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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Allerdale
Town
Maryport
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
J H Martindale FRIBA, MESSRS HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE, W GRISENTHWAITE, WARHAM GUILD LTD
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th February 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th February 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4054
Current location

North East Corner of the Church
St Mary's Church
Netherhall Corner
Maryport
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA15 6HA
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 03803 36596
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained Glass Window accompanied by two dedicatory wooden boards (side by side) and a bronze plaque. One of the windows is to Major John Dover Proud-The window depicts the deceased on the battlefield with his first aid box and a stretcher, with an angel overhead. A crowned figure of Christ looks on. The WW1 board has a carved angel holding a scroll above with a sword down either side. There were also fittings provided in memory of various individuals- 1)Altar Cross in memory of Corporal James Tweedie-made Warham Guild 2)Altar book for safe return of Colonel DJ Mason, bound in vellum 3) Candlesticks-Joseph Christopherson Brough 4) A Lectern Bible for all the fallen 5) Prayer Book-William Thompson Hodgson Only the Lectern Bible appears to survive in 2016
Inscription
Bronze on north side of chapel opening- THE WAR MEMORIAL CHAPEL/PROVIDED ENTIRELY BY VOLUNTARY/OFFERINGS WAS DEDICATED BY/THE LORD BISHOP OF CARLISLE ON/SHROVE TUESDAY FEB 8TH 1921/JA RICHARDS VICAR/WE FISHER/A HEAP CHURCHWARDENS The wooden panelling-Centre panel WW1- IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names in 3 columns] Left Hand Side of Names-BE OF/GOOD/COURAGE Right Hand Side of Names-BE OF/GOOD/COMFORT Below Names-THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT Window-I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE/IN LOVING MEMORY OF/MAJOR JOHN DOVER PROUD/MC MB BS RAMC WHO DIED OF WOUNDS AUGUST 1ST 1918/AGED 26 YEARS INTERRED AT SENLIS FRANCE Left Hand Panel-WORLD WAR/1939-1945/[names in 2 columns] The Lectern Bible-PRESENTED TO/ST. MARY'S MEMORIAL LADY CHAPEL/BY/MR & MRS R THOMPSON/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN LOVING MEMORY/OF THOSE FALLEN IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918/1 LAWSON ST MARYPORT JANUARY 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, W B
Allison, W
Andrews, R
Archer, K
Armstrong, S
Armstrong, T
Atkinson, C
Barton, A
Baxter, J E
Bell, J
See details for all 132 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1730MM, width 1560MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 10mm, height 270mm, width 380mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1050mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Candle holder
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Paper
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Leather, Wood
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • 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
Responsibility
PCC & Churchwardens of the Parish
Reference
  • Document DB6/61 at Carlisle Record Office for plans
  • West Cumberland Times 13/10/20 page 3g & 12/2/21 page 5-for details of the gifts and photographs of some of them
  • West Cumberland Times 12/2/1921 page 7b-c

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