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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
65662

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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 white marble kerbstones on a family grave. The grave bears a headstone in the form of a scroll unfurled over a wall which also bears sprays of foliage. The headstone surmounts a two-stepped base bearing and is accompanied by white marble kerbs. The inlaid inscriptions are in upright capital block lettering borne on the scroll, the faces of the base and on stopped chamfers on the inner faces of the kerbs.
Inscription
Headstone: In/ Loving Memory of/ ARTHUR GEORGE BAMFORD,/ OF MILTON,/ BORN DEC. 28TH. 1838,/ AT REST MAY 16TH. 1925./ ALSO OF HENRY,/ BELOVED HUSBAND OF/ ANNIE BAMFORD/ & FATHER OF THE ABOVE/ WHO PASSED AWAY/ MARCH 2ND. 1931,/ IN HIS 79TH. YEAR./ ALSO OF/ ANNIE BAMFORD,/ AT REST SEPT. 7TH. 1938/ AGED 86 YEARS./ "UNTIL THE DAY BREAK,/ AND THE SHADOWS FLEE/ AWAY. Top step of base: ALSO OF LUCY, DAUGHTER OF/ HENRY & ANNIE BAMFORD,/ WHO PASSED AWAY MARCH 1ST. 1944/ AGED 53 YEARS. Bottom step of base: PEACE, PERFECT PEACE. North kerb: IN LOVING (MEMORY OF) FREDERICK GEORGE BAMFORD & JAMES HENRY BAMFORD, East kerb: WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR, JULY 1915 & SEPT. 1917. South kerb: ALSO OF ELLEN MARY, AGED 76, & JOSEPH JOHN, AGED 67./ CHILDREN OF THE ABOVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 720mm, width 510mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 300mm, height 430mm, width 770mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Kerb stone
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, height 250mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
28 February 2014: The north kerb had been overturned and the inscriptions on the kerbs were becoming covered by soil. The memorial lies within the Repton Conservation Area.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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