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2 edition of history of Astley and its parish church. found in the catalog.

history of Astley and its parish church.

Ivo Carr-Gregg

history of Astley and its parish church.

by Ivo Carr-Gregg

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Published by [Herald Press] in [Dudley] .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14822848M

Michael Caine took this great photograph of the Astley Headgear from the tower at Leigh Parish Church. As he says "with murky Manchester in the background." Industrial Manchester would never have grown but for the plentiful supply of nearby coal, to fuel its . ^ St Mary's church history page ^ "Sutton Elms Baptist church history page". Archived from the original on 2 April Retrieved 11 March ^ Broughton Astley Online, history section ^ article, October ^ Broughton Astley Parish Council website .

Every parish has its history, written in the walls and windows of its Parish Church, in its Church Registers, and its Parish records, and in its local traditions and customs ; a history which can hardly fail to have an interest for succeeding generations of parishioners ; and it may prove of some value, too, so far as it forms an integral part. Please book a computer ahead of your visit. Parish registers. Church of England registers for most of the former Wigan parish and the current metropolitan borough. Catholic Church registers mainly for the period prior to , although there are some later dates. Limited non-conformist registers.

  The monumental inscriptions in the parish church of s. Michael, Coventry, together with drawings of all the arms found therein [Astley, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The monumental inscriptions in the parish church of s. Michael, Coventry, together with drawings of all the arms found thereinAuthor: John Astley. 15 hours ago  The book is worth far more than the corporate coffers its purchase once filled. So, too, with the mass marketed, red Singspiration hymnbooks, sold by Revell Books .


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History of Astley and its parish church by Ivo Carr-Gregg Download PDF EPUB FB2

The History of Astley and its parish church, I. Carr-Gregg, - Nuneaton Library Newdigate family papers (contains survey of the inhabitants of the parish) - Warwickshire County Record Office CR & CR Carr-Gregg of Astley, family papers (includes Upton family papers).

- Warwickshire County Record Office CR St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Astley Original Article by Kate Keens © Updated by Ian Shuter Oct The church we see at Astley today is small compared to an earlier church on the site yet is displays many clues to its former glory.

The village of Astley was a Saxon settlement and was mentioned in the Domesday book of Astley is a village, and a civil parish (with Dunley) in Worcestershire, England, about two miles outside Stourport-on-Severn and seven miles south-west of Kidderminster. A range of English white wines including sparkling wines have been produced in Astley since The wines have won over awards, and are now Quality Wine status, three of which have received International Wine and District: Malvern Hills.

The Vicarage, Church Road, Astley (Source: Own Photograph, ) A Brief History of St. Stephen’s. From until the building was home to the Curate of n’s Church in Astley. The building it originally called ‘The Parsonage’ until it became ‘The Vicarage, when Astley became a Parish in its own right (for the.

Astley is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Lancashire, it is crossed by the Bridgewater Canal and the A East Lancashire uous with Tyldesley, it is equidistant from Wigan and Manchester, both miles ( km) Astley Mosley Common ward had a population of 11, at the olitan borough: Wigan.

The church we see at Astley today is small compared to an earlier church on the site yet is displays many clues to its former glory. The village of Astley was a Saxon settlement and was mentioned in the Domesday book of It is known that a church existed from at least since there is a record of Stephen Astley being appointed incumbent.

He was its Headmaster and under his supervision the pupils updated "The Guide to the History of Astley and the Parish Church of St. Peter" produced by the school's previous Headmaster, Mr P Woodhead.

Spencer Comely carried out much research into Astley's history and had a particular interest in Andrew Yarranton. Collegiate Church The new Collegiate Church built in was dedicated by Sir Thomas Astley to the Blessed Virgin, and so the present church is known as the Church of St.

Mary the Virgin. When the building was completed, the status of those clergy attached to chantry in the former building was changed, as follows:.

