Parish Church of St Mary and St Lawrence, Memorial Plaque - Cauldon, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
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Quick Description: This memorial plaque is located inside the Parish Church of St Mary and St Lawrence on Church Lane in the village of Cauldon.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/19/2018 7:08:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMXJEQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
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Long Description:
This brass memorial plaque is located on a wood panel near the Altar and the organ inside the Church.
It and commemorates the service men and women of the parish who lost their lives in the two World Wars (1914- 1918) and (1939 -1945)

The inscription on the plaque reads as follows;
"This organ was presented to this Church
by the Parishioners of Cauldon.
In Memory of all the Men and Women from this Parish
who served in the second World War 1939-45
____________________________________
This side Altar is dedicated in honour of St Laurence,
and in Memory of the Men and Women from this Parish of Cauldon,
who gave their lives in the two World Wars.
_____________________________________

1914-18
TOM BENTLEY. JOSEPH RICHARDSON.
ERNEST BRIDGWOOD. JOHN ROBERTS.
PERCIVAL BURROWS. JAMES SALT.
TOM CRITCHLOW
GEORGE HIGTON. R.I.P
JOSEPH RICHARDSON (N H).

1939 - 45
PERCY DAVIES.
JOHN STONE.
GEORGE WARING.
TOM CRITCHLOW.
R.I.P "

The Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Lawrence is situated in the centre of the village of Cauldon and of its widespread parish which includes Cauldon Lowe and part of Waterhouses.

There has been a church on the site since the 12th Century, although the present building dates from 1786 whilst incorporating some earlier remains.

The church is a Grade II listed building, constructed of local stone from the quarry at Cauldon Low. The church consists of a nave, chancel and north aisle with square piers (rebuilt in 1926) incorporating a Lady Chapel. There is a vestry adjoining the tower to the north and a porch was added in 1885. (visit link)
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
First World War 1914-1918 Second World War 1939 - 1945


In Honor Of: In memory of all the men and women from this parish who gave their lives in the two World Wars.

Marker Text:
See the long description


Who Put it Here?: Parishioners of Cauldon

Description of Memorial:
See long description


Date of dedication: Not listed

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