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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Communion or altar ware
District
Penwith
Town
Penzance
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
33609

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  • ST PAULS CHURCH
    Clarence St
    Penzance
    Penwith
    Cornwall
    TR18 2
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SW 47068 30467
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
SILVER DECANTER WITH DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ENGRAVED ON THE RIM AND NAMES ENGRAVED AROUND THE BASE
Inscription
Around rim at top: IN MEMORIAM 1939 - 1945 Around rim at base: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, G E
Curnow, J P
Gribble, A
Gribble, T
Hockedy, F K P
Ladner, M J
Mayrick, C H
Mitchell, J
Roscorla, J C
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Communionware
    Measurements: height C 250MM, width C 300MM
    Materials: Silver
Condition
History
IN 2000 THERE WERE 3 ANGLICAN CHURCHES IN PENZANCE BUT THE DIOCESE COULD NOT SUPPORT THEM ALL SO ST PAUL'S HAS NOW BEEN CLOSED. FATE OF THIS MEMORIAL IS UNCERTAIN. SEE FILE FOR FULL DETAILS
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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