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Holy Trinity Church - WW1

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial plaque at Holy Trinity Church, Chesterfield.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Holy Trinity Church
Newbold Rd (B6051)
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 7PG

NGR:
SK 38237 71617
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the south wall of the chancel.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


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

Description:

A nowy-headed bronze plaque with a hollowed moulded border containing spaced fleurons and a small laurel wreath in the segmental head. The inscription is in raised upright capital roman lettering and the names are arranged in four columns of upright capital block lettering. The plaque is mounted on a nowy-headed oaken backboard with moulded edges.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Bronze 685 815 20 Fair
Backboard Oak 770 925 35 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
PARISH OF HOLY TRINITY.
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION
IN MEMORY OF THOSE PARISHIONERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919.
AMBRIDGE G. W.
AMBRIDGE W. H.
ARMITAGE B.
ALLWRIGHT J.
BOND W. A.
BOUSFIELD C. E.
BROWN W. A.
BURDETT A.
BURR R. W.
CARSON F.
CHISHOLM L.
CLAYTON F.
COCKING W.
COX A.
COX H.
CRICK R.
CROWDER J. H.
EYRE A. N.
ELLIS R.
EWART J. S.
GRATTON G.
HART F.
HAYES H.
HAYNES G. W.
HOLMES H.
HIGGINBOTTOM E.
HEATH R.
JACQUES W. G.
JARVIS A.
KEATES A.
KINGWELL L.
KNIGHT J.
LANE H. E.
LEGGE H. M.
LOWE H.
MARSDEN J. H.
MILLARD J. W.
MORLEY J.
MORTON H.
MOORE G. W.
NEWCOMBE C. N.
NUTTALL A. E.
OLDFIELD E.
POGSON A.
POGSON F. W.
PREECE W.
PRICE H. H.
REVILL A.
RHODES W.
ROLLINSON R. B.
SEARSTON G. A.
SHEMWELL J. G.
SHOOTER J.
SMITH H. M.
SMITH L.
SMITH J.
STUBLEY T. W.
SWALE D.
SYDDALL S. C.
WATKINSON R. H.
WARREN W.
WARREN H.
WARREN A.
WILCOCKSON E.
WHITE J. M.
WORNE R.
WYKES W. E.
"THE MEN WERE VERY GOOD UNTO US, AND WE WERE NOT HURT .... THEY WERE
A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY DAY AND NIGHT." 1.SAMUEL XXV. 15-16

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 67 67
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 67 67
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chesterfield Parish Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Unparished; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
26th September, 1977: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1334701.

10th September 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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