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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bradford
Town
Steeton With Eastburn
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR GODFREY L CLARKE (Designer)
MR JOHN BARRETT (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 October 1920
    Attended by: Mr.Keighley, Chairman of Memorial Committee, dedicated by the Bishop of Bradford
  • Rededicated
    Date: 19 September 1948
    Attended by: Mr.Keighley, Chairman of Memorial Committee, dedicated by the Bishop of Bradford
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 October 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Bradford
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28521
Current location

St Stephen's Church
St Stephens Road
Steeton With Eastburn
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD20 6SB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 03424 44451
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SMALL WHEEL CROSS ON TALL TAPERING SHAFT AND TWO TIERED SQUARE PLINTH. WREATH ON MOULDED INSCRIPTION PANEL. This memorial commemorates the residents of Steeton with Eastburn who were killed or missing in World War I (65 names) and World War II (9 names).
Inscription
1914 TO 1918/ TO/ OUR GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ 1939 - 1945/ STEETON/ (NAMES)/ EASTBURN (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archie Metcalfe, J
Astle, William
Baldwin, Tom
Bell, Albert
Belton, T.w
Brooksbank, William G
Browes, Harrison
Butterfield, John A
Carleton, Fred
Clamp, L
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, home village
    Order of information: home village THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,place of birth
    Order of information: place of birth,surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 11000M
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 2080MM, height 3620MM, width 2080MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
GOOD CONDITION BUT CROSS WAS REPLACED SOME THREE WEEKS AFTER THE UNVEILING AS IT WAS BLOWN DOWN IN A STORM
Costs

Site: £900 World War One, £60 World War Two plaque

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Mr Sam Clough of Steeton, owner of a local textile mill and mayor of Keighley
Reference
  • Keighley News 25 September 1948

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