Some Memorial Inscriptions - Moddershall, Staffordshire
All Saints Churchyard

Latest Additions New 21st May 2009 [collected 18 Apr 2008]

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 7th November 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Godfrey WEDGWOOD,
Born at Eturia Hall, 22 Jan 1833
Died at Idlerocks, 9 Oct 1905
Hope Elizabeth, widow,
& d/o Hensleigh WEDGWOOD,
Maer in this County,
23 July 1935, 91

A2. Ronald G. BOSCOTT (Painter) 1927 - 1980

A3. Birt, h/o Louisa BRAIN, 17 Nov 1966, 76
Louisa Ellen, w, 25 Feb 1970, 72

A4. Alfred BRAIN, 11 Feb 1978, 89
Mary Ann, w, 20 Feb 1978, 90

A5. John SHAW, 7 Feb 1963, 81

A6. William James, h/o Lilian Victoria SHAW,
Late of "Lynwood", Darleston,
Formerly of Moddershall, 19 June 1959, 76
Lilian Victoria, above, 26 March 1981, 93
Marion Olive, d, 13.12.1915 - 20.12. 2000

A7. Christopher Harcourt COATES, 1927 - 1992
Lawrence George CRABB 1933 - 1995

A8. Kate HUGHES 26 Nov 1977, 75
Samuel, 15 Jan 1987, 92

A9. Beloved husband, father & grandad,
Dennis Gilbert ELTON, 3 Nov 1977, 58

A10. Evelyn TOMKINSON 1909 - 1986
John, h, 1907 - 1959

A11. Alexander, h/o Hannah Elizabeth DEAKIN,
Of "Hillside", Lightwood, 4 Dec 1936, 69
Hannah Elizabeth, above, 21 Feb 1949, 80

A12. George BOULTON,
Of Moddershall, 23 Sept 1906, 68
Mary, w, 16 June 1927, 89

A13. Edith SARGENT,
Of Moddershall, 1 May 1939, 76
Thomas, h, 20 Jan 1941, 75

A14. Sarah, w/o Frank TURNER,
Of Berry Hill Farm, Moddershall,
3 April 1937, 52
Frank, above, 25 Dec 1971, 86

A15. Ellen STEPHENS,
Of Oulton Cross, Stone,
And widow of George STEPHENS,
Of Mearford, 16 Oct 1934, 80

A16. Ann, w/o Thomas ADDERLEY,
Of Moddershall House, 29 Dec 1916, 66
Thomas, above, 10 Feb 1924, 85

A17. Ernest Critchlow PALFREYMAN,
Of Meir Heath, 21 June 1952, 82
Martha, w, 26 Jan 1954, 82
Edith, d, 18 August 1985, 84

A18. William MOSS 9 May 1958, 77
Edith, w, 24 Feb 1967, 74

A19. Thirza Nellie Augusta, w/o Willis JOHNSON,
28 - 8 - 1888 15- 1- 1963
Hilda, d, 1-12-1916 18-12-1988
Ivy, d, 3-1-1920 28-11-2000

A20. Roger R.J. HEWINS 1893 - 1973
Martha Ann HEWINS, 1895 - 1980

A21. Cyril HAWKINS, h/o Irene,
17 Feb 1979, 62
Irene, above, 24 Feb 2000

A22. William Harry GRINDLEY,
Colonel, Royal Engineers, T.A, T.D, M.A, B.Sc,
18 June 1899 - 22 June 1979
Dorothy Rhoda, w, nee SPOONER,
9 August 1900 - 24 Dec 1983

A23. Samuel, h/o Elizabeth LATHAM,
Of Moddershall, 22 May 1924, 47
Elizabeth, 13 Jan 1952, 80

A24. David Francis BOWEN,
Vicar of this parish for 16 years,
14 April 1962, 54
Gwladys Evelyn, w, 27 April 1985, 76

A25. William Henry SHARDLOW ("Kingy")
Potters Miller of The Copice Mill,
1 Sept 1948, 74
Lydia, w, nee BLADON, 12 Dec 1950, 73

