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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45107
Current location

St Matthew's Church
Grenville Street
Edgeley
.
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK3 9EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 88830 89562
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • At the end of St Augustine Street
    St Augustine of Hippo Church
    St Augustine Street
    Cheadle Heath
    Stockport
    Greater Manchester
    SK3 0JN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 87830 89563
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Stained glass window and arched wooden wooden board, the latter bearing names and inscription. Window of five lights, the central depicting the Crucifixion, surrounded by those depicting scenes from Christ's life.
Inscription
(Board): THE EAST WINDOW AND THIS TABLET WERE ERECTED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED AND/ THE FOLLOWING WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names) (At base of Window): TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acton, W
Acton, W
Albert, J
Allsop, A
Allsop, W
Ashton, J
Ashton, S
Ashworth, J
Barber, S
Bentley, G G
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 81
    Served and returned: 81
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: Horiztonal crack along front of memorial
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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