Some Memorial Inscriptions - Wildboarclough, Cheshire
St Saviour's Churchyard

Note: St Saviour's Church was dedicated in 1909. Prior to that Wildboarclough was a township in the parish of Prestbury. This page provides a list of ALL inscriptions in the Churchyard up to 31 Dec 2005.

Latest Additions New 31st December 2006

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Steve Turnock, 5th February 2005.
A1. In loving memory of
Frederick Harold TURNOCK,
of Lower Barn Farm Wildboarclough,
died 6th April 1986 aged 83 years
also his beloved wife Mabel,
died 8th Sept 1988 aged 81 years
Treasured memories of
a dear Father and Mother


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 31st December 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Percy WHEELTON 9 July 1910, 5yrs
Isabella Florence WHEELTON 7 Feb 1979, 70

B2. Isabella, w/o Arthur WHEELTON, 16 March 1961, 73
Arthur, above, 27 Sept 1954, 78

B3. Mathew SLACK, 1938, 57
Sarah Ann SLACK, 1947, 73
Dinah SLACK, 1952, 76
Annie ROBINSON, 1957
Sam SLACK, 1959, 56
Stephen SLACK, 1967, 68
Harriet Maria SLACK, 1975, 84 of Knarr Farm

B4. Mary Ann HOLLAND 18 Feb 1943, 70
Robert Henry Beard HOLLAND, h, 10 Dec 1947, 76
Isobel Beatrix, d, 12 Oct 1975, 71

B5. Annie Elizabeth DAVIES 17 Nov 1940,
Frank Harry DAVIES, Vicar of this parish
1931 - 1950

B6. War Death
Elizabeth Ann DAY, 25 Feb 1929, 81
James, h, 25 April 1934, 65
Their youngest son, Lt, Leonard Stephen DAY
R.N.V.R, husband of Betty, lost at sea 16 Feb 1942, 33
(Extract form the CWGC. Lt, Malayan Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
died 16/6/1942. Husband of L DAY of Urmston, Lancashire
Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon)

B7. Edith BESWICK 4 Feb 1952, 74
George William BESWICK, h, 22 June 1960, 76

B8. Sydney BELFIELD of Anchor Knoll Farm
1 April 1979, 85
Mary Ellen, w, 15 July 1981, 83
Also her brother Sam BELFIELD
28 June 1991, 82

B9. Albert Eric HORSFALL 1909 - 1981
Valarie HORSFALL, w, 13 August 1993, 83

B10. Francis Arthur (Frank) SHARPLEY
24 June 1980, 49

B11. Winifred BELFIELD 1 April 1983, 72
Of Goostree Farm

B12. Frederick Harold TURNOCK
Of Lower Barn Farm, Wildboarclough
6 April 1986, 83
Mabel, w, 8 Sept 1988, 81

B13. Edna May EDGECOX, 15 Feb 1997, 81
George Herbert, h, 20 August 2001, 85

B14. Ray C. ATKINSON 1933 - 1998
[Gentle in manner / Resolute in deed]

B15. Derek William WILD 1933 - 1992

B16. James WILD 1907 - 1971
"The kindest father"
Alice May WILD, w, 1908 - 1976
"The gentlest mother"

B17. Hannah, 1912 - 1976 w/o Caleb (Fred) BURGESS
Late of Milton, Stoke on Trent
Caleb, h, 1908 - 1990

B18. Loving husband & father
Thomas EARDLEY
Of Clough House Farm, 31 March 1976, 48

B19. James Arthur BELFIELD 20 Sept 1958, 72
Minnie BELFIELD 10 March 1982, 80

B20. In affectionate remembrance of our dear brother
Walter BELFIELD, 3 Oct 1955, 63
Mathew, his brother, 1 May 1970, 82
Albert his brother, 23 Feb 1971, 70

B21. Maggie Jane HOGGARTH, 2 Jan 1953, 75
Leonard, h, 16 April 1962, 81

B22. Edith, w/o John BLACKSHAW
2 June 1931, 67

B23. Maria, w/o Joseph GOODWIN
29 Jan 1947, 75
Joseph George GOODWIN, above,
13 Feb 1956, 79

