Memorial Details

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Simon Raine

Memorial

Plaque 1914-18 School

Reference

N58.01

Place

NEWBIGGIN

Original Location

School room

Present Location

Schoolroom was sold and made into a private house. Memorial is now in the Village Hall.

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 21st September 1921 by Mr. R.W. Raine, J.P.

Memorial Description

Plaque 32 inches high x 22 inches wide on wood pattress 37 inches high x 25 inches wide. There is a half-dome top, the words “Parish of Newbiggin” at the top echo the shape. Below this is a laurel wreath enclosing a cross raised in half relief; the dates are on either side of the wreath. The names are listed in two columns. All lettering is in raised sans serif capitals. The quotation at the bottom is in Gothic script.

Materials used

Repoussé bronzed copper on dark fumed oak background.

Inscription

Parish of Newbiggin / 1914-1918 / In honoured memory of the men / of this parish who took part / in the Great War / Killed / (Names) / Served / (names).
“Fight the good fight”

Names

Cost

£32

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

G. Maile & Sons, London.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: Simon Raine

Auckland and County Chronicle 29/09/1921

Wesleyan Church Magazine November 1921 reports unveiling.

Source of quotation
“Fight the good fight” First line of hymn based on 2 Timothy 4 v 7

External web link

Additional Research documents (click to download)

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale

Research In Progress

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Plaque 1914-18 School (N58.01)

 
NEWBIGGIN   Village Hall
  
Parish of Newbiggin 
1914         +      1918 
In honoured memory of the men 
of this parish who took part 
in the Great War 
  
         Killed 
W.J. Gargate       E.W. Hebdon
T.H. Nixon         S. Watson
G.C. Watson
  
         Served 
J.W. Anderson      T.W. Dickinson
T. Allinson        F. Hutchinson
W.W. Allinson      W. Hutchinson
M.A. Bainbridge    H.A. Hutchinson
J.A. Bainbridge    C.S. Nixon
R. Bainbridge      R.M. Pinkney
S. Bainbridge      J.E. Tallentire
T. Bainbridge      L.H. Temple
J.J. Barker        H.V. Temple
W.A. Bell          F. Thompson
F. Bell            J.E. Wearmouth
F.A. Bell          J. Watson
G.W. Beadle        W.W. Watson
W. Beadle          T.S. Watson
J.J. Beadle        R.W. Watson
H.R. Beadle        J.J. Watson
R. Coggins         F. Watson
J. Dickinson       J.W. Wilkinson
  
“Fight the Good Fight”
  
Names N58.01   

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Parish Notes

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