Some Memorial Inscriptions - Dunston, Staffordshire
St Leonard's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 18th May 2009 [collected 19 Dec 2008]

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Helen Amison, 22nd September 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. George HUCKER
1907-1993
Elsie Rose
1907 - 2001


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th December 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Albert PICKSTOCK
Valley Farm, Dunston
18 June 1843 - 7 January 1926
Daisy Charlotte, 6th d/o Albert & Sarah
BICKSTOCK, 18 June 1884 - 2 January 1928
Egbert Charles PICKSTOCK, 11 October 1924, 79

B2. John FREAKLEY, 6 August 1963, 81
Fanny, w, 10 July 1969, 86

B3. Herbert Swithin ALLMAN
9 February 1976, 67
Mary, w, 8 January 1989, 70

B4. Amanda Clare, d/o Arthur & Gwendoline TEECE
13 February 1975, 16
Arthur TEECE, 9 September 1976, 70

B5. Fred WHITE, 17 May 1896 - 3 April 1974
Ethel, w, 18 May 1901 - 27 February 1979

B6. William WATSON, 27 August 1973, 84
Lillian Barnbrook WATSON

B7. Alfred George COUCHMAN
18.7.1883 - 21.7.1963
Ellen Bridget COUCHMAN
8.2.1894 - 31.1.1971
Alfred James COUCHMAN, s
1.1.1915 - 10.6.1980

B8. Alice, w/o James BREEZE
5 December 1947, 59
James BREEZE, 26 March 1968, 82

B9. Gwendoilne Elizabeth Betty ADDISON, w/o
Ronald Frederick, 7 September 1979, 51
Daisy Gwendoilne BURNE, her mother
31 December 1949, 53

B10. Thomas Harold GODWIN 1883 - 1948
Eleanor Mary GODWIN 1883 - 1970
late of Dunston House

B11. Martha Lilian, w/o F.H. DODD of Dunston
27 July 1935, 50
Frank Herbert DODD late of Home Farm
Dunston, 10 April 1944, 58

B12. Geoffrey Owen FISHER
[Croix-De-Guerre, 1944]
17.7.1918 - 23.8.1990
A most just and honourable man

B13. Paul FISHER only s/o Patricia & Geoffrey
of Briar Croft and dear brother of Jane
2.4.1952 - 17.1.1973
Eric Gordon BETTERIDGE, uncle & godfather of Paul
June 1916 - March 1996

B14. Richard George MORRIS, 20 September 1931, 71
Mary, w, 31 March 1944, 85

B15. John STUBBS of RICKERSCOTE
20 September 1870 - 14 March 1931
Alice STUBBS, nee EDMEAD
20 January 1952, 85

B16. Robert EDMEAD
15 November 1823 - 29 December 1912
Frances, d, 21 August 1940, 86

B17. George Edward Mervyn THORNEYCROFT
of Dunston, Major, Royal Horse Artillery
4 October 1883 - 15 June 1943
Gertrude THORNEYCROFT 1899 - 1975

B18. Dorothy Hope, w/o Mervyn THORNYCROFT
of Dunston, & d/o Sir William FRANKLYN
2 December 1883 - 19 December 1929

B19. George Benjamin THORNYCROFT of Dunston
25 May 1849 - 19 March 1924
Blanche Mary MERVYN
13 July 1850 - 1 May 1943

B20. Elizabeth THORNYCROFT, beloved sister of Peter
1909 - 1983

B21. Charles Frederick HAND
20 September 1849 - 22 May 1906
Maud, w, 9 April 1907
Robert Kenelm HAND
25 October 1887 - 28 February 1899

B22. Janet, w/o Henry MERRICK
18 September 1935
Henry MERRICK above,
24 September 1955, 77
George Leslie, s, 2 February 1941, 31
Harry Tench EACHUS, h/o Muriel
17 April 1977, 85
and his wife Alice Muriel, 4 January 1995, 86

B23. George Edward Peter, Baron Thorneycroft
of Dunston, C H & P C, 26 July 1909 - 4 June 1994
Carla Malagola Cppi, The Lady THORNEYCROFT
of Dunston. D B E, 12 February 1914 - 7 March 2007

B24. Emily Ann HARPHAM
23 May 1866 - 4 September 1943
William Howson HARPHAM, h.
11 September 1867 - 3 April 1951

