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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Worksop
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08/05/1920
    Attended by: GHM Turner, Chairman, Worksop UDC, WH Hewlett, Managing Director, Revs. d'Arcy, Hayward, Lambert, representatives of miners, veterans - and William Johnson VC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59011
Current location

South wall of the Lady Chapel
St Mary and St Cuthbert Priory Church
Cheapside
Worksop
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
S80 2HX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 59018 78910
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • In the lamp room.
    Manton Colliery
    Retford Rd (B6040)
    Manton
    Worksop
    Bassetlaw
    Nottinghamshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 600 780
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque with a raised oak leaf and acorn pattern border. A Tudor rose lies each side of the title scroll above the raised inscription. One of nineteen plaques of a similar design erected at the works and pits of the Company in 1920.
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/ THE NAMES HERE RECORDED ARE of/ THOSE MEN WHO WORKED HERE AND/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR / THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ AUGUST 1914 - NOVEMBER 1918/ AS WELL AS THE NAMES OFTHOSE WHO OBTAINED MILITARY DISTINCTIONS/ IN THE WAR / MANTON PITS / KILLED / (Names) / HONOURS / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsop, Alfred
Anderton, Edward Bate
Ansboro, Michael
Appleton, Thomas
Arkwright, Richard
Ashcroft, George
Ashcroft, George
Aspey, Henry
Aspey, Henry
Aspinall, James
See details for all 455 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 455
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 455
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations, service number, regiment, death
    Order of information: Surname, forename, decorations, service number, regiment, death
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT AND ST MARY, WORKSOP PRIORY, AND REMAINS OF CLOISTER WALL
  • 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
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: The Wigan Coal and Iron Company Limited
Reference
  • Local Publication - Booklet undated, about 2016: Whose Memorial, by Robert Ilett - the Appendix gives details about the Memorial.
  • The Worksop Guardian, 14/05/1920: Report of the unveiling of the memorial on the wall of the lamp room.

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