Some Memorial Inscriptions - Goldenhill, Staffordshire
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard and War Graves

Note: a selection of inscriptions listed below have been contributed by Derek Scragg. Derek has collected a large number of MIs from Stoke-on-Trent and surrounds, and his most up-to-date transcriptions, with maps and photographs can be found on his site of North Staffordshire Headstone Inscriptions.

Latest Additions New 5th June 2007
War Graves

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.
A1. James RUSCOE,
Oldcott Green, Goldenhill, 20 June 1897, 71
Mary, w, 7 July 1912, 81

A2. Erastus Walley GOODWIN,
6 March 1890, 57
Caroline, w, 19 Feb 1903, 76
Interred at Orsett

Also Contributed
Erastus Walley GOODWIN,
6 March 1890, 57
Caroline, w, 19 Feb 1903, 76
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A3. Martha, child of Timothy & Mary CLOWES,
29 Colclough Lane, Goldenhill, 13 Jan 1898, 8 months
Pte Timothy CLOWES, son, 4 Bn, Royal Fusiliers,
KiA in France, 18 June 1915, 21
Harold, s, accidentally drowned, 6 Dec 1923, 21
Nellie, d/o Richard & Annie WAINWRIGHT,
9 Summer Bank Rd, Tunstall,
Accidentally drowned, 6 Dec 1923, 18

A4. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas JONES,
Of Latebrook, 24 Jan 1895, 60
Thomas, above, 2 Aug 1927, 79

Also Contributed
Elizabeth, w/o Thomas JONES,
Of Cobridge, 24 Jan 1895, 80
Thomas, above, 2 Aug 1927, 79
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]
[Ed: not quite duplicates, but the inscriptions
are similar enough to compare side by side]


A5. Thomas JOHNSON,
Of Hewfield St, Tunstall, 3 June 1888, 44
Rachel, w, 22 Sept 1899, 52
William T. JOHNSON, 7 March 1935, 59

A6. Mary Ann, w/o Samuel BUCKLEY,
Of Goldenhill, 21 Sept 1888, 63
Samuel, above, 8 April 1894, 67

A7. James, s/o John & Charlotte ELLERTON,
Of Goldenhill, 6 Aug 1865 - 21 Sept 1885
Charlotte, above, 43 Albert St, Goldenhill,
26 April 1908, 70
Elizabeth, d, 11 Aug 1935, 58

A8. John, h/o Elizabeth FARR, 4 Feb 1885, 61
Elizabeth, above, 26 Jan 1916, 91
Samuel, s, 5 May 1863, 9 months

A9. Jessie Margaret, w/o Arthur Edward RAWLINS,
34 Linehouses, 24 June 1917, 34
Arthur Edward RAWLINS, 18 Nov 1959, 78
Rifleman Frederick RAWLINS, K.R.R.C,
died in France from wounds received
in action, 2 Aug 1915, 19

A10. Mishmannah, s/o James & Jane JONES,
Heathcote St, Goldenhill,
Who was Killed in Action, 8 Aug 1915, 20
Joseph, s, 19 Aug 1915, 15
Harry, s, who was Killed in Action in France,
15 Oct 1918, 28
James David JONES, above, 21 Jan 1938, 76

A11. John William, h/o Susannah BROADY,
Snowhill, Goldenhill, who was killed at
Harecastle Colliery, 31 Jan 1917, 34
Pte Herbert Knapper, s, who was Killed in Action
In France, 27 Jan 1917, while serving with the
20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, age 24

A12. Joseph, h/o Eliza LUNT,
Of Goldenhill, 19 Jan 1882, 61
Eliza, above, 6 Jan 1888, 63
Emma, w/o William LUNT,
[Auth: the remainder has flaked off]

A13. Maria, w/o Daniel GIBSON,
Of Goldenhill, 30 Jan 1881, 63

A14. John Thomas, h/o Jane Elizabeth GREATBATCH,
Of Ashley House, Sandyford, 29 May 1938, 63
Pte Harry GREATBATCH, N.S. Regt,
Died on active service whilst on duty,
10 June 1942, 27
John, s, 28 May 1911, 4yrs

A15. Catherine, w/o William F. HEATHCOTE,
2 Heathcote St, Goldenhill, 22 Sept 1901, 45
William Frederick, above, 21 July 1857 - 10 March 1928

A16. Mary Ann, w/o William RHEAD,
14 Heathcote St, Goldenhill, 16 July 1918, 45
Gunner J.W. RHEAD, 121 Battery R.F.A,
KiA, 26 July 1916, 21
Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz
Edwin, Thomas, Lizzie, Jennie & Annie, died in infancy
Annie, w/o above, 17 March 1941, 62
William, above 11 March 1943, **
[Ed: Danzig Alley was the name of a (German) trench at
Mametz, and one of the five cemeteries for its battle casualties
is named after it - information kindly supplied by John Clare]


