Some Memorial Inscriptions - Tittensor, Staffordshire
St Luke's Churchyard

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
2172 Gunner J.H. BASSETT,
Machine Gun Corps (Motors),
6 Feb 1917

A2. William WOBY,
Of Tittensor, 21 July 1888, 72
Charlotte, w, 2 April 1899, 81

A3. James DAY,
Of Knowl Wall, 26 Sept 1887, 57
Mary, w, 8 Feb 1905, 72

A4. Thomas PORTER,
Of Tittensor 11 Nov 1884, 71
Eliza, w, 11 Nov 1881, 53
Jane PORTER, sister, 24 Nov 1880, 81
Sarah PORTER, sister, 12 April 1896, 73

A5. Henry, h/o Eliza TILSTONE,
Ash Green, Trentham, 25 Nov 1915, 53
Eliza Ann, w, 9 Dec 1933, 66

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Harry, s/o James & Sarah SALT,
Of Tittensor, 20 Aug 1911, 9 months
James SALT, above, 30 Nov 1918, 44

A6. John MASON,
Of Tittensor, 4 July 1904, 59
Hannah, w, 12 Jan 1929, 82

A7. Patrick NOONAN,
Of Tittensor, 15 July 1904, 67

A8. Ephraim BENTLEY,
of Beech, 22 March 1902, 61
Elizabeth, w, 31 Dec 1920, 79
Ann, d, 4 March 1888, 15
Albert, s, who died at Salonica,
14 Sept 1916, 30

A9. Louisa, w/o Peter JERVIS,
of Beech, 31 Dec 1891, 50

A10. Ephraim Thomas BENTLEY,
of Beech, 12 July 1923, 47

A11. Cyril Hugh s/o, late James & Emily MEAKIN,
Of Darleston Hall, 21 Oct 1882 - 30 Dec 1908

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Lieut Kenneth William Glenny, 4th son,
5th North Staffs Regt, KiA at Wvlvergham [Wulverghem],
16 May 1915, 34 and is buried the
British Military Cemetery at Bailleul

A12. John HAYES,
Manor House, Tittensor,
7 June 1825 - 18 Sept 1887
Myra Elizabeth, w,
5 July 1827 - 31 Dec 1897
Elizabeth Anne, d, of Hawthorn Lodge, Stone,
5 Dec 1923
Myra Ellen, d, 7 Jan 1933

A13. Ann DUNNE, late of Hackney, London,
21 Jan 1890, 74
Mary, w/o Herbert JONES & d/o
William & Mary TITTENSOR of this parish,
15 Feb 1901, 25
William TITTENSOR, 11 April 1904, 61
Mary TITTENSOR, 11 Oct 1915, 74

A14. George TONGE,
Vicar of this parish during 1909 -1910,
"With Christ" Christmas Day 1910, 72
Lucy Isabella, w, 22 Aug 1922, 82

A15. Samuel HOLDCROFT,
The Hawthorns, Trentham,
19 Jan 1861 - 13 July 1912
Catherine, w, 9 Nov 1940, 79
Eunice, d, of The Hawthorns,
20 August 1886 - 15 Jan 1919
Harry Vivian, s, of The Hawthorns,
7 August 1891 - 9 July 1914

A16. Edward HOLDCROFT,
Of Parkfields, Tittensor,
13 Feb 1853 - 10 Sept 1912
Mary Ann, widow of Mill Miloe,
3 June 1854 - 26 June 1919

A17. Eunice, w/o Edward HOLDCROFT,
Of Old Road Farm, Barlaston,
30 Oct 1829 - 22 Sept 1901
Edward, above, 26 Oct 1905, 74

A18. Ada Florence BISHOP,
17 March 1881 - 21 March 1885
[Le]slie Milborne Watson BISHOP,
6 Sept 1882 - 30 Oct 1885
[Ed: Suggestion of 'Le' prefix added 10 Dec 2006]

A19. Louise Gertrude, only d/o Arthur & Sarah Jane BENSON,
Of Meaford Cottages, 11 Jan 1898 - 14 March 1902

A20. James MASON,
Of Lodge Field, Tittensor, 9 Sept 1900, 70
Jane, 3 May 1920, 52

A21. Lieut Empson ALCOCK M.C,
Killed in Action, 20 August 1917
Violet ALCOCK, 4 Jan 1823
Children of

A22. John, h/o Annie Maria LOVELL,
Rock Side, Tittensor, 20 Nov 1926, 77
Annie Maria, above, 8 March 1941, 86
John Harry, s, Killed in Action, 21 May 1918, 29
Also their grandson,
1725594 Gunner Joseph HALLAM Royal Artillery,
Prisoner of War, Sarawak, died 3 July 1945, 30
s/o Joseph & Rose Hannah Elizabeth HALLAM,
Of Stoke on Trent & h/o Annie, of Burton,
[Auth: There is also a Family Memorial to Joseph in
Longton Cemetery, likewise recorded by myself]


A23. Thomas, h/o Hannah Ellen BROWN,
Heyfields Cottage, Tittensor, 23 Aug 1935, 66
Hannah Ellen, above, 13 Dec 1956, 86

A24. Ernest Henry, s/o Fred & Frances WOOD,
Beech Cliff Farm, Trentham, 18 Aug 1931, 21
Fred, father, 27 April 1932, 68
Frances, above, 2 Sept 1938, 61

A25. William Thomas, s/o James & Harriet DAY,
Park Lodge, Tittensor, 11 July 1906, 14

A26. Elizabeth, w/o Henry GEE,
Warren House, Stone, 18 July 1913, 61
Henry, above, 20 Feb 1924, 73

A27. George Henry, h/o Sarah RHODES,
Spring Vale Cottage, Tittensor, 28 March 1917, 48
Sarah, above, 8 Jan 1931, 79

A28. Mary Ellen, w/o Joseph BASSETT,
Strongford Farm, Tittensor, 4 March 1926, 72
Joseph, above, 25 August 1926, 72

A29. Leonard John, h/o Mary Clare BASSETT,
Of "Greyswood", Tittensor, 27 Feb 1935, 48
Reginald John, grandson of above,
And child of Reginald & Marjorie BASSETT,
23 July 1948, 3 yrs

A30. Doris, w/o E.H.H. HIGHAM,
& youngest d/o W.T. OVERSBY, Esq and
Mrs OVERSBY of Liverpool, 4 March 1927, 29
Emily Mary, w/o The Rev C.W.R HIGHAM,
And only d/o late Fred F. SANDERS, Esq
And Mrs SANDERS of Cheshunt, 1 Feb 1927, 76
Charles William Richard, Born 1861 - 1947,
s/o James & Rose HIGHAM of Plymouth,
Vicar of this parish from, 1926 - 1940

A31. Mary Alice, w/o James E. DAVENPORT,
Of Meaford, died on her 33rd Birthday, 1 Feb 1885
Roland Penn, s, 7 Feb 1886, 12 months

A32. William Beech MASEFIELD, M.A,
First Vicar of Tittensor, 9 May 1843 - 25 July 1884

A33. Dorothy Ann, d/o Muriel & Reginald BESWICK,
4 July 1956, 15
Reginald, above, 17 August 1967, 98
Muriel, above, 8 May 1978, 61

A34. Allen WILSON, 22 Sept 1954, 66
Edith, w, 4 Dec 1963, 79

A35. Lily WILLIAMSON,
21 Jan 1926 - 20 Nov 1974
Edgar (Mick) WILLIAMSON,
8 Nov 1918 - 30 April 2002

A36. Sarah Ann, w/o Francis HARVEY,
Of Tittensor, 15 Oct 1936, 49
Francis, above, 25 Sept 1970, 80

A37. John Moss SIMPSON,
Beech Cliff Farm, 14 June 1896, 33
Frederick William SIMPSON,
Of Bury Bank, 24 June 1891, 62

A38. Elizabeth, w/o George FREWER,
Of Stoke, 2 Feb 1887, 42

A39. Thomas Francis DRANFIELD,
26 March 1899, 41
Joan, w, 25 March 1899, 48

A40. Thomas MYATT,
Of Tittensor, 4 Oct 1895, 68
Hannah, w, 13 June 1904, 74

A41. Martha GIBBS,
Of Tittensor, 14 Feb 1815 - 8 Jan 1883

A42. Bennet JENKINSON,
Of Beech Cliff 14 Sept 1834 - 5 May 1890

A43. Stephen GROCOTT,
Of Chapel Chorlton, who died at Tittensor,
19 September 1909, 68
Fanny, w/o Stephen GROCOTT, 28 May 1920, 76

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