Some Memorial Inscriptions - Harpur Hill, Derbyshire
St James's Churchyard and Methodist Church

Latest Additions New 15th February 2007

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 9th June 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
ST JAMES'S CHURCHYARD
A1. E. Mary COX, buried July 1903, 16 months
Lillian E. COX, buried, Dec 1903, 28days
Samuel COX, buried July 1906, 70
Israel COX, buried Nov 1907, 42
Ann ALLCOCK, buried, Dec 1924, 83
Beatrice COX, buried, Oct 1845, 43
Eliza A. COX, buried, July 1949, 71
Israel E. COX, buried April 1953, 55
Frank STADEN, buried, March 1980, 86
Reginald A. HAMBLETON, buried, May 1980, 76
Beatrice COX, buried, March 1983, 86
D. Betsy HAMBLETON, buried, March 1990, 85
Bertha E. STADEN, buried, Jan 1994, 94
Dorothy COX, buried, Jan 1994, 89
G. Dennis COX, March 1994, 93

A2. Sarah Ann MELLOR,
29 August 1954, 74
James, h, 24 March 1972, 91
Clifford, s, died in infancy

A3. Geoffrey HAMILTON, 19 Jan 1974, 31

A4. Harry PARKER, 15 Dec 1969, 56

A5. Ernest William JOHNSON,
8.3.70, aged 63
Florence May, w, 27.1.00, aged 91

A6. George Henry (Butch) HAMBLETON (Cremation)
10 Jan 1897 - 25 July 1880
Annie HAMBLETON, w, (nee MELLOR)
19 March 1904 - 3 March 1999

A7. Jeffrey NADEN, 12 June 1913 - 15 Aug 1981 (Cremation)
Mary Ellen, w, 30 May 1918 - 24 March 2003

A8. John GREGORY, 2 Dec 1988, 56

A9. Roy BARBER, 16 May 1979, 69
Mary Skidmore BARBER,
9 March 1988, 74

A10. Richard L. SHEPPARD, 1960 - 1982
Rick, h/o Gillian, tragically killed, 17 Jan 1982

A11. Elsie MASON, 14 March 1982
Frank MASON, h, 15 March 1995

A12. Eliza Ann BRADBURY, 17 June 1982, 96

A13. Harold THOMPSON, 24 April 1985, 74
Lucy Evelyn, 20 Feb 1982, 74

A14. Annie BARTON, 24 Jan 1913 - 13 June 1983
I look around me and see no one to
Compare, Stan, daughter of the late
Edward and Margare HUGHES

A15. Brian PICKFORD, 20 June 1989, 50

A16. James MORRISON, 26 April 1986, 59

A17. Cecilia LAFFERTY, 7 Dec 1976, 48

A18. Sydney BUCKLEY, 7 Nov 1975
Eva Elizabeth BUCKLEY, 26 Dec 1994

A19. Joseph Thomas (Tom) ALLEN,
6 Oct 1964, 58
Florence Elizabeth ALLEN,
3 March 1987, 76

A20. Robert (Bob) DRENNAN,
21.10.1911 - 26.2.1963
Martha Ellen, w, 7.4.1919 - 20.7.1998
Frederick William ( Bill), s,
25.8.1944 - 18.9.1973

A21. George William LOMAS, 14 Feb 1963, 69
Sarah Ellen, w, 13 June 1972, 79

A22. Keith, s/o Doris & Peter WARDLE,
Tragically lost, 20 Jan 1968, 18
To Keith from friends & neighbours at
Sterndale Moor

A23. Harold POTTER, 19 May 1967, 71
Elizabeth, w, 8 July**, **

A24. Pamela Mary MORSON,
13 June 1966, 13

A25. James William PARKER, 1 Jan 1971
Elizabeth PARKER, w, 9 May 1976, 69

A26. Emily, w/o James MELLOR of Harpur Hill,
4 June 1928, 71
James the above, 15 Feb 1932, 78
Nina Elizabeth PICKFORD, d, 20 Oct 1972, 77

A27. Edith, w/o John William HOLMES,
21 April 1915, 28
Pte James MELLOR, s/o James & Emily MELLOR,
Of Harpur Hill, died of wounds in France,
26 March 1918, 32

A28. Lily BLOOD, 1893 - 1976
Robert, her son, who died in infancy
Robert BLOOD, 1894 - 1988

A29. John William, h/o Mary Jane MANIFOLD,
Of Harpur Hill, 30 Dec 1920, 80
Mary Jane, w, the above, 25 Sep 1935, 66

A30. Paul ALLCOCK, 8 Aug 1918, 46
Betty, w, 20 Nov 1942, 78

A31. Harriet WAIN, 2 March 1920, 81

A32. Susannah, d, 10 Aug 1957, 80

A33. Fred BOSLEY, 30 May 1990, 64

A34. Hannah, w/o William Thomas MILLWARD,
Of Harpur Hill, 3 April 1918, 32
William MILLWARD his father,
of Warslow, died at Harpur Hill, 26 Dec 1909, 72

A35. Doris, w/o John Thomas BAKER,
Of 4 Meadow Cottages, 8 Oct 1984, 79
"Jack" John Thomas, h, 5 Jan 1987, 81

