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Memorial details

Memorial type
Bells or bell tower
District
Bradford
Town
Bradford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Bradford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28879

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Current location

CITY CENTRE
ST PETERS CATHEDRAL CHURCH
Bradford
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD1 4EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 16695 33265
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PEAL OF TEN BELLS, ALL ENGRAVED
Inscription
(TREBLE BELL) "FOR UNTO YOU IS PARADISE OPENED THE CITY BUILDED AND REST ALOUD" FROM HIS DESOLATE WIFE, IN MEMORY OF HER HUSBAND SIR J. ARTHUR GOODWIN, 1ST LORD MAYOR OF BRADFORD, DIED APRIL 29TH 1921 AGE 68 (SECOND BELL) "PRAISE TO THE HOLIEST IN THE HEIGHT" IN REVERENT THANKSGIVING OF OUR IMMORTAL DEAD, FROM THE MEMBERS OF THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR, HENRY COATES, ORGANIST AND CHOIR MASTER (THIRD BELL) "HIS SERVANTS SERVE HIM DAY & NIGHT IN HIS TEMPLE"/ IN MEMORY OF EDWARD BILLSON, PRESENTED BY HIS DEVOTED WIDOW SARAH BILLSON (FOURTH BELL) "LOVEST THOU ME, FEED MY LAMBS" ST JOHN 21.15/ THE OFFERING OF THE TEACHERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE CATHEDRAL SUNDAY SCHOOL IN GRATITUDE FOR THE HERITAGE & FREEDOM WON BY OUR SPLENDID MEN (FIFTH BELL) "LABOURERS TOGETHER WITH GOD" 1 COR. 3.9. THIS BELL WAS GIVEN BY THE SIDESMEN OF THE CATHEDRAL IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE BLESSING OF VICTORY & PEACE (SIXTH BELL) "HE ASKED LIFE OF THEE AND THOU GAVEST HIM A LONG LIFE, EVEN FOR EVER & EVER" BS 21.4/ IN MEMORY OF EDWARD ALEXANDER SHEPHERD, CAPTAIN OF THE 4TH/5TH BATTALION THE BLACK WATCH, KILLED SEPT 3RD 1916 AT BEAUMONT HAMEL AGE 41. PRESENTED BY ELIZABETH MITCHELL (SEVENTH BELL) "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ TO PLACE ON RECORD OUR LOVE & GRATITUDE TO THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH AND PARISH WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918 GIVEN BY THE MOTHERS OF BRADFORD (EIGHTH BELL) "EXCEPT THE LORD KEEP THE CITY, THE WATCHMAN WAKETH BUT IN VAIN" PSALM CXXVII/ TO COMMEMORATE THE MEN OF THE CITY OF BRADFORD WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 ANTHONY GADIE LORD MAYOR 1921 KING GEORGE V (NINTH BELL) "TE DEUM LAUDAMUS" IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE DIOCESE OF BRADFORD WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918/ ARTHUR WILLIAM THOMAS PERONNE D.D. 1ST BISHOP OF BRADFORD (TENOR BELL) (NIWM 28877)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Shepherd, Edward Alexander
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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