Some Memorial Inscriptions - Oakamoor, Staffordshire
Holy Trinity Churchyard, Memorial Free Church and War Memorial

Latest Additions New 3rd November 2004
War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 28th June 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age.
OAKAMOOR MEMORIAL FREE CHURCH
A1. Emma SWINSON of Oakamore, 18 Nov 1904, 80
Thomas, 16 Dec 1907, 86

A2. Elsie TIPPER, 22 Nov 1883, 3 mths

A3. Hannah LOBATT of Oakamoor,
17 Sept 1809, 35
Walter, husband, 10 May 1922, 84

A4. Joseph PRYOR, 12 July 1917, 56
Sarah Jane BALL, wife,
17 Oct 1856 - 5 Oct 1957
She lives in the garden of memory

A5. Esther Ann (Ettie) TIPPER of
Thorntree House, Cheadle (Staffs),
7 Dec 1914, 67
George, husband, 21 Nov 1924, 79

A6. Annie, daughter of James & Sarah KNIGHT,
of Light Oakes, 4 Nov 1904
Alice, daughter, 10 April 1908, 23

A7. Jeanie M DUNCAN, Assistant Teacher in Oakamoor School,
Born at New Deer, Aberdeenshire 2 July 1852,
Died at Oakamoor, 16 Aug 1895

A8. Arthur Allen MILLS,
5 Aug 1881 - 8 Aug 1883
Richard John MILLS, son of Thomas Allin
& Maria Annie MILLS, 30 Oct 1946, 68
Ernest Pointon MILLS, son, 23 April 1956, 68
Kathleen, wife of Rev H.A. POPE,
17 Aug 1959

Separate Grave
Marriane MILLS, 14 Jan 1918 ( ! 68)
Winifred Mary, 17 Jan 1896, 7 yrs
Thomas Allin MILLS, son of
Rev. John MILLS, 7 Jan 1916, 65

A9. Emma PLANT,
Faithful Nurse and a devoted friend of the family
of Mr A.S. BOLTON of Moor Court,
24 Jan 1830 - 20 Jan 1898
[Auth: Moor Court used to be a Women's Prison, which
once housed an infamous woman (still alive)]


A10. Charles DENMAN, 3 Sept 1847 - 2 June 1920

A11. Alfred Bolton PLANT, 5 July 1952, 50
Freda Margaret PLANT, 2 April 1965, 65

A12. Charles W. PLANT, 24 Jan 1952, 70
Sarah, wife, 3 July 1937, 66

A13. Ann ALKINS, 14 Feb 1958, 71

A14. Alfred Sohier BOLTON of Moor Court, Oakamoor,
2 Dec 1901, 75
Rebbecca Dickinson, wife, 11 Jan 1832 - 24 Jan 1924
Francis Alfred BOLTON, 31.1.1866 - 25.6.1951
Gladys Mary Butt BOLTON. 6.10.1887 - 12.1.1971
Alfred Colfox BOLTON, infant son, 20 April 1858, 6 mths
First laid in Cotton Churchyard
Rebecca Freda BOLTON, eldest daughter,
24 Jan 1855 - 18 April 1947
Beatrice BEARLOCK, nee BOLTON,
20 Jan 1861 - 20 June 1948
Peter Esdale BEARLOCK, husband, 1870 - 1951
Doctor in Oakamoor over 45 years
[Auth: There is now no longer a doctor's practice in Oakamoor]

A15. Robert Oliver BOLTON, 17 Oct 1882 - 29 Jan 1883
died at Oakamoor
Nina Rathbone BOLTON, 1859 - 1936

A16. William E. McKNIGHT, of Maghergall, Ireland,
3 July 1929, 79
Mary, wife, 19 May 1864 - 17 May 1933

A17. William Basnett PERRINS, 4 June 1929, 79
Frank PERRINS, 26 Nov 1961, 73
Elizabeth, 22 Sept 1938, 83
Benjamin PERRINS, 6 Aug 1962, 77
Harry PERRINS, 22 Feb 1968, 31
Lily PERRINS, 30 April 1979, 83
Alice, 2 Nov 1979, 86

A18. Margaret RILEY, 3 Jan 1915, 75
Joseph, husband, 3 March 1894, 68

A19. Eliza PATTINSON, died at Rose Bank, Oakamoor,
19 Nov 1916, 62
John, husband, 10 Sept 1938, 81

A20. Alice Mary ALKINS, 14 Nov 1959, 64
George, husband, 4 Sept 1970, 80

A21. Elizabeth BURBRIDGE, 5 March 1934, 76
John George, 17 Jan 1940, 76

A22. Bertha PERRINS, 21 Sept 1939, 54
William H. PERRINS, 8 Sept 1952, 69

A23. Eva GRIMSHAW, 96
Faithful nurse and friend to Mr Thomas BOLTON
And family for 60 yrs

A24. Norah WHITEHURST, 2 May 1985

A25. Annie Elizabeth May BRASSINGTON
wife of Thomas, 16 Jan 1988, 71

A26. Hilda COPE of Stoney Dale, 7 Jan 1999, 85
William Henry (Bill) COPE, 8 April 1992, 84

A27. Rev, George Alexander JOHNSON,
Minister for this Church, 8 Mar 1983
Minister 1969 - 1983

A28. Minnie COLLIER, 7 Nov 1960, 76

A29. William MELLOR of Oakamoor,
15 Jan 1887, 73

A30. Lewis MELLOR of Stoney Dale, 15 April 1881, 62
Elizabeth, wife, 22 Jan 1885, 62

A31. Emily HAYWOOD, 7 Feb 1970, 80
Fred PLANT, brother, 20 June 1983, 93

A32. Olive Emily PLANT of Woodside Farm,
12 April 1925, 76
Enoch PLANT, husband, 1 Nov 1930, 88

A33. George ELKS, of Oakamoor, 2 Nov 1907, 74
Eliza, wife, 19 April 1923, 87

A34. Mary Ann RILEY, 30 Dec 1922, 74

A35. Cecilia Ann JAGAN, 27 Dec 1947, 6 mths

A36. Joseph WALKER of Stoney Dale, 9 Jan 1896, 61
Mary Ann, wife, of Stoney Dale, 11 Dec 1903, 66

A37. William WALKER, 7 Oct 1886, 79
Ellen, wife, 4 Nov 1884, 76
Emma SMITH, daughter, 2 June 1898, 61

A38. George WALKER, 17 Nov 1909, 66

A39. Janet HOLLIS, 12 April 1991, 58

A40. William COATES of Oakamoor, 17 July 1883, 68
Mary, wife, 1 July 1904, 87

A41. Jean Mary REDFERN, 11 July 1988, 54
Peter, 23.9.1936 - 15.3.1992
A gentle caring family man,
Lover & Master of Music.
Organist of this chapel for 39 years

A42. Alice REDFERN, 27 Dec 1976, 72
Arthur Cecil, husband, 6 Jan 1985, 80

A43. Thomas HAMILTON, 23 Feb 1956, 64
Elsie, wife, 9 Sept 1983, 85

A44. James Frederick Basil COATES
Son of William & Mary, 10 Aug 1903, 18
William COATES, 9 Feb 1939, 79
Mary Jane, 1941, 83

A45. John PATTINSON, 13 July 1987, 77

A46. Cyril KENT, 28 Nov 1948, 56
Florence Mary ROYAL, wife, 1 Nov 1993, 92
Florence Eileen SWINSON, daughter, 11 March 1993, 72

A47. William ROSS, 26 Nov 1981, 64

A48. Alice DUNSDON, 24 Oct 1955, 71
Herbert Ernest DUNSON, 21 Feb 1972, 87 [correct on head-stone]

A49. Dorothy SWINSON, of this village, 21 Nov 1891, 12
Alice SWINSON, 2 June 1884, 3 mths
Arthur Joseph SWINSON, of School Lodge, 6 May 1921, 61
Harriet, wife, 31 Jan 1919, 70

A50. Albert BIRCH, late of Froghall, 29 Oct 1908, 30

A51. Thomas KENT, 29 March 1907, 57
Annie, wife, 9 Dec 1904, 55
Ethel, daughter, 28 Feb 1887, 9 mths

A52. Dorothy Ann, daughter of John & Edith ALKINS,
26 May 1922, 2yrs & 8 mths

A53. Frank WALKER, son of John & Elizabeth,
26 April 1881, 9 mths

A54. Alfred WALKER, of Froghall, 18 June 1927, 66
Frances Ann, wife, 7 May 1951, 85

A55. Amelia Dorothy WALKER, of Stoney Dale, Oakamoor,
9 Dec 1932, 75
John WALKER, husband, 27 Aug 1939, 79

A56. William BERRISFORD, of Oakamoor,
21 March 1902, 19, son of Samuel & Elizabeth

Separate Grave
Samuel BERRISFORD, 9 Dec 1855 - 22 Oct 1938
Elizabeth, 3 May 1857 - 19 March 1914

A57. Granville Johnson GOODWIN, 10 Jan 1959, 61
Gwendoline, 26 Oct 1992, 99

A58. William GOLDSTRAW of Moneystone, 15 March 1948, 73
James Sidney GOLDSTRAW, grandson, and son of
Lilian McCARNWELL, Leading Steward in the Royal Navy
who lost his life in Kure Japan, 8 Sept 1952, 25
also his dear Finance Ella Mc BREARTY,
of Rothsey [Rothesay?], 14 Nov 1952
[Ed: presumably 'Finance' should be Fiancee? If so, that's sad]

A59. Laura FERNIHOUGH, 3 Oct 1985, 76
Charles William, 28 July 1987, 78

A60. Thomas Arthur WARING, 10 March 1983, 64

A61. Richard WILSON, 20 May 1973, 75
Ida, 4 April 1981, 79

A62. Annie A. WARRINGTON, 5 Feb 1974, 80
Joseph, 16 Aug 1982, 89

A63. Albert WILSON, 29 Dec 1974, 80

A64. Thomas WARRINGTON, 19 June 1948 54
Mary, wife, 5 Feb 1977, 80

A65. Frances PATTINSON, 5 Sept 1949, 69
Ann Elizabeth, 25 Aug 1981 86

A66. Lilian STUBBS, 17 Sept 1967, 70
Thomas, 26 Dec 1972, 74

A67. Peter Leslie KERRY, son of William Herbert & Annie
18 April 1901 - 10 Nov 1929
William Herbert, 29 Dec 1868 - 14 Dec 1930

A68. Charles MALBON, 8 Aug 1915, 65
Mary Hannah, wife, 8 Dec 1940, 92

A69. Elizabeth Ann PRICE,
Born at Bolton, Lancs, 17 July 1862,
Died at Oakamoor, 15 March 1905
Charles James, husband,
Born at Bolton, Lancs and died at Longsdon,
26 June 1939


The following MIs Churchyard were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 29th December 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD
B1. William SALT of Oakamoor, 9 Aug 1891, 82
Hannah Wooliscroft SALT, w, 15 May 1891, 77

B2. Mary SALT, late of Fenton,
18 Jan 1874, 76
Eliza BEAN, d/o William & Hannah SALT,
23 Nov 1874, 37

B3. Mary SALT, 5 March 1839, 64

B4. Thomas JOHNSON, of Crow Tree Farm,
12 Feb 1917, 53
Mary Ann, w, died at Leek,
25 Feb 1923, 64

B5. George SALT, late of Cotton, 25 Dec 1869, 42


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 27th May 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
MEMORIAL FREE CHURCH (OAKAMOOR CHAPEL)
C1. Reginald Ellis MOSLEY, 11 Dec 1982, 73

C2. Thomas SCOTT, 1896 - 1948
Mary Emma SCOTT, 1903 - 1987

C3. Alice Ann RYDER, 5 Nov 1945, 32
Harry RYDER, 3 Sept 1949, 58

C4. Jessie BURNETT, 5 March 1975, 80
Anthony BURNETT, 9 Dec 1939, 49
In memory of Anthony from workmates
in casting shop, Froghall (BOLTONs)

C5. Herbert CARTLIDGE, 3 June 1944, 83
Anne, w, 20 Aug 1956, 90

C6. Irene Maud Elizabeth d/o Walter & Irene KEARNS,
of Stonehouse, Haslingden, fatally injured,
20 April 1934
Beatrice BOLTON, aged 21, killed,
20 April 1934

C7. John SWINSON, 7 July 1960, 83
Ann SWINSON, 26 Aug 1974, 89

C8. Thomas WILSON, 28 Nov 1952, 88

C9. Barbara WANNAN,
9 June 1888 - 19 Dec 1935
Charles, h, 12 April 1975, 93

C10. Charles William CARR, 25 Aug 1986, 77
Kathleen, 26 July 1989, 80

C11. Albert Ernest CHELL, 31 Aug 1911 - 12 June 1989
Berys Gwendoline, 21 June 1914 - 10 Aug 1991

C12. Sampson, h/o Mary ASH,
11 Feb 1932, 68
Mary, 24 Sept 1945, 74

C13. Thomas SCOTT, 7 Dec 1938, 62
Lavinia, w, 2 Feb 1959, 80

C14. Wilfred WALKER, of the R.A.F.V.R,
Killed in Action, 19 July 1940, 31

C15. Samuel WALKER, 25 May 1947, 70
Florence, w, 24 Nov 1947, 60

C16. Philip JACKSON, 4 May 1965, 41
James JACKSON, 13 Nov 1978, 27
Frederick BOND, 26 Sept 1960, 65
Lucy, 16 April 1986, 87

C17. Clement Joseph, s/o James & Mary COPE,
3 Feb 1996, 90
Mary COPE, w/o James, of Oakamoor,
30 Aug 1995, 77
James COPE of Oakamoor,
15 Nov 1932, 56
Mary Alice, w/o William ELKINS,
30 Nov 1947, 71
William, h, 17 April 1964, 89

C18. Bertram TIPPER, 10 Jan 1940, 86
Jane, 6 Dec 1959, 84

C19. Bertram Denis, s/o Bertram & Jenny TIPPER,
Of Oakmoor, 13 Aug 1931, 25
Cyril George, brother, 2 Nov 1985, 84

C20. Edna Mary, w/o Cyril George TIPPER,
12 Jan 1995, 91
Gladys Ruth ASH, 17 Feb 1997, 99

C21. Peter Leslie KERRY,
Youngest, s/o William Herbert & Annie,
19 April 1901- 10 Nov 1929
William Herbert KERRY, h/o Annie,
29 Dec 1868 -14 Dec 1930

C22. Elizabeth RATCLIFFE, 27 Dec 1957, 89

C23. Mabel PLANT, 12 Jan 1962, 62

C24. Lilian Hariet, w/o Francis John COX,
Of Oakamoor, 7 Dec 1925, 35
Francis John COX, 16 April 1952, 64

C25. George GILBERT, 18 March 1936, 67

C26. Elizabeth BRETT, of Carol Bank, Oakamoor,
3 April 1927, 74

C27. Charles MALBON, 8 Aug 1915, 65
Mary Hannah, w, 8 Dec 1940, 92

C28. Elizabeth Ann, w/o Charles James PIRRIE,
Born at Bolton, Lancs, 17 July 1862
Died at Oakmoor, 15 March 1905
Charles James, born at Bolton, 20 May 1864
Died at Longsdon, 26 June 1939


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 3rd November 2004.
WAR MEMORIAL
D1. To the Glory of God and in Honoured Memory
of the men of this parish who gave their lives in the
Great War, 1914 - 1918

Greater love hath no man than this
that man lay down his life for his friends

Pte Joseph W. BRETT, G. Guards, in Hospital, 28 Nov 1918
Pte Harold CARTLIDGE, 4th N.Staffs, at Ypres, 2 Dec 1917
Pte Thomas FEARNS, R, Welsh Fusiliers, in action, 16 May 1915
Pte Edward McKNIGHT, 2nd Lincolns, at Cambral [Cambrai], 29 Sept 1918
Pte Bernard T. PRINCE, R. Fusiliers, at Bullecourt, 23 Aug 1918
Pte Bertram. T. SALT, R. W. Fusiliers, at Loos, 22 June 1916
Lieut Gilbert B. BOLTON, 8th N.Staffs, at Grandcourt, 18 Nov 1916
2nd Lt, Arthur F. Wellesley GREEVES, 8th N.Staffs, at Ypres, 20 Sept 1917
2nd Lt, John Wellesley GREEVES, 5th N.Staffs at Lens, 1 July 1917
Cpl, William AMOS, S. Foresters, Killed in Action, 28 March 1918
Pte George S. ALLEN, M. Gun Corps, at Munster Hospital, 11 Sept 1918
Pioneer Reginald BIRKS, R. Engineers, in Hospital, 14 Feb 1919

1939 - 1945
Gunner Wilfred J. ALLEN, R.A, Killed in Action, 2 April 1942
Pilot Officer, David M. BOLTON, RAFVR, Killed in Action, 23 June 1941
Pte Ronald E. COOPER, Queens Regt, Killed on Active Service, 29 June 1945
Marine, Edwin PLANT, R.M., Killed in Action, 24 May 1941
Pilot Officer, Wilfred WALKER, RAFVR, Killed in Action, 19 July 1940

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