Some Memorial Inscriptions - Tideswell, Derbyshire
St John the Baptist's Churchyard and Roman Catholic Church

Latest Additions New 13th October 2004

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 26th April 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
ST JOHN THE BAPTIST'S CHURCHYARD
A1. Mary, w/o Thomas BROCKLEHURST,
14 March 1914, 62
Thomas, the above, 26 Jan 1915, 62

A2. Robert HALL,
16 Sep 1909, 72
Elizabeth, w, 13 March 1904, 75
Robert, s, 13 May 1908, 45
Matthew Henry, s, aged 5 yrs
Walter, s, aged 10 yrs

A3. Matthew Henry, s/o
Samuel & Sarah Ellen OLDFIELD,
10 Jan 1909, 34
Samuel, 19 Dec 1936, 83
Sarah Ellen, w, 2 July 1941, 84

A4. John BAGSHAW of Grindlow,
14 June 1831, 67
Peggy, w, 30 Aug 1844, 70
John, s, 18 May 1832, 30
Ellen, his wife, 30 May 1831, 30

A5. Robert LEECH, 21 Sep 1884, 66
Esther Diana, w, 15 Oct 1890, 69
Reuben, s, 5 July 1896, 37
Harriet, d, 19 Aug 1910, 63
John, s, 6 April 1913, 68
Elizabeth MOREWOOD, w/o Reuben LEECH,
13 Dec 1940, 82

A6. Thomas HILL, 29 May 1896, 60
Hannah Margaret, w, 16 May 1915, 81

A7. Joseph HARRISON,
23 March 1899, 73
Charity, w, 3 May 1914, 83
Leon, s, 23 April 1926, 67
Elizabeth, his wife, 24 July 1932, 70
Joyce Elizabeth SLACK,
18 Oct 1921, 34
Mary Elizabeth HARRISON,
15 Feb 1922, 3yrs & 4 months
Grandchildren

A8. William Bennett GOODWIN,
Of Wheston, 5 Jan 1897, 60
Martha, w, 17 July 1871, 37
Peter, s, 30 Nov 1876, 10
William, s, 16 April 1911, 47
Sarah Ellen, d, 2 Jan 1913, 52
Barbara, d, 17 April 1915, 50
Peter Bennett GOODWIN,
Of Wheston, 3 May 1918, 77

A9. James FERN, 1 Oct 1890, 66
Hannah, 1st, w, 30 Jan 1858, 31
Sarah, 2nd w, 6 March 1863, 35
Ann, widow, (3rd wife) 27 Sep 1893, 68
Next grave
Caroline, w/o George FERN,
Who died at Monton, 20 Nov 1898, 36
George FERN, h/o Helen Fitzgerald FERN,
Of Hollow Gate, Worsley, who died suddenly
At Lonstown, Cumberland, 9 Oct 1928, 67
[Ed: there is only one 'Monton' in my Gazetteer
but two places named Worsley - one Lancs and one
Salop - presumably this is the former, in Lancs]


A10. Sarah Ellen BENNETT,
w/o Thomas BENNETT, 10 Oct 1910, 75
Thomas BENNETT, above, 5 Nov 1922, 86
Alexander BENNETT, h/o Mary BENNET,
And s/o the above, 13 Feb 1921, 58
Mary, his wife, 3 April 1943, 83
Albert Tom & Jemima children of
Thomas & Sarah Ellen BENNETT,
Who died in infancy

A11. Philip PICKFORD, 23 Feb 1903, 77
Jane, w, 12 June 1907, 77
Sarah Ann, d, 20 Aug 1859 - 18 Jan 1863
William Henry, s, 26 Sep 1865 - 15 Jan 1888
Alfred, s, 2 July 1863 - 28 April 1888
Sarah Jane & Annie their grand-daughters,
Who died in infancy
Sarah, d, 13 Aug 1894, 22

