Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

G Kenworthy

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to George Kenworthy added to a gravestone in St James's Churchyard, Brassington, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St James's Churchyard
Church St
Brassington
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4HJ

NGR:
SK 23017 54343
(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 gravestone is north of the nave, towards the northern boundary wall.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a stone on a family grave. The tall limestone headstone has a pointed arch top with a plain latin cross in relief in a trefoil panel at the head. The inscription is inlaid in mixed styles of mainly upright capital lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong stone base with chamfered top.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1380 700 70 Fair
Base Limestone c150 c900 c250 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
THOMAS
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
SARAH DOOLEY
OF THE “LILIES”, VIA GELLIA,
WHO DIED JAN 24TH. 1915,
AGED 61 YEARS.
R. I. P.
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
SARAH DOOLEY
WHO DIED MARCH 18. 1952.
AGED 80 YEARS.
ALSO GEORGE KENWORTHY,
SON-IN-LAW OF THE ABOVE,
WHO FELL IN ACTION AT SUVLA BAY
AUG 21ST. 1915
AGED 25 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War
(1914-1919)
Totals
Action Gallipoli Campaign
(25 Apr 1915 - Jan 1916)
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Dooley and Kenworthy families.

Local authorities:
From WW1: 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
July, 1971: The memorial lies within the Brassington Conservation Area first designated in that month.

2nd March, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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