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Memorial Title

Maj H Gorell DSO - Addition to Gravestone

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to Maj Henry Gorell DSO comprising an addition to a gravestone in St Peter and St Paul's Churchyard, Old Brampton, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Headstone 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 33625 71918 ±5m
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Location details:
near the south wall of the chancel.
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, roughley dressed grey granite headstone has a pointed arch top with a broad border to a dressed face bearing 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 1670 890 150 Fair
Kerbs Grey granite 300 3100 2490 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
JOHN GORELL
1ST. BARON GORELL OF BRAMPTON
P.C., LL.D.
BORN 16TH. MAY 1848
DIED 22ND. APRIL 1913
HE NEVER IN THE STRUGGLE OF
A STRENUOUS LIFE MADE AN ENEMY
OR LOST A FRIEND
ALSO OF MARY, HIS WIFE
BORN 25TH. MARCH 1854,
DIED 28TH. NOVEMBER 1918.
HENRY GORELL,
2ND. BARON GORELL. OF BRAMPTON, D.S.O.
MAJOR ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY, T.F.
BORN 21ST. JANUARY 1882,
KILLED IN ACTION IN FLANDERS
16TH. JANUARY 1917.
AND THEIR DAUGHTER AURA, B. 1887, D. 1945
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 Gorell 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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