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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Easington
Town
Thornley in Easington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10293
Current location

Methodist Church
Dunelm Road
Thornley in Easington
Easington
Durham
DH6 3HA
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 35945 39470
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Waterloo Street
    Thornley in Easington
    Easington
    Durham
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Organ. The Nelson organ (built 1923) in Thornley Methodist Church it was dedicated as a memorial to the Great War. Above the console is a triangular brass plaque 30 inches wide x 9 inches high bearing the dedication. The names are listed in three columns. Lettering is in in elaborate capitals for the dedication, and the names in Roman capitals.
Inscription
+ / To the glory of God / and in memory of / (Names) who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918. “Their name liveth for evermore”
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cook, Je
Cook, P
Jordison, R
Lambert, A
Luke, W
Potts, Jw
Price, Jt
Thompson, R
Youll, Js
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 900mm, width 225mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THORNLEY METHODIST CHURCH
Reference

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