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Chisworth - Tablet

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet at Chisworth Methodist Church, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Chisworth Methodist Church
Marple Rd (A626)
Chisworth
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK13 5DH

NGR:
S7 99878 92175 ±5m
Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road. The tablet is outside, on the south face of the building, just to the east of the main door.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

A nowy-headed black granite tablet with a broad rough-hewn border and a polished face with an incised wreath in the segmental head and with projecting corners each containing an incised fleuron. The incised inscription is in upright capital roman lettering. The tablet is supported by two rough-hewn oblong brackets.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Black granite 1100 690 50 Good
Bracket x 2 Black granite 60 100 55 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
PRO
PATRIA
1914 1919
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF CHISWORTH
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR
GEORGE WILD
ERNEST JACKSON
ERNEST BRAMHALL
STANLEY BRIERLEY
JOHN HETT
ALBERT THORNLEY
ELLIS THORNLEY
FRANK LAWSON
ARCHIBALD F. ASHTON
JOSEPH COOPER
"THEIR NAME
LIVETH FOR EVERMORE."
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action
Number died 10 10
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 10 10
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Chisworth Parish Council; Glossop Dale Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Chisworth Parish Council; Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Chisworth Parish Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
20th September, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
References
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