Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

E Wilcox

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial comprising an addition to a gravestone in St Leonard's Churchyard, Scarcliffe commemorating Ernest Wilcox.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Leonard's Churchyard
Main St
Scarcliffe
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 6TD

NGR:
SK 49510 68798 ±5m
Location details:
By the boundary wall, northwest of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Poor. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering on a family gravestone. The white marble kerbstones have chamfered faces bearing the inlaid inscriptions in upright capital block lettering and the makers' mark at the foot.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Kerbs White marble 300 1835 2090 Poor
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
West kerb:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF Albert Hugh, BELOVED HUSBAND OF
ANNIE M. WILCOX, DIED MAY 10TH. 1930, AGED 68 YEARS.
North kerb:
ALSO THEIR SON Ernest Wilcox,
KILLED IN ACTION SEPT. 3RD. 1916, AGED 24 YEARS.
East kerb:
PEACE PERFECT PEACE
Foot of kerbs:
E & H JACKSON
MANSFIELD

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

Local authorities:
From WW1: Scarcliffe Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Scarcliffe Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
Unknown date: The memorial was made by E & H Jackson, monumental masons of Mansfield.

10th February, 1979: The memorial lies within the Scarcliffe Conservation Area first designated on that date.

2nd March, 2012: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in poor condition. The kerbs had been displaced but the inscription remained legible.
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