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St John's Church, Whorlton Monumental Inscriptions

Transcribed by Kath Willans 1995

Introduction

St John's Church, Whorlton, is located in Stamfordham Road, Westerhope, Newcastle, near the junction with North Walbottle Road. It was consecrated in 1899 as a chapel of ease in the parish of Newburn.

Parts of inscriptions that were difficult to read are indicated by a question mark (?). Words that were illegible are indicated by a row of dots .......

  1.   In loving memory of my dear wife DIANA BLIGHT died 16th
      November 1958 aged 74 years. Also FRANCIS BLIGHT dear
      husband of the above died 10th February 1961 aged 76 years.
      Also the dear parents of FRANCIS BLIGHT:   MARY JANE BLIGHT
      died December 1912 aged 49 years. JAMES BLIGHT died June
      1939 aged 80 years. Also their daughter HILDA GREEN died 9th
      February 1921 aged 24 years. Also JAMES BLIGHT died October
      20th 1966 aged 57 years. Beloved husband of EDITH BLIGHT

 2.   In loving memory of SARAH beloved wife of JOHN W. COLE died
      February 17th 1926 aged 35(?) (55?) years. Also of her
      mother SARAH JANE IRVING died September 2nd 1911 aged 47
      years. Also JOHN WRIGHT COLE beloved husband of the above
      SARAH died March 22nd 1965 aged 77 years.  Thy Will be done

 3.   In loving memory of our dear father SYDNEY PALMER BULFORD
      died 21st October 1917 aged 44 years, and our dear mother
      ELIZABETH WILLIAMS BULFORD died 6th January 1957 aged 83
      years

 4.   In loving memory of ROBERT the beloved husband of JESSIE
      GOLDIE who died April 28th 1914 aged 57 years. Also the
      above JESSIE who died August 20th 1921 aged 71 years.  Thy
      Will be done

 5.   I.M.T. 1918 - 1988

 6.   In loving memory of our dear son JOHN GEORGE WEIGHTMAN who
      died September 2nd 1914 in his 21st year.  The Lord gave;
      the Lord hath taken away
      (side) LANCELOT WEIGHTMAN died April 14th 1929 aged 76
      years. ELIZABETH WEIGHTMAN died February 17th 1935  (rest
      buried)

 7.   In loving memory of WILLIAM PHIPPS(?) died 26th(?)
      December(?) 1935(?) aged 71 years. FRANCES PHIPPS died 4th
      June 1950 aged 87 years

 8.   (Obscured by holly bush)

 9.   In loving memory of THOMAS beloved husband of MARGARET TODD
      who died May 14th 1916 aged 57 years. Also MARGARET beloved 
      wife of the above who died April 14th(?) 1935 aged 72 years.
      At rest

 10.  (Obscured by evergreen bush)

 11.  In loving memory of our dear .... and son ..... who died
      February 18th 1918 aged 3¬ years. Erected by ELIAS(?)
      ALDERSON

 12.  MARY S. WEIGHTMAN 1888-1954

 13.  In loving memory of SUSAN JANE dearly loved wife of CHARLES
      SMITH died 30th October 1936 aged 55 years. Also BARTHOLOMEW
      son of the above died 29th February 1920 aged 19(?) years.
      Also IRIS daughter of the above died June 1st 1940 aged 21
      years
 
 14.  JOHN & AUDREY ARMSTRONG January 1993

 15.  In loving memory of Pte. THOMAS WILLIAM YOUNG late of the
      90th Field Ambulance. Dearly beloved son of the late ANDREW
      YOUNG & S. PORTEOUS of Westerhope who died from wounds
      received in action in France July 25th 1918 aged 21 years &
      11 months.  His sails are past, his work is done, & he is
      fully blest. He fought the fight, the victory won & entered
      into rest

 16.  In loving memory of my dear husband BERTRAM FREESTONE died
      December 11th 1930 aged 27 years

 17.  In loving memory of ISABELLA beloved wife of JOHN GREIVSON
      who died June 22nd 1930 aged 53 years. Also JOHN ......
      (rest illegible)

 18.  In loving memory of CHRISTINA H. SLEE(?) dearly loved wife
      of JOHN J. SLEE who died May 11th 1916 aged 31 years. Pte
      JOHN J. SLEE 11TH N.F.(?) her beloved husband killed in
      action in France June 7th 1917 aged 30 years

 19.  (Railed grave - no inscription)

 20.  EDWARD beloved husband of ELIZABETH ANN REBECCA THAXTER of
      Walbottle who died October 2nd 1914 aged 59 years

 21.  In loving memory of EDWARD the beloved husband of ELLEN
      HEWITSON who was accidentally killed on May 11th 1914 aged
      30 years

 22.  (inside 21)  In loving memory of our dear parents ELLEN
      THIRLWELL died December 3rd 1960(?) aged 78 years. Also
      FRANK DIXON THIRLWELL died June 17th 1974 aged 86(?) years

 23.  In loving memory of WILLIAM JOHN AVERY who died December
      24th 1933 aged 64 years. Also JANE his dear wife who died
      July 6th 1928 aged 62 years. Also ROBERT son of the above
      who died February 21st 1919 aged 24 years. Interred at
      Elswick

 24.  ROBERT MUSGROVE died June 9th 1931 aged 62 years.

 25.  In loving memory of ISABELLA the dearly beloved wife of
      WILLIAM ARMIGER who died at Callerton August 9th 1911 aged
      64 years. Late of Throckley. Also WILLIAM ARMIGER husband of
      the above who departed this life March 16th 1926 at Albia,
      Iowa, USA.  At Rest

 26.  In loving memory of MARY daughter of GEORGE & AGNES RIDDELL,
      who died at Crescent Farm January 26th 1911 aged 12 years.
      Also GEORGE ADAM, their eldest son and husband of MARGARET
      RIDDELL who died August 1st 1912 aged 29 years. Also GEORGE
      RIDDELL who died March 1st 1918 aged 67 years. Also MARGARET
      RIDDELL who died November 25th 1918 aged 23 years. Also
      AGNES RIDDELL who died October 6th 1926 aged 67 years. Also
      ISABELLA RIDDELL who died July 9th 1945 aged 61 years.
      Suffer little children to come unto me

 27.  In loving memory of ALICE PIPER wife of SAMUEL RICHARD PIPER
      died at North Walbottle December 3rd 1912 aged 55 years.
      Also the above SAMUEL RICHARD PIPER dearly beloved husband
      of MARY PIPER died June 22nd 1927 aged 69 years

 28.  In loving memory of JAMES the beloved son of MARGARET & the
      late BENJAMIN PLANT, who died 10th May 1932 aged 22 years.
      Also MARGARET wife of the late BENJAMIN PLANT died 15th
      October 1943 aged 75 years

 29.  In loving memory of ETHEL dearly loved wife of WILLIAM
      LAWSON died September 2nd 1933 and the above WILLIAM LAWSON
      died February 12th 1937

 30.  In loving memory of BENJAMIN beloved husband of MARGARET
      PLANT accidentally killed 6th November 1913 aged 51 years.
      Also JOSEPH son of the above accidentally killed 6th
      February 1930 aged 21 years. Also CHARLES dearly beloved son
      of the above BENJAMIN who died February 19th 1945 aged 56
      years

 31.  In loving memory of EDWARD SCOTT died 5th January 1930 aged
      72 years. Also his wife CHRISTINA ELLEN died 22nd February
      1935 aged 73 years.  In loving memory of a dear husband &
      father ERNEST WILLIAM SMITH died 25th September 1974 aged 74
      years. Also a dear wife & mother CHRISTINA ELLEN died 18th
      April 1982 aged 82 years.  Breathe on me breath of God

 32.  In loving memory of ELIZABETH ANN dearly beloved wife of
      RALPH BROOKS who died 4th March 1915 aged 74 years. Also the
      above RALPH BROOKS who died 11th July 1923 aged 82 years.
      Also ELIZABETH WATSON daughter who died 13th November 1915.
      Also MARGARET WALTON grand-daughter who died 13th November
      1918(?)

 33.  To the dear memory of JAMES dearly loved husband of WINIFRED
      CARROTT called to higher service 5th February 1930 aged 36
      years

 34.  (vase)  R. TITTERINGTON died April 9th 1930 aged 49 years

 35.  In loving memory of EMMA JANE the beloved wife of JOHN COOK
      who died March 5th 1917 aged 52 years. Also the above JOHN
      EDWARD COOK died February 17th 1942 aged 78 years.  At Rest

 36.  In loving memory of WILLIAM CONSTANTINE beloved husband of
      MARGARET E. VARTY died June 28th 1930 aged 74 years.  At
      Rest

 37.  (vase)  EMILY PURVIS & GILBERT PURVIS her son

 38.  In loving memory of JOSEPH HETHERINGTON who died April 29th
      1924 aged 77 years. Also ISABEL wife of the above who died
      July 13th 1918(?) aged 65(?) years

 39.  In loving memory of EVELYN MCVEAN of Denton Burn who died
      November 26th 1931 aged 21 years. Also ELIZABETH mother of
      the above and wife of JAMES MCVEAN who died January 1st 1934
      aged 47 years

  40.  (vase)  ROBERT INNES died 30th September 1941 from his
      loving wife ETHEL

 41.  In loving memory of MARGARET ALLEN who died May .. 1942 aged
      67 years. Also ALBERT JAMES ALLEN who died November 16th
      1943 aged 69 years.
      (vase)  In loving memory of MARGARET ALLEN died May 1st 1942
      aged 67 years.  Remembrance

 42.  In loving memory of ESTHER wife of JAMES HEALEY died July
      8th 1942 aged 83(?).  At Rest

 43.  (vase)   MATTHEW H. MACNAY(?) died December 3rd(?) 1942(?)
      aged 44(?) years

 44.  In loving memory of OLGA BROWN. A tribute from her fellow
      workers

 45.  In loving memory of GEORGE TELFORD beloved husband of
      MARGARET HESLOP who died August 19th 1942 aged 59 years

 46.  In loving memory of a devoted husband, father & grandfather
      ALFRED D. BULFORD died 26th January 1979 aged 63 years

 47.  In loving memory of ELIZABETH beloved wife of WILLIAM MURRAY
      who died at Keswick July 21st 1942 aged 73 years. Also the
      above WILLIAM who died at Westerhope September 30th 1944
      aged 82 years.  Thy will be done

 48.  In loving memory of our dear parents GRACE ANN BROWN,
      Northd. Gardens, who died 21st May 1942 aged 74 years. Also
      JOHN BROWN who died 19th December 1947 aged 81 years.  At
      Rest

 49.  (vase) In loving memory of EMMA WALLACE died October 9th(?)
      1941(?) aged 23(?) years

 50.  (vase - no inscription - possibly not in its original place
      in the churchyard)

 51.  In loving memory of WALTER beloved husband of MARY PLANT
      died 5th June 1942 aged 48 years.  At Rest

 52.  (vase)  At Rest  PATRICIA.
      (side) HOWARD & family

 53.  (vase) G.W. WATSON died 15th February 1937 aged 53 years

 54.  (vase) THOMAS JAMES BACON 1887 - 1964

 55.  In loving memory of THOMAS MORRIS died June 1st 1952 aged 76
      years. MARY ALICE his dear wife died February 12th 1956 aged
      80 years. CATHERINE ALICE BROWN their daughter died January
      12th 1943 aged 32 years

 56.  In loving memory of MARY THERESA TAYLOR died 16th June 1942.
      Also husband JOHN TAYLOR died 13th March 1962. RIP

 57.  In loving memory of THOMAS dear husband of MARGARET BELL
      died 21st October 1941 aged 65 years. Also his dear wife
      MARGARET died 9th February 1956 aged 77 years.  Until the
      day dawns

 58.  (no inscription)

 59.  (with 60) In loving memory of ISABELLA the beloved wife of
      RICHARD C. AGAN, who died 29th March 1925 aged 33 years

 60.  (with 59) In loving memory of ELIZABETH beloved wife of JOHN
      ROBINSON who died May 25th 1929 aged 73 years. Also of the
      above JOHN ROBINSON who died March 28th 1935 aged 80(?)
      years. Also ELEANOR daughter of the above who died December
      25th 1919 aged 26 years

 61.  (vase) In loving memory of LAWRENCE LAIDLOW died June 1st
      1933 aged 19

 62.  In loving memory of our dear son JAMES F. THORBURN(?) died
      November 11th(?) 1931(?) aged 18 years.  Till the day dawn

 63.  In loving memory of SAMUEL dearly beloved husband of EMMA
      CLARKE who died at North Walbottle on September 10th 1917
      aged 66 years.  Thy will be done

 64.  In loving memory of ELIZABETH ANN beloved wife of WILLIAM
      JAMES ANDERSON who died 23rd March 1916 aged 55 years. Also
      WILLIAM JAMES ANDERSON who died 17th December 1943 aged 86
      years. Also MISSOURIA BATEMAN daughter of the above who died
      5th July 1948 aged 53 years. Also JOHN ROBERT beloved
      husband of the above MISSOURIA BATEMAN who died 17th
      February 1955 aged 64 years. Also WILLIAM JAMES BATEMAN a
      dear husband & father who died 31st August 1966 aged 47
      years

 65.  In loving memory of ANDREW the beloved husband of EMILY
      ALLAN who died March 16th 1916(?) aged 57 years. He is not
      dead but sleepeth. MARY ISOBEL WILSON died January 17th 1939
      aged 76 years

 66.  In loving memory of WILLIAM HARDING 1867-1931. Also
      KATHERINE his beloved wife 1871-1932

 67.  MARGARET JENNINGS died September 19th 1913. Also of THOMAS
      R. JENNINGS her husband died April 24th 1938

 68.  In loving memory of our dear father EARNEST HILL died
      September 25th 1928. Our dear mother MARY ANN HILL died
      October 22nd 1936

 69.  In loving memory of JANE beloved wife of WILLIAM ROBSON of
      Butterlaw who died December 25th 1912 aged 69 years. Also of
      the above WILLIAM ROBSON who died May 2nd 1914 aged 76
      years. Also JOHN the only son of the above and dearly loved
      husband of SALLIE ROBSON who died February 7th 1931 aged 59
      years. Also the above SALLIE ROBSON who died September 2nd
      1932 aged 60 years.

 70.  In loving memory of ROBERT beloved husband of ELIZABETH
      GALLON died February 7th 1938 aged 69 years. Also ELIZABETH
      GALLON died February 3rd 1960 aged 87 years.

 71.  In loving memory of MARY ELLEN STRATHMORE died April 20th
      1938

 72.  In loving memory of ISABELLA MORRIS STRATHMORE died February
      9th 1946

 73.  In loving memory of our dear father & mother JAMES BANKS
      died May 13th 1938 aged 54 years. ELLEN BANKS died March
      25th 1959 aged 73 years

 74.  In loving memory of JAMES dearly loved husband of ELLEN
      GRESTY (?) (CRESTY?) died 14th May 1938 aged 67 years. Also
      ELLEN OLIVE late GRESTY (?) (CRESTY?) dear wife of ROBERT
      OLIVE died 14th February 1947 aged 75 years

 75.  In remembrance of ROBERT WOODMAN died 4th June 1938 aged 86
      years. Also his beloved wife ANNIE WOODMAN died 10th Oct
      1943 aged 88 years

 76.  In loving memory of my dear husband JOHN BROWN died 16th Aug
      1938 aged 39 years

 77.  In loving memory of JAMES dearly loved son of WILLIAM &
      AGNES ALLISON died September 17th 1938 aged 24 years. I go
      to prepare a place for you. Also the above WILLIAM ALLISON
      died January 14th 1950 aged 74 years

 78.  In loving memory of my dear husband THOMAS HOLMES CARNAFFIN
      who died September 25th 1938 aged 63 years. Also ANN
      CARNAFFIN who died August 30th 1943 aged 75 years. In Jesus
      Keeping

 79.  In loving memory of ELIZA DAVIDSON died 14th November 1938
      aged 48 years.

 80.  Sacred to the memory of JOHN dear husband of ANNIE ARMSTRONG
      died 8th December 1938 aged 73 years. Sometime we'll
      understand

 81.  In loving memory of my dear husband THOMAS P. SHARP died
      25th December 1938 aged 47 years. Also his loving wife
      LIZZIE died 4th July 1972 aged 76 years.

 82.  In loving memory of POLLY dearly loved wife of WALTER
      PERKINS died 20th March 1939 aged 51(?) years

 83.  In loving memory of our dear mother PHILLIS HARRISON died
      12th May 1939 aged 62 years

 84.  (vase) JANE BURN died February 19th 1951 aged 71 years.
      JAMES BURN died June 27th 1939 aged 77 years

 85.  Loving memories. ROBERT BEWICK SCOTT died April 1965. Also
      his beloved wife MARGARET JANE SCOTT died August 1939

 86.  In loving memory of our dear daughter MILDRED(?) STOKOE died
      March 9th(?) 1942 aged 2 years.

 87.  In loving memory of DAVID PEACOCK

 88.  In loving memory of JOHN WILLIAM beloved husband of ISABELLA
      JANE ALLEN died March 28th 1942 aged 69 years

 89.  In loving memory of my husband ROBERT GEORGE ARMSTRONG  who
      died January 11th 1942 aged 65 years. Also MARY ANN dear
      wife of the above who died February 4th 1946 aged 69 years

 90.  ELLIOTT HERDMAN died September 27th 1914(?) aged 21 years.
      JANE HERDMAN died May 12th(?) 1944(?) aged 82(?) years.
      THOMAS ADAM HERDMAN died July 26th 1944(?) aged 53(?) years.
      THOMAS FORSTER HERDMAN died March 30th 1949 aged 86 years

 91.  In affectionate remembrance of JOSEPH the dearly beloved
      husband of MARY JANE SCOTT who departed this life August
      28th 1918 aged 68 years. Also MARY JANE his dearly beloved
      wife who departed this life January 23rd 1940 aged 76 years

 92.  In loving memory of Pte JOHN EDWARD ROBSON MT ASC dearly
      beloved son of JOHN & ANN ROBSON of Emmerson House
      Westerhope who died November 16th 1918 aged 26 years. At
      Rest. Also the above JOHN ROBSON died March 4th 1932 aged 63
      years. Also the above ANN ROBSON died June 14th 1948 aged 76
      years

