Some Memorial Inscriptions - Winster, Derbyshire
St John the Baptist's Churchyard

Note: The War Memorial was erected by the inhabitants of Winster, 1920.

See also the survey of Memorials in St John the Baptist's Churchyard by Michael Greatorex, taken in 1977.

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. Catherine, d/o Thomas & Sarah HAYNES,
4 Dec 1858, 20
Hannah, d, 1 Dec 1850, 10

A2. Lucy, w/o Henry GREGORY,
Of Winster, 14 March 1859, 66
Efsheby [Essheby?], d, died in infancy
Ann, d/o Henry & Elizabeth GREGORY,
Of Winster, 31 Oct 1931, 70
Lucy, youngest, d/o the above,
23 March 1933, 59

A3. Henry GREGORY,
Of Winster, 6 July 1877, 71
For 50 years a faithful Servant to
Andrew BRITTLEBANK, Esq,
and family of Winster
Elizabeth, w, 3 June 1922, 81
Lilian HODGKINSON,
Granddaughter of the above,
3 Aug 1981, 79

A4. Isaac RAINS,
s/o Josiah & Elizabeth RAINS,
of Grange Mill, 25 Nov 1869, 33
Samuel RAINS, 18 June 1917, 77

A5. William RAINS,
Of Hesterfield House, Winster,
1 June 1918, 77
John RAINS, 1 July 1919, 85
Within a hallow acre he sows yet
other grain, when peaceful earth receiveth
the dead he died to gain
For though the growth be hidden we know
that they shall rise yea even now they ripen
in sunny paradise
Oh summer land laid of harvest, oh fields
for ever white with souls that wear Christs Raiment
with crowns of golden light

A6. William, s/o Robert & Elizabeth BATEMAN,
27 Dec 1882, 12
Bertha, d, died in her infancy
Elizabeth BATEMAN, 11 June 1920, 75
Robert, the above, 28 Feb 1922, 78

A7. Michael HARDY of Winster,
4 July 1881, 78
Emma, d, 12 Jan 1859, 11
Ann, d, 10 Sep 1885, 44

A8. Ellen HODGKINSON,
27 April 1777, 72
Ralph STALEY, 20 Feb 1805, 62
Ellen, w/ the above, 21 Jan 1810, 65

A9. George, s/o William & Mary STALEY,
12 May 1824, 18
Henry, s, 24 March 1844, 43
Maria, d, 8 Aug 1850, 57

A10. William STALEY, 26 Nov 1827, 62
Mary, w, 17 Dec 1858, 79

A11. William CUDDIE, Surgeon,
23 May 1821, 31
The town and neighbourhood
of Winster, by a public subscription
have caused a Monument to be
erected in this Chapel to his memory

A12. Elizabeth, w/o Peter ALLEN,
Of Winster, 31 Dec 1879, 34
George, s, 24 May 1881, 1yr & 5 months
Sarah Ann, d, 25 June 1883, 7 yrs
Peter, the above, 2 April 1904, 67

A13. William, s/o Peter & Elizabeth ALLEN,
Of Winster, 6 June 1902, 24

A14. Here Lay's Interr'd Willm OLDFIELD,
(Overfeer) who departed this Life,
May 22nd 1760 AEtatis 42 Years
Alfo Grace, Daughter of the fame [same] died,
Dec 4th 1741, 10m
Alfo Martha, Daughter of the fame died,
Aug 18th 1748 aged 9 Mo
Alfo Willm, Son of the fame died,
Febr 13 1759 aged 7 Year
Alfo George, Son of the fame died,
Febr 13 1759 aged 5 Years

A15. John ALLEN, 9 May 1836, 45
Hannah, w, 9 April 1865, 73
Sarah, d, 26 August 1849, 23

A16. Joshua BURTON, 18 Sept 1845, 60
Mary, w, 8 Jan 1856, 66
Mary, d, & w/o John SMITH,
17 May 1869, 57

A17. William BURTON, 19 April 1855, 29
Sarah, w, 27 Feb 1871, 51

A18. Peter BURTON, 25 March 1819, 37
Peter, s, 10 July 1819, 9yrs
Elizabeth, w, 5 August 186*, 81

A19. Peter Burton, s/o John & Sarah GYIE,
15 Dec 1841 3yrs
Sarah, d, *August ****, 13
[stone bad condition]

A20. Benjamin, s/o John & Mary GYTE,
13 Oct 1858, 9yrs
Mary, w, 23 April 1861, 55
John GYTE, husband & father,
of the above, 7 May 1883, 77

A21. Rachel, w/o Henry NEWTON,
27 Oct 1910, 63
Henry, the above, 5 Sep 1919, 78

A22. Emily, w/o Robert HODGSON,
Of Manchester & d/o the late
Henry & Rachel NEWTON of Winster,
19 April 1920, 35
Maria, w/o John DEVLIN of Manchester,
And sister of the above, 21 Aug 1922, 46

A23. William, s/o George & Jane BATEMAN,
25 April 1862, 10 months
Mary Ann, d, 5 April 1872, 19 months
George BATEMAN, 22 July 1886, 51
Jane, w, 7 Oct 1911, 73
Emma, d, 3 Nov 1911, 38
Jane, d, 2 March 1853, 74

