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Memorial
Title
B Rouse
Images
Setting Grave Inscription Inscription Inscription Photographs of the other inscriptions are held on file.
Locations
Last known location:
Our Lady and St Teresa
 of Lisieux's
  Churchyard
Gorsey Bank
Gorseybank
Wirksworth
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4AD

NGR:
SK 28952 53093
±5m
Location details:
North of the church, close to the path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to Gravestone


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

An addition to chamfered granite kerbstones on a family grave. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital block lettering. The grave also bears two recumbent tablets with further inscriptions.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Kerbstones Granite 480 1680 2105 Good
Tablet Granite 200 300 50 Good
Tablet Granite 180 300 50 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
North kerb: WINIFRED ROUSE, DIED JUNE 18. 1952. AGE 62 YEARS. R.I.P.
South kerb: ALSO BERNARDINE OLIVE ROUSE. DIED OCT. 10TH. 1976. AGE 83 YEARS. R.I.P.
East kerb: ALSO BERNARD ROUSE.
KILLED IN ACTION, FRANCE MAR. 21. 1918. AGE 22 YEARS. R.I.P.
Tablet: ELEANOR M.
KATHLEEN ROUSE
DIED JUNE 22. 1978.
AGED 93.
R.I.P.
Tablet: MARY AGNES
ROUSE.
DIED JUNE 12. 1972.
AGED 92.
R.I.P.

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodians: Presumed to be the Rouse family.

Local Authorities:
From WW1: Wirksworth Parish Council; Wirksworth Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Wirksworth Town Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
The memorial lies within the Gorseybank Conservation Area.

7th April, 2011: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
References
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Comments
The locality is generally known as Gorseybank and the street as Gorsey Bank, but there may be some variation.
Page © Roy Branson