Some Memorial Inscriptions - Wrenbury, Cheshire
St Margaret's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 31st October 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. This grave is covered with 4 separate metal panels all connected together
Panel 1
Elizabeth HASSALL, w/o Richard HASSALL of Burlydam
5 February 1847, 75

Panel 2
Joseph HASSALL of Wilksley s/o above
26 May 1850, 44

Panel 3
Richard HASSALL, above, 13 October 1852, 87

Panel 4
Sarah HASSALL, d/o above Richard & Elizabeth HASSALL
14 July 1864, 67

A2. William MALE of Newhall, 17 January 1778, 65
Elizabeth MALE, w, 18 October 1792, 80

A3. War Grave
Pte 78844, E. GREGORY, Cheshire Regt
Died 26 October 1918

A4. Mary MOUNTFORD, 4 February 1848 - 26 August 1920
Thomas MOUNTFORD, h, 18 October 1848 - 27 May 1929
John Robert MOUNTFORD of The Royals Cottage, Aston
16 December 1973, 81
Bessie MASON, Granddaughter, 21 December 1992, 82

A5. War Grave
Gunner 1427400, W.G. SHARPLES, Royal Artillery
5 August 1947

A6. War Death
Fred ELEY, Sgt Pilot, Royal Air Force
Who fell in action July 1944 age 21, late of Hornchurch, Essex
Mary, w/o John ELEY of Burland
26 June 1933, 53
John, h/o Mary ELEY, 15 March 1948, 72

A7. John HARDING, 16 September 1841, 86
Jane, w, 13 September 1840, 88
Jane Elizabeth, d, 17 March 1858

A8. Underneath are deposited the remains of
William HUMPHREYS who died at Wrenbury Hall
9 November 1838, 53
His Mistress Maria C.E. HEWITT who he [she]
faithfully and devotedly served for 19 years hath
erected this Stone to his memory
[Auth: The "he" as inscribed, some person has
inserted a very faint "f" [s]]


A9. [The face of this headstone has cracked in several
places and has started to come apart]

Ann, w/o John DAWSON of Burlydam
18 April 1888, 66
Hugh Stringer, s, 2 January 1866, 29
John DAWSON, above, 14 September 1884, 88

A10. Frances Ann, w/o Richard SPIBEY of Broomhall
24 July 1886, 28

A11. John GLASSEY, late of Newhall, 19 October 1817, 85

A12. Alfred, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth GARNETT of Wrenbury
21 June 1870, 6yrs
Elizabeth, w/o Thomas GARNETT of Wrenbury
3 June 1909, 72
Thomas GARNETT, 9 October 1915, 83
Walter James GARNETT, s, 2 March 1967, 97

A13. William MANLEY of Wrenbury 12 July 1801, [looks like] 56
Amy, w/o William MANLEY, Jnr, 24 August 1804, 31
Hannah, d, died in infancy
Elizabeth, widow of above William MANLEY, Snr
2 August 1832, 77
William, s, 23 February 1837, 62
Ann MANLEY his w, 10 December 1850, 68

A14. Charlotte, w/o Samuel WINDSOR
14 January 1885, 72
Elizabeth, d, 5 November 1885, 83, as inscribed
her age could be 33
Samuel WINDSOR of Chorley Stock
19 September 1893, 82

A15. Robert, infant s/o John & Elizabeth WILKINSON
of Brook House, Chorley, 11 September 1878, 11 months
William Henry, s, 24 February 1879, 7 weeks

A16. Daniel BOURNE of Sound Dak, 2 May 1887, 57
Edward BOURNE of Sound Dak, 18 January 1911, 88
For 70 years an active member of the
Nantwich Primitive Methodist Circuit

A17. Samuel RIDGWAY of Sound, 11 March 1894, 76
Mary, w, 7 March 1904, 85

A18. Richard SADLER of Yew Tree House, Wrenbury
21 December 1892, 46
Elizabeth Beatrice SADLER
9 February 1893 - 1 April 1894

