Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

T F Walker

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Thomas Walker comprising an addition to a gravestone at Charlesworth Independent Chapel, Charlesworth, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone 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 01101 92735 ±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 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 tall sandstone headstone with a pointed arch top with a decorative border, recessed sides with attached colonnettes, and foliage in relief in a triangular panel at the head. The inscription is incised in capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong sandstone two-stepped base with a further inscription, and is accompanied by oblong sandstone kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 1400 755 125 Fair
Base Sandstone 500 915 370 Fair
Kerbs Sandstone 100 915 1590 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
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
In Loving Memory of
JOHN HARRISON,
THE HOLLIES, GLOSSOP RD, CHARLESWORTH,
WHO DIED AUGUST 7TH. 1904
IN HIS 62ND. YEAR.
ALSO HANNAH, HIS BELOVED WIFE
DIED APRIL 9TH. 1919,
IN HER 80TH. YEAR.
ALSO THOMAS FLETCHER, SON OF
THOMAS AND HANNAH WALKER,
AND GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE,
KILLED IN ACTION (IN FRANCE)
AUG 25TH. 1918, AGED 19 YEARS.
ALSO THOMAS WALKER,
DIED NOV 1ST. 1920,
IN HIS 54TH. YEAR.
ALSO HANNAH B. B. WALKER,
WIFE OF THE ABOVE,
DIED APRIL 23RD. 1948,
AGED 81 YEARS.
ALSO PERCY B. WALKER,
DIED NOV. 16TH. 1977, AGED 76 YEARS.
ALSO CLARA H. WALKER,
DIED DEC 5TH. 1978, AGED 81 YEARS.
Base:
TO MEMORY DEAR
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Walker 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.

19th April, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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