Some Memorial Inscriptions - Blurton, Staffordshire
St Bartholomew's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 8th March 2006

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. Mary, w/o John SALT,
Of Holly Dene, Cocknage Rd, Dresden,
15 Jan 1901, 59
John, above, 23 April 1912, 72

A2. Edmund John, child of
John & Lucerretta RAY,
Of Blurton, 3 Oct 1890, 15 months
John, above, 16 Oct 1937, 77
Lucerretta, above, 4 Dec 1938, 84

A3. Edna Elizabeth, d/o
John & Isabella MELLOR,
Of Cocknage, 26 Aug 1889, 32
Edith, eldest d, 9 March 1891, 38

A4. Mary Ann, w/o John JAMES,
Of Windy Harbour Farm, Blurton,
2 May 1889, 43
John, above, 23 Dec 1901, 61

A5. Esther, w/o John LLOYD of Blurton Cottage,
7 May 1835 - 24 July 1887
Eliza Lawrence, d, 8 Jan 1857 - 19 July 1887
John, above, 28 Dec 1828 - 11 Jan 1890

A6. Alice, d/o Thomas & Ellen BASSETT,
Of Blurton, 11 April 1872, 5yrs & 7 months
William, s, 15 July 1862 - 23 Jan 1902

A7. Mary, widow of late George MELLOR,
of Barleston, 20 April 1879, 76

A8. Isabella Eliza, w/o Charles TOMPKINSON,
Of Blurton, 20 Jan 1872, 25

A9. Mary, w/o Timothy HOLDCROFT,
Of Newstead, Blurton,
1 Jan 1857 - 5 Aug 1913
Timothy, above,
17 March 1856 - 2 Jan 1949

A10. Thomas FINNEY,
Of Blurton, 15 Jan 1862, 65

A11. Mary Ann, d/o John & Elizabeth HARVEY,
Of Blurton, 1 April 1864, 11
Elizabeth, above, 23 May 1894, 74
John, above, 9 April 1897, 78

A12. Mary, w/o Richard WOOLLEY,
Of Cocknage, 29 Oct 1867, 77
Richard, above, 10 May 1877, 81
Ann Jane, d, & w/o William MUNN,
Of Liverpool, 6 Feb 1883, 51

A13. Helen, w/o Thomas BASSETT,
Of Blurton Grange, 31 Dec 1837 - 6 Oct 1902

A14. Isabella, w/o John WEBB,
Barleston Road, 29 Jan 1893, 76
John, above, 7 Sept 1899, 74
William, s, 27 Aug 1880, 25

A15. John HAMPTON,
Of Dresden, 6 Feb 1876, 50
John, s, 4 Nov 1854, 1yr & 5 months
Phobe, w, 3 Sept 1890, 63
Harriet HAMPTON of Dresden,
1 July 1907, 57

A16. Mary Alice, w/o Samuel LEESE,
7 Oct 1927, 47
Samuel, above, 23 July 1963, 84

A17. John Henry Guncliffe BOARDMAN,
H/o Laura, of Blurton Mill, 11 Dec 1917, 51

A18. Charles Harold HOLCROFT,
Of Newstead, Blurton,
26 Nov 1888 - 31 March 1892

A19. Josiah HOLDCROFT,
Of Cocknage, 6 May 1885, 47
Prudence Caroline, w, 9 Dec 1890, 54
Lois, d, 23 Sept 1856 - 27 Aug 1901

A20. Children of Samuel & Catherine HOLDCROFT,
Of Blurton Waste Farm,
Charles Edward, 6 Jan 1885 - 1 May 1885
Arthur, 6 Jan 1885 - 27 May 1885
Samuel Herbert, 9 May 1893 - 30 Dec 1893
George Harold, 21 Aug 1895 - 25 Dec 1895

A21. William BRAMMER,
Of Daisy Bank, this parish,
14 Dec 1862, 54
Thomas & William Thomas,
S/o William & Jane BRAMMER who died young
Eliza Ann, d, 8 Feb 1870, 22

