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Memorial
Title

P Nunney

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 37131 73585 ±5m
Location details:
In the western section of the cemetery, towards the northern side and towards the eastern side near the main section.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: At risk. The inscription is legible.

Description:

An addition to a grey granite headstone on a family grave. The oblong roughly dressed headstone has a polished panel bearing the incised inscription in upright capital block lettering. The headstone is accompanied by roughly dressed oblong granite kerbstones.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Granite 600 960 350 At risk
Kerbs Granite 300 960 1940 At risk
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
CHERISHED ARE THE MEMORIES
OF A BELOVED WIFE AND MOTHER.
BERTHA ANN NUNNEY,
WHO PASSED INTO THE HIGHER LIFE JAN. 26TH 1952,
AGED 53 YEARS.
RESURGAM
PETER NUNNEY BELOVED SON
AGED 20 YEARS, SHIP'S CARPENTER
MERCHANT NAVY KILLED BY ENEMY
ACTION AT SEA MAY 20TH 1941.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
(Civilian Casualties)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Nunney family

Local authorities:
From WW2: 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. The kerb at the foot had also been displaced.
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Comments
Page © Roy Branson