A17. Ambrose, h/o Jane REEVES,
Stoney Bank Farm, Kidsgrove,
8 April 1923, 69
Jane, above, of Gill Bank Farm, Goldenhill,
7 Nov 1935, 79
Gnr Frank YEARSLEY, R G A,
h/o Anne E. YEARSLEY, KiA, 5 April 1917, 34

A18. Thomas Charles CLARE,
Of Goldenhill, 7 Nov 1833 - 16 Dec 1899
Elizabeth Leigh, w, 11 Nov 1836 - 22 April 1920

A19. Annie, w/o John SHAW,
Of Ravencliff Farm, Goldenhill, 22 Nov 1898, 64
John, above, 23 May 1903, 71

A20. Joseph, s/o John & Susannah CLEWS,
Of Tunstall, 18**, 22
Susannah, above, 14 April 1893, 58

A21. Henry BROWN,
Of Goldenhill, 13 Dec 1878, 60
Ann, w, 15 Oct 1899, 76

A22. Elizabeth, w/o John COLCLOUGH,
Albert St, Goldenhill, 18 July 1876, 49
Rebecca, w/o above John COLCLOUGH,
Albert St, Goldenhill, 10 March 1896, 61
John, above, 7 Sept 1901, 73

A23. Ellen, w/o Richard BESWICK,
Albert St, Goldenhill, 28 Dec 1876, 38
Richard, above, 16 Sept 1838 - 23 April 1898

A24. Charles TURNER of Goldenhill,
29 April 1877, 58
Rachel, w, 5 Dec 1872, 47
Charles William, s, 23 Nov 1888, 24

A25. Thomas ELKIN of Goldenhill,
5 Feb 1867, 64
Sarah, w, 21 June 1850, 46
Elizabeth, w, 17 Dec 1856, 54

A26. Martha, w/o John GLOVER,
30 May 1867, 41
John Thomas, s, 2 Feb 1856, 22 weeks
Annetta, d, 6 Feb 1858, 7 months
Henry, s, 14 Nov 1863, 6 months
Julia Ellen, d, 19 Sept 1877, 23

A27. William, s/o Emanuel & Rachel COLLINSON,
KiA in France, 16 Oct 1917, 37, h/o Sarah Ann,

A28. John COLLINSON, 24 May 1861, 69
Ellen, w, 22 June 1873, 82
William, s, 2 Nov 1906, 87
Mary, 14 Jan 1877, 60
Susannah, 30 Nov 1893, 61
Francis, 26 Aug 1897, 74
Joseph, 17 Feb 1848, 20
Elizabeth, 25 Feb 1849, 24
Thomas, 21 May 1849, 18

A29. Daniel, s/o William & Ellen GIBSON,
26 July 1875, 16
John GIBSON, 23 Aug 1855, 1yr & 5 months
Ellen above, 16 Dec 1879, 47

A30. William VICKERS,
Late of Hanmer, Flintshire, 21 Oct 1873, 87
James ARROWSMITH,
Of Tunstall, 7 March 1911, 75
Sarah ARROWSMITH, w, 11 Jan 1912, 78

A31. John DOWNING of Goldenhill,
13 Nov 1895, 56
also Sarah, w, 1 Jan 1921, 63
Ellen, d, died in infancy,
Who are interred near this spot

A32. Esther BAXTER, d/o of the late
John MINSHALL of Golden-hill,
24 May 1803, 18

A33. Thomas OLDFIELD,
Of Golden Hill, 7 July 1858, 41
Also in memory of,
William WOOTTON,
Of Golden Hill, 31 Jan 1863, 78
William TURNER, 4 Jan 1871, 77

A34. Samuel DEVENPORT,
Of Golden-Hill 27 Oct 1865, 42
Mary relict of above, 2 July 1869, 62
Nancy GREATBATCH,
Of Alsager, 18 April 1881, 71

A35. Fanny infant d/o Henry & Ellen GREATBATCH,
4 Oct 1867, 6 months

A36. William SHAW, late of Kidsgrove,
14 May 1846, 38
William, s, William & Martha SHAW,
19 March 1847, 9 months
Martha former w/o William SHAW and the late
Samuel WALTON of Kidsgrove, 13 May 1848, 29

A37. Henry FOX of Golden Hill, 7 Dec 1869, 46
Joseph, s/o Henry & Ann FOX, 4 March 1882, 32
Ann, relict of Henry FOX, 21 Feb 1888, 61

A38. George HIGGINSON, 29 July 1846, 35
John, s, 18 Dec 1846, 8 months
Frances, w/o Samuel DUTTON, 22 March 1867, 54

A39. Hannah, w/o John SINKER,
Of Golden Hill, 12 June 1870, 43
John, above, 29 Oct 1896, **

A40. Edwin, s/o Allen & Mary HODGKINSON,
7 March 1854, 1month
Ellen, d, 2 July 1865, 27
Christopher, s, 12 March 1880, 40

A41. Hannah Eliza, d/o Mr George ALCOCK,
Of this place, 5 Feb 1854, 9 months

A42. Mary Ann, w/o Thomas FARR,
Of Tunstall, 7 Oct 1883, 33
Also Harry, Eveline, Ann Elizabeth, Fred,
children of above, who died in infancy

A43. Samuel FARR,
Of Dale Street, Goldenhill, 1 Dec 1883, 68
Mary Ann, his d, 4 April 1866, 16
Elizabeth, his d, 6 Oct 1866, 3½yrs
Elizabeth, w/o above of Salisbury St, Tunstall,
19 Jan 1894, 71

A44. Sarah Jane, d/o John & Isabella KNOTT,
Of Little Colclough, 11 Aug 1887, 21
John, above, 17 June 1918, 77
Isabella, above, 19 May 1930, 87
Harold, s, 18 Aug 1954, 76

Also Contributed
Sarah Jane, d/o John & Isabella KNOTT,
Little Colclough, 11 Aug 1887, 21
John, above, 17 June 1918, 77
Isabella, above, 19 May 1930, 87
Harold, s, 18 Aug 1954, 76
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A45. Albert, h/o Betsy BENTLEY,
Of Colclough House, Goldenhill,
21 July 1916, 57
Betsy, above, 2 Dec 1934, 70
Lizzie, d, 17 May 1891, 14 months

Also Contributed
Albert, h/o Betsy BENTLEY,
Colclough House, Goldenhill,
21 July 1916, 57
Betsy, above, 2 Dec 1934, 70
Lizzie, d, 17 May 1891, 14 months
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A46. Samuel NIXON,
32 Taylor St, Goldenhill, 14 Jan 1913, 68
Morian, w, 15 April 1910, 67

Also Contributed
Samuel NIXON,
32 Taylor St, Goldenhill, 14 Jan 1913, 68
Moriah, w, 15 April 1910, 67
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A47. Abraham ELLIS, 24 July 1897, 67

Also Contributed
Abraham ELLIS, 24 July 1897, 67
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A48. Mary Ann, w/o Abraham ELLIS,
High Street, Goldenhill, 27 March 1896, 67
Elsie Lily HUGHES, granddaughter of above,
17 May 1897, 1yr & 10 months
Abraham ELLIS, 24 July 1897, 67
[Auth: Abraham also has a separate headstone]

A49. Charles EVANS,
Late of The Red Lion Inn, Goldenhill,
8 May 1852 - 13 Nov 1892
Mary Ann, d, 31 Oct 1892, 18
Hannah, d, 19 Sept 1906, 26
Martha Elizabeth, w/o Frederick BARROW and
Widow of above, 22 March 1931, 79

A50. Sarah Ann, w/o David COOPER,
Of Colclough Lane, Goldenhill,
28 Feb 1889, 54
David, above, 17 April 1907, 74

Also Contributed
Sarah Ann, w/o David COOPER,
Colclough Lane, Goldenhill,
28 Feb 1889, 54
David, above, 17 April 1907, 75
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A51. Thomas Alfred, h/o Louisa OWENS,
24 Belmont Ave, Whirley, 30 Aug 1940, 73
Louisa, 26 Oct 1944, 82
Thomas OWENS, son, KiA, Nov 1917, 27

A52. William BUCKLEY,
Of Queen Street, Goldenhill,
20 March 1891, 53
Sarah, w, 25 Sept 1910, 66

A53. Mary, w/o John CUMBERBATCH,
Of Madeley St, Tunstall, 8 Nov 1884, 70
James William, s/o James & Emily NIXON,
Of Tunstall, 27 May 1880, 5 yrs

A54. John, h/o Charlotte THOMAS,
18 Sept 1877, 50

Also Contributed
John THOMAS, h/o Charlotte, 18 Sept 1877, 50
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A55. William THOMAS, 25 Sept 1859, 12 months
George THOMAS, 5 July 1861, 9 months
William THOMAS, 7 Dec 1863, 10 months
Children of John & Charlotte THOMAS,
Also Fanny, d, 25 May 1865,
6yrs & * months

Also Contributed
William THOMAS, 25 Sept 1859, 12 months
George THOMAS, 4 July 1861, 9 months
William THOMAS, 7 Dec 1863, 10 months
Children of John & Charlotte THOMAS,
Fanny, child of above, 23 May 1865,
6 yrs * months
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A56. Alfred WOOD,
Of Clanway, 16 March 1891, 53
Also, Frances, Alfred & Henry,
children of above who died in infancy
Frances Ann, d, 14 Feb 1903, 27
Mary, relict of above, Alfred WOOD,
7 Jan 1918, 76

A57. George, s/o William & Hannah TILSTONE,
Of Goldenhill, 15 July 1880, 17yrs & 5 months
William, above, 8 Nov 1905, 68
Hannah, above, 21 Feb 1928, 84

