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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Easington
Town
Horden
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Nicholson of Darlington
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1948
    Attended by: Anne Reay aged 9, daughter of Thomas Reay killed in Malta January 1941
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1948
    Attended by: Revd W H Walton, Vicar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10277
Current location

4
St Mary's Church
Stapylton Drive
Horden
Easington
Durham
SR8 4HY
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 44978 40577
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oak Pews. Triptych with carved top. On the front of the doors is a bronze ornamental cross with Celtic design. The central inner panel has a foliated cross at centre top, and the names are carved in three columns below. On the inner left door is an angel of medieval design carved in half relief. On the right hand door is carved the dedication. All lettering is incised using sans serifs capitals. Underneath is a small metal plaque which gives the details of the dedication.
Inscription
THE PEWS/IN THIS/CHURCH/WERE/INSTALLED/IN MEMORY/OF THOSE/WHO LAID/DOWN THEIR/LIVES IN/THE WORLD/WAT/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, C S
Ashcroft, T
Ashworth, J H
Austin, F
Bellingham, J
Booth, H
Brennan, M
Brookes, C J
Brown, E
Brown, T D
See details for all 112 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 112
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 112
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Pew
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC & Churchwardens of the Parish
Reference

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