St Stephen, Droylsden - Roman Catholic

Church picture

Photograph supplied by & Copyright of Mike Berrell.
St Stephen,
Chappell Road,

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The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1935. The church opened in 1938, and was replaced by a new church in 1960.

When Fr. Leo Malone was sent here in 1935, he had only a plot of land and a number of willing parishioners. With their generous help, he built schools, renovated Moston's old chapel, and put up a house before the 1939 war put the brake on further developments. St. Stephen's is only fifteen years old and has a great future before it.

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.



Church Records

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Copies of Original Registers



The church is located at OS grid reference SJ9040098792 (Lat/Lon 53.485746,-2.146150). You can see this on maps provided by:

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