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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Blackburn
Town
Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 May 1920
    Attended by: Canon Richardson, Vicar
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42235
Current location

In the Bell Ringing Chamber
Blackburn Cathedral
Cathedral Close
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 5AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 68329 27986
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble Tablet. Those commemorated were from Accrington, Blackburn (Holy Trinity, Parish Church and St Michael's), Burnley, Church Kirk, Colne, Clitheroe, Hoddlesden, Rishton and Whalley
Inscription
THE LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION OF CHANGE RINGERS/ ERECTED BY THE RINGERS OF THE BLACKBURN DISTRICT/ AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE FOLLOWING RINGERS WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 19/ ALL BEING MEMBERS OF THE VARIOUS TOWERS/ IN THE BRANCH/ (NAMES)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, C
Bradley, F C
Bradley, R
Denhurst, J
Foulds, R
Gaskell, H
Gray, P
Greenwood, J
Leacy, W
Lomas, P
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, home tower
    Order of information: home tower THEN surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Blackburn Times 22 May 1920
  • Blackburn Weekly Telegraph 22 May 1920

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