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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Allerdale
Town
Parsonby
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd (Makers)
MESSRS WALKER BROTHERS (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 22 August 1920
    Attended by: Major HB Dykes of Dovenby Hall
  • Dedicated
    Date: 22 August 1920
    Attended by: Revd Canon Gardner of Carlisle
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4063
Current location

St Cuthbert's Church
Parsonby
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 2BU
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 14149 39227
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
White Marble Plaque on slate backboard, and two stained glass windows-the south one depicts St George slaying the dragon, the north one depicts St Martin dividing his cloak.
Inscription
To The/Glory of God/and/in Memory of/The Men of this Parish/who gave their lives in The Great War/1914-1918/ [names]/THESE TWO WINDOWS AND TABLET/WERE ERECTED BY GRATEFUL/PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Joseph W
Bell, William H
Curwen, Edward S
Dixon, William
Henderson, James
Holliday, John W
Irving, John W
Lomas, Gloner C
Mccall, Peter
Mctear, Alfred
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1490mm, width 700mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 1310mm, width 530mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £240

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 25/8/1920 page 3d

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