Derbyshire War Memorials
|  Home  |  Search  |  About war memorials  |  About us |  Other projects  |  
Memorial Title

C E Hill

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to Charles Hill comprising an addition to a gravestone in St Peter and St Paul's Churchyard, Old Brampton, 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:
St Peter and
 St Paul's Churchyard
Main Rd
Old Brampton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S42 7JG

NGR:
SK 33634 71886 ±5m
(Map opens in new window.)
Location details:
Towards the southern boundary of the churchyard, near the war memorial cross.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The polished grey granite gravestone comprises a low headstone with a flat top, curved decorative panels to each side and an inlaid inscription in upright capital block lettering. The headstone is accompanied by oblong granite kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Grey granite 460 865 300 Fair
Kerbs Grey granite 150 865 1780 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JAMES EDWARD HILL,
BORN MAY 22. 1870, DIED DEC. 15. 1946.
ALSO FLORENCE,
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
BORN DEC. 10. 1872, DIED APRIL 14. 1947.
ALSO THEIR SON
CHARLES EDWARD,
KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN FRANCE
APRIL 19. 1918, AGED 19 YEARS,
INTERRED METEREN MILITARY
CEMETERY.
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 Hill family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Brampton Parish Council; Brampton and Walton Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Brampton Parish Council; Chesterfield Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Brampton Parish Council; North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
16th November 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
Comments
Can you add to or correct anything on this page? Let us know.
Page © Roy Branson