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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Matfen
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
A D KEEN (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34062
Current location

south wall of nave
Holy Trinity Church
Matfen
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE20 0RL
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 03035 71764
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Roll of Honour on parchment, set into a glazed plain wooden frame. There is a highly decorated patterned border, in which alternate thistles and Tudor roses are set in blue ovals with shamrock leaves. In the corners are painted heraldic devices representing England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. At centre top is the Royal badge. At centre bottom is a painted shape like a bishop's mitre in which are painted assorted flags. At the top the words "Roll of Honour" are set on blue and red backgrounds. The titles and dedication are in Gothic script. The names are set into three columns, handwritten in upper and lower case.
Inscription
MATFEN PARISH / ROLL OF HONOUR / NAMES OF THOSE LIVING IN MATFEN PARISH WHO SERVED IN / DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE WAR OF 1914-1915
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astin, Jn
Atkinson, H
Atkinson, J
Beattie, F
Beattie, J
Bell, C
Bell, L
Bell
Beveridge, J
Blackett, Hd (sir)
See details for all 84 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 84
    Served and returned: 84
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, home village, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 560MM, width 460MM
    Materials: Parchment, Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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