Anfield Cemetery Interments in newspaper obituaries after 1900

22 January 1901


The funeral of the little girl Eveline CHRISTOPHERSON, who was brutally murdered in the house of her parents in Parr St, took place yesterday, at Anfield Cemetery. The affair has created great popular indignation, and the public interest in the case was shown by the large crowds which assembled in the vicinity of the house to witness the funeral proceedings. The man who is wanted in connection with the outrage is still at large.

Manchester Guardian, June 9th 1904

CRAINE, June 7th, at his residence 14 Richmond Terrace, Anfield, Liverpool, in his 57th year, Thomas William CRAINE, beloved husband of Elizabeth CRAINE and eldest son of the late Thomas CRAINE, Cronk Breck, Ballaugh, I.O.M. Service at Brunswick Wesleyan Chapel, Moss St, Friday June 10th, interment at Anfield Cemetery

The Times, Monday, Aug 29, 1904

McCULLOCH, 26th Aug, Dudley House, Blundellsands, Liverpool, Sarah McCulloch, widow of the late Alex, interred Anfield cemetery, Aug 29th 1904

Manchester Guardian, Oct 29th 1904

MOLLIS, October 26th, Ellen the beloved wife of the Rev M. L. MOLLIS, of Liverpool after a short illness, funeral this day at Anfield Cemetery at 3pm.

The Times, Tuesday, Jan 15, 1907

Alfred James GLOVER, 12th Jan, Oakleigh Marlborough, aged 39, 2nd son of the late James Glover, Blundellsands, Liverpool, interred Anfield cemetery, Jan 16, 1907

Manchester Courier, 28 June 1907


The funeral of Mr Samuel J. WARING took place at Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, yesterday afternoon, in the presence of about four hundred mourners, including the heads of departments of the firm of Waring and Gillow Limited, London and the provinces, and senior employees. Many floral tributes were sent. The Rev Canon IRVINE conducted the service and the Dean of Norwich, Dr Defroy, formerly vicar of St Andrew’s Liverpool paid tribute to Mr WARING’S perseverance and integrity and his generosity

Manchester Courier , 8 April 1908

Mr Victor Grayson M.P, yesterday visited Liverpool to conduct a burial service over the remains of Mr William VARLEY, a Southport tradesman who had been an enthusiastic propagandist of Socialism. The service took place at the crematorium in Anfield Cemetery in the presence of a few personal friends and representative Socialists of the city.

The Times, Wednesday, Dec 15, 1909

Alfred Lewis JONES, K.C.M.G, 13th Dec, Oaklands, Aigburth, aged 65, interred Anfield cemetery, Dec 17, 1909

Manchester Guardian, Dec 17th 1909

The funeral of Sir Alfred JONES is to take place at 2pm this afternoon at Anfield Cemetery. At 12.30 there will be a memorial at Mossley Hill Church in which the Bishop of Liverpool Dr CHAVASSE will take part. A special train will leave Lime St, Station for Mossley Hill at 11.50 am and the 2pm train from Lime St to Euston will call at Mossley Hill.

Liverpool Echo, 21 January 1918

GIBSON, Jan 18th, 20 Brunswick Square, Kirkdale, Mary aged 90, Funeral at Anfield, Wednesday next.

GRIFFITHS, Jan 19th, 16 Richmond Terrace, Everton, Mary Elizabeth, aged 70, eldest daughter of the late Humphrey and Mary GRIFFITHS, interment at Anfield Cemetery, Thursday next.

MULREAY, Jan 20th, 23 Ludwig Rd, Mrs MULREAY, interment at Anfield Cemetery, Thursday next.

NELSON, Jan 18th, sisters residence, 66 Silverdale Ave Tuebrook, Florence NELSON, interment at Anfield Cemetery tomorrow, also in loving memory of Thomas father of above who died Jan 20th 1914, reunited.

SHAW, Jan 20th 48 Fazakerley Rd, Philip Harrison aged 86, beloved husband of Elizabeth SHAW, Funeral at Anfield Crematorium Wednesday next.

Liverpool Echo, 2 February 1918

HALL, 117 Salisbury Rd, Wavertree, John devoted husband of Ada E, interment at Anfield Cemetery Tuesday next.

The Times, Friday, Aug 23, 1918

George BARKER, 20th Aug, Kilgraston, Aigburth, aged 77, interred Anfield cemetery, Aug 24, 1918

Liverpool Echo, 28 March 1918

METCALFE, 20 Radcliffe St, Matthew aged 37, interment at Anfield Cemetery tomorrow

STEWART, March 26th, 64 Farnworth St, Elizabeth Ann aged 24, dearly beloved eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. H. BABB, and beloved and devoted wife of William STEWART Jnr, Port Glasgow. Interment at Anfield Cemetery Saturday next.

The demise is announced of Mr Joseph UNSWORTH, for 40yrs secretary of the Liverpool Medical Institution [now the David Lewis Northern Hospital]. Mr UNSWORTH, 70 years of age died on Monday in the Isle of Man, where he had been living since his retirement in 1911. The funeral takes place at Anfield Cemetery today.

Liverpool Echo, 25 June 1918

The interment of the late Hugh FARRIE, foe so long a brilliant member of the Daily Post, literary staff and whose death was recorded last night, will take place at Anfield Cemetery on Thursday

Liverpool Echo, 27 July 1918


A well known Liverpool musician Mr Walter BURNET, died at his residence yesterday, 34 Onslow Rd, Fairfield. He had been in ill health for the past three and a half years and his death was not unexpected. He was 69 years of age, was twice married, and leaves a widow and two grown up sons.

Mr BURNET belonged to a family closely identified with the music life of the city. He was the eldest son of Mr William BURNET, music dealer and at one time he had an extensive professional connection as tutor of the organ, piano forte and singing. A man of literary gifts he had written as well as lectured a good deal on musical topics in the city. He acted as musical critic for the old Liverpool Lantern, Porcupine, and other local journals. He was one of the originators of the Walker Art Gallery soirees. He organised the first three annual concerts given on behalf of the Pilots Fund and the Seamans Orphanage, he was musical instructor at Liverpool College and for 34 years he was organist and choirmaster at St John the Divine Church, Fairfield, The Sefton Park Operatic Society and the Fairfield Operatic Society were founded by him. For many years he acted as musical director to the Negro Nomads an amateur minstrel combination which attained much local favour some 20 years ago Mr BURNET was a Mark Mason and a Past Master of Emulation Lodge 1303. The funeral will take place at Anfield Cemetery on Tuesday afternoon.

Liverpool Echo, 22 October 1918

MILLER, Oct 21st, at 1 Tithebarn St, 63 years, William, the dearly loved husband of Emily Miller. Interment Anfield Cemetery, Thursday.

WILSON, Oct 18th, 12 Worcester Drive, Ann Jane, aged 58, youngest daughter of the late William WILSON, Interment Anfield Cemetery tomorrow.

Liverpool Echo, 21 December 1918

BIGGAR, Dec 20th, 37 Kingfield Rd, Orrell Park, James Holmes, the only son of the late James and Margaret BIGGAR, both this city. Funeral at Anfield Cemetery Tuesday next

. DUNCAN, Dec 19th, 20 Esplanade Waterloo, Walter DUNCAN, aged 29, Lieut 8th [Irish] K.L.R, and Home Intelligence staff, dearly beloved husband of Agnes S, and youngest son of Alderman and Mrs John DUNCAN of Waterloo. Funeral at Anfield Cemetery Monday next.

JONES, Dec 20th, 21 Egerton Rd, Anne Catherine, daughter of the late William JONES late of 102 Canning St. Interment at Anfield Cemetery Tuesday next.

PAYNE, Dec 20th, 38 Ireton St, following an accident, Robert William the beloved husband of Susan. Interment at Anfield Cemetery Tuesday next.

