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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Barnsley
Town
Barnsley
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Lawrence, Brian Totty
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 October 2016
    Attended by: Bishop of Wakefield Rt Rev Tony Robinson, Rev Andrew Earl, Father Paul Cartwright.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71409
Current location

On the south wall near the back of the church
below the memorial for the men of St Peter's Church WW1
St Peter the Apostle & St John the Baptist
Brinckman Street
Barnsley
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S70 1JQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 35094 05873
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large oak board with raised border, about 6' across by 4' high. Lists 140 names in five columns of painted black print. The names are from the newspaper report of the original memorial's unveiling. The original was lost in the 1960s when the church of St John the Baptist, in the Barebones area of Barnsley was demolished.
Inscription
1914 - 1918 / (names 1) / (names 2) / IN MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR (names 3) / names 4) / (names 5) //
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, G T
Archer, David
Archer, Tom
Atha, John Bruce
Atkinson, Jonas
Atkinson, Thomas
Barman, Frederick
Barman, James
Batty, Joseph
Bayford, Cyril G
See details for all 140 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 140
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 140
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename or Initial(s), Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
History
This memorial was installed in St Peter's in the summer of 2016, it had been created the previous year.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Funding came from the Barnsley Central Ward Devolved Budget.
Responsibility
Church of England
Reference
  • Barnsley Chronicle 23 September 2016 - announcement of dedication ceremony.

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