Some Memorial Inscriptions - Brown Edge, Staffordshire
St Anne's Churchyard

Note: a selection of inscriptions listed below have been contributed by Derek Scragg. Derek has collected a large number of MIs from Stoke-on-Trent and surrounds, and his most up-to-date transcriptions, with maps and photographs can be found on his site of North Staffordshire Headstone Inscriptions.

Latest Additions New 20th October 2008

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 28th October 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Hannah, w/o William GOODWILL,
Of High Line Cottage, Norton-in-the-Moors,
5 March 1909, 60
Joseph Kenneth, s, 8 April 1919, 32
William GOODWIN, above of Ball Lane,
20 Jan 1938, 85

A2. Alfred, h/o Hannah BOWER,
of Rock House, Brown Edge, 30 April 1922, 68
William, s, KiA in France, 17 Oct 1918, 21
Hannah, above, 27 Feb 1938, 81

A3. James POINTON,
Of Brown Edge, 13 March 1892, 73
Sarah, w, 25 April 1886, 62
Hannah, d, & w/o Ralph POINTON,
15 July 1875, 29
John, s, 23 Nov 1879, 25
Sarah Ann, d, & w/o Samuel DAWSON,
16 June 1886, 27

A4. John POINTON,
Of Brown Edge, 28 Sept 1889, 72
Mary, w, 29 Sept 1884, 63

A5. Henry SUTTON,
Of Clay Lake, Endon, 16 March 1869, 71

A6. Josiah SHELDON,
Of Brown Edge, 27 Jan 1892, 49

A7. James TURNER,
Of Brown Edge, 2 May 1891, 67
Caroline, w, 5 Oct 1890, 58

A8. William DAVENPORT,
Of Spring Farm, Horton Hay,
16 Sept 1894, 64
Hannah, w, 7 Sept 1915, 83
Emily, d, 16 Jan 1866, 9 months

A9. Joseph BOWER,
Of Brown Edge, 18 Dec 1903, 85
Shebah, w, 14 Dec 1897, 69

A10. Eber, s/o John & Emma CHARLESWORTH,
Of Brown Edge, 12 Nov 1904, 48
John, above, 21 Feb 1922, 90

A11. Mary Ann, w/o James SIMCOCK,
of St Anne Villa, Brown Edge,
4 Sept 1904, 51
Annie, d, 5 Oct 1903, 18
James, above, 13 Dec 1925, 69

A12. John JONES,
Of Brown Edge, 9 Aug 1894, 77
Caroline, w, 23 May 1897, 72

A13. Annie, w/o Richard CLEWS,
Spring Vale, Tittensor, 16 July 1907, 50
John BOON, of High Lane,
13 May 1876, 85
Sarah BOON, w, 22 Feb 1867, 86

A14. Charles Goodier FLETCHER,
25 Sept 1820 - 19 June 1872
Elizabeth, w, 21 April 1825 - 19 July 1870
Mary, d, 6 Nov 1853, died at Willfields, 25 May 1869
Elizabeth, d, & w/o Charles PIPE, 29 April 1893, 44

A15. Albert, h/o Sarah THOMPSON of Biddulph,
Who was accidentally killed, 31 May 1924, 37
Neville, s, who was accidentally drowned, 21 May 1917, 2yrs
Sarah Ann, above, 14 April 1975, 82

A16. Serg, John BUTLER of Bradley Green,
2 Sept 1874, 32

A17. Hannah CHARLESWORTH,
Of Brown Edge, 4 Sept 1893, 24
Emma, mother of above & w/o John CHARLESWORTH,
23 March 1912, 73

A18. Thomas HODKINSON,
Of Brown Edge, 17 April 1931, 74
Sarah Elizabeth, w, 15 Jan 1895, 33

A19. Thomas BERRISFORD,
Of Brown Edge, 2 July 1899, 57
Charlotte, w, 22 April 1908, 66

A20. James, s/o Joseph & Charlotte HOLDCROFT,
Of Brownedge, 13 Dec 1888, 19
Mary Alice, d, 6 Oct 1891, 16
Minnie Gertrude, d, & w/o William Thomas HOLLINSHEAD,
9 Oct 1891, 20
William, s, 12 Sept 1894, 21

A21. John ALCOCK, 29 Aug 1869, 61
Eliza, w, 16 Dec 1893, 77
Hannah, w/o John TOMKINSON,
16 July 1919, 68

A22. Hannah Eliza, d/o Abel & Elizabeth BROCKLEHURST,
Of High Lane, 12 April 1872, 2yrs & 3 months
Elizabeth, above, 10 July 1900, 63
Abel, above, 27 June 1913, 79

A23. William HARGREAVES,
Of Brown Edge, 5 March 1874, 73
Ann, his w, 31 May 1884, 85
Ann, w/o William HARGREAVES, Jnr,
8 July 1875, 42
William, (jnr), 6 July 1909, 76

A24. George BOULTON, 23 June 1970, 84
Charlotte BOULTON, nee HARGREAVES,
2 April 1971, 86

A25. Captain Laurence Kingston Lindsay YOUNG, B.A,
2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers, s/o Rev Henry Lindsay YOUNG, M.A. L.L.B,
Vicar of St John's, Portsea and grandson of Rev R.G. YOUNG,
Who died on Christmas Day 1918, 27
In Lady Ridley Hospital, London, from wounds received in France.

A26. William TREBLOCK, Gospel News Evangelist,
23 July 1892, 23

A27. Abraham SHERRATT,
of St Ann's Vale, Brownedge, 14 March 1902, 72
Emma, w, 5 Jan 1899, 66
Ethel, their granddaughter & w/o Alan POINTON,
Of High Lane, Brown Edge, 4 Nov 1977, 69
Alan POINTON, h/o Ethel, father of Margaret & Brian,
24 Oct 1981, 73

A28. Joseph SARGEANT,
Of Wood House Lane, 21 Oct 1866, 67
Auth: the last two figures, (66) have inscribed over top 77
Ellen, w, 19 May 1876, 76

A29. Enoch SIMCOCK,
Of Brown Edge, 30 Aug 1877, 47
Mary, w, 4 March 1904, 73
Charlotte, d, 10 Dec 1944, 75

A30. Obadia SHERRATT, 5 Nov 1868, 60
Jane, w, 5 May 1885, 79
John Holdcroft, s, 27 June 1914, 80

A31. Samuel Wheeldon, h/o Edith HALL,
Of Rock Cottage, Brown Edge,
9 April 1927, 72
Pte S HALL, Croix De Guer[r]e, son,
KiA, 21 Dec 1917, 27
Annie & Addie, children, died in infancy,
Edith, above, 13 Dec 1955, 102 yrs

A32. Hannah, w/o George HALL,
Of Brown Edge, 10 Sept 1871, 47
George, above, 8 Oct 1909, 71

A33. Sarah, w/o Samuel CLEWS,
Of Brown Edge, 3 Nov 1858, 39
John, s, who died young,
Samuel, above, 26 April 1894, 77

A34. Charlotte, h/o Hugh HOLDCROFT,
Of Brown Edge, 25 Feb 1877, 67
Hugh, above, 25 Feb 1880, 76

A35. Fanny, w/o William HAMMOND,
Of Baddeley Green, 27 Sept 1888, 50
James, s, 11 Sept 1878, 14
William, above, 19 March 1907, 67

A36. David WAKEFILD,
Late of Brindley Ford, 20 March 1891, 73
Samuel, s, 1 Jan 1861, 11
Dinah, w, 9 Jan 1900, 80

A37. George GOODWIN,
Of Brown Edge, 11 July 1894, 67
Charlotte, w, 26 July 1906, 75
George Henry, s, 2 March 1866, 12
William Arthur Alma, s, 29 Nov 1870, 13
Martha Alice, d, 30 Jan 1874, 4 months
Mary Ellen, d, 3 Feb 1945, 82

