Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: Nan Smith

Memorial

Plaque 1914-18 Council School

Reference

C120.02

Place

CRAGHEAD

Original Location

Craghead Council School. In the corridor.

Present Location

Beamish Museum, salvaged from the School.

Which war

1914-18

Dedication, Creation or Publication date

Unveiled November 1921 by Mr. T.V. Greener, agent of Craghead Collieries, dedicated by Rev. J.B. Eddon, B.A.

Memorial Description

Roll of Honour inside a wood frame. The frame has a carved top and bottom. The dedication and quotation are in the top part of the frame. The lettering is all in gold capitals, in some cases shadowed with black. The dedication is in fancy lettering, the exhortation in italics. The names are listed in five columns, with a cross against the names of those who died.

Materials used

Paper in wood frame.

Inscription

Craghead / Council School / 1914 Roll of Honour 1918 / European War.
Let those who come after see to / it that their names be not forgotten.

Names

Notes

1. At the unveiling ceremony, another presentation took place. Certificates for good attendance were presented to Mary Wilson, aged 14, who attended 7 years without being absent; William Peacock, aged 10, and Joseph Blader, aged 14, had both attended for 5 years without being absent.

2. Two mountings containing photos of old scholars and teachers were also a part of this memorial.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: Nan Smith; James Pasby

Consett Guardian 25/11/1921 reports unveiling.

Northern Echo 21/11/1921 reports unveiling with information in Note 1 above.

Consett and Stanley Chronicle 25/11/1921 reports unveiling.

Stanley News 24/11/1921 reports unveiling.

Source of quotation:
“Let those that come after . . .” Quoted from a Certificate signed by King George V and sent to each bereaved family.

External web link

Links to Source Material :

Research acknowledgements

Fitzhugh Collection, Middleton in Teesdale; Nan Smith; Dorothy Hall.

Research In Progress

If you are researching this memorial please contact 2014@newmp.org.uk

Plaque 1914-18 Council School (C120.02)

