Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Dorothy Hall


Plaque 1914-18 St. Mary





Map ref

NZ 320359

Original Location

St. Mary’s Church, Church Street. Below the west window.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled and dedicated 14th March 1920 by Bishop Moule, Bishop of Durham

Memorial Description

Plaque 2 feet 6 inches high x 1 foot 5 inches wide mounted on a wood pattress approx. 4 inches wider all round. The border has a floral motif raised at intervals. The names of the Officers and NCOs are listed at the top in two columns; below the privates are listed in three columns. The lettering is an elaborate Roman lower case.

Materials used

Brass on wood pattress.


To the Glory of God and in / Memory of the undernamed / Men of Coxhoe / who made the / Great Sacrifice / 1914-1918
Requiescant in Pace


How money was raised

Public subscription.


1. The newspaper account says that the plaque contains the names of 86 who fell.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C. Sanders; Dorothy Hall

Durham Chronicle 17/03/1920 reports unveiling.

North Mail 15/03/1920

Northern Daily Mail 15/03/1920 reports unveiling.

St.Mary’s Church, Coxhoe: A History and Guide; Robert Walton; 1989

Source of quotation
“Requiescant in pace” (“May they rest in peace”) Latin Mass for the Dead.

External web link

Research acknowledgements

C. Sanders; Dorothy Hall; Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance; Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

Coxhoe Local History Group have researched the names on their War Memorials Contact via

Plaque 1914-18 St. Mary (C103.02)

COXHOE St. Mary’s Church.


         To the Glory of God and in
         Memory of the undernamed
         Men of Coxhoe
         who made the
         “Great Sacrifice”
         Lieut. W. Ramsay          Cpl.  R. Thubron
         Sergt. J.H. Heron         L/Cpl. N. Brown
         Sergt. G. Keith           L/Cpl. W. Carr
         Sergt. G. McPherson       L/Cpl. T. Ferguson
         Cpl. A. Jenkin            L/Cpl. W. Rowcroft
         T. Ainsley         W. Garnett          T. Ogden
         W.H. Ayton         G.F. Hodgson        J. Ord
         C. Bartlett        T. Hall             P. Payton
         G.H. Bell          F.E. Harker         C. Phillips
         T. Brandon         H. Hunter           A. Parkin
         R. Bowes           J. Hopper           W.O. Reed
         J. Burnell         J. Hutchinson       J. Redden
         W. Bell            T.W. Hargreaves     G. Robinson
         R. Barker          A. Hillerby         T. Roxby
         W.H. Bell          R.W. Hobson         M.J. Seeber
         A. Carr            A. Iseton           W. Salisbury
         J. Crookes         A. Jamieson         J.A. Scott
         J. Cranson         J.E. Johnson        R. Seaton
         T. Chisholm        A. Johnson          F. Stephenson
         H. Davies          G. Kirton           E.T. Singleton
         P. Degnall         P. Kitchingman      T. Thompson
         R.H. Dobinson      W. Lindsay          A. Turner
         J. Earl            S. Langhorn         C. Turnbull
         J. Edminson        J.R. Layton         J. Winwood
         W. Earl            J. Liddle           A. West
         J.G. Forster       T.H. Moyle          W. Walker
         T. Fenton          W. McIlwain         T. Watson
         W. Glendenning     A. McCallum         F. Woodward   
         T. Graham          J. Neasham          E.B.B. Williams
         W. Gower           F. Newby            C. White
                            Requiescant in Pace


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