Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Pte T Ollerenshaw

Summary
Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Pte Thomas Ollerenshaw added to a gravestone in St Peter's Churchyard, Hope, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
St Peter's Churchyard
Castleton Rd (A6187)
Hope
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S33 6RH

NGR:
SK 17285 83453 ±5m
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Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road in the centre of the village. The memorial is at the eastern end of churchyard, near the gate.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the wording on a family gravestone. The tall limestone headstone has a rounded arch top, a plain raised border and sprays of foiage in relief in a crescent-shaped panel at the head. The inscription is inlaid in mainly upright capital lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Limestone 1245 620 75 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN/ LOVING MEMORY
OF
ANN
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
ROBERT JOHN OLLERENSHAW
WHO DIED NOV 9TH. 1922, AGED 54 YEARS
ALSO OF PTE THOMAS OLLERENSHAW
THEIR SON
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS, MARCH 24TH. 1918
AGED 19 YEARS.
ALSO OF THE ABOVE NAMED
ROBERT JOHN OLLERENSHAW
BELOVED HUSBAND OF
ELLEN OLLERENSHAW,
WHO DIED JULY 27TH 1936, AGED 68 YEARS.
AT REST.
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 1 1
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 1 1
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Ollerenshaw family.

Local authorities:
From WW1: Hope Parish Council; Chapel en le Frith Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Hope Parish Council; High Peak Borough Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History and Conservation
17th April, 1951: The Peak District National Park was designated. The memorial lies within its area.

Unknown date: The Hope Conservation Area was designated. The memorial lies within it.

24th June, 2010: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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