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MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS AT THE OLD UNITARIAN CHAPEL AND SUNDAY SCHOOL TODMORDEN

Surveyed and recorded by members of the

Todmorden Antiquarian Society

 
 

1. Stone, no inscription


2. Stone Lancet

In loving memory of Harriet wife of William GREENWOOD Longfield Farm

Who died May 2nd 1851 aged 57 years

Also of the above named William GREENWOOD

Who died March 3rd 1876 aged 80 years

Also of Jane PICKLES their daughter

Who died February 2nd 1883 aged 57 years

Also of Ann their daughter

Who died March 11th 1897 aged 68 years


3, 4, 5 and 6.    Unmarked graves


7. Sandstone Lancet

In loving memory of John Hollinrake HAUWORTH of Fair View

Who died May 27th 1868 aged 30 years

Also of Ann relict of the above

Who died December 24th 1895 aged 58 years

Also of Sarah Hannah their daughter who died in infancy

Also of Evelyn granddaughter of the above

Who died October 29th 1900 aged 4 months


8. Upright rounded sandstone lancet.

In memory of James GRAHAM of Dobroyd Todmorden

Born March 18th 1837. Died February 12th 1876

My sledge and hammer lay declined

My bellows too have lost there wind

My fires extinguished my forge decayed

My vice now in the dust is laid

My iron and my coal are gone

My nails are drove my work is done

My fire dried corpse lies here at rest

My soul is waiting to be blest

Also Susan his wife

Who died September 18th 1905 aged 78 years


9. Stone lancet

In memory of John son of Jeremiah and Sally HAUWORTH

Of Hanging Ditch

Who died January 18th 1826 aged 19 weeks

Also of Joshua their son

Who died October 14th 1852 aged 19 years

Also the above Jeremiah

Who died October 17th 1867 aged 72 years

Also Sally his wife

Who died June 12th 1870 aged 74 years

Also of Elizabeth HAUWORTH their daughter

Who died Dec. 6th 1889 aged 71 years

Also Ann HAUWORTH

Who died Dec. 29th 1899 aged 79 years


10. Stone lancet, log effect

In loving memory of Richard HALSTEAD of Dobroyd

Who died July 16th 1861 aged 68 years

Also Hannah HALSTEAD relict of the above

Who died Sept. 26th 1869 aged 77 years


11. Stone lancet, face down


12. and  13.  Pointed stone lancet

This tablet was erected by the members and friends of the Unitarian Congregation worshiping in the adjoining service chapel in affectionate remembrance of the Rev. James TAYLOR

who for 19 years was their esteemed pastor and

who died on the 11th day of September 1856 in the 69th year of his age.


14.  Unmarked grave


15. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Sarah ALLEN formerly of Halifax

Who died November 19th 1869 in the 92nd year of her age

Also of Robert ALLEN son of the above

Who died May 8th 1875 aged 55 years

For 28 years Clerk to the County Court Todmorden

Also of Martha widow of the above Robert ALLEN

Who died at the house of her great niece in Torquay

April 21st 1911 in her 90th year

And interred in the Torquay cemetery


16. Stone cross (broken)

In memory of Mary Ellen daughter of Henry and Betty HORSFALL

Of York Place Todmorden

Who died May 1st 1843 in her 4th year

Also of Luke Walker and Mary who died in infancy

Also of the above named Henry HORSFALL

Who died May 31st 1881 in his 64th year

Also of the above named Betty HORSFALL

Who died May 3rd 1895 aged 78 years

Also of Henry son of Henry and Sarah HORSFALL

Of Friths Wood Bottom

Born July 11th 1881. Died May 22nd 1884

Also of Emily wife of John STOTT

Who died at Gledhill Street Todmorden

June 6th 1913 aged 66 years


17. Stone lancet

In memory of Ada the wife of Howorth WHITEHEAD

Of Todmorden

Born April 21st 1852. Died April 18th 1884

Also of Ada their daughter

Born March 5th 1884. Died July 18th 1884

Also of the above Howorth WHITEHEAD

Born Dec 7th 1852. Died August 2nd 1910


18. Stone lancet

In loving memory of John POSTLETHWAITE

Of Garden Street Todmorden

Born March 15th 1840. Died March 29th 1887

Also of Henry Fossard son of above

Born 4th November 1866. Died 2nd June 1919

Also Eliza POSTLETHWAITE

Died January 7th 1927 aged 89 years


19. Unmarked grave


20. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Frederick son of James and Mary CRABTREE

