Some Memorial Inscriptions - South Darley, Derbyshire
St Mary the Virgin's Churchyard

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.
A1. Elizabeth, d/o John & Ellen COLMAN,
Of Wensley, 17 May 1880, 4yrs & 10 months
Edwin, s, 14 June 1880, 3 yrs

A2. Ellen, w/o John Keane COLMAN,
7 Sep 1907, 67
John Keane COLMAN,
19 June 1909, 77

A3. Millicent, w/o John DAWSON,
5 July 1930, 62
John, the above, 22 Jan 1935, 75
Sgt Mec, Robert DAWSON of the R.A.F
Killed in Action, 30 August 1918, 24
Interred at Cmarmes [Charmes] Cemetery

A4. John William BODEN,
Of Cross Green, 3 April 1931, 76
Elizabeth, w, 24 May 1940, 74

A5. Alfred Ernest PASHLEY,
4 Aug 1879 - 14 Oct 1929
Amy, w, 26 Nov 1940, 67

A6. Charles PASHLEY,
6 Sep 1929, 61
Annie, w, 16 July 1930, 61

A7. Thomas CLAY, of Wensley,
6 Oct 1928, 64
Martha Kate, 5 Jan 1933, 70

A8. Robert Newton WRIGHT,
3 March 1926, 84
James WRIGHT, 15 Jan 1928

A9. George FENTEM,
Of South Darley, 9 June 1905, 57
Elizabeth Ann, 22 Dec 1910, 60
[Note: surname transcribed originally as HENTEM]

A10. Mary, w/o George ALLISON,
Died at Wensley, 22 April 1908, 75
George, the above, 20 July 1921, 84

A11. Samuel ALVEY of Oaker Side,
25 May 1904, 77
Eliza, w, 21 April 1913, 80

A12. Martha Jane, widow of the
Late James COLLIER of Derby,
26 Dec 1906, 67
James, the above, interred at Ashley,
[no other details]
[Ed: but Ashley where?]

A13. Elizabeth, w/o Paul THOMAS,
8 Sep 1868 - 16 Feb 1904

A14. Benjamin WALKER, 13 Jan 1962, 68
Hilda, w, 12 April 1986, 88

A15. Paul THOMAS, 26 Dec 1869 - 5 Jan 1962
Mary Edwina, w, 29 Jan 1883 - 8 Jan 1983

A16. William GILLATT of Wensley,
20 March 1913, 75
Mary, w, 24 Feb 1925, 81
Ernest, s, 24 Jan 1882, 13 months
William Henry GILLATT,
10 July 1905, 35

A17. George, h/o Emma POTTER,
Of Cross Green, 24 Oct 1922, 60
Emma, 4 June 1937, 72

A18. Elizabeth, w/o Joseph Marsden POTTER,
Of Warren Carr, late of Wensley,
2 Aug 1909, 78
Joseph Marsden POTTER,
4 Oct and was interred on the 7, 1911, 80

A19. Emma Jane, w/o Joseph NEEDHAM,
4 Nov 1939, 76
Joseph, the above, 28 May 1954. 85

A20. Sarah Ellen CHARLESWORTH,
Of Oaker, 1 Jan 1940, 93

A21. James BONSALL, of Cross Green,
13 Oct 1935, 57
Elizabeth, 15 Nov 1849, 79

A22. John Henry BONSALL 1883 - 1939
Mary Alice BONSALL, 1884 - 1971
John Leslie BONSALL, 1912 - 1917
John Barton BONSALL, 1924 - 1926

A23. Ellen, w/o Frederick DERBYSHIRE,
of Darley Dale, 2 Sep 1924, 70
Frederick DERBYSHIRE, 3 Nov 1931, 62
Edith Ellen, d, 13 Feb 1968, 77

A24. Philip HALL, A.R.C.A,
Late of Cambridge & Durham,
Who died at Hackney, 10 Oct 1923, 66

A25. Edith, w/o Lionel FAIRCLOUGH,
13 Nov 1918, 29
Gladys Elizabeth PAYNE, d,
24 May 1984, 63
Guy PAYNE, h, 24 Nov 2000, 89

A26. Joseph BOAM, 30 Sep 1958, 84
Nelly BOAM, sister, 26 Dec 1959, 75

A27. George DERBYSHIRE,
Who died on Active Service
at Dardanelles, 18 Oct 1915, 21
Arthur, brother, who was
Killed in Action, in France,
20 Sep 1917, 38

A28. Roy BENNETT, h/o Beryl,
18 April 1988, 40
Albert BENNETT,
h/o Eveline (nee FAIRCLOUGH)
3 May 1994, 76
Eveline, w/o Albert, 2 Feb 1995, 77
Loving mother & father of Roy

A29. Anne, w/o Joseph HARDY,
of The Green, Wensley,
10 Feb 1924, 69
Joseph, h, 20 Sep 1929, 72

A30. Caroline, w/o William HARDY,
6 March 1913, 60
William HARDY, 13 Oct 1928, 76

A31. Ellen, d/o
Annie & Charles Wilfred GREGORY,
25 Jan 1938, 8yrs

A32. Louisa May GREEN, w/o Francis,
Of Marston, Bedfordshire,
1 Dec 1918, 25
John Butler ALLEN, h/o Emma ALLEN,
23 Sep 1977, 49,

A33. Emily, w/o William ELLIOTT,
Of Derby, 30 Aug 1903, 31
Those who bear the cross
Shall wear the crown

A34. Catherine YATES, 14 Aug 1910, 75

A35. Joseph MARSDEN, of Oaker,
11 Nov 1911, 78
Ann Elizabeth, w, 4 Sep 1910, 66

A36. Edith Ann, d/o Adam & Jane Ann SPENCER,
Of Oaker Side, 11 Jan 1880 - 12 May 1912

A37. Joseph TOMLINSON,
Of Darley Bridge, 27 Aug 1924, 81
Lavinia, w, 27 April 1917, 67

A38. Hannah Wall HOLMES,
15 July 1923, 91
Emma, d, 28 March 1930, 73

A39. Mary Hannah, w/o John Charles BISHTON,
1 Oct 1933, 69
John Charles the above, 21 March 1953, 88

A40. Ann, w/o William WEBSTER, Jun,
Of Wensley, 4 May 1893, 41
A marvel for the exactness of her
Memory, and a better wife, and
Mother to her children God never
Blessed man with.

A41. Dorothy Annie, d/o
John & Mary Ann COLLINSON,
Of Litterton, 26 March 1886, 26
[Ed: perhaps Snitterton?]

A42. Joseph NEEDHAM,
Of South Derby, 3 Feb 1904, 69
Ann, w, 22 Oct 1914, 75
Lydia, d, 23 Sep 1915, 51
[Ed: South Darley?]

A43. Constance May SMEDLEY,
20 Sep 1960, 48
Thomas Frederick SMEDLEY,
10 March 1970, 58

A44. Samuel WILDGOOSE, 5 Sep 1868, 76
William WILDGOOSE, s/o the above Samuel & Sarah,
1 Nov 1869, 24
Elizabeth, d, died in infancy
Sarah, relict, 21 Oct 1884, 65

A45. Benjamin MARSDEN,
Of Fanensley Green, 20 Dec 1883, 58
Caroline, w, 21 April 1883, 70

A46. John DERBYSHIRE, 28 Aug 1855, 48
Mary, d, of John & Caroline DERBYSHIRE,
28 Feb 1856, 8yrs

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