Derbyshire War Memorials
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R H Ford

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial window to Reginald Ford in All Saints' Church, Sawley, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Tamworth Rd (B6540)
Sawley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
NG10 3AT

NGR:
SK 47249 31366
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
In the west wall.
Type
Overall type: Window.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A stained glass window commemorating various members of the Ford family and comprising three narrow lancet lights with six small panes above. The central light contains a biblical figure in green and gold robes walking across a landscape. At the head is a red cross against a radiating sun and at the foot is an oblong panel with gold border containing the commemorative inscription in white mixed case roman lettering on a black ground. The two side lights each contain an angel at the head with biblical quotations below. The makers' mark is in the lower right corner of the right light.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window Stained glass c4000 2000 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Left light: Centre light: Right light:
I
WILL LIFT
UP MINE EYES
UNTO THE HILLS
FROM WHENCE
COMETH MY
HELP
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
JOSEPH FORD Died 27 Dec 1941 GEORGE C FORD Died 12 Oct 1916
MARY JANE FORD . . . 21 June 1920 REGINALD H FORD -
ETHEL FORD . . . 22 May 1957 - Killed in action Sept 1918
ANNIE G MAY . . . 19 Sept 1957
THIS WINDOW WAS GIVEN BY VERA FORD
MY
HELP
COMETH FROM
THE LORD
WHICH MADE
HEAVEN AND
EARTH

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Bates family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Sawley with Wilsthorpe Parish Council; Shardlow (later South East Derbyshire) Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Sawley Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date: The window was made by Pope and Parr, glaziers of Nottingham.

22nd October, 1962: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1204277.

Unknown date: The memorial lies within the Sawley Conservation Area.

28th August, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and the inscription was legible.
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