Some Memorial Inscriptions - Kingstone, Staffordshire
St John the Baptist'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. Thomas FRADLEY of Kingstone,
27 Sept 1888, [unable to read age, weather damaged]

A2. George JOHNSON, 13 Jan 1919, 78
Elizabeth, w, 12 Dec 1916, 64
Alfred s, 5 Feb 1918, 42

A3. George, s/o George & Elizabeth JOHNSON,
of Kingstone 16 May 1870, 16

A4. John FINNEMORE of Kingstone, 27 Dec 1874, 74
Mary, w, 11 Jan 1888, 84

A5. Sarah, w/o Daniel WHEAT,
of Loxley Green 1 Nov 1888, 77
Daniel, above, ** March 1900, 88

A6. John WOODWORTH,
late of Willslock 21 July 1862, 71
John Woodworth SMITH, 1 April 1866, 18

A7. War Grave
13896 Pte A COTTERILL,
South Staffs Regt, 31 March 1915, 18

A8. War Death
John BROWN of Dowry Farm Kingstone 1 April 1917, 63
Pte Harvey BROWN son, 9th North Staffs Regt.,
killed in France 9 July 1916, 26

A9. Cyril Douglas, s/o Harry & Martha BROWN,
of Drowry Farm Kingstone 17 Jan 1923 - 13 June 1924

A10. Edward WILSON of Kingstone 8 July 1908, 86
Elizabeth, w, 12 March 1907, 84

A11. Salome Poole w/o William WILSON,
of Chase View, Newton, 6 March 1922, 72
William WILSON, 8 Feb 1926, 83

A12. Mary Ann, w/o Edward Thomas BROWN,
d/o Alfred & Harriet Hannah JOHNSON, 2 Feb 1899, 33

A13. Thomas GALLIMORE of Caverswall, 27 June 1940, 80
Elizabeth Ann, w, 15 July 1940, 81
Also their youngest son Thomas Arthur, 11 July 1977, 80

A14. Police Constable Samuel George CADWALLADER,
who died at Kingstone 3 Nov 1918, 37
This stone was erected by public subscription
to commemorate an esteemed Public Servant.
Minnie, w, 5 Jan 1968, 84

A15. Mary DUROSE 26 Sept 1950, 66
Ernest John, h, 26 Oct 1966, 71
Ernest, s, 29 Oct 1991, 72

A16. Edward LOVATT 11 Nov 1945, 75
Dora Ann, w, 22 May 1932, 81

A17. Thomas JOHNSON of Moss Farm,
10 Sept 1937, 59

A18. In memory of our sister
Rose Grossley, d/o Michael &
Louisa DEAVILLE 15 June 1884 **

A19. Sarah, d/o William & Annie Martha POOLE,
of Kingstone, 10 Jan 1886, 6 days
Thomas Alfred, s, 5 June 1889 - 21 August 1889

A20. John Ashton DAVIES late of Liverpool,
26 July 1826 - 20 May 1902

A21. William BEECH,
9 March 1860 - 8 Oct 1928

A22. Lucy Ellen GREEN, youngest child of
Thomas & Mary of Broomfields, 6 Jan 1870, **

A23. Theodore, 2nd s/o John & Sarah RANDLES,
20 Sept [looks like] (186*)

A24. Maria, d/o George & Harriet BEARD,
18 August 1869, 14

A25. John BETTSON, Woodcock Farm,
died at Broomfield, 21 Dec 1896, 67
Mary, w, 8 Dec 1901, 67

A26. Richard BETTSON of Quee Lane
Uttoxeter 9 March 1935, 61
Mary Ann, w, 15 Jan 1949, 79

A27. Elizabeth, w/o Bernard BETTSON of Broomfields,
25 April 1869 - 30 may 1896
Mary, d, 24 Jan 1897, 9 months

A28. Constance, w/o, Bernard BETTSON,
of Broomfields 26 Feb 1921, 46
Bernard, above, 29 Dec 1944, 80

A29. John BETTSON of Woodcock Heath,
died at Broom Fields 21 Dec 1896, 67
Mary, w, 8 Dec 1901, 67

A30. John BETTSON late of Woodcock Heath,
15 July 1863, 71
Ellen, w, 23 August 1894, 73

A31. Sarah, w/o Thomas WOODDINGS,
** March 1864, 30
Mary, d, 10 March 1854, 5yrs

A32. William WOOLLISCROFT,
9 March 1866, 67
Jane, w, 6 Jan 1806 - 19 August 1887

A33. John EVANS 10 Oct 1868, 40

A34. John SUMNER of Gorsty House
in the parish of Hanbury, 24 Jan 1833, 77
Elizabeth, w, 27 Feb 1832, 75

