Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

S Bullock

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Samuel Bullock at Kirk Langley, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Michael's Churchyard
Church La
Kirk Langley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 4NG

NGR:
SK 28669 38885
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial is just inside the lych gate, to the left of the path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a pediment at the head containing a Christogram in relief, and a triglyph at each shoulder. The inscription is inlaid in upright, mainly capital lettering.  The headstone surmounts an oblong base with bevelled top.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Stone 1085 760 125 Fair
Base Stone c200 1020 255 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
MARGARET BULLOCK,
WHO DIED MARCH 26TH. 1929,
AGED 33 YEARS.
ALSO OF HER BROTHER
SAMUEL BULLOCK,
OF THE GRENADIER GUARDS,
WHO WAS KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
IN FRANCE SEPT. 25TH. 1916,
DURING THE GREAT WAR
AGED 22 YEARS.
“WE NEVER FORGET THE DEAR ONES.”
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Bullock family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Kirk Langley Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Kirk Langley Parish Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
28th June, 1995: The church lies within the Kirk Langley Conservation Area designated on that date.

21st December, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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