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1 The Cenotaph, where names of the dead of WW1 & 2 are recorded, and where the annual laying of wreaths at the Nov. 11th Service of Remembrance takes place.

2 The Boer War Memorial, on the side of the old Town Hall.

3 Wombwell Cemetery which contains Commonwealth War Graves, as well as family graves with names of war dead added.

4 Jump Cemetery where those from the villages of Hemingfield and Jump are commemorated.

5 Wombwell Park, where the land was bought from the

Estate of Captain Bruce Vernon Wentworth of Stainborough (Wentworth Castle). He unveiled the Cenotaph in 1922. Inside the park a rose garden, which is no longer there but can be remembered still by long-serving community members, was planted to specifically commemorate those who died at the Battle of the Somme.

6 Reform Club –now Nuwell Centre –which contains a memorial memorial tablet commemorates those members of the club who fought, and those who died.

7 St Mary’s Church, inside which we can see the Mitchell Memorial Window, the Church Lads’ Brigade plaque and other small commemorative plaques.