A19. Joshua KETTLE of Wrenbury
29 November 1900, 76
Emma KETTLE, widow of above
23 February 1907, 78

A20. Thomas HOLLINS 30 December 1895, 95 [as inscribed]
Mary, w, 29 October 1901, 47

A21. Ann BOOTE w/o Richard BOOTE
of Coo Lane, 5 April 1776, 72
John BOOTE, 30 March 1857, 20

A22. Underneath this stone are interred the
Remains of Richard BOOTE, late of The Brickwall
in the parish of Audlem, 28 March 1754, 53
James BOOTE, s, late of Childs Ercall in the County
of Shropshire. 17 May 1815, 73

A23. Richard SADLER of Audlem late of
Sheppenhall, 23 March 1843, 73
Ann SADLER, w, 10 June 1856, 90
Ann, d, 2 February 1872, 71
Elizabeth HASSELL of Audlem
19 April 1875, 77

A24. Martha, d/o William & Ann SADLER
of Smeaton Wood, 19 January 1839, 35
Mary, d, 25 July 1840, 25
William SADLER, above, 26 September 1841, 76
Ann, w/o William SADLER 20 April 1858, 83
John SADLER, s, 14 November 1876, 77
James, s/o John SADLER 13 June 1880, 36
Edna, w/o John SADLER aged 74

A25. John SPIBEY of Aston, 5 December 1863, 77
Mary, w, 18 December 1867, 77

A26. Edward ROBINSON of The Woodhouses
1 March 1873, 81
Mary ROBINSON, w, 4 December 1871, 66
Ann ROBINSON, d, 28 October 1866, 18

A27. Samuel HASSALL of Wrenbury
19 November 1829, 39

A28. Sarah, w/o Richard MASSIE of Nantwich
28 March 1852, 71
Richard MASSIE, 7 June 1852, 77

A29. Sarah LEA late of Hill Farm
in this parish, 26 November 1850, 87
Elizabeth, d, 2 January 1821, 29
Sarah WILTON, d, 27 November 1826, 32
Joseph, s, 27 August 1837, 11

A30. Emma, w/o William BOFFEY of The Coron Grange
in this parish, 24 June 1862, 46

A31. Joseph AMSOM, 6 December 1828, 38

A32. Samuel POOLE 27 November 1842, 86
Hannah, relict of above, 4 December 1850, 68

A33. Ernest & Sarah EVANS, beloved children of
William & Eliza EVANS
Sarah, died 26 January 1872, 5 weeks
Ernest, died 19 January 1875

A34. [stone weather damaged]
J.[eroded]E. RIDGE 30 January 1873, 65
Jane RIDGE, widow of above 7 March 1877, 63

A35. Ann EATON of Branchwood, Wrenbury
16 June 1884, 8*

A36. Richard EATON of Branch Wood
20 April 1849, 75
Mary, w, 21 December 1859, 82
Elizabeth THOMAS, d, 21 December 1883, 70

A37. James, s/o Thomas & Mary TRICKETT
of Calveley in the parish of Bunbury
late of this parish, 5 May 1851, 26
Samuel, s, who died at Calveley
29 March 1853, 25

A38. Mary, w/o Thomas TRICKETT of Calveley
26 June 1876, 72
The best of wives this grave encloses here
a loving mother to her children dear our loss
for eternal gain
Thomas TRICKETT of Caveley 10 December 1879, 82

A39. Thomas FAULKNER of Wrenbury Frith
2 February 1889, 69
Jane FAULKNER, w, 14 August 1906, 81

A40. Samuel Peploe BECKETT late of
Baddeley Hall in this county, 19 November 1822, 42
Mary, w, 25 April 1835, 68
John Billington BECKETT of Audlem
26 June 1891, 73

A41. Mary Elizabeth KING 18 April 1875, 34

A42. Robert HOLLAND 5 July 1852, 73
Jane, w, 16 September 1853, 69

A43. Hannah, w/o Samuel SUMMER late of Aston
27 April [looks like 1824], 57
Samuel SIMMER 2 September 1893, 73

