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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Carlisle
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26 Jul 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48973
Current location

outside entrance door
St Aidan's Church
Warwick Road
Carlisle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 1LG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 41036 55920
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Christ Church
    parkland between Crown Street and King Street
    Botchergate
    Carlisle
    Carlisle
    Cumbria
    CA1 1SN
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NY 40508 55387
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
TWO STEPPED OCTAGONAL BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL PLINTH WOODEN SHAFT AND GABLED CALVARY CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND TOP STEP.
Inscription
(NAMES)/ REST ETERNAL GRANT THEM O LORD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, James M
Abram, Robert
Armstrong, George
Ball, Harold
Barwise, Thomas W
Baty, John
Benson, Jacob
Brown, Thomas
Brown, William
Campbell, Irving
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Christ Church War Memorial, Carlisle
  • 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
C 1996: WOODEN CROSS REPLACED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Local Historian July 2016 Volume 46 No 3 pgs 241-251 for clarity on dates (Article- 'Scrapping at Carlisle: the Battle for Christ church 1895-1929')
  • Carlisle Journal 9/9/1952 page 1 for the demolition in progress
  • Carlisle Joural 8/7/1939 page 9

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