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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Wansbeck
Town
Ashington
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J Eadie-Reed, GATESHEAD STAINED GLASS COMPANY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Easter Day 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: Easter Day 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Newcastle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33725
Current location

AT THE EAST END
HOLY SEPULCHRE CHURCH
Ashington
Wansbeck
Northumberland
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 265 877
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FIVE-LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH TRACERY LIGHT AT THE TOP. INSCRIPTION AT THE BASE. FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE LIGHTS. NAMES ON ROLL OF HONOUR THE ASCENSION IS DEPICTED IN THE WINDOW. JESUS SHOWN IN GLORY WITH A RAINBOW AROUND HIM AND AN ANGEL TO THE UPPER RIGHT AND LEFT. PEOPLE AT THE BOTTOM LEFT AND RIGHT. INT EHT RACERY LIGHTS ARE MOSES, KING DAVID, ISAIAH AND JEREMIAH. SYMBOLS OF THE FOUR EVANGELISTS BELOW THE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
WINDOW: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 ROLL OF HONOUR: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THESE/ MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918, THE STAINED/ GLASS WINDOW IS PLACED IN THIS CHURCH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 158
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 158
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
C 1991: ROLL OF HONOUR WAS RECENTLY FOUND IN THE CELLAR AND COULD DO WITH SOME ATTENTION
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MORPETH HERALD by N/A 27-04-1923 Source: Media Library Published:N/A MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
  • WMSA17.7 & 17.8
  • NEWCASTLE DAILY JOURNAL by N/A 08-01-1920 Source: Media Library Published:N/A NEWCASTLE

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