| The restoration of the ancient and
interesting little church of Cricklade St. Mary, to which we have
already referred, is being pursued with praiseworthy zeal. We have
lately inspected the church, and have been much pleased with the
progress which is being made ........
| It gives us great pleasure to
learn from a circular which we have received, that the work of restoring
this ancient church has now almost reached completion, and that it is
proposed to re-open it ........
re-opening services of this church took place, as was previously
announced, on Wednesday, January 7th. The morning prayers were said by
the Rev. Hugh Allan ........
|Rev. Hugh Allan
| The inhabitants of this town heard with
extreme sorrow of their sad loss in the death of the Rev. Hugh Allan on
Sunday morning ........
Fitting and affectionate tribute was paid on Friday afternoon to the
memory of the Rev. John McKaye, B.A. ........
| A much needed work of restoration has just been
completed at this ancient and interesting church. The Tudor dormer
windows, removed in 1862, have been replaced ........
|T Butt Miller Death
a sad coincidence, there comes almost simultaneously with the
announcement of Earl Bathurst's contemplated resignation the
announcement of the lamented death of Mr. T. Butt Miller ........
|T Butt Miller Funeral
Rarely if ever has such a demonstration of esteem and sympathy
been witnessed at Cricklade as was visible on Monday, when the
funeral of Mr. Thomas Butt Miller took place ........
|T Butt Miller Memorial
The high place which his parish church held in the affection of Mr. T.
Butt Miller was further manifested on Wednesday afternoon, when two
stained glass windows, presented to the Church of St. Mary, Cricklade,
by Mrs. Miller, in memory of her late husband, were dedicated ........
|Rev. C Wray
death in London last week of the Rev. C. Wray, for many years rector of
St. Mary's, was received with much regret by many inhabitants ........
|Church Handed Over
bells of Bristol's ancient Anglican cathedral rang out a Surprise major
peal of welcome last Saturday for Archbishop Maziers of Bordeaux and his
party of three priests, a nun, a Bordeaux Protestant minister and a lay
| A ceremony will take place on Sunday, Jan. 1, 1984, at St. Mary's
Church, Cricklade in Wiltshire, which will be a unique landmark in the
history of the medieval borough ........
was an occasion of great ecumenical and historic significance at
Cricklade, Wilts, in January when a redundant Anglican church which has
stood since before the Reformation once more became a centre of Catholic
only medieval Roman Catholic Church in Wiltshire is in line for
some tender loving care with the setting up of a Friends scheme
|Testament to Church
than 45 generations of worship has inspired the launch of of an
appeal fund for an ageing Cricklade church. Churchgoers, united
in their affection for St Mary's in High Street, have formed a
friends group to help raise £35,000 for badly needed repairs
and improvements ........
restoration work is about to start on a piece of Cricklade
history dating back to the start of the century ........
|Fruits of a labour of love
|Delicate early 20th century altar cloth has been lovingly restored
by four women from Cricklade ........
years of painstaking restoration has resulted in a fragile altar cloth
taking pride of place at St Mary's Church, Cricklade ........
|A celebration of marriage was the theme of this year's 'Band of
Gold' flower festival weekend held at St Mary's Church in
|Push is on
to renovate the chapel at St Mary's Church in Cricklade are
vital to preserve the medieval heritage of the town, says a
parish priest ........