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Memorial
Title
St Matthew's Church - WW1 Plaque
Images
Setting plaque
Locations
Last known location:
St Matthew's Church
Church La
Morley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE7 6DE

NGR:
SK 39662 40935
From listing description.
Location details:
At the west end of the south face of the north arcade.
Type
Overall type: Plaque.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible

Description:

A nowy-headed rectangular bronze plaque with a laurel wreath in relief draped over a superimposed oval cartouche. The plaque has foliation in the upper corners and roses in the bottom corners, all in relief. The cartouch contains the inscription in raised upright capital lettering and has small raised crosses at the head and foot.

Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Plaque Bronze 420 610 30 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
1914 1918
IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH AND OF THOSE WHO
WORSHIPPED HERE, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
GOD, KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR.
CECIL TOPHAM
RONALD GREENFIELD
KENNETH HASLAM
FREDERICK LEGGE
GEORGE R. CLOWES
JOHN ALLSOP
JOHN SKEVINGTON
CHARLES HUNT
WILLIAM RADFORD
FRANK DAWS
HARRY PEPPER
WILLIAM T. CLOWES
PERCY LOWE
WILLIAM HUNT
"THEIR NAME LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE."

Conflicts and people commemorated

Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 14
Number served and returned  0
Total names 14
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 church lies within the Morley Conservation Area.
10th November, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England reference 1205838.
13th May, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and it was in good condition.
4th April, 2015: The memorial was photographed by Roy Branson and it was in good condition.
References
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