Bolton Grand Division Of The Order Of The Sons Of Temperance

WM reference
43700
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unknown : 1920
  • Unveiled : 5 November 2009
  • Dedicated : 5 November 2009
Current location

Situated near to the Hall of Memories in the town hall.
Bolton Town Hall
Victoria Square
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 1RU
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 715 091
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

In the basement store.
Bolton Museum
Le Mans Crescent
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 1SE
England
OS Grid Ref.: SD 710 080
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Headquarters of the Bolton branch of the Sons of Temperance (redundant)
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Illuminated roll of honour set within an ornate wooden frame formed by fluted pilasters on the sides supporting a crenellated pediment Crests of the allied countries depicted in the top and bottom border of the roll of honour. Flags of the allies depicted on the left and right sides of the border Pen and ink illustrations and text. Glazed with gold painted internal border to frame. The names are listed in eight columns by sub-divisions of the Sons of Temperance, and alphabetically within those sub-divisions.

Inscription

ROLL OF HONOUR/ BOLTON GRAND DIVISION of the ORDER of the SONS OF TEMPERANCE/ In Affectionate Remembrance of the Members of this District Branch who bravely made the SUPREME SACRIFICE in the/ GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1919. FOR RIGHT, FOR KING AND COUNTRY./ "Not once or twice in our rough island story The path of duty is the way to glory."/ PROGRESSION S.D. (Names)/ FORWARD S.D. (Names)/ PROHIBITION S.D. (Names)/ ROSE of FARNWORTH S.D. (Names)/ FLOWER of LEIGH S.D. (Names)/ PERSERVERANCE S.D. (Names)/ LILY of L. HULTON & W.S.D. (Names)/ PROSPERITY S.D. (Names)/ EXCELSIOR S.D. (Names)/ PRIDE of HINDLEY S.D. (Names)/ WORK and WIN S.D. (Names)/ ONWARD S.D. (Names)/ RISING STAR S.D. (Names)/ BEDFORD'S HOPE S.D. (Names)/ ATHERTON'S HOPE S.D. (Names)/ HOPE of St. JOHN S.D. (Names)/ BEACON LIGHT S.D. (Names)/ THIS MEMORIAL is erected by the CADETS of TEMPERANCE JUVENILE MEMBERS In APPRECIATION of the SERVICES RENDERED, services which protected their homes from INVASION BY A FOREIGN FOE.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Ainsworth, Joseph W
Ashurst, George
Barkinson, Alfred
Basiles, Harold
Berrg, William
Bowell, John
Bramhall, Fred
Byrom, Frank
Connolly, John
Cook, James
See details for all 102 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 117
Served and returned: 0
Died: 117
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,forename,additional
Order of information: additional,surname,forename

Component

Roll of honour
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Paper
Listed?: No

Component

Frame
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 1400MM, width 2240MM
Materials: Wood - Oak, Glass
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unknown
Date: 1920
Attended by: UNKNOWN

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 5 November 2009
Attended by: Mayor of Bolton

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 5 November 2009
Attended by: Mayor of Bolton

History

2009: War Memorials Trust funded replacement of original glazing with UV-resistant laminated safety glass. Memorial placed on public display in Bolton Town Hall. 2000: Memorial disassembled and removed to Bolton Museum due to sale of original location. Some of the wooden mouldings sustained minor damaged during the move to Bolton Museum. Memorial reassembled, repaired and conserved at Bolton Museum.

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Other
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Bolton Library and Museum Service.

Reference

War Memorials Trust WM3113 http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=508

Reference

Bolton Museum BOLMG2000/84/1 http://www.boltonmuseums.org.uk/news/1st-2nd-world-war-heroes-honoured-town-hall#temperance

Reference

Manchester Evening news http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1179812_tribute_unveiled_to_wartime_sewage_workers

Reference

Other website http://stonechaser.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/bolton-grand-division-of-order-of-sons.html

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