Glentham - Capt Sir M A R Cholmeley Bt - Window

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St Peter's Church, Glentham

Church Close

Glentham Market Rasen



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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Stained glass window
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Stained glass window in north wall of the nave 3225 x 1700 DEDICATION SERVICE.-An interesting ceremony took place in Glentham church on Wednesday, Sept 20th, when a stained-glass window and a font, placed in the church in memory of the late Sir Montague Cholmeley, were dedicated, by the Bishop of Grantham. The window contains a beautiful figure of St. George with the motto: “For King and country.” And has on either side the royal insignia and monogram and the armorial bearings of the Cholmeley family. Below is the following inscription :- , The font is of Ancaster stone, and rest upon a, very beautifully carver capital of the date of about 1260 A… brought from Norton Place. The late Sir Montague Cholmeley was very realty interested in the Boy Scout movement, and a detachment of Boy Scouts, under the command of Scoutmaster Birkett, attended the dedication service Lincolnshire Chronicle [Glentham], 30 September 1916, page 2
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To the Glory of God and in ever loving memory of Montague Aubrey Rowley Cholmeley, 4th Bart of Easton, Grantham and Norton Place, Lincoln. Captain on the Grenadier Guards, Born 12th June 1876. Killed in action neat Festubert, France on Christmas Eve 1914. This window placed here by his wife Janetta”.

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