Friday 21 October 2022

Cortonwood Wesleyan Methodist Roll of Honour

 * Please follow the link to the My Methodist History website for an image*


My Methodist History


There are some similarities between the names listed here and those on the Brampton Parish Hall Roll of Honour (the precise origin of which is not yet known), however there is insufficient correlation to be able to identify the Methodist Church as a source for that document.  

Some of the men named here are also listed on the memorial at Christ Church,  Brampton Bierlow, the Anglican parish church for the area.


Pte. Samuel Burrows     1977      York and Lancaster Regt.

Bdr. Mark Barker        831708   Royal Field Artillery

Pte. Albert Booth       16554    York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. George Boldy       479        York and Lancaster Regt.

Sgt. William Clarke      308      2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

Rifl. James Crawford     467      King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Pte. Albert Crawford  31329       Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte. George Dodds  [15537] King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Pte. Peter Harvey      [52087]    East Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. William Moorhouse     King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Sergt. John Moorhouse     182     York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. Henry Dean Moorhouse  23791  York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. Thomas O’Boyle    1805      York and Lancaster Regt.

Corpl. Harry Parsons  [12682]    York and Lancaster Regt.

Sergt. Albert Ryman   7419      1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regt.

Pte. Edward Scott            York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. Sidney Tomlinson   24019      York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. Alonzo Turner      12948       York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. George Wilks        [14244]    York and Lancaster Regt.

L Cpl. Bertram Wilkinson   14/1302   York and Lancaster Regt.

Pte. James Wright       22608      Lancashire Fusiliers


Tuesday 4 October 2022

Barnsley Cemetery - George Law


Law family gravestone in Barnsley Cemetery


War Memorials Register listing

Lives of the First World War

Find A Grave

Photograph by Wayne Bywater taken on 1 May 2018

Grave Location and Inscription: 

H 1258

In Loving Memory of
Mary Ann
The Beloved Wife of
Thomas Edwin Law
of Pogmoor
Who died July 7th 1911
Aged 53 years
Also George, son of the above
Killed in Action Octr 26th 1917
Aged 22 years
"Thy Will Be Done."

Father Thomas Edwin Law is also buried here, he died in 1939 in Beckett Hospital aged 82. Not named on the gravestone. This suggests the date of the inscription was between 1917 and 1939 or Thomas would have been included.

George Law is remembered at Tyne Cot and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

B&DWM BAR07/90