Some Memorial Inscriptions - Colton, Staffordshire
St Mary the Virgin's Churchyard

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st July 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Mary, w/o James BRADBURY,
2 Dec 1878, 85

A2. James BALL,
Of Banktop, this parish,
18 March 1836, 76

A3. John HILL, 18 Feb 1871, 57

A4. Emma, d/o John & Sarah GREAVES,
22 Sept 1828 - 22 June 1848
Sarah, d, 17 Nov 1824 - 9 April 1859

A5. Robert MYATT,
Late of Handey Heath, 14 Jan 1848, 89
Elizabeth, w, 27 Jan 1848, 86

A6. William RUSHTON and Jane his wife,
He, 14 Dec 1817, 78
She, 19 March 1813, 62

A7. Benjamin BROWN, 4 Aug 1809, 60

A8. Thomas HODGKINSON,
9 Jan 1798, 72
Mary, w, 4 April 1819, 79
Thomas, s, 8 June 1843, 75
Ann, his wife, 8 May 1859, 82

A9. George, s/o
Arthur & Isabella LITTLEJOHN,
1 April 1774, 11 months

A10. Elizabeth SAYELBY, 24 Feb 1874, 12

A11. William NIXON, 1 Nov 1877, 68
John, s/o William & Eliza NIXON,
14 March 1865, 21
Mary Elizabeth, d, 23 Jan 1860, 8 months

A12. Nathan WHITTAKER,
Late of Lower Prouer,
17 May 1871, 27

A13. Charles Willson LANDOR. M.A,
Vicar of Lindridge, 1847 - 1873
Died 25 June 1877, 64
Caroline, w, 9 Sept 1895, 76
[Ed: Alumni Oxoniensis confirms he was Vicar of Lindridge, co.br /> Worcs (1847-73), and that he was the only s/o Charles Savage
LANDOR of Colton, Staffs, cler.]


A14. John WOOLLEY,
of The Old Wood Farm,
27 April 18*9 [*, looks like a 1] (1819), 69

A15. Mary Ann DICKEN, 2 May 1866,
Also her infant children,
Amabel & Roger HOWARTH

A16. Thomas LENTON of Colton,
28 Dec 1872, 76
Susanna, w, 10 July 1874, 74

A17. John SHARROD, 27 Feb 1849, 67

A18. Sarah OXFORD, 11 Jan 1883, 87

A19. Thomas AYLESBURY,
Late of Taft, 29 March 1826, 64
Hannah, w, 26 Dec 1810, 64
Susanna, w/o Thomas AYLESBURY,
29 June 1799, 32

A20. Francis William GARNER,
4 Dec 1874, 79
Mary, w, 22 Feb 1886, 80
Louisa, 2* May 1856, 19
Eleanor Elizabeth, 13 April 1871, 35
Their daughters

A21. George RADFORD, 13 April 1881, 8*
Anna, d, 12 June 1859, 2* (3 or 8)

A22. William MYATT, late of Newland,
Dec V. MDCCCLI aged LIV (5 Dec 1851, 54)
Mary, w, Dec XXVI, MDCCCLV, aged LXI [26 Dec 1855, 61]

EXTENDED CHURCHYARD (CEMETERY)
B1. C W G
Cpl TR5/88317, J. DEACON,
West Yorkshire Regt, 9 Nov 1918, 19

B2. Robert HORSFALL, 8 Aug 1885, 44
Margaret Harvey, w, 7 Jan 1888, 46

B3. William SAMPSON,
of The Parchfields, 6 Dec 1911, 83
Mary, w, 11 May 1924, 85

B4. John NORMAN,
Of Lount Farm, Colton, 11 Aug 1930, 57

B5. John Robert NORMAN,
19 April 1913, 67

B6. John ADIE, 29 Aug 1911, 70
Emma, w, 15 Dec 1910, 66

B7. Eliza, d/o late Edward NICHOLS,
Of Hamley House, 11 Dec 1930, 91

B8. William GRATTIDGE, 19 May 1880, 68

B9. Charles LEADBETTER, 13 Jan 1899, 44
Eliza, w, 8 Nov 1927, 73

B10. David BULL, 27 Oct 1932, 61
Sarah Ann BULL, 20 March 1963, 87

B11. Harriett, w/o John UPTON,
15 Jan 1919, 68

B12. John UPTON, 30 April 1922, 70

B13. Elizabeth RADFORD,
Of Glan-Gamlas, Rugley,
29 March 1931, 74
Edward, h, 21 Jan 1946, 86

B14. Harriet WILLISCROFT,
16 Oct 1921, 72
James, h, 7 Sept 1928, 78
Samuel, s, 7 June 1902, 17

B15. John NORMAN, 28 March 1923, 66
Emma Sophia, w, 23 April 1931, 76

B16. William BENTLEY,
Of Hadley Gate, 26 Nov 1910, 73
Sarah, w, 30 May 1923, 78

B17. Agnes, w/o John SEDGELEY,
6 May 1923, 51
John, above, 23 Nov 1940, 68

B18. Lucy, w/o John ROCK,
26 June 1935, 59
John, above, 29 Nov 1948, 74

B19. Annie, w/o John PARKER,
11 Feb 1936, 51
John, above, 10 Oct 1955, 66

B20. Elizabeth Ann, w/o William PARR,
2 Feb 1934, 69
William, above, 25 Sept 1946, 83

B21. Lizzie, w/o Joseph Henry JONES,
27 July 1934, 61
Joseph Henry, 29 March 1959, 88

B22. Herbert Arnold NORMAN,
Of Stockwell Heath, 12 April 1945, 40
Phyllis Ethel, 30 May 1994, 81

B23. John Thomas GRIFFITHS,
22 Dec 1974, 74
William Charles, brother, & w/o Bertha,
24 June 1990, 78

B24. Mary Helen BUDGEN,
23 Aug 1899 - 18 Feb 1978
Nicholas William BUDGEN,
3 Nov 1937 - 26 Oct 1998

B25. Dorothy C. BATHER,
14 Sept 1901 - 14 July 1976

B26. Alice Maud COOPER,
2 Oct 1965, 74
Charles William, h, 16 Nov 1970, 85
Also Grandma,
Alice JOHNSON, 13 Dec 1950, 85

B27. Francis Martin KEATING,
4 May 1952, 78
Mary Elizabeth, w, 12 June 1956, 62

B28. Victor Harold PARR,
15 Feb 1958, 43
(husband & father)

B29. George GOODALL, 18 Nov 1958, 64
Eliza Dorothy, 25 Feb 1985, 87

B30. Gertrude May, w/o Eric Claude UPTON,
22 July 1972, 65
Eric Claude, 21 Feb 1989, 87

BURIAL GROUND (new site)
C1. William John PARR,
2.11.1889 - 6.11.1984
Lizzie Kate, w,
16.9.1889 - 6.4.1985

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