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Memorial Title

Lady Manners School - WW1

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial board at Lady Manners School, Bakewell, Derbyshire.
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Setting Location
Locations

Last known location:
Cavendish Library
Lady Manners School
Shutts La
Bakewell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1JA

NGR:
SK 21069 67728
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
In the foyer of the library.

It is presumed that the memorial was originally erected at the school's previous premises.
Type

Overall type: Board.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is well cared for.

Description:

A nowy-headed oaken board comprising a panel in a moulded frame. The top rail has a carved displaying peacock at the head and the school motto incised below. The panel bears the inscription and names in a single column in upright capital roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board Oak c1400 c600 c50 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

POUR Y PARVENIR
1914 PRO PATRIA 1918

J. F. AITKEN
F. W. BODEN
S. S. BODEN
W. F. B. FINNEY
J. GEE
C. J. W. GOODWIN
W. HILL
S. C. L. HODGKINSON
J. A. HODGKISS
G. F. E. HOLMES
J. F. HORSFIELD
C. J. BROOKE HUNT
J. C. KNOWLES
G. D.PRICE
J. RADFORD
H. W. REX
S. SHELDON
J. H. SLANEY
G. SIBSON
J. SMITH
G. STAMPER
F. W. A.STUBBS
A. C. BROOKE TAYLOR
E. M. TAYLOR
H. R. THOMPSON
C. TOMLINSON
F. VICK
J. D. VAUGHAN
J. T. WARD
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 29
Number served and returned  0
Total names 29
Administration

Custodian: The governors of Lady Manners School

Local authorities:
From WW1: Bakewell Parish Council, Bakewell Urban District Council ; Derbyshire County Council.
After 1974: Bakewell Town Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

1920s: The memorial is presumed to have been erected in one of the school's buildings in the town centre.

c1938: The memorial is presumed to have been moved to the new site in Shutts La.

4th August 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
References

Comments

The peacock emblem is from the crest on the arms of the Manners family.
Page © Roy Branson