St Matthew's Church - Book of Remembrance
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St Matthew's Church - Book of Remembrance

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a war memorial book of remembrance in St Matthew's Church, Darley Abbey, Derby.
Images
Setting Memorial Opening pages WW1 introduction WW1 names a-c Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
WW1 names c-h WW1 names h-o WW1 names p-w WW1 name w Later conflicts
Locations
Last known location:
St Matthew's Church
25 Church La
Darley Abbey
Derby
Nearest postcode:
DE22 1EY

NGR:
SK 35080 38723
(From online digital mapping.)
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Location details:
On the north wall of the nave.
Type
Overall type: Book of remembrance.


Overall condition: Fair. The memorial is cared for.


Description:

A leather-bound book of remembrance in a glazed wooden case. Each page is decorated with a coloured border and illustrations of flowers, foliage, geometrical designs and text in different styles of coloured calligraphy. The upright wooden case has a moulded cornice at the head above a carved frieze, moulded pilasters at the sides, and a glazed front cover.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Book Leather, card, vellum 280 220 35 Fair
Case Oak, glass 490 725 255 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Roll of
Honour
and
Service
of
Darley Abbey.
ROLL OF HONOUR
SEE YE TO IT
THAT THESE
DIED NOT
IN VAIN
GARFIELD BEESLEY
HARRY ALLEN BROWN
JACK HARRISON
FRED OLDFIELD
WILLIAM EDWARD PARKER
ALWYN STEVENSON
ALFRED ALAN THOMPSON

DARLEY ABBEY
Names of the Men who
served in the Great War.
1914-1918.
ROLL OF SERVICE
John William Adgie
Thomas Adgie
George Bacon
Joseph Belfield
Walter Biggs
George Blount
Sidney Valentine Blount
Wilfred Blount
Thomas Bowdler
George Brailsford
Samuel Brailsford
Charles Edward Brown
George Norman Brown
John Henry Brown
Robert Arthur Brown
Stephen Brown
William Henry Brown
James Bull
William Vernon Butler
Arthur Harry Capp
Edward Henry Capp
Donald Marshall Cargill
George Carter
William Beech Chamberlain
Ernest Victor Clements
Albert Cockayne
George William Cockayne
Charles Henry Cooper

Maurice Cooper
William Harold Cooper
Arthur Copestake
Reginald Ernest Davis
James Arthur Dalleywaters
Arthur Edward Thos. Denley
Arthur Fearn
Joseph Ellis Fearn
Herbert Fletcher
Charles Ford
William Ford
Luther Gaunt
Archer Goodall
Lancelot Goodall
Stanley Goodall
Albert Graves
Charles Haddock
William Hale
Norton Montresor Hughes Hallett
George Frederick Hanson
Richard Edwin Hanson
William Pickard Harold
Wade Harrison
Joseph Hartstone
Percy Haslam
Albert Hawley
William Hollingsworth
George Horton
Fred Johnson
Thomas Edwin Keeling
William Keeton
Arthur Long
Charles George Lord
John Henry Fredk. Marsden
Harry Mather
Lawrence Mather
Wilfred Miller
Howard Millington
Charles Richard Morton
Thomas William Morton
Henry Thomas Needham
John Newbold
Thomas Newbold
Cyril Edward Spencer Noakes
Arthur Norton
Arthur Oldfield

John William Paling
Arthur Peach
Archibald Davidson Peacock
Harry MacAusland Peacock
Edwin Peel
Amos Philipps
Joseph Powdrill
Frederick Roberts
Joseph Roberts
Thomas Russell
Albert Ernest Sadler
Benjamin Smith
Donald Smith
William Smith
John Stubbs
James William Tallyn
William Duncan Thompson
Arthur Thurman
Frank Thurman
William Thurman
Arthur Tivey
George Tivey
Harry Tivey
Charles William Twigge
Albert Octavious Ward
Ernest Wightman
Frank Wightman
George Benjamin Wightman
Philip Wightman
Ernest Williamson
John Wilson
Edward Beadon Woodforde
William Hey Beadon Woodforde
Stanley William Woodley
Albert Wren
Charles Wren
Thomas Wren, Senior
Thomas Wren, Junior
William Wren

Roll of
Honour
and
Service
for 1939-1945
ROLL OF HONOUR
SEE YE TO IT
THAT THESE
DIED NOT
IN VAIN
They shall grow not old,
As we that are left grow old,
Age shall not weary them,
Nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun,
And in the morning,
We will remember them.
    Laurence Binyon.
ROBERT JOHN COCKSHOTT
GEORGE DICKENSON
CYRIL HARRY HOLLINGSWORTH
ROBERT LITCHFIELD

Falklands 1982
IAIN BOLDY

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Second World War (1939-1945) Falklands Conflict (April-June 1982)) Totals
Action Unspecified
Number died  7 4 1  12
Number served and returned 113 0 0 113
Total names 120 4 1 125
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the parochial church council.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Darley Abbey Parish Council; Belper Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1968: Derby County Borough Council.
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
c1920s: The memorial was compiled and installed in the church.

c1940s: The The WW2 inscription was added.

13th February, 1967: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1215814

December, 2001: The Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site was inscribed. The church falls within its main area.

c1980s: The Falklands inscription was added.

December, 2002: The churchyard was added to the Darley Abbey Conservation Area.

21st October, 2017: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson. It was in fair condition

References
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