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St William of York Roman Catholic, Great Lever

St William of York,
Lever Edge Lane,
Great Lever


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1936. The current church opened on 8 December 1954.

This was for many years a chapel-of-ease to SS. Peter and Paul's. Mass was said in the present school. When a separate parish was established in 1936, Fr. James Fallon was appointed.

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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Church Records


The church is located at OS grid reference SD7118207063 (Lat/Lon 53.559383,-2.436530). You can see this on maps provided by: