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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Keswick
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Keswick School of Industrial Art (Makers)
E Harrison (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 August 1922
    Attended by: The Bishop of Barrow
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 August 1922
    Attended by: The Bishop of Barrow
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3987
Current location

Crosthwaite (St Kentigern's Church)
Church Lane
Keswick
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA12 5QG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 25746 24300
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular plaque with spiral border set on a backboard with a pediment. Names in four columns.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MAIN OF CROSTHWAITE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 AND/ AS A THANKOFFERING FOR THE SAFE RETURN OF THEIR COMRADES THIS ORGAN AND THE/ RESTORED TOWER AND WINDOW WERE DEDICATED JUNE 30 1920/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THIS, THAT A MAN MAY LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Birbeck, Cecil
Birkett, John
Blackburn, Douglas
Boustead, Lawrence
Boustead, Taylor F
Boustead, W Wallace
Cartmell, John
Clark, J Stainton
Dalzell, Ernest H
Davey, Mark L
See details for all 54 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 25mm, height 720mm, width 1520mm
    Materials: Copper
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 45mm, height 940mm, width 1690mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST KENTIGERN
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: The money was raised largely by public subscription, and also by a series of weekly Organ Concerts in August and September 1920 and 1921.
Reference
  • See page 1 of 'The Keswick Reminder' dated 25 Aug 1922 for the unveiling/dedication date.

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