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All Saints' Church - WW1

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: A description of a WW1 war memorial tablet in All Saints' Church, Heath, Derbyshire.
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Setting Location Tablet
Locations

Last known location:
All Saints' Church
Church La
Heath
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 5SD

NGR:
SK 44826 67083
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the east wall of the nave, north of the chancel arch.
Type

Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible and the memorial is well cared for.

Description:

An upright, oblong, wall-mounted, white marble tablet. The moulded border has a nowy headed outline with a stepped foot and has a small latin cross inlaid at the head. The inlaid inscription is in upright capital block lettering with the names in two columns, the first two names being preceded by a small cross to indicate that they died.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet White marble 950 640 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription

THESE MEN OF HEATH  
SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR  
1914 - 1919  
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died  2
Number served and returned 28
Total names 30
+ W. WIDDOWSON
+ B. WIDDOWSON
 A. ARMSTRONG
 W. V. BRADDER
 R. BENNETT
 J. DYMOND
 L. GODFREY
 S. GODFREY
 R. GOODWIN
 V. HARDWICK
 J. E THORPE
 L. WIDDOWSON
 E. WHITTAKER
 E. WATMOUGH
 G. H. WINSON
L. A. EVANS
R. BRIDGER
V. BRIDGER
J. BRUNT
J. FOSTER
S. JOULE
C. LIMB
R. TOFT
A. TURNER
P. TURNER
H. TURNER
W. WARD
E. BEGENT
A. BRUNT
E. BRUNT
Administration

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Heath Parish Council; Chesterfield Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Heath and Holmewood Parish Council; North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History

14th September, 1919: The memorial was unveiled by the Marchioness of Hartington.

14 September 1976: The church lies within the Heath Village Conservation Area designated on that date.

29 August 1984: The church was Listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335458.

18th January 2012: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and well cared for.
References

Derbyshire Courier, 20th September, 1919, p1, col3: A report on the unveiling ceremony.
Comments

Page © Roy Branson