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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Royal
Town
Winsford
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messers Powles & King (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 December 1925
    Attended by: Mr G W Malcolm - Chairman of Salt Union Ltd
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12 December 1925
    Attended by: Rev R E Henley
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10054
Current location

Compass Minerals Rock Salt Mine
Bradford Road
Winsford
Vale Royal
Cheshire
CW7 2PA
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 65168 66799
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Salt Mine Recreation Centre
    Wharton Road
    Winsford
    Vale Royal
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Celtic cross on a plinth and three step base
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEN FROM THE WINSFORD SALT WORKS/ OF THE SALT UNION LTD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ ERECTED BY THEIR FELLOW WORKPEOPLE/ 1925/ (NAMES)/ I.C.I LTD/ ALSO IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albiston, E
Astles, C
Astles, J
Astles, S
Barton, W C
Bowden, H
Brandon, C
Bratt, E
Briscoe, J T
Brittleton, J W
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,
    Order of information: Alphabetical
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: alphabetical
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3650 mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1850 mm, width 1850 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Winsford Town Council and Compass Minerals
Reference
  • Account of unveiling: The Winsford and Middlewich Guardian 18 December 1925

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