Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

G W Gregory

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: description of a WW1 war memorial to George Gregory added to a family gravestone in St John the Baptist's Churchyard at Winster, Derbyshire.
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Setting Memorial
Locations

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

NGR:
SK 23915 60568 ±5m
Location details:
Grave B76 northwest of the church, near the road.
Type

Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the inscription on a family gravestone. The tall oblong limestone headstone has a flat top and a narrow inlaid border. The inlaid inscription is in mainly upright capital block lettering and has the mason’s name at the foot. The headstone surmounts an oblong limestone base with bevelled top.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1260 685 80 Fair
Base Limestone 180 870 230 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE HENRY GREGORY
BELOVED HUSBAND OF
GERTRUDE GREGORY
WHO DIED MARCH 6TH. 1933,
AGED 72 YEARS
ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED
GERTRUDE GREGORY,
WHO DIED MAY 11TH. 1944,
AGED 77 YEARS.
ALSO
GEORGE WILLIAM GREGORY,
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS SEPT. 29TH. 1917,
AGED 27 YEARS
INTERRED IN WIMEREUX CEMETERY, FRANCE.
RE-UNITED.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1

Carson
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Gregory family.

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

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

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

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

4th December 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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