A36. William, h/o Sarah BAKER,
Of Harpur Hill, 14 Nov 1908, 61
Sarah, w, 12 April 1922, 77

A37. Elias, h/o Edith BRAMWELL, 6 Dec 1946, 63
Edith, the above, 15 June 1958, 77

A38. John BLOOD, 1 Nov 1941, 88
Maria, w, 21 June 1931, 76
Fanny, d, 21 Feb 1908, 21

A39. Samuel, h/o Sarah Jane BLOOD,
Of Harpur Hill, 2 April 1907, 78
Mary Jane, 29 April 1912, 78
[Auth: correct on head-stone]

A40. Harry ORRITT, 18 March 1955, 63
Mary Elizabeth, w, 16 May 1968, 78

Foot-stone
In memory of Harry ORRITT who gave
faithful service to Harpur Hill Band for
many years. Remembered by past and
present officials, player and members
Died 18 March 1955, 63

A41. William Henry CRITCHLOW,
18 Sep, 1942, 72
Edith GREAVES 5 Dec 1970, 91
Frederick Arthur, 7 March 1960, **


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 15th February 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
HARPUR HILL METHODIST CHURCH
B1. Harriett, d/o John & Harriett PICKERING,
Of Brook Bottom, 6 Oct 1903, 26
John, above, 3 June 1915, 78
Harriett, above, 20 April 1922, 81
Dorothy, granddaughter, 20 March 1920, 1yr & 10 months

B2. Betty, w/o Edward BRINDLEY,
Of Dove Holes, 6 Feb 1929, 56
Edward BRINDLEY, 4 Oct 1934, 60
Lila, d, 14 July 1900, 3 yrs

B3. Richard, h/o Mary Ann BRINDLEY,
Of Harpur Hill, 12 June 1902, 53
Richard Arthur 4th son, 5 Dec 1885, 1yr & 7 months
Interred at Christ Church, Burbage,
Emmie, d, 12 June 1908, 17
Mary Ann, above, 6 March 1921, 67
Alice MILNER, granddaughter, 21 May 1916, 1yr

B4. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas SALT,
Of Harpur Hill, 9 Jan 1919, 63
William, s, 2 April 1907, 30
Edith, d, 18 Oct 1902, 8yrs
Thomas, above, 6 June 1929, 77

B5. Elizabeth Hannah
d/o Thomas and the late Elizabeth SALT,
18 Oct 1925, 45

B6. Our Son
Trevor James HAISEY
20 Dec 1946 - 25 Dec 1946

B7. William BALL, 4 June 1944, 67
Sarah BALL, 4 Nov 1969, 93

B8. Richard BALL, 25 Jan 1922, 85
Olivia , w, 27 Jan 1922, 67
Richard, s, 25 August 1889, 3 yrs
Wright, s, 5 May 1891, 6 weeks
Joseph, s, 12 Dec 1895, 15 months

B9. Henry PICKFORD,
Of Harpur Hill, h/o Elizabeth
Who was accidentally killed 10 Dec 1904, 57
Elizabeth, w, 26 Oct 1914, 61
Lavinia, d, 7 June 1949, 57
William Henry PICKFORD, 29 August 1960, 76
James PICKFORD, 15 Feb 1966, 68

B10. War Death
Martha, d/o William & Margaret TIDESWELL,
17 Oct 1918, 30
Thomas Henry, s, Killed in France, 17 April 1918, 18
William TIDESWELL, 26 August 1946, 82
Margaret TIDESWELL, 22 June 1950, 87

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Walter, s/o William & Margaret TIDESWELL,
Of Harpur Hill, 12 April 1898, 4 yrs & 9 months

B11. Sarah I Omas*, w/o Thomas MELLOR,
31 Dec 1937, 54
Thomas, above, 18 July 1952, 74
[Ed: the name * is probably Sarah Lomas MELLOR
Sarah L MELLOR, age 54 C-el-F Dec 1/4 1937 7b 921]


Separate Memorial, same Grave
Samuel Edwin MELLOR, 12 Sept 1952, 81

B12. Thomas OGDEN,
Of Harpur Hill, Buxton, 3 Sept 1903, 74
Martha, w, 5 Sept 1903, 74
And were both interred 8th.
Eliza, youngest d, 16 Dec 1894, 24
Samuel & Edward, son of above who were
drowned at Harpur Hill 20 July 1878 aged respectively
19yrs & 11months and 14 years and 10 months
Interred at Christ Church, Burbage

B13. Amy ATKIN, 9 May 1965, 83
Thomas William ATKIN, 14 Sept 1974, 74

B14. William, h/o Louisa GREATOREX,
27 Jan 1913, 59
Henry, s, 16 April 1889, 8yrs & 9 months
Louisa, above, 16 Dec 1985, 85

B15. Edmund FEARN,
Of Harpur Hill, 22 March 1899, 72
Ellen, w, 31 Jan 1913, 68
Frank, s, 9 June 1921, 48

B16. Harriet, child of Robert & Elizabeth HOPKINS,
Of Harpur Hill, 16 March 1904, 2yrs & 9 months

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