Some Memorial Inscriptions - Shirley, Derbyshire
St Michael's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 30 Jan 2004

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 11th April 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
A1. Gertrude GADSBY, 19 Dec 1963, 73
Frederick George, 18 Dec 1908, 90

A2. Robert Walter SHIRLEY, 12 Earl Ferrers
7.VII. 1894 - 11.X.1954
Hermione Justice SHIRLEY, Countess Ferrers
8.XI.1890 - 16.VII. 1969

A3. Martha JACKFON [JACKSON], 28 Mar 1785, 69
Wife of John JACKFON [JACKSON], Sen

A4. Joseph JACKSON, 20 Dec 1834, 74

A5. Samuel JACKSON, 11 May 1852, 72
Sarah, 27 Nov 1835, 54

A6. Ruth GOODALL, 3 Mar 1881, 83
Maria, 15 May 1873, 76

A7. Elizabeth GOODALL daughter of Richard & Ann,
20 Feb 1890, 22
Richard GOODALL, 1 Aug 1907, 79
Annie, wife, 23 Jan 1893, 63

A8. William SHERWIN, 3 Mar 1851, 51
Sarah, 14 Jan 1849, 66

A9. Elizabeth HALL, 2 Jul 1848, 25
Daughter of Edward & Elizabeth of
Hales Green, Yeaveley
Ann, daughter, 16 July 1864, 26

A10. John SKEVINGTON, late of Yeaveley,
18 Mar 1775 - 11 Oct 1812
Ann, wife, of Thomas SKEVINGTON,
23 Mar 1781 - 16 Jul 1844
Thomas, of Quarndon, 23 Nov 1868, 66

A11. Thomas SKEVINGTON, of Yeaveley,
13 July 1841, 82
Sarah, wife, 17 May 1848, 81

A12. Mary Ann BROWN who died at Shirley Vicarage,
16 Mar 1870, 53
Honora (Horiora) Catherine, only daughter of
Eardley Wilmot MICHELL, Vicar of this parish,
Died at Shirley Vicarage, 6 Oct 1864, 22
Susan Brown, died at Shirley Vicarage,
19 Dec 1868, 18

A13. Hannah BLOOR, of Clue-Wood [can't make out the area]
8 Mar 1860, 78

A14. Richard BLOOR, who died at Newbourne,
15 May 1884, 44

A15. Children of Walter & Ann GIBBON
Anne M. GIBBON, 12 Nov 1866 - 1 Feb 1873
Walter Wright M GIBBON, 7 Apr 1873 - 15 May 1873

A16. Elizabeth GOODALL, daughter of Robert & Mary
16 Oct 1838, 21
Matilda, daughter, 24 Aug 1838, 11

A17. William, son of Robert & Mary GOODALL
24 June 1854, 35

A18. Robert GOODALL, of Cubley Coppice,
24 Nov 1827, 80

A19. Elizabeth JACKSON, wife of John, of Shirley,
21 June 1810, 66
John, son, 7 Oct 1772, 7

A20. John JACKSON, 15 Dec 1815, 78

A21. William FAIRCLOUGH of Stockworth,
6 Jul 1875, 69
Phoebe, wife, 11 Nov 1878, 72

A22. Lydia FAIRCLOUGH, of Leek, Staffordshire,
3 Mar 1891, 48, husband, Walter
Lucinda Eudora, daughter,
30 June 1907, 9 months

A23. Thomas William MELLOR of Shirley,
25 Feb 1910, 42
Isabella, 5 May 1953, 92
Thomas Henry, 1972, 70
Hannah Elizabeth, daughter, 1999, 94

A24. Sarah CRESSWELL, 17 Feb 1903, 80
Robert CRESSWELL, late of Shirley,
12 Nov 1903, 71
William, of Shirley Hall,
8 Aug 1885, 25

A25. Peter BOURNE, of Shirley Hall, 11 Apr 1916, 65
Ellen, 19 Dec 1938, 83

A26. Emma JAMES, 23 Dec 1906, 65
Abraham, 10 Nov 1917, 76

A27. Samuel John JAMES,
1 Sept 1867 - 21 Feb 1890
Arthur JAMES, 21 May 1907, 24

A28. James GILMAN of Shirley,
31 Dec 1902, 81
Elizabeth, wife, 5 Aug 1898, 69

A29. Thomas WILLIAMSON, of Osmaston Manor Lodge,
7 Feb 1898, 10

A30. John WILLIAMSON, of Osmaston Manor Lodge,
11 Nov 1913, 13

A31. Edith WILLIAMSON, of Osmaston Manor Lodge,
6 Feb 1922, 57

A32. Thomas MELLOR, of Shirley,
15 Aug 1829 - 29 Aug 1888
Elizabeth, wife,
20 Dec 1840 - 29 Jul 1897

A33. Julia Isabella MELLOR, 13 Jul 1924, 17

A34. Arthur TITTERTON, 10 May 1911, 64
Emma, wife, 3 Oct 1910, 67

A35. Shirley Frederick, son of
William & Mary Ann TITTERTON,
30 Dec 1913, 36

A36. Alice, daughter of
Walter Waddington SHIRLEY,
D&D & REC, US, Proffessor [Professor] of
Ecclestical History at Oxford
Widow of the Reverend William Richardson LINTON,
18 Jan 1911, 54

A37. William Richardson LINTON,
4 Jan 1908, 57

A38. William BROWN, 8 Sept 1920, 64
Hannah BROWN, 23 Dec 1937, 78
Daniel, son, of Shirley Lodge,
24 Mar 1914, 33

A39. James GILLMAN of Shirley Common,
25 Feb 1916, 46
L/Cpl John GILLMAN, KiA, France,
30 Aug 1916, 19
Louisa, wife, 28 July 1965, 83

A40. Annie Jane CHADWICK, wife of Thomas Robert,
5 Dec 1925, 62
Thomas William, son, died in Belgium, 24 Jan 1919
Mabel Ann, Granddaughter, 8 weeks

A41. Edward METCALFE, of Shirley,
Died in London, 5th son of Thomas & Jane,
10 Nov 1854, 28

Separate Grave
Jane METCALFE, wife of Thomas,
28 Feb 1876, 83

Separate Grave
Thomas METCALFE,
25 July 1862, 69

Separate Grave
Jane Ellen, youngest daughter
Of Thomas & Jane, 29 Oct 1841, 10
Elizabeth, [stone has sunk at this point]

A42. Ann BLAKE, 19 Jan 1806, 15
Daughter of Edward & Elizabeth

Separate Grave
Edward BLAKE, 14 May 1816, 62

Separate Grave
Elizabeth, wife, 24 Apr 1825, 56

A43. Joseph WOOD, late of Hollington, 15 Sept 1854, 36
Mary Ann ORPE, daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth WOOD,
15 Mar 1856, 42


A44. Dorothy OAKDEN, wife of John, 2 Feb 1814, 47,

A45. Ann GADSBY, 12 Apr 1854, 19

A46. William GADSBY, 27 June 1853, 60

A47. Mary GADSBY, daughter of William & Rachel,
9 Jan 1805, 19

A48. Rachel GADSBY, died in June
[this stone is very weather worn (sandstone)]

A49. Catherine STRONG, wife of Thomas of Shirley,
16 Mar 1819, 78

Separate Grave
Thomas STRONG, 4 April 1789, 77

A50. Ann STRONG, wife of Sampson, 14 Dec 1849, 46

A51. Francis HENES, 2nd son of
William & Ann HENES,
7 Mar 1745, 70 [Oldest stone found so far]


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 18th January 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Catherine METCALFE,
29 May 1930, 66

B2. Henry Laurence, s/o
John & Lucy Mary GOODALL,
of Shirley Lodge, 14 Sept 1930, 18

B3. Arthur Risque FAIRCLOUGH,
12 May 1949, 72
Arthur Risque FAIRCLOUGH,
30 June 1952, 73

B4. John LEMON, of Shirley,
9 April 1878, 62
Ann, 25 Jan 1875, 67

B5. Joseph PEGG, 20 Feb 1857, 76
Mary, w, 18 Sept 1849, 64

B6. Elizabeth, w/o John Bennett PEGG,
14 Oct 1826, 39

B7. Bennett, w/o John PEGG,
9 Dec 1807, 56

B8. John PEGG, 16 Sept 1827, 74
Margaret JEPSON, d, 4 Aug 1814, 30
John, s, 5 Oct 1814, 21

