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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Macclesfield
Town
Macclesfield
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WALTER J PEARCE (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19 September 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57594
Current location

Silk Museum
Park Lane
Macclesfield
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 6TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 91776 73270
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Christ Church
    Bridge Street
    Macclesfield
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    SK11 6EG
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 91403 73528
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Trinity Church
    Cumberland Street
    Macclesfield
    Macclesfield
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 910 730
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Stained glass window depicting the glorified Saviour standing outside the portal of one of the gates of the New Jerusalem. This window was lost when the church closed. Dedicatory plaque beneath the window, made of ceramic tiles in a wooden frame.
Inscription
At the foot of the window: Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee the crown of life. Plaque below window: THEY WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED BELOW WERE AMONGST THOSE WHO, AT THE CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY, LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURING HARDNESS, FACED DANGER AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF-SACRIFICE, GIVING UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM/ (NAMES) (Exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bingham, Harold
Bracegirdle, James W
Bradley, Wilfred
Broadhead, Thomas
Clowes, James
Dean, Frederick
Elkin, Sydney
Fearn?, Sydney R
Fiske, Walter
Goddard, Harold
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Ceramic
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Macclesfield Times 24 September 1920, page 5

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