Leicester City & County At Risk War Memorials Project

Leicester City, County & Rutland "At Risk" War Memorials Project is a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England under company registration number 08176202. The address of the company's registered office is The Chancel, rear of All Saints' Church, Highcross Street, Leicester LE1 4PH. Registered as a charity for tax purposes with HMRC.
 

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Our Resident Memorials

Sometimes it is not possible for the memorials we rescue or restore to be placed back into the buildings where they were originally located. This can be for a number reasons such as the building is to be demolished, there is a risk of theft or vandalism or there is (or will be) a change of use/ownership of the premises.

In these cases, we are able to take the memorial concerned into our custody in the Chancel of All Saints' Church where we have a number of bespoke display stands and equipment. Wherever possible, each memorial is accompanied by details of the building where it was originally located together with whatever information we have been able to gather concerning the men listed on the memorial.

It is these memorials which are available to view on our open days. Our Open Days for 2019 can be found here.

Aylestone & District Working Men's Club and Institute

This memorial window is one of the largest memorials we have in our collection. 

Belgrave & District Working Men's Club and Institute

One of two Roll of Honour boards commemorating the men connected to the Belgrave & District Working Men's Club. 

2nd Lieutenant G. E. Woodward

This memorial commemorates 2nd Lieutenant G. E. Woodward who died in action in 1918. 

Leicester Dyers & Scourers Trade Society - Roll of Honour

Commemorating members of the Leicester Dyers & Scourers Trade Society who lost their lives in WW1. 

Leicester Boy Scouts Association

An interesting memorial dedicated to the Scoutmasters, Patrol Leaders, Seconds and Scouts of the Leicester [Boy Scouts] Association who lost their lives in WW1. 

Vann Street Methodist Church

This memorial comes from the Vann Street Methodist Church which has long since gone. 

Vernon Road Methodist Church 

This memorial comes from the Vernon Road Methodist Church in Aylestone, which is no longer a place of worship. 

St. James the Less, Aylestone

Another Aylestone memorial which contains the names of 154 people who died in conflict during WW1. 

Old Newtonians Memorial Tablets

Two tablets listing the names of Old Newtonians who lost their lives in both World Wars. 

Lance Corporal Atkinson-Hall - Certificate of Disabled Discharge

Find out more about the Certificate of Disabled Discharge of Lance Corporal Atkinson-Hall. 

St. Saviour’s Road Church, Leicester: stained glass windows

We have recreations of three stained glass windows which were sadly lost to vandalism some years ago. 

St. Saviour’s Road Church, Leicester: memorial board

A recreation of a memorial which was located at St. Saviour's Road Church in Leicester. 

St. Michael’s Church, Scott Street, Knighton, Leicester

We have a number of memorial plaques from St. Michael's Church in Knighton.  

United Reformed Church, Evington Road, Leicester

A memorial framed picture and plaque from this now closed church. 

St. Augustine’s Church, Newfoundpool, Leicester

An interesting memorial column from St. Augustine's Church in Leicester.  

Belgrave Liberal Club, Leicester

Slightly damaged, but have now saved this memorial for future generations. 

St. Mark's Church, Belgrave, Leicester

Although the original memorial has long since gone, we have pictures of it displayed as part of our collection. 

Cross Street Methodist Church

Listing fifteen names of people who had attended Sunday School at the Cross Street Methodist Church who lost their lives in WW1. 

The City of Leicester Tramways and Electricity Memorial

Dedicated to the memory of the City of Leicester Tramways and Electricity Department who lost their lives in both World Wars. 

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