 93.  In loving memory of THOMAS KELLY who died October 10th 1932
      aged 64 years. Also ELIZABETH ESTHER PROUD daughter of the
      above who died May 4th 1945 aged 43 years

 94.  (no inscription)

 95.  In memory of M J FREESTONE died December 2nd 1935

 96.  In loving memory of WILLIAM DAVEY died December 23 1925 aged
      62. Also JEMINA his beloved wife died January 24th 1926 aged
      66. Also JOHN T. DAVEY son of the above died December 10th
      1925 aged 31

 97.  In loving memory of ANN beloved wife of JOHN SMITH who died
      25th April 1930 aged 77 years. Peace Perfect Peace. Also of
      the above JOHN SMITH who died at Northumberland Gardens 26th
      June 1935 aged 83 years. Also JOSEPH son of the above who
      died 31st January 1930 aged 38

 98.  In loving memory of ANDREW MERCEL died 7th April 1928 aged
      65 years. Also his dearly loved wife MARGARET died 3rd
      February 1936 aged 76 years. Also their dear son ANDREW S.
      died 2nd January 1951 aged 56 years [cremated at Newcastle]

 99.  In loving memory of JOSEPH MACNAY who died April 27th 1930
      aged 69 years. ELEANOR S. MACNAY who died August 11th 1937
      aged 68 years. DONALD their son who died April 1st 1930 aged
      22 years

 100. In loving memory of HENRY GEORGE NIXON of Fell House Farm
      who died January 13th 1933 aged 64 years. SARAH ELIZABETH
      wife of the above who died July 22nd 1961 aged 86 years

 101. Treasured memories of a dear husband & father JAMES GRESTY
      died February 26th 1964 aged 71 years. Also ELIZABETH wife
      of JAMES died December 22nd 1964 aged 72 years. Also their
      dear daughter MARY ELEANOR died March 14th 1936 aged 24
      years.

 102. In loving memory of JAMES HOGG THOMPSON died 2nd July 1946
      aged 65(?) years. Also EARNEST PARRATT(?) son in law of the
      above died 14th October(?) 1946(?) aged 38(?) years. Also
      ELIZABETH JANE THOMPSON died ----- 1962(?) aged 79(?).
      (vase): In loving memory of MARGARET THOMPSON died November
      27th 1937 aged 23 years

 103. In loving memory of my dear son JOHN GEORGE ROBSON of
      Westerhope accidentally killed 9th November 1937 aged 34
      years. Also his dear father and mother GEORGE EDWARD ROBSON
      who died 13th February 1932 aged 51 years. MARY JANE ROBSON
      died 21st April 1949 aged 65 years. Not dead but sleeping.
      In loving memory of my dear husband EDWARD ROBSON died 15th
      April 1962 aged 49 years

 104. In loving memory of my dear husband PHILIP MCBRIDE died 24th
      May 1948 aged 72 years.
      (vase) ELIZABETH ANN MCBRIDE  Sweet memories

 105. In loving memory of EDWIN HENRY beloved husband of ALICE
      GIBSON died August 8th 1936 aged 49 years. Also ALICE GIBSON
      died August 12th 1950 aged 63 years

 106. In loving memory of my dear wife MARY JANE PROUD died 9th
      February 1936 aged 47 years. Also JOHN WILLIAM PROUD died
      1st November 1941 aged 54 years

 107. In remembrance of GEORGE GREEN died 23rd March 1935 aged 82
      years. Also his wife ELIZABETH ANN GREEN died 17th September
      1936 aged 78 years

 108. In loving memory of RICHARD GREEN husband of the late
      MARGARET ANN GREEN who died 2nd February 1935 aged 86 years

 109. In loving memory of WILLIAM dearly beloved husband of JANE
      ANN HORSBURGH who died 13th January 1934 aged 51 years. Also
      his beloved wife JANE ANN HORSBURGH who died 12th June 1953
      aged 80 years

 110. In loving memory of ELIZABETH beloved wife of RICHARD
      JAMESON died 6th August 1929 aged 57 years. Also RICHARD
      husband of the above died 13th February 1959 aged 89 years

 111. In loving memory of DOROTHY REED who died at Westerhope 12th
      October 1928 aged 93 years.

 112. Treasured memories of LEONARD FETTIS loved husband of ETHEL
      died 3rd August 1966. His mother LOUISA died 2nd November
      1937. Her daughter JENNIE died 9th December 1927

 113. In loving memory of my dear father ROGER HUTCHINSON V P died
      7th August 1934(?) Also my dear mother MARY JANE HUTCHINSON
      died 19th(?) December 1934

 114. In loving memory of ANNIE the dearly beloved wife of WILLIAM
      JAMES and dearly beloved daughter of PETER & EMMA DICKINSON
      of Westerhope who died May 29th 1925 aged 21 years. Also
      PETER the dearly beloved husband of EMMA DICKINSON who died
      January 31st 1929 aged 48 years. Also ELEANOR JANE the
      dearly beloved wife of THOMPSON WALKER and daughter of the
      above died February 24th 1933 aged 22 years. Also EMMA
      DICKINSON beloved wife of PETER and dear mother of ANNIE &
      ELEANOR died August 31st 1967 aged 86 years

 115. Sacred to the memory of JOHN ROBERT CROZIER of Denton Burn
      who died 19th October 1934 aged 73 years. Also his daughter
      HANNAH beloved wife of GEORGE PEARSON died 5th April 1925
      aged 31 years

 116. In loving memory of WILLIAM beloved husband of DOROTHY
      CROSBY died 29th October 1932 aged 64 years

 117. In loving memory of PAULINE TURNER who died October 22nd
      1932 aged 81 years and of OWEDIA SIVRENA TURNER who died
      July 25th 1960 aged 82 years daughter of the above and wife
      of WILLIAM HENRY TURNER

 118. In loving memory of JOHN DENNISON TURNER beloved husband of
      ELIZABETH TURNER Cheviot View Westerhope who departed this
      life June 12th 1921 aged 70 years. Also of ELIZABETH dearly
      beloved wife of the above JOHN D. TURNER who departed this
      life March 27th 1931 aged 80 years. MARGARET DITCHBURN their
      eldest daughter died August 11th 1948 aged 73 years. KATE
      DITCHBURN their second daughter died August 4th 1957 aged 75
      years. CLARA TURNER their third daughter died March 20th
      1960 aged 75 years. ARTHUR GRAHAM TURNER their youngest son
      died October 16th 1940 aged 53 years

