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Memorial

Holy Trinity Clapham - Manor House School Holy Trinity Church, Clapham Common

Plaque: Holy Trinity Clapham - Manor House School

Inscription

Manor House School - in remembrance of those old Manorians who at the call of duty gave up their lives that others might live in freedom.   1914 - 1919.

{List of 46 names in 3 alphabetical columns. See Subjects commemorated for the names.}

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

The Latin quote is  from the Roman poet Horace's Odes and translates roughly as "It is sweet and right to die for your country."

Site: Holy Trinity Church, Clapham Common (5 memorials)

SW4, Rookery Road, Clapham Common

The two plaques containing the list of WW1 names are in the porch at the west end, either side of the entrance.  The blue plaque to Wilberforce is also in the porch, above the door to the right.  The plaque to the Clapham Sect is on the right, south, side of the church; the plaque to Manor House School is on the left side.

Some amazing research work has been done on this and other Clapham memorials.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Holy Trinity Clapham - Manor House School

Information Subjects commemorated

Show all 48

46166

World War 1

We'd always assumed that this war was known as the Great War until WW2 came a...

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52364

Manor House School

The school buildings are still there, on the North Side between Wix's Lane an...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Holy Trinity Clapham - Manor House School

Information Also at this site

51962

Holy Trinity Clapham - Clapham Sect

The damage on this plaque is the result of WW2 bombs.

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51959

Holy Trinity Clapham - war memorial cross

{On the base of the memorial:} To the men of Clapham who died for England, 19...

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51960

Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce

William Wilberforce and 'the Clapham Sect' worshipped in this church. Their ...

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52371

Holy Trinity - Clapham - WW1 names

Apart from the actual names the two plaques are the same. Our photo shows th...

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