Derbyshire War Memorials
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J Limb and G Limb

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to James and George Limb added to a gravestone at Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Cemetery
Hodmire La
Ault Hucknall
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 5QH

NGR:
SK 46711 65192 ±5m
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Location details:
The cemetery is on the south side of the road opposite St John the Baptist's Church in the centre of the village. The memorial is about half way along the boundary with the road, close to the hedge.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the wording on a family gravestone. The tall grey limestone headstone has a rounded arch top with narrow chamfered borders and an inlaid inscription mainly in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1300 760 70 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN LIMB, OF HARDWICK,
WHO DIED MARCH 7. 1918,
AGED 70.
ALSO JAMES LIMB, AGED 26.
AND GEORGE LIMB, AGED 23.
SONS OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR.
THY WILL BE DONE.
ALSO ELIZABETH LIMB
DIED APRIL 13. 1943, AGED 81
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Limb family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Ault Hucknall Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ault Hucknall Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
1974: The Hardwick and Rowthorne Conservation Area was extended, and the memorial lies within it.

28th March, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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