A35. William SUMNER s/o Thomas & Ellen SUMNER
19 Sept 1779 [looks like] (11yrs)
[Auth: There is another child mention on this stone,
due to the condition it is unreadable. Also there is this
part inscription again damaged by time & weather:

Thomas, s/o John & Elizabeth SUMNER. stone has also sunk]

A36. Charlotte SUMNER d/o John & Elizabeth
of Gorsty Hill in the parish of Hanbury
8 July 1812, 22

A37. John BAKEWEL of Kingstone 6 Oct **, 74
Auth: where the year should have been it has been
removed many moons ago by some person with a chisel
as there is a very large gouge about a foot long


A38. William PARKES late of Lees Hill, 17 Nov 1795, 75

A39. William WOOD late of this village 2 March 1862, 21

A40. Mary, d/o William & Ann WOOD,
late of this town, 9 May 1810, 28

A41. Mary WESTON 2nd d/o William & Sarah WESTON,
of Broom Leasow this parish, 22 Dec 1831, 4

A42. William WESTON of Longton, 21 April 1842, 74

A43. William s/o William & Sarah WESTON,
of Longton and formerly of Broom Leasow this parish,
6 March 1847, 23

A44. Sarah WESTON relict of William of Longton, 21 May 1853, 64

A45. Jane, w/o William DAKIN late of Broomy Leasow 19 Sept 1860, 33

A46. Thomas FERNEYHOUGH of this parish 22 August 1858, 54
Hannah, w, 23 Feb 1873, 74
Bryan, youngest son, 9 May 1863, 23
Hannah BAXTER 2nd daughter 14 Nov 1865, 31
Erected by Jane d/o Thomas & Hannah FERNEYHOUGH

A47. Florence, w/o Richard STONIER ** May 1860, 54
Elizabeth, d, 22 May 18**, 21

A48. Richard STONIER 8 March 1885, 79

A49. John ELSMORE of Lower Farm, 5 August 1840, 73
Jane, w, 27 Oct 1852, 74

A50. Rev James CROMPTON,
Primitive Methodist Minister died 5 April 1863 at Chesterfield
And was interred 9 April age 58 and the 32nd of his ministry
Pamala, w, 18 Feb 1900, 81 [Pamala as inscribed]

A51. Mary relict of John WOOD,
late of this village, 29 Oct 1858, 77

A52. Mary, w/o Thomas WARD,
of this town, 1 Jan 1809

A53. Ann, w/o Thomas WARD,
late of this town 10 Nov 1758, 46

A54. John Ward RANDLES s/o William & Mary Ann,
of Grindley 8 Sept 1853, 3yrs & 6 months
Thomas, s, 11 Sept 1855, 1yr & 10 months

A55. William DUROSE 27 Jan 1820, 76
Sarah, w, 4 March 1799, 55
Hannah 2nd wife, 16 Jan 1805, 52
William, s/o William & Sarah DUROSE 30 May 1805, 37
Barbara their d, 17 Feb 1784, [looks like] (31)

A56. Ann, relict of late William WARD,
of Birchen Bower 20 April 1836, 56

A57. Edward SHELLEY late of Callow Hill,
died at Higher Coley, 22 March 1885, 75
Elizabeth, relict of above, died at Hixon, 1 Sept 1887, 64

A58. Elizabeth Ann SHELLEY, eldest d/o
late Edward & Elizabeth formerly of Callow Hill,
died at Woodcroft, Stowe-by-Chartley 10 April 1926
Hannah Maria (Annie) her sister 3 June 1940, 81

A59. Thomas, s/o Thomas & Mary JOHNSON,
late of Kingstone 28 August 1893, 72

A60. Benjamin, s/o Thomas & Mary JOHNSON,
10 June 1865, 26

A61. Mary, relict of Thomas JOHNSON, 28 Dec 1872, 77

A62. Thomas JOHNSON late of this village 12 Oct 1864, 70

A63. George, s/o Thomas & Mary JOHNSON,
of this village 1 March 1846, 13
Elizabeth, d, 17 Sept 1841, 2yrs

A64. Katherine, d/o Thomas & Mary JOHNSON,
12 Sept 1854, 31

A65. Festus George WALKER 4 June 1931, 73

A66. Elizabeth LAWRENCE late of Lees Hill,
who died Nov X - MDCCCLXXXVII - LXXXV
Richard Corbet LAWRENCE Esqr, of Lees Hill
April XVII - MDCCCXLVI age LV yrs

A67. Lucretta, w/o William BATHEW of Uttoxeter,
IV August, MDCCCLXXXVI age XXIX

A68. Humphrey Bowns LAWRENCE late of Lees Hill,
II June MDCCCLXXX age XXXI yrs

A69. Henry JOHNSON, s/o William & Elizabeth,
10 Nov 1825, 19

A70. Clement COTTRELL late of Kingston Hall, 28 Oct 1858, 58
Hannah, w, died at Kingstone Hall, 11 Jan 1888, 84
Emma Maria, d, 23 March 1846 - 7 April 1846

