previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John E Scurr

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John E Scurr (WMR-46896)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John E Scurr

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John E Scurr (WMR-46896)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John E Scurr

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John E Scurr (WMR-46896)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: John E Scurr

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © John E Scurr (WMR-46896)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leeds
Town
Barwick In Elmet
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46896

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

Next to the Maypole
The Cross
Barwick In Elmet
Leeds
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 39985 37462
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
CARVED STONE CELTIC CROSS SET ON STEPPED BASE OF A FORMER CROSS (NOW IN CHURCHYARD)
Inscription
Top plaque: (Names WW1) Centre plaque: THIS ANCIENT VILLAGE CROSS/ WAS RESTORED IN 1919/ TO KEEP IN MEMORY/ THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO TOOK PART IN THE/ GREAT WAR OF 1914-18/ WHEN NEARLY ONE HUNDRED/ JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ AMONGST WHOM THOSE WHOSE/ NAMES ARE RECORDED ABOVE/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES Lower plaque: 1939 -1945/ (Names) WW2 PLAQUE: WORDING UNKNOWN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acomb, George Dobson
Acomb, Hubert Dennison
Backhurst, Austin
Benson, Arthur
Childe, Derrick Francis
Corlett, Clifford Noble
Hunter, John
Joynes, George Albert
Marwood, George Walton
Morritt, Harold
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 12 FT EST.
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • MEDIEVAL CROSSBASE AND WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
1919: VILLAGE CROSS WAS RESTORED AND CONVERTED INTO A WAR MEMORIAL
Costs

Memorial: £164.19.11

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-46896

For queries, please contact [email protected]