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Memorial Title

H Paton

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial vase holder to Howard Paton at St Michael's Church, Alvaston.
Images
Setting Memorial Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Michael and
 All Angels' Church
Church St
Alvaston
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE24 0PR

NGR:
SK 39235 33353 ±5m OR
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle, below the WW1 tablet.
Type
Overall type: Vase holder.


Overall condition: Fair


Description:

A brass vase holder comprising a vertical backplate, from which three arms extend with small hoops at the end suitable for holding small vases or sprays of flowers. The inscription is incised at the foot of the backplate in upright capital block lettering.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Vase holder Brass 235 205 150 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF
HOWARD PATON
JUNE 30TH. 1917
AT REST.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council; Alvaston and Boulton Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From WW2: Alvaston and Boulton Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1950: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation).
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: Derby City Council (unitary authority).
History
24th February, 1977: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1216019.

15th February, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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