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Memorial
Title
A Bonner
Images
Grave Headstone Inscription
Locations
Last known location:
St Michael's Churchyard
Church La
Pleasley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
NG19 7TD

NGR:
SK 50385 64626 ±5m
Location details:
Northwest of the church, north of the path, towards the boundary.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair; the inscription is legible.


Description:

A limestone headstone on a family grave, in the style of a scroll unfurled over a foliated wall. The inscription is inlaid in black metal lettering, mostly in upright block capitals, but the names in a larger lower case gothic style.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1000 700 150 Fair
Base Limestone 250 850 250 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In
LOVING MEMORY OF
MY DEAR HUSBAND
Alfred Bonner,
WHO DIED DEC. 5TH. 1929,
AGED 65 YEARS.
“PEACE AFTER PAIN.”
ALSO OUR DEAR SON
Alfred Bonner,
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE
JUNE 25TH. 1917,
AGED 25 YEARS.
“THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.”
ALSO
Frances Mary,
BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JULY 20TH. 1939,
AGED 71 YEARS.
“REUNITED”

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Bonner Family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Pleasley Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Pleasley Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
11th February, 1987: The memorial lies within the Pleasley Village Conservation Area first designated on that date.

18th August, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson