St Margaret of Antioch's Church burial ground, Tanfield, Durham, England

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1AgarElizabeth Agarfirst name on this monument1870421912id: 78210831
George Agarhusband of Elizabeth Agar

2AllanAnnie Allanfirst name on this monument1831261857id: 64411453
Archibald Allanfather of Annie Allan of Hill Top Dipton. Born in Whitburn, Durham in 1802. Son of Peter Allan Snr (gamekeepre at Whitburn Hall) & brother to Peter Allan Jnr, the 'hermit'who developed Marsden's Grotto.
Ann Allanmother of Annie Allan

3AndersonElizabeth Ann Andersonfirst name on this monument1858561914id: 7281095
George Andersonhusband of Elizabeth Ann Anderson

4AndersonFrederick Andersonfirst name on this monument187411875id: 7381111
John Andersonbrother of Frederick Anderson1878171895
Joseph Andersonfather of Frederick Anderson1850461896 of Beamish
Mary Andersonmother of Frederick Anderson1843631906
Nancy Edgellniece of Frederick Anderson no year given

5AndersonJohn Andersonfirst name on this monument185851863id: 5791086youngest son
Ralph Andersonbrother of John Anderson1859381897 fourth son
Septimus Andersonbrother of John Anderson1872431915
Ralph Andersonfather of John Anderson1825781903 of Beamish
Jane Andersonmother of John Anderson1828521880

6AndersonThomas Andersonfirst name on this monument1829301859id: 60610951
Ralph Andersonfather of Thomas Anderson1802661868
Catherine Andersonmother of Thomas Anderson1807741881
William Anderson1915 age not clear

7AndersonWilliam Andersonfirst name on this monument1878141892id: 6861115accidently killed at East Tanfield Colliery
William Andersonfather of William Anderson1853711924
Isabella Andersonmother of William Anderson1856901946
Margaret Harrisonsister of William Anderson1890611951

8ArchdaleThomas Hewan Archdalefirst name on this monument1843811924id: 8481084Priest of St Margarets for 47 years - Rural Dean of Chester-Le-Street 1909 to 1918 and Canon of Durham 1914
Ruby Archdaledaughter of Thomas Hewan Archdale188751892
M H Archdaledaughter-in-law of Thomas Hewan Archdale wife of Rowley
Irene Archdale1850 no age given
R A Dewar1857 no age given
Rowley Archdaleson of Thomas Hewan Archdale1879591938
Mary Archdalewife of Thomas Hewan Archdale1846891935

9ArkleMary Arklefirst name on this monument1827481875id: 6811082died at Beamish Park
Edward Arklehusband of Mary Arkle

10ArklessJohn Arklessfirst name on this monument1823411864id: 60811231
Sarah Arklessdaughter-in-law of John Arkless1868781946
Edward Arklessfather of John Arkless second son
George Hall Harelawfather-in-law of John Arkless
George Arklessson of John Arkless1859681927
Isabella Arklesswife of John Arkless1823631886 third Daughter of George Harelaw

11ArmstrongElizabeth Ann Armstrongfirst name on this monument1870691939id: 8001076
Matthew Armstronghusband of Elizabeth Ann Armstrong1869791948

12ArmstrongHenry Armstrongfirst name on this monument1824501874id: 61510761died at West Stanley
Margaret Armstrong186421866

13ArmstrongJohn Armstrongfirst name on this monument1839441883id: 7811090of Hill Top Dipton
John Robert Armstrongson of John Armstrong1876311907 second son
Mary Jane Armstrongwife of John Armstrong1845811926 died at Ash Terrace; Tantobie

14ArmstrongThomas Armstrongfirst name on this monument1848721920id: 81710851

15ArmstrongWilliam Armstrongfirst name on this monument1913id: 72110671rest of details obscured by ground
Isabella Armstrongwife of William Armstrong
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16AtkinsonMary Atkinsonfirst name on this monument1905171922id: 80810981
John W Atkinsonfather of Mary Atkinson
Mary A Atkinsonmother of Mary Atkinson

17AtkinsonRobert Atkinsonfirst name on this monument1850441894id: 7571081
Joseph Atkinsonson of Robert Atkinson1879271906
Tom Pringle Atkinsonson of Robert Atkinson1878
Margaret Atkinsonwife of Robert Atkinson

18AtkinsonRobert Atkinsonfirst name on this monument1878431921id: 8301074of Hobson
John Robinson Atkinsonbrother of Robert Atkinson1892231915 died of wounds ar Dardanelles
Margaret Atkinsonwife of Robert Atkinson1877711948

