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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
South Ribble
Town
Samlesbury
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS JAMES WHITTAKER & SONS (Manufacturer)
AT GOOSEMAN AMICE (Architect)
Signcast of Mansfield (Restorer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 Nov 1923
    Attended by: MASTER JOHN MASON
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21st July 2007
    Attended by: Oswald Barton - President of the Memorial Hall
  • Opened
    Date: 24 Nov 1923
    Attended by: MRS A BAXTER
  • Show More (2)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3389
Current location

Samlesbury Memorial Hall
Cuerdale Lane
Samlesbury
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5 0UY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 60100 29972
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Hall bearing a plaque in the porch.
Inscription
Hall: 1914-1918/WAR MEMORIAL HALL Plaque: 1914 1918/TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLWING/MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE GREAT WAR/(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Benjamin
Daley, William J
Eaves, John
Fairclough, George
Goar, John
Howe, James
Jennings, Edward
Knight, John
Mason, Herbert
Newton, Myles
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1100MM, width 740MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2007: Replacement plaque made. 2006: Plaque stolen.
Costs

Comments: A replacement memorial cost £4,000
Memorial: £1,140

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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