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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
Carlisle
Town
Brampton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Jack (Architect)
Heward & Ridley (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Foundation Stone
    Date: 3 August1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Opened
    Date: 6 September 1923
    Attended by: William Perkins Bull Esq KC of Brampton (Ontario, Canada) and Newstead (Wimbledon, London)
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Lost
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4290

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Current location

Brampton Memorial Hospital
Tarn Road
Brampton
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA8 1TW
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 53553 60690
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cottage hospital with inscription over doorway. Large oak board with names arranged in five columns by parish in the new (1990) entrance hall. Replacement oak board with names arranged by parish in three columns in the corridor off the entrance hall.
Inscription
Outside: 1914 1918/ BRAMPTON & DISTRICT/ WAR MEMORIAL (Sic) Board: 1914 - 1918 World War I/ / "They died that we might live"/ (Names)/ Also commemorating those who gave their lives in World War II 1939-1945/ and subsequent conflicts
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, J Gerald
Aikman, Jp
Armstrong, George
Armstrong, Gs
Armstrong, J
Armstrong, Tg
Atkinson, Gilbert W
Barnes, William A
Bell, Adam
Bell, Lewis
See details for all 144 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 144
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height c2400mm, width c3000mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
  • Brampton & District (Cumbria) War Memorial Hospital [covers Brampton, Castle Carrock, Cumrew, Cumwhitton, Farlam, Hayton, Lanercost, Nether Denton (Low Row), Talkin, Walton and Irthington]
  • WMO ID: 191013
  • Condition: Good [last updated on 22-02-2018]
  • Help update these details if the condition is wrong
  • War Memorial Trust
History
In the original entrance hall is a large oak board with the names of casualties, which has been superseded by a smaller board which reproduces these names with a dedication to casualties of WW2 and later conflicts
Costs

Comments: £2,000 received from administration of VAD during the war and the balance from various local sources
Memorial: c£3,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • 1997 history of the hospital written by the League of Friends- reference DSO 168/3 at Carlisle Archive Office
  • First Annual Report of the Hospital, showing the rules, fees and all officials- Reference PR 60/153 at Carlisle Archive Office
  • Carlisle Journal 3/10/1924 page 8c shows that the board with the names of the 161 fallen had not yet been installed.
  • Carlisle Journal 7/9/1923 page 7e
  • Carlisle Journal 18/6/1920 page 6a-b-Subscription List totalling £4634/11/5
  • Carlisle Journal 30/4/1920 page 7e
  • Carlisle Journal 29/4/1919 page 5b- regarding part funding from reserves of the Brampton VAD Hospital (£1,600) and Brampton Agricultural Society (£400)

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