A26. Henry FAIRBANKS,
Master Wheelwright of Lower Close,
4 June 1940, 80
Harriet, w, nee HUGHES, 1 June 1945, 83
Also in memory of their family,
Anne (DOBSON) 1885 - 1954, at rest Moddershall
Thomas Henry 1887 - 1943, at rest Arlington, U.S.A.
George Alfred 1892 - 1994, at rest Oulton
Alice (SHARDLOW) 1896 - 1994, at rest Oulton
James (RN) 1898 - 1927 at rest Portsmouth
John Clement 1900 - 1965, at rest Moddershall
Charles William, 1905 - 1992


The following MI was kindly contributed by Kath Roberts, 19th February 2007. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Ellen RUSHTON, w/o George, d July 1932
[of] New Cottages, Moddershall
George h/o Ellen d 21-12-1941
[of] Council Houses, Moddershall age 92


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 18th April 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. Agnes Christine Eayrs GIBBONS
25 October 1993, 83
Vivian Roy, h, 26 May 2000, 92

C2. John Percival GILBERT
30 May 2002, 72

C3. Thomas DEACON
of Ivy House Farm
17 September 1974, 71
Annie Theresa
17 January 1982, 85
her sister
Agnes Cecily LEES
22 February 1976, 85

C4. John Arthur HARVEY
6 January 1970, 89
Eunice May HARVEY, w,
22 September 1991, 88

C5. Elizabeth TURNER
of Berryhill Farm, April 1969, 82

C6. Monica M. FAIRBANKS
Lower Close, Oulton
18 April 1968, 65
John Clement, h, interred nearby
20 August 1965, 64
Catherine Geraldine McADAM nee MADDOX
4 May 1998, 58
Life long friend of John C.H. FAIRBANKS

C7. Esther GUILFORD 18.4.1958, 52
Her daughter
Lilian WARD, 30.9.2002, 75

C8. Emily w/o William TATE
Of Sunnyside, Leadendale
30 October 1954, 67
William E. TATE of Sunnyside, 30 June 1959, 76

C9. Samuel Eric BASKEYFIELD
27 December 1977, 76
Jeanette, w, 5 August 1988, 88

C10. Samuel George, h/o
Gladys Mary LATHAM
10 January 1984, 81
Gladys Mary, w, 16 August 1987, 83

C11. Esther GUILDFORD, 18.4.1958, 52
Lilian WARD, d, 30.9.2002, 75

C12. Lily BOULTON, 18 November 1979, 88

C13. William Percy GILBERT, 1900 - 1952
Alice Ann, w, 1902 - 1994

C14. John Frederick GILBERT, 1870 - 1937
Elizabeth Annie GILBERT, 1872 - 1954

C15. Charles Arthur GILBERT 1902 - 1934
Ben GILBERT, youngest s/o
Anthony & Stella, 8 February 1998

C16. Richard Eli TIMMIS
22 September 1945, 68
Aphra Jocelyn, 15 January 1961, 81

C17. Job BROWN, 26 April 1955, 71
Jane BROWN, w, 26 January 1962, 83

C18. Ethel Mary EYRE, April 1953, 74
Benjamin EYRE, h, 2 August 1967, 87
Gertrude Ellen PLATT
30 March 1955, 74

C19. William Henry WROE, 3 August 1962, 70
Lilian Grace, w, 15 June 1990, 97

C20. Harold Octavius DODD
17 July 1963, 88
Edith Emily DODD, w,
31 December 1969, 95

C21. Ethel Millicent, w/o Job BROWN
28 March 1964, 63
also her aforementioned husband
18 January 1996, 88

C22. Annie Muriel HILL 18 September 1967, 64

C23. Sydney Enoch WOODCOCK
of Oulton 3 February 1970, 79
Annie, w, 3 May 1984, 92

C24. William Lewis, h/o
Winifred Margaret EYRE
13 January 1989, 81
Reunited 24 November 1999, 87

C25. David Francis BOWEN
Vicar of this parish for 16 years
h/o Gwladys E. BOWEN
14 April 1962, 54
Gwladys Evelyn, above
27 April 1985, 78

C26. William FELL,
of Prospect House, Moddershall
1 May 1940, 66
Matilda FELL, w, 29 June 1963, 83

