Micklegate Methodist Church, Pontefract

Great War Memorial

This memorial is in the foyer of the Micklegate Methodist Church, Pontefract, a church in the Aire and Calder Methodist Circuit. It was rescued from the old church which was destroyed by fire in 1965. The ‘Tanshelf’ mentioned was a small Primitive Methodist Church in the town , described by the contributor as an ‘offshoot’ of Micklegate.

It reads: GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919

Cpl JL Harvey.                                 J Walker

Gunr F Wilson                                 W Boothman

Pte GE Spurr                                   JW Paver

Pte EA Ogly                                     SS Trueman

Pte E Moxon                                    WS Heseltine

Pte GR Beaumont                            Pte C Turner

H Crabtree                                      Pte E Garner

TW Crewe                                       Pte D Leng

C Cotton                                         Pte JW Lister

JH Heeley                                       Drir GH Waller 

Men of Pontefract and Tanshelf Prim Meth Church

Who made the Supreme Sacrifice

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