A44. William SUMMER of Wolvesacre Mill
3 December 1877, 37
Lucy, youngest d/o William & Elizabeth SUMMER
of Wolvesacre Mill, 18 November 1885, 5yrs & 10 months

A45. Joseph PIGGOTT of Wrenbury, 13 October 1896, 77
Ann, w, 7 September 1896, 75

A46. Mary MASSIE of Newbridge
22 September 1868, 61
Richard Massie JEFFERIES, Grandson, of
Brisbane, Queensland, 17 December 1877, 11 months

A47. Richard MASSIE late of Sa___[eroded] Wall
27 October [looks like 1856, 5*]

A48. Julia A.L.W. w/o John Silvester LEA
Of The Royals Wood Farm, 8 August 1870, 32

A49. Martha, w/o John ROBINSON of Broomhall
16 March 1852, 50
John ROBINSON, above, 2 September 1872, 72
Henry ROBINSON, s, September 187*, 31

A50. Samuel PIGGOTT late of Aston
12 April 1853, 61
Mary PIGGOTT, w, 23 October 1875, 82
Harreit [as inscribed] PIGGOTT, d,
19 December 1981, 63

A51. Elizabeth PIGGOTT, d/o Samuel & Mary PIGGOTT
28 May 1853, 26
George PIGGOTT, s, 26 March 1868, 33

A52. William YOUNG of Sheppenhall Hall
24 January 1882, 40
Thomas James YOUNG of Hollin Lane Farm,
Sheppenhall, eldest s, 17 June 1911, 42
Elizabeth, w/o above William YOUNG
12 August 1921, 78

A53. George LEWIS, 6 December 1885, 64
Mary Ann, who died suddenly 26 December 1885, 46

A54. Peter BOSTOCK of Chorley
20 October 1863, 66
Mary, w, 13 June 1872, 71
[Auth: This headstone has been used for another
family prior to being used for this family -
see the accompanying photograph]


A55. Richard HEATLEY who died at the Rose Farm,
Chorley, 16 March 1874, 21

A56. Peter FORSTER of Broomhall
9 August 1872, 68
Rebecca, w, 25 October 1880, 74
John FORSTER of Sound Heath, s,
18 February 1919, 74
Sarah, w, 2 May 1931, 80
Edith SHAKESHAFT of Willaston
d/o John & Sarah FORSTER
4 August 1948, 56
Anne BEBBINGTON, d, 1885 - 1969

A57. Emma, w/o Thomas ROBINSON
of the Field Farm, Wrenbury, 14 March 1896, 66
Thomas WILLIAM, grandson of above
2 December 1897, 4yrs
Thomas ROBINSON, above, 15 June 1906, 82

A58. William SHAW late of Sound
Died at Aston 2 June 1878, 79
Charlotte, w, 29 December 1891, 70

A59. Samuel MERRILL of Sound
19 September 1874, 72
[eroded] wife, 18 May 1891, 78
Samuel, s, 12 March 1898, 48

A60. James Hayward MANLEY
Of Holland House, Wrenbury
27 January 1920, 69

A61. Hannah, w/o Henry MANLEY of Aston
10 August 1830 - 9 April 1881
John Charles, s/o above and beloved son of
Frances Ellen MANLEY 28 November 1921

A62. Sarah RIDER of Brindley, died at
Yeald Cottage, Wrenbury, 15 November 1866, 77
Phoebe THOMASSON w/o Samuel THOMASSON
Of Wrenbury Frith, 26 April 1884, 85

A63. Mary SKEFFINGTON 3 May 1895, 74
George, h, who was interred at Castleblaney, Ireland
December 1862

A64. Richard Church THOMAS of Wirswall
who died suddenly 29 March 1870, 38
Betsy Church JARY of Wrenbury
28 January 1927, 77

