Some Memorial Inscriptions - Chesterton, Staffordshire
Holy Trinity Churchyard, War Memorial & Chesterton Cemetery

Note: There are no markers as to the location of burials in Holy Trinity Churchyard. The area is bereaved of all but a few stones and now looks more like a field; however Inscriptions on all surviving stones have been recorded.

Latest Additions New 4th September 2006
War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 9th July 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
A1. 1914-1918

The Soldiers honoured here died in the Service of their
Country and lie buried in this churchyard. The names
as recorded below are listed on one stone.

Pte T ADAMS, Royal Fusiliers, 6.10.1915
Pte A.A. BURLEY, Royal Fusiliers, 3.5.1915
L/Bdr, E GOODALL, Royal Garrison Artillery, 17.1.1919
Pte T. HARVEY, North Staffordshire Regt, 31.5.1918
Sapper, H. JONES, Royal Engineers, 21.8.1917
Pte, J. ROBERTS, North Staffordshire Regt, 25.7.1918
Pte, H. SMITH, North Staffordshire Regt, 20.8.1918
Sapper, L SMITH, Royal Engineers, 13.7.1919
Sgt, J. TOMKINSON, North Staffordshire Regt, 29.5.1918

A2. Kathleen, d/o Frank & Bertha BRACEGIROLE [BRACEGIRDLE?],
8 July 1933, 13

A3. John STEELE,
London Rd, Chesterton, 26 April 1885, 61
Hannah, d, 23 July 1875, 24
Mary Ann, w, 24 Feb 1915, 87

A4. John PRICE,
Of Chesterton, 4 June 1881, 62
Mary, w, 10 Jan 1882, 62
Presented as a token of respect,
by J BAINES

A5. Edmund HANCOCK,
45 Liverpool Rd, Newcastle,
31 Aug 1891, 65
Mary, w, of Audley,
31 Jan 1877, 53

A6. John VAUGHN,
of The Hollies, Audley, formerly Burley, Apedale,
15 April 1903, 93
Mary, w, of Burley, Apedale,
22 Oct 1878, 75

A7. Caroline Matilda, w/o Tom ROWLEY,
London Rd, Chesterton, 19 April 1895, 25

A8. George TAYLOR,
Apedale Rd, Chesterton, 15 Dec 1890, 52
Hannah, w/o late George TAYLOR,
19 Feb 1905, 66

A9. Maria, w/o James SUTTON,
Of Spring Wood Lodge, Chesterton,
30 April 1870, 57
James, the above, 25 Jan 1891, 74
Elizabeth, w/o Robert MEADOWS,
of Kidsgrove, & d/o James & Maria,
4 Jan 1875, 29
Thomas Sutton HAMMOND,
1 Oct 1875, 6 yrs
Harriet HAMMOND,
Of Woodside Villa, Chesterton,
27 June 1903, 63

A10. Jane, d/o Samuel & Elizabeth RHODES,
Of Chesterton, 23 June 1855, 24
Daniel RHODES, 26 March 1857, 23
Margaret RHODES, 7 Oct 1861, 18yrs & 10 months


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.
CHESTERTON CEMETERY
B1. Mary Jane BROWN,
14 Wolstanton Rd, Chesterton, 25 May 1948, 58
William, h, 7 March 1955, 73

B2. John Allen TURNER, 27 Sept 1945, 51
Ethel May, w, 8 Oct 1974, 81

B3. William Henry, h/o Mary Harriet NEVILLE,
3 Nov 1945, 71
Mary Harriet, 6 April 1960, 84

B4. Edward James MANTLE, 9 April 1944, 63
Gertrude, w, 31 March 1956, 73

B5. John, h/o Jane NEWELL,
22 Heath Street, Chesterton, 18 June 1944, 66
Jane, 5 Nov 1965, 85

B6. Louisa, w/o John BOSSONS,
55 Booth Street, Chesterton, 29 Aug 1944, 72
John, above, 25 June 1946, 51

B7. Fred, h/o Mary Jane RILEY,
Of Chesterton, 27 Oct 1949, 65
Mary, w, 8 June 1975, 88
Kathleen FOSTER, niece 18 Nov 1946, 2yrs

B8. William E. KIRBY, 29 Nov 1946, 42

B9. James HOXLEY, 9 Jan 1947, 81

B10. William BAILEY, 1 Jan 1977, 80
Winifred, w, 3 March 1975, 76
Winifred Sylvia, d, 54 Sutton Street, Chesterton,
16 August 1937, 16

B11. Mary, w/o Alfred Joseph CHESTERS,
20 Red-Lion Square, Chesterton, 8 Oct 1937, 55
Alfred Joseph, above, 4 June 1948, 77
Arthur, s, 23 Oct 1960, 53

B12. George, s/o Emily and the late Arthur BALL,
5 Nov 1937, 23
Annie BALL, sister, 25 Nov 1965, 40

B13. Reginald, h/o Sarah Ann JACKSON,
High Street, Chesterton, 2 July 1937, 35
He died in the Brymbo [Colliery] Disaster
Reginald, s, 12 June 1982, 49
Sarah Ann, above, 7 Feb 1985, 84

B14. Mary, w/o George FORD,
18 Cooper Street, Chesterton, 29 March 1937, 81
Ethel Ann, w/o John Thomas SCOTT, 1 Feb 1957, 73
John Thomas SCOTT, 20 Jan 1958, 73

B15. Daniel Bettney FLETCHER April 1937
Jane, w, Oct 1966

B16. Mary Lizzie w/o George Whale BUTLER,
25 March 1953, 73
Edith, d, 8 Aug 1938, 14
George Whale, above, 22 Dec 1964, 82

B17. Jean, d/o Terence & Adeline BICKERTON,
Of Chesterton, 8 July 1938, 3yrs
Terence, above, 8 Nov 1960, 64
Adeline, d, 21 July 1986, 59

B18. Freddie, s/o Frederick & Mary Jane WHALLEY,
13 Nov 1936, 14
Mary Jane, above, 6 Jan 1959, 63
Frederick, h/o Jessie WHALLEY, 4 Dec 1961, 68

B19. Kathleen, d/o Harold & Alice ROWLEY,
Of Chesterton, 12 Dec 1936, 15
Alice, above, 13 March 1967, 80
Harold, above, 11 Oct 1971, 79

B20. Thomas WOODNORTH,
63 London Road, Chesterton, 16 Dec 1936, 89
Mary, w, 12 Nov 1944, 92
Mary Jane, d, 6 May 1969, 81

B21. Samuel, h/o Violet HAYNES,
24 Hodgkinson Street, Chesterton, 21 July 1937, 60
Violet, 14 Jan 1972, 84

B22. John, h/o Mary Ann BLAIRS,
7 Red-Lion Square, Chesterton, 26 Oct 1937, 59
Mary Ann, above, 2 Feb 1964, 77

B23. William Robert BAILEY, w/o Martha, 6 Nov 1990
Martha Annie, above, 20 Jan 1977
Richard h/o Sarah Ellen FALLOWS, 15 July 1915
Sarah Ellen, above, 18 March 1955

B24. Albert TRICKETT, of Chesterton, 27 Oct 1916, 54

B25. Mary Ann, w/o Alfred DALE,
25 Castle Street, Chesterton, 13 March 1937, 63
Alfred, above, 21 Nov 1940, 81

B26. Gordon, h/o Beryl ALDRED, 21 April 1965, 40

B27. Harry, h/o Evelyn MIDDLING, 20 April 1974, 67
Evelyn, above, 12 Dec 1974, 64
Betty, d, 20 April 1958, 10

B28. Joseph Bertram JERVIS, 21 Nov 1949, 51
Isabella Elizabeth, w, 15 May 1979, 79

B29. Bertha TWEMLOW, 26 Jan 1950, 62
Allen, h, 2 June 1960, 74

B30. May CLARKE, 30 August 1950, 55
Enoch, h, 17 Oct 1968, 77

B31. Mary Ellen, w/o William WEBB,
1 Beasley Avenue, Chesterton, 5 Feb 1950, 43

B32. Harold DODD, 20 Oct 1950, 31

B33. William, h/o Mary BICKERTON,
Of Wolstanton, 27 June 1963, 63
Mary, above, 11 June 1997, 91

