1891, 79
Martha, w, 27 May 1858, 44
William, s, 22 July 1866, 29
Joseph, s, 21 March 1876, 33
John, s, 12 Jan 1860, 3yrs & 9 months

B8. Joseph JOLLY,
Of The Spinners Arms, Hadfield,
6 Feb 1883, 56
Kezia JOLLY, w,
4 June 1902, 70

B9. Hannah Matilda & Elizabeth,
The only children of James & Anne JACKSON,
of Kettleshulme, who both died in one week,
from Scarlet Fever, Jan 1873, aged 10 & 8 years
Anne JACKSON, 18 July 1889, 45
James JACKSON, 26 Oct 1906, 67

B10. Charles BARTON, 26 Feb 1890, 81
Mary, w, 22 Oct 1878, 74
Members of the Wesleyan Methodist
Society nearly 60 years

B11. James BROSTER,
Of Salter[s]ford, 17 June 1880, 69
Elizabeth, w, 19 Jan 1885, 74

B12. Ann SHARPLET,
Of Salter[s]ford, 3 July 1883, 60
Joseph HILL,
Of Summer Close Farm, Saltersford,
20 Sept 1900, 56
Mary HILL, w, 10 Dec 1922, 68
Sarah HILL, d, 3 March 1951, 74

B13. John WILLOTT,
Of Harrop, 27 Nov 1885, 56
Mary Jane, w, 1 Feb 1913, 65
Thomas, s, 22 April 1930, 49
John, s, 25 Aug 1954, 79

B14. Matthew LOWE,
12 April 1864, 49
Like blooming flowers frail mortals stand
Fresh in the morning light
The flowers beneath the mower's hand
Lie withering ere tis night
Joseph LOWE, brother,
18 July 1872, 67

B15. Sarah, w/o James BEARD,
Of Lyme Handley,
28 May 1870, 56

B16. Thomas GOODWIN,
Of Rainow, 11 Sept 1801, 61
Dorothy, w, 13 July 1835, 89
James, s, 11 May 1845, 63
Jonathan s, 5 Oct 1854, 72
Hannah, d, 14 June 1859, 73

B17. Oller LOMAS of Saltersford,
7 Dec 1820, 15
Henry LOMAS,
21 March 1821, 10
Sarah, sister,
8 July 1825, 15
Peter, their brother,
1 March 1881, 71

B18. Joseph LOWE of Rainow,
13 Jan 1826, 35
Mary, w, 13 Feb 1841, 65

B19. Sarah, w/o Joseph WARD,
8 June 1831, 53
Sarah, d, 22 Sept 1857, 12

B20. John, s/o John & Betty WARD,
Of Rainow, 10 Dec 1874, 1 yr
Joseph, s, 23 Nov 1827, 2 weeks
Ann, d, 26 June 1895, 19

B21. James OLLERENSHAW,
Of Kettleshulme, 24 April 1850, 74
Mary, w, 27 July 1850, 77

B22. John TURNER,
Of Kettleshulme, 12 Feb 1878, 33
Martha TURNER, his mother,
13 Feb 1871, 74
John James, s/o Jessie & Mary TURNER,
6 March 1870, 3yrs
Maria TURNER,
Of Kerridge, 10 Nov 1879, 10
John TURNER,
Of Kettleshulme, 16 May 1912, 78

B23. William BOOTHBY,
Of Kettleshulme, 6 July 1869, 35
George, s, 19 March 1858, 1 month
James, s, 2 July 1861, 5yrs

B24. Prudence, w/o John OLLERENSHAW,
Of Kettleshulme, 13 Dec 1885, 75
John, 31 May 1892, 90
Samuel, s, 5 July 1923, 85
Agnus, w, 26 May 1902, 62

B25. Ann, d/o George & Ann GOODWIN,
14 Jan 1815, 21
Thomas, s, March 1815, 5yrs

B26. Robert CLAYTON,
Of Saltersford, 9 Jan 1805, 70
Mary, w, 1 June 1808, 75
Edward SHARPLEY, 24 Sept 1831, 71
Mary, w/o Edward SHARPLEY,
29 Jan 1845, 80
Martha, d, 13 Feb 1829, 14
Elizabeth, d/o Mary & Edward,
29 March 1851, 33
Robert SHARPLEY, 12 June 1865, 67
Edward, s/o Edward & Mary,
24 Oct 1884, 81

B27. Richard, s/o Richard & Sarah TURNER,
Of Saltersford Hall, 20 May 1770, 5yrs
Abraham, s, 3 July 1787, 8yrs
Richard TURNER, (Snr)
10 June 1800, 72
Leah, d, 10 Sept 1800, 7yrs
Sarah, w/o Richard TURNER,
2 March 1828, 78

