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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Font or font cover
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45202
Current location

URC
Buxton Rd
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 890 900
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
OCTAGONAL CARVED STONE FONT SURMOUNTING VEINED DARK MARBLE PEDIMENT AND OCTAGONAL LIGHT STONE BASE. FONT STANDS ON SQUARE-SET STONE STEP. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING AROUND TOP OF FONT. NAMES AND FURTHER INSCRIPTION CARVED ON BASE. EACH OF EIGHT SIDES OF FONT BEARS RELIEF OF EITHER FLOWERS OF ANGEL-LIKE FIGURE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ THOSE MEMBERS OF/ THIS CHURCH AND/ SUNDAY SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bann, Eric
Bates, Rowland
Beeley, Fred
Chadwick, Samuel
Darbyshire, George
Magee, Eustace
Norbury, Edwin
Powell, Arthur E
Schofield, Clifford
Smith, Arthur W
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 12
    Died: 12
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Font
    Measurements: height C 4FT, width C 2FT
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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