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Memorial Title

St Peter's Church

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 and WW2 war memorial cross in the churchyard at St Peter's Churchyard, Hartshorne.
Images
Setting Memorial WW1 inscription WW2 inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
St Peter's Churchyard
Church St
Hartshorne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE11 7ER

NGR:
SK 32709 20827 ±5m
Location details:
By the side of the path near the west door of the church.
Type
Overall type: Cross.


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

Description:

A white limestone wheel cross on a tapered pedestal and perpendicular base. The 6 o’clock face of the cross has moulded borders and a plain shaft bearing an inscription and the 6 and 9 o'clock faces of the pedestal bear the WW1 and WW2 names respectively. The base has a carved wreath centred on the 6 o’clock face. The inscription and names are inlaid in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Limestone 2130 760 150 Fair
Pedestal Limestone 850 760 740 Fair
Base Limestone 320 915 910 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
6 o'clock face of cross:
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action
Number died 32 11 43
Number served and returned  0  0  0
Total names 32 11 43
IN
MEMORY
OF
THE MEN OF
HARTSHORNE
WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914-18.
6 o'clock face of pedestal:
JOHN ALLEN
THOMAS BALDWIN
WILLIAM BENBOW
JOHN BENNETT
JAMES BLOOD
ALBERT E. BOOTH
FREDERICK BRAZIER
RICHARD BUXTON
WILLIAM CANNER - WALTER CARVER
JOHN EATON - JOHN GILBERT
GEOFFREY GOTHERIDGE - JAMES HALLAM
FREDERICK T. HYDE - SAMUEL E. HYDE
TOM H. HYDE - THOMAS KING
TOM JAMES - FRANK MASTERS
T. WILFRED MEAKIN - J. HERBERT PEGG
GEORGE ROOME - ALBERT SABINE
WILLIAM SMITH - SAMUEL STALEY
HAROLD TWELLS - SYDNEY WALKER
JOHN WALTON - BAILEY WEBSTER
ALBERT WEBSTER - PERCY WINFIELD
6 o'clock face of base:
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."
9 o'clock face of pedestal:
ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
RONALD E. ASHFORD
FREDERICK S. BAZALGETTE
MAURICE W. BLOCKLEY
GEORGE CLAMP
GEORGE DAWSON
JOSEPH H. HALLAM
T. REGINALD LUNN
STEPHEN G. MEAKIN
FREDERICK T. SUTTON
CYRIL J. A. TAYLOR
WHO FELL IN THE WAR
1939-45
PETER JACKSON
Administration
Custodian: Unknown

Local authorities:
From WW1: Hartshorne Parish Council; Hartshorne and Seals Rural District Council. Derbyshire County Council.
From WW2: Hartshorne Parish Council; Repton Rural District Council. Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hartshorne Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council. Derbyshire County Council.
History
4th April 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
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