Some Memorial Inscriptions - Sandon, Staffordshire
All Saints Churchyard

Latest Additions New 16th July 2010

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th November 2003. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. [Inscription to photo of Head-Stone]
John, s/o John & Elizabeth PRITCHARD,
8 Oct 1845, 22 months
** 15 Dec 1848, 2yrs & 3 months

A2. Joseph COLLIER of Sandon,
4 May 1841, 65
Ann, w/o late Joseph COLLIER,
Of Sandon, 20 Nov 1851, 63

A3. Ralph STEVENSON,
Who died in Cheltenham,
10 Nov 1884, 75
Formerly of this parish,
Elizabeth Hawkesmore STEVENSON,
w, who died at Cheltenham,
10 Feb 1887, 76
Anne, sister of Ralph, 7 May 1886

A4. Charles TAMS,
Many years Sexton of this Parish,
23 June 1863, 79
Ann, w/o, Charles TAMS of Sandon,
26 March 1868, 80

A5. Ann, w/o Charles TAMS,
Of Sandon, 8 Dec 1861, 43
Charles, the above,
8 Jan 1873, 60
John, s, 29 July 1869, 13

A6. Thomas CHINN,
Of Sandon, 17 Nov 1868, 69
Harriet, w, 2 March 1875, 82

A7. John BENTLEY,
Of Sandon, 12 April 1835, 37
Ellen, relict of the above,
9 Dec 1871, 61
Fanny, d, 1 June 1863, 14

Also Contributed
John BENTLEY,
Of Sandon, 12 April 1855, 57
Ellen, relict, 9 Dec 1871, 61
Fanny, d, 1 June 1865, 14

A8. Hannah, d/o John & Ellen BENTLEY,
Of Sandon, 16 May 1835, 13 months
Henry, s, 14 June 1853, 4yrs
Ellen, d, 18 July 1853, 17

A9. Thomas TRUBSHAW,
21 Dec 1869, 39
Alice, w, 19 Feb 1859, 29
Ann, eldest d, 20 May 1867, 15

A10. Fanny WHITE,
For Two years in Service,
At Sandon Hall, 14 Jan 1886

A11. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas MELLOR,
Of Sandon, 9 Dec 1886, 53
Thomas, the above, 29 June 1905, 77

A12. Richard BENTLEY,
Of Sandon, 17 April 1893, 63
Elizabeth, w, 18 Feb 18*0, 72

Also Contributed
Richard BENTLEY,
Of Sandon, 12 April 1893, 63
Elizabeth, w, 13 Feb 1910, 72
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

A13. Edwin ALLBUT,
Of Ivy Cottage, 15 May 1868, 50
Mary, w, 30 Jan 1890, 80
Elizabeth Mary ALLBUT, d Dec 17, 1934, 85

A14. John BOWYER,
Of Cotwalton, 13 May 1837, 83
Charles BOWYER,
Late of Cotwalton, 20 Sept 1839, 75
Ann, w/o Charles, 8 May 185*, 79
Mary, w/o John BOWYER,
Of Cotwalton, 30 Sept 1874, 72
Henry, 2nd s, of Cotwalton,
9 July 1838, 20

A15. John FREAKLEY,
Of Sandon, 5 July 1856, 72

A16. Elizabeth, w/o John FREAKLEY,
Of Sandon, 4 May 1844, 47

A17. Joseph HINE,
Late of Sandon, 14 Aug 1833, 78
Elizabeth, w, 15 April 1856, 89

A18. Richard BONSOR,
Late of Enson, 3 Jan 1865, 74
Elizabeth, w, 9 Feb 1880, 80

A19. James MASH,
Of Ay[l]sham in Norfolk,
7 Aug 1807, 42

A20. George MELLOR,
Of Sandon Mill, 29 Sept 1863, 45
Jane MELLOR,
Of Stoke on Trent, w/o late George MELLOR,
Of Sandon Mill, 12 July 1876, 59
Jane MELLOR, d/o George & Jane,
23 Sept 1862, 15
Sarah, d, 30 Oct 1851, 2 months

Also Contributed
James MASH,
Of Aylsham in Norfolk,
7 Auguft 1807, 42
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

A21. George, s/o George & Fanny MELLOR,
28 Aug 1867, 11 months
Jane T. MELLOR, 7 March 1873, 8 yrs


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Vicki Backhouse, 16th January 2005. Vicki's website featuring her Backhouse & Armishaw Family may also be of interest for anyone researching in the Caverswall, Dilhorne, Cheadle, Longton, Stoke on Trent and Stone areas.
B1. Elizabeth BOWERS,
died 30/10/1920, aged 69
wife of Arthur James,
died 25/1/1933 [25 Jan 1933] aged 64
of Hollywood, Stone

B2. James BOWERS died
March 25th 1864 aged 76
Sarah his wife died Lichfield
August 17th 1878 aged 87

Also Contributed
James BOWERS,
21 March 1884, 76
Sarah, w, who died at Lightfield,
17 Aug 1878, 87
[Ed: there is just one Lightfield outside Sandon in my
Gazetteer - in the Scottish Borders! (NT645415)]

[Alf Beard: 25 Nov 2003]

James BOWERS, 4 March 1864, 76
Sarah, w, who died at Lichfield, 17 Aug 1878, 87
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

B3. William BOWERS died
February 17th 1949 aged 43
and Ada died January 5th 1988
aged 79

B4. George BOWERS died
January 3rd 1924 aged 57
also Mary Pearce died January
20th 1961 aged 87

