Derbyshire War Memorials
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P Wilson and T Wilson

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Percy Wilson and Thomas Wilson 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 01717 78928 ±5m
Location details:
The church is on the west side of the road east of the hamlet of Fernilee. The grave is west of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering on the headstone of a family grave. The limestone headstone has a flat top and decorative borders containing sprays of foliage in shallow relief and an inlaid inscription mainly in upright capital block lettering. The headstone is accompanied by plain oblong kerbs now almost completely buried.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 980 765 75 Fair
Kerbs Stone - - - Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
THOMAS,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
SARAH WILSON,
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 25TH. 1928,
AGED 68 [YEARS.]
"RESTING."
ALSO SARAH [ELIZABETH,]
BELOVED WIFE OF ABOVE
WHO DIED OCTOBER 11TH. 1942,
[AGED] 77 YEARS.
ALSO PERCY,
WHO DIED JULY 5TH. 1918,
AGED 25 YEARS.
ALSO THOMAS,
WHO DIED JULY 31ST. 1916,
AGED 21 YEARS.
(BELOVED SONS OF THE ABOVE)
DIED WHILE SERVING THEIR COUNTRY.
"EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS."
"RE-UNITED."

[Some lettering missing or damaged.]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Wilson 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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