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Alfreton Congregational Church

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour to members of Alfreton Congregational Church, Alfreton, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Alfreton Heritage Centre
Rodgers La
Alfreton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 7FF

NGR:
SK 41201 55940
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The heritage centre is in the cemetery. The memorial is high on the wall in the northeast corner.

Previous location:
Alfreton Congregational
 Church (redundant)
Church St
Alfreton
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 7AH

NGR:
SK 40866 55766
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The building is on the south side of Church St and is now occupied by the New Life Church.
Type
Overall type: Roll of Honour Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A framed and glazed roll of honour compiled in black calligraphy on a printed coloured blank. At the head is a depiction of the church building within an oval cartouche of strapwork flanked by two clusters, each of six coloured flags of the allied nations. Below them is a gold coloured ribbon bearing the heading in upright capital decorative lettering and the title in black upright sentence case gothic lettering. The roll has a narrow pale brown line border, stepped at the corners and bearing sprigs of green foliage with a different badge in each corner representing England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. The body of the scroll contains the names in five columns in black decorative upright sentence case lettering and the artist's name is written in the bottom right border. The wooden frame has an egg and dart motif on the outer margin, and punctuated bead motif on the inner margin.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
Roll of honourPaperc450c600-Fair
FrameWood, glassc600c750c20Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR
Alfreton Congregational Church.
The men below have been, or are at present
on Active Service in the Great War.
Allen. J. RIPHall. G.Peel. Wtr.Thompson. S.Bayliss. P.
Arch. F.Hatchett. B.-"- Wm.Till. A. J.Turton. A.
Allcock. F.Hempstock. H.Pepper. W. H.Tillson. E. RIPHampton. A.
Baldwin. T.Hillyer. C.Parkin. J. H. RIPTrotter. H. RIPTaylor. G.
-"- R. J.Hollingworth. C.Perkins. H.Taylor. P.Duffield. W.
Bayliss. G. Purdy. G. W.Walters. H. RIPAllen. W.
Beastall. D. W.Jackson. G. W. Wallis. J.Edland. F.
Beecroft. W.Johnson. Fk.Roe. L.-"- C.Maisey. A.
-"- S.-"- G. Fd.Roberts. A. W.West. W. R. RIPGuest. A.
Bentley. N. RIP-"- S.Smith. W.-"- J. H.Cook. W.
Bleasedale. R.Kerry. S.Severn. Bert.Wood. A.
Brown. C. C.Kirk. A.-"- Bd.Weston. H. J.
Bulliman. H.Kniveton. G. RIP-"- W.-"- S.
Button. A.-"- F.Whyles. W.
Clarke. S. RIPLawrence. J. J.Siddall. L. J.Wilkinson. M. D.
-"- S.Shaw. J.Willmott. B. G. RIP
Dawes. Wtr. T.Lake. W.-"- W.Woodley, H. J.
Deeming. T.Lister. J.-"- G. H.Hamilton. Rev. J.
Degg. G.Leavers. F.Shuttleworth. F.Harrison. Rev. A.
-"- J.Martin. W. E.-"- W. S.Lawrence. F.
Davis. E. W.Mitchell. G.-"- G.-"- W.
Earl. G.Morris. F. RIPSmith. C. W.Baldwin. E. E.
-"- A.Maisey. J. H. RIP-"- P.Bailey. D.
Forrett. D. RIPOnions. T.Spencer. A. H.-"- B.
-"- P. G.Hillyer. W.
Gash. H. T.Patrick. A.Shipman. F. E.Nicholls. T.
Garratt. F. R.Parker. J.Sugden. F.-"- J. R.
-"- G. H.-"- L.Shaw. F. T.
Genders. S.-"- P.Spencer. L. H.Cockle. F. RIP
George. T.Peat. W. R.Severn. S.Jones. E. A.


[... H SPENCER ...]

[Maker's name unclear.]

Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died 14 14
Number served and returned109109
Total names123123
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Alfreton & District Heritage Trust.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Alfreton Parish Council; Alfreton Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Alfreton Town Council; Amber Valley Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date, c1918s: The memorial was made by H Spencer and presumably installed in the church.

1997: The church closed and the memorial is presumed to have been removed.

Unknown date: The memorial was installed in the heritage centre.

28th April, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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