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

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 30th May 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Mary, w/o Thomas GREEN,
of Bilston formerly of Gratwich Wood,
20 Jan 1830, 67
Thomas, above, 6 Feb 1839, 83

A2. Samuel, s/o Samuel [and?] Ellen SMITH,
13 Dec 1762, 11
William, s, 10 Jan 1774, 16

A3. Thomas BABB of Caverswall,
4 Nov 1819, 76

A4. Richard BABB 11 May 1778, 75
**** relict 30 May 1779, 7*
Sarah relict of Edward GREEVES,
d/o Richard, 26 July 1779, 79
Richard, s/o Thomas & Ann BABB,
29 July 1775, 5 yrs
Mary, d/o Thomas & Ann BABB, 6 days

A5. [stone weathered]
Robert HANSELL Oct 1778

A6. Hannah WOOLEE, widow of John,
of Shafferlong 4 May 1795, 91

A7. Jeffrey BABB late of Salt Lodge,
27 March 1838, 66

A8. John BABB late of this town,
12 April 1801, 77
Mary, w, June 1809, 75

A9. Interred Mary, w/o John BABB,
26 August 1809, 68

A10. John BABB of this town,
17 August 1830, 72

A11. Hannah relict of John BABB,
late of this village, 9 Dec 1853, 82

A12. Margaret BABB, w/o Thomas of Gratwich
& d/o Thomas & Margaret OFBORN [OSBORN]
Of Loxsley 15 March 1791, 28
John, s, died in infancy

A13. William BABB late of Nether Tean,
27 Dec 1826, 57

A14. Elizabeth CHELL, w/o Joseph,
of Nether Tean parish of Checkly, 13 April 1832, 47

A15. Eliza Ann, w/o Samuel DIX,
d/o Thomas & Elizabeth BABB
of this village, 26 April 1850, 36

A16. Elizabeth BABB, relict of Thomas of this village,
27 June 1861, 85

A17. [stone badly weather worn]
Thomas BABB 13 May 1859, 73

A18. Thomas WHITE, late of Caverswall,
11 Nov 1840, 61

A19. Thomas BABB, late of Caverswall,
4 July 1848, 36

A20. Hannah SMITH of Wills Lock,
30 Jan 1890, 69

A21. Elizabeth w/o Thomas WHITE,
late of Caverswall 6 Jan 1848, 70

A22. Allan Charles FISHER,
Burndhurst Mill 13 Dec 1915, 47

A23. Henry WHEAT, of Lea Field Cottage,
30 April 1878, 20

A24. Hannah w/o John BABB,
of Gratwich 24 August 1850, 47
Hannah, d, 9 Oct 1837, 20

A25. Mary OSBORN, w/o John
of this town, 6 Feb 1778, 24

A26. Thomas OSBORN, 10 June 1784, 84
Elizabeth, w, 20 March 1780, 72

A27. John OSBORN 8 March 1797, 59

A28. Francis OSBORNE
6 May [looks like] (1809 or 1869), 76

A29. Elizabeth FRYER, late of Uxbridge,
24 Sept 1810, 71

A30. William THACKER 14 July 1778, * [flaked off]
John, s/o William & Mary THACKER,
13 Dec 1776, 8 months

A31. Mary, w/o William THACKER,
29 Dec 1816, 65

A32. Richard FRYER, Farmer, in Gratwich
and late Fennall, 7 June 1836, 44
Dorothy, w, and late of Coppenhall 1 June 1851, 37

A33. Sarah, d/o Thomas & Mary GREEN,
of this town 21 Nov 1791, 10
John HOLLINS late of this town, 17 May 1781, 73
Sarah his wife, 8 March 1790, 83

A34. Ann, d/o William & Elizabeth
ARNOLD 6 Jan 1810, 11
Thomas, s, 10 March 1768, 9 months

A35. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas BLURTON,
11 Sept 1763, 65
Thomas, 11 March 1769, 77

A36. Elizabeth, d/o Thomas &
Elizabeth BLURTON 22 Dec 1770, 48

A37. Thomas GREEN, late of
this village, 14 Dec 1842, 16

A38. [stone badly weathered]
John GREEN ?
Elizabeth, w, *** age 38
George, s, 10 August 1790 1
Ann, d, died in infancy

A39. Three children of Thomas & Harriot
WILSON of this village
Harriot 26 Feb 1849, 9 yrs
Sarah, 28 March 1849, 7 yrs
Annie 15 March 1837, infant
[Harriot as inscribed]

A40. Charles WILSON, s/o Thomas &
Harriet, 18 Feb 1868, 22
[Harriet as inscribed]

A41. Henry BOULTON, 22 May 1815, 71
Ellen, d, 21 March 1845, 28

A42. Jeffrey BABB, late of this village,
20 Feb 1859, 52

A43. Samuel LEE, late of this village,
2 Oct 1871, 80
Mary, w, 28 July 1872, 76

A44. The Rev'd Thomas Powell BROWNE, A.B.
A faithful Pastor of the parish of Kingstone for 29 years,
Oct XVII MDCCCLII age LII

A45. Elizabeth PALMER, who died
at Gratwich Rectory 3 Jan 1909, 70

A46. Rev Arthur Thomas BRERETON,
Rector of the parish of Kingstone 22 Oct 1903, 58
Jeanne Isabella, w, 5 Dec 1933, 76

A47. Maggie w/o Charles JONES,
of Portsmouth, 10 Nov 1909, 34

A48. Louisa Jane, d/o Samuel BENNION,
of Wood House, Gratwich, 20 July 1917
Samuel only son, 1 Oct 1919

A49. Martha, w/o Samuel BENNION,
of Wood House Gratwich
23 May 1811 - 27 May 1876
Samuel of Wood House, 19 July 1812 - 30 Nov 1886

A50. Martha, w/o John PRINCE of Brook House,
Gratwich 14 Jan 1843 - 1 Sept 1896
John, above, 27 Dec 1834 - 21 Feb 1898

A51. Stuart John PRINCE,
of Brook House 7 Nov 1901, 23

A52. Rose Lillian w/o Arthur John
MOSELEY 4 Jan 1939, 65
Arthur, above, 14 June 1955, 73

A53. Stevington COWLISHAW,
1889 - 1977
Lillian Mary, w, 1894 - 1988

A54. Joseph Hugh, s/o Samuel & Alice
BARLOW 21 April 1923, 19
Samuel, above, 24 Dec 1934, 72
Mary Alice, above, 5 March 1941, 77

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