Derbyshire War Memorials
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J Hubbard

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to John Hubbard 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 01111 92739 ±5m
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Location details:
The chapel is on the south side of the road. The memorial is east of the chapel, between the path and 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 pink granite "hipped" ledger with an incised inscription in mixed styles of lettering. The ledger rests on an oblong base, also of pink granite.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Ledger Granite 350 615 1530 Fair
Base Granite 220 615 1680 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
South face:
In Loving Memory of
JOHN, THE BELOVED SON OF JOHN AND ALICE HUBBARD
WHO DIED JUNE 3RD. 1916 FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN THE JUTLAND BATTLE
OF MAY 1916, AGED 19 YEARS
AND WAS INTERRED JUNE 8TH AT INVERGORDON N.B.
North face:
In Loving Memory of
ALICE, THE BELOVED WIFE OF JOHN HUBBARD
OF MANCHESTER ROAD HYDE
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE APRIL 16TH. 1922, AGED 68 YEARS.
"ETERNAL REST."
ALSO JOHN HUBBARD WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MAY 11TH. 1933.
AGED 75 YEARS
"AT REST."

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Battle of Jutland
(31st May - 1st June 1916)
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Hubbard 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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