Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall


Plaque Robson Bros. 1900, 1915 All Saints





Map ref

NZ 508319

Original Location

All Saints’ Church, Church Row.

Which war

a. South Africa 1899-1902
b. 1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled February 1916.

Memorial Description

Plaque of white marble 2 feet high x 2 feet 6 inches wide (602mm x 762 mm) on a background of royal rogue marble, 6 inches (152mm) wider. At centre top is a dome echoed on the plaque and the pattress. The lettering is in Roman capitals.

Materials used

White and brown marble.


loving memory of
Sergt. J.E. Robson
55th Co. N’th’land Imp. Yeo’y,
died of wounds received at
Elandsfontein, S. Africa,
Oct. 1st 1900, aged 23 years.
Also L’ce C’pl R.H. Robson
8th Dur’m L’t Inf’y,
died of wounds received near
Ypres, Belgium,
May 4th 1915, aged 26 years,
Sons of A. & E.M. Robson,


See above.

Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Messrs. Francis Jones & Sons.


1. L/Cpl. Robson was assistant master at Middleton Council School and a member of Hartlepool Rovers’ Football Club, “being recognised by all as being a thoroughly good sportsman”.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C. Sanders; Dorothy Hall

Hartlepool Northern Mail 21/01/1916 carries details of the unveiling.

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; C. Sanders

Research In Progress

George Bainbridge is researching the names on this memorial. Contact:

Plaque Robson Bros. 1900, 1915 All Saints (S139.01)

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