A38. Roland, s/o William & Mary Elizabeth MOUNTFORD,
Of Brown Edge, 21 Aug 1878 - 18 March 1879
Arthur, s, 31 Oct 1878 - 8 Feb 1885
Isaiah, s, 14 Nov 1887 - 14 Feb 1888
Edna, d, 18 May 1889 - 18 May 1891
Amos, s, 2 April 1894 - 17 Aug 1894
Maria, d, 7 July 1883 - 25 Nov 1892
Esther NIXON, 9 Oct 1934, 62
Robert, her h, 2 April 1957, 67

A39. Mary, w/o Stephen George HALL,
Steen Fields, Brown Edge,
12 Dec 1915, 64
Ada Helen, d, 2 Nov 1900, 17
Stephen George, above, 6 May 1922, 75
Alice Mary, d, 1949, 62

A40. Thomas STEELE,
Of Sandy Lane, 14 June 1889, 77
Charlotte, w, 3 Dec 1878, 67

A41. Phoebe Alice, w/o John William BAKER,
Of Ball Edge, 3 Feb 1907, 23
John William, above, 12 Jan 1946, 56

Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Derek Scragg, 20th October 2008.
B1. In loving memory of / Hilda, /
the dearly loved daughter of /
William & Eliza BARBER, /
of "The Bridge Inn" Lichfield St. Hanley. /
who died 18th January 1938, / aged 16 years.

B2. In / loving memory / of / Alfred, /
beloved husband of / Hannah BOWYER, /
of Rock House Brown Edge, /
who died April 30th 1922, / aged 68 years. /
also of William, / their beloved son, /
killed in action in France /
Oct 17th 1918, aged 21 years. /
also of the above / Hannah BOWYER, /
who died February 27th 1938 / aged 81 years. /
"until the day break".

B3. In loving memory of / Joseph BOWYER / of Brown Edge, /
who fell asleep De? ?8 1903 / aged 85 years. /
also of Shebah his wife, /
who fell asleep Dec. 4. 1897, / aged 69 years. /
"peace perfect peace".

B4. In loving memory / of / Benjamin, /
beloved husband of Ann CHADWICK, /
of Sandy Lane, Brown Edge, /
who died Sept 22nd 1914 aged 77 years. /
"be ye also ready, for in such an hour as ye think not, /
the son of man cometh". / also of Ann CHADWICK,, /
beloved wife of the above /
who died Dec 9th 1922, aged 80 years /
"with Christ which is far better". /
also Mary Elizabeth / wife of Arthur POINTON. /
who died Dec. 16th 1967, / aged 77 years. /
in heavenly love abiding.

B5. Precious memories of /
a dear husband & dad / Robert Hill / CUMBERLIDGE /
died 22nd March 1983 / aged 69 years /
also Vera / beloved wife of the above /
died 21st February 1995 / aged 76 years /
a devoted mum and nana / reunited

B6. In loving memory of / Elizabeth Jane /
beloved wife of / Joseph DAWSON, /
of Poolfields Farm, Sandy Lane, Brown Edge, /
died Aug 11th 1929, aged 71 years. /
"rock of ages cleft for me". /
also the above / Joseph DAWSON, /
died May 6th 1933, aged 77 years.

B7. In loving memory of / Bertha, /
dearly beloved wife of Albert EDWARDS /
who died on the 14th February 1951, / aged 51 years. /
also the above / Albert / dearly loved husband of Marion /
who died on the 7th May 1973 / aged 81 years. /
peace perfect peace.

B8. In / loving memory / of / William, /
the beloved husband of / Edna FROST, /
of Bemersley Green, /
who died December 13th 1908, / aged 68 years. /
also Edna, / the beloved wife of the above, /
who died August 29th 1916 / aged 76 years. /
also Noah FROST, / their beloved son, /
who died January 17th 1914, / aged 39 years.

B9. In loving memory of / James, /
the beloved husband of / Harriet GOODWIN, /
of Wyleisle? Lane Brown Edge. /
who died April 23rd 1907, / aged 68 years. /
"not my will o' Lord but thine be done". /
also Harriet, beloved wife of the above, /
who died May 29th 1914, / aged 70 years.

