Memorial inscriptions are transcriptions of the full wording on an individual grave stone.
Memorial inscriptions will indicate who is buried in a grave plot and their date of death. It might include other information such as age, occupation or address of the deceased and information on other family members buried in the same plot.
Records held at Oldham Local Studies and Archives
The codes in brackets are classifications to help find the item on the open shelves or when you request an item from a member of staff.
All Saints Northmoor Memorials
Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society (pamphlet RI:FNN:RFJ)
Delph, Inscriptions on gravestones (H105) (M)
Delph Independent Chapel, Monumental Inscriptions.
Howard Lambert (RR:FZK:RFJ)
Delph Methodist Chapel Monumental Inscriptions.
Howard Lambert 1995. (RO:FZK:RFJ)
Greenacres Congregational Church, Galland Street, Memorial Inscriptions Oldham and District Historical Society. 1984 (RR:FT:RFJ) (M)
Greenacres Moor Council Cemetery, Index to Gravestones Part I
Part I. Allan Bailey, 1999 (RFJ:FT)
Holy Trinity, Bardsley (RI:FK:RFJ)
Holy Trinity, Dobcross (RI:FZN:RFJ)
Howard Lambert 1995/6
Holy Trinity, Waterhead, Gravestone and Memorial Record
Oldham and District Historical Society 1998 (RI:FUW:RFJ)
Hope Congregational Church, Hope Street, O.D.H.S. 1992 (RR:FFM:RFJ)
Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Union Street. In "Memorial Inscriptions at various churches in Oldham" (M) O.D.H.S. 1989 (RI:RO:RQ)
Providence Chapel, Springhead, Transcription of the gravestones (RR:FYS:RFJ)
Regent Street Congregational Church In Memorial inscriptions at various churches in Oldham O.D.H.S. 1989 (RI:RO:RQ) (M)
Saddleworth Church. List of gravestones in the old churchyard
(pamphlet RI:FZ :RFJ)
Saddleworth Church Lower Graveyard plan, 1924.
Reprinted by Saddleworth Church, 1998 (RI:FZ:RFJ)
St. Anne's, Lydgate, Monumental Inscriptions 1788-1900
Howard Lambert 1997/8 (RI:FZT:RFJ)
St. James C.E.Church, Barry St. "In Memorial inscriptions at various churches in Oldham" O.D.H.S. 1989 (RI:RO:RQ) (M)
St. John, Hey Parish Church, Stamford Rd, Lees 1750-1850
O.D.H.S. 1988 (RI:FYH:RFJ)
St. John, Hey Parish Church, New Burial Ground, St John Street, Lees
Dorothy Bintley and Sand Ratcliffe 2002 ( RI:FYH:RFJ)
St. John, Hey Parish Church, Lees. Internal Gravestones (RI:FYH:RFJ)
St. Margarets Church, Chapel Road, Hollinwood (O.D.H.S.) (M)(RI :FP:RFJ)
St.Marys. Copies of the inscriptions on the memorials and gravestones 1700-1900
Oldham Corporation, Surveyors and Buildings Dept. 1935 (RI:FF:RFJ) (M)
St. Marys memorial inscriptions inside the church. Giles Shaw MSS. Vol. 71(Microfilm MF-G 103)
St. Pauls Parish Church, Royton. Gravestone inscriptions. (RI:FW)
St. Peters Church, Oldham. Copy of epitaphs on gravestones in the churchyard and also on gravestones and monuments in the church 1750-1850. Wild, Collins and Wild (RI:FF:RFJ) (M)
St. Thomas Leesfield, Thomas Street, Lees In "Memorial inscriptions at various churches in Oldham" O.D.H.S. 1989 (RI:RO:RQ) (M)
St. Thomas, Moorside, Oldham Gravestones and Memorial Record Oldham and District Historical Society, 1996 (RI:FU:RFJ)
Society of Friends, Heyside, Royton In "Memorial inscriptions at various churches in Oldham" O.D.H.S. 1989 (RI:RO:RQ) (M)
Uppermill Methodist Church, Monumental Inscriptions,
Howard Lambert 1994 (RO:FZX:RFJ)
Waterhead Church, South side graves. Dawn Briggs and Clive Richardson 1990 (RI:FUW:RFJ)
Zion Methodist Chapel, Oldham Rd, Lees In "Memorial inscriptions at various churches in Oldham" O.D.H.S. 1989 (RI:RO:RQ) (M)