 119. To the memory of GEORGE CARINS of Black Callerton born 25th
      September 1867 died 27th February 1937 and of JOHN his elder
      son born 22nd February 1903 died 30th November 1918. Also
      MARGARET CARINS wife of the above died 29th September 1952
      aged 73

 120. In loving memory of THOMAS ALLEN beloved husband of MARIA
      ALLEN who died May 23rd 1920 aged 74 years and 7 months. Thy
      will be done

 121. In loving memory of JOHN dear husband of SARAH LYALL who
      died 2nd September 1938 aged 71 years. Also of MARJORIE
      ALICE only daughter of the above and dearly loved wife of
      THOMAS WALTON of Great Law, Capheaton died 22nd February
      1947 aged 42 years. Also the above SARAH LYALL died 2nd
      October 1951 aged 76 years

 122. In loving memory of ADA ALLEN died November 13th 1941 aged
      49 years

 123. In loving memory of GEORGE LAMBTON died 31st January 1934
      aged 27 years. Always remembered by his wife, daughter &
      grand daughter

 124. In loving memory of EMMA beloved wife of MADDISON BILCLIFFE
      who died 1st July 1932 aged 45 years. Also HENRY their son
      who died 28nd November 1939 aged 18 years

 125. In memory of MARTHA beloved wife of CHARLES WM JARVIS died
      October 15th 1932 aged 49 years

 126. (Illegible)

 127. To the memory of a sweet and loving child MINNIE MACDOUGAL
      adopted daughter of R. and E. WALLACE, Westerhope died(?)
      October 25th 1921 aged 15 years

 128. In loving memory of LYDIA the dearly beloved wife of WILLIAM
      BECK who died July 24th 1922 aged 43 years. Peace Perfect
      Peace. WILLIAM BECK who died September 24th 1952 aged 76
      years

 129. In loving memory of FRANCES beloved daughter of JOHN HENRY &
      MARY ANN HOLLAND died 30th September 1923 aged 25 years.
      Also JOHN HENRY son died 1st March 1929 aged 28 years. Also
      THOMAS FREDERICK, son, died 29 January 1933 aged 16 years.

 130. In loving memory of our dear mother JANE PHILLIPSON who died
      18th September 1943. Also our dear father ROBERT PHILLIPSON
      who died 13th April 1925. Also our dear sister and baby son
      MARGARET & JOHN HERON daughter of the above who died 12th
      January 1930. At rest

 131. In loving memory of ISABELLA RIDLEY died December 14th 1927
      aged 80 years. Also her daughter GRETA SCORER died June 29th
      1954 aged 70 years. Also THOMAS husband of the above GRETA
      SCORER died September 11th 1957 aged 82 years. Also RICHARD
      ARMSTRONG died December 19th 1978 dearly loved husband of
      GLADYS

 132. In loving memory of RACHEL beloved wife of RICHARD NIXON who
      died 27th January 1929 aged 65 years. Also of WILLIAM NIXON
      Royal Field Artillery, son of the above who died 9th
      February 1919 aged 23 years.
      (side) Also RICHARD dear husband of RACHEL who died 7th May
      1953 aged 90 years

 133. In loving memory of EDWARD IRVING died July 22nd 1936 aged
      4(?) years. Safe in the arms of Jesus. HAZEL IRVING died
      28th February 1949 aged 10 years.
      (vase - inscription obscured)

 134. (vase) In loving memory of our dear son DAVID PIPER(?) died
      30th August(?) 1937(?) (1957?) aged 10 years

 135. In loving memory of our dear parents ROBERT IRELAND died
      29th May 1956(?) (1935?) aged 68 years. CAROLINE IRELAND
      died 10th November 1966(?) aged 94 years

 136. In loving memory of TINA beloved wife of MATTHEW LINTON died
      June 28th 1935 aged 57 years

 137. In loving memory of my dear husband RALPH SCOTT died March
      4th 1935 aged 70 years. Also ELIZABETH MARY dear wife of the
      above died November 16th 1948 aged 84 years

 138. In loving memory of my dearly beloved wife ELIZABETH JANE
      THAXTER died December 13th 1934 aged 63 years

 139. (vase) Dear mother

 140. In loving memory of my dear wife HANNAH BRUCE departed this
      life May 8th 1934(?) aged 72 years

 141. In loving memory of GEORGE the beloved husband of BARBARA
      SPENCE died July 29th 1931 aged 69 years. Also HANNAH
      daughter of the above and beloved wife of RICHARD WALKER
      died August 8th 1929 aged 39 years. Also the above BARBARA
      died September 19th 1937 aged 74 years. Also WILLIAM son of
      the above died April 24th 1958 aged 70 years. Also ISABELLA
      daughter of the above GEORGE & BARBARA died March 19th 1971
      aged 71 years

 142. In loving memory of WILLIAM beloved husband of MARY JANE
      CAMERON of Walbottle who died February 20th 1929 in his 70th
      year. Also MARY JANE CAMERON who died March 18th 1950 aged
      84 years beloved wife of the above.

 143. In loving memory of JAMES beloved husband of ANNIE
      BAINBRIDGE of Greencroft, Westerhope who died suddenly 22nd
      December 1926 in his 68th  year. In the midst of life we are
      in death. Also ANNIE wife of the above died 5th April 1957
      aged 85 years. Also GEORGE ROBERT son of the above who made
      the supreme sacrifice in France 18th September 1918 in his
      21st year. Sometime we'll understand.
      (side) Also their daughter EDNA BAINBRIDGE who died 25th
      August 1978 aged 68 years. Also their daughter LILY BEATRICE
      BAINBRIDGE who died 10th October 1980 aged 80 years

 144. In loving memory of our dear father and mother JOSEPH
      ALDERSON died June 6th 1926 aged 73 years. SARAH ALDERSON
      died November 13th 1931 aged 75 years.
      (vase) In loving memory of my dear husband JACK MACNAY died
      15th July 1941 aged 31 years

 145. In loving memory of THOMAS MURRAY who died December 20th
      1925 aged 69 years. Also MARY MURRAY wife of the above who
      died April 8th 1939 aged 81 years. Also their daughter ETHEL
      MURRAY who died April 1st 1932 aged 44 years. Until the day
      dawns

 146. LAWS

 147. (vase) JAMES SCOUGAL MITCHESON died 10th Mar 1953. EARNEST
      MITCHESON died May 17th 1925(?). ISABELLA MITCHESON died
      March 28th 1952

 148. In memory of our dear parents JOHN WILLIAM HEWITSON died
      15th November 1964 aged 61 & DOROTHY HEWITSON died 10th June
      1968 aged 61. Cremated

 149. In loving memory of ROBERT the beloved husband of MARGARET
      BEWICK who died June 7th 1924 in his 58th year. The above
      MARGARET BEWICK died January 14th 1941 aged 77 years. JOSEPH
      NIXON BEWICK their youngest son died July 13th 1907 in his
      11th year and was interred at Newburn Churchyard. EDITH
      BEWICK died December 18th 1923 in her 4th year. MARGARET
      [PEGGY] her sister died December 23rd 1924 aged 2 weeks,
      grand daughters of the above. Also FREDA grand child of the
      above who died in her 2nd year. Also ROBERT NIXON BEWICK
      father of the above children, beloved husband of EDITH
      BEWICK died February 15th 1937 aged 42 years

 150. In loving memory of HUGH beloved husband of ELIZABETH
      COULSON died May 16th 1932 aged 67 years. Also the above
      ELIZABETH died April 15th 1936 aged 70 years

 151. In loving memory of FRED beloved husband of THOMASON SPRY
      who died 30th March 1929 aged 49 years. Also the above
      THOMASON who died 23rd December 1953(?) aged 67 years. Also
      CHARLES WILLIAM JARVIS husband of above THOMASON who died
      March 1st 1959(?) aged 76(?) years.
      (vase - possibly moved from original place) IVY ALLEN died
      November 27th 193- aged 17 years

 152. In loving memory of FRED DEAN who died 22nd December 1930
      aged 63 years. Also ELIZABETH his beloved wife who died 26th
      November 1921 aged 57 years

 153. In loving memory of GEORGE PEARSON died 21st September 1921
      aged 59 years. Also ELIZABETH his beloved wife died 20th
      March 1943 aged 77 years

 154. In loving memory of my dear husband ISAAC HOWE who died 19th
      January 1936 aged 76. Also Mary dearly loved wife of the
      above died October 28th 1943 aged 84 years

 155. (no inscription)

 156. In loving memory of  WILLIAM dear husband of MARGARET BAXTER
      died 19th October 1937 aged 70 years. Also ANTHONY ERNEST
      dear husband of MARGARET ELEANOR BAXTER died 23rd May 1944
      aged 48 years. Also MARGARET dear wife of the above WILLIAM
      died 20th December 1950 aged 84 years. Also MARGARET ELEANOR
      dear wife of the above ANTHONY ERNEST died 19th July 1955
      aged 55 years. Also ELEANOR WATKIN dear daughter of WILLIAM
      & MARGARET died 22nd May 1983 aged 90 years

 157. In loving memory of my dear husband JOSEPH HENRY BOYD who
      died February 5th 1940 aged 71 years. Also DOROTHY ANN his
      dear wife who died October 26th 1950 aged 78 years

 158. Cherished memories of JOHN dearly loved husband of EMMA
      COLLINS died February 23rd 1940 aged 25.
      (vase) Daddy

 159. THOMAS HOWSON(?)

 160. In loving memory of my dear wife REBECCA ROBSON died 9th(?)
      March 1940 aged 64 years. Also THOMAS ANTHONY her beloved
      husband died 17th November 1946 aged 69

 161. In loving memory of JANE the beloved wife of JAMES CARR who
      died 13th June 1940 aged 69 years.Also the above JAMES CARR
      who died 15th April 1949 aged 80 years

 162. In loving memory of my dear wife ISABELLA LEE died June 22nd
      1940 aged 68(?) years.

 163. In loving memory of THOMAS dearly loved husband of JANE I.
      CLOSE died 5 February 1941 aged 84 years

 164. In affectionate remembrance of THOMAS dearly loved husband
      of MARGARET ANN TAYLOR died 23rd February 1941 aged 52
      years. Also MARGARET ANN TAYLOR dear wife of the above died
      17th June 1970 aged 87 years. At rest

 165. In loving memory of our dear daughter EVA PEACOCK who died
      February 27th 1941 aged 19 years.
      (vase) P

 166. In loving memory of ELIZABETH daughter of WILLIAM & JANE
      BRIGGS died March 27th 1941 aged 54 years. Also WILLIAM Y.
      BRIGGS father of the above died 21st October 1943 aged 84
      years. Also JANE BRIGGS dear wife of the above who died 12th
      February 1946 aged 86 years

 167. In loving memory of ISABELLA beloved wife of JOHN SOMERVILLE
      died February 27th 1941 aged 78 years. Also the above JOHN
      SOMERVILLE died April 1st 1943 aged 84 years

 168. Cherished memories of JOHN dearly loved husband of MARY
      ELLEN TEBB who died 28th August 1941 aged 58 years. Also the
      above MARY ELLEN TEBB who died 28th September 1952 aged 62
      years. Courage leads starward

 169. In memory of my beloved wife EVELINE SMILES died 5th May
      1967 aged 60 years.

 170. In loving memory of MARY A. WEDDELL who died June 11th 1941
      aged 75 years and WILLIAM dear husband of MARY who died
      December 30th 1946 aged 81 years. Also GEORGE E. WEDDELL
      Royal Fus son of the above killed in France November 15th
      1916 aged 19 years and son DOUGLAS died March 17th 1961 aged
      58 years. THOMAS WILLIAM WEDDELL died 23rd May 1961 aged 66
      years. His dear wife RUTH died 22nd January 1970 aged 72
      years.

