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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derby
Town
Derby
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 October 1922
    Attended by: Mrs Frances Reader,Mrs P Mosedale,Mrs H King
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 2004
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 October 1922
    Attended by: Rev Joseph West
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19080
Current location

Below Chapel Street Car Park
Car Sales Showroom
1 Chapel Street
Derby
Derby
Derbyshire
DE1 3GU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 35003 36617
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In store
    Park Farm Methodist Church
    Birchover Way
    Allestree
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 340 386
    Denomination: Methodist
  • In storage.
    Chapel Street Mission
    Chapel St
    Derby
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 350 365
    Denomination: Undefined
  • King Street Methodist Chapel
    King St
    Derby
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 350 366
    Denomination: Methodist
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Description
Two stained galss windows and a stone tablet. The two windows commemorate the fallen and those who returned respectively, and depict scenes from "Pilgrim's Progress". The tablet comrises six white (Carrara?) marble panels in a carved Chellaston alabaster frame. The frame has a stepped top with carved wreath at the head and a moulded border with foliation at the corners. The inscription is in upright capital roman lettering coloured black.
Inscription
Top tablet: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918,/ THE TWO MEMORIAL WINDOWS AND THIS TABLET ARE PLACED./ (Names)/ ALSO IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING/ Lower tablets: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, W G
Atkinson, T
Banks, G
Beet, G D
Benson, H
Best, A
Best, S
Billock, W
Birkenshaw, E
Birks, J W
See details for all 164 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 164
    Served and returned: 144
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: additional,surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: depth -, height -, width -
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Carrara
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1425mm, width 1325mm
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
History
2004: Refurbished with the aid of a grant from the War Memorials Trust when re-erected. Reference WM1256.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 1/ 20 October 1922 An announcement of the forthcoming unveiling ceremony.
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 3/ 23 October 1922 A report on the unveiling ceremony.
  • War Memorials Trust Showcase www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=150

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