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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wear Valley
Town
Stanhope
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 December 1921
    Attended by: Dr.John Gray
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 December 1921
    Attended by: Rev. H.G.H. Shaddick
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52182
Current location

Opposite Main Entrance
Old Town Hall
High Street
Stanhope
Wear Valley
Durham
DL13 2UH
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 99682 39311
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Roll of Honour, 2 feet 7 inches high x 3 feet 1 inch wide. There is no dedication, just the names listed in four columns, the casualties denoted by an asterisk. Lettering is gilded in sans serif capitals. The centre panel is protected by glass.
Inscription
(NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, J
Allison, J
Armoury, R
Armstrong, C
Atkinson, J
Backhouse, E
Bainbridge, H
Bainbridge, J T
Bainbridge, O
Bainbridge, P
See details for all 203 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 203
    Served and returned: 177
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 775mm, width 925mm
    Materials: Wood, Glass, Gilt
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Details: National Federation of Discharged and Demobolised Soldiers
Reference
  • Darlington and Stockton Times 24/12/1921 briefly reports unveiling; 31/12 1921 gives a fuller account
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=8661
  • Ken Heatherington has researched the names on the local memorials. His research is available at Weardale Museum and High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn Co Durham DL13 1HD. www.weardalemuseum.org.uk Opening Hours 2pm - 5pm, Easter and Bank Holidays, May, June, July, Sept, and October (Wednesday to Sunday inclusive). Every afternoon in August
  • Auckland and County Chronicle 22/12/1921

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