Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

H Shaw

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial commemorating Hubert Shaw in the parish cemetery at Hayfield, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Memorial Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Parish Cemetery
New Mills Rd (A6015)
Hayfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
SK22 2EX

NGR:
SK 03226 86827 ±5m
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Location details:
The cemetery is on the south side of the road. The memorial is half way along the southeastern boundary, hidden amongst the trees.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone. Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a sandstone headstone on a family grave. The upright headstone has a rounded arch top, a thin incised border punctuated around the head, recessed sides and an incised inscription mainly in upright capital roman lettering. It surmounts an oblong sandstone base with a bevelled top.

Glossary
Components:

ComponentMaterialHeightWidthDepthCondition
HeadstoneSandstone157081575Fair
BaseSandstonec150c830315Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
In Loving Remembrance
of
JAMES SHAW,
OF LITTLE HAYFIELD
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 1ST 1908,
AGED 86 YEARS
ALSO ELIZABETH, BELOVED
WIFE OF JAMES SHAW,
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 26TH,
1870, IN HER 45TH. YEAR.
ALSO JAMES WM. SHAW,
SON OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED APRIL 11TH 1937,
AGED 74 YEARS.
ALSO SARAH
BELOVED WIFE OF JAMES WM. SHAW
DIED 10TH. NOVR. 1949 AGED 86 YEARS
ALSO OF FRED SHAW WHO
DIED FEBRUARY 23RD. 1871
AGED 11 WEEKS.
"For of such is the
kingdom of heaven."
ALSO HUBERT SHAW, SON OF
JAMES WM & SARAH SHAW,
KILLED AT DELVILLE WOOD, FRANCE,
AUG. 24TH 1916, AGED 28 YEARS.
Conflicts and people named:
ConflictFirst World War (1914-1919)Totals
Action or eventBattle of Delville Wood
(15 Jul - 3 Sep 1916)
Number died11
Number served and returned00
Total names11
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Shaw family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Hayfield Parish Council; Hayfield Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hayfield Parish Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
3rd August, 2018: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
References
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