19AtkinsonWilliam Atkinsonfirst name on this monument1812781890id: 63310991wifes name missing on photo

20BakerRobert Bakerfirst name on this monument1829671896id: 7731082
Mary Jane Bakerdaughter of Robert Baker died in Infancy
John Bakerson of Robert Baker died in Infancy
Mary Bakerwife of Robert Baker1837651902

21BartleSusannah Bartlefirst name on this monument1844521896id: 75310931
Susannah Bartledaughter of Susannah Bartle1887211908
Henry Bartlehusband of Susannah Bartle1925 age missing
Samuel Agustus Bartleson of Susannah Bartle1883361919

22BatesGeorge Batesfirst name on this monument1818601878id: 7621079died at White-Le-Head
Margaret Batesdaughter of George Bates1850111861
Margaret Bateswife of George Bates1813641877

23BatesSarah Batesfirst name on this monument1837761913id: 72210801died at Bute Street; White - Le - Head
Matthew Bateshusband of Sarah Bates

24BatesStephen Batesfirst name on this monument1896191915id: 7321072
William Batesfather of Stephen Bates
Elizabeth Ann Batesmother of Stephen Bates

25BatesThomas Batesfirst name on this monument1834811915id: 7391076
Mary Bateswife of Thomas Bates1833851918

26BatesWilliam Batesfirst name on this monument1864491913id: 7201070
Elizabeth Ann Bateswife of William Bates

27BatsonMary Batsonfirst name on this monument1815781893id: 76610931of Tantobie
Joseph Batsonhusband of Mary Batson1820761896

28BeattieRobert Beattiefirst name on this monument1848491897id: 7001135Accidently killed at Burnopfield Colliery
Sarah Beattiewife of Robert Beattie details obscured in ground

29BeckJoseph Beckfirst name on this monument1807851892id: 75810775
Mary Beckwife of Joseph Beck1816821898

30BellJohn Watson Bellfirst name on this monument1850711921id: 82910791
Eleanor Bellwife of John Watson Bell1853711924 of Hobson

31BellJoseph Bellfirst name on this monument1814461860id: 7521078of Heburn Quay
Mary Ann Belldaughter of Joseph Bell187911880
Thomas Kay1861261887
Mary Ann Bellwife of Joseph Bell1831361867

32BellMatthew Bellfirst name on this monument1896251921id: 8231085of Logan House
Henrietta Bellwife of Matthew Bell

33BellRobert Bellfirst name on this monument1868471915id: 7071088
Amelia Bellwife of Robert Bell

34BennisonPhilip Bennisonfirst name on this monument1828531881id: 5831125of Consett
John Bennisonson of Philip Bennison1869
John Jospeh Bennisonson of Philip Bennison1867
Thomas Bennisonson of Philip Bennison187031873
Ann Bennisonwife of Philip Bennison1831451876
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35BickertonAnn Bickertonfirst name on this monument1732621794id: 66610952
William Bickertonhusband of Ann Bickerton1740661806

36BirtleyHenry Birtleyfirst name on this monument1852541906id: 71310992of Co-operative Villas Beamish
Mary Jane Birtleywife of Henry Birtley

37BlaxtonJane Blaxtonfirst name on this monumentid: 65511433Year and age not clear stone eroded
Jane Blaxtondaughter of Jane Blaxton177471781
John Blaxtonhusband of Jane Blaxton1711611772
Jane Blaxton1783201803
John Blaxton1745451790
Robert Blaxton1808 age not clear and name below not clear
Thomas Blaxton1780251805 Surgeon on HMS Lancaster - buried at Bombay
Annabella Wheatley179751802 Daughter of W. and Isabella Wheatley
Isabella Wheatley
W Wheatley Husband of Isabella
Matthew Blaxtonson of Jane Blaxton1779

38BlaxtonWilson Blaxtonfirst name on this monument1786541840id: 65610682
Annabella Blaxtondaughter of Wilson Blaxton1812501862
Travis Robert Blaxtonson of Wilson Blaxton1813511864 Fifth Son - Transcription incorrect, should read Francis Robert Blaxton. Baptised at Tanfield on December 16th, 1832.
Wilson Blaxtonson of Wilson Blaxton1806551861 Fourth Son interred at Abbey Park cemetery

