Wardlow - WW1
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Wardlow - WW1

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour to residents of Wardlow and old boys of the school in The Church of the Good Shepherd, Wardlow, Derbyshire.
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Locations
Last known location:
The Church of the Good Shepherd
Main St (B6465)
Wardlow
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK17 8RP

NGR:
SK 18144 74746
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the eastern side of the road. The tablet is inside, on the north wall.
Type
Overall type: Roll of honour.


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

Description:

.A glazed and framed roll of honour with a border depicting green laurel garland bound with golden ribbons. At the head is a Union Flag with and a heading in black gothic lettering with green capitals. The inscription is in greeen, black, blue and red gothic lettering with the names in two columns below, also in black gothic lettering, the fallen being identified with a small cross.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Paper c750 c450 - Fair
Frame Not known c900 c750 c30 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Roll of Honour
FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Residents of Wardlow and
Old Boy's of the School
who have served with His Majesty's Forces
 Ernest TurnerSherwood Foresters  Peter W. FurnessR. A. Ordnance Corps
 Fred TurnerMachine Gun Section  George ElliottM.T. A.S.C.
 Sydney N. Turner2nd North Staffords  Herbert Robinson[... ...] Yorks
+Willie Haslam"Sherwoods"  Thomas AllsopR. F. A.
 George Sydney Turner"Leicesters"  Llewellyn DavisR. G. A.
 Joe LittlewoodR. A. M. C.  Edwin DavisR. G. A.
 Willie Hawley"Sherwoods"  William H. Slater"Sherwoods"
 Joseph TurnerBlack Watch.  George W. Howe"Sherwoods"
+Benjamin Gregory10th. Devons +Herbert ElliottM. G. C.
+Edward BibbyDerbyshire Yeomanry +Samuel AllsopSherwoods
 George H. Robinson"Sherwoods".  Thomas ElliottHighland [Lt] Infantry
 Joseph RobinsonR. F. A.  Herbert FurnessDurham [Lt] Infantry
+Samuel Refearn"Sherwoods" +John H. BirleyR. Welsh Fusiliers
 William GregoryA. S. C.  John R. TurnerR. Engineers.
 George Gillott2nd. [...] Guards +William Lomas"Sherwoods"
 Samuel TurnerKings O Scottish Borders  G. W. B. Howe, M.M.King's Own Royal [...]
 Frank FurnessLancs & Yorks
+ Killed

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died  8  8
Number served and returned 25 25
Total names 33 33
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Wardlow Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Wardlow Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
22nd March, 1985: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1159098.

17th April, 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated. The church lies within its area.

22nd August, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
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