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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
South Ribble
Town
Samlesbury
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Thompson & Jackson of Lancaster
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2 Dec 1926
    Attended by: Rev. Canon J Sinker R.D. Bishop of Blackburn
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2 Dec 1926
    Attended by: Bishop of Blackburn
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3387
Current location

NW Corner of Church
Church of St Leonard the Less
Potters Lane
Samlesbury
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5 0UE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 59001 30349
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Carved oak screen bearing a small brass plaque with engraved inscription
Inscription
Brass plaque: ST LEONARD SAMLESBURY/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONURED MEMORY OF THE/TWO MEMBERS OF THE CHOIR/JOHN TAYLOR AND WILLIAM CROSSLEY/WHO GAVE THIER LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919 THIS OAK SCREEN IS ERECTED/BY PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crossley, William
Taylor, John
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: height 2430mm, width 3090mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £188:10:0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
PCC

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