H W Bingham
Derbyshire War Memorials
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H W Bingham

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Harrop Bingham added to a gravestone at St John the Baptist's Churchyard, Tibshelf, 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 John the Baptist's
 Churchyard
High St (B6014)
Tibshelf
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE55 5NU

NGR:
SK 44095 60828 ±5m
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Location details:
Southeast of the church, among the bushes near the stone wall.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a family gravestone. The tall black polished granite headstone has a heavy cornice at the head, pilasters to each side, a heavy plinth at the foot and a projecting panel on the face in the style of an unfurled scroll. The cornice and plinth bear incised inscriptions in relief and the scroll bears an incised inscription in mixed case upright decorative lettering, partly gilded. The headstone surmounts a granite base with bevelled top and is accompanied by small sloping kerbs to each side.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Black granite 1070 765 125 Fair
Base Black granite 280 915 270 Fair
Kerb x 2 Black granite 170 385 95 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
BINGHAM
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
MY DEAR WIFE
Fanny Bingham,
WHO DIED AUGUST 31ST. 1916
AGED 58 YEARS.
ALSO THEIR BELOVED SON
Harrop Whycliffe,
DIED OF WOUNDS NOVR 6TH. 1917,
AGED 29 YEARS.
INTERRED IN FRANCE.
PRO PATRIA
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Bingham family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Blackwell Parish Council, Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Blackwell Parish Council, Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
11th July, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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