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All Saints' Church - WW1 Tablet

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet in All Saints' Church, Sawley, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
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:
On the north wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A white marble tablet on a black stone backboard. The oblong tablet has curvilinear sides with scrollwork in relief, a gilded incised inscription in upright gothic lettering at the head and names in three columns in gilded incised capital block lettering. It is surmounted by a moulded cornice and a plain pediment with a hollow latin cross at the centre, and has a plain cornice at the foot above two small brackets. The oblong backboard has a triangular arch top and bears the maker's name incised in upright capital block lettering at the foot.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet
(overall)
White marble 1230 1115 50 Fair
Backboard Black stone 1380 1275 25 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Tablet:
Sawley's Heroic Dead,
For God King and Country.
1914 - 1919.
MEADS, J. A.MAJOR, M.C.BURROWS, J. T.PTE.RICHARDS, A.PTE.
NEWBOLD, E.SERGT.BURROWS, W."ROWE, E. L."
STEVENS, H."CHAPPELL, G."RUDD, J."
BERRY, H.CPL.CLEWES, A."SALT, W."
SIMPSON, J."CLIFFORD, E."SHAW, J."
BERRY, P. C.L-CPL.CLIFFORD, G. R."SHELTON, W."
CRANE, W."CRISP, C. I. I."SHEPHERD, W. J."
OWEN, W."DAFT, G. W."SMITH, F."
RIDE, W."GREEN, W.MARINE.SMITH, G."
ROSE, J.W."GUNDRY, B.PTE.SMITH, H."
STEVENS, T. W."HATTON, P."STURGESS, G."
WINFIELD, L."HOLMES, B."TOWNSEND, B."
IRONS, W.BDR.JOHNSON, H. W."TOWNSEND, L."
TURNER, J. M."KING, T."TURNER, E."
ADAMS, H.PTE.KITCHING, G."WALKER, G. H."
ALLPORT, H. E."LEIVARS, F."WATSON, T."
ATKINSON, J. W. O."LEIVARS, J."WHITE, F. W."
BARKER, G. H."LINNELL, F."WILLIAMSON, A."
BARRETT, G."MADDOCKS, A."WILLIAMSON, W. E.
BATES, J.W."MARSDEN, J."WINFIELD, O. T."
BERRESFORD, W. T.MASTERS, F."WINFIELD, T."
BERRINGTON, T."PARKER, E."WOMBWELL, G."
BOOTH, A."PARKER, W."WOODS, W."
BOULTBEE, A."PETERS, W."WRIGHT, H."
BROOKS, C. W."POYSER, S."ROPER, E."
EARL, N."ROPER, G."FOSTER, L."
COOPER, T.W."DAFT, D."HOPEWELL, T.H."
Backboard:
WHITE & SONS.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 81 81
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 81 81
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

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 memorial was made by White & Sons.

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

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

28th August, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and the inscription was legible, although the gilding was a little faded.
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