Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall


Plaque 1914-18 St. Philip and St. James





Map ref

NY 123389

Original Location

Church of St.Philip and St.James , Church Lane.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 21st October 1950 by Bishop of Jarrow.

Memorial Description

Plaque, rectangular with raised centre top. The names are listed in three columns. The dates and sphere of service are in black, the names in red. All lettering is in Roman capitals throughout.

Materials used





Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Jones and Willis Ltd.


1. The initial proposal to erect a memorial was made on 6th May 1919.

2. The original proposal was for oak panelling which appears to have been carried out. An entry on page 168 in the Minute Book for 1922 reads: “Visit of the Rural Dean 22nd November 1922 remarked….”A great and new feature is the War Memorial consisting of Oak Panelling throughout the Chancel, worked in square and neatly carved – the names of the fallen are in a panel on the south ( ? ) individual (s) on the N. – the whole is excellent in effect….”W D Croudace – Rural Dean”.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C. Sanders

Durham County Archives Vestry Minute Book EP/TL5/1; Unveiling programme EP/Tl2/32

The Monumental Brasses of County Durham William Lack, H. Martin Stuchfield and Philip Whittemore 2002 ISBN 095 4327101

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Research acknowledgements

C. Sanders; John and Mavis Dixon; Dorothy Hall; David Charlesworth

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Plaque 1914-18 St. Philip and St. James (T57.03)

TOW LAW, Church of St. Philip and St. James.


   Royal Navy          J. Collingwood      R. Hobson
   W.G. Lewis          T.W. Collingwood    W. Hodgson
                       W. Corr             J.R. Hutchinson
   Army                J.E. Crowe          F.B. Hutton
   N.R. Agar  M.M.     C. Dowson           G. Learoyd
   D. Armstrong        P. Ellison          M. Marley
   W. Armstrong        J. Evans            W.P. Marley
   J.T. Bainbridge     W. Fitzsimmons      J.J. McAninley
   W. Boal             W. Graham           J. McCormick
   F. Bradwell         W.A. Graham         A. McDougall
   H. Burrows          H. Hail             R. McMahon
   J. Burrows          F. Hanlon           T. Moore
   B.H. Charlton       James Harle         T. Moralee
   J. Claughton        John Harle          J.W. Peckett
   G.R. Coates         C. Hildreth         O. Robinson

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story