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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
Waltham Forest
Town
Walthamstow
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
William Douglas Caroe FSA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th March 1921
    Attended by: Lt General Sir Francis Lloyd GCVO KCB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th March 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Barking
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39906
Current location

ST BARNABAS WITH ST JAMES CHURCH
St Barnabas Rd
Walthamstow
Waltham Forest
Greater London
E17 8J2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 370 890
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
CARVED WOODEN HANGING ROOD IN FORM OF CRUCIFIXION. WOODEN BOARD WITH CARVED NAMES IN THREE COLUMNS. BOARD HAS ORNATE TRACERY CARVING ALONG TOP. HANGING ROOD DEPICTS CALVARY SCENE WITH THE TWO MARYS STANDING EITHER SIDE AND FOUR RELIEF CARVINGS OF SAINTS, ONE AT EACH END OF CROSS.
Inscription
(INSCRIPTION ON BOARD): THE HANGING ROOD IN THIS CHURCH IS IN MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 1919/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 119
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 119
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Rood
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: height C 5 FT, width C 2 FT
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Research files of Richard Morris OBE No.3

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