Some Memorial Inscriptions - Longnor, Staffordshire
St Bartholomew's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 7th May 2003

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 4th November 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Ralph BIRCH, of Lumb Pool,
2 Feb 1861, 64
Ann, w, 23 Dec 1881, 80

A2. Elizabeth BALL, of Holly Grove, 18 Jan 1858, 52
William, s, 7 Nov 1851, 15
John, s, 3 Jan 1856, 14
Joseph, s, 11 July 1859, 30
Mary, d, 9 Jan 1871, 27
George, h/o Elizabeth, 3 Aug 1876, 68
James, s, 8 Jan 1900, 66

A3. Mary, d/o George & Jane BALL of the "Noon Sun",
17 March 1872, 7, months
Jane, w, 28 Jan 1898, 69

A4. William BILLINGE born in a Cornfield at Fawfieldhead in this Parish 1679
At the age of 23 he enlisted into his Majefty's Service under Sir George ROOKE
and was at the taking of the Fortreff of Gibralta in 1704. He afterwards
ferved under the Duke of Marlborough at the ever Memorable Battle of
Ramillies, fought on the 23 May 1706 where he was wounded by a
mufket shot in the thigh. He afterwards returned to his native country and
with manly courage defended his Sovereign's rights at the Rebellion in 1715
and 1745. He died with a space of 150 yards of where he was born and was
interred here the 30 January 1791 aged 112 years.
[Ed: we have a Photograph of the BILLINGE Gravestone]

A5. Sarah, d/o Jofhua [Joshua] & Elizabeth WARDLE of Faugh
and wife of John BRINDLEY, of Leecote,
12 June 1802, 34

A6. Richard REDFEARN, s/o Abraham & Thomasina,
Of Longnor, 6 Nov 1870, 20
Abraham, 14 April 1824, 51
Thomasina, 9 Dec 1842, 66

A7. Samuel, s/o Samuel & Lydia JOHNSON of Stockport,
buried here 11 April 1808, 15 months
William JOHNSON, s/o William & Elizabeth of Longnor,
buried, 29 July 1808, 34
Mary Ellen, d/o William JOHNSON, 19 April 1824, 23

A8. Ralph JOHNSON, of Fawside, nr Longnor,
14 June 1827, 63
Mary, wife, 15 May 1832, 63
Enoch, s, 23 April 1814, 60
Ralph, s, died at Hulme House, nr Longnor,
20 Dec 1836, 26

A9. William JOHNSON, of Longnor, 9 May 1826, 77
Elizabeth, w, 28 Dec 1805, 49
George, s, 23 Dec 1806, 21

A10. Mary, d/o William & Ann SHIRLEY,
of Hanley in the Staffordshire Potteries
8 Aug 1815, 19
Eliza, d, 17 Nov 1815, 1yr & 4 months

A11. Mary, d/o Mary & James PLANT, of Nab End,
25 Dec 1824, 19 months
Samuel Francis, s/o James & Sarah PLANT,
19 Feb 1825, 3yrs
A12. George HULM of Hollins,
21 Dec 1844, 89
Elizabeth, w, 20 Sept 1836, 71

A13. John s/o John & Donah HULME, of Browns Hill,
18 April 1785, 10

A14. Joseph REDFERN, of Longnor, 6 May 1816, 49
Ann, w, 2 Oct 1818, 59

A15. Robert BILLINGS, late of Longnor,
28 Dec 1835, 50
Jane, w, 20 Sept 1855, 72

A16. Thomas, s/o Thomas & Sarah BESWICK, of Longnor,
21 March 1789, 8 weeks & 2 days
Sarah, d, 15 Nov 1795, 11 months & 26 days
Richard, s, 17 Feb 1797, 38 weeks
also infant son of Thomas & Sarah, interred here
Betty, who died at Macc[l]esfield, 7 Feb 1800, 40

A17. Joseph MELLOR, s/o Philip & Zilpha MELLOR,
Of Brown Brook, 4 Feb 1811, 24

A18. Abel MELLOR, 2 Sept 1780, 54
Ann, w, 6 May 1803, [** not sure looks like] (74)

A19. Richard MELLOR of Priest!!! Cliff Ditch, Derbyshire,
25 Nov 1830, 71
Elizabeth, w, 21 June 1845, 83
Richard, s, died at Taddington,
21 Nov 1873, 82
Robert, s, 4 June 1793 - 6 April 1882
Anna MELLOR, late of The Hall, wife of Robert,
3 April 1885, 71
[Ed: Priestcliffe Ditch, nr. Taddington is quite acceptable]

A20. John, s/o John & Ann MELLOR, 6 May 1840, 7yrs
John, 13 May 1885, 77
Ann, w, 27 March, *3

A21. Joseph REDFERN, 28 Jan 1861, 63
Hannah, w, 3 Jan 1886, 51
Joseph, 29 Aug 1835, **

A22. Ralph JOHNSON, of Overboothlow,
13 Dec 1839 - 10 Jan 1904
Ralph JOHNSON,
18 June 1890 - 9 June 1921
William JOHNSON of Fawside,
7 Sept 1798 - 11 April 1888
Mary JOHNSON, w, May 1804 - 9 Dec 1886
John JOHNSON, s, 1 July 1843 - 10 Dec 1889

A23. Jonathon EYRE, of Tunstead, Longnor

A24. Mary MELLOR, late of Brooms Edge (Brown Edge!!!)
12 Oct 1804, 82

A25. Thomas GILMAN, of Reapsmoor,
17 April 1873, 69
Elizabeth, w, 22 June 1898, 73

A26. Richard BATKIN, of Longnor,
3 Nov 1872, 52
Sarah, w, 30 Nov 1884, 62
John, s, 19 Dec 1852, 18
Thomas, s, 1 June 1864, 1yr & 2 months



GRAVEYARD ADDITION
B1. This Addition to the Churchyard was given by Sir V.H. CREW, Bart,
laid out by John SHAW, Esq
Consecrated by Rev, Sir L.T. STAMMER, Saffragan
Bishop of Shrewsbury, 27 April 1891
Rev G. STRONG, Vicar
Ralph JOHNSON, Church Warden
Thomas GRINDLEY, Church Warden
William JOHNSON, Church Warden

B2. Mary MELLOR, late of Hollinsclough,
15 Nov 1941, 72
Emma, sister, 27 Dec 1943, 80
Annie, sister, 20 Sept 1949, 70

B3. Sarah Ann GRINDLEY, of Fawfield Head, nr Longnor,
7 Feb 1923, 61
Henry, 22 Feb 1933, 69

B4. Edmund JOHNSON, late of Lud Burn,
19 June 1923, 26
Sarah Elizabeth, 15 Aug 1939, 69
Edmund JOHNSON, h, and late of Lud Burn,
14 June 1945, 79

B5. Lucy JOHNSON, of Ridge End, 23 Sept 1976, 74

B6. Charles Septimus MELLOR, of Fair View, Newtown,
30 June 1926, 59
Martha BRADBURY, 17 April 1947, 81

B7. Olive MALKIN of Church Street, Longnor,
3 April 1921, 75
Richard Henry, h, 16 Oct 1929, 83

B8. Frank Louise ROOM, 19 Dec 1967, 58
Netta Anderson ROOM, 28 Dec 1982, 71

B9. Jane Maria GEE, nee GRINDLEY,
1928 - 1995

B10. Thomas JOHNSON, 6 May 1980, 56

B11. Thomas Isaac JOHNSON, 28 Jan 1983, 78

B12. Lilly BAINES, 9 April 1986, 77
John Arthur Stanley BAINES, 20 Feb 1992, 82

B13. Samuel William MELLOR, 30 July 1969, 48
William, father, 1 Feb 1970, 70
Edith, w, 16 Sept 1986, 89
Arthur Samuel; PROCTOR, of Hollinsclough,
27 Nov 1972, 71
Sarah Ann RUTH, 24 June 1989, 86

B14. Thomas William MELLOR, 22 Nov 1973, 54
Margaret Odette MELLOR, 21 March 1991, 36

B15. Allan WOOLLEY, of Bank House, Newtown,
3 Oct 1959, 37
Joseph, 28 May 1970, 87
Martha Ann, 18 Sept 1980, 83

B16. John Robert MELLOR, 11 July 1963, 22
John William, 1 Jan 1989, 80

B17. Charles William MELLOR, 17 Jan 1960, 78
Florence Evelyn Ethel MELLOR,
6 Nov 1978, 93
Valantine Joseph MELLOR, 20 Oct 1965, 44
Dennis Langdon MELLOR,
4 March 1909 - 6 Nov 1980
Hilda, 12 May 1910 - 20 Jan 1989

B18. Millicent Jane CANTRELL, 13 Feb 1931, 15
Lucretia Ann, 7 Jan 1988, 92

B19. Jane Ann, w/o Thomas CANTRELL, of Cliff Close, Longnor,
12 Dec 1899, 34
Thomas, 23 March 1940, 74

B20. Robert MELLOR, 26 Dec 1957, 63
Priscilla, 14 Feb 1961, 82
Mabel UNSWORTH, nee MELLOR, 13 May 1993, 84

B21. Joseph REDFERN, of Longnor, 27 Oct 1897, 63
Joseph, in the Royal Engineers, eldest son of above,
14 Feb 1898, 34
Matthew Longden REDFERN, Royal Field Artillery,
died at Joannasberg, S.A. 22 June 1900, of Enteric Fever,
whilst serving his Queen & Country, aged 34
George REDFERN, his son, died at Manchester,
26 March 1902, 31
Mary Ann, w/o Joseph, 23 July 1910, 75

B22. Harry Hill CHADWICK, 14 July 1953, 49
Agnes Vera, 8 May 1977, 63
Kenneth Saunders CHADWICK, 22 Nov 1957, 23

B23. Ralph NADIN, 24 Oct 1948, 83
Mary, w, 31 Oct 1949, 82

B24. Isaac NADIN, 30 Nov 1991, 76
Nellie, w, 19 Aug 1999, 83

B25. Isaac NADIN, of Edgeside, Longnor,
3 Sept 1935, 58
Edith, w, 22 Aug 1964, 84

B26. Arthur NADEN, of Westbank House, Longnor,
26 Aug 1940, 39

B27. Dennis MELLOR, of Norwood, late of
Underhill Farm, 3 March 1992, 55
[Ed: assume this is NOT Norwood, Surrey,
but the name of a house?]


B28. Tom MELLOR, 4 Feb 1963, 72
Elizabeth, w, 14 Jan 1990, 86

B29. Matthew MELLOR, 26 Jan 1975, 48

B30. Esther MELLOR, of Highfield House, Newtown,
23 June, 1934, 67

B31. Joshia MELLOR, of Hillock, nr Shawfield,
10 April 1896, 57
Mary Ann, w, 18 May 1918, 64
Arthur GEE, her brother, 29 Nov 1921, 50

B32. Sarah, w/o Benjamin Prince MELLOR,
of Park House, Reapsmoor, 19 July 1925, 70
Benjamin Prince, 10 Feb 1935, 74

B33. Richard MELLOR, of Longnor, 30 June 1894, 65
John, s/o, Richard & Ann, 16 Jan 1906, 27
Ann, w, 5 March 1921, 79

B34. Edna GRINDLEY, of Hall Hill Farm, Newtown,
15 Jan 1975, 76
Thomas, h, 8 Feb 1981, 77

B35. Samuel MELLOR, 15 Sept 1967, 58

B36. Abury J.C. GREGORY, 2 Dec 1957, 75
Henerietta, w, 25 Sept 1968, 84
Aubrey Henerietta May, 21 Dec 1916, 1 yr & 10 Months
Charles Kitchenor, died an infant

B37. Ann, w/o George BLUNT,
of Stoke-on-Tern, Marketdrayton,
21 April 1916
Matilda, d, 15 Dec 1929
Ada ARM, sister of the last named,
21 Jan 1927

B38. Hannah GEE, relict of the late Joseph,
of Hillinsclough, 6 Feb 1915, 74
Maria Elizabeth, w/o John WESTON,
of Hollinsclough, 8 Feb 1944, 73
John William WESTON, 1 May 1952, 82

