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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Deane
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43694
Current location

Museum storage facility.
Bolton Library and Museum Service Store
Washington Street
Deane
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL3 5EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70341 08646
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Holy Trinity Church (redundant)
    Trinity Street
    Bolton
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    BL2
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 710 080
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Five rectangular white marble tablets bearing lists of names in black lettering. These tablets were set within a carved rectangular decorative frame with a central pediment bearing the dedication. The frame and pediment were made from pink-veined marble.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / PARISH WHO SERVED IN / MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS / THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ "SOME WOULD EVEN DARE TO DIE, BUT GOD / COMMENDETH HIS LOVE TOWARDS US, IN THAT / WHILE WE WERE YET SINNERS, CHRIST DIED FOR US." / ROMANS V. 7-9/ IN MEMORIAM / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 248
    Served and returned: 248
    Died: 248
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 770mm, width 465mm
    Materials: Marble - Pink, Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
2005: Church was broken into and vandalised. The memorial was badly damaged and is now in pieces. Memorial moved to care of Bolton Museums and they hope to restore it and find a new home for it in the local community. 2000: Church is to be redeveloped. The other memorials within it have been moved to Bolton Parish Church but as this memorial is part of the fabric of the building English Heritage have said that it must be preserved by the developers. 1990: Church closed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bolton Library and Museums Service
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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