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Edenfield Wesleyan Methodists - WW1

WM reference
18734
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 05 December 1920
  • Dedicated : 05 December 1920
Current location

METHODIST CHURCH
Rochdale Rd
Edenfield
Rossendale
Lancashire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 790 180
Denomination: Methodist

Previous location

WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH
Edenfield
Rossendale
Lancashire
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Described as '..a marble tablet with a polished slate background bearing the inscription'.

Inscription

IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS/ CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) Discribed publication as including: 'Greater love hath no man than this , that he lay down his life for his friends.'

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Farnell, James
Haworth, George A
Haworth, Fred
Hill, Thomas
Hoyle, William
Hoyle, Milton
Hoyle, Fred
Lord, Geoffrey
Lord, Herbert
Lord, Harry
See details for all 11 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 11
Served and returned: 0
Died: 11
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,year died,forename
Order of information: forename,surname,year died

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Marble, Slate
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 05 December 1920
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 05 December 1920
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

EDENFIELD METHODIST CHURCH

Notes

Copy is held on file.

Reference

Local booklet: 'History of Methodism in Edenfield' by Clement Hill, published 1928

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