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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Barrow In Furness
Town
Lindal In Furness
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J Sharp of Barrow (Makers)
MESSRS BAYLISS, JONES & BAYLISS LTD (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th May 1921
    Attended by: Mrs Shirley Jenks
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Barrow
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4137
Current location

Village Green
Lindal In Furness
Barrow In Furness
Cumbria
LA12 0LX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 24937 75837
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CROSS MOUNTED ON SQUARE OBELISK. UNIDENTIFIED METAL WREATH (BRASS?) IN CENTRE OF CROSS, in a railed enclosure
Inscription
South Face-IN HONOUR OF THOSE/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/GREAT WAR/[names]/1939-1945/[names] West Face- AND THOSE WHO SERVED/[names] East Face- AND THOSE WHO SERVED/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashburner, Daniel
Atkins, E
Attenborough, A
Barker, H
Bayliff, W
Burgh, A
Burgh, W
Burns, J
Crisp, Benjamin
Dennison, C
See details for all 57 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 43
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: year of death then surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 8FT
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 2FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
  • Lindal-in-Furness War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Site: NIL-gifted by Dalton Town Council
Comments: Private Subs raised £169/6/6; House to House collections £27/11/2; Events at Lindal £84/9/5; Events at Marton £22/15/4= £308/17/8. Memorials cost £226/12/8, railings £60. Of the balance of £4/15/10- £2 to Dalton Town Band for their services at the unveiling, and balance to Hon Sec of Memorial Committee for all his work. MESSRS BAYLISS, JONES & BAYLISS LTD provided gate and railings for both memorials. Mrs Shirley Jenks gave £100 of the costs.
Memorial: £304/1/10 (for both Marton and Lindal memorials)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Memorial committee minutes and accounts document reference BPR 33/P/2 at Barrow Record Office
  • Carlisle Journal 17/5/1921 page 5b

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