Some Memorial Inscriptions - Swarkestone, Derbyshire
St James's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 1st June 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Mary Ann w/o William CREAMER
15 July 1839, 44

A2. Denis Alfred JINKS 13 March 1985, 71
Doreen Manfull JINKS 12 July 1994, 81

A3. Sarah, w/o John BATES 1 March 1854, 30

A4. John BATES, 29 years the Clerk of this church
Died 24 May 1881, 57

A5. Thomas CHESHIRE, 30 September 1910, 66

A6. Clarice HORROCKS, w/o Thomas, 1926 - 1997

A7. Joseph MOORLEY 7 August 1799, 77
Sarah, w, 3 July 1796, 51

A8. Mary Elizabeth, d/o Charles and Annie GOODALL
of Yelvertoft, 16 October 1918, 29

A9. Tom DRAPER 15 February 1921, 49
Tom Newton DRAPER, s/o above
2 August 1939, 37

A10. John Bernard GILES 1878 - 1945
Nellie Lilian GILES 1880 - 1961

A11. Thomas BARBER, s/o Henry & Mary BARBER
11 December 1831, 45

A12. Elizabeth BARBER 10 August 1817, 27

A13. W.H. 28 November 1815

A14. Hannah, w/o Peter WESTCOLL 3 April 1783, 50

A15. Saley Elizabeth, d/o John and Saley BENTLEY
10 December 1929, 51

A16. John HIGGEN 6 January 1824, 52

A17. Ellen, w/o Samuel HIGGEN 5 June 1821, 50

A18. Margaret BURFORD 23 July 1956, 9yrs

A19. Robert BATES 23 July 1768, 35

A20. Sarah w/o William FISHER 4 may 1803, 66

A21. Ann, w/o John HENSHAW
only d/o William & Sarah FISHER
3 December 1803, 28

A22. Harriott, d/o John & Ann HENSHAW
22 September 1827, 5yrs
William, s, 18 May 1815, 2yrs

A23. Elizabeth, d/o John & Ann HENSHAW
16 November 1834, 20

A24. Hannah, relict of John BENTLY
16 May 1782, 58

A25. Joseph FISHER 2 November 1854, 32 or 52
[Auth: The age has been over inscribed]
Ellen, w, 27 August 1895, 62

A26. Francis ASTILL 14 March 1832, 76

A27. Arthur Henry, h/o Annie FORD
18 May 1944, 66
Annie, above, 21 March 1965, 88

A28. Wilmot Henry TAYLOR 15 February 1985, 71

A29. Ann, w/o John SNOW 25 March 1840, 64

A30. William SNOW 21 November 1831, 57

A31. Mary, w/o Richard BONSER 25 March 1828, 46

A32. Richard, s/o Richard & Mary BONSER
25 March 1825, 10

A33. Matthew SNOW 5 March 1817, 77
Mary SNOW 26 June 1818, 76

A34. Bessey d/o William & Elizabeth HARRISON
6 March 1824, 18

A35. William HARRISON, who died suddenly 11 June 1843, 70

A36. Sarah SALE 23 June 1789, 80

A37. Dorothy ASTILL, w/o Francis ASTILL
30 April 1752, 22

A38. Joseph FISHER 13 August 1788, 75

A39. Jane, w/o Joseph FIFHER [FISHER]
third d/o Samuel & Mary ALLEN
Age 42, 1755

A40. Luke FISHER, s/o John FISHER
by Ann his wife, 3 February 1761, 22

A41. Ann FISHER, w/o John FISHER
28 October 1781

A42. John FIFHER [FISHER] 28 October 1740, 42

A43. Mary, w/o Thomas KERBY, d/o
Samuel & Mary ALLEN 16 November 1737, 33

A44. Ann KERBY eldest d/o Thomas & Mary KERBY
8 February 1837, 7yrs

A45. Thomas KERBY husband to Mary & Jane
18 [[[looks like]] May 1758, 61]

A46. Here lieth the remains of Ann the doughter [as inscribed]
Francis AFTIELL [ASTIELL] and wife to George WOOTON who
Departed this life May 15th 1784 in the 29th year of her age

A47. Mary KERBY d/o Thomas & Mary KERBY
wife to Robert BATES and George WOOTON
16 May 1782, 49

A48. Robert BATES of Swarkstone 23 August 1768, 35

A49. Robert BATES 19 November 1760, 63

A50. Elizabeth, d/o Thomas & Elizabeth BATES
11 October 1834, 39

A51. Samuel ALLEN
[Auth. Nothing else inscribed and it is an old stone]

A52. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas BATES, d/o Francis ASTILL
29 March 1839, 76

A53. Thomas BATES 28 April 1908, 49

A54. Mary, w/o Thomas BATES, d/o Francis ASTILL
11 February 1790, 31

A55. John WOOTON 25 November 1789, 82

A56. Sarah w/o George WOOTON
and d/o Joseph & Jane FISHER
14 September 1823, 76

A57. George WOOTON 3 February 1835, 90

A58. Francis, s/o Henry & Mary FISHER
26 May 1809, 9yrs

A59. John BULL 28 January 1814, 67
Mary, w, 20 January 1808, 77

A60. Mary FISHER 6 July 1858, 85
Ann. d/o William & Sarah ABELL
of Ashby-De-La-Zouch and granddaughter
of the above, 2 March 1844, 18

A61. Sampson HACKETT 24 October 1857, 70

A62. Mary, w/o Sampson HACKETT & d/o
George & Sarah WOOTON 24 January 1842, 51

A63. Mary, d/o Sampson & Mary HACKETT
of Newbold, 21 August 1846, 20

A64. Mary MASSEY, w/o John MASSEY
27 May 1830, 73

A65. William MASSEY, s/o John & Mary MASSEY
24 October 1812, 22

A66. John MASSEY 19 October 1802, 44

A67. Elizabeth MASSEY, d/o Sampson & Ann MASSEY
1 January 1791, 34

A68. Sampson MASSEY, s/o Sampson & Ann MASSEY
9 January 1777, 17

A69. John MAFSEY [MASSEY] 1 March 1740, 69

A70. William SMITH, Esqr, Lieutenant 1st Troop of
Derbyshire Gentlemen and Yeomanry Cavalry.
Formerly of Dishley in the county of Leicester
who died at The Lowes in this parish, January 28th 1843, 74
This memorial is erected in affectionate remembrance
by his dutiful grandchildren, Sampson MASSEY, Gent
and William MASSEY, Physician

A71. Sarah HARDY who for a period of fifty years
with exemplary zeal and fidelity discharged
responsible duties in the family of William SMITH, Esqr
late of Foremark Park in this county. 11 October 1838, 86

A72. Henrietta , w/o John ORDISH 2 September 1914, 60
John ORDISH, above, 6 February 1933, 82

A73. Noah 2nd s/o John & Dorothy ORDISH
of Swarkestone, 7 May 1876, 63

A74. Mary Ann, w/o Noah ORDISH
of Swarkestone, 2nd d/o Thomas & Elizabeth BANCROFT
of Barrow, 7 March 1859, 35

A75. John ORDISH 16 February 1847, 71
Dorothy, w/o John ORDISH 9 January 1854, 76

A76. Sarah, d/o John & Dorothy ORDISH
20 April 1845, 30

A77. Ann, d/o John & Dorothy ORDISH
And w/o William CLIFFORD of Shardlow
31 July 1837, 26

A78. Edward BAKER 8 October 1741, 69
[Auth: The other inscription is weather damaged and very faint]

A79. Edward BAKER 7 April 1786, *4

A80. Elizabeth, w/o Edward BAKER 15 March 1807, 69

A81. John CARTWRIGHT 25 February 1764, 77

A82. Mary CARTWRIGHT w/o John CARTWRIGHT
9 December 1779, 74

A83. Dorothy Jane SIMS of this place 4 September 1852, 37

A84. Sarah, w/o Thomas SIMS 14 January 1847, 74
Thomas SIMS 4 June 1854, 86

A85. Jane TOMLINSON she was d/o James & Sarah
TOMLINSON late of Station Barn, 8 March 1835, 39
Mary HAIR, d/o James & Sarah TOMLINSON
20 March 1836, 42

A86. Mary, d/o William & Mary BAKER 17 April 1827, 24
A moth and child both in one coffin rest and one sweet babe
is left behind a husband sore.

A87. William BAKER 14 June 1822, 84

A88. Thomas BATES, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth BATES
18 February 1865, 67

A89. Harriet BATES d/o Thomas & Elizabeth BATES
23 November 1872, 73

A90. William CLIFFORD of Shardlow
23 January 1871, 60

A91. SMITH Vault
Dorothy, w/o William SMITH Esqr late of
Foremark Park in this county, 5 March 1842, 77
Mary, 2nd d/o William SMITH Esqr
25 June 1876, 46
Sarah, w/o Sampson MASSEY Esqr and eldest d/o
William SMITH of Foremark Park, 1880
Sampson MASSEY Esqr of The Old Hall in this parish
13 October 1860, 82

A92. John SMITH 13 October 1877 - 15 May 1887
David his brother, 18 March 1881 - 30 November 1887
Lizzie his sister, 16 September 1887 - 18 October 1887

A93. David SMITH of Swarkestone 1 December 1904, 62
Emma, w, 9 February 1909, 66

A94. Our dear brother
Alfred George SMITH 19 September 1910, 25

A95. Nellie, d/o Arthur & Fanny SLANEY
30 November 1939, 31
Maggie, her sister, 28 May 1916, 23