A58. Ann, w/o James THORLEY,
Of Sandyford, 27 Aug 1862, 45
Ellen, w/o above, 28 Aug 1884, 64
James, h/o above, 16 Jan 1897, 82

A59. William David DUROSE,
Of Collinsons Rd, Goldenhill, 8 March 1925, 79
Elizabeth, w, 24 Oct 1921, 77
William, s, 4 March 1880, 4yrs

A60. Thomas MAINWARING,
Of Well St, Tunstall, 30 Dec 1879, 74
Martha MAINWARING, 29 May 1849, 44
And was interred at Christ Church, Tunstall,
Sarah Ann, d, 17 March 1832 - 7 Nov 1900
Sarah Ann, widow of above, 5 Sept 1891, 71

A61. Charles MAINWARING,
Queen Street, Goldenhill, 15 Sept 1877, 64
Hannah, w, 29 Oct 1859, 45

A62. Martha, w/o Thomas TURNER,
Of Goldenhill, 13 Nov 1876, 77
Thomas, above, 4 Dec 1884, 88

A63. Ann, w/o John MEAKIN,
Of Sandyford, 9 Feb 1879, 74
John, above, 15 March 1880, 74

Also Contributed
Ann, w/o John MEAKIN of Sandyford,
9 Feb 1879, 74
John, above, 15 March 1880, 74
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

A64. Ann, w/o Thomas HABBERLEY,
1 Sept 1878, 81
Mary, w/o Thomas HABBERLEY,
9 July 1843, 60
Thomas, h/o above Ann & Mary HABBERLEY,
29 Jan 1884, 87


Listed below are men who made the ultimate sacrifice for their county in WW1 & WW2. Unless stated otherwise they are all individual C.W.G.
A65. Pte, L/16556, J GODDARD, Royal Fusiliers, 8 July 1915, 19
A66. Cpl, 1496, W.E.A. MELLOR, N, Staffordshire Regt, 20 Dec 1919
A67. William Sneyd MURTHA, served as KW/875.
A68. Able Seaman, W. BATES, RNVR, Collinwood Bn, R.N.D. 4 Aug 1919, 34
A69. Driver, 22270, H. RIGBY, Royal Field Artillery, 20 June 1917
A70. Sgt, 13577, J. MARSH, N, Staffordshire Regt, 25 Feb 1919, 33
A71. Pte, 14043104, J. COATES, North Staffs Regt, 1 Feb 1946, 18,
also his mother, 1 April 1940, 46 and sister Anne, 6 May 1950
A72. Gunner 1658417 T. SHRYHANE, Royal Artillery, 25 Nov 1945, 25 (s/o Sarah SHRYHANE)
A73. Gunner 11403290 S. STOCKTON, Royal Artillery, 10 Jan 1943, 33
A74. Gunner 973182 P. SPEAKMAN, Royal Artillery, 25 May 1947, 32
A75. Gunner 60443 R. SMITH, Royal Garrison Artillery, 2 March 1917
A76. Pte 37313 T. DALE, South Staffordshire Regt, 21 April 1941, 45
A77. Pte 4851982 R. FROST, Pioneer Corps, 30 Nov 1940, 34
A78. 3rd Writer R.N. M/1807, E. HAYNES H.M.S. Vivid, 21 Jan 1916, 19


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Derek Scragg, 9th March 2007.
B1. In Loving Memory of Vera
dearly loved wife of Leonard BAILEY
who died 23rd April 1988 aged 76 years
also Leonard devoted husband of the above
who died 8th April 1990 aged 77 years
reunited

B2. Sacred to the Memory of George BOO[T?]E.
[looks like a letter J rotated 180deg.
- I suspect it stands for a T?]

who died on the
30th April 1860 aged 37 years
This stone was erected by his master & fellow
workmen of the Goldenhill Color Works as a
token of their esteem & regard for him.
[More epitaph but goes below ground level]

B3. In Loving Memory of James CATON of Goldenhill
died Dec 13 1890 aged 67 years
also Letitia wife of the above
died Feb 4 1905 aged 7(4?) years
"safe in the arms of Jesus"

B4. In Loving Memory of Sarah CATON
died Oct 30 1884 aged 58 years
also Ralph CATON
died Nov. 29. 1887 aged 61 years
thy will be done
also Sarah Ann BALL (??)
(????) [goes below ground level]

B5. In Loving Memory of William,
beloved husband of Eliza CATON
Woodstock St, Goldenhill
died Dec 14th 1923 aged 71 years
also Eliza his wife
died July 24th 1897 aged 44 years
also Letitia, their daughter
died June 12th 1890 aged 14 years.

B6. In Loving Memory of Mary
beloved wife of William EBRILL
of (?7) Taylor St. Goldenhill who died
March 7th 1890 (or 1898?) aged 56 years
yea though we walk through the valley
of the shadow of death I will fear
no evil for thou art with me.
also the above William EBRILL who died
Thursday August 12th (1905?) aged 79 years.
his end was peace.

B7. In Loving Memory of William CHALLINOR.
born February 14th 1817 died March 23rd 1882
he left an honest name.
also Sarah wife of the above
who died January 1st 1893, aged 75 years.
"her end was peace".

Also Contributed
William CHALLINOR,
14 Feb 1817 - 23 March 1882
Sarah, w, 1 Jan 1893, 75
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Derek Scragg, 5th June 2007.
C1. Stone Tablet standing against the front wall of the Church
In / Memory of / the men who gave their lives / 1939 - 1945
Harry ALCOCK / Thomas ALCOCK / Harold ARROWSMITH
John BARNETT / Peter BARROW / George BENNETT
John BENNETT / George Hall BILLINGS
A. BRADLEY / B. BRADLEY./ John BROMLEY
Wilfred BURTON / William Arnold COLCLOUGH
Frederick Leslie CORBISHLEY
Norman DAVIES / Albert DANIELS / H. EDGE
Cecil Stuart FOSTER / Robert FROST /
Harry GREATBACH / John HARDING / Arthur HARRATT
H. HANCOCK / Samuel STOCKTON / Arthur HAYWARD
E. HEARSON / Stanley HEATH / James JONES
F. KELLETT / Edmund KELLY / Samuel LAWRENCE
John LAWRENCE / Colin LAWTON / James LAWTON
Wilfred MEADE / Edwin MILLINGTON /
Arthur PRESTON / John POOLE / F. RAFFERTY
L. RAFFERTY / T. RAFFERTY / G. RAFFERTY
Robert SIDDALL / J. SMITH / Thomas SHRYHANE
Arthur Raymond WHALLEY / Wilfred WOOTON
The church clock and this tablet
were given by Friends.

C2. In Loving / Memory of / Dorothy / BAILEY/
died 11th March 2000 / aged 70 years / at rest /

C3. In Affectionate remembrance of /
Mary the beloved wife of /
Marcus BAILEY of Smallthorne /
who died October 2nd 1873. / aged 56 years. /
also the above Marcus BAILEY, /
who died April 22nd 1877, / aged 66 years. /
how sweet the memory of the just, /
doth flourish while they sleep in dust. /
also Matthias Marcus, beloved and eldest son /
of Matthias and Emma BAILEY of Burslem and /
Grandson of the above, /
born May 9th 1871, died July 15th 1882.

Also Contributed
Mary, w/o Marcus BAILEY
of Smallthorne, 2 Oct 1873, 56
Marcus, above, 22 April 1877, 66
Matthias Marcus, eldest s/o
Matthias & Emma BAILEY,
Of Burslem and grandson of above,
9 May 1871 - 15 July 1882
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

C4. Treasured Memories of / Louisa /
beloved wife of / William BAKER. /
28 The Crescent, Oldcott Estate/
Goldenhill /
who died 9th July 194 6? / aged 56 years. /
in silence we remember /
also her beloved husband / William BAKER /
who died 4th August 1953 / aged 66 years. /
reunited. /
also their daughter / Ethel /
who died 10th April 1992 / aged 71 years.

C5. In / Memory / of / Margaret /
wife of William BIRD /
of Woodstock Farm Goldenhill /
who departed this life, /
June 30th, 1870, aged 29 years. /
also George Nixon BIRD. son of the above /
who died August 21st, 1871, /
aged 2 years and 5 months. /

Also Contributed
Margaret, w/o William BIRD,
Of Woodstock Farm, Goldenhill,
30 June 1870, 29
George Nixon, s, 21 Aug 1871,
2yrs & 5 months
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

C6. Ihe / Sacred / to the memory of /
John BOSTOCK, / of Goldenhill, who died /
June 19th. 1865, aged 75 years /
also Jane BOSTOCK, /
wife of the above who died /
October 4th 1859, aged 67 years.

C7. George Henry BOTT / 1928 - 2003 /
much loved husband of / Betty /
devoted dad to George, / John and Deborah /
and treasured grandad. / forever in our hearts.

C8. In loving Memory of ?????? ry BUCKLEY /
who died 10th? July 1942 aged 6 ? years /
and Hannah BUCKLEY his beloved wife /
who died 24th August 1959 aged 80 years. /
both of this parish.

C9. Samuel / beloved husband of Minnie BURGESS
who died 27th June 1957. aged 56 years.
also Minnie, beloved wife
died Jan 18th 1971 aged 77 years. / reunited.

