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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rochdale
Town
Heywood
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44948
Current location

All Souls Church
Rochdale Road East
Heywood
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
OL10 1QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 86647 11015
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Granite Celtic cross on tapered plinth and 2 stage base. The WW1 names are on the plinth and the WW2 names are on the top base.
Inscription
On Plinth front face-ALL SOULS' PARISH/ TO THE MEMORY OF ALL THOSE OF/ THIS CHURCH AND PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 On plinth other 3 faces-[names] On top base front face-ALSO IN EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR/LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945 On top base 1 other face-[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alston, Harvey
Ashton, John
Ashton, John E
Ashworth, William
Babut, Harry
Bampton, Tom
Barker, Percy
Barratt, Edward
Bleakley, Norman
Bleakley, Thomas
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 67
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 67
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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