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Memorial Title

Carsington and Hopton

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 and WW2 Book of Remembrance for Carsington and Hopton in St Margaret's Church, Carsington, Derbyshire.

Setting Cover Opening page Setting, cover and introductory page.
WW1 A-F WW1 G-M WW1 M-T WW1 W Names, WW1. Go to transcription.
WW2m B-M WW2m M-R WW2m R-W WW2w B-S Names, WW2 Regular Forces. Go to transcription.
HG1 HG2 HG3 HG4 Names, WW2 Home Guard. Go to transcription.
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 book is displayed on a shelf on the south wall.
Type

Overall type: Book of Remembrance.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A bound book of remembrance with a white hardback cover bearing the title in gilded upright capital block lettering. The single opening page bears the title in capital lettering and the lists of names are spread over all subsequent double openings in generally sentence case lettering. The text is all in black calligraphy.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Book Card, paper c250 c150 c15 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
* The metal may be plated brass.


Cover:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died - -
Number served and returned - -
Total names 33 59
The numbers are for all those who served whether they returned or not and include the Home Guard for WW2.

ROLL OF HONOUR
CARSINGTON AND HOPTON
DERBYSHIRE

Introduction:

ROLL OF HONOUR
TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE WARS
OF 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945
FROM
CARSINGTON AND HOPTON
DERBYSHIRE

Names:

WW1WW2 menWW2womenWW2 Home Guard
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.

1st September 2015: The memorial was photographed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition.
References

Comments

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