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Memorial details

Memorial type
Bells or bell tower
District
Eastleigh
Town
Bishopstoke
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Llewellins and James
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Southampton
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40412
Current location

St Marys Church
Church Rd
Bishopstoke
Eastleigh
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 467 198
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three bells with associated Roll of Honour in a framed and glazed case.
Inscription
(ON FRAMED SCROLL WITHIN CHURCH): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HUMBLE THANKSGIVING FOR VICTORY, THE PEAL OF BELLS/ IN THIS TOWER WAS COMPLETED BY THE ADDITION OF THREE NEW BELLS INSCRIBED/ THANKSGIVING PEACE REMEMBRANCE / THE TENOR BELL WAS CAST FROM THREE SMALLER BELLS FROM THE CLOCK TOWER/ OF THE L.S.W.R. WORKS AT EASTLEIGH. PRESENTED BY THE DIRECTORS OF THE/ COMPANY AS A MEMORIAL TO THE RAILWAYMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR AND AMONG THEM ESPECIALLY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED BELOW/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ DEDICATED BY THE LORD BISHOP OF SOUTHAMPTON MAY 14 1921 (ON BELLS): THANKSGIVING/ PEACE/ REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, William
Brown, Walter
Cox, Edward
Cox, Reginald
Dann, Frank
Daventry, Lionel
Divall, Reginald
Dunn, Joseph
Finney, Edward
Franklin, Alfred
See details for all 33 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 7600 MM, width 1020 MM
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Bells
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Roll of Honour rewritten 1999. The ring of eight bells was last rung together on 29 January 1995, after which the bells were widely dispersed. Of the WW1 bells, Peace and Remembrance were scrapped in 1995, while Thanksgiving was installed as a clock bell is St Anne, Limehouse, London E14
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • St Marys,Bishopstoke c 1990

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