Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

G Sherlock

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to George Sherlock added to a family gravestone in St Clement and St James's Churchyard, Horsley, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Memorial Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Clement and
 St James's Churchyard
Church St
Horsley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE21 5BR

NGR:
SK 37494 44435 ±5m
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Location details:
The grave is towards the western boundary of the churchyard, partially hidden under a conifer tree.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The white marble gravestone comprises a decorative cross on a three-stepped base and is accompanied by oblong kerbs. The cross has a tapered shaft and a Christograph at its centre and the base has the inscription inlaid on the 6 and 3 o'clock faces of the steps in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross White marble 1050 510 125 Fair
Base White marble 570 710 610 Fair
Kerbs White marble 250 1830 2130 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of steps: 3 o'clock face of steps:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ANNIE ELIZABETH
ONLY DAUGHTER OF
GEORGE AND MARY SHERLOCK
OF SWADLINCOTE
WHO DIED OCT 18TH. 1926,
AGED 30 YEARS
ALSO GEORGE SHERLOCK, GRENADIER GUARDS,
THEIR BELOVED SON
WHO WAS KILLED IN FRANCE OCT. 11TH. 1915,
AGED 19 YEARS.
THY WILL BE DONE
ALSO MARY
THEIR BELOVED
MOTHER
WHO DIED OCTOBER 4TH. 1936
AGED 62 YEARS

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Sherlock family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Horsley Parish Council, Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Horsley Parish Council, Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
5th September, 1994: The memorial lies within the Horsley Conservation Area first designated on that date.

3rd April, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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