B25. Annie Ella, 3rd d/o Hugh WARRINGTON
14 January 1876 - 27 December 1903

B26. Hugh WARRINGTON of Dunston
late of Coton, nr Tamworth
21 July 1841 - 28 February 1903
Jane, w, 13 May 1921, 74
John Thomas, s, 26 February 1883, 3yrs
interred at Hopwas

B27. Frank WHITE of Hay House Farm
30 May 1952, 67
Sarah, w, 20 July 1967, 77

B28. Mary Ann SNAPE 19 August 1889, 8yrs
Anne SNAPE mother of above
25 April 1899, 57

B29. George WHITE of the Hay House, Dunston
14 January 1981, 57

B30. James BARRATT 1 September 1902 - 13 September 1970

B31. Hannah Elizabeth MANNION
8 June 1983, 81

B32. Albert BREW 3 March 1956, 38

B33. George WHALE 4 October 1954, 82
Kate, w, 27 August 1955, 79

B34. Samuel LYCETT 30 May 1954, 74
Nellie, w, 17 January 1979, 91

B35. Charles PLANT, 9 January 1954, 72
Sarah Ann, w, 23 October 1954, 74

Separate Memorial
Elsie M. NORRIS [PLANT] 1924 - 1998

B36. Agnes Kate, w/o Thomas BATES
15 June 1953, 78
Thomas BATES, above, 3 August 1955, 80

B37. Sydney John BATES 1 April 1978, 70
Florence Winifred, 18 October 1991, 82

B38. Sydney POWELL of Penaridge, 4 January 1962

B39. Albert BREW, 7 October 1962, 67
Ethel, w, 9 January 1975, 80

B40. Our dear parents
James Arthur SYMCOX, 21 December 1966, 65
Eva Elizabeth, w, 15 January 1965, 64

B41. Mary J. ALLMAN, 12 October 1959, 78
Charles Herbert ALLMAN, w,
16 January 1967, 85

B42. William Arthur SYMCOX 1903 - 1956
Blanche Ivy SYMCOX, 1904 - 1984

Separate Memorial
Barrie SYMCOX, w, 1929 - 2002

B43. Albert James HOOLEY 13 October 1959, 79
his brother, Harold William, 13 December 1959, 76
both of Dunston Heath Farm

B44. Percy BOWERS of Barn Bank Lane
6 February 1961, 51
Eleanor Ann, w, 19 March 1986, 67

B45. Eliza COOMER, 19 November 1966, 79
John Melville COOMER, h, 11 October 1974, 84

B46. Edward BRADFORD 17 March 1969, 89

B47. Sarah Jane BANKS
William James BANKS
Re-united

B48. William, h/o Violet STACEY
16 May 1936, 76, Peace after pain
Violet Annie, above, 11 March 1951, 74

B49. Edward GRIFFITHS 11 March 1961, 60
Elizabeth Emma, w, 10 March 1965, 66

B50. Henry Ronald, eldest s/o
Gertrude & Charles Bruce GARDNER
2 January 1930, 18

B51. Harry, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth BOWERS
30 August 1935, 23

B52. Annie, w/o Alexander WOOD
14 January 1939, 67
Alexander, above, 20 November 1956, 83

B53. Benjamin, h/o Emily DUTTON
24 May 1940, 67
Emily, w, 15 June 1962, 86

B54. William Francis PICKLES, father
12 April 1944, 77
Frances Adeline PICKLES
10 February 1952, 81

B55. Lucy Mabel JINKS 17 June 1961, 71

B56. Our dear parents
George MELLOR 7 August 1951, 52
Emma Elizabeth MELLOR 5 January 1970, 75

B57. Frederick Francis, h/o Daisy Mary PARROTT
of "Radwood" Dunston, 15 May 1955, 62


The following inscriptions are from headstones that are being used as a footpath.
B58. William Arthur JINKS, 19 August 1918, 27

B59. Our dear brother
Arthur WOOLRIDGE, 21 March 1897, 16

B60. Edward BATE of Little Heath
27 February 1907, 59
Ellen and George children of above who
died in November and December 1897

B61. Ann Elizabeth, w/o James COOKE of Swan Lane
5 October 1892, 81
James COOKE of Swan Lane, 20 August 1897, 87

B62. Collin STANLEY of Little Heath
25 November 1917, 67

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