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St John the Baptist's Church - WW1 Plaque

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial plaque in St John the Baptist's Church at Winster, Derbyshire.
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Setting Memorial
Locations

Last known location:
St John the Baptist's Church
Elton Rd (B5057)
Winster
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 2DH

NGR:
SK 23948 60575
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle.
Type

Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A nowy headed brass plaque in a painted moulded frame supported by two brackets. The plaque has coloured crossed Union Flag and White Ensign at the head, overlain by a small wreath, and has a narrow border with a Guilloche design. The incised inscription and names, which are in two columns, are in capital block lettering coloured black.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Brass 710 1070 - Fair
Frame Unknown 920 1270 50 Fair
Brackets Unknown 110 100 50 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF THE WINSTER MEN WHO NOBLY
LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918.
PTE.
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GEORGE SIBSON.
HARDY NEWTON.
SAMUEL ROUSE.
HENRY WALKER.
HAROLD FOXLOW.
MORGAN SCOLTOCK WILLIAMS.
ARTHUR WALKER.
WILLIAM GREGORY.
RALPH WILLIAM SHAW.
LEWIS MARSHALL BURTON.
EDWIN BOAM.
SGT.
PTE.
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CAPT.
PTE.
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SAPPER
PTE.
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SGT.
JOHN MELLOR.
WILLIAM CORLESS.
BENJAMIN HUGO HEATHCOTE.
JOSEPH NEEDHAM WALKER.
WILLIAM ERIC NIXON.
FREDERICK WILLIAM ROUSE.
THOMAS CONCANNON.
WILLIAM SMITH.
JOSEPH EDWIN NEWTON.
ROBERT HODGKINSON.
F. C. TAYLOR.
PTE. DANIEL CORLESS.
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 23
Number served and returned  0
Total names 23
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Winster Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Winster Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

17th April, 1951: The church lies in the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

Unknown date: The church lies within the Winster Conservation Area.

12th July 1967: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335208.

17th July 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for.

22nd February 2016: The memorial was rephotographed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for. The inscription and names were transcribed by Annette Carter.
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