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Memorial Title

St Michael and All Angels' Church - WW2 Window

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial window at St Michael's Church, Alvaston.
Images
Setting Memorial Left inscription Right 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:
In the west wall of the south aisle.
Type
Overall type: Window.


Overall condition: Fair


Description:

A two-light stained glass window in a gothic opening. A composite scene depicting Jesus with the children of all nations is spread over both trefoil-headed lights and an inscription spans across the foot of them. Panel tracery at the head creates four small panes, the two largest of which contain a depiction of a pelican and a lamb respectively. At the bottom right corner is the maker's mark of a celtic cross within a shield.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window (opening) Stained glass, sandstone 2690 1300 - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Left light: Right light:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
THIS WINDOW IS A THANK
AND TO THE GRACIOUS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
OFFERING FOR VICTORY
MEMORY OF ALL THOSE
IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945.
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
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
1950s: The window was made by Celtic Studios of Swansea.

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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