Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: J. Brown

Memorial

Panels 1914-18 St. Cuthbert

Reference

B15.09

Place

BEDLINGTON

Map ref

NZ 260818

Original Location

St. Cuthbert's Church, Church Lane,
In Chapel of Remembrance.

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Dedicated 24th September 1921 and unveiled 8th October 1921 by Mrs. Burdon of Wooperton

Memorial Description

Panelling 3 feet high x 9 feet wide, curved to fit between the top of the wall and the ceiling of the chapel, and divided into six panels. The dedication along the top is in raised gilded Roman capitals, with the letter "V" being used instead of "U".. The names are listed in six columns in white Roman capitals.

Materials used

Oak

Inscription

To the honoured memory of the men from this Parish who gave their lives for King and Country / in the Great War 1914-1918 their fellow parishioners place their names here.

Names

How money was raised

Public subscription

Present condition

Good

English Heritage Listing

In Grade II Listed Building

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Designed by Mr. W.D. Carse, architect, London; oak carving by Messrs. Bowman of Stamford; mason work by Mr. Oliver, Bedlington.

Notes

1. It was estimated that the costs of the proposals would be 1,000, which was the sum they wished to raise. But costs meant that this would be sufficient, and it was proposed to simplify the work, but even then the costs would be 1,100.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: J. Brown

Shields Daily News 20/09/1921 reports proposed unveiling.

Alnwick & County Gazette 24/09/1921 reports proposed unveiling.

Newcastle Daily Journal 25/08/1920 reports that increasing prices meant simplification of the wood carving to save money.

Northern Echo 10/09/1921 reports proposal; 20/09/1921 reports proposed unveiling.

Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 08/10/1921 reports proposed unveiling today.

Morpeth Herald 27/08/1920 reports rising costs; 23/09/1921 reports proposed unveiling; 07/10/1921 reports proposed unveiling.

Blyth News 10/10/1921 reports unveiling.

Illustrated Chronicle 10/10/1921 carries a photo of the people attending the unveiling.

Links to Source Material :

Research acknowledgements

The late R.W. Gould; J. Brown; Michael Newrick; Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

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Panels 1914-18 St. Cuthbert (B15.09)

 
BEDLINGTON, St. Cuthbert's Church.     
     
   TO THE HONOVRED MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COVNTRY
   IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS PLACE THEIR.NAMES HERE.
  
   Armstrong, J.T.     Dixon, L.      Gilboy, J.      Kane, J.      Patterson, J.   Shaw, F.
   Ayre, G.F.          Dixon, J.W.    Hall, W.J.      Kane, M.      Peebles, G.     Shaw, W.
   Bell, J.A.          Docherty, J.C. Hallowell, J.   Latty, W.     Peebles, R.     Shotton, J.
   Bell, M.            Dodds, R.      Hannay, W.S.    Lonsdale, R.  Pick, A.J.      Smith, G.
   Brookes, E.         Dodds, P.H.    Hanton, A.      McNally, R.   Pyle, J.        Smith, J.
   Burns, J.           Dunn, J.E.     Hardy, D.       Middleton, S. Redpath, J.     Smyth, H.R.
   Carroll, J.         Dunn, M.       Hay, J.W.       Miller, J.    Reed, E.        Smyth, T.C.
   Charlton, E.        Earl, J.       Hindhaugh, G.H. Millne, F.    Richardson, W.  Stoker, J.R.
   Clark, J.W.         Earl, S.H.     Hinson, T.      Mitchison, A. Riddell, R.     Stoker, T.J.
   Cowans, T.W.        Elliott, J.    Howe, L.        Molden, L.    Ritchie, W.     Straker, A.C.
   Collingwood, J.R.C. Eltis, J.      Hunter, R.      Nesbit, G.    Robinson, T.R.  Tindal, L.
   Cook, E.            Embleton, W.   Hutchinson, J.  Oliver, R.P.  Roper, W.       Weatherley, T.W.
   Crickmer, L.        Fishwick, W.   Jones, J.J.     Orange, J.T.  Scougal, T.     Young, G.R.
   Davis, G.E.         Foggan, G.     Jordan, J.B.    Orange, S.F.  Scurfield, J.
                                      James, T.                     Sanderson, J.
NamesB15.09

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story