B5. Frances Alice HOLLINS of Sandon,
died 16th November 1926

B6. In Loving memory of Pamela,
Beloved wife of
Mathew KNOBBS,
Late of Landers Wood,
Who departed this life July 21st 1914,
Aged 48 years
Sleep on dear mother sleep and take they rest
We love thee well But Jesus loves you best
Also of Matthew husband of the above
Who died Jany 28th 1940 aged 72 years

B7. In Loving memory of Mary Jane
'Minnie' The beloved wife of
John SNEATH,
Lane Farm Sandon,
Who fell asleep Sept 3rd 1914,
Aged 58 years
Sleep on dear mother sleep
and take thy rest
Also of John SNEATH husband of the above,
Who also fell asleep Feb 6th 1936 aged 85 years
Gone from us but not forgotten
Never shall their memories fade
Sweetest thoughts shall ever linger
Round the grave where they are laid

B8. Susannah SHAW of Days Hills,
died January 28th aged 60
George SHAW
January 21st 1895 aged 49
Ann SHAW of Day Hills
born July 3rd 1839 died April 4th 1904

Also Contributed
Susanah SHAW,
Of Day Hills, 28 Jan 1887, 60
George, h, of Day Hills, 21 Jan 1895, 49
Anne SHAW of Day Hills,
3 July 1839 - 3 April 1904
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

B9. George SHAW son of
Thomas and Susannah SHAW
of Day Hills died
May 2nd aged 4 years
Sarah Margaret SHAW,
pupil of Fishponds College,
daughter of Thomas and Susannah,
died June 27th 1858 aged 17
Also Henry SHAW son of
Thomas and Susannah,
died January 30th aged 35

Also Contributed
George, s/o Thomas & Susanna SHAW,
Of Day Hills, 2 May 1829, 4yrs
Sarah Margaret, d,
(A pupil of Fishponds College),
27 June 1858, 17
Henry, s, 30 Jan 1908, 85
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

B10. Thomas SHAW of Day Hills,
died September 15th 1873 aged 83
Also Susannah died February 19th aged 70
Also William died August 4th 1877

Also Contributed
Thomas SHAW,
Of Day Hills, 15 Sept 1873, 83
Susanna, w, 19 Feb 1872, 70
William, s, ****
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

B11. Mary daughter of Sampson and
Mary Ann SHAW, of Moddersall Grange
died January 2nd 1893 aged 20
Also Mary Ann SHAW,
mother of above, died
December 18th 1907 aged 76
Also Ann SHAW daughter of
above, died January 1st at Oakhill
Stoke on Trent aged 66

Also Contributed
Mary, youngest d/o Sampson & Mary Ann SHAW,
Of Moddershall Grange, 2 July 1893, 20
Mary Ann, mother of above, 18 Dec 1907, 76
Ann, d, 11 Jan 1935, at Oakhill, Stoke on Trent, 66
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

B12. Jane SHAW, of Day Hills,
died October 31st aged 85
and Thomas SHAW died
October 8th 1901 aged 71

Also Contributed
Jane SHAW, Of Day Hills, 31 Oct 1896, 65
Thomas, h, 8 Oct 1901, 71
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

B13. Ann Elizabeth, wife of
Ralph CHALLINOR, died
December 10th aged 36

Also Contributed
Ann Elizabeth, w/o Ralph CHALLINOR,
10 Dec 1901, 36
[Alf Beard: 25 Nov 2003]

B14. Brenda SLACK nee STUBBS,
died October 25th 2000 aged 47

B15. James STUBBS,
born January 19th 1851,
died September 10th 1907
and Martha relict,
born April 11th 1833,
died November 15th 1915

B16. Richard TOMLINSON of Sandon,
Died 2nd September 1855 aged 72
Mary his wife, died 5th March 1826 aged 34
Also wife Ann died 5th July 1844 aged 50

B17. William TOMKINSON,
son of John and Mary, died
25th September 1795 age 17

Also Contributed
William TOMLINSON,
s/o John & Mary, 25 Sept 1795, 47
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

B18. Jane TOMLINSON,
wife of Joseph, died
13th January 1794 aged 52
& Joseph son of above,
died 15th August 1795,
aged 2 years and 3 months

B19. Hannah wife of Joseph
TOMLINSON of Sandon, died
12th October 1808 aged 48
also Susan, daughter of above,
died 3rd January 1799 aged 2

Next Headstone
Joseph TOMLINSON of Sandon,
died 29th July 1836 aged 75
& Sarah, wife of above,
died 5th May 1846 aged 72

B20. Mary wife of John TOMKINSON,
died 10th March 185 aged ? [unreadable below]

B21. John TOMLINSON, of Hardwick,
died 19th August 1792 aged 52 [followed by unreadable]

B22. Large Tomb
Sampson TOMLINSON,
died 30th October 1837 aged 79
and Elizabeth, wife of above,
died 30th December 1846 aged 92?

