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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Parton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Mr F. Snowden (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 09 May 1920
    Attended by: Revd C. H. Goodman, Circuit Minister
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
62302
Previous locations
  • Parton United Methodist Chapel
    Beginning Of The 'wagon Road'
    Parton
    Copeland
    Cumbria
    CA28 6NR
    England

    OS Grid Ref: NX 97821 20113
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
White marble tablet on a dove-coloured marble setting with an ornamental arched beading at the top.
Inscription
European War, 1914-18. To the Glory of God and in memory of Private Thomas Bewsher, an ardent church and Sunday School worker, who died of wounds in France, October 11th. 1917: also of (Names), Sunday School Scholars. "They died for us." (Line breaks not known.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bewsher, Thomas
Campbell, Thomas
Graham, Anthony
Mitchell, James
Munro, Alexander
Nelson, James
Nelson, John T
Sanderson, Charles W
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: By surname (in no order) and first forename, with initials for second forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
2004: Chapel closed and sold. The memorial broke on removal from the wall and was disposed of.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Whitehaven News 13th May 1920. Pg.7.

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