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St Hilary, Wallasey Graves







Pickering Graves – Historic photo taken before the iron fences were removed at St. Hilary Churchyard.
Pickering graves at St. Hilary Churchyard – overlooking the churchyard towards the Irish Sea. Their home “Montebello” was situated in the same direction on St. George’s Mount in Wallasey. Photo by C. P. Stover 2006.

Monument Inscriptions

St. Hilary Churchyard, Wallasey
Pickering, Cox, Walker

Huge double flatstone on plinth with double book top and evidence of railings


William Pickering died 16 February 1855 – age 72
F.C.A. Pickering (relict of the above) died 16 April 1864 – aged 75 years
Alfred V. Pickering died 5th Dec. 1868 invant son of H.A. and F. Pickering – great grandson of the above
Charles F. Cox Comm. R. N. (son-in0law of the above) – died 13 Oct. 1876 – aged 70 years
Charles W. H. Pickering eldest son of W. & F.C.A. Pickering born the 9th of November 1815 died the 2nd of March 1881 – aged 65 years
Inscription “May Help cometh from the Lord”
Elizabeth Pickering wife of the above and daughter of t. and K. Walker of chester – born 24 July 1819 – Fell Asleep 2 april 1895
Frieda Valentia youngest daughter of C.W.H. Pickering – born 3 Aug 1858 died 28 July 1932 aged 73 years
Inscription “Until the day break.”
James William Pickering died 1 September 1878 – aged 51 (son of C.W.H.Pickering)
Hester Isabel Pickering daughter of James William Pickering and Hester Ann Pickering who departed this life 2nd August 1857 – Aged 11 weeks.
HUGHES – PICKEIRNG In rememberance of Ann Hughes who died at “Montebello” New Brighton on 12th February 1876 aged 90 yrs. From the age of 16, the faithful friend and servant in the family of Elizabeth [Harrison] Pickering.
Inscription “For so he giveth his beloved sleep”