Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard

The graveyard of Lightcliffe Old Church stands at the junction of Till Carr Lane and Wakefield Road.

The Church licensed for baptisms and for burials in 1668.

In 1865, the graveyard was extended.

Till Carr House stood in the grounds of the graveyard. Evan Sutherland-Walker moved the house to its present position, further down Till Carr Lane, in 1865.

People buried here

The following people are/were listed here:

James  Bancroft
Philemon  Bancroft
William  Berry
Fred  Booth
Fred  Booth
Joseph  Lumb Brook
George  Percy S. Brown

Rev Thomas Cox

Abraham  Drake

Hannah  Greenwood
Mary Guest
Rev William Gurney

May  Hartley
William  Holland
Joseph  Alfred Holt
Charles  Henry Hoyle
Timothy  Hoyle

Christopher  Joshua Kershaw

John  Leeming

Hugh  Mallinson
Jane, wife of John  Mallinson
William  Mallinson
Fred  Mitchell

Joseph  Naylor

George Edward Potter
Herbert  Pybus
Walter  Pybus
William  Pybus

Abraham  Radcliffe
Charles  Radcliffe
William  Radcliffe
William  Towne Radcliffe

Dr Middleton Scales
Samuel  Sharp
Edgar  Sharpe
Joseph  William Shaw
Family of John  Shillito
John  Smith
Joshua  Smith
Sammy  Smith
Reginald  John Sowerby
Frederick Clarkson, son of John  William Standeven
Leonard  Sucksmith
Rev  Richard Sutcliffe
Captain  George Mackay Sutherland

James  Tate
Matilda  Tate
William  Tate

John  Walker
John  Wheelhouse

The Walker family of Lightcliffe


The Friends of St Matthew's Churchyard, Lightcliffe have done an an excellent job of clearing the overgrown ground, and of recording the graves at Lightcliffe Church.

See St Matthew's Churchyard Burial Records

See Brighouse Cemetery and Friends of St Matthew's Churchyard, Lightcliffe

© Malcolm Bull 2021
Revised 18:38 / 12th April 2021 / 8189

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