Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

W Gascoigne

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to Walter Gascoigne 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 33641 71888 ±5m
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Location details:
Towards the southeastern corner 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 low, grey granite headstone has a shallow triangular arch top, panels to each side containing sprays of roses in relief 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 670 870 160 Fair
Kerbs Grey granite 170 870 1930 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO
THE MEMORY OF
HERBERT GASCOIGNE,
DIED JULY 27. 1939
AGED 77 YEARS.
ALSO MARGARET ANNIE,
HIS WIFE
DIED DEC. 5. 1938,
AGED 78 YEARS.
ALSO WALTER,
THEIR BELOVED SON
KILLED IN ACTION SEP. 25, 1916,
AGED 25 YEARS.
AT REST.
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 Gascoigne 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.
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