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Youlgrave, Middleton, Alport and Harthill - WW1

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial tablet for Youlgrave, Middleton, Alport and Harthill at the Church of All Saints, Youlgrave or Youlgreave, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Tablet Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of All Saints
Alport La
Youlgrave or Youlgreave
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1WS

NGR:
SK 21205 64382
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is at the junction of Bradford Rd and Alport La. The tablet is on the north wall of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Tablet Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A plain oblong white stone tablet in a mottled brown alabaster frame. The frame comprises a plain sub-frame with moulded edge adjacent to the tablet and set in an elaborate outer frame. The outer frame comprises pilasters with carved foliated panels, surmounted by a moulded cornice below a plain frieze with carved laurel wreaths at each side and a larger nowy-headed moulded cornice containing a carved shield, with a red cross of St George and mantling at the head. The foot of the frame comprises an inverted moulded cornice above a plain frieze and two foliated carved brackets. The lower frieze contains, at its centre, a subsidiary oblong tablet with moulded borders. The inscriptions on both tablets are incised in upright capital lettering coloured black.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
Main tabletStone510770-Good
FrameAlabaster12901290115Good
Subsidiary tabletAlabaster255610-Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Frieze1914 1918

Main tabletA. BACON J. W. HOLMES
T. H. BIRDS W. JOHNSON
H. BONSALL H. JONES
C. BRASSINGTON P. SALT
H. BRASSINGTON H. SLANEY
H. BRASSINGTON G. SLATER
W. COWIE J. STEVENSON
F. ELLIOTT M. THOMPSON
I. EVANS W. THOMPSON
W. EVANS G. TWYFORD
F. GOULDT. GILLR. WATERHOUSE
W. WRAGG

Subsidiary tabletTHIS TABLET WAS ERECTED AND A BED
WAS ENDOWED IN THE DERBYSHIRE
ROYAL INFIRMARY IN MEMORY OF THE
MEN OF YOULGRAVE MIDDLETON ALPORT
& HARTHILL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
KING & COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR

Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died2424
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names2424
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Youlgreave Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Youlgreave Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated: the church lies within it.

12th July, 1967: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List for England number 1109853.

5th February, 1982: The Youlgrave Conservation Area was designated: the church lies within it.

26th September, 2008: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
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