C10. Sacred / to the memory / of / Ann CAPPER, /
the wife of Charles CAPPER / of Sandyford, /
who departed this life /
March 27th 1866 / aged 32 years. /
also of Charles CAPPER /
husband of the above /
who died Feb. 26th 1900, / aged 66 years. /
also of Benjamin CAPPER / son of the above, /
who died Nov, 17th 1867, / aged 3 years. /

Also Contributed
Ann, w/o Charles CAPPER,
Of Sandyford, 27 March 1866, 32
Charles, above, 26 Feb 1900, 66
Benjamin, s, 17 Nov 1867, 3yrs
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

C11. Treasured Memories of / George CLOWES /
a beloved husband and father /
who died 26th Feb. 2000 / aged 84 years.

C12. Sacred / to the Memory of / Frederick COLE. /
son of the / Rev.d Frederick ELMER /
Incumbent of this parish /
he died Augst 1st 1859, / aged 4 months. /
of such is the kingdom of heaven. Mark z.14? /
also of / Theodora Maud / the beloved child of the
/ Revd Fredk ELMER, / Incumbent of this parish /
who died January 19th 1864 / aged 3½ years. /
the Lord gave and the Lord hath /
taken away, blessed be the name / of the Lord. /
and of / George Frederick, / ??? ??other?, who
died / January 26th 1864, / aged 3½ years. /
???? were lovely and pleasant /
???? lives and in their death, /
??? ??? 2 Samu? 1.23

C13. In Loving Remembrance of /
Emmanuel ELLERTON, / of Goldenhill. /
who departed this life /
Feby 17th 1872, aged 51 years. /
"his end was peace". / also Elizabeth /
beloved wife of the above /
who died Decr 14th 1907, / aged 87 years. /
"peace perfect peace" / "until the day dawns and
the shadows flee away"

C14. In Loving Remembrance of / William ELLERTON /
who died Novr 28th 1873, / aged 59 years. /
also Mary. wife of the above /
who died Feby 25th 1875, / aged 63 years /
"the Lord is my shepherd".

C15. In Memory / of / George Corbett GATER son of /
John and Julia GATER of Kidsgrove /
who died January the 2nd 1847 /
in his 21st? year.

C16. [h/ stone laid flat/ overgrown edges,
erosion-lower part of insc missing]

In loving Memory of / Thomas GATER, /
Late of Goldenhill, /
who died Oct. 27th 187(?) / aged 72 years. /
also of Hannah GATER / his wife who died Oct. 4th
{????) / aged 71 years. /
farewell our dear children /
whom we now leave behind /
to us you have been /
very loving and kind /
but leave you we ?? /
for our troub?? ?? /
may ???
{Stonemasons mark: ALCOCK & GOLDSTRAW Tunstall}

C17. [h/ stone laid flat/ overgrown edges]
?/ Memory / of / Richard GLOVER ? / of Goldenhill
who died Jan 16th 1875 / aged 80 years. /
also Sarah his wife
who died Jan 18?? / aged 4(?) years. /
also Jane their daughter /
who died September 1846 aged 5 years /
also Richard / their son who died June 16th (????) /
aged 11 years.

C18. In Affectionate memory of /
Obadiah, son of Obadiah and /
Elizabeth GREEN of Goldenhill, /
who died Oct 5th 1867, aged 7 years. /
also Fanny Elizabeth their daughter /
who died in infancy. /
of such is the kingdom of heaven /
In Affectionate memory of / Elizabeth, /
the beloved wife of Obadiah GREEN /
of Goldenhill. / who died Octr 28th 1881 /
aged 62 years. /
"come unto me all ye that labour and are /
heavy laden and I will give you rest". /
In Affectionate memory of / Obadiah GREEN, /
who departed this life, /
Novr 19th 1904, / aged 73 years. /
In memoriam / William GREEN of Goldenhill /
who died March 10th 1879, / aged 73 years /
thou Lord hast done as it pleased thee

C19. In Memory of / James GRIFFIN (late) of /
Goldenhill who departed this /
life April 9th 1863 aged 44 years. /
also Mary, wife of the above /
who departed this life May 24th /
1863 aged 52 years. /

Also Contributed
James GRIFFIN,
Late of Goldenhill, 9 April 1863, 44
Mary, w, 2 May 1863, 52
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

C20. In Loving / Memory of / Ivy HARROP /
born 6-10-1926 / died 1-3-2000 /
loving wife of Joseph / caring mum of /
Janet, Ian, and Judith / treasured Nana /
always in our hearts / only a memory away

C21. In Gods care / George JAMES /
a dear husband, father and grandfather /
who passed away 19th August 2003 /
aged 78 years / always in out thoughts

C22. In loving Memory of /
our dear parents / John William JONES, /
formerly of 44 Alice St Goldenhill /
who died 4th February 1942, aged 52 years. /
also Elizabeth / his dearly loved wife /
who died 4th July 1970, aged 78 years. /
reunited / "ever in our thoughts".

C23. Ivy MACHIN / loved wife of Jack /
died Oct. 12. 2001 / in Gods care.

