Old Ledbury - Catholic Church

Catholic Church

Catholic Church

Newspaper Cuttings have been taken from old Ledbury Reporter newspapers, adverts from Tilleys Almanac 1958, photos are credited to the owners and comments are from members of old ledbury group on Facebook
 
Catholic Church of St Thomas of Hereford- The Southend
 
1903 - Catholic missions were in the area in the late 19th century, but the first temporary chapel (St Thomas) opened in 1903 with Fr BEGLEY as the first Parish Priest.
 
Follow this link to view newspaper reports on the Church during the war World War One 1914 - 1919



1916 - Rev F C LYNCH ( Priest )
 
1926 - The Church was built in the Southend in 1926 and renamed The Most Holy Trinity.
- The Church was handy for the prisoner of war camp at Mabels Furlong and Confessions were heard in Italian at that time.
 
1941 - Holy Trinity Catholic Church - Rev Albert GOATMAN
 
1958 - Holy Trinity Catholic Church - Father J FEATHERSTONE ( Priest )
 
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