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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR EDWARD H THEW (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34103
Current location

Left hand plaque of two to the left of the pulpit.
Trinity Methodist Church
Beaumont St
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93501 63975
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Central Primitive Methodist Church
    Battle Hill/Beaumont Street junction
    Hexham
    Tynedale
    Northumberland
    NE46 1UU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 93481 63924
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Brass Plaque on wooden backboard with shallow triangular extension at centre top. The main brass panel is divided into three at the top, with the quotation appearing in cartouches in the two outer sections, and the dedication in the middle, the top line of which is arched and outlined with a wavy thin line. In the lower half of the plaque the names are listed in two columns inside an elaborate border using Roman capitals.
Inscription
(LEFT PANEL) COME/ UNTO ME (RIGHT PANEL) I WILL GIVE/ YOU REST (CENTRAL PANEL) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF THIS/ CHURCH AND SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burn, Thomas W
Forster, Adolph
Gibson, Fred
Noble, Alfred Ta
Pigg, Thomas
Robson, Frederick
Robson, John E
Smith, Thomas W
Thompson, John E
Walton, Ernest
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 525MM, width 545MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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