Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Sgt T Abell

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to Sgt T Abell comprising an addition to a gravestone in St John the Evangelist's Churchyard at Hazelwood, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Grave Headstone
Locations

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

NGR:
SK 32845 46055 ±5m
Location details:
East of the church, roughly in line with the end of the chancel.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible but impaired by discolouration.

Description:

An addition to a headstone on a family grave. The tall limestone headstone has a rounded arch top, a moulded border, and a trefoil panel at the head containing a posey of flowers in relief. The inlaid inscription is in several styles of upright lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1350 710 90 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

In Loving Memory of
EMMA,
THE DEAR WIFE OF
JOHN ABELL, OF SHOTTLE,
At rest March 4 1914,
Aged 69 years.
"PEACE, PERFECT PEACE."
ALSO OF
FARRIER SERGT. THOMAS ABELL,
92ND. BATTERY R.F.A.
THEIR SON
At rest April 19 1904,
Aged 29 years.
ALSO OF THE ABOVE,
JOHN ABELL,
Ar rest Novr. 29. 1921,
Aged 80 years.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Non combat death
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Abell Family.

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

27th December, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References

Comments

Sgt Abell died as a result of a kick from a horse. It is not known whether he is buried in this grave but the record is included here with the benefit of doubt.
Page © Roy Branson