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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Bolton
Town
Smithills
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22797
Current location

Smithills Chapel is situated within Smithills Hall and is owned and maintained by Bolton Council.
Smithills Chapel
129-133 Smithills Dean Road
Smithills
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 7SJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 69937 11878
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
10 Panels set into the wall beneath the Chapel's balcony
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL MEMORY BY THE CONGREGATION RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. LEFT HAND PANEL: ISAIAH XL.9. "THEY SHALL NOT HURT NOR DESTROY FOR THE EARTH SHALL BE FULL OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE LORD, AS THE WATERS COVER THE SEA." CENTRE PANEL: ISAIAH 11.4 "HE SHALL JUDGE AMONG THE NATIONS, AND SHALL REBUKE MANY PEOPLE, AND THEY SHALL BEAT THEIR SWORDS INTO PLOUGHSHARES AND THEIR SPEARS INTO PRUNING HOOKS." RIGHT HAND PANEL: HEBREWS 1.8 "UNTO THE SON HE SAITH, THY THRON, O GOD, IS FOR EVER AND EVER: A SCEPTRE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IS THE SCEPTRE OF THY KINGDOM."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Battersby, Walter
Clarke, Edwin
Clarke, Frank
Duff, Adrian Grant
England, Harold R
England, Humphrey Ar
England, John Russell
Hardman, Arthur
Hardman, F
Hargreaves, Norman
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 1570MM, width 610MM EACH
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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