Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown


Plaque 1914-18 Location unknown





Original Location

Location unknown

Present Location

Thropton War Memorial Hall

Which war


Memorial Description

Plaque approx 3 feet high x 2 feet wide. The plaque has a beveled edge. The names are handpainted in two columns. Lettering of the dedication is in Old English, the names in sans serif capitals, all with red initials.

Materials used



To the Memory of those / of this Parish who gave their / lives for their Country in the / Great War 1914-1918.



1. This was handed in for auction as part of a farm clearance in April 2010.

2. At the auction, the plaque was purchased by the Thropton Village Hall Committee for erection in their village hall with the purpose of keeping it in the Coquet Valley and also finding out its origin.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Janet Brown

Research acknowledgements

Janet Brown; Thropton War Memorial Hall Committee; Hexham and North Auction Mart

Research In Progress

Duncan Glen is researching the names on this memorial and would like to hear from any one who has memorabilia, stories or photographs. Contact

Plaque 1914-18 Location unknown (R24.16)


   To the Memory of those
   of this Parish who gave their
   lives for their Country in the
   Great War 1914-1918.

   Atkinson, William J.  Mavin, John R.
   Avery, Reginald G.    Milburn, James
   Bell, J.C.            McTear, James F.
   Charlton, Norman E.   Murray, Thomas
   Cowans, Thomas        Nichol, William
   Davison, Thomas       Potts, William
   Dawson, Thomas        Pringle, John
   Dawson, William       Renton, Robert W.
   Donkin, Samuel T.     Richardson, J.S.
   Graham, Joshua        Richardson, J.R.
   Gregory, Thomas       Richardson, W.
   Gutherson, Robert     Ridley, William R.
   Hall, Ephraim         Robson, Charles
   Hood, James F.        Rogerson, Robert
   Hounam, Robert        Scott, Joseph
   Kidd, Robert R.       Trotter, George
   Kidd, Henry Taylor    Trotter, Thomas M.
   Littlefair, John      Turnbull, William
   Mason, John           Weatherburn, D.B.
   Mason, Henry H.       Wintrip, John T.

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Parish Notes

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