B24. John James JACKSON, 5 May 1959, 72
Ethel, w, 13 Nov 1968, 84

B25. Samuel HOLLAND 16 August 1942, 73
Mary Ann HOLLAND, 19 May 1962, 91
Sarah Emily JOHNSON, 24 March 1966, 93
Harold Holme HOLLAND age 67. Cremated 16 May 1963
Elsie HOLLAND his dear wife aged 72. Cremated 10 may 1967,
Frederick Alfred HOLLAND 1899 - 1986. Cremated
Esther HOLLAND 1905 - 1987. Cremated

B26. Martha Ann HULME 24 April 1943, 73
Mabel, d, 3 Sept 1989, 83
James Herbert , s, 18 August 1991, 89
Reginald, s, 4 March 1994, 79

B27. Dear husband & father
John FINNEY, 23 July 1989, 83
Charles Fielding FINNEY 1 April 1940, 70
His wife, Bertha Lydia FINNEY, 12 Dec 1966, 84

B28. John James COOPER
Late of Toothill, Macclesfield Forest, 5 Jan 1939, 57
Lucy, w, 12 Jan 1967, 84
Thomas COOPER, s, & h/o Gladys, 1 May 1988, 81
Gladys, above, 6 April 1996, 89

B29. War Death
Ralph Johnson POYSER, 12 March 1928, 68
Charlotte, w, 13 Jan 1931, 78
Thomas Ralph, s, who fell in action in Palestine 3 Nov 1917
[Auth: Extract from the CWGC. Pte 37056 4th Essex Regt
Died 3/11/1917 age 21. Son of Ralph J. POYSER of Crag, Wildboarclough
Commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel]

Stephen s, who fell in action in France 4 Dec 1917 (date as inscribed)
[Auth: Extract from the CWGC. Pte 34247 11th Border Regt, died 2/12/1917
son of Ralph J. POYSER of Wildboarclough. Commemorated on the
Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium]


B30. Rachel, w/o Samuel BOLSHAW, 5 Dec 1927, 77
Emily Ford SLACK, 21 August 1921, 56
Samuel BOLSHAW, 30 July 1934, 85
Frederick Ernest BURTON, 20 Nov 1991, 81

B31. Daniel Cooper WHEELTON
Late of Lower Naes [Nabs?], 25 Dec 1935, 91
Rachel, w, 20 April 1929, 80

B32. Sarah Hannah, w/o Francis Richard WHEELTON
9 June 1950, 72
Francis Richard, above, 19 May 1955, 76

B33. Arthur SHARPLEY 9 Nov 1954, 64
Mabel Annie, w, 10 Nov 1987, 91

B34. George William BELFIELD
Late of Brownsett Farm, Leek Frith, 2 Nov 1959, 79
Mary Jane, w, 13 August 1966, 84
George BELFIELD, Nov 1978, 74
[A recent bereavement April 2006]

Separate Memorial, same Grave
George BELFIELD, 1905 - 1978
Edith BELFIELD 1904 - 1988

B35. Joseph Hector KIRKHAM 27 April 1969, 60
Olive KIRKHAM, 21 June 1969, 56

B36. Sampson KIRKHAM
of The Eagle and Child, Wildboarclough
12 Nov 1934, 84
Ruth, w, 12 Feb 1954, 86
Ada Howard KIRKHAM, d, 8 April 1973, 77

B37. War Death
Charlotte, w/o Joseph SYKES, 15 Nov 1931, 61
Joseph, above, 6 Sept 1960, 90
George J SYKES died of wounds 14 May 1918, 20
Interred at Etaples, France
[Auth: Extract from the CWGC. Pte 95150 George Joseph SYKES
13th The Kings (Liverpool Regt) same date.
At rest in Etaples Military Cemetery, France. LXV. B.21]

Emma Elizabeth SYKES, d, 2 June 1986, 89
Stanley, 26 June 1982, 82
Dorothy, 15 March 1905, 16 months
Elsie SYKES 29 June 1990, 85

B38. George William, h/o Sarah Ann HOOLEY
Of Midgley Farm, Wincle, 27 Oct 1943, 74
Sarah Ann, above, 29 April 1947, 75

B39. William (Bill) HOGGART, 19 Dec 1992, 72

B40. Harold FERNIHOUGH 1 June 1979, 63
His wife, Doris (nee) WHEELTON, 31 August 1990, 73

