Some Memorial Inscriptions - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire
St Thomas … Becket's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Janet Kirk, 19th June 2009. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. [left side of double upright headstone]
Here / lies the body of /
Fanny wife of John /
COOPER of The Thorn /
in this Town, who /
died July 21st 1773 /
aged 43 years. /
Also the above John /
COOPER who died /
July 18th 1791 Aged /
60 years. /
Also Nanny wife of /
James COOPER who /
died Sept 6th 1824 /
aged 67 years. /

[right hand side]
Also / the aforesaid /
James COOPER who /
died May 15th 1829 /
Aged 75 years. /
Also James the son /
of the above James /
and Nanny COOPER /
who died May 22nd /
1837 Aged 57 years. /
Also Martha his /
Wife who died /
January 26 1838 /
Aged 68 years. /

A2. In Loving Memory of /
Elizabeth, / wife of /
John Thomas GODDARD /
of Bugsworth /
Died February 6th 1895 /
Aged 36 years. /
"Meet me in Heaven". /
Also the above John Thomas GODDARD /
Died April 23rd 1916 /
Aged 60 years. /
Also George their son /
Died Sep 17th 1891, /
Aged 7 months. /
Also Harriett wife of the above /
John Thomas GODDARD, /
Died Novr 3rd 1936, /
Aged 76 years. /

A3. In Loving Memory /
William GODDARD /
(of Under Eccles) /
Died June 26th 1881 /
Aged 34 years. /
Ellen Jane, his wife /
Died May 29th 1883, /
Aged 38 years. /
Also their children /
Martha Ann, Died Octr /
7th 1881, Aged 5 years. /
Emma, born Decr 23rd 1877, /
Died in Infancy. /

A4. In Memory of /
John HALLAM of Sparrow-Pitt /
who departed this life August /
16th 1846 aged 66 years. /
Also Sarah HALLAM his wife /
who departed this life June /
2nd(?) 1858 aged 77 years. /

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. /

George HALLAM /
who died April 16th 1896, in his 80th year. /

Also /
Martha wife of George HALLAM, son of the above /
who died Novr 21st 1880, aged 63 years. /

He giveth his beloved sleep. /

Also the children of George and Martha HALLAM /
Ann died April 21st 1848, aged 5 weeks. /
Thomas died April 7th 1850, aged 5 years. /
Frank died March 4th 1927, aged 75 years. /

A5. In Memory of /
Ellen Daughter of John and Mary /
LOMAS of Diglarch who died Feby /
13th 1824 Aged 4 days. /
Also Mary their Daughter who died /
Feby 21st 1840 Aged 2 years and 9 months. /
Also John their son who died /
October 26th 1855 Aged 24 years. /
Also the said Mary Wife of the /
above named John LOMAS who died /
Feb: 22nd 1850 [or 1858?] Aged 57 years. /
Also John LOMAS of Diglatch /
who died December 13th 1877 /
Aged 80 years /
Also Olivia BRAMWELL /
their daughter who died Octr 5th 1910 /
Aged 77 years. /

A6. In Memory of /
George LOMAS /
who died April 11th 1904 /
in his 78th year. Also /
Sarah /
wife of George LOMAS /
of Diglatch /
who died Feb 2nd 1891 /
Aged 60 years. /
Also George Harry LOMAS /
son of the above /
who died April 13th 1951 /
in his 87th year. /

A7. In Memory of / William LOMAS /
son of Jacob and Nelley LOMAS /
of Digleach /
who died Jany 28th 1881 /
in his 77th year. /
Also Ellen LOMAS their daughter, /
who died Setr 2nd 1882 /
in her 77th year /
Agnes daughter of /
George Henry & Elizabeth LOMAS, /
who died May 5th 1905 aged 4 years. /

A8. In Affectionate Remembrance of /
John GODDARD /
of Weston Bugsworth /
who died June 16th 1876 /
Aged 63 years. /
Also of Betty his wife /
who died June 7th 1878 /
Aged 59 years. /
Mary Ellen, daughter of /
William and Eliza GODDARD /
Broken Banks Bugsworth /
who died Nov. 12. 1898 Aged 25. /
The above named /
William GODDARD /
died Apl. 23rd 1900 [or 1906?] /
Aged 56 years. /

A9. In Memory of /
Ann COOPER Daughter of /
Thomas and Hannah COOPER /
of Chinley, who died May 12th 1835 /
aged 2 years /
Also Charles COOPER their Son /
who died September 6th 1846 /
aged 16 years. /

A10. In Memory of /
George COOPER /
who died Aug 26th 1912 /
Aged 83 years. /
Sarah wife of George COOPER /
of Chinley who died March 1st 1873 /
in her 49th year. /
Also Hannah their daughter /
who died December 7th 1864 /
Aged 11 months. /
Also / Ann their daughter /
who died Sept 6th 1930(?) /
in her ?7th year. /
Also of his father /
Thomas COOPER /
who died Aug 8th 1849 /
Aged 47 years. /
And of Hannah his mother /
who died Nov. 18th 1849 /
Aged 47 years. /
Also of his brothers /
James who died Oct. 12th 1849 /
Aged 23 years. /
Peter who died Nov. 9th 1849 /
Aged 18 years. /

A11. In / Ever Loving /
Memory of / Ellen /
Beloved wife of James COOPER /
of Whaley Bridge /
who died July 27th 1886 /
Aged 62 years. /
The Lord is my Shepherd. /
Also the above named /
James COOPER /
who died April 8th 1897 /
Aged 72 years /
Peace Perfect Peace. /
Also Samuel their son, /
who died October 18th 1912 /
Aged 52 years. /
A12. [Base of pedestal, upon which stands a cruciform stone marker]
Harry Leech / GODDARD /
Born 3rd May 1892 /
Died 21st January / 1983. /
Avice / His beloved wife /
died 26th November / 1997. /

[next side of base pedestal]
Sacred / to the memory of /
Alfred GODDARD /
of Holm Lea, Hayfield, /
Born 22nd March 1863, /
entered into rest 10th Dec. 1929. /
Also Beatrice Maria /
beloved wife of Alfred GODDARD, /
Born 20th April 1865, /
entered into rest 11th (?) Dec. 1940. /

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