Some Memorial Inscriptions - Cotton, Staffordshire
Church of England Cemetery, Cotton Lane

Note: this page provides a complete listing of all Cotton C of E Cemetery MIs to date (2002).

Latest Additions New 14th December 2002

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 9th June 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
A1. Joseph OAKDEN, of Carstow, Cotton,
21 Aug 1936, 58
Percy, 27 May 1973, 46
Martha, wife of Joseph, 7 July 1981, 95

A2. Clara MELLOR, of Carstow,
14 Feb 1932, 57

A3. John Thomas OAKDEN, of Upper Cadlow, Winkhill,
11 Dec 1941, 67
Fanny, wife, 9 Feb 1956, 81

A4. Ada Sylvia OAKDEN, 18 Aug 1972, 64
Edward, son, 22 Aug 1948, 2 days old
George Aubrey, husband, 30 Sept 1983, 71

A5. George MELLOR, of Harewood [Park?], 15 Aug 1952, 53

A6. Clifford OAKDEN,
18 March 1971, 84
Frances Alice, 23 Nov 1989, 95

A7. Elizabeth Hannah MELLOR,
8 Sept 1970, 80
Harold, husband, 3 July 1978, 90

A8. Fanny OAKDEN, of 61 Stoney Lane, Cauldon,
27 July 1979, 77
Frederick John, husband, 4 Feb 1982, 77

A9. Hannah BROWN, 22 Oct 1955, 86

A10. Jessie CRITCHLOW, 22 May 1953, 40
Philip, 5 Nov 1994, 87

A11. Benjamin FINNEY, of Green Man, Windy Harbour,
10 Jan 1930, 57
Mary Ann, wife, 5 Dec 1953, 79

A12. Herbert FINNEY, 9 Nov 1967, 64

A13. George CLEWS, of Glenwood Cottage,
19 Jan 1975, 64
Elsie, 12 April 1987, 76

A14. Elsie May FINNEY, 25 Feb 1969, 71

A15. John CLEWS, of Star Farm, Cotton,
20 Dec 1942, 68
Mary, wife, 18 May 1946, 70

A16. Dorothy Alice FINNEY, 27 July 1987, 78
John William (Jack) 6 June 1994, 84
Edith CRITCHLOW, 1 Feb 2000, 62

A17. Beatrice Mary FINNEY, 8 Aug 1994, 95
Benjamin, 17 July 1996, 94


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 14th December 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Annie Elizabeth HODSON of Ribden Moat, Farley,
14 May 1929, 64
Elijah HODSON,
5 June 1937, 74

B2. Francis ALLEN, of Cotton Lane,
3 Dec 1927, 66
Lucy Ann, w, 7 Nov 1934, 70

B3. John BULL, late of Ash Tree Lodge, Cauldon Lowe,
9 Oct 1937, 51
Elizabeth, w, 2 April 1976, 85

B4. Edith, d/o John & Elizabeth BULL,
21 March 1931, 11 months

B5. George TIDESWELL, of Wardlow,
25 July 1936, 85
Mary Ann, w, 17 Nov 1929, 71

B6. William BULL, of Upper Cotton,
20 April 1937, 71

B7. Jessie Edith, w/o Hugh WILSHAW,
of Shaws Walls, Foxt 2 May 1943, 54
Hugh WILSHAW, 8 Jan 1945, 55

B8. Annie ROWLINSON, 11 July 1946, 65
John, h, 18 Nov 1949, 67

B9. Ellen, w/o Charles William HODKINSON,
of 35 Wardlow, 25 Dec 1950, 71
Charles William, 1 Jan 1958, 81

B10. Philip CRITCHLOW, 20 June 1947, 67

B11. Emma, w/o John William BARKS of Whiston Eaves,
30 Sept 1943, 75 (?or 1947, 74)
Ann ALCOCK, 24 Nov 1943, 89

B12. William James LEES, of Windy Harbour Farm,
5 Jan 1967, 73
Alice Elizabeth, w, 8 Jan 1979, 84

