Croston

Croston Gravestones

This page contains photographs of gravestones from St Michael's and All Angels graveyard that I have taken. I will be taking more in the future, so check back.

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Thornton gravestone

Sacred to the Memory of
JAMES THORNTON of Croston
who departed this Life Feb 9th
1817 in the 46th Year of his AGE
Also in Memory
OF
JOHN THORNTON of Croston
who departed this Life July 16th
1825 in the 50th Year of his AGE
Also of Catherine Thornton Wife
of the above James Thornton who
died October 5th 1831 Aged 69
Years
Also of John Son of the above who
died May 19th 1836 Aged 52 Years
Also IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM
Son of the above JAMES & CATHARINE
THORNTON & Husband of AGNES
THORNTON who departed this Life
December 8th 1849 Aged 38 Years
A loving husband and a faithful friend
Inspire united till Christ the Judgement

Edward Dalton's gravestone

In Memory of
NANCY the beloved Wife of
EDWARD DALTON of CROSTON
who departed this Life May 12th 1859
AGED 32 YEARS
HOPE
There is a smile for every sigh
For every wound a ??
A joy for every moistened eye
For every storm a cabin
Each sigh is sent a smile to ??
Each wound in mercy given
Each tear filled eye will yet b?? ??
Each storm subside in heaven

Smith gravestone

Richard and Ellen
Smith 1806

Richard Smith's gravestone

The Burial Ground of
Richard and Ellen Smith
Ellen the above departed this Life
January 30th 1809 Aged 68 Years
Richard the above departed this
Life October 12th 1851 Aged 88 YEARS.
Thomas Son of the above departed this Life
January 16th 1838 Aged 63 Years
Also JENNET Wife of the above THOMAS
SMITH of CROSTON who departed this
Life December 23rd 1851 Aged 73 Years
Also ELIZABETH Daughter of the above
Named RICHARD & ELLEN SMITH
who departed this LIfe on the 13th of May
1859 aged 75 Years

Jane Whittle's gravestone

In Memory of
Jane Whittle,
who died Jan 30th,
1865 aged 59 years.
Also of Alice Whittle,
daughter-in-law of the above,
who died March 31st 1870,
aged 31 years.
Also of Edward Whittle.
son of the above, who died
October 10th 1869 aged 17 days.

Thurstan Whittle's gravestone

In Loving Memory of
THURSTAN WHITTLE,
who died Dec. 1st 1909,
Aged 64 Years.
Also ANN wife of the above,
who died Sep. 29th 1929 Aged 74 Years.
Also MARGARET ALICE
daughter of the above.
And Wife of JOHN COTTAM
who died Jan. 1st 1954, Aged 77 Years
left hand side of grave stone
Also
THURSTAN WHITTLE
son of
JOHN & MARGARET ALICE
COTTOM
And Grandson of the above
who died Nov. 19th 1912, Aged 2 Years.
Also ELIZABETH ANN COTTAM,
the beloved daughter of the above
who died Nov. 3rd 1918, Aged 11 Years.
right side of the grave stone
Also
EDWARD,
son of the above
who died in infancy
Also ELIZABETH ANN,
daughter of the above
who died Oct. 9th 1902, Aged 22 Years.

Robert Dalton's gravestone

In Affectionate Rememberance of
ROBERT DALTON,
Grandson of JAMES and
ELLEN DALTON, who died March
7th 1878, aged 12 years
Also the above named JAMES DALTON
who died Nov 9th, 1890, aged 75 years
Also the above named ELLEN DALTON
who died May 11th 1893, Aged 77 years
Also SUSANNAH daughter of the above
who died Feb 21st 1919, Aged 78 Years
Also JOHN HALE son-in-law unclear from here
who died Dec 16th unclear from here
Aged 76 years
Also ALICE, wife of unclear from here
who died Feb 13th 1924 unclear from here

Richard Thornton's gravestone

In Lovong Memory of
RICHARD THORNTON
of Croston
who died Feb 3rd, 1892 Aged 82 years
Also ANN, his wife
who died May 23rd 1878, Aged 62 years
Also DOROTHY JANE THORNTON
who died Nov 22nd 1878, Aged 3 years
Also
RICHARD NORCROSS THORNTON
who died May 4th 1893
Aged 6 years & 10 months
grand-children of the above