Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Tony Harding

Memorial

Plaque 1939-45 Minster

Reference

S140.040

Place

SUNDERLAND

Map ref

NZ 392569

Original Location

Previously in the Bede Chapel

Present Location

The Minster, formerly St. Michael and All Angelsí Church, High Street West. Bishopwearmouth.

Which war

1939-45

Memorial Description

Parchment 24 inches high x 36 inches wide behind glass. The frame is 28 inches high x 39 inches wide with moulded edges terminating in squares containing carved flowers in each corner, and a raised device at centre top containing a cross. The lettering is done by hand in blue with red initials. The names are in eight rows, running on in the form of a sentence instead of columns.

Materials used

Parchment behind glass.

Inscription

To the Glory of God / and in grateful memory of the men of / Bishopwearmouth Parish Church and of St Peterís Church / Bishopwearmouth who were killed in the World War 1939 - 1945

Names

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Simon Raine; C. Sanders; Tony Harding; James Pasby

Diocese of Durham Faculty number 6530, issued 27/05/1987

Monumental Inscriptions and Dedications within St. Michael & All Angels, Bishopwearmouth and the Gravestones in the churchyard Andrew D. Fletcher

External web link

Research acknowledgements

John and Mavis Dixon; C. Sanders; Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; Tony Harding

Research In Progress

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Plaque 1939-45 Minster (S140.040)

 

    
  
   TO the GLORY of GOD 
   and in grateful memory of the men of 
   Bishopwearmouth Parish Church and of St Peter’s Church 
   Bishopwearmouth who were killed in the World War 1939 - 1945
  
   Spencer Allen      Thomas Blackbell  Reuben Cooper    George Henry Davis 
   Edgar Vivien Edge  James Gilbertson  John Glancy      William Howard Hume 
   John Angus Jackson Jack Johnson      William Langton  John Liddle
   Jack Lumsdon       James McQuillan   Douglas Nesbitt  Charles Oxlade
   James Patterson    Herbert Reed G.C. Samuel Rodley    Ernest William Royle
   John Smillie       John Spargo       Geoffrey Taylor  Walter Silva White
   David Summerville  Alan Williamson   Thomas Wilshaw   Robert Wilson
                              William Young
NamesS140.040

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Parish Notes

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