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Memorial Title

Doe Lea Church Mission

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour formerly at the Doe Lea Church Mission and now at the Church of St John the Baptist at Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
The Church of St John the Baptist
Hodmire La
Ault Hucknall
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 5QH

NGR:
SK 46737 65237
(From online digital mapping)
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Location details:
The church is on the north side of the road in the centre of the village. The memorial is in the nave, on the central pier of the north arcade.

Previous location:
St Andrew's Church
  Centre (Demolished)
The Hill
Glapwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 5LU

NGR:
SK 47538 66031
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
There is confusion about the location of the church centre. Some sources put it on Rowthorne Lane but the Derbyshire Records Office have a conveyance for the purchase of the former Co-operative shop on The Hill for conversion to a church centre.
Can you help to resolve this confusion?Let us know.

Previous location:
St Andrew's Church
  Centre (Demolished)
Rowthorne La
Glapwell
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 5QD

NGR:
SK 47990 65753
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
There is confusion about the location of the church centre. Some sources put it on Rowthorne Lane, south of the former police station but that property is identified on old Ordnance Survey maps as a Methodist Church.
Can you help to resolve this confusion?Let us know.

Previous location:
Doe Lea Church Mission
 (Demolished)
Mansfield Rd (A617)
Doe Lea
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S44 5PS

NGR:
SK 45977 66364
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Location details:
The Mission Church (or Mission Hall) was on the north side of the road, opposite North St.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A framed and glazed roll of honour. The roll has a decorative coloured border in black, blues and gold and a main design in the style of a pointed arch window containing a gold cross at the head and with small scenes in roundels on the spandrels. The inscription is in black and gold gothic lettering and names are hand-written in four columns, possibly in red ink originally, but now faded to brown. The artist's name is in the bottom margin and the frame is of oak moulding.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Paper 730 485 - Fair
Frame Oak, glass 900 650 25 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
PARISH OF AULT HUCKNALL
HONORIS CAUSA
DOE LEA CHURCH MISSION
F. Baker.A. Gorden.W. RamsellJ. E. Wood.
W. Bargh.R. Grundy.C. Read.E. Watinough
H. Batty.S. Haiston.J. Richards.E. Whittaker.
J. Bircumshaw.J. Haiston.Jesse. Richards.W. Whitlam
W. Barthorpe.R. Hand.H. Richards.J. Wooley.
G. Booth.J. Hand.J. Revell.
H. Booth.W. Hand.F. Revell.
Jas. Bath.H. Hand.Q. Roome.
Jn. Bath.T. Hand.F. Shakespeare.Requiescant
G. Bircumshaw.G. Holmes.L. Saxton.
A. Bradley.H. Holmes.H. H. Saxton.in
W. Barber.W. Holmes.E. Smith.
A. Brownlow.R. Heeley.G. SmithPace:-
T. Bryan.A. Ison.G. Spendlove.
A. Bray.H. Ison.G. Shutcliffe.
R. Burton.W. Ison.J. Sutton.
J. Comins.J. S. Jennings.H. StanleyF. Baker.
J. Cooper.J. Jepson.G. Starr.W. Bargh.
T. Colton.S. Jones.J. Shorthouse.H. Batty.
G. Colton.C. JacksonA. Thompson.J. Bircumshaw.
C. Colton.F. Jeffries.R. Taft.C. Dutton.
B. Chappell.P. Kendall.H. Tarlton.J. Green.
C. Dutton.G. Littlewood.S. Tarlton.W. Grainger.
F. Dutton.J. Murden.E. Taylor.A. Ison.
G. Dutton.S. Mitchell.G. Taylor.G. Lee.
J. Dutton.F. Maskery.W. Taylor.F. Maskery.
S. Dyer.Wm. MaskeryS. Topliss.S. Mitchell.
W. Evans.Walt. Maskery.W. Todd.J. Murden.
E. Evans.R. Maskery.G. Tebbs.W. Richards.
W. Eaton.W. Morton.E. Tebbs.W. Ramsell.
T. Fox.W. Maude.A. Thorneycroft.F. Shakespeare.
P. Fox.T. Mason.D. Wain.L. Saxton.
E. Elwell.J. Mason.W. Wain.A. Thompson.
J. Green.G. Mason.J. Wilson.R. Taft.
W. Grainger.G. Lee.H. Wilks.H. Tarlton.
W. Gladwin.T. Noon.H. Wharton.D. Wain.
A. Green.R. Platts.W. Wright.W. Wain.
T. H. Green.W. Pearson.F. Walton.
W. Gunter.E. Parkin.G. Webster.
S. Grainger.E. Quible.J. Wainwright.
S. Gould.W. Richards.C. Wharton.

J. Mawdsley.

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died  21  21
Number served and returned 128 128
Total names 149 149
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Ault Hucknall or Glapwell Parish Council; Blackwell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ault Hucknall or Glapwell Parish Council; Bolsover District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
1920s: The roll was made by J. Mawdsley and is assumed to have been installed in the Doe Lea Church Mission.

c1972: The mission closed and was subsequently demolished. The location of the roll is unknown.

1978: St Andrew's Church Centre was dedicated at Glapwell and the roll is assumed to have been installed there.

Unknown date: The church centre was closed and the roll was moved to St John the Baptist's Church

1974: The Hardwick and Rowthorne Conservation Area was extended, and St John the Baptist's Church lies within it.

August, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition although there was some indication that it had been damp at some stage. 15th September, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Anne Branson. It was still in fair condition with marks indicating that it had been damp at some stage.
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