Some Memorial Inscriptions - Barlaston, Staffordshire
Barlaston Cemetery and Barlaston Methodist Chapel

Latest Additions New 18th May 2009 [collected 19 Feb 2008]

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th September 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Jane Ellen, w/o William WRIGHT,
17 June 1929, 62
William, above, 14 May 1956. 86
John William WRIGHT, s,
Who fell in action in France,
18 Nov 1916, 19

A2. Elijah KENT, 2 Jan 1899
At Shareshill, aged 62
Sarah, w, 24 July 1921, 74

A3. Eliza BIRKS,
Of Waste Barn, Hartwell, 22 Feb 1923, 80
Thomas, h, 18 Aug 1928, 73

A4. Joseph HOLD,
Of Tittensor, 9 July 1874, 71
Sarah, w, 27 Sept 1878, 75

A5. Peter HANROR,
Of Barlaston of Fenton,
8 June 1828 - 18 Oct 1898

A6. Ellen STANFIELD,
Who died at Hartwell, 3 May 1866, 14

A7. Ann HOLMES,
Widow of the late Robert HOLMES of Barlaston,
10 August 1860, 80

A8. Charles Vaughan, s/o Thomas & Mary ROYLE,
Late of Barlaston, 19 Feb 1877, 18
William Henry Vaughan, s, 2 Oct 1883, 18
Jane, d, who died at Yarmouth, 1 Feb 1883, 26

A9. Sarah, d/o James & Hannah SNAPE,
Of Barlaston, 8 August 1870, 28

A10. Elizabeth TURNER,
Of Barlaston, 7 May 1869, 52

A11. Samuel TURNER,
Of Barlaston, 16 March 1868, 80

A12. George GOBRDELL,
Of Barlaston, 28 Jan 1869, 52
Sarah, w, 27 Feb 1893, 72
Clara, d, 8 Sept 1907, 59

A13. Sarah, w/o William COTTRELL,
Of Barlaston, 28 Oct 1866, 66
William, above, 28 Sept 1878, 81

A14. William COTTERILL (Jnr)
Of Barlaston, 28 May 1878, 45

A15. James LATHAM,
Of Little Cullamores in this parish,
9 Jan 1873, 66

A16. Ann, w/o James LATHAM,
Of Little Cullamores in this parish,
3 June 1871, 79

A17. Jane, w/o Elijah KENT,
Of Barlaston, 23 Feb 1873, 31
Margaret, d, 17 Jan 1919, 50

A18. Elizabeth, w/o Charles CARR,
Who died at Etruria, 17 Aug 1874, 36

A19. Thomas BLOOR,
Of Glazley Fields, 24 Sept 1867, 66
Hannah, w, 5 Aug 1874, 78

A20. Mary BLURTON of Fenton,
6 Jan 1871, 67
Mary Ann JONES, d,
Of Weston, 6 March 1907, 77

A21. Mary, infant d/o Joseph & Mary HARVEY,
Of Darlaston Grange, 7 May 1870, 6 weeks
William Foster, s, 29 August 1875, 1yr & 6 months

A22. Edith, 2nd d/o Joseph & Mary HARVEY,
Of Darlaston Grange, 30 Sept 1874, 3yrs & 5 months
Ellen, d, 31 Jan 1877, 1yr & 4 months

A23. Charles, infant s/o Joseph & Mary HARVEY,
Of Darlaston Grange, 3 March 1880
Alice, d, 30 June 1883, 2yrs

A24. John FOSTER,
Of Longton Hall Farm in the parish,
Of Stoke-upon-Trent, 7 Dec 1866, 67
Mary, w, 17 April 1870, 67

A25. Thomas TURNER,
Of Barlaston, 3 Oct 1894, 83
Ann, w, 24 March 1904, 98

A26. Frances Alice, infant d/o
Benjamin & Aarah Ann BROOKES,
Of Hartwell, 21 July 1871, 3 months
Ann JAMES of Hartwell, 11 March 1897, 78
Charles JAMES, h, 25 Nov 1899, 80

A27. Rachel, w/o Samuel WOOLISCROFT,
Of Wood Eves, 5 Nov 1872, 55
Mary, d, who died at Knappers Gate Farm,
Newcastle under Lyme, 25 Feb 1899, 53

A28. Samuel WOOLLISCROFT,
Of Eccleshall, late of Wood Eves Farm,
Barlaston, 13 March 1887, 72

A29. Elizabeth, w/o George WOOLLISCROFT,
Of Rough Close, 15 March 1874, 29
George, above, 17 April 1899, 59

A30. Mary CARTER,
Of Highfield Cottage, Barlaston,
Youngest d/o T & E ROBINSON,
Of Titensor, 17 Oct 1832 - 6 March 1875

A31. Joseph Clement WEDGWOOD,
First Lord WEDGWOOD of Barlaston,
Born at Barlaston 16 March 1872
Died 26 July 1943
The distressed of the whole world
learned to look to him and through
him to Parliament for the redress of wrongs
[Auth: Josiah Wedgwood Pottery, connection at Barlaston]

A32. Francis WEDGWOOD, of Etruria & Barlaston,
s/o Josiah WEDGWOOD of Maer Hall,
24 Nov 1800 - 2 Oct 1888
Frances, w/o Francis WEDWOOD,
d/o Revd J.P. MOSLEY of Rolleston Rectory,
9 Oct 1807 - 19 March 1874
at St Peterport, Guernsey, where she is buried

A33. Clement Francis WEDGWOOD,
Of Barlaston & Etruria,
25 Feb 1840 - 24 Jan 1880
Emily Catherine, w,
16 Oct 1840 - 6 April 1921

A34. Hamilton Owen RENDEL,
Engineer, 26 August 1843 - 14 Sept 1902
At the house of his sister Emily Catherine WEDGWOOD,

A35. Cicely Frances only d/o
Clement Francis & Emily Catherine WEDGWOOD,
And w/o Arthur Wagray MONEY,
7 March 1870 - 22 Sept 1964

A36. Louisa, w/o John REAY,
Of Lower Closes (Oulton),
31 Oct 1875, 51

A37. Frank SUTTON of Barlaston,
15 March 1903, 20

A38. Thomas SUTTON,
Of Park Fields, 24 Jan 1877, 84
Hannah, w, of Tittensor, 4 Jan 1888, 96

A39. Jane, youngest d/o George & Harriett HAND,
Of Rough Close, 8 June 1900, 31

A40. George HAND of Rough Close,
30 March 1877, 52
Harriet, w, 14 March 1865, 57

A41. George, youngest s/o George & Harriet HAND,
Of Rough Close, 16 Dec 1878, 17
Harriet, sister of above, 10 Oct 1880, 17

A42. James HAND,
Of Barlaston, 22 June 1891, 82
Catherine, w, 23 April 1905, 94
Sarah WARNER, d, 28 April 1949, 90

A43. Annie, d/o Frank & Eveline PADDOCK,
8 Oct 1875

A44. Harriet, w/o Charles HARVEY,
Of Ivy Cottage, Barlaston,
31 Jan 1905, 66
Charles, above, 20 Jan 1916, 90
Alice May, d, 16 Nov 1946, 69

A45. Frank, h/o A.E. WHITEHOUSE, 46yrs
Winifred May, d, 19yrs
Annie Elizabeth, above, 12 Jan 1947, 80

A46. James TOBERNOR,
Of Barlaston, 3 Jan 1899, 66
Sarah, w, 23 April 1912, 78

A47. Emily LONGBOTHAM, nee TOMLINSON,
Formerly KEAY, 18 May 1970, 89
Mark Hugh LONGBOTHAM, h,
19 Oct 1974, 86
Arthur CHADWICK, 25 Sept 1961, 54
Stella Halden CHADWICK, nee KEAY,
24 Sept 1996, 85

A48. John Thomas MOSS,
Of Barlaston, 10 June 1875, 26
Isaac MOSS, brother, 27 Feb 1879, 28

A49. Elizabeth, w/o Samuel HALL,
Of Hartwell Cottage, 17 Jan 1890, 67

A50. John FOSTER of Meaford Farm, Stone,
Died at Dresden, 23 Sept 1887, 19

A51. Eliza PENNINGTON, 9 Feb 1895

A52. Letitia, w/o William Philip BRANDON,
20 June 1819 - 26 Sept 1881

A53. William Philip BRANDON,
27 Aug 1818 - 29 Dec 1888

A54. Elizabeth, w/o Henry WALTHO,
Of Barlaston, 25 Aug 1873, 45
Henry, above, 23 Dec 1891, 63

A55. Ralph Thomas W. DERLEY,
Born at Hams, 18 March 1826
Died at Barlaston, 30 July 1868
[Ed: the only place named 'Hams' in
my Gazetteer is in West Sussex!]


A56. William SCOTT,
Born at Sunderland, 15 Oct 1809
Died at Barlaston, 16 Jan 1883
Margaret Isabel SCOTT,
Born at Shelton, 11 March 1853,
Died at Barlaston, 21 March 1883

A57. Mary, eldest d/o George & Jane BRAYFORD,
Of Barlaston, 26 June 1860, 9yrs

A58. Israel SNAPE, 16 Jan 1915, 62
Martha, sister, 21 Jan 1893, 38
Also of
James SNAPE, 3 March 1887, 73
Hannah, w, 19 April 1887, 70

A59. Jessie Elizabeth CHAMBERS,
4 Feb 1929, 75
Frederick Gordon, s, 6 Sept 1945, 62

A60. Doris, 1 Dec 1918, only d/o
William & Catherine Ann POINTON,
Of Lea Farm, Barlaston, aged 12
Catherine Ann, above, 2 Feb 1942, 57 [52 not sure]
William, above, 19 Jan 1971, 93

A61. Thomas Alfred Cheswick,
Eldest s/o the Revd A.C. & Edith OLIVER,
Of Barlaston Vicarage, Born 31 March 1898
Died 4 Jan 1916

A62. Frederick Dack NOBES, 22 Feb 1921
Minnie Caroline NOBES, 12 Jan 1956, 82

A63. Mary Ellen, w/o George BLOORE,
Of Barlaston, 27 July 1849 - 4 March 1926
George, above, 1 June 1845 - 19 July 1932

A64. Kate Priscilla, w/o Charles E.G. SLADE,
13 April 1924, 68
Albert, s, 11 June 1945, 54

A65. Arthur Price LLEWELLYN, 22 Oct 1852 - 12 Nov 1926
Mary Anita, w, 25 Feb 1852 - 1 Nov 1928
Constance Winifred ALLARDIGE,
2nd d, 9 June 1950

A66. Effie ALLESTER,
Youngest d/o William S. & Janet A. MACKIE,
4 Oct 1878 - 16 June 1917
Mary CHRISTY, d, 11 Nov 18** [** looks like 72] (1872)
Died 25 Dec 1900


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.
BARLASTON CEMETERY
B1. Sarah Ann, w/o George GREATOREX
8 November 1920, 78
George, above, 13 August 1928, 88
George William GREATOREX
29 August 1956, 75
Rachel Leah GREATOREX
31 March 1956, 80

B2. Henry LOWE
of Barlaston, 26 June 1927, 59
Mary, w, 20 December 1947, 78

B3. Evelyn Annie, w/o John DALE
of Cocknage, Longton, 26 November 1916, 34

B4. Francis William DEAN
of Glazeley Fields, 26 February 1914, 57
Mary Ellen, w, 18 October 1932, 78

B5. Mary PLANT, 1906 - 1954
Harry PLANT, 1904 - 1977

B6. Charles FAIRBANKS, 1905 - 1992
Ellen FAIRBANKS, 1913 - 1994

B7. Thomas EDMUNDS, The Cottage, Barlaston
Born at Ffestiniog Merionethshire
Died 10 January 1920, 56
Ann Eliza, w, 15 July 1963, 98
Francis Humphrey, s, of The Spinney,
Barlaston, 15 January 1950, 60

B8. Charles CORBISHLEY, 16 December 1956, 85
Alice Louisa, w, 2 September 1927, 57

B9. Sarah, w/o late James WARRILOW
Of Hanley, 27 December 1922

B10. Enoch, h/o Sarah BUXTON
6 March 1925, 62
Sarah, above, 20 January 1935, 70

B11. Margaret STEVENSON
October 9th, 1850 - 9 May 1902
Mary Ann STEVENSON
2 May 1838 - 27 December 1900

B12. James TABERNOR
of Barlaston, 3 January 1899, 66
Sarah, w, 23 April 1912, 78

B13. Clarence Emily BRITTAIN
Born 23 August, died 18 September 1870
Annie Meigh BRITTAIN , 8 September 1874 - 3 January 1875
Percival BRITTAIN 8 September 1874 - 8 December 1877


Latest Additions New
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.
BARLASTON METHODIST CHAPEL
C1. [stone weather damaged]
Elizabeth, w/o John TOMLINSON
Of Stone, [eroded] age 57

C2. [stone weather damaged]
Sarah, w/o John TOMLINSON
Of Barlaston, 18 December 1806

C3. [stone on the ground and damaged]
John [looks like WOLLOT] Jnr
Who was interred 10 September 1707, 22
Sarah w/o John [looks like WOLLOT]
March 1720

C4. Miles MASON of Fenton
s/o William MASON of West House
Dent, Yorkshire, February 1822, 70
Sarah MASON, d/o late Samuel SPODE
of Foley and w/o Charles James MASON
of Herron Cross, this county,
14 May 1788 - 31 May 1842
Charles James, the above, of Fenton
5 February 1856, 65
Thomas Edward COYNE, of Selwood House
Woodsley, s/o late Walter Hill CONEY
Of Weston Coney 2 August 1810 - 4 July 1871, age 60
[Ed: Dent is in the parish of Sedburgh -
q.v. Where is it in Yorkshire?]


C5. Michael KEELING of Barlaston
24 May 1820, 69

C6. Thomas BRUNT of Barlaston
29 February 1781, 76
Ann, w, 15 February 1792, 85

C7. [stone weather damaged]
Memory of Joseph EMERY
A Weaver of Barlaston, 27 August 1822, 72
Sarah, w, April 1820, [unable to read her age]

C8. Hugh FORD of Barlaston
6 December 1854, 70
Ellen, w, 2 July 1866, 78
Mary HEWITT of Barlaston
6 July 1840, 77

C9. James TAYLOR of Barlaston
28 April 1800, [looks like 67]
[Auth: unable to read the next inscription
which has eroded]


C10. Margaret w/o Elijah KENT
Of Barlaston, 7 July 1865, 25
Margaret, d, died young
Elijah, [the remaining has eroded]

C11. George BIRKS, 17 June 1865, 66

C12. Mary Ann BLOORE
Of Cocrofts, Barlaston,
9 July 1860, 22

C13. Ann, d/o Thomas and Mary ASTON
18 November 1826, 13 months

C14. Catherine, w/o Daniel ASTBURY
of Parkfields, this parish
28 August 1804, 74
[stone has sunk]

C15. Sarah d/o Samuel and Sarah ROBINSON
Of Highfields, this parish, 3 May 1810, 11

C16. Ann TURNOCK
Late of Heyfields, 29 July 1827, 69

C17. Jonas TURNOCK
of Hey Fields of this parish
30 July 1818, 92

C18. Elizabeth, w/o Jonas TURNOCK
Late of The Heyfields this parish
19 September 1836, 78

C19. Jonas TURNOCK
Late of Newcastle, and formerly
of Heyfields, 5 September 1840, 85

C20. Elizabeth Ann ALLKINS
Of Barlaston, 10 May 1864, 26

C21. George MELLOW of Barlaston
5 September 1852, 62
[Auth: MELLOW was originally MELLOT]
Also Sarah w/o Thomas EGERTON
d/o above, 8 November 1851, 24
also Elijah, [stone has sunk]

C22. Alexander HEWITT late of Burslem
22 November 1865, 76

C23. Grace, w/o George BENBOW
Of Barlaston, 10 February 1844, 81
George, above, 8 August 1877,
[stone has sunk]

C24. Peter FARRALL
Of Hookgreen, the parish of Stone [Staffs]
2 November 1849, 54
James, s, 12 June 1847, 8yrs & 6 months

C25. Baddeley CHILD, Esqr
10 September 1850, 76
Katherine, w, 18 August 1858, 77
Rev'd Smith CHILD, M.A.
only s/o above, 18 March 1854, 46

C26. Elizabeth Roylance
d/o Adeliade CHILD Esqr and Catherine
w/o Rev'd John James BLUNT , B.D
Margaret Professor of Divine in
University of Cambridge,
Died in Cambridge April XIII, MDCCCXLL,
[Ed: year as recorded is invalid -
doesn't compute to a Roman Numeral - poss. 1812?]

and was buried April XX underneath this
Stone aged XXIX and the above
Rev'd James BLUNT, died in Cambridge
June XVII, MDCCCLV [1855], Buried, June XXIII, age LX [60]

C27. John ASH, 25 June 1868, 68
Martha, w, Woodhouse, parish of Bidulph
2 October 1820, 49

C28. William WOOD 6 July 1849, 45
Ann HARVEY, 21 May 1866, 60

C29. Rebecca, w/o John BRASSINGTON
of Barlaston, 16 December 1856, 53

C30. William CORDWELL, 8 March 1821, 52

C31. Charles COTTON of Barlaston
16 June 1799, 67
Mary, w, 8 February 1810, 78

C32. John CLAY of Barlaston
29 Feb 1780, 84
Ann, w, 2 April 1779, 55

C33. James CLIFF of Barlaston
11 November 1814, 65
Elizabeth, w, 5 October 1821, 68

C34. Martha, w/o Charles EDGERTON
Of Hartwell Hills, 8 September 1844, 70

C35. Joseph KNIGHT
Late of Rough Close, this parish
9 April 1825, 78
Joseph, s/o Joseph & Sarah KNIGHT
2 May 1815, 14
Sarah, above, 22 October 1856, 68

Also Contributed
Joseph KNIGHT
Late of Rough Close in this parish
29 April 1893, 78
Joseph, s, 2 May 181*, 14
Sarah, w, 2 October 1836, 68
[Alf Beard: 19 Feb 2008]

C36. William BARTON or PARTON
Late of Woodhouse, 6 May 1810, 81
Elizabeth, w, 10 February [remainder eroded]

C37. Samuel LOVATT, 6 April 1851, 81
Elizabeth, w, late of Barlaston
20 November 1806, 82

C38. Thomas s/o Thomas and Elizabeth SUTTON
of Norwich, was interred her[e]
28 January 1778, 20

C39. Francis SHELLEY 23 May 1780, 80

C40. William WORDLEY
Late of Hartwell Farm, 29 October 1802, 42
Richard, s, died young
William WORDLEY, Jnr of Hanley
21 December 1827, 38
also
Elizabeth, his infant daughter
survived him four days
also
Mary WORDLEY relict of the late
William WORDLEY of Hartwell Farm
20 October 1838, 81
also
James WORDLEY, Esqr from Liverpool
Grandson of the above William WORDLEY
who died at Newcastle, 1 June 1860, 88

