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Memorial Title

Employees of J Bourne and Son Ltd (Denby Pottery)

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet to the employees of J Bourne and Son Ltd (Denby Pottery) at Denby, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet
Locations
Last known location:
Visitor Centre
Denby Pottery
Pottery La
Derby Rd (B6179)
Denby
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE5 8NX

NGR:
SK 39210 47415
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The tablet is inside the museum display area, on the wall.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


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

Description:

A plain white marble tablet with a triangular head and an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering infilled in black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet White marble 740 510 25 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE
GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF
THE EMPLOYEES OF
J. BOURNE AND SON LTD.
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
GEORGE BLACKWELL. GEORGE OTTEWELL
JOHN BROWN. VASHNI PEACOCK
PERCY CARTWRIGHT. ERNEST STONE
HARRY FLETCHER. FRANK SIMS
JAMES LIGGETT. ERNEST TAYLOR
HERBERT MORLEY. JOSEPH WESTON
OBEDIENT UNTO DEATH.
FOR GOD KING AND COUNTRY.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 12 12
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 12 12
Administration
Custodian: Denby Pottery Co. Ltd (successors to J Bourne and Son Ltd.)

Local authorities:
From WW1: Denby Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Denby Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1st February, 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in good condition and well cared for.

October, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.

13th June 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Frances Casey. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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