Some Memorial Inscriptions - Tissington, Derbyshire
St Mary's Churchyard

Note: This page provides a complete listing of all Tissington Church and Churchyard MIs to date (2003) which were readable.

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 24th July 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. John EDENSOR, 4 June 1847, 61
Richard CLULOW, 30 July 1848, 51

A2. Own, s/o Thomas & Sarah PHILLIPS,
4 Dec 1863, 2yrs

A3. Ellen EDENSOR, w/o John,
Of Tiffington [Tissington], 15 Nov 1759, 26
Also son !!, 15 Feb 1757, 12 weeks old

A4. George ENSOR, 15 April 1770, 88
Elizabeth, w, 4 May 1763, 81

A5. Edward EDENSOR, h/o Ann,
2 Dec 1775, 90
John EDENSOR, fon, h/o Ellen,
4 Dec 1785, 63

A6. Thomas EDENSOR,
13 Aug 1791, 58
Maud, w, 8 April 1828, 67

A7. Elizabeth EDENSOR, d/o
Thomas & Maud, 28 July 1812, 24

A8. Charles EDENSOR, s/o
Thomas & Maud, 29 Nov 1812, 22

A9. Interred here the body of
Hannah, w/o Joseph BOWLAR,
Who dyed 17 March 1732, 29

A10. William, only child of
William & Elizabeth SMITH,
of Standlow, 19 July 1831, 8yrs

A11. Samuel SMITH, 27 June 1832, 40

A12. William SMITH, 25 Aug 1815, 71
Elizabeth, w, 6 Oct 1807 ** [looks like] (42)
Thomas, s, died in infancy

A13. Martha, d/o William & Mary FLETCHER,
5 July 1846, 2yrs
Mary, d, 11 July ****, 11
John, s, 16 July 1846, 8yrs

A14. Mary, w/o John BUXTON,
21 March 1831, 72

A15. John, s/o Thomas & Joan FLETCHER,
3 Nov 1768, 12
Joan, w, 19 June 1802, 77

A16. John BUXTON 4 Dec 1842, 52

A17. Mary, w/o late John BUXTON,
13 June 1866, 82

A18. William RODGERS, 11 March 1819, 72

A19. Maud, w/o William RODGERS,
2 Jan 1822, 69

A20. Thomas, s/o Thomas & Esther BERESFORD,
of Haywood, 13 Feb 1823, 17 months

A21. George, s/o Thomas & Mary MART,
4 Dec 1779, 2yrs

A22. Thomas MART, 2 Oct 1808, 62
Thomas MART, grandson, 21 Oct 1817, 2yrs

A23. Esther MART of Mootlow,
11 Oct 1843, 80

A24. William FLETCHER,
3 Aug 1868, 64
Mary, w, 14 Dec 1878, 74
Thomas, s, 5 June 1868, 28

A25. Joseph TWIGGE, 29 Nov 1860, 28

A26. John TWIGG, 19 Dec 1852, 43

A27. William TWIGGE, 10 Dec 1844, 63

A28. Ann, w/o Thomas SMITH,
3 Feb 1818 - 11 Dec 1878

A29. Thomas SMITH of The Shaws, Tissington,
8 Feb 1811 - 26 March 1874

A30. Bertha, youngest daughter of the late
Thomas & Ann SMITH, of The Shaws,
Tissington, 3 Jan 1884, 25

A31. William SMITH, 20 June 1848, 77
Martha, w, 13 Jan 1849, 67

A32. Mary BOTHAM, 17 Sept 1879, 82

A33. Hannah, w/o William ALLSOP,
4 Jan 1843, 63
William, 22 July 1863, 73

A34. Thomas, s/o John & Sarah ALLSOP,
25 Feb 1843, 28

A35. Elizabeth, d/o John & Sarah ALLSOP,
1 Feb 1831, 13

A36. John ALLSOP, 5 July 1847, 59

A37. At the foot of this stone enters the
Vault belonging to the family of
John MATCHITT

A38. John, s/o John & Mary BUXTON,
Of Halsop-en-le-Dale
5 Feb 1864, 47

A39. Ann HARDY,
A faithful and beloved friend of
The FITZHERBERT Family

A40. William BUXTON, 6 July 1852, 33
Mary, d/o William & Hannah,
9 Feb 1853, 9yrs
William John, s, died in infancy

A41. Hannah relict William BUXTON,
Of Tissington Wood,
15 Jan 1891, 77

A42. Sarah, w/o John SMITH,
16 Jan 1832, 79
John 14 Feb 1837, 86

A43. John, s/o William & Ann Elizabeth SMITH,
2 Jan 1823, 18

A44. William SMITH,
of High Wood near Uttoxeter,
17 July 1852, 73
Elizabeth, w, 16 Jan 1837, 73

A45. James HARDY,
s/o John & Ann HARDY,
18 Dec 1752, 13

A46. John SMITH, 7 May 1852, 72
Sarah, w, 31 March 1856, 77

A47. Mrs Mary BALL,
24 March 1827, 82
Mary, w/o Robert SPENCER,
31 Dec 1813, 23
Hannah SPENCER,
27 Dec 1798, 7yrs

A48. Rev Charles Casper CREAVES,
23 Auguft 1788, 72

A49. Plaque on South Facing Wall
Anthony, s/o William & Elizabeth APPLEBY,
31 Jan 1811, 25
Elizabeth, w/o William, 17 March 1831, 82
William, 22 March 1834, 87
Hannah, d/o James & Hannah APPLEBY,
Died in infancy

A50. Hannah BOWLER,
Late of Afhbourn [Ashbourn], 20 Feb 1842, 62

A51. Frances, d/o
Robert & Elizabeth MILLWARD,
25 Jan 1828, 20

A52. Mary, w/o William MILLWARD,
2 Nov 1817, 24

A53. Robert MILLWARD,
30 Oct 1814, 28

A54. Elizabeth MILLWARD,
8 May 1811, 82
John, h, 12 June 181*, 90

A55. Samuel MILLWARD,
22 March 1808, 19
Sarah, w/o William LANE,
28 May 1799, 35

A56. William LANE, [unable to read any more]

A57. William MILLWARD,
7 Jan 1853, 89

A58. Frank SMITH, 27 Nov 1886, 58

A59. Ann, w/o Frank SMITH,
31 Jan 1857, 31

A60. Elizabeth, w/o William SMITH,
20 March 1853, 53

A61. William SMITH, 24 May 1792, 23

A62. Francis, s/o James & Mary SMITH,
10 Jan 1853, 5yrs

A63. Thomas, s/o Thomas Harriet MILLWARD,
26 Oct 1858, 10

A64. John MILLWARD,
14 Nov 1841, 75

A65. George SMITH, 6 April 1795, 59
Ann, w, 20 June 1813, 77

A66. William s/o William & Elizabeth SMITH,
11 June 1841, 55

A67. William SMITH,
11 June 1849, 72
Elizabeth, w,
23 March 1851, 74

A68. William ALLSOP,
12 July 1857, 57
Hannah, w, 22 Dec 1880, 69

A69. Ann, oldest d/o William & Ellen HAND,
16 Jan 1838, 59

A70. George HAND,
18 Jan 1846, 30

A71. Ellen, w/o William HAND,
11 Jan ****, *4
William, 19 Jan 1844, 73

A72. Charlotte, w/o Francis HAND,
18 Sept 1852, 49

A73. Francis HAND,
25 Jan 1875, 66

A74. Henry HAND, 8 June 1885, 75
Hester, w, 10 April 1891, 70

A75. Samuel YENDLEY,
Late of Ashbourne, 13 April 1852, 80
Elizabeth, w, 4 March 1862, 85

A76. Thomas DAKIN,
27 June 1842, 72
Sarah, w, 24 April 1845, 73

A77. Ann, d/o Thomas & Sarah DAKIN,
11 May 1823, 21
Margaret, d, died in infancy

A78. William, s/o Thomas & Sarah DAKIN,
2 Dec 1826, 21
John, s, 22 March 1831, 31

