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St John's Church and Churchyard, Ashley. Monumental Inscriptions ...

St John's Church and Churchyard, Ashley. Monumental Inscriptions ...

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St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashley 66b/ Shaped sandstone headstone carving at top, starting to flake. In / memory of / HARRIET / the beloved wife of / GEORGE WALTERS / of ASHLEY / who died Feb 26th 1876 / aged 45 years / Thy will be done. 67b/ Shaped sandstone headstone on plinth, leaning slightly forward. In / affectionate remembrance of / EMMA / the beloved wife of / JOHN GROCOTT WRIGHT / (of ASHLEY ) / who died February 18th 1875 / aged 61 years. / Her delight was in doing good. / Also of / JOHN GROCOTT WRIGHT / who died May 6th 1888 / aged 74 years. / Also FANNY GROCOTT BRAMMER, wife of / JOHN CHARLES BRAMMER, / and daughter of the above / JOHN WRIGHT / who died Sep. 21st 1919, / aged 72 years. / Sudden death is sudden glory. Mason Broadgate N,Castle. 69b/ Shaped sandstone with carved decoration at top incorporating "IHS God is love". In affectionate remembrance of / MARY / wife of THOMAS SALT / of HOOKGATE / who died 13th February 1870 / aged 58 years / She rests in peace. / Also three grandchildren of the above / THOMAS son of HERBERT W.HULME / who died 22nd January 1861 / aged 3 years. / Also MARY J. his daughter / who died 31st October 18.. / Aged 5 months. / Also JESSIE A. his daughter / who died 9th February 1870 / aged 1 year and 5 months. 70b/ Sandstone table tomb. Sacred to the memory of / MARGARET wife of EDWARD J. THOMPSON / surgeon ASHLEY / who departed this life April 17th 1875 / aged fifty one years. 71b/ Granite headstone on plinth - front polished. In / memory of / JAMES / son of / JAMES and ELIZA WARDLE / who died Janueary 9th 1878 / aged 1 year and 9 months / Also of ELIZA WARDLE / who died Nov.r 18th 1884 / aged 33 years / Also ELIZABETH / wife of FREDERICK WARDLE / died May 30 1889 / aged 64 years. 72b/ Tall shaped sandstone headstone with carved decoration at top. In affectionate remembrance of / SARAH / the beloved wife of / FREDERICK SALT / of HOOKGATE / who died May 12 1887 / aged 39 years / "her sun went down ere it was day. / Also of HELEN SALT, / who died Sep. 26. 1887 / aged 55 years. / "She rest in peace. / Also of FREDERICK SALT / of HOOKGATE / who fell asleep Dec. 17 1912 / aged 67 years. / "Thy will be done." ROBERT H. GATHERCOLE RH kerb Also HANNAH, beloved wife of the aforesaid / who died Feb 12th 1953 aged 96 years. Mason Watt & Leeson. / Stoke. 13c/ Shaped sandstone headstone with rose design carved at top. Slabs covered with chippings and overgrown with grass. Kerbs could have been removed. In loving memory of / FLORENCE WHITFIELD / youngest daughter of / MOSES AND EMMA PARTON / of THE MANOR HOUSE, / who died June 19 1922. / Aged 41 years./ "At rest" / Also of HARRY WHITFIELD / her beloved husband / who died April 5 1959 / aged 78 years / "Re-united" 14c/ Dark grey polished stone on plinth. Church interior design etched on left. New stone. In loving memory / of / GEORGINA ALMOND / died May 14th 1928 . aged 49 years / Also her beloved husband / ALFRED JAMES / died Oct.31st 1943 / aged 66 years / "At rest." © Philip Coops. (Betley) 2006 ©Dorothy Camden (Ashley) 1999 Page 28 of 91 12/30/2006

St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashley 15 c / Weathered white marble ornate headstone - scroll and pillars, on plinth, kerbs could have been removed. In / loving memory / of / WILLIAM COLLIER / THE TERRACE, ASHLEY / who died Aug 21st 1921, aged 80 years. / Thy will be done. 17c/ White stone kerbs and corner posts, overgrown. Top kerb In loving memory LH kerb JANE ELIZABETH LOWE who died August 14th 1931 aged 69 years. RH kerb Also of WILLIAM LOWE. Who died January 29th 1933 aged 84 years. 18c/ Obviously a grave under grass, a kerb runs along end of grave and no.15. No markings. 19c/ Very small white marble stone leaning on a support. HILDA. 1d/ Shaped sandstone headstone. In affectionate remembrance of / BENJAMIN FORRESTIR / of ASHLEY / late of PIPEGATE / died 16th of July 1881 / in his 87th year / In my Father's house are many mansions ; if it / were not so, I would have told you. I go to / prepare a place for you. 2d / Assume large headstone laid flat. No visible markings on surface. 3d/ Weathered white shaped stone on plinth, carving of daffodils at top, carved outline round engraved lettering. Kerbs loose, top overgrown. In loving memory of / THOMAS PARTON / of JUG BANK, ASHLEY / who died January 1st 1895 / aged 69 years / He patiently suffered / and peacefully died / Also ESTHER daughter of / THOMAS and HARRIET PARTON / who died December 19th 1888 / aged 18 years / The Lord is my shepherd / I shall not want / Also LUCY HARRISON / of JUG BANK ASHLEY / who died December 10th 1914 / aged 40 years. 4d/ Broken sandstone cross on a plinth. HIS on cross. On pile on ground. Plimth In loving memory / of / 5d/ Sandstone headstone laid flat. Lot of surface flaked off. In the memory of / JOSEPH DAIN / died December 26th 1862 / aged 56 years / Also / MARY wife of the above / died December 1st 1880 / Age 67 years. / Also................er / die............1849. (Most of inscription taken from 1985 records, no longer legible). 6d/ Four sandstone kerbs, top filled with earth and over grown. Only inscription is on bottom kerb Broadgate (mason?) © Philip Coops. (Betley) 2006 ©Dorothy Camden (Ashley) 1999 Page 29 of 91 12/30/2006

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