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Holy Trinity Church - WW1 Roll of Honour

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour in Holy Trinity Church, Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire.
Images
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Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Holy Trinity Church
Main St
Middleton by Wirksworth
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE4 4LQ

NGR:
SK 27841 55729
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the east side of the road in the centre of the village. The memorial is inside, on a shelf on the south wall.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A printed roll of honour in a wooden frame. The roll bears an inscription with names in two columns, and is printed in black upright capital roman lettering. The moulded wooden frame has been varnished and has carved poppy seed-heads on the right and bottom edges.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Not known c190 c155 - Fair
Frame Wood, card c310 c260 c30 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING PARISHIONERS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR.
DANIEL SHELDONJOHN F. PEARSON
JOHN W. MELBOURNEFRED T. ROBINSON
JOSEPH LAMBJOHN A. HALL
JOHN Y. BROOKSSAMUEL J. HALLOWS
GEORGE KENWORTHYJOHN SPENCER
THOMAS SPENCERLEONARD ADAMS
FRANCIS GRATTONHENRY L. SLACK
THOMAS BROOKSGEORGE HODGKINSON
ARTHUR GOODALLLOUIS W. SPENCER
HARRY S. GOODALLTHOMAS S. SPENCER
WILLIAM GRATTONLEONARD KILLER
WILLIAM K. HALLOWSJOHN F. DOXEY
ALBERT WHEELDONCHARLES SPENCER
JOSHUA BUCKLEYALEC WALKER
FRANCIS B. SPENCERWALTER MARPLES
FREDERICK FEARNLAWRENCE SPENCER
WILLIAM B. BURLEYJOSEPH SPENCER
GEORGE L. PETTSPERCY F. DOXEY
JOHN W. SHELDONLEONARD WILBRAHAM
GEORGE KILLERNORMAN HOWARD
F. WILLIAM GRATTON
"THEIR NAMES SHALL BE HELD IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE"

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 41 41
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 41 41
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Middleton by Wirksworth Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Middleton by Wirksworth Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
23 January 1973: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1111879.

1980: The Middleton Conservation Area was first designated, although it has subsequently been amended. The church lies within it.

13th September, 2013: War memorials in the church were surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot, but this roll of honour was not present.

9th June, 2018: The roll of honour was photographed by Alan Willmot.

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