C27. Vincent HALL, 1910 - 1960
Of Woodhouse Farm, Moddershall
Ada Millicent, w, 1913 - 1981

C28. Millicent StClair STUBBS
3 October 1957, 72
Arthur, h, 11 November 1957, 74
Millicent, d, 3 December 1980, 68

C29. Christopher George Edward BOULTON
12 June 2003, 67

C30. Mabel HARVEY, 15 July 1972, 84
Sgt Joseph HARVEY, K.O.Y.L.I.
killed in action, 26 August 1918
Additional information courtesy of the CWGC
Sgt 1778, 2/4th K.O.Y.L.I died 26/8/1918 age 29
Son of Charles & Louisa HARVEY
Of Great Barr, Birmingham, h/o above.
Enlisted September 1914
Buried at H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St-Mein, France

C31. Edward Geoffrey WILDBLOOD
6 July 1980, 68
Kathleen Elinor Joselyn, w
23 May 2007, 89

C32. Harry JOHNSON, 30 June 1989, 73

C33. George BOULTON, 24 August 1990, 79

C34. Alfred LAWTON, 1905 - 1992
Mary LAWTON, 1907 - 1993

C35. May GOODWIN, 1898 - 1978
William GOODWIN, 1897 - 1992

C36. Fred RILEY, 1916 - 1994, 77
Also his dear wife Peg
1918 - 1997, 79

C37. Bernard Leonard SOUTHALL, 1911 - 1999

C38. Reginald Joseph COOPER
5 September 1907 - 4 September 1996
Gertrude Mildred, w
13 June 1910 - 13 March 2001

C39. Annie [Nancy] PLANT
22.5.1914 - 25.3.2005
Ernest Arthur, h,
24.7.1913 - 24.11.1972

C40. Anne Patricia GRAHAM
1931 - 2002
Geoffrey Martin GRAHAM
1925 - 2006

C41. Arthur BEARDMORE, 13 April 1994, 81

C42. Doris MARSHALL, 7 July 2000, 75

C43. David A. HARRISON, 8.3.1993, 52

C44. Frank Leslie HARRISON
24 August 2001, 93
Julia May HARRISON, w
25 October 2002, 90

C45. Tristan Edward HEWINS
15 January 1979 - 14 February 2004
" Life is mostly froth and bubble
Two things stand like stone
Kindness in another's trouble
Courage in your own"
His life was gentle; and the elements so mixt
in him, that Nature might stand up and say
to all the world 'This was a man'
TTFN

C46. Marjorie SOUTHALL, 1914 - 2005

C47. Edith ROWE, w/o Frank
12 March 2006, 91

C48. Audrey Rosa LANE
6 February 1926 - 24 April 2003
Richard John LANE
10 November 1924 - 28 November 2004

C49. Honor Daphne FIELDER, 28.5.02 , 82

C50. Ted TURNER
23 October 1920 - 22 August 2000, 79
Helen, w,
20 October 1919 - 4 March 2002, 82

C51. Francis [Frank] William HART
25 April 2000, 78
Beryl Mary, w, 11 June 2007, 80

C52. Margaret BUNN, 12 July 1995, 63

C53. Henry HEWINS, 6 July 1991, 70

C54. Kenneth Lucas JONES
of Farcroft, 30 April 1990, 54
Pauline Ann, w, 23 February 2005, 63

C55. John Thomas BUNN
8 December 1989, 85
Gwendoline Annie, w
18 November 1991, 87

C56. Barbara BOULTON, 9 October 1985, 32
Peace after much pain
Elsie BOULTON, her mother
27 June 1991, 66
Ronald BOULTON, her father
29 September 2002, 79

C57. Thomas HOWELL, 17 May 1981, 75
Ada HOWELL, 24 April 1982, 76

C58. Ernest CORBISHLEY
5 March 1981, 76
Beatrice Georgina [Gina], w
31 March 2001, 85

C59. Joyce TYLER
12 September 1933 - 25 March 2007

C60. John, h/o May BROOKES
6 June 1966, 73
May, above, 26 March 1993, 94

C61. John PEPPER of Leadendale, Meir Heath
11 April 1942, 69
Bertha, w, 30 November 1957, 83

C62. Edward HILL, 12 January 19**, 73
Elizabeth, w, of Moddershall, late of Rudster
17 March 1930, 59
[Ed: perhaps Rocester?]

C63. Harry BOULTON
Of Lynwood, Rough Close
1 June 1936, 32

C64. Clara, w/o J.T. PROCTOR
Of Meir Heath, 3 June 1936, 72
John T. above, 14 May 1952, 87

C65. Gladys BOULTON
15 June 1988, 78
Frank, h, 13 September 1996, 88

C66. Elsie LANE
A Cotswold Lady 1899 - 1993

C67. Frederick MYCOCK, 12 April 1994, 60

C68. Jennie DALE, 9 December 1995, 65

C69. Millicent Doreen WRIGHT, w/o Albert
17 August 1929 - 17 December 1998
Albert Edwin, above
30 November 1932 - 13 April 2006

C70. Dorothy, 21 October 1999, 94
Wife of
Jack HAMMERSLEY
22 October 1995, 90

C71. Geoffrey A.E. STIRZAKER
25 March 2001, 72

C72. Muriel EVANS, age 82

C73. Alfred William MASSEY
16 October 1918 - 24 January 2006, 87
Charlotte MASSEY, w,
16 March 1919 - 28 February 2004, 84

C74. John MOORE
11 September 1944 - 30 July 2004

C75. William JONES [Bill] 1936 - 2005

C76. Linda Margaret PERRINS
15 June 2004, 56
[Auth: Her children are mentioned but
have been omitted from these records, as
they are still living]


C77. Michael FINN, 1 December 2001

C78. Jim CHAPMAN, 24 March 2001, 48
[Auth: His wife and children are mentioned
but have been omitted from these records
as they are still living]


C79. Harry BRIDGWOOD, h/o Dorothy
28 January 1978, 72
Dorothy, above, 8 March 2003, 81

C80. Donald Hugh WARREN
20.12.74, 52

C81. Charles Gilbert, h/o Ida THOMAS
12 June 1971, 56
Ida, above, 22 August 1971, 58

C82. Mary BOULTON 9 August 1970, 81

C83. James Henry ELTON
9 October 1963, 70
Brenda Louise, w
20 September 1983, 76

C84. Charles Herbert, h/o Florence HOLLAND
of Rough Close, 15 June 1951, 64
Florence HOLLAND, above
6 June 1971, 86

C85. Raymond MOSS, 27 November 2004, 75

C86. Leslie WYE, of Idlerocks Gardens, Stone
20 November 1946, 24

C87. James & Sarah ROGERS
Who died 6th January 1940
Jessie Agnes, d,
15 February 1977, 83
Their youngest son
Arthur James, 17 April 1979, 80
Separate Memorial, same Grave
Mary Isabelle ROGERS
5 May 1904 - 16 April 1996
reunited with Arthur
Margaret Mary SNOW
Beloved w/o Ken
3 December 1937 - 11 September 1996
Separate Memorial, same Grave
Arthur Keith ROGERS
s/o Arthur & Mary
20 August 1932 - 25 March 2006

C88. Hugh BRAIN
of Moddershall, 9 November 1974, 79
Beatrice, w, 8 April 1999, 95

C89. James SUTTON, 28 October 1979,
Ethel, w, 24 June 1982

C90. Alfred James ROUTLEDGE, 1945
Harriett, w, 1947

C91. Eleanor LEONARD, 2 January 1970, 80

C92. John Herbert PROCTER
of Rough Close, 12 May 1975, 72

C93. Robert Henry ASKEY
15 October 1979, 72
Emily Mary, w, 13 May 2003, 96

C94. William MOSS, 9 May 1958, 77
Edith, w, 24 February 1967, 74

C95. Arthur SMITH 6 June 1970, 78
w/o Arthur SMITH, of Rose Cottage, Moddershall
17 June 1931, 36
Arthur George, s 12 April 1921, 1yr & 4 months
Ethel Ada SMITH, 1905 - 1964

