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WW1 Memorial - Where?
« on: Wednesday 11 June 08 00:09 BST (UK) »
Hi

If I can post it right, this is an old family photo of a War Memorial, but noone could remember exactly where.

It is almost cetainly Salford - near the top left is William Diggle from Salford, a cousin to my family, the little I can see of the houses fits - though also many other Lancashire towns, and practically any other photo of this part of the family came from Salford.

I have the results from CWGC for William's death, I've transcribed most of it, having played with it a bit - it was a photocopy of an old photo, so not perfect. I'll puit it up here and on my own sire in the next couple of days.

Mainly, I'd like to know exactly where it is. I'd love to hear from anyone who knows anyone on it, too.

Now for the photo - where the fun starts!

Hopefully big enough to read!

Best wishes

Emms

Modified:

Second time, not bad!

PS  By the way, I have had a look at some sites including Debbie's great photo's but there aren't many with two columns of writing.

I get the feeling this was in the community - park, town centre or some such place.

If anyone knows if it's still iaround and accessible to the public, I'd love to see a photo in situ today, and the full hight.
Hoey : Louth, Dublin, Lancashire,
Diggle: Pendleton Lancashire,
Stickley: Dorset, Lancashire
Bockmann, Boedemann etc Artist, Europe and London

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Re: WW1 Memorial - Where?
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 00:41 BST (UK) »
Ems

That looks like the original Regent Road war memorial, now at Ordsall and on my flikr site.

Debbie

Update:- it isn't the above sorry
Friends of Salford Cemeteries Trust (Weaste Cemetery)

Melbourne (manchester)
Wall (derbyshire and Salford, Manchester)
Delaunay (Rouen, France and Blackley, Manchester)
Morris (Ireland, Bolton and Manchester)
Crompton (Bolton)
Hutchins (Yorkshire and Manchester)
Howcroft (Leigh and Irlam)
Darbyshire (Warrington and Irlam)
Daintith (Warrington and Culcheth)
Whittaker (Irlam and Manchester)
Holcroft (Croft and Irlam)
Dennsison (Ireland, Yorkshire and Manchester)
Edwards (Abergavenny and Salford)

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Re: WW1 Memorial - Where?
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 00:44 BST (UK) »
Hi Debbie

Thank you!

I could easily have missed it, there are so many on now.  A good excuse for another look - but in the morning!

By the way, did it really move, or have they just changed some names?

Thank you again.

Emms
Hoey : Louth, Dublin, Lancashire,
Diggle: Pendleton Lancashire,
Stickley: Dorset, Lancashire
Bockmann, Boedemann etc Artist, Europe and London

English Merchants in Brazil and Portugal especially Carruthers family

1st Battalion Connaught rangers WW1

Website:  Look  out for new website coming soon to replace Fells and Seas


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Re: WW1 Memorial - Where?
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 11:48 BST (UK) »
Hi Emms

Have you tried pinning any of the names down in the 1901 census, it may give a good indication to the location.

Then we can have a rootschat hunt one weekend  ;D

Ken
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« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 15:38 BST (UK) »

Isn't that the Gorton War Memorial Migky photographed for me ??

I'm trying to find the thread ... hold on !  :D

No yours is bigger  Emms ! ... sorry !!

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,272658.15.html

If you plug in Manchester here ... you come up with 18 pages !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It's going to be a long weekend Kenhar !!  :D :D :D

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Re: WW1 Memorial - Where?
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 15:57 BST (UK) »
Annie

If it's nice and warm and the route is planned to intercept a pub every 30 minutes

hey!!! who cares how long the weekend is  ;D

Ken
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Re: WW1 Memorial - Where?
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 16:24 BST (UK) »
Hi Ken, Annie, Debbie

As usual, more complicated than I thought!  But now I've realised more than ever I'd like to know aout all these names.  Anyone with time to contribute, I'd really appreciate it.  Thank you all!

I'd thought when the answer wasn't obvious of looking at CWGC - wont get to the bottom of all the names, and they told me once on the phone, the addresses were given by family as 0f after the war- maybe 1919 or later.

Only time for a few now, though.

One thing I notice, there are a whole group of names  that all appear among or with my Lancashire Irish., back in mid 19C.  This clan to a large extent stayed close until after WW1.  Still says Pendleton or near.

eg Redmond, Martin, Naylor, O'Connor, O'Sullivan etc.

Also, that house behind, I thought  was a terrace, actually has windows in the end, so it's an end or a semi.  It has two columns in the windows upstairs but looks like three downstairs.

Thank you again andf best wishes to all.

Emms

Hoey : Louth, Dublin, Lancashire,
Diggle: Pendleton Lancashire,
Stickley: Dorset, Lancashire
Bockmann, Boedemann etc Artist, Europe and London

English Merchants in Brazil and Portugal especially Carruthers family

1st Battalion Connaught rangers WW1

Website:  Look  out for new website coming soon to replace Fells and Seas

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Re: WW1 Memorial - Where?
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 16:39 BST (UK) »


I looked on the CWGC for JH  Nixon ( I think that's what it is !!  ::) )

NIXON, JAMES HENRY

Rank - Corporal
Regiment/Service - Manchester Regiment
Unit Text - 17th Bn.
Date of Death - 08/05/1918
Service No - 8253
Casualty Type - Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference - Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
Memorial - TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Rather than wait for Mack to show up here  ::) .... you might try the Manchester Regiment site !! they'll know !!  :D

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« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 11 June 08 16:41 BST (UK) »
PS

Four S Molyneux's, on;y one specifically Manchester, son of Edward and Ann, no address, one doesn't say.

Tried a few more but there are too many of each.

Emms
Hoey : Louth, Dublin, Lancashire,
Diggle: Pendleton Lancashire,
Stickley: Dorset, Lancashire
Bockmann, Boedemann etc Artist, Europe and London

English Merchants in Brazil and Portugal especially Carruthers family

1st Battalion Connaught rangers WW1

Website:  Look  out for new website coming soon to replace Fells and Seas