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Memorial Title

Chesterfield Parish Church

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial book of remembrance in Chesterfield Museum at the Stephenson Memorial Hall, Chesterfield, commemorating all of those associated with the parish church.
Images
Book Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Chesterfield Museum and
 Art Gallery
Stephenson Memorial Hall
St Mary's Gate (B6543)
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 7TD

NGR:
SK 38563 71226 ±5m
Location details:
The museum is at the junction with Corporation St. and Holywell St. The book is in a display cabinet in the entrance area of the museum.
Type
Overall type: Book of remembrance.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

An oblong book bound in blue buckram and bearing a gilded title in roman lettering..

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Book Card, buckram, paper c150 c225 c15 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Chesterfield Parish Church
HONOUR BOOK
1914-1919
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died * *
Number served and returned * *
Total names * *
* Unknown
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be Chesterfield Borough Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chesterfield Parish Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Unparished; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
9th August, 1976: Stephenson Hall was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1334684.

November, 1976: The memorial lies within the Town Centre Conservation Area first designated in that month.

9th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
Comments
Chesterfield parish church is Our Lady and All Saints' Church. A caption card adjacent to the book explains that it contains the names of "all the men associated with the Church who fought in the First World War."

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