Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

F J Sanders

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Francis Sanders 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 43811 30264 ±3m
Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The memorial is near the southern end of the churchyard, towards the western boundary.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to a headstone on a family grave. The white marble headstone has a rounded arch top, a moulded border and a spray of flowers in relief in a trefoil panel at the head. The inlaid inscription is in mixed case gothic and block lettering. The headstone surmounts a plain oblong base with bevelled top and is accompanied by chamfered oblong kerbs.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone White marble 1350 710 70 Fair
Base White marble 80 820 210 Fair
Kerbs White marble 70 970 1905 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of
JOHN SANDERS,
Died Nov. 18.1918,
Aged 60 years.
ALSO OF
FRANCIS JAMES, HIS SON,
Killed in France July 1. 1916,
Aged 23 years.
"THY WILL BE DONE."
ALSO
JESSIE, WIFE OF JOHN,
Died Sep. 16 1956,
Aged 92 years.
"LORD ABIDE WITH ME."
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 Sanders 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 fair condition.
References
Comments
Page © Roy Branson