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Fred Birks' Memorial"

Saint Matthew's Parish Church, Church Road, Buckley

March 2000

see 28.106 for drawing of cenotaph in Buckley Society Magazine


The memorial was funded mainly by locals and erected at Saint Matthew's School in 1921.

The plaque in the wall to the left and the memorial were transferred from the school.



The following members of the Birks' families are listed under burials at Saint Matthew's Church:

Mary Birks of Lane End age 74 buried 18th Mar 1885

Catherine Birks of Lane End age 32 buried 23rd May 1889

Robert Birks of Lane End age 51 " 31st Aug 1892

Samuel Birks of Lane End age 47 " 12th Nov 1899

Mary Birks of Garden Court age 59 " 29th Dec 1917


Also found this sad one at St Mary's Broughton [next to the former workhouse]

John Birks of The Workhouse, Broughton buried 20th September 1910 aged 69 years


Author: Anon


Year = 2000

Month = March

Building = Religious

Event = Historic

Gender = Male

People = Single

Work = Military

Extra = WW1

Extra = 2000s

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