 171. In loving memory of my dear wife ETHEL BLANCHE NICHOL who
      died December 13th 1940 aged 59 years. At rest

 172. (no inscription)

 173. In loving memory of ANN dearly loved wife of THOMAS ORKNEY
      GRAHAM  died 24th June 1940 aged 64 years. Also the above
      THOMAS ORKNEY GRAHAM who died March 25th 1945 aged 70 years.
      At rest

 174. In loving memory of my dear wife ANNIE BURNS died November
      6th 1939 aged 68 years. At rest

 175. In loving memory of ANTHONY beloved husband of ELEANOR PLACE
      who died October 7th 1939 aged 71 years. Also the above
      ELEANOR PLACE who died August 8th 1952 aged 87 years. Love's
      Tribute

 176. (vase no inscription)

 177. In loving memory of ISAAC DRAPER who died August 2nd 1939
      aged 79 years. Also ELEANOR the beloved wife of the above
      died September 30th 194- aged 73. At rest

 178. In loving memory of my dear wife ISABELLA COLLINS died
      February 18th 1937 aged 47 years.

 179. In loving memory of my dear husband EDWARD GRACE REAY died
      20th November 1936 aged 76 years. Also MARY ANN REAY his
      wife died 18th March 1939 aged 77 years. At rest

 180. (no inscription)

 181. In loving memory of JANE dearly beloved wife of RICHARD
      FARAN(?) died February 27th 1935 aged 64 years

 182. In loving memory of ELIZABETH ANN HALL died March 11th 1977
      aged 59 years. Also her dear mother HANNAH LAWSON died
      November 20th 1934 aged 42 years

 183. In loving memory of CLARA ISABELLA beloved daughter of JOHN
      & EDITH DUNBAR died March 18th 1934 aged 20 years. Also JOHN
      DUNBAR died May 17th 1935 aged 50 years.
      (vase)  Dear sister & father

 184. In loving memory of WILLIAM WINTER REAY of Blackswine Farm
      who died October 3rd 1933 aged 73 years. Also his wife ANNIE
      MARGERY who died November 16th 1948 aged 88 years. Also
      their daughter ALICE(?) who died May 9th 1959 aged 64 years

 185. In loving memory of THOMAS JAMES COULSON beloved husband of
      ELEANOR COULSON who died May 30th 1929

 186. In loving memory of ISABELLA beloved wife of THOMAS GREEN
      who died at North Walbottle Post Office 5th January 1929
      aged 71 years. Also of the above THOMAS GREEN who died 24th
      May 1929 aged 78 years.
      (vase)  GEORGE GREEN died 5th January 1937. At rest

 187. In loving memory of our dear parents OWEN & MARGARET
      WILLIAMS

 188. In loving memory of JOHN G. JARVIS died 15th April 1948.
      Also his dear wife RACHEL A. JARVIS died 13th March 1963 and
      their dear daughter ELIZABETH died August 1927

 189. To the dear memory of JOHN REAVLEY MALCOLM who was called
      home October 20th 1926 aged 22 years. Also WILLIAM DIXON
      MALCOLM who died October 16th 1936 aged 35 years. MARJORIE
      SUSAN MALCOLM beloved wife of W.D. MALCOLM died 31st August
      1986 aged 78 years. Also JOHN R. MALCOLM who died May 10th
      1933 aged 67 years

 190. (no inscription)

 191. In loving memory of THOMAS WILLIAM dearly beloved husband of
      EMILY JANE STOBBS accidentally killed November 21st 1923
      aged 31 years. In the midst of life we are in death.
      Sometime we'll understand. STOBBS

 192. In loving memory of AMY MOORE who died 13th December 1922
      aged 14 years and 11 months. EMILY MOORE mother of the above
      who died 30th January 1946 aged 64 years

 193. In loving memory of our dear son HUGH STOBBS who died May
      3rd 1922 aged 42 years. Till we meet again. Also my dear
      husband HUGH STOBBS who died August 14th 1927 aged 81 years.
      Also JANE ANN beloved wife of the above died October 15th
      1930 aged 76 years. Thy will be done

 194. In loving memory of JOHN beloved husband of MARY I. ANDERSON
      of Westerhope who died January 14th 1922 aged 42 years. At
      rest
      (side) Also MARY I. ANDERSON his beloved wife who died July
      18th 1949 aged 66 years

 195. In loving memory of ANTHONY HEDLEY belove husband of
      ISABELLA WILLIS accidentally killed June 16th 1933 aged 40
      years

 196. In loving memory of ROBERT LORD beloved husband of JANE G.
      LORD died 1st November 1943 aged 80 years. Also FLORENCE MAY
      their beloved daughter died 10th June 1921 aged 11 years.
      Also the above JANE died 30th May 1952 aged 84 years

 197. In loving memory of ISABELLA SINCLAIR who died 27th December
      1920 aged 49 years. Also MARGARET ANN SINCLAIR who died 11th
      March 1935 aged 64 years. Also JOHN G. SINCLAIR husband of
      the above who died 10th March 1941 aged 69 years
      (vase)   In loving memory of our dear mother MARY A. CONWAY
      died 4th August 1938

 198. WILLIAM dearly loved husband of DOROTHY E. BELL of ........
      died 24th .... ...... Also their dear daughter EVA SPOOR
      BELL died 10th April 1923 aged 24 years

 199. MARIA the beloved wife of JOHN MCKILLUP of Westerhope who
      died October 21st 1924 aged 71 years. There is a tie death
      cannot sever, sweet remembrance, lost forever

 200. (vase)   GEORGE   MARGARET and EDWARD GRAHAM

 201. THOMAS WILLIAM beloved husband of MARY ANN BATEMAN died 27th
      March 1946 aged 75 years. MARGARET PHYLLIS their dear
      daughter died 10th November 1927 aged 28 years

 202. Sacred to the memory of ALEXANDER ...... husband of MARY E.
      GRAY who died January 4th(?) 1928(?) aged 36(?) years

 203. In loving memory of my dear husband ALBERT EDWARD CARNAFFIN
      died 12th January 1932 aged 39 years

 204. In loving memory of my dear wife LILIAN ALICE HODGSON who
      died 22nd November 1933 aged 43 years

 205. Sacred to the memory of our dear son JOSEPH NIXON BEWICK
      died 4th September 1934 in his 10th year. FREDERICK J.
      BEWICK father of the above died 9th August 1943 aged 49
      years.
      (Plaque) Also JESSIE E. dear wife of the above 1899-1982

 206. In loving memory of WILLIAM dearly beloved husband of ELLEN
      HEWITSON who died 12th February 1935 aged 60 years. Also the
      above ELLEN HEWITSON who died 23rd December 1960 aged 80
      years. Also ERIC WILLIAM WATSON grandson of above who died
      4th May 1944 aged 3 years. Thy will be done

 207. In loving memory of my dear husband JOHN FAIRLESS who died
      18th May 1935 aged 59 years. THOMAS FAIRLESS eldest son of
      the above and beloved husband of ELIZABETH FAIRLESS died
      11th June 1942 aged 46 years. HARRIET wife of the above JOHN
      FAIRLESS died 12th May 1951(?) aged 75 years

 208. In loving memory of ISABELLA dearly beloved wife of JOHN
      THIRLWELL died 20th March 1936 aged 77 years. Also JOHN
      THIRLWELL husband of the above died 29th June 1940 aged 81
      years. Thy will be done

 209. In loving memory of ISABELLA beloved wife of J. R. DICKINSON
      of Primrose Cottage Westerhope who died 16th February 1912
      aged 46 years.

 210. In loving memory of NORMAN HOGG died 12th October 1970 aged
      56
      (back)  In loving memory of CHRISTOPHER JOHN HOGG died 15th
      November 1969 aged 19

 211. In loving memory of our dear mother MARY ELLEN SHARP who
      died December 15th 1936 aged 71 years. Also our dear father
      FRANCIS COWENS SHARP who died August 1911.  Interred at
      Gosforth.  And the grandchildren of the above,  MARY ELLEN &
      ISABEL DODDS.  At rest.  WILLIAM SHARP died June 3rd 1940

 212. In loving memory of JOSEPH CORBETT died December 31st 1940
      aged 70 years.  At rest

                    Memorials inside the Church

 213. To the glory of God and in gratitude of His love this alter
      and alter rail were given by A E A RICHARDSON, Manager of
      North Walbottle Colliery 1960-63 and his wife

 214. In loving memory of JOHN LEONARD BEWICK died May 20th 1915
      aged 27. Organist of this church 1913-1915. Presented by his
      father and mother. Abide with me

 215. In memory of LUCY ADELINE JOHNSON died December 10th 1924.
      Erected by Whorlton Branch of the Mothers Union

 216. This chapel is in memory of WILLIAM BELL WATTS vicar of this
      parish 1952-58

 217. In loving memory of MARGARET TURNER died August 16th 1911
      aged 52 years. Placed here by friends who mourn her loss

 218. To the glory of God and in memory of JOHN SPENCER of
      Whorlton Hall who died April 29th AD 1905 aged 85 years,
      interred at Newburn May 2nd AD 1905. A founder, liberal
      benefactor and a regular worshipper in this church. This
      tablet has been place by parishioners AD 1906. Peace perfect
      peace

 219. In memory of EDWARD JOHN SILLETT from fellow members of the
      CEMS

 220. In memory of WINIFRED LOUISE GIBSON  22nd January 1992

 221. In loving memory of FRED PIPER   RIP

 222. In loving memory of MAUD BARTRAM   RIP

 223. In memory of the men of this parish who fell in the Great
      War 1914-1918

      R. ANCRUM             E.H. GILBERT          C. RAMSEY
      J.F. BENNETT          J. GOLDIE             J.E. ROBSON
      G.R. BAINBRIDGE       A.J. HARRIS           F.D. ROWLEY
      T.E. BELL             C. HARRIS             E. RUMNEY
      A. BRIGGS             E. HERDMAN            W. RUTHERFORD
      H. BLAND              G.T. HESLOP           F. SHANLEY
      W. BOYD               H. HESLOP             J.J. SLEE
      E. BROWN              J. HOWE               W.A. SMITH
      W. BRAITHWAITE        J.L. HUMBLE           T. SMURTHWAITE
      H. BURKE              J.J. IVINSON          G.E. STANDISH
      A. CARRICK            H. KEENAN             J. TEASEDALE
      T.C.S. CHARLTON       J. LENNIE             G. TERNENT
      W.G. CHARLTON         A.W. LORIMER          E. THAXTER
      W. CLENNAN            F.W. MAGANN           G.R. THORBURN
      J. CORRIGAN           G. MANN               J. THOMPSON
      W. COULSON            T.G. MACDONALD        W.H. THOMPSON
      G. CUNNAH             J.B.MCDONALD          G. TURNER
      R. DAVIDSON           P. MCDONALD           G. TWEDDELL
      J.W. DIXON            J. MEEHAM             C.E. USHER
      J. DONNISON           G.P. MILLER           B.C.WANLESS
      T.W. DRIVER           T.G.MILLER            R. WATSON
      J. FISHER             W. MILLER             I. WAUGH
      J. FRIEND             T. PATTERSON          R. WILKINSON
      T. FRENCH             G.W. PILKINGTON       W. WYLIE
      M. FORSTER            E. PROUD              T.W. YOUNG
      T.W. GASKELL          E. STEPHENS
      J.T. GILLESPIE        C.A. RAMSEY

      Faithful unto death

      To the memory of those who gave their lives in the war of
      1939-1945

      I. ANTHONY            A. GOLDSWORTHY        A.R. PHIPPS
      A. ARMSTRONG          A. HALL               C.M.S. RAMSEY
      J. BARON              J.V. HARRISON         A. ROBSON
      W. BEACH              W. HENDERSON          JEAN SCOTT
      E. BLACKBURN          S.R. HODGSON          J. SMITH
      S. BRIGHT             G. HOLDSWORTH         S. SMITH
      G. CHICKEN            M. HUTTON             E. SPENCER
      W. CLARKE             T. LAWSON             F.J. TAYLOR
      R. COLLET             G.K. MARTIN           K. WALKER
      L. DAVISON            P. MOONEY             R.H. WALKER
      G.W. DIXON            R. MUSGROVE           J.G. WATSON
      J. DODDS              J.E. ORR              B.J. WATSON
      D. FRANCE             NORAH PARRY           E. WATTS
      G.L. FRANCE           E. PARRATT            H.S. WILLIAMS
      T. FORSTER            F.H. PIPER

          killed in air raid North Walbottle May 1942
          MARGARET ALLEN  IRENE MUSGROVE  W. MUSGROVE

© Kath Willans 1997

[Transcribed by Kath Willans, prepared for GENUKI by Brian Pears]