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Gary Tranter - March 2012

UKNIWM Ref - 27086

A faculty dated 28 June 1920 gave permission for a memorial cross made of Cornish granite to be erected in St Mary's churchyard. Dedication: 'This monument was erected to the memory of the men of the parishes of Bleasby and Halloughton who gave their lives in the Great war 1914-1919.' There is also a memorial on the outside wall of Bleasby village hall (formerly Bleasby church school) 'to commemorate 'the men of Bleasby and Halloughton parishes who fought in the Great War 1914-1918’. The names do not include the men who are commemorated on the war memorial in St Mary’s churchyard. There is a photograph of the school and the memorial c1920s, in Nottinghamshire Archives, ref CC/ED11/1/7, Bleasby church school (photograph to be uploaded to the Picture the Past website).

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

G W ANDREW - George William Andrew

C E COX - Charles Enos Cox

L E GILL - Leonard Edward Gill

J L JAMES - Jack Leslie James

F MARSH - Frederick Marsh

H MILLS - Herbert Mills

H OLIVER - Harold Oliver

H PALMBY - Henry Palmby

T SHEPPERD - Thomas Henry Shephard

Photos
  • Gary Tranter - March 2012
    Bleasby - St Marys Church Cross - Gary Tranter - March 2012
  • Photos shows the players of the Bleasby United Football Club 1905-1906, photo courtesy of Ken Ogilvie
    Bleasby United Football Club - Photos shows the players of the Bleasby United Football Club 1905-1906, photo courtesy of Ken Ogilvie
  • Photo shows the recently cleaned memorial cross in the churchyard of St Mary's Church at Bleasby, It is the intention to have the lettering re leaded and two additional names added. 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Bleasby - St Mary's Church memorial - Photo shows the recently cleaned memorial cross in the churchyard of St Mary's Church at Bleasby, It is the intention to have the lettering re leaded and two additional names added. Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • Memorial to the men of the parish who served.  It does not include the names of those who died and are commemorated on the memorial in St Mary's churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2010)
    Bleasby Church School (now the village hall) - Memorial to the men of the parish who served. It does not include the names of those who died and are commemorated on the memorial in St Mary's churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2010)
  • Photograph showing the recently cleaned and restored village war memorial at St Mary's Churchyard, Bleasby courtesy of Peter Gillings (!2th December 2018)
    St Mary's church memorial - Photograph showing the recently cleaned and restored village war memorial at St Mary's Churchyard, Bleasby courtesy of Peter Gillings (!2th December 2018)
  • Photograph showing two addition names added to the St Mary's Church, Bleasby war memorial during 2018, courtesy Peter Gillings 12th December 2018
    St Mary's Church memorial, additional names - Photograph showing two addition names added to the St Mary's Church, Bleasby war memorial during 2018, courtesy Peter Gillings 12th December 2018