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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
South Lakeland
Town
Finsthwaite
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4207
Current location

south wall of chancel
St Peter's Church
Finsthwaite
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA12 8BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 36863 87822
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Clock and 2 Bells, with associated brass plaque on wooden backboard inside the church
Inscription
THE CLOCK AND TENOR BELL/HAVE BEEN PLACED IN THE TOWER OF THIS CHURCH BY/THE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH OF FINSTHWAITE IN/GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO FROM THE/PARISH LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ [names]/ THE SECOND BELL HAS BEEN PLACED IN THIS TOWER BY CLEMENT EDWARD/HOYLAND OF STOTT PARK AND LOUISA EDDIE HIS WIFE IN MEMORY OF THEIR SON/JOHN FRASER HOYLAND CAPT 4TH BATT LANCS FUSILIERS WHO WAS KILLED IN/ACTION AT MOUQUET FARM THIEPVAL FRANCE SEPT 26TH 1916/�THE LORD GAVE AND THE LORD HATH TAKEN AWAY. BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD�
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, Frank
Bowness, Thomas Daniel
Dawson, Robert Tyson
Dearsley, Frank
Fisher, Thomas
Hoyland, John Fraser
Kendall, Thomas
Knowles, Ernest
Lewis, Ernest
Rawlinson, Robert
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forenames,rank, regiment
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 310mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 360mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Bells
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
Clock restored 2005 by public subscription.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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