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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Allerdale
Town
Maryport
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
H H Martyn and Co., MESSRS J WHARTON & SONS, MESSRS NASH & HULL, MR W MARSHALL
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 Nov 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel GJ Pocklington Senhouse
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 Nov 1921
    Attended by: Revd JA Richards
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4055
Current location

Memorial Gardens
Netherhall Corner
Maryport
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA15 6LL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 03832 36545
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red Sandstone wall on three sides of a square with three identical Bronze plaques. The Park gates and railings are also part of the memorial. There is also a separate Celtic Cross of Red Granite-on each side high up is a sword of relief, representative of victory and right. The tank presented to the town in 1920 was in one corner of the gardens
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/[names in 3 columns on each of 3 plaques]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitkens, C
Alderson, W B
Allison, W A
Andrawartha, W
Andrews, R
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, T
Atkinson, A
Atkinson, B
Banks, B
See details for all 276 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 276
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 276
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,initials of forenames,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 1125MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 500MM, height 2150MM, width 5400MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: NIL-Given by the Senhouse Family
Comments: Contractors work to lower the high boundary wall, make new curtain wall for the tablets and new carriage drive etc by Mr W Marshall £785; Gates & Railings by J Wharton & Son for £224/10; Tablets for £223/15 from Nash & Hull Ltd; Cross of Sacrifice from HH Martyn & Co for £520 + 120 erection
Memorial: £1853

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Maryport Urban District Council (Allerdale Borough Council since 1974)
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 26/2/1921 page 2g
  • Whitehaven News 17/7/1924 page 3e- for the suicide of John Over on 10/7/1924 who had never recovered from the effects of shell shock incurred on the war. The inquest agreed that it was clearly "the aftermath of war preying on his mind"
  • West Cumberland Times 23/11/1921 page 4a-c

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