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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Warrington
Town
Oughtrington
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS ARCHIBALD K NICHOLSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 February 1916
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 February 1916
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42896
Current location

St Peters Church
Oughtrington La
Oughtrington
Warrington
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 694 871
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window with single rounded trefoil light and metal plaque. Figure of a knight in armour depicted at centre with two winged angel figures below. Angels flank another image of knight, kneeling in front of an altar and winged figure with chalice, possibly Christ. Inscription in scrolls surrounding kneeling knight. Portrait of Ridgway depicted as faces of both knight figures. Metal plaque mounted on wall near window. Two latin crosses depicted in centre, above and below inscription. Whole surrounded with border depicting a strand of wheat.
Inscription
Window: (Exact inscription in Latin unknown.) English translation of Latin inscription in window: THOUGH THE OCEAN DIVIDES US HOLY COMMUNION UNITES US (Exact line spacing unknown.) Plaque: IN/ DEAR AND HAPPY MEMORY/ OF/ C. ALTHORP RIDGWAY/ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE/ FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ 12TH MAY 1915
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ridgway, C Althorp
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 230mm, width 170mm
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
1984: Building listed as Grade II with English Heritage.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Warrington Examiner 5 March 1916

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