EAST MIDLANDS GENERAL BAPTIST HISTORY

Leicestershire General Baptist
Memorial Inscriptions

Mountsorrell Quorn Woodhouse Eaves Rothley

Mountsorrell

Name Died Age Details
Mary GIMSON 12 Feb 1711 46 w/o Josiah
Josiah GIMSON 2 Nov 1727 63  
Joseph GIMSON 10 Jan 1757   of Peckleton?

Quorn

Name Died Age Details
John JOHNSON 15 Sep 1796 71  
Sarah JOHNSON 6 Sep 1782 53 w/o John
Ann JOHNSON 9 Sep 183.. 70? d/o John & Sarah
Benjamin POLLARD 6 Apr 1796 72 of Swithland
Ann POLLARD 3 Feb 1783 54 w/o Benjamin
Elizabeth POLLARD 6 Nov 1785 28 d/o Benjamin & Ann
William STAPLEFORD 31 Jan 1793 4 s/o John & Sarah
John STAPLEFORD 19 Mar 1809 46 of Birstall
Sarah STAPLEFORD 3 May 1842 82 relict of John

A complete transcript of MIs from Quorndon General Baptist churchyard can be found here

Woodhouse Eaves

Note: The Baptist Church in the main street was built in 1796 and a restoration, incorporating the old structure, was carried out in 1885. A Register of Births 1799 - 1837 at Somerset House. These stones are in front of the building

Name Died Age Details
Edward JOHNSON 22 Jan 1807 84  
Elizabeth JOHNSON 14 May 1799 70 w/o Edward
William JOHNSON 24 Feb 1833 61 Slate Merchant
Elizabeth JOHNSON 18 Dec 1831 62 w/o William
John POLLARD 4 Mar 1832 68 of Swithland
Sarah POLLARD 2 Feb 1836 66 relict of John
Sarah POLLARD 3 Apr 1818 27 d/o John & Sarah, b 8 Oct 1791
Catherine PRESTON 16 Oct 1828 62 w/o John
Elizabeth PRESTON 6 May 1797 27 w/o Joseph
Elizabeth PRESTON   inf d/o Joseph & Elizabeth
Joseph SLEE 25 May 1848 78  
Elizabeth SLEE 18 Aug 1819 42 w/o Joseph
Martha JOHNSON 23 Apr 1833 41 relict of Edward
Edward JOHNSON 22 Jan 1828 33  
Betsy FOULDS 27 Jul 1848 30 w/o Joseph
Mary CHAMBERS 18 Dec 1798 81 relict of Benjamin, Quorndon
William HALL 24 Jan 1828 71 of Ulverscroft
Thomas STORER 9 Feb 1797    
Margaret HALL 27 Dec 1815 57 w/o William, Ulverscroft; relict of Thos WESLEY
Thomas WESLEY 21 Jan 1825 40 of Newton Linford
BRAMLEY approx 1828   Children of Wm & Elizabeth
Nathaniel SIMPSON 18 Apr 1806 71 Mountsorrell
Richard BAYLEY 9 Feb 1825 76  
Mary BAYLEY 19 Feb 1813 62 w/o Richard
Richard BAYLEY 2 Oct 1816 32 s/o Richard & Mary
Ann BAYLEY 15 Jun 1802 28 w/o Thomas
Sarah BESTON 14 Apr 1827 34 w/o William
Mary BESTON 12 Feb 1802 2y9m d/o Matthew & Mary
Joseph BESTON   inf s/o Matthew & Mary
Joseph HINMAN 16 Feb 1845 71  
Ann HINMAN 30 Nov 1846 66 w/o Joseph
Stephen FOULDS 27 Oct 1838 51  
Sarah FOULDS 19 Jun 1874 85 w/o Stephen
John NORTH 23 Jan 1842 64  
Hannah NORTH 23 Sep 1832 54 w/o John
Thomas NORTH 23 Sep 1841 37  
Joseph SQUIRE illegible   s/o Isaac & Sarah
William HUTCHINSON 6 Dec 1835 46  
Mary HUTCHINSON 25 Dec 1859 71 relict of William

Presumably now deposited at The National Archives (formerly Public Record Office), Kew

Further information: "many years a useful member of the General Baptists at the church at Quorn and in this place"

Further information: "For several years laboured in the work of the Ministry of this place, he died leaving a widow and three children"

A soft sandstone. Stone now perished


Rothley

Note: A meeting house was built here in 1800 and the present chapelon the site appears to bear the date 1885. The following among some twenty stones are in the burial ground at the rear.

Name Died Age Details
Elizabeth DRAYCOTT 19 Oct 1827 8 d/o Thos & Hannah, Cossington
Dinah HAWKINS 17 Mar 1807 36 w/o John; d/o Wm & Mary GAMBLE
Edward HAWKINS 21 Feb 1801 11m s/o John & Dinah
Sarah BOULTER 25 Oct 1841 35 w/o John
Ann BOULTER   inf d/o John & Sarah
William ARNOLD 8 Jul 1838 66  
Elizabeth ARNOLD 8 Sep 1821 67 w/o William
William PARKINSON 4 Feb 1807 3 s/o William & Ann
Richard WARD 24 Jan 1829 73 Warrener, Rothley Plain
Sarah WARD 21 Oct 1825 60 w/o Richard
Sarah COLLINS 21 Sep 1819 68 w/o Daniel
Elizabeth HORNBUCKLE 14 Jan 1805 43 d/o Samuel & Sarah; w/o Thos WALKER, Cossington
Joseph HORNBUCKLE   inf s/o above
John PRYOR 2 Sep 1817 85  
Ann PRYOR     w/o John
David FREER 16 Oct 1839 6 s/o Thomas & Sarah
Sarah FREER 16 Dec 1856 63 w/o Thomas
William FREER 4 May 1855 35  
Thomas HEMSLEY 22 Jul 1847 85 of Melbourne, Derbyshire
Mary LAGO 9 Dec 1866 73 w/o John, Thurcaston; 2nd d/o Thos HEMSLEY
William SEWELL 9 Jan 1867 81  
Elizabeth SEWELL 11 Jun 1855 69 w/o William; d/o Wm & Mary NORTH

He was the first corpse buried in this ground


From LDS Film #496510, item 2. Extracted by Blanche Charles, 28 Aug 2004
Please note that this file is a typewritten transcript. It is not an original source



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