B10. In loving memory of / Enoch, /
beloved husband of / Jane GOODWIN, /
of Bank End, Brown Edge. /
who died Feb 18th 1921, / aged 63 years. /
also of Jane. / beloved wife of the above, /
who died Aug 31st 1927, / aged 69 years.

B11. In loving memory of / John William GOODWIN /
of Bank End, Brown Edge, /
died April 7th 1933, aged 56 years. /
"peace perfect peace". / also /
Sarah E. GOODWIN / beloved wife of the above, /
died Nov. 22nd 1959, aged 80 years.

B12. Open Book
Treasured memories of / Lizzie /
dearly loved / wife of / Joseph / GRATTON /
who died / 12th Nov. 1977 / aged 71 years. /
also her beloved husband / Joseph / who died /
29th Jan. 1981 / aged 87 years. / reunited.

B13. In / loving memory of / Mary HULME, /
beloved wife of / Levi HEATH, /
of Fold Farm, Brown Edge. /
who died Dec. 1st 1920, / aged 65 years. /
"he giveth his beloved sleep". /
also of the above / Levi HEATH, /
who died Sept 11th 1951 / aged 88 years. /
"in heavenly love abiding". /
and Sarah Ann, / their beloved daughter /
who died July 28th 1959 / aged 70 years /
in Gods keeping. / "peace perfect peace".

B14. In loving memory of / Alice /
beloved daughter of /
Harry and Hannah HODKINSON /
of Hill View, High Lane, Brown Edge. /
who died Sept. 19th 1951, aged 38 years. /
also their beloved son / John William HODKINSON /
who died Nov. 18th 1917, aged 2 years & 7 months. /
till we meet again. / also the above / Harry HODKINSON /
who died March 15th 1960, aged 70 years. /
also Hannah, his beloved wife. /
who died Aug 2nd 1961, aged 70 years.

B15. Sacred to the memory / of / Thomas HODKINSON /
of West View, Church Rd, Brown Edge /
who died Dec 10th 1966, / aged 78 years. /
also Alice / devoted wife of the above /
who died July 15th 1971, / aged 79 years. /
reunited. / "forever with the Lord".

B16. Open Book
in loving memory of / our dear parents /
Enoch HOLDCROFT / who died /
9th October 1950 / aged 42 years /
Doris HOLDCROFT / who died /
20th June 1968 / aged 58 years. /
reunited.

B17. In / loving memory of / Samuel Thomas / HOLDCROFT /
died 14th Nov. 1969. / aged 64 years. /
also his beloved wife / Elizabeth /
died 8th Dec. 1975. / aged 65 years.

B18. In / loving memory of / George LAWTON /
born 29th April 1919 /
died 16th February 1951 /
also his devoted wife /
Elsie (nee LOWE) /
born 13th June 1918 /
died 4th September 1994 /
devoted mum, nan, and great gran. /
remembering you is easy /
we do it everyday /
missing you is the heartache /
that never goes away.

B19. In / affectionate remembrance / of /
Elijah LOMAS / of Brown Edge /
who died March 29. 1916, / aged 21 years. /
his cheerful smile his friendly hand /
are pleasant to recall; /
he had a kindly word for each /
and died beloved by all. /
also his father / John LOMAS /
who died April 27. 1933, / aged 70 years. /
peace perfect peace. /
also Hannah, / wife of the above /
died March 6. 1942, / aged 76 years.

B20. Rest in the Lord / in / loving memory / of /
Rosehannah, beloved wife of / William MOUNTFORD, /
of Sandy Beds, Brown Edge, /
died April 14th 1921, aged 58 years /
"her end was peace". / also William, /
the beloved husband of the above /
of Sandy Beds, Brown Edge, /
died June 8th 1926, aged 63 years. /
also / their dear daughter / Annie Evelyn MOUNTFORD, /
died October 5th 193(8?), / aged 44 years. /
"peace perfect peace". / also William, /
the beloved husband of the above /
?? [below ground level]

B21. In loving memory of / Edna, / beloved wife of /
Enoch PICKFORD / of Longton, /
who died Oct. 24th 1926, / aged 51 years. /
weep not for me my children dear, /
I am not dead but gone before. /
"with Christ which is far better". /
also the above / Enoch PICKFORD, /
who died Jan. 22nd 1955 / aged 78 years.

