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Memorial
Title

R E Clark

Images
Setting Shrine Plaque
Locations
Last known location:
St John the
 Evangelist's Church
St John's Road (B6159)
Newbold
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 8PE

NGR:
SK 37204 73510
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Shrine.


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

Description:

A shrine comprising the Madonna and Child within a wooden frame. The carved wooden figure of the Madonna is wearing a red, blue and gold gown and the Child is dressed in white. The figures are contained within a varnished polygonal frame with a canopy of carved pierced tracery and with panelling at the sides. At the foot is an oblong brass plaque bearing the incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Figures Wood 1080 370 300 Good
Frame Wood 1820 600 400 Good
Plaque Brass 45 160 2 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Plaque: A.M.D.G.
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
ROBERT EDWIN CLARK
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR SEPTEMBER 20TH 1917.
MAY HE REST IN PEACE.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Unknown

Local authorities:
From WW1: Newbold and Dunston Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1922: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
c1957: A new north aisle was built and the memorial was presumably moved to its present position from elswhere.

26 September 1977: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1334707.

10th July, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson