Some Memorial Inscriptions - Tixall, Staffordshire
St John the Baptist's Churchyard

Note: Gravestones in Taxall Churchyard has been fully recorded elsewhere, and Anne Andrews is offering surname searches of a large database which also includes parish registers, census, tenancies &c. on her site for Ingestre & Tixall, in exchange for a small donation to the Church.

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. George S. HARRIS, 4 Sept 1955, 75
Anne Gertrude, w, 22 Oct 1976, 93

A2. Robert William PODMORE, 14 March 1962, 57
Kate, 21 May 1984, 77

A3. Edith Marion SULLY, 9 Dec 1907 - 10 Aug 1979
John Rhys SULLY, 23 Feb 1911 - 20 Dec 2000

A4. Frederick Arthur PARR, 14 Dec 1973, 55

A5. Joseph FAIRBANKS, h/o Edith,
Of Tixall Heath, 14 May 1969, 70
Edith Annie, above, 25 August 1986, 85

A6. Florence COLLIER, 9 Jan 1973, 77
Harry, h, of Tixall Farm, 14 Sept 1974, 88

A7. Florence Rachel, w/o Denis PARROTT,
Of Brancote Farm, 17 August 1990, 68

A8. Beryl Hartley, w/o late Percy WEST,
7 August 2002, 102 years

A9. John Hugh LEIGH,
1 April 1925 - 8 April 1999
dearly loved husband & father

A10. Hear lieth Richard BIDDVLPH [BIDDULPH]
who was born, In Tixall: In the yeare of ovrlord 1546
and died 5 of Ivne: in the 82 yeare of his age:
He served Lord ASTON: Sr: Ed. ASTON: Sr : Ma ASTON:
and Walter, Lord ASTON:
He was faythevll and diligent.
He was loving to his friends
and aivst [a just?] man towards all.
He was beloved of his Masters and having spent
his whole time in there Service:
Walter, Lord ASTON payes this acknowledgement to his memorie

A11. Samuel DODD, 10 Feb 1937, 81
Agnes, w, 9 March 1939, 80

A12. Henry DODD,
Of Tixall Heath, Stafford, 22 May 1898, 70
Alice, w, 11 Dec 1901, 82
Ann, d, 23 August 1900, 47

A13. William HUNT, 21 March 1910, 70
Sarah, w, 29 Nov 1904, 66
Martha Elizabeth, d, 15 Dec 1901, 31

A14. Alice Marjorie MORETON, 18 July 1908 - 8 Sept 1994
For 54 years loyal secretary to Godfrey BOSTOCK, Esq of this parish

A15. Charles Perfect BEEVOR,
21 May 1875 - 17 May 1922

A16. Walter George STRETTON,
Of Tixall House, 1 Dec 1868 - 20 May 1916

A17. The BOYDELL Family Plot (In no order)

Anne, w/o George Henry BOYDELL,
Of Lower Hanyards, Tixall, 22 Jan 1922, 50

Next Memorial
Violet Nancy, d/o George & Anne BOYDELL,
Of Lower Hanyards, Tixall, 5 July 191*, 7yrs [* looks like "1"]

Next Memorial [very faded]
George [look like] William BOYDELL,
1,**** 19, 5yrs

Next Memorial
George Henry BOYDELL, 15 July 1964, 88
Sarah Jane, w, 19 Aug 1971, 91

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Edward Farmer BOYDELL, 1909 - 1967

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John Richard BOYDELL, 7 Oct 1978, 65

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Noel George BOYDELL 1906 - 1993
Gladys Kate, w, 1904 - 1995

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Charles Langslow BOYDELL 1915 - 2002

A18. Mary, w/o George JOHNSON,
Of Upper Hanyards, Tixall, 25 Nov 1920, 69
George, above, 2 Nov 1930, 77

A19. Ann STATHAM, of Bottle Lodge, 21 Feb 1927, 80
Thomas, s, August 1913, 39

A20. Arthur George JOHNSON,
Of Salt, Stafford, 16 Oct 1878 - 19 Jan 1936
Winifred Lucy, w, 8 March 1960, 84

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Isabel W. JOHNSON, 1910 - 1983

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Deirdre Winifred DAVIES, 14.4.1949 - 30.7.2001
d/o Daisy Alicia nee JOHNSON and the late
John Hunter GARDINER sister of the late
Elizabeth Johnson TAYLOR