B28. Ann, d/o Edward & Mary LOMAS,
Of Harrup Ford, 29 July 1811, 19
Edward, s, 23 March 1812, 13
Mary, w/o Edward, 1 Nov 1818, 58
Edward LOMAS, of Harrup Ford, Yeoman,
1 Oct 1826, 80
William, s/o George & Sarah LOMAS,
Of Harrup Ford, 21 Oct 1828, 1 month & 5 days
George, s/o Edward & Mary LOMAS, Yeoman,
Of Harrup Ford, Rainow, 9 May and was interred
Enterred 13, 1816, 66yrs
Sarah, w/o George LOMAS,
16 Nov 1864, 63
George, s/o Edward & Mary,
3 Dec 1837, 12

B29. Edward LOMAS,
Of Saltersford, 3 Nov 1768, 72
Elizabeth, w, 9 March 1803, 78
Ann, d,
[stone broken and is missing]

B30. Double Grave
Richard LOMAS,   Grave 1
Late of Greenbooth,
19 April 1796 - 27 Feb 1863
Ann, w, 27 March 1807 - 1 March 1870
Ann, d, 26 Dec 1830 - 30 March 1831
Sarah Ann, d, 11 May 1836 - 13 March 1852

B31. Matilda Maria, 2nd w/o Thomas LOMAS,   Grave 2
14 Oct 1839 - 29 May 1878
Sarah Matilda, d, 6 July 1874 -14 Sept 1874
William, s, 6 Sept 1877 - 4 Aug 1878
Mary, w/o Thomas LOMAS,
21 Jan 1837 - 12 Feb 1865
Thomas, 28 July 1834 - 19 June 1907

B32. James RIDGE,
Of Rainow, 1 Oct 1783, 75
Ellen, w, 17 March 1793, 82
James, nephew, 4 Sept 1814, 71

B33. Rachel d/o Daniel & Mary ROWSON,
Of Rainow, 16 June 1838, 23
Elizabeth Sharpley ROWSON, d,
16 June 1832, 20
Mary, w/o Daniel, 28 April 1853, 53
Ann, w/o Joseph BARBER,
& d/o Joseph & Mary ROWSON,
7 Nov 1853, 23
Mary, w/o Joseph BARBER,
21 July 1858, 24
Daniel ROWSON, the above,
30 June 1859, 57
Marcus, s/o Daniel & Mary ROWSON,
21 April 1872, 34
Daniel, s, 9 April 1878, 38
Sarah, d, 27 June 1880, 15

B34. John JOHNSON,
Of Hasson Tree, Rainow,
7 Jan 1875, 75
Ann, w, 27 Dec 1862, 60
Martha, d, 20 May 1844, 4yrs
Phebe, w/o John JOHNSON,
Of Rainow, 21 April 1884, 61
John JOHNSON,
Of Rainow, 7 Aug 1887, 65
James, s/o John & Ann JOHNSON,
Of Hasson Trees, Rainow,
26 Nov 1896, 65

B35. James HEATHCOTE,
Of Brow Side, Lyme Handley,
12 Aug 1877, 63
Harriet, w, 23 March 1886, 60
Ann, d, 14 Jan 1856, 7 months
James, grandson of the above,
31 Aug 1880, 11 months
John HEATHCOTE,
Of Brow Side Farm,
29 April 1914, 65
Elizabeth Ann, w/o the above,
23 Nov 1914, 60

B36. Douglas Emery NEALE, 1884 - 1965
His wife, Ida ABSALOM 1884 -1962
Of The Old Hall, Rainow and of
Nantfawr Lisvane, Glamorgan

B37. Richard WRAINWRIGHT,
of The Blue Bore, Rainow,
27 Jan 1888, 79
Dorothy, w, 27 Jan 1890, 86
William, s, 10 June 1877, 33

B38. John BOTTS,
Of Harrup, 4 Aug 1832, 71
Ann, w, 29 March 1845, 77
Robert, s, 29 May 1864, 63

B39. John, s/o John & Charlotte CRAGG,
20 March 1861, 41
John, CRAGG, 23 Oct 1871, 49

B40. Richard WRAINWRIGHT,
Of Kettleshulme, 25 Dec 1840, 65
Mary, w, 17 Jan 1857, 51
Samuel, s, 30 April 1850, 12
Joseph, s, 8 Dec 1843, *0
Peter, s, 10 Dec 1850, * [looks like a 4] (4)
John WRAINWRIGHT,
Of Kettleshulme, 6 Nov 1880, 85
Ann, of Kettleshulme,
8 Sept 1878, 74


Latest Additions New
An amended version of the last MI listed above was kindly contributed by Debra Burgess, 26th December 2003 following a personal visit to the graveyard.
C1. Daniel ETCHELLS of Rainow
(late of Saltersford Hall)
who died Sept 1st 1895 aged 63 years
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord
for they rest from their labours
Also Hannah Ann wife of the above
who died July 2nd 1935 in her 77th year
In perfect peace
Also Mary Elizabeth (Pollie)
the much beloved daughter
of the above Daniel & Hannah Ann ETCHELLS
who died Jan 24th 1899 aged 11 years
It is well with the child
Also Daniel Downes son of the above
who died May 4th 1955 aged 70 years
At Rest
Also Annie Eleanor Jane
Daughter of the above
who died Jan 27th 1967 aged 80 years
Re-united

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