39BoltonWilliam Boltonfirst name on this monument1895491944id: 7951112Awarded the Military Medal 1917

40BramleyMatthew Bramleyfirst name on this monument1834401874id: 6381099of Stanley

41BrockbanksGeorge Brockbanksfirst name on this monument1874351909id: 7151155of Tantobie accidently killed at Tanfield Lea
Christiana Brockbankswife of George Brockbanks

42BrownCharles Brownfirst name on this monument1830571887id: 7771116Accidently killed at East Tanfield Colliery
Jane Brownwife of Charles Brown1826771903

43BrownJohn Brownfirst name on this monument186051865id: 6901092
Matthew Brownfather of John Brown1833601893
Isabel Brownmother of John Brown
Alice Brownsister of John Brown1874151889

44BrownJoseph Brownfirst name on this monument1801711872id: 5921084
William Brownbrother of Joseph Brown1833231856 killed by a fall of coal at Hobson pit
Joseph Brown1835321867 of Mousett; died in California
Catherine Brownsister of Joseph Brown

45BrownMary Brownfirst name on this monument1816491865id: 61411021
Thomas Brownhusband of Mary Brown1811781889
Thomas Henry Brownson of Mary Brown1853181871

46BulmerBeatrice Bulmerfirst name on this monument188851893id: 77011771
Isaac Bulmerbrother of Beatrice Bulmer1892241916
Ralph Bulmerbrother of Beatrice Bulmer1885331918 Killed in Action
Robert Bulmerfather of Beatrice Bulmer1838761914
Mary Jane Bulmermother of Beatrice Bulmer1852821934

47CarrJohn William Carrfirst name on this monument1889731962id: 6971076

48CawthornWilliam Cawthornfirst name on this monument1793831876id: 66710885of Lintzford
Sarah Kirsoff Cawthorndaughter of William Cawthorn1817421859
James Wardle Cawthorngrand son of William Cawthorn1865
Elizabeth Cawthorn1795641859
Mary Cawthorn1841311872

49CharltonG H Charltonfirst name on this monument1919id: 8271086Stoker second class R.N. SS/117535 HMS Victory

50CharltonMary Jane Charltonfirst name on this monument1873181891id: 76110904George Charlton's first wife, nee Mary Jane Clementson. She died the month and year her son George was born. One could assume she died in childbirth.
George Charltonhusband of Mary Jane Charlton1865561921
George Charltonson of Mary Jane Charlton1892
George Henry Charltonson of second wife and husband of Mary Jane Charlton1894251919 is the son of George Charlton's second wife Mary Atkins Charlton. He served in the Royal Navy during WW1. He died due to war related condition. Buried in a commonwealth grave in St Margaret Antioch churchyard. His mother, Mary Atkins Charlton and his siblings, emigrated to the USA after the death of his father, George Charlton. His mother is buried in Rathmel Cemetery, Rathmel, Pennsylvania, USA.
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51ClarkNathanial Clarkfirst name on this monument1849691918id: 68410791of Tanfield Hall; Land Agent
Janet Mary Clarkwife of Nathanial Clark1846691915

52ClarkNathaniel Clarkfirst name on this monument1813591872id: 62410711of Beamish Park - Land Agent
Robert Clarkson of Nathaniel Clark1855341889 of Lintz Green House - died at Marseilles
Sarah Clarkwife of Nathaniel Clark1821811902

53ClementThomas Clementfirst name on this monumentid: 6171112
Mary Halldaughter of Thomas Clement1813291842
Elizabeth Clementwife of Thomas Clement

54ClementsonMary Jane Clementsonfirst name on this monument1847691916id: 76010901
Rachel Simpsondaughter of Mary Jane Clementson
Joshua F Clementsonhusband of Mary Jane Clementson1842781920
George Simpsonson-in-law of Mary Jane Clementson1872821954

55CoeJohn Coefirst name on this monument1775471822id: 6031074
Mary Coewife of John Coe1782871869

56CollingHannah Collingfirst name on this monument1825841909id: 7741100
William Henry Collinghusband of Hannah Colling

57CookeSarah Cookefirst name on this monument1859681927id: 8051077of Tantobie
James Cookehusband of Sarah Cooke1929 Age obscured

58CraigieJohn Craigiefirst name on this monument1838401878id: 8461075Gardener - died at Beamish Park

59CurryJohn Curryfirst name on this monument1798371835id: 6641092of Colliery Dykes died at Barlow
Matthew Curryson of John Curry1823481871 Died at Colliery Dykes
William Curryson of John Curry1829681897 died at Swalwell
Ann Currywife of John Curry1798771875 died at Annitsford

