Some Memorial Inscriptions - Armitage, Staffordshire
St John the Baptist's Churchyard

Armitage parish church is dedicated to St John the Baptist. It was founded in AD 1160, and belongs to the Diocese of Lichfield.

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th February 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Charlotte SIMMONS
Hill House, 12 December 1882, 58
Jonathan SCAFE
7 January 1887, 66
Susan, w, 29 January 1899, 79

A2. William WATKISS
16 April 1893, 52
Eliza, w, 18 February 1924, 83
Frederick William, s, 23 October 1881, 5yrs

A3. Albert James WATKISS
Of Cannock, 4 January 1950, 65
Mary Isabel, w, 5 December 1954, 71

A4. Emily, w/o Israel ALLDRITT
26 May 1943, 76
Israel, above, 1 July 1956, 81

A5. Henry RIDLEY, 1 February 1938, 75
Jane Rebecca, w, 28 December 1939, 81

A6. Thomas Edwin MORECROFT
19 September 1938,
Alice LEVER, w, 23 November 1952

A7. Ann, w/o Samuel MORECROFT
11 September 1839 - 20 May 1896
Samuel, above, 12 September 1934, 84

A8. Sarah, w/o Henry MORECROFT
of Handsacre, 24 January 1885, 38
Elizabeth Jane, d, 10 October 1967, 89

A9. Thomas MORECROFT
of Handsacre, 15 June 1885, 64

A10. Eliza CARTHY, 31 March 1897, 70

A11. Alfred George WILLIAMS
20 April 1896, 51

A12. Edwin WILLIAMS 12 May 1886, 70
Elizabeth WILLIAMS, 15 March 1916, 95

A13. George DOBBS, 23 December 1882, 78

A14. Samuel WALLBANK
29 November 1896, 77
Susannah, w, 6 February 1904, 56

A15. George Henry DAWSON
5 March 1950, 76
Mary Maria, w, 8 August 1948, 84

A16. Thomas WOOD, 24 January 1870, 61
Phoebe Eliza, w, 8 May 1871, 49

A17. Daniel FOWKE, 24 August 1867, 61
Thomas, s, died an infant

A18. John SHARROD, 14 March 1825, 80
Sarah, w, 23 August 1818, 80

A19. John ROBINSON age 67
He was for forty three years an honest,
industrious and a faithful Servant in the
family of Thomas Henry LISTER, Esq
of Armitage Park in this parish by whom this
stone is erected. J.R. was unfortunately
drowned in the Canal while returning home
on the night of September 28, 1827, 1837 or 1857
[Auth: the stonemason has made a bit of a mess with the 2, 3, 5]

A20. Charles Eric IZZARD
29 March 1936, 26
Thomas Stanley IZZARD
[interred at Rugby]
8 December 1936, 33

A21. Elizabeth, w/o John ROBINSON
Who after a long and painful illenfs [illness]
was taken from her afflicted friends
13 March 1843, 41

A22. Jane, w/o Josiah ATKINS
Late of Yoxall, 9 June 1856, 76

A23. Elizabeth, w/o William WEATE
27 June 1847, 63
also of two of their children
Catharine, 14 June 1835, 21
Caroline, 18 August 1845, 23
This stone is erected by their daughter
Rosanna

A24. Mary, w/o Joseph TALBUT
And d/o Thomas & Dorothy ACERS
6 July 1828, 52

A25. [Auth: the middle of this stone has eroded
And part of the inscription is missing]

Thomas ACRES, late of Armitage
19 May 1792, 52
also [missing] daughter 19 March 1787, 19

A26. Sarah, w/o George COTGRAVE
15 August 1857, 35

A27. George DOBBS, 23 December 1882, 78

A28. George WALTHO, 3 March 1907, 74
Eliza, w, 6 April 1907, 75

A29. Althea Amelia DUNN, 21 May 1883, 22

A30. Anne, w/o Joseph PHILLIPS
of Park Farm, Armitage
19 March 1897, 66
Joseph, above, late of Park Farm
24 March 1901, 67

A31. John SWINBURN
late of Handfacre [Handsacre], 1ft March 1788,
Alfo, Mary, w, 14 April 1784

A32. Mary, d/o John & Mary SWINBURN
26th July 1767, 17

A33. William JOHNSON, 20 May 1789, 24

A34. James ROBINSON, 6 February 1827 age [eroded]

A35. Sarah ROBINSON, 28 June 1828, [looks like] 28

A36. Margaret, d/o Samuel & Ann LYON
15 August 1840, 16
Charles BUTTERY, grandson
27 March 1853, 12

A37. Ann, w/o Samuel LYON
of this parish, 26 May 1856, 61

A38. Mark EVANS late of Armitage
and of Margaret his wife
He, 10 September 1727, 57
She, 19 October 1757, 78
[Auth: next inscription has parts have eroded]
Ma **, son, 30 December 1799, age **

A39. [Auth: most of the inscription has eroded]
John EVANS late of Armitage
18 August 17**, 40
Also, [eroded], North, [eroded]
Mary, [all eroded]

A40. William Southall BROWN
Formerly of this parish
who died at Newport, Salop
16 August 1897, 80
Catherine, w who died at
Newport, Salop, 13 March 1913, 88

A41. Elizabeth Charlotte, w/o
Gamaliel WILSON of Handsacre
14 February 1860, 60

A42. Isaac JACKSON, 27 July 1841, 62

A43. Elizabeth, d/o
William & Catharine BROWN
9 June 1854, 4yrs
Catharine, d, 22 March 1861, 14

A44. Thomas BROWN
Late of this parish, 22 April 1802, 85
Mary Ann, w, 10 April 1853, 64
Also Sarah [stone has sunk]

A45. Mary, w/o Matthew WARREN
of Armitage, 21 January 1874, 62

A46. Matthew WARREN, 5 August 1897, 89
James WARREN, 8 July 1901, 88
Dorothy DAVIES, sister of above
21 March 1908, 75

A47. Julia Elizabeth, w/o Thomas BIRCH
of Armitage Lodge
6 November 1814 - 2 February 1890, 75

A48. Thomas John BIRCH
of Armitage Lodge
4 October 1808 - 4 May 1895, 86

A49. George. h/o Edith QUINBY
24 January 1945, 65
Churchwarden of this parish for 21 years
Edith Sarah, above, 26 April 1952, 73

A50. Elizabeth, w/o Henry BROUGH
20 November 1889, 66
Henry BROUGH, above
8 November 1901, 79
Gladys E. SMITH, grandchild
11 June 1897, 6 months

A51. James BARTLETT
8 October 1888, 50
Anna, w, 7 January 1932, 90
Ethel, grandchild
1 September 1897, 17 months

A52. Edward CLARK
16 December 1856 - 26 July 1932

A53. Hannah CLARK
13 August 1855 - 28 July 1936

A54. John JACKSON, 18 April 1903, 83
Sabrin, w, 12 December 1889, 74
Also children of above
Henry, 26 June 1868, 19
Isaac, 8 January 1872, 28
Amos, 14 November 1873, 27
Sampson, 15 July 1897, 59
Matilda, 30 April 1900, 56

A55. Mary Ann, w/o Edward PRODGER
27 March 1919, 79
Edward, above, 2 April 1921, 78

A56. Joshua JACKSON
of Wolverhampton, 2 January 1884, 69
Anne, w, 26 April 1872, 66

A57. Thomas HANDY, 2 December 1875, 67

A58. Ann HANDY of Armitage
30 July 1894, 95

A59. Joanna HANDY, d/o
Thomas & Ann HANDY
20 May 1854, 16

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