C24. [80% inscription missing, only pinholes where
letters where are remaining, hence ? marks -
best I could make out as follows]

In loving Memory of / a dear husband and father /
Thomas MORAN / of 5 Central? St Goldenhill. /
who died 29th Sept 19(5?)2 aged 47 years. /
also Les[ley?] beloved daughter of /
William & Margaret REEVES /
of 4(8?) Sandy? Rd? Sandyford? /
who died 21st? Dec. ???? aged 2 years & 7
months. / also Linda? & Kathleen beloved
daughters of / Peter? & Blanche? MORAN /
of 72a? High St Goldenhill / who died 21st? Dec
1889?, / aged 4 years & 2 years & 9 Months
respectively / and grandchildren of the above.

C25. In loving Memory of / Stanley /
dearly loved son of / Dorcas & Fred MOUNTFORD /
of 2 John St Goldenhill. /
died Jan 1st 1942 aged 19 years. /
also Fred MOUNTFORD, /
died Jan 28th 1965 aged 68 years. /
also Dorcas MOUNTFORD, / beloved wife of Fred /
died April 26th 1982 aged 81 years. / R.I.P.

C26. In Memory of / Ernest John /
son of John and Sarah NIELD /
who died 16th December 1869 / aged 3 years. /
also Eliza Evelyn /
daughter of Richard and Elizabeth SIMCO[CK?] /
who died 20th June 1866 / aged 2 years. /
also Thomas Arthur / son of John and Sarah NIELD /
who died 28th Feb 1873, / aged 10 months.

C27. Sacred / to the memory of /
John NIXON of Gill Bank Farm, /
who died Augst 15th 1862, aged 62 years. /
a loving husband, a father dear, /
a faithfull friend, when he was here, /
he lived in hope, and died in peace, /
we hope his joys, will never cease. /
my beloved is mine, and I am his. sal. song 2cp
16ur / also Hannah, wife of the above John NIXON /
who died April 8th 1872 aged 69 years. /

Also Contributed
John NIXON of Gill Bank Farm,
15 Aug 1862, 62
Hannah, w, 8 April 1872, 69
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

C28. In Memory of / the late / Thomas NIXON /
of Tunstall Bridge, /
who died 6th of February 1872, / aged 40 years. /
cast thy burden upon the Lord and he shall /
sustain thee. 55 Psalm 22 v. /
also - in affectionate Remembrance /
of Emily, wife of the above /
who died Nov. 2nd. 1874, aged 40 years /
the Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, /
blessed be the name of the Lord job. 1st.21st.

C29. In / Loving Memory of / Lavinia /
beloved wife of Thomas OWEN /
of 2 Andrew St Goldenhill /
who died 8th September 1953 / aged 54 years. /
also Kenneth / beloved son of the above /
who died 6th February 1933 / aged 2 years 8
months. / in heavenly love abiding. /
also Thomas / her beloved husband /
who died May 1981 / aged 88 years / reunited. /
on the Vase:
mother / with love / from / Dennis

C30. In Memory of / Jane Dutton / wife of Anson SILLITO /
of Alsager / formerly of the parish /
born September 26th 1831 / died December 6th
1901 / "happy is he that hath the God /
of Jacob for his help whose /
hope is in the Lord his God" / also /
of the above named / Anson SILLITO / of Alsager /
born May 1st 1836 / died October 17th 1915 /
"so he giveth his beloved sleep" /
also of / Gertrude Maude SILLITO /
late on the staff of the Hartshill Infirmary /
1916 - 1920 /
born Dec. 29. 1893. died Nov. 5. 1920 /
"to thee my spirit turns for rest"
in Loving Remembrance / of /
Jane Elizabeth / wife of Edward TIMMIS /
of Tunstall / and eldest daughter of /
Anson and Jane D. SILLITO /
born April 28th 1859 / died Nov. 28th 1891. /
the Lord is my shepherd. ps 23 /
[difficult to read ... ]
In loving Memory of / William ANSON /
son of / Anson and Jane D. SILLITO / who died Nov.
18th? (1862?) / aged 1? year 6? months /
suffer little children to come unto me /
also? Gertrude / second? daughter of the above /
who died Dec? 12th? 1879 / in her ?? year /
(wash me and I shall be whiter than snow?)
psa[l]m
also of Louis ANSON / son of the above /
who died July 25th 1883 / in his 21st year /
God shall wipe away all tears / from their eyes
rev:21 ?

C31. In loving Memory of / Edith, /
beloved daughter of / Walter & Mary SCOTT, /
of 27 Taylor Street Goldenhill, /
who died Nov 21st 1902, aged 9 months /
also Mary Hannah their beloved daughter /
who died Feb 24th 1910 aged 11 years. /
also the aforenamed Mary SCOTT. /
who died 7th February 1945, aged 73 years. /
also of / Walter, / the beloved husband of /
Mary SCOTT, /
who died October 30th 1922, / aged 48 years. /
rest after weariness, sweet rest at last.