B22. In loving memory / of / Eliza /
the beloved wife of / Joseph PICKFORD /
of Woodlands, Norton-Le-Moors. /
who died Nov, 21st. 1918. / aged 60 years. /
also the above Joseph PICKFORD /
who died July 9th 1926 / aged 71 years. /
also of Hannah / beloved daughter of the above /
who fell asleep July 30th 1915, / aged 34 years. /
"thy will be done".

B23. In / loving memory / of / Harriet Ethel (Daisy) /
dearly loved daughter of / Richard & Amy POINTON, /
of Bank End, Brown Edge /
who died Nov 22nd 1917, / in her 21st year. /
God takes the loved ones from our /
homes but never from our hearts. /
also Martha (Pattie) / beloved wife of /
Charles STOCKTON / and daughter of the above /
who died March 16th 1919, / aged 28 years. /
"until the day break and the shadows flee away".

B24. In loving memory of / Mary, /
beloved wife of Arthur POINTON of Brown Edge, /
who died Nov. 19. 1910, aged 32 years. /
too ???? in life to be forgotten in death /
also Christina, their daughter /
who died Nov. 27. 1930 aged 26 years. /
good night but not goodbye. / also Arthur POINTON /
of Sunny Bank House, Brown Edge /
who died on March 23rd 1952 / aged 73 years. /
rest in peace.

B25. Treasured memories / of / my darling wife / Elsie BOURNE /
a devoted mum & grandma / of Linden Lea, Sytch Road. /
who died 8th May 1971 / aged 56 years. / also William /
dearly loved husband / of the above Elsie /
and of Kathleen BOURNE / of 2 Forge-Side, Endon. /
who passed away / March 19th 1990 / aged 77 years. /
always in our thoughts.

B26. In loving memory of / Amy, / beloved wife of /
Richard POINTON, / of Sandy Lane, Brown Edge, /
died Oct. 6th 1945 / aged 75 years. /
also the above / Richard POINTON, /
died April 2(6?)th 1949 / aged 81 years. /
until the day break.

B27. In loving memory of / Thomas POINTON, /
died May 19th 1954, / aged 65 years. /
also Charlotte his beloved wife /
died Oct. 18th 1918 / aged (23?) years. /
also Mary Ann his beloved wife /
died Oct. 28th 1934, / aged 41 years. /
in heavenly love abiding. /
On Footstone . . .
late of Brown Edge

B28. In loving memory of / John / the beloved son of /
Francis W. & Deborah PROCTOR, /
of Woodhouse Farm, Brown Edge. /
who died March 6th 1924, / aged 29 years. /
with patience he suffered his trouble was sore, /
but now it is ended he suffer no more. /
he sleeps we will leave him in quiet to rest, /
the parting was painful but God knoweth best. /
also the above / Francis W. PROCTOR, /
who died Jan. 28th 1948, / aged 87 years.

B29. In loving memory of / James SCRAGG /
died March 26th 1942 / aged 55 years. /
also his beloved wife / Hannah SCRAGG /
died June 13th 1976 / aged 81 years. /
reunited.

B30. In loving memory / of /
my dear husband / George Arthur / SHALLCROSS /
died 23rd August 1988 / aged 77 years. /
a very dear dad and grandad. /
also / Annie / beloved wife of the above /
died 15th August 2007 / aged 93 years. /
a devoted mum and gran / in peace together. /
what peaceful hours we once enjoyed /
how sweet their memory still.

B31. In loving memory of / Richard, /
the devoted husband of / Mary Alice SHELDON /
died 20th Oct. 1950, / aged 74 years. /
"worthy of remembrance". /
also Mary Alice. / beloved wife /
who died 28th. Aug 1961, / aged 81 years.

B32. In loving memory of / Elijah SHERRATT /
died Oct 11th 1919 / aged 61 years /
also Sarah Ann his beloved wife /
died Sept. 24th 1948 / aged 90 years. /
also Sarah Annie ALLCOCK /
died June 11th 1974 / aged 82 years.

B33. In loving memory of / Mary, / the beloved wife of /
Enoch SIMCOCK, / of Brown Edge, /
who died May 20th 1907, / aged 55 years. /
In the midst of life we are in death. /
also the above / Enoch SIMCOCK /
who died Sep. 11th 1928, / aged 75 years. /
"thy will be done".

B34. In / loving / memory of / Francis TOMKINSON /
of Bank End, Brown Edge. /
who died Nov 17th 1914 aged 78 years /
also Harriet, his wife /
who died May 26th 1909 aged 73 years. /
also Sydney beloved son of /
Daniel and the late Alice TOMKINSON, /
of The Rocks, Brown Edge. /
who died Dec. 6th 1914, aged 22 years. /
"thy will be done". /
also William BASNETT /
died 13th Nov 1983, aged 82 years, /
Martha BASNETT /
died Jan 29. 1986, aged 83 years. /

B35. In loving memory of / Colin, /
beloved son of Alice TURNER, /
of The Rocks, Brown Edge, /
who died April 27th 1932, aged 21 years. /
"he giveth his beloved sleep". /
also Arthur TURNER, beloved son of /
Henrietta DAVENPORT, /
of High Lane, Brown Edge. /
who died Feb. 11th. 1936, aged 25 years. /
the flower fadeth. /
also Alice TURNER. / of Sandy Lane, Brown Edge, /
died July 1st 1945 aged 59 years. / at rest.

B36. In loving memory / of / Harriett Alice TURNER /
of High Lane, Brown Edge. /
who died 14th March 1954, / aged 67 years. /
also Samuel TURNER, / her beloved husband /
who died 2nd November 1954, / aged 71 years. /
at rest. /
Footstone reads . . .
and Stanley, Mary Alice & Sydney /
their beloved children / who died in infancy
{Stonemasons mark: Nettlebank Works.}

B37. In loving memory of / Mary Ann /
beloved wife of / Samuel TURNER /
of The Rocks, Brown Edge /
died Dec. 22. 1928, aged 65 years. /
sometime some day we shall meet again /
in that better land. / also their sons /
Edwin TURNER died of wounds in France /
Feb. 4th. 1917, aged 20 years. /
Allen TURNER, killed in France /
Sept. 19. 1918, aged 20 years. /
"duty nobly done". /
also the above / Samuel TURNER /
died Jan. 24. 1931 / aged 72 years /
at rest.

Also Contributed
Mary Ann. w/o Samuel TURNER,
of The Rocks, Brown Edge, 22 Dec 1928, 65
Edwin TURNER, s, died of wounds in France,
4 Feb 1917, 20
Allen, s, killed in France, 19 Sept 1918, 20
Samuel, above, 24 Jan 1931, 72
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]

B38. In loving memory / of / Mary WALLER /
of Rock House, Brown Edge. /
who died Feb. 13. 1896. / aged 66 years. /
"she sleeps in Jesus". / also of Edna WALLER /
sister of the above / who died /
at Rock House, Brown Edge /
November 27th 1921, / aged 86 years. /
"thy will be done".

B39. In loving memory of / Clara Adelaide, /
beloved wife of Frank WEAVER, /
of Prospect Villa, Brown Edge. /
who died Feb. 5th 1932, aged 69? years. /
also of the above / Frank WEAVER, /
who died May 6? 1940, aged 77? years.

B40. In loving memory of / George WILLOTT, /
who died 9th April 1943, aged 79 years. /
also Eliza WILLOTT, his beloved wife /
who died 15th July 1948, aged 78 years. /
also George POINTON, /
who died 23rd April 1919, aged 32 years. /
Vase reads . . .
In loving / memory of / C. WILLOTT /
died ?? [cannot read]

B41. In / loving memory / of /
Frederick William BOURNE /
of Bank End, Brown Edge, /
who died May 16th 1904, / aged 70 years.
also Mary Ann his beloved wife. /
who died April 13th 1905, / aged 65 years. /
Also Catherine / their beloved daughter /
who died Sept 29th 1915 / aged 48 years. /
"peace perfect peace".

