Acaster Malbis Memorial Institute

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Reference WMO223666

Address:

Mill Lane

Acaster Malbis

York

YO23 2UJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Hall
Materials:
  • Brick Brick
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Acaster Malbis Memorial Institute: built 1927, funded by public donations. Names of donors are recorded on concrete plaques set into front wall of building. Large plaques cost £10, small ones £5. Amongst the donors was the then Archbishop of York, Cosmo Gordon Lang - see below. Interior contains a plaque recording the men who died and those who served. Single-storey red-brick building with red pantile roof. Modern extension (c 2000) to the rear. Single large room with kitchen at north end; extension contains modern toilets and store. Located on west side of Mill Lane, at north end of village. Names recorded on plaque of those who died: Lt J E Cundall G W Forth [this should be C W Forth - as on plaque in Holy Trinity Church, Acaster Malbis] Rev E R Gibbs [Rev Gibbs was the Archbishop of York's (Cosmo Gordon Lang) personal chaplain; he was killed on Good Friday 1918] A Hudson J A Smith G Wilkinson
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Inscription on plaque inside lists those killed in action (6), and a further 29 names listed as having served.

Lt J E Cundall, G W Forth [this should be C W Forth], Rev E R Gibbs, A Hudson, J A Smith, G Wilkinson

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