Topics > County Durham > Cornforth > War Memorial, Cornforth

War Memorial, Cornforth


The war memorial in Cornforth is located outside the Thrislington Colliery Aged Mine Workers Homes on Vicarage Road. It was unveiled on the 15th of November 1924 by Richard A. Pease and dedicated by Rev. T.F. Fyffe. The memorial is dedicated to 107 servicemen from the parish who lost their lives in the First World War. The names of 24 men were added after the Second World War. The memorial is Grade II listed.

IN HONOUR AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

YE THAT LIVE ON ENGLISH PASTURES GREEN REMEMBER US AND THINK WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN. 1939 - 1945

Cornforth Cornforth at War War Memorials
from Geograph (geograph)
War Memorial, Cornforth

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from https://historicengland.org...
WEST CORNFORTH WAR MEMORIAL - List Entry
- "... Unknown architect. Sandstone. Wheel cross on tapering plinth with Celtic interlace carving on cross head and upper shaft. Rests on two steps, upper one contains receptacles for flowers at each ...

Added by
Simon Cotterill
from http://www.newmp.org.uk/det...
Cornforth - Cross 1914-18 1939-45 High Street

Added by
Simon Cotterill
from https://www.iwm.org.uk/memo...
Memorial: WEST CORNFORTH - WW1
- "...Celtic cross set on a tapering shaft and plinth. At the foot is a separate tablet to the fallen of WW2. The whole is set on a square paved base...."

Added by
Simon Cotterill
Cornforth at War
  Co-Curate Page
Cornforth at War
- During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries.

Comments

Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


ABOUT US

Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

LATEST SHARED RESOURCES