60CuthbertsonMargaret Ann Cuthbertsonfirst name on this monument1844241868id: 5711277Third daughter
William Cuthbertsonbrother of Margaret Ann Cuthbertson1848251873 Third son; Killed when following his employment at the Trafalgar goods station newcastle
Thomas Cuthbertsonfather of Margaret Ann Cuthbertson
Ann Cuthbertsonmother of Margaret Ann Cuthbertson

61DavisonG Davisonfirst name on this monument1925191944id: 78610741677871. Sergeant. Flight Engineer R.A.F

62DavisonJohn Henry Davisonfirst name on this monument1848491897id: 70510752of Burnopfield Colliery died of injuries recieved
Margaret Davisonwife of John Henry Davison

63DavisonRobert Davisonfirst name on this monument1818681886id: 77811041of Tantobie
Annabell Davisondaughter of Robert Davison1949 age obscured
Elizabeth Davisondaughter of Robert Davison1858651923
Jane Ann Davisondaughter of Robert Davison1862771939
Mary Davisondaughter of Robert Davison1855731928
Martha Holtdaughter of Robert Davison1853681921
Dinah Oliverdaughter of Robert Davison1858711929
Eleanor Whaledaughter of Robert Davison1868701938
Elizabeth Davison year and age obscured
Matthew Davisonson of Robert Davison186091869
Elizabeth Davisonwife of Robert Davison1826761902

64DawsonSarah Dawsonfirst name on this monument1872411913id: 71910811Maiden name:Bates Children: Elizabeth, Selby Gladstone,William Chatto,Matthew and Joseph.
William C Dawsonhusband of Sarah Dawson of Tantobie Birth 1875 Lanchester

65DewarMary Dewarfirst name on this monument1881881969id: 68211541
T H Archdalefather of Mary Dewar
D A Dewarhusband of Mary Dewar
Nora Ogilvysister of Mary Dewar1885731958

66DixonGeorge Dixonfirst name on this monument1813621875id: 6211114of Burnopfield

67DoddsGeorge Doddsfirst name on this monumentid: 58411022
Elizabeth Doddsdaughter of George Dodds1851
George Doddsson of George Dodds1 year not complete 185?
Mary Doddsfirst wife of George Dodds1784601844
Mary Doddssecond wife of George Dodds1823281851
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68DoddsJames Ernest Doddsfirst name on this monument1901511952id: 79310961
Eva Doddswife of James Ernest Dodds

69DoolanJames Doolanfirst name on this monument1858691927id: 80410811
Catherine Doolanwife of James Doolan

70EllidgeRichard Ellidgefirst name on this monument1791411832id: 61610761died of cholera; Methodist Minister for 25 years

71ElliottJohn Elliottfirst name on this monument1787451832id: 6201082of Gibside; died at Edinburgh
John Elliottson of John Elliott1812161828
Elizabeth Elliottwife of John Elliott

72EllisonWilliam George Thomas Ellisonfirst name on this monument1790551845id: 66010851of Lintz Green
Jemima Ellisonwife of William George Thomas Ellison79 died at Tynemouth - Year not clear 18?5

73EltringhamJoseph Eltringhamfirst name on this monument1830251855id: 64711332killed by the explosion of a boiler at Consett Iron Works
Thomas Eltringhambrother of Joseph Eltringham1838281866
John Eltringhamfather of Joseph Eltringham1815721887
Thomasin Eltringhammother of Joseph Eltringham1806851891

74EnglishGeorge Englishfirst name on this monument1786691855id: 5811102of Pithill
John Englishson of George English1809341843
William Englishson of George English182121823
Sarah Englishfirst wife of George English1785311816
Ann Englishsecond wife of George English1785641849

75EwehurstheadNot Given Ewehurstheadfirst name on this monument1895id: 6981070

76FawcettEdwin Fawcettfirst name on this monument1859621921id: 81211041
Charlotte Ann Fawcettwife of Edwin Fawcett

77FirstbrookWilliam Firstbrookfirst name on this monument1857351892id: 76811421accidently killed at Tanfield Lea Colliery
Grace Firstbrookmother of William Firstbrook1825661891
Margaret Firstbrookwife of William Firstbrook

78FirstbrookWilliam Firstbrookfirst name on this monumentid: 7691109erected by members of the Tanfield Lea Silver Model Band as testimony to his 18 years with them

