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Memorial Title

All Saints' RC Church - WW2

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial board at All Saints' RC Church, Old Glossop, Derbyshire.
Images

Setting Board
Locations

Last known location:
All Saints' RC Church
Church St
Old Glossop
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK13 7RJ

NGR:
SK 03855 94831 ±5m
Location details:
This is the Roman Catholic Church at the western end of Church St near the junctions with Woodhead Rd (B6105) and Hall Meadow Rd, and is not to be confused with All Saints' Anglican Church at the eastern end of the same street. The tablet is inside the church on the east wall, north of the door.
Type

Overall type: Board.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is well cared for.

Description:

A wooden board constructed as a replica of the superjacent WW1 tablet. The surface panel is nowy-headed with hollowed shoulders, a small cross within a roundel painted at the head and a painted inscription in black upright capital block lettering. The panel appears to be mounted on an oblong panel serving as a backboard with the dates at the head.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board Wood 440 445 45 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

1939   1945  
R.I.P.  
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 8
Number served and returned 0
Total names 8
  E. G. BATTEY
  B. CAREY
  F. McGOWAN
  J. OLDHAM
  J. BYWATER
  E. McGOWAN
  W. NEWSHAM
  F. T. RUSSELL
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the church managers.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Glossop Parish Council; Glossop Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Unparished; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

29th September, 2015: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
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Page © Roy Branson