Also Contributed
Sampson TOMLINSON 30 Oct 1837, 79
Elizabeth, w, 30 Dec 1846, 92
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

B23. Another Large Tomb
Benjamin TOMLINSON,
died 22nd August 1837 aged 67
Margaret relict of Benjamin,
died 29th June 1855 aged 79
Benjamin son of Benjamin & Margaret,
died 16th October 1833 aged 26
& another son William,
died 28th December 1839 aged 27
Also Henry Goodwin TOMLINSON,
died August 21st 1860 aged 47

B24. Another Large Tomb (next to above)
John TOMLINSON of Hardwick,
died December 1806 aged 69
and Ellen his wife,
died June 3rd 1807 aged 71
John TOMLINSON died
July 15th 1812 aged 44
William TOMLINSON of Hardwick,
died 9th December 1851 aged 75
Sarah, wife, died
22nd January 1886 aged 86
Thomas TOMLINSON of Hardwick,
died 15th May 1765 aged 64
& Elizabeth, wife,
June 12th 1786 aged 73

Also Contributed
Tomb Stone
Thomas TOMLINSON of Hardwick
& Elizabeth his wife
He 15 May 1764, 64
She, 12 June 1768, 73
John TOMLINSON, 15 July 1812, 44
William TOMLINSON and his family
of Smallthorn, Late of Hardwick who[se]
remains have been deposited near this spot
John TOMLINSON, 18 Dec, 1803 68yrs
Ellen, w, 3 June 1811, 71
William TOMLINSON of Hardwick, 9 Dec 1851, 75
Sarah, w, 22 Jan 1886 86
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

B25. A couple of broken plates with TOMLINSON on them,
near to a couple of gravestones (below)

B26. John TOMLINSON, of Smallrice,
13th May 1836 aged 80
and Elizabeth, wife, died
27th March aged 56
Also Samson, son, died
29th January aged 1807 aged 10 weeks

Also Contributed
John TOMLINSON late of Smallrice
13 May 1836, 80
Elizabeth, w, 27 March 1822, 56
Sampson, s, 29 Jan 1807, 10 weeks
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

B27. John and Sarah TOMLINSON,
of Smallrice died 14th February 1783 aged 72,
and 1st November 1803 aged 78

Also Contributed
John TOMLINSON & Sarah his wife
late of Smallrice of this parish
He, 14 Feb 1783, 72
She, 1 Nov 1803, 78
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

B28. Thomas TOMLINSON of Hardwick,
died May 15th 1764 aged 64, and
Elizabeth, wife, died June 12th 1768 aged 75


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st October 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
C1. Martha, w/o Thomas WHITEHURST,
25 Dec 1875, 73
Thomas, above, 18 March 1876, 77

C2. Francis BAKEWELL,
Of Smallrise, 7 August 1876, 76
Sarah, w, 30 May 1877, 78
John, s, who died at Aldershot,
25 July 1867, 30

C3. John T. JOHNSON,
7 Jan 1879 - 10 Oct 1962
Mary Ethel, w, 27 July 1877 - 20 Feb 1961

C4. George, of Shelton, & s/o
George & Jane BENTLEY of Sandon,
5 Jan 1899, 33
Albert, brother, 23 Oct 1871, 18 months
George BENTLEY, 4 June 1908, 71
Jane, w, 13 June 1908, 72

C5. Lucy, d/o John Woiles BRATTON,
Of Horsehay, Salop, and the beloved friend,
Of Elizabeth KNIGHT of Sandon,
20 August 1850 - 17 Oct 1916

C6. Thomasine, w/o William Swift WOOLFE,
Of Hardwick, 5 Jan 1910, 69
William Swift, 18 May 1925, 88
Sarah, d, 28 Jan 1945, 78

C7. Ellen CRANFIELD (nee Ellen SHAW of Day Hills)
19 May 1843, who died at Fulham, London, 10 Dec 1904
Edward George Shaw CRANFIELD, s & h/o Maud M. CRANFIELD,
4 May 1934, 56. Cremated at Norwood

C8. David ADAMS, Park Side, Sandon, 11 July 1906, 69

C9. John LAKIN, of Sandon, 5 Dec 1889, 82
For 36 years Clerk of this Church
Charlotte Morland, w, 9 Jan 1900, 81

C10. Elizabeth Sarah, w/o Charles COOPER,
Post Master of Stoke-upon-Trent, 17 Feb 1867

C11. John JOHNSON, 4 March 1802, 44

C12. John SHAW, of Moddershall, 26 June 1876, 56

C13. William, s/o John & Mary SHAW,
Of Moddershall, 15 May 1855, 3 weeks
Mary Ann, d, 6 Dec 1859, 6 months

C14. Four children issue of
Sampson & Mary Ann SHAW,
Of Moddershall-Grange,
Sampson, 6 Sept 1852, 5 weeks
Sarah, 6 Sept 1856, 10 weeks
Jane, 24 Feb 1859, 5 yrs
Mary Ann, 25 July 1866, 15 months
Sampson, above, 18 March 1883, 59

C15. John HANDLEY,
Late of Day Hills, in the parish of Milwich,
21 May 1839, 49

C16. Martha, w/o Samuel HODSON,
Of Sandon, 14 June 1870, 71
Thomas, s, 26 March 1860, 31
Adam, his brother, 30 Jan 1881, 43
Samuel, above, 30 Nov 1885, 83

C17. George MELLOR,
For many years a Labourer in Sandon,
11 May 1874, 59
Mary, w, 8 May 18**, 87
[Auth: there is another inscription at the bottom
but time & weather has done its worst]

Charles, **********

C18. Uran LEESE, 26 July 1806, 53

C19. Mary LEESE, of Enson, 17 Nov 1805, 22

C20. John PEAT,
Died February the 28 annodo 1720, aged 35

C21. John TILL,
Of Loiur Top, 27 Feb 1738, 63

C22. Thomas COOK, 14 Feb 1846, 47
William, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth COOK,
28 Feb 1838, 1yr
Abraham, s, 5 Feb 1844, 19
[Auth: There is a blank section,
which was for Elizabeth's inscription]


C23. Brian ELLSMOOR,
Late of Sandon Wood, 14 May 1834, 47
Sarah, w, who died at the Hayes House,
28 May 1864, 74