 
CRAGHEAD Council School
   
   Craghead
   Council 
   School
   1914 Roll of Honour 1918
   European War
   
   Let those who come after see to
   it that their names be not forgotten
   
First Column              Second Column               Third Column
   Teachers
   Low, Jas. R.G.A.          Donaghy, J.J. R.A.S.C.      Morson, C.  R.A.M.C.       
   Aitchison, W. R.A.M.C.    Lloyd, A.G. R.A.S.C.        Beck, G.C.  R.A.F.          
                                                         Barkus, F.G.  K.O.Y.L.I.
   Boys
   Abbott, H.  E.Y.R.        Dixon, W.  N.F.             Hilland, John  R.H.  
   Atkinson, J.  D.L.I.      Dodds, R.  N.F.             Hilland, S.  R.N.    
   Andrews, J.  R.N.         Dodds, R.  R.N.             Holmes, G.  D.L.I.     
   Bellis, A.  R.F.A.        Dover, R.  D.L.I.          *Horne, H.  R.N.D.      
   Bellis, J.  R.N.D.       *Ellison, L.  R.N.D.         Howgate, A.  R.G.A.    
   Binney, E.  R.A.M.C.      Ellison, T.  D.L.I.         Howgate, W.  I.G.    
   Birkbeck, A.  R.N.        Emmerson, J.  P.P.C.L.I.   *Hunt, W.  D.L.I.       
   Briggs, T.  D.L.I.        Ferry, T.  D.L.I.           Ingram, J.  D.L.I.     
  *Bruce, G.  D.L.I.         Fletcher, J.  N.F.          Jackson, Jos.  A.I.F.  
   Bruce, J.  D.L.I.         Foggon, C.  D.L.I.          Jackson, Jas.  D.L.I.  
   Bruce, W.  D.L.I.         Foggon, F.  D.L.I.          Jefferson, F.W.  T.C.
   Bulmer, S.  D.L.I.        Foster, A.  S.C.            Jefferson, Jas.  R.F.A.
   Bulmer, V.  R.F.A.        Foulger, R.  K.O.S.B.       Jefferson, Jas.  W.Y.R.
   Bussey, C.  D.L.I.       *Franklin, G.  D.L.I.        Jefferson, John  R.E.
  *Calvert, T.  R.A.S.C.     Francis, J.  R.G.A.         Jefferson, John  T.C.
  *Carter, A.  I.F.          Frappell, J.  R.A.M.C.      Jefferson, John  R.F.A.
  *Carr, W.  R.N.D.          Gamble, D.  R.N.D.          Jefferson, Jos.  N.F.
   Calvert, W.  R.A.S.C.     Gamble, J.  R.N.D.          Jefferson, R.  R.F.A.  
   Carr, W.  R.F.A.          Gardiner, C.  D.L.I.        Jefferson, W.  T.C.  
   Carr, T.  R.G.A.          Gill, G.  R.N.             *Johnson, W.  N.F.   
   Carr, J.  S.B.            Gill, R.  R.N.              Keers, M.  R.N.D.      
   Carlyon, S.  R.P.A.       Gordon, E.  M.C.C.          Keers, J.  K.O.Y.L.I.      
   Chisholm, T.  R.A.S.C.    Gordon, M.  R.N.           *Lancaster, A.  N.F. 
   Crisp, W.  D.L.I.         Gould, F.  D.L.I.          *Lancaster, C.  N.H.  
   Chapman, J.  D.L.I.       Grant, R.  R.G.A.           Lawson, J.  H.L.I. 
   Coates, R.  D.L.I.       *Greener, Hy.  D.L.I.        Lawson, T.  R.H.A.  
   Collicott, M.  D.L.I.    *Greener, J.W.  N.F.         Lawson, T.  N.F.  
   Collicott, G.  M.T,       Greener, H.  R.A.S.C.       Leighton, J.P.  D.L.I. 
   Coulson, L.  R.A.F.       Greenwell, W.  R.G.A.       Lockie, J.  N.F. 
  *Craigs, Jos.  R.A.S.C.    Grix, J.  R.A.S.C.          Locke, G.  R.N. 
   Craigs, J.  R.A.M.C.      Hall, J.  R.A.M.C.          Lonsdale, M.  D.L.I.   
   Craigs, S.  R.A.S.C.      Hall, T.  R.G.A.           *Lowery, R.  N.F.     
   Craggs, R.  D.L.I.        Hall, W.  D.L.I.            Lowery, J.  N.F.     
   Craggs, D.  D.L.I.        Hardy, J.  R.N.D.           Lowery, W.  I.F.     
   Curtis, J.  T.C.          Harvey, G.  D.L.I.         *Macdonald, T.  D.L.I. 
   Davison, A.  R.N.         Harvey, T.  D.L.I.         *Mansell, R.  D.L.I.    
   Davison, D.  D.L.I.       Harwood, T.  D.L.I.         Mansell, A.  D.L.I.   
   Davison, E.  P.P.C.L.I.   Harwood, W.  D.L.I.         Malt, M.  R.A.S.C.       
   Davison, H.  N.F.         Haw, F.  K.O.Y.L.I.         Martin, J.  D.L.I.     
   Davison, J.  R.N.D.       Henson, F.  D.L.I.          March, H.  D.L.I.      
   Davison, W.  N.F.         Hilland, E.  D.L.I.         March, T.  D.L.I.    
   Davison, W.  S.N.         Hilland, Ed.  D.L.I.        March, G.  N.F.    
   Dazley, J.  D.L.I.       *Hilland, John  R.N.         Marshall, M.  R.A.S.C.   
  *Dixon, T.  I.F.           Hilland, Jos.  M.C.C.       Marshall, J.  N.F.   
   
   Girls
   Birbeck, G.  Q.M.A.A.C.   Carter, L.  Q.M.A.A.C.      Clyde, M.  Q.M.A.A.C.           
   Birbeck, P.  Q.M.A.A.C.   Carlyon, C.  Q.M.A.A.C.     Gardiner, S.  Q.M.A.A.C.    
                                                         Gordon, W.  Q.M.A.A.C. 
                         
