Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Pte F J Featherstone

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Pte F J Featherstone added to a gravestone in St John the Baptist's Churchyard at Clowne, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Grave Headstone
Locations

Last known location:
St John the Baptist's
 Churchyard
Church La
Clowne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S43 4EA

NGR:
SK 49734 75327 ±5m
Location details:
Towards the western corner of the churchyard, near the boundary with the road.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a memorial stone on a family grave. The memorial comprises a low white marble headstone with a shallow arch top and stepped shoulders with the inscription inlaid on the face in mainly upright capital block lettering. The headstone is accompanied by oblong kerbs and a vase.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 535 610 75 Fair
Kerbs White marble 260 870 2100 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

Headstone:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANK FEATHERSTONE,
DIED NOV 14, 1935, AGED 77 YEARS.
ALSO EMMA FEATHERSTONE,
DIED NOV 3, 1936, AGED 79 YEARS.
PTE F. J. FEATHERSTONE,
DIED IN FRANCE APRIL 16 1917,
AGED 23 YEARS.
AT REST.
Foot of kerbs:
BINGHAM
MANSFIELD
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Featherstone family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Clowne Parish Council; Clowne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Clowne Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

Unknown date: The memorial was made by Bingham, monumental mason of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.

6th January, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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