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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Allerdale
Town
Cockermouth
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr JH Whittaker -A schoolmaster at Lairthwaite School, Keswick (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 26 Jun 1960
    Attended by: Rt Rev HV Turner, former Bishop of Penrith
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66934
Current location

St Peter’s Chapel at the west end of the Nave
Christ Church
Gallowbarrow
Cockermouth
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA13 0EG
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 11879 30606
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Framed and glazed illuminated scroll on parchment
Inscription
THIS CHAPEL IS DEDICATED TO THE/MEMORY OF THE MEN & WOMEN/OF THIS TOWN WHO DIED IN THE/TWO WARS/ 1914-1918/[names]/ 1939-1945/[names] Let those who come after see to it that their names be not forgotten
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allan, J
Allison, Hh
Appleton, A
Atkinson, W
Barker, M
Barnes, J
Bartle, Gh
Bartle, W
Barton, E
Baxter, J
See details for all 150 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 118
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 118
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 5, height 580, width 795
    Materials: Parchment
  • Frame
    Measurements: depth 50, height 685, width 885
    Materials: Wood & Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public
Details: Public Subscription + £320 legacy from Miss Connie Mitchell who died in 1949
Reference
  • West Cumberland Times 4/12/1915 page 5f

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