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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Easington
Town
Seaham
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Lowes & Son of Durham
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Apr 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71029
Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
Old Seaham
Church Lane
Seaham
Easington
Durham
SR7 7AS
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 42236 50503
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brown & White alabaster tablet with fluted frame. The central panel has a border of blue and gold mosaic. At centre top is a cross incised into the alabaster. The names are listed in two columns. The dedication is in Old English lower case, the names in elaborate Roman and the rest below this is in sans serif capitals. The quotation at the bottom is in sans serif capital italics.
Inscription
To the Glory of God / and in grateful memory / of / (names) / all of this parish / who laid down their lives / in the Great War / 1914-1918./Death is swallowed up in victory.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Douglass, J
Garthwaite, A
Kerry, J
Parker, T
Simpson, Jw
Smith, E
Taylor, Ac
Thompson, Sc
Thorman, Am
Wilkie, Gh
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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