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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Lakeland
Town
Kendal
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
414
Current location

East end of north wall of nave
under the All Hallows window
Holy Trinity Church
Kirkland
Kendal
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA9 5AL
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 51663 92135
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Outside main entrance
    Allhallows Church
    Kendal
    South Lakeland
    Cumbria
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 510 920
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Wooden cross (a 'Westmorland' cross) with 36 brass name plates and a dedication plaque. The plaques were removed from the cross at a very early date and mounted on a board inside the church. The cross and the original dedication plaque does not now survive. The current dedication plaque was made for the re-installation in 2014.
Inscription
Allhallows Church/In Memoriam/1914-1918/[names]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Anderson, Chris
Birkett, R G
Clement, Thomas
Connerton, J
Connerton, William
Dixon, Joseph
Dixon, Robt
Gibson, Thomas
Green, William Henry
Hindle, Richard
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, regiment, date and place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 35mm, width 115mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 475mm, width 1090mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 75mm, width 255mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
5 of the plaques are totally illegible due to over enthusiastic polishing over the years, others have varying degrees of legibility
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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