Some Memorial Inscriptions - Stone, Staffordshire
Christ Church, St Michael & St Wulfad's Churchyards & Stone Cemetery

Note: All Gravestones except two square-pillar headstones and a tomb in SS Michael & Wulfad's Churchyard have been removed and laid around the perimeter wall. All those readable have been transcribed.

Latest Additions New 20th May 2009 [collected 21/25 Jan 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.
CHRIST CHURCH CHURCHYARD
A1. William BRAMMER of Darlaston,
28 June 1857, 40
Margaret, w, 7 March 1890, 80
Jane BRAMMER, * (5) Dec 1873, 23

A2. William EMERY, 21 March 1878, 60
George, s, 5 Sept 18**, 2yrs
Also ***** son of above, April ****1858, **days
[Auth: The lower part of this stone is very badly eroded]

A3. William J. HAYNES,
Deputy Church Warden, 1941 - 1976

A4. Mary, only d/o John & Sarah DICKENSON,
Of Stone, 30 April 1858, 24

A5. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas/ William SHAW,
Late of Moddershall, 28 Jan 1861, 80
William, above, 13 August 1870, 91
Thomas, s, 23 June 1866, 47
[Auth: The stonemason has over inscribed
Thomas/ William, and it now looks like a foreign name]


A6. Elizabeth Maud, 17 Jan 1879, 6 weeks
Ann, child of John & Ann PLANT,
of Stone, 11 Jan 1877, 16 months

A7. Peter ROBINSON of Stone, 16 Dec 1872, 70

A8. John SHARRATT,
Late of Stone, 23 June 1837, *0
Hannah, w, of Stone, 13 June 1881, 80
Hannah, d, 23 Dec 1850, 23

A9. [Auth: stone water damaged]
Charles MOORE of Stone,
[looks like] (18 July 1885, 87)

A10. Elizabeth WALTERS,
Of Weston Heath, Salop, 22 Jan 1867, 69
Joseph DALE, 22 Dec 1866 or 1860, 65

A11. Maria BOOTH, 12 May 1856, 29
Job BOOTH, father of above, 6 July 1875, 80
Jane, w,
[Auth: The stone is lying on the ground, remainder is missing]

A12. Richard JACKSON, 19 Nov 1897, 12
Erected by his Fellow Choristers

A13. [Auth: stone lying on the ground, upper part is missing]
Mary, d/o Thomas & Mary ALL******
of Stone, 7 March 1862, 28

A14. John JACKSON,
Of Longton Rd, Stone, 24 Feb 1887, 66
Catherine, w, 14 May 1889, 63
Edwin, s, 17 Aug 1870, 13
John, s, 11 May 1885, 24

A15. Catherine, d/o George & Catherine FARRALL,
Of Moddershall, 6 April 1860, 16

A16. George FARRALL,
Of Moddershall, 6 March 1867, 76
Catherine, w, 31 July 186*, 60
[Auth: stone weather damaged]

A17. John KENDRICK,
Of Stone, 21 Jan 1861, 39
Edward, s, 3 June 1871, 19

A18. Thomas VERNON,
Of Stone, 26 July 1869, 35
Alfred VERNON, 28 Feb 1886, 42

A19. Elizabeth, w/o Job JOHNSON of Stone,
27 April 1881, 27
Job, above, 17 Feb 1897, 51
Interred in Tewksbury Cemetery
Arthur, s, 9 April 1903, 25
[Ed: One assumes this is Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire,
and not 'Tewksbury', Massachusetts, USA . . .]


A20. Thomas Waterhouse BARLOW,
2 July 1885. At The Cedars, Stone, 64
Thomas Arthur BARLOW, 10 Jan 1883
At Sandon, 25
Mary Hannah BARLOW, w/o Thomas Waterhouse,
Who died at West Kirby, Cheshire, 1 March 1899, 75

A21. Helena, w/o William LITCHFIELD,
Of Edensor, Longton, 23 Oct 1888
William, above, 1 April 1903, 56

A22. George Bailey BUCKLEY, of Stone, 5 April 1898, 53
This stone was erected by the members of the Stone
Perseverance Cooperative Society Ltd, as a tribute to the
memory of one who for twenty years was Manager, during
which time he earned the respect of all and to whose
integrity, honesty and perseverance, the success of the
Society is mainly due
Henry RAVENSCROFT, President
Arthur WALKER, Secretary


The following inscriptions are from stones that have been lifted and placed in the east part of the graveyard under trees.
A23. Mary Ann, w/o Robert ASTBURY,
14 June 1889, 68
Robert, s, 17 Sept 1869, 19
Maria, d, 24 April 1886, 25
Ellen, d, & w/o Benjamin CHEADLE,
31 August 1879, 25
Benjamin John, s/o Benjamin & Ellen CHEADLE,
12 Oct 1879, 3 months
Robert ASTBURY, 18 March 1897, 78

A24. Mary, w/o Thomas BLADON,
Of Stone, 3 Jan 1887, 60
George, h/o Mary Elizabeth BLADON,
15 Oct 1902, 35
George Kenneth, youngest s/o
George & Mary BLADON, 30 May 1902, 7 months

A25. James NEWMAN,
Late Colour Sgt Instructor to the
L.Stone Company, 1st V.B, North Staffordshire Regt,
9 April 1892, 43

A26. Ellis CRISP,
Of Ringsfield, Suffolk, 24 Nov 1898, 73
Sarah Ann, w, of Pipe Ridware, Staffordshire,
16 July 1896, 66

A27. Alfred, h/o Mary Elizabeth WOOD,
Of Stone, 25 July 1905, 31
Mary Elizabeth, above, 22 Jan 1947, 72


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.
STONE CEMETERY
B1. Annie LIDDERDALE, 15 June 1924, 80
John LIDDERDALE, 2 Dec 1921, 37
David LIDDERDALE, 5 Dec 1955, 77

B2. Arthur, s/o William & Martha BROUGH,
of Walton Heath, Stone, 26 March 1876
accidentally killed at the Railway, Stoke on Trent, 24 July 1906
William BROUGH of Walton Heath, 3 Jan 1920, 80
Martha, w/o William, 20 Oct 1937, 94
Minnie, d, 19 April 1961, 82

B3. Jane, w/o George WETTON,
of The Hollies, Scotsyards, Stone, 22 Aug 1906, 67
Ann, Tom, Fred & Ernest, buried at Hanley Cemetery
Albert Edward, George Henry, Anne Matilda, & William,
Buried at Christchurch,, Stone
George, above, 11 March 1928, 96
William Sturrock MAXWELL, 14 July 1940, 64
Mary MAXWELL, 21 June 1957

B4. Ellen Maria, w/o Walter FELGATE, 27 Dec 1833 -25 Dec 1910
Walter, above, 21 Dec 1913, 78
Annie, d, & w/o Sidney Arthur SAUNDERS 23 July 1879 - 8 July 1926
Eliza, d, 27 March 1933, 72

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Sidney Arthur SAUNDERS, 25 Nov 1971, 88
Son, Henry Arkinstall SAUNDERS, 17 Oct 1982, 71

B5. Flora, w/o James TULLY,
Lichfield Road, Stone, 29 May 1915, 41
James & Ann TURNER, father and mother of above,
Both died 13 March 1989, 75 & 75
Arthur TURNER, 27 Oct 1939, 75
Moses TURNER 8 Dec 1969, 78

B6. Herbert POTTS,
Canal Wharf, Stone, 25 March 1909, 78
Alice, d, 3 July 1958, 93

B7. Emma, w/o Alfred MORRIS,
Of Springfield House, 27 Feb 1909, 65

B8. Thomas ROWSON,
Newcastle Street, Stone, 7 Nov 1908, 73
Mary Elizabeth, w, 12 March 1909, 70
Florence PRESTON, d, 4 Aug 1932, 61
Albert ROWSON, d, 4 July 1953, 79

B9. Frank LOVELOCK, 1 Aug 1943, 83
Doris G. LOVELOCK, 1897 - 1976
Katherine M. LOVELOCK, 1887 - 1978
Annie, w/o Frank LOVELOCK, 22 Sept 1916, 50

B10. Elizabeth, w/o William HAWKINS, 1 Sept 1938, 65
William, 5 Oct 1938, 65
Frederick John, s, 26 Nov 1914, 20
Katherine, 16 Feb 1911, 61

B11. William John SWIFT, 21 Dec 1928, 51
Martha, w, 1 Aug 1962, 83

B12. Harold GASSOR, 27 May 1957, 63
Ada May GASSOR, 2 Feb 1982, 88

B13. HARRIS Vault
Elizabeth Ann, w/o Thomas HARRIS, née, WAUGH, 1847 - 1904
Esther M. HARRIS 1877- 1913, sister of John Thomas HARRIS
John Thomas HARRIS, 1846 - 1904
Ethel Marjorie Joy, w/o Keith Ellis TARLING, née, HARRIS, 1905 - 1967
Keith Ellis, 1900 - 1993 Headmaster of Yarlet 1937 - 1970
John Waugh HARRIS, 1873 -1920
Ethel Marion Mountford, w/o John Waugh HARRIS, 1875 - 1962
Maureen Christine, w/o John Eldine HARRIS, 1916 - 1941
John Eldine, 1903 - 1965 Eldest s/o John Waugh HARRIS

B14. Ruby Mary [BATES], 13 Jan 1924, 10 March 1928
Selwyn John Mills, 14 Aug 1929 - 13 April 1931
Children of Wilfred John & Evely BATES,
Ivy Cottage, Stonefield, Stone,
Wilfred John, above, 21 Feb 1974
Evelyn, 21 Jan 1985

B15. Mary Jane GODWIN,
Of 1 Queen Square, Stone, 10 May 1935, 67
John GODWIN, brother, 12 Oct 1946, 81

B16. Mary Jane HEELEY, 20 March 1920, 69
Arthur Ernest, h, 14 Feb 1934, 74

B17. Elizabeth KEPPING, 8 Feb 1924, 72
Mary Elizabeth, d, 16 June 1966, 74
Jane (Jennie), w/o Thomas EMERY,
38 Bradford Street, Stone, 7 Aug 1935, 74
Thomas EMERY, 28 Jan 1946, 66

B18. George Eric RIDGWAY, h/o S O S,
father and Grandfather 6 May 1904,
died suddenly 20 July 1964
Dorothy Grace, w/o Edward Howard BENNETT,
2 Dec 1889 - 10 Dec 1963
Captain Edward RIDGWAY, Croix de Guere,
Killed in Action in France, Nov 1917, 23
Edward Charles RIDGWAY, 9 Oct 1860 - 12 April 1910
Maria Russell, w/o Edward Charles RIDGWAY,
5 Dec 1862 - 13 July 1910


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 31st December 2006. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
SS MICHAEL & WULFAD'S CHURCHYARD
C1. George SHARDLOW of Stone, 1 April 1860, 54
Ellen, w, 6 Jan 1867, 55

C2. Sarah, formerly the wife of John CHANDLER of Modderfhall
Dakes, Bart / the late wife of John PROCTOR, died 8 July 1825, 67
[Ed: Moddershall Oakes?]

C3. Catherine, w/o, James TURNER of Stone, 29 Feb 1820, 49
James TURNER, 18 March 1838, 67

C4. Here lieth the body of Mary, w/o Richard [looks like] (HAIRL) of Kepenall
20 Feb 1758, 34
[Ed: Knenhall?]

C5. Here lieth interred the body of Ann, w/o William BLAKEMAN
of the Out Lane, 10 May 1724, 21

C6. James, s/o James & Sarah STUBBS of Birchdale, 4 Jan 1853, 59

C7. Henry MELLOR of Church Street, Stone
10 Nov 1833 - 29 Nov 1894
Sophia Emma, w, 3 Nov 1836 - 7 April 1907
Hannah Emma, d, 9 Dec 1877 - 15 August 1893

C8. John Richard, s/o John & Esther GOODWIN
of this town, 9 April 1920, 7 months
Cacelia, d, 21 Jan 1829, 16 [Cacelia, as inscribed]

C9. Richard GOODWIN, 16 April 1811, 49
Mary, d, died young
Mary, w, 20 Jan 1841, 73
Ann, d, 1841, 46

C10. Joseph, s/o Richard & Prudence LEDWARD
of this town, interred 2 Nov 1754, 15
James, s/o James & Elizabeth BEECH 18 Dec 179* [looks like] 6 yrs

C11. Mary, d/o Thomas & Sarah of the town 12 May 1791, 8 months
[Auth: no Surname given]

C12. John TIMMIS late of Cheadle Park, 4 May 1814, 32

C13. Job BAGNALL of Tittenfor [Tittensor], 3 Dec 1844, 64
Ann BAGNALL, relict of Job, 27 Dec 1853, 70
In memory of three children issue of Job & Ann BAGNALL of Tittensor
Thomas, 22 May 1810, 3 weeks
Sarah, 25 July 1817, 12yrs
Job, 30 July 1822, 3 yrs
[Auth: the next two inscription has been damaged by weather and time]
Also *****, their son, 21 March **** at Massullpalam
in the East-Indies aged 22
also ??

C14. John BRAMMER of Tittensor, 13 Feb 1819, 39
Mary WRIGHT, w/o John WRIGHT, 23 Feb 1821, 48
Also two children issue of John & Mary BRAMMER who died young

C15. John TABBERNOR late of Hardwicke, 17 Dec 1811, 42
Susanna, w/o George BOWERS of Hilderstone, 21 March 1824, 22

C16. Thomas VERNON, 9 Jan 1810, 63
Elizabeth, w, 12 March 1814, 63

C17. Elizabeth, w/o William ATKINS 16 June 1803, 43

C18. Lydia, w/o Henry HARRIMAN, 15 Feb 1815, 63
Henry HARRIMAN, of Stone, 22 Jan 1859, 84

C19. Margaret, w/o Samuel TURNER of Stone, 25 Dec 1820, 61

C20. Elizabeth, w/o Eliam SORD of Yarnfield, 21 Sept 1816, 35

C21. William WILDBLOOD who was Clerk of this Church, 30 June 1793, 71

C22. Elizabeth, w/o Samuel TURNER of Stone, 23 April 1798, 26
Elizabeth, d, 18 July 1806, 12

C23. John THOMAS, 21 Jan 1832, 62
Ann, w, of Tittensor, 16 Sept 1808, 34

C24. William POTTS of London, 8 Feb 1822, 32

C25. Samuel TURNER of Stone, 14 Dec 1785, 48
Mary, w, 28 Feb 1795, 59

C26. Morris ELLIS, s/o Capt Morris ELLIS & Margaret his wife, of Chefter [Chester]
who died at Field Place School near this town, 3 March 1806, 14

C27. Richard DUTTON late of Aston in this parish, 27 August 1839, 77
Mary, w, 25 Jan 1837, 75

C28. Square Pillar (in situ)
Thomas, eldest s/o George & Eliza BAKEWELL
who died at Buxton, 15 Nov 1896, 52
James Glover, 2nd son, who died at Southsea, 22 March 1903, 57
Interred at the Cemetery, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Alice, 4th, d, who died at Rhyl, 17 Dec 1909, 56
In memory of George BAKEWELL of Longton & Stone, Surgeon, 29 June 1853, 44
Eliza, widow, who died at Great Fenton, 1 Feb 1889, 68
Catherine Louisa, eldest d, who died at Sandon, 24 Oct 1903, 61
In memory of Samuel Glover, 4th s/o George & Eliza BAKEWELL
17 October 1851, 3yrs
Lucy Eliza, 3rd d, who died at Rhyl, 28 July 1916, 64
Sarah Seline, 2nd d, who died at Worthing, 14 July 1919, 69
In memory of George, 3rd s, of George & Eliza BAKEWELL
who died at Rhyl, 21 April 1902, 53, interred at Longton Cemetery
Alfred Edgar 5th s, who died at The Mount, Stone, 28 April 1902, 47

