Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Remembrance

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial kneeler at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Yeaveley, Derbyshire.
Images
Face Edge Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of the Holy Trinity
Leapley La
Yeaveley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 2DT

NGR:
SK 18642 40295
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The kneeler is in the nave.
Type
Overall type: Kneeler Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A fabric church kneeler decorated in cross-stitch depicting, on the face, a red poppy on a white cross accompanied by smaller white crosses, all on a blue ground. The wording is in white upright capital lettering around the edges and a label on the base states its provenance.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
KneelerFabric27038090Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictNot statedTotals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned00
Total names00
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Yeaveley Parish Council, Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Yeaveley Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
1983: The kneeler was made and donated by Kay Parkes.

19th July, 1985: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335036.

1995: The kneeler was rebacked.

22nd August, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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