Derbyshire War Memorials
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G Hill and T Hill

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet to George Hill and Thomas Hill on a family grave in St Werburgh's Churchyard, Blackwell.
Images
Setting Grave Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Werburgh's Churchyard
Church Hill
Blackwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 5HN

NGR:
SK 44420 58441 ±5m
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Location details:
Towards the northern corner of the churchyard..
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering to a grey stone tablet on a family grave. The inscription is incised in upright capital block lettering within a polished shield on the face of the tablet. All edges of the tablet are rough-hewn suggesting that it has never been erected as a headstone. The tablet is accompanied by oblong stone kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Stone 590 590 60 Fair
Kerbs Stone c225 c920 c1900 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In
LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE HILL,
DIED APRIL 18, 1920,
AGED 65 YEARS.
ALSO
GEORGE & THOMAS HILL,
SONS OF THE ABOVE,
WHO FELL IN FRANCE.
ALSO EMILY,
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED JULY 27, 1939,
AGED 89 YEARS.
"REUNITED"
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Hill family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Blackwell Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Blackwell Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
28th December 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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