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Cockermouth Cemetery Inscriptions - Surnames 'A'

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NAME PLAN LOCATION PLOT NO. DATE OF BIRTH DATE OF DEATH HEADSTONE INSCRIPTION
A + A O 288 N/K two stones at foot of tree approx mid way between 288 & 289 A + A
Abraham Ashley R 10/07/1984 "dark grey granite, on plinth, with additional polished granite headstone lying in front on plinth on ground" STONE 1: In/remembrance/Janet Ingram S.R.N./died 24th November 1970/ STONE 2: In loving memory/of/Barbara/died 10th Nov. 1990/beloved wife of/Ashley Abraham/died 10th July 1984./
Abraham Barbara R 10/11/1990 "dark grey granite, on plinth, with additional polished granite headstone lying in front on plinth on ground" STONE 1: In/remembrance/Janet Ingram S.R.N./died 24th November 1970/ STONE 2: In loving memory/of/Barbara/died 10th Nov. 1990/beloved wife of/Ashley Abraham/died 10th July 1984./
Ackerley J mas m 00/2005 white marble memorial approx 20ft high in memory of/worshipful brother colonel/Frederick Robertson Sewell/of Brandlingill/deputy provincial grand master of/Cumberland & Westmorland/past grand deacon of England/born September 30th 1839/died February 8th 1907/erectedby/the brethren of Skiddaw lodge/of freemasons/no 1002 Cockermouth/ad 1909
Aitken A M R 21 05/12/1923 "polished granite, half stone" "To the Memory of/Claude C. R. Aitken,/died March 13th 1945, aged 69 years/also his wife A. M. Aitken,/died Dec. 5th 1923, aged 47 years./"
Aitken Claude C R R 21 13/03/1945 "polished granite, half stone" "To the Memory of/Claude C. R. Aitken,/died March 13th 1945, aged 69 years/also his wife A. M. Aitken,/died Dec. 5th 1923, aged 47 years./"
Aitken Kathleen Q 31/05/2004 "dark grey marble, on plinth, gold lettering, 2 flower urns, crucifix motif" Cherished Memories of/Kathleen Aitken/a devoted mother & grandma/who passed away 31st May 2004/aged 57 years/In God's keeping/Gone but not forgotten/
Alcock Maggie Q 23/05/1913 "sandstone, flower motif" "In Loving Memory of/Thomas Gibson,/who died March 23rd 1915,/aged 72 years./""Safe in the arms of Jesus""/Hannah the beloved wife of/Thomas Gibson,/who died Feb. 11th 1913,/aged 70 years./Also Maggie their daughter,/& beloved wife of James Alcock/of Keswick/who died May 23rd 1913/aged 42 years/Until the day breaks the shadows flee away/"
Allan James E 04/02/1935 large sandstone crown emblem at top in loving memory of/Sarah Allan/wife of James Allan/who died Jan 9th 1924/aged 65 years/James Allan/who died Feb 4th 1935 aged 78 years/husband of the above/pte Jas Allan their son/died of wounds received in action/Oct 1st 1918 aged 22 years/
Allan Jas E 01/10/1918 large sandstone crown emblem at top in loving memory of/Sarah Allan/wife of James Allan/who died Jan 9th 1924/aged 65 years/James Allan/who died Feb 4th 1935 aged 78 years/husband of the above/pte Jas Allan their son/died of wounds received in action/Oct 1st 1918 aged 22 years/
Allan Sarah E 09/01/1924 large sandstone crown emblem at top in loving memory of/Sarah Allan/wife of James Allan/who died Jan 9th 1924/aged 65 years/James Allan/who died Feb 4th 1935 aged 78 years/husband of the above/pte Jas Allan their son/died of wounds received in action/Oct 1st 1918 aged 22 years/
Allison Anne K 31/07/1913 granite block on pedestal(top broken off) "Annie Allison/daughter of/Joseph Allison/Horsman street,Cockermouth/who died July 31st 1913/aged (2) years"
Allison Annie K 241 31/07/1913 "61"" high,27"" wide, blue bells at the top" in loving memory of/Joseph Allison/who died May 15th 1900/aged 81 years/also Hannah his wife/who died April 22nd 1909/aged 88 years/Joseph Allison/who was acciden(tly) drowned/August 27th 1881/aged 51 years/Mary Jane Allison/who died April 17th 1900/aged 44 years/Annie Allison/who died July 31st 1913/aged 62 years/John Coldbeck Allison/born Jan27th 1858 died June 7th 1921
Allison Hannah K 241 22/04/1909 "61"" high,27"" wide, blue bells at the top" in loving memory of/Joseph Allison/who died May 15th 1900/aged 81 years/also Hannah his wife/who died April 22nd 1909/aged 88 years/Joseph Allison/who was acciden(tly) drowned/August 27th 1881/aged 51 years/Mary Jane Allison/who died April 17th 1900/aged 44 years/Annie Allison/who died July 31st 1913/aged 62 years/John Coldbeck Allison/born Jan27th 1858 died June 7th 1921
Allison Henry S K 238 12/05/1881 "54"" high,27"" wide, sheaf of corn at top" in affectionate remembrance/Henry S Allison/who died May 12th 1881/aged 56 years/also Isabella his wife died at Carlisle/April 12th 1911 aged 67 years/and was interred here/also Sara eldest daughter of the/above who died March 26th 1896 aged 22 years
Allison Isabella K 238 12/04/1911 "54"" high,27"" wide, sheaf of corn at top" in affectionate remembrance/Henry S Allison/who died May 12th 1881/aged 56 years/also Isabella his wife died at Carlisle/April 12th 1911 aged 67 years/and was interred here/also Sara eldest daughter of the/above who died March 26th 1896 aged 22 years
Allison John A 796 0/1873 "large headstone, poor condition" "In Memory of/Nancy the Wife of John Allison/waller of Cockermouth,/who died January 5th 1869/Aged [--] years/the above named John Allison/who died [............] 1873/aged [........] years/John their El[........] who died/March 15th 18[--] Aged 58 Years/Mary Ann(---_beloved/wife of James(---) died Dec/23(---)"
Allison John A 796 15/03/? "large headstone, poor condition" "In Memory of/Nancy the Wife of John Allison/waller of Cockermouth,/who died January 5th 1869/Aged [--] years/the above named John Allison/who died [............] 1873/aged [........] years/John their El[........] who died/March 15th 18[--] Aged 58 Years/Mary Ann(---_beloved/wife of James(---) died Dec/23(---)"
Allison John E 07/12/1946 polished granite on plinth in/loving memory of/John Allison/who died Dec 7th 1946/aged 71 years/Sarah Margaret/his wife/who died Sept 2nd 1951/aged 78 years
Allison John Coldbeck K 241 27/01/1858 07/06/1921 "61"" high,27"" wide, blue bells at the top" in loving memory of/Joseph Allison/who died May 15th 1900/aged 81 years/also Hannah his wife/who died April 22nd 1909/aged 88 years/Joseph Allison/who was acciden(tly) drowned/August 27th 1881/aged 51 years/Mary Jane Allison/who died April 17th 1900/aged 44 years/Annie Allison/who died July 31st 1913/aged 62 years/John Coldbeck Allison/born Jan27th 1858 died June 7th 1921
Allison Joseph K 241 15/05/1900 "61"" high,27"" wide, blue bells at the top" in loving memory of/Joseph Allison/who died May 15th 1900/aged 81 years/also Hannah his wife/who died April 22nd 1909/aged 88 years/Joseph Allison/who was acciden(tly) drowned/August 27th 1881/aged 51 years/Mary Jane Allison/who died April 17th 1900/aged 44 years/Annie Allison/who died July 31st 1913/aged 62 years/John Coldbeck Allison/born Jan27th 1858 died June 7th 1921