B9. Ann, w/o William LEEDHAM,
23 Sept 1838, 41

B10. Catherine JEPSON,
29 Sept 1847, 68
Elizabeth, niece, 16 Sept 1830, 22

B11. Richard CHAWNER, 29 Nov 1832, 80
Esther, w, 15 Jan 1848, 87
John CHAWNER,
24 June 1838, 30

B12. William LEEDHAM, 18 Oct 1857, 63

B13. John HALLSWORTH,
Of Osmaston, 13 April 1866, 39

B14. Lettia Ellen, d/o William & Lettia GILLMAN,
20 June 1858, 8 months

B15. Frederick CORFIELD, Vicar of Shirley,
10 July 1821 - 12 April 1883
Sarah Weller, w, 14 Nov 1821 - 8 May 1905

B16. Mary CALVERT, d/o John & Martha,
17 Aug 1838, 68

B17. Lucy Effie CORFIELD,
died at Heanor, 31 May 1945

B18. Thomas WRIGHT, 20 Dec 1858, 41

B19. William John JACKSON,
24 May 1880, 47

B20. John JACKSON of Shirley,
14 Dec 1870, 61
Martha, 30 July 1867, 25

B21. Ellen 2nd d/o Samuel & Sarah JACKSON,
17 Feb 1863, 57

B22. Samuel ATKINS,
6 May 1869, 47
George, s/o Joseph WIBBERLEY & Frances,
his wife, 6 May 1869, 38

B23. Charles WALKER of Shirley Lodge,
23 Nov 1869, 66

B24. Henry CHADFIELD, 6 Oct 1868, 80
Sarah, w, 20 July 1839, 47
Jane, d, 14 Aug 1835, 13
Emily, d, & w/o Joseph PEGGE,
of Oslington, 14 April 1852, 24

B25. Thomas EAMES, 15 Dec 1829, 69
Hannah, w, 4 Oct 1861, 87

B26. John GOODALL of Yeldersley,
22 June 1862, 76

B27. Mary & Hannah GOODALL,
d's/o William & Mary, of Shirley,
Mary, 9 May 1846, 12
Hannah, 23 May 1846, 21
Martha, d, 25 May 1847, 6yrs

B28. John DALE of Shirley,
8 Feb 1858, 68
Hannah, w, 18 Jan 1874, 74

B29. Mary KNOWLES, 3 Aug 1860, 80

B30. John GALLIMORE, s/o Walter & Ann,
of Hales Green, 22 Oct 1817 - 20 Jan 1828
Ann, d, 11 Nov 1821 - 18 March 1830

B31. Richard WHEELDON, of Shirley,
22 May 1946, 66
Ann, w, 16 Aug 1961, 78

B32. William WHEELDON of Shirley,
18 Aug 1844, 59
Elizabeth JOHNSON of Shirley,
9 May 1873, 76

B33. John ROWLINSON, of Rodsley,
25 April 1852, 71
Sarah, w, 30 Nov 1867, 87

B34. Francis s/o John & Sarah ROWLINSON,
of Rodsley, 9 Feb 1830, 21

B35. Henry, s/o John & Elizabeth KIRKLAND,
30 March 1834, 8yrs

B36. Ann, w/o Charles WALKER,
of Shirley Lodge, 4 June 1843, 29
Mary, d, 15 Jan 1842, 3yrs & 6 months
Joseph, s, 24 Jan 1842, 4 yrs & 6 months

B37. Joseph WALKER of Shirley Lodge,
5 April 1844, 76
Hannah, 3, Aug 1817, 42
Isaac, s, 5 Jan 1821, 12
Ann, d, 25 Jan 1822, 7yrs
Sarah, 2nd w/o Joseph,
18 Aug 1845, 59

B38. Joseph JACKSON of this parish,
30 Oct 1891, 78

B39. William Joseph, s/o James & Hannah
WAINWRIGHT, 7 June 1874, 1yr & 4 months

B40. Joseph WIBBERLEY of this parish,
Died at Ashbourne, 4 Jan 1877, 79
Frances, w, 25 July 1871, 68

