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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Durham
Town
Hallgarth, south of Pittington
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
MESSRS LOWES AND SONS (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71148
Current location

St Laurence's Church
Hallgarth Lane
Hallgarth
south of Pittington
Durham
Durham
DH6 1AB
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 32886 43579
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Marble Tablet beneath a cross, both of white marble, both surmounted on a black marble pattress. The cross has the “IHS” monogram at the crossing. Lettering is incised and gilded using a variety of fonts.
Inscription
I H S/In affectionate memory of/Ralph Henry Cleasby,/of Broomside House,/35 years church-warden of this parish/who died 10th November 1901/aged 65years./and of his third son Walter,/who was killed in action/near Heinesburg 10th April 1902,/aged 29 years./This tablet and the western most/window of this aisle/were placed by friends 1903
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cleasby, Walter
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, place of death, manner of death, date of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 950mm, width 550mm
    Materials: Marble - Black
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Friends
Reference

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