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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Macclesfield
Town
Prestbury
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th December 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18229
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
High St
Prestbury
Macclesfield
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 901 769
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
14TH CENTURY PORCH INSCRIBED WITH GILT LETTERING ON THE NORTH AND SOUTH WALLS. NAMES PERMANENTLY ILLUMINATED
Inscription
THIS PORCH/ IS DEDICATED TO THE LASTING/ MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/ THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Hobert
Bailey, William
Bedk, Choolen
Bettley, John
Bones, Kalph
Bowers, Willie
Bracegirddle, Frank
Broadhurst, Willes
Cloe-brooks, Choler
Cooke, Rblers
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Porch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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