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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
Castle Morpeth
Town
Whalton
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34215
Current location

St Mary Magdalene Church
Whalton
Castle Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 3UP
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 13070 81303
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden Rood on top of the screen comprised of a Crucifix with the two Mary's on either side, and a brass dedication plaque
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEORY OF/ (NAMES)/ MAKE THEM TO BE REMEMBERED WITH THY SAINTS/ IN GLORY EVERLASTING./ THIS ROOD WAS GIVEN/ BY THEIR MOTHER/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mortimer, Edmund
Mortimer, William Brian
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, rank, date of death, regiment, forenames, age, relationships, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Rood
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: By their mother
Reference
  • WMSW38.5

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