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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Undefined
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70241
Current location

On the first floor landing in a glass display case
Barnsley Town Hall
Church Street
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 2TA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 34373 06529
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Redfearn Brothers' Glassworks
    Barnsley
    Barnsley
    South Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A tarnished dark bronze tablet about two feet high and a foot wide. A narrow lined decorative border surrounds a dedication and list of names.
Inscription
IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF / OUR FELLOW WORKMEN / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE SERVICE / OF THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (names) / ALDHAM WORKS / (names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Austin, W
Bateman, A
Bird, J H
Derbyshire, J
Duncan, R
Feeley, W
Field, H
Green, B R
Green, T
Hobson, E
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial(s) and surname
    Order of information: Initials, Surname
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height c.600mm, width c.300mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Glassworks started 1862 by the Redfearn family at Old Mill Barnsley, the site at Aldham Bridge was taken over from another firm in 1895. 1910 Company incorporated as Redfearn Brothers. 1946 Built a new factory at Monk Bretton, two miles from Barnsley. Now part of the Ardagh Group.
Responsibility
Barnsley Council

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