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Memorial
Title

P Wright and F Wright

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 37161 73607 ±5m
Location details:
Near the centre of the cemetery.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone.


Overall condition: Poor. The inscription is barely legible.

Description:

An addition to a sandstone headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a rounded arch top with stepped corners, a thin incised line border and an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The headstone surmounts a plain oblong base with a bevelled top.


Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 890 760 100 Poor
Base Sandstone c100 910 230 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In/ Remembrance
of
SAMUEL GEORGE WRIGHT
BORN OCT. 21. 1859 DIED SEPT. 26. 1931.
ALSO IN HONOURED MEMORY OF HIS TWO SONS
PERCY WRIGHT 4TH. WORCESTER REGT.
BORN MARCH 5. 1896. DIED IN FRANCE AUG.15.1917.
FRANK WRIGHT 2ND BATT. COLDSTREAM GUARDS
BORN NOV. 12. 1886
KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF LENS OCT. 9TH. 1917.
AT THE RISING AND THE SETTING OF THE SUN, WE
WILL REMEMBER THEM..
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 2
Number served and returned 0
Total names 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Wright family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Newbold and Dunston Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1922: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
9th October, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in poor condition as most of the inscription had become eroded and difficult to read.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson