St Peter's Church, Formby

Voices from the Churchyard

Following our successful event ‘Voices from the Churchyard’, we are giving you the opportunity to read some of the stories behind Formby’s interesting and amusing past residents who are buried in St. Peter’s Churchyard.

Watch out for more ‘Voices from the Churchyard’ stories as they are uncovered.

Click on the name to open the PDF to read their story.

A Mystery Solved – Christopher D’Aeth who died aged 21 years on Akpatok Island, Baffin Strait on 15th September 1931.

You can find out the location of Christopher D’Aeth grave plot using our Churchyard Grave Records database, together with a photo of the memorial stone.

Voices from the Churchyard - Christopher D'aeth

Photo 36-29, 2nd Torpid Crew 1930, showing C.J. D’Aeth reproduced by kind permission of the Master and Fellows of Balliol College.