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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Barnsley
Town
Worsborough Common
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13th November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28137
Current location

ST LUKES CHURCH
Highstone Rd
Worsborough Common
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 4EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34745 05199
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, CORNICE AND SMALL CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH. ADDITIONAL PLAQUE WITH WW2 INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING PLACED AT THE FOOT OF THE 6 O'CLOCK FACE
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: ERECTED/ BY THE/ INHABITANTS OF WORSBORO'/ COMMON, IN MEMORY OF/ PARISHIONERS WHO FELL IN/ THE 'GREAT WAR' 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE/ WHO FELL/ DURING THE/ 1939-45 WAR 3, 9 AND 12 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ardron, E
Armitage, C
Armitage, J
Armitage, W
Askin, D
Atherton, F
Blackshaw, C
Brannon, J
Cawthorne, C H
Copley, T H
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 46
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,year died
    Order of information: year died,surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height C 3100MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
1991: STONEWORK CLEANED BY CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BARNSLEY METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

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