Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Victory Hall 1919

Reference

W38.08

Place

WHALTON

Map ref

NZ 130810

Original Location

In the main street

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Opened November 1922 by Col. E.P.A. Riddell

Memorial Description

“Victory Hall”

Names

None

Who commissioned

War Memorial Committee, secretary Mr. W.W. Stringer.

Cost

£400

How money was raised

Public subscription.

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Built by E. Sanderson, Builder, of Whalton.

Notes

1. In the Village Hall is a framed certificate dated August 1922 from Lloyds Bank to the War Memorial Committee showing that the Victory Hall was built for £400 by E. Sanderson, Builder of Whalton together with a receipt for the payment of the account.

2. The hall has undergone renovation and extension and now features a wonderful picture window over the valley.

3. Captain Anderson offered to give £200 as a subscription to the village Hall.

4. Mrs. H. Middleton of Belsay Castle proposed giving a site in the village for the hall.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Morpeth Herald 21/02/1919 reports agreement on village hall;

Illustrated Chronicle 11/11/1922 reports opening of the hall.

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Research acknowledgements

K. and D. Southern; Dorothy Hall

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