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Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:St. Mary

Parish:Kirkby on Bain

Type of Memorial:Window

Commisioned By:Parishioners

Manufacturer:Morris & Co

Materials Used:Glass

Description:A stained glass window on the east wall. It depicts a resurrected Christ and worshipers. The existing East window, along with the two smaller windows on either side thereof, were replaced by the present stained windows. The windows were by Morris & Co. The main window behind the alter consists of three lights, with the two smaller windows being one. The cost of the works and all other fees was met by the parishioners.

Inscription:I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE/ To the glory of God and in memory of the following who gave their lives 1914-1918/ Capt Cyril Hawley, Privates Charles Adams, Charles Bannister, Joseph Beecham, Frederick Brooks/ William Chester, Albert Harlock, Albert Toyne, James Vamplew

Notes on Condition:UKNIWM 54000

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:C J Anderson

Notes:To take out East Window of the Parish Church of Kirkby on Bain and from the two smaller windows on either side thereof, the present plain glass and to insert instead thereof stained glass. That the said East window is to be of three lights and the two smaller windows of one light each. That at the bottom of the East Window shall be the following inscription viz; ?To the Glory of God and in memory of the following who gave their lives in the Great War, 1914 ? 1918. Capt. Cyril F. Hawley, Privates Charles Adams, Charles Banister, Joseph Beecham, Frederick Brooks, William Chester, Albert Harlock, Albert Toyne, James Vamplew.? Approved by the P.C.C. 21st April 1925. Faculty Book 15, page 351, dated 7th July 1925. Windows unveiled at morning service Sunday 30th May 1926 by Sir David Hawley, the east window of three lights being a representation of the Resurrection of Our Lord, the other two widows contains symbolic figures of Valour and Fortitude Dedicated by the Ven. E. M. Blackie, Archdeacon of Stow. Extracted Horncastle News dated 5th June 1926

Sources Used:Horncastle News dated 5th June 1926

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