Nearly-Midnight The genealogy website relating to the family. A tangled web of people all related to one another, explore!
Robert Clark The Father of Henry Martyn-Clark - A missionary out in the North-West Frontier of India. One of the first Europeans to set foot in Afganistan
Affetside Census
A small village north of Bury, Lancashire, I can trace many of my immediate ancestors from there. On the Roman Road, Watling Street
Andrew Martyn-Clark My Father and his part in my World. Also my mother and his parents too.
Henry Martyn-Clark My Great Grandfather, his roots and his achievements. Discusses malaria but also his confrontations with Islam.

Update!


Many photographs have been added! LazylikeSunday.net home page lists them Please copy and reuse them - a link to LazylikeSunday will be much appreciated!

Thursday, 7 June 2012

The Sacred Heart Church in Blackpool

I want to split the photographs of the church into two separate blogs. The church is so magnificent that it deserves a page all to itself, the two memorials deserve a page as well. This is the memorial page.

Situated in the south-east corner

Close-up of the plaque

UKNIWM REF: 42244



TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD
 BAPTISTRY
THANK OFFERING TO ALMIGHTY GOD/ FOR VICTORY IN THE GREAT WAR
AND ALSO
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
1914 - 1919


SURGEON JOSEPH EDWARD PARKER R.N.
JAMES ATKINSON
JOSEPH EDWARD BROUGHTON
THOMAS CARNEY
JAMES DEWHURST
FRANCIS FLANAGAN
FRANCIS GOSLING
ALBERT HALSALL
THOMAS HALSALL
JOHN KAY
WILLIAM KIRKHAM
JOHN LEE
ROBERT LIVSEY
STANLEY VINCENT DOYLE
EDWARD O'CONNOR
STEPHEN PARKINSON
CHARLES ROGERSON
GEORGE ROGERSON
JOHN ROGERSON
JOSEPH LEO SHARPLES
EDWARD TAYLOR
SIDNEY TAYLOR
JOHN WALMSLEY
HENRY WOODS

"MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"


Polish Airmen acknowledgement plaque
UKNIWM REF: 42246

1940 1945
THIS PLAQUE IS TO COMMEMORATE THE EFFORTS
 SACRIFICES AND VICTORIES FOR WHICH THE FOUNDATIONS 
WERE LAID AT THE POLISH AIR FORCE/ TRAINING
CENTRE AT BLACKPOOL. 
IT WAS HERE ALSO THAT THE EVERLASTING LINKS EXISTING BETWEEN 
POLISH AIRMEN AND THE MOST HOSPITABLE
CITIZENS OF BLACKPOOL WERE FORGED


The link to the polish airmen CEMETERY is here


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