Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

2Lt F Warmsley

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial to 2Lt Frank Warmsley 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 33574 71964 ±5m
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Location details:
In the extreme northwest corner of the churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The roughly-dressed low granite headstone has a flat top, a decorative frieze at the head and a polished panel on the face bearing the inscription inlaid in upright capital block lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong granite base and is accompanied by oblong granite kerbs.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Granite 625 770 110 Fair
Base Granite 210 890 200 Fair
Kerbs Granite 190 890 1880 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WALTER LEONARD WARMSLEY,
DIED DEC. 28. 1935, AGED 60.
ALSO HIS SON FRANK
2ND. LIEUT. 1/5 SHERWOODS
KILLED IN FRANCE NOV. 22, 1917
AGED 19
ALSO HIS WIFE
AGNES ANN
DIED DEC. 2. 1962.
AGED 87.
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 Warmsley 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
25th January, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition although the inscription was accumulating algae which was begining to impair legibility, and the grave and surrounding area were becoming overgrown with brambles.
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