Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

F Bark

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Francis Bark added to a gravestone in St Peter's Churchyard, Edensor, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Peter's Churchyard
Jap La
Edensor
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1PH

NGR:
SK 25052 69824 ±5m
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Location details:
Towards the southeastern corner of the churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering on a sandstone headstone on a family grave. The tall, freestanding nowy-headed headstone has hollowed shoulders, a border formed from a single narrow incised line and an incised inscription mainly in upright capital lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong sandstone base with a bevelled top.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 1240 790 60 Fair
Base Sandstone c200 915 230 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Affectionate Remembrance
of
ISAAC BARK,
WHO DIED AUGUST 2ND. 1863
AGED 43 YEARS.
ALSO OF GEORGE, HIS SON
WHO DIED JANUARY 22ND. 1875,
AGED 22 YEARS.
HE ONLY CAME TO SHOW HOW SOON,
A FLOWER COULD FADE JUST IN ITS BLOOM.
ALSO OF ELIZABETH,
WIFE OF ISAAC BARK,
WHO DIED JANUARY 8TH. 1907,
AGED 82 YEARS.
ALSO OF FRANCIS,
SON OF JOHN & MARGARET BARK,
DIED IN FRANCE MAY 1ST. 1918,
AGED 26 YEARS.
PEACE, PERFECT PEACE.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not specified.
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Bark family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Edensor Parish Council, Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edensor Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

Unknown date: The memorial lies within the Edensor Conservation Area.

21st July, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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