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Friends of St Mary's Church, Cricklade, Wiltshire, U.K.

 

Chairman: Hugh Dudley, 4 Pleydells, Cricklade, SWINDON, SN6 6NG

Secretary: Gerry Dudley, 4 Pleydells, Cricklade, SWINDON, SN6 6NG

Treasurer: Tony Barratt, 13 Boundary Close, Stratton, SWINDON, SN2 7TF

 

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This page and the links below [click on the article title] are articles about St Mary's Church, Cricklade taken from press cuttings. They are shown in order of the date of publication, beginning with the earliest.

 

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Restoration 1 1862 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 ........
Restoration 2 1863 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 1863 The 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 1882 The inhabitants of this town heard with extreme sorrow of their sad loss in the death of the Rev. Hugh Allan on Sunday morning ........
John McKaye 1906 Fitting and affectionate tribute was paid on Friday afternoon to the memory of the Rev. John McKaye, B.A. ........
Tudor Windows 1908 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 1915 By 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 1915 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 1915 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 1945 The 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 1983 The 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 woman ........
Church Landmark 1983 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 ........
Catholic Again 1984 There 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 worship ........
Fund-raising 1998 The 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 1998 More 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 ........
Needlewomen 1999 Delicate 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 2001 Delicate early 20th century altar cloth has been lovingly restored by four women from Cricklade ........
Hand Made 2001 Two years of painstaking restoration has resulted in a fragile altar cloth taking pride of place at St Mary's Church, Cricklade ........
Wedding Festival 2001 A celebration of marriage was the theme of this year's 'Band of Gold' flower festival weekend held at St Mary's Church in Cricklade ........
Push is on 2003 Plans 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 ........