It was founded in 1905. The current church opened on 26 September 1959.
In 1922, a new parish developed from SS. Peter and Paul's and Fr. F. Kershaw was the priest sent to foster the growth of the new parish. A new church was opened in 1925. On Fr. Kershaw's transfer to Blackley, Fr. T. McGrath came here from St. Joseph's, Bolton. A new junior and infant school have been built during his pastorate.
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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