Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

W W Gould

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to William Gould 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 23044 54371
(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 northeast of the church, towards the northern corner of the churchyard.
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 oblong grey limestone headstone has a shallow arch top with stepped shoulders and recessed sides. The inscription is inlaid in mainly upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts a flat oblong stone base with the maker's name inlaid at the corner.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1075 770 75 Fair
Base Limestone c100 c800 c250 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War
(1914-1919)
Totals
Action Not specified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ARTHUR,
THE BELOVED SON OF
ELIZA AND THE LATE WILLIAM GOULD,
WHO PASSED AWAY AUG. 27TH. 1946,
AGED 43 YEARS.
ALSO
WILLIAM WEBSTER GOULD,
KILLED IN ACTION NOV. 12TH. 1916,
AGED 23 YEARS.
REST IN PEACE.
Base:
F. SPENCER
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Gould family.

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
Unknown date: The memorial was made by F Spencer, monumental mason.

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.
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