The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin,
County Durham

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The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Norton The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin,
The Village Green
Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1EJ.

GPS Location -
N54°35'33.33" W1°18'53.15"
the notice board The notice board with contacts

Anglo Saxon Church
Opened circa 1020 AD
17 Century Gravestone This 17th Century gravestone reads

Here lieth the Body of Thos. Pattifon
who departed this life Octr the 4th AD 1699
aged 27 Years
Jane his wife who died January the 9th 1731-2
in the 60th year of her age
John Walker's Grave John Walker's gravestone reads
Sacred to the memory of John Walker, chemist and druggist
who departed this life 1st of May 1859 aged 78 years
Highly respected by all who knew him.

Also Emily Adeline Walker eldest daughter of
Hutchinson and Ann Wilkinson of Stockton-on-Tees
and great Neice of the above who departed this life
the 19th March 1862 aged 14 years
Also Mary Walker sister of the above John Walker
who departed this life 19th September 1870 aged 84

Above John Walker was the original inventor
of matches (Friction Lights)

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