The Nostalgia Column with Margaret Watson



THE last Mass at St Thomas More Church, Chickenley, two weeks ago, was attended by many former parishioners who once lived on the Chickenley Estate.
They wanted to say their last farewell to a church which had been their spiritual home for many years.
In my article, written before the church closed, I mentioned some of the names of those early pioneers who had helped built the church.
I asked readers to send in any names which may have been left out, and I’m glad to say I received letters from quite a few.
The first came from Michael Shires, who wrote:
“I have just read your wonderful... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 28
Source: Batley News
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