Derbyshire War Memorials
|  Home  |  Search  |  About war memorials  |  About us |  Other projects  |  
Memorial Title

E Bull

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Enoch Bull comprising an addition to a gravestone in the churchyard of the Church of St Oswald, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Headstone Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Graveyard
Church of St Oswald
Mayfield Rd
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 1EJ

NGR:
SK 17644 46415 ±5m
(Map opens in new window.)
Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road. The gravestone is south of the south transept of the church, next to the boundary wall.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the wording on a family gravestone. The low limestone headstone is in the style of a scroll unfurled over a wall with the inscription inlaid on the face of the scroll in mixed styles of upright capital lettering. The headstone surmounts an oblong base with a flat top, and is accompanied by chamfered oblong kerbs..

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
HeadstoneLimestone910765 115Fair
BaseLimestone120865 150Fair
KerbsLimestone200870 1950Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
[IN LOVING MEMORY OF]
[WILLIAM THACKER]
AGED 80 YEARS.
ALSO
ELIZA,
HIS BELOVED WIFE.
DIED DEC. 21ST. 1938,
AGED 81 YEARS.
FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING
LEAVE WE NOW OUR LOVED ONES SLEEPING.
AND OF
ENOCH,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
MARY L. BULL - SON IN LAW
AGED 30 YEARS

[Some lettering damaged or missing..]
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died11
Number served and returned00
Total names11
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Thacker and Bull families.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Ashbourne Parish Council; Ashbourne Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Ashbourne Town Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
November 1968: The Ashbourne Conservation area was first designated. The memorial lies within it.

2nd October, 2019: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. The headstone was in poor condition although the inscription was legible.
References
Comments
Can you add to or correct anything on this page? Let us know.
Page © Roy Branson