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St James's Church - Board

Derbyshire War Memorials: a description of a WW1 war memorial board in St James's Church, Shardlow, Derbyshire.
Setting Memorial Inscription
Last known location:
St James's Churchyard
London Rd (B5010)
Nearest postcode:
DE72 2GP

SK 43797 30321
(from online mapping.)
Location details:
The church is on the south side of the road and the memorial is on the south wall of the south aisle.
Overall type: Board.

Overall condition: Fair. The inscription is legible.


A wall-mounted carved oaken board. An oblong panel is surmounted by a pediment containing pointed arch tracery, a cross and foliage in relief, and has a crocketted border with a central crocketted finial. Pilasters on both sides are extended by further crocketted finials. The panel has in inscription in gothic sentence case lettering in relief and names in sentence case incised lettering.

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Board Oak 1580 830 135 Fair
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Eternal Peace and fulness of
life, grant unto them O Lord

George Taylor. Charles Webster
Francis Jas Sanders. John Wm Shaw
William Mugglestone. Frederick S. Wells
Joseph Moore Albert Twells
Henry Jas Swain Frak V. Cowlishaw.
John Henshall Reg. Harry Ford
Arthur Wm. Pegg John Thos. Stone
Daniel Clayton
Conflicts and people named:
Conflict First World War (1914-1919) Totals
Number died 15 15
Number served and returned  0  0
Total names 15 15
Custodian: Presumed to be the Parochial Church Council

Local authorities:
From WW1: Shardlow and Great Wilne Parish Council; Shardlow Rural District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Shardlow and Great Wilne Parish Council; South Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
1920s: The memorial is presumed to have been erected in the early part of the decade.

25th May, 2016: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in fair condition.
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