C96. John F. SARGEANT
22 December 1945, 57
Annie, 25 March 1964, 75
George BOULTON
Of Lime Tree Cottage, Moddershall
19 July 1918, 57
Hannah, w, 18 October 1936, 76
James, s, died in infancy

C97. John DALE, h/o Lydia
Of Moddershall Grange, Stone,
7 July 1957, 79
Lydia, 16 December 1982, 85
Emila Joan, infant daughter
24 September 1921, 11 days

C98. James DEAKIN
27 March 1840 - 13 November 1914
Hannah, w, 8 October 1924, 82

C99. Mary, w/o Alfred HART
2 March 1913, 42
Alfred, above, 21 June 1940, 72
Roseanna , d, 17yrs

C100. John Thomas TOMKINSON
29 November 1965, 28

C101. Harry LEES, 5 August 1966, 72
Gertrude Margaret FENTON, d
1 January 1973, 48
Margaret Ellen, w
26 August 1988, 94

C102. George Henry LEESE
1868 - 28 February 1915, 50
Alice LEESE
1867 - 16 January 1954, 86

C103. William HOULDCROFT
Of Manor Farm, Cotwalton
27 October 1970, 68
Ada HOULDCFOFT
30 August 1981, 76

C104. William Arthur BAILEY
6 December 1974, 71
Margaret, w, 11 December 2002, 93

C105. Henry, h/o Alice May SMITH
9 March 1929, 63

C106. Harry, h/o Elizabeth Jane [Jennie] BOWERS
29 September 1979, 72
Elizabeth Jane, above, 14 August 1990, 82

C107. Percival William SALE, 27 April 1987, 57

C108. Reginald Arthur John BAKER
25 February 1988, 65

C109. Pauline Joyce BEDSON, d/o, 1950 - 1966
Charles Joseph BEDSON, 1915 - 1999
Also his beloved wife, Maureen, 1922 - 1999

C110. Hilda, w/o John William MASON
29 November 1971, 53
John William, above, 29 August 1984, 79

C111. Alfred BRAIN, 11 February 1978, 89
Mary Ann, 20 February 1978, 90

C112. George DALE, h/o Florence May
1 December 1988, 81
Florence May, 28 March 1997, 85

C113. Sam OAKES, 2 January 1991, 76
May OAKES, w, 30 January 2000, 85

C114. Irene HOPPING, 9 November 1999, 73

C115. Freda OAKES, 29 April 2000, 75

C116. Roy OAKES, 12 May 2000, 62

C117. Ella AUSTIN, w/o Tom
Died suddenly 10 August 1990, 73
Also Tom
Thomas Henry AUSTIN
4 February 1996, 81

C118. Albert COULTON, 17 January 1991, 75

C119. Jean, late of Rough Close
w/o Robert Charles PROBYN
15 July 2001, 59

C120. Joyce McNAMEE, 27.6.1932 - 10.1.2002, 73

C121. Norman NOON of Rough Close
h/o Blanche, 18 September 1986, 61

C122. William Norman KEY
4.6.1897 - 14.5.1986
Annie KEY, w
19.10.1899 - 2.3.1979
Cremated at Stafford

C123. Robert SAVILLE, 17 September 1984, 75
Dora, w, 9 October 2004, 93

C124. Harold WILLIAMSON, 1 March 1984, 68
Ivy Mary, w, 23 March 1987, 69

C125. Ernest W. HAWKINS, 23 January 1984, 77
Doris, w, 9 March 2005, 96 of "Varndell", Meir Heath

C126. Winifred, w/o Cyril JACKSON
of Meir Heath, 27 June 1983, 66
Cyril, above, 5 January 2004, 82

C127. Hilda WILSON of Meir Heath
27 February 1983, 69
George, h, 13 January 1991, 82

C128. John Kenneth LOWNDES
Of Meir Heath, 20 May 1982, 64
May, w, 19 March 1988, 76

C129. Dear husband & father
George William WILKS
Of "The Cedars, Grindley Lane, Meir Heath"
14 December 1960, 73
Hannah, 6 September 1979, 85

C130. Adelaide Mary ARNOLD
of Darlaston, Stone, late of Moddershall
26 September 1957, 78

