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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Hackney
Town
Shoreditch
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53136

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Current location

ST LEONARDS CHURCH
Shoreditch High St
Shoreditch
Hackney
Greater London
E2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 320 820
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ORNATE BLACK ENAMELLED PLAQUE WITH WHITE LETTERING GROUP OF 3 BELLS IN EACH TOP CORNER OF PLAQUE
Inscription
THE SOCIETY OF/ ROYAL CUMBERLAND YOUTHS/ ON SATURDAY NOVR. 28 1925 IN 3 HOURS 45 MINUTES/ WAS RUNG IN THIS STEEPLE/ A PEAL OF STEDMAN CINQUES/ 5007 CHANGES. TENOR 28 3/4 CWTS./ (NAMES OF BELLRINGERS,COMPOSER AND CONDUCTOR)/ THE BELLS WERE HALF-MUFFLED TO MARK THE OCCASION/ OF QUEEN ALEXANDRA'S FUNERAL, AND IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN WHO WENT DOWN WITH THE SUBMARINE M.1./ (NAMES OF VICAR AND CHURCH WARDENS)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 4FT, width 2FT
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST LEONARD
  • Grade I
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THE CHURCH

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