Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Illustrated Chronicle


Font 1914-18 Stanley Street Congregational





Map ref

NZ 316814

Original Location

Stanley Street Congregational Church

Present Location

Church building demolished.

Which war


Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled 27th October 1920 by Miss Anderson of Hexham. Dedicated by Rev. E.A. ?Sansom, former Chaplain of the Forces in France, and now pastor of the Mission.

Memorial Description

Font, with octagonal bowl with decoration on the underside of the bowl and the foot. The names were listed in gold.

Materials used

Sicilian marble


To the glory of God and in very loving memory of the men of this congregation who gave their lives for us.


Present condition


Sculptor, Artist or Designer

Messrs. Endean of Blyth.


1. Rev. James D. Anderson, named at the end of the list, was the Church Pastor, and sister to Miss Anderson who unveiled it.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Blyth News 28/10/1920 reports the unveiling ceremony.

Morpeth Herald 05/11/1920 reports the unveiling.

Illustrated Chronicle 27/10/1920 reports unveiling and carries the picture shown here.

North Mail 29/10/1920 reports unveiling.

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Research acknowledgements

The late Jack Tait, Blyth Local History Society; J. Brown; Dorothy Hall

Research In Progress

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Font 1914-18 Stanley Street Congregational (B42.26)

BLYTH Stanley Street Congregational Church (demolished)
This memorial is lost and the layout and names 
cannot be compared with the original 
nor with a good photograph.
   To the glory of God
   and in very loving memory
   of the men of this congregation
   who gave their lives for us.
   Allen Bald
   Veale Bastard
   Francis Breyen
   Joseph Crozier
   John Dewick
   Percy Hetherington
   George Parker
   Rev. James D. Anderson
The names reported in Morpeth Herald read : 

   Albert Bell;
   Veale Bastard;
   Thomas Brenan;
   Joseph Crozier;
   John Bewick;
   Percy Hetherington;
   George Parker.
The names reported in Illustrated Chronicle read:

   A. Dall
   J. Dewick
   V. Bastard
   F. Breyen
   J. Crozier
   C. Parker
   P. Hetherington
   Rev. J.D. Anderson.

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