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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Wellingborough
Town
Wellingborough
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Clayton and Bell, W TALBOT BROWN
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14th November 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37463
Current location

Wellingborough School Chapel
Irthlingborough Road
Wellingborough
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire
NN8 2BX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 89711 67408
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Redesigned Chapel formed by six oak panels placed on either side of the Altar. Inscription in gold coloured painted lettering; stained glass window; black marble & limestone sanctuary pavement; vestry door; organ screen; Altar furniture. Coloured school crest placed above the dedicatory inscription. Roof adorned with carved wooden bosses emblazoned with the monograms & Arms of Canterbury & Peterborough & the universities of Oxford & Cambridge, London & Manchester. In the window are depicted the figures of St. Michael the Archangel flanked by St. George, St. Joan, St. Martin of Tours & St. Alban.
Inscription
First panel : TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MASTERS AND BOYS/ FROM THIS SCHOOL WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 Other panels : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, E
Agnew, A E H
Allen, N
Armstrong, A H S
Ashdowne, A W
Askham, S T
Askham, W
Baines, J R
Baker, J F
Barker, F A
See details for all 178 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 181
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 181
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Floor
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black, Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: c £11,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: For leaving scholarships
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Wellingborough School
Reference

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