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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
65670

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Current location

In the old part of the churchyard
south of the church
east of the path between the lych gate and the porch.
St Wystans Churchyard
Willington Rd (b5008)
Repton
South Derbyshire
Derbyshire
DE65 6FH
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 303 271
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An addition to a limestone headstone on a family grave. The headstone has a pointed arch top with a moulded border and attached colonnettes at the sides. It bears a spray of foliage in relief in a crescent at the head and an inscription in upright capital lettering. It surmounts an oblong limestone base with bevelled top.
Inscription
In/ Loving Memory of/ SOPHIA SPENCER TAYLOR/ AT REST DECEMBER 21 1899/ AGED 31 YEARS./ PEACE PERFECT PEACE/ ALSO HER DAUGHTER/ CONSTANCE EDITH TAYLOR/ WHO DIED ON FEB. 12. 1948/ AGED 55 YEARS./ AND IN MEMORY OF HER SON/ JOHN REGINALD TAYLOR/ KILLED IN ACTION IN 1917/ AGED 18 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,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: depth 100mm, height 1345mm, width 730mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 225mm, height -, width c1000mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
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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