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St Wilfrid’s Church burial ground, Alford, Lincolnshire, England

St Wilfrid’s Church burial ground
Alford
Lincolnshire
England

photo of St Wilfrid’s Church burial ground

St Wilfrid’s Church burial ground, Alford

Notes about this burial ground

The GPR holds 165 grave and 197 person records for this burial ground.

J Hobson photographed and Nell Hobson indexed this burial ground.

The status of the photographing of this burial ground is complete.

There have been 12 requests for photographs from this burial ground.

The church is over 650 years old and is in a prominent position set rather high above street level in the charming wolds market town of Alford. There is a small room over the south porch called the Parvis Room. It was used as the first Alford Grammar School. One of the pupils who attended was said to be John Smith who was later saved from death by Pocahontas and also became Virginia’s first governor. The Church is well polished and scrupulously clean, with a light and bright appearance.

The latest details for this burial ground were added on 29 July 2013

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Grave Monument Photographs

Below are the names that appear on the photographs or records held by the GPR for St Wilfrid’s Church burial ground, Alford, Lincolnshire, England.

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The ages given on monuments are often incorrect and so dates of birth should be consided as probable rather than actual. Please also note that all ages and dates of birth in red have been calculated and are not on the monument.

The postcode for this burial ground is LN13 9EG - if you have a GPS this might be useful to locate this burial ground!

The view statistics shown below are from 8 Jan 2014 when collection of these statistics started.

no.family surnamefull namerelationshipbirth
year
burial
year
ageimage
name
GPR ref.viewedrequestednotes
1John first name on this monument7023322682126Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1200

2Thomas first name on this monument702332268693Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1250

3Walter first name on this monument702332268592Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1242

4AlmondBernard Almondfirst name on this monument19187007322585117Church Interior. Royal Engineers. Name on WW1 roll of honour.

5ArrowsmithCharles Arrowsmithfirst name on this monument19177007322586275Church Interior.Liverpool Scottish. Name on WW1 roll of honour.

6BaggleyArthur Stephen Baggleyfirst name on this monument19187007322587127Church Interior.8th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour.

7BakerJoseph Bakerfirst name on this monument1942701432265189Church Interior. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

8BaronCharles William Baronfirst name on this monument702332273094Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1904

9BaronMaurice Nelson Baronfirst name on this monument18991917187004322582941Church Interior monument.Killed in action in Belgium. RNAS.

10BaronMaurice Nelson Baronfirst name on this monument19177007322588160Church Interior.RNAS. Name on WW1 roll of honour.

11BellJohn William Bellfirst name on this monument1914700732258992Church Interior.RMLI; HMS Hague. Name on WW1 roll of honour.

12BladesCharles William Bladesfirst name on this monument19187007322590111Church Interior.2nd West Yorkshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour.

13BrewerSidney Brewerfirst name on this monument1917700732259194Church Interior.1/19 London Regiment (St. Pancras). Name on WW1 roll of honour.

14BrownHarry Brownfirst name on this monument191770073225922301Church Interior.1/5 Lincolnshire Regiment. Name on WW1 roll of honour Born:- Jan 1882, Bilsby, Lincolnshire Married:- 20 May 1907 to Margaret Hindson Evans Died:- 2 Jul 1917 Flanders, France aged 35 Burial:- Jul 1917 Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery, France

15BrownHaydn Brownfirst name on this monument19177007322593144Church Interior.Northumberland Fusiliers. Name on WW1 roll of honour

16BrownHerbert William Brownfirst name on this monument19177007322594114Church Interior. 2/5 Lincolnshire regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

17BrowneTobias Brownefirst name on this monument7023322720912Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1753 Birth year about 1724, death year about 1779. Widow Elizabeth née Hill resided at Bromley College for 39 years, dying 1818 at the age of 92.

18BurkittJesse Burkittfirst name on this monument1919700732259583Church Interior.Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Name on WW1 roll of honour

19BurkittScott Burkittfirst name on this monument1917700732259695Church Interior.First Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

20CarnleyWilliam Carnleyfirst name on this monument17461806607015322674433Church Interior. Noted to be 'esquire'. Buried in church vault below memorial.
Mary Carnleydaughter-in-law of William Carnley1788183547Church Interior. Wife of William Carney junior. Buried in church vault below memorial.
Elizabeth Carnleygrand daughter of William Carnley1813186552Church Interior. Second daughter of William (junior) and Mary Carnley. Buried in church vault below memorial.
Mary Carnleygrand daughter of William Carnley1812189785Church Interior. Daughter of William (junior) and Mary Carnley. Interred at Bilsby
Emma Carnleygrand daughter-in-law of William Carnley1830190474Church Interior. Wife of William Carney (minimus) b1818. Interred at Bilsby.
William Carnleygrand son of William Carnley1818189072Church Interior. Only son of William (junior) and Mary Carnley. Interred at Bilsby.
Charles Lacy Carnleyson of William Carnley1795181722Church Interior. Youngest son of William Carnley esquire. Buried in church vault below memorial.
William Carnleyson of William Carnley1789184152Church Interior. Eldest son of William Carnley esquire. Buried in church vault below memorial.

21CaseWilliam Casefirst name on this monument702332270470Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1541

22ChristopherRobert Christopherfirst name on this monument160516686370103226462701Church Interior. Also noted on memorial is that Sir Robert and Dame Elizabeth Christopher had one child - Elizabeth; wife of Bennet Lord Sherard of Stapleford in the County of Leicester.
Elizabeth Sherarddaughter of Robert ChristopherChurch Interior. Only child of Sir Robert and Dame Elizabeth Christopher.
Bennett Sherardson-in-law of Robert ChristopherChurch Interior. Son in Law of Sir Robert and Dame Elizabeth Christopher. Husband of Elizabeth Christopher; later Elizabeth; Lady Sherard.
Elizabeth Christopherwife of Robert Christopher1617166750Church Interior. Also noted on memorial is that Sir Robert and Dame Elizabeth Christopher had one child - Elizabeth; wife of Bennet Lord Sherard of Stapleford in the County of Leicester.

23ClarkGeorge Crabb Clarkfirst name on this monument1916700732259794Church Interior.First Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

24ClayRaymond Samuel Clayfirst name on this monument1945701432265258Church Interior. 6th bn Lincolnshire Regt. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

25ClippingdaleThomas Clippingdalefirst name on this monument702332270671Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1562

26CoultWalter Stanley Coultfirst name on this monument1917700732259891Church Interior. 6th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

27CrowsonSidney Crowsonfirst name on this monument1917700732259985Church Interior.Iniskilling Fusiliers. Name on WW1 roll of honour

28CrowsonWilliam Arthur Crowsonfirst name on this monument1917700732260084Church Interior.5th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

29CuppelditchWalter Henry Cuppelditchfirst name on this monument1918700732260177Church Interior. 2 bn Royal Irish Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

30DawsonEdmund Dawsonfirst name on this monument702332272481Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1806

31DewsnopEmmanuel Dewsnopfirst name on this monument16661753877019322678219Church Interior. Clerk. Vicar of this Church for 48 years. Had 7 children; two of whom were interred with their parents. The only surviving 3 were Charles; Joshua and Martha.
Martha Dewsnopdaughter of Emmanuel DewsnopChurch Interior. Surviving child of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop.
Mercy Dewsnopdaughter of Emmanuel DewsnopChurch Interior. 1 of the 7 children of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop. Interred with their parents. No date given for death.
Charles Dewsnopson of Emmanuel DewsnopChurch Interior. Surviving child of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop.
John Dewsnopson of Emmanuel DewsnopChurch Interior. 1 of the 7 children of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop. Interred with their parents. No date given for death.
Joshua Dewsnopson of Emmanuel DewsnopChurch Interior. Surviving child of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop.
Mercy Dewsnopwife of Emmanuel Dewsnop1668174779Church Interior. Had 7 children; two of whom were interred with their parents. The only surviving 3 were Charles; Joshua and Martha.