A12. Jane HOWE,
Of Sherwood House, Tideswell,
d/o late Adam & Ann HOWE,
6 Oct 1902, 83
Martha Swann HOWE,
Of Sherwood House, Tideswell,
Youngest d, 13 June 1883, 60

A13. Robert Henry, s/o Robert & Emily BRIGHTMORE,
13 May 1893, 14 months
Emily Walton BRIGHTMORE, 24 Dec 1907, 42
Robert BRIGHTMORE, 29 Oct 1944, 77

A14. Arthur BROCKLEHURST, 22 Nov 1911, 30

A15. Ralph GILBERT, 22 Nov 1881, 56
Mary, w, 11 Nov 1897, 72

A16. John Latimer PARKE, MRCS LSA,
Who for 57 years practised medicine
In Tideswell and District, 25 Nov 1825 at Thorpe
Latimer, Lincolnshire, 21 March 1907, 81
A beloved Physician rich in good works
Ann Longdon PARKE, youngest d/o
John Latimer PARKE, in Tideswell,
28 Feb 1868 - 2 May 1926

A17. Thomas Henry PARKE, JP, MRCS, LRCP, LSA,
Who for 48 years, was Medical Practitioner in Tideswell
And District, 2nd s/o John Latimer PARKE,
9 Jan 1857 - 14 Nov 1933, 77yrs
Jane LONGDON, born at Wormhill 28 June 1820,
Died 18 June 1908, 79

A18. Hannah Jane, w/o Joseph DAWSON,
Of Bridgend 18 April 1908, 70
Joseph DAWSON, 11 Jan 1920, 80
Margaret DAWSON, MA London, 22 Nov 1962
Grand daughter Joseph & Hannah Jane DAWSON,
Elizabeth, w/o Joseph DAWSON,
15 July 1874, 40
also seven of their children who died in infancy

A19. Francis BAKER,
Of Old Trafford nr Manchester,
20 Oct 1862, 63
Betty, w, 30 Oct 1858, 60
Frances, d, 23 Oct 1841, 9yrs
Harriet, d, 5 Mar 1844, 16 months
Ellen, d, 21 Jan 1864, 38

A20. Samuel HUDSON, 8 Oct 1870, 79
Susannah, w, 18 March 1885, 76
Sarah, d, 24 Oct 1818, 8yrs
Samuel HUDSON, 18 Nov 1779, 51
Mary, w, 27 Jan 1796, 66
Ann, d, 8 Aug 1776, 6yrs
John, s, 22 Dec 1840, 70
William HUDSON, 25 Oct 1864, 66
Mary, his wife, 24 Nov 1864, 64
Sarah HUDSON, late of Tideswell,
Died at Eyam, 5 Dec 1873, 85
And is buried near this place
Elizabeth HUDSON, 17 Nov 1902, 78
Martha HUDSON, 27 Feb 1903, 83
Eliza HUDSON, 10 May 1903, 71
Daughters of the late Samuel & Susannah HUDSON,
Margaret MORTON, 21 Sep 1890, 37

INSIDE THE CHURCH
B1. Henry HEYWARD Gent,
s/o Henry & Mary HEYWARD,
of Hall House, Lyne [Lyme] Handley, Cheshire,
22 Oct 1800, 25
Mary Hannah, d/o Henry & Frances and his wife,
10 Jan 1799, 2 months
Frances, afterwards married to Benjamin BRIGHTMORE,
23 June 1806, 26

B2. Peter MIDDLETON,
Late of Wheston, 14 Aug 1815, 74
Mary, w, 2 July 1826, 75

B3. Henry HEYWARD,
Of Hall House, in Lyne [Lyme] Handley, Cheshire,
21 Dec 1824, 83
Mary, widow of Henry HEYWARD and
Henry HEYWARD, Gent grandson of the
Said Henry & Mary and s/o Henry HEYWARD, Gent,
With Francis his wife, deceased, 21 Nov 1825, 26

B4. Ann WARHURST, 1 April 1812, 27

B5. Richard SWETTENHAM, Gent,
11 Aug 1750, 56
and four of his children, 2 sons T.S & R.S,
and two daughters, E.S & M.S,
also Elizabeth HEAWARD, grandmother,
19 April 1741, 76
on the North side her lies the w/o the above
Richard SWETTENHAM, 7 June 1765, 75

B6. William SHORE, 18 Oct 1795, 57
also 2 daughters of William & Ann SHORE,
who died in their infancy

B7. Samuel ECCLES, Gent,
And Elizabeth his wife who lived many years
In the town, He descended for ancient family
of his name in Cheshire, 8 Oct 1734, 47
She was one of the daughters of Thomas STATHAM, Gent,
9 April 1774, 82
Elizabeth ECCLES, spinster, one of their daughters,
2 Feb 1773


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 7th October 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
TIDESWELL ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
This section represents a complete listing of graves at the Church as of 20th September 2004
C1. Edgar LOMAS, 31 Jan 1958
Emma, 1 March 1967, 72

C2. Alice SMITH ( Nurse) 23 Oct 1962, 66
Martha Annie LLOYD, w/o H.O. LLOYD,
2 April 1865, 63

C3. William J. MURPHY, 2 Feb 1957, 52

C4. John BALL, 27 May 1957, 72
Hannah, w, 5 Nov 1977, 79
Leonard, s, 4 July 1996, 67

C5. Ralph Leo MALONE, 11 April 1913 - 12 May 1979

C6. Gladys GRIFFIN, 6 Aug 1951, 30

C7. Mary Lillian LLOYD, 6 Aug 1945, 82

C8. Hugh Owen LLOYD, of Cressbrook 5 March 1979, 89

C9. John Nicholas HARRISON, 7 Sept 1953, 47
Richard Henry HARRISON, 8 June 1971, 60

C10. Emma TAYLOR, 7 Oct 1932

C11. John Robert GOODWIN, late Wheston, 2 Sept 1947
Teresa Mary, w, 4 Jan 1978, 83

C12. Caroline GUBRIN, 6 July 1970, 3 days

C13. Father BAINE, 29 July 1928 76
Erected by St Mary's Parishioners

C14. Revd John J. CAFFERKY, 14 March 1944, late Parish Priest

C15. Annie MARTIN, 24 June 1889, 74

C16. Those who names are here recorded were amongst the
Refugees from Belgium, received and cared for by the people
of Tideswell, during the Great War

Marie RUBBEN, w/o Auguste, MAES, 25 Jan 1915, 32
Mathailde DEBOUTTE, wife in 1st marriage of Carol RUBBEN
And in the 2nd marriage of Edouard VAN-VILLEMONT, 29 Jan 1915, 62
Florimond VAN-VILLEMONT, h, of Julia THYS, 27 Feb 1915, 29


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 10th October 2004. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
ST JOHN THE BAPTIST'S CHURCHYARD
D1. Martha, w/o Edward LEECH, 8 March 1781, 40
Edward, 13 Oct 1814, 74
Richard, s, 26 April 1832, 67
Martha, his wife, 21 Feb 1839, 71
Edward, s/o Richard & Martha, 19 Jan 1794, 2yrs
Robert, their son, 17 June 1807, 2 months
Hannah, d, 23 June 1827, 22
William, s, 26 April 1837, 35

D2. Edward LEECH, 18 May 1856, 61
Elizabeth, w, 7 Feb 1875, 74
Richard, s, 22 April 1870, 44
Also children of the above Richard & Sarah,
John, 21 Oct 1864, 7yrs
Mary Jane, 29 Oct 1864, 3yrs
Richard, died in his infancy
Sarah, widow of the above, Richard LEECH,
7 June 1892, 64

D3. Hannah, d/o John & Ann GRUNDY,
27 March 1824, 3yrs
Thomas, s, 7 April 1824, 7yrs

D4. William OVEN, 22 April 1896, 80
Margaret, w, 22 July 1854, 33
John, s, died infancy

D5. Elizabeth, w/o Edward YOUNG,
4 Aug 1845, 25
Hugh FLINT, 21 Dec 1852, 59

D6. George WOOD, of Little Hucknell,
13 Aug 1736, 46
Jane, widow,
[stone has sunk]
[Ed: should this be 'Little Hucklow'?]

D7. William NEWTON, of Cressbrook,
(Minstrel) of the Peak, 3 Nov 1830, 80
Helen, w, 11 Nov 1830, 77
her sister Ann COOK, who was
buried 27 July 1824, 80

D8. George THORNHILL,
Of Margate [Hargate] Wall, 10 April 1729, 76
Isaac THORNHILL of Tideswell, 2 June 1839, 66

D9. James MIDDLETON,
Of Tideswell, 15 Nov 1772, 63

D10. Margaret HYDE, 31 Oct 1789, * [looks like] (5yrs)
John HYDE, of Meadow, 14 Sept 1803, 78

D11. Robert MIDDLETON,
Of Wheftone [Whestone], 10 June 1769, 69

D12. James Francis DRABBLE,
H/o Jane, 28 Sept 1925, 63
Jane, w, 18 March 1983, 71
Hannah, d, 29 Sept 1907, 44
Rhoda, d, 6 July 1935, 51
Emma, d, 16 June 1928, 44

D13. James SORO, s/o William & Mary SORO,
15 April 1852, 10 months
James Edmond, s, 19 Nov 1863, 3yrs & 2 months
Mary Emmett, d, 27 Sept 1867, 18 months
Elizabeth TAYLOR, sister, of the above named
Mary SORO, 16 Nov 1866, 41

D14. George Martin HOWE,
Of Craven House, 28 Dec 1891, 73
Mary, w, 2 Dec 1908, 78

D15. Anthony ROBINSON,
of the town, and Margaret his wife
Was interred here 31 March 1784, 74
She, was interred here 3 Nov 1766, 56
Anthony, s, Undermaster in Sheffield Grammar School
For 40 years, he died a bachelor and was interred here 13 July 1803, 67
William, s, interred 14 May 1775, 34
Thomas their youngest son, was interred here, 27 May 1780, 33

D16. Thomas SWANN, of this place,
23 April 1767, 72
Sarah, w, 26 July 1748 36

D17. Thomas William HARRISON,
Of Chelmorton, who was accidentally killed
At Down Low, Lime Works, 29 Sept 1908, 24
Thomas William, s, of the above, 10 June 1909, 10 months
[Ed: This would be Dow Low, where a limestone quarry/lime
works still exists today. The entrance is opposite Sterndale Moor (built
as quarry accommodation, we believe) and is approachable today from
the A515 Buxton to Ashbourne road. In the past it would have been just
a short walk from Chelmorton across fields]


D18. John BOCKING, 25 May 1774, 68
Christina, w, Feb 1785, ** (*9)

D19. Thomas MOSELEY, 11 Oct 1849, 76
Elizabeth, w, 24 Sept 1842, 68
Mary, w/o John BAGSHAW, 17 Feb 1871, 74
John BAGSHAW, 25 July 1873, 77

D20. A tribute of respect to the memory,
Musical taste, talent & vocal powers
of Samuel SLACK. This stone was erected
by the voluntary contribution of the Barlow Choir
and a few others admirers of that noble deep-toned
melodist, who died 10 Aug 1822, 63

D21. Wilfred FLINT, 28 May 1922, 82
Ann, w, 29 March 1930, 81
Elizabeth, d, 22 April 1882, 7 yrs
Edwin, s, 11 Nov 1890, 17 months

D22. Ann Maryann SHELDON, d/o William SHELDON,
1 Oct 1892, 74

D23. John DUFFIN, s/o Charles & Mary,
Who lost his life by a railway wagon,
whilst running tip, at the bridge, Great Rocks Dale,
4 June 1864, 19
Emma, d, of the above named, 4 Nov 1864, 1 month

D24. Edward HOWARD, 20 March 1875, 71
Mary, w, 12 Sept 1886, 82
George, s, 12 June 1887, 62
Frances, d, 7 April 1901, 34
Edward, s, 2 Jan 1906, 69

D25. Robert BRIGHTMORE,
Of Gordon Cottage, 12 Jan 1910, 62
Elizabeth, w, 23 Dec 1918, 73
James, s, 31 Oct 1881, 4yrs
Lena & Rosa, d, died in infancy
Charlotte BAMFORD, 14 April 1897, 79

D26. Lancelot Vincent CHAPMAN,
29 Sep 1925, 66
Mary Ann, w, 30 Nov 1925, 65
Gladys, d, 22 Jan 1925, 14
Giles Cyril Kendal & Louie, two of their children,
died in infancy

D27. Mary, w/o John SKIDMORE, of Cressbrook,
12 July 1871, 46
Elizabeth, d, 12 Nov 1871, ** (23)
Martha, d, 16 Oct ****, 24

D28. George, h/o Charlotte Hulme MILLWARD,
14 April 1838 - 5 March 1916
Charlotte Hulme, the above, 7 April 1939, 77

D29. Double Plot
Harriet, w/o Alexander HARRISON,
17 Jan 1897, 61
also their children
Lilian, & Sarah Jane, twins,
20 March 1861, 3 months
Charles Hedley, 4 May 1863, 5 months
Percy Alex, 18 June 1876, 4 yrs& 11 months
Bertha Florence, eldest d, 9 Feb 1912, 54
Alexander HARRISON, 17 Oct 1912, 81
Also Alsie, d, 5 Sept 1940, 67
[Ed: it isn't clear whether 'Double' refers
only to itself, or includes the one below]


D30. James MILLWARD, formerly
Of Millersdale, born at Edensor 18 April 1823,
Died at Worksworth, 13 Dec 1894
Sarah Seward, w, born at Edensor, 16 April 1831
Died at Derby, 19 Nov 1895
Mary MILLWARD, 23 April 1874, **
Frances Jane, only d/o James & Sarah S. MILLWARD,
Of Millersdale, born at Edensor, 17 May 1856,
Died at 19 Dec 1868

D31. Double Plot
George, s/o Rev George ROGERSON,     (1)
And Margaret his wife, 7 March 1875, 10 months

Jane Eliza HAMBLETON, d/o John & Jane HAMBLETON,    (2)
Born at Rome, 20 Feb 1845, died 3 Jan 1915
Mary, youngest d/o John & Jane HAMBLETON,
Born at Rome, 29 March 1850
Died at Littleton, 15 June 1877
[Ed: Littleton where? Perhaps Litton?]

D32. Double Plot
George FLINT, 21 May 1888, 6*    [1]
Ann, w, 19 April 1885, 59
Mary Ann, d, 23 June 1877, 16

James HUNSTONE, 23 Dec 1879, 80    [2]
Mary, w, 12 April 1878, 78

D33. Mary Jane, w/o Brian Haig HILL,
28 Sept 1912, 63
Brian Haig SMITH, grandson
of the above, and s/o Arthur & Eliza SMITH,
Killed in Action, at Fe[s]tubert, France,
16 May 1916, 19
Brian Haig HILL, 26 March 1934, 84
[Ed: The Battle of Festubert took place in May 1915 (not 1916);
Pte 2387 Brian Haig SMITH, Kings (Liverpool Regt) d. 16 May 1915,
as per the Commonwealth War Graves website]


D34. Jane Woodroofe HILL, w/o Robert HILL,
Of Tideswell, 8 April 1887, 79
Robert, O 1890, 77