C131. Two War Deaths
Harriet, w/o Enoch WOODCOCK
of Meir Heath 30 July 1926 70
Enoch, h, interred at Fulford
Gunner Henry John, N.Z.F.A,
killed in action in France 20 October 1916, 26
Cpl Walter Clement, Royal Fusiliers
Killed in action in France, 7 October 1916, 24
Additional information courtesy of the CWGC
Driver 2/1741 John WOODCOCK,
New Zealand Field Artillery, killed 25/10/1916
h/o Margaret MARSDEN, formerly WOODCOCK
of Blackburn, Lancs. Commemorated on the
Caterpillar Valley [New Zealand] Memorial, France
Cpl 734, Walter Clement, 8th Royal Fusiliers,
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme
Separate Memorial same Grave
In memory of Miss WOODCOCK from the
Nursing Staff, County Mental Hospital, Whittingham

C132. Henry Alfred Thomas POWELL
25 September 1951, 79
his sister, Alice Jane, 18 June 1961, 92
his sister, Mary Louisa 3 February 1981, 90

C133. Joseph BLADON
70, Paddock Street, Hanley
11 December 1914, 76
Jane, w, 18 November 1915, 74

C134. Edward BRAIN of Prospect House, Moddershall
1 March 1912, 76
Emma, w, 24 December 1916, 88
Matilda H. SIRRELL, 14 June 1939, 83
David SMITH, 18 January 1931, 80
Emma, his wife, 27 February 1941, 83

C135. William Henry SHAW, 11 February 1955, 83
Annie, w, 17 August 1957, 87
Freda Mary, d, 5 September 2004, 96

C136. Agnes, w/o Charles K. HOULDCFOFT
of Gynern, Moddershall, 30 March 1938, 60
Charles K., above, 14 October 1950, 80

C137. Laura Annie, w/o Gerrard AYNSLEY
of The Spot, 7 September 1936, 62

C138. William & Elizabeth MOSS
Also their grandson
Harry MOSS, 1920 - 1997

C139. Frances May HOSKINS, 7 January 1991, 90

C140. Albert S. COPELAND
h/o Eliza COPELAND of "Alberta", Stone
9 April 1933, 56
Eliza, above, 2 July 1963, 78

C141. Jack, s/o Harry & Mary AYNSLEY
4 December 1907, 20
Harry, above, 18 March 1931, 73
Mary, above, 1 July 1933, 73

C142. Sheila, d/o Herbert & Gertrude BOURNE
20 December 1923, 3yrs
Herbert BOURNE, 1 June 1946, 60
Gertrude BOURNE, 14 August 1986, 101
George FLEET, h/o Peggy nee BOURNE
His beloved wife Margaret Eileen FLEET [Peggy]
[Auth: something below Peggy]

C143. Eliza, w/o Thomas HOWELL
22 July 1916, 83
Thomas, 31 May 1927

C144. Here are interred the ashes of
Katharine Euphenia, Barroness Farrer
d/o Hensleigh WEDGWOOD some time of
Maer in this county. She died at Idlercocks
September 2nd 1931, in her ninety second year

C145. Here are interred the ashes of our sister
Julia WEDGWOOD, d/o Hensleigh WEDGWOOD
Some time of Maer in the county
Her words spoken or written
enlightened and consoled may hearts
She lived and died in London. 1833 - 1913

C146. h/o Hilda Mary NEWTON,
of Copshurst Farm, Lightwood
5 March 1958, 64
Hilda Mary, above
5 December 1993, 91

C147. Major George, h/o Sarah COX
23 September 1856 - 7 October 1922
Sarah COX, above, 28 July 1930, 84

C148. Thirza, w/o Ralph STEELE
Of The Cedars, Hartwell
23 April 1831 - 3 December 1906
Edgar Harry STEELE
17 July 1867- 17 February 1934
Ethel Louisa STEELE
20 October 1872 - 10 September 1957
Edward Ernest STEELE
24 June 1864 - 10 February 1928

C149. Stan BATH, 22.6.1999, 67

C150. Carved into a Wooden Seat in this Churchyard
"In Loving memory of Tristan HEWINS 1979 - 2004"

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