A71. Ellen, w/o John SHEMILT late of Colon [Coton?] Hall 29 Nov 1859, 21

A72. Thomas, s/o Clement Hannah COTTERELL,
5 March 1866, 25

A73. Harriet, w/o William FINNEMORE,
of Dowry Farm 23 August 1863, 21
Elizabeth, d, 4 Feb 1864, 2yrs

A74. Ann, relict of Thomas SHELLEY,
late of the Higher Coley, 16 Jan 1861, 52

A75. Thomas SHELLEY of Coley, s/o John & Anne,
of Callowhill in this parish, 6 June 1855, 46

A76. Jane, relict of the Rev'd John HILDITCH,
late Minister of this parish 15 Dec 1833, 81

A77. Ann, relict of the late John SHELLEY,
of Callow Hill died at Coley 5 Nov 1866, 90

A78. Ann, w/o William CLARKE,
of Blithbridge 16 Oct 1853, 41

A79. Hannah, w/o John TALBOT of Fort?? [Forton?]
In this county 15 Jan 183*, 41

A80. Richard FISH late of Pohiniay ?? 6 Dec 1857, 82

A81. Mary, w/o Richard FISH of Popinjay??
20 Jan 1735, or 1835, 82
[Auth: This stone many years ago (maybe at
the time it was erected) has been damaged by a
person with a chisel or something similar tool.
The year has been gouged out and a very large
"7" has been inscribed beside what looks like an
"8" in 18**. There is also a "3" and a "5". I took
a guess at the century, so it could be 17** or 18**,
and we may never know its original value]


A82. John FISH late of Wilstock 29 Nov 1852, 68

A83. Mary, w/o Joseph HUBBARD 5 Jan 1802, 63
Joseph above, of Kingstone, 12 April 1783, 46

A84. Mary, d/o Joseph & Sarah HUBBARD,
8 Sept 1838, 25

A85. Joseph, s/o Joseph & Sarah HUBBARD,
of Kingston, 3 August 1822, 10yrs

A86. Joseph HUBBERD 2 Feb 1831, 63

A87. [Top part of this memorial missing due to time and weather]
***** [looks like Joseph] HUBBARD & Sarah HUBBARD,
14 Feb 1837, *8
Harriot, d, 5 March 1834, 16

A88. William RANDLES of Grindley,
9 Sept 1877, 66
Mary Ann, w, 9 April 1900, 83

A89. Alfred John BETTSON of The Hollies,
Woodcock Heath 8 May 1977, 84
Valencia May 15 Feb 1978, 74

A90. May BETTSON 13.11.1975, 69
Sydney Thomas, 12.10.1985, 81

A91. Elizabeth POTTS 2 May 1904, 71
John, h, 8 Jan 1893, 64
Thomas, s, 5 Oct 1899, 36

A92. John BETTSON of Woodcock Heath,
21 Oct 1862 - 25 June 1912
Mary Ellen BETTSON 22 Nov 1943, 83

A93. Cicely BETTSON 13 Jan 1949, 78
Thomas, 1 Nov 1949, 80

A94. Jennie, youngest d/o late William BULL,
of Leese Hill, Kingstone, 18 Jan 1913, 27

A95. Albert RUSHTON 7 Nov 1959, 54

A96. Florence Elsie BLOOR,
late of Callow Hill Farm 30 Nov 1969, 70
Charles, h, 20 Sept 1968, 71

A97. Jane COTTON late of Long Close Farm,
Willslock, 7 Jan 1968, 74
Nellie, w, 25 Feb 1969, 74

A98. Dear husband & father
Stanley HAYFORD 13 August 1974, 55

A99. Thomas BYRD of Hixon in the County of Stafford died 4 April 1844, 51
Gave by his Will bearing date 29 Nov 1843 to the widows and
orphans resident In the parish of Kingstone the sum 12/- yearly
for ever payable on the Feast of Saint Thomas out of certain lands
called Ferny's Croft and Paddock and Barley Croft
Situated in the said parish of Kingstone and County of Stafford

A100. Richard TAYLOR h/o Amelia Slater TAYLOR,
11 June 1924, 68
Amelia, above, 7 August 1935, 76

A101. Ernest John STONIER, 2 Jan 1933, 60
Mabel STONIER, sister, 20 Dec 1958, 83

A102. Sarah, w/o Herbert PLANT,
of Blyth Bridge 24 Jan 1937, 60
Herbert Alfred, above, 15 Nov 1939, 74

A103. Constance Mary PLANT, 3 March 1976, 80
Albert William, h, 20 Oct 1984, 82

A104. William MOSS of Highfield 19 May 1937, 58
Florence Elizabeth, w, 16 July 1954, 70

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