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Willoughby on the Wolds - St Mary and All Saints

Marble plaque in memory of Willoughby's Great War dead.

UKNIWM Ref - 27322

St Mary and All Saints, Willoughby on the Wolds, LE12 6SS. There are two memorials in the church, the marble tablet on the north wall of the nave (WMA 27322), and a brass plaque on the tower wall which commemorates the men who served and in whose honour the clock on the church tower was installed (WMA27324). A faculty was approved for the marble tablet (WMA 27322) on 4 June 1919. The dedication reads, 'In proud and grateful remembrance of (names). Heroes of this parish. Gloriously, in self-sacrificing love and patriotic loyalty, were their lives laid down in the Great War 1914-1918. Their name liveth for evermore. This tablet was erected by members of the congregation and friends 1919.' The dedication on the brass plaque (WMA27324) reads: 'The clock in this tower was erected by the parishioners in grateful remembrance of those men who left this village to serve their country in the Great War 1914-1918.' The names of five men who died are listed separately and are marked with a cross. There is also a Roll of Honour in the church. A faculty for a rood screen, the gift of a parishioner as a thanks offering for peace, was also approved on 4 June 1919. (Nottinghamshire Archives, faculties ref PR 15.914/4).

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

Fredereick Atkinson - Frederick Atkinson

Harold Attewell - Harold Attewell

Joseph Cross - Joseph Cross

Jonathan Goodacre - Jonathan Goodacre

Joseph William Goodacre - Joseph William Goodacre

John Nixon - John Nixon

Albert Smith - Albert Smith

Thomas Cyril Woodford - Thomas Cyril Woodford

Photos
  • Marble plaque in memory of Willoughby's Great War dead.
    Photo David Nunn - Marble plaque in memory of Willoughby's Great War dead.
  • Bell tower plaque funded by parishioners showing fewer fatalities than on the main memorial (WMA27324)
    Bell Tower Plaque - Bell tower plaque funded by parishioners showing fewer fatalities than on the main memorial (WMA27324)
  • Plaque on west wall of the nave commemorating the clock on the tower given in memory of those who served (WMA 27324). Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
    Willoughby on the Wolds - St Mary and All Saints Church - Plaque on west wall of the nave commemorating the clock on the tower given in memory of those who served (WMA 27324). Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
  • St Mary and All Saints. The clock was installed in memory of those who served in the Great War (WMA 27324). Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
    Willoughby on the Wolds - St Mary and All Saints - St Mary and All Saints. The clock was installed in memory of those who served in the Great War (WMA 27324). Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
  • Rood screen which was given by a parishioner in thanks for the peace. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
    Willoughby on the Wolds - St Mary and All Saints - Rood screen which was given by a parishioner in thanks for the peace. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
  • Plaque on rood screen: '‘To the glory of God this screen was given by John Garton Baldock as a thank offering for peace at the close of the Great War 1918.’ Photograph Rachel Farrand
    Willoughby on the Wolds - St Mary and All Saints - Plaque on rood screen: '‘To the glory of God this screen was given by John Garton Baldock as a thank offering for peace at the close of the Great War 1918.’ Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Roll of Honour. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)
    Willoughby on the Wolds - St Mary and All Saints - Roll of Honour. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2012)