A65. [the 1st inscription has almost eroded away]
[looks like], Joseph THOMAS, 13 October 1855, 54
Charlotte, w, 3 December 1876, 86
Thomas THOMAS, s, [eroded] 1876

A66. Elizabeth, w/o John THOMAS, Jnr of Wrenbury
28 August 1884, 48
John THOMAS, 20 April 1918, 70

A67. Elizabeth, w/o Joseph PURCELL
1 April 1858, 50

A68. Thomas PURCELL ***ber 18th 1864, 44
Jane PURCELL, w, October 19th 1892, 75

A69. John MANLEY late of Aston 11 April 1859, 38
Sarah, relict, 31 December 1882, 71

A70. Richard SHEEN of Noodcott
19 December 1880, 63
Ann SHEEN, w, 22 January 1900, 82
[Ed: Wood-Cott, or Woodcott-House?]

A71. Samuel, child of Samuel & Flora POTTS
Of Wrenbury, 22 August 1883, 6yrs & 5 months
Elizabeth, d, 13 June 1900, 27

A72. William THOMASSON of Porter Hill,
Wrenbury, 17 December 1887, 62
Mary, w, 5 September 1896, 74

A73. George HUGHES of Sound
4 November 1862, 55
William DALE of Sound
28 January 1892, 80
Sarah Hughes DALE of Sound
16 November 1898, 75

A74. Martha, w/o Samuel HEATH, Jnr
Of Wrenbury, 30 August 1885, 28
Mary Ellen, d, 27 February 1888, 2yrs 7 11 months

A75. John OAKES of Wrenbury
5 May 1872, 59
Thomas, s, 30 April 1871, 23
Mary, d, 10 October 1877, 2*

A76. Eliza, d/o John & Fanny TAPLEY
of Coole Lane, 23 July 1874, 45
Sarah, d, 24 April 1876, 38
Fanny TAPLEY, mother of the above
14 June 1888, 84
John TAPLEY, 3 June 1891, 89

A77. William EVANS of Wrenbury Frith
2 May 1879, 66
Hannah, w, 7 May 1879, 66
Joseph EVANS, s, 4 June 1892, 35

A78. Sarah, w/o William MOSS of Moor Hill
In this parish, 6 January 1862, 36
Also their children who died
Julia Ann, 11 May 1856, 83 days
Maria Louisa, 9 June 1857, 15 days
Emily Mary, 2 December 1858, 3yrs, 10 months & 7 days
Charles William, 31 November 1859, 57 days
William MOSS, above 18 July 1877, 61
Frances, w/o William MOSS, 11 September 1907, 79

A79. Joseph LEA of the Hill Farm, Wrenbury
29 December 1800 - 26 June 1895

A80. Daniel TOMLINSON late of Wrenbury
25 April 1884, 72
Eliza, w, 7 January 1889, 67
Mary, d, 20 February 1853 - 28 April 1914
Elizabeth, d, [looks like 14 April 1853, **]

A81. Elizabeth, w/o William CARTLIDGE
Late widow of Joseph HOSKINSON late
of Aston, 12 August 1874, 62
John HOSKINSON, s/o above
6 April 1879, 43
William CARTLIDGE, above, of Aston
24 February 1887, 74

A82. John OWEN, 10 May 1865, 60
Ann OWEN, w, 31 August 1867, 62

A83. Charles DAVIES, Gentleman
who died at Newhall in this parish
4 November 1841, 71
Edward DAVIES, 4th s/o Captain Peter DAVIES
Formerly of Market Drayton, died at Manchester
12 October 1880, 51

A84. Eliza, w/o Henry WARD of Sheppenhall
23 December 1874, 40
Henry WARD, 3 January 1890, 59

A85. Lizzie, w/o George HOCKENHULL
of Higher Lanes, Iscove, 5 April 1891, 34

A86. Daniel HEATH of Sound
27 August 1875, 58
Flora, w, 7 October 1956, 73
Daniel, s, 29 January 1915, 55

