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Memorial
Title

W Bullas

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 37111 73566 ±5m
Location details:
In the western section of the cemetery but near to the main section.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a black granite headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a triangular arch top with stepped corners and decorative panels of foliage at each side. It bears an incised inscription mainly in upright capital roman lettering that contains the remains of gilding. The headstone is accompanied by plain oblong kerbs.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Granite 655 815 100 Fair
Kerbs Granite 150 870 2000 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In
Loving Memory Of
EMMA BULLAS.
DIED FEB. 21ST. 1943, AGED 80 YEARS
Also ALICE MAUDE.
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED AUG. 9TH. 1907, AGED 18 YEARS
Also WILLIAM BULLAS.
DIED OF WOUNDS FEB. 16TH. 1916.
AGED 23 YEARS.
TIME PASSES ON, BUT MEMORIES REMAIN.
Also THOMAS BULLAS.
BELOVED HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE
DIED FEB. 8TH. 1949. AGED 86 YEARS.
REUNITED.
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 Bullas 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 headstone was complete and legible, it had been detached from the kerbs and laid back on an adjacent grave.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson