Some Memorial Inscriptions - Bradley in the Moors, Staffordshire
St Leonard's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 6th June 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
A1. Frances Anne SMITH, daughter of Richard & Mary SMITH
Of this village, 21 Feb 1879, 47

Separate Grave
Richard SMITH, 31 Oct 1862, 68

A2. John SMITH, of this village,
18 Jan 1857, 80

A3. Here lyeth ye body of
Anne SNARE, died
March y 25 Ano Dom 1307
[Auth: This stone lies at the entrance to the church,
and it is known to be wrong. We have a Photograph of the SNARE Gravestone]

A4. George BOOTH, of this place,
3 July 1755, 69
Hannah, wife, 8 June 1757, 63

A5. John HARVEY, 28 Sept 1778, 68
Annis, wife, 8 July 1775, 58

A6. William SWINSON, late of Alton,
20 Nov 1859, 71
Elizabeth, wife, 12 Dec 1857, 77

A7. James DAVIES, 25 Oct 1858, 67
Edith, wife, 23 Jan 1869, 82

A8. George CARR, 6 Jan 1853, 54
Mary, wife, 24 Nov 1870, 79

A9. Robert William NICKLIN, 16 Sept 1933, 62
Alice, wife, 5 June 1961, 85

A10. Doris Violet, wife of Samuel FARRAND,
22 April 1964
Samuel, 1 Oct 1969, 76

A11. Jane MORRIS, daughter of Elizabeth &
Francis Kent EYRE, 26 March 1955, 68

Separate Grave
Francis Kent EYRE, 19 Jan 1949, 85
Elizabeth, 1 Feb 1952, 83

A12. Joseph EYRE, 18 Sept 1951, 55
Grace Margaret EYRE, 14 Feb 1982, 47
Bertha Liza, 8 March 1992, 93

A13. Edith BEECH, of Ashley, Bradley, 1959
Joseph BEECH, of Threapwood, 24 Sept 1989, 79

A14. Eric Kenneth MADBLEY, 10 Aug 1931 - 1 Jan 1990

A15. Charles Walker ROBINSON, of Peakstones, Bradley,
21 Dec 1886, 70
Ellen, wife, 25 Sept 1818 - 21 April 1905

A16. Thomas John BABB, late of this village,
25 April 1969, 44
Peggy Florence Ida, wife, 27 March 1921 - 26 March 1991

A17. Thomas BELFIELD, late of Hollington,
28 Nov 1862, 78
Rebecca, wife, 16 Aug 1879, 88
Mary, wife, of James, [unable to read any more]

A18. William son of William & Ellen EDWARDS,
Of Alton (Staffs), 18 Feb 1869, 5 yrs
Frank EDWARDS, of Alton, 2 July 1888, 33

Separate Grave
Ellen, wife and daughter of the late
Joseph GRANT, of Bradley-le-Moors,
11 May 1897, 58

A19. George HALL, of Threapwood Head, Cheadle,
10 Jan 1910, 89
Hannah EDWARDS, of Alton, 18 Sept 1910, 53

A20. Ann, wife of Richard LAWTON, 18 March 1912, 61
Sarah Athcilla (Cissy), daughter, 4 Jan 1911, 22
Richard LAWTON, 14 Sept 1937, 78
John LAWTON, 28 March 1960, 80

A21. Thomas GENT, 22 Dec 1847, 22
William GENT, 9 July 1851, 23

A22. Joseph GENT, of Cheadle, 2 Jan 1842, 42
Ellen, wife, 17 Sept 1871, 7*

A23. Ellen Nellie COXON, 8 June 1914, 46
Hannah COXON, 10 Aug 1886, 48

A24. William COXON, 23 Feb 1842 - 21 March 1907

A25. Thomas HALLIDAY,
born at Erdon, Northumberland, 7 Jan 1828
died at Farley, (Staffs) 13 Oct 1893
[Auth: I apologise if "Erdon" is incorrect]

A26. Lavina ANNIS, wife of James STODDART,
Of Clay Cross, Derbyshire,
20 Jan 1890, 59

A27. Joseph BARKER, late of this place,
3 Oct 1825, 84
Thomas GENT, of this place,
15 Dec 1831, 81

A28. Thomas BIRCH, of this place,
26 Oct 1827, 58
Elizabeth, wife, 8 May 1831, 75

A29. Francis BENNETT, late of Great Gate,
1 Feb 1864, 66
Mary, wife, 21 Aug 1888, 83

A30. Alfred W. CHAMBERLAINE, of Bradley Grove,
3 June 1944, 74
Annie, wife, 8 Oct 1948, 78
William, eldest son, late of Warslow, Buxton
7 Jan 1962, 64
[Ed: I assume this means Warslow and Buxton!]

A31. Michael Arthur CHAMBERLAIN, MB. CHB,
10 June 1975, 73
Edith Bessie, CHAMBERLAIN, MBE, sister,
2 Nov 1902, 93

A32. William EYRE, 23 Jan 1972, 69

A33. Elsie May SHENTON, nee KEELING,
29 June 1977
William Alfred, husband, 9 Dec 1989

A34. Wilfred Henry KEELING, of Rock Far[m?], Alton,
5 June 1974, 68

A35. Harry Stanley EYRE, of Brown Bank Farm,
30 Dec 1971, 72
Florence Annie Ethel, 25 Dec 1988, 84

A36. George, son of late Francis Kent & Elizabeth EYRE of
Shaws House Farm, Alton,
18 Nov 1991, 78
Nellie, sister, 11 Nov 1998, 89

A37. Evelyn Irene NICKLIN, MBE, 9 Jan 1994, 80

A38. Alfred Edwin NICKLIN, 17 July 1979, 78
[Auth: I believe that Evelyn & Alfred were brother &
sister, and lived at Nicklins Farm, which is now part
of Alton Towers Theme Park. She was known as
Miss NICKLIN, School Mistress. Only the house
remains now - the farm in no longer there]


A39. Frances KEELING, 10.4.1910 - 12.3.1981
Daughter of May & Simon KEELING of Crumpwood Farm
Walter KEELING, Royal Signals, KiA at St Omar, France,
1940

A40. William BURTON, 29 April 1983, 78
Elsie May BURTON, wife,
4 June 1990, 82

A41. Nellie WISE, nee KEELING, born at Crumpwood,
1912 - 1999
John Henry WISE, 1940 - 2000

A42. John Henry PRICE, of Highview Cottage, Alton,
2 May 1928, 47
Muriel Tatten PRICE, wife, 28 April 1967
George SILCOCK, of Cedar Hill, Alton
16 Jan 1927, 74
Ellen Elizabeth, wife, 23 Nov 1927, 76

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