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Pte J W Hebb


Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial commemorating Pte John Hebb in Bolsover Methodist Church.
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Last known location:
Bolsover Methodist Church
Hill Top (B6419)
Nearest postcode:
S44 6NG

SK 47319 70661
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The memorial is in the chancel.
Overall type: Panelling.

Overall condition: Fair. The memorial is cared for.


Oaken panelled wainscoting around the sides of the apsidal chancel. The panels have blind quatrefoil tracery at the head and extend the full height between the moulded dado rail and a skirting in the form of a plinth with quatrefoil decoration. The memorial may include the communion rail and may also include a brass plaque.


Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Panelling Oak - - - Fair
Communion rails Oak - - - Fair
Plaque Brass - - - Unknown
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
[Not known]
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War Civilian
Number died 0 0
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 0 0
Custodian: Presumed to be the managers of the church

Local authorities:
From WW1: Bolsover Parish Council; Bolsover Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Old Bolsover Town Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
c1921: The memorial was installed.

27th March, 1921: The memorial was unveiled by Mr H Stocks and dedicated by Rev H W Fuller.

17th July, 1971: The Wesleyan Methodist Church lies within the Bolsover Conservation Area first designated on that date.

Unknown dates: The Wesleyan Methodist Church was renamed the Trinity Methodist Church and subsequently the Bolsover Methodist Church.

2nd February, 2017: The memorial was sought by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot but was not identifed.
Derbyshire Courier, 10th January 1920, p9: a report on the forthcoming provision of the memorial described as comprising wainscoting in the chancel and communion rails.

Derbyshire Courier, 2nd April 1921, p3: a report on the unveiling and dedication of the memorial.
The panelling is also reported to commemorate seven other people.

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