Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

F Marrison

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Fred Marrison comprising an addition to a gravestone in the churchyard of the Holy and Undivided Trinity Church, Edale, Derbyshire.
Images
Setting Grave Headstone Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image.
Further images may be available on request.
Locations
Last known location:
Churchyard
Holy and Undivided
 Trinity Church
Unnamed road
Edale
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S33 7ZA

NGR:
SK 12331 85750 ±5m
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Location details:
The churchyard lies on the western side of the unnamed road, known by some as Marys Lane, leading to Grindsbrook Booth and Field Head. The road is a principal route to Kinder Scout, the Pennine Way and various countryside activities. Vehicular access is restricted and visitors should use the car park at Edale and walk from there. The memorial is south of the main path, (to the left when entering).
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible and the memorial is cared for.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a stone on a family grave. The grey polished granite headstone has a rolled top and an incised inscription in upright capital block lettering and is accompanied by rough dressed grey granite kerbs and a recumbent limestone tablet bearing a further incised inscription in mixed case upright lettering.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Headstone Granite 650 580 155 Fair
Tablet Limestone 305 380 45 Fair
Kerbs Granite 100 780 2000 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Headstone:
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
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FRANCES HANNAH,
WIFE OF SAMUEL MARRISON
DIED 30TH. NOVEMBER 1935,
AGED 74 YEARS.
ALSO OF THE ABOVE NAMED
SAMUEL MARRISON
DIED 26TH. NOVEMBER 1944
AGED 81 YEARS.
ALSO FRED THEIR SON
(3RD. GRENADIER GUARDS)
DIED AT COLOGNE 19TH. FEB. 1919
AGED 27 YEARS.
Tablet::
In Memory
FRANCES G.
ROWBOTTOM
[...] - 1973
FRED
ROWBOTTOM
1896 - 1982

[Part of tablet inscription illegible.]
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Marrison family.

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

19 November 1990: The Edale Conservation Area was designated. The memorial lies within it.

5th June, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition and cared for although part of the tablet inscription was illegible.
References
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