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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Bradford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: September 1920
    Attended by: RC Bishop of Leeds
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28863
Current location

ST MARYS RC CHURCH (redundant)
East Parade
Bradford
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD3 9AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 17001 33363
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
VERY ELABORATE TABLET WITH THREE INSET SECTIONS CONTAINING THE NAME PANELS. INSCRIPTION RUNS ACROSS THE TOP. IN FRONT OF THE TABLET ARE FIGURES, IN COLOUR, OF THE VIRGIN MARY HOLDING THE BODY OF CHRIST AFTER HE HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN FROM THE CROSS, WHICH STANDS BEHIND. ALSO ALTAR RAILS SMALL GILT CROWNS MARK THE CENTRE OF EACH NAME PANEL AT THE TOP, THE CENTRE ONE BEING MOUNTED ON THE CROSS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE HONOUR OF THE MEN OF ST MARY'S PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. THE COMMUNION RAILS AND TABLETS IN THIS CHURCH WERE ERECTED/ BY THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS AS A LOVING TRIBUTE TO THEIR MEMORY, AND THAT ALL WHO WORSHIP HERE MAY OFFER PRAYERS FOR THE REPOSE OF THEIR SOULS. MAY THEY REST IN PEACE AMEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, Sem
Ainsworth, Albert
Ainsworth, Leonard
Akeman, Robert
Akeman, William
Allen, Joseph
Bailey, Joseph William
Baines, Robert
Bannon, Thomas
Barrys, William
See details for all 248 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 248
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 248
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,decorations
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
History
2007: St Mary's Church is now redundant. There are steps in place to safeguard the memorial. 2020: contacted the Diocese, the plaques are covered and not visible, but remains in situ. Building granted Grade II listing
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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