C24. Two children ifue of Bryan & Sarah ELLSMOOR,
Of Sandon-Wood,
Mary, Feb 10, 1828, 9 months
Jane, Dec 20, 1830, 2yrs

C25. Four children ifsue
Of Brian & Sarah ELLSMOOR of Sandon-Wood,
Nathaniel, Jan 5, 1835, 1yr & 11 months
Brian, Feb 9, 1845, 23
Sarah, May 12, 1845, 25
Patience, Jan 5, 1851, 28

C26. James HOLFORD & Sarah his wife,
Late of Salt,
He, 25 Feb 1813, 72
She, 1 Dec 1789, 51
Near this place lie the remains of
Four of their children - viz
Elizabeth, 15 Oct 1800 or 1811, 30
[Auth: The stonemason has over inscribed the year for Elizabeth]
Sarah, 4yrs, James **, [the rest has eroded and stone has sunk]

C27. Francis PYATT,
Of Hardwick Lodge, 11 Nov 1803, 31
John TABBERNOR of Smallrise, 4 April 1827, 50
John, s/o John & Ann TABBERNOR, 30 Nov 1833, 27
Ann TABBERNOR, 4 Sept 1850, 76

C28. John DONE,
Late of Hardwick, 22 July 1837, 70
Ann, w, 11 Sept 1821, 46

C29. James DONE & Margaret his wife,
He, 26 Feb 1778, 88
She, 25 Feb 1781, 91

C30. Joseph, hufband [husband] of Ellen DONE,
Of Hardwick, 1 May 1764, 40
Ellen, above, 4 Jan 1811, 84

C31. Joseph, fon of Joseph & Ellen DONE,
10 April 1778, 16

C32. William SHAW,
Of Knenhall, 17 June 1843, 30
William, infant s/o William & Hannah SHAW,
14 April 1842, 4 months

C33. [stone smashed]
William, s/o William & Elizabeth CHEADLE,
Of Sandon, 19 May 1823, 15
William, above, 10 July 1855, 75
Elizabeth, above, 15 Nov 185*, 79

C34. John KINFON [KINSON] of Hardwick 7 Jan 17**

C35. Dorothy, w/o Thomas BLADON,
Of Burston, 22 Sept 1834, 49

C36. John, s/o Leonard & Ruth PODMORE,
Of Sandon, 14 Sept 1731, 2yrs & 6 months

C37. Sarah, w/o John DIX,
Late of Enfor [Ensor] 15 Jan 1763, ** [stone eroded]

C38. H.S.E. Ioh PALMER, Vicar, 24 Feb 1716,

C39. Jacobus TOMKINSON, Vicarius,
Qur obiit die Junii 22
Anno 'tatis 39
Anno Salutis 1709
[22 Jun 1709, 39]

C40. The Rev'd George BONNEY, A.M,
Formerly a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge,
And since during XXXIV [34] yrs Vicar of this parish,
Died XVII, December MDCCCXXVI, aged LXXVII yrs,
[died 17th December 1826, aged 67 yrs]
Additional information from Marion Hall, 10 Jun 2007:
Behind the monument to Rev'd BONNEY there is a
small coffin-shaped stone with the inscription:

"Infans H. BONNEY Obit 1mo Febr 1809"
This is to Henry BONNEY, one of the children of Rev.
George BONNEY & his wife Susanna. Marion has not
found an inscription for her, but she is known to have been
Susanna KNIGHT, daughter of Rev. John KNIGHT of
Milwich & his first wife Elizabeth HALL.

C41. Sarah, w/o Humphrey GREATBATCH,
12 July 1780, 47

Humphrey GREATBACH, 28 Feb 1810, 84

Also Contributed
Humphrey GREATBATCH 28 Feb 1810, 84
Sarah, w, 12 July 1780, 47
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

C42. Richard, fon of Richard & Hannah SPENCER,
14 Aprill 1784, 28
[Auth: Aprill, as inscribed]

Also Contributed
Richard s/o Richard & Hannah SPENCER
14 April 1784, 28
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

C43. Richard SPENCER,
Of [The] Skeath [House] (Houfe), 6 March 1780, 54
Hannah, w, 20 Jan 1787, 74

C44. Sarah, w/o James FRADLEY,
Of Sandon, 12 Oct 1868, 42
Also their children,
John, 18 April 1859, 7yrs
Francis, 1 Dec 1863, 7yrs
Martha, 22 Dec 1863, 5yrs
James, who died from the effects of
an accident, 20 June 1874, 15

C45. Rachel, d/o Henry & Elizabeth BOULTON,
of The Skeath [House] (Houfe), 10 Jan 1803, 20

C46. Jane, w/o William TAMS, 11 Jan 1849, 31
Near this place lie the remains of Michael TAMS,
25 Dec 1796, 31
[Auth: There is a blank section for William's inscription]

C47. Elizabeth, w/o James LOCKETT,
Of Stone, 7 Jan 1831, 35
[Auth: Blank section for James's inscription]

C48. Ralph TRUNDLEY,
A skilful and valued Gardener at The Hall,
a kindley friend, husband, and father.
He perished in the [River] Trent
on the dark night of the 24th October 1869, 66
Mary, w, 24 June 1866, 59
Sarah & Anne, children of Ralph & Mary,
Sarah, 7 August 1855, 24
Anne, 9 Oct 1847, 15

C49. James BOULD, 29 Sept 1842, 34
Frances, his only child, 1 Sept 1842, 14

C50. John BENTLEY,
of The Lane Farm, Sandon, 16 August 1895, 56
Elizabeth, sister of above, 25 March 1888, 45
Annie BENTLEY, 31 May 1916, 75
Interred at Newcastle Cemetery

C51. William MOSS,
Of Sandon, 16 Jan 1854, 60
Mary, w, 25 May 1874, 82
Thomas, 3rd s, 5 Nov 1854, 30

C52. Elizabeth, w/o John UNDERHILL,
Of Macclesfield, & d/o William & Sarah MOSS,
Of Sandon, 21 Dec 1832, 49

C53. Frances, w/o William PONSFORD,
& d/o William & Sarah MOSS,
of Sandon, 11 Dec 1828, 37
Sarah, d, 15 May 1834, 12
Sarah, w/o William MOSS, 1 March 1832, 77

C54. Jane, w/o Thomas ROBINSON,
Who after a lingering illnefs died 27 June 1831, 37

C55. Alfred, s/o William & Elizabeth LEESE,
Of Hilderstone, 30 Dec 1825, 15

C56. Thomas Henry WHITEHURST,
Of Sandon, 2 Sept 1873, 11

C57. John WHITEHURST,
Of Sandon, 13 June 1829, 75
Elizabeth, w, 28 Jan 1821, 63

C58. Mary, w/o John WHORSELEY,
5 Jan 1793, 59
Ann, his d, 9 Feb 1795, 1yr
[Auth: the age for Ann, as inscribed 1yr]

C59. James AUSTIN,
Of Sandon, 13 Nov 1838, 77
Sarah, w, 19 August 1865, 91

C60. Sarah, w/o George ASKEY,
Of Sandon, 31 July 1914, 77
Sarah Ann, d, 6 June 1874, 3yrs

C61. William ASKEY,
Late of Hardwick, died at Smallrise,
27 Oct 1877, 71
George, h/o Sarah ASKEY, 23 Jan 1919, 87

C62. George TRUNDLEY, of Sandon, 1 Feb 1885, 53

C63. George BAILEY,
Of Day Hills, Sandon, 17 July 1884, 68
Elizabeth, w, 17 May 1894, 66

C64. Alice, w/o John TRUNDLEY,
Of Sandon, 9 August 1892, 62
Frederick TRUNDLEY, 14 Sept 1893, 88

C65. William HOLLINS, 31 Oct 1982, 67

C66. Two children of George & Selina BOOTH,
Of Sandon Park,
John, 26 Feb 1880, 1yr & 9 months
Benjamin, 1yr & 7 months
Also Thomas, 13 Oct 1886, 5 months

C67. William ELKIN, 31 Oct 1899
Mary Ann, w, 13 June 1926

C68. John HALL, 28 Nov 1901, 45

C69. Charlotte, w/o William ASKEY,
Of Hollywood, Sandon, 21 Dec 1829 - 6 July 1890
William, above, 3 April 1899, 72

C70. Elizabeth Hannah, d/o John & Elizabeth WRIGHT,
Of Sandon, 5 Jan 1891, 32

C71. George, s/o John & Elizabeth WRIGHT,
Of Sandon, 15 Sep 1873, 5yrs
John, s, 18 Nov 1874, 14

C72. Daniel MANNING,
Servant to the Honourable & Rev'd Henry RYDER,
21 Feb 1802, 30

C73. This stone was erected by Lord HARROWBY,
To the memory of his most excellent and much
lamented Bailiff William SIMSON, 9 March 1902, 56

C74. Eleanora BELL, 27 July 1796, 60

C75. Thomas WOODCOCK,
Who after a Faithful Service in the family of
The Right Honourable the Lord HARROWBY
during the fpace of 44 years. Departed, 14 May 1798, 67

C76. Samuel ROBINSON,
Servant to Lord HARROWBY, 9 Dec 1801, 56

C77. William PILSBURY, 28 Sep 1839, 25

C78. John TOMKINSON,
Of Hardwick, 19 Auguft 1792, 52

C79. Mary, w/o TOMKINSON, 10 March 1785, ** [worn away]

C80. Harry Waddell LANGLEY, 15 March 1843, 5 months

C81. Elizabeth, w/o William DAVIDSON,
Of Sandon Gardens, 17 Sept 1825 - 14 April 1871
William, above, 16 April 1907, 83
Thomas James, youngest son, 4 July 1937, 71

C82. John WRIGHT,
Of Sandon Farm, 20 March 1900, 75
Elizabeth, w, 20 Feb 1909, 71

C83. Joseph ASTBURY,
Of Hardwick Heath, Sandon,
27 April 1893, 68
Rhoda, w, 2 Jan 1899, 82

C84. Samuel ASBURY,
Of Philadelphia, United States,
And Hanley, Staffordshire who
Died at Sandon, 29 July 1872, 72
Jane, w, who died at Uttoxeter,
1 Nov 1882, 75

C85. William HINE,
Of Hollywood Sandon, 1 Nov 1903, 70
Elizabeth, w, 2 Feb 1900, 64

C86. Jemima Dickson SCOTT, 26 Dec 1883, 15yrs & 8 months
Florence Sutherland SCOTT, 4 August 1893, 21

C87. Joseph WHISTON,
Of Sandon Lodge, 8 Dec 1887, 82

C88. Susanna, w/o William LEESE,
Of Wood Farm, Sandon, 19 Sep 1871, 60
William, above, 12 Feb 1878, 71

C89. Hannah, w/o Thomas SMITH,
Of Sandon, 14 April 1840 - 29 June 1914
Thomas, above, died at Stoke on Trent,
31 July 1919, 82

C90. Mary, w/o John SMITH,
Of Day Hills, 7 August 1885, 81
John, above, 17 Dec 1885, 91

