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St James's Church - WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet in St James's Church, Brassington, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St James's Church
Church St
Brassington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4HJ

NGR:
SK 23028 54328
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road in the centre of the village. The tablet is inside, on the west wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


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

Description:

A plain, horizontal, stone tablet with a rounded edge. The tablet may be of limestone and bears an incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering coloured black.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Grey stone 285 635 35 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF
ARTHUR HENSON RUSSELL
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN THE WORLD WAR
1939 -1945.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Brassington Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Brassington Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
1940s The memorial is presumed to have been installed.

13th September, 1967: The church was listed Grade II*, Heritage List for England number 1109483.

July, 1971: The church lies within the Brassington Conservation Area first designated in that month.

10th August, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Noah Sellors. It was in fair condition and well cared for.
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