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Memorial Title

Pte J W Hebb

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial commemorating Pte John Hebb in Bolsover Methodist Church.
Images
No images are currently available.
Locations
Last known location:
Bolsover Methodist Church
Hill Top (B6419)
Bolsover
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 6NG

NGR:
SK 47319 70661
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is in the chancel.
Type
Overall type: Panelling.


Overall condition: Fair. The memorial is cared for.


Description:

Oaken panelled wainscoting around the sides of the apsidal chancel. The panels have blind quatrefoil tracery at the head and extend the full height between the moulded dado rail and a skirting in the form of a plinth with quatrefoil decoration. The memorial may include the communion rail and may also include a brass plaque.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Panelling Oak - - - Fair
Communion rails Oak - - - Fair
Plaque Brass - - - Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
[Not known]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War Civilian
(1914-1919)
Totals
Action
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the managers of the church

Local authorities:
From WW1: Bolsover Parish Council; Bolsover Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Old Bolsover Town Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
c1921: The memorial was installed.

27th March, 1921: The memorial was unveiled by Mr H Stocks and dedicated by Rev H W Fuller.

17th July, 1971: The Wesleyan Methodist Church lies within the Bolsover Conservation Area first designated on that date.

Unknown dates: The Wesleyan Methodist Church was renamed the Trinity Methodist Church and subsequently the Bolsover Methodist Church.

2nd February, 2017: The memorial was sought by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot but was not identifed.
References
Derbyshire Courier, 10th January 1920, p9: a report on the forthcoming provision of the memorial described as comprising wainscoting in the chancel and communion rails.

Derbyshire Courier, 2nd April 1921, p3: a report on the unveiling and dedication of the memorial.
Comments
The panelling is also reported to commemorate seven other people.

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