Derbyshire War Memorials
|  Home  |  Search  |  About war memorials  |  About us |  Other projects  |  
Memorial Title

J Harrison

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW2 war memorial to Joseph Harrison comprising an addition to a gravestone at Christ Church, Hulland, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Memorial Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Churchyard,
Christ Church
Dog La
Hulland
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 3EA

NGR:
SK 24889 47402
(From online digital mapping.)
(Map opens in new window.)
Location details:
The memorial is southwest of the church.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone. Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

Additional lettering to the inscription on a family gravestone. The white marble monument comprises a figure of a winged angel on a tall battered pedestal and limestone plinth, all contained within kerbstones. The inscription is inlaid on the face of the pedestal in mainly upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
FigureWhite marble1100600270Fair
PedestalWhite marble870650565Fair
PlinthLimestone220810705Fair
KerbsLimestonec200c2000c2000Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Memory Of
WILLIAM,
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
SARAH JANE HARRISON
OF SMITH HALL,
AT REST 6TH. JUNE 1932, AGED 50 YEARS.
"THY WILL BE DONE."
ALSO OF THE ABOVE
SARAH JANE,
AT REST 21ST. SEPT. 1947.
AGED 66 YEARS.
ALSO OF JOSEPH THEIR SON
LOST AT SEA 10TH. SEPT. 1943.
AGED 23 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictSecond World War (1939-1945)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died11
Number served and returned00
Total names11
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Harrison family.

Local authorities:
From WW2: Hulland Parish Council; Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hulland Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
16th September, 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
Comments
The church lies on the edge of the civil parish of Hulland which contains Hulland (village) and Hulland Moss. The adjacent developments along the Ashbourne-Belper road lie in the civil parish of Hulland Ward which has become a general name for all of the localities in the area.

Can you add to or correct anything on this page? Let us know.
Page © Roy Branson