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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15884
Current location

Alkrington and Providence URC Church
Manchester New Road
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 1JT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86724 04783
Denomination: United Reformed

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Previous locations
  • Providence URC
    Middleton
    Rochdale
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Latin cross surmounting a twin pillar, set on a plinth and two steps. Dedication on 6 o'clock face of the plinth. Small sloping stone at foot of plinth with WW2 names.
Inscription
A.D. 1929/ 1914-1818/ (Names)/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, Arthur
Buckley, Frederick Wm.
Burgoine, Norman Birkett
Collinge, Percy
Crowther, Eric
Dawson, Ben
Forbes, Alexander E
Jackson, Henry Renshaw
Jacques, Gilbert
Magdann, John Austin
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: 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: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Alkrington and Providence 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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