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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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The Friends of St Mary's Church, Cricklade

Inaugural Meeting 30 June 1998

Maintenance and renewal

1. January Purchased and fitted covers for kneelers in pews. Cost 390
2. March Produced framed list of incumbents. Cost 30
3. March Purchased fabric and covered kneelers for prie-dieu, communion rail etc. Cost 345.73
4. August Replacement of broken cast iron rain water goods and painting of same, clearing drains etc. Cost 5,007.88
5. April Purchased carpet runners for pews. Cost 276
6. September Completion of the restoration of the Cicely Butt Miller altar frontal. (1- 2 years work). Cost of materials 95
7. October Guards fitted on south windows of Sts. Hubert, Christopher and Nicholas. Cost 384.58 + fitting costs 88.12
8. January Restoration of clock, installation of chiming bell, restoration of Sanctus bell. Cost 4,950
9. February Restoration of railings and refurbishment of gates and archway. New lock and handle for gate, and contribution towards renewal of front boundary wall. Cost 5,384
10. May Purchased fabric and made three new altar runners. Cost 242
11. August New grilles for east window, repaired two panes of glass and renewed two casement windows in the nave. Cost 1,870
12. November Replacement of 3 leaded casement windows. Cost 540
13. December Re-painted wall behind the statue of Our Lady (selfhelp)
14. End 2003 Repair and maintenance of north wall and north aisle roof, plus minor additional repairs. Cost 11,445