C29. James GOODALL of Stone, 4 Nov 1894, 58
Walter, s, 18 June 1862, 9 weeks

C30. Eliza VERNON, d/o Thomas & Ann VERNON of Stone
18 Oct 1836 - 2 Dec 1895

C31. Dinah, w/o James WEAVER of Wilton House Farm, Stone
6 Jan 1892, 60
also seven of their children who died in infancy
James WEAVER of Walton [Stone], 3 June 1904, 71

C32. Maria Ann, w/o Thomas VERNON, 8 Sept 1857, 54
John Keys VERNON, s/o Thomas & Ann VERNON, 11 Sept 1834, 6 months
Nancy, d, 29 Nov 1894, 3yrs
Betsy & Mary Ann died young

C33. This tablet was erected (now on the ground) by John DOHERTY
late Sergeant of Her Majesty's 44th Regiment in memory of his
beloved wife Elizabeth DOHERTY age 22 who departed this life
on the 20 Oct 1840.
Also his infant child George Herbert who died on the 3rd Nov, following

C34. Thomas KEEN, 3 Dec 1864, 59
Antoney LOCKETT, 26 Dec 1871, 57,
Also of the above Ellen KEEN, w/o Thomas 15 Feb 1880, 78

C35. Ellen JAMES, 1 Dec 1852, 63

C36. James, s/o William & Ann GRINDLEY of The Furnace, 6 March 1833, 11
William GRINDLEY, father of above, 30 April 1862, 77
Nancy, w, 23 April 1864, 71

C37. William PLANT of Oulton, 13 Feb 1831, 72
Hannah PLANT, w, 20 Nov 1834, 75
Elizabeth, d, 12 July 1832, 40

C38. William SAXON, of Stone, 3 July 1861, 58
Ann, w, 3 March 1881, 65
William, s, 17 Jan 1880, 25

C39. Mary, w/o John ALLEN, of Stone, 17 Dec 1881, 63
John ALLEN, 2 July 1902, 75

C40. Square Pillar (in situ)
Sarah Elizabeth FOURDRINIER, 3 Oct 1869, 74
widow of Charles John FOURDRINIER
Fanny Susannah, eldest d, 21 Jan 1900, 75
Henry FOURDRINIER, 3 Sept 1854, 89
Sarah Ann, for more than 50 years the beloved wife of
Henry FOURDRINIER of Burfton [Burston] Hall, in this parish
16 October 1841, 73
Charles Edward 2nd s, formerly of Chell in this county and
Grandson of the above, 30 July 1841, 41

C41. George CHESWORTH of Stone who died
April XXVIII, MDCCCLXIII, LVIII

C42. Thomas BROWN of this town, 21 Sept 1843, 48
Catherine, w, April 1868, 69
Sarah, d, 22 April 1838, 14 months
Thomas, s, 23 May 1866, 33

C43. Charles Edmund, s/o William & Eliza NICHOLLS
Of The Fawn, 26 June 1852, 5yrs & 9 months
William, 6 Feb 185*, 33

C44. Thomas, s/o Joseph & Sarah HARDING of Stone
9 August 1894, 35
Joseph Thomas HARDING, 24 Feb 1902, 70
Elizabeth, w/o Joseph HARDING, 25 April 1898, 68
John Samuel HARDING 9 July 1864, 36

C45. Elizabeth, w/o Fred BAKER of Stone, 30 March 1905, 43

C46. William STANLEY of Stone, 22 Sept 1885
Frances HARVEY, w/o above, 26 June 1904, 58

C47. William John, s/o William & Fanny STANLEY
12 April 1880, 4yrs

C48. Robert TIMMIS of Stone, 27 Jan 1858, 68
Margaret, w, 1 Feb 1858, 84
Robert, s, 14 May 1881, 69

C49. Ann COOPER, w/o Benjamin COOPER of Stone
6 Jan 1840, 68

C50. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas WOOD of Stone
3 Dec 1842, 65
Thomas WOOD, 7 August 1846, 70
John MORRIS, son-in-law, 17 July 1875, 70

C51. John ADDISON of Stone, 13 Feb 1861, 56
Ann, w, 26 Dec 1879, 72
Mary, d, 4 May 1871, 22

C52. William BICKLEY, late of Stone, 14 June 1862, 38
Louisa BOOTH, d/o William & Mary BICKLEY
30 June 1862, 7yrs

C53. William SNAPE, 27 May 1861, 91
Ann, w, 28 July ****, 86
William, s, died at Stone, 7 March 1892, 84

C54. Ann, widow of R.H. ANDERSON of York
Died at Stone, 31 Oct 1893, 92

C55. Esther Alice, d/o William & Sarah HOMES
Of Stone, 12 March 1864, 2yrs
John Arthur, 4 April 1864, 3yrs
[Auth: The stone mason had a bad day at the office.
HOLMES has been over inscribed and it looks like HOMNIES]


