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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
65666

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Current location

In the old part of the churchyard
southwest of the church
towards the boundary wall with the vicarage.
St Wystans Churchyard
Willington Rd (b5008)
Repton
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE65 6FH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 302 271
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An addition to a white marble headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a shallow corniced triangular arch top with a Christograph within a spray of foliage in relief at the head and bears the inlaid inscription in upright capital block lettering. It surmounts an oblong limestone base with bevelled top.
Inscription
In Loving Memory of/ THOMAS STEVENSON,/ OF MILTON,/ WHO DIED APRIL 24TH. 1915,/ AGED 62 YEARS./ "THY WILL BE DONE."/ ALSO SELINA STEVENSON,/ WIFE OF THE ABOVE/ BORN FEB. 28TH. 1850,/ DIED DEC. 20TH. 1922./ "PEACE, PERFECT PEACE, WITH LOVED ONES FAR AWAY."/ ALSO OF PERCY, YOUNGEST SON OF THE ABOVE/ WHO DIED PRISONER OF WAR AT GROSSEN CAMP, GERMANY,/ NOV. 18TH. 1918,/ AGED 35 YEARS./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN." East kerb: ALSO OF North kerb: FREDERICK EATON,WHO DIED FEB. 16TH. 1929, IN HIS 70TH. YEAR. "AT REST." South kerb: (ELIZABETH, HIS WIFE,) WHO FELL ASLEEP APRIL 2ND. (1939, AGED 70 YEARS.) (Some lettering missing from south kerb. West kerb overturned and any inscription there inaccessible.)
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,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1440mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 140mm, height 160mm, width 940mm
    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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