Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

A Lupton

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Arthur Lupton comprising an addition to a gravestone in Fernilee Methodist Churchyard, Fernilee, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Gravestone
Locations
Last known location:
Fernilee Methodist Churchyard
Taxal View
Fernilee
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK23 7HD

NGR:
SK 01736 78936 ±5m
Location details:
The church is on the west side of the road east of the hamlet of Fernilee. The grave is south of the church, next to the steep path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering on the headstone of a family grave. The low sandstone headstone has sligtly higher stepped shoulders and a decorative panel at each side formed from a geometrical design in shallow relief. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital roman and block lettering. The headstone is accompanied by plain oblong kerbs.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 610 915 105 Fair
Kerbs Sandstone 235 915 1735 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ROBERT LUPTON,
DIED DECR. 12TH 1943,
AGED 83 YEARS.
ALSO MARY, HIS WIFE
DIED DECR. 13TH 1944
AGED 82 YEARS.
ALSO ARTHUR, THEIR SON
KILLED IN BELGIUM OCTR. 11TH 1917,
AGED 28 YEARS.
ALSO NORA, THEIR DAUGHTER
DIED JULY 14TH 1907,
AGED 7 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Lupton family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Fernilee Parish Council; Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Whaley Bridge Parish Council; Whaley Bridge Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Whaley Bridge Town Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
19th May 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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