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Memorial Title

Col R H Colvile

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a memorial tablet to Col R H Colvile in St John the Evangelist's Church at Hazelwood, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Tablet
Locations

Last known location:
St John the
  Evangelist's Church
Hob Hill
Hazelwood
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE56 4AL

NGR:
SK 32816 46040
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
Inside the church on the south side of the chancel arch.
Type

Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is well cared for.

Description:

An oblong white marble tablet with a moulded border formed from a repeated square fleuron motif with the ground picked out in gold, and an inscription incised in upright capital block lettering infilled in black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet White marble 520 750 25 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED TO RECORD
AND HAND DOWN TO FUTURE GENERATIONS,
THE NAME OF
ROBERT HENRY COLVILE,
OF KEMPSEY HOUSE, WORCESTER,
COLONEL OF THE 12TH. REGIMENT OF INFANTRY,
AND FORMERLY COMMANDING
HER MAJESTY'S SCOTS FUSILIER GUARDS;
TO WHOSE PIETY, AND MUNIFICENCE ARE MAINLY DUE,
THE CHURCH, SCHOOLS, AND VICARAGE HOUSE,
THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE DISTRICT,
AND THE ENDOWMENT OF THE BENEFICE OF HAZELWOOD;
BY WHICH WORKS
"HE BEING DEAD, YET SPEAKETH,"
HE DIED NOVEMBER 1ST. 1876, AGED 80 YEARS.
PONENDUM CURAVIT, BENEFICIORUM MEMOR, PASTOR PRIMUS.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Unspecified
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Hazelwood Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1974: Hazelwood Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council
History

10th March 1986: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335374.

22nd July, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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Comments

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