Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

F Cowlishaw

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Frank Cowlishaw added to a gravestone in St James's Churchyard, Shardlow, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Memorial
Locations
Last known location:
St James's Churchyard
London Rd (B5010)
Shardlow
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE72 2GP

NGR:
SK 43822 30260 ±3m
Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial is towards the southern end of the graveyard, just east of the central path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a headstone on a family grave. The low, black granite headstone has a flat top with stepped shoulders, an incised abstract design at each side and a gilded incised inscription in upright capital roman lettering. It is accompanied by oblong kerbs.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Black granite 665 925 120 Good
Kerbs Black granite 150 925 2030 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
SUSANNAH,
BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN R. COWLISHAW,
AT REST APRIL 29TH. 1938, AGED 63 YEARS.
SWEET MEMORIES.
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN.
ALSO JOHN ROBERT
HUSBAND OF ABOVE
DIED NOV. 30TH. 1961, AGED 91 YEARS
ALSO FRANK THEIR SON
KILLED IN ACTION 24TH. AUG. 1917.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Cowlishaw family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: 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 good condition.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson