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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
South Holland
Town
Spalding
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 May 1919
    Attended by: Rev F W Hutchinson, Vicar of Holmbeach and Rural Dean of East Elloe
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56789
Current location

St. John the Baptist Church
Hawthorne Bank
Spalding
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE11 1JD
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 23832 22060
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rood beam and dedicatory board. The rood is of carved wood, painted and decorated with a foliated cross and the figure of Christ crowned in the centre, the Blessed Virgin on the right and St John on the left. The memorial board with the names carved on it has a frame carved with vine and roses. Shield of St George at top.
Inscription
REMEMBER IN THE LORD THOSE/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR FREEDOM. A.D. 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Cecil Sidney
Allcock, William
Andrew, Albert
Andrews, Harry
Ashling, George
Bains, Francis Edward
Barnett, George Arthur
Baxter, George Henry
Beeby, John Herbert
Borrows, Benjamin
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Rood
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Board
    Measurements: depth 50 mm, height 1520 mm, width 780 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Johns PCC
Reference
  • Lincolnshire, Boston and Spalding Free Press 20 May 1919

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