Some Memorial Inscriptions - Barlow, Derbyshire
St Lawrence's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 17th June 2009
War Memorial

These MIs kindly contributed by Janet Kirk, 17th February 2001.
A1. William HANCOCK of Grange Wood who died Sep 1st 1863 aged 53 yrs
Also Mary HANCOCK wife of the above who died Nov 11th 1872 aged 64 yrs
Also Hannah their daughter who died Oct 27th 1874 aged 26 yrs

A2. Here lieth interred the body of Charlotte wife of Godfrey HANCOCK
who died July 14th 1794 aged 28 yrs
Also the body of John their son
who died Aug 2nd 1794 aged 4 months
Also the body of the above said Godfrey HANCOCK
who died Feb XXVIth MDCCCVII aged XXXIV yrs
[Ed: Feb 26th 1807 aged 34 yrs]

A3. In remembrance of Esther wife of Charles HANCOCK of Cutthorpe
who departed this life Jun 18th 1856 aged 27 yrs
Also Anne daughter of Charles and Elizabeth HANCOCK
who departed this life Sep 6th 1863 aged 6 months
Also Eunice their daughter
who departed this life Apr 6th 1869 aged 1 month
Also Joseph their son
who departed this life Mar 29th 1874 aged 14 yrs
Also Elizabeth wife of the above named Charles HANCOCK
who departed this life Apr 2nd 1889 aged 56 yrs
Also Charles HANCOCK who died Apr 1st 1891 aged 63 yrs

A4. Edward DRABBLE of Far Lane died Aug 27th 1890 aged 62 yrs
Also Mary wife of the above who died Apr 3rd 1917 aged 76 yrs

A5. John son of Joseph & Mary DRABBLE of Barlow Common
died Feb 16th 1810 aged 5 weeks
Also William DRABBLE their son
died Jan 12th 1852 aged 39 yrs
Also Joseph DRABBLE father of the above
who died Jul 17th 1860 aged 75 yrs
Also Mary DRABBLE wife of the above named Joseph DRABBLE
died May 30th 1867 aged 81 yrs

A6. Isabella wife of Thomas DRABBLE of Barlow Common
died Apr 13th 1802 aged 80 yrs
Also Thomas DRABBLE husband of above
died May 2nd 1803 in the 80th year of his life
Also Thomas DRABBLE their son
died Oct 15th 1828 aged 82 yrs
Also Hannah wife of their son Thomas DRABBLE
died Dec 25th 1853 in the 89th year of their age
In memory of John PARKER son of Henry and Anna PARKER of Newbold
who died in its infancy Oct 9th 1853
[Note: The next adjacent grave is that of Henry & Anna PARKER
but we do not have the details]



Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Janet Kirk, 17th June 2009.
WAR MEMORIAL
Carved in stone, set on the wall inside the church. N.B. there appears to be no differentiation between those who died in WWI and those who died in WWII, although possibly the first group were WWI casualties, and William FISHER alone died in WWII.
B1. Remember Lord These Thy Servants
Thomas BOOKER, Fred DAY, Maynard SIMPSON,
Ernest BRAMHALL, John JENKINSON, George TETLOW,
Vernon BRUNT, George JENKINSON, Albert SMITH,
John CROOKES, Roy KINGSTON, Harry WHITE,
Charles CLAYTON, Fred MARGERISON, Harry WILSON,
Maurice FLETCHER, Joe MILLINGTON, Alfred WRIGHT,
Henry HOWARTH, Raymond PLATTS, Oliver WRAGG,
Vernon HILLILEY, William RICHARDS, Frederick WARD,
George HAMPSON, Wilfred TURNER, William YOUNG,
Leonard WALKER, Clifford WARD, John WARD.
Who Died for Us, and Grant them Thine Eternal Rest, Amen.

William FISHER
1914 1918
1939 1945


Tributes to the BARLEY family, carved in stone, set on the wall in the Lady Chapel - or 'Our Lady's Quire', as it was known previously.
B2. Pray for the sould of Robert BARLEY /
lately deceased, who died on /
the day of the Assumption of the /
Blessed Mary Virgin, in the year /
of the Lord 1467: also pray /
for the good estate of Margaret /
his wife. /

B3. Mrs. Jayne BERISFORT, firstly /
wife of Mr. George BARLEY of /
Barley, Esq., daughter of Sir /
Peter FRESCHVILLE, Knt of /
Staveley, died on the Thursday /
being the eighteenth day of /
April Anno Dom. 1583 and was /
buried in Our Lady's Quire /
at Barley /
Mower

B4. Mr. Peter BARLEY of Barley /
Esq., was buried at Barley /
Chapel in our Lady's Quire /
of Thursday at morn about /
sunrising, Anno Dom. 15--? /
and the 11th April /
Mower

B5. Mr. James BARLEY of Barley, Esq., /
did pave Our Lady's Quire and /
made him a new pew on it afore /
Whitsonday Anno Dom. 1588 /
Mower /
Mr. James BARLEY did also in /
the year 1593 repair the /
monument in Dronfield Church /
of/to? Sir Richard BARLEY, Knt, of /
Dronfield Woodhouse. /
Bassant /


ST LAWRENCE'S CHURCHYARD
B6. Sacred to the memory of John STEVENSON /
who died Feby 4th 1822 aged 66 years /

when languor and disease invade /
Mans trembling house of clay /
Tis sweet to look beyond our cage /
And long to fly away /

Also of Ann wife of the /
above said who died Sept 20th /
1824 aged 67 years /

Also of Ann, daughter /
of the above who died /
August 8th 1863 /
aged 68 years. /

B7. Thomas MARGERESON /
Born Oct 24th 1850 /
Died Aug 2nd 1913. /

B8. In Loving Memory of /
Edward /
The beloved husband of /
Jane MARGERESON /
Nelson-House, Barlow /
Died Jan. 25.1927 /
Aged 70 years /
at rest /
Also Jane MARGERESON /
wife of the above /
Died June 14. 1936 /
Aged 77 years /

B9. In Affectionate /
Remembrance of /
Isaac MARGERESON /
The beloved husband of /
Mary MARGERESON /
Who died October 24th 1899 /
Aged 42 years /

Yea, though I walk through the valley /
of the shadow of death, I will fear /
no evil, for thou art with me, thy /
rod and thy staff they comfort me /

Also Florence their daughter /
who died January 26th 1881 /
aged 1 year & 7 months /

Also Mary wife of the above /
Isaac MARGERESON /
who died August 11th 1902 /
aged 45 years /

B10. In Memory of /
Robert STEVENSON /
of Barlow Commonside /
who died Dec. 3rd 1880 /
aged 79 years /
Also Elizabeth /
wife of the above /
who died Feb. 18th 1886 /
aged 80 years /
She hath done what she could. /

B11. [At head of oblong grave]
In Loving Memory of /
Thomas Benjamin DRABBLE /
Died Dec. 9th 1951, aged 72 years /
Also his dear wife / Julia /
Died Aug. 2nd 1956, aged 74 years /
Reunited /

[At foot]
In Loving Memory of /
Harry BARGH /
Died 17th March 1966 /
aged 71 years. /
His dear wife /
Edna BARGH /
born 12.05.1907 - died 6.09.2001 /
aged 94 years. /

B12. In Affectionate /
Remembrance of Mary Ann /
The beloved wife of /
John CROOKES /
who died September 9th 1874 /
aged 41 years. /

Also Ellen /
daughter of the above /
who died April 27th 1876 /
aged 17 years. /

Also Mary Elizabeth, their daughter /
who died January 18th 1886, /
aged 19 years. /

Also Minnie their daughter /
who died December 25th 1892, /
aged 24 years. /

Also the above named John CROOKES /
who died March 14th 1900, aged 72 years. /

B13. In Loving Memory of /
Sarah, the beloved wife of /
Richard BARGH /
who died July 13th 1807, /
aged 20 years /

Home at last thy labour done /
Safe and blest the victory won /
Jorden(?) passed from pain set free /
Angels now shall welcome thee. /

Also the above named /
Richard BARGH /
who died March 31st 1906 /
in his 81st year. /
Thy will be done. /

Also Tom son of the above /
who died October 16th 1926 /
aged 61 years /
Pawnbroker of .....? Street, Sheffield. /

B14. In Remembrance of /
Thomas STEVENSON /
who died February 10th 1864 /
aged 48 years. /

When I left home I little thought /
My glass was so near run, /
But alas death called on me /
Before my work was done. /

Also Hannah, the wife of /
Thomas WALTERS /
who died May 21st 1877 /
aged 76 years. /

B15. Sacred /
to the memory of /
Hannah the wife of /
John STEVENSON /
who died July 21st 1829 /
aged 34 years. /

Also George /
son of the above /
John and Hannah STEVENSON. /
died April 1st 1838 /
aged 16 years and 10 months. /

Also the above named /
John STEVENSON /
who departed this life /
November 12th(?) 1858 /
aged ?? years. /

Also Hannah /
daughter of the above named, /
died February 20th 1859, /
aged 31 years /

B16. [Left hand side of a double upright headstone]
In memory of /
Martha the daughter /
of John and Mary /
MARGERRISON, /
of Barley Grange /
who departed this /
life April 15th 1791/1701? /
aged 3 years. /

Also the above named /
John MARGERRISON /
who departed this /
life June 25th 1831 /
aged 78 years. /

Also of Mary, /
wife of the above /
who departed this /
life June 8th 1835 /
aged 74 years. /

Also John /
son of the above /
John and Mary /
MARGERRISON /
who departed this life /
July 11th 1847 /
aged ? [badly eroded] /

[Right hand side]
William / MARGERRISON /
who departed this life /
April 28th 1862, /
aged 72 years. /

Also Elizabeth /
wife of the above /
William MARGERRISON /
of Barlow Grange /
who died July 8th 1881 /
aged 82 years. /

Blessed are the dead which /
die in the Lord from /
henceforth: yea saith the /
spirit that they may rest /
from their labours and /
their works do follow them. /

B17. In Affectionate Remembrance of /
Martha HANCOCK of Pratt Hall /
who died October 11th 1880. /
aged 44 years. /

Also William Edward HANCOCK, /
son of the above /
who died January 11th 1877 /
aged 14 months. /

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