WRIGHT, Dec 18th, 27 Marybone, Henry Brownbill. Interment at Anfield Cemetery Monday next. Also, July 7th, in France Private Richard WRIGHT, R.A.M.C, youngest son of above.

The Times, Friday, Jun 02, 1922

Charles Thomas TAYLOR, 1st June, 23 Aigburth Dr, Liverpool, husband of Amy Strickland Taylor, interred Anfield cemetery, Jun 03, 1922

Western Daily Press, 9 January 1923


The funeral of the late Mrs B. DAVIES of Albert Rd, Clifton, took place at Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, the coffin being conveyed by road a motor hearse. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. O. F. Welsh Presbyterian Church, Breeze Hill, Liverpool, and the mourners were, Mr and Mrs Radcliffe. Messrs Jas. Knowles Howsden, J. Humphrey, E. T. Carr, Herbert Lee, Harold Lee, W. Boyle, Mr and Mrs M. W. Zambra, and Miss Florence Davies. There were numerous floral tributes, the funeral arrangements at Liverpool and Clifton were entrusted to Mr C. P. Billing of Clifton.

Manchester Guardian, Feb 23rd 1925

ROBERTS, On February 1st, at Merton Rd, Bootle [also of Rhosdican Carnarvon] in his 56th year, Richard Llewellyn, the dearly beloved husband of Edith M. Roberts [senior partner Lumley Lloyd and Co, timber importers and merchants] Interment at Anfield Cemetery tomorrow

Manchester Guardian, March 23rd 1925

MARSDEN, Harold, M.R.C.S, L.R.C.P, London, of 195 Walton Lane, Stanley Park, Liverpool. Interment at Anfield Cemetery this day

The Times, Wednesday, Mar 03, 1926

Frederick Alexander WARING, 28th Feb, aged 61, Home Sefton, Aigburth Dr, Liverpool, husband of Mabel and brother of Lord Waring, interred Anfield cemetery, Mar 03, 1926

The Times, Thursday, Mar 01, 1928

Thomas Fuller TOOVEY, Feb 27th, in London from pneumonia, of Hamworthy Poole, Dorset, aged 69, interred Anfield cemetery, Mar 03, 1928

Western Daily Press 30 August 1928

Miss Fanny Wright, of Sandringham Rd, Tuebrook, Liverpool, who left .£21,000, directed that her body should cremated and the ashes interred as near as possible to the spot where those of her late brother, Thomas, were buried in the oval flower bed, opposite the entrance to the crematorium at Anfield Cemetery today.

Western Daily Press, 4 January 1930


Thousands in striking tribute to dead man and wife.

Thousands of men, women and children, wearing the regalia of the Orange Lodges, attended the funeral at Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, yesterday, of Mr John Walker, a former Liverpool City councillor, and his wife. Both were buried in one grave. Mr Walker died in hospital, unaware that his wife had died suddenly, and his last words to his son were, “Take care of your mother” To the beat of muffled drums. Those in the cemetery joined hands and formed circles before bowing to the ground as a last token of respect.

23 April 1930

Two hundred Liverpool taxi drivers subscribed to pay the funeral expenses of William Boyeroft, aged 65, whose coffin was escorted from the Royal Infirmary to Anfield Cemetery by fleet of taxis.

The Times, Saturday, Aug 02, 1930

Lucy LISTER [nee Spurrett], July 31st, at 37 Cromwell Rd, London, widow of Rev Brooks Priestley Lister. M.A, aged 91, interment after cremation in London at Anfield cemetery, Aug 6 1930

Western Daily Press,24 November 1932

The late Mrs Matthews

Formerly of Pendeen

We regret to record the death of Mrs Matthews, wife of Mr Peter Matthews, which occurred at her residence 25 Skerries Rd, Anfield Liverpool, on Tuesday November 15th, at an advanced age. Mrs Matthews formerly of Pendeen, St Just. She spent 54 years with her husband in Liverpool. She was also connected with the Methodist Church [formerly Wesleyan] at Liverpool for a great number of years and was held in high esteem by all.

