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KIRK SANDAL: St. Oswald's monumental inscriptions

The MIs for the stones still exist in St. Oswald's churchyard, Kirk Sandal.

Transcribed by Robert Burns


Inscription number 1
In affectionate remembrance of Hannah the beloved wife of John Chester of
Parkhill who died March 15th 1891 aged 53 years.


Inscription number 2
In loving memory of George Lawson of Sandall died April 25th 1904 aged 60
years


Inscription number 3
In memory of Elizabeth Selina the beloved wife of William Meakin who died
November 3rd 1906 aged 66 years ..... from the above William Mea..... rest
hidden under the turf


Inscription number 4
Mary the beloved wife of George Briggs who died November 10th 1876 aged 60
years also Richard the son of the above who died January 6th 1843 aged 19 months
also Hannah daughter of the above who died April 4th 1848 aged 4 years also
Elizabeth daughter of the above who died April 7th 1855 aged 5 years also Harriett
daughter of the above who died November 17th 1862 aged 16 years


Inscription number 5
In affectionate remembrance of Joseph Cliff who died March 21st 1901 aged 70
years also Elizabeth daughter of the above who died December 1st 1871 aged 8
years also John son of the above who died July 9th 1876 aged 21 years also Clara
Thompson daughter of the above who died March 8th 1894 aged 42 years also
Mary wife of Joseph Cliff who died December 6th 1904 aged 74 years


Inscription number 6
In memory of Mabel Annie the beloved daughter of Benson and Jane Lawson who
died April 21st 1827 aged 2 years and 3 months


Inscription number 7
In loving memory of William Robinson Clew the beloved husband of Eliza Clew
who died September 15th 1910 aged 62 years. Peace perfect Peace


Inscription number 8
In memory of Richard Kelsey of Sandall who died March 9th 1*04 aged 72 years
also Richard son of William and Mary Kelsey of Loversall Lodge who died
August 8th 1862 aged 22 years also Harriet daughter of the above William and
Mary Kelsey who died March 16th 1863 aged 32 years


Inscription number 9
In affectionate memory of Robert Langton who died May 8th 1902 aged 85 years
also Elizabeth Langton wife of the above who died May 20th 1902 aged 83 years
also Robert Langton son of the above who died August 7th 1883 aged 23 years.
Grant then oh lord eternal rest


Inscription number 10
In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Francis and Hannah
Mariah Hudson of Finningley Park who died July 15th 1868 aged 16 years


Inscription number 11
Sacred to the memory of George Senior who died at his residence Regent Square,
Doncaster December 31st 1869 aged 64 years


Inscription number 12
In loving memory of George Briggs who died March 29th 1895 in his 79th year


Inscription number 13
In loving memory of Benjamin Lawson of Long Sandall who died January 23rd
1899 aged 90 years and Mary his wife who died December 29th 1887 aged 77
years.


Inscription number 14
Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth the wife of Christopher Travis who died
August 24th 1841 aged 69 years also Hannah the wife of Thomas Senior and sister
to the above who died June 27th 1854 aged 76 years


Inscription number 15
Sacred to the memory of Thomas Senior who died December 4th 1857 aged 78
Years


Inscription number 16
In loving memory of Harriet beloved wife of James South of Edenthorpe who
departed this life 5th March 1902 aged 63 Years also the above named James South
who departed this life February 26th 1910 aged ?


Inscription number 17
In memory of John Hall who died February 20th 1832 aged 56 years also Mary
wife of the above who died December 5th 1840 aged 70 years also Sarah daughter
of the above who died August 10th 1840 aged 34 years also Mary Sawyer
granddaughter of above (the rest of this is under the soil)

In affectionate remembrance of Henry Watkinson of Cusworth who died April 21st
1880 aged 40 years


Inscription number 18
In affectionate remembrance of Thomas Robinson of Trumfleet who died July 9th
1883 aged 57 years also Martha is wife who died September 15th 1866 aged 23
years


Inscription number 19
In affectionate remembrance of George Robinson of Trumfleet who died June 2nd
1891 aged 30 years


Inscription number 20
In remembrance of Richard Gillatt who died October 25th 1864 aged 28 years


