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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Copeland
Town
Harrington
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Whittle & Son Ltd of Whitehaven (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 2nd March 1921
    Attended by: Revd JR Croft, Vicar of Workington St John
  • Dedicated
    Date: 2nd March 1921
    Attended by: Revd JR Croft, Vicar of Workington St John
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62313
Current location

North wall of nave
St Mary's Church
On B5296 just east of ‘Beckstone Bridge’- the village centre
Harrington
Copeland
Cumbria
CA14 5PR
England

OS Grid Ref: NX 99416 25694
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with foliate border and rose emblems at corners and centre top and bottom. Names in five columns.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF THIS PARISH/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Agnew, S
Ambler, H
Anderson, Jo
Arnott, An
Askew, C
Barker, F
Beresford, L
Bird, J
Birnie, Ed
Blair, H
See details for all 118 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 123
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 123
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,initials of forenames ,rank (if an officer),decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 20mm, height 705mm, width 1065mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 790mm, width 1140mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Subscriptions raised £92/10/7- after all expenses there was a blance on the account of £1/14/1.
Memorial: £84/7/6

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Parish Magazines at Whitehaven Record Office-For cost -the magazines also contain certain casualties as they died
  • See File YPR 16/64 for invoice (thus the maker) and Subscription book
  • West Cumberland Times 5/3/1921 page 2g
  • Harrington Local History group have researched all the casualties-see YDX 386 at Whitehaven Record Office

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