C56. James HOBSON late of Stone, 8 August 1865, 47
Maria, w, 31 March 1900, 83

C57. Mary, w/o John SLANEY, Officer of Excise, 26 May 1838, 49

C58. Margaret DEGG, 30 July 1837, 71

C59. Samuel SUTTON of Stone, 6 Nov 1859, 67
Samuel Daniel, s, 24 Oct 1853, 26
Sarah, w, 14 Oct 1852, 56

C60. Ameley, d/o James & Rhode GROVES
Who departed life in the parish of Stone
1 April 1867, 29

C61. Sarah, w/o Samuel HARVEY, 11 April 183*, 62
Samuel, above, 8 Oct 1839, 68

C62. Mary, w/o Thomas COCKRAM, of Stone, 4 May 1844, 33

C63. John MYCOCKS, late of Stone, 3 June 1836, 52
Mary, w, 26 July 183* age 5*

C64. Edward MASON, 19 Oct 1814 - 29 Nov 1891
Grace, w, 9 June 1814 - 29 August 1874
Interred at Coseley, South Staffordshire
Mary Ann, d, 29 April 1840 - 8 Dec 1892

C65. Mary, w/o Frank LOVELOCK of Stone, 5 Feb 1888, 27
Thomas Frank, 3 Feb 1888, 1 day old

C66. John GILBERT of Stone, 6 March 1867, 46

C67. Harry Vincent MOUNTFORD, The Laurels, Stone, 9 Dec 1901, 27

C68. Thomas PARKER late of Highburns in this parish, June 1839, 64

C69. Joseph PARKER, of Penkhull, 17 Nov 1793, 65
Alice, w, 24 April 1791, 63

C70. John SIMCOX of Knowl Wall, 9 August 1866, 57
Hannah, w, 14 Dec 1879, 70

C71. Jane, w/o Joseph SHARDLOW of Stoke
27 Jan 1849, 40

C72. John STURLAND of The Boat Inn, Stone
12 Feb 1839, 63
Elizabeth, w, 18 August 1847, 69

C73. John PARKER of The Higharms in this parish
1 Jan 1831, 88
Elizabeth, w, 4 Oct 1811, 82

C74. Alice, w/o John W. CLOUGH of St Michaels School, Stone
25 Oct 1899, 39
Alice Constance, d, 3 August 1855 - 30 Sept 1940

C75. Emma, w/o Sidney Horatio RILEY
Of Brisbane Villa, Shelton, 14 Oct 1896, 51
Margaret, sister of the above, and eldest d/o
John & Pattern SMITH of Stone, 18 April 1864, 31

C76. Granville Leveson GOWER, Earl Granville
12 Oct 1773 - 7 Jan 1846
Henrietta Elizabeth his wife,
and d/o William, 5th Duke of Devonshire
29 August 1785 - 25 Nov 1862
Granville George Leveson GOWER 2nd Earl Granville
11 May 1815 - 31 March 1891

C77. John WAKEFIELD of this town, 20 June 1859, 56
Mary Ann, w, 8 Dec 1892, 87
Also three children, John, Sarah & Josiah who died in infancy

C78. James LYCETT of Stone and Mary his wife
He died April 1830, 56
She died, 25 Nov 1851, 79

C79. William BUFTON of Stone, 29 Dec 1862, 69
Sarah, w, 21 Oct 1886, 78
Emma, d, & w/o Samuel SUTTON of Stone, 28 July 1863, 36
Henry, s, 10 Jan 1831, 36

C80. Thomas MIDDLETON, late of Stone, 23 Feb 1859, 36

C81. Sarah, d/o James & Elizabeth TURNER of Stone
Died 7 April 1826, 1 month
Richard TURNER 7 Dec **** age look like 58
[Note: this stone has been damaged whilst on the ground]

C82. Thomas DEVEREUX of Stone, 20 Sept 1873, 86
Sarah, w, 20 August 1861, 62

C83. Emma, w/o Thomas CHATTERTON, 13 Dec 1868, 45
Thomas, above, 17 August 1870, 44

C84. James, s/o John & Mary SIMS of Oulton, 15 June 1851, 28
William, s, 9 Oct 1852, 30
John SIMS, father, 4 Dec 1858, 66
Mary, d, 8 May 1861, 32

C85. Jofhua [Joshua] WAKEFIELD of Aston, 5 June 1838, 58
Sarah, w, 29 August 1831, 49

C86. William Shallcross, s/o William & Mary SABEN
Of Walton [Stone], 18 August 1856, 2 months

C87. Elizabeth, d/o William & Elizabeth BAYLISS of Stone
8 Nov 1799, 4yrs
I did juft ftep on foot upon the ftage
To view the World and the depfored age
The wife difpofer thought it beft for me
To leave the World a better one to see
John BAYLISS, 22 April 1807, [looks like] 9 yrs

C88. Jane, [w]/o James HALL of Walton [Stone], 25 August 1859, 35

C89. Thomas JEFFERIES of Oulton, 8 May 1826, 40

C90. Thomas JACKSON **oiner of The Vine Inn nr Stone
19 Feb [looks like] (1835), age 78
Elizabeth WOOTVIER or WOOTRIER, 13 August 1870, 74
Joseph Philip, 4 June 1858, 46
Richard, s/o Thomas & Elizabeth JACKSON who died young
[Ed: * = Joiner?]

C91. Elizabeth 2nd w/o Thomas DEAKIN, 17 July 1849, 51
Thomas above, 15 Jan 1865, 60
Elizabeth d, 8 Jan 1822, 8 months
Mary, d, 17 August 1842, 8 yrs


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Marion Hall, 23rd May 2007.
SS MICHAEL & WULFAD'S CHURCHYARD
D1. Here lieth the Body of Anne the wife of
Charles ARBLASTER late of Spot
who departed this life April the 25th 1788
in the 31st year of her age.
Husband most dear pray be content
Children for me do not lament
For Death must part Lovers most kind
And leave the dearest Friends behind.
To the memory of the said Charles ARBLASTER
who died 30th June 1822 Aged 77 years.


The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 21st January 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
CHRIST CHURCH CHURCHYARD
E1. Adam MALKIN
Of Moddershill, 26 August 1852, 48
Ann, w, 27 January 1860, 57
Elizabeth Jane, d/o Samuel MALKIN
who died young

E2. Tomb Stone
William MASEFIELD, J.P.
Of Stone, 29 October 1876, 74
Jane, d/o William and M.E. MASEFIELD
3 January 1909, 71
Fanny Maria, d, 8 June 1915, 74
Clara Mary, youngest d
14 April 1848 - 28 April 1930
Susan EMERY 6th d, 26 October 1935, 90
Mary Elizabeth, widow of William MASEFIELD, Esq, J.P
8 May 1880, 70
Ann, d/o William & M.E. MASEFIELD
11 June 1895, 60

E3. Annie, eldest d/o the Rev'd Henry & Elizabeth LAWRENCE
of Stone, 6 January 1876, 13
Mary Elizabeth, 2nd d, 3 February 1876, 10

E4. Edward KENDRICK
Late of Hill Top, 23 July 1877, 68

E5. Lydia Mary, only child of
John and Mary JAMES
Of Sumerhill, 17 June 1872, 15
Mary, mother of the above
15 May 1883, 69

E6. Sarah Shilcott GUNDRY, 87
Auth: Additional information, courtesy
of the FreeBMD. She died in 1871
Cordelia HOPKINS, relict of George HOPKINS
Royal Navy, 80
Additional Information, courtesy of the FreeBMD
She died in 1873

E7. Thomas DeVAL, of Stone
30 July 1861, 26

E8. Elizabeth, d/o Richard & Margaret VERNON
Of Stone, 27 April 1886, 50
Richard, of Melbourne House, Stone
30 January 1892, 80

E9. William EGERTON
6 June 1864, 69
Sarah, w, 20 September 1883, 83

E10. Elizabeth Florence w/o John HARDING
Of Oulton Rocks, Stone, 8 June 1890, 42
John HARDING, 11 October 1924, 75

E11. John Thomas MOSS, 16 August 1900, 24

E12. George ARKINSTALL
Rose Cottage, Stone, 22 February 1900, 80
Mary, w, 10 June 1902, 78

E13. The following inscriptions are from stones that
have been lifted and placed on the east side
of the churchyard underneath a tree

E14. Thomas COOPER of this town
11 February 1858, 72

E15. George SMITH, 10 June 1876, 32
Ann, w, of Moddersall, 25 April 1868, 68
Margaret, d, 8 September 1864, 28

E16. [this stone has been smashed]
Margaret, w/o Richard VERNON
Of Stone, 13 April 1868, 67
William VERNON, 11 March 1869, 51

E17. [stone smashed]
William LEWIS of Stone
29 April 1866, 48
Elizabeth LEWIS, w
Died on Sunday the 10 March 1895, 75

E18. George BATE of Aston
Late of Wing House, 18 March 1884, 82
Mary BATE, 22 February 1881, 75

E19. [stone smashed]
Jesse DAVIES of Stone
9 November 1866 age 59

E20. Elizabeth DEAKIN, of Stone
6 November 1881, 24
Mary Ann DEAKIN
22 April 1885, 24

E21. Mary COOPER,
Late of Newcastle under Lyme
4 February 1800 - 7 September 1875
Thomas PORTER, son in law
3 June 1897, 68
Elizabeth PORTER, w/o Thomas
26 January 1898, 64

E22. Annie WHITFIELD
w/o William, 22 February 1888, 44
Rosa WHITFIELD w/o William WHITFIELD
2 Nov 1912, 68

E23. John MILLS, 25 October 1888, 51
George, s, 9 October 1889, 30
Mila, w/o John MILLS
13 December 1897, 67

E24. Elizabeth Maria [Lizzie]
Eldest d/o Charles & Elizabeth CLARK
Of Field House, Stone, 16 January 1884, 16
Thomas Henry, s, died at Sidney New South Wales
31 January 1897, 32
Elizabeth, w/o E.R. CLARK
1 April 1900, 60

E25. Michael FINEGAN, 25 August 1884, 27

E26. Sarah Elizabeth, w/o Charles WOOD
Of Victoria Street, Stone, 26 August 1900, 68
Charles, above, 1 February 1914, 90

E27. Sarah, w/o Henry TURNER
High Street, Stone, 8 May 1897, 33
Frank, s, 16 December 1900, 5yrs

E28. Hannah w/o James PERRY
Of Stone, 30 April 1866, 57
James, above, --- 1867, 59

E29. Ellen w/o Henry WALTERS
of Stone 8 October 1900, 30
Henry, above, 12 December 1934, 67

E30. Sarah, w/o Rupert WARRILOW
of High Street, Stone, 14 January 1885, 63

E31. Hannah w/o Samuel MARTIN
1 September 1884, 74
Samuel, above, 26 September 1891, 83
Anson Joseph NEWTON
Of the Star Inn, 17 June 1896, 51
Fanny, his wife, 24 June 1920, 76

E32. Ellen w/o John GOLDTHORPE
of this town, formerly of Barnsley
23 January 1884, 70
John, above, died at Stone,
19 February 1896, 83
Beatrice Goldthorpe IBBERSON
d/o late Annie and late John IBBERSON
of Granville Terrace, Stone, who died
on her 49th birthday 26 November 1922

E33. [stone smashed]
William BLAKEMAN
of Mount Road, Stone, 14 July 1881, 53
[Auth: the top part of the headstone is missing
only the above inscription left]


E34. Joseph JONES, 17 October 1897, 79
Elizabeth, w, 18 January 1899, 70

E35. Mary LAKE, 8 March 1900, 82
John FROST, 11 June 1900, 77
Sarah LAKE, 6 October 1900, 79
Elizabeth, w/o John FROST
1 October 1907, 83

E36. Charles SILVESTER 14 August 1889, 78
Cecilia, w, 2 March 19807, 98

E37. Harriet, w/o Thomas SMALLWOOD
17 January 1899, 72

E38. Theresa, w/o Joseph SHAW
Of Stone, 28 November 1893, 53
Lilian, d, 27 June 1893, 14
Joseph, above, 11 November 1897, 63

E39. James, w/o William and Annie TIDESLEY
Of Newford Crossing, Stone, 11 July 1897, 18

E40. Ellen PHILLIPS of Stone
Formerly of Fulford, 31 May 1885, 76
James PHILLIPS, brother of above
3 February 1820 - 25 January 1888
John PHILLIPS brother on the above
3 February 1820 - 6 August 1895

E41. James DAVIES
27 Station Road, Stone, 13 March 1898, 79
Elizabeth [Bessie] w, 8 January 1903, 62

E42. Elizabeth, w/o George HANNETT
Of Granville Terrace, Stone, 12 April 1914, 65
George, above, 24 October 1914, 74

E43. [stone damaged]
Joseph RICHARDSON
Late of this town 13 September 1853, 70
Sarah, w/o Joseph 13 November 1870, 88
Sarah, d, 28 March 1857, 54
Ann RICHARDSON, 2nd d, 19 May 1859, 47

E44. Elizabeth, w/o Jesse DAVIES
16 May 1868, 57

E45. Thomas Henry JACKS
31 May 1828 - 16 December 1885
Mary Ann, w, 20 July 1905, 73

E46. Agnes 2nd d/o Joseph and Elizabeth TIMMIS
of Meaford, 30 September 1867, 17
Joseph TIMMIS, above, 2 December 1894, 78
Elizabeth TIMMIS, 5 August 1899, 53
Margaret Elizabeth, eldest d, 1 December 1909, 64

E47. George HARSTON
Of Stone 16 February 1900, 72
Emma, w, 15 February 1927, 76

E48. James TURNOCK of Stone
26 Dec 1884, 55
Elizabeth, sister of above
1 December 1885, 76

E49. John SCORE
Of Stone, 4 September 1880, 68
Jane, w, 8 April 1914, 88
Robert BROWN, 7 September 1903, 37

E50. Frederick, s/o Frederick & Sarah CORRY
Of Dulton Road, Stone, 17 June 1895, 20
Bertie, s, 9 January 1892, 5yrs
Percy Thomas, s, 16 January 1886, 5yrs

E51. John Oliver CHEADLE
13 January 1876, 32


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 25th January 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
SS MICHAEL & WULFAD'S CHURCHYARD
F1. Mary, w/o Thomas MOUNTFORD
Of Buryhill, 3 July 1809, 29

F2. James LAWRENCE of Stone
13 April 1870. 60
Ann LAWRENCE, w,
22 July 1872, 72

F3. Henry WOLLEY of Stone
5 June 1873, 36

F4. Memory of three children
Issue of James & Sarah HASSALL of Stone
William & Sarah died in infancy
William, February 1816, 2yrs
[Auth: unable to read Sarah's inscription]

F5. Samuel & Hugh s/o Hugh & Jane KNIGHT
27 December 1788, 6months
Hugh, 13 December 1789, 3yrs

F6. Ann w/o John BRETT
of Micklow, 13 October 1818, 53

F7. John BRAIN
Of Coppice Mill, near Stone
26 February 1860, 60
Mary, w, 6 February 1837, 36
Hannah, d, 18 October 1841, 18

F8. Mary WAKEFIELD
27 February 1890, 25

F9. Elizabeth, w/o Thomas TAMS
11 February 1836, 36
Elizabeth, d, 22 February 1836, 3weeks

F10. Joseph HARDLOW
of Stoke, 26 December 1863, 81
Ann, 2nd w, 6 February 1864, 72

F11. William Henry, s/o
Harry & Sarah Ann HIGGINSON
16 August 1904, 5yrs
John, s/o William & Elizabeth HIGGINSON
7 July 1889, 33
William, 23 March 1861, 3yrs
Mary Ann, 3 April 1861, 13 months
Jane, 26 April 1863, 16 months
William, 4 June 1866, 1yr & 11 months