D35. Samuel OLDFIELD, 31 March 1876, 32
Mary OLDFIELD, 25 July 1921, 73

D36. William DAVIS, 22 Sept 1882, 52
Laura, d/o William & Jane DAVIS,
24 June 1885, 12
Jane, widow of William, 29 Oct 1904, 71
Jane Hocknell LOMAS, d/o the above
A & w/o Morris LOMAS, 18 Feb 1918, 51
Morris LOMAS, Sept 1932, 67

D37. William SELLERS, s/o William Watts & Elizabeth SELLERS,
7 March 1914, 23
Joseph Henry, died in infancy
William Watts, the above 26 Dec 1919, 62
Elizabeth, w/o William Watts SELLERS,
23 March 1941, 82

D38. Joseph Henry, s/o Anthony & Ann SELLERS,
22 Oct 1872, 6yrs
[rest of the stone has eroded]

D39. John Watts CARSON, 21 April 1887, 42
Jane Elizabeth, w, 11 Dec 1902, 55
Donald, s, died at Cranbrook, B.C.
21 March 1910, 26
Interred at Moosdaw Fask, Canada

D40. Ann, w/o Joseph DURANT,
13 April 1878, 63
Mary Ann, d, 6 May 1876, 24
William, s, died in infancy
Joseph DURANT, 5 May 1885, 69
George, s, 15 Sept 1907, 66
Hannah, w/o George DURANT,
7 Dec 1924, 80

D41. Benjamin Eyre PLATTS,
Born at Heathersage, 23 June 1839
Died at West Lodge, Buxton, 5 Jan 1889
He served in the 31st Regt of Foot, went through
the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, China War
and the French Rebellion. His rank was K/Sgt,
he was also Band Master to the Regt.
Ann his wife, 26 Oct 1912, 71
Leon, Jadintha Mary, & Lionel Ernest, children
of the above died in infancy
Francis E. PLATT, 23 Jan 1943, 73
[Ed: 'Heathersage' probably intended as 'Hathersage']

D42. Robert LOMAS, 10 Feb 1912, 58
Pte 1818, Norman LOMAS, 1/6 North Staffs
Killed in Action, at the Battle of Loos,
13 Oct 1915, s/o the above, 25
Reginald LOMAS, 16th K.R.R.'s,
6th son, who died in France, 26 Oct 1918, 26
Mary LOMAS, 9 Oct 1935, 77

D43. Martha, w/o Roland HILL, 29 Oct 1910, 79
Maria, d, 25 Dec 1856 - 16 Nov 1859
Rowland HILL, 16 Jan 1916, 80
Pte W.L. GRATTON, grandson of the above
& s/o George & H.M. GRATTON,
who died of wounds received in action (France),
23 July 1916, 32

D44. William BRAMWELL,
Of Windmill, 9 Sept 1932, 91
Mary, w, 13 April 1872, 29
Robert, his father, 9 Jan 1875, 63
Martha, his mother, 22 April 1883, 73

D45. Leonard SELLARS, h/o Francis SELLARS,
1 May 1936, 66
Frances Alice, 10 Jan 1947, 76
Arthur, s, 18th K.R.R's, 15 Sept 1916, 18
Joseph SELLARS, 18 March 1910, 76
Mary, d, 10 Dec 1919, 85
Parents of the above Leonard SELLARS

D46. Memorial to one Sailor and Six Soldiers
who died serving their country and, were buried near this church


2nd Lt, J HOWARTH, Royal Engineers, 10 September 1916, 27
T3/026115- Drv, J.L. FLETCHER, Royal Army Service Corps, 23 April 1917, 32
7766, Pte G BOWES, Notts & Derby Regt, 31 Jan 1919, 40
3923, Pte L MILLWARD, Durham Light Infantry, 3 June 1917, 39
2651, Pte L TATTERSALL, Seaforth Highlanders, 20 Nov 1918, 31
10364, Pte T.W. LOMAS, Lincolnshire Regt, 25 Nov 1918, 26
J.J.H. BRIERLEY, Ordinary Seaman, BZ/8160, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve, 10 Oct 1918, 18

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