Some Memorial Inscriptions - Croxden, Staffordshire
St Giles's Churchyard and War Memorial

Latest Additions New 18th May 2009 [collected 6 Jan 2008]
War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 24th May 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
A1. Elizabeth CARRINGTON, of Pointhorne,
25 June 1820 - 11 Oct 1896
William CARRINGTON, of Point Thorn,
26 Jan 1817 - 20 Aug 1889

A2. John SMITH, of Spond, Alton (Staffs),
1 March 1912, 77
Margaret, wife, 25 Nov 1914, 72

A3. Thomas WOOD, of Croxden Abbey,
25 March 1855 - 19 June 1925
Clara Alexandra, wife, 18 March 1863 - 19 Nov 1890
Alexander Gervas, son, 21 Aug 1888 - 22 Dec 1889
Catherine Elizabeth, 2nd wife of Thomas,
1 Aug 1867 - 8 Dec 1955
Children:
Margaret Gertrude, 11 April 1894 - 19 April 1894
Jane, 11 April 1894 - 31 May 1894
John Scott, 19 Jan 1901 - 30 Jan 1901
Thomas, 16 June 1899 - 1 Dec 1905
Edith Victoria, 21 June 1897 - 10 July 1969
Dorothy Marion "MBE", 14 Nov 1895 - 29 Aug 1980

A4. Gervas WOOD, of Croxden Abbey, 6 Jan 1883, 76
Jane BEARD, wife of Gervas WOOD, 12 Aug 1900, 75

Separate Grave
Mary, youngest daughter,
26 June 1849 - 18 March 1930
Elizabeth, daughter, 15 July 1847 - 15 April 1938
Jane, eldest daughter, 18 Aug 1860, 15

A5. William CARRINGTON, of Croxden,
12 Nov 1840, 88
Elizabeth, wife, 3 May 1852, 88
William CARRINGTON, 26 June 1833, 44
Mary CARRINGTON, late of Alton,
10 June 1837, 78
Jane EDDOWES, relict of the late
Rev Walter EDDOWES, 31 Dec 1878, 76
John CARRINGTON, of Croxden, 13 March 1875, 76
Martha, wife, of Croxden, 22 Nov 1841, 20

A6. Mary GENT, of Greatgate, 11 Oct 1888, 48
Dorothy GENT, of [The[ Grove, Bradley, late of
Greatgate, 21 Aug 1842 - 6 April 1899

A7. Francis GENT, 24 Nov 1865, 66
Frances GENT, wife, 6 June 1889, 76

A8. Frances GENT, of [The] Grove, late of Greatgate,
1 Jan 1833 - 22 Sept 1903

A9. George GENT, of Greatgate,
1 July 1848 - 18 April 1892

A10. Arthur GENT, of Greatgate,
9 Dec 1848 - 31 May 1891
Thomas GENT, aged 16 yrs, [no other details]

A11. William DEAVILLE, of Greatgate, 13 Nov 1829, 79
Jane, wife, Sept, 18**, [the rest is weather worn]

A12. William SAUNDERS, late of Uttoxetor, son of
William & Elizabeth SAUNDERS, formerly of
Greatgate, 17 Oct 1821, 61
Margaret, wife, 24 Aug 1841, 73

A13. Mary Ann, wife of George CARRINGTON
Of Creighton, Staffs, 17 Dec 1845, 56
George CARRINGTON, of Creighton,
28 May 1870, 82

A14. Ann, wife of M. George EMERY of Handsacre,
28 Feb 1826, 41
Her conduct through life was a proper
example for wife and mother

A15. Dorothy Ann, wife of Joseph BISHOP, and
2nd daughter of the late James SWETNAM
of this place, 14 Sept 1858, 24
Joseph BISHOP, 6 Jan 1892, 60 and was
Interred in Salford Borough Cemetery

A16. George, son of George & Sarah STEVEN,
Of Greatgate, 19 July 1853, 8 yrs

A17. Richard WHITEHURST, of Greatgate,
4 April 1836, 24

A18. John WHITEHURST, of Cheadle,
20 Jan 1888, 69

A19. Catherine SUTTON, of Greenman,
24 Jan 1888, 53

A20. Isaac BEARDMORE, of Greatgate, 25 Aug 1896, 70
Emma, wife, 5 April 1893, 71

Separate Grave
Sarah, daughter, 16 Aug 1868, 6 yrs

A21. Melicent WRIGHT, 31 Oct 1854, 62

A22. Thomas WALTERS, 10 June 1850, 53
Elizabeth, mother, 9 Oct 1816, 26

A23. John ROBINSON, son of Elias & Sarah ROBINSON of Ryehill
this parish, 19 Oct 1849, 44
George, brother, 6 Feb 1889, 79

A24. Margaret, wife of William YENDLEY of Brook Farm,
18 Jan 1881, 61
William, 21 Oct 1881, 70

Separate Grave
Elizabeth, daughter,
late of Brook Farm, 1 Nov 1867, 11 yrs

A25. Martha, wife of Joseph YENDLEY, late of Greatgate,
27 July 1875, [unable to read her age]
Joseph YENDLEY, [stone weather worn]

A26. Francis GENT, of Greatgate,
27 May 1838 - 17 Dec 1911
Ann, wife, 25 Feb 1852 - 23 Aug 1929

A27. John GENT, of this parish, 20 Oct 1897, 51
[unable to read any more, stone weather worn]

A28. John Fowler BOURNE, of Woottons, Croxden,
12 Nov 1826, 77
Mary, wife, 17 July 1921, 79

A29. Thomas STEVENSON, of Greatgate, 1 June 1818, 25
Olive, wife, 29 June 1850, 74

A30. Mary SMITH, for more than 40yrs
valant Servant to the late Rev Robert PORTER,
Rector of Draycott, 11 Dec 1873, 76

A31. William KEELING, 17 June 1769, 67
Dorothy, wife, [stone weather worn]

A32. Robert YENDLEY, of Lightoakes, 10 Oct 1857, 39
Arthur, son, July 1859

A33. Richard ROBINSON of Greatgate, 3 Feb 1823, 50
Mary, wife, 18 Feb 1846, (72)
[Auth: not sure of first digit in age, looks like a 7]
Ann, daughter, 26 July 1864, 58

A34. Horace Edwin WARREN, 10 Jan 1988, 78

A35. Phyllis (Curry) SMITH of Sirchendale!!,
25 Aug 1920 - 10 June 1988

A36. Dorothy OAKES, 19 Mar 1934 - 13 Sept 1978
John William OAKES, 20 March 1979, 57

A37. Lilian BALL, late of Spond, 28 Dec 1978, 57
Charles Richard, husband, 8 Jan 1995, 75

A38. William HOPKINS, Jan 1979
Alice HOPKINS, Sept 1959

A39. Robert Ernest WALTERS of Little Madley, Hollington,
1 Oct 1955, 64
Margaret, wife, 9 Oct 1966

A40. Joseph GREEN, 18 Sept 1963, 73
Annie Elizabeth, wife, 15 Jan 1976, 86

A41. Thomas BRANDRICK of Wind Farm,
22 Aug 1901 - 7 April 1969
Gladys May, wife, 7 Feb 1980, 77

A42. Charles WARREN, of Greatgate,
27 Jan 1950, 69
Alice WARREN, 12 Oct 1981, 103

A43. Hilda Mary DEACON, 3 Aug 1985
Gertrude Ethel DEACON, 11 Jan 1991

A44. William Godfrey VICKERS, 19 Nov 1889 - 17 Nov 1945
Emily Josephine Maud, wife, 15 Aug 1868 - 6 Aug 1970

A45. James SWETNAM, of Croxden Common,
23 March 1914, 42
Dorothy, 21 Feb 1971, 98

A46. Thomas SWETNAM, of Greenhill, Threapwood,
7 May 1916, 78

A47. James Thomas PRINCE, of Greenman, Threapwood,
17 Sept 1948, 53
Hannah, wife, 31 Jan 1977, 84

A48. Ann, wife of Charles WHIELDON, of Quarry Bank, Hollington,
7 May 1931, 85
Charles, 26 Aug 1931, 88

A49. Francis James WALTERS of Greatgate, 10 June 1945, 70
Ella Bertha, wife, 10 May 1956, 74
Bernard Henry WALTERS of Greatgate, 24 Oct 1941, 72

A50. George Thomas WALTERS, 7 May 1872, 8 months

A51. Mary, wife of John William HALL, of Point Thorn, Rocester,
14 Jan 1915, 56
John William HALL, 27 Feb 1927, 70
Charles, son, 27 July 1948, 69

A52. John William HALL, 21 Aug 1933, 47
Mary Gladstone HALL, 27 May 1960, 76
John William (Jack), 21 Sept 1934, 16
Charles, 5 Jan 1945, 25

A53. Richard HALL, 4 March 1978, 56

A54. Ernest Samuel MELLOR of Croxden,
1 Mar 1934, 50
Emily Frances, 2 Feb 1961, 78

A55. Sgt 550458 E.F. POWELL, Wireless Operator for
the RAF, died 17 June 1941, 73
Barbara Elizabeth POWELL, 8 April 1987, 71

A56. John H. HOLMES, 26 Feb 1957, 79
Harriet, wife, 27 Nov 1974, 90

A57. Annie MASSEY, 24 Sept 1966
Joseph Hammond MASSEY, 20 June 1998, 95

A58. Thomas GENT, of The Wood, 18 March 1893 - 23 May 1967

A59. John Gordon Thomas TWEEDIE, died at
Basle, Switzerland, 30 Sept 1967, 57

A60. Charles Eric HODGKINSON,
29 Sept 1922 - 13 Jan 1996

A61. Hugh Edward HANDLY, 24 Jan 1993, 78

A62. William (Bill) Thomas HARBOUR. 1.2.1914 - 5.9.1989

A63. Jeffrey DEAVIL, of Nabb Farm, 1 Dec 1989, 60
Edith Margaret (Peggy), 1 Dec 1994, 69
Susan Elizabeth, daughter, 3 June 1996, 42

A64. Joseph Leo FIELDING 1921 - 1991
Freda Ann, wife, 3 Oct 1995, 65

A65. Gordon Willis DAVISON, 5 May 1992, 65

A66. Helen Maria WARBURTON nee HEATHCOTE,
20 May 1988, 22

A67. William OAKES, 16 Nov 1987, 85
Violet May, 7 Jan 1991, 85

A68. Lyn Joyce FORESTER, 14 April 1946 - 6 Nov 1987

A69. Alfred Joseph MILLWARD of Threapwood,
11 Nov 1984, 63

A70. Frederick Walter NASH, 2 Dec 1985, 70

A71. Samuel ROBINSON, late of Greatgate, 15 April 1781, 55
Ann, wife, 8 Feb 1794, 65
George, son, 5 Sept 1788, 90

A72. William & Thomas GETTIFFE, twins, sons of
Thomas & Mary, of Greatgate
William departed 2 April 1783, 23
Thomas departed 9 Nov 1784, 24

A73. John William ARNOLD, of Greatgate, 16 June 1937, 63
Margaret, 4 Oct 1958, 79

A74. Dorothy WALTERS, of Hollington, 19 Dec 1934, 69
Vincent Roberts, husband, 28 Dec 1931, 67

A75. William PATTINSON, husband of Annie, 23 June 1937, 78
Annie Eliza, 25 Nov 1944, 81

A76. Ernest DEACON, 1872 -1937
Vicar of Croxden with Hollington, 1910 - 1924
Gertrude DEACON, 1873 - 1964

