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Plaque 1914-18 Coach Lane Wesleyan Methodist





Map ref

NZ 353678

Original Location

Wesley Church, Coach Lane.

Present Location

Unknown. The Church was bombed during the 1939-45 war.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled November 13th 1921 by Rev. Gwynne Hodder, Minister of the Church.

Memorial Description

"An engraved large tablet" with an incised cross and the "I.H.S." symbol at the top.

Materials used

Not specified




Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Mr. W.E. Barker of South Shields

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Shields Daily News 14/11/1921 reports unveiling.

Research acknowledgements

The late R.W. Gould

Research In Progress

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

Plaque 1914-18 Coach Lane Wesleyan Methodist (N34.33)

NORTH SHIELDS, Wesley Church, Coach Lane. 
The layout of this memorial is not known.
This list of names is extracted from a Press 
report, and cannot be verified by comparison 
with the missing original.

   Fred Allerton
   Samuel J. Craig
   James Y. Digman
   John Forrest
   John W. Hart
   John T. Heslop
   J. Walter Hume
   Charles W. Knox
   John J. Leech
   Robert P. Robson
   Thomas H. Svensson

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