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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rossendale
Town
Bacup
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Shrigley and Hunt
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 02 March 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54957
Current location

Christ Church
Beech Street
Bacup
Rossendale
Lancashire
OL13 9DZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 87323 23380
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Pair of two light stained glass windows one on the north aisle and one on the south. The south aisle window depicts St George and St Martin. The north aisle window depicts the Crucifixion and Christ crowning a young man and offering him a sword. The north side are in memory of those who died and the south side for those who served. Beside each window is a Brass names plaque in a wooden frame.
Inscription
North side window: GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO/ DEATH & I WILL GIVE/ THEE A CROWN OF LIFE/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR Southside window: AS MY STRENGTH WAS/ THEN SO IT IS NOW/ NOT AS THE WORLD GIV/ ETH GIVE I UNTO YOU/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED IN/ THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akred, Frederick
Archie, Beeby
Ashworth, Tom
Aspinall, Wellwood
Barlow, Harry
Barnes, Watson
Baron, Abraham
Beeby, Harold
Bentley, John
Berwin, Marshall
See details for all 87 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 87
    Served and returned: 73
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bacup Times 08-03-1919 Pg3 24-04-1920 Pg5

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