C41. Thomas BATKIN of this parish
21 November 1784, 71

C42. Jonathan SHELLEY
Late of Shelton, in The Potteries
28 May 1794, 61
Catherine, w, 17 December 1798, 61

C43. Richardl HUNT
who dyed October ye 26th, 1751, 69

C44. Here lieth the body of
Elizabeth HAND w/o Richard HAND

C45. Catherine, w/o Richard ASHCROFT
of Old Road, this parish, 31 December 1815, 67
Richard, 31 January 1832, 87

C46. John s/o Thomas and Ann ASHCROFT
Of Barlaston, 12 July 1814, 11 days
Richard, s, 24 Dec 1816, 18 months

C47. Elizabeth w/o John TOMPKINSON
Of Stafford, January 1808, 24

C48. John ASHCROFT of Barlaston
27 March 1800, 25

C49. Samuel BAGNALL
Late of Barlaston, 7 July 1780, 71

C50. [stone on the ground]
Frances, d/o James and Catherine TAYLOR
Of Barlaston, 13 September 1796, 13
John & James, issue of the above
who died young

C51. [stone on the ground and cracked]
Mary, w/o William CAULCOTT
Of Barlaston, 9 Apr 1817, 35
Joseph, s, 12 July 1856, 18 months

C52. ? ASHCROFT
31 May 1823, 32
Ann, w, 10 Jan 1860, 68

C53. Sarah, w/o John MOUNTFORD
Late of Barlaston, 22 mar 1756, 75

C54. Mary, d/o John and Elizabeth TOMLINSON
11 May 1821, 6yrs & 5 months

C55. Mary, w/o of Peter HANCOCK
Of Barlaston, 23 Nov 1859, 52
Sarah, 2nd w, 2 June 1862, 38

C56. Joshia WEDGWOOD, Master Potter
4 May 1968, 69
Dorothy Mary WEDGWOOD, wife, nee WINSER
And mother of John Ralph & Jenny
13 December 1974, 81

C57. Rachel POINTON w/o John
of Acton and d/o the late Richard STEEL
26 November [looks like 1801], 42

C58. Mary, w/o Samuel TURNER
Of Barlaston, 14 July 1858, 74

C59. Richard STEEL, 6 August 1761, 59

C60. Sussanna MORGAN
Of Parkfield Cottage, this parish
23 Jan 1856, 84
"She was a distinguished through out
life by judicious endeavour to improve
the social and moral conditions of the
labouring classes"

C61. The Lychgate was the gift of
Mary Juliet BULLOCK
Who lived 38 happy years in Barlaston
And loved both the church and the village
A.D. 1939

C62. Here lyeth intered the body
of Richard [looks like HAND]
of Kennallroh. Dyed October ye
6th Aug 1737, 69

C63. Joseph TOFT, 4 July 1814, 78

C64. Here lyeth the body
Thomas, s/o John & Margaret DEGG
July . [[stone has sunk]]

C65. Frances SHELLEY, 23 May 1789, 80

C66. Elizabeth Ann ALLKINS
Of Barlaston, 16 May 1864, 76

C67. Reginald Tavernor JOHNSON
Loved husband of Margaret V. JOHNSON
of Barlaston..
Captain 5th North Stafford Regiment who fell in the
attack at the Hohenzollern Redoubt, on October 13, 1915
He served in the South African War 1901 - 1902
" I will very glady spend and be spent for you
it is more blessed to give than to receive

C68. War Death
Robert HOLMES, 10 may 1854, 65
Elizabeth, d, 26 August 1866, 56
John HOLMES, 25 February 1882, 34
Thomas HOLMES, Cpl 7th North Stafford
Grandson of Robert HIOLMES
Born 18 September 1878, fell at The
Dardanelles 23 July 1915

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