B39. Jane Ann, w/o Thomas MELLOR, of Longnor,
10 Aug 1911, 66
Thomas, 23 Feb 1919, 30
Frederick Joseph, s, 27 Jan 1914, 47
Walter, s, 28 July 1938, 67

B40. Hannah, relict of James GRINDLEY, of Hollinsclough,
22 June 1919, 84
John, 7 June 1932, 65

B41. Thomas BESWICK of Eagle Side, nr Longnor,
9 Sept 1905, 68
Sarah, w/o 14 Jan 1929, 90

B42. Children of Joseph & Martha Ann WOOLLEY,
of Bank Farm, Newtown,
Ina, 7 Aug 1916, infant
Gilbert, 2 May 1919, infant
John, 16 April 1934, 18

B43. Mary Ellen MELLOR, 1884 - 1958
John Albert, s, 1881 - 1964

B44. Edith Hilda MELLOR, 1900 - 1980

B45. Hannah KIRKHAM sister of Joseph,
of Spout Farm, Reapsmoor, 28 March 1912, 79
Anne, d/o Joseph & Jane Ann KIRKHAM,
22 April 1912, 16yrs
James, s, 2 Jan 1916, 34
Frederick, KiA, in France, 14 March 1916, 23

B46. Clement Valentine MELLOR of School Clough,
8 March 1954, 72
Annie, w, 11 May 1965, 74

B47. Benjamin MELLOR, 25 June 1973, 57

B48. Ann BIRCH, of Daisy Knowl,
14 March 1905, 54
Ralph, 19 May 1920, 80


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 7th May 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
INSIDE THE CHURCH
C1. Rev John Whitworth CROWTHER, M.A,
Six years Vicar of Biggin by Hartington
only son of the Rev John Browne CROWTHER, B.A,
formerly Vicar of this parish,
23 Nov 1867 - 25 Jan 1904

C2. Priscilla CROWTHER,
16 Dec 1828 - 12 Nov 1906

C3. Rev John Browne CROWTHER, B.A,
17yrs years Vicar of Longnor,
29 July 1827 - 5 Feb 1881

C4. Moses CHARLESWORTH,
of Heath House, 19 Jan 1881, 66

C5. Joseph HAND,
Late of Brindley Cross,
Died at Hollinsclough,
30 June 1930, 72
Charlotte, w, 22 Aug 1923, 82
Hannah HAND, 15 Nov 1930, 65
[Ed: perhaps Brindley Croft?]

C6. George HAND of Hollinsclough,
24 Oct 1906, 73
Martha Anna, d/o George & Eliza HAND,
30 Jan 1919, 45
Eliza HAND, 7 July 1921, 87

C7. Jessie BILLING,
Of Newtown, 26 Jan 1907, 76
Martha Ann, w, 25 July 1913, 77

C8. Thomas SHIPLEY, 12 Nov 1959, 75
Cyril, s, 18 Aug 1979, 58
Annie SHIPLEY, 19 Aug 1967, 80
Eric George SHIPLEY,
23 Sept 1995, 70

C9. Edwin BERESFORD (uncle Ted),
3 Feb 1999, 80

C10. Prudence Emma BERESFORD,
21 Feb 1955, 61
Edwin, h, 3 Oct 1980, 94

C11. Mabel Bessie ROGENHAGEN,
12 Jan 1955, 83
Frank Frith MILWARD,
5 Feb 1982, 75
Lydia Peggy MILWARD, nee ROGENHAGEN,
3 March 1986, 74

C12. Elizabeth Whitely BALL, nee HODGKINSON,
16 April 1886 -28 Aug 1951
Frank BALL, h, 17 Oct 1959, 68

C13. Samuel KIDD, of Longnor,
16 Aug 1910, 83
Jane Lavinia, w, 2 Aug 1916, 78

C14. Ann MOFS [MOSS] of Newtown,
6 June 1785, 5yrs

C15. George, s/o George & Ann MILWARD,
of Oaken Clough, 6 Sept 1770, 33
[Ed: is this likely to be Oaken Clough near Hayfield, DBY?]

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