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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Rotherham
Town
Swinton
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6th March 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th March 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52905
Current location

St Margaret's Church
Church Street
Swinton
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S64 8EG
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 45199 99362
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Refurbishment of the Lady Chapel consisting of two carved oak screens, altar and communion rails and a lancet shaped metal plaque set within a wooden frame. Additional items included a carpet, an altar frontal, altar vases and a communion cloth. At a later date a lamp and stained glass window was added. Window depicts Christ on the cross with Mary Magdalene kneeling at the foot of it.
Inscription
LEST YE FORGET/ THIS CHAPEL OF ST MARY MAGDALENE WAS FURNISHED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE PARISHIONERS OF SWINTON/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashley, Allen
Bailey, Charles William
Baker, Albert Edward
Bate, Harry
Batty, James William
Batty, William
Beech, Thomas
Blackwell, Ralph
Bluck, Fred
Bool, Arthur
See details for all 197 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 390
    Served and returned: 195
    Died: 195
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Altar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Screen
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Reference
  • ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIALS by WESTWOOD,F AND FEATHERSTONE,A 288-290 Source: Image Library UKNIWM OFFICE Published:PRIVATE 2003

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