Rolls of Honour, Lindley Methodist Church
The following Rolls of Honour for those who served or died in both World Wars are now situated in Lindley Methodist Church, and includes those from the former Lindley Zion and Thorncliffe Street chapels.
The Rolls were transcribed into a memorial book:
of the three Lindley Methodist
Societies in 1966 and the
alteration and re-decoration
of this Church in 1966 this
containing detail of the
War Memorial Tablets
which stood in the three
Methodist Chapels in Lindley
was placed in the Lindley
Methodist Church, East Street
on Remembrance Sunday
November 13th 1966
Zion Chapel, Lidget Street
They were a wall unto us both by night and by day"
I Samuel 25 v.v. 15–16
Wesley Chapel, East Street
This Tablet is dedicated to the sacred memory
of the men of this Church who gave their lives
in the War of 1939 – 1945
Carved Wooden Panel
Thorncliffe Street Chapel
Also in appreciation of all others who served
and in thankfulness for Gods protecting
care, this tablet and vases are erected
and these chairs placed in the communion
“Greater love hath no man than this”
The following map shows locations linked to those named on the memorial:
Notes and References
- Likely fish & chip dealer Arthur Ellam (c.1884-?) who lived at 121 Occupation Road, Lindley, in 1911 with his wife Mary Ellen. By the time he enlisted, he was a stone mason. He served in the Army Service Corps, service no. 24928.
- Likely Norman Hirst Farrar (1887-1945) who married Harriet Morton in 1914. In 1911, he was a cashier living at 12 Lea Street, Lindley.
- Presumably William Charles King (1894-?) born in Leeds, son of William Charles Henry King and his wife Florence. In 1911, they were living at 25 Halifax Road, Lindley.
- Possibly Edgar Lucas (1895-1973) born 19 May 1895. In 1911 he was living at 7 Syringa Street. Marsh, and working as an organ builder. He later worked as a wood worker.
- Likely Luther Schofield (1883-1944) born 12 November 1883. In 1911, he was living at 1 Thorncliffe Street, Lindley.
- Likely Thompson Schofield (1885-1953) born 9 December 1885. In 1911, he was living at 20 Brian Street, Lindley.