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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rossendale
Town
Whitworth
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75896
Current location

Whitworth Historical Society
North Street
Whitworth
Rossendale
Lancashire
OL12 8RA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 88508 18208
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Beulah Methodist Church
    Bacup
    Rossendale
    Lancashire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Plain Stone Tablet with Lead lettering. The Font, Communion Table and Chairs referred to on the memorial are all lost
Inscription
THIS TABLET AND FONT ARE ERECTED TO THE/GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/THE MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCVH WHO LAID DOWN/THEIR LIVES FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/[names in 2 columns/THIS TABLET, COMMUNION TABLE & CHAIRS ARE DEDICATED/TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN REMEBRANCE & GRATITUDE/TO OUR FALLEN BRETHREN 1939-1945/[names in 3 columns]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, Harold
Ainsworth, Roland
Ashworth, S
Birtwistle, Harry
Butler, Colin
Chestney, H
Coates, W
Cross, W
Greenwood, J
Hardman, J W
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Font
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Table
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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