Some Memorial Inscriptions - Swynnerton, Staffordshire
St Mary's Churchyard

Latest Additions New 4th September 2006

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. Samuel SEABRIDGE,
Of Yarnfield, 23 March 187*, 79
Ann, w, 19 April 1866, 69

A2. William Charles BERRISFORD,
Of Clifford Wood Farm, Swynnerton,
31 Oct 1887, 54

A3. Mary, w/o George BENNETT,
Of Swynnerton, 21 Dec 1921, 73
George, above *****************

A4. Elizabeth, w/o William SEABRIDGE,
Of Yarnfield, 11 Jan 1844, 75
William above, ***************

A5. William NORCUP 13 Jan 1876, 81
Charlotte, w, 19 May 1877, 83
William, s, 16 Feb 1861, 30

A6. Samuel NORCUP,
If Swinnerton 19 March 1879, 35
Priscilla, w, 6 Dec 1920, 80
Harriott, d, 27 Nov 1910, 35

A7. Joseph BOOTHROYD,
of Donington in the County of Lincoln,
A Builder, 25 Oct 1837, 38

A8. John HADLEY,
Of Hatton, 15 August 1857, 61
Susannah, w, 8 April 1865, 63

A9. Joseph MARTIN, 13 April 1878, 62
Ellen, w, 25 Dec 1901, 66
Ellen, d, 9 Jan 1887, 27

A10. Edward Knight HADLEY, 14 Nov 1829 - 30 March 1896
Emma Ann, widow, 27 Sept 1830 - 2 Feb 1913

A11. Marion (Lizzie), d/o Henry & Elizabeth PHILLIPS,
Of Swynnerton, 13 March 1900, 15
Elizabeth, mother, 14 Feb 1909, 54

A12. Joseph TOMKINSON,
For forty years a faithful Servant to the
MEAKIN Family at Darlaston Hall, 7 June 1921, 69
Ann, w, 29 June 1913, 56

A13. Hilda STEEL,
For 30 years w/o Frederick Liddell STEEL,
13 Aug 1864, died at Swynnerton 1 August 1914
Frederick Liddell, above, s/o Joseph & Margaret STEEL,
Of Kirkwood, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire,
Born December 10th 1854
Died at Barguillean, Argyll, Sept 6th 1938
Lived at Swynnerton, 1912 - 1915

A14. John Samuel, h/o Mary Anne NEWTON, 1 May 1901, 42
George, s, & h/o Mary Jane,
Killed in Action in Belgium, 29 Oct 1917, 29

A15. Maria STEELE,
Of Knowl Bank, Audley,
Died at Blakelow, 18 Feb 1896, 56
Lionel, s/o Joseph & Sarah STEELE,
Of Blakelow 21 March 1891, 3 days

A16. Richard LINDOP,
Late of Mill Meele, 5 Nov 1884, 70

A17. Henry BLAKEMAN,
Of Stone, 25 Feb 1891, 55

A18. Richard CASE of Stone, 27 Feb 1890, 88

A19. William BLAKEMAN,
Of Swynnerton, 20 Nov 1888, 70

A20. Pleasance Elizabeth, w/o George NASH,
Of Eccleshall, 4 Nov 1877, 39

A21. James FARRALL,
Of Goal Square, Stafford, 12 Nov 1898, 38

A22. Sarah Ann, w/o Joseph THORNHILL,
Of Upper Hatton Farm, nr Eccleshall 23 May 1905, 53
Joseph, above, 1 Feb 1920, 66

A23. James, s/o John & Sarah FARR,
Of Swynnerton, 17 Jan 1903, 18

A24. Mary Ann, w/o William HYMERS,
13 March 1889, 62
Jane Ann, d, 30 August 1875, 23

A25. Joseph SOUTHWELL,
Late of Swinnerton, 15 May 1819, 36 (56)
[Auth: The age has been altered 3 or 5]

A26. Memory of two children
of Henry & Hannah CHARLES of Yarnfield,
William, 17 March 1805, an infant
Isaac, 9 May 1814, 5 yrs

A27. Sarah SHALLCROSS,
Late of Cotes, 13 Jan 1835, 69

A28. Beneath in interred the body of
William TAGG, 9 March 1767, 77
Mary TAGG his wife deceafed March 7th 1746, 50

A29. William BLAKEMAN,
Who died at Swynnerton, 22 Jan 1836, 67
Margaret, w, 3 Feb 1838, 65

A30. Reuben BLAKEMAN,
Of Swinnerton, 1 May 1872, 30

A31. William ROWLEY,
of Bowersbent, 3 Nov 1819, 88
Thomas, s/o William & Sarah ROWLEY,
25 Oct 1821, 61
Alice, d,
[Auth: unable to read anymore, weather damage]

A32. William BAKEWELL,
Of Yarnfield, 24 August 1865, 74

A33. Mary, relict of William BAKEWELL,
Late of Yarnfield, 26 Jan 1846, 83

A34. Anne & Thomas SUTTON,
Late of Yarnfield,
She, 28 June 1784, 77
He, 13 April 1788, 87

A35. Joseph MALABAR,
of Groundslow Fields, 22 Dec 1820, 61
Elizabeth, w, 13 Sept 1825, 64
John, s, 15 Jan 1815, 9 yrs
Robert, s, 28 Sept 1876, 75

A36. John BAKEWELL,
Of Yarnfield, 17 July 1877, 72

A37. William STUBBS,
Of Sandyford, 30 March 1806, 71
Ann, w, 20 Sept 1779, 41

A38. John STUBBS,
Of Swynnerton, 29 Oct 1773, 69
Mary, w, 28 August 1790, 84

A39. Within this vault are deposited the remains
Of Richard WALKLATE, Gent of
Adderley House in the parish of Caverswall
In this County, 15 April 1842, 64
Thomas Watkinson WALKLATE s/o late
John Hughes WALKLATE and Mary his wife,
Of Liverpool, 24 Dec 1815, 7yrs & 10 months

A40. Ann, d/o Richard & Elizabeth WALKLATE,
Of Nowall, 16 May 1775, 28
Elizabeth, mother, 10 July 1781, 66

A41. John James TURNER,
For many years School Master of this
Church School, 4 March 1863, 55
Hannah, w, 1 Nov 1864, 55

A42. John VENABLES,
Late of this town, 19 April 1803, 56
Jane, w, 17 March 1814, 65
John, s, 27 Feb 1814, 35

A43. Thomas VENABLES,
Late of this town, 18 Nov 1767, 57

A44. Thomas GETHING, 25 August 1855, 95
Mary, w, & d/o late John VENABLES,
28 Oct 1828, 48

A45. James DIMMOCK,
Of Shelton, 30 May 1818, 28

A46. Thomas DIMMOCK,
of Springfields Villa and Hanley, 13 April 1860, 72

A47. John BOON,
Of Swynnerton, 4 Jan 1843, 75
Elizabeth, relict of John BOON,
13 May 1872, 88

A48. William, s/o William & Sarah GETHING,
Of Maer 1 April 1875, 37
Sarah, above, of Chapel Chorlton,
Late of Maer, 18 Feb 1886, 83

A49. William, h/o Ellen BLAKEMAN,
Of Swynnerton, 13 May 1921, 64
Ellen, above, 25 July 1933, 77

A50. Thomas BLAKEMAN,
Of Swynnerton, 23 May 1889, 72
Charlotte, widow, 1 May 1897, 83


Latest Additions New
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.
INSIDE THE CHURCH
B1. Near this place lie the bodies of John ASTBURY
Of Blacklow, Gent & Mary his wife
He, 4 Feb 1733
Both age 46
She 20 Nov 1733

Alfo the body of Thomas, son of the said John & Mary ASTBURY
4 Feb 1747, 24

B2. William Henry WATKIN 1910-1982
Sexton, Tower~Master and faithful
servant of this church for many years

B3. Stained Glass Window
This window is dedicated in living memory of
Major John Brereton FIRTH, M.C., Royal Artillery
died of wounds received in Burma 10 April 1945,
buried in British Military Cemetery at Mandalay,
Also of his twin brother Capt Robert Brereton FIRTH, M.C.,
of The Worcestershire Regt,
killed In action 17 November 1941 and buried in the
British Military Cemetery at Keren Eritrea, West Africa
Only sons of John Brien FIRTH, M.A.,
Rector of this parish 1920 - 1942

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