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Memorial Title

Pte J N Walker and Pte A Walker

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Pte Joseph Walker and Pte Arthur Walker 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 23923 60568 ±5m
Location details:
Grave A35 near the southern boundary wall.
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 limestone headstone has a rounded arch top, chamfered borders and a christogram in relief at the head. The inscription is inlaid in mainly upright capital block lettering and the maker’s name is inlaid at the foot. The headstone surmounts an oblong limestone base with chamfered top.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1330 655 75 Fair
Base Limestone 200 825 230 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
HENRY WALKER,
BORN JUNE 17TH. 1833,
DIED DECBR. 24TH. 1893,
ALSO ELIZA, DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
BORN FEBRY. 19TH. 1865,
DIED NOVBR. 28TH. 1869,
ALSO ANNIE, DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
BORN AUGST. 31ST. 1871,
DIED JULY 13TH. 1894.
ALSO
SARAH, WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED OCT 6TH, 1916,
AGED 83 YEARS.
"PEACE PERFECT PEACE."
ALSO
PTE JOSEPH NEEDHAM WALKER.
GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE
DIED FROM WOUNDS APRIL 7, 1917.
AGED 21 YEARS.
INTERRED AT BRAY FRANCE.
ALSO PTE ARTHUR WALKER,
GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE
DIED FROM WOUNDS JULY 17TH. 1917
AGED 31 YEARS
INTERRED IN LIJSSENTNOCK, BELGIUM
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 2
Number served and returned 0
Total names 2

S CARSON  
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Walker 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 provided by S 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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