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Memorial Title

J Brocklehurst and T A Brocklehurst

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to John Brocklehurst and Thomas Brocklehurst added to a gravestone in the churchyard of the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Sheldon, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Churchyard
Church of St Michael and
 All Angels
Church La
Sheldon
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE45 1QS

NGR:
SK 17560 68857 ±5m
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Location details:
The churchyard is on the east side of Church La. The gravestone is south of the church, east of the path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the wording on a headstone on a family grave. The grey limestone headstone has a pointed arch top, a geometric border around the top and a foliated border towards the bottom, and the inlaid inscription is mainly in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1540 760 100 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
LOUISA
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
JOHN BROCKLEHURST,
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 23RD. 1926,
AGED 70 YEARS.
ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED
JOHN BROCKLEHURST,
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 5TH 1942,
AGED 84 YEARS.
ALSO OF FRANK THEIR SON
WHO DIED DECEMER 22ND. 1882,
AGE 1 WEEK.
ALSO OF LOUISA THEIR DAUGHTER
WHO DIED JULY 15TH. 1885,
AGE 1 YEAR & 7 MONTHS.
ALSO OF ADA THEIR DAUGHTER
WHO DIED MARCH 14TH. 1909,
AGED 22 YEARS.
ALSO OF JOHN THEIR SON
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION
AT ROUEN NOVEMBER 30TH 1916,
AGED 23 YEARS.
ALSO OF THOMAS ANTHONY THEIR SON
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION OCTOBER 10TH. 1917,
AGED 26 YEARS.
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Brocklehurst family

Local authorities:
From WW1: Sheldon Parish Council; Bakewell Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Sheldon Parish Council; Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated and the memorial lies within it.

4th July, 2012: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.

16th May, 2018: The memorial was photographed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition and cared for
References
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