Inscription number 21
In affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth Gillatt who died April 6th 1875 in the
74th year of her age


Inscription number 22
In memory of Sarah the beloved wife of Thomas George Dunn of Winestead
...... and eldest daughter of Christopher Branch who died November 4th 1861
aged 25 years


Inscription number 23
In affectionate remembrance of John son of John and Ann Leadbetter died March
7th 1865 aged 8 years 11 months also Mary Ann daughter of the above died March
9th 1865 aged 13 months also Richard son of the above March 13th 1865 aged 4
years also the above John Leadbetter who died June 24th 18*7 aged 58 years also
Ann wife of the above who died February 19th 1901 aged 77 years.


Inscription number 24
Sacred to the memory of Thomas North of Stainforth who departed this life 13th
November 1831 aged 68 years also of Mary North his wife who departed this life
14th February 1824 aged 51 years


Inscription number 25
In affectionate remembrance of Mary Jane Burn lat of Streetthorpe born February
1838 died February 1888


Inscription number 26
In memory of Mary Ann daughter of John and Lucy Fearnley of Kirk Sandal who
died June 28th 1830 aged 1 year and of Lucy wife of the said John Fearnley who
departed this life 28th July 1831 aged 36 Years


Inscription number 27
In memory of William Watkinson of Long Sandall who died July 31st 1868 aged
78 years also Elizabeth his wife who died may 24th 1868 aged 68 years also of
George their son who died January 29th 1866 aged 22 years also Emma Stenton
their grandchild who died April 12th 1873 aged 3 years 11 months also Richard
Watkinson died November 17th 1910 aged 85 years


Inscription number 28
In memory of Thomas Senior who departed this life February 1st 1837 aged 80
years


Inscription number 29
Sacred to the memory of James Burn of Streetthorpe who died August 18th 1846 in
the 70th year of his age


Inscription number 30
In loving memory of John Whiteley who died February 12th 1916 aged 76 years
also of Mary Whiteley who died October 28th 1922 aged 77 years


Inscription number 31
Sacred to the memory of Donald John Peel youngest son of W.E. and G COX died
February 1st 1912 aged 18 months


Inscription number 32
John Snow died 13th August 1923 aged 72 years At Rest also Maria daughter of
the above who died 4th July 1910 aged 15 years and 9 months also Ann Snow wife
of the above who died 13th April 1939 aged 67 years


Inscription number 33
In loving memory of Emma the beloved wife of William Thompson who died the
23rd January 1930 aged 52 year and of William Thompson died 3rd January 1938
aged 62 years


Inscription number 34
In loving memory of Richard Green who died 19th April 1924 aged 73 years


Inscription number 35
In loving memory of Henry the beloved husband of Charlotte Wraith who died
January 3rd 1925 aged 69 years Also Charlotte Ann Wraith who died June 20th
1954 aged 92 years


Inscription number 36
In loving memory of George Frederick Scott who died April 18th 1927 aged 62
Years


Inscription number 37
In loving memory of Josie Elizabeth Meace who died February 15th 1931 aged 3
years 9 months
James William Harris died October 3rd 1927 aged 41 years.
(James was the uncle of Josie [Pamela Welford, April 2005])


Inscription number 38
In loving memory of my dear Husband Samuel Wainright Leach died 7th January
1935 aged 61 years also Minnie the beloved wife of the above died 30th September
1965 aged 90 years


Inscription number 39
In loving memory of Frederick the beloved husband of Esther A Earl died 20th
January 1952 aged 54 years also George Edward son of the above who died 30th
July 1934 aged 18 years


Inscription number 40
In loving memory of Lillian Mary beloved wife of Herbert H Pope who died
January 6th 1939 aged 45 years


Inscription number 41
Sacred to the memory of Amy the beloved wife of John Wilson who passed away
20th November 1937 aged 34 years


Inscription number 42
In loving memory of my dear Husband Harry Fox who died October 13th 1937
aged 33 years


Inscription number 43
In loving memory of Patrick Connor who died 29th September 1937 aged 39 years
also his daughter Mary Patricia died 20th April 1968 aged 31 years


