Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Tony Harding

Memorial

Calvary 1914-18 1939-45 St. Michael R.C.

Reference

E73.01

Place

ESH LAUDE

Map ref

NZ 190437

Original Location

St. Michaelís Roman Catholic Church DH7 9QN.

Which war

a. 1914-18
b. 1939-45

Memorial Description

Calvary with gabled top on stone mound. Set into the side of the mound is a stone plaque 2 feet 7 inches high x 2 feet 3 inches wide resting on a stone pedestal. This bears the names from 1914-18 in two columns.
Set in front and below this is a stone plaque 6 inches high x 2 feet wide x 2 inches deep which bears the names from 1939-45.
The Prayer at the top of the larger plaque is in Gothic lettering. The rest of the lettering is in elaborate capitals.

Materials used

Wood Calvary, stone pedestal. polished granite plaques.

Inscription

a. Crucified Jesus / have mercy on the souls / of / (names) / who gave their lives in the Great War / 1914-1919
b. 1939-1945

Names

Present condition

Leaning slightly due to insecure foundations.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: C. Sanders; Tony Harding; Dorothy Hall

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; C. Sanders; Tony Harding

Research In Progress

All the WW1 names have been researched see Every Name a Story entries

Calvary 1914-18 1939-45 St. Michael R.C. (E73.01)

 
ESH LAUDE    St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church

    

    

    
   Crucified Jesus
   have mercy on the souls 
   of
   Burke John         Brennan Pat.
   Cairns Pat.        Colton Terence 
   Foy Jas.           Hassan Jno.
   Knox David         McShane Dominic 
   McGarth Wm.        Macklam Alfred 
   Marley Ignatius    Merrigan Jno. 
   O‘Neill Jno.       Robson Jos.
   Suddes Wm.         Suddes George
   Smith Leonard      Smith Thos.
   Scott Thos.        Tillet Alex.
   Who gave their lives in the Great War
   1914 - 1919
   -----------------
   1939 - 1945 
   Cpt. Harry Fenwick R.N.V.R. 
   L/Cpl. John Lawrence Quinn H.L.I
NamesE73.01   

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Parish Notes

Every Name A Story