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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Lancaster
Town
Over Kellet
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3299
Current location

St Cuthbert's Church
road to Nether Kellet
Over Kellet
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA6 1DT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 52278 69349
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SINGLE STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY ROUGH HEWN PLINTH AND CELTIC CROSS. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON SCROLL SHAPED STONE TABLET on front face AND NAMES ON SHIELD SHAPED TABLETS CARVED ON each SIDE OF THE PLINTH- each has 5 WW1 names and 1 WW2 name.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE on plinth: 1914-1918/ REMEMBER/ WITH FAITH AND THANKSGIVING THE/ TRUE AND FAITHFUL MEN/ WHO IN THESE YEARS OF/ WAR WENT FORTH FROM/ THIS PLACE FOR/ GOD AND THE RIGHT/ THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO/ RETURNED NOT AGAIN/ WERE INSCRIBED TO BE/ HONOURED FOR EVERMORE 6 o'clock face on base: FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING/ LEAVE WE NOW OUR SERVANTS SLEEPING. 9 O'CLOCK FACE and 12 o'clock faces: (NAMES)/1939-1945/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, John
Booker, Gerald Lee
Bullough, Fred William
Edwards, Ernest
Edwards, Thomas
Graham, Arthur James
Hodgson, Thomas Corless
Hunter, William
Robinson, John Edward
Sedgwick, Harry
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 130mm, height 1350mm, width 240mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 690mm, height 300mm, width 890mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 570mm, height 800mm, width 780mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 500mm, width 390mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 460mm, width 390mm
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Departments CONTEMPORY POSTCARD
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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