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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
Blackburn
Town
Little Harwood
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS LAYCOCK AND BANNISTER (Manufacturer)
Hallmann (Manufacturer)
MESSRS RUSHWORTH & DREAPER (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 March 1924
    Attended by: Dr A G Rawstone, Bishop of Whalley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54848
Current location

St Stephens Church
St Stephen's Road
Little Harwood
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB1 5NX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 694 291
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two manual pipe organ and rectangular brass plaque with a red line border for WW1 . The lettering is in black with red capitals.
Inscription
Plaque: THIS ORGAN WAS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS." ST JOHN XV 13 1924.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, Arthur William
Aspden, Albert
Aspin, Albert
Aspin, Gilbert
Barlow, Fred
Barnes, William Edward
Battersby, Ernest
Berry, Merrick
Blackwell, Tom
Brindle, Robert Edward
See details for all 51 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN surname
Components
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 489mm, width 1610mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
1964: Rebuilt by Rushworth and Dreaper.; 1949: Organ rebuilt.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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