Memorial Details

After restoration
Photo: Michael Scott


Plaque 1914-18 Christ Church Parish Hall





Map ref

NZ 354686

Original Location

Christ Church, Preston Road / Albion Road.

Present Location

Relocated to the west porch of the church in 2012

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 29th September 1919 by Canon Crawhall.

Memorial Description

Plaque, 88.5cm high x 61cm wide x 9mm thick. The names are listed in two columns. Lettering is carved and gilded using sans serif capitals throughout.
A brass plate has been placed at the top which reads “Christ Church Parish Hall Members”.

Materials used



In grateful memory of the members / and Ex-members who gave their lives / for King and Country / 1914-1918


How money was raised

Members of the Parish Hall.

Present condition

Restored 2012.


1. Christ Church Parish Hall closed c1978. It is now the site of Norfolk Court Sheltered Housing.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Ralph Gould; Tony Harding; photo of restored memorial: Michael Scott

Journal 10/11/2012 reports proposed rededication at the Remembrance Day service

Research acknowledgements

Michael Scott (Christ Church); Mrs. Kirsopp (Christ Church); the late R.W. Gould; Tony Harding

Research In Progress

The names on the North Shields memorials are being researched by the Tynemouth WW1 group. Contact

Plaque 1914-18 Christ Church Parish Hall (N34.12)

NORTH SHIELDS, Christ Church.

   In grateful memory of the members
   and ex-members who gave their lives
   for King and Country
   Geo. S. Balls         Nevill Brook
   James E. Brook        Osmond Brown
   Henry Brunton         Tom Buglass
   Wm. Coates            Harry Cosans
   Henry E. Cooper       Louis de la Cherois
   Wm. J. Dees           Tom Dickinson
   Norman McL. Dryden    Jacob Carson
   George Hall           John Mummery
   Richard H.A. Potts    Joseph Ray
   John Watson Todd      Fred Venus
   David S. Wallace

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Parish Notes

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