79FletcherFrances Fletcherfirst name on this monument1838431881id: 69610771
Martha Hannah Fletcherdaughter of Frances Fletcher1872
Edward Fletcherhusband of Frances Fletcher1841511892

80FletcherSarah Fletcherfirst name on this monument1838341872id: 6041088
Joseph Fletcherfather-in-law of Sarah Fletcher1811551866
John Fletcherhusband of Sarah Fletcher1837531890 of Stanley
Ann Fletchermother-in-law of Sarah Fletcher1807611868

81ForsterAnn Forsterfirst name on this monument1770661836id: 67210911
James Forsterhusband of Ann Forster1765901855

82ForsterIsabella Forsterfirst name on this monument1879751954id: 79111121
Joseph Forster1870851955

83GailesMargaret Gailesfirst name on this monument1849201869id: 6021083
Thomas Gailesbrother of Margaret Gailes died in Infancy
Allice Turnerdaughter of Margaret Gailes1862241886 Allice as spelt on stone
John Gailesfather of Margaret Gailes1827781905
Mary Gailesmother of Margaret Gailes1828741902
William Turnerson-in-law of Margaret Gailes

84GailesThomas Gailesfirst name on this monument1852681920id: 60010961died at Birtley
Jane Gaileswife of Thomas Gailes

85GibsonAnn Gibsonfirst name on this monument1815601875id: 5751094
Anthony Gibsonhusband of Ann Gibson1816881904 of West Stanley
Robert Gibsonson of Ann Gibson184111842
Thomas Gibsonson of Ann Gibson1845521897

86GibsonHenry Gibsonfirst name on this monument1811681879id: 68710741of Victoria Garesfield Colliery
Catherine Gibsonwife of Henry Gibson1810721882
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87GibsonMary Alice Gibsonfirst name on this monument1870471917id: 7351079
Robert Gibsonhusband of Mary Alice Gibson of White-Le-Head

88GibsonSamuel Melvin Gibsonfirst name on this monument1821761897id: 75910822
Mary Gibsonwife of Samuel Melvin Gibson1838541892

89GibsonSidney Henderson Gibsonfirst name on this monument1884261910id: 7441090Accidently Killed
Caroline Mary Gibsonwife of Sidney Henderson Gibson

90GibsonThomas Gibsonfirst name on this monument1778721850id: 66210813
Ann Gibsondaughter-in-law of Thomas Gibson1835261861 died at Causey Row
Francis Gibsonson of Thomas Gibson Year 1890? and Age not clear
Samuel Gibsonson of Thomas Gibson
Sarah Gibsonwife of Thomas Gibson1791631854

91GladdersGeorge Gladdersfirst name on this monument1871661937id: 83810771
Margaret Gladderswife of George Gladders1879691948

92GodfreyThomas Godfreyfirst name on this monument1806561862id: 6051091Born at the Fuldon Mains; Northumberland

93GrayCharlotte Grayfirst name on this monument1867531920id: 8131073
James Grayhusband of Charlotte Gray of 2 Bowes Terrace; Hobson

94GreenerRobert Greenerfirst name on this monument1899171916id: 73311072
Joseph Greenerfather of Robert Greener of Mitchell Avenue Tantobie
Mary Greenermother of Robert Greener

95GreenerRobert Greenerfirst name on this monument1870181888id: 69110971injured by a fall of stone Dec 10th 1887
Joseph Greenerfather of Robert Greener
Dorothy Greenermother of Robert Greener

96GreenhowEdward Meadows Greenhowfirst name on this monument1822181840id: 6611089died at Causey Hall

97GrievsonWilliam Grievsonfirst name on this monument1824731897id: 7021079
John Grievsonson of William Grievson1878391917 killed in action at Messines Ridge; France
Margaret Grievsonwife of William Grievson1841721913

98HallAnn Hallfirst name on this monument1839801919id: 8251083
John Hallhusband of Ann Hall1832901922

99HallMary Hallfirst name on this monument1825501875id: 6341078
Mary Ann Halldaughter of Mary Hall year missing 18??
Mary Ann Halldaughter of Mary Hall1856111867 second daughter
John Hallhusband of Mary Hall of Annfield Plain
Philip Hallson of Mary Hall1851221873

100HamiltonMartha Hamiltonfirst name on this monument1883391922id: 81510771
William Hamiltonhusband of Martha Hamilton of Tantobie

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