F12. Joseph SHARDLOW
of Oulton, 21 September 1864, 60
William SHARDLOW 24 April 1878, 40
William, s/o Joseph & Jane SHARDLOW
15 September 1829, 7yrs
Jane, w, 18 September 1835, 56

F13. John ROCHELL
of Meaford, 27 December 1820, 45
Elizabeth, w, 27 June 1808, 33
Sarah, d, & w/o Daniel SMITH
[Auth: remainder is missing]

F14. Edward JACKSON
of Oulton, 15 November 1849, 68
Ellen, w, of Oulton near Stone, 1861
[Auth: this inscription is damaged]
Charles, s/o John & Ann DANIEL
of Oulton, 6 months

F15. John, s/o John & Agnes HARRIS
17 October 1830, 28
Agnes, w, of this town
18 October 1830, 64
John HARRIS, 12 August 1840, 66

F16. John, s/o John and Frances RALPH
of Stone, 31 March 1791, 6months

F17. Sarah JOULE, 26 December 1785, 1yr

F18. Joseph THARME
28 March 1845, 69
Edward Worsey, s/o Joseph & Mary THARME
28 February 1840, 26
Mary, died at Stone, 17 April 1832, 52

F19. William HAZELHURST
of Stone, 26 November 1796, 57
Mary, w, 27 October 1796, 58
Mary, d, 13 August 1796, 22
John, s, 31 December 1796, 19
Ann STEVENS 8 September 1826, 79

F20. Sarah, d/o Samuel & Sarah FOULKES
3 June 1822, 6months

F21. Margaret, w/o Richard TURNER
of Darlaston, [as inscribed] in the parish of Stone
29 December 1885, 96

F22. James NICKISSON
of Stone, 3 March 1867, 50
Nancy Vernon, w, 20 March 1861, 51

F23. Joseph WOOD of Stone
31 May 1862, 71
Mary, w, 15 October 1867, 73
William & Joseph WOOD
Children of Joseph & Mary WOOD
William, 14 March 1826, 5yrs
Joseph, 1 April 1839, 20 months

F24. Matthew PORTER
Of Hilderstone, 15 November 1828, 82
Jane, w, 29 November 1823, 81

F25. Kate BOOTH, d/o George & Elizabeth
Of this town, 30 August 1825, 11

F26. Elizabeth MARLER, or MARLOR
17 June 1776, 7yrs & 2 months

F27. John [looks like DONRER]
of Ferrybank, 1 August 1832, 57
Frances, w, 31 December 1825, 51

F28. Richard [looks like POOL]
of Longton, 27 December 1825, 61

F29. Hannah, w/o William BURTON
5 July 1825, 21
William, above, 22 April 1836, 36

F30. James PORTER of Stone
8 November 1815, 11

F31. Richard JENKINSON, 22 July 1767, 91
Helen, w, 29 July 1796, **

F32. James BEECH
Of this town, 26 May 1887, 65
Elizabeth, w, 26 July 1830, 76

F33. John JENKINSON of Stoke
25 December 1781, 73
Ann, w, 15 March 1796, 70

F34. Samuel ELKIN
of Out Lane, 5 March 1841, 79
Mary, w, 24 February 1816, 44
Samuel. s, 21 October 1851, 27
Thomas, Mary & Hannah ELKIN
Children of the above, died young

F35. William HIGHFIELD
of Stone, 13 June 1819, 82
Ellen, w, 23 October 1811, 73
Ann, d, 27 October 1821, 52
Samuel, s, 9 January 1822, 50
Matthew PORTER 7 May 1827, 40
Thomas HIGHFIELD, 10 May 1832, 65
Mary, w/o Matthew PORTER
14 January 1837, 68

F36. Elizabeth ASTBURY, d/o
Richard & Sarah PEAKMAN
of this town, 16 April 1787, 67
Robert ASTBURY, 28 May 1805, 52
Mary, w/o Robert ASTBURY
4 December 1842, 75

F37. Samuel SUTTON and Ralph his wife
of Pire Hill, this parish
He 1 October 1776
She 18 January 1780
Also of the children who are
interred near this place

F38. Thomas HURLSTON
of Darlaston 12 August 1802, 55
Elizabeth, w, 23 October 1806, 54
Ann & Samuel children of above
Ann, 4 August 1803, 4yrs
Samuel, 1 May 1810

F39. Thomas MINSHULL
of Stone, 17 March 1804, 64
Rebecca, w, 28 April 1805, 76

F40. James TAYLOR of Moddershall
8 March 1806, 85
Sarah, w, 6 February 1797, 77
[Auth: unable to read the
remaining inscriptions]


F41. John POWNER
of Cotwalton, 1 May 1859, 79
Ann, w, 10 July 1862, 75

F42. Dorothy DIXON
2 June 1752, 77
Ann w/o John GOODALL
d/o the said Dorothy DIXON
20 Jan 1789, 74

F43. William POWNER
of Groundslow Field
13 February 1796, 79

F44. John WOOLASTON
of Oulton Cross, Stone
10 October 1848, 75
Ann, w, 17 September 1851, 76

F45. Eliza WARRILOW, 8 April 1905, 81

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