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Memorial
Title

Pte A Northern

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 37150 73590 ±5m
Location details:
Near the centre of the cemetery.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a white marble headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a reversed curve top and recessed sides. The inscription is inlaid mainly in upright capital block lettering with the maker's name at the foot. The headstone is accompanied by plain oblong kerbstones.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 1465 790 75 Fair
Kerbs White marble 150 790 1960 Poor
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
In
Loving Memory
OF THOMAS
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
LYDIA NORTHERN,
WHO DIED MARCH 29TH. 1923, AGED 69 YEARS
REST IN PEACE.
ALSO
PTE. ALBERT NORTHERN, 203776, S. STAFF
SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR JAN. 1ST. 1918,
AGED 27 YEARS.
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.
ALSO
LYDIA, THE BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED SEPT 26TH. 1928, AGED 74 YEARS.
AT REST.
Foot of headstone:
R. O. RHODES
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Northern family

Local authorities:
From WW1: Newbold and Dunston Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1922: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
1920s: The memorial was made by R O Rhodes, monumental mason.

9th October, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although one of the long kerbs had been displaced.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson