Derbyshire War Memorials
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J Haslam and T Haslam

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial clock in St Thomas the Apostle's Church, Brampton, Chesterfield commemorating Joseph and Thomas Haslam.
Images
Clock setting Clock Plaque setting Inscription Click in a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Thomas the
 Apostle's Church
Chatsworth Rd (A619)
Brampton
Chesterfield
Nearest postcode:
S40 3AW

NGR:
SK 36206 70664
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The clock is in the tower and the plaque is on the north wall of the west entrance, at the foot of the tower.
Type
Overall type: Clock


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A church clock and associated plaque. The clock has a dark face with gilded hands and roman numerals. The wall- mounted oblong brass plaque is on a wooden backboard and has an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured black. The varnished wooden backboard has rounded edges.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Clock - - - - Fair
Plaque Brass 225 455 5 Fair
Backboard Wood 270 505 15 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
THE CLOCK IN THIS TOWER WAS PRESENTED BY
THOMAS SCOTT TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND THE USE OF THE PARISH OF ST. THOMAS BRAMPTON
AND WAS ERECTED BY JOSEPH HASLAM
AS A THANK OFFERING FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF HIS
TWO SONS FROM THE GEAT WAR 1914-1919.
DEDICATED OCTOBER 24TH. 1920.


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

Local authorities:
From WW1: Unparished; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1920: The clock was funded by Thomas Scott.

October 1920: The clock was installed in the tower by a representative of the Midland Clock Works, Derby, assisted by Mr William Rhodes, at the expense of Joseph Haslam.

24th October, 1920: The clock was dedicated.

13th March, 1968: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1088299.

2nd September, 2016: The plaque was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
Comments
Thomas Scott and Joseph Haslam were two local butchers and were the grandfather and father respectively of the two men commemorated. Joseph Haslam Jnr was born in 1895 and Thomas Haslam was born in 1897.

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