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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Ribble
Town
Samlesbury
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 October 1924
    Attended by: Mr James Taylor
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 October 1924
    Attended by: Canon Elsee MA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3391
Current location

St Leonard the Less Church
Potter Lane
Samlesbury
South Ribble
Lancashire
PR5 0UE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 58986 30362
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque on wall of church tower.
Inscription
THE / LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION / OF CHANGE RINGERS / AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT TO THE / MEMORY OF THE LATE GUNNER/JOHN TAYLOR RGA SOME YEARS / A BELLRINGER OF THIS CHURCH / A PEAL OF KENT TREBLE BOB MAJOR / 5024 CHANGES (BY E TIMBRELL) / WITH BELLS HALF MUFFLED WAS/RUNG HERE 3 HOURS 15 MINUTES / ON TYHE 31ST DECEMBER 1919 / THE RINGERS WERE STATIONED AS FOLLOWS / (NAMES OF RINGERS) / REV. T.W. BROADHEAD. M.A. VICAR. / JAMES BAILEY. / JAMES TAYLOR. / CHURCHWARDENS. / ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Taylor, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, intials, surname, rank other
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: National Association of Change Ringers
Responsibility
Parish council
Reference
  • History of Samlesbury by Robert Eaton Pg 91-92 Parish Council minutes book

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