Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Cdr F Holland

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial window to Cdr Frederick Holland at the Church of St Oswald, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Window Left inscription Right inscription Plaque Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of St Oswald
Mayfield Rd
Ashbourne
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 1EJ

NGR:
SK 17629 46443
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of Mayfield Rd at the junction with School La. The memorial is in the east wall of the north transept.
Type
Overall type: Picture. Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A three-light stained glass window accompanied by a wall-mounted plaque. The tall narrow lancet lights contain images of biblical scenes and nautical features and the two outer ones have panels at the foot bearing inscriptions in white upright decorative lettering. An oblong brass plaque below the central light has an incised inscription in sentence case black decorative gothic lettering with selected rubricated initials.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
Window (overall)Stained glassc60003000-Fair
PlaqueBrass3058652Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Foot of left light:
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictUnspecified military serviceTotals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died00
Number served and returned11
Total names11
FREDERICK HOLLAND
COMMANDER R N
Foot of right light:
DIED JULY 21ST. 1860
AGED 45 YEARS
Plaque:
This Window is placed by the People of Ashbourne,
to the memory of Frederick Holland,
Commander, R.N. of Ashbourne Hall,
who died July 21st, A.D. 1860, aged 45 years.
"If any man will come after me let him deny himself,
and take up his cross daily and follow me."
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From 19th century: 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
Unknown date: The memorial was procured and installed in the church.

15th June, 1951: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1207715

November, 1968: Ashbourne Conservation Area was first designated; the church lies within it.

26th September, 2019: The memorial was resurveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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