A79. William DOCKSEY,
13 April 1864, 94

A80. Martha, w/o William DOCKSEY,
22 Nov 1845, 70

A81. John, eldest s/o
William & Martha DOCKSEY,
2 Nov 1830, 26

A82. Sarah, w/o Joseph CLEWS,
Of Newton Grange, 18 Sept 1877, 56
Joseph, 29 March 1881, 65

A83. Mary Ann, d/o
Samuel & Ann ALLSOP,
2 Feb 18*8, 31

A84. Ann, w/o Samuel ALLSOP,
22 Feb 1790 - 9 Feb 1862
Samuel, 14 April 1871, 85

A85. Cecila Gwendoline, d/o
John Thomas & Ann Maria HARDY,
21 May 1905 - 15 Feb 1907

A86. William, eldest s/o Thomas & Eliza HARDY,
28 Feb 1863, 13months

A87. Eliza, eldest d/o Thomas & Eliza HARDY,
2 May 1861, 15 months

A88. Sarah, w/o John HARDY,
Of Spen-Lane, Thorpe,
10 March 1881, 69

A89. John HARDY, of Spen-Lane, Thorpe,
Formerly of this place,
18 April 1879, 64

A90. Thomas HARDY, 21 May 1856, 78
Ann, w, 6 Feb 1869, 84

A91. In the memory Sir William FITZHERBERT,
5th Baronet, Born April 1846 Died Jan 1906
Mary Ann, w, Aug 1850 - Jan 1949

A92. Laura FITZHERBERT,
d/o 13th Earl of Lauderdale,
w/o William FITZHERBERT, Bart,
21 March 1877 - 14 April 1958

A93. Sir John Richard Frederick FITZHEREBERT,
8th Baronet, 1913 - 1989

A94. Sir Hugo Meynell FITZHERBERT,
6th Baronet, Born, 3 May 1872 - 12 Sept 1934

A95. Richard ALLSOP, 30 Nov 1829, 35
James, s, 1 Sept 1827 - 6 April 1917
Frank Richard, s/o James ALLSOP
who was drowned on The Titanic,
15 April 1912, 43
[Auth: this is the first Titanic death I've found.
Here is a photograph of the Gravestone]


A96. William, s/o William & Mary SMITH,
27 Jan 1864, 13
Clara Jane, d, 2 June 1870, 6yrs

A97. Samuel WHITE, of Wood Eaves, Tissington,
25 Aug 1910, 73
Elizabeth WHITE, 8 Jan 1929, 84

A98. Samuel SMITH, 15 Jan 53, 29

A99. Elizabeth, 2nd d/o
Samuel & Dorothy SMITH,
Of Tissington, 6 Sept 1826 - 22 Jan 1888

A100. Mary, w/o John SMITH,
11 March 1825, 68
also their grandchildren who died in infancy

A101. John SMITH, 10 March 1831, 69

A102. Mary, relict of Thomas SMITH,
16 April 1897, 67

A103. Thomas SMITH, 1 March 1878, 53
Sarah Ann, d, 26 Aug 1874, 12

A104. Mary Hannah, w/o William SMITH,
23 Nov 1899, 30
William, 14 Jan 1912, 53

A105. Lilian Ann SMITH,
28 March 1888 - 8 March 1976
Alice Annie SMITH, sister,
4 Aug 1891 - 21 June 1983

A106. William WOODHOUSE,
28 Aug 1839, 53

A107. Ann, w/o William WOODHOUSE,
Of Clifton, 28 Dec 1859, 77

A108. Thomas Frank GRINDEY,
Of Newton Grange, 31 March 1908, 24

A109. Fanny w/o Isaac GRINDEY,
12 March 1909, 51

A110. Hannah, w/o William SMITH,
& d/o of the William & Hannah JOHNSON,
26 March 1884, 68
William, 6 Oct 1888, 77

