Historical information

The font was donated by Miss E. Davidson and is in memory of two young apprentices who died on the Galgorm Castle with 9 others crew members, after it was torpedoed by a U-49 on 27 February 1917.
Fred Hyde was 16, a former pupil of Bury Grammar School. Nigel Hockly was 17.

The font cover was donated by Mrs Amelia Shuter in memory of son-in-law, Charles Murray Puckle (husband of Caroline Amelia Shuter) and grand son, William Brian Mortimer (son of William Brook Mortimer and Enid Lucy Ann Mortimer nee Shuter)