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Memorial Title

F W Webster

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial tablet to Frederick Webster in St James's Churchyard, Shardlow, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Inscription
Locations
Last known location:
St James's Churchyard
London Rd (B5010)
Shardlow
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 2GP

NGR:
SK 43802 30282 ±3m
Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial is south of the church, west of the central path.
Type
Overall type: Tablet.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A reclining tablet added to a headstone on a family grave. The oblong white marble tablet has an inlaid inscription in upright capital roman lettering. The headstone is accompanied by chamfered oblong kerbs with an additional inscription.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 600 400 310 Fair
Tablet White marble 230 435 20 Fair
Kerbs White marble 50 915 2130 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
In Loving Memory of
ALBERT RONALD WEBSTER,
BORN AUGUST 4. 1914,
DIED DECR. 15. 1921
Also of BESSIE ILEEN,
HIS SISTER,
BORN MAY 9. 1918,
DIED JANY. 5. 1922.
"SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN TO COME UNTO ME."
Tablet:
ALSO
FREDERICK WILMOT
WEBSTER,
WHO DIED IN A JAPANESE
PRISON CAMP DEC. 11TH. 1943,
AGED 25 YEARS.
AT REST.
North kerb:
ALSO OF AMOS, THEIR [LOVING FATHER.] DIED [JAN.] 6TH. 1954, AGED 65 YEARS.
East kerb:
ALSO OF ETHEL, THEIR LOVING MOTHER DIED MAY 30-1966, AGE 74 YRS.
[Some lettering missing or damaged.]
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Webster family.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Shardlow and Great Wilne Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Shardlow and Great Wilne Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
21st March, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson