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Memorial
Title

Pte T Poskett

Images
Setting Grave Inscription
Locations
Last known location:
St Mary and
 St Laurence's New
 Churchyard
Langwith Rd (A632)
Hillstown
Bolsover
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 6HQ

NGR:
SK 47668 70082 ±5m
Location details:
Grave 1665 towards the centre of the cemetery. The cemetery is generally known as St Marys New Churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a black marble memorial on a family grave. The low headstone has a shallow arched top and stepped corners with ivy leaves in relief in oblong panels on each side. The inscription is surrounded by a thin incised border and is incised in upright capital roman lettering. The headstone is accompanied by chamfered black marble kerbstones with a further inscription incised on the east face, also in upright capital roman lettering. The grave number and makers' mark are incised at the foot of the kerbs.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Black marble 600 860 170 Fair
Kerbs Black marble 150 860 1900 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone: IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ALFRED ERNEST,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
M. E. POSKETT,
PASSED AWAY JAN. 21ST 1938,
AGED 76 YEARS.
ALSO MARY ELLEN,
PASSED AWAY SEPT. 11TH 1950
AGED 89 YEARS.
"RE-UNITED."
East kerb: ALSO PTE TOM POSKETT, FELL IN ACTION
OCT. 4TH 1917, AGED 22 YEARS.
Foot of kerbs: 1665
BORROWDALE & SONS
WORKSOP

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 Poskett family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Bolsover Parish Council; Bolsover Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Bolsover Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1930s - 1950s: The memorial was constructed by Borrowdale and Sons, monumental masons of Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

6th February, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although the east kerb had been slightly displaced and the grave was unkempt.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson