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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Pulpit or pulpit part
District
Scarborough
Town
Whitby
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
John Varley (Wood Carver)
W Cocking, Kirkheaton (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 September 1920
    Attended by: Rev CR Horne MA RD, Bishop Suffragan of Whitby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30845

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Current location

St Johns Church
Brunswick St
Whitby
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO21 1DU
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 89708 10892
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Carved oak pulpit on a stone base. The names are carved on panels below the upper floor. The panel with the dedication has a plain Latin Cross above the inscription and a laurel wreath below.
Inscription
Panel 1: (NAMES) Panel 2: THIS PULPIT WAS DEDICATED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY AND EMPIRE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1918 Panel 3: (NAMES)/ "We look for the resurrection of the/ dead and the life of the world to come"/"THeir name liveth for evermore"/ ERECTED 1920 Panel 4: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Allan Parkinson
Atkinson, William George
Barton, Harwood Woodwark
Birbeck, Sidney
Blades, John Percy
Blenkiron, Ernest William
Briggs, Reginald Gerald
Brown, Aldewin Arthur
Burn, Thomas Robert
Day, Arthur
See details for all 48 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: C £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Whitby Gazette September 1920

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