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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Chesterfield
Town
Chesterfield
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS PEARSONS POTTERIES OF CHESTERFIELD, K BIDEL, Henry Holiday
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th April 1924
    Attended by: Mrs E D Swanwick
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th April 1924
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1461
Current location

The window is in the east wall and the plaque is mounted on the north wall
Unitarian Chapel
Elder Yard
Chesterfield
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 1UX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 38323 71248
Denomination: Unitarian

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Description
Circular stained glass window with a figure representing the Parable of the Sower surrounded by a border of acanthus leaves. Two nowy-headed bronze wall plaques mounted on a common oaken backboard with a copper shelf for the placement of tributes. Each plaque has a raised border of laurel leaves, a circular laurel wreath at the head and an inscriptions in raised upright capital roman lettering.  
Inscription
Left-hand plaque: THE ROUND WINDOW ABOVE / THE ALTAR WAS ERECTED / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PROUD AND LOVING / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / THIS CONGREGATION WHO / FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / (Names) / "GREATER LOVE HATH NON MAN THAN THIS" Right-hand plaque: THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN PROUD AND LOVING / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / THIS CONGREGATION WHO / FELL IN THE SECOND / WORLD WAR / 1939-1945 / (Names) / AND THEY - THE KNIGHTS OF GOD / SHALL SEE HIS GLORY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlington, Christopher
Barnes, Edmund
Bond, Noel
Bucknall, Harold
Burcher, John E
Burrows, Albert
Goodwin, Frederick
Goodwin, George E
Green, Alfred Louis
Johnson, Ralph
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 850mm, width 475mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 30mm, height 1080mm, width 1040mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Shelf
    Measurements: depth 110mm, height 25mm, width 970mm
    Materials: Copper
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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