Hartshead Churchyard Transcription Page 3 Section 4:
Grave No 60
Grave No 61
Here Lyeth the bodies of Henry,
Mary, Ann and Grace children of Joshua Hanson of
Roberttown in Liversedge
Henry departed this life January 1696
Mary departed this life 1696
Ann departed this life 14 Sep 1700
Grace departed this life 17 Sep 1700.
Grave No 62
Here interred the body of John
Broadhead of Soyland Mill in the parish of Halifax who
departed this life May 26 1804 in the40 year of his age.
Also the body of Hannah his widow who departed this life June 12 1844 aged 85 years
In memory of the late Thomas Drake who departed this life the 28 day of March 1817 aged 37 years
Also Mary Drake daughter of the above Thomas and Lydia Drake who died July 1 1866 aged 55 years.
Grave No 63
Phebe Roberson wife of Hammond Roberson of Healds Hall died 18 January 1810 aged 51 years.
Grave No 64
Sacred to the memory of Betsy
daughter of Joseph and Hannah Clegg Card Maker of
departed this life July 8 1843 aged 3 weeks
Also Hannah wife of the above named Joseph Clegg and mother of the above Betsy who departed this life September 6 1849 aged 43 years
Also the above named Joseph Clegg who departed this life Oct 20 1883 in the 80 year of his age
Also Hannah wife of the above who died July 3 1891 in the 77 year of her age.
Grave No 65
In memory of John Pawson of
Robertown who departed this life April 14 1824 aged 67
Also John Pawson son of the above named who departed this life March 1851 aged 61 years
Also Hannah wife of the younger John Pawson who died July 1854 aged 64 years.
Grave No 66
Sacred to the memory of Mary the daughter of Abram and Sarah Brearley of
Heckmondwike who died August 6 1832 in the25 year of her
Why should this Earth delight us so
Or fondness’ of a creature Love
Since Heaven and Earth must pass
Prepare to meet thy God above.
Also Sarah wife of Abram Brearley died February 24 1847 aged 59 years
Also the above Abram Brearley died March 14 1851 aged 68 years.
Grave No 67
In memory of Luke Shepherd of
Hartshead departed this life 1820 aged 21 years
Also Judith the beloved wife of Abraham Oldfield daughter of the above who died July 26 1884 aged 64 years
She was but room forbids to tell
You what think what a wife should be
And she was that
In life respected and in death lamented.
Grave No 68
In affectionate remembrance of Thomas Bradberry of Hightown who died 19 June 1867 aged 55 years
Grave No 69
In memory of Joseph Drake for eight
years clerk of this Church who died 6 June 1824 aged 49
Also Fanny relict of the above Joseph Drake who died Nov 1st 1835 aged 67 years.
Grave No 70
In memory of Mary wife of William
Woodcock of Hightown who departed this life December 4
1838 aged 72 years
Also the above named William Woodcock who departed this life in the 2 day of February 1845 aged 80 years
Also Emma the beloved daughter of John and Mary Woodcock and granddaughter of the above who died Nov 8 1846 in the 12 year of her age.
Grave No 71
In memory of George the son of
Joshua and Harriet Lister of Roberttown who departed
this life 30 day of September 1827 aged 1 year
He rests now in peace
Behold the Lords Face
Hath happily finished this early race
Also Joshua George son of the above Joshua and Harriet Lister who departed this life Dec 17 1829 aged 1year and 3 month
Also the above named Joshua Lister of Roe Head Mirfield who died January 31 1861 aged 72 years
Also Harriet relict of the above named Joshua Lister who died May 21 1867 aged 72 years.
Grave No 72
Ruth the wife of John Drake Tailor
who departed this life July 25 1829 aged 53 years
Also the above John Drake who departed this life Nov 18 1835 aged 59 years
Also John Drake of Hartshead son of the above who died March 9 1843 aged 37 years
A tender husband and father dear
In hope in Christ to meet him their
Also two children who died in early childhood.
Grave No 73
Here Lyeth body of Sarah the wife of Richard Rayner of Hartshead who departed this life the 5 day of Dec 1758 in the 52 year of his age.
Grave No 74
Here Lyeth body of John Rishworth
of Brighouse of Kirklees who departed this life the 11
day of May in the 58 year of his age 1712
In memory of Joseph Crossley of Mirfield who departed this life March 5 1866 aged 70 years
Also Mary Crossley wife of the above who died March 8 1866 aged 83 years.
Grave No 75
Here Lyeth interred the body of Richard Mitchell late of
Clifton son of the adjacent Richard Mitchell who
departed this life 8 day of July AD 1789 in the 55 year
of his age
Also Sarah Smith who departed this life Sep 19 1822 aged 86 years.
Grave No 76
In memory of Elizabeth wife of John
Holdroyd of Hartshead Moor who died January 1 1862 aged
Also the above named John Holdroyd who died June 7 1876 aged 54 years.
Grave No 77
In memory of John Hall of Hartshead
who departed this life 20 November 1868 aged 70 years
Also Mary wife of the above named John Hall who died October 29 1875 aged 78 years
Also of Mary Ann Broadhead daughter of the above who died May 9 1916 aged 82 years.
Grave No 78
In memory of the late William
Armitage of Hartshead who died August 2 1863 aged 37
Also Sarah daughter of Richard and Zillah Robertshaw who died Nov 3 1870 aged 27 years
Grieve not dear husband but be content
For I was only to thee lent
In love we lived in peace I died
Thou asked my life but was denied
Also the above named Richard Robertshaw who died Sept 21 1882 aged 71 years.
Grave No 79
In memory of Henry Rayner of
Clifton who died Sept 13 1867 aged 71 years
Also Ellen wife of the late Henry Rayner of Clifton who died August 23 1871 aged 73 years
Also Robinson Rayner their son who died May 17 1846 aged 7 years
In memory of Joseph Green son in law of the above who died November 25 1901 aged 74 years
Also Harriet wife of the above named Joseph Green who died May 2 1905 aged 70 years
Also Sarah the beloved wife of Hadfield Calvert who died May 14 1921 aged 51 years
Also the above named Hadfield Calvert who died July 7 1942 aged 78 years.
Grave No 80
In memory of Ann wife of Robert Law
of Whiteacre Pitt Clifton who died Oct aged 30 Years
Also Mary his second wife who died March 16 1900 aged 57 years
Also the above name Robert Law who died July 23 1913 aged 70 years
Grave No 81
In memory of Jane daughter of
Joshua and Nancy Auty of Clifton who died November 7
1853 aged 20 years
Also the above named Joshua Auty who died October 27 1875 aged 77 years
Also the above named Nancy Auty who died April 12 1874 aged 71 years.