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Photos taken in Batley (2005)

Contents ...
Woodlands House (museum)
Batley All Saints Churchyard
... transcription

Around the town of Batley

Woodlands House (museum) - Exhibit on the Mansions of Batley

Batley All Saints Churchyard

(My) Transcription of some of the gravestones

Monumental Inscriptions
All Saints Parish Church, Batley
Taken from gravestones 12 April 2005

1. Badly damaged, only part of the text readable; ... Mary Ann, Jacob, Benjamin, Joseph and Alfred who died in their infancy.
Also Hannah Colbeck, wife of the above William Colbeck of Batley ... 1878 aged 61 years.

2. In memory of three children of Joseph and Ann Colbeck of Carlinghow.
John died Nov 29 1793 aged 8 years.
Elizabeth died Dec 16 aged 4 years
Martin died Dec 28 aged 2 years
Also Joseph their son who died July 1st 1855 aged 68 years.
Also Sarah relict of the last named Joseph who died May 1st 1875 aged 88 years.
Also Amelia wife of James Colbeck son of the aforesaid Joseph and Sarah Colbeck died 1857 aged 34 years.
Also their children Mary Sarah died 1849 aged 3 years
Eliza died 1855 aged 2 years
John Henry died 1857 aged 1 year

3. ... Elizabeth Jubb, the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Jubb junior, of Batley, who died March 19 1841 aged 9 years.
Also in memory of Elizabeth Colbeck grandmother of the abovesaid Elizabeth Jubb, who died on 3rd of December 1856 in the 73rd year of her age.

4. Sacred to the memory of Letitia the wife of Joseph Jubb of Batley who departed this life on the 22nd day of October 1831 aged 44 years.
Also of the abovenamed Joseph Jubb who departed this life on the 24th day of January 1867 aged 82 years.

5. Sacred to the memory of William the son of Joseph and Letitia Jubb of Batley who departed this life April 16th 1827 aged 10 years.
Also 2 children who died in their infancy.

6. Sacred to the memory of Mary the wife of Samuel Blakeley of Carlinghow who died January 5th 1844 aged 71 years.
Also of the above Samuel Blakeley who died October 11th 1844 aged 78 years.
Also two of their children named Samuel and Charlotte who died in their infancy.

7. Sacred to the memory of William Jubb the son of Joseph and Mary Jubb of Batley who died March 17th 1837 aged 3 years ands 11 months.

8. In memory of Benjamin Blakeley of Batley who died January 3rd 1864 aged 47 years.

9. In memory of Thomas Blakeley of Healy-Lane who died December the 24th 1820 in the 84th year of his age.
Also of Mary his wife who died on the 8th of January 1811 in the 75th year of her age.

10. In memory of Samuel the son of Samuel and Hannah Colbeck of Havercroft who died June 1st 1821 aged 6 years.
Also of Nancy their daughter who died in her infancy.
Also Hannah the wife of Samuel Colbeck of Batley who died Dec 22nd 1844 aged 63 years.
Also the above Samuel Colbeck who died February 10th aged 72 years.

11. Sacred to the memory of David Sheard of Batley who departed this life the 3rd day of January 1838 aged 37 years.
Also of Jacob son of the abovesaid who died 20th day of October 1842 aged 17 years.
Also of Martha wife of the abovesaid David Sheard who died the 23rd of October 1842 aged 39 years.
Also of Sarah youngest daughter of the abovesaid David and Martha Sheard who died the 14th of June 1849 aged 14 years.

12. In memory of Susan Sheard daughter of William and Sarah Brooke & beloved wife of the Rev D. Pound who died May 1st 1858 aged 28 years.

13. Sacred to the memory of Letitia the daughter of John and Mary Jubb of this place, who departed this life April 14th 1837 aged 1 year and 6 months.
Also of John Jubb their son who died April 8th 1845 aged 2 years and 7 months.

14. In memory of Elizabeth beloved wife of John Sheard, butcher, of Batley born March 2nd 1813 died Sep 21 1875.
Also the above John Sheard born May 15th 1816, died Sep 15th 1874.
Also Charlotte, wife of the late Charles Ward of Carlinghow, died Oct 1st 1874 aged 77 years.
Also George, beloved son of John & Sallie Sheard of Commercial Street & grandson of the above John Sheard.

15. In memory of Ann the daughter of William and Sarah Blakeley of Brookroyd who died the 8th day of November 1820 aged 1 year and 36 weeks.
Also of Noah their son who died the 23rd October 1823 aged 9 days.
Also three of their children who died in their infancy.
Also Samson their son who died May 9th 1839 aged 17 years.
Also of the abovesaid Sarah Blakeley who died on the 13th day of June 1865 aged 75 years.
Also in memory of the above named William Blakeley who departed this life on 27th day of April 1869 in the 80th year of his age.

16. In memory of Abraham Blakeley of Batley who died July 25th 1865 aged 39 years.
Also of Eliza daughter of the above who died September 29th 1857 aged 11 months.
Also of Mary, daughter of the above who died July 26th 1864 aged 1 year and 10 months.

17. Here was interred the body of Grace the daughter of William Blakeley of Havercroft in Batley who departed this life on the 8th day of Ocotber 1792 in her infancy.
Also of Hannah the wife of the abovesaid William Blakeley who died on the 17th day of November 1831 aged 70 years.
Also of the aforesaid William Blakeley who was for upwards of fifty years Counter Singer in this church and died on the 19th day of December 1831 aged 70 years.

18. Sacred to the memory of David Blakeley of Batley who died March 31st 1845 aged 78 years.
Also of Mary wife of the abovesaid who died February 4th 1804 aged 33 years.
Also of Mary second wife of the above David Blakeley who died June 11th 1829 aged 46 years.

19. Luke Blakeley of Upper Batley Lane dies the 3rd day of November 1791 in the 63rd year of his age.

20. Body of Ann wife of Thomas Hey of Batley-Carr who departed this life 26th day of September in the 65th year of her age Anno Dominii 1752.

21. Sacred to the memory of Samuel the son of Benjamin and Martha Blakeley of Batley who died April 17th 1830 aged 8 months.
Also two of their children who died in infancy.
Also Samuel Blakeley Father of the above Benjamin Blakeley who died November 30th 1847 aged 61 years.
Also Elizabeth wife of the above Samuel Blakeley who died August 15th 1865 aged 79 years.


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