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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Sheffield
Town
Stocksbridge
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
John Taylor and Co (Manufacturer)
W POTTS & SONS (Clockmaker)
DEAN (Clockmaker)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 14th July 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st December 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27979
Current location

ST MATHIAS CHURCH
Nanny Hill
Stocksbridge
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 270 980
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stone clock tower with face on each of four sides. Metal plaques bear names and inscription.
Inscription
TO THE HONOUR AND EVERLASTING MEMORY/ OF THE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS AND NURSE/ OF THIS DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918 1914-1918/ (NAMES) 1939-1945/ (NAMES) PRESENTED TO THE PUBLIC/ BY THE WOMENS SECTION/ OF THE BRITISH LEGION STOCKSBRIDGE/ 1934
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, John
Attwood, W
Beckett, Alfred
Brailsword, Arthur
Bramwell, William
Brearley, David I
Brooke, Thornton
Burgin, Sidney
Button, Anthony
Button, Arthur
See details for all 109 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 107
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 107
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 51
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1965: CONVERTED TO AUTOMATIC WIND FO TIME PART AND MOTOR DRIVEN STRIKE AND CHIME
Costs

Site: £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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