By this Church had also been left in a ruinous condition, largely due to a court decision ten years earlier which gave the power of nominating a new Vicar of Astley to the Parish Vicar of Leigh.

The people of Astley were furious, several of the wealthier residents of Astley sent a letter and petition to Rev. Joseph Hodgkinson of Leigh but. The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin (grid reference) is a Church of England parish church in Leigh, Greater Manchester, is a member of the Leigh deanery in the archdeaconry of Salford, diocese of Manchester.

It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building. Leigh was in the Diocese of Lichfield and Coventry until when it. St Stephen's Church is a parish church in Astley, Greater Manchester, is an active Anglican church built in and part of Leigh deanery in the archdeaconry of Salford and diocese of church, together with St George's Church, Tyldesley and St John's Church, Mosley Common is part of the united benefice of Astley, Tyldesley and Mosley Common.

St George's Church is an Anglican parish church serving Tyldesley and Shakerley in Greater Manchester, is part of Leigh deanery in the archdeaconry of Salford and the diocese of Manchester.

The church, together with St Stephen's Church, Astley and St John's Church, Mosley Common is part of the united benefice of Astley, Tyldesley and Mosley Common. History. The village was featured in the Domesday Book of as a small settlement, with no church, but with a manor, and was called "Hesleie".

Back then it was part of the Baschurch Hundred. The village of Astley today is scenic and quaint, and consists of a number of old dwellings of architectural interest. For this reason a Conservation Area covers almost the entirety of the village.

ASTLEY CP ASTLEY Church of St Peter GV I Parish church. Mid-late C12 chancel and nave, with east end rebuilt during early C20 and north aisle rebuilt during early C19; C14 west tower and north chapel, early C20 south porch.

Red sandstone ashlar, tiled roofs. The Parish Church of St Mary is of Norman style. The earliest record of a church is in the matriculus ofwhich was a few years earlier than the present building.

Broughton Astley is a large village and civil parish located in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, is situated in the south of Leicestershire, about 6 miles (10 km) east of Hinckley, about 9 miles (14 km) from the centre of Leicester, and about 14 miles from parish borders the Blaby district to the north, as well as sharing borders with the parishes of Cosby.

There was a good turn out from the parish and the ladies laid on some lovely refreshments. Whether we can hold our position in remains to be seen. December - January _____ Further information published monthly in the Parish Magazine: 50p from the church of St.

Peter, Astley. A fortified manor more than a castle, the site at Astley Castle has been in continuous occupation since the Saxon period. At Grade II*, the castle is counted of national significance. Its site includes the moated castle, gateway and curtain walls, lake, church and the ghost of.

hamlet of Estleia which later became known as Astley. The Domesday book briefly mentions Estleia saying "The count himself holds 1 hide in Estleia, and Godric [holds] of him. There is land for 2 ploughs." The first mention of a church at Astley is in when Stephen Astley was appointed incumbent of the Parish Church by Edith Astley.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Full text of "Worfield and its townships, being a history of the parish from Saxon and Norman times.

and documents contained in the parish chest". BROUGHTON ASTLEY OLD MILL ROAD (West Side) Church of St. Mary. GV II* Parish Church. Largely early C14 though the chancel is earlier, and the spire is Perpendicular. The Church was restored in by W. Bassett-Smith of London. Random granite rubble with limestone dressings and Swithland slate roofs.Welcome to St Mary the Virgin, Broughton Astley Homepages.

St Mary's is one of three churches in the combined Parish of St Mary the Virgin, Broughton Astley, St Michaels, Stoney Stanton and St Michaels and All Angels, Croft.

Christians have worshipped in our church for the past years.Astley is a settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, northwest of Manchester and crossed by the Bridgewater Canal and the A East Lancashire Road.

Continuous with neighbouring Tyldesley, it is equidistant from Wigan and Manchester city centre, both miles ( km) Astley Mosley Common ward had a population of 11, at the Census.