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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Bolsover
Town
Creswell
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14179
Current location

On the North wall of the North aisle
in the Chapel of St Michael and All Angels.
St Mary Magdalenes Church
Elmton Rd
Creswell
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S80 4ES
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 525 742
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two rolls of honour in a glazed wooden frame. The two rolls are for those fallen and returned respectively and are in black calligraphy on white card. The oak frame has a frieze at the top with a carved cross within a wreath. The inscriptions on the frame are incised in upright capital Roman lettering. The calligrapher's mark is given at the bottom right of each roll.
Inscription
Main frieze: REMEMBER/ THE MEN of/ THIS PARISH/ WHO SERVED/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR Top rail: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS Frieze to upper roll: FALLEN Upper roll: (Names) Frieze to lower roll: SERVED Lower roll: (Names) Panel on lower rail: They shall grow not old!
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen
Bacon, J
Bennett, C
Birch, W
Birkumshaw, A
Booth, G
Booth, G
Brennan, J H
Chambers, E
Church, F G
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 366
    Served and returned: 309
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 155mm, width 545mm
    Materials: Card
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 1400mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak, Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
December 2007: The church lies within the Creswell Conservation area adopted on this date. 1993: Rolls rewritten. 23 March 1989: Church listed Grade II, Heritage List for England number 1335409.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet Undated St Mary Magdalene Church, Creswell - Church leaflet includes several references and a photograph of the chapel.

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