B41. Leslie KING 3 May 1976, 70
Lily Gertrude KING, 9 May 1981, 75
Mother and Father of Sheila

B42. Gladys WHEELTON, 23 May 1896 - 8 July 1980
And daughter
Cynthia Rose BLACKWELL, 2 April 1921 - 16 Oct 1992

B43. A devoted wife and mother
Marjorie Hyde DUNKLEY, 7.3.1926 - 13.10.1995

B44. Lettice Ann MASSEY 6 June 1978, 93
Wilfred, s, 9 Feb 1985, 82
Also he wife, Margaret, 20 Jan 1996, 90

B45. Charles E. HULME, 6 July 1970, 75
Sarah Harriet, w, 4 June 1982, 88

B46. James BELFIELD, 2 August 1948, 61
Eleanor, w, 23 Feb 1957, 71

B47. Winifred Joan (Joan), d/o Robert & Nellie FRYERS
6 Dec 1933, 18

B48. Jessie PROUDLOVE, 20 August 1980, 69
Thomas, h, 31 March 1991

B49. Joshua KIRKHAM, 26 June 1944, 27
His parents
Annie KIRKHAM, 31 Jan 1970, 76
George Henry KIRKHAM, 1 Dec 1971, 78

B50. Florence HOOLEY, 7 Sept 1994, 70
James, h, 18 July 1998, 81

B51. Sarah COCKBURN, 1907 - 1999
Mark COCKBURN, h, 1904 - 1987

B52. Eileen Edna EARDLEY, 27 Jan 1989, 59
From, School House, Wildboarclough
William Harold, h, 5 May 1990, 60

B53. Our dear mother
Ethel M. BERESFORD, 15 Sept 1973, 65

B54. Elizabeth EARDLEY 15 Oct 1962, 62
Of Clough House Farm, Wildboarclough
Thomas Harold, h, 31 Oct 1976, 77

B55. Herbert YATES, of The Cat & Fiddle Inn,
13 Nov 1958

B56. Joseph, h/o Mary Alice HOOLEY
Of Blaze Farm, Wildboarclough, 19 Nov 1918, 51
Mary Alice, above, of Sandystead Butley
Formerly of Blaze Farm, 10 March 1944, 70
Arthur HOOLEY, s, 16 Feb 1977, 77
Martha H, w, 23 May 1986, 78

B57. Susannah, w/o Joseph HOOLEY
69, Byrons Lane, Maccld, late of
Helmslee Farm, Wildboarclough, 28 Nov 1918, 73
Joseph, above, of 69 Byrons Lane, 5 Feb 1925, 81
[Auth: 'Helmslee' as inscribed]

B58. Francis, h/o Mary HOOLEY
Of Helmsley, Wildboarclough, 12 Dec 1923, 49
Mary, w, 3 June 1965, 80
[Auth: Helmsley as inscribed]

B59. Clara HULME
Of Midgley Gates, Wildboarclough, 5 Feb 1935, 78
James HULME, h, 7 Nov 1936, 83

B60. Frank HOOLEY, 1 June 1961, 46
Alice, w, 15 Nov 1994, 70
Alan, s, 22 April 1946, 4 days old

B61. Our dear brother
Bert THORNLEY
Late of Firs Farm, 27 Oct 1970, 75
Also their sister, Annie THORLEY,
of Hazel Grove, late Firs Farm, 5 Jan 1992, 101
Ada FRANKLAND, sister of above, 28 Feb 1976, 83

B62. Isabella, w/o Arthur WHEELTON
16 March 1951, 73
Arthur, above, 27 Sept 1954, 78

B63. Mathew SLACK, 1938, 57
Sarah Ann SLACK, 1947, 73
Dinah SLACK, 1952, 76
Sam SLACK, 1959, 56
Stephen SLACK, 1967, 68
Harriet Maria SLACK, 1975, 84
Of Knarr Farm

B64. Percy WHEELTON, 9 July 1910, 5 yrs
Isabella Florence WHEELTON, 7 Feb 1979, 70

B65. Cremation
Jack ROBERTS
Game Keeper of this parish for 42 years
1924 - 1995

B66. Cremation
Michael John PICKWELL (Mike)
1928 - 1996

B67. Cremation
Roger TYLER
"He walked with Kings
But had the common touch"
- Rudyard Kipling

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