Derbyshire War Memorials
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Memorial Title

Lt E F M Brown and Capt A D M Brown

Summary

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial to Lt Edward Brown and Capt Archibald Brown comprising an addition to a gravestone in the churchyard of the Holy and Undivided Trinity Church, Edale, Derbyshire.
Images
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Locations
Last known location:
Churchyard
Holy and Undivided
 Trinity Church
Unnamed road
Edale
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S33 7ZA

NGR:
SK 12309 85759 ±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 southwest of the church, at the end of the main path.
Type
Overall type: Addition to gravestone Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


Description:

An addition to the lettering on a stone on a family grave. The sandstone cross surmounts a three-stepped base and is one of two within the family plot. The incised inscription is in upright capital block lettering on the 6 o'clock face of the base.

Glossary
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Cross Sandstone 1185 500 290 Fair
Base Sandstone 370 810 570 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF PHILIPPA ADELAIDE BROWN OF THE
OLD PARSONAGE EDALE, BORN JULY 24TH. 1885 DIED JULY 24TH. 1927.
ALSO OF EDWARD FREDERICK MONTAGUE BROWN LIEUT.
HERTS. REGT. BORN JUNE 2ND. 1883, DIED OF WOUNDS
RECEIVED IN FRANCE, JANUARY 8TH. 1918
ALSO OF ARCHIBALD DIMOCK MONTAGUE BROWN, CAPT.
KINGS OWN ROYAL LANCASTER REGT. BORN AUG. 25TH. [1891]
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE SEPTEMBER 3RD. 1916.
DAUGHTER AND SONS OF R MONTAGUE AND PHILIPPA BROWN
THY WILL BE DONE

[Date not legible.]

Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Action Not stated
Number died 2 2
Number served and returned 0 0
Total names 2 2
Administration
Custodian: Presumed to be the Brown 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.
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