Inscription number 44
In loving memory of John Bond 1st May 1872 - 8th August 1937 and his wife
Sarah Ann 5th August 1865 - 5th December 1941 also John son of the above 21st
September 1900 - 21st July 1971 and his wife Hilda Sophia 20th December 1902 -
27th May 1996


Inscription number 45
In loving memory of Jospeh the beloved husband of Martha Mather who died 5th
June 1937 aged 55 years also of the above named Martha Mather who died 27th
October 1950 aged 68 years


Inscription number 46
In loving memory of a dear wife and mother Elizabeth Alice Mawson died 25th
May 1937aged 37 years and her husband Clarence a dear father and grandfather
who died December 22nd 1977 aged 80 years


Inscription number 47
In loving memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of Tom Robinson died 29th
January 1933 aged 31 years also Mary Ann Shaw mother of the aforesaid died 5th
September 1944 aged 83 years


Inscription number 48
Sacred to the memory of Violet Mabel the beloved wife of William Pickering who
died 9th October 1932 aged 39 years also Mabel Freda the beloved daughter of the
above who died 26th December 1932 aged 7 years


Inscription number 49
In loving memory of Stanley the beloved husband of Stella Mosey who passed
away July 2nd 1933 aged 32 years


Inscription number 50
To the dear memory of Moira Brenda the beloved daughter of Sydney and Lillian
Cook who died 2nd August 1933 aged 6 years


Inscription number 51
(Remembrance stone with RAF insignia) 1582570 Sgt P.W. Harris Navigator RAF
5th February 1945 aged 20 years He gave the greatest gift of all, his unfinished
life.


Inscription number 52
(Royal Engineers insignia above) 1984477 Sapper D Everitt Royal Engineers who
died 11th December 1941 aged 23 years


Inscription number 53
In loving memory of the beloved husband of Ethel Mary Mason who died 5th
August 1936 aged 38 years. Love lost but shall meet again


Inscription number 54
(unreadable) memories of Martha dearly loved wife of Thomas Turpin Houseman
who died 21st June 1942 aged 84 years also the foresaid Thomas Turpin Houseman
who died June 1943 aged 82 years


Inscription number 55
(Royal Air Force Insignia) Pilot Officer H D Murray pilot of the Royal Air Force
who died 6th November 1942


Inscription number 56
William Cooper died September 19th 1894 aged 56 years also Elizabeth wife of the
above who died August 10th 1892 aged 66 years


Inscription number 57
***** Coldwell school master of Sandal who died 4th October 1769 (rest under the
soil) Also lies interred the body of ****ph Coldwell school master aged 54 years
and one of his majesties coroners for this county discharged his several offices
properly, diligence and equity and died 13th February 1794


Inscription number 58
In memory of Margaret the wife of the late John Wall who died 26th December
1822 aged 80 years and was interred at Barrow on Humber also Margaret youngest
daughter of John and Ann Wall who died 18th November 1832 aged 22 years also
Sarah eldest daughter of the above who died 3rd June 1834 aged 28 years also Ann
wife of the late John Wall who died 30th October 1856 aged 71 years all of whom
were buried at St Mary's Church Barnsley Also Ann second daughter of the above
and wife of the reverend Samuel Earnshaw M.A of Sheffield who died 27th April
1862 and was buried at Ecclesall


Inscription number 59
(broken stone so very fragmented) John Wall son of the above who died aged 46
(what other bits were readable looked to be in Latin and made no sense in its
fragmented state so didn't take the details down)


Inscription number 60
In memory of Richard Gillatt farmer who departed this life 25th March 1836 aged
40 years also John son of the above who died 11th May 1884 aged *2 years


Inscription number 61
In loving remembrance of Benson the beloved husband of Jane Lawson who died
19th June 1919 aged 69 years also the above named Jane Lawson who died 3rd June
1935 aged 84 years


Inscription number 62
In loving memory of Elizabeth the beloved wife of Walter Crisp who died 4th
February 1933 aged 65 years also the above named Walter Crisp who died 16th
November 1934 aged 67 years

Transcribed by
Robert Burns ©2003