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A list of grave monuments in St Wilfrid, Alford, Lincolnshire, England

St Wilfrid’s Church
Alford
Lincolnshire
England

photo of St Wilfrid’s Church

St Wilfrid’s Church, Alford

Notes about this cemetery

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

J Hobson photographed and Nell Hobson indexed this cemetery.

The status of the photographing of the monuments in this cemetery is complete.

There have been 10 requests for photographs from this cemetery.

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 graves details for this cemetery were added on 29 July 2013

Grave Monument Photographs

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

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The ages given on tombstone 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 cemetery is LN13 9EG - if you have a GPS this might be useful to locate this cemetery!

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

Monuments 1 to 50 for St Wilfrid’s Church, Alford

no.family surnamefull namerelationshipbirth
year
burial
year
agenotesGPR ref.viewsrequests

1John Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1200322682760

2Thomas Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1250322686650

3Walter Church Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1242322685660

4AlmondBernard Almond1918
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Church Interior. Royal Engineers. Name on WW1 roll of honour.
322585450

5ArrowsmithCharles Arrowsmith1917
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Church Interior.Liverpool Scottish. Name on WW1 roll of honour.
3225861130

6BaggleyArthur Stephen Baggley1918
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Church Interior.8th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour.
322587610

7BakerJoseph Baker1942
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Church Interior. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.
322651550

8BaronCharles William BaronChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1904322730500

9BaronMaurice Nelson Baron1899191718
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Church Interior monument.Killed in action in Belgium. RNAS.
322582380

10BaronMaurice Nelson Baron1917Church Interior.RNAS. Name on WW1 roll of honour.322588610

11BellJohn William Bell1914
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Church Interior.RMLI; HMS Hague. Name on WW1 roll of honour.
322589540

12BladesCharles William Blades1918
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Church Interior.2nd West Yorkshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour.
322590610

13BrewerSidney Brewer1917
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Church Interior.1/19 London Regiment (St. Pancras). Name on WW1 roll of honour.
322591480

14BrownHarry Brown1917
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Church 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
3225921251

15BrownHaydn Brown1917
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Church Interior.Northumberland Fusiliers. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322593660

16BrownHerbert William Brown1917
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Church Interior. 2/5 Lincolnshire regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322594740

17BrowneTobias Browne
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Church 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.
322720482

18BurkittJesse Burkitt1919
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Church Interior.Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322595360

19BurkittScott Burkitt1917
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Church Interior.First Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322596490

20CarnleyWilliam Carnley1746180660
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Church Interior. Noted to be 'esquire'. Buried in church vault below memorial.
3226742530
Charles Lacy Carnleyson of William Carnley1795181722
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Church Interior. Youngest son of William Carnley esquire. Buried in church vault below memorial.
William Carnleyson of William Carnley1789184152
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Church Interior. Eldest son of William Carnley esquire. Buried in church vault below memorial.
Mary Carnleydaughter-in-law of William Carnley1788183547
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Church Interior. Wife of William Carney junior. Buried in church vault below memorial.
Elizabeth Carnleygrand daughter of William Carnley1813186552
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Church Interior. Second daughter of William (junior) and Mary Carnley. Buried in church vault below memorial.
William Carnleygrand son of William Carnley1818189072
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Church Interior. Only son of William (junior) and Mary Carnley. Interred at Bilsby.
Mary Carnleygrand daughter of William Carnley1812189785
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Church Interior. Daughter of William (junior) and Mary Carnley. Interred at Bilsby
Emma Carnleygrand daughter-in-law of William Carnley1830190474
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Church Interior. Wife of William Carney (minimus) b1818. Interred at Bilsby.

21CaseWilliam CaseChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1541322704350

22ChristopherRobert Christopher1605166863
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Church 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.
3226461451
Elizabeth Christopherwife of Robert Christopher1617166750
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Church 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 Christopher
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Church Interior. Only child of Sir Robert and Dame Elizabeth Christopher.
Bennett Sherardson-in-law of Robert Christopher
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Church Interior. Son in Law of Sir Robert and Dame Elizabeth Christopher. Husband of Elizabeth Christopher; later Elizabeth; Lady Sherard.

23ClarkGeorge Crabb Clark1916
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Church Interior.First Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322597460

24ClayRaymond Samuel Clay1945
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Church Interior. 6th bn Lincolnshire Regt. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.
322652320

25ClippingdaleThomas ClippingdaleChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1562322706380

26CoultWalter Stanley Coult1917
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Church Interior. 6th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322598490

27CrowsonSidney Crowson1917
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Church Interior.Iniskilling Fusiliers. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322599400

28CrowsonWilliam Arthur Crowson1917
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Church Interior.5th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322600420

29CuppelditchWalter Henry Cuppelditch1918
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Church Interior. 2 bn Royal Irish Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322601510

30DawsonEdmund DawsonChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1806322724420

31DewsnopEmmanuel Dewsnop1666175387
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Church 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.
3226781490
Mercy Dewsnopwife of Emmanuel Dewsnop1668174779
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Church Interior. Had 7 children; two of whom were interred with their parents. The only surviving 3 were Charles; Joshua and Martha.
John Dewsnopson of Emmanuel Dewsnop
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Church Interior. 1 of the 7 children of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop. Interred with their parents. No date given for death.
Mercy Dewsnopdaughter of Emmanuel Dewsnop
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Church Interior. 1 of the 7 children of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop. Interred with their parents. No date given for death.
Charles Dewsnopson of Emmanuel Dewsnop
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Church Interior. Surviving child of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop.
Joshua Dewsnopson of Emmanuel Dewsnop
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Church Interior. Surviving child of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop.
Martha Dewsnopdaughter of Emmanuel Dewsnop
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Church Interior. Surviving child of Emmanuel and Mercy Dewsnop.

32DewsnopEmmanuel DewsnopChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1706322719430

33DoveSamuel DoveChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1669322714390

34DuckeringSamuel Duckering1745180055
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Church Interior. Lay Rector of Alford Parish for 39 years.
322648380

35EllerbyAlbert Ellerby1916
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Church Interior.King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322602280

36EllerbyWilliam Ellerby1917
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Church Interior.13th East Yorkshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322603320

37EnderbyArthur Richard Enderby1941
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Church Interior. Royal Air Force. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.
322653440

38FormanLeonard Ernest Forman1917
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Church Interior. 8 bn Canadian Infantry. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322604360

39GardynerThomas GardynerChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1421322697450

40George-JonesGwilym Ifor George-JonesChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1971322734810

41GodrykHenry GodrykChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1466322700380

42GravesFrank Graves1964
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Church Interior. Organist and Choirmaster from 1897 until his death.
322649390

43GreenwoodJohn Grenville Greenwood1941
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Church Interior. Royal Navy. HMS Galatea. Alford with Rigsby and Ailby Roll of Honour 1939-1945.
322654720

44GreyJohn GreyChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1565322707380

45HackfordSamuel Hackford1917
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Church Interior.1st Garrison battery Notts and Derbyshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322605410

46HackneySidney Tom Hackney1916
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Church Interior.1st Lincolnshire Regt.Name on WW1 roll of honour
322606430

47HallAbraham Hall1917
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Church Interior. 6th Lincolnshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322607410

48HammondBasil Martin Hammond1916
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Church Interior.14th Royal Warwickshire Regt. Name on WW1 roll of honour
322608480

49HannahJohn Hannah1799183233
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Monument is large rectangular table style with inscription on side facing away from church and stands in the churchyard. Surgeon
3227431000
Elizabeth not given of John Hannah
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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 HansonChurch Interior. Vicar of St Wilfrid's Alford 1574322709350

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