Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

T Cranmer

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Thomas Cranmer added to a gravestone at Charlesworth, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Gravestone
Locations
Last known location:
St John the
 Evangelist's Churchyard
Marple Rd (A626)
Charlesworth
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK13 5DA

NGR:
SK 00442 92862 ±5m
Location details:
The memorial is to the southeast of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair.


Description:

An additional inscription to a headstone on a family grave. The tall sandstone headstone has a pointed arch top with a moulded edge, recessed sides and a spray of flowers in relief in a cusped triangular panel at the head. The inscription is incised in mainly upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong sandstone base with bevelled top
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 1520 765 105 Fair
Base Sandstone 150 915 360 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
ANNIE,
THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF
THOMAS AND ANNIE CRANMER, OF SIMMONDLEY,
BORN NOVR. 27TH. 1893,
DIED FEBY. 6TH. 1917.
ALSO THOMAS, THEIR SON,
KILLED IN ACTION (IN FRANCE) OCT 5TH.
1918, IN HIS 23RD. YEAR.
ALSO MARTHA GUNTON,
WHO DIED JULY 29TH. 1917,
AGED 76 YEARS.
ALSO ELLEN, THE BELOVED WIFE OF
THOMAS CRANMER, OF GAMESLEY, WHO DIED JUNE 7TH. 1933,
AGED 64 YEARS.
ALSO THOMAS CRANMER,
WHO DIED JULY 1ST. 1934,
AGED 74 YEARS.
"THY WILL BE DONE."

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Cranmer family

Local authorities:
From WW1: Charlesworth Parish Council; Glossop Dale Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Charlesworth Parish Council; Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Charlesworth Parish Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
1976: The memorial lies within the Charlesworth Conservation Area first designated in that year.

5th April, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
Draft Conservation Area Appraisal; Kathryn Sather & Associates; March 2010.
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