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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Organ or organ part
District
South Lakeland
Town
Grasmere
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians
Maker
JJ Binns of Leeds (Makers)
Messrs T Wilson & Sons of Grasmere (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: October 1923
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67644
Current location

East end of Langdale (North) Aisle
St Oswald's Church
Grasmere
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA22 9SN
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 33718 07379
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three Manual Organ with a brass dedication plaque. The organ case is of Austrian Oak. Nurse Taylor is also commemorated on the family grave at Duke Street Cemetery, Southport: WMR 93447
Inscription
DEDICATED TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/& IN LOVING MEMORY OF/NELLIE TAYLOR, VAD/OF THE 10TH MOTOR AMBULANCE CONVOY/BRITISH RED CROSS/WHO DIED IN FRANCE JUNE 27TH 1918/AND WAS INTERRED AT MONT HUON/MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT/SECOND DAUGHTER OF/JOHN TAYLOR ESQ CBE/AND MRS TAYLOR/OF HELMSIDE, GRASMERE AND/BRYWOOD, BIRKDALE/THIS ORGAN/IS THE GIFT OF HER SORROWING/PARENTS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Taylor, Nellie
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Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, date of death, place of death, place of burial, personal information
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth inset, height 430mm, width 305mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Organ or Organ part
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal, Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
Organ Renovated and substantially altered in 1964, overhauled in 1994, humidifier and bellows for tromba fitted in 2004 together with a 2 stage access ladder within the organ case
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Her parents
Reference

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