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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Stations of the cross
District
Wigan
Town
Orrell
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45364
Current location

On the South wall of the nave of the church
St James' Church
St James Road
Orrell
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN5 7AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 52776 03907
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Stations 11 and 12, two of the fourteen wooden framed, glazed, painted stations of the Cross set around the main walls of the church, are dedicated to those who died in the Great War. The heavy frames are of oak, surround by a carved cross, painted gold. There is a small engraved brass dedication plate beneath each Station.
Inscription
Station of the Cross number 11 (Jesus is crucified): Pray for the Brave Soldiers of this/ Parish who Fought for their Country Station of the Cross number 12 (Jesus dies on the cross): Pray for the Soldiers of this/ Congregation who Laid Down/ their Lives for their Country
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gibbons, E
Jackson, George
Latham, F
Mcnamara, J
Pugh, B
Pugh, F
Ward, H
Webster, A
Winstanley, J
Wright, Sidney
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stations of the Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wigan Observer 1922

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