A22. Mary Jane, only child of
William & Mary Anne BROUGH,
17 April 1853, 3yrs & 9 weeks

A23. Alfred HAMPTON,
Of Bog Lane, Cocknage, 28 July 1886, 50
Ellen, w, 5 Dec 1897, 59
Mary Ann, d, 22 April 1893, 23
John R.J. HAMPTON 13 Aug 1906, 39

A24. Eeiza, d/o James & Mary EDWARDS,
Of Mearheath, 28 March 1836, 13
[Auth: EEIZA as inscribed, should be Eliza]

A25. John BRAMMER, 5 Jan 1841, 55
The grave at his feet was thrice opened
Within 10 months to receive the remains of his daughters
Jane, 21 Sept 1833, 16
Eliza, 13 June 1834, 12
Hannah, for 13 years an attendant, Humble, diligent
And grateful at Bluton Sunday School, 5 July 1834, 22
They rest together in their graves Parent and children
But they who survive

A26. Thomas BILL,
Of Stone Road, parish of Trentham,
8 March 1841, 56
Elizabeth, w/o Thomas BILL,
Of Stone Road, 9 June 1861, 78

A27. Mary Locker, d/o
Joseph & Sarah BRYAN,
Of Mear-Heath, 22 June 1838, 16
Sarah, above, 31 Dec 1839, 43

A28. John EDWARDS,
Of Mear Heath, 1 June 1837, 79

A29. Sarah DETHICK,
Of Blurton, 28 Feb 1863, 75
John, s/o William & Sarah DETHICK,
5 April 1832, 12

A30. William, s/o Joseph & Sarah AMISON,
Of this parish, 16 May 1835, 5 months
Joseph, above, 17 Oct 1854, 63
Sarah, above, 24 Oct 1869, 76

A31. Sampson BARKER,
Of Blurton, 13 April 1841, 64
Ann, w, 30 Sept 1844, 72

A32. John RUSHTON,
Of Blurton, 18 July 1841, 57
Sarah, w, 10 Feb 1838, 67

A33. Joseph SWIFT,
Who died at Hemheath, parish of Trentham,
15 March 1843, 69
Ann, w/o Isaac SWIFT, who died at Blurton, 12 Dec 1849, 52
Isaac SWIFT, above, 23 June 1854, 53

A34. Sarah, w/o John SWIFT,
Of Blurton, 17 March 1835, 40
Hannah, d, who died young

A35. Mary, relict of John SWIFT,
Of Blurton, 25 June 1830, 59
[Auth: Not sure about the "3" in 1830. The
stonemason has had several attempts to
correct it - "0", "3", "8" but I will go with "3"
This grave is in the same area as the
above John SWIFT grave, "1835"]


A36. Susannah, w/o John BRASSINGTON,
Of Blurton, 6 Nov 1832, 55
John, above, 4 Jan 1860, 85

A37. Ann, w/o Thomas TOFT,
Who died at Blurton, 28 May 1853, 69
Annie Florence, d,
Thomas TOFT of Shooters Hill,
16 March 1834, 67

A38. Mary TOFT of Blurton, 20 Jan 1844, 69

A39. John TOFT of Blurston, 7 Jan 1859, 52

A40. Kate, relict of John TOFT,
19 June 190*, 73

A41. Charles BRASSINGTON,
Of Cocknage, 13 May 1888, 80
Sarah, w, 8 May 1888, 71

A42. Jonathan Lowe CHETHAM 22 Sept 1861, 68
Elizabeth, w, 10 April 1864, 66
Elizabeth TUTHILL, d, & w/o
Revd Henry Chateauneuf TUTHILL, M.A,
Vicar of Thurgoland, 7 Aug 1891, 66

A43. Peter LIGHTFOOT,
Of Blurton, 31 Dec 1804 - 5 Sept 1885
Elizabeth, relict, 9 April 1809 - 29 Dec 1888
Caroline Harriet, d, 29 June 1834 - 25 June 1868
Elizabeth, d, 13 Sept 1840 - 13 Dec 1891

A44. Sarah, w/o Thomas WALTERS,
Of Blurton, 27 Jan 1828, 73

A45. Mira, d/o Thomas & Sarah COOK,
Of Furnace, 27 Feb 1828, 13
A Sunday Scholar at Blurton

A46. Sarah, d/o James & Mary LOCKER,
Of Cocknage, 13 Jan 1829, 15
For the last 7yrs of her life a Sunday Scholar at Blurton,
Mary, above, 18 Feb 1835, 58
James, above, 16 Jan 1836, 62

A47. Elizabeth, w/o William LOCKER,
Of Cocknage, 31 Oct 1876, 67
William, above, 21 April 1897, 87

A48. John DEAKIN of Cocknage,
4 March 1890, 52
Rupert, s, 11 Nov 1878, 2yrs & 6 Months
Henry, s, 3 July 1889, 9yrs
Sarah, w/o above, 9 Aug 1924, 81

A49. Margaret, w/o John SHELDON,
Longton Mill, 19 Sept 1837, 54
John, above, 26 Dec 1847, 67

A50. Mary, w/o James KANE, 15 April 1853, 38

A51. John ROBINSON,
Of Stone-Road, 29 Oct 1838, 59
Hannah, w, of Stone-Road, 1 Feb 1834, 49

A52. William COPE,
Of Stone-Road, 25 April 1834, 53

A53. Emmaline, w/o William HEWITT,
Of Blurton, 19 July 1873, 63
William, above, 31 Dec 1884, 78

A54. Richard BOOTH,
Of Cocknage, 15 April 1873, 57

EXTENDED CHURCHYARD (CEMETERY)
It is located across the main road, slightly to the left of opposite the church, and hidden from view.
B1. CWG
4804674 Pte S.G. BALL,
The Lincolnshire Regt, 24 Jan 1940, 21

B2. CWG
10546638 Cpl A.R. CROXTON,
Royal Army Ordnance Corps,
6 July 1942, 28

B3. CWG
5055483 Pte G. TOMKINSON,
The Cheshire Regt, 12/13 March 1941, 22

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Gladys TOMKINSON 6.6.1919 - 13.12.1958

Separate Memorial, same Grave
In loving memory of our dear son,
George TOMKINSON Killed in Action,
13 March 1941, 22
Ever remembered by mother, father & family

B4. Caroline, w/o Edwin BATES,
Of Blurton Waste Cottages, 10 Dec 1937, 75
Harry, s/o above, killed in France, 1917, 23
Edwin, above, 1 May 1950, 87

B5. Reginald Ernest GROCOTT,
S/o Andrew & Winifred Annie,
Killed by enemy action 7 April 1943, 21
Andrew, above, 28 Nov 1843, 66
Of Blurton Road Fenton,
Winifred Annie 29 Dec 1943, 48

B6. Emily, w/o Herbert Augustus WILD,
Of Blurton, 7 Jan 1950, 70
Kenneth Clarke WILD,
Killed in Action, 28 Feb 1945, 22
Herbert Augustus, above, 29 Nov 1957, 81

B7. Sarah, w/o William BUTTERY,
8 Feb 1960, 64
D/KX 139507 John Edward, son, 1st Class Stoker, R.N,
H.M.M.L. 916, Killed at sea, 5 Nov 1944, 21
Alice Sarah, baby 12 March 1931, 2yrs
William, above, 14 Sept 1961, 67

B8. Gladys Winifred DREWRY, 16 March 1960, 75
George Frederick DREWRY, 3 Dec 1964, 86

B9. Pamela, d/o John T. & Olive I. COX,
3 June 1960, 11
John Thomas COX, 8 Dec 1987, 76

B10. Herbert SIMCOCK,
Of Blurton, 10 Jan 1961, 74
Emily, w, 2 April 1961, 72

B11. Harry, h/o Gladys WOOTTON, 3 June 1981, 54
Gladys, above, 13 Sept 1924, 67

B12. Imelda, w/o Frederick FLETCHER,
28 Drubbery Lane, Blurton, 23 Dec 1931, 34

B13. Husband & Grandad,
John Harold CHORLTON, 20 Feb 1985, 81

B14. Effie HARRISON, 8 Dec 1989, 69
George, h, 21 Sept 1995, 77

B15. Charles, h/o Mary E. KINSON, 30 Nov 1976, 74
Mary Elizabeth, above, 8 Jan 1989, 85

