Surnames from the Memorial Inscriptions of St Michael Church, Breaston

Published in April 2016

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Breaston is situated between Derby and Nottingham and is the most southerly parish in the Borough of Erewash. Breaston was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and is referred to as Braydesron, Braidstune or Braidstone.

The first church of St. Michael was built in the early 13th century and was much smaller than the one seen today. It was originally a Chapel of Ease to Wilne, one of two parochial churches in the ancient prebend of Sawley. There are six bells, including one of the late 18th century a gift of Henry Willoughby, in 1657. The font was a gift of Elizabeth Willoughby in 1791. Baptisms and weddings took place at Wilne before 1791 and until 1824, when the churchyard was consecrated by the Bishop of Lichfield, corpses were carried over the medieval corpse-way to Wilne for burial.

During the 19th century Breaston changed from a purely agricultural village to one of farming and light industry, including lace manufacturers, blacksmiths and cordwainers.

LIST of SURNAMES from the Inscriptions

ABBOTTADKINAINSWORTHALLENARCHER
ARDENARGEARTONASHASTLE-FLETCHER
AULTAULTONAUSTINBAKERBALDRY
BALDWINBALLBANDBANKSBARKER
BAROENBATESBATESBAYLIFFBEADLIN
BEATSONBEECHBEECHAMBEERNAERTBEERS
BEETONBEMBRIDGEBENNETTBERRISFORDBESTWICK
BETTINSONBETTSBIGGBIRDBLACK
BONDBONSALLBOSWORTHBOWLEYBOWMER
BRADLEYBRADSHAWBRAINBRETTBREWIN
BRIGGSBRINANDBRITTAINBROCKLEHURSTBROOM
BROWNBULLOCKBURLEYBURROWSBURTON
BURTONBUTTONBUXTONCAIRNSCAPEWELL
CASSCAUNTCHAPMANCHAPPELLCHAWNER
CHEWCHILVERSCHIVERSCHOLERTONCHRISTIE
CHURCHCHURCHILLCLARECLARK(E)CLEWES
CLIF(F)TONCLOUGHCOLECOOK(E)COOLTN
COPESTICKCORBYCOWLINGCRAWFORDCRIPPS
CULVERCUPITD'HAESEDA(Y)KINDAFT
DAMONDANCYDANIELSDANVERSDARBY
DAVI(E)SDAWSONDAYDERRICKDEVILLE
DOBBSDODSONDOLMANDOMICANDOMLEO
DOUGHTYDRAPERDRUMMDUGDALEDUNNING
DURIEZDURYDYCHEEATONEDEN
EDMUNDSELLIOTTELLISELMELSTON
ENZORERRETTESSERYEVANSFERNYHOUGH
FINCHFISHERFLETCHERFLINTFORBES
FORMANFORSEYFORSTERFOSSFOSTER
FOULDSFOWKESFOXFREARSONFROST
FUTTERGAMBLEGAWKROYERGIDLOWGILBERT
GILLGILLOTTGLADWINGLOVERGODSMARK
GOODALLGOODMANGRANTGREBBYGREEN
GREGORYGRUNDYGUARDGUESTGUILDFORD
GWARTNEYHADDENHADDOCKHAECKHALE(S)
HALLHALLAMHALLIDAYHAMMONDHANCOCK
HANFORDHARDINGHARDWICKHARDYHARPER
HARRIMANHARRISONHARROLDHARSHALLHART
HARVEYHASLEHURTSHASLETTHASSELLHATFIELD
HAYCOCKHAYWOODHAZZLEDINEHEATHHENSHAW
HERRICKHERRODHICKLINGHICKMANHIGHTON
HILLHINDHOGGHOLDENHOLLING(S)WORTH
HOLMESHOMEHOODHOOLEYHOROBIN
HOWEHUGHESHUNTERHUTCHINSONHUYSER
HYDERILIFFEINGMANISSACSJA(C)QUES
JACKSONJAMESJARDINEJEFFSJERRAM
JOHNSONJONESJOWETTJUFFSKEETLEY
KENDERDINEKENTKERRYKILBOUNKING
KIRKKIRKLANDKITCHINGKNOW(E)LESLAMBRICK
LANGFORDLANGHAMLASTLATTIMERLAUERIE
LAVERACKLAWLEYLE(I)VERSLEELEEK(E)
LENCHLEUTYLEWISLIGHTBODYLINDAHL
LITCHFIELDLITTLELITTLEWOODLLOYDLONGFIELD
LOOMESLORDLOUGHLOWELUGER
MACDONALDMAHONEYMALCHETTMALTBYMANNING
MANSFIELDMARKSMASHMASSEYMAWBY
MEAKINMENZIESMERRYMIDDLETONMILLS
MO(O)RLEYMOOREMORLEXMORRELLMORRIS
MOUNSEYMOUNTFORDMUGLISTONMURPHYMcLLWRICK
NEEDHAMNEWBOLDNEWTONNICKERSONNORMAN
NORTHOVEROLIVEROSBORNEOVERBURYOWEN
PAGEPALMERPARKERPARKINPARNELL
PARRPAYNEPEETPEMBERTONPENTON
PERKINSPERKSPESKETTPETERSPICKERING
PINFIELDPLACKETPLUMMERPORTERPOTTER
POWELLPOWLESPOXONPRESSPRESTON
PRIESTLYPRUSTPULPHERREAREAD
REDVERSRICERICHARDSONRIGBYRIPPIN
RIPPONROBERTSROBINSONROEROSE
ROSSROUNDROWARTHROWLOONROYAL
RUSSSANDERSONSANDYSAVILLESEAL(S)
SEDGWICKSHARDLOWSHARPESHAWSHEAVYN
SHEPHE(A)RDSHERWOODSIDDALSSIMPSONSISSONS
SLACKSLATERSMEDLEYSMITHSNOD(D)IN
SNOWSNOWDONSPEEDSPENCERSPIERS
SPRINGTHORPESQUIRESTANNERSTARTINSTEVENS
STEVENSONSTONESTRAWSUMMERSSUTTON
SWAINSYSONTACEYTALBOTTTAYLOR
TETLEYTHEOBALDTHOMPSONTHORLBYTHORLEY
THORNHILLTILLTILLINGTIMTOMLINSON
TOPLISSTOVLEYTOWLSONTOWNSENDTROUGHTON
TUNNICLIFFETURNERTWELLSUPTONVANDERPUTTE
VERHOEVENVERNERVICKWAINWAINWRIGHT
WALKERWALLWALLACEWALLISWALSHAW-DANESFORD
WARDWARNERWARRINGTONWARWICKWATMOUGH
WATSONWATTSWEBBWEBSTERWESTWESTON
WHEATCROFTWHEATLEYWHITBYWHITEWHITEHEAD
WHITEHOUSEWHITTAKERWHOLEYWIBBERLEYWIL(L)MOT(T)
WILBURWILKESWILKINSONWILLIAMSWILLIAMSON
WILLINGHAMWILLISWILLOUGHBYWILSONWILSON
WINFIELDWINGWITTERINGWOMBWELLWOOD
WOODRUFFEWOODWARDWRIGHTWYATT 

MONUMENTAL MASONS

BERDJACKSONPLUMBSMITHBERRESFORD
KIDDEYROBINSONWALLHALLKINDLY
SHELTONWHITEHAWLEYPALMERSHRIGLEY
YOUNGMAD    

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