Some Memorial Inscriptions - Oulton, Staffordshire
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard and War Memorial

War Memorial

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. CWG
7672093 Cpl A.R.I. BULL,
Royal Army Pay Corps,
8 Jan 1942, 21

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Arthur BULL of Rose Cottage,
12 May 1878 - 25 Feb 1947
Sarah Ann, w/o Arthur, 19 March 1962, 85

A2. Eliza MARSHALL, 24 August 1896, 66
Mary Jane KIRKHAM, her sister,
28 March 1897, 72

A3. Thomas Acton FOX,
Of Ivy Cottage, Moddershall,
10 August 1887, 72
Ann, w, 16 Nov 1818 - 13 Sept 1898

A4. Sarah Constance, w/o Robert Lewis JOHNSON,
Of Oulton Rocks, 27 Sept 1876 - 8 May 1937

A5. Annie Susan JOHNSTONE,
11 Oct 1898 - 25 Dec 1899

A6. Eliza MARSHALL, 24 Aug 1896, 66
Mary Jane KIRKHAM, her sister,
23 March 1897, 72

A7. Edward, youngest s/o John & Maria GRIFFIN,
Of Queensville, Stafford, 28 Feb 1892, 22
John, above, 26 Oct 1901, 73
Maria, above, 27 Sept 1917, 88

A8. Thomas SIMS,
Of Oulton, 12 April 1891, 79
Mary, w, 11 Jan 1898, 78

A9. Robert Gerald LAYBOURNE,
3 Feb 1908, 82
Ellen, w, 22 May 1916, 77
Gertrude Ethel, d, & w/o
Charles Edmund BOOTE,
6 Nov 1872 - 2 Dec 1954

A10. William, infant s/o William & Eva SHAW,
Of Knenhall, 20 July 187*, 7 months

A11. Joseph KNIGHT,
Late of Longton, 26 August 1875, 53
Elizabeth, w, 25 Feb 1905, 82

A12. William Handley ADAMS,
Of *ostylee Farm, Oulton,
21 Aug 1887, 51
Dorothy, w, 8th Dec ****, 73
[Auth: stone weather worn]

A13. Samuel RAWLINGS,
Of Gotwalton, nr Stone, 3 Dec 1883, 65
Ann, w, 8 Jan 1920, 88

A14. John BLADON,
Of Oulton Cross, 5 July 1885, 52
John, 2nd s, 5 Oct 1894, 27
Margaret, w, of above 4 May 1897, **

A15. Sarah, w/o Edward DANIEL,
Of Oulton, 29 March 1890, 59
Edward, above, 6 Dec 1907, 79
Edwin, s, 1 Feb 1889, 26
Alice, his wife, 15 May 1889, **

A16. George MEAKIN 15 Sept 1891, 60
Sarah, relict, 7 Oct 1908, 71

A17. Jane, w/o James BROOKES,
Of Rough Close, 8 Aug 1894, 51
James, above, 26 Jan 1903, 74

A18. William, h/o Mary E. FARRALL,
Of Highfield, Oulton Heath, Stone,
4 Nov 1948, 75
Mary E, above, 27 Jan 1951, 80

A19. Francis BLADON,
Of Coppice Mill, Stone, 5 April 1899, 67
Mary, w, 2 Oct 1919, 67
[Ed: an old photograph of the Coppice Mill may be found
on the Staffordshire Past-Track website. The site explains
it was one of 10 mills in the Moddershall Valley, and was
also known as Shardlow's Mill. Isn't that interesting!]


A20. William BRINDLEY,
Of Mosty Lea, Stone,
Late of Whitelea, Onecote nr Leek,
13 May 1902, 70

A21. Thomas HOULDCROFT,
Of Cotwalton, 3 Jan 1890, 87
Mary, w, 1 April 1899, 79

A22. Jane, w/o Daniel BAILEY,
Of Oulton Heath, 30 Nov 1886, 47

A23. William ADAMS, Master Potter,
12 August 1868 - 27 Dec 1952
Mildred Mary, w, 15 June 1875 - 29 July 1966
Their dear sons,
William Anthony, 30 Dec 1909 - 18 March 1985
Richard Patrick, 21 July 1911 - 14 June 1946

A24. Mary Louisa BUNN 1887 - 1942
Jessie BUNN, her sister, 1894 - 1979

A25. Percy John, only s/o Henry & Frances WRENCH,
Of Hob Hay Farm, nr Stone, 8 Feb 1913, 21
Henry, above, 30 Sept 1918, 66
Interred at Hartshill Cemetery, 5 Oct 1918
Frances, above, 3 March 1931, 75

A26. Levi LOWE,
Of Oulton, 28 May 1896, 54
Sarah, w, 26 Feb 1907, 56

A27. Annie, d/o William & Martha JACKS,
Of Oulton, 8 Sept 1882, 19
Martha, w. 21 June 1888, 59
William, above, 26 June 1826 - 1 Aug 1906

A28. CWG (Family Memorial)
Annie, d/o Thomas & Fanny Rebina BOOTH,
20 August 1916, 17
Frank, s, 10 March 1921, 23

A29. Thomas BOOTH,
Of Oulton, 2 March 1913, 77
Mary BOOTH, 7 Dec 1881, 41
Agnes HART, d, 19 Jan 1946, 74


WAR MEMORIAL (in Church Grounds)
B1.
1914 - 1918
Pte George BAGGELEYPte Richard A. HARDING
2nd Lieut Nigel F.W. BISHOPSgt Joseph HARVEY
Pte Fred W. BLADONPte Francis J. LEE
Pte Ernest BLAKEMANPte George MALPASS
Lieut Oswald W. BODDINGTONPte Ernest MOSS
Pte John BRADBURYPte Herbert H. SAMMONS
Pte George CHAPLAINPte Bernard WALTERS
Pte James FOULKESCpl Walter G. WOODCOCK
1939 - 1945
Capt A. BRASSINGTONStoker F. HIGGINSON
Cpl R BULLDvr H. HUGHES
Major D.G. HARRIS, R.ADvr A. TOMKINSON
P/O R.W. HARRIS, R.A.F 

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