A111. John, s/o William & Hannah JOHNSON,
25 Dec 1821, 10
Hannah, 6 July 1856, 74
William, 14 March 1864, 82

A112. Annie & Fanny, d/o Thomas & Fanny GIBBS,
Annie, 23 Sept 1877, 6 months
Fanny, 7 July 1887, 3 months
[The stone has sunk]

A113. Sarah, w/o Joseph GIBBS,
26 Dec 1867, 50
Joseph, 5 March 1873, 56

A114. Fanny, d/o Joseph & Sarah GIBBS,
24 July 1861, 5yrs

A115. Richard GIBBS, 21 Jan 1861, 78
Martha, w, 5 March 1819, 36
Also Thomas & Richard, s/o
of the above mentioned Thomas GIBBS,
Thomas, 20 Feb 1819, 5yrs
Richard, 2 Dec 1835, 26
[Auth: There in NO Thomas Gibbs, mentioned on this stone]

A116. Richard GIBBS, 26 Dec 1842, 84
Ann, w, 2 Oct 1844, 87

A117. William GIBBS and Ann his wife,
He departed, 17 Nov 1802, 73
She, 2 June 1775, 42

A118. Sampson, s/o Richard & Mary HOLLAND,
22 March 1833, 35
Mary, sister of the above, 6 April 1845, 59

A119. Mary, w/o Richard HOLLAND,
& d/o John & Mary LATHAM,
21 June 1820, 60

A120. Richard HOLLAND, 22 Jan 1809, 52

A121. William, s/o Richard & Mary HOLLAND,
5 Dec 1793, 5yrs
John, s, 15 April 1804, 20

A122. Mary LATHAM, 25 Nov 1794, 67
John LATHAM, hufband, 17 Feb 1809, 82
Thomas, s, died in infancy

A123. Eleanor, w/o William ENSOR,
27 July 1822, 67
William, 17 Auguft 1829, 62

A124. Here lies the body of John TAYLOR,
Sarah, Judith & Ann, his wives,
John, was interred 1740, **
Sarah, was interred 9 May 1776
Judith, was interred 20 Aug 1722
Ann, was interred 27 Sept 1737

A125. Frances, w/o Edward FRITH,
26 Sept 1802, 44
John MARFH [MARSH], 21 March 1817, 72
William MARSH, 29 July 1821, 26

A126. William STOKES, 26 Nov 1846, 45

A127. Mary, w/o Henry DEAN, 10 Aug 1868, 51

A128. John HILL, of Tissington,
26 April 1908, 73
Mercy, w, 1 Dec 1926, 85
John Thomas, s, who died at Matlock,
10 Oct 1898, 33

A129. Thomas & Mary SCROSBY,
She, 24 June 1802, 77
He, 8 April 1806, 84

A130. James John THORNTON,
6 Feb 1864, 61

A131. James DAKIN, 13 April 1858, 58
Celina, w, 20 May 1874, 74
Emma, granddaughter, 2 July 1870, 18

A132. Mary Ann, d/o William & Mary WIGLEY,
14 Nov 1855, 19
William, s, 15 Aug 1858, 17 months

A133. Charles, s/o John & Mary HARRISON,
9 March 1873, 20

A134. George, s/o Thomas & Judah HODGKINSON,
22 Dec 1888, 27

A135. Sarah SUMMERS,
17 April 1862 - 3 March 1959

A136. Hannah, w/o William WRIGHT,
Of this place, 29 Oct 1897, 62
William 23 Jan 1911, 72

A137. George STALEY,
16 May 1857, 50

A138. Margaret, w/o William HARRISON,
Of Thorpe, 1 March 188, 21

A139. Mary, w/o William WRIGHT,
1 Oct 1847, 33
also their children who died in infancy

A140. John FERNIHOUGH,
Of Sharplow Dale, 4 Oct 1894, 55

A141. Charles HARRISON, of Bentley,
17 Dec 1890, 83
William, s, 21 Dec 1890, 60

A142. Thomas HARRISON, 15 Jan 1946, 75

A143. Eliza, w/o John ALLSOP,
20 Dec 1896, 69
John, 16 April 1898, 72

A144. Isaac BERESFORD,
Of The Shaws Farm, Tissington,
19 Feb 1914, 71
Leonard, s, Killed in Action in France,
1 March 1917, 22

A145. Frances, d/o
Thomas & Hannah WRIGHT,
7 July 1863, 20

A146. Thomas WRIGHT of Basset Wood,
Tissington, 6 March 1877, 76
Hannah, w, 13 March 1886, 74

A147. Joseph, youngest s/o
John & Sarah HARDY,
20 Aug 1845 - 20 Sept 1889

A148. Joseph HAMBLETON,
5 Feb 1890, 58
Martha, w, 29 May 1896, 64

A149. James, s/o George & Martha HAMBLETON,
10 Oct 1877, 10

A150. Henry HAND,
24 May 1899, 42
Mary, w, 10 Jane 1913, 50

A151. William HAND,
Of Overfield Farm,
14 April 1892, 38
Florence Edith, w,
24 Aug 1926, 61

A152. William HAND, 24 Feb 1853, 47
Ann, w, 28 Jan 1886, 81

A153. Fanny Eliza HARDY,
Youngest d/o Thomas & Eliza,
21 Jan 1869 - 20 March 1955
Florence Mary HARDY, sister,
3 Sept 1886 - 1 Nov 1952

A154. Richard Thomas HUMPHREYS,
22 Jan 1978, 78
Frances Eva, 19 June 1978, 74

A155. Fred UNWIN, 13 Dec 1997, 85

A156. Albert Owen GRINDLEY,
26 Nov 1984, 77
Olive Grace, w, 7 Jan 1999, 82

A157. Margaret MELLOR,
13 June 1998, 65

A158. Robert HICKMOTT,
9 Feb 1998, 52

A159. Sonia Beatrice BAKER, 2000

A160. Margaret UNWIN, 1917 - 2001

A161. Ruth HILL, 3 Dec 1973, 88
Charles HILL, 9 Feb 1974, 94

A162. James BIRCH, 1893 - 1981
Lilian, w, 1890 - 1969

A163. Frank NAYLOR,
9 Feb 1970, 54
Isabella NAYLOR (Bella),
5 Oct 2002, 87

A164. Leonard Sydney OFFICER, B.A H.C.F.
Vicar of Tissington, 1948 - 1953
Priest in charge, 1956 - 1960
Born 1883 - Died 1971
Gladys Eleanor, nee TURNER, w,
Born 1895 - Died 1982

A165. Ellen BARTRAM,
28 Sept 1974, 79
David BARTRAM,
12 June 1977, 81
David Owen BARTRAM,
2 Oct 1997, 74

A166. Florence Mary WAYNE,
24 Nov 1974, 76
Frank WAYNE,
16 Dec 1976, 79
Enid Mary WAYNE, d,
1 Feb 1980, 52

A167. John James MAXWELL,
A dear husband,
15 May 1977, 60

A168. James Henry BROOMHEAD,
1 March 1979, 58

A169. Kenneth Samuel HAMES,
28 Oct 1915 - 16 Aug 1979

A170. Peter ECKERSLEY,
7 April 1936 - 27 Aug 1981
A festival of a man

A171. Nancy Muriel SWINDELL,
3 April 1982, 74
William H.T.H. SWINDELL,
11 July 1989, 86

A172. Pam WOODWARD, 24 June 1982, 56
Robert William WOODWARD,
11 July 1989, 61

A173. Walter Henry HICKMOTT,
17 July 1982, 78
Estha Eliza, w, 1 Aug 1996, 90

A174. Nancy WILTON of Broadclose,
10 Aug 1985, 62

A175. Wilfred John ADAMS,
14 Jan 1903 - 6 April 1986
Doris, 19 Sept 1904 - 16 Jan 1990

A176. Kenneth Ian UNWIN,
s/o Kenneth & Carole of Home Farm,
23 Oct 1986, 13

A177. Edward SHIRLEY,
3 Oct 1988, 85
Ada Mary, w, 1 Jan 2001, 85

A178. Ida UNWIN,
Of Green Farm, Tissington,
24 June 1991, 70

A179. Hilda HOGTON,
15 June 1992, 80
Edwin Arthur HIGTON,
28 April 1995, 81

A180. Prudence WARLOW,
1912 - 1997
Charles Arthur, h,
1907 - 1997

A181. Annie SMITH, 1909 - 1994

A182. Mary HAYHURST, 1911 - 1995

A183. Paul Nicholas GREATOREX,
27 July 2000, 36
a dear husband & dad

A184. John HILL,
Of Tissington, 26 April 1903, 73
Mercy, w, 1 Dec 1926, 85
John Thomas, s who died at
Matlock 10 Oct 1898, 55

A185. Emma ADAMS,
12 March 1948, 68
John ADAMS, h,
30 Sept 1948, 90

A186. Joseph WRIGHT,
3 Jan 1935, 75
Harriet, w, 26 Oct 1936, 77

A187. Marie CROFT,
27 March 1963, 68
Robert, h, 1 Nov 1986, 87

A188. Fred WINT,
26 July 1969, 41

A189. Edward George WHITTINGHAM,
31 July 1959, 67
Lewis Edward, s, 10 June 1961, 37
Lorrie WHITTINGHAM, w,
2 May 1980, **

A190. Thomas Philip GLOVER,
12 Oct 1964, 72
Rose Amelia, 22 Aug 1981, 82

A191. Louisa, w/o Charles ALLEN,
14 June 1934, 56
Charles Harrison ALLEN,
21 Oct 1955, 77

A192. Lucy A. BROOMHEAD,
29 May 1968, 74
Joseph BROOMHEAD,
2 July 1968, 86

A193. Henry DAVIES,
10 June 1954, 67
Josephine, w,
15 Feb 1947, 61

A194. Samuel WRIGHT, 8 Dec 1897, 80
Jane, w, 25 Dec 1908, 85

A195. Percy, child of John & Emma WESTHORPE,
Of Bostern Grange 10 May 1902, 3yrs & 10 months

A196. Reginald SMITH, 6 April 1949, 55
Ethel SMITH, 25 Feb 1957, 83

A197. Thomas Philip GLOVER,
12 Oct 1964, 72
Rose Amelia, w, 22 Aug 1981, 82

A198. Edith BERESFORD,
19 Oct 1962, 81
*** husband, 25 Sept 1965, 87

A199. Peter ROBINSON,
22 Dec 1987, 57

A200. Dorothy NEWTON,
Late of Brook Cottage, Kniveton,
30 Dec 1966, 66

A201. Lilian Mary, w/o Leslie UNWIN,
of Overfields Farm, 23 June 1972, 52
Leslie, h, 3 Jan 1999, 87

INSIDE THE CHURCH
B1. The memory of,
Mary, 1908 - 1990
Helen, 1909 - 1988
Ruth, 1911 - 1987
John, 1918 - 1989
Ann, 1918 - 1976
Alec, 1923 - 1987
children of Venerable Henry Edward FITZHERBERT,
1882 - 1958, and his wife
The Hon Margaret Elinor nee HOLMES - COURT 1888-1957

B2. James FITZ-HERBERT Esq,
s/o William FITZ-HERBERT Esq,
and Rachel BAGSHAW his wife,
who died & married at Ashbourne,
10 Nov 1808, 85

B3. Elizabeth, youngest, d/o
Sir John FITZ-HERBERT,
Late of Tissington, died at L*dham, Norfolk,
And there lyeth interred,
25 Feb of Ivlyan Dom 1649, aged 18yrs & 6 Months
[Ed: Ludham?]

B4. Sir John FITZ-HERBERT,
Knight of Tissington, 2 Aug 1642, 43
Francis FITZ-HERBERT Esq,
4 Jan Svaeat A.D 1619

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