Langworth - Haliburton Francis Dallis-Yorke.

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Reference WMO/269446

Address:

Saint Hughs Church

Station Road

Langworth

Lincoln

LN3 5BB

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: St. Hugh completed in 1962, designed by Haines and Johnson of Brigg, using all that could be salvaged from the Chapel of the former Walmsgate Hall which was built in 1901 in memory of their only son lost in the 2nd Boer War and dedicated to St. Francis, one description of the chapel goes:- “It has a charming interior, with walls delicately patterned, t railing fine in the roof, which shines with gold, and a sanctuary canopied with a blend of blue and silver and gold, two silver candlesticks and a silver cross adorn the altar, and there is a font of bronze, shaped like a flower, Above the door is a plaque, bronze in colour, with the kneeling figure of a youth, in an act of dedication like a knight of old clasping the hilt of a sword, head slightly raised, the son, in whose memory this chapel was built. Many parts of the Walmsgate chapel which were a gift from Bishop Riches, who dedicated St. Hugh’s on 8th September 1962 were used including sections off the gold decorations, the bronze font, the silver candlesticks and cross on the altar, and the memorial over the doorway to Haliburton Francis Dallis-Yorke. When in Walmsgate Hall it was bronze in colour, and no explanation found as yet as to why it was decorated with green paint in it’s new surrounds. Also retained are Henry Wilson’s superb doors with bronze handles, the hanging lamps, and the high altar with its suspended baldacchino, also the beams with vines. The marble floor of the chancel is now covered by s carpet. The organ, bell (recast by Taylors of Loughborough) and iron staircase were originally in the chapel. [extract from the notes of RS/Sept/98]
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Top line: To the Glory of God and Dear Memory of Haliburton Francis Dallis-Yorke. Lieutent.Xth Royal Hussars on son of Thomas Bottom line: Dallas-Yorke of Walmsgate. Died of Fever contracted while serving with his Regiment. Born Nov. 29 1875. Died Dec. 18 1899.

Son of Thomas Dallas-York and Frances Perry Dallas Yorke [nee Graham], brother of Winifred Cavendish-Bentinick, Duchess of Portland https://www.geni.com/people/Frances-Dallas-Yorke/6000000010323685876?through=6000000010325867316 Second Lieutenant. Haliburton Francis Dallas-York. Commissioned 14 July 1897 in 10th (the Prince of Wales’s Own Royal) Hussars. https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=S2/US/MCV/ARMY/HARTSANNUALARMYL1718UNSE/0195&parentid=S2/US/MCV/ARMY/HARTSANNUALARMYL1718UNSE/0195

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