Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

C C Newton

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial to Carl Newton at White Knowle Graveyard, Chapel-en-le-Frith comprising additional lettering on a family gravestone.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
White Knowle Graveyard
Hayfield Rd (A624)
White Knowle
Chapel-en-le-Frith
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK23 6EA

NGR:
SK 05127 82865 ±5m
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Location details:
Towards the northern boundary of the graveyard.
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 white marble headstone with a flat top, stepped shoulders and fleurons in relief in the top corners. The inscription is inlaid in capital, mainly upright, roman and block lettering. The headstone is accompanied by oblong white marble kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 620 935 100 Fair
Kerbs White marble 200 935 1750 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN HENRY NEWTON,
DIED OCTOBER 29TH. 1946; AGED 78 YEARS.
ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE ROSINA KATHERINA NEWTON,
DIED SEPTEMBER 3RD. 1946; AGED 75 YEARS.
ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY OF
CARL CHRISTIAN, THEIR DEARLY BELOVED SON
KILLED IN ACTION JULY 10TH. 1944; AND INTERRED
AREZZO MILITARY CEMETERY, ITALY,
AGED 34 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Newton family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chinley Parish Council, Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Chinley Buxworth and Brownside Parish Council, Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Chinley Parish Council, High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
19th April, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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