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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26329
Current location

St Peter and St Paul Church
Pilkington St
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL3 6HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71341 08382
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Marble tablet with 3 panels. The central panel houses the description and is flanked by the names of those commemorated. Above the tablet are the figures of Mary Magdelene cradling Jesus after he has been lowered from the cross.
Inscription
1914 1918 GOD REST THEIR SOULS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, J
Bannister, J
Barnes, G
Barnes, T
Beardwood, W
Beckett, R
Berry, J P
Birchall, J
Boardman, A
Boardman, E
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 159
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 159
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 2000MM, width 2565MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Figures
    Measurements: depth 500MM
    Materials: Plaster
Listing information
  • War Memorial Lady Chapel in the Roman Catholic Church of St Peter and St Paul
  • 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
History
C 2003: THE CHURCH HAS BEEN LISTED FOR CLOSURE - BOLTON MUSEUM IS INTERESTED IN THE MEMORIAL BUT THERE IS THE CONCERN THAT THE DIOCECE IS MORE WILLING TO SELL IT ALONG WITH OTHER ARTIFACTS.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LOCAL PRIEST

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