Some Memorial Inscriptions - Alsagers Bank, Staffordshire
St John's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st October 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. CWG
10958 Pte T.C. STEELE,
North Staffs Regt, 12 Sept 1916, 21

A2. John William, s/o Arthur LEA,
Who lost his life in the Minnie Pit[t] Disaster,
12 Jan 1918, 16
Frank, brother, 1 August 1915, 10 months
Cpl T. HIGHFIELD, KiA, in Gallipoli, 9 Sept 1915

A3. [memorial has been damaged]
Joseph Henry, h/o Kezia HILL,
10 Alsagers Bank 15 June 1935, 69
Kezia, above, 22 Nov 1940, 69
Thomas Williams HILL, s,
Who died of wounds received
In action, 16 Sept 1916, 20
Interred, Wimereux Cemetery, France

A4. Sarah BURGESS,
Of Red Hall Farm, 26 Oct 1921, 65
Hannah, eldest d/o late Daniel BURGESS,
Of Red Hall Farm, and sister of above,
7 Nov 1923, 71

A5. Martha, w/o William BICKLEY,
of Alsagers Bank, 16 June 1920, 66
William, h, 18 Oct 1924, 71

A6. Ralph, s/o George H. & Mary Ann POINTON,
Of Alsagers Bank, who lost his life in the
Minnie Pit[t] Disaster, 12 Jan 1918, 16

A7. John Robert Davies,
S/o Thomas & Mary Ann ROWLEY,
124 High Street, Halmerend, who lost his
life in the Minnie Pit[t] Disaster, 12 Jan 1918, 18
Mary Ann, above, 12 Nov 1940, 66
Thomas, above, 1870 - 1945

A8. Leonard, h/o Charlotte E. POINTON,
37 Victoria Place, Miles Green, Bignall End,
12 Jan 1918, 30
Leonard, s, 26 Oct 1916, 4yrs & 5 months
Charlotte Ellen, w, 23 April 1950, 62

A9. Ralph, h/o Frances Hannah STEELE,
71 High Street, Halmerend, who lost his
life in the Minnie Pit[t] Disaster, 12 Jan 1918,
and whose remains were recovered 28 August 1918, 32
Hannah Margaret, d, 11 Oct 1918, 3yrs
Ralph, s, 4 April 1919, 8 months

A10. George, h/o Martha Alice BURGESS,
Victoria Place, Miles Green, Audley,
Who lost his life in the Minnie Pit[t] Disaster,
12 Jan 1918, 42
Jabez William, s, who lost his life in the
Minnie Pit[t] Disaster, 12 Jan 1916, 20

A11. Thomas, h/o Jessie BURGESS,
Of Minnie Farm, Halmerend, 24 Oct 1918, 64
Leonard, s, & h/o Elizabeth BURGESS,
Of Stoke, 10 April 1929, 26
Jessie, above, 12 April 1931, 66

A12. Frank, s/o Eli & Hannah FARRALL,
High Street, Halmerend, 26 Nov 1918, 29
Hannah, above, 12 Nov 1931, 72
Eli, above, 17 August 1937, 74

A13. Matilda LOVATT, 5 March 1984, 80
Harry, h, 11 Nov 1984, 73

A14. Sheila, h/o Kenneth EVANS,
And d/o Harry & Matilda LOVATT,
240 High Street, Halmerend, 21 May 1949, 21
Kenneth, above, 23 June 1970, 58

A15. William Henry, h/o Rachel GREEN,
High Street, Alsagers Bank, 12 Jan 1918, 45
Rachel, above, 11 May 1938, 65

A16. Henry Burgess SHUFFLEBOTHAM,
H/o Hannah, 181 High St, Alsagers Bank,
12 June 1916, 71
Hannah, above, 10 August 1931, 83

A17. Arthur, s/o Arthur & Harriet SHUFFLEBOTHAM,
High Street, Alsagers Bank, 17 Jan 1915, 17
Harriet, above, 29 June 1920, 47
Leslie, h/o Hattie SHUFFLEBOTHAM,
Of Bilston, 22 Oct 1957, 56
Hattie, above, 6 Dec 1992, 92

A18. William SWINDELLS, 25 Feb 1975, 78
Lilian, w, High Street, Halmerend, 29 June 1981, 87
Ivor, s, 6 March 1927, 3yrs

A19. Florence May BROCKLEY,
16 Dec 1931, 54
Thomas BROCKLEY,
28 Jan 1953, 78
Lilian May, Grandchild, 1937, 3½yrs

A20. Joseph PARKER,
Of Halmerend, 19 Sept 1925, 77
Elizabeth, w, 31 Dec 1927, 77
Samuel, s, & h/o Eliza PARKER,
Of Miles Green, 30 Dec 1917, 32

A21. Henry (Harry) SMITH,
Of Podmore Old Hall Cottage, Scot Hay Road,
19 July 1953, 78
Mary (Polly), w, 23 Dec 1953, 78

A22. George HARRISON,
40 High St, Halmerend,
21 April 1868 - 3 May 1936
Alice, w, 20 Aug 1869 - 24 Feb 1842

A23. Edith SHUFFLEBOTHAM, 18 March 1954, 58
Caleb, h, 24 March 1960, 66

A24. Annie MILTON,
Of Crackley, Silverdale, 1 Sept 1935, 92
Annie (Nurse) HOLLINS,
Niece of above, 24 Sept 1937, 80

A25. Mary Elizabeth, w/o Alfred HEWITT,
August 1939, 56
Alfred, above, 6 Oct 1953, 68

A26. Triple Plot (enclosed in a modern black metal fence)
Evelyn Isabella EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
w/o Justinian John EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
13 Jan 1940

Eleanor EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
For 57 Years the wife of John EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
4 Oct 1844 - 3 June 1927
Justinian Heathcote EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
h/o E. EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
17 July 1843 - 21 Jan 1928

Justinian John EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,
8 Dec 1874 - 1 March 1937
h/o Evelyn E. EDWARDS-HEATHCOTE,

A27. *********** POOLE [Auth: *****, may be Louisa]
254 High Street, Alsagers Bank,
12 Jan 1918, 50
Thomas, s. & h/o Annie POOLE,
Of Shraley Brook Road, Halmerend,
12 Jan 1918, 25
Gertrude Hannah, d, 18 August 1934, 28
[Auth: Memorial has been vandalised]

A28. Henry Richard, h/o Harriet BAILEY,
47 Scot Hay Road, Alsagers Bank,
28 March 1919, 67
Harriet, above, 22 Jan 1933, 82
Bartha BALL, d, 17 Jan 1951, 70

A29. Henry FARNELL, 7 Nov 1930, 80
Mary FARNELL, 13 Nov 1948, 74
George Henry FARNELL, 26 Feb 1960, 85

A30. John PEARSON, 1 March 1931, 67
Annie, w, 10 Nov 1941, 79
John Frederick, s, 24 Sept 1936, 45
Interred at Greasbro

A31. John SPODE, 14 Oct 1945, 81
Alice Elizabeth, w, 27 Jan 1938, 70
Ada Martha, d, 29 June 1943, 52

A32. Simon, h/o Mary Eleanor BAILEY,
Of The Mount, Darlaston, 24 Nov 1938, 77
Mary Eleanor, w, 19 July 1943, 85

A33. Frederick Thomas DEAN,
8 March 1867 - 17 March 1930
Martha Ellen, w, 27 Nov 1877 - 14 Sept 1964
Frederick Graham SMALLWOOD,
12 May 1929 - 7 Feb 1955
Helena SMALLWOOD, 16 Aug 1906 - 23 Dec 2000

A34. Margery Edith, d/o Mary Elizabeth GALLIMORE,
The Mount, Darlaston, 19 June 1940, 14
Mary Elizabeth, above, 30 Sept 1998, 100

A35. Isaac h/o Minnie EARDLEY, 26 Feb 1966, 87
Margaret, late w/o Isaac, of Alsagers Bank,
15 April 1949, 73

A36. John, h/o Alice SWINDELLS,
4 Feb 1944, 71
Alice, above, 1 March 1954, 80

A37. Annie, w/o Alfred CHALLINOR,
Late of Halmerend, 31 March 1940, 64
Alfred, above, 1 Sept 1961, 84

A38. Edwin, h/o Esther Ann CORNES,
Of Alsagers Bank, 5 Sept 1929, 81
Esther Ann, w, 13 May 1950, 85

A39. David ELLERTON,
Of Scot Hay, 25 March 1921, 75
Hannah, w, 11 Nov 1925, 82
Mary HILDITCH, d, 7 Nov 1932, 63

