Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

G Sidall MM

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to George Sidall MM 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 33593 71894 ±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 low square concrete headstone has a battered face bearing a thin grey granite tablet with the inscription in upright capital block lettering in relief. The headstone is accompanied by oblong concrete kerbs with the maker's name inlaid at the foot.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Concrete 640 550 200 Fair
Tablet Grey granite 455 455 - Fair
Kerbs Concrete 250 870 2065 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Tablet facing to 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
TREASURED MEMORIES OF
ELIZA EMILY SIDDALL,
DIED MARCH 20TH. 1953,
AGED 77 YEARS.
ALSO HER BELOVED HUSBAND
GEORGE SIDDALL. M.M.
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE
OCT 13TH. 1918,
AGED 40 YEARS.
ALSO OF THEIR DAUGHTER
JOSEPHINE SIDDALL,
DIED MARCH 7TH. 1987
AGED 84 YEARS.
Foot of kerbs:
[W JACKSON]

[Lettering indistinct.]
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Siddall 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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