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Langold St Luke
1943 - 1957

The simple symmetry of this red brick church (with clay tiles) echoes a plain 13th century Gothic style. It was built in 1928, the foundation stone laid on 25 June by Miss Mellish

Name Age Died Buried Cause
Frederick V Swindell

35

22 Apr 1943

26 Apr 1943

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

John Edward Daniel

52

12 Jul 1946

16 Jul 1946

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

William Moore

57

06 Sep 1948

10 Sep 1948

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

John Albert Smith

44

21 Apr 1950

27 Apr 1950

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

Harold Anthony Wright

24

27 May 1955

12 Nov 1955

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

Robert Lee

34

09 Nov 1955

12 Nov 1955

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

William Henry Bowker

43

17 Dec 1955

21 Dec 1955

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

James Smith

64

02 Jan 1957

06 Jan 1957

Accidently killed (Firbeck Main)

 

Lenton

Name Age Died Buried Cause
William Winfield

32

30 Nov 1839

03 Feb 1839

Accidently killed (Radford)

George Morrel

46

05 Feb 1883

08 Feb 1883

Accidently killed (Clifton)

William Maltby Clark

17

02 Apr 1890

07 Apr 1890

Accidently killed (Clifton)

William James Ward

32

11 Nov 1891

16 Nov 1891

Accidently killed (Clifton)

Harry Merrington

16

07 Dec 1997

11 Dec 1897

Accidently killed (Clifton)

Mansfield St Lawrence

Name Age Died Buried Cause
Harold Gabbitass

49

08 Dec 1954

11 Dec 1954

Accidently killed (Mansfield)

Arthur Stanley Creswell

38

26 Nov 1955

01 Dec 1955

Accidently killed (Mansfield)

William T Bosworth

57

02 Feb 1961

07 Feb 1961

Accidently killed (Mansfield)

 

Mansfield St Peter

Name Age Died Buried Cause
George Henry Hind

50

13 Feb 1945

16 Feb 1945

Accidently killed (Mansfield)

John Baxter Piggford

35

02 Aug 1950

05 Aug 1950

Accidently killed (Mansfield)

Leslie Pattison

42

02 Aug 1950

05 Aug 1950

Accidently killed (Mansfield)

Nottingham St Catherine

Name Age Died Buried Cause
Thomas Flint

27

27 Mar 1899

30 Mar 1899

Accidently killed (Clifton)

Edward Voce

17

22 Nov 1900

26 Nov 1900

Accidently killed (Clifton)

 

Nottingham St Mary

Name Age Died Buried Cause
George Hurt

38

12 Aug 1873

15 Aug 1872

Accidently killed (Clifton)

 

Nuthall St Patrick

Name Age Died Buried Cause
William Chambers

20

29 May 1842

02 Jun 1842

Accidently killed (Awsworth)

Thomas Sharpe

11

15 Nov 1842

20 Nov 1842

Accidently killed (Awsworth)

John Bird

37

00 Sep 1843

16 Sep 1843

Accidently killed (Watnall )

Oxton St Peter/Paul

Name Age Died Buried Cause
Reuben Battrum

43

00 Mar 1890

13 Mar 1890

Accidently killed (Shireoaks)

Radford Christ Church

Name Age Died Buried Cause
William Hyson

46

19 Dec 1875

20 Dec 1875

Accidently killed (Clifton)

 

Radford St Peter

Name Age Died Buried Cause
John Williamson

50

21 Aug 1839

25 Aug 1839

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

William Bonser

60

16 Nov 1852

17 Nov 1852

Accidently killed (Radford)

Levi Giddens

14

01 May 1876

05 May 1876

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

William Holland

14

27 Dec 1879

31 Dec 1879

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

Richard Connell

53

21 Nov 1886

27 Nov 1886

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

Thomas Grainger

30

07 Dec 1886

10 Dec 1886

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

Thomas Sisson

37

21 May 1887

26 May 1887

Accidently killed (Clifton)

Albert William A Dunn

15

14 Mar 1887

19 Mar 1888

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

Henry Newton

33

20 Jan 1888

25 Jan 1888

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

John Castle

46

19 Aug 1889

22 Aug 1889

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

Albert Edward Hale

18

06 Nov 1893

10 Nov 1893

Accidently killed (Wollaton)

 

Redhill Cemetery

Name Age Died Buried Cause
Wilfred Archer

30

17 Apr 1929

25 Apr 1929

Accidently killed (Bestwood)

Walter Ernest Moore

38

13-04-931

16 Apr 1931

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Joseph Robert Tyas

36

28 Jun 1931

01 Jul 1931

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Rowland Taylor

40

06 May 1936

11 May 1936

Accidently killed (Gedling)

William H Ashmore

44

31 Aug 1937

04 Sep 1937

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Arthur Mellors

50

11 Jan 1939

14 Jan 1939

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Fred Wrath

50

29 Jan 1939

02 Feb 1939

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Joseph Davis

38

06 Jun 1940

08 Jun 1940

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Joseph Radford

59

12 Jul 1940

16 Jul 1940

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Ernest William Saywell

40

28 Nov 1946

02 Dec 1946

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Noel Edwin Hopewell

44

21 Apr 1947

26 Apr 1947

Accidently killed (Bilsthorpe)

Leonard R Robinson

23

14 Jun 1949

18 Jun 1949

Accidently killed (Calverton)

Ranjitsinhji Foster

52

04 Sep 1950

08 Sep 1950

Accidently killed (Bilsthorpe)

Fred Wheatley

50

11 Sep 1952

16 Sep 1952

Accidently killed (Bestwood)

Howard Renshaw

27

11 Nov 1953

16 Nov 1953

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Derek Cramp

20

08 Sep 1955

13 Sep 1955

Accidently killed (Gedling)

Roman Gierczak

49

18 Jan 1957

23 Jan 1957

Accidently killed (Gedling)

William Ernest Saywell

22

08 Apr 1957

00 Apr 1957

Accidently killed (Gedling)

John Buckley

63

08 Jul 1958

14 Jul 1958

Accidently killed (Calverton)

George Eric Brown

38

30 Jun 1962

05 Jul 1962

Accidently killed (Calverton)