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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
St Bees
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Morrison of London (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 June 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30th June 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3924
Current location

part way along the north wall of the school chapel
St Bees School
Main Street
St Bees
Copeland
Cumbria
CA27 1DS
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 96979 12232
Denomination: Non-denominational

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Description
Brass Plaque (includes the 3 masters who are also on their own memorial-see separate report) with the school crest at the top of the plaque
Inscription
1914-1919/TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY THREE/OLD ST BEGHIANS WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/PRO PATRIA/[names in 4 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, H W
Adams, J P F
Adamson, D
Alderson, R
Allpass, H B K
Armstrong, L W
Banks, J
Bannister, M J
Barrs, N C
Baxter, R P
See details for all 183 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 183
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 183
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, decorations
    Order of information: Date of death
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 1590mm, width 845mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Old St Beghian Association
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 2/7/1921 page 5f
  • Old St Beghian Magazine no 189, July 2016, article on page 19 clarifies the order of names by date of death; article on page 18 clarifies the ownership of the memorial

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