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St Pauls Church – WW2

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of WW2 war memorial tablets at St Paul's Church, Little Chester, Derby.
Images
Setting Inscription Names Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Churchyard
St Paul's Church
Mansfield Rd
Little Chester
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE1 3RT

NGR:
SK 35543 37077
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
The church is on the west side of Mansfield Rd but vehicular access to it is from Seale St. The memorial is between the church and Mansfield Rd.
The area has been called Little Chester since Roman times, but it is also informally known as Chester Green.
Type
Overall type: Tablets Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

Two grey granite tablets and plinths set into the face of an existing curved sandstone ashlar wall. The inscription and names are inlaid in upright capital block lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Tablet x2 Grey granite 540 710 - Fair
Plinth x2 Grey granite 220 815 - Fair
Wall Sandstone ashlar 1000 6750 420 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Left tablet:
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictSecond World War (1939-1945)Totals
ActionNot stated
Number died2626
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names2626
KEEP IN REMEMBRANCE
THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH RECORDED HERE
THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT
JUSTICE, FREEDOM, LOVE AND MERCY
SHOULD SURVIVE.
Right tablet
1939-1945
BURTON J. W.SCOTT C.
COOK F.SMITH A.
GEE J.SMITH R.
HALES B.STANNARD H.
HATTON J. W.STIRK K.
HAYWOOD J. S.TAVERNER F. T.
HINDLE J.W.TREECE G. A.
KELLETT H.TURNER G.
MILLER J. I.WALKER C.
MOORE C.WHITTINGHAM S.
SALT F. A.WOODWARD R. H.
LOWREY R. W.FOGWILL G.
Top of right plinth:
HARTSHORNE H. ATTERBURY F. J.
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW2: Derby County Borough Council (Derby Corporation)
From 1974: Derby District (later Borough and from 1977 City) Council and Derbyshire County Council.
From 1997: The unitary authority has been Derby City Council.
History and Conservation
7th September, 1947: The memorial was unveiled.

September, 1991: The Little Chester Conservation Area was designated and the memorial lies within it.

18th October, 2016: The memorial was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1437467.

25th June, 2009: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for.
References
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