Ketura Britton grave monument in St John the Divine Church burial ground, Stillington, Durham, England

Ketura Britton grave monument: legible names and details

full nameburial
Ketura Britton
1942641878first name on monument
Arthur Britton
1947681879husband of Ketura Britton

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Location of the above Ketura Britton monument

St John the Divine Church burial ground, Stillington, Durham, England

St John the Divine Church burial ground, Stillington
St John the Divine Church burial ground

Notes about St John the Divine Church burial ground

The churchyard was photographed in a clockwise rotation starting at the east corner.
In 1872, the Rev. William Cassidi being vicar of Grindon at that time, formed the Parish which by decree 'shall be named The District of Stillington' - the village of Stillington was then known as the Village of Carlton Iron Works. (on 1911 census often referred to as Carlton Iron Works via Ferryhill) The Parish was formed from parts of the Parishes of Grindon (above Railway line) and Redmarshall (below Railway Line). In 1980 the parishes of Stillington & Grindon were combined and in 1982 combined with Redmarshall, Bishopton and Great Stainton (which had already combined in 1977)
Life for the church started with services in a carpenters shop on the Industrial site, then in Cassidi Hall (built in 1875 at the bottom of West Street) prior to the build and dedication of the Church on 29th. June 1880 at a cost of 2,822.
The Vicarage was built in 1884 for 1,850 and in 1982 when the parishes combined the building was sold to become a private dwelling, until then the resident vicar lived in Morrison Street, which was adjacent to the land secured from Carlton Iron Works for the site of the church. The Churchyard was consecrated in 1877.
At the end of the 1914-1918 1st. World War, the Golden Eagle Lecturn was purchased by local parishioners as a memorial dedicated to the local men who had served, 30 of whom lost their lives and are are remembered on the Roll of Honour plaque in the Church, another plaque hangs on the North Wall erected in 1925 recording the dates of Office of all the vicars from 1872.

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