St Helen's Church North Thoresby East Window

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Reference WMO263907

Address:

St Helen's Church

Church Lane

North Thoresby

Lincolnshire

Grimsby

DN36 5QQ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: According to William Toyne’s book of the History of North Thoresby, the East Window was inserted in the church in 1951, According to the Grimsby News of Friday 22nd June, 1951, the War Memorial Window at the East End of St. Helen’s Church was dedicated by the Bishop of Lincoln, Rt. Rev. Maurice Harland on Sunday morning 17th June, 1951. The service of dedication was carried out by the Rev. H.H. Ashley, vicar of St Helen’s North Thoresby, accompanied by Rev. E. Arnold of Fulstow. Several ex-servicemen attended the service, with the standard bearer being a Mr. Germain, the escorts Mr. R. Ware & Mr. E. Beeson. The lessons were read by Mr. G.B. Boulton & Mr. J. Ashley. The Evening Telegraph of the 19th June, 1951 carried a picture of the window,
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In Memory of the men in this Parish who died in the service of their country in two world wars-1914-1918 1939-1945 Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of Life.

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