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St John the Baptist's Church - WW1 Roll of Honour


Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial roll of honour in St John the Baptist's Church at Winster, Derbyshire.

Setting Memorial

Last known location:
St John the Baptist's Church
Elton Rd (B5057)
Nearest postcode:

SK 23948 60575
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the north wall of the Baptistry, inside the church at the west end of the south aisle.

Previous location:
St John the Baptist's Church
Elton Rd (B5057)
Nearest postcode:

SK 23948 60575
(From online digital mapping.)
Location details:
On the north wall of the porch, to the west of the door outside the church.

Overall type: Roll of honour.

Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


A framed and glazed paper roll of honour. The hand-made roll is of cream paper and has text in black, red and gold calligraphy. The heading is in black sentence case uncial lettering with rubricated initials embellished in gold and with ruled red lines forming a decorative outline. The names are in black uncials with rubricated initials and the names of the fallen are followed by a gold cross. The names are arranged in three columns and the artist's name is given in the bottom right corner. The frame is of wooden moulding.

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Roll of honour Paper 430 340 - Fair
Frame Wood, glass, card 600 490 75 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Men of this Parish who served their King and           
Country in the forces of the Crown during the Great
           War 1914-1918
Bacon. Walter
Bark. George Henry
Barker. Robert Winter
Barton. Oliver
Boam. Arthur
Boam. Bernard
Boam. George Cyril
Boam. John Stanley
Boam. Lewis Edwin +
Boam. Victor
Boam. Wallace
Boam. Walter
Burton. Josiah
Burton. Lewis Marshall +
Concannon. Martin
Concannon. Thomas +
Coney. William
Corless. Bernard
Corless. Daniel +
Corless. Frank
Corless. Fred
Corless. Tom
Corless. William +
Dale. Edwin
Dale. George
Dale. Joseph
Fearn. John Herbert
Foxlow. Harold +
Foxlow. Samuel
Gill. Tom
Greatorex. George
Greatorex. Herbert
Gregory. Charles Anthony
Gregory. George William +
Gregory. John
Greatorex. Henry
Gregory. Edmund
Gregory. Phillip
Gregory. Thomas Edward
Gregory. William Anthony
Gregory. William Henry
Hardy. John
Hardy. Joseph
Hardy. Michael William
Hardy. Wilfred
Hawksworth. Douglas
Hawksworth. Frederick William
Hawksworth. Guy
Heathcote. Albert
Heathcote. Benjamin Hugo +
Heathcote. Charles Henry
Heathcote. Frank
Heathcote. Gilbert
Heathcote. Harold
Heathcote. Richard Herbert
Heathcote. Thomas Anthony
Hodgkinson. George
Hodgkinson. Frederick James
Hodgkinson. Robert +
Marshall. Albert Nunn
Marshall. Bernard
Marshall. Raymond
Marshall. Frank
Marshall. William Ewart
Mellor. John +
Millward. Ernest Josiah
Mosley. Albert Roberts
Mosley. Samuel Henry
Mosley. William
Newton. Henry
Newton. Joseph Edwin +
Durden. William Harold
Newton. Robert Anthony +
Nixon. William Eric +
Nixon. William Henry
Nowell. William Shawcross
Rains. Joseph Stone
Rains. Stephen
Rains. Walter
Rouse. Frederick William +
Rouse. John
Rouse. Samuel +
Shaw. Ralph William +
Sibson. George +
Smith. John Henry
Smith. William +
Staton. Benjamin
Staton. George Henry
Stone. Fred
Stone. Sidney Hardy
Spencer. John
Taylor. Frederick Charles +
Thomas. George Durden
Thomas. John Herbert
Thorpe. J. Robert Naylor
Thorpe. Sydney Naylor
Walker. Arthur +
Walker. Charles
Walker. George
Walker. Henry +
Walker. Herbert
Walker. Joseph Needham +
Walker. Thomas Henry
Walters. Robert
Wild. Dennis
Williams. Morgan Scoltock +
Wilson. Herbert
Jackson. Herbert Stanley

Wm Statham, 1924

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died  23
Number served and returned  85
Total names 108

Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Winster Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Winster Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.

1924: The memorial was produced by William Statham and mounted on the wall in the porch.

Unknown date: The memorial was moved from the porch to the Baptistry because of the risk of vandalism.

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

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

12th July 1967: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335208.

17th July 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for.

22nd February 2016: The memorial was rephotographed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and well cared for. The inscription and names were transcribed by Annette Carter.


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