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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
Town
Welton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs Beattie & Co (Mason)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4080

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Current location

St. James' Church
Off of the B5299
Welton
Cumbria
CA5 7ER
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 35325 44217
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Slate Celtic cross on base
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR/LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ [names] 1914-1918/FOR KING AND COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, William
Ashbridge, John E
Baxter, Robert
Bowes, James
Fleming, Joseph M
Forster, George
Graham, Richard
Potts, John J
Wilson, Peter W
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 2500mm, width 375mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 470mm, height 630mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 510mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £70-19-0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Beattie's records, Carlisle

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