32DewsnopEmmanuel Dewsnopfirst name on this monument702332271962Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1706

33DoveSamuel Dovefirst name on this monument702332271493Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1669

34DuckeringSamuel Duckeringfirst name on this monument1745180055701232264871Church Interior. Lay Rector of Alford Parish for 39 years.

35EllerbyAlbert Ellerbyfirst name on this monument1916700732260262Church Interior.King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Name on WW1 roll of honour

36EllerbyWilliam Ellerbyfirst name on this monument1917700732260370Church Interior.13th East Yorkshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

37EnderbyArthur Richard Enderbyfirst name on this monument1941701432265387Church Interior. Royal Air Force. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

38FormanLeonard Ernest Formanfirst name on this monument1917700732260484Church Interior. 8 bn Canadian Infantry. Name on WW1 roll of honour

39GardynerThomas Gardynerfirst name on this monument702332269769Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1421

40George-JonesGwilym Ifor George-Jonesfirst name on this monument7023322734161Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1971

41GodrykHenry Godrykfirst name on this monument702332270074Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1466

42GravesFrank Gravesfirst name on this monument1964701332264985Church Interior. Organist and Choirmaster from 1897 until his death.

43GreenwoodJohn Grenville Greenwoodfirst name on this monument19417014322654130Church Interior. Royal Navy. HMS Galatea. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

44GreyJohn Greyfirst name on this monument702332270763Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1565

45HackfordSamuel Hackfordfirst name on this monument1917700732260589Church Interior.1st Garrison battery Notts and Derbyshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

46HackneySidney Tom Hackneyfirst name on this monument1916700732260689Church Interior.1st Lincolnshire Regt.Name on WW1 roll of honour

47HallAbraham Hallfirst name on this monument1917700732260783Church Interior. 6th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

48HammondBasil Martin Hammondfirst name on this monument19167007322608102Church Interior.14th Royal Warwickshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

49HannahJohn Hannahfirst name on this monument17991832337029322743166Monument is large rectangular table style with inscription on side facing away from church and stands in the churchyard. Surgeon
Elizabeth Monument is large rectangular table style with inscription on side facing the church and stands in the churchyard. All but Forename on inscription is lost. Shown on opposite side of monument to John Hannah; surgeon.

50HansonGeorge Hansonfirst name on this monument702332270969Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1574

51HarryRichard Harryfirst name on this monument1756182266700232258066Church Interior monument.The term 'esquire' used after his name.
Martha Harrywife of Richard Harry1750181262Church Interior monument.

52HasnipWilliam Hasnipfirst name on this monument1916700732260970Church Interior.Royal Army Service Corps.Name on WW1 roll of honour

53HigginsElwin John Comyn Higginsfirst name on this monument1940701432265559Church Interior. 1st bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

54HigginsMichael Christopher Comyn Higginsfirst name on this monument1944701432265677Church Interior. 6th bn Lincolnshire Regt. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

55HodgsonArthur Hodgsonfirst name on this monument1918700732261074Church Interior. Royal Garrison Artillery. Name on WW1 roll of honour

56HoggerHugh Alphonso Hoggerfirst name on this monument1940701432265762Church Interior. RAF. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

57HoodlessPercy Hoodlessfirst name on this monument1917700732261159Church Interior. 7th Lancashire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

58HudsonHenry Hudsonfirst name on this monument19447014322658101Church Interior. 4th bn Lincolnshire Regt. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

59HughesStanley Victor Hughesfirst name on this monument19447014322659100Church Interior. RAF. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

60HumphreyArthur Thomas Humphreyfirst name on this monument1917700732261259Church Interior. 6th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

61HundlebyHerbert Henry Hundlebyfirst name on this monument1915700732261360Church Interior. 5th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

62HyllWilliam Hyllfirst name on this monument702332270251Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1506

63IresonRichard Henry Iresonfirst name on this monument7023322736108Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 2001

64JacobsenSerge Jacobsenfirst name on this monument1916700732261440Church Interior. 25th Canadian Light Infantry. Name on WW1 roll of honour

65JeansGeorge Jeansfirst name on this monument702332272562Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1850

66JohnsonWilliam Johnsonfirst name on this monument702332270346Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1508

67JowittJohn Henry Jowittfirst name on this monument702332272758Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1879