A21. Brenda May COLLIER, 24 March 1986, 69

A22. Ben HILLSDON, 27 Sept 1931
Eliza, w, 5 July 1937

A23. Husband & father,
Wilfred GREW, 18 Nov 1990, 49

A24. E.A. HUNTER, w/o Rev W. Barnes HUNTER,
23 Sept 1929, 71

A25. Carl DAVENPORT, 22 Feb 1942, 67
Helen Elizabeth Blount, w, 12 July 1946, 74

A26. Donald, 18 Dec 1945, 14, s/o
Frances Lillian MOLINEUX, 10 Sept 1973, 68
Thomas, h, 24 Jan 1975, 74

A27. Elizabeth SIMKIN, 13 March 1946, 60
Charles, h, 19 March 1968, 85

A28. Brian Leslie HALES, 25 Feb 1951, 7 & 4 months

A29. Rose Emma CROSS, 29 March 1951, 76
A tribute to a devoted mother and grandmother

A30. Charles Frederick CROSS, 15 Feb 1969, 63

A31. Leslie Edmund HALES, 16 Jan 1969, 51
Mavis Joy, 4 April 1991, 73


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.
B1. Samuel SMITH of Great Haywood, 28 Jan 1866
[remainder of the inscription has eroded]

B2. Louisa, w/o Thomas STRETTON of Brancot 12 April 1900, 62
Thomas, above, 17 Dec 1904, 65

B3. Mary MYNORS died at Tixal 14 Feb 1888, 42

B4. Edith Powers MYNORS 18 June 1871 - 16 Feb 1940
Violet, w/o Charles William TODD 1899 - 1970
Charles William TODD 1868 - 1958

B5. Georgenna MAYNE 4 Oct 1881, 65

B6. Catherine, eldest d/o William POWER of Brancot
24 Jan 1873, 17
William POWER, 11 July 1876, 62
Jane, w, 28 Jan 1898, 75
Margaret Ewbank, youngest d/o William POWER, 4yrs & 5 months

B7. Diana BOSTOCK, w/o Godfrey 1917 - 1999

B8. Winifred Mary MOORE 20 Sept 1909 - 6 May 1993
Lilian Ammie PRESTON 7 Oct 1891 - 17 May 1980

B9. Dorothy Ellen WALTERS 15 March 1972, 72
Charles WALTERS, Verger of Tixall Church, 1953 - 1977

B10. Maria, w/o Rev'd W WEBB, Rector of this parish
12 March 1881, 74
Rev'd William, above, 52 years Rector of this parish
Died 22 March 1883, 76

B11. Peter PERRY, 12 August 1796, 49
Sarah, w, 20 May 1835, 88

B12. John PERRY 19 Feb 1775, 60

B13. Rev'd George BESTON 13 August 1797, 62

B14. William MORRIS who was a successful Gardener and Bailiff
at Tixhall Hall for more than 17 years. A man scrupulously exact
in all his dealings, always the friend of the labourers and the poor.
Died 9 June 1800, 56
Thomas CLIFFORD Esquire, caused this stone to be erected

B15. Elizabeth MORRIS, d/o William & Sarah CLEGG
9 Feb 1802, 56
John CLIFF of Tixall Heath, 20 July 1787, 43

B16. John CLIFF late of Tixall Heath, 25 August 1849, 78

B17. Ann, w/o Charles WEETMAN 8 Jan 1828, 55
William, s, 20 July 1828, 19
Juliana, d, 5 July 1818, 13 months

B18. Mary, w/o William CLEGG of Green Haywood, 16 June 1810, 69

B19. William CLEGG died at Great Haywood 28 April 1803, 56
And near this place lies the remains of Sarah & George children of
William & Mary who died in infancy

B20. Sarah CLEGG 11 August 1798, 72

B21. Philip PERRY, 10 April 1819, 68

B22. Thomas CORBESOR late of Coley, 9 April 1799, 42
Ann, w, 13 Sept 1821, 68

B23. Jesse, relict of John CARLESS, 7 Jan 1892, 83
John, Veterinary Surgeon of Stafford, 20 May 1882, 79

B24. Mary Ann d/o Edward & Mary SUMNER 13 April 1824, 26

B25. Thomas, s/o William & Hannah WHITEHALL
17 April 1864, 10 months

B26. Henry MORRELL of Tixall 26 May 1766, 57
Hannah, w, 15 Sept 1751, 60

B27. Hadders TICH, 5 Dec 1777, 102

B28. Rev'd Henry LESAGE native of St Mellow in Brittany
and grand nephew to the author of Til Blas, 4 May 1821, 59.
Having for 11 years discharged the function of Pastor to the catholic
congregation of Tixall with indefatigable heal

B29. Thomas, s/o Edward & Elizabeth DILE 2 August 1809, 16
John. s/o Thomas & Ann DILE, 22 March 1811, 23

B30. Ann LANDER 18 March 1829, 60

B31. Richard HANDLER, (LANDER)
late Game Keeper to Thomas CLIFFORD Esqr
2 March 1805, 77
Sarah, w, 11 June 1825, 77
[Auth: Surname look like HANDLER may well be LANDER
Time & weather has done its worst]


B32. Margaret, d/o Joseph & Charlotte FORD
of Lower Hanyard, 4 Jan 1857, 11 months

B33. Ann WHITTINGHAM 8 August 1852, 63
William WHITTINGHAM, 16 March 1853, 55

B34. Roger WARD late of Tixall, June XIX, MDCCLXXX, age LII
Elizabeth, w, X Sept MDCCXCMI age LXII
Also four of their children
Ann, April XV, MDCCXCII age XIX
John, August XXVIII, MDCCXCIV age XXXI
Joseph & James, died young
[Ed: year 'MDCCXCMI' as recorded is invalid:
doesn't compute to a Roman Numeral]


B35. William, s/o John & Mary ASTLEY of Coley
19 May 1817, 12

B36. Ann STYCHE, 27 May 1820, 76

B37. John TOMPKINSON 20 August 1732, 38

B38. Mary, w/o William TOMPKINSON
2 April 1748, 42
William, above, 5 Feb 1778, 73

B39. John BIRRETT, 21 June 1817, 42

B40. Elizabeth, w/o James AVERY of Tixall
22 Dec 1826, 54

B41. Francis WARD of Tixall, 9 Feb 1812, 52
From 10 years of age he passed his life in service
to the Honourable Thomas CLIFFORD, afterwards of
his son, Thomas CLIFFORD, Esquire, who acknowledgement
of his faithful service placed this stone to his memory

B42. Teresa, w/o Mr Francis WARD, 5 Sept 1817, 66

B43. Edward HARVEY who was drowned while bathing
in Stoke on Trent, 1852, 15

B44. Richard TOMLINSON, 5 April 1731, 31

B45. Helen GRIFFIN, d/o late Peter & Sarah GRIFFIN
XXII August MDCCCXXXVII age XXIV

B46. Sarah, w/p Peter GRIFFIN of Lower Hanyard
November XII, MDCCCXVII age XXXIX

B47. Jane, d/o Peter & Sarah GRIFFIN
May XII, MDCCCXVII, an infant

B48. Peter GRIFFIN of Lower Hanyard
July XXV, MDCCCXXXV age LXII

B49. Sarah Braddock, d/o John & Sarah CLIFF
Of Hopton Farm, 11 May 1846, 1yr & 3 months
Sarah Braddock CLIFF, niece of above, 1892 - 1963

B50. John Henry CLIFF 1887 - 1975
And his grandparents John CLIFF 1805 - 1892
Sarah Griffin 1816 - 1894

B51. Reginald PARROTT, 17 Jan 1965, 73
George PARROTT, 17 June 1965, 73
Sarah, w/o George PARROTT, 6 March 1943, 52
Mary Kathleen POINTON 16 Dec 1989, 71

B52. William Powers MYNORS 23 March 1869 - 29 Nov 1942
Georgina Jane, w, 10 Jan 1866 - 28 Jan 1955
Esther MYNORS, w/o Humphrey 17 July 1911 - 19 April 1979
Humphrey, above, 19 Oct 1904 - 13 May 1988

B53. William Keith FOLEY, 10.12.1922 - 9.7.2000

B54. Humphrey John Stuart NESBITT
29 May 1906 - 27 Dec 1942
Noreen NESBITT, his sister,
9 Oct 1911 - 27 Dec 1990

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