Fourth Column             Fifth Column
   Teachers
  *Stobbs, H.  D.L.I.        Burridge, H.J.  R.A.F.
   Chapman, R.H.  R.N.V.R.   Hilland, L.  R.A.F.
   
   Boys
   Maughan, Jas.  N.F.       Scott, V.  R.E.
   Maughan, John  R.N.       Short, G.  D.L.I.
   McCamley, W.  N.H.       *Simpson, J.  N.F.
   Metcalfe, A.  D.L.I.      Simpson, J.  R.G.A.
  *Mills, J.G.  D.L.I.       Simpson, G.  N.F.
   Mills, R.  C.G.           Simpson, M.  R.A.M.C.
   Mills, T.  R.N.D.         Simpson, R.  N.F.
   Mills, W.  R.N.D.         Simpson, T.  R.G.A.
   Mortimer, L.  D.L.I.      Simpson, W.  R.F.A.
   Nicholson, G.  I.G.      *Snow, J.  R.N.D.
   Nicholson, John  I.G.     Snow, A.  R.N.D.
   Nicholson, John  R.F.A.   Smith, J.W.  R.G.A.
   Northey, W.  R.G.A.       Soulsby, E.  R.N.
   Oakes, A.  R.N.D.        *Staff, Thoe.  N.F. 
   Oakes, F.  H.L.I.        *Stewart, R.  W.Y.R.
   Ord, W.  M.C.C.           Staff, R.  R.A.S.C.
   Oswald, E.  R.N.          Stone, J.T.  R.N.D.
   Oswald, J.  R.N.D.        Stone, J.T.  E.Y.R.
   Parnaby, E.  N.F.         Stenlake, W.  N.F.
   Parnaby, H.  M.C.C.       Stainthorpe, T.  R. Dragoons
   Peacock, G.  R.G.A.       Stevenson, C.  D.L.I.
   Pearson, T.  N.H.         Stokoe, L.  R.G.A.
   Percival, A.  D.L.I.      Stokoe, R.  N.F.
   Pine, H. N.F.  N.F.       Stokoe, T.  D.L.I.
   Pine, W.  D.L.I.          Tate, J.  R.N.
   Pomeroy, C.  R.A.S.C.     Taylor, W.E.  R.N.
   Proctor, J.  R.F.         Thirlaway, G.  R.F.A.  
   Proctor, S.  R.N.        *Thirlaway, E.  N.F.
   Punshon, J.  R.G.A.       Toal, W.  D.L.I.
   Ramm, J.  I.F.            Turnbull, A.  R.F.A.
   Ramshaw, G.  R.N.        *Vincent, T.  L.R.
   Ramshaw, W.  R.N.        *Watson, B.  D.L.I.
  *Randell, J.  R.I.F.      *Walton, T.  N.F.
   Robson, B.  D.L.I.        Wanless, J.  N.H.
   Robson, C.  D.L.I.        Welsh, J.  S.J.A.B.
   Robson, Jas.  E.L.R.      Welsh, T.  I.G
   Robson, M.  R.N.D.        West, B.  D.L.I.
   Robson, T.  D.L.I.        West, D.  R.N.D.
   Robson, Jas.  R.F.A.      West, J.  D.L.I.
   Rodham, T.  D.L.I.        Wheldon, J.  N.H.
   Ridley, R.  D.L.I.        Whittle, J.  N.H.
   Sadler, R.  R.A.S.C.      Whittle, M.  R.F.A.
   Sadler, T.  N.H.         *Wilkinson, J.  I.F.
  *Scaife, J.  R.N.D.        Wilkinson, T.  R.A.S.C.
                             Wilson, S.  N.F.
   
   Girls
   Oakes, C.  Q.M.A.A.C.     Swan, M.E.  Q.M.A.A.C.
   Simpson, E.  Q.M.A.A.C.   Toal, E.  Q.M.A.A.C.
                 
   * Made the Supreme Sacrifice
NamesC120.02

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