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Sturton Le Steeple - St Peter & St Paul's Church

Showing the church and the cross 
Photo by Peter Gillings

UKNIWM Ref - 27081

Stone cross outside St Peter and St Pauls church showing the 24 names of the parishioners who fell during the 'Great War'. Unveiled 2nd June 1921 by Capt. E.W.S. Foljambe, dedication by The Venerable The Archdeacon of Newark, Egbert Hacking, designed by Austin & Paley (of Lancaster) and made by A.O. Thoms (of Lancaster); brass plaque also inside church, unveiled 4th February 1920 by Sir Frederick Milner Historic information source(s): Retford Times, 10th June 1921 (cross) and 13th February 1920 (church plaque). The inscription on the memorial in the churchyard reads: 'To the honoured memory of the men of Sturton who fell in the Great War.' The names of two men, GH Warburton and P Warburton, who died in the Second World War have been added to one of the faces.

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

J F Ashton - John Fletcher Ashton

G Barlow - George Barlow

J W Barlow - John William Barlow

G Benson - George Keyworth Benson

W H Blythe - Walter Holtby Blythe

F A Brackenbury - Frank Austin Brackenbury

W Brackenbury - William Brackenbury

A W Brown - Arthur William Brown

J D Brownlow - John Dawson Brownlow

J P Cobb - James Pearce Cobb

A Fullard - Arthur Fullard

F Godfrey - Fred Godfrey

E G Hipkin - Edward Gascoigne Hipkin

T L Holmes - Thomas Lister Holmes

A E Needham - Albert Edward Needham

H Needham - Hubert Needham

G North - George North

A Parker - Albert Parker

T Pettit - Tom Pettit

G Portas - George Portas

B Schofield - Bert Schofield

F E Warburton - Fred Eric Warburton

J B Widdowson - James Bertram Widdowson

H Wilkinson - Henry Wilkinson

Photos
  • Showing the church and the cross 
Photo by Peter Gillings
    Sturton Le Steeple Cross - St Peter & St Pauls Church - Showing the church and the cross Photo by Peter Gillings
  • Showing the front face of the cross.
Photo by Peter Gillings
    Sturton Le Steeple Cross - St Peter & St Pauls Church - Showing the front face of the cross. Photo by Peter Gillings
  • Showing side panel on cross 

Photo taken by Peter Gillings
    Sturton Le Steeple Cross - St Peter & St Pauls Church - Showing side panel on cross Photo taken by Peter Gillings
  • Showing side panel of cross 

Photo taken by Peter Gillings
    Sturton Le Steeple Cross - St Peter & St Pauls Church - Showing side panel of cross Photo taken by Peter Gillings