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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Tynedale
Town
Hexham
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 2 November 1948
    Attended by: Mr. E.P. Shield of Lloyds Bank, acting on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Brough, who were ill.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70905
Current location

This memorial has been removed from the wall following the refurbishment of the library.
Queen's Hall Library
Beaumont Street
Hexham
Tynedale
Northumberland
NE46 3LZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 93522 64011
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Moot Hall
    Hexham
    Tynedale

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Library of some 10,000 books and an endowment fund of £2,000, the interest from which was to be used for the purchase of new books. The dedication is on a brass plaque 15cm high x 53.5cm, on the south wall, between the shelves housing the library, where it was placed following the move from the Moot Hall. The inscription in incised in Roman lettering.
Inscription
The Brough Library/This collection was donated by the late Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Brough/to the townspeople of Hexham in commemoration of/victory in the Second World War 1939-45
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 150mm, width 535mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Brough of Thornley Gate, Allendale
Reference

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