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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Eden
Town
Barton, near Tirril
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th November 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3032
Current location

St Michael's Church
Barton
near Tirril
Eden
Cumbria
CA10 2LR
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 48749 26368
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lychgate of oak with names inscribed on two panels and the dedication on the front face. The memorial covers the villages/communities of Barton, Tirril, Pooley Bridge, Sockbridge, Yanwath and Eamont Bridge.
Inscription
I/ AM/ THE RESURRECTION/ AND/ THE/ LIFE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO PERPETUATE THE NAMES OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE 1914-1918 THIS GATE IS ERECTED/ (Names on 2 panels).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Hw
Berry, E
Berry, R
Birkett, J
Branthwaite, Js
Cass, Jw
Dixon, E
Hindson, A
James, Td
Parry, D G De Courcy
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, date of death, regiment, place of death, rank
    Order of information: By date of death
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
Wood carving carried out by Mr Fred Dixon under Mr Bardgett.
Costs

Comments: Raised by public subscription.
Memorial: £380

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Cumberland and Westmorland Herald 27-Nov 1920
  • Penrith Observer 26th April 1921 for Harry Whitman
  • The Barton War Memorial

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