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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Chorley
Town
Rivington
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Hardman & Co. Ltd (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 March 1922
    Attended by: Mr R T Johnson
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th March 1922
    Attended by: Dr. Henn, Bishop Suffragan of Burnley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3295
Current location

School Chapel
Rivington and Blackrod High School Chapel
Rivington Lane
Rivington
Chorley
Lancashire
BL6 7RU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 63786 12725
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three light stained glass window with figures in each light. In the right light is a laurel-crowned figure representing victory and in the left light is a knight in full armour depicting faith. In the centre light the three Marys kneel before the angel at the tomb of the risen Christ.
Inscription
FAITH HE IS RISEN - HE IS NOT HERE VICTORY/ GLORIAM LIBERTATIS QUAESIBERUNT GLORIAM DEI VIDENT/ IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ MEMBERS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Billington, W L
Briggs, H
Brown, F H
Carter, J O
Chippendale, A
Cotton, E
Entwistle, J
Gastall, L W
Griffiths, J S
Grundy, C
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 5000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
School trustees
Reference
  • The History of Rivington and Blackroad Grammar School, by Margaret M Kay. Pub Manchester United Press, 1966. (1st Edition 1931)
  • Unveiling service at Lancashire Record Office-Document DDX94/168

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