B13. Sarah Ann BULL of Upper Cotton,
20 Feb 1953, 85

B14. Edward BALL, 13 Nov 1952, 61
Mary Ball, 1887 - 1987

B15. Herbert Henry BOOTH, 11 Nov 1952
Ethel Kate, 26 April 1956
Of Hay Head Farm, Cotton

B16. George MELLOR of Holmewood,
15 Aug 1952, 53

B17. Eliza Ann WARRINGTON,
Of Brookfield, Oakamore,
3 Feb 1955, 73
John William, 27 Dec 1962, 83

B18. Charles EDGE, 14 May 1954, 57
Alice Ann, 19 Jan 1987, 85

B19. Jessie HOWSON, of Faber Cottages, Cotton,
16 Jan 1954, 70
Alice Maria, 28 June 1952, 75

B20. Hervey HODKINSON,
of 35 Wardlow, nr Cauldon Lowe,
14 June 1958, 43
Esther Elizabeth, 20 Dec 1977, 64

B21. Harry Cecil HARTLEY, 16 June 1958, 51
Phyllis HARTLEY, 18 Feb 1913 - 6 Jan 1997

B22. William Henry h/o Sarah Ellen CORBISHLEY,
of Lower Ground Farm, Alton,
7 Aug 1958, 56
Sarah Ellen, 3 Dec 1981, 78

B23. John BILLINGS, 7 Aug 1960, 64
Irene, w, 26 Nov 1991, 92

B24. Paul Wilfred PRINCE, 6 April 1960, 67
Mary Ellen, 12 April 1970, 77

B25. Fanny Mary, w/o Arthur FELTHOUSE,
Old Field Farm, Whiston, 20 March 1963, 70
Arthur FELTHOUSE, 11 May 1968, 67

B26. William BOLD, of Cotton Hall, 20 March 1953, 87
Martha, w, 29 April 1952, 83
Sarah, d, 21 Feb 1951, 56

B27. Martha Lilian CLARKE of Casey Head Farm,
Winkhill, 18 July 1932, 36
Albert John CLARKE, h, 10 Aug 1989, 85

B28. Frances Eleanor CARR, 9 Nov 1956, 62
Andrew, h, 8 Oct 1971, 82

B29. William Sydney LEES, 14 Sept 1965, 78
Margaret Elizabeth, 29 May 1977, 87

B30. William ROWLINSON of Carston House Farm,
13 Sept 1977, 78
Edith Mary ROWLINSON, 2 May 1997, 90

B31. Eric HEMMINGS, 15 March 1946, 49
Beatrice Emma, 5 Dec 1963

B32. Bennie OULSNAM of 4 Cotton Lane,
8 May 1977, 42
Bessie, mother, 25 Dec 1980, 69
Benjamin OULSNAM, h, 19 Jan 1982, 81

B33. Merinda BARKS of Cotton Lane Farm, Cotton,
6 July 1976, 61
George William, 6 April 1980, 68

B34. Mary Emma ROWLINSON of Bleach Farm, Cotton,
29 April 1983, 73
Charles ROWLINSON, h, 24 March 1999, 93

B35. Elsie ROWLINSON, 13 May 1981, 73
William, h, of Ivy House Farm, Cotton,
5 April 1985, 83

B36. George HODKINSON of Rue Hill,
20 Sept 1981, 75
Margaret, 13 Nov 1981, 77

B37. John Bernard ROWLINSON,
23 Feb 1987, 66

B38. Minnie STONIER, 14 July 1987, 72
Godfrey, 7 Dec 1991, 85

B39. Elizabeth Ann OAKDEN, 11 Sept 1987, 67
William, 7 April 2001, 85

B40. Sydney PRINCE, 15 July 1984, 66

B41. Eva CAMPBELL of Ivy House, Cotton,
6 Aug 1952, 57
Leonard Joseph, h, 19 March 1961, 65

B42. Mary Ann d/o Elijah & Annie E. HODSON,
of Moat Farm, Ribden, Oakamore,
16 April 1954, 66
Charles John, s, 18 May 1954, 62
James HODSON, eldest brother of above,
30 March 1956, 71

B43. George Finney ALCOCK of Pikelow, Windy Harbour,
13 April 1985, 89
Sarah Ellen, w, 11 Oct 1986, 86

B44. Lynn Dawn BRADLEY, mother of Jessica,
and twin sister of Carole, who died at the hands
of another, 3 March 1997, 30
Heather BRADLEY, mother, who died of a
Broken Heart, 7 May 1997, 55
[Auth: I used to live next door to Heather
& her husband - very tragic]


B45. Albert John COOPER of Moorside Farm,
Cauldon Low, 28 July 1985, 70
Elsie, w, 11 March 1996, 82

B46. James Arnold RUSHTON, 7 May 1981, 74
Headmaster of Cauldon Lowe School 1932 - 1971
Esther Hannah, w, 31 Jan 1990, 85
Teacher of the above School, 1932 - 1965

B47. Alice CARR, 16 Aug 1986
Frank, h, 23 Feb 1988, 66

B48. Thomas William BRAY, 11 Feb 1985, 70

B49. Ronald Aubrey JAMES, 24 Sept 1988, 65
Nellie, w, 18 June 1998, 72

B50. James Frederick ROWLINSON,
25 March 1997, 72

B51. Andrew William, s/o Tom & Jean BOLD,
of Cotton Hall Farm, 28 July 1995, 24
Margaret Elizabeth, re-united with her
dear brother, 10 Feb 1996, 30

B52. Thomas Edward Howson BOLD,
of Cotton Hall Farm, 28 July 2001, 88

B53. Janet Mary BRAY, 11 Dec 1988, 41

B54. George BILLINGS, 26 Oct 1999, 72

B55. Kenneth Louie MEYLAN,
13 June 1992, 69

B56. Maud STUBBS, of Cauldon Low, formerly of Cotton,
27 Oct 1992, 81

B57. Rosemary, w/o John CRITCHLOW,
27 July 1994, 54

B58. John Henry PRINCE,
Born in Garston, Nov 1915
Died in Spain, Dec 1995

B59. Beatrice HOWSON, 2 Oct 1997, 73

B60. Doreen Mavis ALCOCK, 1 Aug 1999, 80

B61. Edith CRITCHLOW, 1 Feb 2000, 62

B62. John Dennis ROWLINSON, 3 Nov 1986, 68
Vera Eileen, w, 10 Oct 1998, 75

B63. Violet, w/o James SHENTON,
10 Aug 1985, 71
James, 15 April 1992, 82

B64. Beatrice Mary FINNEY, 8 Aug 1994, 95
Benjamin FINNEY, 17 July 1996, 94
late of Moor Cottage, Cauldon Low

B65. Mildred WARRINGTON,
8 April 1985, 70
Mary, sister, 13 May 1992, 86

B66. Emma BULL, 25 Feb 1989, 90

B67. John BULL,
12 Sept 1922 - 16 July 1984

B68. Albert Edward TOMKINSON,
20 Dec 1982, 80
Hannah, w, 1 April 1991, 80

B69. William Edward ROWLINSON,
1 June 1978, 70
Agnes, w, 12 May 1984, 77

B70. Sidney JACKSON of Moorfield Close,
Cauldon Low, 7 Aug 1978, 70
Agnes Winifred, w, 7 Sept 1992, 82

B71. Eliza SHENTON, 17 March 1980, 70
Joseph William SHENTON,
4 Nov 1999, 91

B72. William, h/o Joanna ELKS, father of **** & ****
28 March 1980, 67
Joanna, 20 Feb 1995, 82
The inscriptions also included
two living children

B73. Bertram COATES, 8 April 1975, 77
Charlotte Florence, 20 Feb 1998, 98

B74. Nancy NOAKES, 2 March 1975, 67
George Albert NOAKES, 6 Dec 1993, 85

B75. George CLEWS, late of Glenwood, Cotton,
19 Jan 1975, 64
Elsie, w, 12 April 1987, 76

B76. Annie Mary, w/o Bob GOULD,
7 Feb 1973, 70
Bob, 14 June 1982, 83

B77. Douglas FAIRBANKS,
20 Sept 1972, 45
Elsie May, 21 Nov 2000, 70

B78. Clifford John SPENCER,
29 Dec 1971, 56
Olive SPENCER,
8 July 1991, 74

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