Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Barnsley, St George's Church, Reynolds Memorial Window

Reynolds Memorial Window (photo by AE)
Close up of inscription on the Reynolds Memorial Window
Barnsley Chronicle 27 September 1924
with thanks to Barnsley Archives

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing


Photographed by AE before the church was demolished.
 
Inscription:
To the Glory of God and in Loving Memory / of her husband John Reynolds who died / 19th Jan 1910 aged 76 years, also of her son/ 2nd Lieut Percival Reynolds aged 37 years / missing in the Great War 19th Sept, 1918 / this window is given by Mina Reynolds, 1924.

Names:
Where further information on a name has been researched by our volunteers it will be linked here  (look for the names in blue) to a page on this site or to an external site.


Percival Reynolds

























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Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Barnsley, St Paul's Church, Old Town, Litany Desk.


Links:

War Memorials Register listing

Transcribed and photographed by KingstoneHistory

Inscription:
To the GLORY of GOD
This LITANY DESK was presented
to St. PAUL'S CHURCH, OLD TOWN,
BY
MARY LOUISA LOWRANCE
OF BARNSLEY
IN EVER GRATEFUL THANKS FOR THE
SAFE RETURN OF HER FIVE BROTHERS 
FROM THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.


BWMP #OTW04

Barnsley, St Paul's Church, Old Town, WW2 memorial


Links:

War Memorials Register listing

Transcribed and photographed by KingstoneHistory

Inscription:

In honoured memory / of the men from this / church who fell in the / Second World War 1939-1945
Fallen
Ralph Dickinson,  Army
Roger Dickinson, R.N.
Bernard Walter Hawcroft, R.A.F.
Edward Morrey, R.A.F.
Walter Rawlin Newton, R.N
George Ronald Wainwright, Yorks & Lancs Regt
Joseph Ware, Royal Signals

BWMP #OTW03

Barnsley, St Paul's Church, Old Town, WW1 memorial.


Links:

War Memorials Register listing

Transcribed and photographed by KingstoneHistory

In depth research currently being undertaken by Carole Gude

Inscription:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

V Asquith (Vernon Asquith)
F Bakel (Frank Bakel)
A Beachill (Alvin Beachill)
J R Cawthorne (John Raymond Cawthorne)
V Cawthorne (Vernon Whitfield Cawthorne)
A Chapell (Alvan Chappell)
J Clegg
A G Cooper (Albert Gordon Cooper)
C W Davidson (Charles William Davidson)
J W Guest (John William Guest)
R Hardcastle (Reginald Hardcastle)
B Harrison (Bruce Harrison)
G Harrison (Godfrey Harrison)
G Hepplestone (George Hepplestone)
A W Howell (Augustus William Howell)
H Jebson (John Harold Jebson)
S E Massie (Sidney Edward Massie)
G H Moody  (George Henry Moody)
G Roberts (George William Roberts)
F Smith (Fred Smith)
E E M Taylor (Eustace Edmund Marshall Taylor)
W Taylor (Walter Taylor)
C F Thompson (Charles Francis Thompson)
A H Thompson (Arthur Henry Thompson)
C C Thompson (Cecil Cuthbert Thompson)
G Warr (George Harrington Gerald Warr)
C W Wood (Charles Waldegrave Wood)
H A Mottram (Herbert Arthur Mottram)
M Prosser (probably Robert J Prosser)
V Wicks (Harry Valentine Inwood Wicks)

BWMP #OTW02

Barnsley, St Paul's Church, Old Town, memorial baptism font cover.


Links:

War Memorials Register listing

Photographed by KingstoneHistory

In depth research currently being undertaken by Carole Gude

Inscription:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD 
AND IN LOVING AND HONOURED MEMORY OF
CECIL CUTHBERT THOMPSON 
ARTHUR HENRY THOMPSON
AND 
FRANK BAKEL
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE 
GREAT WAR 1914-1918

BWMP #OTW01

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Brierley Royal British Legion WW2 Roll of Honour

Metal plaque relocated to Brierley Methodist Church (photo taken 26 Feb 2016)
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Second World War - Barnsley War Memorials
Researched by MAC

Photographed by Nigel Croft

Inscription:
Royal British Legion - Brierley Branch / This plaque was erected on the 8th May 1995 / to mark the 50th Anniversary of V.E. Day / and to record the service of local people / in the 1939-1945 War.

(names)
'May God Bless Them All' 

A report in the Barnsley Chronicle on 26 February 2016 noted that the plaque had originally been located in Brierley Hall but as that building was being redeveloped the plaque had been moved to the local Methodist Church. It was unveiled in its new position on Thursday 18 February 2016.

Names:
Where further information on a name has been researched by our volunteers it will be linked here (look for the names in blue) to a page on this site or to an external site.

D Grimes
L Hall
Mary Hall
R Sheriden
R W Baxendale
J E Parry
A Moss
R V Vodden
F Callinan
Joyce Callinan
H Lycett
Dorothy Lycett
A Millward
A Greenwood
Bert Millward
R Newton
R Dyson
G W Thorpe
L Wilce
R Roberts
E Hamer
Ernest Hamer
C Miller
S Lawton
G Woodward
H Crofton
R Roberts
L Kenyon
W Ince
Mrs F Pickering
J N Baker
A Miller
L Steele
R Wilson
E Swift
A Baxendale
L Harding
A Mansfield
G Massey
Kathleen Jackson
V Thorpe
H Mathers
R Turner
F Turner
S Smith
A Blackshaw
N Wilkinson
R E Butterwood
E Watson
G Watson
H R Lomas
A Nixon
W L Burdin
F Potts
F Thorpe
J Kenyon
L Ince
J Scott
Ida Scott
T Hartley
M Gath
T Marsh
W C Grindrod
Ivy Grindrod
G Winham
Mrs M Woolridge
E Howell
J Cookman
T Callinan
B Exley
E Holden
Mrs E M Rowley
W H Williams
W Sykes
Mrs C J Sykes
D Halliday
L Halliday
C Little
E Woodward
H Booker
J Pickering
P Knight
E Pashley
W Kenyon
E Mathers
J Windle
H Hardwick
H Dawson
A Lister
R Hawkins
Sylvia Hawkins
N Crossland
M Wardle
H Bird
D Collins
R Wilson
H Firth
G Oates
W Garner
W Hawley
W Oliver
Mrs G Oliver
F Graham
Mary Graham
P Bailey
T Burns
V Exley
F B Crossland
A Swinbank
C E Jewitt
T Webb


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