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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Blackburn
Town
Feniscowles
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
J WIPPELL AND CO LTD (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Whalley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51342
Current location

Immanuel Church
Pleasington Lane
Feniscowles
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 5JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 64419 25732
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic cross with ornate carvings set upon rectangular base. Base featured dedication, lettering carved in black. Base is set upon two steps. The cross weighs 7 tons 15cwt with the base being over 2 tons.
Inscription
Front face: GOD DIED FOR ALL MEN: THESE FOR OUR COUNTRY/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE Left face: CHURCH/ MEMORIAL/ TO FALLEN/ CHURCHMEN Right face: THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barret, Joseph
Bickerdike, W L
Bousfield, Harry
Bousfield, Percy
Butler, Harry
Clements, Charles
Croasdale, Harry
Hamer, John
Haydock, Edgar
Hesketh, Cecil
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4530mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 2740mm, width 2740mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: The £400 cost was raised in just 3 weeks
Memorial: £400

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Blackburn Times 13 March 1920 and 28 May 1921

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