A96. William GRIMMETT 14 October 1938, 71
Martha, w, 16 December 1943, 79
Sarah Emily, d, 9 December 1943, 46

A97. Benjamin Edge PORTER 16 April 1931, 56
Gertrude Helen PORTER 20 January 1951, 76
Benjamin Edge PORTER [Jimmie] 4 April 1944, 27

A98. Susannah d/o William & Mary PEAT 20 April 1837, 6yrs

A99. Tom MORLEY, grandson, 6 March 1931 - 22 July 2003

A100. Prissilla, w/o William BUCK 28 January 1882, 79

A101. Edith, w/o John Baxter POYSER of The Old Hall
1 March 1918, 47
Joseph Baxter POYSER, h, 10 February 1958, 91

A102. Richard POYSER 31 December 1904

A103. John POYSER of Swarkestone 2 February 1893, 72
Amy, w, 13 April 1886, 62

A104. Ruth WOOD 18 March 1895, 64

A105. William FOSTER 1 May 1911, 67
Jemima, w, 29 November 1918, 75

A106. Thomas TRAVIS 8 July 1865, 20

A107. John BENTLEY, Farmer of Swarkestone
27 March 1873, 75
William WEBB, 14 May 1925, 90

A108. Mary, w/o John BENTLEY, Farmer of Swarkestone
16 December 1879, 77
Ann, w/o William WEBB, 30 November 1913, 78

A109. Hannah GADSBY 5 February 1820 - 11 September 1899

A110. Eliza, d/o William & Elizabeth HARRISON
1 June 1870, 67
Mary, d, 3 October 1880, 76

A111. John BENTLEY 1 January 1898, 62
Saley Ann, w, 2 May 1922, 82

A112. Joseph BENTLEY 2 March 1880, 81
Maria, w, 27 November 1879, 79

A113. Susan POTTS 30 October 1805 - 2 July 1892
Mary POTTS 4 March 1864, 15

A114. Lilian, d/o Charles & Mary STEVENS
6 February 1896, 11
Edith Frances STEVENS her sister
15 September 1957, 68

A115. Ethel May OSBORNE [Cissie]
only d/o William & Elizabeth OSBORNE
of Home Lea, Chellaston who with two friends
was accidentally drowned in the [River] Derwent, 2 May 1902
Born 2 June 1882

A116. Elizabeth WOODALL sister of Ada PARKES
28 April 1890, 73

A117. William ROBOTHAM of Swarkestone
25 January 1803 - 6 November 1883
Mary, w, 4 August 1819 - 29 October 1896

A118. Charles ADAMS 30 July 1858, 53
Elizabeth, relict of Charles ADAMS 2 May 1868, 63
Mary GREEN, d, 29 August 1865, 35

A119. Mary GOODWIN 26 August 1861, 64
John GOODWIN, h, 5 November 1873, 77

A120. Joseph John TAYLOR 12 April 1939, 68
Sarah Ann, w, 18 April 1943, 68

A121. George HAFFNER 2 June 1865, 85
Sarah, w, 17 July 1879, 91
Sarah, d, 1833, 13
Charlotte, d, 1852, 41
Joseph, s, 1831, 7 months

A122. Frank BURTON 4.12.1909 - 19.11.1999
Elsie Victoria BARNES 4.12.1908 - 10.5.1991

A123. Helen Elizabeth w/o John DEAN 17 April 1951
John DEAN, above, 25 April 1953

A124. John STEVENS 14 June 1859, 85
Ann, w, 5 May 1853, 74

A125. Geoffrey TERRY 1925 - 2004

A126. Andjelko TRAVAR [Tony] 1921 - 1999

A127. Charles DALBY, Colonel, C.B.E. King's Royal Rifle Corps
Formerly of Castle Donington, 22 May 1903 - 31 March 1981
Patricia Margaret DALBY, w, and d/o Sir John SMILEY, Bart
15 September 1907 - 30 March 2000

A128. Leonard ABBOTT 1934 - 1999
Robert ABBOTT 1929 - 1999
Beloved brothers and uncles

A129. Elizabeth, w/o James SUMMERFIELD of Linton
20 March 1890, 65
James SUMMERFIELD, above, 18 March 1909, 80

A130. John SUMMERFIELD 27 February 1849, 21
Dorothy SUMMERFIELD 26 February 1864, 69

A131. Dorothy d/o John & Dorothy SUMMERFIELD
18 July 1841, 10

A132. Samuel HIGGIN 26 July 1839, 31
Emma, w, 3 May 1845, 33
Ann, d, 2 April 1840, 9months

A133. William HALL 28 November 1815, 90
Mary, 1st wife and d/o Thomas SMITH of Shoule
by who he had 6 children
Hannah his 2nd wife and d/o Richard BUXTON
of Middleton near Winksworth [Wirksworth]
by whom he had four children

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