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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Kesteven
Town
Ancaster
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS A J TUTTLE, W E Richardson and Son
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 04-02-1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3731
Current location

In the porch
St Martin’s Church
Ermine Street
Ancaster
South Kesteven
Lincolnshire
NG32 3PW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 98273 43573
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble tablet, on the East wall of the church porch, set into an ornate stone frame. Foliate design on the sides of the frame. The Memorial table is made of Caen Stone, with pink and black marble inlet and gilt lettering. Stone plaque, bow shaped. Base of plaque limestone, inscribed portion marble. Memorial is top turreted, and decorated with roses and leaves. There are two side panels, carved in the perpendicular style. The base is decorated with roses. A manual organ, on the northern side of the nave, was part the memorial. The Memorial was proposed to provide a place in the parish church in memory of the parishioners who lost their lives in the Great War.
Inscription
TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF ANCASTER WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / (NAMES) / ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burbidge, Joseph
Bush, George W
Davey, Ernest
Hagues, Charles F
Kitchen, Tom
Levey, William G
Porter, Joseph E
Rawden, Edward
Todd, Joseph
Walton, Charles W
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename, surname.
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 1800MM, height 1700MM, width 920MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Caen
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: height 32 mm, width 22 mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Site was given free of charge.
Comments: The Memorial Organ was built by W E Richardson and Son of Manchester at the cost of £ 450.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Parishioners and friends.
Responsibility
Church

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