B16. John, h/o Elizabeth LOCKETT,
10 Nov 1982, 72
also beloved grandchildren,
Mark, 2day, Andrew, 1 month
Elizabeth, w, 16 Dec 2000, 87

B17. Bernard Arthur BALL, h/o Clara,
1 Nov 1961, 75

B18. George M. YORK, 1902 - 1984
Violet M. YORK, 1903 - 1993

B19. Florrie ROWLEY, 7 May 1981, 79
John, h, 4 Dec 1990, 88

B20. Kenneth, h/o Noreen MEAKIN, 27 April 1984, 60
And the late May

B21. Harry, h/o Vera TUDOR,
2.5.98, 76

B22. Eric A. BURNETT,
22 Grove Avenue, Heron Cross,
13 March 1959, 60
Gladys Elizabeth, w, 2 Oct 1982, 82

B23. Thomas ECCLESTON, 19 Dec 1958, 75
Ada, w, 17 Jan 1974, 83

B24. Bertrand HOWE, 3 Feb 1958, 64
Elizabeth, w, 2 May 1963, 70

B25. George LEESE,
Of The Croft, Blurton, 8 May 1958, 84
Mary Jane, w, 8 July 1961, 87
Thomas Mellor JOHNSON, brother of above,
24 Jan 1958, 76

B26. James Stuart, h/o Rachel GALLOWAY,
Of Blurton, died as a result of an accident,
11 Oct 1957, 41

B27. Emily EDE, of Blurton, 15 Nov 1955
Robert, h, 22 Aug 1957

B28. Emily CRITCHLOW,
Of Blurton, 16 March 1955, 81
Samuel, h, 15 July 1964, 96
Gladys May, d, 10 July 1978, 78

B29. Edna Rose WRIGHT, 2 Dec 1954
Harry, h/o Elizabeth WRIGHT, 28 March 1969, 70

B30. Herbert, h/o Elsie HARRISON,
20 Holding, Barlaston Road, Blurton,
10 May 1954, 64
Elsie, above, 6 Dec 1968, 67

B31. Alice, w/o Charles JOHNSON,
Of Blurton, 3 July 1956, 67
Charles, above, 12 July 1957, 80

B32. Laurence EMBREY,
Of Blurton, 1875 - 1952
Edith Elizabeth, w, 10 May 1967, 85

B33. Joseph Fowell BRUNT,
18 Ballinson Rd, Blurton, 19 Jan 1951, 59
Harriet Hannah, w, 23 Feb 1970, 76

B34. A devoted mum
Doris BARLOW 6 Feb 1920 - 17 March 1979
Reunited with John RUTTER, 18 Jan 1952, 72
Mary Ann, his wife, 18 June 1964, 81

B35. Austin JONES,
Of "Erskine House", Cocknage Road, Dresden,
20 March 1953, 76
Emma, 15 Dec 1954, 75

B36. Phyllis Esma, d/o Edward & Elizabeth WILLIAMS,
18 Sunnycroft Avenue, Dresden, 3 Jan 1946, 33
Edward, above, 5 Dec 1958, 75
Elizabeth, above, 18 Sept 1962, 76
Alfred J. BUTTERY Aug 1908 - Dec 1989
Elizabeth BUTTERY, June 1917 - Aug 2001

B37. Alfred HAWLEY, 25 March 1944, 73
Mary, w, 24 Feb 1975, 100
Florence Mary, d, 13 Nov 1983, 80
Olive Adams HAWLEY, 27 Oct 2003, 102

B38. Edward Thomas, h/o Emmie FARRALL,
19 Holding, Cocknage, 9 Feb 1944, 66
Emmie, above, 16 April 1963, 73