A77. Albert PATTINSON of Croxden, 15 Jan 1943, 52

A78. Letitia PATTINSON, 8 Aug 1959, 76

A79. Harriet Elizabeth ARNOLD, 4 Oct 1923, 46
William, husband, 20 March 1948 71

A80. Sarah WIBBERLEY, 9 June 1913, 48
George W. WIBBERLEY, 28 Sept 1928, 54

A81. Samuel GOODALL, of Lodge Dale, 29 Aug 1910, 64

A82. Margaret, daughter of Samuel & Mary Jane GOODALL
of Lodge Dale, 18 Dec 1909, 30
Mary Jane, died at Derby, 8 Jan 1930, 80

A83. Albert, son of John & Ellen GOULD, 11 June 1888, 1yr & 4 months
Elsie May, 23 June 1893, 3 months
Florence Lilly, died an infant

A84. Samuel Oakes, 20 April 1863, 73

A85. Comfort, wife of Thomas SWINSON, 18 July 1867, 75
Thomas SWINSON, 23 June 1877, 78

A86. Lucretia Lillian WALTERS of Greatgate
26 March 1952, 74
Sarah Ann WALTERS, 23 March 1956, 72


WAR MEMORIAL
Inscriptions collected 24 May 2002 and 6 Jan 2008.
B1. To the Glory of God and in prayer, love and
memory of the men of this parish who gave
their lives in the Great War, 1914 - 1918

Sgt A. RUSHTON, 23.5.1915
Pte A. R. BELFIELD, 26.9.1916
A.B. WARING
Pte J.D. HODKINSON, 12.4.1917
Sgt W. TABBENOR, 22.8.1917
Pte R. JOHNSON, 21.9.1917
L/Cpl J. W. AMOS, 21.3.1918
Sgt W.F. GUNSTRIP, 21.3.1918
2nd Lft E. C. W. DEACON, 27.4.1918
Pte J. PEACH, 29.4.1918
Pte J.C. HEATON, 26.6.1918
Gunner H. BURTON, 22.1.1919
May they rest in peace

B2. [New Slate Plaque]
A list of men who fell in World War 2 was dedicated
on Remembrance Day 2007

Flt Sgt C.W. FIELDHOUSE, 16.6.1944
Pte C. SLANEY, 3.8.1944
Drv, H. EDWARDS, 21.2.1945


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 6th January 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. George Leslie OAKES
Of Woodhouse Fields, 17 November 1996

C2. Hetty Sarah JOHNSON
12 November 1997, 83
William, h, 31 March 2000, 79

C3. David Keith STANIER
9.5.22 - 3.4.97

C4. Dennis OAKES, 7 July 2005, 72
June Rose, w, 25 December 2005, 71

C5. Bernard WARREN, 23 September 2006, 86

C6. C.J. BELFIELD 1927 - 2007

C7. Janet Bell DUNLOP [nee MILLER]
13 June 1999, 48
[Auth: out of respect of the living
I have omitted her husband and children's
names which are also inscribed]


C8. Edgar Austin WARREN, 4 May 2000, 85

C9. Thomas Humphrey KENT [Tom]
of Croxden, 28 October 2000, 71

C10. Barbara Ellen Nell READ
19 September 1909 - 21 November 2000

C11. Joseph Charles SMITH
11 September 2001, 48

C12. Rev David C.H. BUTLER
B. KOMMETJIE, R.S.A., 27.12.1954
D. BEAMHURST, U.K., 29.04.2002

C13. Joseph Collier Carter SMITH
7 November 2002, 73

C14. David Ronald OAKES, 1923 - 2003

C15. John SPURR, 1932 - 2003

C16. Gordon John FELTHOUSE
19 July 1941 - 14 Feb 2005
h/o of both [omitted]
and Margaret Rose, d, July 1975

C17. Peter EDMUND, 30 June 2000, 65
A devoted husband, father & grandfather

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