C91. Edward SMITH,
Of Small Rise, 30 Nov 1870, 72
Susan, w, 7 May 1873, 76
Eliza, d, 23 Sep 1872, 45

C92. Rachel, w/o Francis PODMORE,
Of Sandon, 29 July 1840, 54

C93. John FREAKLEY,
Late of Burston, 19 Jan 1834, 74
Sarah, w, 15 Jan 1840, 86

C94. Elizabeth, d/o John & Sarah FREAKLEY,
28 Jan 1795, 6yrs
Joseph, s, 2 Jan 1824, 30

C95. Sarah, w/o William SNAPE,
Of Sandon, 19 June 1887, 70
William, above, 11 March 1892, 81

C96. John HINE,
Of Sandon, 6 April 1852, 52
Mary, w, 21 Jan 1884, 83
Jane, d, 3 Jan 1844, 13
Joseph, s, 7 Dec 1858, 18

C97. William & Edward sons of Thomas & Mary PODMORE,
Of Smallrise.
William, 12 Jan 1853, 4 months
Edward, 16 Dec 1870, 6yrs

Reverse side of stone
David PODMORE,
Of Day Hills, 10 Dec 1874, 80
Isabella, w, 27 April 1873, 82
Emma, d, 21 May 1852, 20
William, s, 10 July 1859, 35

C98. William, s/o George & Catherine WALKER,
of The Thirlow Farm, Sandon, 7 Feb 1867, 7yrs

C99. William LANGLEY,
Of Mount Pleasant, 15 May 1873, 66
Anne, w, above, 5 Jan 1878 68

C100. Alfred HINE,
Of Sandon, 27 August 1894, 66
Emma, w, 31 March 1929, 83

C101. Elizabeth CLAUDY, 23 Feb 1896, 78

C102. Abraham SALT,
Of Sandon, 20 June 1898, 59
For 42 years the valued and respected
Stone Mason in the employment of the
Earl of Harrow

C103. Sarah, w/o George CADMAN, of Sandon, 13 Jan 1900, 48
George, above, 27 Feb 1934, 69

C104. Sarah, d/o William & Sarah SHAW,
Of Sandon, 21 Nov 1821, 10

C105. Elizabeth, w/o John FLEWELL,
24 Sept 1798, 80

C106. John FLEWELL, 26 Sep 1779, 79
John, s, 9 March 1810, 63

C107. Ann, w/o John SHAW,
Of Brocton, d/o John & Elizabeth FLEWEL,
Late of this village, 2 July 1790, 34

C108. William SHAW,
Late of Sandon, 21 Dec 1825, 40

C109. Sarah, w/o John GRIFFIS,
9 March 1790, 70
John, above, 3 May 1792, 74

C110. William TRUBSHAW,
Who on the 25th night of December
1827 was suddenly from this world
in the 50th year of his age

C111. Charles TRUBSHAW,
Of Hanley, 18 May 1834, 44

C112. Annie Harrison ROYLE,
Of Smallrice, Sandon, 1893 - 1975
William Stansfield ROYLE, 1893 - 1965

The RYDER Family Plot
(situated in a private section of the Churchyard)
C113. Margaret Susan RYDER,
Eldest d/o Henry DUDLEY, 4th Earl of Harrowby,
11 Sept 1860 - 17 Sept 1932

C114. Edward Alan Dudley RYDER 3rd s/o 22 Oct 1869 - 4 April 1949
Mary Maud, his wife, 3rd d/o of the 2nd Earl of Lichfield,
8 July 1869 - 22 Sept 1961
Evelyn Maud RYDER, d, 7 Jan 1897 - 25 March 1960

C115. Dorothy Ethel RYDER, 7.2.1925 - 20.6.1991

C116. John Herbert DUDLEY,
5th Earl of Harrowby, 22 August 1864
Good-Friday 30 March
Mabel Danvers, his wife, 26 Feb 1827 [1867?]
27 March
Buried together Easter Eve, 31 March 1956
And
Frances Ryder their daughter,
7 August 1888 - 24 Dec 1965
[Ed: Assuming the first are dates-of-birth, then the
year, 1827, of Mabel Danvers, must be wrong?]


C117. 2nd Family
Dawn Helena Blanche 6th Countess of Harrowby,
19 Jan 1895 called to Christ 20 Feb 1974
Dudley, 6th Earl of Harrowby,
11 Oct 1892, rejoined her on 7th May 1987
They are no more twain but one flesh
Their ashes commingled in one casket

C118. Henry DUDLEY,
4th Earl of Harrowby, 3 May 1838 - 11 Dec 1900

C119. Mary Frances, w/o the 3rd Earl of Harrowby,
6 Jan 1832 - 7 July 1917

C120. Sarah Nichola HOBHOUSE,
Viscountess Sandon,
Wife of Dudley Adrian Conroy, Viscount Sandon,
And mother of Hugo, Frederick, Henry & Emily RYDER,
27 April 1954 - 29 December 1994, 40
"Where words leave off music begins"


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 4th September 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
D1. Joseph TOMLINSON, 13 Jan 1794, 36
Joseph, s, 15 August 1793, 2yrs & 3 months

D2. John HINE, 18 April 1795, 31

D3. Our little Nellie, 19 Nov 1870, 5yrs

D4. Thomas TIMMS late of Hardwick Heath, 20 June 1803, 75
Mary, w, 22 Nov 1819, [stone has sunk]