The interment took place on November 18th at Anfield Cemetery, the Rev Frank THOMPSON, of Anfield Methodist Church conducted the service. Mrs Matthews was the daughter of Mr M. WILLIAMS of Pendeen. The coffin was of polished oak and bore the inscription, Margaret Jane Matthews, died November 15th, 1932 aged 83 years. The mourners were, Mr P MATTHEWS [Husband], Mr W. MATTHEWS [son] Mr W. SHIMMIN [son in law] Mrs C SHIMMIN [daughter], Mrs ORPIN, Mrs MORRIS, Mrs GRATTAN, Mrs F. NICHOLLS, Messers F. NICHOLLS, ECCLESTONE, McDONALD, CHIDLEY, ORPIN, KERR, and DODD.

The Times, Wednesday, Jan 11, 1933

Sarah Anne HIGNETT, Jan 7th, Bankfield House, West Derby, Liverpool, aged 94, widow of John Hignett. J.P, interred Anfield cemetery, Jan 11, 1933

Manchester Guardian, August 20th 1936

Last tribute to a goalkeeper

A charming last tribute to William SCOTT, the former Everton and Irish international goalkeeper, who was buried at Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool yesterday, took the form of a goalmouth in flowers complete with posts and net, sent by Birkdale Brewery Company. Everton and Liverpool clubs sent wreaths. His brother Elisha SCOTT, the noted Irish international goalkeeper, manager of Belfast Distillery Football Club, was one of the bearers. William SCOTT kept goal for Everton when they won the cup in 1906.

The Times, Thursday, Feb 08, 1940

Ethel DUMBELL, Feb 4th, Evelyn Nursing Home, Cambridge, youngest daughter of the late John Mawdesley and Ann Dumbell of Bootle, interred Anfield cemetery, Feb 08, 1940

The Times, Friday, Feb 16, 1940

Lady Margaret LARKING, Feb 9th, aged 78, Kingswood Hall, Road East, Blundellsands, widow of Sir John Larking J.P, mother of Reginald her only child, interred Anfield cemetery, Feb 13, 1940

The Times, Friday, Mar 15, 1940

Stanley NAYLOR, March 13th, of Lancaster Gate, London, W2, eldest son of the late Mr and Mrs B. S. Naylor, of Blundellsands, Liverpool, brother of Margaret Whimmerah, 7 Ashbourne Ave, Blundellsands, interred Anfield cemetery Mar 16, 1940

The Times, Friday, Sep 20, 1940

Eliza Jane MORLEY, 21 Clarendon Rd, Egremont, aged 73, daughter of the late William Morley, interred Anfield cemetery Sep 18, 1940

5 December 1940

Unknown Victims

“Unknown to any but God” to use the words of Bishop of Liverpool, the unidentified victims of the air raid on Liverpool last Thursday were buried together today at Anfield Cemetery

The Times, Monday, Dec 01, 1941

Ada Todd PERRY, Nov 28th, 4 Abbots Hayes, Chester, aged 77, eldest daughter of the late D. T. Perry of Liverpool, interred Anfield cemetery Dec 02, 1941

The Times, Tuesday, Apr 16, 1946

Mary Agnes RUDDIN, April 12th, 7A Westbourne Rd, Birkdale, wife of the late Thomas Owen Ruddin J.P, interred Anfield cemetery Apr 16, 1946

The Times, Friday, Jan 21, 1949

Annie Morrison BICKET, Jan 19th, , aged 92, Orchard Court W.1, widow of Sir Alexander Bicket, interred Anfield cemetery Jan 24, 1949

Anfield Cremations in newspaper obituaries

Anfield Cremations in newspaper obituaries

Cremations Anfield

Liverpool Mercury, Wednesday, November 10, 1897

Samuel DAVIES, died Nov 8th 1897, at daughter's residence, Grove Cottage, Gateacre, after an operation, aged 64, for many years employed by the Ocean Steamship Co, Cremated at Anfield Crematorium, November 11, 1897

Daily News, Saturday, June 17, 1899

Dr Lawson TAIT, died at his residence Llandudno, eminent surgeon of Birmingham, cremated Anfield crematorium June 16, 1899, ashes conveyed back to Llandudno

Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, August 8, 1899

William BIRCH, 3 Jermyn St, aged 58, cremated Anfield crematorium August 9, 1899

Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, October 31, 1899

Elizabeth DAVIES, Oct 30th, 95 Park Rd, East, Birkenhead, wife of Edward DAVIES. F.C.S, cremated Anfield crematorium November 2, 1899

Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, November 7, 1899

John MAHLER, Nov 5th, Sudworth, New Brighton, aged 66, cremated Anfield crematorium November 7, 1899

Liverpool Mercury, Wednesday, January 10, 1900

Henry Binnell HARRIS, died Jan 8th, aged 73, of the firm Harris and Thompson cigar manufacturers, 32 Tarleton St, cremated Anfield crematorium January 11, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Monday, January 29, 1900

A. WYLLIE, Sandown, Leicester St, Southport, aged 77, Engineer, apprenticed to a Newcastle engineering firm, came to Liverpool in the early fifties became a partner in the Vauxhall Foundry, where many successful contracts were carried through, during the Crimean War much of the shot and shell were made for the British Government at the Vauxhall Ironworks, the firm supplied most of the engines for the old Inman liners in the seventies. Retired 1877 and took up residence in Southport, leaves a widow and four sons. Cremated Anfield crematorium January 30, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, February 20, 1900

Sarah Jane MILLS, Martensen St, cremated Anfield crematorium February 19, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Monday, March 26, 1900

James Teare CONCHIE, March 25th, 16 Alexandra Rd, Claughton, aged 59, son of the late Henry CONCHIE, Fowey, Cornwall, cremated Anfield crematorium March 27, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Friday, May 18, 1900

Frederick Hancock BOULT, 11 Waverley Rd, Sefton Park, aged 64, connected with the firm F. H. Boult and sons estate agents, auctioneers and valuers, Cook St, cremated Anfield crematorium May 21, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Monday, May 21, 1900

Mary Jane JOHNSON, May 17th, 11 Bertram Rd, Liverpool, aged 72, widow of the late Thomas Johnson of Chester, cremated Anfield crematorium May 21, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, July 10, 1900

John LAMONT, July 7th, 5 Labernum Rd, Fairfield, aged 76, cremated Anfield crematorium July 11, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Tuesday, August 14, 1900

Caroline HUMBY, Aug 11th, Raloe, Formby, aged 74, widow of the late William Humby H.M.C, cremated Anfield crematorium August 14, 1900

Liverpool Mercury, Thursday, November 29, 1900

Mary Jane PROBYN, [Jeannie] Nov 27th, 117 Upper Parliament St, aged 47, wife of Walter cremated Anfield crematorium December 1, 1900

The Times, Wednesday, Mar 12, 1902

Cremation of William RATHBONE at Anfield crematorium, Mar 10th 1902, followed by his funeral Mar 11th, 1902 at Smithdown Rd, cemetery, where his casket was laid in the family vault.

The Times, Thursday, Dec 28, 1922

James Fraser HARRISON, 25th Dec, aged 60, secretary to the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, , daughter's residence 21 Princes Ave, husband of Louie, only son of the late John Harrison, cremated Anfield crematorium, Dec 28, 1922

The Times, Thursday, Apr 05, 1923

Reginald George LAYTON, 2nd April, Hilbre Formby, of pneumonia, husband of Rachael Madge, cremated Anfield crematorium Apr 05, 1923

The Times, Friday, Oct 27, 1933

Frederick Ambrose John POULSOM, J.P, Oct 24th, aged 65, 2nd son of the late William Poulsom of Bootle, cremated Anfield crematorium Oct 27, 1933

The Times, Wednesday, Feb 12, 1936

Hubert MASON, died Feb 1st, when his aeroplane crashed into the Mersey, cremated Feb 11th, at Anfield crematorium, his ashes where carried by aeroplane, which circled three times around Mr Mason's home in Birkdale, dipped in salute, then went out to sea where Mr John Bowring cast the ashes and a wreathe in the form of an aeroplane fuselage.

The Times, Thursday, May 28, 1936

Inez STRAFFORD, May 26th, aged 60, 33 Park Cresent, Southport, eldest daughter of Mrs J. K. Strafford and the late C. A. Von Stralendorff, cremated Anfield crematorium May 29, 1936

The Times, Monday, Oct 18, 1937

Percy de Geiger COGHILL, Oct 15th, Sunnyside House, Princes Park, aged 72, cremated Anfield crematorium Oct 18, 1937

The Times, Monday, Apr 25, 1938

Frances Mary HOUGHTON, April 23rd, aged 94, Glenallon, Greenbank Dr, widow of Edward Albert, late of Barrowfield, Eccleston, daughter of Richard J. Lockett of Liverpool, cremated Anfield crematorium Apr 26, 1938

The Times, Tuesday, Nov 12, 1940

Emily Jane STRAUS, Nov 8th, aged 84, Flat B. 1, Manor House, Alexandra Drive, Liverpool, widow of Herman Straus, cremated Anfield crematorium Nov 11, 1940

The Times, Saturday, Jan 18, 1941

Charles Thurstan HOLLAND. F.R.C.S, Jan 16th, late of 43 Rodney St, Liverpool, cremated Anfield crematorium Jan 18, 1941

The Times, Tuesday, Jun 09, 1942

Eliza Constance WHITWORTH, June 8th, aged 65, Saxonbury, Weld Rd, Blundellsands, widow of Lieut Walton Haworth Whitworth, cremation at Anfiield cemetery

The Times, Monday, Jul 13, 1942

Lauretta Anne LITTLE, July 10th, widow of Charles W. G. Little, Athole Lodge, Village Rd, Enfield, cremated Anfield crematorium Liverpool, Jul 13, 1942

The Times, Monday, Oct 05, 1942

Eva Rose ORR, Oct 3rd, Brunage, Hoylake, wife of Donald J. W. Orr, cremated Anfield crematorium Oct 06, 1942

The Times, Tuesday, Dec 05, 1944

Edward Chorley EDGECOMBE, Dec 1st, aged 76, Arnwood, Blundellsands, husband of Ada Mary, cremated Anfield crematorium Dec 05, 1944

The Times, Thursday, Aug 21, 1947

Walter Edwin STACEY, Aug 20th, cremated Anfield crematorium Aug 22, 1947

The Times, Wednesday, Jun 30, 1948

Theodora Ridgard STUBBS, June 28th, aged 64, wife of George Stubbs, 25 Ullet Rd, cremated Anfield crematorium July 01, 1948

The Times, Friday, Jun 24, 1949

Helena Maud NORBURY, June 23rd, aged 84, wife of the late Allan F. Norbury, of The Dungs, Blundellsands, cremated Anfield crematorium Jun 25, 1949

The Times, Thursday, Mar 02, 1950

Philip Guy Rothay WHALLEY, March 1st, aged 48, husband of Nora Helen, cremated Anfield crematorium Mar 03, 1950

The Times, Wednesday, Oct 04, 1950

Jeremiah Leask MANSON, O.B.E, Oct 2nd, in hospital, aged 68, of 20 College Ave, Crosby, husband of Evelyn, cremated Anfield crematorium Oct 05, 1950

The Times, Monday, Oct 23, 1950

Edith Mary PILKINGTON, Oct 20th, Crank House, St Helens, cremated Anfield crematorium Oct 25, 1950


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