Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

H Shorrock

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Harold Shorrock 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 01118 92744 ±5m
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Location details:
The chapel is on the south side of the road. The memorial is east of the chapel, near the boundary wall to the road.
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 low granite headstone with stepped shoulders and incised inscription in mixed styles of capital lettering. The headstone is accompanied by granite kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Granite 650 915 90 Fair
Kerbs Granite 140 915 1745 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
My Dear Husband
SQUIRE SHORROCK,
OF SIMMONDLEY LANE, GLOSSOP,
WHO FELL ASLEEP JAN 25TH. 1940, AGED 72 YEARS.
ALSO SARAH ANN, HIS BELOVED WIFE,
WHO DIED MARCH 25TH. 1954, AGED 85 YEARS.
ALSO HAROLD, SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE OCT 29TH. 1917,
[AT PASSCHENDELE] AGED 19 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 Shorrock 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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