A40. Henry, h/o Ann BOULTON,
Of Scot Hay, Newcastle-under-Lyme,
18 May 1917, 76
Sarah Ellen, d, 22 March 1913, 38
Ann, above, 29 Feb 1932, 76

A41. John (Jack), h/o Susan HULSE,
Of Heathcote Rd, Miles Green, Bignall End,
Who lost his life in the Minnie Pit[t] Disaster,
12 Jan 1918, 32

A42. Herbert BODEN, 75
Sarah A., w, 80, late of Victoria Place,
Eliot BODEN, brother of above

A43. Thomas, h/o Mary Ellen BODEN,
Of Victoria Place, 17 July 1914, 63
Frank, s, 4 Jan 1920, 39
Mary Ellen, above, 9 Dec 1923, 70

A44. Frances, w/o Daniel DEAN,
High St, Alsagers Bank, 29 May 1915, 66
Daniel, above 16 May 1915, 66
Adela Gertrude HAZELL, d, 10 May 1928, 50
[Auth: there is another inscription, stone has sunk]

A45. Edith, w/o Herbert HAWTHORNE,
Of Burslem, 2 July 1915, 32

A46. Emma GATER, 16 Dec 1897 - 7 Sept 1980
Daniel, h, 4 Sept 1898 - 18 Feb 1984

A47. Albert Richard, h/o Sarah Emma POOLE,
Of "Lily House", High St, Alsagers Bank,
6 Oct 1950, 53
Sarah Emma, above, 2 Aug 1974, 74

A48. Levi DEAN,
91 Heathcote Road, Miles Green, 8 Oct 1951, 68
Annie, w, 31 Jan 1955, 72

A49. Josephine, w/o Thomas MULLINER,
Of 17 Underwood Road, Silverdale,
16 Sept 1967, 65
Thomas, h, 14 July 1981, 82

A50. Harry, h/o Minnie DOWNING, 12 Nov 1956, 70
Minnie, above, 28 Jan 1972, 79

A51. Frederick Henry, s/o James & Florence SMITH,
13 April 1956, 35
Florence, above, 14 April 1969, 72
James William SMITH, 23 Sept 1972, 78

A52. Joseph, h/o Inez HOUGH,
1a High Lane, Black Bank, 19 Sept 1971, 57
Inez, w, 8 Aug 1993, 73

A53. Edwin BLOOR, 29 May 1959, 80
Evelyn, 1 Dec 1967, 85

A54. Gwendoline ALDRIDGE, 1906 - 1972
Richard, h, 1899 - 1990
Bessie HANCOCK, d, 1922 - 2000

A55. Clifford, h/o Maud BROCKLEY,
135 Heathcote Rd, Halmerend, 16 July 1971, 63
Maud, above, 19 July 2000, 88

A56. Frank Stanley, h/o Sarah Ann JONES,
14 March 1973, 72
Sarah Ann, above, 23 Oct 1977, 79

A57. Lucy EVERILL, 2 Sept 1893 - 21 April 1972
William EVERILL, 27 Sept 1894 - 8 Aug 1972

A58. Walter William, h/o Esther ASHLEY,
20 High Lane, Alsagers Bank,
Who lost his life in the Apedale Footerills Disaster,
25 April 1923, 55

Walter William, son who lost his life in the same disaster,
Aged 32. Interred at Newcastle Cemetery,
James T. EDWARDS, 4 Feb 1941, 75
Asther ASHLEY, w/o Walter William, 1 March 1955, 81

A59. Richard, h/o Kate GIBSON,
208 Chapel Terrace, Alsagers Bank,
19 Jan 1938, 64
Kate, w, 15 August 1968, 85

A60. Henry FURNIVAL,
Of Scott Hay, 29 Dec 1924, 67
Lizzie, w, 13 July 1941, 79

A61. Herbert BOSWORTH, 27 Feb 1934, 45
Alice, w, 2 Nov 1972, 81

A62. George, h/o Ida COOPER,
353 Heathcote Rd, Halmerend, 11 Dec 1941, 30

A63. Arthur, h/o Winifred JOHNSON,
of The Drive, Alsagers Bank, 10 August 1947, 48

A64. Ambrose BROWN, 16 Jan 1986, 93
Eliza Jane, w, 27 Dec 1987, 93

A65. Harriet, w/o Charles Herbert WEAVER,
1 May 1920, 46
Charles Herbert, above, 15 May 1961, 92

A66. Francis JOYNSON, 8 Jan 1984, 58

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