Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

T Turner

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to Thomas Turner 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 33600 71900 ±5m
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Location details:
Between the church porch and the western gate, just south of the path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The tall limestone headstone has a shallow arch top, stepped and hollowed shoulders and a panel at the head bearing sprays of foliage in relief. The inscription is inlaid in mixed styles of mainly upright capital lettering and the maker's name is inlaid at the foot. The headstone is accompanied by oblong sandstone kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1510 760 75 Fair
Kerbs Sandstone 100 700 1970 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In
Loving Memory of
ELIZABETH
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN TURNER,
OF RIDDINGS,
WHO DIED AUGUST 8TH. 1906,
AGED 41 YEARS.
ALSO THE ABOVE JOHN TURNER,
WHO DIED FEBRUARY 13TH. 1915,
AGED 52 YEARS.
ALSO THOMAS, SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED IN MESOPOTAMIA, JULY 3RD. 1916,
AGED 32 YEARS.
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
J. WRIGHT
 BARLOW
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Turner 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
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