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Since the foundation of St. John the Divine in 1866, burials have been carried out in our extensive chuchyard until very recently.
Burial records are held at the Staffordshire records Office but for the burials that have a legible headstone, we have a database that lists names, dates and location of the burials that enables you to find any grave that we have listed.
Please note: There are very many burials in the churchyard that do not have a headstone. Prior to 1954 there are records of who is buried in the churchyard but there were no records kept that list locations of graves, so we can only identify where people are buried if there is a headstone. If there is no headstone it is not possible to locate any burial place.
The procedure is: