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Memorial
Title
St Matthew's Church - Cross
Images
Setting Shaft 6 o'clock pedestal 3 o'clock pedestal
Locations
Last known location:
St Matthew's Churchyard
Church La
Morley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE7 6DE

NGR:
SK 39652 40932
±5m
Location details:
Immediately adjacent to the church, south of the tower and west of the porch.
Type
Overall type: Cross.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.

Description:

A small white limestone patonce cross on a square chamfered tapered shaft and a square pedestal with canted and chamfered corners, all surmounting a square three-stepped base. The inscription is inlaid in upright capital block lettering on the 6 o'clock face of the foot of the shaft and on the 6 and 3 o'clock faces of the pedestal..

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Limestone 570 330 c100 Good
Shaft Limestone 1770 300 300 Good
Pedestal Limestone 515 750 750 Good
Base Limestone 380 2100 2100 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of shaft: TO
THE GLORY
OF GOD
6 o'clock face of pedestal: IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS
PLACE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919.
 LEIUT. H.A.C. TOPHAM, INDIAN ARMY ATTD. WELSH REGT.
LEIUT. RONALD GREENFIELD. 1ST. BATT. THE RIFLE BRIGADE.
CAPT. W.K.S. HASLAM. R.F.A.
PTE. F.T. LEGGE. 5TH. DORSETS.
PTE. GEO CLOWES. 4TH. WORCESTERS.
GNR. JOHN ALLSOP. R. F. A.
GNR. JOHN SKEVINGTON. R.G. A.
PTE. CHARLES HUNT. DURHAM LT. INFY.
3 o'clock face of pedestal: GNR. WILLIAM RADFORD. R.F.A.
LCE. CPL. FRANK DAWS. K.R.R.
PTE. H. PEPPER. SOUTH STAFFS.
PTE P. LOWE. LANCS. FUSILIERS.
PTE. WM. T. CLOWES. 3RD. SHERWOOD FORESTERS.
BMDR. W. H. HUNT. R.F.A.
 ALSO IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945.
 GNR. C. R. WASLEY. 1-16-H.A.-R.A.
SGT. V. P. THOMPSON. W.D.P. A.G.-R.A.F.V.R.

Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 14 2
Number served and returned  0 0
Total names 14 2
Administration
Custodians: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council.

Local Authorities:
From WW1: Morley Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Morley Parish Council; Erewash Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
The memorial lies within the Morley Conservation Area.

3rd July, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
References
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Comments
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Page © Roy Branson.