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Memorial
Title
Newbold
Images
Setting 6 o'clock whole 6 o'clock tablet 6 o'clock plaque
12 o'clock whole 12 o'clock plaque 12 o'clock tablet Further photographs of
this memorial are held on file.
Locations
Last known location:
Roadside
Littlemoor (B6150)
Newbold
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S41 8QP

NGR:
SK 36932 72948
±5m
Location details:
On the eastern side of the road, between Dukes Dr and Newbold Rd.
Type
Overall type: Cross.


Overall condition: Good. The inscriptions are legible.

Description:

A roughly dressed sandstone cross on a pedestal and base with several plaques and a tablet. The wheel cross has a tapered shaft and surmounts a battered oblong pedestal and a square two-stepped base. A recessed dressed panel on the 6 o'clock face of the pedestal bears the original inlaid inscription in upright capital roman lettering. A tall trapezoidal bronze plaque with raised border was subsequently set into the 6 o'clock face of the cross shaft bearing a further WW1 inscription and namelist in raised upright capital lettering.

A further tall trapezoidal bronze plaque with polished raised border was subsequently set into the 12 o'clock face of the cross shaft bearing a WW2 inscription and namelist in raised upright capital polished lettering, and a similar small oblong supplementary plaque with a further name was added at a later date.

A square black granite tablet was later affixed to the 12 o'clock face of the pedestal with a gilded incised inscription in upright capital block lettering relating to subsequent conflicts.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Sandstone c3000 950 280 Good
Pedestal Sandstone 1250 1130 950 Good
Base Sandstone 500 1730 1730 Good
Plaque Bronze 700 365 15 Good
Plaque Bronze 685 355 10 Good
Plaque Bronze 40 355 10 Good
Tablet Granite 380 380 30 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of pedestal: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE MEN
OF NEWBOLD
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919.
Plaque on 6 o'clock face of cross shaft: TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND THE IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF
THESE MEN OF NEWBOLD WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

ASHFORTH, WM.
BARTRAM, A, LBT.
BRAKES, HAROLD
CARTWRIGHT, J
CLARKE, ROBERT. E.
CARSON, FRANK
CLARKE, PERCY
CLARKE, WM.
CHAMBERS, WILFRED
COOPER, LANCELOT
DODD, CHARLES. E.
ELSE EDWARD
ELSE, HARRY
FEARN, ABRAHAM
FORD, ERNEST
FOSTER, ARTHUR
FOSTER, WM.
GREEN, ARTHUR
GREEN, WALTER
GODLEY, FRANCIS
GRAINGER, RALPH
HALL, JOSEPH
HARDY, JOSEPH
HUCKERBY, WM.
HOLLYOAK, SAM
HARDY, AARON
HEATH, FRED
HAMPSON, GEORGE
HARDY, THOMAS
HARRIS, FRANK. E.
HARDY, HERBERT
JONES, THOMAS
JENKINSON, JNO. I.
JENKINSON, G
JAMES, OLIVER
JAMES, WINTER
KENNELL, JOHN. H.
KNIGHT, THOROLD
LILLEMAN, HARRY
LILLEMAN, FRED
MATTHEWS, B
MARTIN, WM. T.
MASON, JOHN. T.
MATCHETT, EDRIC
MERRICKS, ERNST
MILLARD, FRANK
MATCHETT, JAS.
NICHOLLS, GEO
NUNN, JOHN
ORWIN, BERNARD
PARRIMORE, J. WM.
PRIESTLEY, JOHN
PASHLEY, EDGAR
POLLENDINE, FRED
RAMSDEN, FRANK
RIGGOTT, ROBERT. C
REDIHOUGH, ALF. E.
ROCKCLIFFE, G. W.
SCARFE, TOM
STEVENSON, FRANK
SHIPLEY, RICHARD
SHERRIFF, THOMAS
SEYMOUR, WM.
SHIPLEY, JOHN. WM.
SMITH, HARRY
STANHOP, EDWARD
TAGG, LANCELOT
THOMPSON, S. WM.
THOMPSON, S. WM.
WHITHAM, HARRY.
WOOD, JOHN. WM.
WORMSLEY, L. WM.
PEACH, HARROLD. G.
RADFORD, HAROLD
Main plaque on 12 o'clock face of cross shaft: IN RESPECTFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE FROM NEWBOLD
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN WORLD WAR II
1939 - 1945
AND ALL CONFLICTS
ASHLEY, JOHN DOUGLAS
BAILEY, WALTER
BERRY, HAROLD
BURKITT, FREDERICK
COX, RONALD
CROFTS, PAUL
DAVIS, ERIC
DODD, JOHN COLIN
GAYLES, JOHN STANLEY
HARDY, KENNETH
HUDSON, CHARLES GRAHAM
MATCHETT, ARTHUR
MAKIN, GEORGE ROBERT
MAYCOCK, HAROLD
MORRIS, JAMES WILLIAM
NUNN, KENNETH
OLLETT, JAMES FREDERICK
PIDCOCK, HARRY
PIDCOCK, WILSON THOMPSON
RODGERS, GEORGE ALBERT
TAGG, LANCELOT
TAYLOR, ERIC
WINDER, HENRY
Supplementary plaque on 12 o'clock face of cross shaft: WWII
WALLIS, ROY
Tablet on 12 o'clock face of pedestal: OTHER CONFLICTS
FORD, BEN ROY - AFGHANISTAN

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Number died 74 24 1
Number served and returned  0  0 0
Total names 74 24 1
Administration
Custodians: Not known

Local Authorities:
From WW1: Newbold and Dunston Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Chesterfield Parish Council; Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Chesterfield Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
2012: Plaques for WW2 and tablet for other conflicts added.

20th May, 2012:  memorial rededicated.

10th July, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot; it was in good condition.
References
ITV News website article.

Western Front Association Bulletin 93; July 2012, p45; A report on the 2012 rededication..
Comments
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