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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Craven
Town
Skipton
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS ABBOTT AND CO LTD OF LANCASTER (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29771
Current location

west end of the church
Holy Trinity Church
Main Street
Skipton
Craven
North Yorkshire
BD23 1NJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 99023 51917
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FIVE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH FIGURES DEPICTED IN EACH LIGHT. NAMES PLACED ON A TWO BRONZE PLAQUES AND DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON A STONE TABLET PLACED BELOW THE WINDOW. CENTRE SECTION OF THE LIGHTS IS FORMED BY TWO ROWS OF THREE LIGHTS ONE ABOVE THE OTHER. IN THE UPPER PART CHRIST IS DEPICTED IN THE MIDDLE LIGHT FLANKED BY ST MICHAEL AND ST GABRIEL. IN THE LOWER ROW ST GEORGE IS DEPICTED IN TE CENTRE LIGHT FLANKED BY ST OSWALD AND ST ALBAN. IN THE OUTER LEFT HAND LIGHT IS ST MARTIN WITH THE IMAGE OF HIM GIVING HIS CLOAK TO A BEGGAR DEPICTED AT THE BASE. IN THE OUTER RIGHT HAND LIGHT ST JOAN OF ARC IS DEPICTED WITH SCENE SHOWING HER GIVING AID TO WOUNDED SOLDIERS DEPICTED AT THE BASE OF THE LIGHT. WHOLE OF THE UPPER PORTION OF THE LIGHT DEPICTS HERALDIC DEVICES. THESE ARE THE ARMS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND, WALES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, NEW ZEALAND, NEWFOUNDLND, WEST AFRICA AND RHODESIA. ALONGSIDE THESE ARE THE ARMS OF THE ARCBISHOPRICC OF YORK AND THE DIOCESE OF RIPON ON ONE SIDE AND THE CREST OF THE ARCHDEACON OF CRAVEN AND THE DIOCESE OF BRADFORD ON THE OTHER.
Inscription
TABLET: TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE/ DEFENCE OF FREEDOM AND OF JUSTICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ THIS STAINED GLASS WINDOW WAS ERECTED/ TOGETHER WITH THE ADJOINING BRONZE PANELS/ UPON WHICH THEIR NAMES ARE INSCRIBED. WINDOW: THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE, BUT THEIR/ NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE LEFT AND RIGHT HAND PLAQUES: 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Airey, H
Akers, J
Anslow, L
Armstrong, W R
Ashton, D B
Askew, E
Astin, E
Astle, W
Austin, W
Bailey, A
See details for all 152 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 367
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 367
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1570mm, width 940mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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