D5. Memory of four children, issue of
William & Prudence PHILLIPS of Hardwick Heath
Mary, 30 Dec 1824, 2yrs
Charles, 5 Feb 1825, 4yrs
Zechariah, 15 Jan 1839, 11 yrs
Elizabeth, 27 Nov 1852, 28, after a long and painful illness

D6. William CHEADLE, 6 Oct 1885, 68
Emma, w, 4 Jan 1875, [stone has sunk]

D7. Mabel, w/o Victor Samuel SAUERLAENDER, 6 Oct 1915, 45

D8. Victor, s/o Victor & Mabel SAURLAENDER 11 Dec 1901 - 2 Feb 1908

D9. George MELLOR of Weston House, Stoke on Trent
1 July 1887, 46
Amie Jane, d, 22 March 1884, 16
Fanny, w/o George MELLOR of Stoke on Trent, 6 Feb 1883, 40
Sarah Ann MELLOR, 25 March 1937, 56

D10. [looks like] Joseph TILL of Longtop, 27 Feb 1738, 67

D11. Thomas HOOK, 14 Feb 1846, 47
William, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth, 28 Feb 1838, 1yr
Abraham, s, 5 Feb 1844, 19

D12. Anna Maria d/o Charles & Mary BREAM of Sandon
3 April 1841, 7yrs
Emma BREAM, 9 August 1851, 9ys

D13. Martha, d/o Joseph & Mary ADAMS
Of Sandon, 25 May 1841, 8ys
Susannah, d, 28 Oct 1847, 3yrs

D14. Rebecca, w/o Edward WRIGHT of 4 Brook ![St?], Stafford
22 July 1803, 67

D15. John BROUGH, late of Burston, 10 Nov 1840, 74
Thomas BROUGH late of Burston, 6 May 1851, 79
Mary HANDLEY, 28 Nov 1867, 77

D16. John LEESE of Sandon, 18 Dec 1853, 72
Mary, w, 6 August 1857, 73

D17. John LEESE, Gent, late of Enson
And Catherine his wife
He, 21 Jan 1815, 80
She, 22 Oct 1792, 43

D18. Rev'd Jonannis COLTON, [unable to read any more]

D19. John CLIFF of Day Hills, 6 March 1756, 61

D20. Hugh DAVIDSON, & Jane his wife
Late of Hardewick this parish 29 August 1843, 66
She 13 May 1839, 54
Also John DAVIDSON father of Hugh, 28 Dec 1839, 95

D21. John MORLAND of Sandon, 23 March 1825, 79
Sarah, w, 20 Oct 1826, 73

D22. John MORLAND formerly of Sandon, 30 Oct 1853, 72

D23. Mary, w/o John JACKSON, of Hilderstone, 31 Dec 1776, 60

D24. Elizabeth WILLINGTON of Skethounfe !! parish of Stafford
20 Oct 1771, 59

D25. Elizabeth, w/o William LYCETT died 1757, 82

D26. Robert REEVS of Smallrise, 28 March 1758, 90
Ann, w, [stone has sunk]

D27. Mary EEBY 5 Nov 1781, 79

D28. Thomas PILSBURY 14 Feb 1818, 60, of Sandilees
Dorothy, w, 5 August 1846, 47

D29. Mary Ann, d/o George & Jane LOVATT
Of Hardwick Grove, 23 Nov 1831, 3yrs
Thomas, s, 20 March 1837, 5yrs

D30. John JOHNSON, 16 July 1769, 63
Ruth, w, 17 April 1770, 56
Elizabeth, d, 13 Oct 1717, 15

D31. Joseph, s/o John & Ruth JOHNSON
Of Sandon, 19 March 1761, 16

D32. Elizabeth, w/o William PILSBURY of Hardwick
30 Oct 1768, 35
Elizabeth, 2nd w, 12 Sept 1769, 23
William, above 3 April 1795, 64

D33. Mary, w/o James LANDER, 5 June 1789, 23
William, s, 22 April 1797, 10

D34. Elizabeth, w/o Bryan WARD of Smallrice
27 Dec 1811, 72
Bryan & Margaret WARD
He 10 April 1774, 83
She 10 May 1781, 80
Margaret WARD, 13 May 1813, 80
Jane WARD, 7 Oct 1813, 75

D35. James WOOLRICH late of Romer, 16 May 1829, 71
Catherine, w, 5 March 1834, 68
Catherine, d, 9 March 1875, 81

D36. John WOOLRICH of Romer & Elizabeth his wife
She 19 Feb 1785, 61
He, 30 Nov 1796, 85
Emma HARRIS, d/o James & Harriet WOOLRICH
Who died at Romer, 16 August 1872, 36

D37. John ASTON & Martha his wife
Once inhabitants of Rickerstote, but late of Burston
14 May 1820, 79
She, 18 Oct 1806, 60
Harriet ASTON, d, 23 Nov 1806, 25
And was interred in Hilderstone

D38. Maria, relict of Richard COLLINS
And late wife of Samuel Henry WILLDER of Sandon
20 July 1832, 49
Richard, s/o Richard & Maria COLLINS, died young

D39. Joseph KINSEY, 17 May 1891, 74
Mary, w, late of Sandon, 13 July 1879, 66

D40. Elizabeth, d/o Joseph & Mary KINSEY of Sandon
19 Nov 1870, 20
Ruth, sister of Eliza Ann KINSEY 1 May 1871, 22

D41. John BENNETT of Hilderstone 1 June 1842, 30

D42. Ann GENTERS, d/o Thomas & Harriet GENTERS
6 July 1797, 23

D43. James McEWEN, 24 August 1853, 36

D44. Edward DENNIS of Salt, 28 June 1799, 54
Elizabeth, w, 2 Jan 1809, 66
And of their children
Ellen, 9 Sept 1796, 16
John, 28 July 1860, 21
Mary, 2 May 1862, 18
Bottom of the head-stone
T.C. 1827

D45. Leena, d/o late George & Jane BENTLEY
Of Sandon, 27 August 1914
Harry, brother, 8 Jan 1939
Frances Kate BENTLEY 17 Jan 1986, 90

D46. Seaward Giles WITCOMBE 9 April 1851 - 8 Jan 1900
Louise, w, 9 Oct 1904, 75
Ashes of their grandson
Seaward John WITCOMBE 30 Sept 1987, 68
And their son, Seaward Cecil Perkins WITCOMBE
11 August 1965, 76
Genevieve, w/o Seaward Cecil Perkins, 9 Feb 1984, 92

D47. Edward KNIGHT
of Burston Cottage 23 Oct 1889, 80
Mary, w, of Smallrise Farm, Sandon,
29 April 1881, 77

Also Contributed
[separate sides of coped tomb]
In Affectionate Remembrance of
Edward KNIGHT
Late of Smallrise who died at Burston Cottage
August 23rd 1889 Aged 80 Years".

To the Beloved Memory
of Mary Wife of
Edward KNIGHT of Smallrise Farm Sandon
Who died the 29th of April 1881 Aged 77 Years
The Memory of the Just is Blessed. Proverbs X.VII"
[Marion Hall: 26 Mar 2010]

D48. William LICCETT, 29 Dec 1776, 55

D49. Ann, w/o John CHEADLE of Sandon, 12 June 1848, 58

D50. Richard WALKLIT of Hilderstone 16 Nov 1828, 77


The following MI was kindly contributed by John Bennett, 16th November 2006.
E1. In memory of
Thomas BENNETT,
Late of Hilderstone
who died / June 1st 1842
in the 30th year of his age
My early hopes are fled
My days on earth are past
My grave is round me spread
My hour is overcast


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Marion Hall, 16th July 2010.
F1. Here / lies the Body / of John KENDRICK /
who died April 25 1794 Aged 35.
My time was short the Grave is my Rest
God call'd me hence because he thought best
Likewise the remains of Sarah /
Daughter of the above /
John KENDRICK was Interred here /
October ye 19 1788 Aged 2 years

Also Contributed
John KENDRICK, 25 April 1794, 35
Sarah, d, was interred here 9 Oct 1799, 2yrs
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

F2. In Memory / of / Dorothy KENDRICK /
of the Hill-top /
who died March 17th 1807 / Aged 70 years.
Also Edward KENDRICK / of Hill-top /
who died April 17th 1813 Aged 83 years.

Also Contributed
Dorothy KENDRICK,
Of The Hill Top, 17 March 1807, 70
Edward KENDRICK,
Of Hill Top, 17 August 1813, 83
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

F3. Here / lieth the Body of /
John KENDRICK / of Sandon /
who died August 7 1780 / Aged 51 years.
This World's a City full of crowded streets
Death is the Market place where all must meet
If life was merchandize that men could buy
The Rich alone would Live the Poor must die.

Also Contributed
John KENDRICK,
Of Sandon, 7 Auguft 1780, 51
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

F4. Sacred to / The Memory of John KENDRICK /
[.]nce of Sandon /
who departed this life /
[Oct]ober 27 1861 / Aged 72 years.
To the Memory of / Catherine /
[the wife of] John KENDRICK /
[who depar]ted [this life Ju]ne [date eroded] Aged [eroded]
[two lines totally eroded]
_ Death must part all lovers kind
And leave the dearest friends behind

Also Contributed
[stone eroded]
John KENDRICK, 27 Oct 1861, 72
Catherine, w, ****, [all eroded away]
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

F5. In / Memory of /
Elizabeth the Wife of /
William LEESE / of Hilderstone /
and Daughter of /
Joseph & Mary KENDRICK / of Spot Gate /
who died April 29th 1815 / Aged 28 years
Husband farewell my Life is past
I loved you while it did last
Think on my Children for my sake
And ever on them pity take
Affliction fore long time I bore
Physicians were in vain
Till God did please to give me ease
And free me from my Pain

Also Contributed
Elizabeth, w/o William LEESE,
Of Hilderftone [Hilderstone]
& d/o Joseph & Mary KENDRICK,
Of Spot Gate, 29 April 1815, 28
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

F6. In / Memory of /
Joseph KENDRICK /
Who died October ye 5 1794 /
Aged 49 Years
Also of Mary his wife /
who died April 20 1833 /
Aged 85 Years

Also Contributed
Joseph KENDRICK, 5 Oct 1794, 49
Mary, w, 20 April 1833, 85
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

F7. To / the Memory / of /
Samuel KENDRICK / of Draycot Waste /
who died May the 21st 1768 /
in the 26th year of his Age

Also Contributed
Samuel KENDRICK,
Of Draycot Warfe, 21 May 1768, 26
[Alf Beard: 21 Oct 2005]

Samuel KENDRICK of Draycot ??,
21 May 1768, 26
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

F8. Here/ lieth the Body of / Sarah /
Wife of John KENDRICK of Sandon
She departed this Life / April 1 1768 Aged 66
Likewise here lieth the Body /
of John KENDRICK who departed /
this Life the 8th Day of January /
1778 in the 83rd Year of his Age.

Also Contributed
Sarah, w/o John KENDRICK of Sandon
1 April 1768, 66
John, above, 8 Jan 1788, 83
[Alf Beard: 4 Sep 2006]

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