A24. Bert BATEMAN,
14 April 1969, 68

A25. Jonathan BOAM, 16 Nov 1857, 54

A26. George BLACKWELL, 3 Jan 1802, 81
Ann, w, 13 Nov 1812, 84
Richard BLACKWELL, 24 Dec 1832, 59

A27. Richard BLACKWELL, 16 Aug 1803, 49
Hannah, w/o Jofeph [Joseph] BLACKWELL, 29 June 1810, 50

A28. Thomas DORE, 24 Nov 1785, 36
Ellen, w/o Robert FOXLOW,
She died 13 Dec 1811, 79
Robert FOXLOW, 20 July 1827, 76

A29. Rachel, d/o Henry & Mary DORE,
31 Oct 1828, 21
Henry DORE, 3 April 1865, 66
Mary DORE 26 Dec 1832, 82

A30. Hannah, w/o Samuel LONGDEN,
25 Dec 1852, 38
Eliza, d, 20 May 1852, 8 months
Samuel LONGDEN, 4 Jan 1867, 59
William, s, 8 April 1867, 23

A31. Ann, w/o John BOAM, 1 Dec 1871, 82

A32. Dorothy, d/o John & Mary SMITH,
Of Westhills, Wiston [Winster], 12 June 1880, 45
Lois, d, 1 May 1876, 22

A33. Dorothy, w/o John SMITH,
15 May 1855, 80
John, the above 17 May 1857, 84

A34. William ELLIS, 5 Nov 1864, 63
Mary, w, 5 Nov 1870, 65
Also two children who died in infancy

A35. William WRIGHT, 11 Dec 1767, 6* (5)
[unable to read any more]

A36. Thomas SMITH who departed this life
While serving in her Magesties
59th Regiment of Foot at
**** - ***** China 25 Feb 1831, 28

A37. Susanna, w/o William SMITH, 10 Feb 1847, 71
Hannah STAVELEY, d, 18 Feb 1893, 80

A38. Anthony, s/o Anthony & Elizabeth HARDY,
23 Feb 1842 - 28 June 1842

A39. One large HEATHCOTE plot: 5 graves
William HEATHCOTE, 9 April 1865, 68
Mary, w, 11 March 1879, 77

A40. Samuel HEATHCOTE, 5 Feb 1833, 88
Ann, w, 14 Dec 1849, 76
Joseph HEATHCOTE Nov 1868 88
Hannah HEATHCOTE, 8 Dec 1885, 36
Mary Louisa ****, [unable to read any more]

A41. Samuel HEATHCOTE of Birchover,
2 Dec 1866, 60
Anne, w, 21 July 1875, 51

A42. Henry Charles HEATHCOTE,
Of Mooresfold, Winster,
6 July 1921, 77
Martha Mary, w, 15 Feb 1930, 80

A43. Joseph HEATHCOTE of Birchover,
16 Aug 1901, 67
Eliza, w, May 1901, ** (78)

A44. Jane, w/o Michael HARDY of Winster,
6 Jan 1853 - 4 Jan 1911
Michael, the above, 3 Nov 1923, 70

A45. Ellen, w/o Samuel STONE,
6 May 1918, 44
Samuel STONE, 25 April 1929, 55
Lilian STONE, d 8 Sep 1979, 7* (7)

A46. Jane, d/o Joseph & Jane LONGDEN,
10 Jan 1838, 17
Jane, w, 28 March 1800, **
[The rest has flaked off]

A47. Ann, w/o William WILD, 28 June 1843, 26
Joseph Longdin, s, 13 Jan 1844, **

A48. Thomas HAWKESWORTH, 26 Aug 1855, 57
Sarah, d, 19 Jan 1835, 21
Lydia, w, 9 Jan 1894, 82

A49. Mary Elizabeth, d/o John & Ann HARTLE,
Of Birchover, 5 April 1871, 16 months
John, s, 2 Jan 1877, 6 weeks
Ann, w, 13 April 1832 - 23 July 1901
John HARTLE, 18 March 1832 - 2 Jan 1905

A50. Robert HARTLE, 30 Aug 1875, 84
Mary, w, 24 April 1860, 68
Mary, d, 16 Dec 1825, 11 months
Jane, d, 29 Dec 1826, 3yrs & 6 months

A51. Francis WHITHAM, 1 Nov 1841, 70
Ruth, w, 30 Sep 1845, 79
Richard, s, 3 Feb 1852, 64
Ruth, d/o Richard & Sarah WITHAM,
1 April 1855, 1 yr
[Auth: The stone mason had a problem spelling
WHITHAM - he got there in the end]


A52. Clara, d/o Samuel & Elizabeth WITHAM,
6 Sep 1842, 3 months
Henry Coates WITHAM, s, 8 May 1848, 17
Samuel WITHAM, 28 April 1858, 58

A53. John, s/o Benjamin & Jane DURDEN,
21 May 1843, 19
Benjamin, s, 5 Oct 1845, 17
Josiah, s, 6 May 1832, 18
Jane, the above, 12 Nov 1870, 78

A54. William SELLORS, 29 Oct 1845, 45
Ellen, w, 25 Nov 1858, 57
Jane, d, 21 April 1855, 17
William, s, 26 Aug 1863, 24

A55. Frances, w/o William Ashton DURDEN,
22 Dec 1898, 79
Joseph, s/o the above, 27 Jan 1895, 3yrs
John Benjamin, s, 3 Dec 1867, 19
William, the above, 12 July 1901, 81

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