Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: John Dixon


Plaque 1914-18 1939-45 Grammar School





Original Location

Grammar School. In main hall.

Present Location

The school is now a Community College

Which war

a. 1914-18
b. 1939-45

Memorial Description

Plaque with shallow dome centre top divided into three panels by half-round verticals. At centre top is the school badge raised in half relief. The dedication is on the centre panel. The names for 1914-18 are on the left hand panel, those for 1939-45 are on the left and right hand panels. All lettering is in Roman capitals throughout.

Materials used

Light oak


In honoured / memory of / the old boys / of this school / who fell in / the World Wars / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945


Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: John and Mavis Dixon; Simon Raine

A History of Wolsingham Grammar School, 1997, Anita Atkinson carries brief report.

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; John and Mavis Dixon

Research In Progress

Ken Heatherington has researched the names on the local memorials. His research is available at Weardale Museum and High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn Co Durham DL13 1HD. Opening Hours 2pm - 5pm, Easter and Bank Holidays, May, June, July, Sept, and October (Wednesday to Sunday inclusive). Every afternoon in August. Contact

Plaque 1914-18 1939-45 Grammar School (W128.03)

WOLSINGHAM     Grammar School
   1914-1918                          John Dickinson
   Jack Carr          In honoured     David Fish
   Joseph Crowe                       Ronald Gill      
   Harry Drummond     memory of       George Graham
   Edward Fairless                    John Heatherington
   John Hook          the old boys    Alex Heslop
   James Hopper                       John Hewitson
   John Horn          of this school  Frank Hodgson
   Noble Lacey                        Maurice Hull
   Harry Langstaff    who fell in     George Jay
   Thompson Maddison                  Samuel Kerr
   Jack Miller        the World Wars  Charles M. Knaggs
   Ernest Pattinson                   Alan H. Lister
   Alec Richardson    1914-1918       Alan Mitchell
   Oliver Richmond                    John C. Moore
   Harry Stobbs       1939-1945       Francis V. Moses
   Jack Waller                        John Proud
   Bertie Ward                        John W. Robinson
   Harry Webster                      Arnold Robson
                                      A.R. Russell Robson
   1939-1945                          John M. Stamper
   Kenneth Allanson                   Norman Stevens
   Charles E. Bell                    Maurice Stobart
   George B. Brown                    John G. Tallentire
   John Brydon                        Fred. Waidson
   Leslie Burrup                      Douglas H. Wall
   John Craig                         Collin Watson
   John T.M. Crow                     William Watson
   Frederick Davidson                 Robert M. Wheatley
   Eric Dawes                         Clarence Whitfield
   Lawrence Dewhurst

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