Derbyshire War Memorials
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Spr T Baldwin

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Spr Tom Baldwin comprising an addition to a gravestone in St Peter's Churchyard, Hartshorne, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone 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 32789 20804 ±5m
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Location details:
Southeast of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone which comprises a white marble headstone and base. The headstone has a shallow swans-neck top with sprays of roses in relief at the two top corners, recessed sides and an inlaid inscription mainly in upright capital block lettering. The oblong base has a bevelled top.  Fragments of kerbstones placed nearby suggest that the headstone may have been accompanied by kerbs but there is nothing to confirm that.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 915 760 70 Fair
Base White marble 100 915 210 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
PEACE
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY ANN BALDWIN,
AT REST MARCH 13. 1916,
AGED 62 YEARS.
ALSO OF HENRY HER BELOVED HUSBAND
AT REST JANY. 24. 1918,
AGED 62 YEARS.
ALSO
SAPPER TOM BALDWIN,
ROYAL ENGINEERS.
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE, OCT. 22. 1917,
AGED 36 YEARS.
"THY WILL BE DONE."
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 Baldwin family.

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
6th December 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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