B41. Frederick KNOWLES of Shirley,
21 May 1909, 21

B42. Francis MANSFIELD, of Shirley,
16 Feb 1901, 68
Hannah, w, 2 Sept 1884 - 11 Nov 1919

B43. Mary, w/o George COXON,
10 March 1992, 72

B44. William MORLEY,
2 June 1899, 76

B45. Mary, w/o Thomas LEADBITTER,
of Staunton Harold, 21 Nov 1897, 83

B46. Elizabeth MORLEY of Ashbourne,
19 Dec 1900, 76

B47. John MORLEY late of Shirleybrook,
4 Aug 1894, 79

B48. Alice, w/o Thomas William STRONG,
22 Oct 1889, 46
Thomas William, 13 Dec 1899, 73

B49. George COOKE, of Shirley,
29 June 1878, 40

B50. David RUSHTON, 30 Jan 1925, 66
Annie, w, 27 Feb 1919, 86

B51. Mary TITTERTON,
20 Sept 1890, 73
William, h, 26 March 1899, 82

B52. Joseph MASKERY of Shirley Common,
10 April 1875, 69
Ann, w, 18 July 1896, 82

B53. William, s/o William & Eliza MASON,
19 Nov 1874, 13
John, brother, 24 Nov 1874, 15
Alice, sister, 29 Dec 1874, 1yr & 9 months

B54. Henry ROWLINSON, 21 Oct 1875, 37
Frederick, s, 30 April 1863, 12

B55. Annie, w/o James GREEN,
4 Nov 1920, 51
James, 9 Jan 1959, 94
2 Oct 1918, 23

B56. Winifred Kate, w/o Walter James ELLIS,
28 April 1921, 32

B57. Leonard, h/o Alice BLAKE,
of Birchwood Farm, Shebdon,
died at Mount Farm, Yeldersley,
19 April 1927, 56

B58. Mary Bennett, w/o Henry Thomas METCALFE,
of Westham, Essex, died at The Mount,
Yeldersley, 1 Sept 1882, 35
Vivia Susetta, infant, 15 April 1879, 1yr

B59. Elizabeth PEGGE, of The Mount,
Yeldersley, 19 Feb 1895, 78
William, h, 30 June 1898, 95

B60. Frank Blake PEGGE, of The Mount,
Yeldersley, 1 Jan 1895, 42
Jane, w, 9 Aug 1930, 76

B61. Matthew Dennis PEGGE,
Mount Farm, Yeldersley,
12 May 1921, 67
Bernard BLAKE, nephew,
26 Aug 1901, 34

B62. Arabella METCALFE, 2 June 1893, 61
John, h, 23 Nov 1899, 72

B63. Fanny Elizabeth BLAKE, w/o Francis,
of Burton, died at The Mount, Yeldersley,
8 Jan 1900, 56

B64. Thomas GRETTOREX,
29 May 1876, 89
Ruth, 16 Aug 1875, 62

B65. John Thomas, s/o
Robert & Sarah Ellen BONSALL,
14 Feb 1880, 9 yrs
Annie, 25 Feb 1880, 12

B66. Ada, d/o William & Lydia REDSHAW,
of Shirley Parks, 13 Nov 1886 - 15 Nov 1886

B67. Samuel NORMANSHAW,
of Shirley, 24 Jan 1900, 32

B68. William NORMANSHAW,
17 Sept 1884, 30


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 1st February 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. Mary w/o George COXON,
10 Mar 1922, 72
Catherine, w/o Alfred WHEELDON,
8 April 1920, 67

C2. Sarah Ann, w/o William WHEELDON,
of Shirley, 3 Dec 1905, 60
William, 2 June 1931, 82

C3. Thomas MASKREY,
22 May 1872, ** [looks like] (95)
Ann, 10 May 1900, ** [looks like] (66)

C4. William REDSHAW,
of Shirley Road Park,
27 Aug 1899, 90
Lydia, w, 21 Dec 1905, 69

C5. Robert WALKER, 28 Aug 1912, 72
Ann, w, 12 Aug 1932, 84

C6. Frank BLAKE, 12 Feb 1903, 37
Frank E, child, 31 Oct 1901, 4yrs
Harriet BLAKE, 8 Dec 1948, 78

C7. Dorothy May FROST,
6 Dec 1986, 79
Frederick George, 8 Feb 1988, 76

C8. Francis William BEALES,
19 Feb 1988, 68
Gladys, 26 Jan 1916 - 4 Dec 2001

C9. Edith Mary, w/o Ralph WOODDISSE,
30 Aug 1903 - 12 Dec 1990
Formerly of Ednaston

C10. John VANN HAMEL,
16 June 1931 - 12 Feb 1992

C11. Keith Victor ELLIS, 1921-1992
Ilene Elizabeth ELLIS, 1925-1999

C12. Francis Douglas LEY,
4th Bart, 1907-1995
Violet Geraldine LEY, 1911-1991

C13. Elizabeth May HELLAVY,
3 May 1995, 65

C14. Rupert GIRFFITHS, 1912-1994
I.M. (Judith) GRIFFITHS, w, 24 Aug 1998, 84

C15. Ivan Stewart BAKER, 5 April 1994, 69

C16. Thomas JACKSON, 2 Dec 1987, 88
Annie JACKSON, w, 20 Sept 1992, 89

C17. George HOWE, 10 Feb 1986, 78
Florence Elizabeth, 12 Dec 1986, 73

C18. Stanley G. WOOD,
17 Aug 1968, 60

C19. Annie Vera TAYLOR,
23 Oct 1914 - 13 Dec 1981
Thomas Henry, h, 11 March 1986, 74

C20. Horace STUBBS, 4 Jan 1983, 79

C21. Jardine CARRUTHERS, 1893-1973
Mary Elizabeth CARRUTHERS, 1902 - 1996

C22. Grace SKINNER, 1904 - 1993

C23. Hilda Martha HAYES, 22 Sep 1978, 78
Thomas HAYES, 18 Sep 1984, 83

C24. Fred HILL of Shirley, 12 Jan 1971, 74
Mariam, 23 Feb 1980, 84
Colin, s, 23 Dec 1995, 62

C25. Nicholas LLOYD, (Nick)
6 Dec 1960 -15 July 1984

C26. Gertrude GADSBY,
19 Dec 1963, 73
Frederick George, GADSBY,
18 July 1980, 90

C27. Sarah, w/o Charles HARLOW,
21 Jan 1963, 82
Charles, 24 Feb 1963, 83

C28. Laura SMITH, 24 May 1962, 71

C29. Margaret REDSHAW,
Of Shirley, 12 April 1958, 66
William, h, 19 Mar 1964, 79

C30. Frederick Arthur WARNER,
6 April 1958, 65
Elizabeth Ann, w, 23 April 1965, 72
Frank MILWARD, 22 May 1963, 74

C31. Phyllis Irene NEVILL, 15 Jul 1958, 39

C32. Sarah TITTERTON, 20 May 1956, 68

C33. James Shirley NAYLOR, 20 Jan 1951, 36

C34. Samuel George WOOD, 27 Jan 1961, 65
Elsie Leah WOOD, 20 April 1989, 87

C35. Albert Edward TAYLOR,
19 Sept 1957, 17

C36. Frances Mary TYLOR, 30 July 1962, 52
Arthur Ernest, h, 6 Aug 1979, 74

C37. Edith GILMAN, 9 Nov 1961, 65

C38. Berrisford MASKREY, 9 Feb 1966, 89
Reuanah, w, 14 Dec 1950, 63

C39. James Joseph, h/o Annie Elizabeth KIRKLAND,
18 Dec 1949, 72
Annie Elizabeth, w, 28 Mar 1962, 67
Doris MORLEY, 1913-1980
Oswald MORLEY, 1913 -1966

C40. Mary Eileen REDSHAW,
** May 1949, 75
Charles REDSHAW, 23 Feb 1951, 79

C41. Lawrence James GREEN,
8 Sep 1955, 58
Margaret Elizabeth, 9 April 1990, 87

C42. John Alsop TAYLOR,
18 April 1960, 57

C43. Thomas Henry KERRY,
12 Feb 1962, 48

C44. Winifred Steuart SMITH, Priest,
1 April 1904 - 4 Aug 1962
Missionary for the Church Army in this parish,
March 1981