68Keader-MooreAnthony Keader-Moorefirst name on this monument702332273565Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1995

69KeayCharles Keayfirst name on this monument702332273773Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 2007

70KempFrederick William Kempfirst name on this monument1918700732261571Church Interior. 2nd Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

71KeyWilliam Keyfirst name on this monument16921753617001322579242Church Interior monument.
Dorothy Keydaughter-in-law of William KeyChurch Interior. Mother of Mary Key; Wife of Thomas Key and daughter in law of William Key.
Mary Keygrand daughter of William Key176317652Church Interior monument.
Thomas Keyson of William Key1717176447Church Interior monument.
Elizabeth Keywife of William Key1694176167Church Interior monument.

72KingWilliam Edward Kingfirst name on this monument1916700732261663Church Interior. 26th Royal Fusiliers. Name on WW1 roll of honour

73KnaptonJohn Knaptonfirst name on this monument7023322698511Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford

74LakeAnne Lakefirst name on this monument702032267962Church Interior. No date given. Stone lies inset to the floor in the main aisle of the Church.

75LakeElizabeth Lakefirst name on this monument1731175221702132268053Church Interior. Died aged 21 years and 5 months.

76LambertBertie Lambertfirst name on this monument1916700732261779Church Interior. 1st Lincolnshire Regt.Name on WW1 roll of honour

77LambertCharles William Lambertfirst name on this monument1916700732261885Church Interior. 9th Royal Fusiliers. Name on WW1 roll of honour

78LambertHerbert Lambertfirst name on this monument1918700732261963Church Interior. 1st Lincolnshire Regt.Name on WW1 roll of honour

79LambertJohn Lambertfirst name on this monument1916700732262080Church Interior. 2nd Suffolk Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour

80LangleyEric Ambrose Langleyfirst name on this monument1942701432266083Church Interior. RAF. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

81LanhamGordon Joicey Lanhamfirst name on this monument702332273360Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1960

82LinsdellWilfred Edward Linsdellfirst name on this monument1918700732262173Church Interior. 1/5 Lincolnshire Regiment. Name on WW1 roll of honour

83ListerOlivia Listerfirst name on this monument17461822767028322742159Monument is small rectangular table style with inscription on one of the short sides and stands in the churchyard. Wife of John Joseph Lister.
Joseph Listerhusband of Olivia ListerMonument is small rectangular table style with inscription on one of the short sides and stands in the churchyard. Husband of Olive Lister.

84LuffmanThomas Luffmanfirst name on this monument702332272861Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1883

85MannPhilip Ernest Mannfirst name on this monument7023322732146Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1950

86MedcalfeDick Medcalfefirst name on this monument1909198273700832264458Church Interior. Inscription appears on steps to the lectern.

87ModyRichard Modyfirst name on this monument702332269564Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford

88NicholsSebastian Elijah Nicholsfirst name on this monument1849191061701132264754Church Interior. Priest
Isabel Rachel Nicholsdaughter of Sebastian Elijah Nichols190519094Church Interior. Died on Ascension Day.

89NorthThomas Northfirst name on this monument1671173160702632274057Church Interior. Of Wainfleet All Saints. Gravestone is inset into floor of church.

90of HaughamAugustine of Haughamfirst name on this monument702332269242Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1349

91of HaxeyWalter of Haxeyfirst name on this monument702332269079Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1312

92of HetheringtonRoger of Hetheringtonfirst name on this monument702332268863Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1273

93of KirkebyAlan of Kirkebyfirst name on this monument702332269169Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1342

94of LactertonR of Lactertonfirst name on this monument702332268453Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1230

95of Marton on TrentWalter of Marton on Trentfirst name on this monument702332268974Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1303

96of TiringtonWilliam of Tiringtonfirst name on this monument7023322687762Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1264

97of WattonRichard of Wattonfirst name on this monument702332269460Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1362

98OldridJohn Henry Oldridfirst name on this monument7023322726114Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1863

99OvertonEric Overtonfirst name on this monument1944701432266157Church Interior. Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

100OvertonJoseph Overtonfirst name on this monument702332271060Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1575


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