Village memorial to be restored in time

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    Cumberland & Westmorland Herald, 9th August 2013. "A VILLAGE’S historic World War I memorial could be restored in time for the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict. The lych gate at Barton Church, near Tirril, is a memorial to the dead of World War I, and bears the names of local men who died during the four-year struggle.....The parochial church council has agreed that the work should be carried out and now a fund-raising drive is under way to collect the £5,000 necessary for the work to be done. Henry Pitt, one of those helping to raise the funds, said several events had already been staged, including a wine tasting evening and a concert held in the church. These, along with generous donations, had got the funding ball rolling...."
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    Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
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