Also Contributed
Frederick William BOURNE,
of Bank End, Brown Edge,
16 May 1904, 70
Mary Ann, w, 13 April 1905, 65
Catherine, d, 29 Sept 1915, 48
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]

B42. In loving memory of / Annie, /
beloved wife of John CUMBERLIDGE /
late of Hobbs House, Brown Edge. /
died Sept 7th 1947, aged 64 years. /
thy will be done. /
also of the above / John CUMBERLIDGE, /
died April 28th 1957, aged 71 years. /
"in heavenly love abiding". /
Also Jessie, their daughter /
who died in infancy.

Also Contributed
Annie, w/o John CUMBERLIDGE,
of Brown Edge, 7 Sept 1947, 64
John, above, 29 March 1957, 71
Jessie, d, died in infancy
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]

B43. In memory of / William LAMBSDALE /
of 5 Yardley St. Norton Green /
died April 2nd 1922, aged 77 years. /
also Mary, his beloved wife, /
died April 2nd 1922, aged 73 years. /
"blessed are the dead which die in the Lord". /
also Pte George NIXON /
9th Batt King's Liverpool Regt. /
beloved nephew of the above /
fell in action Nr Flers, buried in France /
Sept. 25th 1916, aged 21 years. /
he's fought the good fight, /
"duty nobly done" /
erected by her sister in loving memory.

Also Contributed
William LAMBSDALE,
5 Yardley St, Norton Green, 2 April 1922, 77
Mary, w, 2 April 1922, 73
Pte George NOXON, nephew,
9th Bn King's Liverpool Regt,
fell in action nr Flers, buried in France,
25 Sept 1916, 21
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]

B44. In affectionate remembrance of /
Maria / the beloved wife of /
James Herbert POINTON, / of Brown Edge, /
who died June 22nd 1908, / aged 32 years. /
her children rise up and call her blessed /
her husband also and he praiseth her. /
also the above / James Herbert POINTON, /
who died Jan. 12th 1941, / aged 67 years. /
"there remaineth therefore a rest /
to the people of God". /
also Ethel & James Alfred /
their beloved children / who died in infancy. /
also Lizzie / beloved wife of the above /
who died Feb, 16th 1952 / aged 75 years. /
"behold we count them happy / which endure".

Also Contributed
Mary, w/o James Herbert POINTON,
Of Brown Edge, 22 June 1909, 32
James Herbert, above, 12 Jan 1941, 67
Ethel & James Alfred, children, died in infancy
Lizzie, w/o above, 16 Feb 1952, 75
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]
[Ed: Maria (not Mary) did in fact die in 1908:
q.v. FreeBMD Leek Jun 1/4 aged 32]


B45. In / loving memory of / James POINTON / of Brown Edge, /
who died April 3rd 1918, / aged 68 years. /
also Hannah, his beloved wife, /
who died March 6th 1904, / aged 55 years. /
"on that happy Easter Morning /
all the graves their dead restore, /
father, sister, child and mother /
meet once more". / "thy will be done". /
also Silas, their beloved son /
who died Oct. 28th 1934 / aged 4(8?) years. /
rest after weariness.

Also Contributed
James POINTON,
Of Brown Edge, 3 April 1918, 68
Hannah, w, 6 March 1904, 55
Silas, s, 28 Oct 1934, 49
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]

B46. In / memory / of / Mary Ann PEARSON /
who died at The Parsonage /
Brown Edge June 12th 1860, / aged 71 years. /
and whose remains are / interred in the vault, /
near the North Gate / "we count them (happy?) /
???? - [cannot read from photo]

Also Contributed
Mary Ann PEARSON,
Died at Parsonage, Brownedge,
12 June 1860, 71
And who remains are interred
in the vault near the north gate
[Alf Beard: 28 Oct 2005]

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