Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Royal
Town
Over (Winsford)
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 June 1917
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10043

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Current location

St Chads Church
Swanlow Lane
Over (Winsford)
Vale Royal
Cheshire
CW7 4DA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 64973 65061
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Latin cross on an octagonal shaft on a two stepped base and base with incised inscriptions.
Inscription
TO THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE BRAVE/ WINSFORD MEN WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19/ FOR THESE SAILORS & SOLDIERS MEMORIAL SERVICES/ WERE HELD IN THIS CHURCH/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, Thomas
Alliston, Edward
Ashley, Ernest
Ashton, Joseph
Astles, Clifford
Astles, Fred
Astles, Harry
Astles, John
Astles, Samuel
Atherton, Laban
See details for all 248 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 246
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 246
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, rank,regiment/service, ship
    Order of information: service
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1840 mm, height 4270 mm, width 1840 mm
    Materials: Stone - Yorkshire
Listing information
  • Winsford War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Grant applied for November 2011 to dismantle the memorial to allow the formation of new concrete foundations as the memorial was unstable. It is uncertain if the necessary repairs were carried out
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PCC
Reference
  • Winsford and Middlewich Guardian 15 November 1918; 6 July 1919
  • War Memorials Trust WM4381

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