Wakefield Family History Sharing
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The following abbreviations have been used when not a full transcript has been taken. ‡ born † died
Various pictures of St Peter's church. The top right shows the twin towers, I believe this is the only church in Yorkshire to have such towers. Sadly the massive building is unused and its future is uncertain.
Fallen standing cross the memory of Butterfield family members.
The Smith family, members include :- Thomas 1853-1908 ; Helen, his wife ; and children James and Ethel.
Left :- ILMO John Richardson Wheatley, West Hall Methley ‡ 22 Mar 1857 †1 Apr 1904 also Hannah his wife ‡25 Jul 1852 † 6 May 1933 also Bertha their daughter ‡ 1885 †1969
Right :- IHS Alexander Smith † Oct 13 1874 aged 23
LHS tomb :- Emma Pape of Lake Lock and RHS Mark of Lake Lock + others
Robert Hodgson †1861 ?. Plus others too worn to read.
LHS :- Ann Holmes of Stanley ‡ 31 Dec 1848 †15 Dec 1920. RHS :- Thomas Hirst of Outwood House in Stanley cum Wrenthorpe, late of Heckmondwike in the Parish of Birstall who departed this live Oct 21 ad 1842 aged 45
Collection of headstones at the rear of the church. The headstone standing is to Mary wife of Samuel Theaker and the Elliot family including Sarah who died 1928 aged 86
ILMO James Henry Haldane of Clarke Hall, Stanley born April 14 1831 died Dec 23 1901 also IAM of Martha the beloved wife of James Henry Haldane born 23 Apr 1843 died Jul 10 1912. ILMO Elizabeth wife of James Henry Haldane of Clark Hall who died May 14 1872
LHS :- John Lake of Stanley † Jun 25 1879 aged 81 and Eliza his wife † Mar 15 1890 in the 80th year of her life. RHS :- ILMO Emma Ann wife of Joshua Abson of Stanley Lane End who died Feb 10 1902 aged 52 years also Frederick Bl *** aged 53 son of the above who died Sept 16 1919 aged 53 also of Joseph Abson who died Apr 29 1924 also Charles E T Abson who died Aug 16 1947 aged 80 and also louisa his wife who died Jul 13 1945 aged 80.
LHS :- Thpomas Abson of Stanley Villa, Southport who died 6 Mar 1888 aged 64 and Elizabeth Abson wife of John Abson who died 15 Mar 1893 aged 63 and John Abson husband of Elizabeth who died 27 Apr 1893 aged 66. RHS :- Jane Pinder of Iveridge Hall died 28 Mar 1875 aged 67
Here sleeps Caroline Atkinson who died Oct 24 1878 aged 84
LHS :- Mary Sugden who died Aug 1 1880 aged 61 and John Sugden who died Aug 27 1881 aged 61. RHS :- The righting on this stone is very worn away
LHS :- ILMO George Edward son Xtopher Finney and Sarah Rycroft who died Sept 28 1871 aged 10, also of Sarah Rycroft died May 20 1884 aged 60. RHS :- Joseph beloved husband of Mary Ann Hartley of Lee Moor died 27 Jun 1874