Blackburn Orphanage WW1 memorial

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Reference WMO255204

Address:

Whalley Road,

Wilpshire

Blackburn

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
Materials:
  • Flora and Fauna Tree(s)
Lettering: No lettering
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Eleven cherry trees planted in memory of 11 former residents of Blackburn Orphanage who lost their lives in WW1. ( 3 more names have been discovered since 2014 - trees and name plates will be provided at a later date - Fred Aspin ; George Blakemore ; John James Hayhurst.. )
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Each tree has a slate name plate for each ex- "orphanage boy. "

Jacob Aspin ; Alfred Burns ; William Cowell ;John T. Crook ; John Hutton ; Thomas Hutton ; Joseph Marsden ; William North ; William Siddorn ; Harry Watson ; William Wilcock.

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