St John's Church and Churchyard, Ashley. Monumental Inscriptions ...
St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashley 22f/ Large cross on three tier base and three kerbs in brown polished stone. This grave has been moved and put in good order. Top tier. In / loving memory / of Middle tier. FRANCIS GROCOTT WRIGHT / of CHURCH FARM, ASGLEY / who fell asleep Feb 25th 1901 / aged 55 years / "Peace perfect peace" Base tier. Also of EMMA, relict of the above / bornn April 1st 1853, fell asleep January 18th 1905 / Till the last and brightest Easter day be born. 23f/ Sandstone cross (IHS centre) on a three tiered base, weathered. Top tier. Sacred to the memory of Middle tier. CHARLES GROCOTT / who fell asleep Dec.28th 1912 / aged 66 years / "Looking unto Jesus" / Heb.X11.Base Also MARTHA wife of the above / who fell asleep Dec.23rd 1923,aged 77 / "Until the daybreak and the shadows flee away" 24f/ Shaped sandstone headstone, 3 flowers carved at top. In loving memory of / GEORGE UNDERWOOD, / who died August 28. 1909 / "In the midst of life / we are in death". / Also of EMMA UNDERWOOD / mother of the above / who died March 1913 / aged 79 years / "Her end was peace". 25f/ Shaped sandstone headstone, 3 flowers carved at top. In loving memory of / THOMAS / the beloved husband of / HANNAH MARIA ALCOCK / of ASHLEY / who departed this life March 12, 1909 / aged 83 years / "His end was peace" / Also of the above / HANNAH MARIA / who departed this life July 6. 1921 / aged 92 years. 26f/ Small sandstone headstone. In / loving / memory of / SAMUEL HOWES / died Sep. 24th 1907 / aged 34 years / Also HARRIET / his beloved wife / died Mar. 29th 1953 / aged 83 years / Thy will be done. 27f/ Small shield shaped sandstone lying against pieces of sandstone. In / loving memory of / WILLIAM MILLINGTON / who fell asleep Nov 25th 1906 / aged 57 years / "Gone but not forgotten" / from his loving wife and / children. 28f/ Tall shaped sandstone headstone, engraved garland around top. In / loving memory / of / HENRY THOMAS / son of / WILLIAM & MARTHA KETTLE / of BLACKBROOK / who died March 24th 1902 / aged 15 years / Sharp was the blow and quick I fell / I had not time to say farewell / Jehovah ever good and kind / will comfort those I leave behind. / "He only sleepeth" / Also MARTHA KETTLE / who died May 9th 1956 / aged 88 years. Mason Hilton. © Philip Coops. (Betley) 2006 ©Dorothy Camden (Ashley) 1999 Page 38 of 91 12/30/2006
St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashley 29f/ Sandstone shaped stone topped with a cross. I.H.S. in centre. In / loving / memory of / JESSIE LEE GOMPSON / B.D. Rector U.S.A. / who died in ASHLEY / April 25th 1920, aged 41 years / One time organist of this church / "Peace perfect peace, with loved / one far away, in Jesus' keeping / we are safe, and they." / R.I.P. 30f/ Shaped white marble headstone, flowers engraved at top. In loving memory / of / JOSEPH MARTIN / of HIGH ST. LONGTON / who died on April 23rd 1918 / aged 59 years / until the day break / and the shadows flee away. 31f/ Tall sandstone headstone - shaped. Engaving of flowers entwined with "Thy will be done" at top. In loving memory of / HENRY AUSTIN TAYLOR / of BOONS BANK, ASHLEY, / who died November 17th 1915 / aged 35 tears. / Also his Father / WILLIAM TAYLOR / who died May 10th 1919 / aged 81 years / Also ELLEN / wife of the above WILLIAM TAYLOR / who died January 23rd 1922 / aged 82 years. 32f/ Shaped sandstone headstone I.H.S. engraved at top. In / loving memory / of / HELEN / the beloved wife of / LUKE CAULKIN / who died Oct er 27th 1908 / aged 50 years. / Also of the above / LUKE CAULKIN / who died May 12th 1915 / aged 57 years. / This is my rest for ever and ever / Here will I dwell for I have chosen it. 33f/ Shaped white marble headstone, flowers engraved at top. In loving memory / of / MARY ANN MARTIN / beloved wife of the late JOSEPH MARTIN / of ASHLEY / who died on Sunday Dec.21st 1913 / aged 65 years / Even so, Father, for so it seemeth good in Thy sight. 34f/ In / loving memory / of / SARAH / beloved wife of / MARK BAKER / of HOOKGATE / fell asleep May 12th 1912 / aged 48 years / "Thy will be done ' / Also of the above / MARK BAKER / fell asleep Jan 25th 1914 / aged 54 years / Though lost to sight to memory dear. 35f/ Leaning grnite cross on 2 tier base. Top tier. In loving memory of / MARY BUTTER / of HOOKGATE. Base. who died Jan 12th 1907 / aged 59 years. 36f/ White marble shaped headstone - flowers engraved at top. In loving memory / of / JOSEPH MARTIN / of ASHLEY / who died Nov. 7th 1902 / aged 72 years / "Until the day break and the / shadow flee away '. 37f/ Four sandstone kerbs and corner blocks. Top kerb. In loving memory of Left kerb EMMA, beloved wife of MOSES PARTON, of THE MANOR HOUSE / died June 14th 1920 aged 78 years. Right kerb. Also MOSES PARTON, died May 14th 1926, aged 85 years. Bottom kerb. Peace, perfect peace. © Philip Coops. (Betley) 2006 ©Dorothy Camden (Ashley) 1999 Page 39 of 91 12/30/2006
St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashle
St Johns Church & Churchyard. Ashle