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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Penwith
Town
Penzance
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th September 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16th September 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Barking
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33607

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Current location

Penlee Museum
Morrab Road
Penzance
Penwith
Cornwall
TR18 4HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 47018 30105
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • In the store room but there are plans to erect it within the church
    St Marys Church
    Chapel Street
    Penzance
    Penwith
    Cornwall
    TR18 4AP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SW 47531 30020
    Denomination: Undefined
  • ST PAULS CHURCH
    Clarence St
    Penzance
    Penwith
    Cornwall
    TR18
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SW 47068 30467
    Denomination: Church of England
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Description
REREDOS WITH SEPARATE DEDICATORY WOODEN BOARD. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION CARVED IN RELIEF AROUND THE FRAME AND NAMES INCISED IN THE CENTRE CARVED ROSES IN THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE BOARD
Inscription
LHS frame: THIS REREDOS WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF Top frame: GOD AND IN MEMORY RHS frame: OF THE BRAVE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR Bottom frame: 1914 - 1919 Central board: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arbery, Frederick J
Blake, Harold G
Croft, Frederick G
Edwards, John F
Edwards, R Vivian
Gibson, John A
Glasson, Richard
Green, John H B
Jackson, Joseph C
Jasper, Charles
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth C 100MM, height C 1250MM, width C 650MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Reredos
    Measurements: depth C 50MM, height C 2000MM, width C 2000MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: THERE WERE 3 ANGLICAN CHURCHES IN PENZANCE BUT THE DIOCESE COULD NOT SUPPORT THEM ALL SO ST PAUL'S HAS NOW BEEN CLOSED. WW1 MEMORIAL BOARD NOW STORED AT PENLEE MUSEUM. Reredos was believed to have been stored at St Mary's Penzance, but it has now been confirmed that it is not there. Status is now lost.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Penlee Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance

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