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Memorial
Title

B Armitage

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

NGR:
SK 37053 73583 ±5m
Location details:
Near the western boundary of the western section of the cemetery.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: At Risk. The inscription is legible but the gravestones have been displaced.

Description:

An addition to a cast concrete headstone on a family grave. The oblong headstone has a stepped top and an attached vase on the right, and bears an inlaid inscription in upright capital block lettering.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Concrete 380 300 50 Good
Vase Concrete 260 175 125 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
FREDK H. ARMITAGE.
DIED NOV. 16TH.1938
AGED 63 YEARS.
ALSO BENJN. HIS SON
KILLED IN ACTION
SEPT. 19TH. 1918.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Armitage family

Local authorities:
From WW1: Newbold and Dunston Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1922: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
10th July, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. Although the inscription was in good condition and legible, the headstone and vase had been displaced which caused the memorial to be considered at risk of further disturbance and potential damage or loss.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson