Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

W Bingham

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a Boer War memorial to William Bingham 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 37537 44411 ±5m
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Location details:
The grave is close to the eastern boundary of the churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The tall sandstone headstone has a pointed arch top, chamfered edges and a narrow incised border at the head. The inlaid inscription is mainly in upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong sandstone base with bevelled top.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 1355 685 75 Fair
Base Sandstone 170 880 220 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second Boer War (1899-1902) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
OF
MARY JANE BINGHAM
WHO PEACEFULLY PASSED AWAY
AT HORSLEY, JULY 25TH. 1891
AGED 45 YEARS
ALSO OF HER SON
WILLIAM BINGHAM,
OF THE 4TH. BATT. DERBYSHIRE REGIMENT
WHO DIED AT RHENOSTER RIVER,
SOUTH AFRICA, JUNE 7TH. 1900,
AGED 29 YEARS.
Foot of headstone:
W. HICKINGBOTHAM
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Bingham 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.

17th April, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition.
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