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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Derbyshire
Town
Repton
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65661

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Current location

In the churchyard extension northwest of the church.
St Wystans Churchyard
Willington Rd (b5008)
Repton
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE65 6FH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 302 272
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An addition to kerbstones on a family grave. The external chamfered faces of the white marble kerbs have inlaid inscriptions in upright capital block lettering.
Inscription
West kerb: IN LOVING MEMORY OF SARAH G. M. ADAMS,/ WHO DIED MAY 6. 1930, AGED 18 YEARS. REST, DEAR ONE REST. North kerb: ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND ARTHUR ADAMS,/ KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTWERP OCT. 8. 1914, AGED 42 YEARS. South kerb: ALSO OF MARY JANE ADAMS, WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 27TH 1958, AGED 73 YEARS.
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,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Kerb stone
    Measurements: depth 1970mm, height 160mm, width 920mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
The memorial lies within the Repton Conservation Area.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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