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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

Mr Leeming

William Mallinson
Fred Mitchell

Joseph Naylor

George Edward Potter
Herbert Pybus
Walter Pybus
William Pybus

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

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