Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall


Plaque 1914-18 1939-45 St. Bartholomew





Map ref

NZ 267370

Original Location

St. Bartholomew’s Church, on A167 south of Durham.

Which war

a. 1914-18
b. 1939-45

Memorial Description

Plaque, very plain, 1 foot 9 inches wide x 3 feet 3 inches high. There is a wide border which has been pecked, and has small shields carved in half relief centre top the Royal badge centre left the arms of Durham and centre right St. Cuthbert’s cross. The names are listed in two columns on the main panel, the lettering incised using Roman capitals for the dedication and quotation, sans serif capitals for the names, all in italics. The whole has been clear varnished.

Materials used

Light oak.


In memoriam / S. Bartholomew / Croxdale / S. Michael, Hett / 1914-1918 / (Names) / 1939-1945 / (Names) /
Resist evil and conquer it / with good / Romans 12 21.



1. This plaque looks it could have replaced a memorial for 1914-18, at the same time merging the parishes of Croxdale with Hett.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Simon Raine; C. Sanders; Dorothy Hall

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Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; C. Sanders; Dorothy Hall

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Plaque 1914-18 1939-45 St. Bartholomew (C104.01)

CROXDALE   St. Bartholomew’s Church
   In Memoriam
   S. Bartholomew
   S. Michael, Hett
   S. Ayre          J. Hope
   J. Alker         A. Nichols
   H. Bell          D. O’Connell
   G. Brown         R. Prockter (sic)
   J. Blackburn     H. Smith
   R. Brewis        J. Temperley
   E. Clark         A. Tarn
   J. Essen         J. Watson
   F. Forman        J. Wilson
   J. Gurkin        T. Wilkinson
   E. Hanson        T. Wallace
   S. Atchison      G. Pallister
   L. Blenkhorn     R. Raisbeck
   W. Craven        D. Simpson
   F. Etherington   W. Watson
   R. Fortune       G. Wallace
   J. Hall          L. White
   H. Hall          A. White
   Resist evil and conquer it
   with good
   Romans 12 21.

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Parish Notes

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