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Memorial Title

Rev S B Coley

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial kneeler to Rev S B Coley in All Saints' Church, Sawley, Derbyshire.
Images
Kneeler Inscription 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:
In the nave.
Type
Overall type: Kneeler.


Overall condition: Good, the inscription is legible.


Description:

A fabric kneeler worked in cross stitch in blue, black, red and gold and depicting the crown and winged cross badge of the RAF Chaplains' Branch. The inscription is partly hand-written on a printed label on the underside.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Kneeler Fabric 265 365 80 Good
Label Fabric 50 100 - Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
This piece of needlework
donated by Joan Coley
was worked by Joan Coley
(dedication) REV. S. BERNARD COLEY
CHAPLAIN to R.A.F. 1941-48
MATERIALS SUPPLIED BY
JACKSON'S OF HEBDEN BRIDGE
Croft Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8AP
Tel: 0422-842964
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Not specified
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 1 1
Total names 1 1
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
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 good condition and the inscription was legible.
References
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