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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Blackburn
Town
Feniscliffe, Blackburn
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 February 1920
    Attended by: Revd J Blackburn Brown- a former Vicar
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 February 1920
    Attended by: Revd J Blackburn Brown- a former Vicar
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51289
Current location

St Francis' Church
St Francis Road
Feniscliffe
Blackburn
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 2TZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 661 267
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
REREDOS AND CHAPEL SCREEN WITH DEDICATORY OAK BOARD. LATIN CROSS AT THE TOP OF THE BOARD
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919/ THE REREDOS AND CHAPEL SCREEN WERE ERECTED AS A TOKEN OF/ GRATITUDE AND LOVE BY PARISHIONERS AND FRIENDS/ (Names)/ FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aikey, William
Booth, Sebastian
Briggs, John J
Brown, James
Brunskill, Herbert
Brunskill, Walter
Byrom, Walter
Caunce, John
Clegg, James
Cook, William
See details for all 77 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £750

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Blackburn Times 6 March 1920
  • Book-St. Francis Parish Church Feniscliffe, A Memorial to the Honoured Dead of Two World Wars. By Allan Barry and Allan Howard Barry.​
  • Blackburn Weekly Telegraph 6 March 1920

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