A87. Anne Maria BECKETT of Sound Manor
2 June 1891, 77
Arthur Richard BECKETT, [unable to read anymore of the inscription]

A88. Thomas RAVENSCROFT of Broomhall
15 April 1867, [[looks like] 87]
Elizabeth, w, 16 February 1900, 90
Margaret RAVENSCROFT, d, February 1895, 4*

A89. Elizabeth, w/o Richard Palin PAGE
Of Newhall, 11 November 1882, 72
James & Richard PALIN, sons of above who
Died in infancy and were interred at
Great Budworth & Marthall, respectively
Richard Palin PAGE of Newhall Cross House
8 November 1883, 77
Martha, 25 September 1899
Mary, 6 August 1909
daughters of the above

A90. Sarah PEARSON, of Newhall Mill
28 September 1892, 73
John PEARSON, 28 June 1906, 84

A91. Mary, w/o William BANKS of Hoole
4 May 1855, 61
Eliza, w, 13 July 1865, 64
William BANKS, above
12 March 1871, 80

A92. Hannah GRIFFITHS of Sound
15 August 1860, 73
Thomas GRIFFITHS, h,
19 December 1869, 89
William GRIFFITHS, son in law of above
20 November 1872, 30
Mary, w/o William GRIFFITHS of Sound
9 July 1881, 63

A93. Ralph CHURTON late of Newhall
24 March 1855, 73
Rhoda, w, 17 February 1858, 73

A94. Joseph DODD late of Ridley
12 March 1855, 78
Ann, w, 4 July 1863, 86

A95. Arthur James WHITTINGHAM
Born in London 8 October 1865
Died 10th May 1866, having survived his
lamented mother, 7 months & 2 days
William WHITTINGHAM, grandfather of above
4 July 1881, 79
Ann WHITTINGHAM, w/o above, 1 February 1885, 84

A96. Susannah, w/o John THOMAS of Wrenbury
22 October 1866, 53
Martha THOMAS, d, 19 January 1859, 5yrs
Thomas Hugh HUXLEY, their grandson
16 June 1883, 7 months & 11 days
John THOMAS, 6 August 1891, and was interred
on the 10th instant, age 78

A97. Thomas, infant s/o Joseph & Ann STANYER
of Woodcott, 17 March 1877
Percy, s, 17 April 1879, 6 months

A98. Martha ROE, 10 May 1878, 18

A99. Helen, w/o James FULLERTON
of Aston, 21 December 1879, 61
James FULLERTON 17 January 1881, 64

A100. Elliott Bay TURNBULL
Born at Bath, 15 May 1809
Died at Wrenbury Hall, 23 February 1878

A101. Hannah, w/o Peter FARRALL
16 May 1859, 28
Arthur, s, 29 March 1859 - 10 October, same year
Elizabeth SUTTON, 13 July 1881, 46
Thomas SUTTON, w, 16 March 1892

A102. John LLOYD of Wrenbury
10 May 1885, 65
Ann, w, 4 January 1905, 87
Adela, d, 15 October 1936, 89

A103. William CARTLIDGE of Broomhall
20 January 1862, 57
Mary, w, 1 October 1880, 77
William CARTLIDGE, s, of Nantwich
4 May 1882, 47

A104. Thomas LEA, 21 February 1869, 80
Samuel LEA, 26 November 1878, 79

A105. Martha STARKEY, w/o Walter H. STARKEY
10 August 1938, 62
Walter H. STARKEY, above
11 March 1948, 84

A106. Thomas OKELL late of Bleak House near Aston
11 December 1892, 69
Jane, relict of above, 5 May 1892, 69
George OKELL, 19 February 1943, 90
Lucy OKELL, 5 November 1962

A107. George WRIGHT, late of The Oak, Broomhall
4 June 1832 - 14 April 1889
Elizabeth, w, 18 March 1894, 64

A108. William COCKSEY of Wrenbury, 11 January 1866, 37
Sarah COCKSEY of Wrenbury, 26 September 1893, 63

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