C45. Lucy Mary GOODALL,
11 Feb 1974
William John GOODALL,
28 March 1877, of Shirley Lodge

C46. Alice Lillian GOODALL,
9 Nov 1947, 69
Francis E.S.E. GOODALL,
19 Feb 1953, 76

C47. Samuel GOODALL,
Of Rodsley, 4 July 1946, 87
Elizabeth, w, 25 April 1954, 94

C48. William Edwin REDSHAW,
7 Mar 1947, 85

C49. Florence MANIFOLD,
Mar 1950, 65
George, Nov 1951, 83
James B, April 1982, 66
Florence M. TRANTOR,
Dec 1990, 80, late of
Shirley Common Brickyard,
Florence MANIFOLD,
At rest, 31 Mar 1950

C50. Mary ALEXANDER, 11 Aug 1950, 68

C51. Francis William HARRISON,
29 Jan 1960, 86
Verger of this church, 64 year
Vera, w, 2 March 1977, 89

C52. Sarah, w/o Edward ELEXANDER,
21 June 1849 - 19 Jan 1939

C53. Frances, w/o Joseph MASKREY,
Of Shirley Common, 3 Nov 1934, 81
Joseph, of Boylestone, 27 Nov 1936, 80

C54. Jeremy Michael Cameron HARVEY,
23 April 1946, 18

C55. Annie Elizabeth HODGSON,
26 April 1955, 76

C56. Lilian May WARNER,
25 Nov 1966, 41
Frederick Thomas, 7 Apr 1984, 61

C57. Percy Alfred BOURNE,
16 May 1954, 69
Mavis, w, 27 June 1982, 84

C58. Francis Mary GOODALL,
Of Shirley Lodge, 18 June 1977

C59. Ann LAWTON, 24 Jan 1953, 76
Thomas, h, 18 Dec 1956, 86

C60. Geoffrey Thomas Agur BOWLER,
14 Dec 1967, 67

C61. Eva, w/o Thomas HARRINGTON,
23 Feb 1954, 51
Thomas, 29 June 1964, 63

C62. Joan, d/o Frank & Alice CLAY,
9 Aug 1933, 12
Frank, 1895-1990
Alice, 1899-1992

C63. Edward Sampson BOWLER,
Of Shirley Hall, 10 April 1938, 78

C64. Margaret MORLEY,
15 Sept 1998, 89

C65. Doris Audrey POWELL,
Formerly SHEPHERD, nee ELLIS,
18 Jan 2002, 89

C66. George William BRAMFORD,
H/o Joyce, 1 May 1997, 73

C67. Frederick Richard COVERLEY,
24 April 2001, 75

C68. Lynne Theresa BAKER,
20 April 1997, 39

C69. Peter VANN-HAMEL,
dear husband, father and stepfather,
8 Oct 2000, 75
Jolanta VANN-HAMEL,
A dear wife and mother, at rest,
14 April 2001, 45

C70. Beatrice Audrey GOODALL,
13 Sep 1995, 66
Francis Arthur GOODALL,
2 Jan 1996, 72

C71. Andrew John GOODALL,
12 Sept 1962 - 5 June 2001

C72. Barbara Jane PACKETT,
16 July 1951 - 16 May 1995

C73. Aubrey BRASS, 4 Oct 1997, 60

C74. Gladys Hilda SPRINGER,
1905-1999
Reginald Thomas, 1904 - 2000

C75. Elizabeth, widow of John BAINBRIDGE,
Of Shirley, 25 Feb 1933, 47

C76. Annie, w/o Thomas GILMAN,
Of Shirley, 20 Feb 1931, 73
Thomas, w, 26 Feb 1936, 78

C77. John, h/o Hannah MASKREY,
Of Shirley, 26 Jan 1929, 79
Hannah, w, 22 Feb 1933, 82

C78. Margaret w/o Cyril Ralph WHITTAKER,
24 Nov 1903 -7 Jan 1955
Cyril Ralph, 19 Nov 1905 - 20 April 1994
h/o Betty Winifred WHITTAKER

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