C32. Sacred / to the Memory of / Hannah /
wife of John SINKER of / Goldenhill. /
who died June 12th 1870 / aged 43 years. /
blessed are the dead which die in / the Lord, /
also John SINKER, / of Albert St Goldenhill, /
who died October 29th? 1906, / aged 66 years.

C33. [h / stone laid flat / overgrown / weathered / moss
covered / difficult to read]

??onate remembrance? / Esther? Agnes /
the beloved daughter / of /
??as and Emma SMITH / of Goldenhill, /
?? departed this life Aug 15th 1873 /
aged 15? years. /
??? flower thy bloom is sh?? /
?? numbered with the dead /
?? thy stay with us below /
?? were we to let thee go /
also / ??? Thomas SMITH / father? of the above /
who died Sept. 9th 1892, aged 54 years. /
"thy will be done".

C34. [70% inscription missing, only pinholes where
letters where are remaining, hence ? marks -
best I could make out as follows]

In loving Memory of / Thomas, /
dearly loved husband of / Nellie STANFIELD /
died 29th? July 1944 aged 48? years /
also Emma daughter in law /
died 4th Nov 1949 aged 28? years /
also Nellie, wife of Thomas /
died 12th July 1962 aged 64 years /
reunited / also George beloved son /
died 27th March 1966 aged 5?6 years /
Vase reads
also / Ernest / STANFIELD / beloved husband of /
Doris / devoted father of / Ernest. Sheila /
& Christine. / died 18th July 1976 / aged 54 years

C35. 11403290 Gunner / S. STOCKTON / Royal Artillery /
10th January 1943 age 33 /
ubique / quofas etgloria ducunt /
in loving memory / of our dear son. /
Jesus, Mercy; Mary, Help / R.I.P.
[see also War Graves above]

C36. In / Loving Memory of / Thomas WEETMAN /
died 13-6-1953 / also his wife /
Olive / died 23-2-1972 / and dear son /
John William / died 31-3-1981 /
Vase at base of h / stone reads
In Memory of / Alice Mary /
& / Ernest Joseph / MATHEWS. /
rest in peace

C37. [poor photo image / diff to read]
Amy Amanda WHITTAKER /
of the "Wheatsheaf Inn Goldenhill /
who died 21st October 195(?) aged 58 years. /
also Samuel WHITTAKER, / her beloved husband /
who died 20? November 1961? aged 68 years. /
Vase reads
our dear son / Samuel WHITTAKER /
died March 31. 1942 / aged 5 years /
asleep in Jesus.

C38. In loving Memory of Richard WILLIAMS, of 28
Heath St. Goldenhill. /
died Sept. 29th 1952 aged 62 years. /
also Dorothy May beloved daughter died 13th
Jan 1974 aged 63 years. /
also Gertrude Ellen dearly loved wife died
11th April 1977 aged 85 years.

C39. In loving Memory of / the late /
George WOOLLISCOFT / of Goldenhill /
died July 22nd 1900 / aged 60 years /
"sorrow vanquished, labour ended, /
Jordan Past"

C40. Sacred /
to the Memory of Joseph son of /
John and Martha WOOLLISCROFT, / who departed
this life June 22nd 1859 / aged 28 years. /
in prime of youth I was, out oft? /
no longer cou'd I stay, /
because it was my saviours will /
to call me hence away. /
also the above John WOOLISCROFT / (spelt one L)
who departed this life /
Nov 1st 1872 aged 6?7 years /
also Martha, his wife / who departed this life /
Sep 22nd 1860 aged 54 years /
their end was peace".

C41. [weathered Inscription]
In loving Memory of / William WOOLLISCROFT /
of High St Goldenhill /
died Jan 23rd 1890 / aged 47? years /
"thy will be done".

C42. Sacred / to the Memory / of / Thomas WOOTTON /
of this parish, /
who died Decr 10th 1864 / aged 86 years. /
also of Sarah his wife /
who died April 20th 1863 / aged 83 years. /
this stone was erected as a mark /
of respect to this aged Christian /
couple, who lived together nearly 62 /
years; by Mrs W.S. WILLIAMSON of Congleton. /
"the memory of the just is blessed prov V.X.7

Also Contributed
Thomas WOOTTON of this parish,
10 Dec 1864, 86
Sarah, w, 20 April 1863, 83
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

C43. In loving Memory of / the late / James YATES /
of Ravenscliffe, /
who died Nov. 29. 1895, / aged 76 years. /
he patiently waited till Jesus came and /
took him to his fold. / also Kittie his wife /
who died May 15. 1861, / aged 37 years.

Also Contributed
James YATES of Ravenscliffe,
29 Nov 1895, 76
Kittie, w, 15 May 1861, 37
[Alf Beard: 9 Jul 2005]

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