Maj W J R Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington
Derbyshire War Memorials
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Maj W J R Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial to Maj William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington added to a gravestone in St Peter's Churchyard, Edensor, 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 Peter's Churchyard
Jap La
Edensor
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1PH

NGR:
SK 25021 69797 ±5m
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Location details:
At the southern end of the churchyard.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone.


Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.

Description:

Additional lettering on a sandstone headstone on a family grave. The low freestanding headstone has a decorative top with moulded border, and an incised inscription mainly in upright capital roman lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Sandstone 990 690 75 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING
MEMORY OF
KATHLEEN
1920 - 1948
WIDOW OF MAJOR THE
MARQUESS OF HARTINGTON
KILLED IN ACTION & DAUGHTER
OF THE HON. JOSEPH KENNEDY
SOMETIME AMBASSADOR OF THE
UNITED STATES TO GREAT BRITAIN
Joy she gave. Joy she has found
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict Second World War (1939-1945) Totals
Action Not specified.
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Not known.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Edensor Parish Council, Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edensor Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The memorial lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

Unknown date: The memorial lies within the Edensor Conservation Area.

21st July, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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