Of Patmos Todmorden

Who died March 30th 1882 aged 6 months

Also Frank their son

Who died Dec. 13th 1890 aged 4 years


21, 22, 23.   Unmarked graves


24. Granite lancet

In memory of Frank Horsfall LEE son of John and Ann LEE

Who died Dec. 1st 1850 aged 5 years

Interred in Todmorden Old Churchyard

Also of Luke LEE their son

Who died June 16th 1877 aged 29 years

Also of the above named Ann LEE

Born August 25th 1823. Died July 17th 1887

Also of the above named John LEE

Born October 16th 1820. Died August 12th 1897


25. Unmarked grave


26. Rounded stone semi-ledger (broken)

In loving memory of John SMITH of Todmorden

Who died March 11th 1875 aged 50 years

Also of Jane his wife who died at Milns…

January 30th … aged78 years


27. Unmarked grave


28. Stone side stones

Left side:

Joseph HIRST died Feby. 5th 1882 aged 70 years

Right side:

Also of Sally HIRST his wife

Died Feby. 13th 1888 in her 76th year


29. Stone lancet with insert cross

In loving memory of Sarah daughter of John FIRTH

Of Garden Terrace Todmorden

Born 26th April 1882. Died October 4th 1885

Also of the above named John FIRTH

Who died December 8th 1893 aged 67 years

Also Mary Jane daughter of the above John FIRTH

Who died March 26th 1926 aged 73 years

Also William Robert son of the above John FIRTH

Who died March 26th 1958 aged 88 years


30. Unmarked grave


31. Semi-circular ledger

In memory of William SUTCLIFFE of Shade

Who died Feby. 11th 1873 aged 54 years

Also of Sarah his wife

Who died Jany. 29th 1875 aged 62 years

Also of Sarah Jane the beloved wife of John SUTCLIFFE

Who died October 14th 1883 aged 37 years

Also John son of the above

Who died December 14th 1887 aged 12yrs and 3mths


32, 33, 34, 35.   Unmarked graves


36. Stepped stone lancet

In memory of Sarah Ann daughter of John and Peggy WHITHAM

Of Castle

Who died December 31st 1867 aged 42 years

Also Ernest son of John Marshall and Eliza WHITHAM

Of Brook Street

Born March 22nd 1867. Died Sept. 23rd 1867

Also of the above named John Marshall WHITHAM

Who died September 24th 1893 aged 64 years

Also of Eliza his wife

Born January 30th 1835. Died Jan. 10th 1918


37. Stepped stone lancet

In memory of John Whitham MITCHELL

Son of James and Emma MITCHELL of Roomfield Lane Todmorden

Who died December 7th 1864 aged 1yr and 9mths

Also of the above named James MITCHELL

Who died June 27th 1889 aged 67 years

Also of Emma his wife

Born November 1st 1823. Died April 11th 1900


38. Unmarked grave


39. Stone lancet

In memory of Joshua son of Walton and Hannah WADSWORTH

Of Fair View

Who died July 7th 1864 aged 2 years

Also of John their son who died July 12th 1864 aged 7 years

Also Sarah their daughter who died October 31st 1868 aged 3 years

Also of the above named Walton WADSWORTH

Born February 27th 1829. Died July 4th 1889

Also of the above named Hannah WADSWORTH

Who died September 11th 1891 aged 61 years

Also of Annie WADSWORTH

Who died June 19th 1930 aged 75 years


40. Stone lancet

In memory of James HOLT of Underbank nr. Charlestown

Who died August 26th 1863 aged 82 years

Also Maria his wife who died at Swineshead Clough

Jany. 8th 1867 aged 81 years

Also of Ann daughter of Henry and Betty MIDGLEY

Of Swineshead Clough

Who died August 12th 1874 in the 23rd year of her age

Also of the above named Henry MIDGLEY

Who died May 5th 1887 aged 71 years

Also of the above named Betty MIDGLEY

Who died November 4th 1897 aged 79 years

Interred in church grounds


41. Unmarked


42. 

Side stones

Left side:

Born May 1853 John FIELDEN Died May 1865

Right side:

Born March 1852 Ann FIELDEN Died August 1865


43. Unmarked grave


44. Stone cross, damaged

Front:

In loving memory of Jessie STANSFIELD

Daughter of Squire and Alice Ann LORD

Born Feb. 13th 1877 Died May 1st 1895

Back:

Also of the above named Alice Ann LORD

Who died March 13th 1914 in her 73rd year

Also of the above named Squire LORD

Born May 18th 1843 Died Feb 24th 1879

Left side:

Ellen Edith their daughter

Born Oct. 17th 1875 Died Aug….1883

At rest

Right side:

Bertha their daughter

Born May 14th 1869 Died Aug. 6th 1893

At rest


45. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Elizabeth the wife of Richard STEPHENSON

Of Joshua Street

Born June 30th 1842 Died February 25th 1896

Also of the above Richard STEPHENSON

Who died September 29th 1905 aged 62 years

In loving memory of Stephen OLDFIELD grandson of the above

Who died March 18th 1918 aged 10 years

Also of Ellen STEPHENSON

Of 53 Laneside, Littleborough

Died August 9th 1951 aged 71 years

Also Mary STEPHENSON her sister

Died Dec. 31st 1959 aged 86 years


46. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Thomas Haigh SIMPSON

Of Fair View

Born August 25th 1825 Died January 11th 1899

Often weary now at rest

Also of Hannah his wife

Born January 19th 1839 Died February 5th 1906


47. Stone lancet with bird inset

In loving memory of Samuel WHITHAM

Of Castle Gardens Todmorden

Born April 24th 1810 Died April 7th 1897

Elizabeth wife of the above

Born April 7th 1830

Died May 5th 1870

Mary Ellen wife of the above

Born June 17th 1830 Died June 15th 1883

Ben son of the above

Died Septr. 1st 1859 aged 2yrs 2mths

Sarah Agnes daughter of the above

Born August 21st 1855 Died Nov. 12th 1871

Margaret daughter of the above

Born July 31st 1854 Died June 19th 1903

Also of Mary Alice WHITHAM daughter of the above

Who died January 5th 1926 aged 78 years

At rest

Bottom footstone: MAW


48. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Thomas LEE

Of Garden Street Todmorden

Who died Feby. 20th 1895 in his 51st year

Also of Elizabeth his wife

Who died Jan. 30th 1903 aged 54 years


49. Half stone upright ledger

In loving memory of Hannah BARNES

Of Wellfield Terrace Todmorden

Died Jany. 24th 1894 aged 66 years

Also of Jane ASHWORTH

Died March 23rd 1900 aged 79 years

Also of Margaret GREENWOOD

Died September 24th 1906 aged 87 years


50. Sides stones

Part of inscription missing

Also of Ann PEARSON of Waterloo

Born April 28th 1832 Died June 9th 1893


51. Stone lancet

In loving memory of William son of William and Mary SUTCLIFFE

Of Major Street Todmorden

Born May 19th 1891 Died January 12th 1893

Also Mary wife of William SUTCLIFFE

Born June 26th 1848 Died December 13th 1904

Also of the above William SUTCLIFFE

Born January 24th 1854 Died January 26th 1913


52. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Elizabeth wife of Henry LEACH

Of Vernon Street Shade

Who died July 29th 1892 aged 57 years

Also of the above named Henry LEACH

Who died March 26th 1902 aged 72 years

Also of Nellie daughter of James Willie and Annie LEACH

Born July 16th 1895 Died June 9th 1901

Gone but not forgotten

Also 3 infants


53. Stone sided double vault

Born 17th Jany. 1784 John FIELDEN Died 29th May 1849


54. Stone lancet

In loving memory of James Richard son of William and Hannah BRAMLEY

Of Wadsworth Mill

Born July 27th 1883 Died Jany. 20th 1890

Also of the above named William BRAMLEY

Who died Dec. 29th 1913 aged 53 years

Also of Hannah wife of the above

Who died April 13th 1917 aged 60 years

At rest


55. Stone lancet

In loving memory of Emma daughter of George and Ellen WHITEHEAD

Of Crescent Todmorden

Born November 25th 1870 Died March 2nd 1889

Also of Alice their daughter

Born March 20th 1861 Died April 20th 1890

Also of William WHITEHEAD son of the above

Who died April 18th 1909 aged 62 years


 
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