Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial
Title
Col F C Corfield JP VD
Images
Setting Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
St Lawrence's Church
Market St (A6007)
Heanor
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE75 7NR

NGR:
SK 43579 46438
From online digital mapping.
Location details:
On the east face of the northern side of the tower arch.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

A wall-mounted nowy-headed white marble tablet on a black backboard. The tablet has the Corfield family coat of arms in relief at the head and an inverted moulded cornice at the foot. The inscription is incised in upright capital block lettering infilled in black with rubricated initials. The nowy-headed backboard is of unknown material painted black.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet White marble 940 560 100 Good
Backboard Unknown 1100 660 25 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
FREDERICK CHANNER CORFIELD, J.P,V.D.
OF ORMONDE FIELDS, AND CHATWALL HALL,
    DERBY.      SALOP.
COLONEL 1ST. VOL. BATL. SHERWOOD FORESTERS,
ELDEST SON OF THE REVD. F. CORFIELD,
BORN MARCH 1ST. 1849,
DIED DECEMBER 4TH. 1904.
HE WAS A LOYAL UPHOLDER OF CHURCH AND
STATE, A CHURCH WARDEN, AND CONSISTENT
CHURCHMAN, A COUNTY COUNCILLOR, A JUST AND
UPRIGHT EMPLOYER OF LABOUR, (GENERAL MANAGER
OF BUTTERLEY CO. COLLIERIES) AND WITHAL A HUMBLE
FOLLOWER OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST.
HE MARRIED SEP. 7TH. 1880, AGNES REBECCA AUGUSTA,
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF SIR JOHN. G. N. ALLEYNE, BART.
BY HIS WIFE AUGUSTA, YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF
SIR HENRY FITZ-HERBERT, OF TISSINGTON, BART.
& LEFT FOUR SONS & FOUR DAUGHTERS

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict Unspecified
(Territorial Service)
Number died 0
Number served and returned 1
Total names 1
Administration
Custodians: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local Authorities:
From 1900: Heanor Parish Council; Heanor Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Heanor and Loscoe Town Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
25th November, 1963: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1311460.

18th May, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Anne and Roy Branson. It was in good condition.
References
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson