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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Harrington
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4040
Current location

front of the west hand (right) wall of the chapel
Methodist Church
Ellerbank
Harrington
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA14 5JZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 99190 25621
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • This is opposite the railway station
    Harrington Wesleyan Methodist Church
    Victoria Square
    Harrington
    Allerdale
    Cumbria
    CA14 5QP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NX 99051 25320
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Highly-polished Brass Plaque on a wooden backboard with the names of the casualties in three columns, and those of the served & returned in four columns.
Inscription
THANKS TO GOD / ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CHURCH AND / SCHOOL WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND IN GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF THE SIX WHO SO GALLANTLY MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / [Names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bird, Ezra
Bird, John
Blacklock, Mary S
Broadbent, William
Cape, William
Carter, John
Davidson, Joseph H
Davidson, T Arthur
Douglas, Llewellyn
Douglas, William
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 51
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 610mm, width 1220mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 690mm, width 1320mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Harrington Local History group have researched all the casualties-see YDX 386 at Whitehaven Record Office

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