Allison Joseph K 241 27/08/1881 "61"" high,27"" wide, blue bells at the top" in loving memory of/Joseph Allison/who died May 15th 1900/aged 81 years/also Hannah his wife/who died April 22nd 1909/aged 88 years/Joseph Allison/who was acciden(tly) drowned/August 27th 1881/aged 51 years/Mary Jane Allison/who died April 17th 1900/aged 44 years/Annie Allison/who died July 31st 1913/aged 62 years/John Coldbeck Allison/born Jan27th 1858 died June 7th 1921
Allison Mary Ann A 796 23/12/? "large headstone, poor condition" "In Memory of/Nancy the Wife of John Allison/waller of Cockermouth,/who died January 5th 1869/Aged [--] years/the above named John Allison/who died [............] 1873/aged [........] years/John their El[........] who died/March 15th 18[--] Aged 58 Years/Mary Ann(---_beloved/wife of James(---) died Dec/23(---)"
Allison Mary Jane K 241 17/04/1900 "61"" high,27"" wide, blue bells at the top" in loving memory of/Joseph Allison/who died May 15th 1900/aged 81 years/also Hannah his wife/who died April 22nd 1909/aged 88 years/Joseph Allison/who was acciden(tly) drowned/August 27th 1881/aged 51 years/Mary Jane Allison/who died April 17th 1900/aged 44 years/Annie Allison/who died July 31st 1913/aged 62 years/John Coldbeck Allison/born Jan27th 1858 died June 7th 1921
Allison Nancy A 796 05/01/1869 "large headstone, poor condition" "In Memory of/Nancy the Wife of John Allison/waller of Cockermouth,/who died January 5th 1869/Aged [--] years/the above named John Allison/who died [............] 1873/aged [........] years/John their El[........] who died/March 15th 18[--] Aged 58 Years/Mary Ann(---_beloved/wife of James(---) died Dec/23(---)"
Allison Sarah K 238 26/03/1896 "54"" high,27"" wide, sheaf of corn at top" in affectionate remembrance/Henry S Allison/who died May 12th 1881/aged 56 years/also Isabella his wife died at Carlisle April 12th 1911 aged 67 years/and was interred here/also Sara eldest daughter of the/above who died March 26th 1896 aged 22 years
Allison Sarah Margaret E 02/09/1951 polished granite on plinth in/loving memory of/John Allison/who died Dec 7th 1946/aged 71 years/Sarah Margaret/his wife/who Died Sept 2nd 1951/aged 78 years
Anderson J mas m 00/1910 white marble memorial approx 20ft high named on Masonic Monument
Andrews Mary Alice 8
Andrews S A H 29/04/1929 small metal plaque on granite base on ground s a Andrews/died April 29th 1929
Andrews William 8
Appleton John D 10/06/1869 Sandstone headstone "In memory of/John Wilkinson/of Cockermouth who died/August 18th 1870/aged 72 years./Also/John Appleton/who died June 10th 1869,/aged 86 years./Both many years in the employ of/David Rapley Esqr. of Shatton./"
Appleton Sarah J 20 02/08/1883 in memory of/John France/died April 22nd 1880/aged 68 years/also/Frances/wife of the above/died June 6th 1880/aged 62 years/also/Sarah Appleton/daughter of the above/died August 2nd 1883/aged 46 years/also/Richard France/son of the above/died Jan 14th 1888/aged 35 years/
Armstrong Elizabeth R 12 16/05/1993 "polished grey granite, white lettering, on plinth, flower urn" Of your charity/pray for the soul of/Jackson Armstrong/died Aug. 4th 1964/aged 74 years/Also his dear wife/Elizabeth/died May 16th 1993/aged 87 years./Jesus mercy Mary help/R.I.P./
Armstrong Florrie H 16/06/2002 open book memorial(granite)plus white marble block on ground in front in loving memory of/Jane/Bowman/died 3rd Jan/1921/aged 50 years and her daughter /Florrie Bowman(Armstrong)/pianist in Bowman's band/who died 16th June 2002/aged 96 years/latterly Hailwood
