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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Sheffield
Town
Abbeydale
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
C E Kempe & Co Ltd (Manufacturer)
C E Kempe & Co Ltd (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46864
Current location

The nearby St Peter's Church was demolished and the congregation joined St Oswlad's Church.
St Peter and St Oswald Church
Junction Of Abbeydale Rd And Bannerdale Rd
Abbeydale
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S7 2DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 341 839
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Five light stained glass window with figures depicted in the lights. Dedicatory inscription at the base of the centre light. Christ on the cross depicted in the centre light with the Virgin Mary and St John. Below them is St Oswald. St George is depicted in the left light and St Louis is depicted in the right light. St Cuthbert, St Chad, St Aiden and St Paulinus are also depicted in the lights. In the rose light at the top St Michael is depicted slaying the dragon. In the two quatrefoil lights Jeremiah and Isaiah are depicted with scroll texts. The arms of the sees of York and Sheffield as well as the arms of the penny and firth families are also depicted in the light.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO FOUGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR. THIS WINDOW WAS GIVEN BY MARY LEWTON WIFE OF BERNARD ALEXANDER FIRTH OF NORTON HALL DERBYSHIRE, ESQUIRE AND ONLY CHILD OF THE LATE REV EDWARD LEWTON PENNY D.D. R.N. ALL HALLOWEEN 1915 (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, Bernard
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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
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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