Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Pte R S Knott

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Pte Ralph Knott comprising an addition to a gravestone at Charlesworth Independent Chapel, Charlesworth, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Graveyard
Charlesworth Independent
 Chapel
Chapel Brow
Charlesworth
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK13 5HH

NGR:
SK 01129 92713 ±5m
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Location details:
The chapel is on the south side of the road. The memorial is southeast of the chapel, near the path and towards the eastern boundary.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional wording to the inscription on a family gravestone. The gravestone comprises a roughly dressed granite headstone with a polished panel bearing the incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The headstone surmounts a roughly dressed oblong granite base and is accompanied by roughly dressed oblong granite kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Granite 910 765 125 Fair
Base Granite 300 915 300 Fair
Kerbs Granite 200 915 1570 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANK KNOTT,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE,
27TH. JULY 1934, AGED 38 YEARS.
ALSO
PTE. RALPH SHEPLEY KNOTT,
12TH. CHESHIRE REGT.
KILLED IN ACTION IN SALONIKA
23RD. NOV, 1917, AGED 33 YEARS.
ALSO CHARLOTTE
WIFE OF JOSEPH KNOTT
AND MOTHER OF THE ABOVE,
WHO PASSED ON 3RD. JULY 1945,
IN HER 36TH YEAR.
ALSO JOHN KNOTT,
DIED FEB 19TH. 1957, AGED AGED 61 YEARS.
ALSO ELLEN, HIS BELOVED WIFE,
[DIED SEP] 24TH. 1954 AGED 51 YEARS.

[Some lettering obscured by vegetation.]
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 Knott 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
18th October, 1996: The memorial lies within Charlesworth Conservation Area first designated on that date.

25th October, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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