Memorial Inscriptions: Darleydale Hillside Methodist

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Memorial Inscriptions in the Hillside Methodist Church, Darley Dale, Derbyshire

Wooden plaque
To the Glory of God and in memory of WILLIAM NEEDHAM born May 29 1861, died June 23 1929

Plaque on Cross
In memory of GEORGE WARDMAN loyal member of this church 1912 - 1987

Two Collection Plates
These plates were given in memory of WALTER LOMAS by his wife

Plaque on altar table
To the Glory of God Presented by the choir in grateful memory of
SAMUEL S.WARDMAN J.P. C.C. Choirmaster and Office Bearer 1908 - 1934

Cup.
JOHN TURNER SEC. SCHOOL, DARLEY DALE
Religious Education, Presented by J.HANCOCK 3rd April 1964

SEVERAL CHAIRS WITH PLAQUES ON BACK:

  1. In memory of FRANCIS FORBES a devoted servant of God and loving father, presented by his son and daughter as a token of appreciation of his Christian influence.
  2. In loving memory of FRANCIS FORBES a faithful servant of this chUrch 1921-45 as Treasurer,Sunday School Superintendent and Trustee Presented by his wife.
  3. In memory of LUCY WARDMAN 1878 - 1948 wife of S.S.WARDMAN: J.P. C.C. a faithful member of this church Presented by her family
  4. Presented by Mrs BAUGH in memory of her son DAVID BAUGH a member of this Sunday School for many years
  5. In loving memory of Mrs DORIS PITTS 1900 - 1988
  6. In loving memory of a dear father & grqpfather CHARLES LEONARD FEARN 1917 - 1990 a devoted member of this church for many years
  7. In loving memory of THOMAS HERBERT FEARN Presented by his wife WIN
  8. In loving memory of Mr 'TANT' WIGLEY Presented by his wife, Mrs. ELSIE WIGLEY July 1989
  9. This chair was presented by Mr.C.L.FEARN Office bearer and choir member of this church for many years July 1989.
  10. JOHN WILLIAM LARGE In loving memory 1905 - 1984
  11. In loving memory of Mrs IDA GREATOREX organist and faithful) member of this ohuroh Presented b3s her Zamily
  12. In loving memory of WILLIAM EWART PITTS C.B.E. Q.P.M. Chief Constable of DERBYSHIRE from 1954 - 1967
  13. In loving memory of Mrs FREDA L.TAYLOR 1988
  14. This chair was presented by Mrs PEGGY FEARN member of this church for many years July 1989
  15. Presented by BRENDA and HAROLD GLADWIN on the occasion of their ruby wedding anniversary 27 May 1990
  16. This chair was presented by Mrs SUE BERRY a faithful member of this church for many years July 1989
  17. This chair was presented by Mrs FLORENCE GREGORY of DARLEY DALE a faithful servant of this ohurch for many years

In memory of G.W. & S.E.WHITE - Hymn Book.

Stone in vestry.

To the Glory of God This stone was laid by J.H.FEARN
on behalf of the church and trustees 7th January 1956

  1. J.C.HOWES
  2. F. GREGORY
  3. H. GREGORY
  4. E.A. SMITH
  5. L. CHARLESWORTH
  6. A.O.WILIKINSON
  7. A.C.HOWES
  8. L.A.MADDOCKS
  9. L. WARDMAN
  10. R.D.C.LANE
  11. H. WILSON
  12. W.E. CHARLES WORTH
  13. E.A. SMITH
  14. L. CHARLESWORTH
  15. J. WILSON
  16. L.P SMITH
  17. P.H RUDD
  18. J.L. FEARN
  19. C. WARDMAN
  20. B. WHITE
  21. W.H. NEEDHAM
  22. E. WARDMAN
  23. T.H. FEARN
  24. G.R. MILLLLWARD
  25. R. SMITH
  26. E.E.S. LANE
  27. R. LEHAN
  28. E. WILKINSON

The following are on outer walls.

In grateful remembrance of :
THOMAS SMITH Office bearer of this church; NORTHWOOD 1885 - 1912; DARLEY HILLSIDE 1912 - 1918
P.M.WALL - on retaining wall.
S.S. WARDMAN DARLEY DALE - East wall
Laid by J.D. MARSDEN Esq. NOTTINGHAM May 11th 1912

On Buttress

Rev. T.M.LAKIN Circuit Minister
S.HAYWARD DARLEY DALE
A.E.WILKINSON DARLEY DALE
Laid by Mrs MARY STAFFORD on behalf of BAKEWELL P.M.SOCIETY
Laid by THOMAS SMITH in memory of his wife SARAH ANN SMITH DARLEY DALE
THOMAS SMITH, DARLEY DALE
Laid by J.GREGORY in Memory of S.E.WILSON on behalf of NORTHWOOD CHOIR
Laid by F.B. & L.WILDGOOSE in memory of our only daughter,DAI
D,M.WILDGOOSE J.P. Architect Matlock
PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH 1912

These Memorial Inscriptions appear by kind permission of the Derbyshire Family History Society. Their website is located HERE. Books, fiches and other materials on Belper, as well as other Derbyshire districts, may be obtained from the Society.

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