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Memorial Title

W A Brassington - Kneeler

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial kneeler to W A Brassington at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Yeaveley, Derbyshire.
Images
Face Edge Inscription Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Church of the Holy Trinity
Leapley La
Yeaveley
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
DE6 2DT

NGR:
SK 18642 40295
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The kneeler is in the nave.
Type
Overall type: Kneeler Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

A fabric church kneeler decorated in cross-stitch depicting the badge of the Royal Fusiliers on the top face and the name on the edge. A label on the base gives the dedication and the maker's details.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
KneelerFabric27038090Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Edge of kneeler
ROYAL REGIMENT
OF FUSILIERS
Label on base:
This piece of needlework
donated by RENA WILLIS
was worked by RENA WILLIS
in memory of W. A. BRASSINGTON
MATERIALS SUPPLIED BY
JACKSON'S OF HEBDEN BRIDGE
Croft Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8AP
Tel: 0422 842984

Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventNot stated
Number died11
Number served and returned00
Total names11
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Yeaveley Parish Council, Ashbourne Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Yeaveley Parish Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
Unknown date: The kneeler was made and donated by Rena Willis.

19th July, 1985: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335036.

10th October, 2011: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition and cared for.
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