Some Memorial Inscriptions - Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire
St Edmund's Churchyard and War Memorial

War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th July 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Simple Wooden Cross
George MUGGLESTONE,
1919 to 1907

A2. Dorothy CLEWS,
Born Fenny Bentley,
7 Feb 1894
Died Ashbourne,
28 Dec 1985

A3. Joyce Enid WAIN,
6 April 1984, 50

A4. John GERARD,
23 Oct 1996, 93

A5. Charles Edgar FROST,
4 Nov 1993, 79 (married)

A6. Alfred Edward MASSEY,
8 April 1989, 74
Prudence, w, 13 Oct 2001, 88

A7. Edith Sarah ADAMS,
10 Dec 1988, 68

A8. Eric James WEBSTER,
3 Dec 1988, 71

A9. Mabel GERARD,
3 May 1988, 80

A10. George FROST,
23 Oct 1987, 91
Eva FROST,
10 Jan 1993, 80

A11. Norman Colin, h/o Dorothy STONE,
4 June 1957, 27

A12. Joyce STONE, 16 Oct 1972, 51
Dennis Leslie STONE, h,
31 Oct 1996, 73
formerly of Ashes Farm

A13. Ethel SMEDLEY,
26 Feb 1977, 72
Jim, h, 3 May 1986, 76

A14. Ann, w/o Joseph WEBSTER,
22 Feb 1927, 72
Joseph, 2 May 1932, 84

A15. Thomas, s/o
William & Jane BEARDSLEY,
10 Dec 1846, 18

A16. Samuel BEARDSLEY,
Of Cherry Orchard Farm,
9 Nov 1879, 47
Mary, w, died at Ashbourne,
10 March 1915, 84
Percy Harry, s, 3 Oct 1879, 5yrs

A17. Samuel GREATOREX,
(Old Sam)
2 July 1894, 66

A18. Thomas DITCHFIELD,
20 March 1897, 32
Emma, w, 9 July 1923, 76

A19. William DITCHFIELD,
25 June 1862, 60
Sarah, w, 23 Feb 1892, 84
Maria MELBOURNE,
24 Dec,
[stone sunk at an angle]

A20. John WATERFALL,
23 June 1837, 28
John WATERFALL,
Father of above,
7 May 1863, 84

A21. James William COATES,
'Jim'
1918 - 2001,
Dear husband

A22. Here lieth the body of
Thomas GREAVES,
He departed this life Decm
The 20th 1796 in the
27th Year of his age

A23. Richard WRIGHT,
22 Jan 1819, 36
Hannah, w, 9 June 1818, 46

A24. Elizabeth WRIGHT,
Who lived as a faithful
Servant in the family at
Clownholme upwards of
Forty years, 29 June 1846, 78

A25. Edward WOOLLEY,
27 May 1856, 79

A26. Francis WOOLLEY,
2 May 1832, 66

A27. Frances WOOLLEY,
4 Feb 1854, 76
Jane. d/o Francis & Frances,
WOOLLEY, 23 June 1853, 41

A28. Sarah WOOLLEY,
d/o Francis & Frances WOOLLEY,
14 Oct 1818, 19
Mary, d, 14 April 1816, 18 months

A29. Hannah WATERFALL,
18 April 1832, 37
Thomas WATERFALL, h,
15 Jan 1868, 74

A30. Elizabeth BUXTON,
30 March 1856, 71

A31. John BUXTON,
13 Auguft 1837, 73

A32. Samuel SMITH, 14 Jan 1875, 69
Mary, w, 29 May 1875, 77

A33. Edna, w/o Matthew LOWNDS,
Of Monkton Farm, Fenny Bentley,
20 Dec 1905, 73

A34. Matthew LOWNDS,
of Bank Top, 3 Sept 1887, 59

A35. Matthew,
s/o Matthew & Edna LOWNDS,
30 Aug 1874, 10

A36. Edna, w/o George HALL,
Of Ashbourne, 21 May 1884, 37
Ernest, s, 2* Aug 1884, **

A37. Henry LOWNDS,
Late of Herdman's ****, Ashbourne,
26 Jan 1907, 54
[Ed: possibly Herdman's Close Farm]

A38. John LOWNDS,
6 Oct 1936, 70
Elizabeth, sister,
25 Jan 1939, 79

A39. Robert Matthew LOWNDS,
of Bank Top Farm, Fenny Bentley,
5 April 1928, 54

A40. Lizzie TATTERSALL,
23 March 1872 - 17 Sept 1937
John Lincoln TATTERSALL,
1865 - 1942
Frank Peel, s,
2 June 1898 - 18 Jan 1968
Bessie Marie, his wife,
26 June 1900 - 6 Jan 1991
Richard Verrill THOMPSON, h/o Anne,
(Dickey)
14 May 1923 - 3 July 1999

A41. Joyse, w/o William BOWLER,
3 Feb 1848, 59
William, 15 June 1848, 63

A42. Lucy, w/o William HOOSON,
25 May 1905, 72
William HOOSON,
23 Feb 1921, 92

A43. Thomas BUCKLEY,
13 Feb 1934, 80
Lucy, w, 27 May 1918, 64
Henry, s, 5 Dec 1934, 52

A44. Thomas GERARD,
28 April 1875 - 21 Nov 1943
Edith, w, 30 Dec 1966, 63

A45. Alice PARRY, d/o
Thomas & Lucy BUCKLEY,
& w/o William Wayne PARRY,
21 Jan 1889 - 3 Feb 1946
Monica, w/o Charles Edward STEWART,
28 July 1975

A46. George SELLERS,
19 Oct 1948, 80
Sarah Elizabeth,
6 Nov 1961, 84
Arthur, s, 9 Feb 1965, 60

A47. Robert, s/o Thomas & Mary EDGE,
Of Manchester, 17 Nov 1882, 7yrs

A48. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas FIELDING,
25 Aug 1860, 63

A49. Mary, w/o John SMITH,
29 July 1828, 66
John, 1 Aug 1838, 77

A50. Hugh de la Poer BERESFORD,
Author of ' The Book of The Beresfords'
1911 - 1984     Cremation

A51. John Docksey FLETCHER,
6 July 1935, 72
Martha Yeomans FLETCHER, w,
24 Jan 1953, 90

A52. Frederick Wright, 26 July 1926, 76
Emma, 23 July 1937, 72

A53. Frederick William, s/o
Francis & Frances WRIGHT,
11 May 1929, 20 months

A54. Edward. s/o Robert & Esther TRANTER,
22 Nov 1919, 8yrs

A55. Isaac GREAVES,
24 Jan 1804, 80
Elizabeth, [stone has sunk]

A56. Ann REDFERN of this place,
21 July 1879, 78

A57. John REDFERN of this place,
24 Nov 1867, 68

A58. Ralph WOOLLEY, 4 July 1800, 62

A59. Andrew LANE, 29 June 1749, 70
Martha A. LANE, 6 April 1750, 73
Anthony LANE s/o Andrew & Martha,
10 Nov 1774, [stone has sunk]

A60. William HEATH,
Late of Netherland Green this parish,
29 March 1805, 96
[Ed: could this be Netherland Green
in Staffs, near Uttoxeter?]


A61. Mary SMIFTH, 14 Jan 1751

A62. William GREATOREX,
Of Banktop, Bentley,
7 May 1806, 84

A63. Margaret GREATOREX,
17 Jan 1784 - 7 Sept 1804

A64. Rev John BOWNESS,
Native of Melkinthorpe,
parish of Lowther, Westmoreland,
Late perpetual curate of Brafsington [Brassington],
this county, 10 Dec 1825, 52

A65. Walter, s/o William & Martha WRIGHT,
6 May 1824, 15
Joseph, s, 25 June 1884, 27

A66. Sarah Ellen WRIGHT, d/o
Samuel & Hannah WRIGHT,
Aug 1875, 11

A67. Martha, w/o William WRIGHT,
2 Nov 1853, 62
William, 5 Nov 1877, *7 [looks like a 7] (77)


INSIDE THE CHURCH
B1.
Marble Plaque on South Wall
Fenny Bentley War Memorial 1914 - 1919
To the glory of god and in grateful memory of
Arthur ALLENNotts & Derby Regt
Harry ALLENRoyal Scots Regt
Herbert BAKERNotts & Derby Regt
Frederick MOORCROFTNotts & Derby Regt
Reginald SALTRoyal Engineers
Thomas WAGSTAFFNorfolk Regt
From this parish who gave their lives for
King and Country in the Great War

B2. Brass Plaque underneath a Window
As a thank offering in commemoration
of the restoration to health of
William MARPLES, Rector
And of his reaching his 80th
Birthday 20 Jan 1919
This window has been inserted
By his sons and daughter
Laus Deo

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