Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

A Parker

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial in St Thomas the Apostle's Churchyard, Brampton, Chesterfield commemorating Albert Parker who died on army service in South Africa.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone 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 Churchyard
Chatsworth Rd (A619)
Brampton
Chesterfield
Nearest postcode:
S40 3AW

NGR:
SK 36205 70633
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
Between the church and the main road, about 25m west of the war memorial.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a headstone on a family grave. The tall sandstone headstone has a rounded arch top with nailhead border, recessed sides and a small curvilinear design at the head. The incised inscription is mainly in capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 1535 820 75 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Affectionate Remembrance
of
ELLEN FRANCES, THE SECOND
DAUGHTER OF JOHN WILLIAM
AND MARY HIDE PARKER,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH 27TH.
1877 AGED 3 YEARS.
ALSO ANNIE,
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER
OF THE ABOVE NAMED,
WHO DIED JANUARY 11TH. 1895,
IN THE 23RD. YEAR OF HER AGE.
ALSO JOHN,
THE BELOVED SON
OF THE ABOVE NAMED,
WHO DIED JANUARY 2ND. 1897,
AGED 26 YEARS.
ALSO OF ALBERT PARKER AGED 22 YEARS,
ROYAL ENGINEERS,
WHO DIED OF ENTERIC FEVER
WHILE SERVING WITH THE
SOUTH AFRICAN FIELD FORCE,
AND WAS BURIED MAY 1ST 1900 AT
MODDER RIVER.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second Boer War (1899-1902) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From 19th century: Unparished; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
2nd September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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