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St Thomas, Westfield Street - C of E



St Thomas was built around 1840 by the Greenall family,some patrons of the church were buried around the grounds but the main burial place was St Thomas graveyard in Hewit Avenue opened in 1887 but funerals stopped in 1960 and it was neglected,vandalised and finally closed in 1983, most stones cleared, very few remain.



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RATTY

5864 posts
Thu, 17 Feb 2011, 2:27.

St Thomas was built around 1840 by the Greenall family,some patrons of the church were buried around the grounds but the main burial place was St Thomas graveyard in Hewit Avenue opened in 1887 but funerals stopped in 1960 and it was neglected,vandalised and finally closed in 1983, most stones cleared, very few remain.



MONS STAR

1 posts
Sun, 8 Mar 2015, 12:27.

My Dad was in the Church Lads Brigade band in the 30s at St Thomas


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