St Boniface, Lower Broughton - Roman Catholic
St Boniface Road,
Mass was said in a house in " The Avenue " before suitable premises were built. Broughton Town Hall was also hired for a time. Fr. Charles Hanrahan built a school-chapel in 1895. The chapel was on the first floor where the original window behind the altar can be seen in outline, although now bricked up. Fr. Wren built the present church in 1920. Mass was said for the first time at midnight of Christmas, 1920, although the church was not officially opened until May, 1921.
Taken from "Salford Diocese and its Catholic past", a survey by Charles A. Bolton, a Priest of the above Diocese. Published 1950 on the First Centenary for the Diocese of Salford.
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