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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Altar or altar part
District
Durham
Town
Dawdon
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 July 1921
    Attended by: Lt. Col KJW Leather CBE, 4th DLI
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24 July 1921
    Attended by: Rev E W Bolland
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
69899
Current location

On corner next to Melbury Street (formerly the Anglican church)
Saint Hild & Saint Helen Christian Fellowship
Mount Stewart Street
Dawdon
Durham
Durham
SR7 7NF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 42956 48303
Denomination: Pentecostal

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Description
Oak altar screen with twin oak ambos on stone bases at each side of screen bearing inscriptions in gold/gilt lettering. The screen has a central divide at the top of the steps to the altar. The left- and right-hand sides of the screen are further divided into four sections with names inscribed in columns on each section.
Inscription
Left -hand pulpit: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ THIS SCREEN WAS ERECTED/ BY THE PARISHIONERS Right-hand pulpit: REST ETERNAL/ GRANT UNTO THEM,/ O LORD, AND LET/ PERPETUAL LIGHT/ SHINE UPON THEM./ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE. Screen panels: (Names...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aitchison, J
Allard, Gb
Allen, W
Anderson, C
Applery, N
Armstrong, F
Armstrong, R
Ather, W
Bailey, S
Barker, E
See details for all 180 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 180
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 180
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initial of forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Altar / Communion rail
    Measurements: height c.1070mm, width c.1980mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Pulpit
    Measurements: depth c.735mm, height c.1525mm, width c.1140mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Comments: Lord Londonderry contributed £75 of cost
Memorial: £330

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Parishioners, Lord Londonderry
Responsibility
Saint Hild & Saint Helen Christian Fellowship
Reference
  • www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=6990
  • Sunderland Echo 22/07/1921 gives memorial and window description 25/07/1921 reports unveiling.
  • Northern Echo 23/7/1921 reports proposed unveiling; 25/7/1921 reports unveiling

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