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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
Aberconwy
Town
Conwy
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 30 June 1957
    Attended by: Lord Bishop of Bangor
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6997
Current location

At the east end of the north aisle inside the church.
St Mary and All Saints Church
St Mair ar Holl Saint Eglwys
Church Street
Conwy
Aberconwy
Gwynedd
LL32 8AF
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 78168 77540
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
A dedicated side chapel at the east end of the north aisle. A carved oak reredos contains an inscription incised in upright capital lettering. Oak panelling on each side of the altar is contiguous with the reredos and contains an inscription carved across the head of the panels in relief upright capital letters and coloured red; names are incised into the panels in upright capital block letters coloured black with rubricated initials.
Inscription
Reredos: TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD AND IN GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919 - A.P.H R.R.H O.R W.L.B J.B R.I.P. Panels: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE FROM CONWAY AND THE IMMEDIATE NEIGHBOURHOOD WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baxter, I A
Blundell, J
Curtis, T W
Davies, W E
Edwards, H W
Ellis, O
Evans, T
Foulkes, A Ll
Foulkes, T
Griffiths, J E
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank
    Order of information: By rank and then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Reredos
    Measurements: depth 135mm, height 2100mm, width 1450mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Panelling
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 1520mm, width 2550mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
1957: Renovated
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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