Glentham - Capt Sir M A R Cholmeley Bt - Pulpit

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Reference WMO267602

Address:

St Peter's Church, Glentham

Church Close

Glentham Market Rasen

LN8 2EW

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Roadside
Description: Pulpit
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: At the evening service on Sunday, a new pulpit which had recently placed in the church was dedicated. The pulpit, which is of oak and beautifully carved. has been five by Lady Cholmeley and Mr. and Mrs Montagu Waldo Sibthorpe, in memory if Sir Montague Aubrey Rowley Cholmeley, Bart, Grenadier Guards, who was killed in actin at Festubert on Dec. 24th 1914. A stained glass window and font have already been placed in the church and together with the pulpit, form a fitting memorial to a noble and gallant gentleman. The handsome memorial greatly adorns the church, of which Sir Montague Cholmeley was lay rector, and is highly valued by the parishioners, by whom the late baronet was much respected and beloved.. Lincolnshire Chronicle 11 August 1917, pg2 Oak Pulpit, with 5 carved panels. , beneath panels 2 to 5 is the inscription, East end of the north aisle, 2100mm x 900mm x 900mm, not including steps
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To The Glory Of God. In Memory Of / Capt. Sir Montague A. R. Cholmeley / Baronet. Grenadier Guards. Killed / In Action At Festubert Dec. 24th 1914.

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