B39. Eliza Ann COOMER,
81 Ballinson Rd, Blurton, 24 Sep 1944, 66
Charles. h. 25 Jan 1951, 81

B40. Henry Edward, h/o Ethel Mary WILDBLOOD,
25 May 1944, 69
Ethel Mary, above, 7 March 19*9, 77
[Auth: not sure what '*' should be.
It looks like either 2, 3, or 7]


B41. Harry, h/o Sarah E. IRVINE,
Of Rough Close, 24 Feb 1944, 74
Sarah E. above, 26 April 1921, 64

B42. Enoch MASON, 4 Oct 1932, 70
Adelaide, w, 31 Jan 1946, 90
Enoch Thomas, s, 16 May 1975, 83

B43. Charles, h/o Hannah Elizabeth HUGHES,
Of Uttoxeter, 16 May 1933, 65
Hannah Elizabeth, above, 6 May 1951, 84

B44. Raymond R. HARRIS, 27 July 1939, 38
May HARRIS, 11 July 1985, 88

B45. Fred Leonard, h/o Phoebe Cordelia ASHBY,
31 Jan 1937, 60
Phoebe Cordelia, above 12 March 1967, 89
Mabel ASHBY, daughter-in-law, 21 May 1980, 67
Geoffrey Scholes, h/o Mabel ASHBY, 14 March 1987, 74

B46. William, h/o Sophia HOPLEY, 28 June 1957, 58
Joyce, d, 6 July 1939, 15
Sophia HOPLEY, 21 Feb 1980, 74

B47. Matthias, h/o Rosamond BRYAN,
22 Holding, Cocknage Wood, 23 Jan 1948, 80

B48. Stuart, h/o Sylvia FROST,
Who died as the result of an accident,
4 Sept 1962, 42

B49. Fred, h/o Elsie PAINTER, 1 Feb 1964, 69
Elsie, above, 2 July 1980, 87
Kate THURSFIELD, mother of Joy and
Sister of Elsie, 15 April 1975, 75

B50. James, h/o Margaret Elsie POWELL,
27 Sept 1913 - 19 Oct 1964

B51. Germaine, w/o Fred MASON,
Born, Antwerp, 29 Sept 1897 - 8 Feb 1965
Fred, above, 9 April 1981, 85
Irene, d, 9 May 1993, 74

B52. George Edward LEESE, J.P,
Of The Croft, Blurton, 8 July 1965, 63
Lilian May LEESE, 9 Nov 1980, 81
Winifred Mary LEESE, 2 March 1983, 77
Thomas Henry LEESE, 30 Oct 1986, 77
William Thomas UPTON, 27 Sept 1976, 76
Gladys Maud UPTON, 30 Jan 1997, 96

B53. Edith May, w/o Reginald SMITH,
19 April 1963, 60
Reginald, h, 11 Feb 1979, 74

B54. Bernard, h/o Ada DUFFY,
15 Bedale Place, Blurton, 12 Aug 1966, 58
Ada, above, 7 July 1989, 81
Also his brother, John, 3 August 1972, 74

B55. Harry, h/o Mary Ellen REDFERN,
26 Nov 1974, 74
Mary Ellen, above, 29 August 1985, 81

B56. Charles Edward, h/o Ann CARTER,
10 Feb 1975, 74
Ann, above, 16 Feb 1981, 75

B57. William Henry, h/o Julia MYATT,
28 March 1975, 68
Julia, above, 20 Oct 1975, 72

B58. John Wilson, h/o Martha Ann HUGHES,
14 Jan 1972, 77
Martha Ann, above, 4 June 1978, 76


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Helen Amison, 8th March 2006. Visit Helen's own website - The Amison Family Tree for a veritable treasure trove of AMISON data. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. Thomas AMISON of this parish,
28 May 1846, 79
w/o above Jane 28 Mar 1845, 75


C2. William s/o Joseph and Sarah AMISON,
16 May 1835, 5 months
Joseph AMISON, 1854, 63
Sarah w/o above 24 Oct 1869, 76

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