Summary of War Memorials in and around Cheltenham

Town/Village

Location

UKNIWM Grid Ref

Unveiled

Names

Badgeworth Holy Trinity Church   (Note 1) 34164 SO 902193 1969 9
Bishops Cleeve War Memorial 20785 SO 961277 - 55
Boddington St Mary Magdalene Church 20988 SO 894252 18th July 1998 5
Charlton Kings War Memorial 20745 SO 965205 19th October 1920 116
St Mary's Church - SO 965205 14th August 1920 114
Baptist Church - SO 966204 - 5
Working Mens Club - SO 965215 - 2
Cheltenham Borough War Memorial 20599 SO 948224 1st October 1921 1291
All Saints Church 20663 SO 956227 10th June 1920 103
Bethesda Church - SO 946214 13th February 1921 14
Cambray Baptist Church - SO 951223 29th February 1920 31
Christ Church 49613 SO 940224 - 50
College - SO 947232 3rd April 1921 132
Constabulary  (Note 2) 20642 SO 935217 - -
Dean Close 49608 SO 929217 - 9
Elms   (Note 3) - SO 947232 - 8
Grammar School - SO 922232 29th November 1924 73
Highbury Congregational Church - SO 955221 - 14
Holy Apostles 49549 SO 961213 5th June 1921 44
Holy Trinity 49552 SO 952228 21st February 1920 54
Holy Trinity School  (Note 4) - Not Known 14th November 1919 44
Order of Oddfellows  (Note 5) - SP 021018 July 1920 22
Order of St John of Jerusalem   (6) - Gloucester - 3
Parish Church Boys School 32311 SO 947226 19th May 1921 96
Post Office - SO 943229 - 10
Salem Baptist Church - SO 943225 - 73
St Gregory's Church - SO 946225 3rd June 1921 17
St James Church   (Note 7) - SO 945213 - 42
St James School - SO 936209 20th May 1920 50
St John's Ambulance Brigade  (6) - Gloucester - 3
St John's Church   (Note 8) - SO 951219 - 62
St Luke's Church - SO 951218 - 63
St Mark's Church - SO 928220 - 34
St Mark's Methodist Church - SO 934224 - 5
St Matthew's Church Roll of Honour - SO 945225 24th June 1917 63
St Paul's Church - SO 947232 30th May 1920 162
St Paul's Teacher Training College 20617 SO 945231 - 4
St Peter's Church 49614 SO 948234 10th October 1920 134
St Peter's School  (Note 9) 20746 - 4th April 1919 66
St Philip's Church - SO 945213 24th November 1923 44
St Stephen's Church 20716 SO 938214 10th May 1919 53
Wesleyan Chapel   (Note 10) - SO 946214 30th March 1920 9
Cleeve Hill St Peter's Church 20805 SO 981268 - 14
Elmstone Hardwicke St Mary Magdalene Church - SO 921260 28th July 1923 7
Gotherington War Memorial 20828 SO 965296 29th November 1919 12
Leckhampton War Memorial 20840 SO 946198 7th April 1920 35
St Peter's Church - SO 943194 - 31
Prestbury War Memorial 32313 SO 972239 - 41
St Mary's Church - SO 969240 - 46
Shurdington St Paul's Church 32315 SO 921189 - 9
Southam War Memorial 20872 SO 973256 16th May 1920 15
Staverton St Catherine's Church 20987 SO 891236 - 13
Swindon Village War Memorial 20864 SO 934249 13th April 1920 6

Notes:

1.   The original Badgeworth (Holy Trinity Church) War Memorial was replaced in 1969.   Two additional names, Alfred and George Perry, were added in about 2002/3.

2.   The Constabulary Roll of Honour has not yet been photographed and documented.

3.   The Elms War Memorial is currently located within St Paul's Church but is not on public display.

4.   The Holy Trinity School War Memorial has not yet been located but details of those named upon it have been taken from a photo of the memorial which was published in the "Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucestershire Graphic" in November 1919.

5.   The Order of Oddfellows War Memorial is believed to be located at The Register Office in Sheep Street, Cirencester.   The names of those commemorated on the memorial were taken from a photo and article in the "Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucestershire Graphic"  published on Saturday 24th July 1920.

6.   These two War Memorials are currently located in the St John's Ambulance Brigade HQ, London Road, Gloucester.

7.   The St James' Church War Memorial is currently located within St Philip's and St James' Church, Painswick Road, but is not on public display.

8.   The St John's Church War Memorial is located and on display in St Luke's Church.

9.   The St Peter's School Roll of Honour has not yet been located.   An article published in the Gloucestershire Echo on Saturday 5th April 1919 indicated that a Roll of Honour listing 66 Old Boys was presented to the school to be hung on walls within the school in perpetuity.

10.  The Wesleyan Church War Memorial is located and on display in Bethesda Baptist Church, Great Norwood Street.

11.   The "Gloucestershire Echo" published three Rolls of Honour between 1915 and 1921, which can be viewed here.

 

 

Totals

War Memorials 45
Rolls of Honour 8
Total 53
To be located 3

 

 

Page last updated: 1st August 2013

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