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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Derbyshire Dales
Town
Tansley
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Dakin and Sons (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 January 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 January 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
655
Current location

On the South wall.
Holy Trinity Church
Church Street
Tansley
Derbyshire Dales
Derbyshire
DE4 5FG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 32268 59916
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A white marble tablet on a black marble backboard. The tablet has a cross and laurel wreath at the head and the names are in large black lettering. A marble bracket on each side is for the placement of tributes.
Inscription
1914-1919/ IN PROUD AND/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE TANSLEY MEN/ WHO HAVE MADE/ THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE/ THE MEN WERE A WALL TO US BY NIGHT AND DAY 1 SAM 25.16
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barber, Godfrey
Booth, Charles
Briddon, William J
Fox, Isaac S
Gratton, Albert V
Gratton, John W
Harrison, Harry
Haslam, Job
Hughes, William
Johnson, Henry
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £27 in 1920

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 4/ 16 January 1920 Unveiling report includes details of design, maker, cost etc.

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