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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Barnsley
Town
Silkstone
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
A E GELDER
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 07th July 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: 03rd September 1972
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 07th July 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28120
Current location

Village Green.
Martins Croft
Silkstone
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S75 4JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 28977 05869
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Silkstone Church
    High Street
    Silkstone
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    S75 4JQ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 29093 05847
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by wall plinth shaft and cross. Inscription on the front face of the wall. Wings extend on the left and right hand sides of the memorial. Laurel branch on the face of the cross.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: IN/ MEMORY/ 1914 1919/ (Names) LEFT SIDE: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Basford, Frank
Beaumont, A
Bottom, E
Bramall, H
Brook, G
Carr, R
Dickenson, H
Fullerton, C A C
Funnell, R K
Garside, J
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 12
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Forename, surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Silkstone War Memorial, Martin Croft, Silkstone, South Yorkshire
  • 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
1986: CHILDREN DEMOLISHED THE CROSS WHEN THEY WERE PLAYING ON IT. SEE FILE FOR FULL DETAILS. TO FACILITATE REPAIRS IT WAS NECESSARY TO SHORTEN THE HEIGHT OF THE CROSS
Costs

Site: £378 16S 0D

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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