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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Bury
Town
Ramsbottom
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65739
Current location

Christ Church and Neighbourhood Centre
Great Eaves Road
Ramsbottom
Bury
Greater Manchester
BL0 0X
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 79230 17392
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Ramsbottom Wesleyan Methodist Church Chapel
    Market Place
    Ramsbottom
    Bury
    Greater Manchester
    BL0 9HT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 790 169
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Single light stained glass window depicting Christ Light of the World. The window is cusp arched and shows the figure of Christ wearing a crown, white robe and red cape, and carrying a lantern in his left hand with right hand raised. Flora and fauna surround his feet and trees are depicted in the background. The inscription is in Gothic script and runs the length of the lower edge of the window. Window has a foliate border.
Inscription
Window: To the Glory of God and in grateful memory of the men of/ Ramsbottom Wesleyan Methodist Church who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Booth, John
Borstall, Arthur
Driver, Joseph Henry
Kitchon, Fred Edwin
Whittaker, Fred
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
2014: Damage to surrounding stone window sill and frame. The window is at risk of being lost as part of the conversion of the former Church. 1997: Church closed and converted into private flats.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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