B34. Frank PEERS,
Of Wood Croft, Wood Lane, 10 July 1963, 53
Violet, w, 22 April 1993, 79

B35. Eileen, w/o Kenneth WINT, 16 June 1963, 26

B36. Frederick William, h/o Annie PLATT,
5 Feb 1963, 63

B37. Annie, w, 13 June 1968, 70

B38. James TAYLOR, 8 August 1947, 55
Florence Lily May, w, 26 Feb 1952, 57

B39. Minnie Gertrude, w/o Charles J.S. BOULTON,
27 Jan 1965, 57
Charles J.S. above, 18 Sept 1970, 68

B40. Joseph RAY,
92a Liverpool Rd, Red Street, Talke,
14 Oct 1947, 53
Elsie May, w, 27 Feb 1954, 61

B41. Elizabeth, w/o Samuel McCREADY,
10 Nov 1944, 72
Samuel, above, 5 Dec 1946, 76

B42. John, h/o Bertha TAYLOR,
31 March 1947, 66
Bertha, above, 22 August 1970, 90

B43. Joseph Henry GOODALL,
116 Ashmore Terrace, Red Street,
5 Feb 1950, 77
Florence, w, 23 Dec 1963, 88

B44. Samuel YATES, 8 Nov 1949, 68
Leah, w, 21 June 1968, 91

B45. Edward, h/o Charlotte H. DAVIES,
25 June 1948, 62
Charlotte Hannah, above, 21 Jan 1889 - 2 May 1979
Parents of Betty and the late Hilda Gwladys,
and baby Edward

B46. John FARRINGTON,
57 Victoria St, Chesterton, 7 Feb 1962, 81
Alice, w, 28 Feb 1952, 77

B47. John Alfred, h/o Emily Minnie DAVIES,
16 Oct 1947, 78

B48. Elizabeth, w/o Walter CHESWORTH,
106 Beasley Ave, Chesterton, 21 Feb 1945, 57

B49. John William BICKERTON,
Of Wolstanton Rd, Chesterton,
16 April 1945, 46
Rachel, w, 16 Aug 1982, 86

B50. Alice BEECH, 7 August 1945, 61
George, h, 22 April 1952, 71

B51. John William THOMAS,
108 London Rd, Chesterton, 1 Jan 1946, 80
Lucy Jane, w, 7 Dec 1945, 77

B52. Henry Thomas HENNEY,
78 Liverpool Rd, Red Street,
24 Jan 1946, 67
Sarah, w, 29 May 1963, 83

B53. Charles Edmund, h/o Margaret Elizabeth KING,
2 Sept 1945, 71
Margaret Elizabeth, above, 20 June 1954, 76

B54. Emily Ann, w/o Percy Abraham PASKIN,
33 Leech Avenue, Chesterton, 24 Sept 1945, 58
Percy Abraham, above, 26 Jan 1969, 79
Joyce, d, 10 April 2000, 71

B55. Thomas Edwin WOOD, 23 Dec 1942, 59

B56. Arthur, h/o Julia HAMPTON,
Old Rd, Chesterton, 24 April 1942, 52

B57. George, h/o Elizabeth SIMCOCK,
12 Jan 1945, 74
Elizabeth, w, 20 March 1948, 80

B58. Evan H. HOOLE, 3 July 1962, 59
Eliza Ann, w, 8 May 1969, 65

B59. Samuel, h/o Hilda BATES,
55 Victoria St, Chesterton, 8 Aug 1962, 57

B60. Emm, w/o John Harold TIMMIS,
24 July 1962, 63
John Harold, above, 29 April 1971, 72

B61. Catherine, w/o Walter PLATT,
27 April 1964, 61
Walter, above, 20 Sept 1973, 68

B62. Mary Elizabeth WAREHAM,
24 July 1963, 84
Nellie ROUSE, 19 March 1975, 90
Loving sisters

B63. Frank, h/o Lilian HOWARD,
A dear father of Wilson, 26 Feb 1962, 69
Lilian, above, 16 Oct 1992, 77

B64. Brian TOMPKIN, 23.3.37 - 24.12.63
Dorothy, 1 Loomer Bridge, Chesterton,
23.3.1913 - 13.4.1983
Dearest son & wife of William Norman,
3.2.1913 - 25.2.1984, 71

B65. Annie THORPE, 25 March 1940, 24
Harry, h, 56 Wolstanton Rd, Chesterton,
22 May 1959, 68
Daisy, w/o Harry, 18 May 1986, 94
Harry THORPE devoted father & grandfather,
Reunited with his family, 20 Nov 2001, 83

B66. John William PARSONS,
9a, Liverpool Rd, Red Street, Chesterton,
21 Jan 1940, 66
Mary Ann PARSONS, 3 Oct 1945, 70

B67. Elizabeth Emma, w/o Arthur BOULTON,
31 Dec 1938, 58
Arthur, above, 1 August 1949, 68
Frederick, s, 20 April 1975, 65

B68. Joseph LEESE, 20 Nov 1939, 54
Kate, w, 26 Sept 1972, 86

B69. James BLAIR, 8 Oct 1937, 38
Mary, w, 2 July 1938, 35
Harriet, w/o John TOMKINSON,
9 March 1952, 74

B70. William, h/o Sarah Ann VYSE,
42 Sutton Street, Chesterton, 20 July 1939, 69

B71. Mary, w/o John HOOD,
56 Booth St, Chesterton, 7 Jan 1939, 57
John, above, 29 May 1952, 68

B72. Annie, w/o late William Harry WEBB,
15 Heath St, Chesterton, 5 Sept 1937, 78
William Harry, h/o Susannah WEBB,
22 May 1946, 54
Susannah, above, 15 Feb 1960, 65
In loving remembrance of William H. WEBB,
From his workmates of the Holditch Mines,
Also from the neighbours & friends

B73. John William, h/o Elizabeth GRANGE,
58 London Rd, Chesterton, 4 Oct 1937, 65
Elizabeth, above, 25 Oct 1938, 65

B74. Leslie COOPER,
Killed in the Brymbo [Colliery] Disaster, 2 July 1937, 30
Sadly missed by all the family
Frederick J. JORDAN, h/o Joan, nee (COOPER) JORDAN,
8 March 1918 - 18 March 1983

B75. Josiah, h/o Katie COOKE,
Died at the Brymbo [Colliery] Disaster, 2 July 1937, 37

B76. Ellen STANTON, 19 August 1938, 65
David, h, 5 August 1954
Gertrude May BLOOR, d, & h/o Henry BLOOR,
29 July 1973

B77. William, h/o Hannah Jane ROWLEY,
10 Emberton Street, Chesterton,
12 August 1938, 70
Hannah Jane, 21 Feb 1946, 79

B78. Alice, d/o Elisha Lewis (died in France 1916)
& Elizabeth J. HUXLEY of Chesterton,
3 July 1938, 25
[Auth: stone has sunk with the remaining inscription]

B79. Mary Jane BURROWS, 17 May 1938, 76
George, h, 21 Dec 1938, 83

B80. John William, h/o Sarah Ann Emily BICKERTON,
Of London Road, Chesterton, 5 April 1938, 69
Sarah Ann Emily, above, 25 July 1954, 81

B81. John, husband of Frances Mary HARVEY,
31 West View, Dimsdale, Wolstanton,
Who lost his life in the Brymbo Colliery Disaster,
2 July 1937, 39
Frances Mary, above, died 27.6.91
Beloved husband of the late Jack HARVEY,
and devoted mother of the late Jacky,
John Edwin, s, 23 Jan 1937, 12

B82. Eliza, w/o Richard PARKER,
16 Dimsdale View, Chesterton,
29 Oct 1936, 49
Richard, above, 9 July 1957, 71

B83. Levi CUTLER, 22.2.1904 - 27.9.1985
Nellie CUTLER, 10.7.1905 - 4.12.2003

B84. Edith Mary, w/o John E. RANDALL,
10 April 1966, 66
Sarah Jane CLEWLOW, mother of above,
22 Jan 1937, 61
John Ernest, above, 7 Sept 1968, 71

B85. James ROWLEY,
Of Churchfields Farm, Chesterton,
24 August 1934, 57
Ralph WALKLATE, h/o Isabella WALKLATE,
1 Dec 1942, 71
Isabella, above, 2 Oct 1947, 73

B86. Florence Annie SYMCOX,
30 May 1935, 50
Lily COTTERILL, 28 July 1991, 81
Ernest Eric COTTERILL, 25 July 1998, 88
(The Salvation Army)

B87. Eliza Jane HAMBLETON,
22 Sutton Street, Chesterton,
20 Oct 1928, 48
George, h/o above, 22 April 1945, 69
Baby HAMBLETON, Grand Child, 3 March 1938
Terence Graham HAMBLETON, 12 Jan 1944, 4yrs

B88. Mary Ellen, w/o William J. WHEELDON,
230 London Rd, Chesterton, 19 Jan 1929, 54
William James, above, 7 April 1952, 82

B89. Richard, h/o Emily PARKER,
3 Dec 1935, 74

B90. George Edward, h/o Elizabeth GOODALL,
7 Deans Lane, Chesterton, 19 July 1935, 54
Elizabeth, above, 20 May 1937, 64

B91. Thomas, h/o Mary Ann DAVIES,
Of Red Street, 19 June 1935, 61
Mary Ann, above, 24 April 1940, 65
Nora, d, 10 August 1940, 25

B92. Thomas, h/o Emily L. DUNN, 17 Jan 1923, 63
Clement, s, killed in France, 12 Oct 1916, 22
Aleathea, d, died in infancy,
Emily Lowe, w/o Thomas DUNN, 17 July 1940, 80
Lois, s, [stone sunk]

B93. Harriet, 6 Jan 1976, 89
Wife of the late Charles MASSEY 29 August 1935, 76
Also her husband, David WHALLEY, 26 Jan 1916, 34

B94. Mary Ann, w/o Thomas CLEAVES,
Of Grove House Inn, Chesterton, 15 March 1924, 69
Sarah BARTON, mother of above, 19 Dec 1915, 86
Leonard, h/o Martha K. FOWLES, 22 August 1943, 59

B95. William, h/o Louisa HYDE,
Mount Pleasant, Chesterton,
Who lost his life in the Hem Heath
Colliery Disaster, 25 Feb 1915, 38

B96. Daniel TILSTONE, 29 May 1915, 58
Mary, w, 4 August 1944, 87
Kate Elizabeth, d, & w/o Charles T. FOSTER,
18 Sept 1963, 76

B97. Robert JONES,
6 Emberton St, Chesterton, 13 Jan 1936, 68
Jennie, d, 5 Dec 1923, 17
Robert, s, died at Blackhall, 13 Sept 1918, 18

B98. George William, h/o Agnes Alma ALLMAN,
30 Oct 1949, 69
Agnes Alma, above, 8 May 1961, 77

B99. Margaret Emma, w/o Solomon RILEY,
35 Booth St, Chesterton, 15 Oct 1925, 43

B100. Amy LEECH, 21 Dec 1926, 1yr
d/o Sampson Rhodes LEECH,
Died 31 July 1972, 79 (Cremated)
And Amy LEECH, 7 March 1986, 92

B101. Mary Jane EDGELEY, 22 June 1959, 71
Raymond, h, 5 Dec 1963, 74
Florence Jane, d, 28 Feb 1932, 19

B102. Gertrude Ann LIGHTFOOT,
9 Jan 1975, 79
Edward, h, 4 May 1975, 77

B103. Elizabeth, w/o John STOCKTON,
4 Oct 1940, 39

B104. William COOPER, 1942
Elsie, w, 1983

B105. Hannah Jane, w/o Richard TILSTONE,
14 Nov 1918, 28
Richard, above, 24 Nov 1926, 35
Jane VYSE, mother of above,
27 April 1937, 72

B106. Mary Ellen WRIGHT, 6 June 1964, 79

B107. Peter, h/o Elsie MANLEY, 9 August 1964, 52
Elsie, w/o Arthur POLLES, 31 March 1988, 72
Arthur, above, 29 August 2003, 84
Beloved husband of Elsie & Joan

B108. Edward, h/o Evelyn LOCKETT,
20 August 1964, 50
Evelyn, above, 4 Feb 1987, 75

B109. William T, h/o Rebecca PRESTON,
15 March 1965, 54
Rebecca, 16 Sept 1991, 77
And of Barbara, Nana & Great Nana

B110. Ralph Ernest LEESE, 19 Nov 1964, 55
Flora, w, 23 May 1988, 75

B111. Arthur WILTON, 5 June 1965, 55
Agnes, w, 23 July 1978, 69

B112. Ernest CLEWLOW, 15 June 1965, 59
Margaret Mary, w, 19 April 1974, 63

B113. Frederick Joseph, h/o Fanny PARKER,
19 July 1965, 53
Fanny, above, 3 June 1994, 77

B114. Sarah Ann, w/o Charles MYCOCK,
48 Liverpool Road, Red Street, Chesterton,
9 Dec 1955, 49
Charles, above, 31 Jan 1969, 53

B115. Rosanna BRACEGIRDLE,
Of Crackley Bank, 28 Dec 1955, 66
Rosanna, w, 8 April 1980, 85

B116. James H. BILLINGTON,
3 Feb 1961, 71
Ellen, w, 7 Oct 1984, 95

B117. Martha MIDDLING, 12 August 1959, 82
James, h, 15 Nov 1969, 92

B118. Martha, w/o George DAVIES,
24 Wolstanton Rd, Chesterton, 20 Nov 1961, 72
George, above, 2 Jan 1966, 79
Herbert James, s, 24 Sept 1968, 45

B119. William Henry, h/o Ellen E. TIMMIS,
Of Chesterton, 12 Jan 1960, 67
Ellen Elizabeth (B.E.M.) 1 June 1978, 85

B120. Mary Ann, w/o Frank RHODES,
Of Chesterton, 20 Nov 1958, 66
Frank, above, 27 Dec 1972, 80

B121. Edward Desmond, h/o Elizabeth A. ROBERTS,
2 June 1967, 42

B122. Elizabeth, w/o Edward ROBERTS,
Late so [of?] St Helens, 30 May 1967, 79
Edward, above, 25 Feb 1973, 83

B123. Ethel PEAKE, 24 May 1966, 74
Richard, h, 18 June 1986, 93

B124. Wilfred DAVIES, 8.6.1991
Mary BARROW, aunt, 26.4.1967


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Carole Downing, 4th September 2006. Entries provide details of Grave Plots (not MIs) from a list supplied to her recently. The graves have now been grassed over and there is no visible indication of the plots.
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH
C1. Plot 39
Gertrude Jane DOWNING,
Died 7th November 1914

C2. Plot 40a
Philip DOWNING,
Died 28th October 1923

Plot 40b
Eva DOWNING,
Died 14th June 1946

C3. Plot 60a
James DOWNING,
Died 3rd June 1901

Plot 60b
Elizabeth DOWNING,
Died 7th May 1909

Plot 60c
Victor Albert DOWNING,
Died 21st August 1945

C4. Plot 61
Marjorie Phyllis DOWNING,
Died 23rd July 1907

C5. Plot 97a
Charles Harold DOWNING,
Died 22nd September 1929

Plot 97b
Charles Ernest DOWNING,
Died 25th August 1936

Plot 97c
Bertha DOWNING,
Died 9th January 1957

C6. Plot 127a
James DOWNING,
Died 15th July 1924

Plot 127b
Tom DOWNING,
Died 20th September 1919

C7. Plot 159a
John DOWNING,
Died 10th November 1888

Plot 159b
Thomas DOWNING,
Died 16th August 1938

C8. Plot 161a
John DOWNING,
Died 6th February 1874

Plot 161b
Ann DOWNING,
Died 7th April 1900

Plot 161c
Frederick Richard DOWNING,
Died 7th December 1919

C9. Plot 219a
George Henry DOWNING,
Died 12th October 1937

Plot 219b
Anne DOWNING,
Died 28th September 1953

C10. Plot 403a
Thomas DOWNING,
Died 2nd August 1916

Plot 403b
Hannah DOWNING,
Died 22nd October 1921

Plot 403c
Albert Ernest DOWNING,
Died 26th December 1891

Plot 403d
Albert Ernest DOWNING,
Died 10th April 1900

C11. Plot 466c
Eliza Alice DOWNING,
Died 1st April 1930

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