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Memorial
Title

A Wood

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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 47655 70081 ±5m
Location details:
The grave is towards the northwestern edge of the cemetery. The cemetery is generally known as St Mary's New Churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a pink granite memorial on a family grave. The low headstone has a flat top and shaped corners with an inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The headstone is accompanied by plain oblong pink granite kerbstones and the makers' mark is at their foot.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Pink granite 560 855 100 Fair
Kerbs Pink granite 115 860 1985 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone: IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ELIZABETH WOOD,
DIED MARCH 9TH. 1935,
AGED 75 YEARS.
ALSO GEORGE HENRY,
HER BELOVED HUSBAND
DIED JUNE 24TH. 1939,
AGED 81 YEARS.
ALSO ARTHUR,
BELOVED SON
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE SEPT. 2ND. 1918,
AGED 24 YEARS.
"REUNITED."
Foot of kerbs: E & H JACKSON

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 Wood 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: The memorial was constructed by E and H Jackson, monumental masons.

6th February, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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Comments
Page © Roy Branson