Some Memorial Inscriptions - Ashford, Derbyshire
Holy Trinity Churchyard

Note: a full transcription of all MIs in Holy Trinity Churchyard is available on Rev. Clive Thrower's Home Page.

Latest Additions New 3rd January 2007

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th June 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. William TAGG, 31 July 1849, 59
Joseph, s, 11 Oct 1833, 2yrs
Alexander, s, 1 Dec 1846, 26
Ellen, d, 17 Aug 1847, 10
Elizabeth, d, 6 July 1845, 24

A2. John FOWLER, 5 Oct 1835, 77
Elizabeth, w, 30 April 1847, 85
Hannah, d, died in infancy

A3. Francis, eldest s/o John & Elizabeth FOWLER,
29 March 1851, 39
Eliza, youngest d, 3 Feb 1880, 75

A4. William, younger s/o John & Elizabeth FOWLER,
11 Dec 1883, 88
Sarah, eldest d, 13 Dec 1885, 92

A5. William PULLINGER,
Late of London, was born at Portsmouth,
And died at Oldham, 20 Oct 1866, 59
Alice, w, & d/o John & Elizabeth FOWLER,
18 June 1870, 70

A6. Ellen, w/o Samuel WHIBBERLEY,
Of Ashford, 26 Dec 1869, 59
Samuel, 5 Oct 1881, 74

A7. Eliza RABY,
2 Jan 1840, 50
Joseph RABY, h,
2 June 1848, 46
also, Fanny, Ann, Eliza,
& Henry, children who died in infancy

A8. Mary Hester, eldest child of
Edwin & Mary MOSLEY,
Of Highfield Farm, 28 Nov 1918, 8yrs

A9. Matthew HIGGINBOTTOM,
10 Feb 1872, 67
Hannah, w, 16 March 1872, 69
Martha, d, 22 Dec 1845, 16
Hannah, d, 25 Sept 1852, 20
William & Sarah died in infancy

A10. Jane, w/o Andrew LONGDEN,
Of Cressbrook. 12 June 1880, 72
Andrew, died at Buxton, 15 Sept 1885, 82
Death is sure

A11. Elias SKIDMORE, 23 Sept 1864, 80
Alice, w, 12 Aug 1834, 47
Catherine, d, 5 Feb 1884, 24
William, s, 31 Aug 1847, 25
Peter & Andrew died in infancy,
Agnes, 2nd w/o Elias SKIDMORE,
8 Nov 1858, 45

A12. Peter BAILEY, 16 Sept 1853, 75
Also six children interred here,
One son, William died in India,
20 July 1840, and interred there also
Alice, w, 24 April 1868, 78

A13. Mary Elizabeth STUBBS,
13 Jan 1897, 50
Eleanor Wilson STUBBS,
1 Feb 1902, 85

A14. Ellen, w/o William BAGSHAW,
15 Feb 1811, 45
William BAGSHAW, 10 April 1844, 82
Also their children,
John, 15 Oct 1799, 8yrs
Hannah, 1 May 1807, 7yrs
Elizabeth, 24 May 1812, 17 & 6 months
Thomas, 29 Jan 1838, 41
Ann, 20 March 1843, 42yrs & 6 months
John, 22 Dec 1854, 52
Mary, w/o John BAGSHAW, 3 July 1867, 63

A15. Louisa STERNDALE,
Of The Elms in this parish and
Formerly of Norfolk Street, Sheffield,
19 April 1863, 72

A16. Frances SKIDMORE, 30 Oct 1858, 77
John SKIDMORE, 3 Aug 1857, 77
Ann SKIDMORE, 10 Oct 1859, 41

A17. Thomas SNIBSON,
Of Ashford, late of Manchester,
2 Dec 1882, 73
Jane, w, 21 March 1880, 72

A18. Peter FURNISS, of Ashford,
28 Nov 1888, 82
Nancy, relict, 18 Dec 1884, 79

A19. Deborah, d/o Peter & Nancy FURNIFS [FURNISS],
13 Jan 1841, 9yrs
Frances, d, died in infancy
Alice, d, 27 Jan 1855, 19
Jane, d, 3 Sept 1881, 14
Miss Deborah BURGOINE,
4 Feb 1862, 100yrs
Deborah FURNIFS [FURNISS],
17th daughter, 22 Aug 1864, 19

A20. Harriet, w/o William James GREEN,
Of Ashford, 8 Nov 1928, 71
William James, 1 Aug 1930, 84

A21. Robert THORPE, h/o Fanny of Ashford,
31 March 1913, 67
Fanny THORPE, w,
27 April 1932, 89
Thomas, s, 12 June 1879, 12
James, s, 30 April 1936, 37

A22. Children of Matthew & Jane THORPE,
Hannah, 24 Jan 1853, 10 months
Sarah, 30 April 1866, 4 months
Sallie, granddaughter of the above,
18 May 1873 - 17 June 1907
Martha (Pattie) THORPE, d, 25 March 1935

A23. Ruth, w/o Joseph SKIDMORE,
Of Ashford, 29 May 1848, 64
Joseph SKIDMORE, 12 Aug 1866, 63
Emma, 2nd w, 16 Oct 1888, 82

A24. William WOODRUFF,
20 Aug 1850, 65
Charles, s, 8 April 1854, 6
Ann GLADWIN, w/o William WOODRUFF,
6 July 1862, 77

A25. James GLADWIN of Derby,
2 July 1855, 85
Mary, w, 22 Jan 1843, 95

A26. Richard, s/o Samuel & Ellen BIRLEY,
Of Ashford, 22 Feb 1858, 4yrs & 8 months
Ellen BIRLEY, 21 Jan 1895, 78
Samuel BIRLEY, 4 Oct 1906, 82

A27. John BIRLEY, died at Staveley,
14 April 1911, 83
Hannah, w, who died at Staveley,
26 April 1912, 81
John Richard BIRLEY,
Who was Killed in Action in France,
5 Oct 1917, 25

A28. Ann, d/o William & Dorothy MOTTRAM,
Of Ashford, 2 Nov 1862, 2yrs & 11 months
Sarah, d, 10 Nov 1867, 4yrs & 3 months
William MOTTRAM father of the above,
Died at Bakewell, 16 June 1874, 38

A29. John HATTERSLEY,
Of Castle Gate Farm, Foolow,
6 March 1882, 75
Ann, w, 2 March 1886, 83
Charlotte, d, 3 Nov 1845, 17
Elizabeth, d, 6 Jan 1854, 17
William, s, 31 Jan 1858, 25
Edward, s, 3 Dec 1863, 29

A30. Joshua BLACKWELL,
29 Oct 1849, 72
Sarah, w, 15 Sept 1870, 69
Hannah, d, 24 March 1887, 47
Joshua, s, 8 May 1894, 56

A31. Joseph TWIGG, 8 July 1890, 82
Grace, w, 8 Oct 1866, 57
William Edward, s, an infant,
Olive, d, 7 Nov 1853, 9yrs
John, s, 22 Nov 1856, 16
Hannah, d, 4 July 1859, 25
Edward, grandson, 26 March 1862, 18

A32. Edward SMITH of Ashford,
15 Feb 1846, 45
Ann, w, 22 Jan 1871, 66
Harriet, d, 29 Dec 1854, 23
Eliza, d, 5 Jan 1844, 5yrs
Herbert, grandson of
William & Ellen SMITH,
21 May 1870, 1yr & 7 months

A33. John SKIDMORE, 18 Jan 1886, 57
Wilhelmina Elizabeth, w, 2 Aug 1898, 71

A34. Hannah, w/o Elisha SKIDMORE, 14 Oct 1868, 67
Elisha SKIDMORE, 18 June 1820, 81

A35. Sarah, w/o William DAYBELL, of Ashford,
8 Sept 1845 - 7 Jan 1915
William DAYBELL,
1 Dec 1844 - 21 Sept 1922

A36. Joseph MAWREY, 27 Feb 1856, 64
Charlotte, w, 14 March 1871, 76
Eliza, d, 16 Aug 1851, 20
Mary King FISHER, 9 Nov 1908, 80

A37. Sarah, w/o William HURST,
8 Jan 1901, 47
Sarah Jane, 2nd w, 19 Dec 1915, 53
William HURST, 26 Feb 1931, 73

A38. Kate, w/o Edward WYLDE,
1 Feb 1910, 61
Nellie, d, 25 Dec 1909, 26
Edward WYLDE,
3 Sept 1917, 67

A39. Elizabeth, w/o Joseph RAY,
Of Ashford, Schoolmaster,
5 Sept 1828, 28
also their son three days old

A40. John DRINKWATER, Sen,
21 April 1824, 82
after being Master of The
Free Grammar School for 60yrs
John DRINKWATER, s, 10 Nov 1824, 35
Elizabeth, w/o John, (Sen) 22 Dec 1824, 73
Sarah, w/o Rev John DRINKWATER,
22 May 1852, 74

A41. Anna, w/o William PULLINGER,
Of Oldham, 14 Oct 1903, 67
William, 13 Feb 1915, 80
Annie, d, of Colbridge 27 Aug ***

A42. Mrs Mary KNOWLTON,
Of this parish, 5 Aug 1841, 70

A43. Hannah, d/o William & Ann SKIDMORE,
9 March 1802, 14

A44. Sarah LONGDEN, w/o John,
25 Feb 1855, 60
John, 27 March 1866, 82
Howard HARRISON !!
of The Old Senton!!,
22 July 1862, 82
[Auth: not sure of the name, looks *Howard* HARRISON]

A45. Mary Harris LEAN,
9 May 1861, 8yrs & 6 months

A46. Richard LEDGER, 31 Dec 1879, 77

A47. Abraham EARDLEY,
of Manchester, 4 Dec 1884, 52
Edward ERADLEY,
of Manchester, 5 June 1891, 62

A48. Hugh LEES, 21 Feb 1845, 75

A49. Henry, s/o John & Pamela MULLINS,
Of Ashford, 5 April 1904, 23

A50. Nathaniel MIDDLETON,
26 Feb 1894, 39

A51. Elizabeth, d/o Peter & Alice BAILEY,
5 Feb 1873, 58

A52. Mary MASON, w/o Benjamin,
14 Sept 1818, 70
Elizabeth HOLLIWELL, sister,
19 Sept 1818, 81
Benjamin MASON, h,
21 April 182* 78

A53. John TOMLINSON,
Was Buried at Sea on his way to
New York , 28 May 1853, 43
Mary Ann, w, Aug, [unable to read any more]

A54. Abel TOMLINSON,
18 May 1909, 74
Ann, w, 22 June 1927, 94

A55. Elias OLDFIELD,
9 July 1815, 58
Sarah, w, 26 Sept 1820, 58
John & Elias, died in infancy,
Mary, d, -- [stone sunk]

A56. William OLDFIELD,
Of No's 8 **** Manchester,
22 Aug 1883

A57. John OLDFIELD 22 Dec 1862, 59

A58. Elias OLDFIELD, 7 Sept 1875, 81
Charlotte, w, 14 May 1889, 92
Robert, s, 29 May 1875, 35
Elias, s, 20 April 1876 49
Agnes, relict of Elias OLDFIELD,
Of Manchester, 21 July 1911, 80

A59. William TWIGG, 24 Aug 1887, 72

A60. Eliza Tamison,
d/o Benjamin & Ann Selina CHENNERY,
15 Dec 1857, 3yrs & 9 months

A61. Francis GLOSSOP,
17 Jan 1870, 76
Sarah, w, 6 July 1873, 91

A62. Mary, w/o John THORPE,
19 Feb 1845, 46

A63. Robert SMITH, Mafon [Mason],
10 May 1789, 37
Frances, d, & Abraham, s,
Died in infancy

A64. Matthew THORPE, 27 April 1889, 59
Elizabeth, w, 6 March 1913, 82

A65. Hannah, w/o John BRASSINGTON,
26 Jan 1864, 45
John, 29 March 1878, 64
Emily, w/o late John BRASSINGTON,
30 Jan 1892, 55
Fritz, s/o late Emily BRASSINGTON,
17 Jan 1896, 18

A66. Alfred MOREWOOD,
2 April 1872, at Thornbridge, Leamington, 58
Eliza, w/o Alfred, Esq,
19 Feb 1898, 84, at Ribblehurst, Lytham, Lancs
George MOREWOOD,
of Thornbridge, 27 Oct 1763 - 16 March 1854
Eileen PIERPOINT, w, 1 April 1788 - 15 Dec 1858

A67. Agnes Ellen Jane, w/o William BARLOW,
of Darley House, Darley Dale, d/o
George MOREWOOD, of Thornbridge,
22 Dec 1846, 27
George Ashton, 3rd s/o William & Leah Frances BARLOW,
of Thornbridge, 30 Jan 1857, 7 weeks

A68. George Henry, s/o George & Grace PUNCHBY !!!
17 June 1859, and died the 17 July the following year
Mary Elizabeth, d, 29 Nov 1841 - 7 Nov 1843
Grace, [unable to read any more, time and weather
has done its worst]


A69. Ann, w/o Robert BAXTER, 24 Jan 1806, 57
Robert, he was a Parish Clerk for 37 year,
23 June 1822, 74

A70. William SKIDMORE, 5 Nov 1880, 59
Lydia Mary, w, 23 March 1835 - 3 Feb 1890
Harry, s, 1 Aug 1871, 20
Rose Annie, w/o Samuel S. HOYLAND,
Of Sheffield, 29 Dec 1910, 56
William, younger s/o William & Lydia,
30 June 1921, 57
Elizabeth, w/o William SKIDMORE,
29 July 1832

A71. Thomas Bevan DAYBELL,
20 Jan 1905, 24

A72. William OLDFIELD, 30 Oct 1816, 35
Sarah, Martha & Richard, three of their children,
Sarah, 27 Nov 1814, 1yr
Martha, 16 Dec 1821, 6yrs
Richard, 24 Sept 1826, 17
Martha, [stone has sunk (poss wife)]

A73. Richard OLDFIELD, 15 June 1808, 75
Daniel OLDFIELD, 22 Nov 1891, 61
Mary Ann, w/o Daniel, 25 Jan 1885, 74

A74. Peter NADUALD, Surgeon,
27 July 1738, 53
Margaret, w, 11 April 1780, 91
Richard & Elizabeth, son & daughter,
Richard, 13 Sept 1786, 6yrs
Elizabeth, 23 Oct 1794
Rev, Thomas NADUALD, s,
Late of Kilburn, in this county,
9 Nov 1807, 80
Elizabeth, w, [the rest has eroded]

A75. Amanda, w/o Harold C. BRUSHFIELD,
Born at Fethard, County of Wexford,
9 Sept 1873 - died at Shanghai, China,
10 Jan 1914
Harold C. BRUSHFIELD,
Born in London, 10 July 1862
and died at Davos, Switzerland,
14 Dec 1916

A76. Ann, relict of the late George BRUSHFIELD,
Of Ashford, & d/o of the late
Rev Thomas NADUALD, formerly of
Kilburn, this county, 26 Nov 1855, 84

A77. Richard, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth NADUALD,
23 Feb 1833, 67

A78. John MacMAMARA,
11 Feb 1853, 26
Thomas Lionell, s, 21 March 1853, 1yr & 8 months

A79. Samuel FURNISS,
Of Rose Farm, Ashford, 15 June 1922, 76
Kate, w, 21 Feb 1917, 61

A80. Sarah, w/o John GRIFFITHS,
Of Ashford, 20 Nov 1877, 66
John, 18 Oct 1885, 67

A81. The following children of
George & Leah BRAMWELL,
Sarah Ann, 3 Feb 1842 - 24 March 1849
Sarah, 2 June 1850 - 14 April 1854
Joseph, 24 June 1852 - 5 April 1854
Leah, mother of the above named and wife
of George, 8 Dec 1875, 56
George, 11 July 1888, 73
Deeply loved by his children, and highly esteemed.
Richard, s, 7 March 1919, 70

A82. Fanny, d/o Charles & Ann KITSON,
Of Bakewell, 21 April 1893, 17
John & Charles Herbert, died in infancy
Charles KITSON, of Bakewell, 6 Dec 1901, 58
Ann KITSON, 24 Aug 1920, 76

A83. Charlotte Annie w/o
Arthur Vernon HAWLEY, 21 Feb 1909, 49
Arthur Vernon, h, 16 Oct 1930, 74

A84. Mary, d/o John & Elizabeth HEATHCOTE,
31 Dec 1813, 25

A85. Fanny, d/o John & Fanny FROST,
& w/o William CRITCHLOW,
6 Jan 1853, 26
also her infant daughter of 9 weeks

A86. John Cawkwell FROST, 8 Oct 1874, 46
Frank, eldest s/o John Cawkwell & Fanny FROST,
23 Aug 1878, 15
Fanny, above named, 16 May 1897, 66

A87. George HEATHCOTE, 8 June 1865, 70
Ann, w, 25 Sept 1876, 81
Children
William, 25 Aug 1826, 14 months
Elizabeth, 20 May 1829, infant
Mary Ann, 21 Oct 1851, 32
And is interred at St Philip's, Sheffield
Eliza, 13 Oct 1862, 25
And is interred at Bamford

A88. James BROCKLEHURST,
14 April 1934, 58
Martha Ann, w, 21 Jan 1963, 81

A89. Thomas PURSEGLOVE,
10 April 1908, 70
Elizabeth, w, 14 July 1899, 63
And was interred at Taddington
Walter PURSEGLOVE, 5 Jan 1930, 82
Grace Elizabeth, his wife, 15 Oct 1913, 63

A90. Archibald DALZIEL, 2 June 1922, 63

A91. George Henry, s/o
George & Ann BROOKLAND,
8 Nov 1861, 27

A92. Henry HEATHCOTE,
Of 70 Wandsworth Road, London,
24 May 1879, 49
Susannah, w, 6 April 1899, 67
Elizabeth Ann, eldest d, 9 July 1935 79
George Huggins HEATHCOTE,
Of Eltham, Kent, h, of above,
16 March 1857 - 20 Dec 1912

A93. Robert HEATHCOTE, 30 Oct 1887, 46
Mary Ann, w, 19 May 1915, 79

A94. Joseph GREENWOOD, 18 Sept 1862, 52

A95. John HEATHCOTE, 28 Dec 1893, 64

A96. Henry Hibert HEATHCOTE,
Of Ashford, 12 July 1903, 64
Grace Amelia, w, 28 Dec 1935, 94

A97. Amma, d/o David & Elizabeth MILNES,
12 April 1841, 2yrs
Thomas, s, 1 March 1843, 5months
Mary Ann & David two of their children,
Who are interred in Manchest(er?)
William, s, died in Her Majesty Service
At Gallipoli, Turkey, 26 Nov 1854, 22
David, s, U.S. of America 7 Aug 1878, 37

A98. David MILNES, of Ashford,
26 Feb 1872, 68
Elizabeth, w, 21 Oct 1878, 72

A99. Lucy Emily, w/o Samuel ASHTON,
Of Ashford, 10 Oct 1913, 74
Samuel, 2 April 1919, 79

A100. Rowland Swann HOLME,
23 Dec 1898, 77
Alice, w, 27 Dec 1915, 93
Robert CHADWICK, brother of Alice,
7 Nov 1908, 80

A101. Thomas HAWLEY, 12 May 1927, 74
Sarah, w, 28 Sept 1957, 71
Gladys, d, 18 Nov 1940, 1yr & 8 months

A102. Hannah, w/o George REDFERN,
Of Ashford, 6 May 1872, 49
George, 22 Sept 1883, 64
Hannah, 2nd w, 19 Feb 1902, 67

A103. Benjamin, s/o Benjamin & Mary TWIGG,
2 May 1769, 26

A104. John & Ann JAMES, together with
daughter and son called John
Likewise Thomas their son interred,
6 May 1752
Chriftopher [Christopher], s, 25 Sept 1762, 78

A105. Josiah SMITH, 6 Mar 1754, 65

A106. James WILSON, 19 June 1888, 56
Joseph, s/o William & Mary WILSON,
6 Feb 1875, 17
Mary, w/o William, 14 Nov 1903, 70
William Gregory, s, 3 March 1901, 35
And was interred at East Ardsley, Yorkshire

A107. George COCKSLEY, 7 Dec 1791, *5 (6!!)

A108. Mary, w/o Charles BIRLEY,
Of Ashford, 9 Nov 1907, 84
Charles, 14 Feb 1908, 79

A109. James BEASTALLD, 26 April 1732, 66
Ellen COOK, 26 Nov 18** (34)

A110. George HEYWARD, 1 Dec 17**, 74
George, s, 17 May 1771, 20
Grace, w/o George HEYWARD, Sen,
9 June 1815, 88
Ann, d, May ****

A111. George MILNES, 17 Jan 1850, 80
Nancy, w, 12 Oct 1851, 83
Sarah, d, 22 March 1799, 5yrs

A112. William MILNES, a Mason,
12 Feb 1805, 60
Elizabeth, w, 25 June 1817, 77

A113. John, s/o William & Ann WRIGHT,
Of this town, 25 July 1706, **

A114. Joseph WRIGHT, 5 April 1750, 32
Ann WRIGHT, 8 Sept 1775, 66
Sufanna [Susanna] FARMER, w/o John FARMER,
16 May 1789, 32

A115. John PALMER, 23 Feb 1823, 79 [Auth: will recheck surname]
Elizabeth, w, 11 Jan 1831, 89

A116. Hannah, w/o George MILNES,
11 Feb 1841, 46
William, George & Frederick,
Three children died in infancy
Nancy, d, 30 Jan 1856, 27
Joseph D. MILNES,
Who met his death in the United States,
North America, 23 Jan 1860, 32
Isaac Eaton, s, 29 Dec 1862, 9yrs
Eaton W. MILNES, 1 Nov 1860, 26
Also sons & daughters who died in their infancy

A117. John BOLSOVER, 20 March 1852, 83
Mary, w, 18 Nov 1825, 55
George, s, 23 Nov 1817, 17
Betty, 2nd w, 25 Dec 1848, 67

A118. Alice, w/o George BOLSOVER,
5 May 1895, 47
George, 13 Jan 1904, 57

A119. Margaret GIRMAN or GARMAN, 1 Dec 1694
Robert, 17 Nov 1695
Thomas, Feb 1726

A120. Margaret, w/o William SKIDMORE,
19 April 1775, 38
Peter, s, 22 June 1771, 8 months

A121. Mary, w/o William COCKAYNE,
10 Dec 1784, 49

A122. William COCKAYNE, 20 Oct 1788, 73

A123. William COCKAYNE, 14 April 1860, 84
Ann, w, Sept 1806
Mary, 2nd w, 19 Aug 1818, 38
George, s/o William & Mary COCKAYNE,
1 May 1836, 22

A124. Esther, w/o Richard HEYWARD,
of Bakewell d/o Daniel & Fanny WILSON,
of Wirksworth, 12 March 1859, 32
Richard Wilson HEYWARD, s, 30 Oct 1856, 4yrs & 7 months
Richard HEYWARD, of Bakewell, 23 May 1880, 55

A125. William HALLOWS, 6 Oct 1886, 52
George, eldest s, 14 April 1886, 26
Ruth King, widow of William HALLOWS,
1 Jan 1888, 50

A126. Ellen, d/o John & Ellen FOSTER,
Late of Fazeley, died at Ashford, 2 July 1855, 19
Ellen, widow of the late John FOSTER,
23 April 1879, 88


Latest Additions New
The following MI was kindly contributed by David R Donnison, 3rd January 2007.
B1. John GILCHRIST
buried 15 May 1808, aged one year
Note: This stone is on the right of the path to the church porch,
near the wall against the footpath. It is the only known gravestone
for the family of John GILCHRIST (1757-1827) and Ann (-1842), gt*3
grandparents of the submitter.

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