This page provides links to stories about people whose graves are in St Peter's churchyard.
It has been developed through a project started in 2021 to record the stories from families, friends and residents of those buried in the churchyard within living memory and to research and document those in the older graves. St Peter's and the graveyard were constructed in 1818 so there are no graves earlier than that.
We have deliberately called them 'stories' as, whilst they are researched and checked for accuracy as far as possible, they are as much from people's memories as from firm data. And of course they do genuinely tell the story of that person as far as it is known. Where there are family connections between several graves these have been linked together. Sometimes the stories bring in other items of wider interest as well or links to further sources. Pictures and locations of the gravestones themselves are included.
We hope the stories will be of interest to family and local historians.
If you would like to add a new story or have further details for one of the stories already here, please contact the team via email@example.com
People's names are shown below as links (listed alphabetically by surname): click on the link to see their story.