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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Haslingden
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62838
Current location

St James' Church
Church Street
Haslingden
Rossendale
Lancashire
BB4 5QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 78589 23594
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • St John's Church
    Stonefold
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    BB5 2SW
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 784 253
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Nowy-headed rectangular tablet with a wreath encircling a cross at top centre and a black marble border. Lettering in black.
Inscription
1914-1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH AND SCHOOL WHO/ COUNTED NOT THEIR LIVES DEAR UNTO THEMSELVES/ BUT DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS/ TRUTH AND PEACE + THE REREDOS AND OAK/ PANELLING IN THE CHANCEL ARE ERECTED BY/ VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Altham, J
Bentley, E
Burgess, W
Clegg, R
Davison, H
Davison, J
Dixon, J
Dixon, W
Entwistle, W
Gregson, J T
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 33
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 33
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, regiment, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank THEN surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black, Marble - Grey
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • Grade II
  • 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
Public
Reference

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