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St Margaret's Church

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: A description of a WW1 and WW2 war memorial tablet in St Margaret's Church, Carsington, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Tablet
Locations

Last known location:
St Margaret's Church
Un-named road
Carsington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4DE

NGR:
SK 25246 53432
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road in the centre of the village. The tablet is inside, on the south wall.
Type

Overall type: Tablet.


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

Description:

A nowy-headed limestone tablet with a raised moulded border. A small cross is incised at the head and coloured red and the inscription is incised in upright, mainly capital, roman lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Limestone c450 c300 c40 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
JAMES SLATER
PHILIP HARRISON.
AND IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
WILLIAM REGINALD WARD
Their name liveth for evermore.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 2 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Carsington Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Carsington Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

4th February 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and well cared for.
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Comments

Page © Roy Branson