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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Bolsover
Town
Whaley Thorns
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60498
Current location

Northeast of the church
St Lukes Churchyard
Portland Rd
Whaley Thorns
Bolsover
Derbyshire
NG20 9HB
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 532 711
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An upright, oblong, limestone headstone and chamfered base on a family grave. The stone is nowy headed with rebated and chamfered sides and has a Christograph in a foliated oval in relief at the head. A horizontal foliated frieze runs through the oval and a narrow incised border drops from it on both sides. The inscription is inlaid in mixed styles of lettering.
Inscription
IHS/ In Loving Memory of/ JOHN SHAW STEAD,/ WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE/ OCTOBER 10TH. 1923,/ IN HIS 77TH. YEAR./ Also/ FRED STEAD,/ SON OF THE ABOVE,/ KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR/ OCTOBER 9TH. 1918,/ IN HIS 25TH. YEAR./ "MAY THEY REST IN PEACE."/ Also ANNIE,/ BELOVED WIFE OF THE ABOVE,/ DIED MAY 24TH. 1934,/ AGED 77 YEARS./ "REST IN PEACE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 80mm, height 1275mm, width 655mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 230mm, height 410mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
History
The churchyard falls within an Article 4 Conservation Restriction Direction.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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