Armstrong George E 27/04/1881 "large slate on plinth, flower motif" the memory of the just is blessed walker
Armstrong Hannah Jane M 130/131 21/12/1921 low squat stone I L M O/John Armstrong/Hill Crest Cockermouth.Timber Merchant/died September 2nd 1921 aged 65 years/also Hannah Jane his wife /died December 21st 1921 aged 62 years
Armstrong Jackson R 12 04/08/1964 "polished grey granite, white lettering, on plinth, flower urn" Of your charity/pray for the soul of/Jackson Armstrong/died Aug. 4th 1964/aged 74 years/Also his dear wife/Elizabeth/died May 16th 1993/aged 87 years./Jesus mercy Mary help/R.I.P./
Armstrong John E 17/06/1873 "large slate on plinth, flower motif" the memory of the just is blessed walker
Armstrong John M 130/131 02/09/1921 low squat stone I L M O/John Armstrong/Hill Crest Cockermouth.Timber Merchant/died September 2nd 1921 aged 65 years/also Hannah Jane his wife /died December 21st 1921 aged 62 years
Armstrong Mary Ann E 19/06/1881 "large slate on plinth, flower motif" the memory of the just is blessed walker
Armstrong William E 30/07/1878 "large slate on plinth, flower motif" the memory of the just is blessed walker
Asbridge Deborah D 454 07/03/1866 "Slate memorial, good condition - R. Brown, Workington (stone-mason)" "In memory of/Joseph Asbridge,/of Harrat House Cockermouth,/who died in London,/on Saturday December 14th/1872, aged 42 years./Deborah the beloved wife of/Joseph Asbridge of Cockermouth/who died March 7th 1866/aged 33 years./Also of Frances his second wife/who died at Cockermouth/January 21st 1921 aged 82 years/Robert William Perrott/son of Joseph and Deborah Ashbridge/who died June 1st 1868/aged 5 years and 8 months/ R Brown Workington"
Asbridge Frances D 454 21/01/1921 "Slate memorial, good condition - R. Brown, Workington (stone-mason)" "In memory of/Joseph Asbridge,/of Harrat House Cockermouth,/who died in London,/on Saturday December 14th/1872, aged 42 years./Deborah the beloved wife of/Joseph Asbridge of Cockermouth/who died March 7th 1866/aged 33 years./Also of Frances his second wife/who died at Cockermouth/January 21st 1921 aged 82 years/Robert William Perrott/son of Joseph and Deborah Ashbridge/who died June 1st 1868/aged 5 years and 8 months/ R Brown Workington"
Asbridge John D 592 03/03/1890 Sandstone headstone "Sacred/to the memory of/John Asbridge/who died March 3rd 1890/aged 84 years,/and of/Mary Wilson Asbridge,/his wife who died June 11th 1888,/aged 71 years./Also of/Mary Asbridge,/their daughter who died May 13th 1864,/aged 22 years./"
Asbridge Joseph D 454 14/12/1872 "Slate memorial, good condition - R. Brown, Workington (stone-mason)" "In memory of/Joseph Asbridge,/of Harrat House Cockermouth,/who died in London,/on Saturday December 14th/1872, aged 42 years./Deborah the beloved wife of/Joseph Asbridge of Cockermouth/who died March 7th 1866/aged 33 years./Also of Frances his second wife/who died at Cockermouth/January 21st 1921 aged 82 years/Robert William Perrott/son of Joseph and Deborah Ashbridge/who died June 1st 1868/aged 5 years and 8 months/ R Brown Workington"
Asbridge Mary D 592 13/05/1864 Sandstone headstone "Sacred/to the memory of/John Asbridge/who died March 3rd 1890/aged 84 years,/and of/Mary Wilson Asbridge,/his wife who died June 11th 1888,/aged 71 years./Also of/Mary Asbridge,/their daughter who died May 13th 1864,/aged 22 years./"
Asbridge Mary Wilson D 592 11/06/1888 Sandstone headstone "Sacred/to the memory of/John Asbridge/who died March 3rd 1890/aged 84 years,/and of/Mary Wilson Asbridge,/his wife who died June 11th 1888,/aged 71 years./Also of/Mary Asbridge,/their daughter who died May 13th 1864,/aged 22 years./"
Asbridge Robert William Perrott D 454 01/06/1868 "Slate memorial, good condition - R. Brown, Workington (stone-mason)" "In memory of/Joseph Asbridge,/of Harrat House Cockermouth,/who died in London,/on Saturday December 14th/1872, aged 42 years./Deborah the beloved wife of/Joseph Asbridge of Cockermouth/who died March 7th 1866/aged 33 years./Also of Frances his second wife/who died at Cockermouth/January 21st 1921 aged 82 years/Robert William Perrott/son of Joseph and Deborah Ashbridge/who died June 1st 1868/aged 5 years and 8 months/ R Brown Workington"
Ashton J E 00/00/1933 small sandstone block J Ashton/1933
Askins Elizabeth E 28/04/1905 "small sandstone footstone flat on ground approx 10"" x 10""" Elizabeth Askins/who/died April 28th/1905/aged 85 years
Astin Charlotte E 10/11/1921 sandstone cross on plinth in/loving/memory/of/a/dear mother/Charlotte Astin/died Nov 10th 1921/aged 70 years/also Charlotte Ann daughter of above/beloved wife of Francis Dowthwaite/died Feb 13th 1929 aged 47 years/i have loved thee with an everlasting love
Atkinson Alice Maud B 5 24/02/1942 3 tier plinth "Henry Lawrence Atkinson/B.A., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.,/died November 15. 1919/aged 50 years/Alice Maud his wife/died 24th February 1942 aged 68 years/"
Atkinson Emma D 27/03/1881 Slate headstone surrounded by yew tree - Walker (stone-masons) " In loving memory of/Emma Atkinson/who died March 27th 1881/aged 53 years./Also of Peter Atkinson/husband of the above, who died/at Kingstone on Thames, Surrey,/aged 30 years./Also Katie, their daughter, aged 10 months/From henceforth blessed are the dead that die in the Lord"
Atkinson Henry Lawrence B 5 15/11/1919 3 tier plinth "Henry Lawrence Atkinson/B.A., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.,/died November 15. 1919/aged 50 years/Alice Maud his wife/died 24th February 1942 aged 68 years/"
Atkinson Katie D 00/00/00 Slate headstone surrounded by yew tree - Walker (stone-masons) " In loving memory of/Emma Atkinson/who died March 27th 1881/aged 53 years./Also of Peter Atkinson/husband of the above, who died/at Kingstone on Thames, Surrey,/aged 30 years./Also Katie, their daughter, aged 10 months/From henceforth blessed are the dead that die in the Lord"
Atkinson Peter D 00/00/00 Slate headstone surrounded by yew tree - Walker (stone-masons) " In loving memory of/Emma Atkinson/who died March 27th 1881/aged 53 years./Also of Peter Atkinson/husband of the above, who died/at Kingstone on Thames, Surrey,/aged 30 years./Also Katie, their daughter, aged 10 months/From henceforth blessed are the dead that die in the Lord"
Atkinson T mas m 00/1910 white marble memorial approx 20ft high named on Masonic Monument
Attwood Charles James A 13/08/1872 large stone cross hidden in trees behind headstone of Lacklison Cook (entry 161) "Erected/by an/affectionate wife/to the memory of a/beloved husband/Charles James Attwood/who died at Embleton/August 13th 1872,/aged 46 years/interred August 16th/Weep not he is not dead but sleepeth/VIII. c. Luke 32 v./"

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