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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Manchester
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 13 December 1925
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
44995
Current location

St Peters RC Church
Taylor St
Middleton
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M24 1BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 873 056
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
High altar and associated five-light stained glass window. Altar of white alabaster with ornate tabernacle. Carving of Jesus breaking bread with two apostles on front face of altar. Altar accessed by three marble steps inscribed with names of former parish rectors. Stained glass window with inscription along width depicts (left to right): the Annunciation of the blessed virgin Mary, Christ crucified and the Resurrection.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster, Marble - Italian
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Fundraising efforts included bazaars, raffles, concerts and collections.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
RC Diocese of Salford
Reference
  • St Peter's Centenary Souvenier Booklet, 1867-1967
  • Middleton Guardian 95/ 31 August 1973

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