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Lt A P Cockerell


Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet to Lt Andrew Cockerell at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Derbyshire..
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Last known location:
St Peter's Church
TJap La
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1PH

SK 25066 69907
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the north wall of the north aisle.
Overall type: Tablet.

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


A wall-mounted alabaster tablet. The oval tablet has a finely carved folded ribbon ornamentation at the top and a broad moulded border with a central blue patterned band. The gilded incised inscription is in different styles of sentence case italic and upright lettering.


Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet Alabaster 520 380 50 Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
To the Glory of God
and to the Dear Memory
Andrew Pepys Cockerell.
2nd. Lieutenant 2nd. Battalion, the Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
Son of
John Pepys and Florence Elizabeth Cockerell.
Killed in action at Mametz Wood,
August 14th. 1916,
Aged 19 years.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Edensor Parish Council, Bakewell District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Edensor Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date: The memorial was procured and installed.

17th April, 1951: The church lies within the Peak District National Park designated on that date.

12th July 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1088158.

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

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