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Memorial Title

Capt T P C Wilson - Wooden Cross (Lost)

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a wooden WW1 war memorial cross to Capt Theodore Wilson formerly in St Paul's Churchyard, Little Eaton, Derbyshire.
Images

No images are availble.
Locations

Last known location:
St Paul's Churchyard
Vicarage La
Little Eaton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE21 5EA

NGR:
SK 361 415 (estimated)
Location details:
Previously described as "between a cedar and a lilac tree".
Type

Overall type: Cross.


Overall condition: Lost.


Description:

A wooden cross on a three-stepped base. The base had a name and inscription
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Wood - - - Lost
Base Unknown - - - Lost
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

THEODORE PERCIVAL
CAMERON WILSON
HIS GRAVE IS UNKNOWN

[Style, line spacing and exact wording not known.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Wilson family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Little Eaton Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Little Eaton Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

Late 1930s: The cross was reported by Arthur Mee.

6th December 2015: This record was prepared by Roy Branson.
References

Derbyshire, in the King's England series; Arthur Mee; Hodder and Stoughton; First published 1937; p174 in the 1947 edition: An account of the cross and of the poetry of Theodore Wilson and his sister Marjorie Wilson.
Comments

This record has been generated entirely from Mee's account.
Page © Roy Branson